Simple, High-Quality & Joyful Study of Dance

New Season Begins August 12 – Registration Open

The 2018/2019 Season of Movement Arts Atlanta begins the week of August 12. 2018. The Summer/Fall and Winter/Spring Semesters will include classes for ages 3+ and adults.

Children’s classes include Kinderdance for ages 3 & 4, Ballet of ages 5 and older, Ballet with Tap for ages 7+ and Ballet with Pointe for ages 11+. Classes meet in the afternoons on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Adult Dance will be offered on Tuesday mornings. This class will use Ballet barre work as its hub and include yoga, physical therapy exercises and world dances. Its goal is to take pleasure in movement while improving strength, balance and flexibility.

All Movement Arts Atlanta classes take place at Director Carolyn Stine McLaughlin’s home studio in Inman Park just east of Downtown Atlanta


Time to Dance!

As the month begins so does the Summer/Fall Semester of Movement Arts Atlanta! Classes begin August 8 and are offered for ages 3+ in Kinderdance, Ballet and Tap. This is conveniently located, well priced and high quality instruction for your child.

All classes are held in Inman Park at Director Carolyn Stine McLaughlin’s home studio. Parents are welcome to watch class or wait on the sunny back porch. There is also the option to take a quick stroll on the Beltline or run and errand at the Krog Street Market.

MAA classes are well price at a rate of $15 per hour. A 10% discount is applied to tuition for families with more than one child in the program. Additionally, MAA never charges a registration fee.

All classes are limited in size and are professionally taught. The average student to teacher ratio is 4:1 with the maximum possible being 8:1. Ms. McLaughlin has more than 25 years of teaching experience.

Each Movement Arts Atlanta student is given individual attention to support neuro-muscular development, advance social skills and a foster a love of dance.

2017-2018 Season Schedule & Registration Open

Movement Arts Atlanta has started registering new and returning students for the 2017-2018 Season. There are classes for ages 3 – 13 in Kinderdance, Ballet and Tap. MAA high-quality classes are a joyful and simple way for children to experience the joy of moving, the pleasure of focused work and improve body awareness and control.

Complete class description and schedules are available here. Class tuition is based on a rate of $15 per hour and registration can be completed on line, by mail or by phone. Registration details are available here.

Class sizes are limited so take the time to reserve your child’s place today.

Give Dance A Chance in June!

Movement Arts Atlanta is pleased to announce that it will offer a Summer Short Term from June 6 – 22, 2017! This is a wonderful chance for families to try a class for  their students who are new or returning to dance. It is also a nice opportunity for current students to continue learning. Classes are offered in the mid and late afternoons to accommodate camp and swim schedules. There are a total of six classes in the series. They will meet twice per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays for three weeks.

The following will be offered during Summer Short Term:


Time Tuition
Kinderdance (ages 3 & 4) 4:00 – 4:45 pm* $68
Ballet I (ages 5 & 6) 3:00  – 3:45 pm* $68
Ballet II with Tap (ages 7-10) 5:00 – 6:00 pm $90
Ballet III with Tap (ages 9+) 6:15 – 7:45 pm $113

Classes are limited in size to six and are held at Director, Carolyn McLaughlin’s home studio in Inman Park just west of Downtown Atlanta. You are invited to register today so that your child will have the opportunity to give dance a chance this June!

*Schedule correction made 5/3/17. Our apology for the error.

Adult Class on Thursday Mornings

AdultsStart the month of September off with movement!

Beginning Thursday, September 1, 2016, Movement Arts Atlanta will offer Adult Ballet. This class will include beginning and intermediate ballet vocabulary with yoga and physical therapy style exercises for a class that focuses on the joy of movement.

All over the age of 18 are welcome. In addition to the joy of movement the class will work on  flexibility, gracious posture and maintaining and improving balance.

It is best for students to have leather or canvas ballet slipper. Real shoes are important, read here for an explanation. Workout clothes are acceptable as are old school leotard and tights.

Adult Ballet (with a bit of Yoga and Lots of Joy)
Thursdays 10:00 am – 11:15 am
87 Druid Circle NE, Atlanta GA 30307
No reservations necessary, class will run from September 1 – October 27 regardless of attendance.

Classes Start in a Week

KinderdanceMovement Arts Atlanta’s 2016-2017 Season, Summer/Fall Semester classes begin next Tuesday, August 26, 2016.

Kinderdance, Ballet and Tap are available for ages 3 and older. There is availability in all classes but classes size is limited to six and registration is offered on a first-come-first-served basis.

The new Workshop schedule will out later in the week. These are classes offered for more experienced students in ballet. They offer the benefits of nearly private coaching at an open class rate.

Advanced Coaching Classes Added

PointeShoeWith several weeks of Summer still ahead and summer intensive winding down, MAA is offering advanced dancers an option to keep in-shape before the next season begins.

These coaching classes, limited to 4 attendees, are being offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm. This schedule will run from Wednesday, August 27 through Thursday, August 18, 2016.

Class are $20 and students are asked to sign up here.

All classes will be held at Ms. McLaughlin’s home studio, 87 Druid Circle, 30307.