Studio Dans Update- Aug 28, 2015

August 28, 2015

Classes begin Monday, August 31!

 

  As we begin our 10th year of business we would like to celebrate! 

We held our first recital in 2006 with 70 students and will begin this year with almost 600 students! 

 

The Studio Dans staff continues its' commitment to providing a nurturing environment where students of all ages and abilities learn proper dance techniques, correct body alignment, coordination and flexibility. Students are placed in an appropriate class level to assure success in their studies. We encourage each student to take 'ownership' of his/her dance training by utilizing practice calendars, dance challenges and outside dance opportunities. We believe that the life lessons that are learned in a dance class (self-motivation, confidence, respect and teamwork) can carry over to many aspects of a child's life. "Confidence in Motion!"

 

We are honored that you have chosen Studio Dans for your child's dance education. We look forward to another successful and exciting year of dance!

 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding classes, class placement, studio philosophy, please contact us.  The best way to reach us is via email: 

 

Samantha Redman - sam@studiodans.com 

Dana Keane - dana@studiodans.com 

 

For questions regarding store hours, calendar, dress code, schedules, please contact the front desk: info@studiodans.com or by calling 301 498 DANS (3267).

 

For questions regarding tuition please contact Mark Redman  - mark@studiodans.com.

 

 

The studio will be closed  for Labor Day Weekend: Saturday, September 5 & Monday, September 7.

 

Vote for Studio Dans as Best in Howard County!
 

Follow the link below to vote for Studio Dans as Best in Howard County for 2015! 

 

We have been proud to be listed as a Honorable Mention for the past 4 years! 

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/howard/howard-magazine/ph-mg-ho-vote-best-howard-county-2015-ballot-20150804-htmlstory.html 


Best Dance Lessons is Question #67 - Voting Ends on August 31st! 

 

Tips for a successful year:

  

  • Please arrive on time for classes and have your dancer dressed in appropriate dance attire (2015-2016 Dress Code can be found on our website). 

  • Please label all of your dancer's shoes, dance clothes and dance bags.

  • Dance shoes are meant for indoor wear only, please do not allow your dancer to walk outdoors in their dance shoes.

  • Please try to leave the studio with the same things that you brought to the studio.

  • Please make sure that your daughter's hair is pulled back securely off her face (for all classes) or in a bun for ballet classes.

  • For our younger dancers, please make sure that they use the bathroom prior to class.

  • At home practice and stretching is encouraged for all dancers to make progress.

  • Make certain that your child attends classes regularly (especially during recital time).

 

 

NEW Studio Dans Spirit Wear 

Pre-Orders only - Orders due September 12.

  

 ORDERS CAN BE PLACED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE.

 

2015-2016 Dance Year:

The complete 2015-2016 schedule, dress code and student calendar can be found on our website - www.studiodans.com

 

Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 


Studio Dans reserves the right to move/place students according to their age and ability. 

If you are interested in registering for ballroom classes, please email Samantha Redman at sam@studiodans.com. These classes are not available for on-line registration. 
 

Registration fee and 1st tuition installment is due within 7 days of email invoice. Please note that you may be subject to a $15 fee for transferring/dropping a class.

 

 

Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night!

 

Tuesday September 15th from 5:00 pm - 8:00pm at the Chick-Fil-A on Johns Hopkins Road
 

 A percentage of the sales generated will benefit our local community performances.

Please let your cashier know that you are with the  

Studio Dans Spirit Night before paying for your meal. 

 

 

NEW Adult Classes:

 

 

Classes begin September 8

Drop In Fee: $14 per hour / 6 Hour Class Card: $66
 

Tuesday: 

 

  • Ballet - 10:00-11:30am

Thursday:

 

  • Tap - 9:45-10:45am

  • Yoga 12:30-1:30pm

Schedule subject to change.

 

Studio Dans is excited to welcome our new yoga instructor, Krysta Howell:

 

 

For Krysta Howell yoga is much more than simply a physical practice for the body; it is a way to challenge and center the mind. Krysta conveys a rejuvenating and powerful approach to vinyasa yoga. Encouraging students to develop a curiosity and deep appreciation of their bodies, she challenges them to push beyond their comfort zones, take risks, and never stop growing. 

Krysta is a sought after yoga teacher who in addition to teaching at Studio Dans, teaches at Haven on the Lake, The Happy Yogi, & Awaken Wellness to name a few. Visit her website at www.krystahowell.com for more info!


Certifications
Charm City Yoga Teacher Training 2013 under Kim Manfredi
200 Hr. RYT- Yoga Alliance (Registered Yoga Teacher) 2014
CPR 2015

 

Adult Yoga will be held Thursdays 12:30-1:30pm beginning September 10.

 

Adult Group Ballroom Classes:
 

Studio Dans is excited to announce the return of adult ballroom classes. Ballroom instructors Samantha Redman and Robyn Lindsey look forward to once again teaching classes in the beautiful Claret Hall ballroom.
 

If you have ever wanted to learn to Ballroom dance, now is the time! Classes are designed for the beginner/intermediate dancer. During each session, students will learn the basics of two dances, focus on leading and following and learn small routines for each dance. Each 5 week session will culminate in a supervised "social dance" so couples can practice what they have learned with a teacher nearby to answer any questions.
 

Mondays 6:30pm-7:30pm
 

Session One: Foxtrot & Swing

September 14 ~ October 12
 

Session Two: Waltz & Rumba

October 19 ~ November 16
 

Cost per session: $65 per person /$120 per couple
 

Email Sam@studiodans.com to register or for more information.

 

"Music Together With Miri" returns to Studio Dans:

 

During the Fall semester we will be singing and dancing from the tunes of the "FIDDLE" collection.

 

Classes will held at Studio Dans on Mondays at 10:00am, and will begin Sept. 14th.

The fall semester will run for 10 weeks and tuition includes all the materials.

Siblings under age of 8 months are welcome to participate for free, but must be registered.

 

Our "Bring a Friend" program is active and we would be happy to reward you for bringing your friend to our Music Together community!

 

For more information or to register for classes please visit www.mtwithmiri.com

 

Mark Your Calendars:

 

  • August 31 - Classes begin!

  • September 5-7 - Studio Closed - Labor Day Weekend

  • September 8 - Adult Classes Begin

  • September 14 - Adult Group Ballroom Classes Begin

  • September 15 - Chick Fil A Spirit Night 5-8pm

The complete student calendar can be found on our website.

 

Quote of the week: 

 

 

"Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering."  

 

Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience  

 

 

Contact Information:

For general questions please contact the front desk: info@studiodans.com /301 498 DANS

Samantha Redman (Managing Director) - sam@studiodans.com
Dana Keane (Artistic Director) - dana@studiodans.com
Mark Redman (Finance/General Manager) - mark@studiodans.com
Zoe Carr (Front Desk) - zoe@studiodans.com 

 

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