Latest News Celebrating our 15th Anniversary

Delivering Dance to West London! #danceforall #everyonecandance


ONE DANCE UK- People's Choice Award 2019

We were nominated for the Inspirational Work in Education and the Inspirational Community Dance Practioner Awards and shortlisted for the One Dance UK Awards- People's Choice! #ODUKAwards!


                      Thank you so much for this! Congrats to all fellow

                      nominees and to all winners!

                      We had a brilliant night in Manchester.

Beginner Ballet Short Course

Started 9 Nov at 10am- Only £85

Places remaining, please e-mail, if you wish to join in on 16 Nov.

Please note:

NO CLASSES  at St. Peter's Hall Studio

30 November due to Church event

12 December due to the elections

Apologies for any disappointments!

Classes at Arts Ed on both days, so please do join in!

New! Lyrical Jazz/Contemporary  Weds at 7.45pm. Book here

New!  Ballet Repertory Class started Fri 1st Nov ends 6 Dec, 1.45- 2.30pm

Festive showing on Saturday 14 December at 12 noon

50+ Ballet Pioneers! #silverswans

Silver Swans

Did you know we created our own 50+ Ballet Programme over 10 years ago? We have been delivering it ever since! It is hugely popular, fun and effective for all! #silverswans #goldenswans #balletforadults #balletforall. Tuesday and Saturday mornings, with an additional weekly 50+ class coming soon!

MiW Charity Fundraiser

The 2nd Loyal Variety Performance on Friday 27th September at POSK, was a huge success raising over £3,000! We had a full house, over 20 performers, and there was a great buzz of energy and happiness. Thanks to ALL who helped make it be a spectacular event!

The Chiswick Calendar

Club Card members Autumn Discounts/Offers:


Autumn Newsletter


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Autumn Term Timetables


We have all the usual favourites such as 50+ Ballet, 50+ Dance Fitness, all levels Adult Ballet, Beginner Ballet Courses, Contemporary & Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Pointe, Character Dance, Classical Ballet Repertory Classes, Workshops, and the new evening

Lyrical Jazz Dance Class! #somethingforeveryone

We are very 'appy!

Our classes are now available to book on the following Apps: Obby, ClassPass, and Hula Hub! Hoorah!

Brilliant discounts to be had on

Chiswick Calendar Club Card


Enjoy-Work OneCard holders


Distinguished Guest Speaker

Mr. David Gayle, MBE, Founder of the Yorkshire Ballet Seminars and esteemed dance luminary graced us with his wit and charm at a charity Q & A. It was such an inspiring event that we will invite him back for more and have it after our MiW class.  St. Peter's Church Hall. https://thechiswickcalendar.co.uk/move-into-wellbeing-qa-with-dance-luminary-mr-david-gayle-mbe/

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The Best Adult Dance Classes!*

Ballet4Life.com® Celebrating 15 years  in London

Friendly, fun, authentic dance classes and courses for adults. From beginner to int/adv, specialising in adult ballet; also offering contemporary, pointe, ballroom & latin, 50+dance fitness, Pilates, #silverswans, and character dance. Something for everyone! *so say our devoted clients!


Our Story

Ballet4Life (Ballet4life.com®) was founded by former professional dancer, teacher, choreographer, director, and dance artist Donna Schoenherr. Donna was trained at the esteemed Enid Botsford School in Rochester NY before training under full scholarship in NYC with dance luminaries.

Here in London, with her visionary approach to dance and decades of professional experience, she and her team helped to pioneer the way for vocational adult dance education; especially for dance for the over 50’s. Ballet4life has successfully delivered top quality ballet and dance classes & courses for adult learners in since 2004.
Ballet4life has continued to develop and expand its adult dance programme and own methodology, and now offers daytime and evening classes Monday- Saturday, all levels, taught by leading industry professionals held in beautiful large well-equipped studios. They are also the only organisation to offer Character Dance, Contemporary Dance, and Pointe for adult learners in the area.
They give generously to the community, train teachers, offer placement positions to university dance students, offer concessionary rates, plus the Ballet4life Team has taught at local schools and institutions.  Ballet4life is also proud to be the umbrella organisation for the registered charity number 1172264 Move Into Wellbeing®, founded and directed by Donna, which offers unique well -crafted dance and movement classes to people living with Parkinson's and with other mobility restrictions.
Ballet4life is passionate about their work, have brought in international guest artists, have supported local events and topics related to The Arts, and are firm favourites in the local community and beyond. They are honoured to continue to raise the awareness of the benefits and the importance of dance in the community and The Ballet4life team looks forward to welcoming you.


The Arts Educational School-Chiswick
14 Bath Road, London W4 1LY map

St Peter's Church Hall- Chiswick
Southfield Road, London, W4 1BB map

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Rotherhithe, SE16 7BW map