Little Leapers at Aquatic Adventures
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Oak Grove Shopping Centre:
2005 Electric Rd
Roanoke, VA 24018
Little Leapers Roanoke Studio is located within Aquatic Adventures at the Oak Grove Shopping Center on Electric Road, close to Salem, Cave Spring, and Roanoke, as well as grocery stores, dining, and other shopping venues.
Our Roanoke dance studio location is home to many little dancers attending our amazing Little Leapers program (18mo-8yrs old).
Large dance studio with engineered wood floor
Wall-to-wall windows providing amazing light into the classroom
Portable ballet barres
Building and classrooms are handicap accessible
We are an 'open air' studio, a unique quality of Little Leapers, which means there is no door separating the classrooms from the lobby. This allows for parents to enjoy and appreciate class along with our students. It also keeps our teachers on their toes giving your child the best class they deserve every visit. Finally, it is also an easy exit in case of an emergency.
Montgomery Co Chamber of Commerce
Small Business of the Year 2018
Nominations by MCCC Chamber
Distinguished Business Person of the Year, 2018
Emerging Business Woman of the Year, 2017
Small Business of the Year, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Outstanding New Member, 2014
Young Business Woman of the Year, 2014
Best of NRV, Roanoke Times 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Macaroni Kid Daisy Award Nominee 2014
Heather Leeper is the owner and creator of Little Leapers and it's unique curriculum. Heather has studied dance for over 20 years. She trained in Saratoga, NY under New York City Ballet esteemed alumni; Michael Steele, Olga Kostritzky, Deborah Wingert, and Garielle Whittle. She also trained under Darlene Myers of the Pennsylvania Ballet Company at the Myers School of Dance, and performing with the Northeast Ballet.
Heather has performed with various companies including the New York City Ballet, Saratoga City Ballet (soloist), Ballet Regent, Northeast Ballet (soloist), Burklyn Ballet, Albany Berkshire Ballet, and the Dance Company at Virginia Tech.
Heather began teaching at the age of 18, and has successfully created and run various dance groups and companies including the McLean High School Varsity, JV and Middle School Dance Teams, Little Leapers, LEAP Performing Arts Academy, and LEAP Performing Arts Company.
Dancing has always been Heather's passion and being able to share that with her students is among her most rewarding endeavors.