Art of VIII School of Dance

A dance studio based in Dallas, TX transforming lives through movement.

10/28/2023

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Explore the fundamental techniques and movements that create the mesmerizing flow and expression in this captivating dance form.

Ready to dance? Join Art of VIII now! Message us to get your first class for FREE βœ…

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Dance is a unique gateway to improved mental health. It's not just about the physical moves but a profound way to express, connect, and find inner peace.

Ready to dance? Join Art of VIII now! Message us to get your first class for FREE βœ…

10/27/2023

Start Your Ballet Journey Now πŸ”₯

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UPCOMING DANCE SERIES πŸ”₯

Ballet | Modern | Jazz | Beyond the Barre

Enroll Now πŸ‘‰ https://www.artofviii.com/adult-basic-series/

We transform lives through movement, helping people gain the courage, discipline, and confidence to release their personal barre and choreograph their greatest performance on life’s stage β€” living their purpose.

Our basic series classes are designed for beginner or returning dancers. With hands-on training, this is the place to
βœ… start your dance journey
βœ… build a solid dance foundation
βœ… help you connect with your body
βœ… learn to move with confidence

Perfection is not our goal, growth is. In this journey of dance, we're in a constant state of motion, evolving into our best selves. In our studio, there's no room for judgment, comparison, or embarrassment. We meet everyone at the barre, where we value, uplift, and embrace your unique self from day one.

Whether you’re
πŸ”₯ returning to dance after a break for years or even decades,
πŸ”₯ coming to dance class for the first time,
πŸ”₯ or simply arriving for the love of nurturing and caring for your body,

We welcome you with open arms!

If you're seeking more than just a quick class or a workout, you've found your place. Here, we create soul-deep MOVEment. We're here to guide your mind, body, and soul through the incredible journey of dance.

Let's MOVE πŸ’ͺ

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Swipe through to learn what to stop doing on your dance journey. πŸ‘‰

πŸ‘‰ Overthinking? Let the music guide you.
πŸ‘‰ Embrace your unique journey. No comparisons!
πŸ‘‰ Express freely, let your emotions shine.
πŸ‘‰ Perfect is overrated. Embrace your style.
πŸ‘‰ Prioritize warm-ups and stretching.
πŸ‘‰ Expand your horizons, network with fellow dancers!

Remember, every step counts! 🌟

Ready to dance? Join Art of VIII now! Message us to get your first class for FREE βœ…

10/24/2023

Confusing? πŸ€” Read below πŸ‘‡

As you dance, your mind follows, each step syncing with your thoughts. It's like a conversation, a dance of ideas and movements, painting a picture of emotions in motion. ✨

And when you pause to think, it's like a mental ballet. Ideas flow, one after another, creating a graceful choreography of thoughts.

Together, dance and thought become a beautiful performance, each enhancing the other, creating a unique expression of yourself. πŸ”₯

Ready to dance? Join Art of VIII now! Message us to get your first class for FREE βœ…

10/23/2023

Movement is a reflection of the heart's truest emotions. πŸ’–

About Art of VIII: We transform lives through movement, helping people gain the courage, discipline, and confidence to release their personal barre and choreograph their greatest performance on life’s stage β€” living their purpose. πŸ”₯

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Is dance really important? 🫒

Here are the secrets to why dance is more than just movement. It's because of its incredible impact on your physical, mental, and emotional well-being!

From physical health benefits to cultural appreciation, dance truly has a transformative power. πŸ”₯

Message us to get your first class for FREE! βœ…

10/18/2023

Is dancing worth it?

Definitely, YES!!!

Dancing can transform not only your body, but also your mind.

From increased flexibility to boosted confidence, the benefits of dance are boundless. 🌟

Ready to step into a healthier, happier you?

Join us for a dance class today! πŸ•ΊπŸ’ƒ

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Curious why you haven't taken the dance floor yet? πŸ€”

Discover the common doubts that may be holding you back from embracing the joy of dance.

