If you are looking for a dance studio where everybody fits in, join the fun at Dancenter is the oldest continuously owned dance studio in Santa Cruz County. We are centrally located; serving the cities of Santa Cruz, Aptos, Capitola, Watsonville, Soquel and surrounding areas.
Our dedicated and fabulous instructors take pride in offering a complete dance education for the community. Since 1986 our goal has been to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere, where everyone is invited to join in, develop their skills, and be energized and inspired.
Dancers can begin classes at three years of age with pre-dance. Starting at age seven, dancers can choose graded classes in ballet, jazz, tap, and hip hop. Teens and adults can also pursue classes in all levels from beginner to advanced in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, Latin dance, belly dance and yoga.
A Santa Cruz dance studio that teaches more than just dance
At Dancenter, we see dance as a springboard for learning important life skills. Children and teens learn values such as cooperation, self-discipline, dependability, respect for others, punctuality, and the reward of working hard for far-reaching goals. Adults appreciate our atmosphere of encouragement and acceptance.
Our studios have state-of-the art sprung floors covered with Marley where applicable. Our dancers’ safety and well-being is our primary focus. So come join the fun! Call us at (831) 475-5032, or drop by to meet us at 810 Bay Ave. in Capitola.
Wow...we are excited to be dancing on Opening Night, Saturday, November 4th....we'll get to try out the new floor too! The Santa Cruz Warriors will be playing the South Bay Lakers, and we'll be dancing to Chuck Berry! Get your tickets at Dancenter for $26 (831) 475-5032 www.dancenterinfo.com... See MoreSee Less
Look what's coming to Santa Cruz! We're sharing the process of creating our new court, with the big reveal set for Opening Night! 🏀 #November4thTipOff
Everyone knows that training is the cornerstone of a successful career in dance. But as a dance educator, I also take comfort in the fact that high-quality dance training helps shape students into genuinely good people (in addition to creating future artists, which is a wonderful goal in itself.) Th...