New course starting in November

Our autumn term enrolment is now open – enhance your well-being and rediscover learning with our great range of programmes, grab the chance to revisit a hobby or learn a brand new skill with many leading to qualifications.

Our courses are once again, mainly onsite at Thomas Calton Centre, as well as some online options:

Saturday classes starting from 13 November:

Fitness, wellbeing and dance

Ballet-based fitness

Find an overview of all our fitness, wellbeing and dance courses

Woman doing ballet

Who the courses are for

Anyone wishing to try a new way of keeping in shape using ballet-based exercises and lyrical movement to strengthen the whole body and achieve greater flexibility.

Course location

The Pod Studio
Thomas Calton Centre
Alpha Street
SE15 4NX

What you'll learn

  • practical and achievable ways to improve personal fitness levels
  • the benefits of ballet-based exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle
  • how to improve stamina
  • how to strengthen and stretch specific muscle groups
  • how to exercise safely and effectively

How courses are taught

Each session is tutor-led and is fully participative, consisting of a warm-up, muscle strengthening exercises, and a stretch and relaxation section. There will be opportunities to ask questions and discuss progress with your tutor. The tutor will observe you throughout to ensure that you work safely.

Materials you'll need

  • comfortable clothes preferably trousers or tights
  • a bottle of water
  • soft shoes

After the course

You will be able to apply the knowledge and skills that you have learned to your everyday life and take increased responsibility for your own health and fitness.

Other fitness courses are available with SALS and other providers.

How to enrol

Complete an enrolment form

Find out how to enrol, locations and more about our services

Course details


Days and times

Course code and start date


Ballet based fitness

6.30pm to 7.30pm

20 September 2021
10 week

£50 standard
£25 concession
£5 enrolment fee

Page last updated: 20 September 2021

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