The Dance Center

The Dance Center at Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden

Located on the idyllic 83-acre historic campus at Snug Harbor, The Snug Harbor Dance Center contains 3 expansive, state of the art dance studios available for classes, rehearsals, residencies, and other related programming.

Our spacious studios include:
2 studios with 30 x 40’ hardwood floors
1 studio 30 x 40’ with marley flooring and ballet barres
Well lit with natural light


Location: Building G, 2nd Floor
For inquiries, please contact Christine Williams at or call  718.425.3503



Staten Island Chen Taiji

Ah! That Feels Better! Taiji (T’ai Chi) Relaxation Techniques

Would you like to feel more relaxed during the day? This 4-week course will teach you the tools you need to release tension in your body. You will learn how to relieve stress in your shoulders, arms, and lower back.

This is an introduction to basic taiji principles. In four weeks, you will learn why taiji is a powerful health tool for relaxation.

Course Cost

The cost of the course is $60 per person.

For more information, visit Event Brite page.

Calpulli Community


Calpulli Community returns to Snug Harbor! Learn Mexican folk dances and movement fundamentals in this fun program for youth 5 to 18 years of age. Best of all, classes are based entirely on voluntary donations! Calpulli Community is an award-winning program of Calpulli Mexican Dance Company. For more information, email them at

Please visit the Calpulli Community webpage here for schedule, latest information, and more.

See samples of the classes on Youtube  and Facebook.

The Dance Center in Building G

Classes begin on Saturday, January 30th.