A Step Above Dance Studio

A Step Above Dance Studio

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Does anyone know if we are doing in person dancing or zoom dance meeting? Tonight and or Thursday?
Kairi practicing her dance tonight (:
Does anyone know how Tod Fish’s surgery was? How is he doing?
Happy First Day of Fall!! We are back at it today with our regular schedule of dance classes. We cannot wait to see everyone! Competition team you have a carry-in tonight make sure and bring a dish or two to share!#AStepAboveLima #WeAreFamily #WeRise #NationalChampions
Tomorrow!!!! Dance begins!!!!
Asa has great teachers dancers and staff they treat u like family.
Here’s a picture my dad captured on recital night
I wanted to share this with y’all because you had mentioned we could so this one was from recital last night she loved the dances she did this year:) She loves dance period.:)5/18/19
I am an ASSE representative who is trying to find host family for a 16 year old female student from Germany. Her interests are: Dance club, Ballroom dancing (Waltz, Disco Fox, Rumba and Tango), skiing, camping and spending time with her animals (dog, 3 ponies, and cats)

If you are able to help out, or would like additional information please contact me.
Lucy is excited to start ballet! This is year #3! #astepabovelima #dance
Good luck to all my ASA family as they head to Orlando for nationals. Safe travels, kick some b***y, and bring home the hardware. Love you guys. ASASO!!!!!

Our experienced dance studio offers a variety of classes for everyone no matter their goals. We pride ourselves on inclusion and diversity. Come discover our family and let us empower your child on their dance journey!

A Step Above Dance Studio is a place you will call your second home. We strive to offer a top notch dance education for each of our students while establishing a community everyone wants to be a part of. Our facility offers two different inspiring studio spaces, an organized student lobby, parent viewing windows for each room, and a friendly seating area for parents to mingle while their child is

Operating as usual

04/17/2022

Happy Easter to all of our dance families! We hope every gets the chance to spend the day with their loved ones! 🐰

04/14/2022

Round ✌🏻 of Picture Day is tonight!

Today is for our Dynasty Classes. Please see the schedule posted below for more info.

Please remember to arrive ready to go 20 minutes before your first scheduled picture!

04/13/2022

Picture Day is here!
Tonight is for our Empire Team, please see the following schedule below for exact times.

Please remember to arrive ready to go 20 minutes before your first picture! When you are done, you are free to leave!

04/12/2022

🛑 TOMORROW IS THE DEADLINE!!!! 🛑
Don’t forget to order your recital shirt!!!
Shirts can be ordered online at: https://asarecital22.itemorder.com/shop/sale/

Deadline to order is: WEDNESDAY APRIL 13TH, 2022!!

There are a few summer logo items available too! All items will arrive to the studio around Monday May 9, 2022.

NO LATE ORDERS ACCEPTED!!

Photos from A Step Above Dance Studio's post 04/11/2022

💎 AWARDS POST 💎
Last Competition of the Season!!!
Ticket to Broadway in Akron, OH
ALL Results!

Dancers competed in 3 different performance levels:
Novice, Intermediate, or Advanced.

Dancers also competed in 5 different age divisions:
Minis (6 & Under), Petite (7-9), Junior (10-12), Teen (13-15), or Senior (16-19).

Dancers could earn a Gold, High Gold, or Platinum. Advanced routines could also earn a Perfect Platinum rating on their routines.

A total of 14 Golds, 23 High Golds, 7 Platinums, & 27 Overalls!!

💎 Special Shout out to our Production 💎 Pokémon received a Judges Award for Best Performance of 12 & under routines AND the Top Billings Award for the Routine that scored the highest out of all the 12 & Under Intermediate Routines!!

💎 Special Shout out to our Legends 💎Their Lyrical routine- Amen, received the Top Billings Award for the Routine that scored the highest out of all the 13 & Over Intermediate Routines!!

Here’s the rest of the results!

