Our beautiful, unique studio space in Northern Liberties is available to rent for your special occasion, class, rehearsal, meeting or workshop. The studio features elegant floors, two studios, waiting area, dressing room and walls of windows letting in wonderful light. Living Arts Dance Studios are perfect for bar and bat mitzvahs, private parties, bachelorette parties and other special events. You may bring your own food and beverages or let us help you plan your event with decorations, catering and music.
Our exceptional staff is available to perform or instruct at your special event. Our renowned dancers will entertain your guests with Hip-Hop, Jazz, Classical, Fitness, or Wedding Dances for children or adults. Let us help you create the atmosphere you are looking for. Also, the staff is available for group instruction during your event to help get the party started.
Space holds 65 people. Includes: 4 Banquet tables (3ft x 6ft), 50 metal folding chairs, basic sound system with iPod connection.
To request space rental information please email the following: type of event, dates and times your are interested in renting to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
For Youth classes: A parent or guardian must either register online or schedule a time to come into our dance studios to register in advance prior to the student attending the class.
For Adult classes: Adult may drop-in to classes at any time or join a session of dance classes.
For Youth classes: There is a registration fee at the start of each season, such as: Fall or Summer. A mandatory dance classes uniform is included with registration.
For Adult classes: There is no registration fee.
All studio payments are non-refundable and can not be applied to any other sessions or merchandise. Our studio pays staff, orders supplies, orders merchandise, orders costumes, etc. using the fees collected, therefore payments will not be refunded.
You must fill out the online application, meet the requirements and submit proof of income.
Yes, all 60 minute classes are placed together in a class package per family. 90 minute combo classes are already in a class package and cannot be further combined.
No, we offer classes for adults and youth on all levels, so all can participate no matter if you are a beginner or advanced.
One parent or guardian is allowed to participate in our Mommy/Daddy and me class only. Parents are not permitted to sit in on or attend any other youth classes with their children. Parents are welcome to wait in our waiting are and observe classes on our monitors.
Every Fall we provide free Open House events in which new students may visit our studio, meet our staff, sample classes, see our students perform and ask any questions in person. Once classes have begun, if there is space in a class, then the youth may sample one class before joining. Adults may drop-in to adult classes at any time.
We allow youth class registration in most classes until February. We offer mini 5 week session of dance throughout the year as well, for those who do not fee comfortable committing to the program for the entire year. Students who attend a mini session are not able to participate in our annual dance recital production.
Dancing is a natural and ageless form of expression. Although dance has no age restrictions, our studios our catered primarily towards youth ages: 2.5 through adults looking to learn something new and have fun doing it. We encourage parents to enroll and begin students who are fully potty trained.
For Youth Classes: We provide a mandatory uniform with registration, which must be worn with flesh colored tan or brown tights. Additional can be purchased at our dance studio dance wear boutique.
For Adult Classes: Adults may wear comfortable work out attire or dance wear.
For Youth Classes: Ballet requires girls wear a Tan/Brown Ballet shoe, it should match the color of the tights. Boys wear a Black Ballet shoes to match black tights or pants. Jazz requires a Tan/Brown Jazz shoes, it should match the color of the tights. Tap requires a Black Tap shoes.
For Adult Classes: Dance shoes are recommended but not required. However, in order to be able to move comfortably across the floor, we advise that you do not wear rubber-soled shoes. Sharp heels or shoes with metal bottoms are strongly discouraged because they can damage the floor or cause injury.
Every June we all look forward to our annual dance recital production, it is an opportunity to perform on stage and show our friends and what we’ve learned throughout the year. At the end of the recital weekend we have an awards ceremony. If a student is unable to attend the mandatory recital rehearsals or does not want to perform it is okay. We love having students participate with us throughout the year in dance classes as well.
What are the differences between group classes, private lessons, private dance parties and Youth Competition Team?
Group classes are perfect to learn fundamental elements, patterns, rhythms, and moves. We also offer supplemental group fitness and condition classes for adults.
Private lessons are completely customized to your needs, pace, ability, and schedule. Since we make a personalized program for each student, this is the most thorough learning process and guarantees fastest results. But is more expensive than group lessons.
Our dance parties are ideal settings to practice your newfound skills with your friends. Or get a group friends together for a ladies night out, youth or adult hip-hop dance parties, ballet birthday parties, etc. We have an amazing community of teachers and students that support each other and grow together.
Youth Competition Team is a pre-professional group of talented students who train intensively 4 – 5 dances per week and attend all genres of dance to perfect their artistry. In addition, they also have special events such as showcases, workshops, performances and competitions where they can take their dancing skill to the next level. An audition is required to participate on the team.
We specialize in many types of dance such as: Ballet, Jazz, Hip-hop, Tap, Acrobatics & Tumbling, Modern Dance, Contemporary, Musical Theater, and West African Dance.
We follow curriculum endorsed by experts in the professional dance industry, and our is degreed with BFA’s from University of the Arts, Temple University, and AMDA. Our teachers train daily and get tested regularly to make sure they know all the latest syllabus patterns, rules, and regulations.
We’re so glad you asked! Dancing is one of the best activities recommended by health experts and scientists for both body and mind. Different styles and different tempos can help you achieve most fitness goals including cardio fitness, muscle toning, flexibility, strength, balance, and more. Look good, feel great, and have fun doing it!
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