CLASS SCHEDULE
 
Arts in Motion Studio is here to meet the needs of any individual wanting to participate in and enjoy the arts. We offer classes in all areas of the creative arts. Our staff members have extensive experience and are ready to discover with you your unique talents. If you do not see a class offered at a time that meets your schedule, please call. We often shift classes to meet the interests and availability of our students. 
  • Daytime and evening classes, Monday through Friday, run year round. 
  • Weekend classes begin the week of Sept. 17 and end June 10 unless otherwise specified.
  • All students are subject to a once-per-year $10 registration fee.
  • Off-site classes and group-home rates are available. Please inquire for more information. 
  • Tuition assistance available. Request an application. 
    
 Important Dates
  • May 27: No classes.
  • June 10: Summer schedule begins; weekend classes end
 
   MULTI-DISCIPLINE
Performance Wow
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9 am - 2:50 pm
A day program in which participants will explore all art forms and put together performance pieces.
Ages 18+
 
Creative Arts for Young Ones
Wednesday, 11-11:50 am
Students will explore music, drama and dance. These various art forms will provide the students the opportunity to meet sensory needs and develop social, academic, motor and communication skills and improve coordination. We will utilize these arts to expand learning and confidence.
Ages 2-5 
 
Drum and Dance
Thursday, 7-7:50 pm 
In a word, this class is FUN! We'll be blending the rhythms of the world with moves. This new class will lead to performance opportunities. 
Ages 12+ 
 
Creative Arts/Movement
Saturday, 10-10:50 am
A unique class in which we use all art forms to teach and grow. Focus is on rhythms, movements and expression.
Placement needed. 
 
   DRAMA
          
Theater Games & Showmanship
Wednesday, 6-6:50 pm
Beginning theater class using games and skits to bring out the thespian. Students will be a part of the holiday show on December 8.
Ages 12+ 
 
   VISUAL ART
2D Art
Monday, 1-2:50 pm
Painting, pastels and learning to draw. This is an introductory course that will touch on all aspects of fine art. A great class in which to discover your inner artist and talents.
Ages 18+ 
 
Group Art
Tuesday or Friday, 1-2:50 pm
Introductory class exploring various art forms. 
Ages 18+ 
 
Project Art I
Tuesday, 5-5:50 pm
Seasonal/holiday-themed projects.
Ages 12+
 
3D Art
Wednesday, 1-2:50 pm
Students will explore 3D art through sculpture, paper folding, working with found objects, and bas-relief (in which the design is slightly raised from the background). Lots of hands-on creating.
Ages 18+ 
 
Craft Art
Thursday, 10-10:50 am
Join our Performance Wow students for this craft art class.
Ages 18+ 
 
Project Art II
Friday, 5-5:50 pm
Each week a different art modality is explored for individuals to find their art expression.
Ages 10-18 
 
Individual instruction available on request. 
 
   MUSIC
Music Learning
Tuesday, 6-6:50 pm
Explore music and learn how to make it. Each week, we will cover different types of music using theory and sound to have fun, learn to play music, and increase skills.
Ages 12+
 
Community Ukulele
Tuesday, 7-7:50 pm
Group style.
Ages 18+. At Music Together.
 
Voices in Motion
Wednesday, 5-5:50 pm
A class designed to learn to sing and share your voice in musical celebration.
Ages 12+ 
 
Hip Hop Creations
Thursday, 11-11:50 am
Learn how to write and create meaningful music.
Ages 18+ 
 
Recreational Music - Adults
Saturday 11-11:50 am
Introduction to rhythm and beats while exploring learning and skills. 
17+; Placement required
 
Recreational Music - Kids
Saturday 12-12:50 pm
Introduction to rhythm and beats while exploring learning and skills.
Ages 7-16; Placement required

Individual instruction available on request.
 
   DANCE & MOVEMENT
Introductory Dance
Wednesday, 4-4:50 pm
A class to introduce dance to inexperienced/beginning dancers.
Ages 10+.
 
Yoga
Thursday, 1:30 pm
Ages 18+
 
Ballet
Thursday, 4-4:50 pm 
Ages 12+ 
Jazzy Dance
Thursday, 5-5:50 pm
Ages 12+ 
 
Tap
Thursday, 6-6:50 pm 
Learn classic tap moves and create routines. This class will work on beginning tap skills, improving balance and enhancing coordination. 
Ages 12+ 
 
Gentle Movement
Friday, 11-11:50 am
Ages 18+
 
Tiny Dancers
Saturday, 9-9:45 am
Six-week introductory class for our youngest dancers.
Ages 2-6.
 
Young Dancers
Saturday, 10-10:45 am
A class to introduce dance to young dancers.
Ages 7-12
 
Intermediate/Advanced Dance
Saturday, 11-11:50 am
Ages 16+
 
Living Light Dance Company
Saturday, 12-2 pm
Ages 18+; Placement required 
 
Beginning/Intermediate Dance
Saturday, 2:15 pm
Ages 11-15
Individual instruction available on request.
 
   SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Alterative Choices, Battle Creek
Sparta Public Schools
Ottawa Hills PI
Rockford Transitions
Wyoming Public Schools - Valleywood Middle 
 
 
*Drop-in options are designed for those whose schedules prevent them from committing to the full class schedule. Students must have an approved application prior to attending.  
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
    
EVENTS  & PERFORMANCES
 
 
May 23-24
Legacy Trust Award Collection
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Exhibit of artwork by artists with disabilities is open for public viewing and voting. Come support our artists and cast your vote to help determine who will be featured in ArtPrize! Learn more.
 
Wed., May 24, 6:30 pm
Fundraiser: ThirtyOne
At the studio
Purses, totes, & bags. Proceeds benefit Arts in Motion. Learn more.
 
Thur., June 1, 6-9 pm
Eat, Shop, Rock
Uptown Business District
Live music, family-friendly activities and more. AIM artists will have artwork for sale at Richard App Gallery, 910 Cherry. More.
 
Fri., June 2, 5:15 pm
Festival of the Arts, Calder Stage
Downtown Grand Rapids 
Join us for our annual appearance at the popular festival! 

Wed., June 7
Fundraiser: Horseshoe Smokehouse
Horseshoe Smokehouse, 333 Grandville SW
Good food with friends, all while supporting AIM. More.
 
Tues., June 27, 7 pm
Zumba for a Cause
Nylaan Dental, 5011 Plainfield NE
Nylan Dental believes in good health, good citizenship, and good fun. Combine all three and attend this Zumba class. $5/person, proceeds benefiting AIM this night. Learn more about all you can expect and the Zumba for a Cause series.
 
Sun., July 9
Ludrock
Rotary Park, Ludington
Save the date and watch for more details on when our students will perform. Learn more.
 
Sunday, September 10
Wheatland Music Festival
7251 50th Ave., Remus, MI 49340
We'll be performing on the children's stage at the 44th annual festival! Come for the day or camp and enjoy all weekend. Learn more.
 
 
   
 
 
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Arts in Motion Studio
147 Diamond SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Phone: (616) 446-7452