Online ballet classes from ENB

Published: 7 January 2021
Reporter: Vera Liber

English National Ballet at home

English National Ballet’s on-demand video platform now hosts a variety of pre-recorded online classes, BalletActive, specially designed for people participating from home and in smaller spaces, offering monthly and annual subscriptions.

Beginners Ballet with dancer Sarah Kundi covers the basics of ballet, introducing first to fifth positions and starting at the barre. There are improver to advanced level masterclasses run by ballet master Renato Paroni de Castro and ballet mistress Mayumi Ganley, advanced level classes with Artistic Director Tamara Rojo, Barre Fit classes, a contemporary series which explores the core fundamentals of contemporary dance, a beginners series for young people, plus a range of yoga, meditation and strength and conditioning sessions.

BalletActive is part of the digital platform ENB at Home, which also includes five new dance films created by filmmakers with choreographers and Ballet On Demand recordings of productions from the company’s archives for rent.

BalletActive offers a 7-day free trial, then costs £9.99 per month or £99.99 for an annual plan.