Laurels

Best Dance
Teachers in
Charlotte
2021

Why These Dance Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Charlotte Dance Teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Ballantyne Ballroom South Charlotte

Ballantyne Ballroom South Charlotte specializes in ballroom and Latin dance lessons for Charlotte-area students, from social to competitive dancers. Owners Lyudmila Borodulina and Vitaliy Vdovichenko have won several championship titles, dancing together since 1992. They opened Ballanytyne Ballroom in 2008. The studio offers lessons in many dance styles as well as a wedding dance program.

Charlotte, NC 28205

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Dynamic Ballroom

Dynamic Ballroom is a dance studio based in Lake Norman and serving students from throughout the greater Charlotte area with lessons, classes, and social events. The studio specializes in dynamic ballroom styles but also teaches Latin, night club, and more. The instructors schedule private lessons at any time, seven days a week.

Huntersville, NC 28078

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First Dance Charlotte

First Dance Charlotte specializes in private wedding dance lessons and first dance choreography in the Charlotte Metro area. The studio won The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2016 pick. Alex Zsoldos, the dance instructor and choreographer, has a diverse dance background and experience working with clients of all skill levels. She has prepared over 150 couples to dance at their weddings.

Charlotte, NC 28205

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J’Adore Ballroom

J’Adore Ballroom teaches a wide range of dance styles, with studios in Charlotte and Gastonia. Lessons include salsa, tango, swing, waltz, Latin, foxtrot, bachata, wedding dances, and more. The instructors help students achieve a variety of goals, from social dancing to wedding preparation or competitive performances. Students praise J’Adore Ballroom for its friendly staff and comfortable atmosphere.

Charlotte, NC 28217

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MoveStudio Charlotte

MoveStudio Charlotte teaches Pilates, dance, barre, yoga, and more, with classes for both adults and youth in Charlotte. The dance classes include ballet, hip-hop, and jazz. Other services available are private lessons, wedding preparation, choreography, and rental of the studio. Students of MoveStudio Charlotte recommend the studio for its enjoyable classes, personal attention, and custom movement programs.

Charlotte, NC 28211

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Nayna Dances

Bellydance by Nayna offers new bellydance sessions every month for students in the greater Charlotte area and has recently expanded to include online instruction. Nayna began bellydancing in 2002 and now performs and teaches both Egyptian and American Cabaret, and World Fusion styles. She is also a Fire Arts performer and she brings 18 years of experience and students find her classes to be productive and challenging. Her goal as an instructor is to nurture the power and beauty that bellydance brings out in every person.

Charlotte, NC 28201

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Rumbao Latin Dance Company

Rumbao Latin Dance Company offers group classes, private lessons, corporate events, and private dance parties for the greater Charlotte area. Rumbao was founded by five Charlotte-based Latin dancers. They specialize in salsa and are also experienced in Cha-Cha, Merengue, Bachata, and Brazilian Samba.

Charlotte, NC 28205

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Showcase Dance Centre

Showcase Dance Centre specializes in dance classes for students 2.5-years-old to adults in the Charlotte and Mint Hill area. Classes include ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, acrobatics, and adult fitness. Owner Jennifer Schillo is an Acrobatic Arts Certified Instructor and CIZE Live Certified Instructor.

Mint Hill, NC 28227

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The Charlotte School of Ballet

The Charlotte School of Ballet has specialized in classical ballet training for the Charlotte Metro area since 1968. The class curriculum follows The Cecchetti Council of America and The Royal Academy of Dance. In addition to ballet, students study modern, jazz, tap, and hip-hop. Many students have continued on to careers in New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, and other elite companies.

Charlotte, NC 28211

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The Dance District

The Dance District features Charlotte’s first hip hop dance studio and performance company of adults. The company offers dance programs as well as industry training for both recreational and professional dancers. Services include group classes, private lessons, master classes, conventions, and rehearsal venue rental. Founder Ana Ogbueze is a professional dancer, choreographer, and creative director with extensive experience in performance dance.

Charlotte, NC 28269

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