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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.
WE ARE OPEN, SAFE, SANITIZED AND SOCIAL DISTANCED and DRY after CORONAVIRUS and Hurricane IAN .
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
DAYTIME ADULT FITNESS with Sharon Csordas
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
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
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
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
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