Summer Acro

2017

At The Barre
 
June Acro Workshop
  • Friday, June 23rd in the DANJ Lake Hopatcong Studio
  • Beg./Adv. Beginner: 1:00 - 2:00PM: Prerequisites: Backbend, Good Cartwheel, One-handed Cartwheel (Min. age 6)
  • Intermediate: 2:00 - 3:00PM: Prerequisites: Kick-over, Front & Back Walk-overs; Working on Back Handspring
  • Advanced: 4:00 - 5:00PM: Prerequisites: Round-Off, Back Handspring; Tucks, Standing Multiple Handsprings
  • Tuition: Each workshop is $15. If you plan on attending, please make sure that you enroll in advance by clicking the link(s) above or using the DANJ Portal (lookup in Location: DANJ under Acro Workshop #1, #2 and/or #3).
  • Faculty: Cayleigh Gallagher - Cheer Camp Instructor, JuST Cheer All Stars; Choreographer with Cray Cay Choreography; All Star Cheerleading Coach (for levels 1 thru 5) with Star Athletics Cheer & Tumbling; Competitive Cheerleader with Cheer Extreme All Stars, Kernersville, NC; Awards: 2x Worlds Silver Medalist, Champions League Grand Champion, 2x The Majors! Athlete, NCA Champion, US Trials Gold Medalist. Links to a few of Cayleigh's performances at the World Championships: 1, 2, 3.
 
Summer Weekly Acro
  • July 3rd thru August 31st in Lake Hopatcong
  • 12 & Under: Thursdays: 4:00 - 5:15pm.
  • 13 & Over*: Tuesdays: 4:00 - 5:30pm.
  • Two Levels per class (subject to enrollment); levels assigned during first session
  • Private Lessons are available before and after class
  • * Age exceptions for 13&Over are subject to faculty approval

Faculty

Cayleigh Gallagher
Cayleigh Gallagher

Cayleigh Gallagher grew up cheering in Rockaway, NJ. She continued cheering while a student at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree. Cayleigh has been an instructor at Cheer Camp for JuST Cheer All Stars; a choreographer with Cray Cay Choreography; a coach for All Star Cheerleading (levels 1 thru 5) with Star Athletics Cheer & Tumbling; and a competitive cheerleader with Cheer Extreme All Stars, based in Kernersville, NC. Her awards include the Worlds Silver Medalist (two times), the Champions League Grand Champion; The Majors! Athlete, NCA Champion (two times), and a US Trials Gold Medalist. Links to a few of Cayleigh's performances at the World Championships => 1, 2, 3.

Jessica Longo
Jessica Longo

Jessica Longo’s training included ballet, pointe, acro, modern, lyrical and tap. She studied with George Lon, Chris Lee, Mary Felber, Dawn LaViola-Schaub, Frank Hatchett, Michele Assaf, AC Ciulla and Joe Lanteri. Jessica also trained as a gymnast, reaching the Class III competitive level, and was named to the All County and All Conference gymnastic teams. Prior to joining DANJ, she was on the artistic staff at Performing Arts Academy for over ten years. Her credits also include commercial and modeling roles. Jessica attended the prestigious High School for the Performing Arts in New York City and Montclair State University where she majored in Dance.

Laura Van Peenen Merino
Scott Fowler

Laura Van Peenen Merino started dancing at four and continued training in acro, ballet, pointe, modern, lyrical, and tap - studying with Chris Lee, Dawn LaViola-Schaub, and Yuliya Akopyan. Prior to joining DANJ, Laura was on the artistic teaching staff at Performing Arts Academy for four years. She also taught Gymnastics for ten years under the direction of Debbie Tahan. Laura is the owner and director of TumbLe-nasium located in Wayne, NJ. She graduated from William Paterson University with a BA in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, & Psychology. Laura is also certified in CPR/AED & first aid.


Register for Summer Acro

Select your session(s) and level by clicking on the applicable Register link (in the left column). When you click Register, if you are not already set up in the online system, you will be required to do so by following the form displayed to you.

** Contact the studio if you are interested in registering for individual days
** Tuition must be paid in advance (i.e., when you register).
** Pay online with a credit/debit card or call or visit the studio.

** Contact the studio if you are interested in registering for individual days
** Tuition must be paid in advance (i.e., when you register).
** Pay online with a credit/debit card or call or visit the studio.