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Academy of Movement of the Yocum Institute

In May of 2018, The Yocum Institute’s Dance Department merged with the Academy of Movement (AOM), formerly located in Sinking Spring, to develop a level of dance programming unlike any other.  The combination of dance programs will provide opportunities to dance students of all ages and levels of experience from toddlers to adults.  Every genre of dance is represented. Students can opt to take one day masterclasses, camps, and workshops to semester long classes that will culminate with a recital.

Jennifer Caputo, previously the Director of the Academy of Movement, has taken on the role of the Yocum Institute dance department director. Caputo has been leading dance and teaching choreography for the past 15 years. She is a graduate of West Chester University with a BS in Kinesiology and a minor in Dance.  She holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Alvernia University and is a full-time teacher in the Wilson School District teaching Health, Physical Education, and Dance.


Class Options

Classes offered for all ages and all levels  in:
Tumbling
Ballet
Jazz
Hip Hop
Lyrical
Reminder: No street shoes in dance studios.


Payment Options

Families can opt to pay by the semester or make monthly payments. Dancers planning to take 5 or more classes are eligible for an Extreme Dancer discount. Please call the Institute for more information regarding the Extreme Dancer discount and to register.



Spring 2019 Parent Calendar
Spring 2019 Recital Information

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