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We have a very special announcement to make: ROOTS has been named in the TOP 3 BEST MUSIC and DANCE STUDIOS in Williamson Parent magazine for three years running! This is such a huge honor to be awarded this honor three consecutive years, and it’s all thanks to you! Thank you to each of you who… Read More »

You already know not all summer camps are created equal. When you’re choosing a summer camp for your child, keep the following 7 markers of a quality program in mind. 1. Safety. Anyone who works with children should undergo a background check. Check to see if this comes standard with the employees of the hosting… Read More »

The ROOTS Summer Camp experience is one your child will remember forever. While a week of fun in music or dance (or both!) are planned, there are some intentional ways personal growth and development are nurtured. Here are a few benefits of ROOTS Summer Camps. Summer camps give students: A chance to put away the… Read More »

The summer camp experience is a rite of passage, but it’s also a necessary growth tool. A survey showed that “Summer camps … are perfect places to help children optimize their psychosocial development,” according to Psychology Today. There are many benefits to summer camps, and at ROOTS, our camps are themed around music and dance, but their… Read More »

Last month we asked our community to show their support of ROOTS in a local 2017 Best of theBest in Williamson County survey hosted by In all, 1 million votes helped determine who Williamson County residents view as the best businesses for Cuisine, Healthcare, Personal and Business Services, and more. ROOTS was nominated in 3 categories. The winners… Read More »

ROOTS is excited to introduce our newest drum mentor, Dennis Palmer. Dennis Palmer (drums) has been drumming for 25 years and has played professionally for a number of groups including: Sweetwater Rose, Susan Benjey, Harlow and the Wager, Soular 7, The Solomon’s Porch Band, Rachel Harlow, Megan Santi, Lauren Maze and Tom & Co. He… Read More »

We asked the mentors and staff at ROOTS about what they’re grateful for…. we thought you might enjoy the responses as well. What are you celebrating? Leave a comment below! What are you most grateful for? “I’m grateful for family. This year has been one of loss, challenge, and growth for us. The trials can… Read More »

The staff at ROOTS is pleased to welcome its newest mentor, Julia Fisher. She first heard about ROOTS from mentor Joe Tounge. Once she heard all the good things he had to say about ROOTS, she had to check it out. We’re glad she did. Welcome to the team, Julia. Julia Fisher (violin) grew up in Chippewa… Read More »

The staff at ROOTS is pleased to welcome its newest mentor, Jaclyn French. She first heard about ROOTS from friends she went to school with who are mentors here now! Welcome to the team, Jaclyn. Jaclyn French (voice • guitar • songwriting) is known for innovating, building, and inspiring worship teams. She’s been playing, singing, teaching and leading worship for around 10… Read More »

We’re sharing our favorite quotes from “Wicked” on the blog today. The reason? ROOTS Dance is celebrating our upcoming Master Class featuring Ginna Claire Mason, a Nashville native who plays Glinda the good witch on Broadway’s “Wicked.”   Broadway star Ginna Claire Mason (“WICKED” on Broadway and national tours “Newsies”, “Flashdance”) is coming home to Nashville for… Read More »

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