Arizona Dance Artistry

Archive for July 2015

What my 2yr old learned in dance class

Posted by Samantha Gobeille, Director, Arizona Dance Artistry Yes, I am dance teacher. Yes, I own the dance studio. Yes, I want my daughters to share the love of dance. But what did my 2yr old really learn in dance class this year? As a parent, we ask ourselves the following questions: 1- Am I…

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Day 2 July 29th Staff Workshop

Day 2 for our staff workshop was incredible! We learned so many things outside our comfort zone including aerial silk work and new acro spotting techniques thanks to our new faculty member Jenna Lyn Myers. Our day began with a training workshop at United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona finding new ways to engage children…

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AZDA Staff Workshop July 28th, 2015

Day one of our Teacher Workshop with Jose Soto was amazing!  We had so much fun in his conditioning and contemporary class, such great inspiration to start our new season!  Thank you Miss Melissa for our very informative Pilates session earlier in the day to help teach us all more about body awareness while working with…

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Free Day of Dance- Aug. 1st

Free dance classes on Saturday, August 1st 2015 at Arizona Dance Artistry in Phoenix, AZ We love sharing the joy of dance and on Saturday, August 1st we are offering free dance classes to encourage children and parents to get excited about dance, staying active, being healthy and finding ways to express themselves. Classes are…

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Proud to be an American dancer!

Posted by Miss Sam Happy Fourth of July dancers! This is one of my hundreds of favorite photos taken by Michele Dawson during our 2015 Recital. I love how she captured Abby Fineberg in this moment. I thought it would be fun to add a patriotic theme to it to not only celebrate that we…

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Studio Closed July 2nd-July 6th 2015

The studio will be closed for the Independence Day holiday weekend, July 2nd-July 6th 2015. Please email us or leave a message during this time. Online enrollment is available with full access if you are ready to enroll in classes now. Enroll Online Now

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Contemporary Workshop at Arizona Dance Artistry July 16-18th

Contemporary Workshop at Arizona Dance Artistry July 16-18th from 10:00am-4:00pm Faculty includes Jose Soto, Melissa Satyavelu, Kevin Godfrey,Samantha Gobeille and other guest artists. Contemporary Workshop will have a contemporary focus with classes in Extreme Extension, Acro, Lyrical, Cardio Ballet and Classical Ballet. Classes will be taught at an advanced level in a master-class/convention style. All…

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Dance Teacher Trivia- Miss Jenna Lyn Myers

Arizona Dance Artistry Teacher Trivia- Miss Jenna Jenna Lyn Myers (Endicott) See full faculty bio What do you hope for our students? I always hope that my students will walk away with a strong sense of identity.  That they will embrace what makes them unique, rather than striving to dance like other people. Favorite part…

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Hearts for Hazel Lemonade Stand at Arizona Dance Artistry

Hazel Penner is the undisputed Princess of her family, no doubt.  She is sweet and spunky and everything that four year old little girls are made of.   Last month, Hazel was diagnosed with Mixed Phenotype Acute Leukemia (MPAL). One of the rarest forms of leukemia, only making up 2-5% of cases.  She has been…

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