About Los Gatos Ballet School
Founded in 2002 by Marcie Ryken, Los Gatos Ballet is dedicated to providing excellence in training in a nurturing environment. Through our established levels and Curriculum, we support and challenge our dancers in their physical, mental, artistic and emotional development.
The Youth Program is enrollment-based for ages 4 to 20 yrs. This is a pre-professional division and is a closed program to ensure consistency in messaging, pedagogy and training principles. Those enrolled are expected to maintain consistency in attendance and participate in LGB productions, as both are vital to the artistic and technical development. We also offer the Allegro Program to those in the Upper Division who are pursuing a career in dance or simply desiring to go above and beyond.
The Open Program offers drop-in classes for teens and adults who need more flexibility of time and commitment level. Both programs are eligible for high-quality performance opportunities.
About The Pilates Studio
Train with the best! Our dedicated staff of dance professionals have spent their careers studying alignment, coordination and integration. As certified Pilates instructors, they bring their expertise on a whole new level.
Choose from a variety of Pilates Apparatus and Mat classes. The Apparatus studio is equipped with a sprung floor, marley surface and mirrored walls. It is set up with the full range of spring-resistive Pilates equipment: Trapeze Table, Wall Units, Reformers and Chairs. Private and Semi-Private classes are provided in a boutique setting.
Pilates is an excellent conditioning program for everyone. It improves core strength and stability, with a focus on creating balance. As awareness is the key to change, you will learn proper bio-mechanics and efficiency of movement, giving you a sense of ease in your body. As a mind-body discipline, you will feel refreshed and rejuvenated.
About the Studios
There are three state-of-the-art studios with sprung floors, dance-specific marley surface, mirrored walls and high-end sound systems. Please contact us for studio rental information.