Carousel Center 2017

Community Events

  • T.I.M. proudly participates in “Toys for Tots” a Toy Drive benefit November-December each year. Please place a new unwrapped toy in boxes provided in studio lobby. We feel this is a wonderful way to begin the holiday season by providing a service to the community of less fortunate.
  • Techniques in Motion offers an opportunity for dancers to participate in community parades throughout the dance season during Christmas (TBD) & the Azalea Festival. All T.I.M. students & families are invited to participate. In order to participate, permission slips must be signed by a parent or guardian, T.I.M. shirts must be worn and donations are requested for driver of truck. More information will be given in monthly newsletters & on website as event draws near.
  • The studio accepts tabs from aluminum drink, vegetable, soup & pet food cans to be donated to the Ronald McDonald House in Chapel Hill, NC.
  • In addition to the above organizations, the studio family also 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,Cape Fear Hospice and Adopt An Angel.

Causes and Fundraisers we support:

Be a TIM Wish Champion Make A Wish 2017:

Please help us achieve our goal to grant a single wish for a child in Eastern NC battling life-threatening medical conditions! To make a wish come true Donate by visiting TIM Make A Wish page OR make any monetary donation at the front desk and receive a MAKE A WISH STAR with your dancers name proudly displayed in studio so all may see your families support!


If interested in products to promote a healthier lifestyle for you or your children please visit the Juice Plus website or email Mrs. Jennifer for more information.

Safe Place:

TIM Company Dancer, Sophia Weinstein, is the Royal Ambassador to the Carolina Christmas Pageant in Wilmington, NC. They strive to help those in need in our community throughout the year. This year, they have chosen A SAFE PLACE, an organization empowering Girls and Young Women. Sophia is asking for your donation of store-bought travel size toiletries to include the following (please do not donate hotel toiletries): *Shampoo * Conditioner *Soap *Razors *Toothpaste * Deodorant *Lotion *Face Wash *Lip Balm *Feminine Products *Mouthwash. Final Date to donate is October 30.  A Safe Place, focuses on prevention, advocacy, and restoration to assist victims of commercial sexual exploitation and domestic sex trafficking.  We service the southeast region of North Carolina with the following programs: Toll Free Anonymous Hotline, Transitional Housing, and Outreach.

Host an Exchange Student:

If interested in Hosting an Exchange student child please contact Kate Santhuff @ 910 685-6417 or

Carousel Center Nail Polish:

Techniques In Motion School of Dance will begin selling Beautiful Blue Nail Polish at front desk later this month. All proceeds go to the Carousel Center Where the Healing Begins. The Carousel Center’s mission is two-fold. To meet the physical, emotional and psychological needs of children who have suffered physical or sexual abuse and to improve the community through child abuse education and prevention. We are committed to assisting victims of child abuse by providing critical care services to children throughout southeastern North Carolina

Yankee Candle Fundraiser: 10/5-10/19

The Company Team will be holding a Yankee Candle fundraiser. Yankee Candle offers two ways to shop-catalog and online.  The catalog will be on the front table for you to browse from October 5th – October 19th. GREAT FOR CHRISTMAS!  Order on-line at and enter the Group # 990045569 so the company dancers will receive the credit. Thanks in Advance!

Mixed Bags Fundraiser: 10/5-10/19

TIM Competitive Team Dancers are selling Mixed Bags as a fundraiser. Mixed Bags are products that are made of recyclable products. They include items such as: tote bags, travel bags, kitchenware, gift wrap, home goods and so much more! There is something for everyone and they make great gifts for the upcoming holiday season! An order form and catalog will be located in the studio lobby starting on October 5-19. You may also shop online at starting on October 5th.  All orders must be submitted by November 6th. Thank you so much for your support!

Quarter Auction: 10/21 5pm-11pm

Pine Valley United Methodist Church 3788 Shipyard Blvd Wilmington, NC 28403

Come out and show your support at the 3rd Annual Quarter Auction. This year it will be held at Pine Valley Methodist Church on Shipyard Blvd. There will be lots of fun & cool items to win along with yummy dinner options to be purchased. Preshow at 5:00 and auction starts at 6:00. Don’t miss out on our NEW Silent Auction also held at the Annual Quarter Auction. If you’ve never been to a quarter auction, I promise you won’t be disappointed!! If you have been before you know how much fun and you’ll want to be there!! Lots of items up for grabs. Vendors in hand for you to shop around. Auction paddles $5. Bids are $.25 increments, depending on item value. Delicious treats to snack on while you’re busy bidding!! Auction Menu : Hot Dogs. $2.00, Other Sandwich $3.00, Bake Goods $1.00, Chips $1.00, Drinks $1.00. We hope to see you there!

Registration forms for the 2017-2018 dance season can be filled out online or in person at the studio.

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