I live in...
Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

If your child is an aspiring artist, it may be beneficial to enroll them in an art program. We've compiled a list of some great art studios on Long Island that offer art classes for kids in Nassau County, including Massapequa, Hempstead, Elmont, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, Glen Cove, and Merrick and Suffolk County, including Amityville, Patchogue, Jamesport, Manorville, Northampton, and Fire Island.

Lumiere Ballet Offers Winter Intesive Training

Lumiere Ballet Offers Winter Intesive Training

Lumiere Ballet, a ballet school celebrating its 20th anniversary on Long Island, will offer a winter ballet intensive for young ballet dancers.

Coupé Theatre Studio Moves to New Location

Coupé Theatre Studio Moves to New Location

Coupé Theatre Studio, a performing arts and dance studio in Rockland County, is moving to a new, larger location in Nanuet in September. The studio will also offer three new classes: acro, vocal technique and interpretation, and Music for Aardvarks, plus a Sunday Workshop series.

What to Look for in a Dance Studio

What to Look for in a Dance Studio

Keep these questions in mind when choosing a new dance studio for your child. A good studio will foster a love of dance while educating your child and building her self-confidence.

A Chance to Dance: NYC Ballet Creates Workshop for Kids with Special Needs

A Chance to Dance: NYC Ballet Creates Workshop for Kids with Special Needs

One local mom's email inspired the New York City Ballet to create special dance workshops for kids with disabilities. Their reaction will melt your heart.

Summer Ballet and Fitness Classes Offered to Children

Summer Ballet and Fitness Classes Offered to Children

Peter Cirolia, who danced alongside New York City ballet, owns Ballet Muscle, a studio that offers ballet and fitness classes for kids and adults in New Rochelle. Ballet Muscle recently began offering summer ballet and fitness programs for kids.

Northport Dance School Adds Tween and Preschool Programs

Northport Dance School Adds Tween and Preschool Programs

Posey School of Dance, located in Northport, now offers a dance intensive class for tweens and a dance class for preschoolers. The preteen dance program is a summer dance program, while the preschool program runs year-round.

Congers Studio Hosts Its First Dance Camp

Congers Studio Hosts Its First Dance Camp

Surge Studio, a studio that offers dance classes and birthday parties in Congers, will host its first summer dance camp this year.

Dance and Fitness Studio Opens on the Upper East Side

Dance and Fitness Studio Opens on the Upper East Side

Ballet and Body, a dance and fitness studio, recently opened on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. The studio offers ballet and dance classes for kids and ballet and fitness classes for adults.

Dance School Adds Program for Babies and their Mothers

Dance School Adds Program for Babies and their Mothers

The School at Steps, which offers various levels of dance classes for children in Manhattan, now offers two mother-and-child dance classes.

South Shore Ballet Academy Opens in Amityville

South Shore Ballet Academy Opens in Amityville

South Shore Ballet Academy, a Long Island classical ballet dance program, recently opened in Amityville. The ballet school offers dance classes for children of all ages and levels of dance.

Westport Dance Center to Offer Preschool Dance Class

Westport Dance Center to Offer Preschool Dance Class

Westport Dance Center is scheduled to begin its newest preschool dance class Leap N' Learn in January. The center aims to offer the best dance programming in Westport.

Ballet School Offers Program Aimed at Home-Schooled Students

Ballet School Offers Program Aimed at Home-Schooled Students

Ballet des Amériques School and Company in Port Chester now offers a program for home- and cyber-schooled students. The new program at the dance school in Westchester County is a full-day dance class with breaks for school work.

Northport Dance School Introduces Creative Preschool Program

Northport Dance School Introduces Creative Preschool Program

Posey School, a dance school for kids in Northport, recently announced the launch of its preschool program for ages 2-4 in Suffolk County.

JCC Rockland Expands Dance Program, Adds Musical Theater

JCC Rockland Expands Dance Program, Adds Musical Theater

West Nyack-based JCC Rockland is expanding its dance program by welcoming Debi Klein as an instructor and is adding a musical theater program for kids of all ages in Rockland.

Ballet des Enfants Opens in Armonk, Offers New Classes

Ballet des Enfants Opens in Armonk, Offers New Classes

Ballet des Enfants, an established ballet studio for young children, recently opened a ballet studio in Armonk. The studio offers ballet classes for young children as well as birthday parties.

Greenwich Ballet Academy Introduces Preschool Program

Greenwich Ballet Academy Introduces Preschool Program

Greenwich Ballet Academy, which offers ballet classes in Westchester County, recently introduced its Early Prep Program, a ballet class for preschoolers. The academy also offers a ballet summer camp.

DanceSport Offers Junior Ballroom, Discount for NYMP Readers

DanceSport Offers Junior Ballroom, Discount for NYMP Readers

Manhattan’s DanceSport recently began offering its junior ballroom program for ages 5-16. The dance classes teach children discipline, partnership and teamwork skills, and a variety of dance styles including rumba, jive, waltz, and tango. Children in the program also participate in competitions. DanceSport is also offering a discount for "Big Apple Parent" readers.

Music Conservatory Opens Second Location

Music Conservatory Opens Second Location

The Performing Arts Conservatory of New York, which was originally located in Jackson Heights, recently opened its second location in Elmhurst. The Performing Arts Conservatory of New York offers after-school classes to children in Queens, including drama, music, and dance. The conservatory also offers introduction to music classes for preschoolers, as well as Spanish classes.

Dobbs Ferry Dance Class Strengthens Brain Development

Dobbs Ferry Dance Class Strengthens Brain Development

Dance and Theater Arts Studios in Dobbs Ferry, which offers dance and theater arts classes in Westchester, now offers Brain Dance. Brain Dance helps children’s brain development, and children gain body awareness and strengthen their core.

Two Dance Academies Merge to Create Junior Program

Two Dance Academies Merge to Create Junior Program

Dance With Me USA and Rising Stars Dance merged to create Dance With Me Juniors. The dance program for children in Nassau County teaches a variety of styles including ballroom, hip-hop, and contemporary.

Manhattan Ballet Company Offers After-School Program

Manhattan Ballet Company Offers After-School Program

Manhattan ballet company Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet now offers an after-school ballet program for aspiring professional dancers.

Park Slope New York Kids Club Offers Classes, Parties, and Pick-Ups

Park Slope New York Kids Club Offers Classes, Parties, and Pick-Ups

New York Kids Club, a children's activity center, recently opened its Park Slope location. The center offers various kids classes including theater, dance, gymnastics, and cooking, as well as birthday parties and after-school pick-ups.

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

UPDATED AUGUST 2015: Prepare for back to school time in Brooklyn, New York, with a wide range of after-school programs for kids, Brooklyn sports teams and programs for kids, after-school tutors in Brooklyn, music classes, dance and gymnastics classes in Brooklyn, from Carroll Gardens, to Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights to Park Slope.

Dance Classes and Programs on Long Island

Dance Classes and Programs on Long Island

UPDATED JULY 2015: Find dance studios and gymnastics programs for kids on Long Island. These dance classes for kids include lessons in ballet, jazz, modern, and hip hop and the gymnastics studios for kids have professional instructors. You can find dance and gymnastics studios in Nassay County, including Long Island City, Port Washington, Levittown, Bellmore, Valley Stream, Syosset, and Suffolk County, including Commack, Stony Brook, and East Patchogue.




About Us

NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

More....

Latest Tweets

This Month

NYMP Cover
Get the top kid-friendly events & activities