Dance studios fill the Twin Cities and offer just about anything you could imagine. From Irish to Hip-Hop, from Ballet to African, from Latin to Tap. Whatever you are looking for in the world of dance, you will most likely find in a studio in the Twin Cities. Dance is a fantastically fun way to stay in shape, move your body, and make friends. These studios offer dance classes starting with the absolute beginner. Browse these listings for the best dance studio for your family.
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Twin Cities Dance Schools
Location: 10130 Davenport St. NE Suite 170 Blaine, MN 55449
Focus: Tap, Ballet, Jazz
Age Range: Age 2 – Adult
Location: 16368 Kenrick Avenue, Lakeville, MN 55044
Focus: Beginner Ballet through Professional, Modern & Free Boys Program
Age Range: Infant – Adult
Location: 1103 W Burnsville Pkwy, Burnsville, MN 55337
Focus: Ballroom Dance Lessons, Latin Dance, Salsa, Bachata, Wedding Day, includes Tuesday drop-in group classes and private lessons.
Age Range: Kids 7+ are welcome (and 50% off)
Location: Classes available in Eagan, Lakeville & Minneapolis
Focus: Baton Twirling, Ballet, Jazz
Age Range: Ages 2-18
Location: 1667 County Road B2 West, Roseville, MN 55113
Focus: Inclusion, age-appropriateness and providing dance classes for all levels.
Age Range: Preschool and up
Location: 1220 East Moore Lake Drive, Fridley, MN 55432
Focus: To provide wholesome and professional performing arts training in a family-friendly environment. Classes include musical theater, recreational classes, preschool dance and competitive and team dance.
Age Range: 18 months – Adult
Location: The Celtic Junction, 836 Prior Ave. North, St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone: (612) 722-7000
Focus: Irish Dance
Age Range: Ages 3+
Location: 1899 Larpenteur Ave W., Falcon Heights, MN 55113
Focus: Ballet, Pointe
Age Range: Age 3 – Adult • Cost: $50-$90/trimester
Locations: 5300 Edina Industrial Blvd, Suite 300 Edina, MN 55439
3311 County Rd. 101, Suite 100, Wayzata, MN 55391
Phone: Edina: (952) 236-7509; Wayzata: (952) 204-3271
Focus: Innovative and practical approach to dance with program that includes performance, competitive and technique classes. Dance floor equipped with sprung marley floors.
Ages: Beginners 18 months through competitive
Location: 1907 S Robert St, St Paul, MN 55118
Focus: Non-competitive dance featuring tap, jazz, ballet, pointe, KICK!, hip-hop and all-boy classes.
Age Range: 2 and up
Location: 1282 Concordia Ave, St Paul, MN 55104
Phone: (651) 645-4292
Focus: Performance based Irish dance.
Age Range: Preschool through Adult
Location: 975-C Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105
Focus: The art, skill, and discipline of dance in a supportive and non-competitive atmosphere
Age Range: All ages and levels
Location: 34 13th Avenue NE, Suite 104, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Focus: Recreational, non-performance based Hip Hop, Ballet and Jazz.
Age Range: Kids & Adults (Affordable childcare offered during some adult classes)
Location: 2800 Fernbrook Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55447
Focus: Low dancer/instructor rations, helping students reach full potential.
Age Range: 3 years through teenagers and competitive
Location: 6885 Washington Ave S, Edina, MN 55439
(Classes offered in Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Hopkins, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, St. Louis Park, Savage, Shakopee, Chanhassen, Chaska, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Lakeville, Eagan and Burnsville)
Focus: Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop
Age Range: Ages 2-18
Location: 2121 University Ave West, Saint Paul, MN 55114
Focus: Intermediate and Advanced Training
Age Range: Ages 3-Adult
Location: 55 Fairview Avenue North, Saint Paul, MN 55104
Focus: Afro-Modern, All Abilities Dancing, Ballet, Breakdancing, Creative Movement, Choreography, Dance Together, Hip Hop, Jazz and Modern.
Age Range: Ages 1 through Adult
Location: 528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 430, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Focus: Creative Movement, Hip Hop, Jazz and Modern. Offered in a drop-in, pay-per class style or enroll for the whole session to save.
Age Range: Ages 3 through Adult
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