💎 Groups 💎
💙 Hot Shots - Novice Mini Jazz Small Group — “Everywhere You Look” (Miss Megan & Miss Lillie) — Gold, 6th overall!!!
💜 All Stars Younger - Novice Mini Jazz Small Group — “Ice Cream” (Miss Sierra) — Gold, 5th Overall!!!
💙 All Stars (Older) - Novice Petite Jazz Small Group — “Funky Monkey” (Miss Ashley & Miss Lillie) — Gold, 3rd in Category, 9th Overall!!!
💜 Hip Hop 2 - Intermediate Teen Hip Hop Small Group — “Parti With Cardi” (Miss Jordyn) — Platinum, 4th overall!!!
💙 Headliners - Novice Junior Jazz Small Group — “Spice Up Your Life” (Miss Ashley) — High Gold, 9th overall!!!
💜 Headliners - Novice Junior Lyrical Small Group - “Fix You” (Miss Sierra) — Gold
💙 Acro - Intermediate Junior Acro Small Group — “Survivor” (Miss Ashley) — High Gold, 3rd overall!!!
💜 Hip Hop 1 - Intermediate Junior Hip Hop Small Group — “Losin’ It” (Miss Jordyn) — High Gold, 2nd in category, 8th overall!!!
💙 Tap 1 - Intermediate Junior Tap Small Group — “This Could Change Everything” (Miss Amanda) — High Gold
💜 Tap 2 - Intermediate Teen Tap Small Group — “Dog Days” (Miss Amanda) — Platinum, 3rd Overall!!!
💙 Legends Team - Intermediate Teen Jazz Small Group — “Girl Group” (Miss Ashley) — High Gold, 1st in Category, 8th overall!!!
💜 Masters Team 2 - Intermediate Teen Lyrical Small Group — “2 Blind Horses” (Miss Jordyn) — High Gold, 2nd in Category.
💙 Legends Team - Intermediate Teen Lyrical Small Group — “Amen” (Miss Amanda” — Platinum, 1st in Category, 1st overall!!! Highest Score 13 & over Intermediate!!!
💜 Masters Team 1 - Intermediate Teen Lyrical Small Group — “Unwritten” (Miss Ashley) — Gold, 3rd in Category
💙 Masters Team - Intermediate Teen Jazz Large Group “Feels So Good” (Miss Sierra) — High Gold, 3rd in Category, 4th Overall!!!
💜 Production - Intermediate Junior Open Production — “Pokemon” (Miss Sierra & Miss Ashley) — Platinum, 1st Overall, Judges award for Best Performance of 12 & Under, Highest Score for 12 & under Intermediate Level.

💎 Duo/Trios 💎

💙 Maddie O & Alanah - Intermediate Junior Jazz Duo/Trio — “Took The Night” (Miss Ashley) — High Gold, 1st overall!!!
💜 Emma, Lainy & Brynn - Intermediate Junior Musical Theater Duo/Trio — “Rather Be Me” (Miss Ashley) — High Gold, 5th overall!!!
💙 Shaina & Kasandra - Intermediate Senior Lyrical Duo/Trio — “Until We Meet Again” (Miss Ashley) — High Gold, 1st overall!!
💜 Emma & Lainy - Intermediate Teen Open Duo/Trio — “Madness” (Miss Sierra) — High Gold 4th Overall!!!
💙 Kasandra & Maudie - Intermediate Senior Musical Theater Duo/Trio — “If I Didn’t Have You” (Miss Sierra) —Gold, 2nd overall!!!
💜 Bunny & Bubba - Elite Teen Hip Hop Duo/Trio — “Throw It Back” (Miss Jordyn) — Platinum, 1st in Category, 2nd Overall!!!
💙 Lily & Shaina - Elite Senior Tap Duo/Trio — “Coming Home” (Miss Amanda) — High Gold, 3rd in Category, 4th Overall!!!

