Toddler Classes

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Watch your little one discover the joy of dance in our adorable toddler classes! Tiny dancers thrive in an engaging introduction to movement as we dance and sing along to classic and new children’s songs. Nurturing teachers guide little ones through playful dance games and use exciting props to explore new movements. Children are so engaged in the class, they don’t even realize they are developing coordination, listening skills, musicality, and learning to follow along with a teacher. Making dance class friends, they will build their social skills and get to share an activity they love.

Your pride and joy will blossom as they progress with each and every class! All classes are taught by instructors who adore little ones and are experienced with the tiniest dancers. Little ones get a boost of confidence as their encouraging teacher celebrates their achievements, no matter how small!

See our class descriptions below to choose the right class for your little dancer!

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“My daughter and I just went to the Dance With Me class this morning and we loved it! It’s a great, high energy vibe, but also casual and welcoming. We will definitely be returning. And I love that it’s a family run business!”

-Emily B.

Dance With Me

(18mos-3yrs)

*Parent-participation class

$15 drop-in class (Summer only)

8 week ongoing sessions beginning August 27th

You will have a blast dancing with your little one in our Dance with Me program! Children love dancing along to both classic and new children’s songs. Your tiny dancer will get an engaging introduction to dance with energetic music, singing, dance games, and using props like scarves and pom poms. Children have a great time while developing coordination, large motor skills, listening skills, musicality, and learning to follow along with a teacher. Little dancers will burn through tons of energy as we dance- it’s a great workout for grown-ups too!

*Parent/guardian participation is required.

Download our free guide for some tips to help you and your little one get the most out of their dance class!

Click the link below!

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Dance With Me

(18mos-3yrs)

$15 drop-in class
*Parent-participation class

You will have a blast dancing with your little one in our Dance with Me program! Children love dancing along to both classic and new children’s songs. Your tiny dancer will get an engaging introduction to dance with energetic music, singing, dance games, and using props like scarves and pom poms. Children have a great time while developing coordination, large motor skills, listening skills, musicality, and learning to follow along with a teacher. Little dancers will burn through tons of energy as we dance- it’s a great workout for grown-ups too!

*Parent/guardian participation is required.

Download our free guide for some tips to help you and your little one get the most out of their dance class!

Click the link below!

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Download our free PDF below for some tips to help you and your little one get the most out of their dance class!

Click the link below!

Fall registration opens August 14th!
Be the first to know by registering for our mailing list at the top of the page.

FAQs

Do I have to sign up for a particular class time?

No! We know it can be hard to a schedule with a little one, so our Dance With Me program is a drop-in. Come when you can with no commitment! See our class schedule on the next tab.

Do I need to make a reservation?

No! Please come a few minutes early to your first class so your little one can get comfortable in the studio and to fill out the registration form (or download it from the link below and bring it with you). Check out our class schedule on the next tab, and join us at a class time that works for you!

What should my child wear to class?

Dancers should wear clothing that is easy to move in (no jeans) and dance in ballet shoes, barefoot, or socks. Leotards and tutus are more than welcome, but not required.

Grown-ups will also go in socks or barefoot.

Class Schedule

Summer Schedule:​ (June 18th-August 19th only)

Sunday 11:15-12:00pm
*No Monday Class
​Tuesday 9:00-9:45am
Wednesday 9:00-9:45am
Thursday 9:00-9:45am
​Saturday 9:45-10:30am

*We will be closed Sunday, August 20th – Saturday, August 26th.

Buy A Package & Save!

Purchase a 10 class package and get your 11th class FREE!

Classes never expire, so there’s no need to worry if you can’t make it every week.

Just click the “Register” link below to get your 11th class free!

Class Schedule

*We will be closed Sunday, August 20th – Saturday, August 26th.

Summer Schedule:​ (June 18th-August 19th only)

Sunday 11:15-12:00pm
​Tuesday 9:00-9:45am
Wednesday 9:00-9:45am
Thursday 9:00-9:45am
​Saturday 9:45-10:30am

Beginning August 27th, all dancers must register for the Dance With Me classes. See more info on the next “FAQs” & “Register” tabs (above, in purple).

More Details

Do I have to sign up for a particular class time?

Not during our summer schedule. Beginning August 27th, all dancers must be registered. Click on the “Register” tab to register your little dancer.

Do I need to make a reservation?

Not during our summer session. Please come a few minutes early to your first class so your little one can get comfortable in the studio and to fill out the registration form (or download it from the link below and bring it with you). Check out our class schedule on the “Class Schedule” tab, and join us at a class time that works for you!

