Message from Miss Vanessa: We have exciting news this month at the studio!  If you haven’t yet, check out our video announcement here – and more details about our upcoming move on the blog here. This year, we’ve experienced incredible growth – especially in our Dance & Discover and Level 1 classes – so we …

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Message from Miss Vanessa: February is the shortest month of the year and it always seems to fly by.  I hope your 2018 is off to a great start and you are able to enjoy your time in this short month of February.  I’m getting ready to fly out to Studio Owner University in Florida …

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Message from Miss Vanessa: Happy New Year!  Wow, 2017 just FLEW by!  We have some big goals and plans for 2018, and can’t wait to work hard in the studios with our students to help them reach their dance goals for the year. We’re back in classes starting today after the holiday break, and will …

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At The Pointe, we’re big believers in the power of participating in dance.  So many life lessons can be learned through dance lessons!  At the studio, we’ve seen dancers of all ages experience some struggles dealing with perfectionism – which makes working and progressing in dance class difficult.  In students as young as age 3, …

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Yesterday, in Company classes, I asked a group about the meaning behind their lyrical dance.  I was surprised to see how well the dancers understood the meaning behind the song, the movements, and how they had applied the message to their own lives.  The song is “Will You Be There” – and the dance is …

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This year is absolutely flying by and we can’t believe it’s already time to announce November’s Dancers of the Month. Each month, taking a break from the day-to-day operations of the studio to reflect on the great things our dancers do in and out of the classroom is a highlight of my role leading the studio.  …

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Message from Miss Vanessa: November is always one of my favorite months – we’re in a good groove for the school year, most of our youngest students are familiar enough in the studio to really come out of their shells and have fun while learning.  We are gearing up for our biggest and best Holiday …

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The National Dance Education Organization reports that regular dance classes: Involve a greater range of motion, coordination, strength, and endurance than most other physical activities. Increase a child’s flexibility, range of motion, physical strength and stamina and improve posture, balance, coordination and overall cardiovascular health. (learn more about the NDEO here – The Pointe School …

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Today, we see dance in so many elements of our culture – and a lot of them are great!  Fun dancing in commercials, movies and documentaries about dance and dancers, and TV shows are more common than I can ever remember. We’re often asked our opinion about one specific TV show – and some families …

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Who doesn’t love a fun ballet quiz on a Friday?  🙂 7 days in each week, 7 levels of Graded Technique Ballet classes at The Pointe… 7 questions on this fun ballet quiz!  Take a look through the questions and see how many your dancer can answer correctly!  Extra credit for following up on any …

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