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Celeste Graves-Hoyal

Celeste Graves-Hoyal

Pre-Ballet, Dance Therapy

Celeste Graves-Hoyal, M.A. joined SBC in 1992, and soon found her passion and gift for teaching the very young students, in the Mother Goose class, Pre-Ballet, and Advanced Pre-Ballet. Over the course of the years since then, Celeste has taught FUNdamentals of Dance 1 and 11, Creative Modern Dance, Yoga, Jazz and Tap, Beginning Ballet, Adult Ballet, Dance/Fitness, and most recently, Zumba Gold and Tai Chi. With a Masters Degree in Dance Therapy from New York University as well as intensive training, certification, and personal practice in both Yoga and Tai Chi for Health, Celeste is available for private sessions, designed to meet individual needs and personal goals.

What people are saying about us…

Once again I was smiling deep inside witnessing the Love of Dance emanating from the stage from the littlest ballerina to the oldest dancers.  It is truly evident, the love shared within your dance family.  The respect teacher to student allows for deep respect back, student to teacher, in a time when such things are rare to see.

My thanks for your efforts and integrity, and that of your Clan of teachers.  Quite the tribe you have.  So glad Robin is part of it.


Rose W.

I would just like to take a moment to thank you personally for the fantastic performance!  It was our first UPAC show and it was incredible!!  We look forward to many, many more!  Thank you for offering such a wonderful school here in Saugerties - I am so glad my daughter is a part of it.  She loves it!!!

SBC parent

Thank you Scarlett!!! We are all so fortunate to have you and the Saugerties Ballet Center!

SBC Parent