Laurels
Best Dance
Teachers in
Denver
2017

Why These Dance Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dance teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dance teachers in Denver, CO.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Adventures in Dance

Owned by husband and wife team Craig Tomazin and Holly Collins-Tomazin, Adventures in Dance is a Littleton-based dance company originally founded by Holly in 2002. Holly holds over 30 years of teaching experience and has performed across the country. The studio offers classes that include ballroom, partnership dances, salsa, swing, Latin, line dances, competition dance, and more. They focus on providing encouraging and positive instruction to help students feel good about their learning processes.

Littleton, CO(720) 276-0562

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Bella Diva Dance

A world dance company founded in 2010, Bella Diva Dance serves Colorado women in the Denver area. Based in Glendale and serving the Denver and surrounding areas, they maintain culturally authentic world dance forms and provide two yearly Student Showcases at venues throughout Denver. The studio offers classes that include seasonal workshops, Middle Eastern Belly Dance, Brazilian Samba, yoga, Bollywood, and more. They focus on cross training for overall well-being and health by using consistency, patience, and practice. They hold awards that include 2014 3rd Place for Best Dance Studio by Denver A-List, 2013 Finalist for Denver’s Best Dance Studio by A-List, and 2012 First Runner Up for Best Denver Studio by Denver A-List.

Glendale, CO(303) 359-9414

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Booth Dance Denver

Founded in 1982, Booth Dance Denver originally opened in downtown Denver and now is located in north central Denver. Owned and operated by Jennifer and Richard Booth, the studio specializes in teaching partnership dancing in all forms for special occasions and competitive students. They also provide classes that include private lessons, wedding dance private lessons, competitive private dance lessons, salsa, cha cha, tango, and more.

Denver, CO(303) 412-7712

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Cherry Creek Dance

Owned by Stephanie Prosenjak, Cherry Creek Dance serves the Denver metro area since 1994. Based in Denver, the studio offers classes that include break dancing, ballet, jazz, contemporary, ballet, combination classes, and more. Their professional dance company is also available for events, parties, and special occasions.

Denver, CO(303) 399-8087

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Colorado Dancesport®

A premier dance studio based in Littleton, Colorado Dancesport® offers classes for dancers of all age and skill level. Founded in 2001, they are a full-service dance studio opened by Harmony Lyris and Robert Nardozza. Their classes range from competition level, dancers that just want to learn a few steps, recreational classes, and more. Each student is not obligated to a long-term commitment or contract. The studio focuses on creating a custom experience for each dancer to achieve their personal goals.

Littleton, CO(720) 580-6409

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Colorado New Style Dance Studio

Located in Denver’s Santa Fe Art District, Colorado New Style Dance Studio focuses on promoting cultural awareness and healthy lifestyles with bilingual education and representation for international styles of art. The studio provides classes that include Salsa, Bachata, Flamenco, Latin performance, High Intensity Interval Training, strength and stretching, and more.

Denver, CO(720) 271-9466

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Dance Institute

Focusing on providing a well-rounded dance education, Dance Institute is a family owned and operated studio founded in 2004. Their classes feature combination training for a well-rounded education without adding extra class fees. The studio welcomes parental involvement and viewing in a comfortable viewing area, is community-focused, and offers a non-competitive atmosphere for performances.

Denver, CO(303) 525-0011

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Denver Dance Starz, LLC

Specializing in both competitive and recreational level dance classes, Denver Dance Starz, LLC is based in Thornton since being founded in 1998. Classes range in style and include pom, creative movement, lyrical, hip-hop, ballet, jazz, and tap. The studio’s Artistic Director, Rachael Harding holds over ten years of teaching experience domestically and internationally and has been teaching at Denver Dance Starz, LLC since 2012.

Thornton, CO(720) 464-6456

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Destiny Dance

Based in Littleton, Destiny Dance is owned by Ballroom Instructor Kimberly Corrighan, who is a Highlands Ranch native and a certified instructor with over ten years of experience. The studio provides classes that include Zumba, wedding dance lessons, adult group classes, children’s classes, private dance lessons, and more.

Littleton, CO(303) 738-5542

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Dual Star Academy of Dance

Dual Star Academy of Dance focuses on providing technically robust and well-rounded dance education, as well as enforcing self-esteem, confidence, and healthy value systems. They are centrally located in Fairways Plaza and serves the Centennial and surrounding areas. The studio offers classes that include tap, hip-hop, poms, ballet, jazz, and more. They hold an extensive list of awards, some of which include Best Dance School Nominee 2016 by Denver A-List, Best Dance School 2014 by Highlands Ranch, and Best Dance Studio Top 5 in 2013 by Colorado Parent Magazine Family Favorites.

