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Best Dance Teachers in Fairfax
2021

Why These Dance Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Fairfax 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

Boyle School of Irish Dance

Boyle School of Irish Dance holds classes in Alexandria, Chantilly, Manassas, Herndon, and Reston, Virginia. It welcomes dancers who want to compete, perform, or just have fun. The school is operated by the Boyle sisters, award-winning dancers and the daughters of Irish immigrants. They have danced all their lives, performed all over the world, and won numerous competitions across North America. Their School is a certified Irish Dancing School and a member of the An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha (The Irish Dancing Commission). Its dancers regularly perform in the community, and the school has won "Best Irish Dancing School", "Best Dance School", and "Best Performing Group" in the Washington DC and Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day parades. The Boyle School is almost 500 students strong, and it has seen dancers qualify for the North American Irish Dancing Championships as well as the National and World Championships of Irish Dance. The school is highly regarded by both children and their parents; they praise the nurturing and positive environment here, and they are impressed by the hard work and dedication of the teachers. Boyle School of Irish Dance welcomes students as young as four.

Manassas, VA 20112

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Buffa's Dance Studio

Buffa's Dance Studio has provided expert dance instruction for more than 35 years. Its students benefit from a state-of-the-art dance facility wth 8,000 square feet of space, as well as from expert instructors with knowledge of ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, tap, and modern dance. Students at Buffa's are very fond of the school; they say that they have lots of fun here and that they like the sense of community. Buffa's welcomes children as young as 3, and it provides plenty of performance opportunities for its students.

Burke, VA 22015

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DanceSport Academy

Dancesport Academy is a Latin and ballroom dance studio in Fairfax, Virginia that has been providing personalized dance tuition for almost 20 years. Kids and adults, from beginner to advanced, can learn all manner of dancing styles here -- including Latin, standard, rhythm, and smooth styles. The studio offers group classes, private coaching, seminars, events, children's dance classes, and wedding dance preparation. The instructors at Dancesport Academy are highly qualified. They have danced and taught all over the world, winning numerous competitions and gaining international recognition. Dancers at the studio are amazed by the improvements that have made while studying here, and they appreciate the patience, encouragement, and support of the instructors.

Fairfax, VA 22031

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Forever Dancing Ballroom

Forever Dancing Ballroom offers a broad range of group dance classes -- including ballroom, Latin, Argentine tango, salsa, bachata, merengue, aerial arts, Zumba, Ethiopian dances, and capoeira dance fitness. There are also special programs for children, wedding couples, and dancesport competitors. The professional dancers here are available to perform at special occasions; they specialize in ballroom dances, Latin dances, aerial dances, and much more. Dancers here are surprised at how quickly they have been able to improve under the guidance of the instructors. They appreciate the beautiful dance studio, friendly atmosphere, affordable prices, and free parking.

Falls Church, VA 22040

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In Step School of Dance

In Step School of Dance provides group classes, walk-in classes, private lessons, workshops and dance parties for dancers in Fairfax, Virginia. It specializes in teaching the foxtrot, waltz, tango, Viennese Waltz, cha-cha, rumba, bolero, swing, samba, and mambo, merengue, bachata, west coast swing, and Argentine tango. Special discounts are available for students of George Mason University and NoVa Community College.

Fairfax, VA 22301

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Washington DanceSport Club

Washington DanceSport Club is a ballroom dancing club that provides private lessons, group classes, and social dance parties for students looking to improve their technique. Instructor Garry Gekhman is an undefeated U.S. Classic Showdance Champion and a former professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars. He has been dancing for more than 30 years, and he aims to offer high-level dance instruction at an affordable price. His club welcomes people of all ages, and new students can expect a free 30-minute introductory dance lesson. Washington DanceSport Club has two locations; one on South Glen Road in Potomac, Maryland, and another on Silver Maple Place in Falls Church, Virginia. It is open seven days a week.

Falls Church, VA 22042

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