About Dahl Dance Center
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Dahl Dance Center is a recreational and competitive ballroom dance and fitness studio located in Rochester, Minnesota. The studio’s founders were inspired by a passion for dance and a desire to better educate the Rochester community on the joys of partnership dancing while instilling a love and appreciation for movement.
Our student’s come in all shapes, sizes and ability levels and we aim to provide a satisfying dance experience in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. We believe in giving each student a strong foundation for their dance education, making sure each concept is understood before the introduction of new material. DDC students are welcome in any environment as the best social dancers in Rochester and are recognized nationally on the competitive circuit for their beautiful lines and solid technical understanding
Why choose Dahl Dance Center?
- Nationally recognized instructors and students
- American and International Styles of Ballroom and Latin Dance
- Social and Competitive Dance Instruction
- DVIDA Certified
- Experts in Wedding dance preparation
- Family Friendly Environment – classes for kids!
Meet the DDC Team…
Gary Dahl – owner, Instructor, Associate USISTD/Grand Master DVIDA
April Dahl – Associate USISTD/ Grand Master DVIDA
Christine Miller - Master DVIDA
Christine dreamed of dancing on Broadway growing up and made it a practice to mimic the dancing on TV and movies to entertain the animals in the woods. She is currently on staff at Dahl Dance Center in Rochester and loves to teach all styles of dance. She is nationally accredited and continues to enjoy exploring new theories in dance in her travels as she participates in west coast swing competitions across the US. Christine assists the Rochester dance community continue to grow in her work with USA DANCE, the Rochester Salsa Community and the Tango Society of Rochester.
James Geroux- Master DVIDA
James joins the DDC team from the Rochester Tango Society. As a founding member, he worked on creating the structure and educational opportunities presented monthly for the tango community. He continues to serve on the board as treasurer. James has also competed locally and nationally in ballroom competitions. He is looking forward to introducing or continuing the DDC student body to the excitement of ballroom dance and Argentine Tango. Whether your goal is to gain or improve your social or competitive dance skills, James can help you. He enjoys dancing with his wife and two children and a good game of golf when he gets the chance.
News and Events
Dahl Dance Center welcomes West Coast Swing pro Matt Auclair, June 7th - 9th.
This is going to a fabulous 3 days of dancing and fun! pre registration available through May 20th - 6 classes and a dance for $120
Our annual Cabaret benefit for Ronald McDonald House is coming on up June 8th! Tickets go on sale May 15th.
ZUMBA starts at DDC on June 3rd - 13 week series
DDC will be closed May 24th - 27th for Memorial Day Weekend