BalletX Barre Fitness
Adult & Teen
No Experience Required
James Ihde

James Ihde, former soloist with Pennsylvania Ballet, teaches the fundamental building blocks of a traditional ballet barre to provide a challenging workout that will help build strength, flexibility, balance, and body awareness. Whether you are a complete beginner, or have extensive dance training, this class will offer you a unique fitness experience while exploring the ballet vocabulary. This open class consists of a light stretching/warm-up routine followed by a challenging ballet barre that uses repetition to build muscular strength and endurance. All exercises are mirrored by the instructor for easy learning, and modifications for all bodies and comfort levels are welcomed. Whatever your age or experience this class is for you!

Drop in or save with a multi-class card.

Weekly Schedule
  • Saturdays, 9:00am-10:00am
  • There will be no class on the following days: 12/29/2019, 1/5/2020, 5/30/20, and 7/4/20


  • Tuesdays, 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • There will be no class on the following days: 12/24/2019, and 12/31/2019


Class Pricing
  • Drop-In: $15
  • 10-Class Card: $140, Good for 6 Months 
  • 20-Class Card: $260, Good for 12 Months
  • Unlimited Monthly Card: $70, Good for 1 Month

Multi-Class and Unlimited Monthly Cards may be used for any Adult classes in BalletX’s schedule.

Ask us about our student and professional discounts! Email for more information.

How to Book Your Class

You can drop into all of BalletX’s classes – just show up and check in at reception!

To book your class in advance, scroll down to the available classes below, or click here to access your Account through BalletX’s online scheduling system, MINDBODY. Remember to download the MINDBODY app for easy mobile scheduling!

If you have questions about the booking process, please contact Anne White at

Class Attire

Casual, comfortable workout clothes and socks or ballet shoes/slippers.


BalletX Center for World Premiere Choreography
1923 Washington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19146

Public Transportation: The Center is accessible from the Broad Street Line and bus routes 17 and 64. Visit to plan your trip.

Parking: Free on-street parking is available in the area surrounding the Center.

Financial Assistance

Limited financial assistance is available. Contact Anne White at for more information or an application.

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