Wellness Through The Arts
Adult Program

WELLNESS THROUGH THE ARTS offered at Florida Arts and Dance Company is a method of incorporating ballet classes, tap, dancercise, kickdance and techniques of Joseph Pilates for the ultimate mental, physical and spiritual balance.

CLASSICAL BALLET - Vaganova techniques of teaching ballet is a system developed over 400 years ago in Russia. It is best known for the fluidity and carriage of the arms while building strong lean muscles. If you have ever danced or dreamed of dancing - this class is for YOU!

ADULT TAP - Learn a new skill while enjoying a great cardiovascular work out. Burning calories and improving muscle tone and strength too!

DANCERCISE - Want to learn to dance, shape up and lose weight, all at the same time? Learn new moves to great music: Salsa, Swing, Big Band, plus conditioning and toning your body. The work out that doesn't seem like work!

KICKDANCE - An exciting, empowering combination of aerobics, dance, self-defense and martial arts. Fun music, body sculpting and a great work out!












Joint mobility and range of motion
Helps in healing injury


Precision through balance and control
Increased flexibility
Long, lean musculature and ease of movement
Alignment of vertebrae for correct posture
Tension relieved by proper breathing techniques 
Elongation of spine
Strength of body, mind and spirit

The Instructors:

Cecilia Serra

BS in Business Education, BFA in dance, MS in Education/Dance
Founder and Executive Director - Florida Arts and Dance Company
Trained in the Polestar method of neuromuscular fitness conditioning, utilizing the principles of
  Joseph H. Pilates
Co-owner of Balanced BodyWorks in Palm City, Florida

Genevieve La Gratta

Florida Arts and Dance School Coordinator
Owner & Director of La Gratta Studios in New Jersey
Attended Seton Hall University & studied dance in New Jersey & New York
Member of Dance Educator & Dance Masters of America and has performed in New Jersey & New
Artistic Director & Choreographer for two award winning high schools in New Jersey

Joan Hooks

BA in Dance and a Masters in Physical Therapy
Pediatric Physical Therapist
Trained in Polestar Pilates exercise technique
Experienced dance, fitness educator and mat exercise instructor for Florida Arts and Dance
Past Director of Dance Education at the Center for the Arts of Stuart

Nancy De Sisto

1978-87 Instructor & Coach-Fred Astaire Dance Studios
1981-87 World Class competitive Ballroom Dancer 
Winning numerous National Championships & World's Finalist in Smooth & Latin, 3rd in U.S.A. & 9th
  in the World.
Staff's Trainer at the Waist Basket Aerobics Studios in Texas
1985-86 she was 5th in the Crystal Light Ladies Aerobics Championships


Adult Ballet-Inter M & Th 9:00-10:30am 

Pilates II Tues 6:30-7:30pm
Pilates III Wed 9:00-10:00am
Pilates - Beginners Wed 10:00-11:00am
Pilates - All Levels Sat 9:00-10:00am

Adult Tap - Beginners Wed 10:00-11:00am
Adult Tap - Inter Tues 9:30-10:30am
Adult Tap - Advanced Tues 8:30-9:30am

Dancercise Fri 8:30-9:30am
Kickdance Wed 8:30-9:30am

Yearly Registration Fee: $35.00
Single Class Fee: 15.00
Card with 10 Classes: $100.00
(Card may be used for any of the classes listed)

All fees and tuition are non-refundable. 

Classes with less than five registered students will be cancelled. Private classes are available.

Florida Arts and Dance Company
  57 S.W. Monterey Road    Stuart, FL 34994    561-288-4150 

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