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Top Dance Studios In Miami

Do you love to dance? Does your child? Miami is home to some of the most respected dance studios in the country. If you're wondering where to start looking for the right studio at which you and your child can take dance classes, look no further.
Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Arthur Murray Dance Studio
2916 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 444-6136

Price: Vary depending on program
Hours: Click here for a class schedule

Open since 1955, Arthur Murray Dance Studio has been running longer than any other dance studio in the world. Throughout that time, they have produced some nationally ranked professional and amateur competitive dancers. Today, they teach social dancing, especially for weddings and parties. Lessons in dances such as tango, bolero, cha cha, fox trot, hustle, mambo, merengue, rumba, salsa, samba, swing, Viennese waltz, waltz and West Coast swing are all offered. Pick a couple to try and find what makes you move.

In Motion

In Motion Performing Arts Center
4700 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 751-2229

Price: Click here for a list of prices
Hours: Click here for a class schedule

Catering to both children and adults, In Motion Performing Arts Center provides dance lessons in styles of ballet, tap, jazz, modern and contemporary. However they also go beyond these classical forms, offering lessons in hip-hop, pilates, jazz funk, ballroom and vocal/musical theater. Preparatory classes are available to those auditioning for the New World School of the Arts. Voted Miami's Best Dance Center by "The New Times," they instruct dancers at every level.

Related: The Dance Of Love At The Miami City Ballet

Miami Dance and Music Academy

Miami Dance & Music Academy
8761 SW 24th St
Miami, FL 33165
(305) 229-0806

Price: Click here for a list of prices
Hours: Click here for a class schedule

At Miami Dance & Music Academy, you can take dance classes with your child. For children ages 6 and under, they offer smaller class sizes and a teaching assistant. The Academy has a 6,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility complete with one way observation windows and TVs in the lobby to watch your child at all times. They also offer one on one private music lessons. Adults can take some private lessons with their child for free. They teach ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, pointe, modern, belly dancing, flamenco, kindergarten dance, acrobatics, piano, guitar and voice.

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Peaches School of Dance and Music
2018 NE 155th St
North Miami, FL 33162
(305) 940-3248

Price: Click here for a list of prices
Hours: Click here for a class schedule

Peaches School of Dance and Music is a studio that offers classes to children ages 3 into adulthood, no matter their level of dance or music experience. They provide lessons in hip-hop, ballet, baby dance, jazz, acrobatics, contemporary, modern, musical theater, Latin ballroom, tap, voice, piano and guitar. Peaches even teaches drama and improvisational theater. They provide performance opportunities through recitals, offer workshops taught by guest faculty and their elite and senior dance teams have the chance to attend Broadway Dance Center classes in New York City.

Coconut Grove Ballet

Coconut Grove Ballet Dance Center
2829 Bird Ave
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 448-0336

Price: Vary depending on program
Hours: Click here for a class schedule

At the Coconut Grove Ballet Dance Center, the main focus is ballet training. Classes begin for children between the ages of 5 and 7. However, they do offer adult classes as well. Students can climb the ladder from beginner to advanced levels. Ballet classes follow a strict syllabus, which focuses on proper technique and alignment with influences from the Vaganova, Abt and Finis Jhung methods of teaching. They do offer other forms of dance classes in addition to ballet including tap, hip-hop, modern, jazz, acrobatics and flamenco.

Related: S. Fla. Dance Company Brings Movement To The Disabled

Donna Carter has a passion for life that compels her to write about life. She was raised in Miami and graduated from Florida International University. Her work can be found at

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