NEW CLASS – Join Gigo, learn and support Ukraine!

Tuesdays and Fridays  7.30 – 8.30pm

Join Gigo for a lively drop in class to learn American Smooth and Slow Waltz and support Ukraine in our new classes

Drop in class £20. Earnings will be donated to support Ukraine in their time of need.


Masterclass with Sidney

Our new class on Monday evenings 8 -9 pm

Drop in Class £15

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Latin American Technique!

Group Classes online Tuesdays 45 mins from 8.15pm -9pm

Join us for our new season  of Latin American Technique classes with Vlad and Lena online.

Contact us to book your place.

Corporate Team Events

Get your team working together

From fun “strictly style” entertainment and team building, to serious wellbeing and fitness programmes…we are working with companies to build the best of teams, covering trust, understanding, self and team belief and confidence. Our business partners are experts in team profiling, effectiveness and business. Together we create the best of teams.

For further details see our corporate services and contact us to discuss your specific requirements.

Kids Sunday programme

Our Sunday kids’ dance programme for all little ones who love to dance!

Contact us now to reserve your place for our online option.

Don’t miss the fun!

Ballroom & Latin Courses

Courses for beginners and improvers

Join our rolling four week courses to start or improve your skills in Ballroom and Latin American dance.

Contact us for details and to book your place

Latin Fusion Cardio

Energetic and fun! Latin Fusion Cardio class with Rafal – online details to follow very soon

Get fit, have fun, be ready for summer!

Every Tuesday 12.25-1.25  pm at our studio.

A lively and energetic mix of latin dance steps to summer latin music.

Learn some new moves, high energy, lots of fun!

Book now to reserve your place.


Essence of Great Partnership Workshop

Pre International Open Championship – Starting 3 October 2019

Join us for popular pre International Open Championship Essence of Great Partnership Workshop led by our wonderful and talented Jukka Haapalainen and Sirpa Suutari.

Workshop 19.00 – 20.30 £35 per person followed by supervised practice 20.30-22.00 £40 per person for the workshop and practice session.

Places are very limited so contact us soon to reserve your place if you haven’t already booked.

Dance Training Camp at Dance Art Studios

One day dance training camp – 29 September 2019

Join Vlad, Lena, Dan and Maria for our autumn dance training camp day at our studio.

A day filled with Ballroom, Latin, fitness, stamina exercise to prepare for your competitions and improve your dance.

Places very limited so contact to book your place now.

Summer 2019 parties

Our annual summer parties – always the best way to celebrate summer and dance.

Thank you to everyone who made the events a success and we look forward to dancing with you throughout the year

You can enjoy some of our memories here – from our kids party on 30 June 2019 and our adults summer party on 11 July 2019.

Great fun, great memories, fantastic dancing!

 Essence of Great Partnership

Workshops with Jukka Haapalainen & Sirpa Suutari

Dates for our 2019 series of workshops for competitor dancers

Pre UK Open – 10 January 2019

Pre British Open, Blackpool – 16 May 2019

Pre International Open – 3 October 2019

Workshop 19.00- 20.30 followed by Supervised Practice 20.30-22.00.

Workshops – £90 per person in advance for all three workshops plus supervised practice

Each Workshop only – per person £35

Each workshop and supervised practice – per person £40

Contact us to book your place. Places are limited

Christmas Party 2018

12 December 2018

Memories from our popular annual Xmas Party at our studio.

An evening of amazing professional and amateur showcases and dance demonstrations, delicious buffet, wine, ballroom , latin and salsa music with social dancing throughout the evening

Kids Xmas Party

9 December 2018

We all had great fun at our popular annual kids’ Xmas party.

Celebrating the end of term, our little ones achievements in the year with lots of Xmas fun!

Some memories from the event are here

Essence of Great Partnerships Pre International

Monday 1 October 2018

The latest in our series of Essence of Great Partnerships with the great Jukka Haapalainen and Sirpa Suutari.

An evening for all dancers before major competitions, an evening to work on your technique and enjoy learning from the best.

Some memories of the event are here

Contact us for details of the next in our series.

Book early, places limited and always over subscribed!

Dance Art Studios Training Camp

Sunday 30 September 2018

An afternoon with Vlad & Lena Shalnev, Dan Malov and Maria at Dance Art Studios.

Everyone worked very hard and had fun dancing, learning new warm up and new warm down routines.

Photos of the day are here.

The day included a Ballroom Workshop with Dan Malov and Latin Workshops with Vlad and Lena

Adults Summer Party

Thursday 12 July 2018

For all dancers a night of fun, dance, demonstrations, buffet and wine.

Some memories of the evening are here.

Our Kids Summer Party 

Monday 9 July 2018

For all our little ones and their parents to celebrate the end of term.

Enjoy memories of the fun here

The Essence of Great Partnership 

Workshop on 8 January 2018

The first in our 2018 Essence of Great Partnership Series of Workshop led by the amazing Jukka Haapalainen and Sirpa Suutari

Contact us for details and bookings.

Our Musical Countdown to Christmas

Celebrating December – your seasonal playlist

Our own Advent countdown to Christmas. Every day we shared your favourite dance song for a happy dance with our Seasonal Playlist

Christmas Special

We all celebrated the festive season

At our Christmas Special party on 14 December 2017

Showcases, Amateur and professional demonstrations, delicious buffet and wine. Dancing all night!

