Learn How To Dance!

Take The Lead Dance Studio offers a fun, friendly environment where everyone, no matter their talent or ability can feel comfortable on the dance floor.  Our instructors are trained to work with students with a wide variety of objectives - from feeling self-assured at a social event like a wedding or night club to those who may want to participate in dance competitions locally and/or nationally. In addition to feeling confident moving around the floor, there is a wide variety of anticipated as well as unexpected benefits to learning to dance.  
  • Share time with your significant other
  • Physical and mental exercise
  • Increased confidence
  • Meet new people - business and social networking
  • Stand out from the crowd
Many flexible options are available to meet any schedule or budget. Students may choose Private lessons, Group lessons, or a combination of both.  Taking both group and private lessons is the fastest, most economical way to learn to dance in terms of time and money.   Male and female instructors are available; you will feel comfortable learning whether you attend as a part of a couple or on your own. Weekly Dance Events offer an opportunity to practice your dancing, meet and become friends with people with similar interests and have even more fun.  

Our Clients Say it Best

  • It must be quite a trip for an accomplished dancer to encounter a complete novice; Peter Ennis at the studio has been the soul of patience in teaching a complete beginner like me. The grace and humor with which he has handled my classes are qualities you cannot buy. I may never be a more than a passable dancer, but Peter deserves the credit akin to teaching Baryshnikov … what really measure success is not where you have landed, but how far you have traveled to get there.–Rita D.

  • Warm and welcoming for beginners and competitors alike, with an open door policy for practice between lessons. My wife and I have been taking a variety of lessons over the past few years and enjoy the fact that there is always something going on at the studio where we can watch or practice in addition to taking our lessons.   Try it, you’ll like it and feel right at home.  –Larry A

  • This is a wonderful Studio and the owners strive very hard to make you feel part of their “dance community” … they are very welcoming from the moment you walk in to when you leave. I have gone back for more than one group dance and am now doing the Friday night Workshops. Peter and Debbie are the best and you will not be disappointed if you try a dance class at Take The Lead Dance Studio.–Judy K.

  • I received a gift certificate for Take the Lead as a gift for my birthday and it is by far the best give I have ever received. I've had the pleasure of taking a private couple lesson and a group Salsa lesson, so far. Any anxiety I had going into the lessons immediately vanished upon stepping foot into the studio as I was welcomed with smiling faces and open arms. The private lesson was comfortable in a secluded room and the instructor really put us at ease with humor and a laid back atmosphere. The group lesson was a great social opportunity to experience dancing with other partners and the instructor was laid back and easy to follow, as well. I would highly recommend this studio to any one of any dance level. Friendly. Accommodating. Relaxing. Fun. I am already working on planning our next office outing at Take the Lead.

  • Our first lesson to discuss and try dance steps for our first wedding dance, was a wonderful experience. We were impressed with the time that Taka took to discuss music options with us. The studio is very well laid out and has the appearance of what you would expect to find in an established studio. The staff was warm and friendly. We liked it so much we signed up for lessons for after our wedding.  –Vicky S

  • Excellent instruction in a relaxing setting. Lessons tailored to the needs of the customer. Positive feedback and encouragement given often during the lesson. I would recommend Take the Lead Dance Studio to anyone who wanted to learn to dance, no matter what their ability level.–Darlene N.


Whether you are looking to compete, learn for a special event, or just wanting to have fun – Take The Lead can get you moving!

Proud to be the Coaching and Practice Studio for the award winning

University of Delaware Ballroom Dance Team.

New bigger, better Studio just minutes from PA and MD:
320 Lantana Drive, Lantana Square, Hockessin, Delaware.


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