JM Studios
Dance Life

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Dance Class Descriptions

At JM Studios, we offer several class options to best suit your schedule and needs. Below is a short description of the classes we offer and what you can expect to receive in the class once you are registered. All new members and visitors are given one free class per dance style. There are no registration fees or drop-in fees to come to a trial class. Join us today!

Combination Classes:

Our combination classes are made up of tap, jazz, ballet & tumbling. With shoes on their feet and mats on the floor, dancers will begin to learn many new things! In tap, basic tap steps and progressions are taught, as well as music interpretation and music counts. Jazz leaps and turns are taught during this class (ages 4 +).  In ballet, they will learn the most basic steps for dance; from first position to chaîné turns, they will perfect their balance and begin to learn stage presence. with tumbling, each child will learn exactly how their bodies can move; starting with forward rolls, they will continue to progress.  Students are placed in combination classes based on age. Our Minis were the 2018 Overall Winners at Ultimate Starz Nationals.

Clogging/Beginner Clogging/Adult Clogging:

Clogging is our specialty. Clogging originated over 200 years ago and is changing rapidly in our area. In our clogging classes, dancers will learn progressions, technique, rhythms, and musicality. New students will start in beginner and move up to a higher level at the instructor's discretion (please read our "placement" policy" under the "Tuition & Policies" tab). Our clogging team is a reigning National Champion Team and we look forward to teaching more of our youth about such a unique form of dance. 


Our tumbling class is available to kids ages 5+. In this class, students will learn the basic fundamentals of gymnastics. Starting with forward rolls and backbends, your child will continue to progress each week. Students will see their improvement as they are able to tackle a new skill during each class! The kids will also work on flexibility and strength which will help them excel as they tumble!

No matter what class your child in enrolled in, they will make new friends while building their self-esteem!