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Here at CCDA we follow the Vaganova Syllabus and with that we also follow the tradition of requiring ribbons on the girls flat ballet shoes. This is an old tradition from the Russian schools and maintains the age old femininity of the female ballet dancer. The look over all is very clean looking and put together, it is a staple of the Vaganova Method. The ribbons also offer support to the ankle, as they would on a pointe shoe and can help strengthen the ankles, while giving

Childrenโ€™s dance education can begin as early as the age of two at some studios; however, we prefer to start kids off at age three.ย  We feel this is when the child has their motor skills down and are able to participate in a dance class. Our Ballet Preparatory Division begins with Ballet Prep I ages 3-4 and focuses on the ability to follow directions, respect for authority figures, peer cooperation, self confidence and overcoming fears as well as basic motor skills and mind/body awareness, musicality and