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Welcome to the Team Sandra Kyranakis

Sandra started dancing at the age of three and taught her first dance class at the age of sixteen.  She has been a dance educator for 25+ years.  She attended The Cultural Arts Center, now known as Long Island High School for the Arts, as a dance major trained in various styles of dance, including...

Summer Dance Benefits
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Summer Dance Benefits

As the weather warms up and schools let out for the summer, many parents find themselves searching for daytime activities for their children. There are so many options available, it can sometimes be overwhelming to choose. Summer dance camp is a wonderful choice for both boys and girls. With a variety of benefits: physical, mental,...

Why I don’t pay for Dance anymore!
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Why I don’t pay for Dance anymore!

The other night someone asked me “Why do you pay so much money for your girls to dance?” Well I have a confession to make, I don’t pay for dance. Personally, I couldn’t care less about dance. I grew up in a family of 4 boys and no girls. The “Nutcracker” was something you did on...

Benefits of Dance Class for Boys
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Benefits of Dance Class for Boys

Dance class benefits growing boys and may be one of the secrets to successful athletic performance in many sports. All children can get valuable exercise, flexibility, endurance and motor skill growth from dancing. Boys also need the lessons in fitness and discipline that are a part of dance. Discover how dancing can help young boys...

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Marissa Figueroa Aries Named Director at Elegant Dance Studio

We are so excited that Marissa Figueroa Aries has elected to join our team at Elegant Dance Studio.  Marissa brings a tremendous wealth of experience and professionalism to our studio.   Marissa Figueroa Aries Bio Marissa began dancing at the age of 3. She has studied various styles of dance Including Ballet,Tap,Jazz,Lyrical and Hiphop. As a competitive...

How To Choose A Dance Studio
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How To Choose A Dance Studio

Faculty –  A studio is only as good as its instructors and different classes require a different type of instructor for optimum benefit. While professional performance experiences with reputable companies are frequently a guarantee of technical ability on the teacher’s behalf, the same doesn’t always translate to top-quality instruction. Find out where current and former...