💎 Solos 💎
💙 Lyla Crowe -Novice Mini Jazz Solo — “Fabulous” (Miss Jordyn) — High Gold, 4th overall!!!
💜 Harlee Osborne - Mini Petite Jazz Solo — “Mermaid Party” (Miss Sierra) — Gold
💙 Brynn Melton - Novice Junior Jazz Solo — “Party Go Boom” (Miss Sierra) — Gold
💜 Millie Finch - Intermediate Junior Contemporary Solo - “Breathe” (Miss Amanda) — High Gold
💙 Lainy Wilmoth - Intermediate Junior Jazz Solo — “Drama Queen” (Miss Ashley) — Gold
💜 Madison Oakes - Intermediate Junior Lyrical Solo — “Meet Me on the Battlefield” (Miss Ashley) — High Gold, 10th overall!!!
💙 Bunny White - Advanced Junior Acro Solo — “Lioness” (Miss Ashley) — Platinum, a scholarship, Title Winner for Advanced Juniors, 1st Overall!!!
💜 Maudie Decker - Novice Teen Musical Theater Solo — “Evil Like Me” (Miss Sierra) — Gold, 3rd in Category
💙 Alanah Cook - Intermediate Teen Jazz Solo — “Cold Hearted” (Miss Jordyn) — High Gold, 3rd in Category
💜 Lindsey Hilgert - Intermediate Teen Jazz Solo — “Clumsy” (Miss Ashley) — Gold
💙 Jazz Holbrook - Phillips - Intermediate Teen Jazz Solo — “My Prerogative” (Miss Ashley) — High Gold
💜 Hailey Fish - Intermediate Teen Lyrical Solo — “Changes” (Miss Ashley) — Gold
💙 Arabella George - Intermediate Teen Lyrical Solo — “Insecurities” (Miss Ashley) — High Gold
💜 Emma McCall - Intermediate Teen Lyrical Solo — “Piece by Piece” (Miss Sierra) — High Gold, 3rd in Category, Scholarship, 6th Overall!!!
💙 Bubba White -Intermediate Teen Lyrical Solo — “One Day” (Miss Jordyn) — High Gold
💜 Maddie Finch - Intermediate Senior Contemporary Solo — “Broken” (Miss Amanda) — Gold, 3rd in Category
💙 Hope Dicke - Intermediate Senior Jazz Solo — “I Got You” (Miss Sierra) — High Gold, 3rd in Category, 10th Overall!!!
💜 Mackenzie Burden - Intermediate Senior Lyrical Solo — “I Will Be” (Miss Amanda) — High Gold, 2nd in Category, 7th overall!!!
💙 Shaina Phillips - Intermediate Senior Lyrical Solo — “Fathers & Daughters” (Miss Amanda) — Gold
💜 Kasandra Bailey - Intermediate Senior Tap Solo — “This is Me” (Miss Amanda) — High Gold, 8th Overall!!!
💙 Lily Webb - Elite Senior Open Solo — “Are You With Me” (Miss Amanda) — Platinum, 6th overall!!!

What a weekend and what a season!!!!
Congratulations to our entire team for such a wonderful season!!!! And special congrats to our 4 graduating seniors!!!!

Stay tuned for more information about our 2022 Recital Coming soon! This will be the last chance to see our Empire Team as well as celebrate all of the hard-work of our Dynasty Students!

04/11/2022

Reminder! No regular classes this week due to Easter/Spring Break!
The studio will be open for the following events:

04/08/2022

Good Luck to our comp team as they hit the stage again in Akron, OH!!

04/05/2022

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!!
Hurry our classes will fill fast!!!!
Call or Stop in to save your spot today!

04/03/2022

Congratulations to Miss Amanda on her engagement this weekend!!! ❤️💍👰🏻‍♀️

Photos from A Step Above Dance Studio's post 04/03/2022

💎 AWARDS POST 💎
3rd full team Competition of the Season!!!
CRU Dance in Columbus, OH
ALL Results!

Overall, a fast one day competition with 153 entries!!!
Our dancers did Ahhhh-Mazing!!!!

Dancers competed in 3 different performance levels:
Novice, Intermediate, or Elite.

Dancers also competed in 5 different age divisions:
Minis (7 & Under), Petite (8-9), Junior (10-12), Teen (13-15), or Senior (16-19).

