Beginners to Advanced Dancers

Fueling your passion for dance and fitness


View the Summer 2024 schedule HERE.

Click HERE to download the BAE App! Use the BAE App to quickly and easily view the schedule and sign up for classes.
Class Signup Info:
In-Studio Classes: Sign up either online or upon arrival at the front desk.
Virtual Classes: Sign up online at least 30 minutes prior to class time. Links will be emailed fifteen minutes before class. Times are EST.
Note about Live-Stream Classes: If you are having trouble signing up for a live-stream class, please call us at (212) 410-9140 or email for assistance.

In this 4-weeks classical variation workshop, each class will begin with a warm-up barre. Dancers will dive into one of the female variations from La Bayadere and one of the male variations from Giselle. On the last day of the workshop, each student will have the opportunity to dance their solo variation for the class.

This workshop is suitable for dancers who are at the Basic Beginner level and above.

Dates: Saturdays 11:00-12:30 PM, June 29 – July 20
Tuition: $95


Purchase Classes!

In-Studio Class Prices 
Single class: $24
5 Classes – $115, valid for 2 months
10 Classes – $220, valid for 3 months
25 Classes – $525, valid for 6 months
50 Classes – $1000, valid for 1 year

100 Classes – $1900, valid for 1 year
Half-Year Unlimited Membership – $1875, valid for 6 months
Full Year Unlimited Membership – $3400, valid for 1 year

Professional Union/Senior/Mt. Sinai/FDNY/NYPD Rate: $22 Single Class, or 10% off 5, 10, 25, and 50 class series. Please present your SAG, AFTRA, employee ID, or proof of age over 60 ID at the Front Desk. Discounts are not applicable to the unlimited memberships.

Active military members, their spouses, and children receive 25% off with valid ID. Please email us to request this discount option.

Virtual Class Prices
Single class: $12
5 classes: $50, valid for three months
10 classes: $100, valid for six months

Ballet Academy East accepts Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. 

Tuition Policies
A one-time only thirty-day extension for 5, 10, 25, 50, and 100 class in-studio class series may be arranged for a $10 fee (only valid for series purchased at full price).

Unlimited Membership Freeze Requests: You may request a maximum of one, two-week freeze the six-month membership, or a maximum of two, two-week freezes for the annual membership. Freeze requests must be made in writing and emailed to at least seven days prior to your requested freeze date.

Unlimited Membership does not include special series, including Variations Workshops and Performance Programs. You would need to sign up and pay separately to participate in those offerings. 

Tuition is non-refundable.

Cancelation Policy You may cancel at no charge up until the start of class. Cancellations made after the start of class will be charged.

Gift Certificates Available at Any Amount!

The minimum age for all adult classes is 14.

Students must check-in at the front desk when they arrive at BAE.

Please arrive on time for class. Anyone arriving more than fifteen minutes late will not be admitted.

BAE closes 30 minutes after the end of the last class. If you are attending the last class, please be sure to exit the studio in a timely fashion.

Students may wear any dance or workout apparel they can comfortably move in, such as a leotard and tights or a shirt with yoga pants. Ballet shoes are required for ballet classes. If you are new to ballet, you may wear cotton socks for your first few classes. No perfume please.

Personal belongings should either be locked in a locker or brought into the studio and placed out of the way. BAE is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

How Live-Streamed Classes Work:

  • Download the Zoom app on your phone, tablet, or computer.
  • Sign up for class at least 30 minutes prior to start time. All class times are EST.
  • Go to the “Schedule and Sign Up” tab on this page or click on the button below. Choose the date and select the class you would like to take. 
  • You will be emailed a Zoom link to the class 15-30 minutes prior to the start of the class. If you don’t see the link in your email, please check your spam folder, and then contact us at
  • Join the class 5-10 minutes prior to start time by clicking on the Zoom link. The “BAE virtual front desk staff” will admit you into the studio.


In-Studio Levels

  • Introduction Ballet: 0-1 year of training
  • Basic Beginner Ballet: 1-2 years of training
  • Beginner Ballet: 2-4 years of training
  • Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Ballet: 3-5 years of training
  • Intermediate Ballet: 5-6 years of training
  • Advanced Ballet: 6+ years of training
  • Pointe Class: Must have 3+ years of recent ballet training.

Virtual Levels

  • Introduction Ballet: 0-1 year of training
  • Basic Beginner/Beginner Ballet: 1-3 years of training
  • Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Ballet: 4+ years of training

Please note: If you have previous ballet experience but are returning to ballet class after a long hiatus, it is recommended that you start with Introduction or Beginner. 

Pilates, Floor Barre, and Sculpt-Tone are designed to suit all levels of ability.

When taking your classes virtually from home, we strongly recommend that you create a space that allows you to mentally and physically get the most from every class while reducing the risk of injury. There are now many online resources for barres and floors. Here are links to home floors and barres that we recommend. Links: Barres Sub-Floor Floor Option #1 Floor Option #2 

“Coming to BAE for ballet and fitness classes is such a treat. The faculty and facilities are amazing, the classes are inspiring and the comradery among classmates is motivating. I’ll never go back to a regular gym again!”