Baby ballet dancing classes – are they really worth it?

My thoughts on the benefits of baby ballet and dance classes… hope you enjoy!

Tiny Tutus Ballet

“Dance classes for babies – can babies really do ballet?”

I am asked this question all the time – and my answer is always – absolutely yes! Although with a slight caveat – baby ballet is really for toddlers and older, not tiny babies. For my classes to have a real impact, being able to stand up, move and walk confidently is a must, so I always suggest a good starting age is 18 months. That being said, we often have real baby siblings at my drop in classes and I actively encourage parents to include them in the lesson as early as possible: there are always parts of the class in which even the tiniest little person can engage!

There are so many positives for children taking baby ballet and other dance classes

… the most obvious being developing co-ordination and gross and fine motor skills, along with…

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