Founded as a Modern Dance school in 1937 by dance pioneer Steffi Nossen, the Steffi Nossen School of Dance (SNSD) offers the highest quality of developmentally appropriate dance instruction and performance opportunities for all ages and abilities. From toddlers through pre-professionals, students have the opportunity to learn a wide range of dance forms including Creative Movement, Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Hip-Hop. The diverse offerings of classes and techniques reflects our philosophy that dance is universal and a unique form of education that develops the body, mind, spirit and character. Our engaging conservatory style classes challenge each student to strive for personal excellence in a supportive, inclusive, non-competitive environment. Our educationally sound, sequential curriculum fosters technical growth and exploration through dance. Our esteemed faculty fosters the joy of dance along with its inherent discipline, training professionals and recreational dancers alike with equal encouragement and enthusiasm.