(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!
Still space in the following Classes!
Mon 6:15 int Lyrical 9-16
Mon 7:15 Int/Adv ballet age 13 and up
Tues 4-4:45 Boys sports movement class age 3-6
Tues 4:45-5:30 Girls Ballet/tap ages 3-5
Thursday 4:30-5:15 Lyrical/HipHop Jazz combo ages 4-8 (2 spaces)
Thursday 8-9pm Contemporary Teen Ms Melissa
Friday ages 2+3 4:00-4:45 Ms Janis
Saturday 10:30-11:15 Kids Intro to dance Ballet/Jazz ages 4-8
NEW CLASS starts Wed Sept 9th 4:15-5:00 ages 21/2-4 Ballet + Tap
Other classes have some space available. Please call first! :)
Special Class- Wed September 23rd 7:15-8:15
Master Class in Contemporary by Jovani Serano, NYC dance teacher, choreographer, studio owner, performer and former student of Janis's
call (941) 423-8243 for special pricing for this class. Regular students from Wed 7:15 may take the class at no extra charge!
Congratulations Nationals Competitors 2015
Mini 8 and under- National 7th Overall Zoey Drachler Tap
National 6th Overall Cadyn Shatney* * **Special Judges Award "Too Darn Cute" -Lyrical
11-12 solos National 4th Overall Elena Aaronson Lyrical
13-15 solos National 1st Overall Diana Portillo Contemporary
Duets and Trios
National 4th Overall "Let It Go" Lyrical
National 1st Overall "Partytime" Tap
National 4th Overall "Single Ladies" Jazz
National 2nd Overall, Platinum Award and Special Judges Award- 42nd Street "Rockette Award" Tap
National 4th Overall "Devil Went Down To Georgia" Tap
National 3rd Overall "Snowflakes" Classical Ballet
National 2nd Overall "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" Tap
National 3rd Overall "Safe and Sound" Lyrical
National 2nd Overall "Till the World Ends" Jazz
James Bond- Invited to the top 8 National Showdown! Tap
Our students have been invited to audition for Dance Moms and Abbys Ultimate Dance Competition! Nice Honor
285 Adalia Terrace, Southbound 41 between Cranberry/Cornelius and Chamberlain, behind Carousel Realty in Horizon Gymnastics and Dance Academy
To register for your FREE trial class or to request a performance for your Church, School, Festival or Fundraiser call Janis :
(941) 423-8243 or 941-451-3356 text me
Fall 2015 Schedule -
Monday pm Ms Janis and TBA
4:15-5:00 Kids Dance 2 ages 51/2 -8 Ballet/Tap
5:00-5:15 shared rehearsals Kassie and Zoey, Jessica+Hailey
5:15-6:15 Int Jazz ages 9-14 4+ yrs exp 1 spots open
6:15-7:15 Int Lyrical ages 9-14 4+ yrs exp
7:15-8:15 Int/Adv Ballet Technique 13 and up
8:15-9:00 Int/Adv Pointe
Tuesday pm Ms Janis, Erica
4:00- 4:45 Sports related dance movement and fun young Boys ages 3-6
4:45-5:30 Kinderdance ages 4-7 Ballet/tap
5:30-6:15 Ballet/tap ages 6 -10 1 space available
6:15-6:30 shared rehearsal time Diana and Brianna solos duet
6:30-7:30 Int/Adv Rhythm Tap ages 13-adult experienced Erica
7:30-8:30 Int/Adv Jazz ages 13+ experienced Erica
8:30-9:00 Shared rehearsal time Janis Rhi and Mack solos and duet
Wednesday pm Janis and Melissa
4:15-5:00 Starting Sept 9th Kiddles ages 21/2-4 NEW!!!
5:00-5:45 Tap 3 ages 6-12 was Singing in the rain and new older
5:45-6:30 Ballet technique ages 6-12 was Carousel Waltz+Flying and new older - Class is FULL! Need an assistant
6:30-7:15 HipHop Jazz ages 6-12 ages 8 and up (only 2 spots open)
7:15-8:15 Advanced Lyrical- turn leap flexibility class 13+
8:15-9:00 Adult JAZZ !- workout and dance! Melissa
Thursday pm Janis and Melissa
4:30-5:15 Lyrical/Jazz combo ages 4 -7 Ms Janis 2 spaces
5:15-5:30 shared rehearsal time Zoey, Kenzie+ Emily
5:30-6:30 Int Tap ages 9-16 Ms Janis
6:30-7:30 Int Ballet ages 9-16 Ms Janis FULL
7:30-8:00 Pointe Beginner and Beg 2
8:00-9:00 Int/Adv Contemporary ages 12-22 Ms Melissa Lee
Balance, core strength, control class
Friday pm Janis
4:00-4:45 Kiddles ages 2-31/2 with mom
4:45-5:30 Lyrical 3 ages 7-12 2 spaces
5:30-6:15 HipHop Jazz 3 ages 7-12 ( 3 spaces available)
6:15-6:45 shared rehearsals Lillian Brown, Cadyn Shatney, Bella Slagter, Jenny Lily and Tootie, Sophia Aguilar
6:45-7:30 Tap Adult Open (older teens too) Experienced or not OK
Saturday Ms Taylor
9:00-9:30 Joanna Malvas and Gia Logan
9:30-10:00 Samantha Martel
10:00-10:30 Lily Aaronson
10:30-11:15 Intro to Dance ages 4-7 Ballet and HipHop Jazz
11:15-12:15 Ballet technique ages 7+ up (2 spots open)
Rates and Fees for Group classe s
45 minute class $36 per month, each additional 45 minute class (except Pointe) is only $24 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 $8 each trio shared rehearsal participants must take ballet.
2 - 45 minute classes $60 per month
1.75 hours- 1 hour and 45 minute classes $66
other multiple class discounts are available
Private lessons $25 per 1/2 hour, $37.50 per 45 min. or $50 per hour.
Horizon requires an annual $50 membership fee. Discounts for families
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 - Erica Staub, Melissa Lee Mosser, Taylor Royer, Kim Gossett 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.
The studio is located inside Horizon Gymnastics and Dance, 285 Adalia Terrace,
Performances other then just recitals for are an important part of this special dance program. Our recitals are held in December 12/18 and 12/19/15 , at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center in Punta Gorda and the 3rd weekend in June at North Port High School, the Performing Arts Center. This year June 17th and 18th, 2016.
Many of our students from age 4 and up, go to Regional and National Dance Competitions.
Recital costumes generally cost between $58-$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 2015-16. 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.
(941) 423-8243 email@example.com
You can also get registrations forms at the horizongymnastics.net web site
Nov 22 NPHS Invitational dance performance
Dec 18th arrive 5:00-5;30 Peace River Elementary dance by 6:00Dec 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
Feb 7+8 Eco fest North Port City HallFeb 14+15 Legacy Dance Championships
March 15th 2015 Lazy Lagoon Mobile home park Punta Gorda.
June 19+ 20th North Port High School "At the Movies"