Sunday, November 28, 2010

Charlotte Holiday Gift Idea #1

As the holidays approach, I'd like to share with you a few great holiday gift ideas for Charlotteans. First, I'd like to mention a great gift for a 2 or 3 year old: the gift of dance!

In January Dancers Unite has a 4 week class for beginner 2 to 3 year old students. It is an introduction to ballet, tap, and tumbling. There are two different sessions for this class: Wednesday evenings from 5:15-6:15 PM and Friday mornings from 9:30-10:30 AM. The cost for the entire session is just $65 with no registration fee so no long term commitment! Wrap this gift up with a new leotard or tutu to make the holidays special!

For more information on how to sign up for this class, please see our Introduction to Dance page.

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Friday, November 26, 2010

Gymnastics Classes in Charlotte NC

Has your child ever wanted to take gymnastics? Look no further than Dancers Unite!

Dancers Unite offers tumbling classes, which is essentially gymnastics without the extra equipment (balance beam, vault, etc). Students work on such gymnastics skills as handstands, cartwheels, roundoffs, walkovers, and handsprings. Safety, flexibility, strength, and coordination are emphasized, and tumbling takes place on mats.

The tumbling class for 6-9 year olds is held on Fridays from 4:30 to 5:15 PM. We have a tumbling class for 10-17 year olds that meets on Fridays from 3:30 to 4:30 PM, and starting in December there is a tumbling class for 11-17 year olds held on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. For registration information, including how to register online, please see our Dance Class Registration page.

Our youngest students also have fun learning basic gymnastics as part of our combination classes, offered for the 2-3 year old and 4-5 year old age ranges. There are several preschool combo classes on the schedule; please check out our Charlotte Dance Classes page for a complete list of days and times.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Thanksgiving Break for Charlotte Dance Studio

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In honor of Thanksgiving, Dancers Unite will not be having most dance classes starting Wednesday November 24th through Sunday November 28th. The only class that will take place is the Belly Dance class on Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 PM. All dance classes will resume on Monday November 29th. We hope all of you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Tap Class in Charlotte for Teens

Have any of the teen readers out there taken tap as a child? Well, now is a great time to start back! Tap is great cardio exercise, and the teen tap class at Dancers Unite has a great student to teacher ratio so that no one will have to feel lost in the class.

Our teen tap class meets on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-8:15 PM. Some of the tap steps covered in the class include everything from Shuffles to Maxie Fords to Toe Stands. The class incorporates barre work, across the floor work, and working on tap combinations.

For more information on how to register, please see our Dance Class Registration page.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Charlotte Dancing School Recital

Our 2011 dance recital will be held at Dana Auditorium, part of the Queens University campus in the Myers Park neighborhood of Charlotte. Our dress rehearsal is on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 5:30 PM and the actual recital is at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 4, 2011. Our students are already hard at work learning steps you will see at the recital so we hope to see you there!

It is also not too late for your child to be part of the recital. We recommend however that you go ahead and sign up for classes sooner rather than later so that your child will be better prepared for the recital. For more information on how to sign up for our classes, please see our Dance Class Registration page.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Directions to Charlotte Dance School

We have updated our website to include directions to our studio from some key places and areas in Charlotte, such as Myers Park Country Club, Quail Hollow Country Club, the main office of UNCC and South Park Mall. As you can see from the directions, our studio is located centrally so it can be convenient to North, South, East and West Charlotte. If there is any place in Charlotte you would like us to include on our Dance Studio Location page, please let us know by emailing us at