Reaching Heart School of Ballet
Reaching Heart School of Ballet

Our Dance Classes

Reaching Heart School of Ballet is an all-embracing school of dance seeking to accommodate people of various skill levels, and age groups. Our dance instructors are currently qualified to offer classes in the following styles:

  • Ballet (levels 1 - 6)
  • Pointe
  • Creative Movement / Prima 1 & 2
  • Jazz / Contemporary

Browse the following pages to learn more about the classes we offer, or check the heading titled "schedules".  You can also call 508- 430-4303 to speak with one of our staff members or use our online contact or registration forms to sign up.


Join Reaching Heart School of Ballet founder Melissa Heart and associate teachers: Sara King, Suzette Hutchinson, and Katie George.


Reaching Heart School of Ballet is proud to include the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 9 level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome -based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels. Pre- primary through level 5 will be taught by ABT Certified teacher, Melissa Heart, who has successfully completed the ABT teacher training intensive in Pre-primary through level 5 of the ABT National Training Curriculum.


We offer ballet for beginners to pre-professional training. Practice and improve your technique with our professional teaching staff.  Although our program is challenging at every level we strive to keep the joy of movement and the love of dancing from our hearts and souls a part of every class. Empty precise technique can only go so far... it is when students fully embrace their own spirit in their dancing that the audience feels tingles.  "Go ahead girls make me cry!"...  is often a request from Miss Melissa.  There are magical memorable moments we stop in our routine to acknowledge the growth of a classmate who has conquered a fear, and given themselves fully to the magic of dance!  


Some children try dance and enjoy it for a year or two.  Other children know from an early age that this is what they are destined to pursue. A third group of dancers try it, enjoy it, leave it for a short while and come back again with a new sense of comitment!  We welcome all dancers! Every class is an opportunity for growth that will shape your child's self esteem and love of dance. For those children who truly catch the "dance bug"... Reaching Heart School of Ballet will become a second home full of memories they will always cherish. 


Suzzette Hutchinson has taught jazz classes at  Reaching Heart Center for the past 18 years.  Her classes are lyrically inspired with a combination of jazz and contemporary techniques.  Suzette is a dedicated teacher with creative choreography who inspires her students.

Located in the heart 

of Cape Cod!!


Reaching Heart School of Ballet

27 Route 28
West Harwich, MA 02671

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HeartStrings Coppelia & Alice in Wonderland

Sat., May 11th Eve & Sun., May 12th Mat

HeartStrings Dance Company will be performing at the Cultural Center in Harwich, 204 Sission Road on May 11th and 12th. They will be performing both Coppelia (the story of a Toy Shop) and Alice in Wonderland. 

Tickets will be available at the door one hour before showtime.or call 508-430-4303 for more info 

Welcoming new students always!

We are delighted to be celebrating our 22nd year in business!! Registration is now open for all classes.  Please call the studio at 508-430-4303 to speak us about your dancer's best class placement.  Advanced dancers may be invited for a placement class assessment.  We welcome new students year round. 

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Our dance studio is open by appointment to parents.  We appreciate calling ahead as it aids us in ensuring that we can you the time and attention you deserve.

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