Speck Fitness Ballet School is owned and run by former professional ballerina, Rachel Speck. Rachel received her ballet training from Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, one of the top 5 best ballet schools in the world, and Miami City Ballet, another top school, and professional company. After dancing professionally and training at some of the best ballet schools in the world, Rachel is one of the top people in the area to acquire outstanding ballet training and technique.

Speck Fitness’ Ballet School offers ballet classes for children 2 1/2 and up. We currently do two shows per year. One show is an onstage production, and the other one is an end of the year showcase. We also do a four-week ballet intensive summer camp every year, open to current students and new students from other schools. We offer private lessons for ages 3 and up. Rachel is very hands-on and teaches every single class and level from her 3-year olds to her most advanced students to ensure the quality of ballet training. She works with students from all of the dance schools in the area on improving their technique, pointe work, and even competition prep.

So many dancers and schools are just concerned about doing a million pirouettes but don’t care if it looks good. Rachel goes back to basics and works on turnout, feet, posture, arms, and all the details in a ballerina’s technique that make those pirouettes look flawless. Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CYPB), the school where Rachel received her training, is known for having absolutely perfect turnout and technique, which is why most of their dancers become professionals in all of the major ballet companies in the world, and why the school has been around for over 60 years. Rachel uses those same training methods that she learned over the 12 years she trained there with her students today. She follows the same class structure, combinations, and exercise breakdown to try to ensure the same caliber of training that CPYB provides. Her motto is, “If you can do it slow, than fast is easy.”

If you’re a current student or if you would like more information about Ballet School, click the link below to download the Speck Fitness Studio Handbook.

  • "My wife, Jennifer, and I cannot say enough amazing things about Speck Fitness and owner Rachel Speck. We are into our second year with her studio and we have witnessed immense growth from our daughters. Rachel is very attentive to her students and her love for dance is expressed through her teaching, correction and praise for her students. Our daughters often discuss their experiences and lessons in class on the way home or at the dinner table. I like to consider this strong evidence of the impact Speck Fitness is having on them as dancers, performers and children. My wife and I have strong convictions when it comes to the arts. We do not want our daughters to sacrifice their childhood for the sake of anything or anyone. Rachel’s skills as an instructor are only surpassed by her caring nature as a person when it comes to our daughters. We highly encourage you to check out Speck Fitness if you are looking for a place to start or perhaps even a change."

    - Eric Vasquez, Ballet School
  • "Being a student at the Speck Fitness ballet school and a recurring ballerina I can tell you that Rachel is one of a kind. She not only teaches ballet not for us to just do it but for us to make it look beautiful and have the perfect technique while doing it all while having her one of a kind fitness studio that makes you “Ballerina Strong”, but she made me fall in love with ballet again. TRULY there is no one like Ms. Rachel. Thank you..🤗”

    - Amanda Pipping, Ballet School
  • “Speck Fitness Ballet School is an absolutely amazing studio. I have seen so much improvement in my technique and it is only my second year here. Rachel is an amazing teacher, and I love how she focuses so much on technique. I love being apart of the incredible Speck Fitness family.”

    - Alexis Vasquez, Ballet School
  • My daughter has danced classical ballet for 10 years. Two years ago we discovered Rachel Speck and it’s been an amazing couple of years. Without a doubt Rachel offers THE BEST ballet instruction in Broward county. Rachel is the real deal! Her ability to teach technique, improve technique and inspire young ladies is remarkable. She made my daughter fall in love again with ballet after experiences at a previous studio made her want to stop dancing.

    - Steve Reid, Ballet School
  • Although Rachel Speck is only a teacher of one, she can teach multiple students in both fitness and dance. After my first class of ballet, I noticed very much improvement. Very PROFESSIONAL!! AND, she keeps the studios very clean. The bars are sanitized after EVERY class. I also suggest taking a Tendu Toning class 🙂 Very satisfied!!

