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

and no snootiness allowed  )

Summer Classes & Camps

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We will be closed Memorial Day weekend Friday the 24th-Monday 27th. Classes resume Tuesday the 28th.

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30 years of dance classes

Dance studios near me 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. 


8001 Greenwood Ave North, Seattle, WA 98103


3116 West Smith Street, Seattle WA 98199

Shoreline, WA

1240 NE 175th Street, Shoreline, WA 98155

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

  • Dance classes near me ​including Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Modern, Jazz, Irish, & Flamenco.
  • 5 dance studios near me including Shoreline & Seattle dance studios that are spacious and wide open. 
  • Shoreline and Seattle dance studios near me 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 fast.
  • Fellow students who are also friendly and welcoming. 

"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!"      Emily G. 

Dance studios near me in Seattle & Shoreline WA!

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. (53 seconds)

Beginner & Returning Dancers

We surveyed 150 discerning Seattle & Shoreline area dancers why they take dance classes. Here are their most insightful responses and you can watch them in the video too. .55 Sec  

Available for discerning students and parents looking for a quality dance school we offer additional kids' dance performance videos plus an opportunity to read about our unique performance philosophy.

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​"When you overcome procrastination because of your shyness, self consciousness, preconceived notions, or fear, you are ready to experience new sources of strength, inspiration, and joy.  Join us :) "

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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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Convenience and proximity alone to a school near you doesn't guarantee a quality dance class experience. Dance studios that are excellent and beginner friendly are the better search terms to use. 

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Area Dance Students To Dance With 
The Moscow Ballet In Seattle

American Dance Institute partners with the world famous Moscow Ballet to stage their Great Russian Nutcracker Seattle performances at the Paramount Theater. Area dance students perform on stage with the Moscow Ballet's 'Dance with Us' program. 

The Moscow Ballet returned to Seattle's Paramount Theater in 2018 for two brilliant dance performances on November 9th & 10th. mark your calendar for The Great Russian Nutcracker 2019 as you've never seen it before and as only great Russian artists can perform it. 

American Dance Institute on King 5's New Day TV Show 

American Dance Institute's founder/Director, Elizabeth Chayer is featured on King 5's New Day Television program promoting the school's partnership with the world acclaimed Moscow Ballet and their 2018 production of the Great Russian Nutcracker at Seattle's  Paramount Theater.

Seattle Times Adult Beginning Ballet

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Seattle Times travel and outdoors editor

Giving Back: Our amazing students perform Ballet, Tap, Modern, Hip Hop, Irish and Flamenco dance routines during the Phinney Ridge/Greenwood community wide 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 19,123 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. 

Only a few dollars per class separates one dance school's class price from another but, there can be very big and important differences that impact your or your child's overall experience, your hard earned money and your happiness.

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