Pom Dance Team

LoMastro Pom Dance Team is for dancers in 1st through 8th Grade that want to be part of a Pom team.  Girls learn and perfect Pom motions, technique, jumps, turns, and choreography.  Become a better dancer and have FUN!  Teams are divided by grade: 1st-2nd, 3rd-4th, 5th-6th, and 7th-8th.

Teams practice on Thursdays nights at LoMastro's Satellite Classroom located at Gorton Center.  

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  • Rehearsals will be on Thursdays September 16 through January 20 (no rehearsal Nov 25, Dec 16, 23, 30).

  • Performances on Nov 20, 2021 and January 23, 2022.

  • Class Requirement: To be eligible dancers must be enrolled in 1  Jazz class at LoMastro for the 2021-22 Season.  This is in addition to the Thursday rehearsals.  Tuition for Jazz class is in addition to the Pom Team fee.

  • Dress Code for Rehearsal:  tan tights, tan slip-on jazz shoes, LoMastro Pom Team tank and shorts.   

  • Pom Uniforms are property of LoMastro and must be dry cleaned and returned by February 1.

  • If you have questions please contact us, hello@lomastro.com

Mini Pom Prep Team
1st & 2nd Graders

Thursdays 3:45-4:45 PM

Youth Pom Team
5th & 6th Graders

Thursdays 5:45-6:45 PM

Mini Pom Team
3rd & 4th Graders

Thursdays 4:45-5:45 PM

Jr High Pom Team
7th & 8th Graders

Thursdays 6:45-7:45 PM

How do I register?

  1. Read the Commitment Contract.

  2. Register for the Pom Team appropriate for you child's grade in school, click here.

  3. Register for at least 1 Jazz class at LoMastro for 2021-22 Season.

  4. Return the Commitment Contract no later than September 1, 2021.

About the Coach

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STEPHANIE RACIAK

 

Stephanie grew up dancing at the age of 2 in Chicago, Illinois. Stephanie was honored to be part of the Gus Giordano Junior Competitive Company growing up. As a competitive young dancer, she was inaugurated into the Hall of Fame and has won numerous overalls as a soloist, duet and company team member. Through her competitive upbringing, she also won several scholarships at conventions touring the area. She was trained by great members of the Chicago Dance Community including, Lizzie MacKenzie, Nick Pupillo, Jayde Howard, Penny Knox and Fury Gold. Stephanie has also had the opportunity to assist several master teachers, including her favorite, Stacy Paydo at local conventions.  She is a former dancer, captain and coach for the University of Illinois Illini Dance team. Stephanie has choreographed and consulted for several high school and college competitive dance teams, including both national and world champions.  Some of Stephanie’s larger accomplishments include performing live on the MDA telethon featuring Jerry Lewis. Stephanie was honored to be a choreographer for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade 2013 and 2014 and London New Year’s Parade from 2012-2017. On top of these accomplishments, she has also choreographed for the Bullskidz half-time show in 2018. In 2014 she was also invited as the master teacher for the University of Minnesota recruitment clinic. Stephanie has received the “Choreography Award” in the Line Division in 2018 at Hall of Fame. She also is the technique coach at Maine South High School for the past 9 years and joined the coaching staff for Glenbrook South in 2018 focusing on their jazz choreography and training.  Currently, Stephanie is still traveling teaching and judging both nationally and internationally. She has traveled across the U.S., Great Britain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Mexico, Japan, Finland, Chile, Scotland, Colombia, Norway, Australia & Ecuador teaching many children of all ages/backgrounds. Stephanie still works internationally as an instructor for Universal Dance Association. She was also part of their renown collegiate staff for Universal Dance Association for the past 13 years. Currently, she is an ICU (International Cheer Union) Certified Judge and has been on the judging panel the last 3 years at the ICU World Championship.  Stephanie’s full-time career is with UDA as the State Director for IL, WI, MN, SD, ND and IA where she continues to share her passion of dance with many teams in the area.