Ballet classes in London for adults

Open, fun and accessible. Whilst specially designed for older learners, all ages are welcome.

Ballet Better classes will help improve your mobility, balance, posture, coordination, energy levels, and leave you with a general feeling of better wellness within yourself and improved self-confidence.

Ballet Better classes offer the opportunity to improve on all aspects of physical and mental wellbeing in safe, secure environment guided by Miss Lucy with over 25 years teaching experience.

About Ballet Better

We are excited to announce that we offer Silver Swans® classes!

Ballet Better is for everybody over 40 to discover the benefits of ballet and feel better for it. The focus is on core strength exercise, coordination, balance and expression through music, stretching and toning in a group class. All set in a caring environment with a fabulous café for coffee/tea afterwards. 

The classes are accessible within your community and are to strengthen existing relationships and form new ones through shared experiences.

9 ways in which dance can improve your life

  • Dance increases your energy levels
  • Dance can help reduce stress and support weight loss
  • Dance can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Dance slows ageing by improving the immune system
  • Dance classes are a great way to expand your social circle/meet new people

Upcoming classes

Silver Swan Class available:

Battersea, Barnes and Richmond. Visit Classes to see timetable.  Why not come along & try a class?

What to wear?

Attendees to wear, leggings, t-shirt, soft-soled jazz or ballet shoes preferable, however, thick sports socks is fine.

New Venue in Richmond from January 2020.

New Evening Class in Battersea from January 2020

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It’s never too late to learn ballet, there are so many positive benefits for your body, soul & mind!

Lucy Clay

RBS dip. TTC ARAD RAD RTS AISTD (cecc. Dist) AISTD (nat.) Benesh dip. ABT NTC cert.


Lucy is a highly qualified and experienced teacher whose expertise spans the youngest pupils through to Senior Level training, preparing students for vocational dance training and now inspiring older adults to take up ballet.

Lucy endeavours to share her expertise, knowledge, and experience to empower and enhance the lives of the young through to older adults to literally “dance through life”.

Get in touch

Fresh Ground
Battersea Rise
SW11 1EQ

07838 265026