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The Yuka Kodama Ballet Group is an informal group which brings together people of all ages who enjoy dancing classical ballet, studying technique and performing. The group began its life in Japan several years ago, and is now based in Oxford offering a range of ballet classes mainly for adults (including pointe work, pas de deux and men’s classes) to ballet enthusiasts from all over the world. 

Our dancing is very much in the classical tradition with a strong bias towards Russian techniqueprimarily the Bolshoi Ballet’s method. Many of Yuka’s teachers were former Tokyo Ballet Company members, and learned directly from Sulamith Messerer, who laid the foundations of that company. She was sister to the legendary dancer and teacher, Asaf Messerer, of the Bolshoi Ballet and aunt to the equally legendary Maya Plisetskaya, whom she trained.

Come watch Yuka Kodama Ballet Group's annual performance 2019!

We will be performing a double bill of ‘A Night In The Tropics’ and ‘The Twelve Months’. Both ballets will be full of fun and laughter. The first is set to a selection of pieces by Louis Moreau Gottschalk and is a display of the pure joy of dance. The second is a full-length narrative ballet inspired by a Russian children’s book. Both feature original choreography by Yuka Kodama-Pomfret.

Tickets available online (https://billetto.co.uk/e/ykbg-annual-show-2019-tickets-354640/) , but it charges booking fees.
You can also get tickets directly from Yuka at class, or by sending money by PayPal or by bank transfer.

If you have any queries, please contact:
07957 482527

Read the review of our annual performance in June 2012!


Read the review of our annual performance from May 2013!


A review of one of our classes by Daily Info Oxford.


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