Meet Our Staff: Jillian Bickley

We are excited to share with you our interview with Mrs. Jillian Bickley, Chosen Dance Academy’s Ballet Director. Mrs. Jillian has been with CDA from day one not only as a teacher but as part of the family. Growing up in dance, Mrs. Jillian took every style of dance possible; ballet, pointe, partnering, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, gymnastics, and clogging. … Read More

8 Weird Things Every Dancer Needs In Their Dance Bag

Dancer’s stock their dance bags with tons of things every day. Water bottles, shoes, ear bud, plus much more. But have you ever thought of dental floss? Check out these 8 weird things every dancer needs in their dance bag. You would be surprised at how so many ordinary household items will help you out in a jam. Read them … Read More

Meet Our Staff: Anna Scyphers

We are very excited to welcome a new addition to the CDA Staff this year with Mrs. Anna! Mrs. Anna grew up dancing in the Myrtle Beach area studying jazz, lyrical, contemporary, and tap. She also studied Classical Ballet through the Royal Ballet Academy’s Honors program. She is a graduate of Charleston Southern with a major in Early Childhood Education … Read More

Meet Our Staff: Sara Monts

This week we are profiling one of our teachers who grew up at Chosen Dance Academy. Ms. Sara is an alumni of Chosen Dance Academy who started her training here when she was 6 years old. She was a member of the Performing Arts Company¬† winning numerous awards for her group work as well as her solo performances. Ms. Sara … Read More

Join The Teacher Training Program

Here at Chosen Dance Academy, we feel that part of a good dance education program is learning how to educate the next generation of budding artist. We do this through our amazing Teachers Training Program At Chosen Dance Academy. Students ages 12 – 18 are eligible to enroll as a teacher trainee and classroom assistants. Dancers who join our teacher … Read More

Register For Fall Dance Classes

Fall Registration is in full swing here at Chosen Dance Academy for our dance classes in Lexington SC and we couldn’t be more excited! With so many great dance lessons to choose from why wouldn’t you be over the moon? We are excited to be welcoming new and returning dance students into our Pre-School Dance Classes, Our Recital Based Dance … Read More

Meet Our Staff: Chrissy Satterfield

We are excited to profile one of our amazing teachers, Mrs. Chrissy Satterfield. Mrs. Chrissy is an alumni of Chosen Dance Academy who started her training here in the 7th grade. She continued her training through to graduation winning numerous awards as a Performing Arts Company Member and Soloist. As a graduate of Columbia College, Mrs. Chrissy holds a degree … Read More

5 Ways Dance Classes Improve School Performance

School performance can be the deciding factor in so much of your child’s life. Student’s behavior and performance directly correlate to their ability to achieve long-term and ultimately can be the deciding factor in their post-graduate opportunities. Because of this fact, many parents are looking for a way to help boost their child’s school performance. Would you be surprised to … Read More