Sept 9-May 22
Arts Inspired, located in downtown Fuquay-Varina, is an award winning program with a mission to inspire a passion for education, development and community enhancement in the cultural arts in a non-competitive, community focused studio environment. We pride ourselves in keeping our music, dance steps and costuming age appropriate. Classes are grouped by age until age 7 and are designed to focus on fun, friendship and movement. Students age 7+ begin focusing follow a progressive curriculum focusing on proper dance technique, class etiquette and discipline in a fun, loving atmosphere.
Whether you are looking for a low commitment class for your toddler or preschooler, want a social class environment, or have dreams of pointe shoes, there's something for everyone! Babies, children, teens, adults, and seniors will find a variety of options to fill their dance dreams.
Recital track students enjoy a winter showcase will allow families to observe their child’s progress during the final week of classes with a larger spring recital to be held the first weekend in May. Special events such as nursing home performances, fundraisers and community outreach round our our program.
Workshops for your scout troupe, homeschool group or other organization, along with special programs and events for track-out, school holidays, guest instructors and more provide a well-rounded child-centered, educational experience.
Rest assured your children are receiving quality attention in a loving, safe environment
from professional instructors that are safety certified and verified.
Come Inspire with us! We are ready to welcome you into our family!
Learn more about our studio policies, staff, dress code and more
AIDA Community Arts Program
Toddlers to Adults
If you are looking to explore dance in a relaxed, low commitment atmosphere, without the commitment of shoes or contracts, AIDA Community Arts Program is perfect for you!
AIDA Community Arts Programs are offered in single drop-in classes and 6 week sessions.
2019-2020 Recital Track Classes
We have very limited openings for our Spring Recital Season. There is space only in the following classes:
Tues 10:00 Pre-Ballet/Tap Ages 3-4 2 spots
Fri 10:30 Pre-Ballet/Tap Ages 3-4 2 spots
Wed. 4:45 Intro to Ballet/Tap Ages 5-6 1 spot
Wed 615-715 Ballet/Jazz/Tap Ages 7-11 1 spot
Fri 11:30-12:15 Ballet/Tap Ages 5-6 3 spots
We are also accepting students in our GROOVEWORKS Recital Edition.
Details and registration here
Guest Artist programs also available.
Please visit AIDA Community Arts to learn more.
Students who register after Sept. 1 are subject to costume fees that have been missed in the monthly tuition.
Creative Movement Toddlers to Age 3
6 week sessions featuring movement, music and tumbling $40/6wks
Tues 9:15-9:45, Wed 5:30-6:00, Fri 9:45-10:15
Register HERE for Creative Movement
Drop-in Classes Ages 3-11
Single themed classes offer students a chance to explore new dance styles, music and more.
See current offerings and register HERE
Adult Tap Thurs 9:30-10:15 Contact us for details
Adult Fusion Tues 7:30-8:30 Click HERE for details
Registration and Details Coming Soon!
Detective Allegro Ages 3-7
Help us unlock the mysteries of music, movement, art and more. Sign up for one, or sign up for them all.
AIDA Tumblers Ages 2-6
It's BACK!!! Balance, strength, self-confidence and courage are the focus of our gymnastics /tumbling classes. Learn basic gymnastic and tumbling skills while encouraging gross motor development in a fun, nurturing environment. Register HERE for AIDA Tumblers.
Tiny Tumblers Ages 2-4
Mon 9:15-9:45, Fri 9:15-9:45
TumbleFit Ages 3-6
Mon 11:00-11:45 (Ages 4-6), Tues 11:00-11:45 (Ages 3-5), Fri 11:30-12:15 (Ages 3-5), Fri 4:45-5:30 (Ages 4-6)
Please note the times listed here are subject to change.
For complete details and to register,
please visit our 2019-2020 Info Page
Children's Program Ages 3-7 yrs
Pre-School and Early elementary classes feature monthly themes to enhance their learning environment. Music, songs, props and more bring our themes to life to make each class educational and fun. Recitals, performance and outreach events will round out this level for a full dance experience.
