Recent B-CU grad to teach free dance classes at local centers

Since her freshmen year at Bethune-Cookman University, Chaleak Grier has been preparing herself to one day teach the art of dance to children in the Daytona Beach area.

Chaleak Grier graduated from B-CU in May.
Chaleak Grier graduated from B-CU in May.

On the day of her graduation in May, Grier, who is from Jacksonville, received a phone call from City of Daytona Beach Leisure Services notifying her that she could begin teaching ballet at a local community center free of beginning costs.

Aug. 28 class
Grier’s Royal Pointe Dance Academy will offer two free dance classes at the Schnebly Community Center and the Midtown center. The two free ballet classes will be held at the Schnebly Community Center from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on Aug. 28 and Sept. 2.

The two free jazz classes at the Midtown center are 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the same dates. After the two free sessions, parents will have the option of continuing for a fee of $4 a class.

To receive more information about the program, call 904-352-5671 or email



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