St. Peters Academy of Dance S.P.A.D. is committed to educating each student about the fundamentals of dance, its natural progression in technique to form a complete dance education, self-esteem, confidence and discipline in each of its dancers. Students are encouraged to participate in an atmosphere that is both positive and professional. S.P.A.D. is known as the best-run studio in the area and was voted the #1 Dance Studio in St. Charles County by the Suburban Journal newspapers. The office is well organized and “always” staffed by individuals who are sensitive to parental issues. Every effort is made to keep the parents informed and prepared. An important aspect of teaching dance is hiring quality teachers. Therefore, S.P.A.D. employs teachers with a BA in dance or an Associate’s degree in dance and other similar educational degrees. S.P.A.D. provides educational dance programs for the beginner through advanced, as well as a strong competitive program.