Unique Dance Classes for NJ Kids

Triangle Dance Center. Photo courtesy of the center
Triangle Dance Center. Photo courtesy of the center

So your kids think they can dance? Is your little hoofer looking for a challenge beyond ballet or tap this fall? With the popularity of television shows geared towards singing and dancing, it seems that more and more little ones are hitting the dance floor. This fall, New Jersey dance studios are offering a variety of unique dance classes for girls and boys of all ages. And don't forget to check our Classes Guide for an ever-growing list of extra-curricular activities in NJ!

Starlight Dance, Nutley NJ
Starlight Dance offers Ballroom and Latin dancing classes for 5 to 18 year olds.  Children learn a variety of Ballroom and Latin dances including Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Salsa, Foxtrot, Tango and Waltz.  Students are educated in the proper technique and the styling of each dance.  This fun class teaches grace, balance and great posture.  The school also offers a variety of other dance classes.  For more information and pricing, visit their website or call 973-235-9835.

Triangle Dance Center, Hillsborough NJ
Dance to your favorite songs and learn all the latest moves in Triangle Dance Center’s high-energy, hip-hop classes. Hip-Hop is popular and fun!  The studio also offers classes for ages 2 and up in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, pointe and gymnastics and prides itself on quality training and friendly, professional instructors. This fall, 45-minute Hip Hop classes for ages 5-11 are being offered.  For more information, call 908-431-0020.

Just Dance, Kingston, NJ
Just Dance is celebrating its 15th year at its current location. With small class sizes and individualized attention, students at Just Dance learn in a non-competitive environment. Staff are trained in dance education and are dedicated to providing instruction of the best quality. This fall, a Break Dance Pop-n-Lock class for boys and girls is being offered. Students ages 7 and up can learn the hottest trends and break-dance moves.

Denogla School of Irish Dance, various locations in NJ
Children ages 3 and up can begin traditional Irish dance classes at Denogla School of Irish Dance. There are 6 locations throughout New Jersey, and enrollment is year round. Classes are taught In a non-competitive, fun and supportive atmosphere by certified instructors. Denogla believes that is never too late (or too early) to start Irish dancing! Check out their website for the upcoming fall schedule.  For questions and tuition rates, email info@denogla.com or call 973-287-6049.

Kick Dance Studios, Fair Haven and Rumson, NJ
Acro Dance is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements.  This unique dance style dates back to the vaudeville acts of the early 1900's.  Productions such as Cirque du Soleil have helped the dance style maintain its popularity.  Kick Dance Studios offers a great Acro Program.  This floor gymnastics class incorporates tumbling and flexibility.  Elements introduced include cartwheels, back bends and beginning chest stands.  Students will also learn proper stretching techniques.  All classes use a variety of mats as well as a tumble track to help students learn in the most effective manner.  The Acro Program offers classes during the fall for kids as young as 3 years old.  For schedule and information, visit their website.  



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