Gustafson Dance, 2285 Las Positas Road, Santa Barbara, California 93105
(805) 563-DANC (3262) ext. 1


Creative Dance

For 2.5 to 3 year-olds, this class provides the fundamentals for learning about rhythm and movement. Focus is on body awareness using songs and props.


For 3 to 5 year-olds, the emphasis of the class is on the development of coordination and a love of movement. Class work includes large and small motor skills, an introduction to classical vocabulary, creative movement, team-work, and music appreciation.

Adult Ballet

Classes are available for both the novice and the experienced adult dancer in a mature and non- threatening environment.

Ballet Levels Primary – Level 6E

This graded program of classical ballet study meets the standards of professional conservatory training. Progress is guided through individual evaluations and appropriate class level placements. Placement is determined by the Director. Pointe, Classical Variations, and Pas de Deux are provided for levels 4-6 students with permission of the Director. Students must take a minimum of four classes per week, have mastered basic technique while maintaining correct placement, and have sufficient hip, leg, and foot strength on pointe.

Jazz and Tap

Jazz classes are available for students ages 4 through Adult. Tap classes are available during our summer programs for children. Please call for a regular school year schedule.