Spoiler: it's never too late to start! πŸ”₯

Swipe through to uncover the reasons and take that first step towards a vibrant dance journey with Art of VIII.

Join our community and get your first class for FREE! βœ…

10/16/2023

Forget the limitations, START now. πŸ’ͺ

It's easy to think there are limits, but here's the truth: age and body type are just part of the story. Your journey is unique, and every step, no matter how small, is a victory in itself.

Discover how breaking free from limitations leads to personal growth, strength, and self-discovery. Your dance journey is waiting to be defined by you! 🫡

Share your dance story with us. Let's inspire others to step into their potential. ✨

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Message us, and let's chat about which dance series feels right for you! πŸ’¬

Staring on a dance journey is like choosing a path in a forest full of unique and beautiful trails. Each series at Art of VIII offers its own adventure, whether it's the graceful turns or the modern techniques rooted in tradition.

πŸ’ƒ Beyond the Barre: Turn Edition
πŸ’ƒ Modern Series (Horton Technique)
- Modern Series I
- Modern Series II
- Modern Series III
πŸ’ƒ Jazz Series I
πŸ’ƒ Ballet Series
- Basic Ballet Series I
- Basic Ballet Series II
- Ballet Series III
πŸ’ƒ Introduction to Intermediate Ballet

Welcome to Art of VIII! ✨

10/12/2023

Simone's journey back to dance is a testament to the nurturing environment we've cultivated here in Art of VIII School of Dance. πŸ’ͺ

Each instructor plays a pivotal role in guiding our dancers, making sure they feel supported, cherished, and encouraged.

Thank you, Simone, for being part of our dance family!

Your presence enriches the special community we've built. ✨

Follow us for more transformative journeys! βœ…

10/11/2023

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What's your beat? Dance tutorials? Sneak peeks behind the scenes? Spotlighting our amazing dancers? Or perhaps some fun dance challenges? πŸ‘‡

Let us know! ✨

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πŸ‘‰Why YOU SHOULD enroll in our drop-in classes...

Our drop-in classes are more than just dance and fitness. They're a journey into self-discovery, a haven for expression, and a community where you belong. Whether you're a brave beginner or an experienced dancer, there's a space for you to move, grow, and shine.

✨ Beginner Ballet: Embrace the grace of ballet, regardless of your experience. It's a journey of self-discovery in every plié.

πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈ Beginner/Intermediate Yoga: Join us for a balanced vinyasa journey, aligning your body, flowing through poses, and meditating your way to zen. Perfect for all levels!

πŸ’ƒ Contemporary Dance: Dance without fear or judgment. Here, you'll discover the true meaning of self-expression with every move.

πŸŒ† Evening Allure: Tap into your sensuality, boost your confidence, and own the dance floor. It's a journey of empowerment through movement.

Step into your story, your rhythm, and your dance. Join us and become a part of a vibrant, supportive community where your journey matters.

Ready to enroll? Visit https://www.artofviii.com πŸ‘ˆ

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SWIPE πŸ‘‰ through the ages of ballet 🩰, from the graceful Renaissance to the revolutionary Ballet Russes and beyond.

Each era weaves a unique tale in this timeless art form. ✨

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Authenticity reigns supreme here, where judgments fade, and each soul is embraced from the first step. 🩰

Through graceful movement, discover self-love and care, filling your cup before sharing with others.

Every step is a note in life's dance, a journey of evolution.

In dance, we find our voice. πŸ—£οΈ

Communication, hard work, and an open heart craft performances that resonate far beyond the stage.

This is your stage, your purpose. πŸ‘‡

Art of VIII transforms, empowering you to release barriers and choreograph your grandest performance on life's stage.

Welcome to Art of VIII! ✨

10/04/2023

This is an article written by Hilary White. πŸ‘

She beautifully shares how adult ballet transformed her, not in pounds lost, but in strength gained, and confidence found. πŸ’ͺ

"Each week, twice a week, I'm not doing hours of cardio... I am improving my posture, my balance, my core strength."

