FRAMINGHAM – Diana Soave began dancing at the age of 2. Decades later, she has opened a new dance studio in Nobscot called Dance DiNamics.
The studio offers ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop , contemporary and Acro for all ages. The studio also will offer Zumba classes.
There is an open house scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 9 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. There will be mini dance classes and you can register for classes. The studio is located at 847 Edgell Road.
This is not Soave’s first dance studio.
“I had a dance studio for 10 years that I ended up closing due to the rental space being sold. My family and I moved to Framingham this past winter and have started to become part of the community. I decided it was time to start again and reopen the dance studio starting fresh, a new community and what better way to become part of a new town,” she said.
Soave’s philosophy is that dance “allows children of all ages and abilities to learn how to dance, while gaining confidence and poise in a fun environment.”
She said she “creates classes that encourage well-rounded students to reach their fullest potential without feeling any pressure or fear of failure.”
“Dance DiNamics is where beautiful friendships begin. Students feel the freedom to be themselves and love who they are in a safe, nurturing and fun environment,” said Soave.
Soave took dance lessons from age 2 through college. She studied dance under the direction of Debi Bennett in Wilmington and Susan Wright in Watertown.
“I went on to dance at UMass Amherst, where I was captain of the UMass Dance Team my junior and senior years,” she told Source.
“I had the amazing opportunity of dancing in Disney World in Orlando Florida for a semester. I have competed in many dance competitions around New England and the East Coast. During my senior year in high school I competed in a New England Dance Competition, where I placed first and in turn got to dance in the Macy’s Day Parade with girls from all over the United States.”
Soave said “teaching and dancing are my passions.”
She graduated form UMass Amherst with an elementary education degree and wants to offer Framingham students opportunities through dance, like she experienced as a student.
“We are a recreational and competitive dance studio. I hope to bring the students who would like to compete to local competitions. Dance DiNamics will offer opportunities to Dance at the Boston Celtics, Lowell Spinners, Providence Bruins, and local festivals in the community,” she said.
The studio will also have an annual recital in the spring with costumes.
And does Soave have a favorite type of dance?
“I really don’t have a favorite discipline of Dance. I enjoy them all. People ask this question all the time and each one is so different I enjoying teaching them all.”