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Open a Dance Studio

Start Your Own Dance Studio Business

Imagine owning a fun and financially rewarding business teaching people how to dance. You can when you open a dance studio.

start a dance studio
While people have always loved to dance, an increasing number are enrolling in dance classes thanks to the popularity of television shows such as So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing With the Stars.

You can benefit from this by opening your own dance studio. When you open a dance studio (also known as a dance academy, dance center, or dance school), you have the luxury and freedom of creating the type of dance business you want.

You can offer just a few classes that you teach yourself or offer a variety of classes with a large staff of dance instructors.

open a dance studio
You can open a dance studio that provides formal training for the serious dance student or one that provides less formal instruction for recreational dancers.

You can open a dance studio offering dance classes to all types of customers, or you can open a dance studio that caters to a select type of client, such as preschool children or future brides and grooms preparing for their wedding dances.

Your dance studio could offer open or drop-in dance classes, where anyone is free to join a class without prior registration, or scheduled classes, where students sign up in advance and meet for a certain number of dance classes over a period of time.

You can also choose from among numerous dance styles when you open a dance studio from classical ballet to modern jazz dance, from ballroom dance to hip hop, from fitness dance to fusion, and many more. For example, if you want to offer ethnic dance classes your choices could include: belly dance, Bollywood dance, Latin dance, Irish dance, and more.

If you offer formal training, you might make your dance studio a comfortable and nurturing environment for young dancers to learn the beginning steps, or a challenging and competitive environment for dancers aspiring for careers in dance.

how to start a dance studio
As a dance studio owner and a business professional in a leadership role, you can earn the respect of clients and be an important part of the arts community. Your dance studio can be a social hub where you develop long-term friendships with employees and clients.

If opening a dance studio sounds like the career of your dreams, the FabJob Guide to Become a Dance Studio Owner is for you! In this e-book you will discover how you can get started and succeed in the dance studio business.

The how to open a dance studio guide offers insider tips and expert career advice from successful dance studio owners and other dance professionals. The dance studio owners and industry experts who share advice in this guide include:

  • Eliza Minden, author of The Ballet Companion, inventor of the Gaynor Minden pointe shoe, and founder of Gaynor Minden, New York
  • Raisa Bersten, owner, The Magic Ballroom, Hopkins, Minnesota
  • Margot T. McCray Gough, owner, MTM Dance Factory, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
The guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to open a dance studio in the United States or Canada, plus helpful advice for opening a dance studio in any country. It includes:

How to Start a Dance Studio

  • How to create a business plan for your dance studio (includes a sample dance studio business plan)
  • Deciding what kind of dance studio to open 
  • An overview of options for your dance studio business:
    • Buying an established dance studio (including how to find dance studios for sale)
    • Buying a dance studio franchise
    • Opening a new dance studio
  • Choosing a name for your dance studio
  • Where to get start-up financing for your dance studio (includes sample start-up budgets)
  • Deciding on the best legal structure for your dance studio business (incorporation, partnership, and others)
  • Information about important business matters that can affect your dance studio including insurance and licenses
  • How much space (square footage) you need to open your dance studio
  • What to consider when choosing a location for your dance studio, including information about permits and leases
  • Equipment and supplies you need to open a dance studio and where to get them
  • Interior and exterior design of your dance studio
Managing Your Dance Studio Business
  • How to develop effective systems for running your dance studio on a daily basis
  • Setting your dance studio's hours of operation
  • How to set up dance classes (includes sample class schedules and calendars)
  • How to set studio policies with advice on policies for:
    • Registration
    • Fees and payment
    • Dress code
    • Code of conduct
    • Attendance
  • How to find great dance studio staff

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  • Paying your staff (including typical salaries and commissions)
  • Buying and selling dance products and how to find suppliers for those products
  • Developing promotional materials and a website to market your dance studio
  • Ways to attract dance center customers through advertising and free publicity
  • Ways to increase sales and get referrals for your dance studio business
Plus you will find even more resources and advice, including:
  • Valuable samples and checklists, including:
    • Sample business plan for a dance studio
    • Sample floor plan for a dance studio
    • Sample lease agreement
    • Sample start-up budgets for a dance studio
    • Sample class schedules
    • Sample student registration form
    • Sample job description for a dance studio employee
    • Sample dance studio calendar
    • Sample daily sales report
    • Sample press release
    • Checklist to evaluate competing dance studios
    • Checklist to evaluate potential locations 
    • Checklist for dance studio operations
    • Checklist of dance studio equipment and supplies
  • How to organize your dance studio's grand opening 
  • An overview of opportunities for future growth for your dance studio business including opening additional locations and franchising
  • And more! (including free updates)
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It can save you many hours of research, help you avoid some costly mistakes, and give you information you need to open a dance studio and start your own dance studio business.

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"The FabJob Guide to Become a Dance Studio Owner takes you step-by-step through what you need to know to open and operate your own dance studio. The guide offers insider advice from experts currently working in the dance industry to help you achieve your own success as a dance studio owner."
Brenna Pearce, Editor


"To be able to dance and teach is indeed a blessing. If you can make a living out of it, you are doubly blessed!"
Renuka Srinivasan, Owner of Tala Shruti School of Dance, Fords, New Jersey

"Starting, owning and growing a dance studio is a very personal and at times complex business. This FabJob guide is a helpful tool for organizing the many details required in starting a dance studio."
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"I recently purchased "Become a Dance Studio Owner" and loved it. It showed me the many details that I did not know about when starting up a dance studio. Every chapter was very detailed and informative and showed me that I could start my own dance studio and know what I'm doing. Enjoyed it greatly!"
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Maryland, US


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