Ballet-Inspired Fitness for Everyone!

As featured by the Royal Academy of Dance's "Silver Swans ballet at home" series

Click here for the link to Sarah's class featured on the RAD website

Try a full length Silver Swans class for free - sign up at the ZOOM links below.

Can't make the live online class times? No worries, sign up and I will send you the recording of the class for you to enjoy in your own time as many times as you like until the next week.

Silver Swans™ Ballet Classes

A low-impact, gentle traditional ballet class designed for the over-55s. These fun, age appropriate classes are set to beautiful classical music from TV and film.If you are looking for a new way to keep fit and active these ballet classes will put a spring in your step!

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Mondays (Online ZOOM class

10.00 am (MDT), 12 noon (EDT), 5.00 pm (UK-BST)

Monday June 21 - SIGN UP HERE

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Thursdays (Online ZOOM class)

10.00 am (MDT), 12 noon (EDT), 5.00 pm (UK-BST)

Thursday June 24 - SIGN UP HERE

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Mondays (Online ZOOM class

10.00 am (MDT), 12 noon (EDT), 5.00 pm (UK-BST)

Monday June 28 - SIGN UP HERE

Try a Short Sample Silver Swans Class

Click on the picture or name to be directed to the video on YouTube

(as featured by the Royal Academy of Dance)

In this first video, you will get to join along with a shorter version of my twice weekly online Silver Swans classes.

This Masterpiece Basics video contains four exercises which focus on developing ballet fundamentals. This video features:

Love Actually demi-pliés, Poldark fondus, Outlander sways, Downton Abbey petit jetés.

(If you enjoyed Masterpiece Basics, try Masterpiece Dances)

In this second video, you will get to join along with a shorter version of my twice weekly online Silver Swans classes.

This Masterpiece Dances video contains four exercises which which incorporate those fundamentals (found in the first video) into fun, short dances. This video features:

Twilight demi-pliés, Tango port de bras, Poldark walks, Outlander hops.

Online Schedule

New to Balletiques? Try a class of your choice for free, see what it is about and see if it is right for you.

Choose from two Balletiques Fitness and two Silver Swans classes each week. You can join the live online class or (if you can't make the class time) receive the video of the class for you to do in your own time.

Sign up by clicking the ZOOM registration link of the live class you would like to join below or click HERE.

Balletiques Fitness Class

High-energy classes that fuse ballet with fitness for a total body workout and a burn from head-to-toe! Ballet basics combine with classic conditioning movements using your body weight and dumbbells to help build, define and tone your body.

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Mondays (Online ZOOM class)

12.00 noon (MDT), 2.00 pm (EDT), 7.00 pm (UK-BST)

Monday June 21 - SIGN UP HERE

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Thursdays (Online ZOOM class)

12.00 noon (MDT), 2.00 pm (EDT), 7.00 pm (UK-BST)

Thursday June 24 - SIGN UP HERE

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Mondays (Online ZOOM class)

12.00 noon (MDT), 2.00 pm (EDT), 7.00 pm (UK-BST)

Monday June 28 - SIGN UP HERE

Silver Swans™ Ballet Class

A low-impact, gentle traditional ballet class designed for the over-55s. These fun, age appropriate classes are set to beautiful classical music from TV and film.If you are looking for a new way to keep fit and active these ballet classes will put a spring in your step!

...

Mondays (Online ZOOM class

10.00 am (MDT), 12 noon (EDT), 5.00 pm (UK-BST)

Monday June 21 - SIGN UP HERE

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Thursdays (Online ZOOM class)

10.00 am (MDT), 12 noon (EDT), 5.00 pm (UK-BST)

Thursday June 24 - SIGN UP HERE

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Mondays (Online ZOOM class

10.00 am (MDT), 12 noon (EDT), 5.00 pm (UK-BST)

Monday June 28 - SIGN UP HERE

No classes on Thursday July 1 (Canada Day)

Last classes will be on Monday June 28. As always there will be a break from live classes during July and August. Membership payments will be paused at this time and no payments will be taken out until live classes start back up in September. With an active membership you will still have full access to the Members Area and all the videos for free during these 2 months. Enjoy!

Live online classes (and hopefully some in-person classes!) will resume in September, when your membership payments will be reactivated.

Watch this space for the Fall Schedule.

Thank you so much for all your support during this crazy year and have a wonderful Summer!

Can't make the live ZOOM class times?

No worries, sign up and I will send you the recording of the class for you to enjoy in your own time as many times as you like until the next week.

Please sign up here to be put on my client list to be the first to know about classes and to get your first class FREE.

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My Evolved Life - Podcast

As a society we tend to be much more reactive than proactive. We love to procrastinate. We love to put things off. We prefer to cure symptoms instead of prevent them.

This is too often true when it comes to our health. Many of us push it down our priority list in favor of other obligations, only to regret it later on in life.

This is especially true with exercise...

It's never too later to start. But the sooner you do, the easier it'll be to develop good habits and get ahead of symptoms.

And, we need to start looking at exercise through a wider lens... it's not just about your physical body. Exercise improves your mental health. Exercise makes you a better business owner, a better parent and a better person (think about this one).

On this week's episode of My Evolved Life, I have an incredible conversation with Sarah Stewart (Balletiques), a ballet teacher with a passion for her Silver Swans, about the importance of having a long-term vision on health and why you should start exercising today.


Balletiques & Bubbles

On January 29, 2020, Balletiques hosted an event in support of the Calgary Silver Linings Foundation at Festival Hall. The Calgary Silver Linings Foundation provides support and builds awareness of eating disorders in Alberta and has the grand mission of building a residential treatment facility here in Calgary. The event consisted of a mini-Balletiques class with 100+ participants (it was electric!), a silent auction, some local pop-ups including Nourish Sweat Soul, Evolution VN and the Bamboo Ballroom, light nibbles supplied by Jugo Juice, Hula Poke, Crave Cupcakes and Dirt Belly and of course, Bubbles!

We raised $2,132.55 in the support of the Silver Linings Foundation. Thanks so much to all who attended and donated, and our Silent Auction donors and winners. It was a great success.

Watch the official video below of the magical event, and we hope to see you at the next one.

Lolë Brand Ambassador 2020

FREE FITNESS CLASSES IN THE CORE IN FEBRUARY

I am so excited to announce that I have been asked to be a Lolë Brand Ambassador again for 2020. I will be teaching a free Balletiques: Barre Fitness class at Devonian Gardens in The Core, downtown Calgary, every Sunday in February 2020 (Feb 2, 9, 16, 23). The class starts at 11.00 am before the stores are open. Come for a free class, stay for everything else!

Sign up here!

As seen on CTV Morning Live!

My Swans and I had a wonderful time filming with Lane Fraser for CTV Morning Live.

Watch the full interviews below.

What is Silver Swans™? Read here.



Balletiques classes provide a total body workout that combines the strength and elegance of ballet with the power and endurance of a traditional workout.

With over 30 years of experience as a dancer, your expert instructor Sarah, will teach you the basic fundamentals of ballet, while torching calories and having fun.

Everyone is welcome no matter your age, body size or fitness ability.