Is to give our dancers the love of dance, learning many types of dance, while developing and gaining healthy physical fitness, with the ability to take part with confidence many different kinds of events and opportunities throughout their school years and on into to their adult life.
combination Tap / Ballet Classes offers many benefits to the
Following direction confidence team work discipline corporation,
their turn with classmates song & dance enjoying use of
dance class / and show performance props.
Learning both Tap and Ballet, the dancers learn to
dance both ballet and tap as a foundation and
combination for all dance types of dance. Ballet helps
the dancer’s muscles balance, and grace. Tap provides
an excellent means for developing muscles and rhythm.
By combining both tap and ballet dancers gain great
movement and physical fitness.
Combined tap/ballet or tap/jazz to our dancers at no extra charge, making dance more affordable for all our dancers.
In all the dance schools I studied with I’ve found the true love of dance in the smaller to medium size schools.
We are proud and really enjoy, getting to know our dancers, as well as their parents and family. And share their pride in the dancers accomplishments
Please Note: Parents - family guest are encouraged to visit and watch the first lesson of each month to see the progress their children are making. The dancers will do so much more without distractions and noise from younger children visiting. Students apply themselves and work much harder if their parents aren't present, and are proud to show them their dances of the first lesson of the month. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to ask.
Girls are to wear regular dance leotards over pink tights. leotards can be purchased at many local stores and on line. Boys are to wear sweat pants and fitted T-shirts tucked in. Pre-teens, teens and adults may wear leggings, black stretch pants with short to-the-waist shirts, bodysuits, or dance leotards. No Jeans! Long hair is to be tied back . (Avoid ) plastic headbands or loose jewelry that could distract the dance or dance class.
Dance photos of our dancers at class in costume picture day and our recitals and events will be used for our dance school promotions.
Please Note Bad weather / and school closings The town the dance school is located in will close when the public schools of that town closes or lets out early due to bad weather all classes are automatically cancelled for that afternoon and evening, you will not be individually contacted.
Jean Marie has danced, directed and choreographed for many years.
Jean Marie Studied dancing at the Joe Martin School of Dance in Texarkana, Texas. Studied under the direction of Eleanor Borg at the Eleanor Borg School of Dance in The Dells, Oregon. Eleanor directed weekly shows at the Dells Theater in which Jean Marie was a member of the professional dance line.
Studied at the Eddie Smith Dance College in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Thermopolis Dance Studio, Thermopolis, Wyoming and the Shipley Smith Professional School of dance in San Francisco, California. Both Shipley and Smith were national faculty members of the N.A.D.A.A.
(National Association of Dance and Affiliated Artists.) Taught on the faculty of N.A.D.A.A. at workshops in San Francisco, California and in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Was also a mistress of Ceremony at a workshop in San Francisco. Is a gold seal member and holds many N.A.D.A.A. degrees.
Many of our advanced dancers / teachers Have enjoyed dancing and assisting with the younger dancers, Janet Rose D – Jackie N - Marilyn M – Patsy S Cheryl S – Melanie G -Rita N - Angie N - Faye P Kathy R - Chrystal A - Camille G - Linda T - Sheri H. Belinda N - Trista M - Brylee B. All the advanced dancers with many years of dance training as well as many years of performances. Our teachers have all assisted with dance classes and our yearly recitals. Working and sharing their artistic talents with dancers of all ages.