“Live & Dance with Joy Studios, LLC, is an art & activity wellness center, that strives to be a positive force in your world by adding joyful moments to your day.”
“We offer many different fitness, dance & activity classes, workshops, dance parties, private lessons and special event shows for the Sellwood & greater Portland community.”
“Our hope is that you will experience fun times of learning and playing while you are here, celebrating present moment joy, sharing connection in a caring community of friends!”
“Thank you for your pre-registering for our classes!
All classes require pre-registration unless they are specifically listed as Drop-in classes with an*”
“Thank you for understanding that this schedule is subject to change! <3
Please always check the online calendar for any recent updates! Thank you!
Our home studio is located in the Sellwood neighborhood of SE Portland , offering weekly group classes, private lessons, dance parties, arts and activities, with affordable pricing options for all. In addition to our Sellwood home studio location, we also offer satellite classes at other Portland & Vancouver locations.
Partner Dancing: Ballroom “American Style Smooth & Rhythm” & “International Style Standard & Latin” (Waltz, Foxtrot,Tango, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz, Peabody, ChaCha, Rumba, Jive, Samba, Paso Doble, Bolero, Mambo)| West Coast Swing | Hustle | Night Club Two Step | Cross Step Waltz | East Coast Swing | Lindy Hop Swing | Salsa | Bachata | Cuban Style Salsa Casino Rueda | Country Western (Two-step, Cha-Cha, Horse Shoe, Swing) |Argentine Tango |
Solo Dancing : Appalachian Clogging| Flamenco | Hip Hop | Jazz | Ballet | Belly Dance | Musical Theatre | Lyrical | Tap
Fitness: ZUMBA | Nia| Pilates | Belly-fit| Dancer’s Workout | Stretch & Strength | Self-Defense | Yoga | Tai-Chi | Qi-Gong | Feldenkrais
Art & Activities: Acting | Cross-stitching & Knitting | Drawing/Painting | Crafting | Singing | Meditation
Children & Youth: Nia for Kids | Zumba for Kids | Yoga for Kids | Parent & Child Classes: Little Toes Dance & Play or Stretch*Dance*Play | Baby & Me Zumba| Postnatal Belly Dance | Children’s Folkloric Dance | Ballroom Dance for Kids |
Classes in the Community
- K-12 school Dance Like the Stars residencies via Young Audiences & the Right Brain Initiative; watch the OPB video on our program here
- after-school single teacher programs at Saturday Academy
- Group classes at Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland State University, Portland Community College, The Laurelhurst Club, Sesame Club, Norse Hall, and more!
plus Professional Performances, Special Events, Competitions & Holiday Shows!
In addition to our regular classes, we offer a community space for your own special party event. Our hope is that you will live and dance with joy while you are here, celebrating present moment activities and sharing quality time and connection in a caring community of friends.