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​​​​​​​Dance Classes Taught With An Emphasis On Technique, Sensitivity & Respect.

and no snootiness allowed :)

Dance Classes Seattle and Shoreline in spacious dance studios for adults, kids and toddlers including Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Flamenco & Irish. And we're a friendly, welcoming dance school. No snootiness allowed.

Rated 4.5 by 437 users.

30 years of dance classes

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Dance classes in Seattle & Shoreline that are Non-Competitive, Invigorating & Fun!

Our dance classes feed your soul, no matter who you are, where you come from, or where you've been. 

Three Convenient Studio Locations

Shoreline, WA

1240 NE 175th Street, Shoreline, WA 98155

Greenwood

8001 Greenwood Ave North, Seattle, WA 98103

Magnolia

3116 West Smith Street, Seattle WA 98199

Our Shoreline dance school dance studios 1 and 2 are located very close to the corner of NE 175th Street and 15th Ave Northwest, in the North City neighborhood. Enter the 2nd floor dance studio by the door nestled in the middle of this L shaped building. 

Our Greenwood dance school dance studios 1 and 2 are located at the corner of 80th and Greenwood Ave North, catercorner to Diva Espresso. Our office is in the back of the building as are the studio entrances. If you are new, check in at the office and say hello!

Our Magnolia dance school dance studio is located at the corner of 32nd and West Smith Street, across the street from Rite Aid.  There is lots of street parking. Enter the 2nd floor dance studio by the side alley door. 

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Shoreline from NE 175th Street 

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Greenwood 

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Magnolia

Dance Classes That Adults, Teens, Kids & Toddlers Love!

  • Dance classes including Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern, Jazz, Irish, & Flamenco.
  • Dance studios that are spacious and wide open and with 'Sprung Floors' that are safer for you joints. 
  • Shoreline dance classes too!
  • Shoreline and Seattle dance studios with classes paced specifically for the new beginner, returning student and intermediate dancer. 
  • Expert, gifted teachers who really break things down for you so you'll learn quickly.
  • Fellow students who are friendly and welcoming
  • Authentic beginning dance classes and authentic intermediate dance classes.
Emily Griswold reviewer of American Dance Institute

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"This dance school is very accepting of different abilities but still encouraged everyone to grow, improve, and make the most of their time in class. I love ADI!"               Read the review


Emily Griswold Google Reviewer

For Parents, Teens, Kids

We surveyed 300 discerning Seattle area parents asking why they insist on dance classes for their children. Here are the most often cited responses. 

Beginner & Returning Dancers

We surveyed 150 discerning Seattle & Shoreline area dancers why they take dance classes. Here are their most insightful responses.

Dancing actually brought me joy! 

“I had no delusions of becoming a prima ballerina starting dance classes as a college student, but I found it such a beautiful, invigorating and fun way to stay in shape, so much more rewarding than going to the gym. Dancing actually brought me joy! read more

Elizabeth Chayer, American Dance Institute-Founder/Director

WHY DO YOU DANCE AT AMERICAN DANCE INSTITUTE?

Adult dance class students Ryan, Mat, and Jenay from the American Dance Institute share a few things they enjoy about their new dance classes, dance teachers, fellow students, and the school. 

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dance classes seattle shoreline, Seattle Times Adult Beginning Ballet

"Learning ballet as an adult is a chance to return to our bodies, to be true beginners again. It's an escape from work stress, a departure from over-scheduled lives and a way to build confidence that you, too, can learn a new skill."     M. Burbank

By Megan Burbank,  

Seattle Times travel and outdoors editor

Our amazing students perform Ballet, Tap, Modern, Hip Hop, Irish and Flamenco dance routines during the Phinney Ridge/Greenwood community Art Walk event.

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Watch our students (adults & kids) perform Ballet, Tap, Modern, Hip Hop, Irish and Flamenco dance routines in the 2019 annual recital!

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Returning Students

"You will love, love, love your dance classes! at American Dance Institute" c.h.

Over 23,338 people like you have attended ADI dance classes since 1989.

Lisa, Jessica & Kaylee share a laugh during dance class.

Some Say Dance Isn't For Everyone?

We think it is. 

Watch & see why. 

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