Kids Ballroom and Latin Dance Classes - DC Dancesport Academy
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Dance Classes for Kids

Kids Dance Classes

DC Dancesport Academy offers elite-level dance training and education to children between the ages of 3 and 4, 5 and 7, children between the ages of 8 and 11, and adolescents age 12 and above.

These classes give children the opportunity for a full-body exercise and the ability to build confidence, physical strength, flexibility, grace, and social skills.

Kids Spring Semester
Ballroom Dance Classes For Boys & Girls (Ages 4 – 16)
April 1 – June 24, 2023

Tuition can be paid at the start of the semester or on a monthly basis.
This tuition includes Kids Showcase on June 11th @2 PM with 2 free tickets per family.
Drop-in option is also available.

Kids Dance Classes - Registration for Winter Semester 2023

(Sat. April 1 – Sat. June 24, 2023)
9:45 – 10:30 am: Pre Bronze (Rising Stars:6 & under years old)
10:30-11:15 am: Pre Bronze (Pre-Teen: 7-11 years)

June 11th @2PM

Kids Ballroom Dance Classes at DC DanceSport Academy
**To find the right class for your child, please contact our studio at (703) 462-8020 or [email protected], and a staff member can assist you.**

First Sibling: Regular Rates Apply
Second Sibling: 5% Discount
(Regular Rate must be purchased with the sibling attending the most classes).
Once registered, please email us at [email protected] with what day(s) the registration is for so we may hold your spot in class.
(Please note, all classes must have 4 registrants to be held. Classes will have a maximum of 8 students).


‘Miracle in Motion’ Kids Summer Showcase

DC DanceSport Academy
Sunday / June 11 / 12-1:30pm

Join us for a lively ‘Miracle in Motion’ Youth Summer Showcase at DC DanceSport Academy on Sunday, June 11, 2023 / 12-1:30pm.
Our students have spent weeks learning and perfecting an array of Ballroom and Latin Dances that we cannot wait to share with you. From the Tango to the Cha-Cha, to the Samba, and beyond, our showcase will be a fun and memorable experience for both our students and our spectators!

We would love to make this showcase a good ole’ Summer Cookout and we are offering families an opportunity to contribute food or beverage. Make the inspiration something that reminds you of home . . . comfort food. Please RSVP via email [email protected] to confirm with us what you would like to contribute to the event.

Let’s make this an incredible experience for our kiddos!

If your child will be missing a class, please tell our staff in advance through email at least 24 hours in advance, and from there, we will pre-arrange a suitable make-up class for your child. No drop-in make-up classes are allowed. To view our full make-up class procedures and policies, please contact our studio.

Annual Registration Fee for one student- $35 (non-refundable)
Annual Registration for two of more students from the same family-$50 (non-refundable)

As a center for dance education and the Performing Arts, DC DanceSport Academy prioritizes the health, safety, and learning needs of its students. All lessons are done in full compliance with the CDC recommendations for social distancing.  Our studio will require children to continue wearing masks at all times, until fully vaccinated. Family members and parents will also be required to wear a mask inside our studio unless a CDC vaccination card is presented to staff.

*The studio reserves the right to cancel any scheduled class session with less than four students in attendance and to change the space availability in either Monday, Tuesday, or Saturday classes based on student enrollments.

HOBBY Program or MEDAL Program?
Choose Your Track!


At DCDA, a Hobby Program is “inclusive” training that is student-centered, GENERAL instruction. Teachers present concepts in a welcoming and flexible classroom environment; this curriculum is accessible to all students.

A Unique Approach: Students are encouraged to design their own goals, practice essential skills based on their own learning style, and master material on their own timeline. In the DanceSport world, this is referred to as a “Hobby Dancer.” Students not only become experts in dance, but also how they learn best. But wait!…*HOBBY DANCER DOES NOT MEAN BEGINNER!*

Each week classes progress & challenge dancers to grow; the main difference between a HOBBY dancer and a MEDALIST dancer is simply how fast they attain their goals. A Hobby Program allows kids to become as good as they want to be, on their own timeline.


At DCDA, a MEDAL PROGRAM offers “exclusive” training that is specific, competitive, and based on the Medalist System. Like the Olympics, students progress through BRONZE, SILVER, and GOLD levels. These structured levels teach young students specific steps in a specific order, which maximizes students’ understanding and growth as their dance progress becomes measurable and clear.

Fitness is another important component that distinguishes the Medalist dancer from the Hobby dancer. Strength, power, and endurance are essential components of the curriculum and are built during every session on the dance floor. Frequency is key, as regular training will prevent students from spending time re-learning skills from week to week.

As part of a MEDAL Program students will perform and compete, thus proving and demonstrating their knowledge and proficiency as they “graduate” from one level to the next.


Group 3-4 years old

Preschoolers love to dance! We make it super fun for them to get involved and develop a love of movement. Your kids will learn to express their creativity, develop social skills, and build confidence in their own bodies. Nothing is more exciting for a child than movement, music, and fun!

Social Interaction
Exercise/Good Health

Group 5-6 years old

Your kindergarten-aged kids will love these fun, high-energy dance classes! We begin to teach the basic principles of movement used in ballroom dancing. We will expand your child’s love of dance and continue to boost their confidence, self-esteem, and social skills. We also prepare the kids for some fun local competitions.

Strength & Flexibility
Coordination & Balance
Social Interaction

Group 7+ years old

Your kids are ready for competition! These classes will take your child to the next level. We focus on developing proper technique, flexibility, and performance skills. Your kids will be introduced to Ballroom dances (Walz, Tango, Foxtrot, Quickstep) and Latin dances (Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba, Jive, and Pasodoble).

Team Concepts


Let Your Dance Journey Begin!

Registration for Fall Semester
Schedule subject to change based on class enrollment.
Please e-mail us at [email protected] or call the studio at (703) 385-3200 for packages options.

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