Best Dance Classes in the Bay Area



These Dance Classes were voted the Bay Area’s 2019 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.

Silicon Valley

Gold: California Sports Center. Youth classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and more. Multiple locations. calsportscenter.com.

Silver: West Valley Dance Company. Multiple Santa Clara County locations. 408-217-8106. westvalleydanceco.com.

Bronze: Fantasy Dance Studio. 2584 Leghorn St., Unit A & B, Mountain View. 15495 Los Gatos Blvd., Suite C, Los Gatos. 650-965-4135. fantasydance.us.

SF and Marin

Gold: Geary Dance Center. This multidisciplinary dance school offers classes to kids as young as 2, and unique specialty classes like one class just for energetic boys. 5036 Geary Blvd., San Francisco. 415-500-4235. gearydance.com.

Silver: ODC Youth & Teen Program. 351 Shotwell St., San Francisco. 415-863-6606. odc.dance/youth%26teen.

Bronze: Calliope Dance. 1414 Castro St., San Francisco. 415-637-4982. calliopedance.com.

Peninsula

Gold: Principal Creative and Performing Arts. This family-owned business offers ballet, hip hop, musical theater, jazz, tap and more. 1528 S. El Camino Real, #208, San Mateo. 650-393-5593. principalarts.com.

Silver: Small Fry Dance Class. 1528 S. El Camino Real, #208, San Mateo. 650-393-5593. smallfrydanceclub.com.

Bronze: Dance Arts Center. 2601 Spring St., Redwood City. 650-574-2001. dance-arts-center.com.

East Bay

Gold: In Motion Dance Center. This dance school offers a variety of choices, with more than 100 weekly classes in 12 different styles and genres. 835 Arnold Drive, #5, Martinez. 925-229-5678. inmotiondancer.com

Silver: Tiffany’s Dance Academy. Multiple locations. 925-447-5299. tiffanydance.com.

Bronze: Kids ‘N Dance ‘N Theater Arts. 3840 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, 510-531-4400; 3369 Mt. Diablo, Lafayette. 925-284-7388. kidsndance.com.

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