The Competition Team at A Step Above Dance Studio traveled to Indianapolis, IN and Columbus, OH to take part in this year’s Celebration and Starbound Regional Competitions. The team excelled at both competitions and brought home 8 Platinums, 39 High Golds, 16 Golds, 3 High Silvers and 32 Overall Placements.

The team received numerous judges awards including, “Dynamic Entrance and Showstopper Award,” for the entire teams production routine, It Began In Afrika. They also received the highest scoring Production of the weekend.  The entire team was praised and given the “Outstanding Sportsmanship Award”. The judge’s announced during the awards ceremony that “every studio should take note of A Step Above efforts to applaud and stand for each and every first overall winner”.

Haylee Dunahay was named the Capezio Special Dancer, an award given to only one dancer the entire weekend.  Kayleigh Boyed, Abigail Schwartz, Lily Webb, Amanda Schwartz, Sydney Davis, Isabella French, Haylee Dunahay, and Ashley Crowe placed in the top 10 for their solo routines and were invited to perform in the Opening Number routine at Starbound Nationals in Chicago. The team will compete in Chicago June 30 – July 1, 2014 at Starbound National Dance Competition where they will compete for overall awards, a chance to win titles, cash and prizes. Call 419 222-7223 for more information about our competition team’s schedule. 

Comp Team Pep Rally pic

More Than A Studio: A Family

When you enroll your child in any class at A Step Above Dance Studio, you become part of our family. We are much more than just dance lessons. We believe every student is a Star. We love to see children get excited about achieving their goals and dreams while we teach them life lessons, commitment, teamwork, and leadership skills.

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We are a full-service dance agency located in Lima, Ohio. We have several events going on throughout the year. Check out our Events page to see what’s coming up.

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  • Hip Hop Hip Hop A great class for those dancers with extreme energy!
  • Cheer Dance / Baton Cheer Dance / Baton Bring your cheerleader to this class! Or sharpen your twirling skills!
  • Combination Combination This class teaches technique, jazz, tap and ballet.
  • Tumbling Tumbling Our tumblers learn safe techniques for learning basic to advanced tumbling tricks.
  • Toddler / Kinder Dance Toddler / Kinder Dance These tiny dancers will learn structure, rhythm and basic movement.

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