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Life Dance Academy

Formerly known as Dance Attitudes, we are a highly reputable and national award-winning dance studio located in Janesville, Wisconsin. We specialize in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical as well as No Limits, a specifically set up dance program for children with varying special needs. Here at Life Dance Academy we believe dance is for everyone. No matter your age or ability, whether you want to take one class a week or if you want to be a competitive dancer, Life Dance Academy has it all.

Life Dance Academy is known for technical excellence, professionalism and positive values! We believe in seeking excellence from all of our students, appropriate to their age level and interest. We are committed to reaching your child by understanding each child's unique learning style, personality, and processing ability. We believe in building up self-esteem and confidence by encouragement and challenging students to accomplish their goals.
We have a 10,000 square foot training facility with full viewing windows into each of our classes. We have state-of-the-art floors with Marley overlay to help prevent injury and to enhance your child's full physical abilities.

Life Dance Academy Competition Team hold numerous National Titles. Competing at several dance competitions throughout the year, this elite group of dancers is known for their technical excellence and their emotional presence onstage. Tanya Adkins, the owner, is the Artistic Director and Choreographer for Life Dance Academy competitive team.
Our staff are all professional certified instructors with a love of dance and teaching. We are committed to bringing our best to your dancer and your family!

Current Class Listings

Ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical, hip hop,poms,tap,competition team - Ongoing

Ballet, our classes emphasize technique, terminology, strength, flexibility, and choreography. Proper body placement is taught to prevent injury. All levels are offered. Ages 3-adult.

Jazz is a progressive form of dance that uses traditional ballet technique and is performed to the latest upbeat music. Jazz is presented through creativity, style, and fast skillful movements. All levels offered. Ages 7-adult

Tap is a form of dance based on rhythmic patterns. This class is taught under the Al Gilbert method, with our own style and pizzazz to make it fun and innovative. all levels offered. Ages 5-adult.

Lyrical dance is choreographed to interpret the emotions of the music with the intention that the audience will feel the lyrics to the song. Lyrical is a technically strong creative mixture of both ballet and jazz. Ballet background is required. Ages 11-adult.

Hip Hop is an exciting, upbeat, fun, fast-paced form of dance and exercise that is choreographed to the latest hip hop and pop music. Ages 7-adult

Poms class teaches a variety of routines that prepares students for high school teams. Ages 7-adult.

Worship Dance is dance class that is done to all christian pop and rock music with the purpose of glorifying God.

Competition Team, this class is chosen through an annual audition for the sole purpose of learning choreography for performing and competing.

Any questions, please contact Tanya Adkins, studio director
608-754-4399, 1212 Plainfield Ave., Janesville WI.

Tanya Adkins has over ten years experience teaching. She has choreographed countless musicals including Fame and Cabaret. Tanya has choreographed commercials and concerts. She has had the opportunity to dance with choreographers for Madonna, Prince, Brittney Spears and The MTV Music awards. Tanya won the "Best Choreography Award" at Dance Idols Of America, and danced with the semi-professional dance company Mid West Movement for 5 years.