My daughter began taking classes at Belliston Academy when she was 9 years old. She began with 2 classes a week, but kept increasing, because the more she took, the more she loved it. The passion she has for dance was fostered by the current and former professional dancers that she had as instructors there. She was accepted into their Pre-Professional program at age 12 and continued in this exceptional program until she graduated from high school and moved on to start her own professional career in ballet. She loved the different styles of dance in all of the classes she took and how they worked together to make her a well rounded dancer. She also learned many life skills such as time management, a strong work ethic, how to work as a team, and she developed life-long friendships as well. As a parent, I am forever grateful for Belliston Academy’s influence on my daughter’s life.
exists to help children throughout the community become wonderfully well-rounded, happy, healthy, successful, goal-oriented adults by participating in dedicated and joyous learning under the guidance of highly qualified dance professionals.
We are the only Dance Academy in the Denver Metro area to offer prestigious Royal Academy of Dance and Cecchetti Council of America certified dance curriculum. Belliston Academy is also the only Dance Academy in the Denver Metro area that houses an on-site swimming pool, a vital tool in the safe instruction of ‘en pointe’ ballet technique.
The Joy of Dance
More than 10,000 children have discovered the joy of dance at Belliston Academy, a family-run Dance Academy, founded more than 35 years ago by the extraordinarily talented Jeannine Belliston. Jeannine, a mother of seven, is a life-long dance enthusiast and teacher, and valued member of the Denver Metro community.
Long Term Success
Supported by her talented family and a dedicated team of dance professionals, Jeannine and her staff understand that parents who choose Belliston Academy are contributing to the long-term success, education, health and happiness of their girls and boys.
Get to know Jeannine
“Someone will say to me, “Look at what you have done with the school,” And I'll reply, “What do you mean?” We just do what we do here. But I do feel huge pride when I see the children's joy, and then watch them go on to fulfil their dreams.”
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