Kinderdance®, where children ``learn how to learn`` when they learn how to DANCE and MOVE!

Awarded 2019 Kinderdance® International Franchisee of the Year

Other Awards Include Franchisee of the month for October 2017, November 2018 and June 2020

Comfortable location at your child's school

Convenient class times

Experienced instructors

Award winning franchise

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About Us

Kinderdance ®

Kinderdance® is the original worldwide dance, motor development, gymnastics and fitness program that combines academic readiness skills which are specifically designed for children. What makes Kinderdance® unique is that all of our programs incorporate educational concepts in a developmentally designed curriculum that teaches to the total child. We place special emphasis on building “Self Confidence” and “Self-Esteem” in young children.

A happy child is a Joy to Behold! Anyone who has ever watched a child jump for joy when a parent comes home knows intuitively that small children express their feelings with MOVEMENT as well as words. Movement, music and DANCE can be natural tools for learning. Influential child psychologists and educators like Piaget and Montessori agree that a planned developmental program in MOVEMENT should be part of every child’s education. Since early childhood education is the foundation for higher education, how a child “learns to learn” will have a lasting influence throughout his or her school years. Kinderdance, where children “learn how to learn” when they learn how to DANCE and MOVE!

We bring our programs to children at different Austin, TX area pre-schools, child care centers and private schools! We teach our classes to children at the center so no need to have to drive them to a separate class or studio!

> Learn More: Where did Kinderdance come from? A brief history!

Class Descriptions

Kinderdance ®

Kinderdance® is a developmental dance, motor development and fitness program, teaching the basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics and creative movement while blending educational concepts.

Kindergym ®

Kindergym® is a developmental floor gymnastics program with emphasis on fun, social and gross motor development, physical fitness and movement education while learning numbers, colors, shapes and words.

We also use an octagon, wedge (“cheese”), jumping board and balance beam as well as a large folding mat to help us learn the fundamentals of gymnastics!

Kids Yoga

In Kids Yoga, children learn the foundations of yoga through storytelling, creative imagery, music, songs, speech and communication, use of props and creative movement in a non-religious and non-spiritual manner. The program aims to build children’s self- confidence, self-esteem and self-expression as they develop muscular strength and flexibility, balance, coordination and mental focus. The practice of mindfulness and conscious breathing are incorporated to enhance the development of mind and body connection as we nurture the process of self-regulation, stress management and relaxation.

Meet Our Instructors

Ms. Wendy Ms. Wendy Owner and Instructor Ms. Wendy has been a Kinderdance® franchisee for 21 years. She began in the Summer of 2000 after she graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a minor in Psychology. Ms. Wendy began her dance training at the age of 3 at the Libby Stelly Dance Academy in Houston and served as a squad officer on her high school drill team her junior year and as a Lieutenant officer her senior year. She then went on to be on the Cougar Dolls dance team at the University of Houston for two years. She began her Kinderdance® classes in Houston and then moved to Austin in August of 2007. She now lives in the Round Rock area with her husband and daughter. Ms. Wendy speaks with each Kinderdance instructor after every class they teach. Ms. Wendy loves working with parents and schools to make sure everyone is having the best experience with Kinderdance®. Please feel free to reach out to her anytime! Ms. Andreina Ms. Andreina Instructor Ms. Andreina is currently attending The University of Texas at Austin and pursuing a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance Studies and a minor in business. She started dancing when she was five years old and has extensive training in ballet and contemporary forms. She was a part of the Houston Repertoire Ballet dance company for 7 years where she was able to assist pre-ballet classes and in college danced with Dance Repertoire Theatre. She has worked with choreographers such as Charles Odell Anderson, Gesel Mason, Rena Butler, and Sidra Bell. She is wrapping up her final semester at UT where she had the opportunity to student teach at both Walsh Middle School in RRISD and Vista Ridge high school in LISD. Her two biggest passions are dance and teaching others! She is so excited to be joining the Kinderdance family!

Testimonials

Parents are talking!…

My daughter Maru - a spunky little 3 year old - has taken dance and gymnastics at her school via Kinderdance.

Whenever I asked how she was enjoying her class, she always replied with great enthusiasm. However, the day she and my mom began to discuss ballet verbage in my kitchen, I was amazed. She knew so much terminology – arabesque and glissade – and all of the positions. I was very surprised and consequently impressed! She decided to try out gymnastics this summer and has just loved it. Maru and I are very happy with her experience with Kinderdance.

Lauren H.

happy mom

My daughter has been taking dance with Ms. Wendy for the past year.