You can enjoy some of ur memories here

Kids’ Xmas Party

For all the little ones (and their parents) from our Dance Programme

Once again everyone enjoyed our popular xmas party celebrating  the xmas season and the achievements of all our little ones who have worked so hard on our Kids’ Dance Programme this year.

You can enjoy our memories here with the pictures from the day. Contact us for details at

Latin American Workshop

The Essence of a Great Partnership

Our latest Latin American Dance Workshop was led by the amazing Jukka Haapalainen and Sirpa Suutari.

Focusing on the Essence of a Great Partnership for competitors preparing for the Royal Albert Hall and those who want to improve their technique.

Monday 2 October 2017 7pm -8.30pm at our studio. Tickets £25 for the workshop with an optional supervised practice 8.30 -10pm for £5 for those attending.

You can enjoy some of our favourite moments with us on our Facebook page

Summer Party for Adults

Celebrating summer with dance at Dance Art Studios

Thank you to everyone who made our summer party on 14 July 2017 a Ballroom and Latin dance event of the season!

Everyone enjoyed a fantastic evening of amazing dance demonstrations, salsa with Miho and Cliff,general dancing, buffet, wine, an English Summer Garden display of flowers and all summer fun.

You can enjoy some of our happy memories with us here.

Kids’ Summer Party

Summer fun for everyone!

We celebrated summer with our wonderful young students and their parents at our  Kids’ summer party on 1 July 2017.

Lots of performances, demonstrations, celebrating exam results, fun and sweets all round.

Accompanying family and friends came along free!

You can enjoy some memories of the fun here

Latin American Shapes Lecture Masterclass

A pre Blackpool Lecture and Masterclass on Latin Shapes with Jukka Haapalainen

Lecture and Masterclass on 15 May 19.00-20.30 followed by supervised practice 20.30-22.00

Limited spaces, no entry on the day.

Tickets £25 for the lecture and £30 for the supervised practice session.

See pictures of our event here and at our Facebook page

Cha Cha Cha Workshop with Dorin Frecautanu

Learn from the best in the world in our Dance Art Studio

Workshop on 1 May 19.30-21.00

Limited spaces, no entry on the day.

Tickets £35 with early bird special price £28 booked and paid before 20 April 2017.

Contact us now to book your place.

See pictures of the event here at our Facebook page and follow us for details of the next workshop.

Christmas special

We celebrated together on the dance floor!

Everyone enjoyed a social evening celebrating the season with Ballroom and Latin American dance, food and drink and lots if fun for all.

Stunning performances by our Ballroom and Latin competitors and an elegant Argentine Tango performance.

Cliff and Miho had everyone dancing salsa on the dance floor and we discovered how our guests reacted when the music stopped!

Pictures attached and you can enjoy our video memories Contact us for details.

Kids’ Christmas Ball

Strictly Kids on 11 December 2016

Our Kids’ Christmas Ball was enjoyed by all on 11 December

An afternoon of dance, showcases, surprises and more.

We all had fun on the dance floor!

Pictures attached and you can enjoy some memories here.

Contact us for details.

2016 Social Dance club events

For all social ballroom dancers

We are delighted to our 2016 social dance programme to be led by Melina Hamilton.

The Social Dance Club is aimed at social ballroom dancers looking to learn in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere, and with some expert tuition at hand.

Melina has many years experience of teaching and her style is unique!

Everyone is welcome at Melina’s classes. She always makes sure that everybody gets personal attention, guidance, and tips for progressing and making the most of your dancing.

The Social Dance Club schedule is updated regularly to meet the preferences of our students and includes drop in classes, for all ages and abilities and regular social dance evenings

The current courses running are detailed on our social dance page

No partner is required for any of the classes or events.

If you need more information about theses classes or how to book, please contact us

Look out for details of 2017 events to be announced on our news page or follow us on social media

Elegant Salsa and Smooth Cha Cha Workshops.

August summer special. Four week course starts 11 August

Dance Art Studios are very excited to announce NEW workshops this summer. Mawu-Lisa Dance Company, a Salsa specialist with over twenty years experience, will be launching their first Elegant Salsa and Smooth Cha Cha beginner’s workshops at Dance Art Studios in Paddington. Starting 11 August, full details of the workshops are here and on our classes page. Contact us at for details.

Celebrate Summer Party

Review of our Kids summer party

Our young students enjoyed a fun filled party on 6 July to celebrate summer and their end of term. With dancing, games , competitions and prizes, everyone experienced the fun of our Ballroom and Latin American dance group. You can enjoy some of our pictures of the event here and why not join us, make new friends and be part of our celebrations. Contact us for information at

British Open To The World

Blackpool Dance Festival May 2016

Some beautiful memories from our time at the 2016 British Open to the World Blackpool Dance Festival. Congratulations to everyone who competed.

Dance Art Studios Official Opening Event

Our official opening event 18 May 2016

Vlad and Lena hosted an evening of glamour and dancing at the official opening event of the studio on the evening of 18 May 2016. Guests enjoyed a champagne reception and stunning demonstrations of ballroom and Latin American dance.  The demonstration was opened by two of the young stars from Dance Art Studios, Lasha & Anna followed by Michael & Julia from China, Jacob & Magda from Poland and Ballroom Professional finalists from Japan Kazu & Megumi. More memories from our evening are attached

The Supremacy Awards

Congratulations to our young students for their success at The Supremacy Awards In conjunction with the All England Latin Championships on Sunday 24 April 2016.