Sunday, April 29, 2012

Charlotte Cheer Dance Classes

If your child likes cheerleading and dance, then Dancers Unite is a great place to go!  We have both competitive and non-competitive cheerdance classes. 

In our cheerdance classes, children work on precise movements with poms as well as skills such as jumps and splits.  Our cheerdance class is offered in a combination dance class along with hip hop.  For more information on this class, please see our Dance Class Page.

Our Competitive Cheerdance Teams compete in regional and national cheer and dance competitions, performing a pom routine.  This option is available to dancers of all different experience levels.  For more information on the Pom Squad option, please see our Competitive Cheerdance Page.
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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Summer Competition Dance Skills Classes in Charlotte NC

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If you are looking for a dance class in Charlotte NC this summer to work on skills used in competition dance, then take a look at some of the offerings at Dancers Unite! 

For teens, we have a Jazz Dance Course where students will work on skills that will help them with flexibility, strength, leaps, jumps and turns.

For students ages 6 to 12 years old, we have Summer Dance Clinics where students work on choreography, splits, jumps, turns and leaps. 

For more information on these summer dance classes, please see our Summer Dance Course Page.  For more information on our Competition Company, please see our Competition Dance Team Page.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

3 Year Old Dance Lessons Near Eastover in Charlotte

If you are looking for dance lessons for your 3 year old and you live in or around the Eastover neighborhood of Charlotte, then Dancers Unite is the dance studio for you!  We are conveniently located in the Dilworth neighborhood of Charlotte, which is very close to Eastover.  We have wonderful dance lessons for 3 year olds starting in the fall.  Our 3 year old dance classes follow a specific curriculum that combines dance instruction and fun. 

For a sample of what our dance classes are like, please see our Dance Class Video Page.  For more information on our fall schedule, please see our Dance Class Page.
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Monday, April 23, 2012

Princess Dance Camp in Charlotte

Dancers Unite offers a wonderful princess dance camp in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Our Princess Ballet Camp is for 2 year olds, 3 year olds, 4 year olds and 5 year olds (students will be divided by age).  It is a wonderful opportunity for your daughter to not only learn ballet but feel like a princess!  The fun week incorporates princess activities with ballet instruction.  It is great for students looking to try ballet or students with previous ballet experience.

For more information on our Princess Dance Camp, please see our Summer Dance Camp Page.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Carowinds Steele Creek Dance School Performance

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Today a group of our dance school’s dancers performed at Carowinds, a theme park in both Charlotte, North Carolina and Fort Mill, South Carolina in the Steele Creek neighborhood.  The dancers performed a mix of jazz, hip hop, lyrical and musical theater routines.  We are very proud of how well our dancers danced.  Our dancers were also able to enjoy a fun day at Carowinds after the performance was over!  It was fun to be able to spend time away from the dance studio with our DU family. 

Dancers Unite strives to give our dance school’s students wonderful opportunities for performing in fun and exciting venues.  We want every student to feel like part of the DU family, whether you are a competitive company member or not.  For more information on how to become part of the fun at DU, please see our Dance Class Page or our Competition Company Page.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

South Charlotte Dance School Recital Program Ads

With our dance school’s annual dance recital rapidly approaching, it is once again time to submit your recital program ads.  Dancers Unite is selling ad space ranging from quarter page to full page ads.  Recital program ads are a wonderful way to show the special dancer in your life how much you mean to them!  They are also a great way to advertise for your business.

For more information on how to purchase an ad, please see our Dance Studio Recital Page.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Competitive Pom Dance Team in Charlotte

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This year you could be part of an All Star Pom Squad at Dancers Unite!  This program is open to all levels, ages 5 to 18 years old (dancers would be separated based upon age and level if need be).   Dancers who are part of the All Star Pom Squad would be able to compete in regional and national cheer & dance competitions.  They would perform a pom routine that would incorporate clear and precise movements with dance technique.

The All Star Pom Squad is a great opportunity to have fun, work hard and be part of a team.  It is also a great opportunity to prepare for being on your middle school or high school dance team.

For more information on the squad, please see our All Star Pom Team Page.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Contemporary Dance Master Class in Charlotte NC

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Today we had our Broadway Connection Contemporary Broadway Jazz Master Class with Gregory Haney.  Students attending the class were able to learn a wonderful combination and ask questions pertaining to being a professional dancer.  Dancers Unite is proud to offer our students as many opportunities as possible to grow as dancers. 

For more information on joining our wonderful dance studio, please see our Dance School New Student Page.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Central Charlotte Ballet Lessons for Kids

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Dancers Unite is a great dance studio for children who live in Central Charlotte.  Dancers Unite offers ballet lessons starting at age 2.  For younger children, ballet is a component of DU’s combination dance classes for children.  Starting at age 8, children with previous ballet experience can take Ballet Technique classes in addition to their regular weekly ballet class in order to make them even better.

