California Dance Schools

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California dance studios

California, United States Dance Studios and Instructors Directory

A listing of dance studios, dance instructors, schools, colleges and universities that offer dance classes and instruction.


  • A Lai Lai Dance Studio - Cha-cha, Rumba, Samba, Jive, Paso Doble, Salsa, Waltz, wedding dances. 121 S. Garfield Ave, Alhambra, California 91801


  • DanceSynergy - 8035 Soquel Drive - Aptos, California 95003 U.S.A. 831-661-0217. Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Milonga Tango, West Coast Swing, Belly Dance, Fitness Dance.

Buena Park

Costa Mesa

  • Dance Sounds - Ballroom and Country Western. Patricia Straight, DanScene Dance Studio, 2980 A & B McClintock Way, Costa Mesa, CA.
  • Jimmie DeFore Dance Center - 151 Kalmus Drive, Suite. G-3, Costa Mesa, California 92626, USA. 714-241-9908. Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Modern
  • Salsa Swing Connection - 2221 Harbor Blvd. - Costa Mesa, CA 92627 - 949-650-7986. Salsa, NiteClub, Swing, Ballroom, Waltz, Fox Trot, American Tango, Merengue, Rumba, Cha Cha, Samba, Argentine Tango, Bolero, Mambo, Country Western


  • International Arts Academy - Flamenco, Classical Spanish & Castanets, Belly dance, Tribal fusion and Mexican Folklorico. 20628 E. Arrow Highway #3, Covina, Ca 91724


  • Dance Academy USA - Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Zumba, Tango, Cha Cha. 21269 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, California, USA. 408-257-3211

Dana Point

  • Danman's Dance Studio - 34193 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, Ca, USA. Ballroom, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, Salsa, Tap.



  • Spotlight Arts Academy - Jazz, tap, ballet, hip-hop, voice, musical theater, professional cheerleading preparation, salsa and belly-dancing. Dublin Studio, 6325 Sierra Ct., Dublin, CA 94568


  • Allegro Ballroom -  Non-profit, membership-run ballroom dance club - professional faculty who teach a wide variety of dances. 5855 Christie Avenue, Emeryville, California 94608, (510) 655-2888.



  • Dolce Dance Studio - Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Fun Fitness, Home School Arts, Pep and Cheer. 8866 N Cedar Ave., Fresno, California, 559-294-0007
  • Pulse Holistic Center - 670 E. Bullard Ave #105, Fresno, California 93720. (559) 432-5922. Pole Dance Fitness- Acrobatic and Dance, Belly Dance, Striptease Aerobics - (Clothes stay on), Chair Dance Fitness, Rocking Dance Pilates, Yoga.


  • Goleta Ballroom Dancing - Ballroom, Latin, Swing. 255 South Magnolia Avenue, Goleta, California 93117, (805) 967-3103.

Half Moon Bay

  • Shely Pack Dancers - Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Hip Hop and Acro. 535 Kelly Ave, Half Moon Bay, California, USA (650) 726-7811.

Huntington Beach

  • Hidden Talents - 19039 Bushard St., Huntington Beach, CA 92646,USA. Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Cardio Kickboxing, Yoga, Pole Dance, Lap dance, Burlesque, Night Club Salsa, Mat Pilates, All Ballroom styles, Hula, Go-Go Workout, And Belly Dance Fusions.

Huntington Park

  • America Vive Dance Studio - Latin dance instruction. Salsa, merengue, cumbia, mambo, punta, Latin dance for kids, jazz, ballet, hip hop, reggaeton, breakdance, belly dance, singing lessons. 2633 e. Gage Ave, Huntington Park, CA, 90255


  • Yosifah Rose - Belly dance instructor. Women's belly dancing (Raks Sharki) in Martinez and Lafayette, California.

La Mesa

  • Academy of Performing Arts-San Diego - 5120 Baltimore Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942, 619-282-1884. San Diego's center for acting, singing, and dance for the beginning through professional performing artist. APA faculty is a carefully selected group of professionals from Broadway, Film, Television, and major arts organizations.


Long Beach

  • Dance Factory - Ballroom dance. Long Beach.
  • Dance562 - 4146 Elm Avenue #5, Long Beach, California, USA. Swing, ballroom, and specialty wedding dance services.
  • Long Beach Dance Centre - Lindy Hop, Argentine Tango, Swing , Foxtrot, Waltz, Cha Cha, Merengue, West Coast Swing, Latin. 5107 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach.
  • Psalm 30:11 School of Dance - 530 East Fourth Street, Long Beach.