Dancers could earn an Outstanding (High Gold), Superior (Platinum), or Ultimate Elite (Diamond) rating on their routines.

A total of 5 Outstandings, 30 Superiors, 9 Ultimate Elites, 40 Overalls— 11 of which were 1st overalls & 10 special/judges awards we earned this weekend!!!
Not to mention 53 invites to be a part of the competition’s National Companies!!!

💎 Special Shout-out to our Production Routine, Pokémon for getting selected to compete again in the Entertainment Showdown. Only 3 routines from the WHOLE competition were selected— and our routine won!!!

💎 Also special Shout-Out to Miss Amanda’s Tap 2 Team Dog Days for getting selected to compete again in the Choreography Review. Only 3 routines from the whole competition were selected for that as well. They were the runner ups!!

💎 And another special Shout-Out to Miss Amanda, her lyrical routine Amen performed by our Legends Team which received the Collective Contemporary Award which is given to a routine that displays artistic innovation! (Only ONE of these awards was given out for the whole weekend!)

💎 We also had SIX routines score in the OVERALL top 10 Highest Scores of the ENTIRE competition!! Congratulations to….
💎 10th - Coming Home - Lily Webb & Shaina Phillips Senior Elite Tap Duo, choreographed by Miss Amanda
💎 9th - Parti With Cardi - Hip Hop 2 Team, Teen Intermediate Small Group, choreographed by Miss Jordyn
💎 8th - Throw it Back - Bunny & Bubba White, Teen Elite Duo, choreographed by Miss Jordyn
💎 7th - Pokémon - Production team, Teen Intermediate Production, choreographed by Miss Sierra & Miss Ashley
💎 5th - Are You With Me - Lily Webb, Senior Elite Solo, choreographed by Miss Amanda
💎 3rd - Amen - Legends Lyrical, Senior Intermediate Small Group, choreographed by Miss Amanda.

Here’s the rest of the results!!! So many phenomenal things, I hope I didn’t miss anything!!!

💎 Groups 💎
💙 Tap 1 - Intermediate Junior Tap Small Group — “This Could Change Everything” (Miss Amanda) — Superior, 3rd Overall!!! Bailee Calvert selected for CRU’s Heart & Soul National Company.
💜 All Stars (Older) - Novice Petite Jazz Small Group — “Funky Monkey” (Miss Ashley & Miss Lillie) — Superior, 1st Overall!!!
💙 Headliners - Novice Junior Jazz Small Group — “Spice Up Your Life” (Miss Ashley) — Superior, 3rd Overall!!!
💜 All Stars Younger - Novice Mini Jazz Small Group — “Ice Cream” (Miss Sierra) — Superior, Emcee Special Award for being the “Super 6,” Spotlight Award for Rising Stars (only 1 given out to all 12&under routines), 2nd overall!!
💙 Hot Shots - Novice Mini Jazz Small Group — “Everywhere You Look” (Miss Megan & Miss Lillie) —Superior, 3rd overall!!!
💜 Headliners - Novice Junior Lyrical Small Group - “Fix You” (Miss Sierra) — Superior, 2nd overall
💙 Hip Hop 1 - Intermediate Junior Hip Hop Small Group — “Losin’ It” (Miss Jordyn) — Superior, invite for all 7 dancers to be a part of CRU’s The Crew National Company, 2nd Overall!!!
💜 Tap 2 - Intermediate Teen Tap Small Group — “Dog Days” (Miss Amanda) — ULTIMATE ELITE, All 9 Dancers invited to CRU’s Tap National Company, Judges Award for just lovely tap choreography (she only gave 1 out for the whole weekend), selected for the Choreography Showcase— and 1st Runner Up of the Showcase, 2nd overall!!!
💙 Acro - Intermediate Teen Acro Small Group — “Survivor” (Miss Ashley) — Superior, Emcee Award for Strength and Power, 3rd overall!!!
💜 Masters Team 2 - Intermediate Teen Lyrical Small Group — “2 Blind Horses” (Miss Jordyn) — Superior, 5th Overall!!!
💙 Masters Team 1 - Intermediate Teen Lyrical Small Group — “Unwritten” (Miss Ashley) — Outstanding, 6th Overall!!!
💜 Hip Hop 2 - Intermediate Teen Hip Hop Small Group — “Parti With Cardi” (Miss Jordyn) — ULTIMATE ELITE, all 7 dancers Invited to CRU’s The Crew National Company, Best Precision, 9th overall highest score from the entire competition, 1st overall!!
💙 Legends Team - Intermediate Senior Lyrical Small Group — “Amen” (Miss Amanda” — ULTIMATE ELITE, Collective Contemporary Award, 3rd overall highest
Score for the entire competition, 1st overall!!!
💜 Masters Team - Intermediate Teen Jazz Large Group “Feels So Good” (Miss Sierra) — Superior, 3rd Overall!!!
💙 Legends Team - Intermediate Senior Jazz Small Group — “Girl Group” (Miss Ashley) — Superior, 2nd Overall!!!
💜 Production - Intermediate Teen Open Production — “Pokemon” (Miss Sierra & Miss Ashley) — ULTIMATE ELITE, Best Presentation, selected for Entertainment Showdown and WINNER of Entertainment Showdown, 7th overall highest score of entire competition, 1st overall!!!