You can already go ahead and register your child for 2012-2013 dance classes.  Please see our Dance Class Page for class times.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Charlotte NC Musical Theater Dancing Classes

If you are looking for musical theater dancing classes in Charlotte, then look no further than Dancers Unite!  We have many upcoming options for students looking for a dance class in the style of musical theater:

  • Musical Theater Master Class: We have an upcoming Broadway Connection Master Class with a Broadway dancer!  Students will learn a routine in the style of Bring It On: The Musical.  They will also be able to take part in a Q&A session about the business!
  • Fall Dance Classes: At this time, students can start signing up for dance classes for the 2012-2013 year.  Please check out our 2012-2013 dance class schedule for musical theater dancing classes!
  • Competition Company: DU Competition Company members can perform musical theater routines at local and national dance competitions.  Please see our Competition Company Page for more information on how you can join our Competition Company!
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Monday, April 9, 2012

2 Year Old Dance Classes in South Charlotte

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Do you have a 2 year old in South Charlotte who loves to dance?  Looking to sign your child up for a dance class?  Dancers Unite has a number of exciting dance courses and camps for 2 year olds from which you can choose!

  • Introduction To Dance Courses

You can sign your 2 year old up for either a one month or two month introductory level dance course for 2 year olds.  The two month course includes your child dancing in our annual recital!  We have one in April & May and then another in August.  Please see our Introduction To Dance Page for more information.

  • Princess Ballet Camps

You can sign your 2 year old up for a week long Princess Ballet Camp.  Students in this camp learn ballet and creative movement but with a Princess theme.  Please see our Summer Dance Camp Page for more information.

  • Fall to Spring Dance Session

You can already go ahead and sign your child up for the 2012-2013 dance year.  Your child would dance September through May, and the class would culminate in DU’s yearly dance recital.  Our 2 year old dance classes include ballet, tap, creative movement and floor gymnastics.  Please see our Dance Class Page for more information.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Contemporary Modern Dance Class in Charlotte

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As many of you know, you can already go ahead and register for dance classes at DU for the 2012-2013 season.  One of the classes you can go ahead and register for is a Teen Beginner to Intermediate Lyrical/Contemporary/Modern Class.  Students with some dance experience or beginners can sign up for this class.

The class fuses the wonderful dance styles of lyrical, contemporary and modern.  The meanings of lyrics of songs or the mood of the song are interpreted through motion by the dancers in lyrical.  Self-expression and creativity are encouraged in modern.  Strength and flexibility are important elements of contemporary.  This class is a wonderful blend of all three.

For more information on class times and registration information, please see our Dance Class Page.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Dance Classes in Charlotte for 2012-2013

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A lot of you have had inquiries on class times for next year, so you will be pleased to know that our dance class schedule for 2012-2013 is now on our website.  You can begin registering for fall classes at this time.  It is a great idea to register as soon as possible because if you register prior to July 1st, you will get a discount on the registration fee!  Additionally, if there is a specific class time you want, then register now before the class fills up as Dancers Unite has very strict class size limits to ensure every student receives individual attention from his or her teacher(s).

We hope to see you in one of our dance classes this fall!

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Summer Teen Ballet Class in Charlotte

With our annual Dance Recital less than three months away, it is a good time to start thinking about the summer.  It is important for dancers to keep up with their dancing and technique over the summer so that they are not as rusty when the fall comes again.  That is why we are happy to be offering a Ballet Class over the summer so dancers can keep up with their ballet technique. 

The Ballet Course runs through the month of June.  This is a good dance class to take if you wish to be part of the Competition Company next year.  Ballet is the foundation of all forms of dance, so this class is good for students who love ballet but also students who are serious about other forms such as jazz and lyrical because ballet technique will improve your dancing.  Previous dance experience is required for this ballet class.

For more information, please see our Summer Dance Class Page.
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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Musical Theater Workshop for Teens in Charlotte

Dancers Unite has a great upcoming Musical Theater Dance Workshop here in Charlotte.  The class is conducted by master teacher Gregory Haney, a former Broadway dancer who is currently touring with Bring It On: The Musical.  The choreography will be in the style of the musical, so it will be a Contemporary Broadway Jazz style. 

The class takes place on Sunday April 15th.  For more information, see our Master Class Page.
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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Video Clips from Charlotte Dance School

Ever since we opened our dance studio years ago, we have had a lot of people ask what our dance classes are like.  In order to help people get a feel for our dance classes, we decided to start a video gallery of clips from dance classes and performances.  Less than a year ago we put up our first video, which was a montage from our 2 to 5 year old dance classes.  We are very excited that the video has been viewed almost 10,000 times!  We are so glad that our dance studio has created such a buzz.

We are very proud of our dance studio and want everyone to see the wonderful program we have at our dance school.  If you have not seen any of our video clips, we encourage you to take a look for yourself.  We periodically update our videos with new clips.  Below is the latest video we uploaded, which is a clip of some of our Competition Company dancers performing at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Uptown Charlotte.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Summer Hip Hop Dance Class for Children in Charlotte

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Dancers Unite has a great summer hip hop dance class for children in Charlotte.  It is an hour long class that meets for 4 weeks in August.  The class includes hip hop choreography, break dance moves and jazz technique.  It is for 8 year olds, 9 year olds and 10 year olds.  It is a fun, high energy class.

For more information on this class, or any other of our summer dance classes, please see our Summer Dance Class Page.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Charlotte Dance Classes Carowinds Performance & More

Hard to believe today is April 1st!  Since April has just started, I’d like to remind everyone of important dates here in April:

April 2nd: Spring Break Begins, No Classes except for Introduction to Dance
April 7th: Last Day of Spring Break
April 9th: Classes Resume
April 10th: First Day of Latin Dance Course
April 22nd: Carowinds Performance

So we hope this April that if you have never been to DU before, we hope you try out one of our new dance courses or master class, or that you come see us dance in Carowinds!
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