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


2017-2018 schedule

Our 35-week session of programming begins on Monday, August 21, 2017, and runs through Thursday, May 24, 2018.  

Forthcoming Workshops

Stress, Resiliency & TRE

an intro to tension & trauma releasing exercises

Sunday, January 21st, 1 to 5 p.m. $85. 

This workshop is designed to support a self-empowering, evidence-based and efficacy-proven, stress and tension relief practice called TRE® (Tension & Trauma Releasing Exercises®). As a bottom-up approach, TRE® actually works to erase the imprint of stress, tension, and trauma from the inside out—activating a natural rebalancing mechanism that already exists within our bodies. Simultaneously, TRE® creates space for resiliency and increased mental and physical capacity, bolstering experiences of wellness. This practice is extremely effective as a stand-alone practice, and it deepens all other stress-relief practices such as yoga, mindfulness, and meditation. Benefits include relief from body aches, improved sleep, greater mobility, and less anxiety and depression. Led by Rachel Keener, co-founder, Trauma Recovery Alliance, and certified global TRE® provider.

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.

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.