We cultivate body intelligence, discipline, and creativity through mindful and technically sound movement.


PROGRAMS for Children

Specializing in technical ballet training for children, we believe ballet provides a solid foundation for all forms of dance.


Programs for adults

From yoga to ballet to ballroom dancing, we offer a variety of classes for adults of all ages and abilities.


2016-2017 schedule

Our 36-week session of programming begins on Monday, August 15, 2016, and runs through Saturday, May 20, 2017.  


Franklin Method Workshops

With Dr. Amit Abraham

At Center City Ballet, we offer Franklin Method workshops – classes which combine creative visualization, embodied anatomy, physical and mental exercises and educational skills to enhance our understanding of human movement and our own potential. Click below to view the workshop schedule or to register.

Jessamyn Stanley: Every Body Yoga Tour

With Jessamyn Stanley

Join yoga teacher and body positive advocate Jessamyn Stanley for this 45-minute yoga class in celebration of the publication of her new book, Every Body Yoga.

Summer Fine Arts Camp 2017

With Mary koon, cathy Rumfelt, and Maryn Whitmore

At these week-long camps, children ages 3-4 will explore fine arts through a variety of activities that will foster creative expression and imaginative play. 

Center City Ballet and Movement Arts (CCBMA) is a new dance studio in the Historic Boulevard District in Athens, Georgia.


CCBMA specializes in technical ballet training for children and adults with an understanding that ballet provides a solid foundation for all forms of dance. We believe that in addition to technique, students should learn the history and origins of ballet, resulting in a deeper understanding of the discipline as a performing art.