*Please note: Beginning August 27th, all dancers must be registered for the class. You can register your child on the “Register” tab.

Why are dancers required to register beginning in the Fall session?

We have been thrilled to welcome so many new students into our ABC’s of Dance family! With all of these new friends, some of our classes have become overcrowded. Having students register will keep our classes more intimate, and will be much easier than a reservation system.

We love watching our beautiful little dancers discover the magic of movement and music. Keeping our classes small will allow each and every dancer to connect and engage with their teacher, which will ensure they continue to blossom and grow.

Beginning in our Fall session, all classes will be limited to just 10 dancers.

I purchased a 10-class package for the drop-in classes- can I get a credit when I register my child?

Of course! Everyone who has purchased a class package will be given a credit for the balance toward the class of your choice. When registering online, please write “Class package” in the “Comments” section at the bottom of the registration form. We will be sure to credit your account before the payment is processed. If you have any questions regarding class packages, please feel free to contact us.

What should my child wear to class?

Dancers should wear clothing that is easy to move in (no jeans) and dance in ballet shoes, barefoot, or socks. Leotards and tutus are more than welcome, but not required.

Grown-ups will also go in socks or barefoot.

Can we make up a missed class?

Absolutely! You may take a make-up class during any of our Dance With Me class times. Please contact us before attending a make-up class so we know to expect you and we can prevent overcrowding. Make-up classes must be taken during the current session.

Where do I park?

There is a parking lot in front of the building. The entrance is on the north side of Santa Monica, just west of La Cienega. We have 2 assigned parking spots, but you can park anywhere except in the dry cleaner’s spots. He will come out and yell at you! We are located upstairs.

Easy stroller access:

From the parking lot, walk west on Santa Monica
Go right on West Knoll
Walk up the second driveway (on the right) all the way up to the studio

Is there anything else we need to know?

Please note that there is no food or drinks allowed in the studio (dance room). For the safety of our dancers and their grown-ups, there are no hard toys allowed inside the studio.

Register

We offer an introductory class so your dancer can find the right class for them! Click here to contact us or call (310) 923-0888 to schedule your introductory class!

Introductory class fee is $20

Fall registration is now open!

Register for a Dance With Me class by August 19th to get our current pricing of just $15 per class! A $40 savings!

To register your child, simply click on the “Register” link next to the class of your choice and fill out the form. After submitting your form, your little one’s spot is saved!

Fall Session: August 27th-October 21st (8 weeks)

$35 annual registration fee

All registered dancers will receive a FREE ABC’s of Dance t-shirt!

*Schedule change beginning Saturday, June 10th. See below in blue

Sunday 11:15-12:00pm
Monday 10:00-10:45am
​Tuesday 10:00-10:45am
Wednesday 10:00-10:45am
Thursday 10:00-10:45am
​Saturday 9:45-10:30am

Summer Schedule:​ (June 18th-August 19th only)

 

Sunday 11:15-12:00pm
*No Monday Class
​Tuesday 9:00-9:45am
Wednesday 9:00-9:45am
Thursday 9:00-9:45am
​Saturday 9:45-10:30am

 

*We will be closed Sunday, August 20th – Saturday, August 26th.

Spring Break Schedule:​ (April 10th-14th only)

Sunday 11:15-12:00pm
*No Monday Class
​Tuesday 9:00-9:45am
*No Wednesday Class
Thursday 9:00-9:45am
​Saturday 9:45-10:30am

Creative Movement

(2.5-3.5 yrs)

8-10 week ongoing sessions

*Independent Class

Watch your little dancer take an engaging class all by themselves in our Creative Movement program! Little dancers will feel like a ballerina as we begin learning ballet basics. Your child will blossom each week with teachers who nurture their development and celebrate their success. Dancers will feel such a sense of achievement as they grow and progress. The look of pride on their face when they say, “I did it!” as they put their feet in 1st position by themselves for the first time is priceless!

We are excited to announce that we will be adding tap to our Creative Movement program beginning August 27th!

More Details

​We will learn elements from our Dance with Me program as well as begin working on more challenging Ballet movements to make the transition to this class easier for little ones. Small class sizes ensure that your child will always receive individual attention.

Children must be able to follow basic instructions such as coming when called, following the teacher, and waiting their turn. This is an independent class, so students must be comfortable taking the class by themselves without a parent/nanny in the room.

