children at a ballroom dance competitionBallroom Dance Lessons for Kids

Learning how to dance is a stimulated way for children to develop social abilities. They are important skills that lead your child to success both at school and throughout their lives.

Fred Astaire Dance Studio offers weekly group classes and private lessons for kids. It is a great opportunity for your child to discover the divine world of ballroom dancing! No prior dance experience is necessary. We work closely with parents in order to develop an entertaining, productive and rewarding experience, allowing each child to progress and grow individually. Whether you are interested dance as a positive outlet for self-expression for your child, or have a desire to focus on competitive dance lessons for DanceSport – our professional dance instructors work with you to create the perfect dance program.

Social Ballroom Dance Classes for Kids & Teenagers

Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Durham provides group and private dance classes for children 5 years and older. Each class focuses on classic ballroom such as waltz, tango and foxtrot, as well as Latin dance. Our certified instructors will teach your child the basics of partner dancing in an entertaining and uplifting environment. Balance, steps, musicality, posture, body language, eye contact and poise are emphasized and trained into your child from the first day of teaching. Our dance classes are a great confidence builder and a stepping stone towards competitive dancing as well as DanceSport.

Competitive and DanceSport Ballroom Dance Program for Kids

Fred Astaire Dance Studio is also specialized in competitive dancing training. We teach children the technical aspects of ballroom dancing while training through physical strength and endurance exercises. Whether children are dancing with a teacher or a fellow student, each of them will be fully prepared to compete.

Benefits of Dance Lessons for Children

Our dance programs for kids creates a great, fun, and productive environment for young people. Dance provides a range of physical and non-physical health benefits, including:

  • Improves overall fitness and physical health
  • Better flexibility and coordination
  • Improves overall balance
  • Helps develop social skills
  • Builds confidence and self-esteem
  • Encourages creativity
  • Encourages positive behavior and etiquette with peers

Get Your Child Dancing at Fred Astaire Durham

Whether your child is new to ballroom dancing or simply looking for a new studio, they’ll love Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Durham! We can help develop a program for your child that meets your schedule and goals to ensure your child has a positive, fun experience learning dance! Give us a call at (919) 489-4313 or fill out the contact form below to schedule their first lesson! Check out our calendar for group classes.

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