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. 

Important Dates:

  • School-year classes (evening/weekends) begin Sept 17. All others are ongoing.
  • Daytime classes, Monday through Friday, run year round. Evening and weekend classes begin Sept. 17 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. 
Performance Wow
Tuesday, Friday, 10 am - 2:50 am
Thursday, 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.
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.
Thursday, 10-10:50 am
Join our Performance Wow students for this craft art class. 
Group Art
Tuesday or Friday, 1-2:50 pm
Introductory class exploring various art forms. 
Project Art I
Tuesday, 5-5:50 pm
Seasonal/holiday-themed projects.
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. 
Community Ukulele
Tuesday, 7-7:50 pm
Group style.
Ages 18+. At Music Together.
Group Guitar
Tuesday, 6-6:50 pm
Beginning guitar. Limited space available.
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
Thursday, 4-4:50 pm 
Ages 12+ 
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
Introductory Dance
Wednesday, 5-5:50 pm
A class to introduce dance to inexperienced/beginning dancers.
Ages 10+.
Beginning/Intermediate Dance
Saturday, 2:15 pm
Ages 11-15
Intermediate/Advanced Dance
Saturday, 11-11:50 am
Ages 16+
Jazzy Dance
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+ 
Living Light Dance Company
Saturday, 12-2 pm
Ages 18+; Placement required 
Thursday, 1:30 pm 
Ages 18+ 
Gentle Movement
Friday, 11-11:50 am
Ages 18+
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.  
Saturday, November 5, 6:30 - 10 pm
A Chair Affair
Richard App Gallery, 910 Cherry SE
One of our favorite annual fundraisers! This event features an auction of chairs decorated by local artists and students. Silent auction, student art sales, wine and food add to the fun. Open to the public, free to attend (donations appreciated). 

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Arts in Motion Studio
147 Diamond SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Phone: (616) 446-7452