💎 Duo/Trios 💎
💜 Emma, Lainy & Brynn - Intermediate Junior Musical Theater Duo/Trio — “Rather Be Me” (Miss Ashley) — Superior, invite for all 3 dancers to be a part of CRU’s On Broadway National Company, 1st Overall!!!
💙 Lily & Shaina - Elite Senior Tap Duo/Trio — “Coming Home” (Miss Amanda) — ULTIMATE ELITE, Invite to CRU’s Tap National Company, 10th overall highest score for whole competition, 1st Overall!!!
💜 Maddie O & Alanah - Intermediate Teen Jazz Duo/Trio — “Took The Night” (Miss Ashley) — Superior, Invite to CRU’s Jazz National Company, 1st Overall!!!
💙 Emma & Lainy - Intermediate Teen Open Duo/Trio — “Madness” (Miss Sierra) — Superior, Invite to CRU’s Contemporary National Company, 2nd Overall!!!
💜 Shaina & Kasandra - Intermediate Senior Lyrical Duo/Trio — “Until We Meet Again” (Miss Ashley) — Superior, 1st Overall!!!
💙 Bunny & Bubba - Elite Teen Hip Hop Duo/Trio — “Throw It Back” (Miss Jordyn) — ULTIMATE ELITE, Invite to CRU’s The Crew National Company, 8th overall highest score of entire competition, 1st overall!!!
💜 Kasandra & Maudie - Intermediate Senior Musical Theater Duo/Trio — “If I Didn’t Have You” (Miss Sierra) — Outstanding Invite to CRU’s On Broadway National Company, 2nd Overall!!!

