DanceFX: Talent. Passion. Dance. A not-for-profit organization.


FALL 2017 DATES: August 13th - December 10th, 2017

Registration is open at any point during the session! NOW is the perfect time to register!

The Dancefx Studio Program was created in 2000 with the sole intent of providing dancers and dance enthusiasts of college age and above with elite training, premier faculty and cutting-edge choreography. We remain the only dance program in the Athens area with a full spectrum of beginner through advanced classes just for adults in a multitude of diciplines. Students and professionals, this is your studio and we welcome you! If you'd like to register online, you can.

SUNDAY 1:00pm Beginning Tap Emily Krach
1:00pm Open Level Hip-Hop Michaela Savage
2:00pm Advanced Ballroom (By Permission Only) Natalie Cox
2:00pm Intermediate Tap Emily Krach
2:30pm Open Level Contemporary Krista Smith
3:00pm Beginning Ballroom Sampler A Natalie Cox
3:00pm Burlesque Aerobics Cynthia Casey
3:30pm Int. Contemporary Ballet Lara Davis
4:30pm Intermediate Ballet (*1.5 hours) Lara Davis
5:00pm Beginning Ballet Erika Greene
6:00pm Beginning Pointe Erika Greene
6:00pm Intermediate Pointe Lara Davis
6:00pm Beginning Femme Hip-Hop Jessica Bortle
7:00pm 90's Hip-Hop (Ages 16+) Devin Dennis
MONDAY 5:30pm Int/Adv Contemporary Kaitlin Butcher
6:30pm Int/Adv Ballet *1.5 hours Janet Robertson
6:30pm Leaps and Turns Tucker King
6:30pm Intermediate Jazz Kaitlin Butcher
7:00pm Beginning Ballet Erika Greene
7:30pm Beginning Jazz Tucker King
8:00pm Beginning Pointe Erika Greene
8:30pm Intermediate Jazz Funk Tucker King
8:30pm Open Ballet Marianne Hale
  * denotes 1.5 hour long class
TUESDAY 6:00pm Int/Adv Tap Grace Bagwell Adams
6:30pm Beginning Salsa & Bachata** CONTACT Company
6:00pm Advanced Contemporary Allison Hayn
7:15pm Intermediate Salsa & Bachata** Natalie Cox
7:00pm Advanced Jazz Allison Hayn
7:00pm Open Level Hip-Hop Kaitlin Butcher
WEDNESDAY 1:30pm Open Level Ballet Allison Hayn
4:30pm Int/Adv Pointe Marianne Hale
5:30pm Intermediate Ballroom Natalie Cox
6:30pm Beginning Ballroom Natalie Cox
7:30pm Intermediate Ballet Janet Robertson
7:30pm Beginning Contemporary Allison Hayn
7:30pm Burlesque Aerobics Devin Dennis
8:30pm Intermediate Jazz Allison Hayn
8:30pm Femme Hip-Hop Jessica Bortle
8:30pm Open Ballet Marianne Hale
9:30pm Dancefx Training Company Allison Hayn
THURSDAY 6:30pm Intermediate Jazz Emily Eddington
6:30pm Beginning Jazz Allison Hayn
7:30pm Int/Adv Contemporary Allison Hayn
8:30pm Beginning Ballet Rebecca Ommedal
8:30pm Beginning Contemporary Chelsea Johnson
FRIDAY 6:30pm Open Level Contemporary Brittney Seabolt

** $10 drop in per class for all salsa and bachata classes. See the front desk for more salsa tuition rate information!

2017-2018 CLASS RATES
Dancefx is a not-for-profit organization that strives to provide the best dance education at the lowest rates possible. If circumstances prevent you from being able to pay full tuition, please email Alyssa at and she can discuss options available.

There are discounts for paying in full. Tuition for adult program classes is due on the 15th of each month from Aug 15-December 15, and January 15-April 15. Below are the Dancefx autopay rates: ($5 more per month if paying month to month)

$25 Annual Reg Fee
$35 Family Registration Fee
45 min/week - $50/month
1 hour/week - $65/month
1.5 hour/week - $85/month
2 hours/week - $100/month
2.5 hours/week - $115/month
3 hours/week - $130/month
3.5 hours/week - $145/month
4 hours/week - $160/month
4.5 hours/week - $175/month
5 hours/week - $190/month
5.5 hours/week - $205/month
6 hours/week - $215/month
6.5 hours/week - $230/month
7 hours/week - $245/month
7.5 hours/week - $260/month
8 hours/week - $275/month
8.5 hours/week - $290/month
9 hours/week - $305/month
9.5 hours/week $320/month
Unlimited - $335/month


