About Us

National Dance Academy is rooted in Dance of Iowa.

Founded in 1981, with studios in Iowa City, Coralville and Cedar Rapids, the tradition continues to a national level through professional instruction, experience, and two generations of excellence. National Dance Academy offers classes in ballet, Jazz, tap, Hip Hop and lyrical. Your child will love National Dance Academy's warm, professionally educated and sincere teaching staff. Children enjoy learning solid dance technique and the fulfillment and fun found in the art of movement, while parents are constantly applauding the organization and expertise of the office staff. While visiting one of National Dance Academy's convenient locations in Iowa City, Coralville, Cedar Rapids and Cedar Falls, check out the Dance Shop. The Dance Shop is a boutique carrying all your dancers needs. Dance shoes, leotards and dancer's memorabilia from brands such as Capezio, Bloch, Motionwear and Body Wrappers can be found at the Dance Shop.

Let National Dance Academy show you why they've been Iowa's leader in Dance studios for 25+ years.

National Dance Academy has been a leader in Dance for over 20 years. We provide students with safe, technical, and professional instruction for preschool through adults. The faculty is concerned with continuing their education in proper technique, care and prevention of dance related injuries, and current styles & trends in choreography. Personal communication with parents and student, while maintaining an encouraging atmosphere that will bring amazing results, are top priorities for National Dance Academy.


Whether dancing for fun, exercise, or pre-professional, National Dance Academy will take you where you want to go. Alumni include those who are dancing in professinoal companies, touring with MTV pop icons, dancing on cruise ships, performing on dance teams of professional NFL and NBA teams, obtaining college dance degrees and instructing dance throughout the United States.