💎Solos 💎
💙 Lyla Crowe -Novice Mini Jazz Solo — “Fabulous” (Miss Jordyn) — Superior, 1st overall!!!
💜 Harlee Osborne - Novice Petite Jazz Solo — “Mermaid Party” (Miss Sierra) — Superior, 4th overall!!! Invite to be a part of one of CRU’s Nationals Companies!
💙 Brynn Melton - Novice Junior Jazz Solo — “Party Go Boom” (Miss Sierra) — Superior, Emcee Special Award for being a Party on Stage, and invite to be a part of CRU’s On Broadway National Company, 6th overall!!!
💜 Millie Finch - Intermediate Junior Contemporary Solo - “Breathe” (Miss Amanda) — Superior, Invite to CRU’s Heart & Soul National Company, 1st Overall!!!
💙 Lainy Wilmoth - Intermediate Junior Jazz Solo — “Drama Queen” (Miss Ashley) — Superior, Invite to CRU’s Heart & Soul AND On Broadway National Companies, 4th Overall!!!
💜 Madison Oakes - Intermediate Junior Lyrical Solo — “Meet Me on the Battlefield” (Miss Ashley) — Superior, Invite to CRU’s Heart & Soul National Company, 3rd Overall!!!
💙 Bunny White - Intermediate Junior Acro Solo — “Lioness” (Miss Ashley) — Superior, Invite to CRU’s Jazz National Company, 2nd Overall!!!
💜 Maudie Decker - Novice Teen Musical Theater Solo — “Evil Like Me” (Miss Sierra) — Outstanding
💙 Lindsey Hilgert - Intermediate Teen Jazz Solo — “Clumsy” (Miss Ashley) — Outstanding, Invite to CRU’s On Broadway National Company
💜 Alanah Cook - Intermediate Teen Jazz Solo — “Cold Hearted” (Miss Jordyn) — ULTIMATE ELITE, Emcee Award for “Straight Up,” Invite to CRU’s Jazz National Company, 3rd Overall!!!
💙 Jazz Holbrook - Phillips - Intermediate Teen Jazz Solo — “My Prerogative” (Miss Ashley) — Superior, Emcee Award for “Sizzlin’ Style,” Invite to CRU’s On Broadway National Company, 8th Overall!!!
💜 Bubba White -Intermediate Teen Lyrical Solo — “One Day” (Miss Jordyn) — Superior, Invite to CRU’s Heart & Soul National Company, 9th overall!!!
💙 Emma McCall - Intermediate Teen Lyrical Solo — “Piece by Piece” (Miss Sierra) — ULTIMATE ELITE, Invite to CRU’s Heart & Soul National Company, 2nd Overall!!!
💜 Hailey Fish - Intermediate Teen Lyrical Solo — “Changes” (Miss Ashley) — Outstanding
💙 Arabella George - Intermediate Teen Lyrical Solo — “Insecurities” (Miss Ashley) — Superior, Invite to CRU’s Heart & Soul National Company.
💜 Hope Dicke - Intermediate Senior Jazz Solo — “I Got You” (Miss Sierra) — Superior, 6th Overall!!!
💙 Maddie Finch - Intermediate Senior Contemporary Solo — “Broken” (Miss Amanda) — Superior, 9th Overall!!!
💜 Kasandra Bailey - Intermediate Senior Tap Solo — “This is Me” (Miss Amanda) — Superior, Invite to CRU’s Tap National Company, 4th Overall!!!
💙 Shaina Phillips - Intermediate Senior Lyrical Solo — “Fathers & Daughters” (Miss Amanda) — Superior, 8th Overall!!
💜 Lily Webb - Elite Senior Open Solo — “Are You With Me” (Miss Amanda) — ULTIMATE ELITE, Invite to CRU’s Contemporary National Company, 5th overall highest score from the competition, 2nd Overall!!!
💙 Mackenzie Burden - Intermediate Senior Lyrical Solo — “I Will Be” (Miss Amanda) — Superior, Invite to CRU’s Heart & Soul National Company, 5th Overall!!!

HOLY SMOKES!!!! That was a mouthful!!! I think needless to say these kids were ON FIRE 🔥 this weekend!!!! So proud of them!!! This coming weekend is our last competition of the season as our dancers travel to Ticket to Broadway in Akron, OH.
Way to go to ALL of our dancers!!!!

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1304 Bellefontaine Ave
Lima, OH
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When you join a class at A Step Above Dance Studio, you become part of our family. Our family atmosphere is a welcoming, positive environment that inspires children to be their best. Our dedicated, caring instructors incorporate commitment, teamwork, and leadership skills into all dance classes. We believe every child is a Star, and our purpose is to instill leadership, life skills and the knowledge of self-worth, while feeding the health of the body, mind, and spirit.
(419) 222-7223

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Monday 3:30pm - 9pm
Tuesday 3:30pm - 9pm
Wednesday 9:45am - 12pm
3:30pm - 9pm
Thursday 3:30pm - 9pm
Friday 3:30pm - 7pm

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