The Gibson School of Highland Dance is based out of East Lansing, Michigan.  Certified instructor Allie Gibson Murad trains dancers of all ages and abilities at a competitive standard. It is very important to us that you or your dancer receives top-level instruction in a caring and productive environment.

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New Location!
Court One Training Center (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

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We offer Highland Dance Instruction, Highland Hustle Classes, Ceilidh Dancing, and Strength Training throughout the year.

New dancers are welcome to start at any time!

New beginner/primary dancers can try a first class for free: 
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+)
Thursday 5-5:30pm (ages 3-5)

Try out Highland Hustle!

Monday 6:15-7pm

Thursday 6:30-7:15pm

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

no dance experience required. Ages 10+ welcome, 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.