Her journey is a testament that it's never too late to rediscover the joys of dance.

Read her full story in our website for a dose of inspiration and a new perspective on fitness.

Want to enroll to our adult ballet classes? DM us "Adult Ballet" to get your first class for free!

10/02/2023

Stepping onto the dance floor is like embracing an old friend, and it doesn't matter how long it's been.

Your journey is as unique as you are, and it all starts with a SINGLE STEP. 🩰

Embrace the beauty of your own dance and let each move be a testament to your strength and authenticity.

Your incredible journey begins in that very first step.

THIS IS YOUR SIGN. πŸ‘ˆ

Welcome back! ✨

09/30/2023

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Don't miss a beatβ€”sign up today to receive the latest news, dance tips, and motivational gems delivered right to your inbox.

Whether you're a seasoned dancer or just beginning your journey, our newsletter is packed with inspiration, knowledge, and exciting updates you won't want to miss.

Join now and let's keep the rhythm of inspiration going together!

Click the link on our bio to SUBSCRIBE or visit www.artofviii.com for more info!⁠

09/29/2023

"Dancing is like dreaming with your feet" πŸ’ƒπŸ»
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09/27/2023

We love hearing from our dancers and community. To share your questions or comments, complete the form below.

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09/26/2023

FAQ- Can I still take class if I do not have ballet shoes? 🩰
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Ballet shoes are preferred; but we understand that β€œlife” happens. So, if you need your daily dose of ballet, but don’t have the necessary shoes, we recommend that you wear socks.

Tap the link to SIGN UP or visit our website at https://www.artofviii.com/art-of-viii-studio-classes/⁠
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09/25/2023

"Dancing is the poetry of the foot." βœ¨πŸ’ƒπŸ»
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09/24/2023

This Week's Drop In Schedule Line-Up πŸ’«

Monday - Beginner Ballet at 7:45 PM with Taylor
Tuesday- Beginner/ Intermediate Yoga at 9:30 AM with Heather
Thursday - Contemporary at 7:45 PM⁠ with Jillian ⁠
Saturday- Beginner Ballet at 11:30 AM with Janicka ⁠
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Interested in dropping in this week? Sign up at https://www.artofviii.com/art-of-viii-studio-classes/ or click on the link in bio πŸ’ƒπŸ» ⁠
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09/23/2023

Your first class is on us! πŸ˜ƒ At Art of VIII, we believe that dance has the power to transform lives, awaken passions, and unleash creativity. ✨

Join our vibrant community of dancers who are embracing self-expression, growth, and the beauty of movement.

Our diverse range of classes awaits you. From ballet to contemporary, we have something for everyone. 🎢

Now is the perfect time to take the leap and discover the magic within you.

Use code: NEWDANCER to experience the joy and excitement of our studio, completely free. πŸ†“

Click the link on our bio to REGISTER or visit www.artofviii.com for more info!⁠

Share this post in your story - let's continue to build our dance community together in Dallas!

09/22/2023

"Never miss a chance to dance". 🩰


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09/21/2023

Do you ever wonder what contemporary dance is? 🧐

Contemporary dance is a form of self expression that allows you to tell a story without saying a word. Not only is it creative, but it's also incredibly good for your health! πŸ’ƒπŸ»

So why not give it a go? Challenge yourself and discover a new passion tonight and every Thursday at 7:45 PM with ✨

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09/20/2023

Are you a West African Dance Lover? πŸͺ˜We invite YOU and your friends to join us for West African Dance this Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 8:00 PM!
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African Dance is an art form that pulls from sub–Saharan African history and culture, where dance artists like Kathrine Dunham, Pearl Primus and Alvin Ailey have found influence on their works, this style of dance is connected to the rhythm and musical traditions of many African regions while showing appreciation and respect for African music and artistry. ⁠
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Move your body with sounds of LIVE drums! Join us- space is limited. New pricing is in place for only $25 or join our Membership for Unlimited of $97 /month. πŸ₯β 
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Click on the link in our bio or visit our website at https://www.artofviii.com/art-of-viii-studio-classes/⁠
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NEW SERIES 🚨 Basic Ballet Series II & I

