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 Sept. 16 and end June 9 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
  • September 16: School year schedule begins; weekend classes begin
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 and exhibit pieces.
Ages 14+
Creative Arts for Young Ones
Wednesday, 9-9:45 am
Saturday, 9:30-10:15 am 
Students and parents will work together to discover the arts. Interactive and fun!
Ages 3-5 
Creative Arts
Wednesday, 5-5:30 pm* 
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 4-8 
Creative Arts/Movement
Saturday, 10:15-11 am
A unique class in which we use all art forms to teach and grow. Focus is on rhythms, movements and expression with a little bit of drama added in to spice things up.
Ages 5-8
Monday, 2-3:30 pm*
Students will learn the basics of improvisation and theater. We will study how emotion and subtext can change the meanings of the things we say. More importantly, we will provide a safe environment for students to explore the wilds of their imagination. There are no right or wrong answers in improv. The only rule is to have fun!
Ages 12+ 
Drama Production
Thursday, 5-5:50 pm*
This class will review and work on all areas of production. The class will end with a show!
Project Art I
Monday, 2-3:50 pm
Wednesday, 1-2:50 pm 
Multiple art modalities used to create art and express yourself!
Ages 12+
Creative Art
Wednesday, 4:30-5:20 pm*
Multiple art modalities to begin our art journey.
Ages 12+ 
Group Art
Tuesday or Friday, 1-2:50 pm
Introductory class exploring various art forms. 
Ages 16+ 
Thursday, 10-10:50 am
Join our Performance Wow students for this craft art class.
Ages 16+ 
Project Art II
Friday, 6-6:50 pm
Each week a different art modality is explored for individuals to find their art expression.
Ages open
Individual instruction available on request. 
Piano & Music Appreciation
Tuesday, 6-6:50 pm
Beginning piano with the addition of learning basic music skills and principals. Class is open to anyone who wants to be a part of having fun with music.
Ages 12+
Hip Hop/DJ
Monday 5-5:50 pm
Learn to be a DJ through mixing, scratching and bet making.
Ages 18+
Hip Hop Party
Monday, 6-6:50
Wednesday, 11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Learn how to write and create meaningful music and learn to DJ.
Ages 18+
Voices in Motion (and a little guitar)
Thursday, 6-6:50 pm*
A class for learning vocal techniques and singing together.
Ages open 
Music Happenings
**Times listed are overall availability. Call for specific times still available.**
With Josh - Saturday, 9 am - 2 pm
With Diane - Mondays and evenings
With Nate - Mondays
Drum, Guitar, Ukulele and Other Instruments
Instruction available. Please call for availability and schedule.
Introductory Dance
Wednesday, 3:30-4:20 pm
A class to introduce dance to inexperienced/beginning dancers.
Ages 10+.
Thursday, 1:30-2:30 pm
Ages 18+
Wednesday, 5-5:50 pm. Ages 12+
Thursday, 4-4:50 pm. Ages 5-12
Jazzy Dance
Wednesday, 6-6:50. Ages open
Thursday, 5-5:50 pm. Ages 12+
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+ 
Rhythm & Dance
Thursday, 7-7:50 pm
This class will be a combination movement and instrument class. We will be forming a new troupe that will be able to show movement styles with strong beats.
Ages 12+
Gentle Movement
Tuesday, Friday, 9-10:50 am
Gentle movements with props. 
Ages 12+
Dance Your Worries Away
Wednesday, 7-7:50 pm
Do you have a problem that you need help with? Stressed out about an upcoming change? Here is a chance to move creatively to music and talk about how you are feeling. The instructor creates a safe place for you to bring your problems to class and use a collaborative atmosphere to work through your feelings.
Ages 12+
Intermediate Dance
Saturday, 11-11:50 am
Placement required.
Living Light Dance Company
Saturday, 12-1:50 pm
Placement required
Alterative Choices, Battle Creek
Sparta Public Schools
Ottawa Hills PI
Rockford Transitions
Wyoming Public Schools - Valleywood Middle 
*These classes take place in our new upstairs studio!
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.  
Wed., October 4
Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser
2121 Celebration Dr. NE
Stop by BWW in Celebration Village anytime on October 4, present the certificate when you order, and AIM will receive 20% of your purchase! 

Sat., November 11
Chair Affair
Save the date for our highly anticipated annual fundraiser!
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Arts in Motion Studio
147 Diamond SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Phone: (616) 446-7452