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Balletone Ballet Ladies

Bring out the dancer in you and your students!

  • A fusion style conditioning program for the non-dancer.
  • Learn how to create flowing, dynamic sequences that students love, and feel amazing, strong, graceful and elegant.
  • Non-stop cardio and strength that blends techniques drawn from dance, pilates, and fitness.
  • Develops muscular endurance, core strength, and agility... all without equipment or props!
Shannon Fable

Balletone Creator

Shannon Fable Shannon Fable
Shannon Fable, 2013 IDEA and 2006 ACE Instructor of the Year, is a fitness business and programming consultant who has helped impressive brands such as Anytime Fitness, Schwinn®, Power Systems, ACE, and BOSU® over the last 20 years. As an experienced educator and certified Book Yourself Solid® Business Coach, she helps fitness entrepreneurs navigate the industry and make more money. Fable, Vice Chair of the ACE Board of Directors, is the owner of GroupEx PRO®, a cloud based group fitness management tool.

Fable began her ballet studies at the age of 4 in Pensacola, FL. At 12, Fable was sent to NYC to study with the Joffrey Ballet for the summer and has studied and performed with the Florida Ballet of Jacksonville. As an accomplished cheerleader and gymnast, Shannon combines her extensive athletic training and performance experience with an infectious energy to create her unique teaching style. She attended the University of Florida on an athletic scholarship, and earned a bachelor's degree in sociology with a minor in communication studies. Shannon holds ACE Personal Training, Group Fitness, and Health Coach certifications. She is also certified with AFAA.

Fable purchased Balletone from its original founder, Jody Hoegstedt, over a decade ago. In the years since, she evolved the format, built a highly skilled master trainer team, filmed additional DVDs, expanded core offerings with adjacent signature formats, and expanded globally to Asia and Europe.

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Elizabeth Lenart

Springfield, MA

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Linda McDonald

Boston, MA

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Lauren George

Clemson, SC

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Ken Scott

San Francisco, CA

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Rose Zahnn

Sacramento, CA

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Heidi Bodenheimer

Boonsboro, MD

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Becky Ingebrigsten

Sun Prairie, WI

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Vicki Hatch-Moen

Seattle, WA

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Kia Williams

Champaigne, IL

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Pattie Bostick-Winn

Allentown, PA

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A Program for the Non-Dancer and everyBODY

Balletone™ offers professionals the ability to teach a class that allows every participant and everyBODY to feel graceful, elegant, and strong. You don't need to have dance experience to teach or do a Balletone™ workout.

Non-Stop Cardio &Strength for all Fitness Levels

Balletone™ was designed for wide range of fitness levels, ages and bodies, complete with progressions so those new to Balletone™ feel successful their first time and seasoned fitness enthusiasts will always feel challenged.

Building from the Best of Ballet

Like classical ballet, the Balletone™ program provides a foundation for healthier posture, improved body alignment, increased balance, development of join strength, and precise control of the body.

Fusing Pilates &Overall Fitness

Balletone™ takes influences from Pilates through centering and flowing transitions that are gentle and slow, with no jarring movements. Additionally, Balletone™ fuses the best of fitness through movement in multiple planes, movement coordination, and focus on strength, aerobic endurance, and flexibility.

Choreography for Any Type of Instructor

Independent instructors, and instructors who teach at health clubs, studios, large facilities, and universities alike, can all teach Balletone™ with precision and ease. With Balletone's Signature Concepts, you can develop an efficient understanding of how exercises are selected, sequences, modified, and how to guide the participants to be successful.

With the Balletone Program, You'll Receive:

  • A complete turn key program to quickly start teaching your own Balletone™ classes
  • Ability to use the trademarked Balletone™ branded name at no extra cost – no ongoing licensing fees!
  • Choreography that is fun to teach, easy to master for beginners, and continually challenging for regular enthusiasts
  • Option to purchase Balletone™ Choreography Library of Sequencing and Phrases
  • Approved for CEC's by ACE, AFAA, NASM, and SCW
  • Just attend a one day workshop to start teaching the next day

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Balletone Curriculum


Admittance to 8-hr Live In-Person Balletone™ Instructor Certification with Master Trainer. Includes CECs and Instructor Certification Materials provided on certification date at location. Attendee is certified to teach Balletone™ classes upon completion of 8-Hr Day.

You'll Know

  • A working knowledge of how Balletone® concepts relate bio teaching movement in a Balletone® class and beyond.
  • Proper Balletone® form and posture for a specific series of movements, exercise, and patterns to fully command the Balletone® technique.
  • How to effectively communicate and deliver the unique Balletone® choreography in a user-friendly way to a wide variety of participants. 
  • A process for the creating fun, ballet based conditioning workouts for fitness enthusiasts of all levels. 

You'll Learn How To:

  • Create full 60-min Balletone® workouts that allow new Balletone® participants to feel successful while still challenging seasoned enthusiasts.
  • Teach an effective ballet-based fitness workout to the "non-dancer" so that all participants feel elegant, and strong.
  • Cue to every type of learner.
  • Use the concepts learned in the Balletone® certification to augment the content in your other fitness classes.
  • Fuse elements of Ballet, Strength Training, Cardiovascular Endurance, and Pilates into one non-stop full body workout.
  • 7.0 AFAA
  • 0.7 ACE
  • 0.7 NASM
  • 7.0 SCW
  • Print & Electronic Instructor Manual
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Instructor Web Account
  • Balletone: A Dancer's Workout DVD (hard DVD and digital version)
  • Opportunity for full education library
  • Discounts on equipment and apparel

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You'll receive everything you need to begin teaching classes the very next day.

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