Ballet Instruction by Laura Rime

"You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams." -- Gene Kelly

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As a ballet teacher since 2011, I am proud to specialize in adult beginners.  As a dancer who began ballet training at 17 myself, I know how rewarding it can be to learn ballet at any age.  


I teach athletes who wish to support their sport training with ballet, dancers who specialize in other forms of dance, or just people who want to learn ballet or come back to it after a long absence.  Ballet is an excellent way to build strength, flexibility, stamina and learn musical and physical dynamics.  I specialize in classes that are appropriately paced for those starting from the very beginning.  And promise to challenge all dancers to work hard on their craft.

INSTRUCTOR BIO:  


Laura Rime has been studying ballet for over 20 years in New York and San Francisco and is currently a member of Art of Motion Dance Theatre.  As part of the company she has danced in La Rotta, Iolanthe, Italian Symphony, and other repertory pieces.  With Art of Motion Laura has studied with Olivia Galgano, Norma Smith, and Sally Kane.


She has studied with the likes of Michael Smuin, Alonzo King, Arturo Fernandez, Giada Ferrone, Igal Perry, and Elisabeth Carrol.  Laura Rime is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 3 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.  Laura has performed in many ballets including Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Les Patineurs, Firebird and others.  She has studied ballet, jazz, and tap since childhood and this experience has given her a love of dance, music and dynamics. 


Laura Rime is an ABT Certified Teacher specializing in teaching adults and children with little or no ballet training.  


Laura has been teaching in Rockland and Westchester Counties in New York and in Bergen County, New Jersey since 2011.


Laura teaches children as young as 3 as well as mature adults.  She teaches all levels but especially enjoys working with dancers who are looking to begin to learn ballet.