Karen's School of Dance

Classes in: Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Creative Movement, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Pointe, Modern, Hip Hop, Hippity Hop (hip hop for ages 5-7), and Tumbling for Tots.. For all ages and all levels. The dance studio's main focus is to experience the love of dance and experience the enjoyment of movement.

OLD FRIENDS, a contemporary routine, performed by Lexi Malloy, was a high gold and a second place winner in her category. Outstanding performance!!!!

LITTLE BALOON was performed by Keira Vidal. She earned a high gold and 1st place in her category. So proud of you Keira!

Another platinum recipient was Emma Marino who tapped to ATTENTION. She was also 1st place in her category. Awesome, Emma!

Mimi Gwozdz was awarded a platinum for her acro routine, Titanium and a first place in her category. Way to go Mimi

Woo hoo! Sam Canales received a platinum and 1st place in her category for her acro routine, RISE UP.

Congratulations to the dancers who performed PRAY—-Macy Angove, Samantha Canales, Faith Christian, Mimi Gwozdz, Cordelia Huffstater, Lexi Malloy, Lily Marceau and Keira Vidal. They received a Double Gold (high gold) and 1st in their category. Girls, you were so graceful and inspiring performing this dance at Step Up 2 Dance.

Our senior dancers, Emma Marino received a high gold for her tap routine, “Attention” and a SOLO STANDOUT SHOWMANSHIP Award and Erin Marceau was awarded a high gold for a lyrical routine to “Feel The Light”. Miss Karen and Miss Jackie are so proud of what the dancers accomplished this weekend.

Here we go——Keira Vidal received a high gold for her solo “Little Balloon”. A lyrical duo performed by Keira Vidal and Rhaya Wright, “Shine” received a gold, 9th place overall for their age category and a Special Judges’ Award—LYRICALLY LOVELY. Girls, you did an awesome job!!!!

Sunday morning—-awesome dancing from our students. High gold and a special judges’ award “GORGEOUS GRACE” went to “Pray” danced by Macy Angove, Sam Canales, Faith Christian, Mimi Gwozdz, Cordelia Huffstater, Lexi Malloy, Lily Marceau, Keira Vidal. Golds were awarded to “Heartburn” dancers Faith Christian, Lexi Malloy, & Lily Marceau and “Speaking in Tongues” tap duo Lexi Malloy and Lily Marceau also received a gold. So proud of all you💕💕💕

Awesome job ladies!!!! Sam Canales—Platinum for her acro routine; Alexis Malloy —SPECIAL JUDGES AWARD—“Sweetest Smile” and a gold; Lily Marceau—- gold. You rock!!!!

Off to a great start this weekend. High gold and special judges’ award—-PHENOMENAL FLEXIBILITY to Mimi Gwozdz for her awesome acro routine. Way to go Mimi. So proud of you!!!

[03/09/19]   Wishing our competition team the best of luck at their first competition this weekend! Girls- time to dance your hearts out, have fun, and grow as a performer! Miss Karen, Miss Jackie, and Miss Mackenzie are so proud of you and all your hard work! 💜

Congratulations to Mimi Gwozdz!!! As the result of Mimi’s hard work and dedication to her ballet technique, Mimi is going “en pointe”. It was definitely a sunny day for Mimi when she and her family traveled to Mary Ann’s Dancewear & More in Easthampton, MA to be fitted for her first pair of pointe shoes. Once again, congrats Mimi.

Samantha Canales won the Be DIscovered scholarship at a Spirit of Dance competition. She and her family traveled to Disney World where Sam rehearsed a routine that was later performed on the Theatre of Stars stage in Hollywood Studios and then at the afternoon parade at the Magic Kingdom. In addition, she attended a hip hop and ballet workshop led by a former Rockette. Sam also participated in a mock Disney audition. Congratulations Sam!!

[01/21/19]   The next 6-week session of Dance 'n' Tumble for 2-3 year olds begins this Friday, January 25 from 5:30-6:15. To register, please call the dance studio @ 743-3183

[01/01/19]   Wishing every day of 2019 be filled with success, happiness, and health. Happy New Year🎉🎉🎉🎉

[12/25/18]   Happy Holidays to all the dance families, extended families and friends. Have a wonderful, happy, healthy and safe holiday season.🎄🎄

More pics of our ugly T shirt participants —- Cordelia Huffstater, Faith Christian, Mimi Gwozdz, and Hannah Eichorn.

To celebrate the holiday season, the dance studio held its first ugly Christmas T shirt contest. The winner of our petite division is Ella Eggleston and the winner of the teen division is Emilee Eichorn. Congratulations to you both. All the participants showed a lot of creativity and holiday spirit when they decorated their shirts.

‘Tis the season for holiday traditions. The Nutcracker Ballet is one of them. Two of our dancers performed with the Albany-Berkshire Ballet. Macy Angove was an angel and Keira Vidal was a clown. They both did a great job. What a wonderful opportunity to perform with a professional dance company right here in our area.

More pictures of pajama week— a couple of our dance ‘n’ tumble students and our pj’d teaching assistants.

[11/21/18]   Happy Thanksgiving to all the dance families, their extended families and friends from Miss Karen, her family and the dance instructors. Please have a wonderful holiday. If traveling, have a safe a trip to and from your destination. Enjoy the day!!!!🍗

Comfy and cozy these dancers are during pajama week

[11/11/18]   Thank you to all the veterens who have sacrified so much for us. We are forever in your debt.🇺🇸️

It’s Pajama Week at the dance studio!! The students really enjoyed this special week. More class photos to be posted soon.

