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About Us:

Marla Roberson




Since August 2013

Ms. Marla has been involved with dance in some form her entire life. She began dancing at the age of 4 and hasn't stopped!!!

She has performed in many shows, competitions and even on the stage at Disney World. Ms. Marla has also choreographed dances for competition teams where the troupes have won many high honors.

Marla has taught dance for over 17 years. She gained her experience studying dance at Angela’s School of Dance in Loris, S.C., Old Dock Clogging Team / Columbus County Clogging Team, Jodi’s School of Dance in Whiteville, N.C and at many master classes and conventions throughout the Southeast Coast.

She is experienced in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Lyrical, Clogging and Hip Hop. She taught for 5,6,7,8 Dance in Wilmington, NC, Happy Feet Dance in San Pedro, CA and Just for Kicks, Inc. in Hampstead, before becoming the owner!!

Marla is also a licensed elementary and preschool teacher and has experience teaching children in multiple settings. She is married with 2 children and has a great love of people.

Marla is committed to bringing Hampstead and the Just for Kicks family, high quality dance and tumble instruction to benefit our Hampstead Community!

Founders: Janine & Jim Polera

Established: June 2003

The Polera Family started Just for Kicks in June 2003 when they saw a need to bring the art of dance to the Hampstead community. As the parents of 2 dancers at both the recreational and competitive level, they wanted to bring a family friendly studio that focused on learning the fundamentals of dance as well as the enjoyment of the art.

They worked hard for over 10 years to provide the Hampstead community with a remarkable dance studio that provided seasoned and creative instructors that instilled a love for the art of dance to all the students that entered their doors.

They provided competition teams with the goal to teach the Just for Kicks dancers to work hard, do their best, be good sports, make new friends and enjoy the opportunity to perform for an audience.

Not only did they own and run a successful business, they were also dance parents. They kept you, the parents, in mind as they made decisions for the studio.

We will continue Janine and Jim's vision here at Just for Kicks Dance Studio.

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