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Getting Started in Dance

Basic information about how to get started in dance, including choosing a dance style and finding a dance class.

Become a Dancer
Are you ready to dance? There are several things to consider if you want to become a dancer. The following outline will help you get started.

Learn How to Dance
Learn how to dance with this step-by-step, illustrated tutorial.

How to Find a Dance Class
Once you have decided to become a dancer, it is important to spend some time finding the right dance class.

Choosing a Dance School
Dance studios differ in many ways, so make an informed choice. The following is a list of qualities of a good dance school.

Qualities of a Good Dance Teacher
Once you have decided to take dance lessons, it is important that you find the right teacher.

Which Dance Style Is Right for You?
Are you considering learning how to dance? Whatever your reasons for wanting to learn, you must first choose a dance style. How do you know which dance style is right for you?

Get the Most Out of a Dance Class
Use every dance class as an opportunity to improve your dance skills and techniques. The following tips will ensure that you have a successful dance class every time.

Warming Up for Dance
It's a good idea to warm up the body before each dance practice session.

Create a Dance Routine
It's fun and simple to put together a dance routine. Find out how to create a dance.

Dance Music
Learn all about the various kinds of dance music.

Find the Beat of Music
Being able to find the beat of music will help you become a better dancer.

What Is Timing in Dance?
What does it mean to have perfect timing in dance?

When Boys Want to Dance
If your son would rather take dance lessons than play sports on a field, don't hesitate to encourage him.

14 Fun Back To School Activities for You and Your Children
These activities can help you get your children excited about the new school year, which can ease any apprehensions they might have about going back.

International Dance Teachers Association
The International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) is a dance examination board based in the United Kingdom.

Dance Class Etiquette
A list of things to avoid during a dance class.

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