DANCE SCHOOLS & INSTRUCTORS
Arthur Murray Dance Center
Arthur Murray Dance Center, locally owned and operated by Barbara Leininger since 1994. Since that time, Arthur Murray's professionally trained and certified instructors have helped thousands of people in the Bloomington community discover the many benefits of learning to dance. Not only does the staff at Arthur Murray love teaching people to dance, they also love being part of Barbara's local charity event, Dancing With The Celebrities; an event Barbara created in 2006 to help raise money for local non-for-profits. Since that time, the event has helped raise over $900,000 for those organizations. Barbara couldn't be more proud of her Arthur Murray staff!
Fred Astaire Bloomington
If you have “two left feet and do not have a rhythm” than Fred Astaire Dance Studio it’s the best place to fix that. Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Bloomington opened the doors on January 26 of 2017. Owned and operated by professional dancers Dmitriy & Oksana Volodko, Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Bloomington bringing the most qualified service in Ballroom, Latin & Swing dance lessons in the Monroe, Brown, Green, and Johnson counties. Professional dancing carrier and over 18 years of teaching experience helping Dmitriy & Oksana to teach their students not only the figures of most popular Ballroom and Latin dances but also an ability to feel comfortable with any partner on any types of dance floor with any type of music. email
JL Dance Life
Jessica Hayes has made dance a central part of her life for many years and has been teaching social partner dancing since 2000. It is her goal to share what she loves about dance with those around her in the classes and workshops that she teaches in Bloomington and the surrounding area. She believes in accepting and encourage each other, creating safe spaces and introducing dance into people's lives in whatever way works best for them. Jessica teaches couples connection and ladies movement classes, both geared towards new dancers, as well as group classes and private lessons in kizomba. email
Kay joined Windfall Dancers in 1995, and became President of their Board of Directors in 1997, and has served in that capacity ever since. She is still an active member of the company. Kay created and directs the Reading Through Movement Literacy Project.
Windfall Dancers is Bloomington’s oldest community modern dance collective. Windfall is comprised of a community of people who love to dance. We are always working to make sure that Bloomington can always come together as a community to create, learn, and enjoy dance!