Centennial, CO(303) 770-6498

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Elite Dance Academy

Based in Boulder and Broomfield and serving the surrounding areas, Elite Dance Academy focuses on offering quality dance education in a positive environment. Founded in 2003, the studio was opened by former public accountant Lisa, who quit her job to follow her passion for teaching dance. Classes are offered for all ages and abilities, some of which include poms, competitive teams, ballet, and more.

Broomfield, CO(303) 466-8626

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EVQ Elite Dance Studio

EVQ Elite Dance Studio focuses on providing training and a place for dancers to practice their craft while being supportive and achieving their goals. Owner Victoria Quintana is a Denver native and holds over 20 years of experience with all styles of dance and has been teaching for over seven years. The studio offers classes that include contemporary, tap, jazz, ballet, hip-hop, and more.

Denver, CO(303) 600-8677

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Gravity Dance Collective

Based in Denver and founded in 2014, Gravity Dance Collective focuses on offering an engaging and comfortable environment for studying the art of dance while boosting dancers’ self-confidence and self-esteem. Their classes include break dancing, jazz, ballet, hip-hop, performing group, technique, belly dancing, and more. The studio is owned by Nicole Cappelletty, who is a Lakewood native that began dancing at eight years old with Trixie’s School of Dance where she later became an apprentice instructor before founding her own studio.

Denver, CO(720) 933-9544

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Miller’s Dance Studio

Dedicated to helping develop sound minds and healthy bodies while inspiring an appreciation for dance, Miller’s Dance Studio serves the Aurora, Hampden, Saddle Rock, and surrounding areas since 1957. Originally opened by Ernest L. Miller, the philosophy of the studio still stands today and his wife and four daughters have all been involved with the studio. Classes they offer include hip-hop, Irish step dance, adult dance classes, ballroom, ballet, Pilates, and more.

Aurora, CO(303) 690-6040

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Samba Colorado

A Brazilian dance school and performing company, Samba Colorado serves the community of Colorado, Boulder, and the surrounding areas. Founded by Kebrina Josefina De Jesus, they focus on educating the community about Brazilian Samba dance and music through shows, workshops, and classes. They specialize in Samba Reggae, Maculele, Afro-Samba, Samba do Rio, and Samba no pe.

Boulder, CO(720) 583-4327

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Starstruck Academy of Dance

For over 25 years, Starstruck Academy of Dance is a Centennial-based studio that serves the Denver and surrounding areas. They focus on providing a high-quality dance education while also instilling self-confidence and self-esteem in each student. Owner Lisa Holtz Odell focuses on family values and linking love and family through dance. Founded in 1985, the studio offers classes that include poms, jazz, ballet, modern, lyrical, hip-hop, and more.

Centennial, CO(303) 770-4480

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Swingin’ Denver

Founded by international lindy hop instructor Kenny Nelson, Swingin’ Denver focuses on growing the swing dance community by making dance knowledge available to everyone. Serving the Denver metro area, the studio offers advanced classes, unique workshops, swing dancing, beginner lindy hop, and more. They hold awards that include Couples Battle Winners at Montreal Swing Riot in 2016, 2nd Place for the ULHS Showdown in 2015, Champion of the Underground Jitterbug Championship at Camp Hollywood in 2015, and Strictly Champion at Midwest Lindy Fest in 2015.

Arvada, CO(720) 336-3440

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TGDanzport

Owned by Gary and Terry Holmes, TGDanzport serves the Denver and surrounding areas since 1992. The studio focuses on helping each student express themselves through dance. Their classes include Latin, swing, ballroom, country, and more. Both Gary and Terry teach American and International styles of rhythm and smooth, are certified dance directors and instructors, and danced competitively for years where they won regional titles and placed as a finalist on a national level.

Denver, CO(303) 713-0090

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TM Ballroom Dance Studio

Serving the Lakewood, Denver, and surrounding areas since 2009, TM Ballroom Dance Studio focuses on helping each student reach their goals while also having fun. The studio specializes in most forms of partner dancing that include wedding dances, Latin, swing, and more. They focus on creating a professional, friendly, and tailored atmosphere for every lesson, goal, and skill level.

Lakewood, CO(720) 502-3160

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