Dance Classes in Bergen County, NJ

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Twirl, hip-hop, leap or tap your way over to these top dance classes in Bergen County.
 
beyondDANCE at Bergen PAC (30 N. Van Brunt St. Englewood,201-482-8194)
With access to one of the largest theaters in Bergen County, this electrifying dance program offers top notch classes ranging from creative movement and pre-ballet for little ones to contemporary, jazz, hip hop and more for older kids ages 5 and up at all levels. BeyondDANCE also offers a pre-professional program for teens who are serious about dance and are ready to take their training to the next level. Every class is taught by Instructors who boast an impressive resume filled with “real life” experiences giving your child the opportunity to receive elite training.
 
Kaplen JCC Dance School (411 East Clinton Avenue, Tenafly, 201-569-7900)
The JCC Dance School offers dynamic, progressive dance classes designed for any type of student- from those with professional aspirations to those who simply enjoy dance. The large array of classes allows kids to participate in one or many forms of dance including Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz and Lyrical. Even tots as young as 18 months can take advantage of all that this dance school has to offer. While older children who are dedicated and want to excel in dance, have the opportunity to be part in their Company performance group. The Dance School emphasizes good form, technique and proper alignment through its quality instruction, while giving twirlers confidence and further igniting their love of the art.
 
 Cresskill Performing Arts (300 Knickerbocker Road, Suite 1100 Cresskill, 201-390-7513)
This non-competitive studio welcome dancers of all ages and levels, offering classes in every type of dance from Pointe to Hip Hop to their newly added Silks and Hammocks class plus multiple “Dance Beginnings” classes for the littlest twirlers. Expert teachers (all with professional experience) develop great dancers by focusing on technique and producing shows at local venues- many for charity- plus classes are small to allow for more individual attention. CPA's new “Rhythm Works Integrative Dance” is a Hip Hop program specially designed for kids with special needs and other individual learning differences and physical challenges.
 
 
Studio L (4 North Street, Suite 400, Waldwick, 201-444-3205) 
Just follow Studio L on Instagram to see what kind of talent they are honing in this Waldwick studio. Renowned choreographers Kelley and Danielle Larkin, know what it takes to make you a dancing star and that’s just what you’ll be when you train at Studio L. With 5 spacious studios, set in over 10,000 square feet of custom designed space, your kid will jam to current beats and learn from professional staff who put an emphasis on developing confidence, performance and skill. Plus dancers and tumblers can get the best of both worlds with Studio L's new Acro Classes where students have the chance to work on their flexibility, strength and skill retention. Special appearances and master classes by known dancers are perks for students who are in the know. 
 
Sukha Arts Center (76 Schraalenburgh Road, Harrington Park, 201-768-2455)
The highly experienced and passionate teachers at Sukha are all about inspiring students to reach their full potential and truly master technique through challenging and exciting choreography in a non-competitive environment. This dance program offers unique forms of dance such as street funk, breakdance, and musical theater, in addition to all classic dance styles, such as ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, and contemporary. Kids are placed in classes based on dance experience and age. For the more serious young dancer, Sukha’s elite company offers students the opportunity to compete and be part of a team that is completely dedicated to learning and growing as a dancer. 
 
In the Spotlight (168 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick, 201-670-6797) 
Started by long time lovers of dance, Tom and Jane Karaty, who combined their professional dance and theater experience with their love for kids (they have 5 of their own!) to open In the Spotlight in Waldwick. Offering everything from ballet, tap and jazz to hip hop, classes are available for all ages and skill level in their state-of-the-art facility. Master Choreographer is son Dan Karaty, who has worked on Broadway and has a long list of movies, TV shows, and famous musicians that he has choreographed dances for, brings those moves and training to their young competitive dance troupe.
 
The Glass Slippers Dance Studio (381 Kinderkamack Rd, Emerson, 201-660-7756)
With it’s warm and nurturing environment, expert instruction and specially designed studio complete with sprung dance floors, this dance studio creates the perfect environment for teaching dance while preventing injury and strains. Whether your child is looking for ballet, tap, jazz, salsa, hip hop, or flamenco, this studio will make kids feel comfortable, confident and light on their toes. 
 
 
Miss Patti’s School of Dance (85 Godwin Avenue, Rear of Midland Park Shopping Center Midland Park, 201-670-4422)
It’s no wonder why Patti Vignon’s Dance School has been around for over 20 years helping budding ballerinas and tap, jazz and hip hop dancers perfect their craft while building character and self-esteem. The formula is simple: hire professional instructors who have a love for dance and teaching children. The class for pint sized pointers (2 ½ year olds) lasts 35 minutes (so they can maintain their focus) and culminates with a recital that is “beyond precious”, while more mature students participate in “leveled” classes and are offered the opportunity to perform at the production level. 
 
Nunbetter Dance Studio (161 Woodbine Street, Bergenfield, 201-385-9638) 
Ballerinas-in-training will flourish under the tutelage of Director Leath Nunn who is serious when it comes to the proper form, style and training. The schedule is chock-full of classes, mostly Ballet, Jazz and Modern, for all levels of dancers. And those serious (and talented) enough to join the “Company”, benefit from intense training and performance opportunities- including an annual Nutcracker performance, which is considered one of the best in NJ, and Spring Concert. 
 
Tribe Body (25 North Spruce Street, Ramsey, 201-818-3007)
Where do professional dancers and hip hop stars hang out when not on tour?  Believe it or not, Ramsey. 25-year dance teacher veteran Tracy Flaherty’s 4,000 square foot facility known as Tribe Body is a haven for movement junkies who want to be taught by dancers who have had professional tour experience. Offering cutting-edge classes for adults (like “Dancers Body”, “Aerial” and “Zumba”), this boutique studio also offers its Tribe Generation line of programming geared to older kids, ages 9-19. Classes are designed to meet the needs of young aspiring dance professionals who can benefit from the expert instruction given by some of the hottest dance stars around- sure to keep students on their toes. 
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