    - Stella Huang, Ballet School
  • “My daughter started ballet classes with Rachel 5 years ago and has loved every class!!  On ballet days she races to get ready and just can’t wait to get there!  Rachel’s professional knowledge and her style of teaching are a rare and wonderful combination.  Her genuine love and passion for ballet is infectious- while her classes are hard my daughter has so much fun and feels a sense of accomplishment with each new thing she learns.  Rachel is teaching these girls to be graceful, strong, and confident.  We are so grateful to Rachel for sharing her love of ballet with our daughter.”

    - Paula Michaelides, Ballet School
  • "My daughters have been attending ballet classes for years and the dedication, patience, kindness, and love from the teacher is amazing!  Fitness classes for adults and kids are pretty great too!  I love Speck Fitness and highly recommend it to all ages.”

    - Maria Take, Ballet School
  • “I’m so happy with the progress I have seen in my daughters in the last 2 years.  They have learned good techniques and skills from a professional ballerina.”

    - Paola Pestana, Ballet School
  • “My daughter has been doing ballet with Ms. Rachel for 4 years now.  She has learned so much from an incredible teacher. Ms. Rachel is dedicated towards her students to keep improving as ballerinas. My daughter is so strong because of this class. She loves ballet because of her teacher.  Thank you, Ms. Rachel!”

    - Lisa California, Ballet School
  • "Kind, knowledgable, dedicated, professional, and committed to excellence!  My daughter and I have worked with Speck Fitness now for 6 years and have always received superior service, guidance, and expertise in both fitness and ballet.”

    - Michelle Mendez-Langberg, Ballet School

A glimpse into Rachel Speck’s training

BALLET SCHOOL SCHEDULE

3:45–4:45pm Ballet (Level 3) • Studio B with Ms. Rachel


4:45–6:15pm Ballet (Levels 4 & 5) • Studio B with Ms. Rachel


5:00–6:00pm Jazz & Contemporary (Levels 6-8) • Studio A with Lexie


6:15–7:15pm Jazz & Contemporary (Levels 3-5) • Studio B with Lexie


6:15–7:15pm Adult Tendu Toning® (Levels 6-8) • Studio A


7:15–8:45pm Ballet (Levels 6-8) • Studio B with Ms. Rachel

3:30–4:30pm Ballet (Level 2) • Studio B with Ms. Rachel


4:30–6:00pm Pointe (Levels 6-8) • Studio B with Ms. Rachel


6:00–7:00pm Center Ballet (Levels 6-8) • Studio B with Bella

3:30–4:30pm Ballet (Level 1) • Studio A with Ms. Rachel


4:45–6:15pm Pointe (Level 4) • Studio A with Ms. Rachel


4:45–6:15pm Pointe (Levels 5-8) • Studio B with Bella


6:15–7:15pm Youth Tendu Toning® (Levels 4-6) • Studio B with Addison


6:15–7:15pm Adult Tendu Toning® (Levels 7 & 8) • Studio A with Ms. Rachel


7:15–8:45pm Ballet (Levels 6-8) • Studio B with Ms. Rachel

3:30–4:30pm Ballet (Level 2) • Studio B with Ms. Rachel


4:45–6:00pm Pointe (Levels 5-8) • Studio B with Ms. Rachel


6:00–7:00pm Center Ballet (Levels 5-8) • Studio B with Bella

3:45–4:45pm Ballet (Level 3) • Studio B with Ms. Rachel


4:45–6:15pm Ballet (Level 4) • Studio A with Bella


4:45–6:15pm Ballet (Levels 5-8) • Studio B with Ms. Rachel

10:30–11:30am Youth Tendu Toning®️ • Studio B with Addison


10:30–11:30am Adult Tendu Toning®️ (Levels 7 & 8) • Studio A with Ms. Rachel

DRESS CODE

Ballet classes are separated by level. Levels are based on ability, not age. Each level also has a leotard color dress code. All levels must wear pink canvas ballet shoes and pink mesh seamed tights. Hair must also be in a bun. Level 4-9 can wear a solid color Bullet Pointe skirt for pointe class only.
Level 1  Pink (skirt allowed)
Level 2  Purple (no skirt)
Level 3  Blue (no skirt)
Level 4  Red (no skirt except for pointe)
Level 5  Green (no skirt except for pointe)
 
