From Our Editors
1.What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
We offer world-class dance instruction for children and adults in an intimate and supportive environment. Our standards are high and our teaching methods are positive and holistic. Our studio is a judgment-free zone for creative expression and self-growth. All are welcome. Whether you're a novice taking your first class or a professional dancer seeking to reach your next level, our classes will inspire and propel you to great heights. We stand out from the crowd in the following ways: 1. Great dancers are both athletes and artists. We train the athlete and nurture the artist in you. 2. We believe everyone has greatness in them and that life should be lived full out. Our motto is, 'No labels, no limits!'. 3. We believe dance is a universal language. Anyone can achieve excellence in dance with correct training, hard work and commitment. 4. Our curriculum and teaching methods are shaped by owner and director Suzana Stankovic's holistic teaching methods, which instill a high standard of dance technique and empower the dancer from the inside out. 5. Our studio is sun-lit and beautiful, equipped with a professional, shock-absorbent floor, mirrors and top-of-the-line ballet barres. 6. Our faculty consists of dance professionals who are active in the world of dance, bringing real-world experience and passion to every class they teach. 7. We respect the student as a unique and whole human being. 8. Our classes are intimate. We know you, care about you and we teach full-out. Our students develop strong technique and confidence.
2. What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
The inspiration to start this business was to fulfill a need in western Queens for professional, high-quality dance classes for children and adults, eliminating the need to commute to Manhattan.
3. What do you love most about your job?
What I most love about my job as the owner/director and master ballet teacher of Wild Heart Performing Arts Studio is seeing people from all ages and walks of life rise to amazing heights as athletes, artists and human beings. To see them so dedicated, open and brave is very sacred to me. To see them dance with freedom, confidence and strength is incredibly moving and inspiring. It is a great joy and honor to be part of their growth. It proves that we have great potential within us and that truly anything is possible with love and devotion.
4. What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
One of the best reactions I've received from a student is that dancing at my studio has filled her life with inspiration and a profound sense of self-love and accomplishment.