Q: #divamoms are so excited to have you open on the Upper East Side.. Tell us what you are most excited about…
A: We couldn’t be more excited to open our second location on the UES! It’s truly a dream come true to have our studio sit on the corner of 64th & Lex. We are really looking forward to meeting new families and bringing dance to their worlds.
Q: Please tell our #divamom readers about the different programs you will be offering…
A: Dance Workshop offers an array of classes from ballet, tap and jazz to musical theatre, modern and hip hop. We also host birthday parties and offer wedding dance lessons. Please check out our “Classes & Services” section on our website for more information!
Q: What age do you think is best to start ballet and tap?
A: We begin teaching our dancers ballet and tap at 2 years old. At this sweet young age we incorporate creative movement, dance terminology and introduce fundamentals to our dancers.
Q: What will some of the more popular classes be?
A: Ballet will likely be the most sought after class but hip hop will be a very close second. Our hip hop classes are high energy and a great way to get kids to move, shake and fall in love with dance!
Q: What are the costs of the classes? How long are the semesters?
A: Base tuition for one class is $175 per month. Each semester is 5 months long and the season has already started this September 2016 and ends in June 2017. We will also be offering pro level drop in classes with some of New York City’s finest choreographers.
Q: Do you sell the clothing and ballet shoes at the studio?
A: We do! We offer Dance Workshop apparel, leotards, tights and shoes at the studio for purchase.
Q: Can children have Birthday parties at the studio?
A: Yes! Dance Workshop can plan your child’s next Birthday party at the studio. We have a great birthday party package that includes 50 minutes of dance and 40 minutes of food and cake. Please see the “Classes and Services” section of our website for more information! We would love to host your next party.
Q: What can the moms expect to see at the studio?
A:Moms can expect a warm and welcoming space with a kind hearted and welcoming staff. Set in a townhouse we strive to be a place where children and adults want to spend their time and learn the art of dance.
Q: How long have your teachers been teaching? Experience?
A: Our teachers have been in the dance industry for decades. Each instructor brings a unique perspective as their experience as professional dancers, teachers and choreographers is extensive. From Broadway to hit television shows and professional dance companies our staff has boundless knowledge to share with our students.
Q: Will you eventually have dance classes for the #divamoms?
A: We have focused our attention on children’s classes but are looking forward to having #divamoms join the fun! We will surely keep you posted on our adult offerings!
Q: Anything else you want to share with the #divamomblog readers?
A: Thank you Lyss for all of your support! We encourage Diva Moms to stop by the studio! We’re thrilled to join the Upper East Side Community and look forward to meeting all of you!