Entries by MsClaire

October 2019

No Classes On Halloween After consultation with many of our Thursday parents, we will NOT hold any classes Thursday, October 31. Happy Trick or Treating! Halloween Class Makeup Make up classes for Halloween will be held Thursday, December 19th, at the usual class times. Trick or Treat – UNICEF Bring your dimes and quarters to […]

September 2019

Fall Classes Start Tuesday, September 3rd Our academic school year begins Tuesday, September 3rd. We are looking forward to welcoming students, new and returning, to the wonderful world of dance. Welcome, New Teachers! We are thrilled to welcome Sharon Teague, formerly a soloist with Houston Ballet and Marian Butler Gibson, formerly with American Ballet Theatre, […]

July 2019

Come to Our Open House! Saturday, July 27th, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at our Grace United studio, we’ll be offering a free photo session, cookies,  and registration and class information for fall classes. Ms. Claire will be taking FREE portrait photos of each child.  Sandra will be on hand with her laptop to […]

June 2019

Summer Dance Starts Now Our Summer Dance program begins Tuesday, June 4th (for Lambert Hall students) and runs through Tues, July 30th. This schedule includes the makeup classes for Monday. June 3, and Tuesday. June 4, classes at Grace United, which were cancelled due to an outage of the air conditioning. There are no classes […]

April 2019

Fall Registration Open Brochures for our 2019/2020 year are now available.  Registration for fall classes will begin April 2nd. Our Recital – Sunday April 7! Our big performance of the year – All You Need is LOVE! – will be held Sunday, April 7th. at St. John’s School. All participating performers will receive two free […]

February 2019

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR SUMMER DANCE Summer Dance Registration for summer classes and camps is now OPEN. Returning are On Your Toes Ballet Camp for 4-6 year olds  and SING  Jazz Camp. The popular Frozen, Fairy Magic, Cupcake and Princess camps will also return, as will Ooh la la Paris!   For 3 year olds, we […]

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen, Part Four

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen (Part Four): Alternatives to Punishment (Part B) When a parent has tried the alternative to punishment described in our last segment, it means the problem is more complex than it originally appeared. In such cases, a more complex approach is required. How to Problem-Solve Talk about the child’s […]

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen, Part Three

 How to Talk So Kids Will Listen (Part Three): Alternatives to Punishment (Part A) Although many parents are aware that punishment can lead to feelings of hatred, revenge, defiance, or unworthiness, they will worry that their failure to punish their child will lead to further bad behavior. However, alternatives to punishment do not mean a […]

January 2019

Classes Resume in the New Year Classes resume Monday, January 7th. We look forward to seeing everyone in class!   Mats Ek – January Unit Study  Our unit study for January is choreographer Mats Ek. Click here to see the vacuum cleaner dance (!) and here to see the incomparable Sylvie Guillem perform “Smoke.”   Miss […]