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DanceSport Studio

DanceSport Studio is an athletic dance school and is the creator of the Art of DanceSport Training System for competitive and social dancers alike, which encompasses education in all aspects of fitness, health, and wellbeing (physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual) for dancers of all ages and all levels.

About DSS

The Athletic Ballroom Dance School

Real Athletes Here to Teach You

Experience real Ballroom Dancing instructed by real DanceSport athletes.

DanceSport Studioย (DSS) is the real deal. As professionally trained athletes and instructors, all DSS Team Coaches are here to show you what the world of Ballroom Dancing indeed looks like. From technique to presentation to the history of dancing, get ready to experience a beautiful world of sport, art, and knowledge that will shape your life in ways you could have never imagined!

Every student and participant at our studio is a part of our DSS dance family, and we are always happy to grow it with each new member! So we welcome all to DanceSport Studio.

Who We Are

Experienced Individuals with a Passion for Educating

Owned and operated by true world-renowned athletes, 3-time U.S. National Vice-Champions, U.S.A. World Team Members, and WDSF World Championship Finalists, the DSS Ballroom Dance School is one of the most unique places to learn authentic Ballroom Dancing from the very best.

Igor Golovach and Michelle-Angela Blank bring together the best of the industry in building a solid band of dancers here in the United States. Their passion for dance has led them worldwide to partake in competitions and finally pass on their love to other generations by opening their first DSS location in Medford, NJ, in 2015.

To educate students, Igor and Michelle have developed The Art of DanceSport Training System, which provides specific standards to enhance athletes’ training and performance processes, giving them the ability to prosper with a proper system of advancement. It is a structure of education and counseling, depicting athletes and dancers’ interests first through a series of evaluations and specific educational instruction.

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Ballroom Dance Styles

DSS is currently specializing in the International 10-Dance program that includes the Latin and Ballroom Standard styles of dance – Cha-Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive, Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, and Quickstep. In addition, we are soon to expand into American Ballroom style to encompass American Rhythm and Smooth.

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