Happy Fall D.O. Dance Friends & Family
Welcome to Dance Obsessions 13th Season of Dancing!
In the Fall months, things can get hectic as school starts up for the kids, activities begin and getting back into “the swing of things” can be a little tricky. That is why we are here to remind you that you can still register or add classes. We are open to assisting you choose what will be the best fit for you and your dancer.
D.O. is offering dancers 1 FREE Week of Trial Dance Classes (valid thru Dec. 2019)
∞ If you have questions about your dancer’s class(es) or invoice, our doors are always open or email DOtheDance5678@gmail.com
News & Events
New Discount Programs & Instructors in Season 13 @ D.O.
• We are personally invested in training youth to be well-rounded dancers and individuals, therefore, we fully believe that exploring various styles of dancing helps kids to grow and appreciate our craft. Dance Lessons are Life Lessons @ D.O.
Providing: Multiple Class & Sibling Discounts • Military Discounts • D.O. Unlimited Dance Packages (details on D.O. website Tuition Rates section)
New D.O. Faculty!
• Jenny Rose Kinevy: Intermediate Turns & Jumps; Advanced Technique; Intermediate Ballet & Advanced Ballet
Jenny Rose Kineavy is a recent graduate from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where she received her BFA in Dance and a minor in Creative Writing. Jenny has performed in works directed by Mark Morris, Sidra Bell, Helen Simoneau, Douglas Becker, Beth Gill, as well as, with the 76ers Pre Pro Dream Team, and Opus 2 Contemporary Dance Project. Additionally, Jenny has appeared as a featured dancer in two movies, “Standing Ovation” and “Christmas Dreams”. Over the years, Jenny has trained at intensives such as Paul Taylor American Modern Dance, Academy of International Ballet, and BalletFleming. She has been dancing since the age of two, and trained at Touch of Class Dance Studio, in both Downingtown and Broomall PA. As a dancer and teacher, Jenny is interested in finding freedom within structure and how movement can evoke memories and emotions. Her passion for teaching and spreading her love of dance has led Jenny to be a member of the teaching staff at Touch of Class Dance Studio and Dance Obsessions.
New Programs: Fili-Fit Adult Barre & POUND Fitness
• Join Heather @ D.O. on Monday’s & Wednesday’s from 7:45-8:45pm for Adult Fitness Classes: Barre – Monday & POUND – Wednesday for just $10 a class!
• Barre Fitness is a hybrid workout class, combining ballet-inspired moves with elements of Pilates, dance, yoga & strength training
• POUND is the world’s first cardio jam session, inspired by the energizing & sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums!
For more: DOtheDance5678@gmail.com or DM Heather Fili on Social Media
We are looking forward to dancing together and cannot wait to see what this season holds!
∞ Friends returning to the studio may notice that we have done quite a bit of updating and renovating over the summer break. In an effort to keep our studio fresh, please encourage your dancer to take water bottles, shoes, clothing, etc. with them when they leave class. Help us keep our studio environment healthy & clean with reminders to throw away trash and drinks!
Aston Parade & Community Day
Dance Obsessions participated again this year in Aston Township’s Community Day! Thank you to all who came out and joined D.O. in the Parade & supported our dance studio, as well as Aston Township and Community.
Season 13 Calendar ———————————————————
Halloweek @ D.O. 10-23 to 10-30
Dancers are welcome & encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to dance classes from Wednesday October 23rd to Wednesday October 30th (please no props/weapons/wands) Classes will be celebrating by dancing & learning combinations to spooky Halloween themed music!
Holiday: No classes on Halloween, Thursday, October 31st — Studio Closed
Holiday: No classes from Wednesday, 11-27 thru Sunday, 12-1 — Studio Closed
Recreational Recital Costume Deposit: $40.00 per recital class (no technique classes), due December 11th — ALL Recital Costumes cost $80.00 with the exception of Acro/Tumbling uniform, which is $40.00
December 16th 17th 18th 19th 21st
Pajama Week & Dance Class Holiday Parties @ D.O. Dance class holiday parties will be held during the last 15 minutes of dance classes this week! We kindly request that dancers/parents please send in either treats/food or beverages to donate to your class party. This week is also PAJAMA WEEK! Dancers can wear their favorite holiday PJ’s to dance classes (except for Advanced Ballet).
December 21st – Comp Team Holiday Party @ D.O. 6pm–8pm D.O. Holiday Party for Competition Team Dancers will include party, food, beverages, dancing & presents! We would like to ask that each Team contribute drinks/snacks. A sign-up genius link will be emailed for this event. Team Pollyanna’s will be picked in November. Gift price limit is $15.00.
Holiday: No classes from Sunday 12-22-2019 thru Friday 1-3-2020 — Studio Closed
Classes Resume: Saturday, January 4, 2020
Happy Holidays & Happy New Year!
The studio will be closed for Holiday Break from December 22nd through January 3rd Best wishes for a wonderful Holiday and happy New Year! Regularly scheduled classes start back up on Saturday, January 4th
Classes Resume 1-4-2020
Tremaine Dance Convention: 1-18 to 1-19-2020 *optional to Comp Team Dancers
REMIND Text Message
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Enroll now in our Remind Text Messaging for
general updates, studio closings due to holidays
and weather, reminders about recital, tuition, etc.
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Notifications for studio closings due to inclement weather will be sent by 3pm. You will be emailed, texted (from Remind app) and posts will go on our Facebook & website. Due to our studio location, the back roads and hills can get slick, so we attempt to cancel classes, as necessary.
Please remember that your monthly Tuition will be deducted on the first of the month. You can also pay via check, cash or a different CC before tuition is due for the following month. All fees, deposits/balances, invoices for costumes, etc. will be sent out in email form. Please make sure you are on our email contact list.
Major communication between you and D.O. Management Team is conducted via email. Please be sure you are on our email contact list. D.O. email: DOtheDance5678@gmail.com.
D.O. Management is available during the day and evening from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm to answer any questions you may have 😊
*IMPORTANT NOTE: Please do not text, call or direct message thru Social Media D.O. Faculty off hours. Most of our staff goes to college, works full-time day jobs, and/or teaches at other studios. ALL questions, concerns, etc., outside of scheduling Private/Specials Lessons, should be email directly to DOtheDance5678@gmail.com. We do our best to respond within 24 hours between Monday–Thursday (Friday & Saturday admin hours vary).
Studio office hours are typically 4:30 pm to 8:30 / 9:00 pm M–TH, Sat. 10:00am to 12:00pm.