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Dance with Janis

563 Tamiami TRL Unit 6,

Port Charlotte FL, 33953.

On the corner Of Chamberlain and Rt 41 Southbound.




Nutcracker Magic was a terrific show- awesome job students and staff


June 17th. 1pm. Across America!  North Port Performing Arts Center.

Awesome Job Dancers and Staff.




We are looking to perform for you in community shows.  Looking for Festivals, Picnics, Church Gatherings, Fundraisers,  School Functions, Dinners.  Where we perform has changed greatly with Covid.    Call now  performances are  for promotion of our studio,  donations for our competition dancers are welcome but not mandatory,  941-451-3356

December 16th  1pm  "JOYFUL"     NPHS  tix on sale November 10th at the Studio

ZUMBA!  with Tina Melik   

Tuesday and Thursday 8:30-9:30 am

call Tina for more info  1-586-507-2414   $8-$10. per class

Gentle Yoga with Karen Kreisler  Mon+Wed 9:00-10:00 am  304-539-1594


NEW  NEW  NEW   Starts  Tuesday January 2       Tues/Thurs  12-1


Strength and Balance!!!!!      call Sharon  610-509-1245


Parent and Tot.  Call for your free trial

 941-451-3356   ages  18 month-30 months with caregiver (parent and tot)  Tuesdays 5:00-5:30 

 fun and exciting learning class to introduce young ones to movement/music/concepts. $38. 


Just Me. Ages 2-3. Transitional class from Parent and tot.  Parents can help but we try to have them step back a bit,. Ballet, Creative and Tumble/ Obstacle course 

Tuesdays  5:30-6:15 . $50 month. First class free trial  

Kids Musical Theater ages 4-12 Thursday 4:15-5:00 $50

Calming the Mind  Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 with Karen  304-539-1594

Private Belly Dance with Ginny 585-703-9261

Friday evenings

Private Lessons with Lianna Ashton   941-412-7135  Hula  Hoops and more

Private Lessons with Lauren Lu Magnus   Available Wednesday Daytime,  Saturdays  863-381-5006


Call now to save a spot in any new class 941-451-3356






Janis Raven-Garvey Artistic Director

A former professional dancer in  Broadway, Cabaret, video  and Ballet Companies, Music Video Choreographer,  former Director of New Jersey Dance Company 1976-1994, Staff member at Dance + Plus 1995-2004, Dance with Janis 2004-present. Award winner multiple times for her Choreography and Technical Excellence of her students.  Moved to Current location in 2016 for more space! Teaching Munchkins,  Competition solos, Beginner Pointe,  and Intermediate Ballet,  Intermediate Lyrical Competition groups, Nutcracker Workshop  and  Home school Ballet classes.


Sandy Grenier joined us in 2016 and teaches Tap, Jazz  and Contemporaray/Lyrical for Adults,  TumbleFUN,  Acro, Kinderdance classes, Parent and Tot, she also assists in Ballet and Pointe classes,  Private lessons and Wedding couples choreography.  She teaches children, teens  and adults.  Her results are outstanding!  Sandy is a former studio owner from the Northeast.


Danielle Chapman joined us in October of 2018 and teaches Broadway Jazz Mondays and Intermediate Contemporary/Lyrical  teen, . private lessons and Competition Choreography.  Danielle was trained in NYC and comes from a family of  dancers.  


Catherine Dowie-. Trained in Ballet and Pointe with teaching experience in all dance forms ,

Catherine is formerly with the Gulf Coast Ballet as a performer and staff member.  

She Teaches Adult Int Ballet,  Beginner Ballet,  Advanced Ballet ,  Pointe as well as Competition Choreography  and Yoga


Emalee Snooks  Teacher,  Emalee is a trained competitive dancer who is currently teaching  Hip Hop,  Musical theater,  Kinderdance,  Acro,  TumbleFUN,  Preteen  Jazz,  Tumble 3, Adv Lyrical ,  Kids tap, and   Competition Choreography.


Brooke Corl assistant teacher/ teacher.  Competitive dancer and student at Dance with Janis. 

Also a a VPA dancer at North Port High School.  Brooke will be Teaching  Lyrical for kids ages 4-7, and possibly Beginner ballet for children as well as assisting Janis in Int Competitive Lyrical,  Beg 4/Int Ballet, and Nutcracker Workshop on Mondays.


Meghan Snooks-  Assistant Teacher/Teacher-  Meghan assists in TumbleFUN,  Kinderdance,  Parent and tot, Kids Hip Hop,  Acro and Tumble.    Preteen Jazz,   Meghan is our well trained go to substitute for classes 

Sophie Mazza- Trained at Dance with Janis, has competed and performed for about 8 years.  She is our newest assistant teacher and shows great promise as more than an assistant teacher.  She wil be a substitute this summer to cover other staff vacations.


Isabella Roseno. Class assistant.  VPA dance student at NPHS assists in our TumbleFUN, Kinderdance and Kids HipHop classes on Thursdays. 



