Registration is open for ’24-’25 Dance YearSummer Camps & Classes as well.

The Social Benefits of Dance: Making Friends and Creating Community

One of the most beautiful aspects of dance is its ability to connect people from diverse backgrounds and walks of life. It provides a common ground for individuals to come together and communicate nonverbally through movement and rhythm. If you’re looking for reasons to join a dance company, friendships you’ll make is the only reason you need. 

Breaking Down Barriers

Dance knows no boundaries when it comes to age, gender, race, or social status. In a dance class or on the dance floor, everyone is equal, and these differences fade into the background. This leveling effect helps break down social barriers and makes it easier for you to have a welcoming group of friends. 

The Thriving Community of Dance

Being a part of the dance community is more than just a hobby; it’s a way of life for many, and its popularity continues to grow as more individuals discover the many enriching aspects of dance. People often describe their dance peers as a “second family.” This sense of belonging can be a powerful motivator for continued involvement in the dance community.

Shared Passion

Dance classes and social dance events provide excellent opportunities to meet new people and form lasting friendships. The shared passion for dance becomes a foundation for these connections, and the supportive dance community often extends its warmth and fun outside the studio. Try making plans to meet with someone or the whole class outside of the studio!

A Sense of Belonging

Joining a dance community offers a sense of belonging that can be especially valuable for newcomers to a city or individuals looking for like-minded friends. The shared experiences, goals, and triumphs within a dance community create a feeling of acceptance and belonging.

So why Nan’s school of dance?

At Nan’s School of Dance, our goal is to provide top-quality instruction at a competitive price. We encourage our students to reach technical proficiency in their favorite dance form and build self-discipline, poise, and self-esteem. We offer instruction in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Acro, and Pre-Dance, at all levels. 

We love having new members in our dance classes and will help get your child acclimated to our dance school to make them feel right at home. When your child attends Nan’s School of Dance, they will become a part of our dance family and share in our love for dance!

Don’t forget to register!

From ballet to hip hop, we offer dance classes for ALL ages and skill levels in a variety of styles. We place students in classes that will challenge them while offering a fun atmosphere for learning and growth. We also offer Mommy & Me classes, (18 months – 2.5 years). Register online or give us a call at 919-803-6044 to hold your spot!

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