[10/31/18]   Happy Halloween to everyone! Enjoy your night, have a great time, and be safe.🎃🎃🎃🎃

There was a witch who needed glitter, music, and chocolate eyeballs to make her perfect potion. The recipe calls for all the eyeballs in this jar. How many were in this jar? Keira Vidal guessed the number closest to the number of eyeballs in the jar. The jar of candy eyeballs and the little stuffed witch went home with Keira. Congrats Keira!!!!

The winner of our “BACK TO DANCE WITH KISSES” is Miss Ella from the Pre-Ballet class. What a great picture of her with her mom and dad. She and her mom had the closest guess of candy kisses in the pencil pouch. Way to go, Ella and congratulations!!!!

[09/19/18]   Hoopdance workshop with Miss Alyssa this Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10:00 to 11:15. Children aged 6 & up are invited to participate. Hoops will be provided. Deadline for workshop registration is this Friday. Join us in hoopdance fun.

[09/18/18]   Congratulations to 2 of our dancers who auditioned for the Albany Berkshire Ballet's Nutcracker---Macy Angove and Keira Vidal. Macy will portray an angel and Keira will be a clown in this wonderful holiday classic performed by this professional dance company at the Colonial Theater in Pittsfield.

[09/17/18]   Don't miss your chance to dance with Miss Alyssa! Adult classes start on Weds., 9/19--Adult Ballet is from 6:30-7:15 and Adult Jazz is 7:15-8:00. Wanna ballerinas--here's a fun way to engage your body and mind to create fluidity and musicality. This class will gently strengthen your muscles and enhance your flexibility. If moving and grooving are your thing, then the jazz class is for you. Energize with low impact, fun jazz dance technique. Call to reserve your spot (743-3183). Let's dance!!!

[09/11/18]   Remembering the victims of 9/11 on the 17th anniversary and praying nothing like this event ever happens again.


Only a few spots are left in our Dance n’ Tumble Class that begins on Friday, September 21st! This 8-week session for 2-3 year olds gets your little one moving and grooving! Learning basic dance technique and elementary gymnastics tricks while making new friends sounds like tons of fun!

Call the studio at 413-743-3183 to learn more about this class and to snag one of those last few spots available!☺️

[09/04/18]   Dance classes start today!
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Enchanting little ballerinas!!
Don’t forget—dance class starts tomorrow, Tues., Sept. 4. Want to try a class, just give the dance studio a call. Miss Karen, Miss Jackie, Miss LaTonia, Miss Kaitlynn, Miss Alyssa and Miss Kassie are looking forward to a fun and exciting dance year.

[09/03/18]   It's Labor Day! Enjoy your day with family and friends. Have fun and be safe--and keep cool.

Listed below are some of our upcoming workshops. If you have dreamed about being a ballerina, now's your chance. We have Adult Ballet Barre class Wednedays from 6:30-7:15 pm and an energized low-impact Adult Jazz class Wednesdays from 7:15-8:00 pm. Both classes begin Sept. 19-Nov. 7. No dance experience required. On Sat. 9/22, a hoopdance workshop (taught by Miss Alyssa) for all ages is being offered. Hoops will be supplied by the dance studio. For information/registration call 743-3183.

[08/30/18]   Did you register yet? We can't wait to see you. Classes begin Tues., Sept. 4. Don't miss out! High self-esteem, friendships, positivity and motivation are just a few benefits students receive from dance training. Call 743-3183 for information/registration. We have a class that’s just right for you.

[08/26/18]   It's time to dance! Classes begin Tues., 9/4. We offer classes in Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Tap & Acro. We have added some new classes as well: Hip Hop 4 Boys (Ages 7-10); Beginner Acro (Ages 5-7); Adult Ballet, Adult Jazz (8-week session); and a one-day workshop featuring hoopdance taught by Miss Alyssa who performed a hoopdance routine @ Hi Jinx. There is still time to register. Looking forward to our 2018-2019 dance year.

On Thursday, 8/23, competition students: Lexi, Macy, Keira, Rhaya, Jalena, Faith, and Cordelia attended a performance of the Stars of the American Ballet at Jacob’s Pillow. We saw amazing performances and had a wonderful time.

[08/21/18]   What a great night @ Hi Jinx in Adams--meeting new families and welcoming back returning students.A big thank you to the dancers who performed this evening: Faith Christian, Alexis Malloy, Lily Marceau, Emma Marino, Keira Vidal, Rhaya Wright and our new dance instructor, Miss Alyssa. Registration will also be held at the dance studio tomorrow (Tuesday, Aug. 21) from 5-7 pm. Can't wait to see everyone!

[08/19/18]   Don't miss your chance to dance! Register for classes at the Hi Jinx Street Fair Monday, August 20 in front of the dance studio beginning @ 6 pm or Tues., 8/21 from 5-7 pm at the studio. Classes for beginners to adults--new classes have been added. We have just-the-right class for you! Join us for our 2018-2019 dance year.

[08/15/18]   Boy, do we have a class for you. Literally, boys we have a class created just for you! Stop by Hi-Jinx night (8/20) at the dance studio (90 Park St.) and learn about what we have to offer. See you soon.

Introducing our 2018-2019 members of the Dance Project! Another year is here and we are so very excited to start in just a few weeks!
From left to right:
Back row: Samantha Canales, Mimi Gwozdz, Jalena Wright, Alexis Malloy, Faith Christian
Front row: Macy Angove, Cordelia Huffstater, Keira Vidal, Rhaya Wright
Not in photo: Lily Marceau

Today we would like to send a big thank you to all our parents and families! Thank you for your endless support and always being there to help when we need it! We couldn’t do it without you all. Thank you for an incredible year, a great Nationals, and we look forward to seeing what this next season will bring!

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90 Park St
Adams, MA

Opening Hours

Monday 16:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 16:00 - 20:00
Thursday 16:00 - 20:00
Friday 16:00 - 20:00
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