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Toddler and Child Dance Classes in Manhattan

Toddler and Child Dance Classes in Manhattan

Help your child advance in dance at one of these dance classes in NYC for kids of all ages.

Get your child moving with dance classes in Manhattan. We have programs for all ages and experience levels.

Child and toddler dance lessons in NYC allow children to express thoughts and emotions in ways they might not be able to verbally. It also helps them develop physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially. This guide has dance lessons for all ages and all experience levels—from children to adults, beginner to advanced. Whether your child is interested in ballet, hip-hop, jazz, tap, modern, musical theater, contemporary, or company, there are toddler and child dance classes in NYC for every child in this guide. You can also find dance classes for both competitive and non-competitive dance, small or large groups, and all kinds of abilities. You’re sure to find the perfect dance class in Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, Tribeca, Meatpacking District, Hell's Kitchen, Financial District, Battery Park, Harlem, and more. Plus, there’s no right age for a child to begin dancing, so she may as well start now!

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1651 Third Ave., New York

Ballet Academy East's Young Dancer Division unleashes children's potential through dance. Ballet Academy East is proud to be offering in-studio classes for aspiring dancers of all ages. BAE is internationally recognized for exceptional dance training and is the Upper East Side's ballet school of choice.

167 W. 89th St., Upper West Side
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Ballet Hispánico's School of Dance, an accredited training center that leads with a holistic curriculum for today’s young dancer, is the direct link to the organization’s values of access, opportunity, and pride for all students interested in dance and Latinx culture. Dancers train in Ballet, Contemporary techniques, Flamenco, and more!

434 Sixth Ave., 3rd Floor, West Village, Manhattan

The Joffrey Ballet School Children’s and Youth Ballet Programs offers year-round classes for dancers ages 2-18. Our classes are taught in our West Village studios, founded by Robert Joffrey in 1953. Fully in-person or virtual options available, with performance opportunities each semester! Register today for a trial or placement class!

131 E. 10th St., East Village, Manhattan
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New York Theatre Ballet School – dance as a total art form. Develop strong technical skills and discipline. Cultivate musicality, theatricality, gesture and style. Learn purity of line and simplicity of style via Cecchetti Syllabus. Classes begin Sept. 20, ages 4 and older. Strict social distancing, hospital grade air-filtration system, and frequent sanitizing.

2121 Broadway at 74th Street, 4th Floor, Upper West Side
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The Steps Youth Program offers children ages 18 months to 18 years the opportunity to express themselves, find their artistic voice, enhance their technique, make friends, and have fun while exploring the world of dance. Choose from a variety of levels and styles to help your child succeed.

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