Philadelphia’s Best Dance Schools:
The top rated Dance Schools in Philadelphia are:
- Living Arts Dance, Inc. – accessible performing arts program
- Philly Dance Fitness – multi-awarded fitness studio in Metro Philadelphia
- Society Hill Dance Academy – stunning academy overlooking Passyunk Avenue
- Urban Movement Arts – dance academy for all ages
I Am Phresh – Tri-states first and only hip-hop centered school
Living Arts Dance, Inc.
Living Arts Dance, Inc. is built in 2006 carrying a mission of an accessible performing arts program. Teachers and instructors have overflowing love for helping students know arts and discipline and express their emotions. They accept all students who are eager to learn as well as those needing an escape from the busy city life. Most importantly they encourage aspiring professional dancers to join and be part of the dance family.
That same year the school did fundraising programs to help talented individuals from poverty-stricken and low income-families This is called the Living Arts Dance Foundation.
Adult Ballet, Jazz, Hip-hop & African Dance, Kids Ballet, Jazz, Hip-hop, Tumbling, Tap, Modern, Creative Movement & Musical Theater Dance
Philly Dance Fitness
Philly Dance Fitness is a multi-awarded fitness studio in Metro Philadelphia. It offers a wide variety of adult dance fitness classes. They have common dance categories like hip hop, jazz, ballet, and tap. On the other hand, they are also teaching the intricate African, Bollywood and Striptease Dance.
A quick look at the about section of their website greets you with the fun facts and profile of each instructor. One should not miss, is the art of Bollywood dance which is taught by a Bharatnatyam certified guru.
African Caribbean, Ballet, Balletextreme, Barre Fit, Belly Dance, Bollywood, Cardio Pop, Contemporary, Dance Party Bootcamp, Hip-hop, Jazz, Pointe, Power Stretch, Striptease, Tap, Zumba, Mommy & Baby, Kids Program
Society Hill Dance Academy
Society Hill Dance Academy is a dance studio in Philadelphia that stands in a nearly 10,000 square feet area location. Established in 2002, the stunning academy shows a magnificent view of the hip Passyunk Avenue. The owner Shana was a competitive dancer that traveled the country a lot for her training before finally settling in Philadelphia to open the school.
For people who want to learn Ballroom and Latin Dance, they are offering basic dance classes. Commonly these are Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Rumba, Chacha, Swing, Salsa, Merengue, Samba, and Hustle.
Wedding, Salsa, Ballroom, Beginner Dance Lesson, Dance for Seniors
Urban Movement Arts
Urban Movement Arts has a welcoming message on its website that invites all regardless of their age and experience level. Interestingly, the dance that is suited for a person, based on his music jam is shown here as well. Which links Soul & Old School Beats to Breakdancing, Funk & Soul to Locking, Disco to Waacking, Swing & Jazz to Jazz Roots & Lindy Hop, Latin Vibes playlist to Solo Salsa, Bachata & Afro-Cuban, Club Grooves to House, and 90’s jam to hip hop dance.
Moreover, whatever emotions you are in, they have a class fitted for you. Whether you are terrified to start dancing, wanting to be bold, or just got a love for learning histories they can recommend a dance perfect for you.
Handstand, Hip-hop, Swing Dance, Salsa, Bachata, Taichi
I Am Phresh
I Am Phresh is a hip-hop centered academy that proudly claims to be Tri-State’s first and only. They welcome kids, teenagers and adult students of all ages. The classes include hip-hop, breaking, funk styles, krumping, house, jazz, ballet, tap, and contemporary.
The world-renowned dance school has a roster of talented dancers and choreographers. They been featured on television and national commercials and have toured and worked with famous artists. Some of them are Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Ciara, Gwen Stefani, Becky G., and Macklemore.
Kids Intro. Hip hop, Teens Hip hop, Break Dance, Beginner Acro, Intermediate Acro, Pre-K Combo Ballet Technique