Our Programs

For over 26 years Dancing Classrooms has partnered with schools and communities to bring the joy of social dance to children and young people around the world.

From our 10-week Core Residency, to our online Homeroom Edition, to our specialized Academy courses, Dancing Classrooms programs offer transformative experiences for children both in- and out-of-school. Principals, teachers and parents have praised our programs for developing important social and emotional skills while offering meaningful connections and community building.

For Schools & Organizations

Homeroom Edition Residencies

Bringing the benefits of our renowned program to students ONLINE!

Through a series of pre-recorded and live lessons students will learn a variety of social dances from around the world. Homeroom Edition residencies support students’ social, emotional, and physical needs.

  • For grades 3-5, in-school or after-school
  • Works with 100% remote OR blended learning schedules
  • Lessons are 30 minutes or less
  • Flexible program structure
  • Lower cost


Core Program Residencies

Proven to foster engagement, teamwork and confidence!

Through our tried and true Core Residencies students will learn American, Latin and European social dances and a variety of line dances. Adapted to be delivered safely, the Core Residency builds creativity, motivation and understanding of diverse cultures.

  • For grades 4 to 12, in-school or after-school
  • Works with 100% remote, blended or in-person learning schedules
  • 20 full-length lessons offer in-depth instruction
  • No previous dance experience required

For Families & Students

The Weekend Academy

Join with students from across the City to take your dance skills to the next level!

Building on the celebrated social dance curriculum of our residencies, the Dancing Classrooms Weekend Academy provides young people in grades 5-12 an opportunity to continue their dance journey and grow in their confidence, meet students from other schools, develop friendships, and build partnerships, all while having fun in a safe, diverse and inclusive environment.

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Free Summer Social Dance

Free Summer Social Dance with Dancing Classrooms!

Join us online through Zoom and outdoors at parks across NYC for free summer social dance classes in July and August!

Summer Dancing with Rhythm & Stories
for ages 4 – 8 (Rising K-3rd grade)

A Journey Through Dance Around the World
for 4th grade – Adult

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More About Us

Dancing Classrooms serves hundreds of public school classrooms a year

We’ve had the privilege of working with hundreds of schools over the years and principals and classroom teachers alike speak highly of the impact of our program on their students.


“Really enjoyed the virtual dance lessons, especially learning dances from around the world…”

5th grader, New York, New York

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