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You don't stop dancing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop dancing.

Welcome to ASCEND for Adults, a dynamic dance convention crafted exclusively for experienced dancers aged 35 and above. We believe that as we ascend in age, our dance experience can also rise to the occasion! This event is designed to reignite your passion for dance, offering a unique blend of classes tailored for intermediate-level dancers. Whether you're looking to refine your technique, explore new styles, or connect with a vibrant community of like-minded individuals, ASCEND is your destination.  



  • Warm-Up Session: Start the day with an energizing warm-up routine to prepare your body and mind for the day ahead.

  • Jazz: Dive into the world of jazz with classes that emphasize rhythm, coordination, and expressive movement. We'll explore jazz progressions and musical theatre jazz.

  • Lyrical: Explore the emotive and fluid style of lyrical dance, blending technique with storytelling.

  • Tap: Sharpen your tap skills with sessions focused on precision, timing, and dynamic footwork. Not a tapper? No worries - you'll still be an instrumental part of the class providing percussive rhythms.

  • Injury Prevention: Learn essential techniques and practices to keep your body healthy and injury-free, ensuring a long and enjoyable dance journey.


  • Expert Instruction: Learn from seasoned instructors who understand the unique needs and goals of mature dancers.

  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Experience a diverse range of classes that cover key dance styles and essential skills.

  • Limited Class Size: Convention will be capped to promote individualized feedback.

  • Lunch Included: A nourishing lunch will be provided during the break.

  • Supportive Environment: Join a community that celebrates the joy of dance at every stage of life free of judgement!

Whether you're returning to dance after a break or looking to enhance your current skills, ASCEND is the perfect place to elevate your dance experience. Come join us and embrace the opportunity to grow, connect, and, most importantly, thrive!



Sunday August 4th





(Lunch Included!)


New Heights Dance Academy

2905 N Florida Avenue

Tampa, FL 33602


(Subject to change)

9:30a - Warm-Up

10:00a - Jazz Progressions

11:00a - Ballet 

12:15-1:00p- Injury Prevention

1:00-1:45p - Lunch

1:45p- Post Lunch Warm Up

2:00p - Musical Theatre Jazz

3:00p- Tap/Percussion

4:00-4:15 - Break

4:15p- Lyrical / Contemporary


We're excited to bring you an amazing lineup of teachers who are ready to help you reach new heights at ASCEND!

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