THE REASONS YOU SHOULD BE DANCING WITH US AT IN MOTION DANCE CENTER of MARTINEZ, CA!
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DEGREES ABOVE THE REST - Do you know that anyone can open a dance studio? You don't need to be certified, have a degree, or even be able to dance yourself. Scary huh? Rest assured, the director of In Motion Dance Center holds not only a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology (study of the body) she also holds a Master of Arts Degree in Dance Choreography and Performance! This is all in addition to her 30+ years of dance training.
HIGHLY QUALIFIED INSTRUCTORS - All our instructors have had extensive dance training over their lifetimes. As well as years of dance instruction under each of their belts. Our instructors are the best in the industry. Many hold Bachelor Degrees in Dance themselves and have danced professionally with well known dance companies. Two of our instructors are currently company members with the Oakland and Alameda Ballet. They all work extremely well with children and dance with their students. This seems obvious but many teachers simply tell their students what to do. Our instructors can still dance themselves and do! That's an important factor in the learning curve- showing a dancer what to do, not just telling them.
THE BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE - Our studio offers online registration for your convenience. This allows you access to your account at anytime. Not just when someone is in the office to assist you. We accept all major credit cards, ACH, cash, and check payments to give you the most options. We even offer "easy pay" that allows you to forget about your payments every month. All the work is done for you and you are emailed your receipt. You will find our online system is superior to any studio that still only accepts registration by written forms. Additionally, we have an office manager that is available to you Monday through Thursday 3:30-7:30pm during peek teaching hours. Our manager is familiar with every aspect of our studio and can answer any question. It is not an employee simply paid minimum wage to sit at the desk and try and help customers.
STATE OF THE ART FACILITY - Our beautiful facility boasts 3 dance studios under one roof, including our new performance studio offering over 1500sq. ft.. of dance floor and a 50" plasma HDTV and camera. This teaching tool allows our students instant visual feedback to make corrections. All our studios have stage step spring step full-floating floor systems installed that offer superior shock absorption for your dancers joints and protect against injury. Additionally, studios have full length mirrors, custom paint and climate control throughout, while our large viewing areas offer, changing rooms, storage lockers and cubbies, climate control and 2 private bathrooms for your convenience.
AFFORDABLE - We strive to make dance as affordable as possible for all of our families. From ordering all costumes "in house" to not charging any "recital fees" etc. We are able to keep costs below the average of other dance studios simply by taking that extra step for you, our customer. The director works tirelessly finding the best possible prices for costumes, tights, shoes etc to pass those savings on to you. It's the least she can do for her loyal customers.
SMALLER CLASS SIZES - It is important to us that our dancers feel like part of our In Motion family. This is realized through keeping class sizes at a minimum for personal attention. Student to teacher ratios for our youngest dance classes are a maximum of 8:1 ranging to a maximum of a 15:1 for our oldest dancers. This is well below many other studios class capacities. We take pride in this fact and believe your dancer gets the attention they need and the superior training they want.