Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet is a celebrated leader in the world of classical ballet. Embracing an attitude of lifelong learning more than 59 years ago, Founding Artistic Director Marcia Dale Weary envisioned a school where children would have the opportunity to receive exceptional ballet training. Today CPYB is the nation’s preeminent school of classical ballet with an international reputation for training young men and women. The school’s renowned teaching methodology couples performance opportunities with innovative educational initiatives, an esteemed faculty, and a proven syllabus – all in an environment that promotes the acquisition of the life skills crucial to a child’s development.
Thousands of young people have passed through Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s acclaimed studios in Carlisle, Pa. CPYB alumni continually occupy top positions in the leading ballet companies from San Francisco and Miami to New York, London and beyond. Through the organization’s threefold mission – to inspire, educate and enrich – the legacy of Marcia Dale Weary and Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet redefines the art form, preserves its history and shapes its future.
YWCA Carlisle is a non-profit, social justice centered agency that works to eliminate racism and empower women in the Carlisle community and beyond. It runs programs for people of all genders from preschool through adulthood.
The Carlisle Family YMCA offers classes to the greater Carlisle community that empower them to live healthier lives. Classes range from education to outdoor activities to traditional fitness classes.
Simply Well, located in the c. 1800 Noble Mansion, is a comprehensive local wellness center that offers Chiropractic Care, Holistic Health Coaching, Massage Therapy, Holistic Women’s Care and Midwifery, and a beautiful Yoga Studio. They believe that with the right support and guidance, the body has the ability to heal itself and function optimally.