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The Studio F.A.Q.

Here are the answers to some of the most commonly-asked questions we receive. However, if your question isn't answered here, don't hesitate to reach out. We are happy to answer any and all questions for EPIC people like you!

Questions about general policies/procedures? General FAQ

Questions about gymnastics? Gym FAQ

Questions about parkour, martial arts, or the Dojo? Dojo FAQ


What does my dancer wear?

This depends on which style of dance they're taking. Our recommendations are HERE.


Dress code HERE

What footwear does my dancer need?

This depends on which style of dance they're taking. Our recommendations are HERE. We recommend our local dance shoe specialty store, En Pointe Boutique, for outfitting your dancer. Visit them in their downtown Port Hope shop, or on their WEBSITE.

What styles of dance do you have?

This list is ever-evolving! However, our staple styles of dance include ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, & hip hop. We also typically offer musical theatre, and have been known to offer other styles, such as lyrical, when we can! We also offer dance fitness classes--our Zumba class is a huge hit!

What style of dance should I choose?

This depends on many factors, most importantly, which style sounds the most fun to you! Here is a quick break down:


Quintessential & beautiful style

Elegant, romantic & graceful

Structured style & excellent foundation

Classical & timeless music


Excellent style for those wanting a strong foundation

Broadly useful style that leads into everything

Jazz music


Precise footwork (mental & physical challenge)

Highly satisfying, audible success

Participate as part of the music

Wide range of music styles

Hip Hop

Fun, upbeat, & fast-paced

Hip hop & current music


A combination of many dance disciplines

Expressing the meaning of the song through movement

Elements of ballet, jazz, & more

Current music with lyrics

Musical Theatre  

Conveying a story/scene through dance

Learning to play a character

Broadway music


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