Los Angeles

  • Arthur Murray Dance Studios - studios in Beverly Hills/Los Angeles area; Santa Barbara; Sherman Oaks/Los Angeles area; Ventura/Santa Barbara area; Woodland Hills/Los Angeles area.
  • By Your Side Productions - Instructional and Performance Dance Company. 11041 Santa Monica Blvd. #805, Los Angeles , Ca 90025, 310-922-0369
  • Gypsy Camp Ethnic Arts Center - 3265 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles, California, 90034, USA - World dance, folk dance, flamenco, Polynesian, ballet, ballroom
  • JOA Wellness Center - 3550 Wilshire Blvd. Ste 124, Los Angeles, California, USA. Ballet, Ballroom, Contemporary Jazz and Hip Hop
  • Pacific Arts Ballet - Ballet, Flamenco, Pilates. 10469 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025, (310) 384-4921.

Mountain View

  • Flaming Fusion, LLC. - 99 E Middlefield Rd., Mountain View, California, USA. Sizzling fusion of Jazz, Latin, Bollywood, Hiphop, Brazilian and Bhangra into one workout or dance.

Newport Beach

  • Avant Garde Ballroom - Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Argentine Tango, Hustle, Salsa or West Coast Swing. 4220 Scott Place, Newport Beach, CA 92660.
  • From Mind To Body - 2902 W. Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach CA. 92660. Exotic Dance classes and Pole Dance Classes. 949-903-1867
  • Time Out Dance Studio - Salsa, Swing, Ballroom & Wedding. Newport Beach


  • Star Dance Center – ballet, jazz, tap, modern, hip hop, musical theater, piano, cheerleading and tumbling. 24264 Lyons Avenue, Newhall, California 91321

North Hollywood

  • Cindy's Dance - country two step, country couples dances, west coast swing, night club two step, waltz, wedding dance.


  • Stepping Out Performing Arts Studio - (562) 929-1050 – Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Salsa, Fitness, Belly Dancing, Polynesian, Guitar and Keyboard lessons. 11405 Firestone Blvd Ste E, Norwalk, CA 90650


  • Pole Dance Magic Workshops & Classes - Novato, CA. 415.827.2827. Pole Dance instruction for fun and fitness.
  • Stars Ballroom - 1559 S. Novato Blvd. Social Dancing, Competitive Dancing, International and American Style, Argentine Tango, Salsa, West Coast Swing.
  • WnY Warehouse – 64 Digital Drive, Novato, CA 94949, USA. West Coast Swing.


  • The Temescal Arts Center - Modern, Belly, Odissi, Samba, Yoga, and Improvisational Acting. 511 48th Street, Oakland, California.

Palo Alto

  • Cubberley Pavilion - Swing, hustle, rumba, tango, waltz, etc. are taught  at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Cubberley Pavilion, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, 94043.


Pleasant Hill

  • Funkmode Performance Company - Hip Hop dance classes and theater training. Diablo Light Opera Company, 1948 Oak Park Blvd., Pleasant Hill, CA 94523.


Redwood City

  • Arthur Murray Redwood City - Redwood City, CA (near San Francisco). Instruction in ballroom, social and Latin dances (Waltz, Tango, Swing, Salsa, etc.), using private lessons, group classes and weekly dance parties. Wedding programs available.
  • Imperial Dance Club - Smooth to Latin, American to International. 822 Cassia Street, Redwood City, CA 94063 USA. (650) 366-0504


  • Roseville Dance - Ballroom, Latin, Dance Fitness, Yoga, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Jazz, Belly Dance, Bollywood, Salsa, East Coast and West Coast Swing, Salsa, Argentine Tango, Social Ballroom Mix Parties. 3992 Foothills Boulevard, Suite 165, Roseville, California 95747, 916-719-3765,


  • Arthur Murray Dance Studio - Sacramento - 4762-B Manzanita Ave., Carmichael
  • Ballroom of Sacramento - American and International Standard of all styles. 6009 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95819, (916) 737-7929
  • Dance Sacramento – Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Salsa, Country, Wedding – Sacramento, CA (888) 293-0059
  • Studio 18 - Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Salsa, Country Western. 1850 Del Paso Rd, Sacramento, California, 95834 USA (916) 419-1374.


  • Salinas School of Dance - ballet, ballroom, Irish, jazz, tap dance - 40 West Gabilan Street, Salinas, California, (831) 424-4655

San Anselmo

  • WorldDance Fitness - Bellydance, dance fitness, workshops, performance opportunities. 40 Greenfield Ave. San Anselmo, California 94960 USA 415-457-8787

San Diego

  • Absolutely Dancesport - 930 West Washington Street Suite 8, San Diego California 92103.
  • Ballroom Dance San Diego - wedding dance, social events, quinceaneras.
  • Champion Ballroom - 3580 Fifth Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92103. 619 291-7722. Zumba Fitness Workout with Minnie Ruiz. 619 254-9799. Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Aqua Zumba.
  • E by Resa - Striptease Lap Dance Lessons. San Diego, California, USA.
  • Love to Dance, Inc. - 11120 East Ocean Air Drive, Suite B, 101 San Diego, CA 92130. Ballet, Tap and Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, and Contemporary dance.
  • San Diego Pole Parties - In-home pole dancing instruction, parties, and private lessons. P.O. Box 910247, San Diego, California, 92121, United States (619)886-1997
  • Tap Fever Studios - We provide accessible dance classes in San Diego to people of all ages with and without disabilities! Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip-Hop and Cardio Tap. 2146 Garnet Ave. San Diego, California 92109 USA. (858) 456-7301.

