More than dance moves learned at Studio C


 GRAFTON— Studio C  is more than just a dance center, providing professional and challenging classes for students of all levels, while also recognizing the challenges that young students face today and offering a loving, nurturing, encouraging and accepting space for them to grow. 

With dance season quickly approaching, Studio C owner Casey Cox is inviting any children with an interest in learning the art of dance to give the Studio C family a try. 

Cox revealed that her online class registration is ongoing through Saturday, September 19, and noted that the benefits of attending the studio go far beyond learning to dance.

“Our classes provide goals, allowing students to strive and achieve. They build confidence, strengthen their skills, and are well rounded dancers and people,” she said. “The dance world is continually evolving and we as a studio grow with it, but the warm family atmosphere here is always a constant.”

Cox also shared that many of the students at the studio start at the age of two and continue dancing with Studio C until they graduate high school.

“It’s a rare and incredible opportunity to be a part of our students’ lives from childhood to young adult,” she voiced. “We are able to create remarkable dancers who feel good about themselves and know they are among great friends for life!”

The staff at Studio C lives for dance and is highly trained, making them able to offer a wide variety of classes at several different levels to suit the needs of each dancer, whether they are just starting out or have been dancing for years. 

For those just starting out, the studio offers a Mommy and Me class, geared for children ages one to two years old; teaching the basics of stretching out, rolling around and moving to the beat while mom , or dad, lends a hand.

Additionally, Studio C offers four preschool courses; Preschool I, where students ages two-three will learn how to tap dance, Preschool II, for ages three-four to enjoy the upbeat movement of jazz, and Preschool III, for ages four-five will have students learning the art of how to twirl a baton.

If baton isn’t for your child, a supplementary Preschool III ballet course, also for ages four-five, is offered.

In addition to the preschool classes, Studio C also offers Tap, Jazz, Advanced Jazz, Ballet, Advanced Ballet, Tumbling/Acrobat, Lift, Baton, Lyrical and Pointe.

If you’re unsure which type of dance might be right for your student, Cox can help select placement based on experience and interests.

To register please visit the studio’s Facebook page at, https://www.facebook.com/StudioCdancing/, and click on the online registration link that is posted to their page.

For any questions, or if you would feel more comfortable registering over the phone, you can contact Studio C by calling 304-903-8675.

A $20 fee for the first child and $15 fee for any additional siblings is due upon registration and first months lesson costs are requested upon registering. 

Classes are slated to begin in October, and Cox reminded that all necessary precautions will be taken to protect students and staff from the spread of COVID-19.

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