The Core Faculty

Core Strength. Core Values. Core Dance.

Come learn with the best at Core Dance & Acrobatics Studio! All of our instructors are personable and fully qualified to teach your child in all levels and disciplines.  Whether your focus is technique, tumbling, flexibility, competition, or you're stepping into a dance studio for the very first time, you will find yourself home at CORE! Please explore our site for more information and feel free to reach out with any questions you may have.



about the director


John is a professional Dancer/Acrobat/Choreographer whose true passion is in teaching. A graduate Member of Dance Educators of America and Dance Major at Florida State University,  he is certified in Jazz, Tap, Ballet and Acrobatics with 27 years classroom experience. His motivational teaching style is infectious and he ensures each student gets the individual attention needed to reach their fullest potential. Students will enjoy the positive energy John brings to the class, and parents will enjoy his open communication about their child's dance education.


Over the past 40 years he has studied with dance masters all over the world and has enjoyed teaching for and managing Dance Studios and National Tours  such as FootNotes Dance & Acrobatics Studio, Dance Academy West, Mrs. P's Dance & Acrobatics Studio, Lucretia's School of Dance, Off Broadstreet Center for the Dance Arts, Hoctor's Dance Caravan, Professional Dance Teachers Association, New York on the Road, Gotham Arts Productions and Manhattan Dance Project. This variety of experience has helped mold John into being a versatile and effective teacher. Currently, when not teaching John is touring with Kids Artistic Review & Rainbow National Competitions as a judge, which helps him keep current on dance education information and trends. 

meet the staff

ballet instructor
sean steigerwald

our location

We are conveniently located at 5905 Atlanta Highway in Alpharetta, just three minutes from 400 in the Gateway Plaza just north of McFarland and Hwy 9. Serving the communities of Alpharetta, Cumming, Johns Creek and Milton.  We are thrilled to share our shopping center with a variety of great businesses including:

  • Anytime Fitness

  • Sip-N-Chew Restaurant

  • Aura Hair and Makeup

  • 24hr Tanning

  • Dry Cleaning & Alterations

  • Parcel Plus Shipping and U-Haul

5905 Atlanta Highway

Suite 103

Alpharetta, GA 30004

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