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Not to worry about peeling them off again: They are vinyl, not paper, and easy to remove.

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The REMIND app: Effective 2-way communication is the currency of the 21st century. Get on the studio "Remind" app. On your phone, call “81010” and enter the studio code “@balletwmrh”
Foot Arching Device: $25
Therabands (blue 42-inch: $5)
Pinky Balls ($2 each)
on sale at the studio!
It would be paradise if everything returned to normal when we reopened the doors for in-studio again. Unfortunately that's not the case. IF things go great starting September 7th, it will take until Easter 2021 before the school is running properly again. Until then, it's going to be an effort. You can be a part of the recovery.
To make a donation to Sunrise Ballet, contact Mr. H at You can send your donation to Sunrise Ballet, 1012 north Tustin Avenue, Anaheim, CA, 92807. We also take donations on Venmo, Paypal, etc. California non-profit organization #33-0829097  
If anyone has any questions about anything concerning re-opening, scheduling, or ANYTHING else concerning the HSDA, contact Mr. Hirschl directly.
DO NOT contact the staff, as that's the way you'll get inaccurate information. The teachers have been hired to do a professional job of teaching, not to provide you with logistics.
Use the HSDA "Remind" app, or e-mail:

Reasons to choose the Hirschl School of Dance Arts: What makes us UNIQUE.

It’s that time again! HSDA teacher trainee recruitment.

The Hirschl School is always looking for new blood. For the last 45 years we’ve been known as the wellspring for great dance educators. Catch-22: Most studios don’t hire unless you’ve had teaching experience. It takes a lot of effort, time and gamble to take potential and refine it into a true educator. I’ve been putting my 48 years teaching experience on paper, all the things I’ve learned along the way. I’ve put together an extensive publication that I share with a special few who have shown the qualities to becoming a natural educator.  We’re also looking to expand our horizons:
We’re looking for teachers in Ballroom, Hula, Irish, Modern/Contemporary, Hip-Hop,  Shuffle dance, Acting and acrobatic/Tumbling.  If you know someone,  please send them our way!
When we reopen, the HSDA has dance floor space for rent for lessons, meetings and a wide variety of dance and non-dance oriented uses. Contact Mr. Hirschl for details.
OK, how about this: Students get into their tights and leotards, and put their hair up nicely. They put on sneakers, not ballet shoes. They come to the studio, and we do the lesson OUTSIDE in the parking lot.
We corden off an area, bring the barres out, and have class in the parking lot. Modifications? Yup- some steps won't work well with street shoes, but there are still LOTS of things we can do to have a great dance lesson!
Observers can pull out chairs and watch!
Friday, July 17th, we had two experimental lessons: Ballet levels 1 & 2 at 9:30 AM, and Ballet levels 3 & 4 at 10:30 AM. I want to have more of these. If you're interested, let me know today... like right now.
"The easier part is getting to the pinnacle. That’s the part everyone sees. The harder part is maintaining it once you get there. That’s the part very few even comprehend. It all depends on what's truly important to you."

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Full Class Schedule (In-school & Online)
September 7th to September 26th.
It’s called "Barre-Barre"
and it starts (online first) September 28th.
It's for teens and adults with no dance experience, and for dancers who want a clean basic workout. I’ve distilled a real ballet class, and left the base exercises. NO combinations, nothing technical, nothing complicated. Just the basics of the exercises performed in a ballet class.
The biggest issue with a true ballet class as a workout is that first the steps must be properly learned before getting any true value. That could take a year or more– just to get the basics. The "Barre-Barre" body conditioning will circumvent this! There’s no learning time, more workout time right away.
No prior ballet experience needed. No need to have the “ballerina” body. The Barre-Barre method will quickly help you towards achieving a body sculpting workout at your own pace.
There are other methods already out there with this basic concept. This is NOT a copy. With my 48 years teaching experience (and learning the whole time!) in classical ballet, I have codified & developed my own fun, effective, easy and unique method.
It will also help students of regular ballet classes: It focuses on the foundations, and will help with flexibility, stamina, balance & coordination, body posture and correct alignment, endurance and strength for the regular ballet class.
Wear something you can exercise in. Shoes: ballet shoes, jazz shoes, or barefoot! Check the online schedule for class times/days.
It will definitely help with getting you to feel better: about yourself, and the world you live in. It reduces stress and anxiety, and will put your mind and soul in a better place, so you can enjoy life a bit more.
At the moment, these classes are online only. Work out in safety & convenience. You’ll only need a 6 foot by 6 foot area. Invite a friend or relative to join you online! Gratitude- Mr. H
Classes are 30 minutes long. Cost: $12 for two classes. You purchase them in “2-packs”. You can pay online.

How Many Students Per Class??

After contacting the people at the California Building Code, I've been able to make an accurate determination of occupancy levels for each dance floor during each phase of the pandemic, plus the school facility itself. I will be abiding to those codes.

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