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Wanna Learn to Dance?

January 14, 2007|ELIZABETH PADGETT

Whether you're an aspiring star or just in neeed of some rhythm, you're lucky to be in L.A., where there's no shortage of accomplished instructors. Here are just a few of the studios in and around town where you can learn how to move:

EDGE Performing Arts Center

Beginning and all-level classes led by Hollywood professionals. $13 for a single class, discounts with a card for multiple sessions.

1020 Cole Ave., 4th floor, Hollywood; (323) 962-7733

Dance Arts Academy

Beginner and intermediate classes for adults and youth; instructors are choreographers April Thomas and Delane Vaughn. $11 for a one-hour session, $13 for 90 minutes, $12 for children.

731 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles;

(323) 932-6230

Santa Monica Dance Studio

Beginner, intermediate and all-level classes. $14 for one class, $75 for a monthly hip-hop pass. 211 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica; (310) 319-5339


The Dance Doctor

Hip-hop and other dance styles taught by "Dance Doctor" John Cassese. $15 for a group class, $110 for a private lesson.

1440 4th St., Santa Monica;

(310) 459-2264

L.A. Dance Center

Beginner to advanced hip-hop and break-dancing classes for children and adults. Auditions for hip-hop performance teams for children and teenagers. $15 for a single class, with monthly rates also available.

9929 Walker St., Cypress;

(714) 220-9222

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