If your child is shy or has never been in a class by themselves, we highly recommend bringing them to the Dance with Me class a few times so they can get used to the teacher and the studio.

Dancers should wear dancewear (leotards with or without a skirt/tutu) or clothing that is easy to move in such as leggings and a t-shirt (no jeans). Leather ballet shoes are required- pink for girls, black for boys. No satin “ballet slippers”. Beginning August 27th, dancers will also need black tap shoes.

*Dancers must be 2.5 years (30 months) old by the session start date.

FAQs

My child is 2, can they take this class?

Our Creative Movement program is specifically designed for dancers ages 2.5 years (30 months) and older. At this young age, a few months can make a huge difference, so we don’t usually take children in this program who don’t meet the age requirement.

Some children who have been coming to our Dance With Me program for a while may be ready for an independent class before they are 2.5 (30 months). If you feel that your child is ready, speak with their teacher about the trying the Creative Movement class.

What should my child wear?

Dancers should wear dancewear (leotards with or without a skirt/tutu) or clothing that is easy to move in such as leggings and a t-shirt (no jeans). Leather ballet shoes are required- pink for girls, black for boys. No satin “ballet slippers”.

Beginning August 27th, we will be adding tap to our Creative Movement program, so dancers will need black tap shoes.

How do I know if my child is ready for this class?

If your child has been attending our Dance With Me program, speak with their teacher about whether they are ready for the Creative Movement program. The most important thing to us is to provide the most positive and nurturing learning experience for our dancers. This means that we will evaluate each child and make our recommendation on the best fit for them. Not all children will be ready to be in a class by themselves as soon as they are 2.5.

If your dancer hasn’t been attending our Dance With Me program, we recommend joining us for a few classes so they can meet the teacher with you in the room, right by their side. This will help build their confidence so they feel ready to try a class by themselves!

*We always recommend having little ones try the Creative Movement program by taking an introductory class first to make sure it is the right fit for them.

If you would like to schedule an introductory class, click here to contact us or call (310) 923-0888. Introductory class fee is $20.

Register

We offer an introductory class so your dancer can find the right class for them! Click here to contact us or call (310) 923-0888 to schedule your introductory class!

Introductory class fee is $20

To register your child, simply click on the “Register” link next to the class of your choice and fill out the form. After submitting your form, your little one’s spot is saved!

Summer Session: June 21st-August 19th (9 weeks)

Price listed is pro-rated for weeks left in the session

Fall registration is now open!

Fall Session: August 29th-October 21st (8 weeks)

$35 annual registration fee

All registered dancers will receive a FREE ABC’s of Dance t-shirt!

Spring Session: March 25th-June 6th (10 weeks)

Price listed is pro-rated for the number of classes left in the session.

Dance & Tumble

(2 years & up)

8-10 week ongoing sessions

*Parent-participation class

Little ones will love dancing and learning tumbling skills in this new class! Children will dance along to favorite children’s songs and dance games. Kids will love getting to do fun tumbling skills such as jumps, somersaults, and hand stands! Children have a great time while developing coordination, large motor skills, listening skills, musicality, and learning to follow along with a teacher. Their grown-ups will assist in making sure little ones get the assistance they need to get the most out of their class. Space is limited to just 8 students to make sure they get individual attention.

More Details

Kids should wear clothing that is easy to move in (no jeans) and will be barefoot as socks can be slippery on the mat.

*Parent/guardian participation is required.

*Children must be 2 years old by the session start date.

Register

We offer an introductory class so your dancer can find the right class for them! Click here to contact us or call (310) 923-0888 to schedule your introductory class!

Introductory class fee is $20

Fall registration is now open!

To register your child, simply click on the “Register” link next to the class of your choice and fill out the form. After submitting your form, your little one’s spot is saved!

Fall Session: August 29th-October 21st (8 weeks)

$35 annual registration fee

All registered dancers will receive a FREE ABC’s of Dance t-shirt!

We will not have this class over the summer. This class will resume in the fall. Registration will open soon! Join our mailing list at the top of this page to be the first to know when registration opens!

This section: D&T info for later

We offer an introductory class so your dancer can find the right class for them! Click here to contact us or call (310) 923-0888 to schedule your introductory class!

Introductory class fee is $19

Click on the “Register” link next to the class of your choice to register your child!

Spring Session: March 31st – June 9th (10 weeks)

Price listed is pro-rated for the number of classes left in the session.

Questions? Feel free to reach out!

Click here to learn more about our classes for ages 3 & up!

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