Cheryl Lynn Watkins began her gymnastics study at the age of four with Carolina Gymnastics Center in Columbia. She was quickly placed on their competitive team where she earned three State titles. After attending University of South Carolina Aiken she returned to Carolina Gymnastics Center as an coach where she worked with young girls to help develop their gymnastics skills as well as self-confidence and discipline over a 15 year span. She has been certified as an instructor with USA Gymnastics.
Cheryl Lynn was the Blythewood High School assistant JV Cheerleading coach 2011-2013. There she helped to develop a solid program and increase the level of tumbling in the routines. While there her JV squad had numerous First Place finishes and many of her cheerleaders went on to make Varsity and cheer in college. She is thrilled to bring her experience to ADA and share her passion for gymnastics with its students.
You can download the updated schedule here or visit the “Class Schedule” link under “Classes”.
We’ve updated our brochure to include our new faculty member as well as information about the studio to include fees, holidays, attire guidelines and more. Download it here.
Marles Badillo is an ADA alumna, and former member of the ADA Competing Company. She earned her degree in Early Childhood Education from USC, and is a kindergarten teacher in Richland Two. We are thrilled to have our former long time student return as a faculty member. Her love for children, and long dance experience make her a valued addition to the ADA staff.
Come one come all. Ok just the folks who bought pictures then. The pictures will be available this afternoon at the studio so please come by when you have a moment and pick yours up!
Still need a private with Ms. Debra? Call the studio and schedule one for this Wednesday after 3pm! First come first serve and slots may be limited.
The photos taken during practice and the actual recital are now available at:
One of our company mom’s has graciously volunteered to take up this project and all proceeds go to benefit the company dance studio. Pictures can be bought as prints, canvas, etc or if you prefer you can purchase digital downloads of the photos you like.
With over 2000 photographs taken we tried to pick the ones that best represent the dancers and their performances. We probably did not get a great photo of everyone (the lighting being what it is during these events) but hopefully you will find something you like! Remember this is a fundraising activity for the studio!
Sorry this took so long but reviewing and editing this many pictures was a very time consuming effort. Thanks for being patient!
Please use the Recital2015TShirtOrderForm when ordering. Bring the form into the studio when you are ready to order!
Dear Dancers in Ballet IIA, IIB, III & IV,
We will have several extra rehearsals for the sections of recital that you do all together. You MUST attend at least one of these rehearsals, preferable more than one if you wish to be in the opening and finale. If you do not attend, you will perform your class dance, but will NOT be in the opening and finale.
We have almost fifty dancers in the Big Ballet this year, recital is earlier, so we have less time to prepare.
Here is a schedule of the extra rehearsals:
- Saturday, March 21 1:30 – 3:30
- Saturday April 11 1:30 – 3:30
- Friday April 24 6:308:00
- Friday May 1, Saturday May 2, Friday May 8 if necessary
Rehearsals are at the studio unless otherwise posted.