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Roots Dance Studio

Dance without fear. Move without Judgement.

Adult Dance
Acro & Dance Studio
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Our Values:


-Learning should be fun!

-Learning happens best in an environment where kids feel welcomed and accepted.

-Daily successes grow confidence! Children gain confidence as they are appropriately challenged and learn that they can exceed their own expectations of themselves.

-We seek excellence! Personal fulfillment comes through becoming the best version of ourselves as individuals, teammates, and dancers.

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Dance Classes

Dance  Classes

Semester Commitment


     Our dance classes operate on a semester basis. The first semester runs from September through December, and the second semester runs from January through May. Each semester concludes with a recital, where students will showcase their hard work. 

     A semester commitment for dance classes is crucial as it fosters skill development, consistency, and personal growth by providing a structured learning environment. It enables students to progressively refine their techniques, track their progress, and build a strong foundation over time, while also fostering discipline and teamwork. This commitment allows for cohesive learning, emotional connection with instructors and peers, and goal-setting within a defined timeframe. Moreover, it ensures preparedness for performances, instills responsibility, and encourages students to explore dance styles deeply. Ultimately, a semester commitment enriches the dance learning experience by promoting dedication, growth, and an appreciation for the art form.

Tumble Dance

Level 1: Ages 5-7
90 min

Level 2: Ages 5-7

90 min

     This is the place to start! Tumble dance is a fast paced, highly engaging, and fun! Kids love that they get to work on both dance and gymnastics skills in one combo class. Tumble Dance includes the following curriculum:

-Ballet & Jazz foundation technique and terminology

-Beginning gymnastics floor skills that can be easily incorporated into dance.

-Creative movement. Dance requires a strong theatrical, emotive element in order to really bring it to life, to make it a powerful art form. Creative movement can help beginning dancers shed inhibitions, unleash imagination, and explore authentic self-expression which is so fundamental to dance.

-Rhythms, counting, and connecting to music.

-Conditioning & flexibility as age appropriate.

Dress Code: Leotard (May layer with leggings/shorts/tights)

Storybook Ballet

     Ages 4-5
     45 min

    A fairytale inspired introductory ballet class for students to cultivate their imagination and skills. Class starts with a storybook circle and the theme is incorporated into dancing with props and costumes.

Dress Code: Leotard (May layer with leggings/shorts/tights)

Jazz & Ballet Combo

Level 1: Ages 8-11
60 min


     Discover the perfect blend of grace and rhythm in our Ballet and Jazz Combo Class! This dynamic and engaging class is designed to introduce young dancers to the captivating worlds of both classical ballet and vibrant jazz dance. Through a balance of structured ballet techniques and energetic jazz movements, children will develop essential dance skills, improve flexibility, enhance coordination, and foster a deep appreciation for music and movement. This class offers a creative space where young dancers can explore their artistic expression, build confidence, and have fun while learning the foundations of two diverse dance styles. 

Dress Code: Solid Colored Leotard

Acro Hip Hop

Level 1: Ages 5+
55 min

Level 1: Ages 8+
90 min

     Hip Hop level 1 is an introductory class that will include dance instruction in the studio and gymnastics instruction on the floor.  This class starts with the fundamentals, introducing and exploring the various styles and roots of hip hop movement (popping, locking, waving, breaking, etc.). Focusing on grooves, rhythm, footwork, personality in movement, and working to build confidence in self-expression.

The acro portion of class will also help build confidence as well as develop strength, flexibility, speed, coordination, power and balance. 

Dress Code: Comfortable, movable clothing & Tennis Shoes.

Roots Crew (Hip Hop Dance Team)

     Roots Crew is for the dedicated hip hop dancer. It's a group that will meet to work on choreography and freestyle, focusing on preparing for performance and competition opportunities. You must be enrolled in hip hop classes and be recommended by your teacher.

Adult Hip Hop

All Levels: 18+



​     Come learn grooves, footwork, and the foundational movement of HipHop, then put them all together in fun choreography. We will work on old school grooves as well as movements of today’s culture. This class is all about letting go of the “I’m not a dancer” mentality and connect to your body through a positive and judgement-free environment.

 $15 Per Drop in​

*When you sign up for all month of classes you pay $12 per class. Must call the office to receive this discount. No refunds for missed classes.

Adult Dance

Want to know what's next?

Are you interested in the long game? 

Follow the link below for information on teams.


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Here are some ways you can get your child registered:

In Person

216 Commerce St.

Missoula, MT 59808


Enroll though our Parent Portal:

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