2015 Cross Timbers Gazette Spotlight Article | Danceintegrity

By John English

Contributing Writer

Want to learn how to dance? Not sure which style is the one for you?
Come to Dance Integrity Dance Studio where accredited and experienced staff teach students of all ages the arts of Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Tap, Drill Team Prep, Contemporary, Competitive Team Dancing and more.

Studio Director Lauren Tippins opened Dance Integrity Dance Studio six years ago and has watched it grow from 30 students to more than 200.Lauren said she decided to open her own studio after she had the opportunity to work at one as an instructor.

“I was on the Dance team in college and my degree is in education,” Lauren said. “I always knew I wanted to do something with dance, but I was not sure what. When the opportunity to open the studio presented itself, I went with it.”

Lauren said that it has been gratifying to watch her company grow the way it has.“It’s been amazing,” Lauren said. “I’m fortunate to have been able to do something that I love, and it can only get better.”

The Dance Integrity Dance Studio competitive team has received a Competitive Spirit/Sportsmanship Award in every competition from 2012-2015.The award is presented to the studio that embodies the true spirit of competition.”We strive to help our students develop self respect, high self-esteem, and foster a sense of belonging,”Lauren said.

Dance Integrity’s structured dance programs offer a variety of classes and levels designed to
accommodate all dancers needs. All four dance studio rooms feature StageStep IV © floating subfloors for maximum dancer protection. Plus, ALL 4000 sq ft. of dance surfaces are Rosco Adagio and Stagestep © Super Timestep flooring!The studio is for student’s ages two and up and is located at 2230 Justin Road, Ste. 250 in Highland Village.

Lauren said she would like for prospective students to understand a few things about her studio.“We really live by our motto which is that integrity is the essence of everything successful,” Lauren said. “We try to do what’s best, and we provide a safe environment for the kids. We want them to have good time and to watch their love for dance grow.”The studio can be reached by calling (972) 317-2828 or emailing danceintegritystudio@gmail.com. Visit www.danceintegrity.com for more information.

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