Introduction to Dance for New Students

We are happy to have you! No matter your level, there is a place for you here. We accept everyone and love seeing new students embrace the art of dance. If you aren’t sure where to begin, we hope this page will help guide you; Or, give us a call and someone at our front desk will happily guide you through your options.

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How Do You Best Learn?

Group Classes
Dive into the world of dance with our group classes, where diverse styles come alive in a relaxed, collaborative environment. Learn and have fun alongside other beginners, mastering new moves and making connections. Each class is a unique blend of learning, sharing, and memory-making with fellow dance enthusiasts.
Private Lessons
If you value personalized learning, our private 45-minute lessons could be ideal. A professional guides your dance steps and technique improvement. Many students find these one-on-one sessions accelerate their progress. Plus, you can share the experience and costs with a friend, making our dance socials even more enjoyable!

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Meet the Danznik Team

Stephanie Wilson
Stephanie Wilson
New Student Coordinator
Lola Shadurski
Lola Shadurski
New Student Coordinator
Nikolai Shpakov
Nikolai Shpakov
Instructor & Owner
John Ruocco
John Ruocco
Manager & Owner

20 Years of Delighting Dance Students

“Stunning studio, beautiful and clean. Amazing floors, sound system and tech are on point. Some of the best teachers in New York teach here, and if you're serious about your dancing or just want to have fun, this is the place to be!”
Alison B
"This is by far my favorite place for ballroom dancing and instruction. The teachers are outstanding, and it's a beautiful, inviting space to dance. Many serious dancers train here, but it's also a welcoming environment for newcomers."
Alison B
“I have enjoyed dancing at this studio for several years. The ballroom is very large and well-maintained. All of the instructors are wonderful friendly professional dancers and you can find classes in almost any type of dance!”
Donna C