Level 6  White (no skirt except for pointe)
Level 7 Black (no skirt except for pointe)
Level 8 Any color (no skirt except for pointe)
Level 9 Any color and any color skirt

BALLET SCHOOL PRICING

Prices vary depending on level, class duration, and number of classes per week, but start as low as $20 per hour, per class. Private lessons are available as well. See full price list below.

Ballet School – Monthly Tuition

Level 1
$72/mo for (1) 60min class per week

Level 2 
$144/mo for (2) 60min classes per week

Level 3
$144/mo for (2) 60min classes per week

Level 4
$270/mo for (3) 90min classes per week

Level 5
$430/mo for (5) 60-90min classes per week

Level 6
$500/mo for Unlimited classes. Classes include: Ballet, jazz, contemporary and Tendu Toning. Minimum of 6 classes per week.

Level 7
$500/mo for Unlimited classes. Classes include: Ballet, jazz, contemporary and Tendu Toning. Minimum of 6 classes per week.

Level 8
$500/mo for Unlimited classes. Classes include: Ballet, jazz, contemporary and Tendu Toning. Minimum of 6 classes per week.

Level 9
$500/mo for Unlimited classes. Classes include: Ballet, jazz, contemporary and Tendu Toning. Minimum of 6 classes per week.

ALREADY A BALLET STUDENT?

Receive 50% off of a Tendu Toning® Monthly Membership

$50/mo for UNLIMITED Classes

Ballet School – Individual Classes

$20 per class 60min class
(recommended for Levels 1-4)

$30 per 90min class
(recommended for Levels 5-7)

BALLET PERFORMANCES

Our annual end-of-the-year show will be taking place at Miramar Cultural Arts Center on May 13, 2023 at 2pm and 6pm. Tickets to this performance will be available to purchase online. Check back soon for more information. Take a look at a preview from our 2022 show below!

ANNUAL SUMMER INTENSIVE BALLET CAMP

 Watch a video preview of what to expect at Ballet Camp below

This year there will be two annual summer intensive ballet camps. Students that sign up will have class with current Miami City Ballet and Broadway dancers. Both ballet camps will be open to Levels 1–9.

The first will be a two-week long ballet camp and will take place between June 13-24.

The second will be a three-week long ballet camp and will take place between July 11-29.

Stay tuned for updates on pricing and additional sign up information. 

Classes include:

  • Ballet
  • Pointe
  • Tendu Toning®️ Conditioning
  • Jazz
  • Lyrical

 

  • Contemporary
  • Latin
  • Hiphop
  • Stretching
  • Ballet history and the real ballet world today

JAZZ AND CONTEMPORARY CLASSES

Watch a preview of what to expect from Jazz and Contemporary class below

Jazz and contemporary classes are led by our instructor Lexie Bazzano.

Lexie grew up in Kaysville, Utah and trained at Creative Arts Academy. She is well versed in contemporary, jazz, ballet, hip hop, ballroom and pom. She grew as a convention dancer taking classes from some of the best instructors at Jump, NUVO, 24seven, NYCDA, LADM and The Dance Awards. She has experience in the commercial dancer world, dancing in a Fabletics commercial as well as a music video and a movie. After high school she joined the Weber State Dance Team where she was awarded 2018 All American collegiate dancer and 2018 NDA D1 national hip hop champion. In 2021 she made Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders and is hoping to continue in to her second season for 2022. She has always had a clear drive for dancing and teaching others. Combing dancing and fitness to help others create a well rounded healthy body is something she is very passionate about.

Jazz and Contemporary – Monthly Tuition
$80/mo for (1) 90min class per week

Jazz and Contemporary – Individual Class
$23 for (1) 90min class