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Intro to Ballet 
with Isabella

Adult/Teen Open Ballet

NEW - Ballet class Friday night
with special guest Benjamin Briones!


Time to Dance!

Petit Allongé Bella NY's introductory class is recommended for ballet beginners who want to have fun and learn ballet in a homey atmosphere with attentive teachers.

During the class, you will learn ballet with piano accompaniment and experience real classical ballet. Teachers will teach the basic ballet movements of ballet.


Ballet wear is not mandatory. We welcome students from all ages!

​Isabella Maria Torres




Petit Allonge Bella NY announces Guest teaching

Ballet class Friday night
with special guest Benjamin Briones!

Friday, May 26 /   Level: Introduction - beginners

6:30pm to 7:45pm

at Ripley Grier Studios

939 8th Ave,New York,NY 10019 

Benjamin Briones

Born in Mexico City, Benjamin Briones, Director and Founder of Benjamin Briones Ballet and Resident Choreographer, graduated from The National School of Classical Ballet, The National School of Contemporary Dance and The Royal Academy of Dancing. His eclectic educational background includes training in Cuban and Royal Ballet styles, as well as the study of Graham, Cunningham, Limon and Francis modern dance. He is a former Soloist at Ballet El Paso, Ballet Austin, Connecticut Ballet, Ohio Ballet and Ballet Theater of Annapolis. Briones’ many works include Si Senior, Amour Nuovo, In Between, Ripples, Lights On, I Will Always Love You and Seven.


After retiring as a dancer in 2006, Briones was appointed as Ballet Master at The Staten Island Ballet from 2006-2009, where he also began his choreographic career serving as Resident Choreographer. He was also appointed as a Resident Choreographer at Ajkun Ballet Theatre (New York), which culminated in the founding of the company in 2012.


Briones is dedicated to teaching dance as the highest art form, he does so extensively throughout New York City, including prestigious dance schools such as: Alvin Ailey, Steps on Broadway, Peridance, The Joffrey Ballet School, Mark Morris Dance Group and Ballet Arts Center for Dance. Briones regularly teaches internationally at Centro de Arte y Ballet and UAEM University in Mexico City. Immersed in the art of dance, Briones’ passion is dedicated to giving back to the community, especially to those who seek a way into the dance world looking for an artistic escape.

We are so very proud to be offering a special class from Benjamin Briones.


​School Information

Studio: 939 8th Ave, New York,NY 10019

Instructor:Isabella Maria Torres,Mai Murata,Zoey Xinyue Zhou


Petit Allongé Bella NY 
Call: (929)-655-0725 

OPEN TO PUBLIC - Classes are open to all

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