Bodies in Motion is a place where students love to learn and learn to love dance!

When you choose Bodies In Motion, you're choosing excellence in dance education. You're choosing a community where every student, regardless of age or skill level, is valued and supported. Here, every family is an integral part of our close-knit community, and every student is known by name.

Located at our Parlin and Middletown locations, our state-of-the-art facilities boast spacious and serene studios equipped with top-of-the-line sound systems, 8-foot mirrors, and professional sprung dance floors designed to prioritize the safety and well-being of our dancers.

Elevate your dance journey with passion, dedication, and community!

Why Bodies in Motion?

We offer a comprehensive curriculum geared towards everyone from preschoolers taking their first steps in dance to advanced students refining their craft, pre-professional training and even adults looking to embrace the joy of movement. Our experienced instructors prioritize proper technique while fostering a positive and nurturing environment that encourages growth and creativity.

Classes Offered:

Parent-Tot:

Designed for toddlers to ease into dance with parental involvement, focusing on motor skills, rhythm, and basic ballet steps through playful activities and music exploration.

*This class does not participate in the annual recital.

Creative Movement:

Focuses on large and fine motor skills, allowing children to explore movement, rhythm, and basic ballet steps and positions through games, music, and play.

Combo Classes

These classes are geared to give your dancer a taste of everything. The student will get the opportunity to study each of the major disciplines in dance following a syllabus that builds upon itself with each level. Classes are fun and exciting and keep your child moving.

Groove-N-Gym

Discover the perfect blend of dance and gymnastics in our exciting 1-hour class! Your dancer will enjoy 30 minutes in the dance studio, mastering Jazz techniques, followed by 30 minutes in the gym, learning dynamic gymnastics skills. This class offers the best of both worlds, ensuring a fun and well-rounded experience at our facility!

Ballet:

Concentrates on classical ballet techniques, emphasizing balance, grace, and flexibility, with progressive levels to enhance movement vocabulary and technique.

Tap:

Explores rhythm through footwork, progressing to complex combinations and techniques while making music with the feet.

Jazz:

Teaches classic jazz techniques, including strengthening exercises, balance, flexibility, and rhythm, set to diverse musical styles.

Lyrical (Beg-Int) & Contemporary (Advanced):

Combines modern and jazz (contemporary) or jazz and ballet (lyrical), focusing on interpreting music or emotions through movement and facial expressions. Ballet enrollment required for both, with jazz also required for contemporary.

Musical Theater

Students will study forms of theatrical dance and staging that combine the songs of Broadway musicals with the movement of classic Tap & Jazz styles. This high-energy class will prepare any dancer for the bright lights of Broadway!

Hippity-Hop:

Prepares students for hip hop by developing strength, precision, and rhythm alongside jazz technique, set to age-appropriate energetic music.

Hip Hop:

An upbeat, high-energy dance form focusing on body isolations, exploring various styles including popping, locking, breaking, and vogueing.

Inertia Dance Company:

Our performance & competition company, INERTIA, is for serious dancers by audition/invitation only, offering expanded performing opportunities.

Call to schedule your dancer's evaluation!

Our youngest students are taught by the most experienced teachers, and so are the most advanced students.

In fact, Bodies in Motion only hires teachers with real teaching experience and all have either,

a degree in dance education, extensive performance experience, or both.

With over 150 years of combined teaching experience, our dedicated staff ensures that each student receives personalized attention and guidance to develop beautiful technique and a deep passion for the art of dance.

Join us at Bodies In Motion, where learning is a joyful journey, and every step brings you closer to falling in love with dance. Discover the difference that passion, expertise, and community can make in your dance education. Choose Bodies In Motion, Choose Excellence in Dance Education!

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(732) 238-6900

287 Cheesequake Rd

Parlin, NJ 08859

7 Kanes Lane

Middletown, NJ 07748

33 McGuire Street

East Brunswick, NJ 08816

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