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

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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.

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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.

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Center Stage Dance

Center Stage Dance offers tap, jazz, ballet, contemporary, and hip-hop dance classes for children and adults, as well as providing voice classes, drama, and musical theater for children of all ages. It welcomes students from beginner to professional levels, and the students love the studio for its supportive and caring atmosphere. They also speak highly of the skill and talent of the instructors here. The studio offers plenty of local and national performance opportunities -- its dance teams perform at competitions such as Legacy, Headliners, and Showstoppers, as well as at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Some students even performed at the Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia in 2000. Center Stage Dance is located on Lee Jackson Memorial Highway. It is a member of the Fairfax County Dance Coalition.

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Crown Dance Studio

Crown Dance Studio caters to social and competitive dancers in Fairfax, Virginia. It welcomes adult and youth dancers, to whom it offers expert instruction in a friendly and fun environment. The studio provides private and group lessons, as well as practice parties, guest coaching, wedding dance instruction, youth programs, and medallist dance programs. Students here speak highly of the quality of the education they receive at Crown Dance Studio, and they are grateful for relaxed and cheerful atmosphere.

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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.

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Elegant Dancing

Elegant Dancing provides private, one-on-one lesson programs for dancers, as well as offering group classes, semi-private lessons, practice dance parties, and wedding dance preparation programs. Elegant Dancing has 15 highly experienced teachers on staff. All teachers are certified, and many hold championship titles in Latin, rhythm, smooth, standard and hustle. The studio teaches waltz, tango, foxtrot, Viennese waltz, cha-cha, rumba, triple swing, samba, merengue, bachata, hustle, quickstep, and mambo styles. Students appreciate the sense of community at Elegant Dancing.

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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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Latin Dance Studio

Latin Dance Studio provides professional dance instruction for dancers of all ages. It offers a truly comprehensive range of dance styles, including salsa, bachata, cumbia, merengue, Argentine tango, cha-cha, swing, bachata, tango, rumba, Latin hustle, samba, foxtrot, Argentine waltz, kizomba, and ballroom dancing. It also helps people to prepare for Quinceaneras and weddings, as well as offering singing, piano, guitar, and saxophone lessons. The studio can be found on West Broad Street in Falls Church, Virginia.

Falls Church, VA 22046


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Mudra Arts Center

Mudra Arts Center is a Washington, D.C. facility that specializes in Indian music, dance, performing arts, literature, and philosophy. It provides a range of dance, vocal, and instrumental classes, as well as offering arts & crafts, yoga, and much more. The Center has been serving the local area for more than 15 years; it welcomes students of all ages, and its programs run all year round. There are also free classes available for people to try.

Sterling, VA 20164


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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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