My First Plié
Parents and Toddlers Ballet Classes
18 months to 3 years old
At The Elephant House (BS3)
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Miss Maria BA, DDE ISTD,
BA-Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo
DDE ISTD Ballet Registered Teacher
PBT Certified Teacher
Xtend Barre Certified Instructor
Melody Bear Movement Licensed Teacher
Maria commenced studying ballet at the age of seven, participating in many competitions. After training professionally, she worked as an actor in children’s theatre for several years although always maintained her dance training.
In 2012, Maria completed further training with the Royal Academy of Dance and began teaching ballet privately for international schools. On relocating to the UK, she trained with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD). As a Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT)teacher, she has delivered workshops and classes across the UK. Maria offers private lessons for ballet and PBT and also currently works as a teacher for The Bristol School of Dancing where she is in charge of the popular Southville branch.