NEW! Summer Preschool Programs!

2018 Preschool flyerCheck out our new PRESCHOOL PROGRAM coming this summer!!! Space is limited to just 10 girls per session, and the classes are filling up! 🙂 Download the registration form now!

Where: Momentum Female Fitness Center, 5103 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

When: Wednesday evenings starting June 20 until August 1st! (No class the week of July 4th). 
3-4 year olds: 5-6 pm
5-6 year olds: 6-7 pm

What: In six weeks, the preschool program will educate students on basic athletic movement, simple tumbling, ballet technique, and center floor work. Elementary dance movements, positions, and terminology will be taught along with flexibility and musicality to expose students to the world of dance.

EARLY BIRD PRICING: $150, but register by May 1st and pay $120!

**All dancers must be potty trained**

SPACE IS LIMITED TO 10 GIRLS PER CLASS!

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Register now for 2018 Summer Dance Clinic

Attend the 2018 AthElite Dance summer camp! The camp will be held at Momentum Female Fitness Center on the Carlisle Pike in Mechanicsburg. In addition to improving dance technique, the girls will be participating in fitness classes such as Body Combat (kickboxing), Zumba, RPM (Cycling) Total Tone, Circuit Training, etc. – all designed to help the girls become stronger, more athletic dancers. Please take note that space is limited, so sign up fast – $330 per dancer, or register and pay by May 1st, and save $30! Ask about the sister discount!

Note: If you plan to audition for the 2018-2019 AthElite Competition Team, attendance of at least 50% of the camp is mandatory for skill building and endurance training!

Read on and download the brochure and registration form!


Summer Dance Clinic for Technique and Conditioning

Interested in getting those crunched toe touches and landing those turns?! You have found the right place!

LOCATION: Momentum Female Fitness Center, 5103 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, Pa 17050

WHEN: 6 weeks starting the week of June 18th and ending August 2nd. (We will be off the week of July 2nd in observance of Independence Day.)

WHAT: Perfecting skills; leaps, turns, jumps (toe touches), and other tricks. Participation in conditioning classes and injury prevention. Promotes muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, cardiovascular fitness, and core strength

  • Beginner/Intermediate: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-7 pm |In addition to fitness conditioning, this dancer will be introduced to fun choreography, turns (singles/doubles/basic fouettes), leaps (split and straddle), and jumps/tricks (toe touches)!
  • Advanced: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:30 am-1:30 pm | In addition to fitness conditioning, this dancer should already have a broad understanding of dance technique and will be introduced to complex choreography and more advanced turns (doubles, triples, fouettes), leaps (switches, switch opens), and jumps/tricks (toe touches, around the worlds, pikes)!

If you’re unsure about your level, please don’t hesitate to ask!

INSTRUCTORS: Abby Policastro, Lindsey Tedesco, and Laura Chau

  • Abby Policastro: Towson University Dance Team Alum 2000-2003 and won 3 National Championships and 2 Grand National Championships, BS Exercise Science, an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, Certified in Les Mills BodyAttack, BodyStep, and BodyJam. Also, Zumba, Piloxing, and TRX Certified
  • Lindsey Tedesco: 22 years dance experience, 12 years teaching experience, member of IUP Dance Explosion for 2010-2013, and a coach for IUP Dance Explosion for 2011-2013. An ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist, Certified in Zumba and TRX
  • Laura Chau: Former AthElite dancer, 10 years dance experience, 1 year coaching assistant and 1 year dance choreographer. Attending University of Pittsburgh, majoring in Health Information Management.

TO REGISTER: Spread the word and sign up fast!! **Limited space available!!  Cost is $330 per dancer** (payment due at sign up). Ask about the sister discount! **EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: SIGN UP AND PAY BY MAY 1st-$300**

Print out the 2018 Summer Dance Flyer, and send it to 307 Monroe St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 with payment! (Please make checks payable to Momentum.)

Invite your friends, fellow dancers — it’s going to be a ton of fun!

Contact AthElite Dance with any questions!

 

Preschool Summer Dance Camp!

Exciting things happening this summer! For the first time, we will be offering a PRESCHOOL LEVEL dance camp! More details below:

Where: Momentum Female Fitness Center, 5103 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

When: Wednesday evenings starting June 20 until August 1st! (No class the week of July 4th). 
3-4 year olds – 5-6 pm
5-6 year olds – 6-7 pm

What: In six weeks, the preschool program will educate students on basic athletic movement, simple tumbling, ballet technique, and center floor work. Elementary dance movements, positions, and terminology will be taught along with flexibility and musicality to expose students to the world of dance.

EARLY BIRD PRICING: $150, but register by May 1st and pay $120!

**All dancers must be potty trained**

Space is limited to only 10 girls per class. If interested, please contact AthElite Dance with any questions!

