Beginner Ballet at Pearl Studios

Taught by Finis Jhung. 
Demonstrated by Mayumi Omagari and Ai Toyoshima.

Upcoming In-Studio Classes*

*Complete class information can be found below the list of upcoming classes

Online classes will continue to be offered, provided there is a demand.
Click here to see the complete calendar.

This class is NOT an introduction to ballet for those with no previous ballet experience.

Pearl Studios
500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018

Beginner Ballet
Essential Ballet Barre Exercises & Ballet Movement Skills

This 90-minute class, limited to 30 students, is geared to adults who may have limited ballet training but are acquainted with the Finis Jhung Ballet Technique through his videos & classes.

After an intensive barre, center floor exercises include an adagio promenade, turning movements, linking steps, dancing steps such as the balancé and fondu développé relevé, and basic jumps.

Cost: $25 per class
Sundays: 12 – 1:30 p.m. ET

Wednesday night Beginner Ballet will be online beginning January 26.

*There are no refunds.

Pearl Studios COVID Protocols

  • **You must show proof of vaccination at the front desk to gain studio access
  • Our staff is fully vaccinated pursuant to CDC guidelines.
  • MERV 13 equivalent filters have been installed on our AC units.
  • Fresh air continuously flows into each studio.
  • Our air exchange rate exceeds 7 times an hour in all studios and common areas.
  • The studios are disinfected daily using EPA N cleaning products. Bathrooms and frequently touched surfaces are disinfected throughout the day.
  • Face coverings must be worn and social distancing will be required for guests moving through our hallways and common areas.
  • Waiting or congregating in the lobby and hallways is not permitted.
  • Upon arrival each guest ages 12 and up will need to present one of three options for entry: proof of a negative antigen COVID-19 test, or negative PCR COVID-19 test or full COVID-19 vaccination, with an appropriate ID matching the name on their documentation.
  • Hand sanitizer is available and we encourage frequent washing of hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Our general manager is a Covid Compliance Officer, trained and certified by Health Education Services.