About Ballet with Abigail 


Principal: Abigail Jones BA Hons RAD RTS.


 Abigail began ballet classes at the age of 2 and as a child, took her  classical ballet examinations with the Royal Academy of Dance and performed at major theatres in York. Abigail moved to London to attend  Roehampton University, where she trained in classical ballet along-side contemporary techniques, graduating with a BA Hons degree in Dance Studies. During this time, Abigail performed at national dance competitions. Whilst training, Abigail found a passion for teaching and began working for a number of ballet schools in south west London. After graduating, Abigail accepted a place at the Royal Academy of Dance on the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies course, and continued to work as a freelance ballet teacher in and around London in ballet schools and at a private prep school in south west London. Abigail moved back to her home town of York in 2018 and continues to teach in both York and Leeds.

Abigail is a firm believer that anyone can dance. Ballet with Abigail provides specialist over 50s ballet classes, tailored to individual needs in a caring, inviting and above all, enjoyable space.


Why ballet?

Ballet is a fantastic way of keeping active. Classes begin on the barre working through basic ballet movements, before gentle centre work and chair based stretching. Don't forget, all exercises can be adapted to suit individual needs! Join Abigail to dance for wellbeing and enjoyment.

Ballet classes are beneficial for:

  • Posture

  • Balance

  • Coordination

  • Strength

  • Fitness

  • Energy levels

Don’t hesitate to contact Abigail today to discuss the classes and any queries you may have!  


07860 319885