San Francisco

  • Amina Goodyear - Belly Dance Classes. 829 Elizabeth St., San Francisco, CA 94114
  • Lisa King Dance - salsa dance, swing, wedding dance, and ballroom. San Francisco Bay Area Peninsula and Silicon Valley (Belmont, Cupertino, San Jose, Saratoga).
  • Metronome Ballroom- Ballroom, Argentine Tango, Salsa, Swing, Ballet. 1830 17th St. San Francisco, CA. 94103 (415) 252-9000.
  • Monica - Middle Eastern, North African, Mediterranean and belly dance. San Francisco, California.

San Jose

  • A Advanced Sugar Rhythm Dance - San Jose. Ballroom Dances taught: Lindy Hop, WC Swing, Salsa, Argentine Tango, Hustle, NC2-Step, Samba, Cha Cha, Rhumba, Mambo, Tango, Waltz & Foxtrot.

San Rafael

  • Bay West Ballroom - Ballroom, Latin, Salsa. 1133 E. Francisco Blvd. Ste. D, San Rafael, Ca, 94901, 415.457.4619
  • Just Dance Academy - Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical and Tap. 933 D. St., San Rafael, Ca 94901, (415) 451-1734
  • Marin Dance Theatre - Classical Ballet. One St. Vincent Drive, San Rafael, California 94903, 415-499-8891.

Santa Barbara

  • Arthur Murray Santa Barbara - 222 W. Carrillo St., Santa Barbara, California. (805) 963-6658. Ballroom, social and Latin dances (Waltz, Tango, Swing, Cha Cha, Salsa.
  • Carrillo Ballroom - Santa Barbara - ballroom and Latin lessons

Santa Clara

Santa Monica

  • John Cassesse, The Dance Doctor - 1440 4th Street, Santa Monica, California 90401. Ballroom, country, hip hop, jazz.
  • Dancing Rahana - Belly Dance Instruction, Santa Monica, CA. 310.612.7622
  • Isabelle's Dance Academy - L.A Style Salsa, N.Y Mambo, Argentine Tango, Pole/Lap Dancing, & Cardio Salsa Aerobics. 1334 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401, (310)392-3493.
  • Lisa Kellogg Santa Monica Hip Hop Dance - 2901 Ocean Park Blvd. #103, Santa Monica, California 90405 USA. Hip Hop Dance classes, Hip Hop Dance Choreography, Dance Parties, Wedding Dance Choreography.


  • Stage Dor Dance Studio - 10 Liberty Ship Way, #340, Sausalito, California 94965, USA. 415-339-1390. Jazz, Musical Theater, Tap, Ballet, Modern, Salsa, Swing.


  • Ballroom Bootcamp - Ballroom, Latin, and swing dance lessons. 1299 Lloyd Thayer Circle, Stockton, California, 95206. United States of America. (209) 406-9239.


  • Shall We Dance? Studio - private lessons, group classes, DJ services. 830 Stewart Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 (USA)
  • Starlite Ballroom - Salsa, Swing, Hustle, Tango, Ballroom. 1160 N. Fair Oaks Ave (at Tasman Dr), Sunnyvale, CA 94089.


  • Thalam School of Fine Arts - 19626 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA. 91356, USA. (818) 987-6915. Bharatha Natyam, Mohiniyattam, Folk dances, Ballet, Hip Hop, Salsa, Cha-Cha, Mambo, Swing American Tango, Ballroom, Bollywood Dance classes, Musical Theater for kids, wedding dancing and Belly Dancing.

Thousand Oaks


  • Dance Center, Inc. - Diane Ratley, owner/director. Ballet, Pointe, Tap and Jazz. 24422C Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, CA 90505, (310) 373-7084
  • Fusion Dance Studio - 22236 Palos Verdes Blvd., Torrance, CA 90505, USA (310) 540-6401. Mommy & Me, Cardio, Hip Hop, Acro, Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Competition Teams.


  • Katharine's Academy of Dance - Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Turns and Leaps, Rhythm and Theatre Tap, Hip Hop, and Creative Movement. 1011 South Santa Fe Avenue, Suite I, Vista California, 92083.

West Sacramento

  • Studio T Urban Dance Academy - Hip Hop, Hip Hop Lyrical, Krump, Breakin’, Pop-Locking, Modern Jazz Funk, Latin Funk/Salsa, Street Tap, African, Capoeira, Urban Belly Dance, Hip Hop Aerobics, Salsa Aerobics, and Creative Urban Movement. 515 Michigan Blvd., West Sacramento, CA.

Yorba Linda

  • Momentum Dance - jazz, ballet, tap, lyrical, hip hop, modern, therabarre, yoga, acting and arts fusion 3900-A Prospect Ave. Yorba Linda California 92886

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