These Dance Classes were voted the Bay Area’s 2020 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.
Gold: West Valley Dance Company. Offers a well-rounded, professional dance education that caters to individual pace and growth. Multiple Santa Clara County locations. 408-217-8106. westvalleydanceco.com.
Silver: Fantasy Dance Studio. 2584 Leghorn St., Unit A & B, Mountain View. 15495 Los Gatos Blvd., Suite C, Los Gatos. 650-965-4135. fantasydance.us.
Bronze: Joy of Dancing. 1030 Piedmont Road, Suite I, San Jose. 408-258-7722. thejoyofdancingsanjose.com.
Gold: Melodic Remedy Dance Studio. This studio has a variety of classes, including jazz, tap, hip hop and ballet. It also has acrobatics and musical theater classes. 767 Industrial Road, San Carlos. 650-622-9390. melodicremedy.com.
Silver: Peninsula Ballet Theatre. 1880 S. Grant St., San Mateo. 650-342-3262. peninsulaballet.org.
Bronze: Small Fry Dance Club. 1528 S. El Camino Real, #208, San Mateo. 650-393-5593. smallfrydanceclub.com.
Gold: Tutu School. “Every child should know what it feels like to dance” is the founding principal of this dance school. 1201B Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur. 415-419-5610. 239 W. Portal Ave., San Francisco. 415-571-8982. 519 Bay St., San Francisco. 415-734-8840. tutuschool.com.
Silver: Calliope Dance Studio. 1414 Castro St., San Francisco. 415-637-4982. calliopedance.com.
Bronze: Dance Mission Theater. 3316 24th St., San Francisco. 415-826-4441. dancemissiontheater.org.
Gold: Shawl-Anderson Dance Center. Offers classes in disciplines including creative movement, ballet, hip-hop, jazz and modern for toddlers through teens and adults. 2704 Alcatraz Ave., Berkeley. 510-654-5921. shawl-anderson.org.
Silver (tie): Funkmode. 1440A Franquette Ave., Concord. 888-386-5663. funkmode.com.
Silver (tie): Kids ‘N Dance ‘N Theater Arts. 3840 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, 510-531-4400; 3369 Mt. Diablo, Lafayette. 925-284-7388. kidsndance.com.
Bronze: Academy of Hawaiian Arts. 10700 MacArthur Blvd., #33, Oakland. 510-917-0767. academyofhawaiianarts.org.