Pointe classes are by recommendation only, and generally begin after age 11 and with at least 2 full years of study; pointe students must take a ballet technique class weekly in addition to pointe class.                      


For ages 8 and up; classes emphasize the development of classical ballet technique with a focus on proper placement and alignment. Students will learn ballet vocabulary through barre and centre work while building strength and flexibility.  Mrs. Schrader teaches ballet for students 8 and up.  Mrs. Augenstein teaches pre-ballet for ages 6-7.   Dress Code:  Girls – Black leotard with pink tights, pink ballet shoes; hair in a bun.  Skirts are optional. Boys – T-shirt, dark sweat pants, black ballet shoes.                     

Mrs. Melinda Roush


For ages 8 and up; classes are a hybrid of contemporary, jazz, and classical ballet technique, using contemporary music. Jazz is taught by Mrs. Erin Augenstein.   

Mrs. Velma Schrader

Mrs. Erin Augenstein

Adult Ballet and Parent/Child Classes

Offered periodically in 6-week sessions.  Contact the studio for more information via email or phone.


Our Staff


For ages 6 and up; Clogging is a traditional type of percusssive folk dance and is a fun,
energetic class that incorporates both traditional and contemporary styles of clogging. Clogging uses a double action tap which makes a distinct sound. This class focuses on fast footwork, knowledge of terminology and enhances confidence, concentration, and showmanship. Shoes: White Clogging Shoes.                       

Creative Movement

For ages 3 to 5; class with emphasis on basic elements of dance. Dancers will learn dance vocabulary, counting to music, right/left and concepts that will prepare them for future participation in any type of structured dance class.  Creative Movement I is for 3 year olds and beginning 4 year olds.  Creative Movement II is for 4 year olds who have taken a previous class, and 5 year olds.  Creative Movement classes are taught by Mrs. Augenstein.      

Mrs. Alison Duvall