Summer Session starts June 20th! Thu 10:00am-11:30am

Location: DC / Friendship Heights

Ages: Adults

Aaron Jackson (He/Him)

About This Class

Immerse yourself in professional level exercises and improve your technique, musicality, and performance quality in this advanced intermediate ballet class with Aaron Jackson. Students will explore more intricate choreography while polishing their technical skills and learn to pick up combinations quickly and with confidence. Comprehensive understanding and proficiency in discipline and general dance terminology recommended.

The Summer Session consists of 5 weeks – Thursday, June 20, 2024 through July 25, 2024. The current session ends Thursday, June 13, 2024.

Classes will not be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024 or during CityDance Studios Spring Break – Monday, April 15, 2024 through Sunday, April 21, 2024.

Registration Information

Summer Session: $112.50 / 5 weeks


Drop-In: $25


This is an in-person class at CityDance @ Friendship Heights, 5207 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington DC 20015.

About The Jackson Method

Aaron Jackson teaches and coaches adult students in Washington DC, New York City and internationally. Jackson’s ballet classes are structured and technique-focused; for adult students, and professional artists who wish to realize their full potential through personalized guidance and corrective action through class. Jackson’s classes are inspired in part by his training at The School of American Ballet (SAB), and his subsequent professional experience; So much of what is shared during class is taken from his personal syllabus and training method designed exclusively for adult students. The Jackson Method For Adult Ballet – focuses on the complete dancer by targeting and awakening the necessary “Strength and Stability” that is required when navigating ballet at an advanced level. Jackson’s Method helps demystify the technique surrounding: balletic posture, focus – épaulement, maximizing plié, balance, turnout/external rotation, transitional steps, extension, proper alignment for pirouettes, turns, jumps, and much more. Jackson’s Method challenges adult students and professional artists at varying levels to approach the work in a smarter and more efficient way. With structured barre and centre work, the classes are for those eager to adapt to their surroundings. Jackson’s approach to the work aids in helping those committed to achieving their best in the pursuit of clean and consistent ballet technique. The environment he creates in the classroom is engaging, energetic, and passionate.

Cancellation/Reschedule Policy

If a class has low attendance, it may be subject to cancellation. Cancellation decisions for morning classes will be made by 9pm the night before and for evening classes by 3pm that day. EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 6, 2023In the event you cannot attend your purchased/scheduled drop-in class, please email by 9pm the day before to receive a full credit and/or reschedule your drop-in class. Cancellation emails received after 9pm the night before will receive a 50% class credit. If a cancellation email has not been sent before the start of class, our No Show policy takes effect and you will forfeit the full class credit.

CityDance at Friendship Heights

5207 Wisconsin Avenue NW Washington DC 20015

5207 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington DC 20015

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