This Sacramento Ballroom Dance Studio focuses on adult beginner dancers while welcoming all level of dancers and helping them become and feel comfortable on the floor no matter what situation they are in. A lot of people shy away from their first lesson because they have fear. Studio 18 is known for their ability to make people feel at ease while giving them the success they look for in dancing.
Studio 18 is one Sacramento Ballroom that will not fail you. Established in 2009 they have quickly become one of the most recognized and accredited dance studio's in Sacramento. Currently Studio 18 is responsible for teaching thousands of people to dance and the number is climbing.
At Dance Sacramento Studio 18 you can learn to dance Salsa, Cha Cha, Rumba, Merengue, Swing, Bachata, Bolero, Tango, Waltz, Foxtrot, Club Style, Wedding Lessons and Kids classes and more.
Watch this promotional video to get an impression of our dance studio and the overall vibe at Dance Studio 18. (Video done in 2010 at old location)
Video: Promo trailer
James "Suits" Smith is the owner and operator of Dance Studio 18. He is a professional dancer and choreographer. He has been dancing for the last 25 years. Receiving much of his Ballroom/Latin dance and teaching knowledge from Arthur Murray dance studios, James opened up his business in 2009. His business became one of the fastest growing dance businesses in Sacramento. Studio 18 is now a National Trademark. He is the, "Head of Online Marketing" for the, "American Dance League" here in Sacramento. James plays a major role in online public relations in the dance community.
James has hosted and or danced at many events like the Dancing with the Stars at Arco Arena, Radisson New Years Party, Salsa Sunset Party 1 and 2 at the Crocker Art Muesum, Match.com, Yelp (See Yelp reviews) and more. He has been seen on Good Day Sacramento, Fox 40, Channel 10 and is one of the most enteraining dancers in Sacramento while also being a terrific and profound dance instructor.
James' passion for dance liberates him and allows himself to reach the heights of his potential while helping others reach their goals. James currently owns and operates Studio 18 and the Mirror Ballroom. Meet him below (video was recorded in 2010). He continues to train his own skills and is currenlty preparing to compete.
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Dance Studio 18 works around your schedule for private dance lessons. Lessons start as early as 9:00a.m. and the latest at 9:00p.m.
We started up our membership again and are looking for 50 people to join before April 2020! We're looking for you!