Competitive, performance, and recreational opportunities - something for everyone!

First class free and year-round enrollment!

Ages 3 to adult

The Gibson School of Highland Dance is located in East Lansing, Michigan.  BATD certified instructor Allie Gibson Murad trains dancers of all ages and abilities at a high standard for competitions, performances, or just for fun! Class types include traditional Highland Dance, aerobic Highland Hustle, social Ceilidh Dancing, and Highland Dance Theory.

Where we're located:
Court One Training Center (enter in the back on south side of building)
7868 Old-M78, East Lansing
Conveniently located just off of the I-69 East Lansing exit and close to Lansing, Okemos, and Haslett!
2016-2017 Class Schedule                                  

Full Class Schedule Available Here: View the Schedule

 **Click here to view class descriptions

*Note: Thursday classes have been canceled*

Good times to try out a free class: 
Sunday 4:30-5pm (ages 3-5)
Sunday 5-6pm (ages 6+)
Monday 5-6pm (ages 6+)
Monday 7-7:45pm (adults, ages 16+)
Tuesday 5-6pm (ages 6+)

Highland Hustle! 

Monday 6:15-7pm in East Lansing

Thursday 7:45-8:30pm in Alma

**This unique class offers an aerobic workout set to upbeat Celtic and pop music. All fitness levels welcome,

no dance experience required. Ages 10+, but the class is mostly geared towards adults. Wear workout

clothes and athletic shoes (no dance shoes necessary)**

To learn more about Scottish Highland Dancing or Ceilidh Dancing, please email Allie at or fill out your information in the "Contact Us" section. Also, check out the sample of videos in the "Photos and Videos" section.

Bagpipes in Lansing!
The Glen Erin Pipe Band is also located in Lansing, MI and performs at many functions throughout the Lansing and surrounding areas.  They also offer bagpipe lessons! GSHD dancers enjoy performing with the band at events such as the Vermontville Maple Syrup Festival, Silver Bells in the City, the Wacousta Farmers Market, and more! Check out their website at:   

If you are interested in a Highland Dance, Bagpipe, or combined performance at your function (wedding, anniversary party, Burns Supper, birthday party, etc...), please email Allie or fill out your information in the "Contact Us" section.  A highland dancer or group of dancers adds a lot to any function!  We can find you bagpipers and dancers depending on your needs.  Check out the videos of performances GSHD dancers have been in (in the "Photos and Videos" section) to get an idea of what your performance will look like!  We can accommodate your needs and provide a memorable and unique experience for you and your guests.