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The Spirit of Dance Studio

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Dedicated to Maintaining Small Classes,

a safe environment and creative choreography.

Where your Dancer is not just a number.

Smaller, Safer, Better!

 Join an Elite Studio of Dancers! 


Our Story:  17 Years Strong...
We are strong, unique and powerful!


Here at The Spirit of Dance Studio, we have a passion for the art of dance and for helping others discover their inner dancer.

Teaching K -12th graders...Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Dance.

Are you ready to get up and move? Contact us today to learn more about our studio.


Meet the Team

You Are in Great Hands


Natalie Baker
(pictured with oldest daughter Bethany)

Over 45 years of experience in dance from studying to teaching. In college she studied jazz, contemporary and tap. Performing and taking lessons with the WVU performing arts program. Ms. Natalie has a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in English and attended Shippensburg University for her Masters in Counseling.

Artistic Director

Tap, Musical Theatre, Lyrical Instructor


Ashlyn Auriemma
Graduated from Cedar Crest College with a Bachelor in Arts Degree. She has been involved in many on stage productions such as "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" 2022 and "Fame" 2021 where she was Dance Captain. In college she participated in 'DanceWorks', 'Spring Dances', Terpsicore Dance Society, Tap Ties Company classes and many other dance organizations. Ashlyn studied locally growing up and she is currently an 8th grade substitute teacher.

Ballet/ Pointe, Jazz and Lyrical/Contemporary


Bethany Baker
Graduated from Kutztown University with a Bachelor of Science in Education and Special Education. She has over 20  years of dance training and experience.  Bethany has taught at the Spirit of Dance Studio since she was a student teacher in high school. She was a gold team dancer for Kutztown University and she is currently a 7th grade teacher. 

Advanced Tap, Musical Theatre and Xtreme Hip Hop


Ms. Ferne

Our Favorite front desk mom at the studio. We greatly miss her since her move to the sunshine state. We cherish it when she visits us at the studio. Ms. Ferne has always helped to make our productions spectacular!


Gianna Baker
Studied dance for 15 years at The Spirit of Dance Studio.
She has been in 30 productions and has placed 1st at many dance competitions. 
She is currently a Dance Team member at Washington and Jefferson College and majoring in Mathematics.

Special Choreography &
Guest Instructor


Aliyah March
Studied dance at the Spirit of Dance Studio for over 13 years.
She has been in 26 productions and has placed 1st in many dance competitions. She is attending UNC Charlotte to study dance & business. 
Big Spring High School
AP and Honors Student

Special Choreography &
Guest Instructor


Hayley Marsh & Kara Cisney
Both are dancers and hold executive positions on the Shippensburg University dance troupe In Motion. Mid-Level & Elementary education majors.  They have studied dance for a combination of  33+ years.  

Beginner Level
Lyrical /Ballet
Musical Theatre/Jazz
Hip Hop
Advanced Level
Student Choreo-Asst. Solo, Duo, Trios

Pink Sugar

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Classes K-12th

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