(941) 423-8243 or text me 941-451-3356
Welcome! We hope you join our group of Dancers and friends.
Every dancer is important whether they take one class a week, or are competitive dancers.
"Only the Best for your child" and you!
Our students have been invited to audition for Dance Moms and Abbys Ultimate Dance Competition! Nice Honor>
January is "Bring a Friend" to class month!
Your friends may try class for free.
Sunday March 29th, 2015, 9-11 am a special "Broadway Master Class" will be offered by a National Tour Member of "Pippin" open to ages 9+ with 3 or more years of training. $35 for students of Dance with Janis- $45 for others if space allows. Limited class size- call to pre-register.
Adult Dance Classes
Monday 8:15-9:00 Tap! All levels $36 monthly
Available Classes for children
Kiddles class added . Tuesdays 4:45-5:30 ages 3-4 Friday 3:00-3:45 ages 2-4 with or without moms- Starting Feb 7th Saturday 9:45-10:30 am ages 3-5, Starting March 2015, Friday 6:15-7:00 ages 4-6
KinderKids- Wed 4:30-5:15 ages 4-6, Tues 4:45-5:30
Kids Dance ages 5-8 Mondays 4:15-5:00 or Tuesdays 6:15-7:00(Tap/Ballet)
Ages 4-9 Homeschool Fridays 10:30-11:15 Ballet/tap,
Ages 6-9 Fridays 4:00-4:45 Lyrical, Fridays 4:45-5:30 HipHop Jazz
Saturdays 11:00-11:45 Ballet and Wed 6:15-7:00 HipHop Jazz
January 2015 New classes
Saturday 9:00-9:45 am Teen Contemporary, Friday 3:00-3:45 Kiddles ages 3+4, Wed 4:30-5:15 KinderKids ages 4-6,
Starting in February:
Saturday 9:45-10:30 am Kids dance ballet/tap ages 31/2-6
Available classes for ages 9 + up
Mondays 6:00-7:00 Lyrical experienced please
Thursdays 5:00-6:00 Tap experienced please
Thursdays 7:15-8:15 Contemporary open to ages 10-13
Fridays 5:30-6:00 Beginner Pointe (ages 11+ must have 3 yrs ballet training and currently be taking at least 1 ballet technique class per week)
Ballet Saturdays 11-11:45 Beginners welcome
Available classes for Teens
Monday 7:15-8:15 Advanced Rhythm tap- experienced please
Wed 7:15-8:15 Adv Ballet Technique Exp
Tues 7+8 pm Lyrical/contemporary and Jazz (must take 2 hours)
Wed 8:15-9:00 Int/Adv Pointe Exp
Thursday 7;15-8:15 Contemporary- beginners ok
Monday 6:00-7:00 Lyrical
Friday 5:30-6:00 Pointe beginner ( min 3 yrs ballet training currently taking ballet)
Saturday 9:00-9:45 teens Contemporary- no experience necessary
Older teens- adults Tap adult Mondays 8:15-9:00
To register for your FREE trial class or to request a performance for
your Church, School, Festival or Fundraiser call Janis :
Great News! Homeschool classes are held at Horizon Gymnastics and Dance Academy, 285 Adalia Terrace Port Charlotte, (on the North Port border) Special rates for morning Homeschool classes (Mon Wed Fri) email me . Info@dancewithjanis.com or call 941-423-8243
Dec 18th arrive 5:00-5;30 Peace River Elementary dance by 6:00
Dec 18th arrive at Cultural Center Theater by 7:30-7:45 Dance at 8:15 Deck the halls Fundraiser for Animal Shelter
Dec 13th arrive by 1 dance at 2 or 2;10 Englewood Fundraiser for BackPack Kidz and C.A.R.E.
Great job at the North Port Poinsettia Festival Friday Dec 5th 7pm in front of City Hall.!
