Why Choose DeSoto Dance Academy?

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  DeSoto Dance Academy provides dance instruction that rewards students with the kinesthetic skills, discipline, poise, and personal confidence that will have a positive impact throughout their lives. 

Areas of study include Classical Ballet, Tap, Acrobatics, Jazz and Modern Dance.  Within these disciplines, classes are graded according to difficulty. 

DeSoto Dance Academy has been training dancers since 1987, and since 1995 at our current location in DeSoto, Texas. 

      • KinderBallet

An enjoyable experience for children ages 4-5 where basic ballet is both taught and enhanced with an awareness of music variety, rythms. and creativity to build confidence in the young student.

      • Creative Ballet

  For ages 6-7, establishes a firm foundation in basic ballet technique, providing enjoyment in self expression and group activity, through a variety of creative elements which stimulate and challenge the students.

      • Acrobatics

  A great class for children where learning tumbling movements such as backbends, cartwheels, and handsprings builds strength, coordination, and self-esteem.

      • Classical Ballet

  Offered for students ages 8 through adult in varying levels to accommodate each student’s ability.  Correct body alignment, traditional ballet steps and combinations, and performance pieces are taught, challenging the student both physically and mentally.

      • Tap Dance

   Excellent for teaching rythms and coordination.Basic steps are later combined to form combinations and dances. Such FUN..and recommended for ages 6 though adult!

      • Jazz Dance

   For ages 8 through adul, covers a broad spectrum of dance styles from classical jazz through todays’ hip-hop.

      • Modern Dance

   A free-movement thought-oriented, relatively abstract form of dance involving creativity and interpretation to express ideas and situations.  It is offered to students ages 10 through adult.

      • Hip Hop

  Cool, new dance style that has become popular with younger dancers.  Students learn in a wholesome, disciplined environment while enjoying the activity.

      • Leaps and Turns

  At least 10 yrs old and have taken at least one year of Ballet or Jazz and should be taken along with a ballet, jazz, or modern technique class.  This class focuses on improving a variety of turns and leaps for the student’s application in general technique classes.

      • Other Classes

  Please ask about other classes we offer which include praise or worship dance and home school group lessons. DSC_0105