Stepping Up Dance Arts

Stepping Up Dance Arts is a school of dance for children founded by Laurie Link-Gordon."Miss Laurie" has a BA in Dance and Education from Marymount Manhattan College and has been teaching children for over 10 years!

Stepping Up Dance Arts is dedicated to teaching children the art of dance in a fun and modern way. Younger children will learn with imagery based and creative movement using props and classical music. Older children will learn contemporary technique using props and popular music. All classes are designed to grow with the child's ability and agility in a non-competitive environment.


(1-3 Yrs)

Come dance, sing, and perhaps learn a yoga posture or 2 with me and the Jitterbugs! This interactive class will have mom (dad, granny, auntie, or guardian) and your toddler exploring, tapping, jumping, and laughing throughout! has

Tippy Toe Tumble
(3-4 years)

Your little ones will grow in independence as they use their imagination and creativity to enhance their movement with basic ballet and creative dance steps! Singing and laughing along the way!

Pre Ballet and Creative Dance
(4-6 years)

Your children will learn to dance both as individuals and as a member of a group as they develop rhythm, coordination, flexibility, creativity, expression, imagination, self-awareness, and self-confidence.

Tap/Jazz/Ballet Combo
(6 - 8 Years)

The Jazz portion includes an intro to proper warm-ups and stretches for the body combined with across-the-floor and mini combinations. The Tap portion concentrates on building confidence thru mastering more difficult patterns and steps. Ballet portion includes an intro to the barre and more challenging steps.



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