How we run the studio
Sherman Oaks Dance Academy has a long standing record of providing quality classes with detailed attention to each student.
Our progressive curriculum is designed for all levels, challenging the students regardless of their ability and experience.
Our faculty is carefully selected for their experience, ability to teach effectively, ability to communicate well and connect with their students, and to get results.
All instructors are professional performers in the industry with impressive resumes. We strive to inspire each student and to develop the same passion for dance we have.
For over 11 years, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles recognized and adopted the Sherman Oaks Dance Academy’s Enrichment Curriculum for its Early Child Development Center.
Other local businesses and schools that participated in our enrichment program:
- Local schools
Mommy and Me
18 - 24 months
This is a beautiful and stimulating dance class using delightful stories, songs and props
from all over the world. Mommy & Me is a wonderful preparatory dance class for your child
and a special experience for the parent or child carer to be involved in.
2-5 Ballet/Tap Combination
2 - 7 years old
We incorporate favorite pre-school nursery rhymes and fairy tales into a creative
dance curriculum. Exquisite children’s literature and fantastical music will allow
your little one’s world to be a never ending wonderland. We offer a delightful approach to your
child’s first experience with ballet and tap. As your child grows, the level of material progresses with each age group.
6 - adult
We introduce progressive and professional approach to classical ballet. Each age level
progresses with difficulty as the student grows. We recommend 2-3 classes per week.
3 - adult
An exciting and age appropriate cool class set to the latest pop and R & B tracks.
Fun stretching and limbering warm-ups, funky routines and interesting rhythms. Hip hop classes
are ideal for students who just love to dance and get down!
Tap is an amazing dance style to help children develop rhythms and coordination.
Children will learn basic tap steps and dance combinations in class. This is a style
of dance you don’t wanna miss out on.
5 - adult
The jazz program is perfect for those students who have the strength, passion and
ability to take their dance training to the next level. We focus on building technique
and style in modern jazz, through a progressive syllabus. Includes warm up, across the
floor combos covering leaps and turns, and jazz routines in the style of Broadway, Lyrical, and Funk.
Our teen classes are cutting edge & challenging.