Pre Ballet/Tap/Tumbling Ages 3-5 $40/month
This introduction to dance and gymnastics promotes a love for the art at an early age by providing a fun, well-organized atmosphere. Age-appropriate songs and dances provide a nurturing, stimulating, structured classroom designed to teach the basic terminology and movement of ballet and tap. Basic tumbling, agility and balance skills will round out our class.
Tues 10:00-10:45, Wed 4:45-5:30,
Wed 5:30-6:15, Friday 10:30-11:15, Sat 10:00-10:45,
Intro to Ballet/Tap Ages 5-7 $40/month
This course provides a more structured learning environment for our upper preschool and early elementary students that have completed Pre-Ballet. A fun, upbeat environment using a happy blend of songs and dances helps teach the basic terminology and movement of ballet and tap.
Wed 4:45-5:30, Fri 10:30-11:15, Sat 11:00-11:45
Youth and Young Adult Program
Upper Elementary and Beyond (Ages 7 and up)
Beginning at age 7 our classes develop into more structured curriculum with progressive technical skills designed to build strong, confident dancers. Dress codes, class etiquette, discipline and dedication are expected from students at this level.
A personalized training schedule is designed for all students to help them pursue their dance goals. Whether they want to dance for fun, around other activities or have dreams of being a star, we will guide your student on a path to the future.
Recitals, performances, outreach events and more give our dancers a chance to shine in a community focused, non-competitive environment.
Courses offered include
Inspired Kids Cast Member
Ballet/Jazz/Tap Combo Ages 7-12 $50/month
Perfect for students new to dance or students looking to add dance to their interests. This combination class is a great way to sample our ballet/jazz/tap styles. Any dance wear, ballet and tap shoes are required for this class. Hair should be pulled back and out of the face.
Mon 445-545, Wed 6:15-7:15, Thurs 10:30-11:30
Jazz/Contemporary Tap Ages 10-15 $50/month
Energetic and fun movement influenced by popular dance styles, the expressive beauty of contemporary and the rhythmic beats of tap provide students a well rounded technical addition to their training. Yoga pants and fitted top along with tan jazz/tap shoes are required. Hair should be pulled back and out of the face.
Int/Adv 6:15-7:30 (permission only) (also Jazz 3)
Jazz/Tap Ages 7-12 $40/month
Energetic and fun movement influenced by popular dance styles, and the rhythmic beats of tap provide students a well rounded technical addition to their training. Yoga pants and fitted top along with tan jazz/tap shoes are required. Hair should be pulled back and out of the face.
Jazz/Tap 1 Mon 6:30-7:15 Jazz/Tap 2 Tues 5:30-6:15
(jazz 1 is required for jazz 2)
Foundations Ages 7-up
For our dancers with dreams of going en pointe, and those looking for a strong technical foundations, this class is designed to focus on classical ballet technique. Dancers will build strength, flexibility, poise, and stamina with barre and center work designed to challenge and encourage discipline and dedication. This class requires the designated classes leotard, pink tights, split sole ballet shoes and hair in a bun. Please see AIDA Boutique for details.
Ballet 1 Ages 7-11 Mon 5:45-6:30 $40
Ballet 2 Tues 4:45-5:30 $40
Ballet 3 Thurs 4:45-6:15 $50
Classes must be taken in succession.
Located inside Arts Inspired Dance Academy
AIDA Boutique can help you with all of your dance wear needs.
*Guaranteed fit everytime!
*Local and open to the public!
GROOVEWORKS is a high energy fusion of rhythm and hip-hop dance designed to bring dance to students of all learning abilities. GROOVEWORKS Shining Stars is designed to reach students with downs syndrome, autism, sensory processing and more in safe, fun environment.
Private workshops for schools, groups and more.
Click here for complete details!