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What They're Wearing: Dance Beat Tour

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From "So You Think You Can Dance," Long Island's own Courtney Galiano of Commack has founded Beat Dance and is wearing Beat Apparel. (Jan. 21, 2012) Photo Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

Young dancers know almost as much about being stylish as they do about pliés and pirouettes, so we couldn't resist recently visiting the first Beat Dance Tour convention, at the Hauppauge Hyatt Regency. The traveling company, co-founded by Long Island's own Courtney Galiano of Commack (from "So You Think You Can Dance"), brings first-rate instructors to town.

Kristin Seneca, 20, of Jackson, N.J., is ready
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Kristin Seneca, 20, of Jackson, N.J., is ready to strut her stuff in an outfit from Mandees. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Nicole McElroy,15, of Deer Park, strikes a pose
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Nicole McElroy,15, of Deer Park, strikes a pose in Pulse Dance Convention shorts, a Forever 21 shirt and Victoria Secret Pink socks. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Bayside resident Michael Sakelos, 15, shows off his
Photo Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

Bayside resident Michael Sakelos, 15, shows off his Beat tee with shorts from Modells. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Jessica Harlem, 15, of Dix Hills is wearing
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Jessica Harlem, 15, of Dix Hills is wearing an X-Treme LI Dance Team t-shirt and zebra gold shorts from Winkle Toes. (Jan. 21, 2012)

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Photo Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

From "So You Think You Can Dance," Long Island's own Courtney Galiano of Commack has founded Beat Dance and is wearing Beat Apparel. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Morgan Taylor, 21, of Baldwin, is just doing
Photo Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

Morgan Taylor, 21, of Baldwin, is just doing it in Nike. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Madison Janicola, 14, of Dix Hills, is wearing
Photo Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

Madison Janicola, 14, of Dix Hills, is wearing a crop top by Day Dreamer. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Alexa Harlem, 13, of Dix Hills pairs a
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Alexa Harlem, 13, of Dix Hills pairs a crop top from Joyce Leslie with zebra spandex shorts by B-Skinz. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Jocelyn Rajkumar, 17, of Queens Village, shows off
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Jocelyn Rajkumar, 17, of Queens Village, shows off a dramatically cutout top by Yumiko. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Lily Haber of Plainview is ready to dance
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Lily Haber of Plainview is ready to dance in Capezio tie-dye shorts, body suit and black leggings. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Amanda Perlmutter, 17, shows off her lines in
Photo Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

Amanda Perlmutter, 17, shows off her lines in Pink by Victoria Secret. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Nicolette Vasilou, 16, of Douglaston, is sporting a
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Nicolette Vasilou, 16, of Douglaston, is sporting a crop top by Coolwear and Steve Madden leg warmers. (Jan. 21, 2012)

In American Apparel, Megan Urgiles, 18, of Northport,
Photo Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

In American Apparel, Megan Urgiles, 18, of Northport, is ready to dance. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Emily Urgiles, 16, of Northport, sports an American
Photo Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

Emily Urgiles, 16, of Northport, sports an American Apparel outfit. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Maegan Tosun,13, of Copiague, is wearing a Beat
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Maegan Tosun,13, of Copiague, is wearing a Beat Dance T-shirt with Capezio shorts. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Instructor and former SYTYCD contestant Allison Holker from
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Instructor and former SYTYCD contestant Allison Holker from Los Angeles pairs Lululemon with a tank from her own line. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Maegan Tosun, 13, of Copiague, shows off her
Photo Credit: Kathy Kmonicek

Maegan Tosun, 13, of Copiague, shows off her moves in a Beat Dance T-shirt with Capezio shorts. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Ally Smerechniak, 13, of Whitestone, strikes a pose
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Ally Smerechniak, 13, of Whitestone, strikes a pose in Capezio shorts. (Jan. 21, 2012)

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