Great job 11/22/14 North Port Dance department Invitational
Upcoming performances and special events
Feb 7+8 Eco fest North Port City Hall
Feb 14+15 Legacy Dance Championships
March 29th Master Class with Broadway dancer from National Tour Company of "Pippin"
Dance Schedule at Horizon Gymnastics and Dance Academy, 285 Adalia Terr. Port Charlotte FL. 41 South between Cranberry and Chamberlain behind Carousel Realty. (941) 423-8243 billing office (941) 627-5342
Fall 2014 Schedule -
Monday pm Ms Janis and Erica Staub
4:15-5:00 Kids Dance ages 51/2 -9 Ballet/Tap
5:00-6:00 Int Jazz ages 9-16
6:00-7:00 Int Lyrical ages 9-16
7:00-7:15 Solos+ Duets- McKenna+ Diana, Angel, McKenna
7:15-8:15 int/advanced tap ages 12-college Ms Erica
8:15-9:00 adult tap (older beginner teens ok) (door closed window covered can wear jeans or sweats!) Janis
Tuesday pm Ms Janis, asst Erica
4:45-5:30 Kinderdance ages 4-7 Ballet/tap (was Kiddles -graduated congrats) NEW TIME
5:30-6:15 HipHop Jazz 3 ages 9 -14 and exp younger
6:15-7:00 Dance Achievers Ballet/tap ages 6-10 (5 with exp) 45min
7:00-8:00 Int/Adv Contemporary ages 13+ experienced
8:00-9:00 Int/Adv Jazz ages 13+ experienced
9:00-9:15 solos- McKenna, Tyra, Rachel
4:30-5:15 Kinderdance ages 4-7 B/T Ms Janis
5:15-6:15 Accelerated Tap/Ballet Level 3 ages 6-11 Ms Janis
6:15-7:00 Kids HipHop Jazz ages 5-8 Ms Janis
7:00-7:15- solos Angel, Diana, Maya* new time
7:15-8:15 Int/Adv Ballet technique 13+
8:15-9:00 Intermediate Pointe ($24 with other classes)
Thursday pm Janis + Eryne + Erica
4:15-5:00 Lyrical/Jazz combo ages 41/2 -9 Ms Janis+ Ms Eryne
5:00-6:00 Int Tap ages 8-16 Ms Janis + Ms Eryne
6:00-7:00 Int Ballet ages 8-16 Ms Janis + Ms Eryne Full
7:00-7:15 solos Bri and Jade, Hailey B, Zoey
7:15-8:15 Int Contemporary ages 9-12 Ms Eryne
9:30-10:30 - Private Lesson Genesis Bajana
10:30-11;15 Homeschool dance Ballet/tap ages 4 and up
3:00-3:45 Kiddles ages 2-4 with or without mom Ms Janis
3:45-4:00 Solos Cadyn Shatney
4:00-4:45 Lyrical ages 6-10
4:45-5:30 HipHop Jazz ages 6-10 same dance at Tues 5:30
5:30-6:00 Pointe beginner ($20 with other classes and teacher ok)
6:00-6:15 solos Elena, Lily and Elena
6:15-7:00 to be announced- March 2015 ages 3-5 Ballet/tap Janis
Please call to register! (9410 423-8243
9:00-9:45 Teen Contemporary starts Jan 7th
9:45-10:30 ages 3-5 Ballet/tap New time* starts feb 7th, 2015
10:30-11:00 Kailee Harrison Pvt
11:00-11:45 Ballet Technique ages 6-12
11:45-12:15 Rhiannon and Mackenzie duet
Rates and Fees for Group classe s
45 minute class $36 per month, each additional 45 minute class (except Pointe) is only $22 extra per month
1 Hour class $42 per month each additional 1 hour class is $28 more per month.
Group Competition rehearsals are Solo $24, duets $12 each dancer
2 - 45 minute classes $58 per month
1.75 hours- 1 hour and 45 minute classes $64
other multiple class discounts are available
Private lessons $25 per 1/2 hour, $37.50 per 45 min. or $50 per hour
Daytime home school classes are a special rate call for info
Homeschool classes Mon-Fri am only 45 minutes $30; extra classes in am $22 more each per dancer not family.
Horizon requires an annual $45 membership fee.
We do community performances for Churches, parties, events and more. Must have a space at least 20x20 to perform in. Bigger is better. We will perform for your fundraiser- Call me!
Do you need entertainment or a demonstration for your Party, School,
Festival or any event? We are now booking (941) 423-8243!
A full schedule of classes is offered by Janis Raven-Garvey
a former professional dancer with more then 35 years
teaching and choreographing experience and her staff - Eryne Phillips, Paige Elliott, Erica Staub and substitute Sara Battaglia conduct classes for all ages along with guest artists such as Ryan Smith, and Jovani Serrano (former student of Janis) both choreographers and performers from NYC. The class schedule features Janis's copyrighted "Young Childs Dance" syllabus, but all ages are taught. Now off premise dance classes are available for your School, Church, Preschool, or Great way to earn extra income!
The studio is located inside Horizon Gymnastics and Dance, 285 Adalia Terrace,
Performances other then just recitals are an important part of this special dance program. Our recitals are held in December, this year 12/20/14 at the Cultural Center Theater and the 3rd weekend in June at North Port High School, the Performing Arts Center. This year June 19th and 20th, 2015 , Many of our students from
age 4 and up, go to Regional and National Dance Competitions.
Recital costumes generally cost between $55-$80 and are reused for other shows whenever possible.
To , ask a question, request a performance, or for more info about classes
To Book a performance for your location please call (941) 423-8243 and speak directly to Janis. Now taking bookings for 2014. For a donation to our competition company we will come and do a 45 minute show, or demonstration. You can request longer or shorter shows for any age audience. All costuming and movement is appropriate for children and adults. We say it is "Grandma approved!"
Horizon Gymnastics and Dance, 285 Adalia Terr. Port Charlotte Between Chamberlain and Cranberry (Cornelius) Blvds just south of North Port in the Murdock area.
You can also get registrations forms at the horizongymnastics.net web site