BALLET Ballet barre, floor work and technique. Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels available. Beginners will learn classical ballet fundamentals from the very beginning basics, and gain agility, flexibility, balance and body awareness. Advanced dancers will find their class tailored to the individual dancer's needs with master teachers fine tuning technique, giving advanced turn and jump combinations, and recommending personal goals. Ballet shoes required.
TAP At Dancefx, we cover all levels and styles of tap dance this session. Beginners will learn tap basics and build their knowledge of sounds and tap vocabulary with plenty of style and lots of fun. More advanced tappers will be given rhythmic challenges, advanced tap tricks, and fast-paced choreography. Tap shoes required.
JUST FOR BEGINNERS JAZZ New-to-jazz dancers will learn the basics of jazz dance and technique in a fun and encouraging environment. Jazz Dance will increase flexibility, core strength and balance as well as musicality. An outgrowth of ballet's fusion with contemporary music, jazz dance often uses popular radio music to inspire movement that is similar to both theater and street dancing. Get ready for kicks, turns, tricks and fun! Soft-soled jazz shoes required.
INT-ADV JAZZ Intermediate and Advanced Jazz are for dancers who are ready to enhance their jazz dance vocabulary and ability. This class will be tailored to the individual dancer's needs and address technique, turns, leaps, tricks and Dancefx style. Dancers should have prior knowledge of basic jazz dance and be able to do a double pirouette. It is a great pairing with Intermediate and Advanced Contemporary 2/3 if you desire more choreography, combos, and dance time.
Now coming to a public spotlight in FOX's So, You Think You Can Dance, Contemporary Dance is a feel-good, self-expression based movement to often slower modern songs. Though Contemporary Dance places the choreographer in total control, the dancer is able to shape the movement to suit their feelings at that moment. Brought to public popularity by Mia Michaels, Contemporary Dance gives you a moment in your day to relax, move and clear your head. This beginners class is taught at an easy going pace and will be tailored to the participants in the class. Dancers will work on increasing balance, agility, stretch and strength.

Now coming to a public spotlight in FOX's So, You Think You Can Dance, Contemporary Dance is a feel-good, self expression based movement to often slower modern songs. Dancers should have a basic knowledge of ballet technique and desire a quicker paced, choreography based class. Full warm up with technique training exercises, across the floor and a focus on the weekly combos, it will reignite your love of dance. For a technique building class pairing, take with Int or Adv Jazz.
HIP-HOP/HIP-HOP & CONDITIONING The latest moves to today’s hottest music taught by Athens’ Hip-Hop connoisseurs. Warm-up, Hip-Hop isolations and weekly combinations with a double dose of abs, legs, arms, and cardio- its the whole package! Open Level classes, and beginners are welcome.
BURLESQUE AEROBICS Burlesque Aerobics at Dancefx is something special! Go-go dance, burlesque and sexy aerobics are combined to produce a thrill for the dancer! This new hybrid exists to celebrate and empower women while providing an incredible cardio and flexibility workout.
POINTE Ballet technique en pointe with Erika Greene, Lauren Ring, and Chiara Tondi. Student must be enrolled in a ballet class at Dancefx or UGA. Taught at Beg-Int level.
LEAPS AND TURNS Leaps and Turns will give you a one-on-one experience in this group class. Enhance your jump height, precision and spectrum while perfecting and learning classic and trendy turns and turn combos. Just watching Cory will give you a new appreciation for excellent leaps and turns- and you could be next! This is an Open Level class, all levels are welcome and will be addressed.
STRETCH AND STRENGTH Need to tighten those legs and tone that tummy? You've found the right class! Get ready for a great workout for your arms, legs, abs, and back area. Great for all dancers to improve their strength and technique, but also great for anyone looking to get (and keep) that swimsuit body all year long!
BALLROOM SAMPLER Perfect introduction to ballroom dance for beginners; a great chance to learn or review basics in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. For dances learned, go here.
INT/ADV BALLROOM Technique, style, vocabulary and musicality to enhance your ballroom dance performance. Prerequisite: Extensive knowledge of the basics of both smooth and rhythm styles required. Intermediate Ballroom: At least one year of Ballroom and Latin. Advanced Ballroom: At least two years of Ballroom and Latin.
LATIN SOCIAL DANCE Basics and latest moves of today’s most popular Latin social dances. Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. After class, take your new moves to the dance floor in downtown Athens- Wednesday is Salsa night!