From the Magazine: Ballet Classes for Every Body

Wanna dance?

You: Go to The Nutcracker each year. Try: Absolute Beginner at Symmetry Dance Wellness — a no-leotard-required class offering basic vocab and technique. 1923 Chestnut Street, 267-269-5986

You: Made it into toe shoes—20 years ago. Try: Beginner ballet at the Betsy Daily School of Performing Arts, to refresh your memory and reawaken dormant muscles. 800 Lancaster Avenue, Berwyn, 610-296-0474

You: Are strong on basics. Try: Beginner intermediate class at Philadanco’s Philadelphia School of Dance Arts, where you’ll work on tougher choreography. 9 North Preston Street, 215-387-8202, and 2100 East Washington Lane, 215-424-981

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Originally published in the October 2010 issue of Philadelphia magazine.