Essex Dance School

Welcome To Anderson Dance Group

We cater for Children and Adults in Ballroom & Latin American, Freestyle Disco, Rock n Roll Freestyle Slowdance, Street/Breakdance, & Acro

Anderson Dance Group has been established in Billericay since 1991. Serving the community of Billericay, Basildon, Chelmsford, Wickford and surrounding areas. We have been established for over 33years, and now opening our new Branch in Chelmsford from June 2024.

Anderson Dance Group is a family run business with teachers Wendy and David Anderson check out our teachers page to learn more about our fantastic teachers. We are a registered IDTA school with qualified IDTA teachers and IDTA Nationwide Representative for Anglia Area as principal of the school Wendy Anderson.

We run classes for ages from 2 1/2 years to adult inclusive from a mixed co-ordination class of fun party/disco dances with an IDTA syllabus work of Ballroom and Latin American dancing, to Adults learning to glide and hot step around the floor Learning Waltz, Foxtrot to Cha Cha Cha and Jive to name a few.

We teach a number of different styles,  Ballroom Latin American, Freestyle Disco, Contemporary/lyrical Slowdance, Rock n Roll and Street, & Acro are our specialty. 

Classes run throughout the week for different ages and Abilities. Follow the different class links or check out our timetable. Our classes are available for Beginners Improvers and Advanced

We run classes for fun, competition classes, and we also offer an International Dance Teachers Association medallist system for those that like to have something to show for their hard work.

For your 2 1/2  old up to the age of 5 take a look at our Mini Movers. A small group of beaming faces having fun doing their party dances to showing their disco/street wriggles, and hot stepping it around the floor with their Foxtrot and Cha Cha Cha. A truly mini Strictly Come Dancing Class. A fantastic way to have fun and learn co-ordination and people skills.

For your 5 year old upwards check out our Freestyle disco, Street Dance, Rock ‘n’ Roll or Ballroom and Latin classes running throughout the week check out our timetable. Many of our pupils like to get into the Latin Beat and dance like their TV idols from Strictly Come Dancing. They then throw away their inabitions and dance street/freestyle and Rock n Roll.

Adults attend Anderson Dance Group taking part in Beginners to Advance Ballroom and Latin American classes on various evenings during the week If you have two left feet and would love to have a go have a look at out timetable. If you are a lapsed dancer and want to get back into the Latin/Ballroom beat we have a class for you.

If you would like to Rock N Roll we can help you get those toes taping from Rock N Roll through to Lindy Hop. Beginners Classes are available.

A practice session is available on some Saturdays and Social dances held at various times throughout the year. Private Tuition is available if you do not wish to participate in a class.

Anderson Dance Group also competes at National level in Freestyle Disco, Slowdance, Rock n Roll and Street and has done so for many years. We have won many trophies at Nationwide events in Solo’s, Pairs, Rock n Roll, Teams, Quads becoming National Champions on more than one occasion. We have specific classes for competition work. We also run four National Freestyle Teams that compete in the International Dance Teachers Association Nationwide event at Blackpool every year. We have been Anglia Area Winners for the last ten years.

Anderson Dance Group also has a Hen Party Service where a Professional Choreographer/Dancer will be provided to match the needs of the hen party. Take time to read about our Hen Parties on our Hen Party Page. Another one of our specialities is First Wedding Dance, catering to your choice of music. If you have two left feet and feeling nervous about that shuffle we can help you out.

‘First Dance’ Wedding Lessons are available for those that do not wish to dance around in a circle feeling embarrassed. We cater for all your dance needs from the hen/stag party to your first dance see our Wedding /Stag Hen Page.

We love to love dance and entertain if you would like to book us for your school fete or village fete please call.

If you cant see exactly what you require, send an to or telephone us as we are always pleased to help.

To find out whats new at the school, look at our News page.

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