What We Offer


Private Dance Lessons London.
Private dance lessons in London are available seven days a week at our Canary Wharf Studio. Learn Ballroom, Latin, Salsa and Argentine Tango from one of our experienced dance instructors.


Wedding Dance Lessons London.
We offer bespoke first dance wedding choreography. There are many places to try wedding dance lessons in London, but our team of experienced instructors have helped hundreds of couples for their big day.


Ballroom Dance Classes London.
We offer a range of ballroom dance classes in London from Introductory course for complete beginners, to IDTA exam classes for those who are looking to take their dancing further than just social classes.


Teacher Training Courses.
Professional training on the IDTA and ISTD syllabus is available from Principal Greg Gillespie. Teachers can also learn to train with us on our own dance teacher syllabus.

Our history

Established in 2007 by ISTD Fellow and British Champion Greg Gillespie, The London Academy Of Dance is located in Canary Wharf and offers tuition seven days a week with experienced and highly trained staff.

The London Academy Of Dance is the UK's leading dance school. Our wide range of courses cater to adults of all abilities, from those wanting to learn through seasoned competitors. We teach Ballroom, Latin American, Salsa and Argentine Tango.

The Academy is unique in that it offers tuition for every level of dancer, from nervous beginners to seasoned competitors. We also offer students the option of taking medal tests through the ISTD.
Every teacher at the Academy is either a former or current competitive dancer, and hold various teaching qualifications from the world's leading dance teaching authorities.

With a range of tuition available from private dance lessons to Ballroom dancing classes  pupils have a range of different options to choose from when considering attending The London Academy Of Dance.

Our pupils can also attend our social dance evenings, take part in showcase events and even take accredited medal tests and grades through the school's ISTD and IDTA exam syllabus.

The London Academy of Dance is proud to be affiliated with the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) and The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) – the UK's leading professional dance associations.

our profile

  • IDTA Qualified TeachersWe use the IDTA professional syllabus All senior teachers at the Academy hold teaching qualifications with one or both of the worlds leading dance teaching societies.
  • ISTD Qualified TeachersWe also use the professional syllabus of the ISTD We are proud to say that we either hire or train our staff hold the relevant qualifications to separate our school from others across the country.
  • Junior Teacher Training Scheme We have our own training system to ensure we deliver high quality tuition every time for every client All of our Junior teachers have taken part in and past both the external and internal training schemes and are currently under going their training to take recognised teaching qualifications with the ISTD and/or the IDTA.
  • Principal Greg Gillespie British ChampionGreg has lectured in London and around the country in both Ballroom and Latin for the IDTA and the ISTD. He is a Fellow of the ISTD and a member of the IDTA.