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"Miss Joy,

Thank you for being such a powerful teacher and example for our daughter!"

"Miss Angela, thank you for making tumbling fun and for stealing the show!"

"This studio is just different: fun, friendly, professional, and always doing something!  Thank you for making the parades so fun!"

"We love Michelle!  Thank you for always being there in the office and for being so friendly."

"Ms. Joy and Mr. B are so friendly to everyone. Ms. Joy is really good with the little ones." ~ T.H.

"We love the instructors.  They are all so nice and good with the kids."  ~C.S.

"Your studio is just different.  Thank you for making dance fun again and for having such incredible teachers!"


Founded upon the premise of making dance fun for all ages, our studio doors opened seventeen years ago, under the name of Terrific Time Dance Studio.  Now, we are excited to serve you as Amherst Dance Academy!  A new name, but our foundation is the same.  We believe that dance is not just about competition, stage performance, and technique.  Dance is more powerful than that.  Don't get us wrong, though, we support and participate in competitions, performances, and dance recitals; and much of our class time is spent learning correct technique.  However, our main focus is making sure that the dancers learn to love dancing!  That means creating an environment that is positive and energetic.  We believe that each dancer should be given the opportunity to achieve something incredible, and this becomes possible when the environment reflects that the sky is the limit!


At Amherst Dance Academy, our goal is to provide dance education, miscellaneous dancewear, and personal growth opportunities at a competitive and affordable price.  We take pride in being able to offer our dancers more than what they would find at other studios.  We also take very seriously the environment and education your dancer receives.  Our goal is to provide a challenging, positive, and fun environment that is influential in the lives of our dancers as we teach and build in your dancer proper dance technique, respect, discipline, and self-esteem.  We believe even difficult things can be achieved when the bar is set high and and the door of opportunity is left wide open for the dancer to walk through it.


 PRE-REGISTRATION - June 15 through June 30.  (current families)


Thank you for your interest in dancing with us. Registrations are processed in the order they are received and if a class is full, you may choose to be placed on a waiting list in the event there is an opening, or you may choose a different class.  You may complete your registration online and pay the $45 registration fee to guarantee your class, or you may print out the paper copy of the registration form to mail to our PO BOX along with your registration fee.  

Sign up for Auto pay by the 10th of each month and avoid receiving a late fee of $10.00.  You can still pay your tuition before the 10th by cash, check ,or however you wish.  Keeping a debit/credit card on file will guarantee that you will not miss a payment causing a late charge.  


  • Registration fee = $45

  • 2nd dancer + additional dancer registration fees = $20
  • 2nd child discount = 10% on his/her tuition only
  • 3rd child or more discount = 20% discount on their tuition only
  • Classes are not reserved without a registration fee
  • Waiting lists do happen and class schedules may slightly change due to enrollment.  You will be notified if any changes take place.

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