Xian Yun Academy introduces Pre-school Ballet & Dance in Fall 2018
Xian Yun Academy is the only private arts high school in the city and offers extended programs to all ages. The Academy is known for its high-quality Classical Chinese Dance program and its spectacular training facility next to the Golden Gate Park. In Fall of 2018, Xian Yun Academy will provide classical ballet classes for children ages 2.5-5.
What makes Xian Yun’s Pre-School Ballet & Dance different?
We offer folk/ballet combo classes, drum dance, tap classes, and fan dance. This allows students to explore different cultures through movement and music. The young dancers will also benefit from learning important life skills such as discipline and respect for others in this fun, nurturing and structured program.
TERMS & TUITION
AUGUST 20 – DECEMBER 19 | 2018
1 CLASS PER WEEK, $425/SEMESTER
2 CLASSES PER WEEK, $800/SEMESTER
JANUARY 7 – JUNE 26 | 2019
1 CLASS PER WEEK, $600/SEMESTER
2 CLASSES PER WEEK, $1140/SEMESTER
Alyssa Puleo | Ballet Instructor
Alyssa Puleo studied the Vaganova Ballet Method under Hanna Karacic throughout childhood. In high school, she leads the dance team as captain. She attended the University of Oregon and earned a Bachelor of Science in Dance. Along with modern, contemporary ballet and African Dance; she studied kinesiology and somatic practice. Alyssa has worked with renowned artists such as Katie Scherman, Robin Bryant, and Holly Johnston. Alyssa has over ten years of teaching experience; with a specialty in Pre-school Preparatory dance and technique coaching. She was the featured dancer in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast in Las Vegas in 2016 and now resides in San Francisco teaching at numerous studios in the city. Alyssa premiered “Assez” with Katie Scherman at the Women in Dance Conference in NYC; January 2018. She loves to share her love of dance and strives to inspire an undying support for the arts.