Blog

Welcome to Central Utah Ballet! On this page, you’ll find insights and articles about our ballet academy.

Can You Start Ballet at 13 Years old?

Can You Start Ballet at 13 Years old?

As most ballerinas start their journeys young, we often get asked the question of how late is “too late” to start ballet. Our bottom line is that it is never too late to start dancing ballet. Many people start learning as adults! Though it is more difficult to dance...

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Tips for Getting Better at Ballet

Tips for Getting Better at Ballet

Do you feel you’ve plateaued in your ballet career? Or are you simply just not improving as quickly as you’d hoped? It’s important not to skip ahead to skills we’re not flexible or strong enough for. Instead, follow these proven tips to elevate your ballet career. 4...

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Can You Teach Yourself Ballet?

Can You Teach Yourself Ballet?

If you are interested in learning ballet but aren’t sure you can put the time or financial investment toward classes, you may be wondering if you can teach yourself ballet. Ballet is a beautiful, fulfilling form of dance. It encompasses strength, flowing lines,...

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25 Must-Know Ballet Terms

25 Must-Know Ballet Terms

Some students are intimidated by ballet because instructors sometimes seem like they’re speaking a foreign language--because that’s just what it is! Ballet terms are French, and classical ballet instructors will use this terminology to create structure and help...

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Learn to Appreciate Ballet: 7 Steps

Learn to Appreciate Ballet: 7 Steps

For those who weren’t raised in the ballet community, watching a ballet can seem foreign—and maybe even boring. Ballet is a nuanced art that can make it more difficult to appreciate for some casual observers. However, with the right approach and mindset, anyone can...

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How to Make the Most of Summer Ballet Intensives

How to Make the Most of Summer Ballet Intensives

If you’re like most ballet dancers, summer means one thing: summer intensives. Summer intensives are an age-old tradition where dancers get together for several weeks of rigorous training and exceptional practice during the summer months when other distractions like...

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Central Utah Ballet Announces Their Summer Programs for 2021

Central Utah Ballet Announces Their Summer Programs for 2021

Central Utah Ballet, a new ballet school in Lehi, Utah, with owner and artistic director Jennie Creer-King, has announced summer intensive programs and camps to help aspiring dancers further their classical ballet skills and training. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LEHI, UTAH,...

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10 Reasons Ballet is Good for You

10 Reasons Ballet is Good for You

Ballet is a well-rounded, positive activity for children and adults alike. It offers a wide range of mental and physical benefits, including improving strength and flexibility, reducing stress, and improving confidence. Why is Ballet Good for You? 10 Reasons. Below...

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What is a Pre-Professional Ballet Program?

What is a Pre-Professional Ballet Program?

A pre-professional ballet program is a ballet program that helps prepare aspiring ballerinas for semi-professional ballet opportunities. This includes auditioning for scholarships or college/university dance programs as well as professional dance companies. A...

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