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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 School Tuition


September through and including June = 10 equal monthly payments

All rehearsals and performances are educational classes.

1st Subject: $55.00 per month
Each additional Subject: $35.00 per month
Pointe Class: $30.00 per month

Fall Dance Class Registration

Tuition is due on the first lesson of every month. The student may bring payment in an envelope with their name on it. A $5.00 LATE FEE will be charged after the 10th of each month.  Fill out the Payment Slip each month and put it into the payment box on the desk.  We accept cash, checks, Visa, Master Card, and debit.  Several months may be paid together.

June tuition payment and attendance are required to participate in the recital.  Classes continue the week after the recital.

Private classes must be paid for in advance of the class. 

*ALL payments may also be put in the mail slot at any time located to the right of the front door. 

Costume Deposit(s):
1.  A non-refundable costume deposit of $65.00 for the June Recital is required for each class. This is due by November 15th, 2019

2.  The balance will be due in the Spring.

3.  Christmas show costumes will be a separate fee due in December (usually not more than $35).

4.  If you choose, fundraisers will be available for your account. 

Dance Wear Store

We carry dance apparel & shoes in sizes for children and adults!

  • Shoes

  • Leotards

  • Tights

  • Coverups

  • Shorts

  • T-Shirts

  • Cheerleading Apparel

  • Dance Sweaters

  • Dance Skirts

  • Dance Bags

  • and so much more! (All Sizes All Colors)

Dancewear by: Body Wrappers, Eurotard, Bloch, Capezio, Motionwear, So Danca and more! We carry sizes for children to adults! 

Gift Certificates available • Special Orders • School Group Discounts
Clearance Racks - Children & Adults up to 50% OFF

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Dance Class Information

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: 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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