Dance with Janis - Ballet Pointe Tap Jazz HipHop Contemporary Kids classes 2 up

(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!

Congratulations Nationals Competitors  2015
Mini 8 and under- National 7th Overall  Zoey Drachler
                            National 6th Overall  Cadyn Shatney* *     **Special Judges Award "Too Darn Cute"

11-12 solos  National 4th Overall  Elena Aaronson

13-15 solos   National 1st Overall  Diana Portillo

Duets and Trios
 ages 9-10 
National 4th Overall  "Let It Go"
National 1st Overall  "Partytime"
Ages 11-12
National 4th Overall  "Single Ladies"
National 2nd Overall,  Platinum Award and Special Judges Award-  42nd Street   "Rockette Award"

Ages 13-15
National 4th Overall  "Devil Went Down To Georgia"

Small Groups
ages 9-10
National 3rd Overall  "Snowflakes"
National 2nd Overall "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"

Ages 11-12
National 3rd Overall  "Safe and Sound"
National 2nd Overall  "Till the World Ends"

Ages 13-15
James Bond-  Invited to the top 8 National Showdown!

Our students have been invited to audition for Dance Moms and Abbys Ultimate Dance Competition!  Nice Honor>

July (summer) schedule. July 6th- 29th
Mondays  5:30-6:30  Ballet Technique    Ms Sara
Mondays 6:30-7:30   Ballet Technique Int+Adv  Ms Sara
Modays  7:30-8:30   Turn and Leap class  Ms Sara

Ms Janis
Tuesdays  5:45-6:30  Kiddles ages 21/2-41/2 
Tuesdays 6:30-7:30  Jazz Int/Adv all ages
Tuesdays 7:30-8:30  Lyrical/Ciontemporary Int/Adv  all ages

Wednesdays  Ms Janis 
4:30-5:30  Lyrical/HipHop Jazz combo all beginners
5:30-6:30  Ballet/Tap Combo  ages 4-10
6:30-7:30  HipHop Jazz  all ages with at least 1 yr training

45 minute class is $36 for the month (4 classes)
1 hour class $42 for the month....each additional 1 hour class is $28 more per month
Horizon requires a $45 annual membership fee.

For Shared rehearsal time in the Fall,  you must have your prechoreographed in June or July.  Choreography sessions are $50 per hour and your dance may take more then 1 hour to finish.

Fall Open House, at the studio,
285 Adalia Terrace, Southbound 41 between Cranberry/Cornelius  and Chamberlain, behind Carousel Realty in Horizon Gymnastics and Dance Academy
Evaluations, dancewear and shoe sales and fittings, Information, Registration, class placement and more!
Thursday August 6th 4:00-7:30,Tuesday August  11th 4:00-7:30
Thursday August 13th 4:00-7:30
If you cannot make those dates, please call me 941-451-3356 and I can make other arrangements.  
Fall classes begin Monday August 17th.  1/2 tuition for August

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 -9  Ballet/Tap
5:00-5:15  shared rehearsals  Kassie and Zoey, Jessica+Hailey
5:15-6:15  Int  Jazz ages 9-16  4+ yrs exp
6:15-7:15  Int Lyrical ages 9-16 4+ yrs exp
7:15-8:15 Int/Adv Ballet Technique  6+ yrs exp
8:15-9:00 Int/Adv Pointe

Tuesday pm  Ms Janis, Erica
4:00- 4:45  Tap+HipHop Jazz  Boys Welcome ages 3-8
4:45-5:30 Kinderdance ages 4-7 Ballet/tap was When somebody Loved me
5:30-6:15 Ballet/tap 3  Was FunkyTown ages 6 -9 and 5's with exp
6:15-6:30  shared rehearsal time  Erica 
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

Wednesday pm    Janis and TBA

4:15-5:00  accelerated Lyrical/Jazz ages 610  + those on Level 1
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
6:30-7:15  HipHop Jazz ages 6-12  was Twilight Zone-Where Them Girls At and new ages 8 and up
7:15-8:15  Advanced Lyrical- turn leap flexibility class 13+
8:15-9:00  Adult Dance class-  Jazz/contemporary  Melissa  

Thursday pm  
4:30-5:15  Lyrical/Jazz combo ages 4 -7 Ms Janis
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
7:30-8:00  Pointe Beginner and Beg 2 
8:00-9:00  Int/Adv  Contemporary ages 12-20  Ms Melissa Lee
Balance, core strength, control class

Friday pm 
4:00-4:45  Kiddles ages 2+3 with or without mom
4:45-5:30  Lyrical 3 ages  7-12
5:30-6:15  HipHop Jazz 3  ages 7-12
6:15-6:45  shared rehearsals  Lillian Brown, Cadyn Shatney, Bella Slagter, Sophia Aguilar, Elena and Vianca duet,  ??Jenny Lily and Tootie?
6:45-7:30 Tap Adult Open (older teens too) Experienced or not OK

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 Jazz and Ballet
11:15-12:15  Ballet technique  ages 7+ up

2014-15 performances
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"

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

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,  Erica Staub, Taylor Royer, Angel Godwin  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 all students are an important part of this special dance  program.  Our recitals are held in December, usually at the Cultural Center Theater in Port Charlotte FL, or at the Charlotte Performing Arts center, 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 
just email me,,  or call (941)423-8243.

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.
(941) 423-8243
You can also get registrations forms at the web site
First class is FREE! at Horizon
Your first (trial) class is always Free.
 September   is the next "BRING a FRIEND" to class month.  Bring your friends, Neighbors, relatives, school/church groups, girls scouts etc to try one class free!

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