The St. Louis Academy of Dance (SLAD) was founded nearly four decades ago, by Linda Green. Since its beginning, SLAD has educated thousands of dancers from all over St. Louis. Our qualified and experienced instructors are professional performers and teachers, who excitedly present you with strong foundational technique, most up-to-date choreography and music of this special art. Every moment, every exercise, every dance is taught to you with the intent to give you (and/or your child) a pathway to personal success. The SLAD staff gives toddlers, children, teens, and adults the love and attention that builds beautiful dancers. Our studio will create memories and build self-esteem that last a lifetime - no matter when you begin.