I decided to enroll her after attending a friend’s Kinderdance recital with Ms. Wendy where I was amazed to see 3 and 4 year olds perform together with choreography. I have been to many a dance recital where this age doesn’t do much at all but stand there looking cute so I was very impressed! Ms. Wendy is very fun and energetic with the kids and makes learning dance moves fun. My shy child has really come out of her shell and now dances around the house daily and even in public will climb up on stage! Additionally, Ms. Wendy is very communicative and organized and a joy to work with! I highly recommend Kinderdance!

Julie S.

happy mom

Our daughter loves being in dance and gym.

She’s been in the class for two years now. She looks forward to it and has learned so much about movement. The recital Ms. Wendy puts on yearly is such a great treat for her and us as parents! Our daughter lights up at the mention of the recital.  The teachers are great and they come to the school during school hours, so there are no extra trips outside of school or on weekends. I can’t wait to put my other daughters in Kinderdance too!

Sofia M.

happy mom

Kinderdance is the perfect introduction to the world of gymnastics and dance.

Wendy has done an amazing job instilling the love of dance in my daughter. Her program is both fun and educational. My daughter looks forward to what new things she will learn each week.

Kori S.

happy mom

Kinderdance has provided our daughter a fun and challenging experience!

I was extremely happy with Wendy’s rapport with the children, and very impressed with how organized she is! I definitely plan on returning to Kinderdance!

Angie C.

happy mom

My daughter has learned so much...

My daughter has learned so much in such a short time! She can’t wait for Monday’s when her dance class is! She is always dancing and singing her new moves she learned that week! We love all you do! Thank you!

Kaylyn

happy mom

I am the Director at Prodigy Child Development Center...

I am the Director at Prodigy Child Development Center where Kinderdance and Kindergym classes are held. My daughter who also attends the school has attended Ms. Wendy’s gymnastics class for about a year now. She comes home after class and proudly shows our family the new skills she learned at class. She has a baby sister and sometimes it is hard for her to see us giving the baby so much special attention. I think gymnastics has given her an opportunity to develop skills that the baby cannot do that are very impressive and confidence building.

Ms. Amy

happy mom & child care center director

Both of my kids really enjoyed being a part of Kinderdance and Kindergym!

My daughter can be pretty shy at times, especially around new people or in front of a bunch of people, but she really loved being in dance. She literally asks every day if she’s going to dance and then she shows me all of her moves at home. It’s pretty cute and I can’t thank you enough for teaching her and fostering her love of dance.

Laura

happy mom

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Frequently Asked Questions

When do I pay for tuition?

Tuition must be paid at the time of registration. In the Fall we do also have a registration/insurance fee that covers the entire school year and includes a t shirt that your child may wear to school and in class on their class day.

When is tuition due?

Tuition is due on the 1st of every month. If it is not received by the morning of your child’s first class of the month, a late fee may be assessed. If you are not able to pay by that time, please let me know ahead of time and we will be more than happy to work something out with you. A reminder will be sent out to parents as a reminder that tuition will soon be due.

How do I pay for tuition?

Tuition may be paid online through our website. You may enter your parent account with classjuggler monthly to make payments. There is no extra charge to you for this service. You may also pay through Venmo or PayPal, please contact Ms. Wendy for more details.

When do classes begin?

Most of our schools go year round. We start our year in September and go through May. Students may enroll at any time during the school year. During the Summer some schools are closed and some do not meet. Information will be given prior as to Summer sign up instruction for those schools continuing during the Summer.

Can I cancel?

You may start or stop classes at any time. If you do wish stop at any time, we do ask that you let us know 30 days before stopping classes. If we do not receive notice that your child will be stopping, they will be continued to be picked up for classes. We will not know you wish for them to discontinue if you do not notify us.

Do we have access to the teachers?

We love parents and families and love for them to be involved! If you wish to speak with your child’s teacher at any time, please contact Ms. Wendy (wendydances@hotmail.com or 512-669-9919) to arrange a time to meet/speak. We welcome you to drop in on our child’s class, however it is best if you try to not let them know you are there and can watch without them seeing you!

What materials does my child need for class and what should they wear?

Your registration fee in the Fall includes a t shirt your child will receive. They may wear this t shirt to school on their class day with leggings or shorts or anything that is comfortable to move in to wear in class! Both Kinderdance, Kindergym and Kids Yoga students will receive a t shirt if you paid a registration fee along with tuition in the Fall. Students that start classes later in the year (Spring semester or Summer) may purchase a t shirt if they wish. Please contact Ms. Wendy if you wish to purchase a t shirt.

Do you have a recital?

On a Saturday in May, (date TBA) we will hold our annual year end demonstration in which all of our students will participate if they wish to. This demonstration will take place at a venue such as an elementary school. More details will be sent home to families prior to this performance opportunity. This performance is optional, not mandatory. 🙂 Our year end demonstration is a low stress event geared toward letting children build their self confidence and having fun!

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Contact

We would love to hear from you!

(512) 669-9919

WendyDances@hotmail.com

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