November 2014 Newsletter



                       The theme for the month is "Rhythm and Music." Dancers will explore the elements of                       rhythm and music as related to dance and movement. This theme builds on October's theme "Time." Please try to get your dancers to each class and arrive on time so they don’t fall behind.

                            Have you considered buying a tax-deductible membership to Canyon Movement                       Company, the parent company of Canyon Dance? It is a 501-c-3 non-profit company that depends on donations and grants to survive. It is the company that actually produces the Nutcracker for CDA students to participate in. An annual membership of $50 and above include a fantastic membership card that gives you discounts to many places in town including Canyon Dance Academy (free Nut DVD or registration fee), Canyon Dance Supply (15% off one item every time you buy), 10% off Brandy’s, and more. See the membership brochure at the front desk for more information or check CMC’s website, Donations for scholarships and other gifts are tax-deductible. If you'd like to get more involved, please let me know. You could serve on the board of directors, a committee for an event, or volunteer in other ways.

                     Do you need some great gift ideas? Plan now for Holiday surprises!

CANYON DANCE SUPPLY has new items arriving weekly including Nutcracker-related items, leotards, pants, tights, shoes and cozy legwarmers for those chilly days ahead. Check out the skirted leotards for little ones. If we don’t have what you need, or if you’d like to order something special, we’ll order it! Orders take about 1 week.***Holiday Specials coming soon!  Store hours are by appointment. Buy a CMC membership (see above) and get a 15% discount on purchases from Canyon Dance Supply!

 SPECIAL THANKS!!!!!!!!!  Thank you to the many donations of used ink cartridges! It helps us pay for office supplies! Anyone who would like to donate ink cartridges, just leave them in a bag at the front desk.

 Canyon Movement Company Presents the 11th Annual

“Nutcracker Suite in Modern Bare Feet” ~A 21st Century Interpretation of the Holiday Classic~

Dec. 12th  and 13th at 7:30 p.m.  Matinee Dec. 13th at 11:00 a.m.

We have moved to the newly refinished Coconino High School Main Auditorium!


Come see your teachers’ dance, as well as many of your fellow students at the studio.

See you there!

Funded in part by the City of Flagstaff with Flagstaff Arts Council, the Arizona Commission

on the Arts with the National Endowment for the Arts.

For information call (928) 774-3937 or Visit


                             MONTHLY REMINDERS ***Tuition is due on the first lesson of the month. Tuition is the same every                                 month. The months with 5 lessons offset the months with 3 lessons due to holidays.

                               Snow Day Notice: The studio will not necessarily be closed when schools are closed due to                                            weather. The weather changes so rapidly in Flagstaff that it may be cleared up and nice by the                         afternoon. We do not usually cancel on snow days. Call to verify if we are open. Please use your own                            judgment when deciding to come to class if the weather is bad. If we do cancel, we try to call the students in                       advance as well as post on Facebook page.

                          HOLIDAY CLOSURES: We WILL have class on Tuesday, November 11!

                         There will be no classes on the following dates:

· Thanksgiving Break- November 25th -30th, but there IS class on Monday that week (November 24th). Classes will resume on Monday December 1st.

· Christmas Break- December 22nd-January 4th  Classes will resume on Monday January 6th.

If you have plastic grocery bags that you want to get rid of, we use them for trash bags at the studio. Occasional donations are appreciated!