MON - THUR 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM | SAT 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM



Makayla Lindstrom

Ballet, Tap, Jazz & Lyrical Instructor

Makayla Lindstrom comes to L’Academie of Dance from a near by studio. She is teaching lyrical, ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop. She will also be spear heading our after-school program, which will be debuting in the Fall of 2018. Makayla is currently a student at St. Petersburg College where she has performed with the CoMotion dance program associated with the college. Makayla began her dance training, at the age of 6, with the Jeanne Lynn Dance Studio. She trained in lyrical, ballet, pointe, jazz, musical theatre, tap, contemporary, acro, modern and hip hop. She has been a competitive dancer for most of her life, performing in group dances and her self-choreographed solos. Makayla was very successful in regional and national competitions. As she grew within the Jeanne Lynn studio, she was offered an assistant teaching position at the age of 15. She continued to teach with the JLDS until she was 18 years old. After graduating from high school, she was offered a teaching position at Expressions Academy of Dance. She was an instructor and choreographer for over 2 years in almost every genre and many competition classes. She also helped with the summer dance camp and after school-programs at Expressions.

Why Us?

It is our passion, experience and dedication to every student. In a professional, state of the art studio. With a staff of skilled, caring Professionals.

L'Academie of Dance was created to give ALL students the highest quality classes available so if they choose later to apply what they have learned in a professional manner they have been given the correct tools to do so.

We provide a solid foundation of professional dance instruction which is based in classical ballet. Our dance program includes positive feed back, assesment, placement, coaching, performance and competition in a nuturing, caring and positive environment.

Every student is important to us! We work as a team to provide classes that are age appropriate, challenging, positive and goal oriented. Our focus is developing technique, artistry, confidence and happy dancers who excel in life.​

Instructor Classes

  • MondayHip-HopIIHip-HopI
  • TuesdayLyricalJazzIITapII
  • Wednesday
  • ThursdayBallet 1B (6 to 9)JazzITapI
  • FridayClosed
  • SaturdayStretch-Tone