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Summer is Sizzling!

This summer has definitely sizzled, breaking records that have been around since the early 1900's. It has been as high as 104 so far. With all that heat, we are glad we have a very cool temperature here at the studio for our parents to wait in, and our dancers to take class in.

We are very happy with the response to changing our school to year round, and the positive response of our parents has been heartwarming. We believe that our dancers will benefit greatly from not having a break in their dance training.


It was wonderful to have the Steel Days Parade back to a regular crowd, with floats down mainstreet and beyond. Our dancers came out to support the studio. We had several of our little dancers in our trailer, sporting their Leaps and Bounds Tee Shirts and tossing candy. Amazingly (at least to me) our talented older dancers braved the heat and danced their way through the entire parade. Miss Retta( (thats me :)) managed not to plow any dancers down and all in all we had a lot of fun. Thank you parents for allowing us to have the joy of sharing the parade with our dancers.

Coming up:

Audtions for the Leaps and Bounds Dance Academy performing group are coming up, details below:


Parent Meeting (required to be able to audition) August 5, 2021 at 8pm Audition (placement only, all will make a company) August 7, 2021 starting 9:30am


Participation in extra opportunities to perform throughout the year and different events such as basketball games, senior centers, arts festivals, ect. This includes group and solo dances.

Participation in Fairytale Production in January including opportunities for lead roles.

Participation in Year End Recital in June with extra dance numbers.


Ages 6-18 years old, varied levels and abilities. Audition will determine groups and levels.


Companies run August 2021 to June 2022 (ending after Recital)

Choreography classes for companies will be once a week for 1 hour. Days and times to be determined after Auditions.

Other class requirements based on age and level.


Additional Costs will be associated with the group and will be discussed in detail at parent meeting


Dance is a Performing Art. By participating in the performing groups your dancers will be given chance to improve their stage presence, increase confidence, and improve technique. This group will also be a fun friendship building experience.


We are carrying the following dance merchandise. It is studio quality dance shoes, tights, tap shoes, leotards and other items. We want to make it easy and affordable for our busy parents so they don't have to go searching through several stores. So we price our merchandise at a very reasonable cost. In addition, there are dance people who are familiar with fitting children in dance shoes.

Children Adults


Ballet Shoes $12.00 $15.00

Tap Shoes $15.00

Foot Undies $12.00 $15.00


Ballet Pink $8.00 $10.00

White $8.00 $10.00


Black Tank $14.00 $16.00

Burgundy Short Sleeve $14.00

Pink with attached skirt $14.00

(small sizes only)

(black and burgundy leos can

be done with or without logo at no

additional charge)


Black dance skirt $10.00

Tee Shirt $10.00 $12.00

Studio Temporary Tattoos Free

Car Decals Free

We want to thank all of our amazing teachers, dancers and parents for the way they supported the studio through all of the ups and downs that have been Covid19. Our recital turned out wonderful, and everyone was so helpful with the Covid 19 waivers and having assigned seats. Hopefully by next year recital in June, Covid19 will be in our rearview mirror!

We offer many styles of dance, both for adults and for children. Come join us for a class in Jazz, Hip Hop, Creative, Modern, Tap and Ballet. You won't be disappointed!

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