The Basic Ballet Series II is an eight (8) week signature program designed for dancers that have successfully completed the Ballet Series I program or desire a safe place to brush up on skills after a long break from dance 🩰

Starting on Sept 20, 2023 - Nov 08, 2023 From: 6:30-7:45 PM

Basic Ballet Series I is designed for new or returning dancers ready to start a new ballet adventure to redefine self-awareness, increase flexibility, improve stamina, and boost confidence. Dancers will learn terminology, introductory combinations, and ballet etiquette. πŸ’ƒπŸΌ

Starting on Sept 22, 2023 - Nov 10, 2023 From: 6:30-7:45 PM

Tap the link in our bio to REGISTER TODAY with πŸ˜ƒ

Don't wait, sign up NOW!

09/18/2023

Looking for a fun and creative way to get moving? πŸ’ƒπŸ» Check out our this week's drop-in schedule dance classes! ⁠
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We offer a variety of classes for all levels, so whether you're a beginner or a seasoned dancer, we have something for you. ✨⁠
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Our classes are the perfect way to improve your technique, build your strength, and express your creativity. Plus, they're a great way to meet new people and make friends.⁠
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Here's a look at our drop-in schedule:⁠
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Monday: Beginner Ballet (7:45-9:15 PM)⁠
Tuesday: Beginner Ballet (11:30 AM-1:00 PM) ⁠
Thursday: Contemporary (7:45-9:00 PM)⁠
Thursday (once a month): West African Dance (8:00-9:00 PM)⁠
Saturday: Beginner Ballet (11:30 AM-1:00 PM)⁠
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To book your spot for only $25, simply click the link on our bio or visit www.artofviii.com. πŸ•ΊπŸ» Join our Membership for Unlimited of $97 /month.⁠
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Which class are you excited about the MOST this week? πŸ˜ƒ ⁠
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09/15/2023

The wait is ALMOST over! πŸ’ƒπŸΌ We're only 1️⃣ day until OPEN HOUSE! Are You READDYYYY?!?!

Open House Schedule:

12:00 - 12:30 PM: Warm up - Yoga/Stretch
12:30 -1:00PM : Contemporary
1:00 - 1:30PM: Modern
1:30 - 2:00PM: Jazz
2:00 - 2:30 PM - Evening Allure
2:30 - 3:00 PM - Ballet
3:00 - 3:30 PM - Q &A

Join our head movement strategist, Janicka A. Arthur, along with our talented instructors and staff as we celebrate the art of movement with Modern, Jazz, Ballet and more at this FREE event! 🎈⁠
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You can STILL REGISTER today at https://www.artofviii.com/art-of-viii-studio-classes/ ⁠
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Are you excited? πŸ˜ƒ Let us know and then TAG an ADULT who's looking to learn DANCE and enhance HEALTH in the comments to join the MOVEment! ⁠
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See you tomorrow at 12 PM!! πŸ‘―β€β™‚οΈ
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09/14/2023

OPEN HOUSE 🎈 Mission: Join the MOVEment! πŸ‘―β€β™‚οΈ

The safe place to learn , exercise courage and enhance your overall . Join the MOVEment at our upcoming OPEN HOUSE event this Saturday at 12 PM!

Join our head movement strategist, Janicka A. Arthur, along with our talented instructors and staff as we celebrate the art of movement with Modern, Jazz, Ballet and more at this FREE event! 🎈
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It's not too late! REGISTER NOW at https://www.artofviii.com/art-of-viii-studio-classes/ ⁠
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Tag an ADULT who's looking to learn DANCE and enhance HEALTH in the comments to join the MOVEment!

