Dance Classes in District of Columbia

$60.50 for Eight-Week Beginner Swing-Dance Course at Gottaswing ($110 Value)

Gottaswing

Multiple Locations

$110 $60.50

Swing-dance champions Tom Koerner & Debra Sternberg & staff teach jitterbug, lindy hop & charleston steps during eight-week program

Six-Week Tango Course, Weekend Intensive, or Private Lesson for One or Two at Tango Mercurio (Up to 52% Off)

Tango Mercurio

Multiple Locations

$99 $49

Instructors teach Argentine tango

Six-Week Tango Course, Weekend Intensive, or Private Lesson for One or Two at Tango Mercurio (Up to 52% Off)

Tango Mercurio

Multiple Locations

$99 $49

Instructors teach Argentine tango

3 or 10 Drop-In Fitness and Pole-Dancing Classes, or Party Package for Up to 30 at Jordin’s Paradise (Up to 61% Off)

Jordin's Paradise

Dupont Circle

$75 $29.99

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Positive instructors teach fitness styles from pole dance to yoga during group classes or snack-fueled parties

5 or 10 Dance and Yoga Classes, or One Month of Unlimited Classes at MamaSita Movement & Wellness Studio (Up to 71% Off)

MamaSita Movement & Wellness Studio

Takoma - DC

$70 $25

Natural health practitioner and dancer aims to unleash confidence and burn calories through an eclectic array of dance classes

10 or 20 60-Minute Dance Classes at The Davis Center (Up to 72% Off)

The Davis Center

Brightwood - Tacoma Park

$170 $59

Students aged 5 or older learn how to express themselves using ballet, tap, and gymnastics techniques

$43 for $85 Groupon — momentum dance & fitness studio

Momentum Dance Theatre

Capitol Hill

$85 $43

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Four or Eight Salsa-Dancing Lessons at Saboreate Dance Company (Up to 51% Off)

Saboreate Dance Company

Washington

$60 $30

Students learn sensual salsa moves during 60-minute lessons

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The founders of Tango Mercurio chose their non-profit's name carefully. Mercury symbolizes connection, which is what they hope to foster both between paired dancers and within their local community. The arts education organization believes that tango dancing transcends boundaries of class, ethnicity, and generation, and therefore can facilitate greater cultural understanding and social cohesion. So in addition to group and private lessons, the studio offers outreach programs and supports the all-volunteer Community Tango Orchestra.

No matter what type of class a student enrolls in, what level they are studying at, or what outreach program they're lucky enough to access, the Tango Mercurio curriculum covers core principles: body awareness, technical proficiency, expressiveness, and, of course, connection. This connection between partners is important because it is both conducive to improvisation and creative expression, and also allows for larger, collaborative expression as a community, something the founders believe is essential to the overall health and stability of societies.

1339 Green Ct Nw
Washington,
Washington D.C.
US

Dance Place first leapt onto the scene more than three decades ago as an educational and performing arts company that toured local schools. In the years since, it has grown into a multi-faceted operation and source of both entertainment and instruction.

Every weekend, Dance Place dazzles crowds with performances in modern dance, African Dance, performance art, and spoken word. Rather than hiring a sketch artist to doodle each dance step into a flipbook, spectators can learn the moves they see on stage by enrolling in one of Dance Place's programs, or by dropping into an adult or children's class. Dance Place has remained true to its roots through its continued support of local schools, and to this day organizes family-friendly performances, workshops, and school assemblies.

3225 8th St NE
Washington,
DC
US

Since 1976 Joy of Motion Dance Center, a nonprofit arts organization, has strapped on its ballet flats to kick down the doors that traditionally bar people from learning dance. Since then, it’s won two Mayor’s Arts Awards, one for Excellence in Service to the Arts, and the other for Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education. In 10 studio spaces across three different locations, instructors teach adult and youth programs, and lead an outreach initiative that gives disadvantaged kids the chance to learn dance with free classes or merit-based scholarships. Additionally, the center holds performances and showcases where students and patrons get a taste of professional performance without having to become zombies.

1333 H St NE
Washington,
DC
US

Pole Pressure owner Jessalynn Medairy is an international pole-dancing performer, judge, and teacher. In 2010, she placed fourth in the US Pole Dancing Championship, she has appeared numerous times in Pole2Pole magazine, and she often performs for NATO. With these credentials, Jessalynn heads a team of certified pole-fitness instructors as they teach students the art of pole fitness in a variety of beginner, intermediate, and advanced pole-dancing classes. The instructors keep classes small to give students the one-on-one attention they need to master the sultry and muscle-toning spins, twirls, and climbs.

315 G Street Southeast
Washington,
DC
US

Pole Pressure owner Jessalynn Medairy is an international pole-dancing performer, judge, and teacher. In 2010, she placed fourth in the US Pole Dancing Championship, she has appeared numerous times in Pole2Pole magazine, and she often performs for NATO. With these credentials, Jessalynn heads a team of certified pole-fitness instructors as they teach students the art of pole fitness in a variety of beginner, intermediate, and advanced pole-dancing classes. The instructors keep classes small to give students the one-on-one attention they need to master the sultry and muscle-toning spins, twirls, and climbs.

2121 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington,
DC
US

Pole Pressure owner Jessalynn Medairy is an international pole-dancing performer, judge, and teacher. In 2010, she placed fourth in the US Pole Dancing Championship, she has appeared numerous times in Pole2Pole magazine, and she often performs for NATO. With these credentials, Jessalynn heads a team of certified pole-fitness instructors as they teach students the art of pole fitness in a variety of beginner, intermediate, and advanced pole-dancing classes. The instructors keep classes small to give students the one-on-one attention they need to master the sultry and muscle-toning spins, twirls, and climbs.

1322 14th St
Washington,
DC
US