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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. 2pm. Across America!  North Port Performing Arts Center.

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

First Community Show  September 24th, 2022   Dinner show  2230 Harriet St   great job 

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

NEW New New   Yoga with Glen starts Feb Monday Feb 6th. 10am gentle Yoga for all levels.  Try a class now.

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 pm  a

 fun and exciting learning class to introduce young ones to movement/music/concepts. $36. 

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 

Wed 5:00-5:45. $50 month. First class free trial

New Feb 2 start date. Kids ages 3*-6 HipHop with Ms Sandy. (* 3 yr olds with previous class experience who can follow direction ). Thursday 5:00-5:45

New Feb 2 ages 3-9. Kids Musical Theater. Dance, Sing, Act.  Teacher Ms Sandy

Feb 2 Thursday  645-730. Jazz turn and leap class open ages 


Feb 2 Thursday 730-8:15. Basic Lyrical  ( core strength/ workout).  Teens- Adults. 

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.

Brittany Wight  a  Life long dancer and competition dancer Is teaching Contemporary,  Int and Adv Tap,  Adv Jazz,  Teen  Jazz, Teen  Lyrical and  Competition Prep class as well as  private lessons for Competition Choreography/Technique.   Brittany holds many Competition Titles and Awards and has trained in all forms of dance and Cheer.  

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,  Tik Tok,  Musical theater,  Kinderdance,  Acro,  TumbleFUN,  Preteen  Jazz,  Tumble 3,   Parent and tot,  Kids tap, Mini Hop Hop 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,  Munchkins, +   Preteen Jazz  Meghan is our well trained go to substitute for classes 


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 

Yoga with Glen.  Bio coming soon

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


October  15- June 30 2023 


10:00-11:00 am. Yoga with Glen pay per class $10

4:15-445 kids Ballet ages 5-7 yrs ( 30 min) with Janis

4:45 Lyrical  kids int competitive class JRG/BC

4:45  Kids Tap  ages 5-9 ES

5:30-6:00 prepointe/ basic pointe. JRG. BC

530- 6:15. Hip hop ages 8-12 ES 

615-645 Private Lesson Abby Chumley DC

6:00-6:45 Ballet 3/4  ages 8-13 Comp and Performance class  JRG 

6:45-745 Adv Teen Contemp/Lyr   High School    BW

6:45-7:30  Broadway JAZZ  ages 8 (with experience of at least 2 yrs)- teen   DC

7:45-830 Adv Teen Tap SG comp/performance High School

7:30-8:15  Contemp/Modern Int  8 (with exp 2 yrs) -teen/adult  


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

4:15-5:00. TumbleFUN  ages 2.5-6    Sandy/Meghan   

4:15-5:00  Kinderdance 1     ages 3-5  Tap/Ballet  ES

5:00-5:30 Parent and TOT  ages 18months -3yrs with Caregiver (older if needed for disabilities) $36  SG/MS/JRG

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

5:30-6:00  Beginner Pointe    please call for more info   JRG  

5:45-6:30  Kids Hip Hop 2  ages 6-10    Emalee/Meghan  Limited space 

6:00-6:45   Int teen Ballet  Janis   comp and performance

6:30-715  Adult Tap  

6:45-7:30   Teen Int  Lyrical.  Emalee

730-745 Bryan solo

715-800  adult Jazz    Sandy 

8:00-8:45  adult Contemp/Lyrical  


4:15-5:00 Tumble 3 ages 5-12 Meghan

5:00-5:45 Kinderdance 2 ages 4-6  Tap/ballet.  Emalee/Meghan

5:00-5:45 Just Me ages 2-3 ballet/ creative/ tumble CD

5:45-6:30  HipHop Jazz ages 8-12   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  BW Comp and Perform 

730-745 Sofia England with Brittany

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


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

4:15-5:00 kinderdance 1 ages 2.5-5 Tap/ Ballet ES

5:00-5:30 Feb 2 new HipHop kids 3-6. SG

5:00- 5:45   Kinderdance  2 ages  5.5-8  Tap/Ballet emalee

5:45 -630  Musical Theater kids 3-9. SG

5:45 -630 kids Hip Hop ages 6-9.  Emalee  limited space

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

6:30-6:45 Sofia Hills Tap solo 

645-730 Jaz Turn and Leap class

730-815 basic Lyrical core workout and basic movement

7:30 -8:15 Musical Theater  Emalee/JRG  9-15

 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 $30 more per month 2 per week $80,  3 - $110,  4- $140

1 hour class  $60   additional hour classes $42 monthly  2 hours $102   3 Hours  $144.

Special price classes-  Parent and tot Mon 415/  Tues 5:00-5:30  $36 monthly

additional 30 minute classes  $24 more per month.

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

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