As a studio singer, Angela Michael has worked with artists such as Rod Stewart and recorded for movies such as Get Him to the Greek. At Angela Michael Music, she lends her professional experience to aspirant vocalists through lessons that help clients train their ears, increase their range, and improve their pitch. Other staff members lead lessons that cover choreography, pop songwriting, and home-studio setup.
Music thumps through LA Dancefit Studio as groups of dancers performing energetic choreography shimmy their way to toned physiques through heart-friendly cardio workouts. The enthusiastic instructors lead groups of all fitness levels through high-energy dance-fitness classes, inspiring hips to shake through Latin-inspired Zumba or helping tighten cores in body-sculpt classes. Instructors also lead traditional dance classes in the styles of ballet, ballroom, and hokey pokey, getting students ready for wedding receptions or living versions of Dancing with the Stars.
MNR Dance Factory?previously Molly & Roni's Dance Factory?has been providing a home for dancers for 20 years. The academy describes itself as a place "Where Dancers Grow Up," and helps budding young beginners and competitive dancers alike develop their skills in styles that include ballet, jazz, tap, and aerial arts in an airy, mirrored studio.
The classes are led by an experienced staff with a number of professional credits to their name?the studio's instructors have worked for the likes of Grey Goose, Chevrolet, and the movie Dreamgirls. And those teachers' work ethic and passion don't end when a shoot wraps and cameras transform back into pumpkins. Instead, when they pirouette into MNR Dance Factory, they enthusiastically redirect their energy toward the teaching of new artists.
Nurturing the pep-boosting skills of kids since 2004, Cheer Mania helps little ones become engaged in a fun and rewarding activity while exposing them to beneficial physical activity in a fun and safe environment. Founded by Michelle Boehle, Cheer Mania allows budding routine crafters to glean handy knowledge from her years of experience as a UCLA Spirit Squad member and Los Angeles Laker Girl. Campers will learn cheers, jumps, dance moves, and introductory stunting while donning a Cheer Mania T-shirt. Each camp has enough space for 20–40 kids; campers should bring their own lunches, snacks, and water each day. A versatile schedule offers weekly sessions from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in June, July, and August at three different locations, allowing parents to plan around busy schedules and shark week. Help budding cheerleaders wield pompoms with the precision of an orchestra maestro with a weeklong of frantic cheering.
Today's side deal keeps active female forms smartly suited with $80 worth of dance and workout apparel from Brentwood Dance and Activewear for $40. Apparel from this Westside boutique in the Brentwood Gardens is designed to adorn the limbs of yogists, cardio-stars, and spinners with high-end clothing, shoes, and accessories to sexily accentuate any physical activity except synchronized crocheting.