Balance Dance Studio: NEW Dance Classes for October & November

Take a Class in Creative Movement, Ballet, Hip Hop, and Jazz

By Cookie Suarez, Publisher Macaroni Kid Sandy Springs - Dunwoody - Chamblee - Doraville & Buckhead-Midtown-Brookhaven September 9, 2021

I am so excited to share that Balance Dance Studio opened up a new studio for youth in Brookhaven & Chamblee! They offer classes in creative movement, ballet, hip hop, jazz for kids as young as 2 years old.

I met with Balance Dance Studio's Founder and Owner, Laura Hamm. She has years of dance training and experience as a professional dancer with the Georgia Ballet and teaching in ballet schools. In addition to being a Mompreneur, she is absolutely delightful! She is passionate about sharing her dance talents and inspiring young girls in our community. My daughter is enjoying her dance class. You can read more about Laura's story here

Balance Dance Studio is conveniently located inside the perimeter near PDK Airport and the CDC Chamblee Campus at Aatma Dance. It's a spacious dance studio that doesn't require driving through massive traffic and construction zones. The studio includes a viewing area for parents, restrooms, and ample parking.

Softball, soccer, and cheer are winding down…join us at Balance Dance this fall for some fun!  We offer an October session (4 weeks) and a November-mid December session (6 weeks).  Try one or both!

Ballet - Jazz - Hip Hop - Creative Movement

We're offering classes in monthly sessions this fall. Give us a try! Read class descriptions below and reserve your spot in a class.  Don't see the class you need? We plan to add classes as enrollment grows, so please email


Creative Movement
Ages 2 - 4    Tuesday 1:30 - 2:15 PM
Ages 2 - 4    Thursday 10:00 - 10:45 AM

A great introduction to dance, this class focuses on flexibility, balance, coordination, and musicality. Get ready to stretch, skip, hop, and leap through a fun fall session.
Note: students must be potty trained.

Bitty Ballet
Ages 3 - 5    Tuesday 2:15 - 3:00 PM
Ages 3 - 5    Saturday 9:00 - 9:45 AM Class shifts to 9:15 - 10:00 AM Nov. 1

Let's point our toes, stretch, gallop, and leap!  Ballet is the foundation for several forms of dance, and this class focuses on flexibility, balance, and musicality...using some popular Disney tunes that were remade for ballet!


Beginning Ballet
Ages 6 -  9     Tuesday 3:00 – 3:55
Ages 5.5 - 8   Saturday 8:30 – 9:15  This is a new class that starts Nov. 1
Dancers learn basic ballet positions and terminology while also using their imaginations through music and movement.

Ballet/Jazz Combo
Ages 6 – 9     Monday 4:30 – 5:25

Dancers will be introduced to ballet and jazz in this combo class that emphasizes coordination, musicality and the basics of both dance styles. Dancers spend 30 mins on ballet and then 25 minutes learning a jazz dance that they build on each week of the session. Similar to hip hop and the dancing you often see in music videos, jazz is a crossover style that pulls from ballet, modern and contemporary and is often set to pop music.

Beg. Hip Hop/Jazz Combo

Ages 8 – 11    Wednesday  5:30 – 6:25
Ages 6 – 8      Wednesday  4:30 – 5:25  This is a new class that starts Nov. 1

Dancers will cover the basics of jazz and hip hop in this high-energy class. Join us as we learn age-appropriate dance combinations that focus on rhythm and coordination set to some of today’s most popular music. Come see how fun it can be to step outside your comfort zone! Dancers learn a combination each week that builds into a full dance by the end of the session.

Tuition per 4-week session:

45 min. class each week - $70 per month

60 min. class each week - $80 per month

Tuition is due at the time of registration. Register online

All dancers, teachers, and guests to the studio will be asked to wear masks.

Balance partners with Dance Fashions Warehouse in Sandy Springs for dancewear needs.  Balance Dance students save 15%.

Ballet Dress Code:

Girls = solid color leotard, pink ballet slippers, and hair pulled away from the face;  pink tights and skirts optional.  

Boys = shorts and a t-shirt with black ballet shoes.

Jazz and Hip Hop Dress Code:

Girls: Solid color leotard, black bottoms (i.e. leggings, jazz pants, bike shorts), black or tan jazz shoes or dance sneakers, and hair pulled away from the face. 

Boys: T-shirt and black jazz pants or shorts, jazz shoes or dance sneakers.

Ballet/Jazz Combo Dress Code:

Girls: Solid color leotard, pink ballet slippers, and hair pulled away from the face.  Options for the bottom - pink tights, skirt, black jazz shorts, or leggings. Additional black or tan jazz shoes are optional for the jazz portion of the class.

Boys: Shorts and a t-shirt with black ballet shoes. Additional black or tan jazz shoes are optional.

Tell Laura, you heard about Balance Dance Studio from Macaroni Kid! :-) 


3308 Laventure Drive #170
Chamblee, GA 30341

Phone: 404-736-3123