& Instructor: Katja
After School & Summer Camp Programs
A great opportunity for boys and girls age 6-12 to build confidence, character, social and life long skills.
We offer great after school classes and a fun summer class program.
Classes cover a variety of dance styles- Including Ballroom, swing, line dances and performance dance.
Creative Movement Class: Exploring dance language through improvisation and creative movement games. Students are also exposed to class structure, more complex routines, and acquire a deeper understanding of the overarching concepts of dance. The concepts include: Space, Time, Body Movement, and Form.
Students will also receive valuable skills such as dance etiquette, teamwork, respect for others, and self-confidence.
About the Youth Program Director
Katja Marc Harris is a champion dancer, instructor and coach who teaches all styles of American and International Ballroom and Rhythm dancing. Originally from Slovenia, Katja brought her talents to the U.S. where in addition to being a much sought after dance teacher, she is an accomplished coach and choreographer.
Katja is a two-time Slovenian National Dance Champion; Ten dance and Standard. She was a finalist at the prestigious Blackpool Dance Festival, the International Open Championships, the Austrian Open and the Italian Open. Katja has represented her country at World Championships. Here at DanceSportVA Katja specializes in both International and American styles of dance for students of all ages.
Katja holds a bachelor's degree and is skilled in: Training, coaching, instructional methods, classroom management, syllabi, teaching strategy, evaluation & assessment process, childhood education, performance dance and choreography.