Register now for 2017 Summer Dance Clinic

Attend the AthElite Dance summer camp in 2017! The camp will be held at Momentum Female Fitness Center on the Carlisle Pike in Mechanicsburg. In addition to improving dance technique, the girls will be participating in fitness classes such as Body Combat (kickboxing), Zumba, RPM (Cycling) Total Tone, Circuit Training, etc. – all designed to help the girls become stronger, more athletic dancers. Please take note that space is limited, so sign up fast – $300 per dancer, or register and pay by May 1st, and save $30! Ask about the sister discount!

Note: If you plan to audition for the 2017-2018 AthElite Competition Team, attendance of at least 50% of the camp is essential for skill building and endurance training!

Read on and download the brochure and registration form!


Summer Dance Clinic for Technique and Conditioning

Interested in getting those crunched toe touches and landing those turns?! You have found the right place!

LOCATION: Momentum Female Fitness Center, 5103 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, Pa 17050

WHEN: 6 weeks starting the week of June 19th and ending August 2rd. (We will be off the week of July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.)

WHAT: Perfecting skills; leaps, turns, jumps (toe touches), and other tricks. Participation in conditioning classes and injury prevention. Promotes muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, cardiovascular fitness, and core strength

  • Beginner/Intermediate: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-7 pm | In addition to fitness conditioning, this dancer will be introduced to fun choreography, turns (singles/doubles/basic fouettes), leaps (split and straddle), and jumps/tricks (toe touches)!
  • Advanced: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:30 am-1:30 pm |  In addition to fitness conditioning, this dancer should already have a broad understanding of dance technique and will be introduced to complex choreography and more advanced turns (doubles, triples, fouettes), leaps (switches, switch opens), and jumps/tricks (toe touches, around the worlds, pikes)

If you’re unsure about your level, please don’t hesitate to ask!

INSTRUCTORS: Abby Policastro, Lindsey Tedesco, and Laura Chau

  • Abby Policastro: Towson University Dance Team Alum 2000-2003 and won 3 National Championships and 2 Grand National Championships, BS Exercise Science, an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, Certified in Les Mills BodyAttack, BodyStep, and BodyJam. Also, Zumba, Piloxing, and TRX Certified
  • Lindsey Tedesco: Danced for 17 years, was a dance teacher for 8 years, coach of IUP Dance Explosion for 2 years, and a member for 3 years
  • Laura Chau: Former AthElite dancer, 10 years dance experience, 1 year coaching assistant and 1 year dance choreographer. Attending University of Pittsburgh, majoring in Health Information Management.

TO REGISTER: Spread the word and sign up fast!! **Limited space available!!  Cost is $300 per dancer** (payment due at sign up). Ask about the sister discount! **EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: SIGN UP AND PAY BY MAY 1st-$270**

Print out the 2017 Summer Dance Flyer, and send it to 307 Monroe St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 with payment! (Please make checks payable to Momentum.)

Invite your friends, fellow dancers — it’s going to be a ton of fun!

Contact AthElite Dance with any questions!

 

“Actin’ Up” earns Platinum, Judge’s Choice Award, 1st Place Overall at Inferno Dance

Our dancers turned out some fantastic performances at our first competition of the season! Results from Inferno Dance Competition in Baltimore:

“Me Too”- Platinum
“Took the Night”- Platinum
“Run this Town”- Platinum and Encore Performance
“Experience”-Platinum
“Missy”- Elite Platinum, Judge’s Choice Award, and 4th Place overall!!
“Actin Up”- Platinum, Judge’s Choice Award, and 1st Place Overall!
“Freak”- Platinum
“Closer”-Platinum

AWESOME JOB LADIES!!!!

Starpower videos posted!

Great weekend at Starpower dance!!!! It was so great to watch and be inspired by so many awesome studios!!! Check out some of our dances here!

Ages 9-11 small group “I’m Dat Chick“- 5 stars, 1st place in division, and 2nd place overall POWER division!

Ages 12-14 small group “Hey Mama”- 5 stars, 1st in division, and 9th overall POWER division

Ages 15-17 small group “Bottom of the River“- 5 stars and 1st in division

Ages 15-17 large group “Low“- 5 Stars and 4th place overall POWER division, judge’s choice award for “AMAZING ENERGY!”

Performance Award for Run Boy Run, 12-14 contemporary!!!

We are so proud of our girls!!! Amazing job!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Awesome competition at Inferno Dance!

WOW!!! So proud of our AthElite Dance girls!!! AMAZING JOB at their first competition!! 7 total dances…4 scoring Elite Platinum and 3 scoring Platinum!!! 1st place jazz in overall 9-11 category, 2nd place Jazz in overall 12-14 category, 3rd place contemporary and 1st place jazz in overall 15-17 category, and 1st place large group hip hop 15-17. AND of 99 total dances, our 12-14 jazz scored the 2nd HIGHEST SCORE!!!! We also got 2 special judges awards!! The Fierce Firecracker award for our 12-14 Jazz and Commanding the Dance Floor award for our 15-17 Jazz!!! OUTSTANDING JOB girls!!!! We are SO incredibly proud of you all!!!!!

 

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