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Adult Dance and Fitness Class


Cincinnati Ballet’s Adult Dance and Fitness Division is designed to keep you in motion with a wide variety of dance-inspired workouts and classes in our new Margaret and Michael Valentine Center for Dance. Taught by expert faculty in a relaxed environment, classes are offered on a flexible, drop-in basis in a range of styles from Ballet and Pilates to Modern and Contemporary. Whether you’re exploring dance for the first time or have years of experience, our Adult Dance and Fitness Division connects adults at all levels to the best Cincinnati Ballet has to offer.

Open to ages 16 and up.


Throughout November and December, Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Budig Academy invites new students to join us as we embark on our historic 2021-2022 Season!

class attire

Adult Dance + Fitness Division students are encouraged to wear form-fitting clothing that allows them to freely move and stretch with comfort. Activewear or dancewear is suggested based on the student’s preferences. Ballet shoes are recommended for Ballet classes. Bare feet, ballet shoes, jazz shoes or socks are recommended for Modern or Contemporary classes. Bare feet are recommended for Pilates Mat. Pilates Mat students should also bring their own yoga mat. Street dance students should wear relaxed attire they can comfortably move in and sneakers.

covid-19 safety measures

In line with the recommendations of the CDC, masks are required for all individuals regardless of vaccination status. Anyone experiencing symptoms of a contagious illness or who has been exposed to COVID-19 in the last 10 days should refrain from entering the Center for Dance.

Adults in a fitness class


Cincinnati Ballet’s Margaret and Michael Valentine Center for Dance offers a suite of amenities for Adult Dance + Fitness Division students. Facility features include:

  • State-of-the-art studios with sprung floors and professional equipment
  • Public locker and shower facilities
  • Lobby seating with public Wi-Fi and healthy vending
  • Easy access to Mercy Health Orthopaedic and Sports Rehabilitation services
Margaret and Michael Valentine Center for Dance exterior rendering dusk

contact The academy




1801 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45202