We're excited to meet you all this Saturday at 12 PM!! πŸ˜ƒ
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09/13/2023

Starting this evening at 7:45 PM [New Series] 🚨 Modern Series I Horton Technique ✨

Horton is a modern dance technique that joins physical activity with mental agility.

Propel your body to increased strength and flexibility while enjoying movement in an anatomical approach. Expand your mental dexterity through isolation, coordination, and
physical awareness to achieve self-expression.

Learn the fundamentals of Horton technique through exploring β€˜Fortifications’ and β€˜Preludes’, pillars of this dance style,
while having fun and pushing your physical boundaries with Claude Alexander III 😊

It's NOT too late! You can still SIGN UP | Link in Bio!

09/12/2023

OMG 😬 our [Open House] FREE event is ONLY 4️⃣ Days away!! TAG a friend who loves to dance to join you this Saturday!! πŸ•ΊπŸΌ
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Come meet our head movement strategist, Janicka A. Arthur, along with our talented instructors and staff as we celebrate the art of movement with Modern, Jazz, Ballet and more at this FREE event on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at 12 PM. πŸ’ƒπŸ»
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REGISTER at https://www.artofviii.com/art-of-viii-studio-classes/ ⁠
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TAG at least (4) dance lovers below ⬇️ πŸ‘―
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09/11/2023

Are you ready to up level your Ballet technique, but not quite ready to consider yourself β€œIntermediate”? Well, look πŸ‘€ no further!

🚨 The Intro to Intermediate Series is an 8-week program that provides the safe space to learn, train, and MOVE to new heights.

Join Janicka πŸ”₯ on September 13, 2023 at 7:45 PM for an amazing series kick off!!

Sign up online at https://www.artofviii.com/adult-basic-series/ or click on the link in our bio! πŸ‘―β€β™‚οΈ

Tag a ballet dancer in the comment!! 🩰

09/10/2023

Ready to drop in and see what's all the FUN about? Stop by this week, we'll love to have you and bring a FRIEND with you! 😊
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Monday - Beginner Ballet at 7:45 PM⁠
Tuesday - Beginner Ballet 11:30 AM⁠
Thursday - Contemporary at 7:45 PM⁠
Thursday - Beginner Ballet at 10:15 AM
Friday - Evening Allure at 7:45 PM
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⁠We're gearing up for our epic Open House event on Saturday, September 16, 2023, which is why our Saturday class (Beginner Ballet) has been CANCELED.⁠
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Don't worry, we'll be back on track with our regular classes after this, but for now, let's make room for our quarterly celebration of movement and connection. πŸ’ƒπŸ»
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Mark your calendars and prepare for an Open House like no other on Saturday, September 16th at 12-4PM
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See you there!⁠ Click the link on our bio or visit www.artofviii.com for more info!⁠
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09/09/2023

Tick-tock, counting down to our [Open House] FREE event!! 7️⃣ Days away!!! Are you ready to share the LOVE of dance!! πŸ’ƒπŸ»

Come meet our head movement strategist, Janicka A. Arthur, along with our talented instructors and staff as we celebrate the art of movement with Modern, Jazz, Ballet and more at this FREE event on Saturday, September 16, 2023.
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REGISTER at https://www.artofviii.com/art-of-viii-studio-classes/

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09/08/2023

NEW SERIES 🚨 Modern Series II with Kevin Petite

Using your Horton Series I foundation, this 8-week program will structure movement phrases to broaden and push your physical and mental capabilities and connect your understanding of the fundamentals to artistic ex*****on.

While continuing to expand your mental dexterity through isolations, coordination and physical awareness we will use self-expression to inform choices with artistic freedom. Deepen your studies of Horton technique by building on Fortifications and Preludes while having fun and pushing your physical boundaries

Join Kevin ✨ starting on September 12, 2023 - October 31, 2023 from 7:45 - 9:15 PM.

Are you ready to SIGN UP? πŸ˜ƒ Link in bio!

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