Carmel California Dance Lessons Classes – Carmel California Dance Lessons Classes

About Us


The Dance Center is a welcoming space where children and adults are valued and inspired to experience and create art that expresses individuality while building a community through focused and passionate mentorship in dance.

Why TDC? 

Try us! New to dance? Your first class is free! 



  • Hypo-allergenic, NEST zone controlled air conditioning and heating systems.
  • Designed to green building standards.
  • State of the art studio space (4 studios; approx. 4,000 sq. feet).


  • Custom fully-sprung dance floors built to industry standards.
  • Preventive security features installed.


  • One-on-one consultation with studio owners for class placement.
  • Mentorship-based instruction focusing on child individuality, confidence, building community, and fostering student-teacher dynamic.
  • Dance shoe consultation program focusing on foot strength, body type, and injury prevention.


  • Extensive Preschool and Kindergarten Programs (1 hr-1.5 hr combination classes; longer in class learning times).
  • Comprehensive recreational Adult Dance Programs.
  • Teen-centered introductory programs geared towards the theater/drama-based dancer.
  • Tween-centered introductory programs.
  • Weekly dance-based stretch and strength classes for intermediate/advanced students.
  • Competitive Company opportunities in all genres (including tap and ballet) offered for 6-18 year olds.
  • Comprehensive programs in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, contemporary, and improvisation.


  • Nationally-recognized and highly specialized in their respective genres.
  • Certification in Autism Movement Therapy (Dance) and focused on bringing dance to children with neurological differences (Laura Jeselnick).