Florida Dancers, Studios, & Classes

Dance studios across Florida offer classes for people of all ages and skill levels. Whether you are an experienced dancer, a novice dancer, or a parent looking for a class for your children you can find it in Florida.

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Cowboys Orlando is Orlando's premier country and line-dancing bar. Located near downtown Orlando, this bar is open to those ages 18 and up and has a variety of cover and drink specials throughout the week. On Thursdays and Fridays, they provide line dancing at the beginning of the night so you can dance all night long! Music is provided by a DJ with dance lessons provided by a staff member. There are several individual bars, pool tables, and tables inside, with a bar and seating on an outside patio area as well.

Throughout the year, Cowboys may host live performers and artists and hosts giveaways and events with K92.3. Cover charges and ticket prices may vary for these events, and may change depending on the day. Because this is the closest and biggest country bar in Orlando, crowds can get pretty busy and the bar can get pretty packed. Get there early for a good parking spot and to get an idea of the atmosphere and dances you'll see all night. Many of the more experienced dancers have no problem being on the dance floor early, so you can watch and follow them to figure out the dances if you miss the dance lessons. If you're into country music and line dancing, or just looking for a fun night out with friends, Cowboys Orlando provides a high energy, fun atmosphere and overall good time.

The Crystal Ballroom Dance Club describes itself as "classy, elite, and upscale" and with a variety of professional, private, and VIP dance classes, we couldn't agree more! A great way to mingle, learn a new skill, relieve stress, and build confidence, the classes offered at the Crystal Ballroom have something for everyone. Ballroom, Swing, Latin, and Social dance classes are all offered and taught by professional instructors. They also offer a free first lesson so you can try it out and see if you'd enjoy it!

Depending on the class you've signed up for, fees will vary. However, the Crystal Ballroom offers alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at no additional charge during your lesson so you can stay hydrated and have a little fun while you learn. They also offer a VIP membership package as well as lessons for weddings, Quinceañeras, and other social events. You can also book a private party or wedding/reception venue. The Crystal Ballroom Club has something to offer everyone at all skill levels, so be sure to check them out the next time you're looking for something fun and different!

For anyone interested in the elegant art of dance, listen up. In the Birchwood Center Shoppes of Orlando, Florida resides a place known as DanceItStudio! Here, you can learn from the best of the best, to become the best of the best. DanceItStudio also promises good health and the opportunity to socialize with people just as passionate about dancing as you are. You can participate in formation teams, social events, showcases, and workshops with the best judges and instructors. 

You can also choose to be in a private class or group classes. A private class is 45 minutes to an hour. Your instructor will help you go through techniques, patterns, and musical interpretation exercises. While group classes are the same as private ones, you will be with a group of students learning along with you. So come to DanceItStudio today, where you can dance the day and night away!

Emotions Dance is an organization that is home to one of Central Florida's few professional dance companies. It is also home to a school that trains people of all ages and levels in a wide variety of disciplines.

Marshall Ellis Performing Arts is an organization that offers many dance programs and supports the arts community in Orlando.They have a school that teaches students starting at age three and includes a pre-professional program. They also have a professional company, the Dance Theatre of Orlando.

The Orlando Ballet is Central Florida's premier professional dance company. They have a season every year consisting of 5 ballets that are performed at the Doctor Phillip's Center. In addition to their professional company, they also have a ballet school for young dancers and several programs to help underprivileged kids have access to dance training as well. 

Orlando Steppers Connection offers Chicago Steppin' and R&B Soul Line Dance lessons and workshops. Workshops are offered twice a week, with private lessons available. There's a minimal cover charge, and separate groups depending on skill level. Chicago Steppin is described as a soulful ballroom dance, performed to soul, R&B, and jazz music. Soul line dance is line dancing and doesn't need a partner to be performed or enjoyed. The "Electric Slide" and "Wobble" are two popular soul line dances and are just a couple of examples of what is taught by the Steppers.

Bring a date or a group of friends and come out for a fun night of funky soul dancing and learn a new dance that you can start at your next party! With weekly lessons and fun events throughout the year, the Orlando Steppers Connection is a fun and exciting way to connect with people while getting in rhythm with yourself. Be sure to check them out if you're looking for something different and exciting to do on your next night out!

Orlando Swing Dance is Orlando's most popular swing dance group. On the first Saturday of each month, come out to Orlando Swing Dance for a fun night of throwback music and dancing! Don't know how to swing or lindy bop? Don't worry about it--they have a dance lesson about an hour before the open dance session begins. Taught by a rotating list of dance instructors, you'll learn the basic steps, spins, and styles of various swing dances. While most of the dances feature a DJ-spun playlist, at different times during the year they will feature a live band that plays a variety of current and throwback music.

There is a minimal cover charge for the dance, but there's no limit on age or amount of people you can bring, so this is perfect for either a romantic date night or a fun night out with friends. If you'd rather learn by yourself, that's perfectly fine too! There's no partner required. There's no dress code, just dress comfortably and bring shoes you can dance and spin in. Depending on the month, they'll host themed dances--Valentine's Day, Christmas, and New Year's are big events. If you've always wanted to learn to swing dance, or even if you're just looking for something different this month, Orlando Swing Dance is a fun way to learn a new skill and connect with a variety of people. Be sure to check out their Facebook page for updates and event dates.