Established in 2010 by Dizzy Feet co-founder, Nigel Lythgoe, National Dance Day is an annual celebration dedicated to dance, that encourages Americans of all ages to incorporate dance into their lives. This aligns with the mission of Ballet Austin's Butler Center for Dance & Fitness. We want everyone to dance! No barriers! This is your opportunity!
Ballet Austin is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization and proceeds on National Dance Day go to keep dance accessible year round!
Individual classes in a variety of dance styles and levels will be held all day long on July 29. In addition, the featured dance routines created just for National Dance Day by Jade Chynoweth and Carlito Olivero from Step Up: High Water - dance to District 78's "Shake Move Wiggle". Thanks Dizzy Feet Foundation!
Afro-Brazilian Dance | Arms & Abs | 60-minute Stretch | Cardio Hip Hop | Ballet | Hip Hop | Jazz Funk | Street Funk | Videodance Britney's TOXIC | Zumba® | and the featured National Dance Day Choreography - to District 78’s, “Shake, Move Wiggle”!
Date & Time:
Saturday, July 29, 2017, from 9am to 3:30pm - classes all day!
Featured choreography: Jade Chynoweth and Carlito Olivero from the new YouTube Red original series Step Up: High Water, along with series choreographer, Jamaica Craft, will break down the choreography to District 78’s, “Shake Move Wiggle”.
Class Schedule: Classes begin at 9:00am and are scheduled throughout the day.
Open to adults, teens, and children ages 10 and up
Participants under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost*: Classes on National Dance Day will be offered at $10 per class. Proceeds from National Dance Day keep dance accessible to everyone year round.
Classes on National Dance Day often fill and will close if they reach capacity. Signing up ahead of time is strongly encouraged to ensure you have a place in a class.
*Regular class purchases/packages/series do not apply on July 29, 2017. There is a $10 cost for each class.
This year, Dizzy Feet is pleased to work in partnership with YouTube Red to create the Accessible Routine. Featuring Jade Chynoweth and Carlito Olivero from the new YouTube Red original series Step Up: High Water, this is a fun simple routine for everyone to learn. Along with series choreographer, Jamaica Craft, the cast will break down the choreography to District 78’s, “Shake Move Wiggle”
Watch the dance ahead of time and join us on July 29!
Parking Guidance: Ongoing building and road construction projects around Ballet Austin's studios may cause temporary changes in traffic patterns, along with changes in access to Ballet Austin's east and west parking areas over the next few weeks. Please note directional traffic signs for the best way to access our on-site parking spaces and drop off or pick up Ballet Austin Academy students as well as Pilates Center and Butler Center for Dance & Fitness clients during the completion of these projects.
Free Parking Spots
Disounted Parking Options
The Northshore Residential Building offers garage parking options seven days a week after 6 p.m. for $5 per vehicle. The Northshore garage entrance is located on Nueces between W. Cesar Chavez & 2nd Streets.
Meters also reside around the building (allow for three hours of parking at the rate of $1 per hour via credit/debit cards or coins). Click on the additional parking options available below.
NOTE: Special events and festivals held in downtown Austin may periodically affect parking rates in the garages near Ballet Austin, while access to metered parking may be affected by ongoing construction projects near the Butler Dance Education Center.
Ballet Austin's Butler Center for Dance & Fitness offers more than 70 Drop-in classes 7 days a week. First class is FREE.
Workshops are designed to introduce you to principles and methods of a particular workout, in 4 or 6 weeks.
Bring your family together with dance and discover family fun through music and movement!