Tina Melik-  Zumba  Tues and Thurs  8:30-9:30 am  Tinas classes are FUN and DANCY.  Eveyone can do it!

call her directly-  1-586-907-2414     Pay per class 



Jacquie Baldelli 

Core Fitness M-W-F 9:00-10:00 am  adults

Belly Dance Beginners  Tues 1:00-2:00

Belly Dance Performance Troupe  Saturdays 12:00-2:00-  call Jacquie directly 

1-941- 735-2763


YaYa Diamond-  Currently  on tour for her Grammy Nominated SONG!  - She will be back next spring!

Voice, public speaking, performance, and much much more!  



Barbara Mangnon Professor of Classical Ballet at the University of Oklahoma has joined our staff as an additional teacher she will sub for classes.

 Classes currently available for registration

July  10- Dec 31 2023



9:00-10:00  Gentle Yoga  Karen Kreisler 304-539-1594

4:00-4:45 Homeschool/Childrens  Ballet ages 6-12  JRG

4:15-5:00 Kinderdance 1 ages 2.5-4  ES

4:45-5:00 Comp solos Emily + Emmalyn

5:00  Lyrical  kids int comp   class JRG/BC

5:00  Kids Tap  ages6-12 ES SM

5:45-6:30 Level 4/ Intermediate Ballet ages 8-14

5:45-6:30 Hip Hop Jazz ages 9-14

6:30-7:00 Pointe and Prepointe ages; 9-17  JRG 

6;30-7:00 Private Lesson Abby Chumley DC

7:00-7:45  Adv Teen Contemp/Lyr  ES

7:00-7:45  Broadway JAZZ  ages 9-15  DC

7:45-830 Kickline Class DC  ages 9-adults

7:45-8:30  Private Lesson Adriana Barry with ES 



8:30-9:30 am  ZUMBA with Tina  1-586-907-2414

3:00-4:00  Belly Dance for Beginners   Jacquie  941-735-2763

4:15-5:00. TumbleFUN   ages  3.5-6  Sandy/Sophie  

4:15-5:00  Kinderdance 2  ages 4-6   Tap/Ballet  ES/MS

5:00-5:30 Parent and TOT  ages 18 months -3yrs with Caregiver (older if needed for disabilities) $38  SG/MS/JRG

5:00 - 545. Tumble 3  ages 6-11   Cartwheel, handstands roundoffs  bridges   Emalee additional class Wed 415 or Th 545

5:30-6:15 "Just Me"  class for ages 2-3 yrs (minimal parent assistance)  intro to all dance styles and fun  SG  

5:45-6:30  Kids Hip Hop Level  3  ages 6-10    Emalee/Meghan 

6:15-7:00   Int teen Ballet  Janis   comp and performance

6:30-715  Adult Tap   Exp

7:00-7:45   Teen Int  Lyrical.  Emalee

715-800  adult Jazz  SG

7:45-8:15  Bryan, Lena, Jaya, Vanessa  solo rehearsal

8:00-8:45  adult Contemp/Lyrical  SG



9:00-10:00 am Gentle Yoga Karen Kreisler

4:15-5:00 NEW!  Kids Lyrical ages 4.5-9  ES/Jrg

4:15-5:00 Tumble  5-13   MS/SM  

5:00-5:45  Tap  ES/SM

5:00-5:45 Childrens Ballet ages 5-9  JRG/SM/LM

5:45-6:30  HipHop Jazz  ages 10-16  ES/MS Emalee/Meghan 

5:45-630  Int/Adv   Pointe   Catherine   comp/Perf

630-7:15   Beg/ Int  Ballet  Teen/Adult  JRG   limited space

630-730 Advanced Teen Jazz  ES Comp and Performance

7:30-8:30 Adult Ballet   Int.,/adv Catherine   

7:30-8:00 Sr Solos and Groups

8:00-8:30 Sophia Bonsky Pvt


8:30-9:30 am  Zumba with Tina  1-586-907-2414

4:15-5:00 Musical Theater ages  4-12  ES

5:00-5:45 HipHop Jazz  kids  4-8 . SG/Lena

5:00- 5:45   Kinderdance  2 ages  4-7   Tap/Ballet emalee

5:45 -630 Tumble 3  Sandy

5:45 -630 kids Hip Hop 4  ages 6.5-11.  Emalee  limited space

6:30 -730   Int/adv  Acro  walkovers  handsprings, ariels  etc.   Sandy/Emalee

6:45-7:00-  Sofia Hills solo

7:30 -8:00 Nicole Timko Wedding choreo  9/21-10/12

11/9 7:30-8:30 Wedding Choreo. Kings Crossing  Pvt Choreo First Dance SG

7:30 -8:15 Musical Theater Production and  Turn and leap class 

 Emalee  9-adult 


 Annual registration Fee $25  per dancer  $35 for 2 same family,      $50 for 3 or more same family          

1- 45 minute class per week = $50 per month. 

additional 45 minute classes per week charged at $33 more per month 2 per week $83,  3 - $116,  4- $148


1 hour class  $60   additional hour classes $44 monthly  2 hours $102   3 Hours  $148.

Special price classes-  Parent and tot Mon 415/  Tues 5:00-5:30  $38 monthly

additional 30 minute classes  $22 more per month.

Private lessons  $30 per 30 minutes  or  $60 per hour  when available

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