Platinum Dance Academy is the BEST place to get your little one dancing! My 5 year old began taking ballet & tap dance classes there 3 years ago. She adores Miss Shelley and LOVES to dance. The ballet & tap is legit not just movement based like many other dance companies around. My daughter has learned the dance terminology including all of the positions and above all continues to learn self-confidence and discipline. The studio is beautifully tucked away and is East Lansing's best kept secret. Shelley is an amazing dancer, teacher and knowledgeable in every aspect of dance.
Shelley came highly recommended by an Okemos wedding planner friend of mine; She did not disappoint! Shelley is an amazing ballroom dance teacher. There's nothing she can't teach you (even if you start out with zero ballroom dance experience, like I did). She'll have you feeling comfortable and confident on the dance floor within the month. I really enjoyed Shelley's ballroom classes, so I figured my twin preschoolers (toddlers at the time) would enjoy her ballet / creative movement classes... And, happily, I was right. Don't let the dance studio's unique location discourage you from checking it out. It's a beautiful studio with a wonderful instructor who offers affordable dance classes for kids and adults... What more can you ask for?
My wife and I took the Ballroom 1 and 2 classes and loved every class. We wish we would have done this before our wedding - we really learned a lot. The best part was how enjoyable the classes were. I will recommend Platinum Dance Academy to anyone seeking a fun setting for taking dance classes.