“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 pre-registering for our classes! All classes require pre-registration unless they are listed as “drop-in” classes. Please always check the online calendar for any recent updates! Thank you for understanding that this schedule is subject to change!
Our studio is located in the lovely Sellwood neighborhood, one block N of Tacoma street, at 7981 SE 17th Avenue. Click here for directions to our studio! We offer weekly group classes, private lessons, and dance parties, with affordable pricing options for all.
Fitness Classes: ZUMBA | Nia| Pilates | Belly-fit| Dancer’s Workout | Stretch & Strength | Self-Defense | Yoga | Tai-Chi | Qi-Gong | Meditation
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
Youth (Parent-child/Kids/Teen): 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 | Teen Classes
Art & Activities: Acting | Cross-stitching & Knitting | Drawing/Painting | Crafting | Singing |
Satellite Teaching Locations:
- In-school programs via Young Audiences Dance Like the Stars residencies via Young Audiences & Right Brain Initiative Right Brain Initiative; Watch our OPB video on our Childrens program!
- After-school single teacher programs via Saturday Academy, Etoille French Immersion School
- Portland State University, Milwaukee ChaChaCha’s, Sesame Club 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.