Maggie Bergman – Northland Alumni

Hi everyone! Maggie Bergman here! I graduated from Northland’s senior line in 2017, alongside a fabulous group of ladies and with wonderful teachers and mentors who inspired me to continue to pursue my passion for performing to this day! Even though I was only a part of the Northland family

Beyond The Poms – Northland Alumni Alyssa Ulrick

Our very own Alyssa Ulrick is featured in the “Beyond The Poms” spotlight! This is Alyssa’s rookie season with MVC and we couldn’t be more proud. Our dancers are so lucky to have Alyssa as their teacher. Her drive, dedication, and passion for them to always be better do not

Catching Up With Lauren Retka – NSOD 2019 Graduate

Hello! My name is Lauren Retka. I am a graduate of Northland’s 2019 Senior Line. Although it has been a while since my time at Northland, it will forever hold a special place in my heart.I started dancing at Northland at the age of 10. Upon my arrival, I was

Benefits Of Recreational Dance Classes For Your Little One

Introducing your child to a variety of activities when they are young is a great way to foster a love of learning and creativity and to discover where their interests are. While there are no shortages of activities to choose from, there are so many positive benefits to be gained

What Are The Benefits of Summer Dance Classes?

Summer dance classes are great for all levels of experience, from the very beginner recreational dancer who has never stepped foot in a studio, to the seasoned competition dancer, and there is something for everyone in between! Whether signing up for an intensive or a week-long dance camp, or trying

Taylor Stradinger – Then and Now

We want to share the sentiments of our dancers, parents, and staff with you, in their own words. We’ll be sharing more of their stories (and photos!!) here over time. First up is Taylor Stradinger, in her own words =)

What To Consider When Setting Dance Goals

Start by reflecting and identifying what is most important to you Think about the past year and what brought you joy, what motivated you, what gave you a sense of belonging and pride that you’d like to achieve more of?Maybe it was: Taking classes at a workshop that introduced you

10 Things Dancers Should Do Over Winter Break

Whether it’s called Winter Break, Holiday Break, or Christmas Break, most dance studios close for a few weeks starting from just before Christmas until shortly after the New Year in January. Although some studios will have special choreography classes for groups or solos/duos, this is usually a time that regular

Meet Mikayla

Introducing Mikayla Klein, Northland School of Dance alumna! Mikayla graduated from Northland School of Dance in 2015 and went on to study at University of St. Thomas. After graduation she received her Pilates Certification at Paragon Pilates. Mikayla now dances as a company member for EMERGE125 based out of NYC!

Halloween Recap

Ghostly Greetings & Happy Halloween! Here are a few of the memorable events that kept us busy during October, the spookiest of months! The first dance convention of the season!We started the month strong attending our first convention of 2021 – 2022 dance year, the Celebrity Dance Convention! WHAT A