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Sonshine Dance and Fitness proudly offers a wide range of group dance and fitness classes as well as private instruction. Call us today to sign up, or drop by our studio and talk to one of our dance or fitness instructors in Branson, MO to learn more about our classes. Personalized attention will be given to improve your technique, which will give you the confidence you need to perform well and tereat your body well in any situation. If you have a question, feel free to e-mail us or use the contact form on this page. We'll get back to you right away.
We pride ourselves on providing Christ-centered, classical training in dance that is traditional and professional.
Meet our instructors
Ballet Mistress - Tap - Jazz - Tumbling - Modern - Ballroom
Founder of Sonshine Performing Arts Academy in Springfield, Missouri, the 5th largest Dance Academy in the state, retired after 30 years of teaching. She graduated from Indiana University with a double major in Speech/Theater and Dance and is a Master Teacher in Ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz. She has choreographed countless shows for the community, including eight International shows and one Around the World Tour. You may send Kathie personal E-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Step It Up - Weight Training
Patty is a certified teacher in floor aerobics, step aerobics, group exercises and weight training. She owned her own fitness center in Iowa for 5 years, but when she and her husband decided to move to the Ozarks, she wanted to continue teaching. For the past 10 years, Patty has taught all types of aerobics and weight training in several of the gyms and studios in the area.
Zumba, Interval Training, Pointe
Melinda and her daughter Valora were some of Sonshine's first students. They have performed in the Dino Kartsonakis Christmas Show 2012 as well as many Sonshine Performances. Melinda was certified as a Zumba Instructor in 2012 and has been both student and teacher since.
Musical Theater, Tap and Jazz
Stephanie's professional performing career included entertaining on cruise ships and performing with Bobby Vinton, Mel Tillis, and Andy Williams. This year she, along with Norvin Breeck, participated in "Dancing With the Stars of Branson," an area wide fundraiser. They were excited to win The Judges Cup Award for their performance to Donna Summer's "Last Dance".
Core Barre - Active Isolated Stretch
Christy is a certified Core Barre and Active Isolated Stretch Pilates Instructor. She studied vocal performance at Belhaven University in Jackson, MS. It was at Belhaven that Christy began learning Pilates. Those classes sparked an interest in pursuing certification in Core Barre a wonderful combination of Ballet Barre, Pilates and Athletic Conditioning.
CEM Music in Motion
Hours of operation
Monday - Friday: 3 pm to 9:30 pm
Payment options include cash, card and check.