Classes take place most days of the week in term time

Classes are offered in two venues:
Arts Educational School, 14 Bath Road, London W4 1LY
St. Peter’s Church Hall, Southfield Road, London W4 1BB

Ballet4Life offers beginners classes in which age and ability are not a concern / Beginner Improver classes / Drop In 50+ / Drop In Pointe classes / Drop-in Classical Ballet Barre/Barre & Ballet Exercise / Drop-in Intermediate Ballet / Drop-in Intermediate/Advanced Ballet / Drop-in General Contemporary Class / Drop-in 50+ Dance / Dynamic Dance Days- Workshops & Special Courses & Masterclasses. Ballet4Life prides itself on creating a supportive and friendly environment in which to have a dance class whether you are a retired professional dancer, someone returning to dance classes after many years, or as a complete novice.

Ballet4Life Summer Timetable: (No classes week beginning 28 May, Half Term)

St. Peter’s Church Hall

Monday mornings
Beginner Follow-On Drop-in with Chris Christodoulou runs 09 April – 06 August (no class 07 May Bank Holiday) 10.15 – 11.10 am
Ballet Drop-in General with Mark Kimmett, 09 April  – 06 August, (no class 07 May Bank Holiday) 11.15am – 12.30pm

Tuesday mornings
Ballet 50+ Drop-in ‘Silver Swans’ with Donna Schoenherr – 10 April – 07 August, 10.15 – 11.20am
50+ Dance * with Chris Christodoulou, 10 April – 07 August, 11.30am – 12.30pm

Wednesday mornings
General Level Contemporary Dance Class* with Mark Kimmett, runs from 11 April – 8 August, 10.15 – 11.10am
Intermediate to Advanced Ballet with former-Rambert dancer Mark Kimmett runs 11 April – 8 August. Take the full course or drop-in, 11.15am

Thursday mornings
Ballet Beginner Improvers* with Beatrice Ghezzi, runs 12 April – 09 August (No class 03 May), 10.15 – 11.25am
Beginner Ballet Short Course * with Beatrice Ghezzi, runs 12 April – 24 May, (No class 03 May), 11.30am – 12.30pm
Beginner Ballet Short Course * with Beatrice Ghezzi, runs 07 June – 19 July (No session: 21 June), 11.30am – 12.30pm

Thursday afternoons
Move into Wellbeing ** with Beatrice Ghezzi, Donna Schoenherr, Classroom Assistants & Volunteers. 12 April – 09 August (No classes 03 May due to venue being used as a Polling Station, or 21 June)

Friday afternoons
Ballroom and Latin Dance with Anca Nistor, from 13 April – 13 July- 12.30 – 2.30pm (12.30 is for beginners, 1.30 is for people with more experience). No need to have a dance partner as some material will be done solo. What to wear? Comfortable dance or exercise clothing and please note that no hard, high, spiky heels are allowed on the floor. No Class: 01 June

Saturday mornings
Character Dance with Alina Luts, from 14 April – 19 May and 09 June April – 21 July (No class 30 June), 9.30  – 10.25am
Ballet Intermediate/Advanced with Beatrice Ghezzi, 14 April – 11 August, 10.30am – 12.00pm
Pointe, with Beatrice Ghezzi, 14 April – 11 August, 12.05 – 12.20pm
Contemporary Dance* with Beatrice Ghezzi, 14 April – 11 August, 12.30 – 1.30pm

Saturday afternoons
Move into Wellbeing ** with Beatrice Ghezzi, Donna Schoenherr, Classroom Assistants & Volunteers. 14 April – 11 August, 1.45 – 2.45pm


Saturday mornings
Beginner Ballet Short Courses with  Chris Christodoulou run 14 April – 19 May and 09 Jun – 14 July, 10.00am. Absolute beginners welcome!
Follow-on ballet drop-in classes with Chris, runs 14 Apr – 28 July, 11.00am. This class is a perfect partner to other B4L classes or for those who have completed a few rounds of our Beginner Ballet Courses and wish to progress steadily.

* Suitable for beginners

“Our teachers exhibit great care for our clients, understand their individual needs or conditions, endeavour to learn their names, and to build trust and a professional relationship. They also give group and individual feedback in each and every session. Our clients are encouraged to work at a pace that is suitable for their needs and perhaps also with pre-existing physical limitations. We offer authentic, thorough and proper classes but we deliver them in a fun, engaging, stimulating, fresh way with lovely music, positive comments, and yearly outings to see professional dance performances should people wish to partake.” Many a long lasting friendship has been formed at Ballet4Life!

See also Ballet4Life founder Donna Schoenherr’s profile in This Is Chiswick

Club Card offer available

New clients: Try any of the adult dance classes for only a fiver. Current clients: take 2 Saturday classes and receive 1 free class on your 10-class carnet!

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