Your child will fall in love with dance in our classes for 2-18 year olds

Dance makes GREAT kids!

From your child's first class to their graduation performance, your child will thrive! At CID, dance classes are More Than Just Great Dancing®! Our dancers go beyond technique to develop important life skills, learning to be respectful, confident & conscientious young people who share their gifts and talents with the community.

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CID is a Safer Studio™

CID focuses on a hierarchy of measures to create a Safer Studio™ environment beginning with requiring students and staff who are ill to stay home, followed by frequent hand cleansing and good hygiene practices, amplified cleaning, and making curricular and facility adaptations to minimizing contact and mingling.

CID is Youth Protection Advocates in Dance Certified®

  • Background checked and CPR certified teachers
  • Safety Studio™ Policy
  • Teacher training & proven curriculum
  • A focus on safety & wellness for every student
  • Secured facilities
  • Viewing windows
  • Professional sprung floors
  • Social media safety practices

Classes & Programs


2-3 Year Olds

Teaches coordination and gross motor skills while introducing a love for dance and tumbling!

4-5 Year Olds

A positive learning environment for early social interactions while building on correct dance technique and fostering imagination, problem solving and listening skills!

5-7 Year Olds

Begins a foundation for posture, balance and rhythm with social interactions where cooperation and empathy are learned!

8+ Year Olds

Introduces basis for healthy self-esteem while building on technique! Classes in multiple styles. Beginning-Advanced levels

Performing Groups

For the students who want to take their love of dance to the next level, CID offers performing groups and competitive opportunities for ages 4-18!

Teacher Of The Month


Madison Bauer

Miss Madison has been dancing since she was 8 and trained Tempe Dance Academy in ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, acrobatics, musical theater, tap, and ballroom. She performed internationally in Austria, Switzerland, Italy, and Disneyland Paris. She has trained under choreographers including Joey Dowling, Martha Nichols, Sarah Brinson and many more. Miss Madison attended competitions like New York City Dance Alliance where she received regional outstanding dancer awards and a scholarship to the Rockette Summer Intensive. She also attended Arizona School for the Arts where she trained with Ballet Arizona and was a varsity Pomline at Highland high school. She graduated from the University of Arizona in 2019 with a bachelors of science in care, health, and society and is currently in a post graduate program to get her k-12 special education teacher certification. She also works at a kids residential treatment center as a behavioral health technician. Miss Madison has a love for dance and a growing passion for teaching and working with children.  

Classes I teach:

  • Int. Tumbling
  • Sparkle Squad
  • Smile Squad
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What Parents and Students Are Saying About Classic Image

Today was our first class and we loved it! The teachers were super nice and patient! They have a monitor outside the class for parents to watch! What a great dance school 🙂~ Alicia G. CID Parent
We love CID. This is our second year at the studio. I just love the feel of it. My daughter has a place that is not school or home where she feels confident and is always learning something new. I highly recommend this family friendly studio!~ Stephanie B. CID Parent

More To Love

CID offers multiple opportunities for students of all ages and levels to dance and perform throughout the year, but we also offer so much more! Our facility is available for community use for a variety of events including individual and group rehearsing space, children’s birthday parties, and Girl Scout patch and bridge ceremonies. We have something for everyone!


Class Descriptions

BalletEnjoyment of movement, expression, and sensitivity to music are combined with discipline in the study of ballet. It is an established technique with a scientific, anatomical approach to movement, teaching about the alignment and growth of the body.
Hip HopHip-hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, and popping which were created in the 1970s and made popular by dance crews in the United States.
JazzJazz is a form of dance that showcases a dancer's individual style and originality. Jazz is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns.
PointePointe class emphasizes strength while maintaining fluidity of movement. Pointe work is offered to students by teacher recommendation. Students must have a minimum of three years of ballet and be at least 11 years old to begin Pre-Pointe.
Musical TheaterMusical Theatre is a jazz-based class filled with Broadway style dancing and music. Classes incorporate the style of dance one would typically see on a Broadway stage. 
LyricalLyrical is a fusion of ballet and jazz dance techniques.  Lyrical dance challenges choreographers and dancers to use motion to interpret music and express emotion.  A lyrical dancers' movements attempt to show the meaning of the music.
TapTap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sound of one's tap shoes hitting the floor as a percussive instrument. As such, it is also commonly considered to be a form of music.
Tumbling/AcroCID’s tumbling classes are designed to develop the individual strength, balance, coordination, flexibility and confidence of each child. Students will learn floor work integrating tumbling skills with dance movements.
Turns & LeapsTurns & Leaps classes will focus on the jazz technique of turns, leaps, jumps and progressions across the floor. Students will also work to increase flexibility, balance and core strength through across the floor and center combinations and drills.