Dancing with the Stars has renewed interest in ballroom dancing and there are a plethora of places on Long Island where you can take classes with classically trained dancers who will transform your two left feet into the stuff that stars are made of. Whether you have a casual interest or a professional one, Long Island has the dancing schools to keep you on your toes. Here are the best ones.

2015: Long Islanders Voted Shimmy Shimmy Best Dance School for Adults on Long Island!

Shimmy Shimmy
3316 Rte. 112, Ste. E, Medford. 631-278-7724. shimmyshimmydancestudio.com

Pole Dancing, Aerial Hammock Fitness, Belly Dancing, Burlesque Chair Dancing, Kettlebells & Ballet—Shimmy Shimmy is the go-to spot for learning all the dancefloor moves, getting in shape, and having a total blast while doing it! No experience is required, and Heather Michelle, owner and certified fitness instructor, will show you how you can get fit in a fun atmosphere. With students ranging in age from 10 to 70, Long Islanders resoundingly voted Shimmy Shimmy The Best dance school for adults!

2014: Long Islanders Voted LI Dance Fitness in Hauppauge Best Dance School for Adults on Long Island!


1. LI Dance Fitness
658-2E Motor Pkwy., Hauppauge. 631–231–1308. lidancefitness.com

2. Wild Cherryz Dance & Fitness Studio
386 E. Meadow Ave., East Meadow. 516-998-8308. thewildcherryz.com

3. Arrhythmia Dance Company
Bayport. 631-365-2764. arrhythmiadance.com

2013: Long Islanders Voted Ballroom on the Bay in Huntington Best Dance School for Adults on Long Island!

1. Ballroom on the Bay
17 Southdown Rd., Huntington. 631-923-2122. www.ballroomonthebay.com

2. LI Dance Fitness
658 Motor Pkwy., Hauppauge. 631-231-1308. www.lidancefitness.com

3. Arrhythmia Dance Company
774 Church St., Bayport. 631-365-2765. www.arrhythmiadance.com

2012: Long Islanders Voted LI Dance Fitness in Hauppauge Best Adult Dance School on Long Island!

1. LI Dance Fitness
658 Motor Pkwy., 2E, Hauppauge. 631-231-1308. www.lidancefitness.com

2. Donna Carbone’s Dance Arts
57 Merrick Ave., Merrick. 516-377-7733. www.danceartsmerrick.com

3. Dance Connection
181 Freeman Ave., Islip. 631-224-7134. www.longislanddanceconnection.com

2011: Long Islanders Voted Long Island Dance Fitness in Hauppauge Best Dance School for Adults on Long Island!

1. Long Island Dance Fitness
658-2 E. Motor Pkwy., Hauppauge. 631-231-1308. www.lidancefitness.com

2. Central Moves
509 Central Ave., Massapequa. 516-797-0811.

3. Create Dance Center
143 Merrick Rd., Amityville. 631-691-5949. www.createdancecenter.com

2010: Long Islanders Voted Royalenova Performing Arts the Best Dance School for Adults on Long Island!

1. Royalenova Performing Arts
32 Center Ct., Center Moriches. 631-878-7500 www.royalenova.com

 

2. Dancin’ Feet
 208 Wall St., Huntington. 631-421-8442. www.dancinfeetstudios.com

 

3. Rhythms & Soul Dance Studio
16 Wolcott Rd, Levittown. 516-520-2934.www.rhythmsandsoul.com

National

Arthur Murray
Multiple locations. www.arthurmurray.com