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Welcome!  We are excited to begin classes Tues. Sept 6th.  Our great staff can't wait to see you and get started.  We have a fun year planned with wonderful educational movements and opportunities.  Hope you had a wonderful summer.

Hope you had a wonderful summer!  Welcome back to dance school.  Happy Dancing,

~ Miss Shari and Staff

Our class schedule is not posted on our website as we would like to be sure to guide our students into the correct level for their age and experience. The instructors will also observe and invite students to try additional levels if needed to complete their schedules. Thank you.

Dance Class Information


    2-4 1/2 yrs.
    5 classes at 30 min each. Stretch clothes, avoid zippers and buttons, shoes are not necessary, socks are acceptable.

  • TOTS

    (Ballet, Acro, and Rhythm)
    3 to 4 by Sept 1 - 45 min.
    Leotard, tights, and pink ballet shoes.


    (Ballet, Acro, and Tap)
    5 yrs. & 6-year olds by Sept 1 - 1 hour.
    Leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes with elastic tap ties.


    (Ballet, Acro, and Tap)
    6 yrs. old - 1 hour.
    Leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes with elastic tap ties.


    9 yrs. to Adult
    Must have experience in Ballet and Jazz, and currently enrolled in both Ballet and Jazz. The approval of the instructor is required.


    T-shirt, jazz pants, tights, or stretchy bike shorts, and black shoes pertaining to dance subject.


    7 yrs. to Adult - 1 hour
    Leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes, 8 1/2 x 11 notebook with a pencil for ballet notes, hair tied back off shoulders.


    12 yrs. to Adult
    Must Audition, completed 3 yrs. Ballet, and currently enrolled in Ballet.

  • TAP

    7 yrs. to Adult - 1 hour
    Leotard, tights, black tap shoes, hair tied back.

  • JAZZ

    7 yrs. to Adult - 1 hour
    Leotard, tights, black jazz shoes, hair tied back.

  • Acrobatics

    7 yrs. to Adult - 1 hour
    Leotard, tights, footless or convertible tights, no shoes required, hair tied back.


    7 yrs. to Adult - 45 min.
    Leotard, easy moving pants, and jazz shoes.


    45 min.
    Leggings, t-shirts, & stretchy clothes are acceptable.


    60 min. 
    Leggings, t-shirts, stretchy clothes & socks are acceptable.

  • *Sparkle Dance Team

    Please see front desk for information. 

What to wear:   We have a dancewear store on site.   All shoes (especially ballet) should be BLOCH, CAPEZIO, OR SO DANCA!  Other ballet shoes' soles may cause difficulty balancing on the proper part of the foot, soreness, and unhappy ballerinas.  All new students may try the class without dancewear and shoes for the first month only. Please wear stretchy clothes (no zippers or buttons) and socks or barefoot.

A leotard must be worn in every class and hair tied back by October 1st!  This is a studio requirement.

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Taught by Master Gold dance instructor Carolyn Wingard.

Ballroom Dance classes are fun and great exercise. All Ballroom dance lessons are developed by Carolyn Wingard, a certified professional gold dance instructor for over 20 years.Contact Carolyn directly for class times and more information at 269-964-0844. Also see Carolyn’s class schedule and bio at:

The types of Ballroom dance lessons offered: 
1) PRIVATE LESSONS which are one hour focus individual attention on your personal needs such as leading & following, in a private setting to makes you feel completely at ease.

2) GROUP CLASSES are also one hour and everyone in the class is working on the same material. There  are three different levels, Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

3) PRACTICE DANCE PARTIES are a monthly 2 1/2 hour social dance where you can practice what you have learned in your classes. They are a lot of fun and we help you during the evening to feel comfortable dancing in a social setting.

4) SPECIAL CHOREOGRAPHY for a Wedding Dance or a Special Event is also available.


Dance is an athletic activity and participants do so at his/her own risk. He/she shall assume all risk involved, including but not limited to all loss or stolen property, cost, claim, injury, damage, or liability sustained while participating and hold harmless Shari Rarick School of Dance.