Kinderdance® International is proud to be ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, and has awarded a Silver Level Franchise to Younas Amil and Katherine Searl of Happy Valley, Oregon. Together Younas and Katherine will be instructing Kinderdance programs to children in Clackamas and Multnomah Counties in the state of Oregon.

Through a strong system of franchise owners and a continued increase in demand for high quality affordable dance and movement programs, Kinderdance® franchise ownership in the US has seen tremendous growth.

“Our franchise owners are passionate about the benefits of the Kinderdance® programs and provide an unparalleled early learning dance and movement experience for children and their families,” said Karen Maltese, Vice President of Franchise Development. “Our continued success reflects the strong leadership and commitment to excellence that embodies our family of franchisees.” By recruiting entrepreneurs from many different backgrounds, each franchise is owned and operated by members of the community who have leadership and management expertise along with a passion to teach young children.

Kinderdance®, established in 1979 is a worldwide recognized dance, gymnastics, yoga and fitness program for children age’s two to twelve. Over 150 Franchisees currently teach to thousands children weekly at thousands of locations in the US and around the world.

The Kinderdance programs are all original worldwide dance, motor development, gymnastics, and fitness programs that combine academic readiness skills that are specifically designed for children ages 15 months to 12 years old. What makes Kinderdance® unique is that all of our programs incorporate educational concepts in a developmentally designed curriculum that teaches to the total child. We place special emphasis on building “self-confidence” and “self-esteem” in young children.