(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
National 4th Overall "Let It Go"
National 1st Overall "Partytime"
National 4th Overall "Single Ladies"
National 2nd Overall, Platinum Award and Special Judges Award- 42nd Street "Rockette Award"
National 4th Overall "Devil Went Down To Georgia"
National 3rd Overall "Snowflakes"
National 2nd Overall "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"
National 3rd Overall "Safe and Sound"
National 2nd Overall "Till the World Ends"
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
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
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
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
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
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