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Dance

Put your dancing shoes on. Our dance program is designed to create well-rounded, healthy, and versatile dancers. We do everything we can to prep you for success-on-and-off the stage.

Our Philosophy

The St. James dance studio is equipped for professional level training in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop and contemporary techniques. Our programs promote well-rounded, healthy and versatile dancers with the technical standards and artistic flair to set them apart while also preparing them up for success on and off the stage. Our classes are designed to balance mental and physical maturity with technical proficiency to ensure the best training and a rewarding experience. Whether your journey is solo, or you're looking to join a competitive dance team, The St. James Dance Academy has a place for you.


The St. James Difference

With access to our state-of-the-art dance studios, Health Club, Pilates studios, gymnastics center, Strength & Conditioning training, and nutrition seminars, dancers develop both physically and mentally in our holistic approach. Program highlights include:

  • Personal instruction for all ages and skill levels
  • Training groups for ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, and contemporary dance
  • Unique camps and clinics for dancers, teams, ice skaters, and gymnasts
  • Additional dance-fitness classes like yoga, barre, kickboxing, and Zumba in the Health Club

Training & Instruction

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Ages 9 - 16

Lyrical Jazz Beginner & Intermediate (Age 9-15)

Starts on March 18
Ages 4 - 7

Kids Tap & Hip Hop Training I (Age 4-6)

Starts on March 20
Ages 4 - 7

Kids Ballet & Jazz Training I (Age 4-6)

Starts on March 20
Ages 8 - 13

Ballet Level 2 Class

Starts on March 20
Ages 6 - 9

Kids Tap & Hip Hop Training II (Age 6-8)

Starts on March 21
Ages 9 - 16

Lyrical Jazz Beginner & Intermediate (Age 9-15)

Starts on May 6
Ages 4 - 7

Kids Tap & Hip Hop Training I (Age 4-6)

Starts on May 8
Ages 4 - 7

Kids Ballet & Jazz Training I (Age 4-6)

Starts on May 8
Ages 8 - 13

Ballet Level 2 Class

Starts on May 8
Ages 9 - 15

Lyrical Jazz for Beginner & Intermediate

Starts on June 17
Ages 4 - 6

Kids Tap & Hip Hop Training for Beginners I

Starts on June 19
Ages 4 - 6

Kids Ballet & Jazz Training for Beginners I

Starts on June 19
Ages 4 - 6

Ballet Level 2 Class

Starts on June 19
Ages 18 +

Introduction to Ballet for Adults

Starts on July 7

Meet Our Coaches

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Laveen Naidu

Director of Dance

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Michelle Tatiya

Dance Team Director


Private Lessons

No matter your experience level, our dance instructors will help you become a better dancer. Private coaching is available in a variety of dance modalities.

Pricing starts at $80 per hour. To schedule a private dance lesson, please contact a Sales Ambassador.


Competitive and Performance Teams

If you love the stage, this program is for you! The St. James Dance Team is a 10-month program for dancers ages 5-17, interested in rigorous training and performance in ballet, jazz, contemporary/lyrical and tap. Dancers participate in high-profile regional and national competitions and perform at local venues and special events. Contact a Sales Ambassador for audition information.

Enjoy all the benefits of a team atmosphere in the world of competitive dance.


Events

Dance/Skating Combo Spring Break Camp

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Ages

5-15

Schedule
  • March 29 & 30
  • Ages 5-7: Half-Day Option Only (9:00am - 12:00pm)
  • Ages 8-15: Full-Day Option (9:00am - 4:00pm)

Parents Night Out

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Ages

8 weeks-12 years

Schedule

5:00-9:00 PM

$15 and up
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200 Hour - Yoga Teacher Training

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Ages

18 and up

Schedule
  • Starts April 10
  • See link for times and dates

Get in Touch

Have a question about any of our sports programming? Tell us a little about yourself and a Sales Ambassador will contact you shortly.