San Diego, CA, September 12, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- San Elijo Dance and Music Academy, the premier performing arts academy in San Diego’s north county, is proud to announce the opening of 4S Ballet Academy, a sister ballet academy in 4S Ranch, on Monday, September 20. The academy is the only pre-professional ballet school in 4S Ranch and will offer fun and engaging dance classes for youth at all levels.
“We are thrilled to open 4s Ballet Academy,” said Director of 4S Ballet Academy and of San Elijo Dance & Music Academy, Ben Houk. “There has been a large demand from families who live in the North County Inland region for a ballet school that prepares students to be professional dancers and we are excited to bring technique, artistry, strength, flexibility, coordination, poise and confidence in a positive, creative atmosphere.”
Lauri-Michelle Houk, co-director of 4S Ballet Academy added, “As the parents of five children, we understand the importance of encouraging each child to achieve their potential in a family-friendly atmosphere. We aim to deliver this, coupled with excellent teaching, to like-minded families in San Diego.”
Prior to directing the Academy, Lauri-Michelle & Ben Houk trained at or danced, choreographed and directed for some of the most well known dance companies including SAB, Pacific NW Ballet, Joffrey II, FW Dallas Ballet, and Nashville Ballet. Teachers at 4S Ballet Academy include Tiffany Case, Christina Wurz, France-Marie Woodard, Nancy Robinson, Grace Wichert, Rachel Woods, Linnette Roe, Melissa Matthews, Bernie Delgado, Marissa Delgado, Lyndsey Clark, Jessica Russell, Stephanie Swant, Raul Gomez, Angela Yurtin, Chrischell Robinson, Madeline Hornung, and Shay Lucey.
On Monday, September 20th 4S Ballet Academy is celebrating the Grand Opening of its school with a special offer of no registration fee. This special offer is available to anyone who signs-up for classes at 4S Ballet Academy, 10804 Willow Court, 4S Ranch, San Diego, CA 92127 on Monday, September 20, between the hours of 10am until 4pm.
To sign up for classes or learn more about San Diego’s newest ballet academy, call 858/385-1999 or visit www.4SBalletAcademy.com. For the latest information, special promotions, and dance news, follow 4S Ballet Academy on Twitter (http://twitter.com/4SBallet) or “like” them on Facebook.
About San Elijo Dance & Music Academy:
San Elijo Dance & Music Academy inspires, encourages and develops dancers and musicians of all ages, offering a wide variety of dance and music class options such as jazz, tap, hip-hop, Pilates, as well as private music classes for all instruments, including voice. Former students of San Elijo Dance & Music Academy have gone on to great success at some of the most prestigious companies, universities, and schools in the nation. Before co-directing their own academy, Directors Lauri-Michelle and Ben Houk were professional dancers and master instructors. They have trained at, danced for, choreographed and directed some of the most well-known dance companies domestically and abroad. The Houk’s experience, in addition to the master instructors that teach at the academy make San Elijo Dance & Music Academy one of the best performing arts schools in San Diego County. For more information, visit http://www.SanElijoDanceandMusicAcademy.com.
About 4S Ballet Academy:
4S Ballet Academy encourages students of all dance levels in a nurturing and fun environment. 4S Ballet Academy children’s classes are both interactive and engaging. For students pursuing a career in ballet, the academy offers an excellent pre-professional ballet program to prepare students for the most prestigious companies and schools in the nation. 4S Ballet Academy is committed to excellence in dance in a family-friendly environment. For more information about 4S Ballet Academy (www.4sBalletAcademy.com) visit us at Facebook.com or follow us on twitter.com/4SBallet.