Private Dance Lessons

try a free 30 minute lesson
Private tuition is available in Ballroom, Latin American, Salsa, Argentine Tango and wedding dance choreography.

Wedding Dance Lessons

try a free 30 minute lesson
We have been teaching couples to dance for their wedding since 2007 and lessons are available seven days a week.

Ballroom Dancing

25% off for new students
We run group classes for complete beginner dancers to exam level students which are available during the week.

Argentine Tango

Private Tango Lessons
Learn the Tango taking private Tango lessons with Principal, Greg Gillespie, the quickest and way to learn to Tango.

Salsa

25% off your first class
We offer group Salsa classes for beginner and intermediate level dancers.

Teacher Training

Become a dance teacher
Join one of our regular teacher training courses and become qualified with the IDTA.

Dance Exams

Take medal tests with the IDTA
We run IDTA medal tests throughout the year so our students can progress through the grades.

Team Building

Book a private team building class
We run a series of on and off site team building events for private companies. Get in touch for more information.

Cabarets

Book Professional Dancers
TLAD can provide professional dancers and cabarets for corporate and private events. Speak to us for more information.

Dance Studios London

Central Canary Wharf location
Have a look at our location in Canary Wharf. We are a two minute walk from the tube and DLR

Special Offers

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Have a look at our current promotions and offers. From free lessons to 25% off our group classes, TLAD offer a variety of affordable ways to learn to dance with us.

Testimonials

Hear From Our Customers
Hear from just a small selection of the many thousands of satisfied customers who have learned to dance with us since we first opened in 2007.

Ballroom Dancing Lessons London

Our Studio

Open seven days a week

Just a two minute walk from Canary Wharf DLR and tube station, Ballroom dancing lessons are available at our studio, which is located in the centre of Canary Wharf on Canada Square.

Ballroom Dance Lessons London

This is one of our studios for Ballroom dancing lessons London in Canary Wharf.

We offer Ballroom dancing lessons in the form of private dance lessons and group classes, along with tuition in Salsa, Argentine Tango and First dance lessons.

Our studios are state of the art purpose built studios, which are fully mirrored and air conditioned.

We also have a policy of no spectators so you can get the most from the undivided attention of your instructor. 

We have been teaching at our venue in Canary Wharf since 2007 and the school first started teaching in 2005 at venues across central London.

What
we offer

Ballroom Dancing Lessons London, at our Canary Wharf studio

Here is some of our team who teach ballroom dancing lessons London.

Ballroom Dancing Lessons

Our studio offers tuition for adults of all ages and backgrounds the chance to learn Ballroom, Latin American, Salsa and Argentine Tango through private tuition or group classes.

Whether you're completely new to dancing or perhaps you're an experienced dancer, we offer a range of options for students of all ages and abilities to achieve their dancing goals. Private dance lessons are available with a range of different staff members across all genres of partnered dancing. We consider ourselves to be the leading provider of private dance lessons in London so if you would like to try one of our free 30 minute lessons get in touch and we will have to you dancing in no time.

Group dance classes are also available throughout the week and often at weekends and all of the teachers at our school are highly experienced and qualified instructors.

Professional Ballroom Dancing Lessons

Ballroom Dancing Lessons London, ISTD Qualified teachers
Professionally Accredited and Fully Trained Teachers.

Since the Academy opened its doors in 2007, it has taught its students from the professional syllabus of both the ISTD and IDTA. Academy Principal Greg Gillespie, is a member of both associations and has lectured on numerous occasions in both Ballroom and Latin in London and around the country.

The Academy also has its own teacher training course which enables new teachers the chance to learn how to teach alongside a senior teacher whilst working towards ISTD and IDTA qualifications. Teacher training and teaching qualifications are also available in Salsa and Argentine Tango.

If you're interested in training with us as a dance teacher, as well as the ballroom dancing lessons we offer, click on the link above for more information.

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Ballroom Dancing Lessons London with Principal Greg Gillespie

Principal Greg Gillespie who offers Ballroom dancing lessons.

Greg Gillespie (ISTD Fellow) - Principal
2012 British Champion, UK Closed and National Finalist.

Founder and Principal of The London Academy Of Dance, Greg Gillespie, comes from a family of Ballroom dancers.

As a competitor Greg has competed as a juvenile, junior, youth, amateur and he now competes as a professional at National and International level. Having represented England at World Championships shortly after turning professional, Greg now represents Scotland as their number 1 representative at European and World championships. 

Greg's professional competitive CV includes: Former British Showdance Champion, British Ballroom Finalist,UK Closed Latin Finalist, French Open Finalist, 2 x winner of the English Open titles and 2 x European Semi-Finalist. Ballroom dancing lessons with Greg Gillespie are available by request.

As a teacher Greg is a Fellow of the ISTD and is also a member of the IDTA and SDTA. Greg has lectured in Ballroom and Latin American dancing in London and around the country for both the ISTD and IDTA. Click on the link for more information about Principal Greg Gillespie.

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