1970 Grand Ave. Suite 37 West Des Moines, Iowa 50265 (515)287-6691
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A Christian-Based Dance Studio


 Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Tumbling, Hip Hop & More



Take tap, jazz, ballet, tumbling, and hip-hop dance lessons, at Dance Across dance studio in West Des Moines, Iowa.  And that's not all!  For the more experienced we offer dance instruction in pointe' and modern classes, as well as our competition/praise team which does two competitions and will dance at various church and community events throughout the year.  Our fall classes start September 3rd and we will have something for every age and ability level. See the 2015-16 Class Schedule to find a fun class that is right for you!   See below for more information about classes, clinics and activities at Dance-a-Cross. Give us a call or stop by the studio and see what Dance-a-Cross has for you!   

The Dancewear Shop!  Don't forget to stop into the dancewear shop for  your dance shoes, leotards, costumes, cheer uniforms, dancing accessories and much more! Store Hours: Mon,Tue,Thur 10:00am to 8:00pm  Sat 9am to 3pm.  Closed on Wed,Fri & Sun. (see summer hours below)

The Hole in the Wall Cafe   Located at the studio, the Hole in the Wall Cafe is opened for parents and students who want to grab a bite before or after their dance or tumbling class.  It's also the favorite place for our junior high and high school students to hang out during breaks between classes.  

Dance-a-Cross is fun for the whole family and is conveniently located in the Normandy Plaza by Hy-Vee. We have been teaching dance classes and exercise classes to children and adults for 20 years, our  classes are fun for everyone.


 Summer Hours

 June 16th-21st: Closed

June 22nd-30th: M,T,Th 10-6; Sat 10-2

July 1st-Sept 2nd: M,T,Th 10-8; Sat 10-3


Summer Classes Start July 13th!

Click here to see the 2015 summer class schedule. Most of the summer students will be dancing at the Iowa State Fair on August 23rd. Call us if you have any questions or stop by the studio to get registered. 515-287-6691


Summer Camp

July 7th to July 10th, noon to 4:30

Space will be limited for our only camp this summer so call now to reserve your spot. Ages K-12 will learn a variety of dance moves and styles. $100 for the four day camp. 515-287-6691


Open House / Free Dance Clinic

Our annual free clinic is Saturday, August 1st. The Hole in Wall Cafe will be serving up free pizza and hot dogs for everyone. Dance and tumbling clinics are for kids of all ages and the DanceWear shop is giving away dozens of cool prizes to the clinic participants. Click here to see the clinic schedule. 


Adult Ballroom Dance Classes

For a complete schedule of ballroom dance classes available at Dance-a-Cross please visit www.DesMoinesDance.Org



Bachata Dance Classes

Find out more about Bachata classes, workshops and Quinceaneras packages. Visit the BachataDesMoines website: www.BachataDSM.Org


Get moving with Zumba!  Classes are Monday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.  $45 for ten 45 minute classes.  Now that's a real bargain for fun way to get in shape! 


















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