Our Dance Program

At OlgaDNZ academy, we offer children’s and adult ballroom dance lessons in the greater Tampa Bay area.  We teach a variety of dance styles including Waltz, Tango, Samba, Cha Cha, Rumba and many other ballroom styles such as Salsa and Swing.  We start with the basics of dance: timing, rhythm, posture and body movement.  Our goal is to get every child dancing and feeling confident on the dance floor.  Once a child has mastered the fundamentals of a dance, we move on to more complicated things like dance patterns, body movement and body mechanics.  Many students will have the opportunity to participate in showcases and performances at the end of each semester. We are passionate about creating young dancers and believe that every child can dance if they are taught in a manner that suits their learning style.

Ballroom dancing is a team sport.  We teach teamwork, discipline, and respect through corporation of partnership dancing.  We have a wealth of experience teaching children and our Ballroom dance classes are structured in a way that every child achieves their set goals, whether these are taking exams, doing competitions or simply learning to dance. Parents see the results in as little as two months. We frequently assess each child’s ability and modify the class level as needed. This results in progressive, productive learning for your child and improved self-confidence and body image

Having the child at the heart of what we are doing, we deliver a joyous and inspirational experience that is enjoyable, easy to follow and, most importantly, has noticeable results on an artistic, physical, social, and emotional level. 

Dance Fitness

At OlgaDNZ we are dedicated to helping individuals of all ages, shapes and fitness levels achieve healthier lifestyles through professional, challenging and fun dance fitness programs. Our goal is to inspire people to become their best physically, spiritually and emotionally through fitness, dance and other specialty classes.

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YOUTH DANCESPORT

The perfect opportunity for your child to learn and develop skills which can be carried over into every part of their lives! We are one of the best known children's and youth ballroom school in the Tampa Bay area. Our youth couples have won or placed in the top 3 at the USA Dance National Championships in many different age groups and proficiency levels. All of our young students of are trained by the accomplished dancer, Olga Montanus.

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Adult Classes

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced dancer, getting ready for a special event or looking for a fun way to get in shape, we have a program to fit your needs and your lifestyle. And don't worry if you don't have a partner – many of our members learn on their own — it's a great way to meet new people, and we make learning to dance fun no matter what your age, experience or goals are.

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Dance Fitness

Each dancer can utilize the many exercises, elements, and levels of Pilates to his/her unique needs. Traditional Pilates wisdom suggests practicing Pilates three times a week, but dancers can adjust that based upon their personal, cross-training needs. Olga often talks about, “Our goal of moving all clients toward a highly functioning body. However, high function for a dancer means something very specific. I will, without question, slow down to help a dancer replace inefficiency or imbalance with success and integration. It is one of, if not the, single most important thing to me about this work. However, it is also really exciting to share the body of the classical work that I learned from Romana Kryzanowska.” (Romana Kryzanowska studied directly under Joseph Pilates and his wife, Clara).

Kids

Ballroom dance teaches children skills to benefit them throughout their lives. It not only teaches kids the art of movement, but also, essential social and personal skills, such as respect for the opposite gender, self discipline and self motivation.

Olga

Olga is one the top 10 Dance senior dance competitors in country.  USA Dance Senior 1 and 2 National 10 Dance runner up.