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A little about Techniques in Motion

Our studio is complete with over 5,000 sq feet and is conveniently located The Village at Myrtle Grove Shopping Center Suite 5543-100, near Home Depot/Staples and behind Buffalo Wild Wings.

The curriculum includes classes in Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Acrobatics, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Technique Classes, Discovery Motion (Creative Movement ages 2 only)  & Boys Only Hip-Hop & Break, Hippity Hop (Preschool Hip-Hop), Pointe, Pre-Competitive Training, KidZone (funky jazz & acro combo), Theatre Dance/Improv. Classes offered from age 2- adult and levels beginner thru advanced.

Techniques In Motion School of Dance families endorse community service in this area. The studio family donates to The March of Dimes, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; it’s a Wonderful Life Toy Drive for Salvation Army, Breast Cancer Research, National Scoliosis Foundation & the Ronald McDonald House

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to provide professional dance instruction and instill an appreciation for the art of dance in a safe, high quality studio environment. We will encourage students of all ages and skill levels to excel to their fullest potential while having fun. Techniques In Motion Dance Studio is a school that is dedicated to promoting a positive environment for physical fitness and an appreciation of the art of dance to its participants at all levels and skills. The professional quality dance arts curriculum is designed to develop skills, enhance the grace and talent of each student and encourage them to be the very best they can be. Techniques In Motion is a family type atmosphere home to supportive parents & talented students and where all students are created & treated equally, gain confidence, poise & lasting friendships by studying with nurturing teachers. The experienced staff holds a superior commitment to the students, their families and our professional business philosophies. We are customer-friendly, honest, provide personal attention & good communication, organized, full of passion for dance, aware of the influence we have on every child, and truly care about what we do for each and every student in nurturing them for much more than dancing. We are dedicated to helping students succeed physically, mentally and socially as well as in their dance skills. T.I.M. dance educators know that success doesn’t come from awards or accolades or the size of the school’s enrollment. It comes from the knowledge that we have made a difference in the lives of the students we teach. We are thrilled to be a part of the village that raises confident young students with great attitudes. Seeing successful people with exceptional confidence in everyday life is a reward. Giving the gift of dance classes is an investment into your child’s self confidence.

Anybody who wants to dance is welcome. We have a number of programs to suit different needs. We are a caring, supportive and inspiring institution with high standards and high expectations. We take tremendous pride in the commitment and accomplishments of our students. Our faculty demonstrates innovation, loyalty, sustainability, care, dedication, team work & leadership by example.

The Curriculum: “THE ADVANTAGE”

The dance season runs from August through May. Age appropriate Dance Programs of Study: Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Acrobatics, Lyrical, Technique, Discovery Motion, Hippity Hop, Hip-Hop, Boys Only Hip-Hop/Break, Theatre Dance/Improv, KidZone, Pre-Professional Ballet, Pointe, Technique & MORE for all ages and skill levels Preschool thru Adult, are offered through a diverse curriculum directed by Terrie Batson and artistic director Jennifer Spivey-Grooms. For more information on our T.I.M. Dance Educator Staff, check out bios here.

Current Dance Class Schedule.

Why Dance?

Dance develops the individual physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. Dance students join an artistic family where they develop enduring friendships and nurture a passion for the arts. While having fun, dance students gain many benefits. At every level of the program The Artistic Dance Curriculum is designed to build kids from the inside out by enhancing and developing poise, inspiring creativity, self expression & rising a basic understanding of musicality, molding personalities, discipline of mind & body, pride, confidence, commitment, determination, self respect, accomplishment, self-confidence, life lessons, graciousness (such as being patient and waiting one’s turn), understanding authority in a classroom situation and imagination. Extended education in Math (counting, rhythm, time and the joy of moving through space), Intellectual Skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, time management, concentration & focus, and self-discipline, Science & Health (body placement, balance, coordination, structured physical activity, correct postural awareness, strength & flexibility) and Social Skills (camaraderie, responsibility, respect for others, teamwork, tolerance, communication, friendships & partnering) is also enhanced. Dance education inspires good work habits and healthy lifestyle choices. Studies show that a structured dance program enhances academic achievement for school age students & stress relief for adults. At every age & ability dancing is exciting & joyful. Dance Studios provide a safe wholesome environment where children can enjoy their spare time. Some of the biggest rewards of dance are: Fitness, Self Esteem, Friendship, Fun, Knowledge, Wisdom, Accomplishment, Growth & Learning Not to Quit.

Attentive assistant teachers are available to insure each child receives the proper amount of individual attention required.

Now Registering for the Summer Session

Registration forms for the 2017 Summer Session can be filled out online or attained at the Techniques In Motion School of Dance. Enroll today!