Photography by Aaron Jetelina

Thank you so much for coming to our Illuminate Recital!

What a wonderful year we’ve had together with our students and staff. It truly takes a village to prepare for six wonderful recital shows and we are so grateful to everyone involved. Thanks to you, there were over 600 beautiful lights shining on this stage! To the parents and families sacrificing of your finances and countless hours sitting in the lobbies or your vehicles while your dancers train – we see you! To the dance moms and dads dropping off homecooked meals to our older dancers late at night – we see you! To the grandparents, family friends and car-pool warriors helping the students get to classes – we see you! To the students doing homework and studying in between classes – we see you! To the teachers and assistants that are spending countless hours on lesson plans, choreography, mentoring students, and going above and beyond – I see you!

We truly appreciate your sacrifices to see these beautiful lights shine at recital and all throughout the year! This is my 10th recital as the director of JSOD and I could not be more grateful for the countless blessings that God has bestowed on our studio. In 2010 we had 50 different dances in recital over 2 shows. This year we have 155 different dances performing over 6 shows!

God is so faithful and I never could have imagined blessings of this magnitude 10 years ago when I stepped out in faith for this incredible journey. We have big plans and dreams for this next year that we are not quite ready to reveal yet, but I would love to invite you to pray for our studio and for God’s wisdom in making future decisions for His glory!

Gratefully,

Natalie George
JSOD Owner/Director

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16

JSOD Fall Registration is now LIVE and OPEN for ALL Students! CURRENT students can enroll through your customer portal and for NEW students can enroll through the registration tab on on our website! Classes are filling up very quickly and we do encourage you to sign up on waiting lists as we are making changes daily to the enrollment lists!

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Its time for a GIVEAWAY! Thanks to Brad Vaughn at Magination Video,  we will be giving away a FREE Princess Camp this Summer!! We have 2 sessions left-next week, July 22-26, or July 29-Aug 2! Princess Camp is for students ages 3-6!! They come from 10am-12pm every day that week where they learn princess etiquette lessons, do princess crafts and learn fun princess dances! 👑There is also a short show at the Bosque Location for the parents on Friday!
So heres how to enter: Like, Share, and comment on this post with students first name only!! All entries will be entered into a drawing on Friday morning and a winner will be chosen! Entries are due by midnight Thursday night! Make sure you dont miss this, its a $120 value!!

It's time for a GIVEAWAY! Thanks to Brad Vaughn at Magination Video, we will be giving away a FREE Princess Camp this Summer!! We have 2 sessions left-next week, July 22-26, or July 29-Aug 2! Princess Camp is for students ages 3-6!! They come from 10am-12pm every day that week where they learn princess etiquette lessons, do princess crafts and learn fun princess dances! 👑There is also a short show at the Bosque Location for the parents on Friday!
So here's how to enter: Like, Share, and comment on this post with student's first name only!! All entries will be entered into a drawing on Friday morning and a winner will be chosen! Entries are due by midnight Thursday night! Make sure you don't miss this, it's a $120 value!!
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We had a great group in Open Ballet last night!! Join us for Open Tap tonight from 6:30-7:30 at the Bosque Location!! Only $10 and ages 6th grade-adult are welcome!! #summernightsatjsod

We had a great group in Open Ballet last night!! Join us for Open Tap tonight from 6:30-7:30 at the Bosque Location!! Only $10 and ages 6th grade-adult are welcome!! #summernightsatjsod ... See MoreSee Less

What Others Say About Us

“Absolutely the best in Waco! I love that you all don’t just teach dance, but you also teach: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.”

Carrie YoungParent of dancer Carrigan Young

“We love JSOD because the instructors are not only dedicated to teaching excellent technique, but more than that, they are dedicated to loving our girls and making sure that God is glorified in every step and in every dance.”

Gretchen GibsonParent of dancer Kate Gibson

“The office is impeccably organized in terms of online communication and prompt responses to questions. The teachers are very professional. Especially appreciated is Natalie’s leadership to the students of Company, teaching a strong work ethic and a no-tolerance policy for negativity about other dancers, including other studios.”

Julianne BestParent of dancer Katherine Best

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