Delta Variant Update

Monday, September 13, 2021

The Delta Variant has come to Santa Barbara and The Dance Hub has once again revised our in-studio attendance policies. Until further notice, we will require full vaccination (shots + 2 weeks) to attend class in-studio. If you are a new student, you must bring in your vaccination card and sign an affidavit. In accordance with Santa Barbara County’s mask mandate, all persons entering The Dance Hub must wear a mask at all times. This includes the lobby, the outdoor ramp, and entrance to the restroom. If you are unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated, we welcome you to take our VIRTUAL classes on Zoom. We remain committed to making The Dance Hub a safe place to dance.

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Featured Classes and Events



Coming in January/February

Uzbek Dance Basics with Carolyn Krueger from Gulistan Dance Theater

4 Sundays from 11am to 12 pm
January 9th & 30th; February 13th & 27th
$60 for 4-class series; $20 for single class
All levels welcome

Experience one of Uzbekistan’s three main styles of theatrical dance. The lyrical dance style, called “Ferghana,” will be the focus of this introductory workshop. Each class session includes a standardized warm-up and introduces unique Uzbek elements of technique accompanied by traditional and contemporary Uzbek music. Delicate and rhythmic movements of hands, arms, head, shoulders, and torso will be emphasized along with footwork, turns, and traveling steps. Combinations and choreography will blend technique with expression and musicality.

For full details and registration visit www.gulistandance.com/classes or email gulistan@earthlink.net



Flamenco is Back!

Beginning/Intermediate Flamenco with Jessica Haro

Wednesdays 5:45-6:45pm

Beginning Flamenco is back at The Dance Hub starting Tuesday, January 4. Join Jessica Haro from 5:45 to 6:45pm on Tuesdays to learn the basic elements of flamenco and simple choreography. Questions? Contact Jessica at jessica@dancehubsb.org.

NOTE: For virtual attendance you’ll need a laptop, iPad or computer, and a space large enough for you to move your arms and legs safely. Ideally your full body image will be viewable through Zoom, however if only a partial view of your body is possible, this is okay.



Looking for the Perfect Present?

The Dance Hub gift cards are now available

Gift cards are available for a single AD&M Class or 5-, 10-, or 20-class passes. Go to our online store on the Wellness Living website here or use The Dance Hub app and tap the Store tab. You can also buy a gift card directly online with the following links:

Note that Gift Cards can only be used for AD&M Classes, not for courses, events, or Embodyment offerings.


Beginning Ballet I with Carrie Stein Hill: Class Added!

Wednesdays 4:00-5:15 p.m.

New! Fridays 8:30-9:50 a.m. Starts Friday, October 29

This Virtual Beginning Ballet class is for students with a year or less of ballet experience, or for those that may have studied ballet long ago and want to rekindle an old passion. If you have a keen desire to learn, you are a good candidate for beginning ballet! Ballet fundamentals, including the use of turn-out, balance, and alignment will be a focus of this class. Students will gain improved posture and flexibility while learning the proper execution of basic vocabulary and steps. Our goal is to nurture and support the progress and safety of students with an emphasis on fun and enjoyment!

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Carrie Stein Hill


Hybrid Classes at the Dance Hub

Now that Santa Barbara County has reopened, The Dance Hub is offering HYBRID classes. Students can attend these classes IN THE STUDIO as well as virtually on Zoom. Classes marked VIRTUAL will continue to be offered Virtual only. Until further notice, students attending class in the studio must be fully vaccinated (last shot + 2 weeks) and must wear a mask at all times. Until further notice, there will be no desk service. Students who wish to attend class must sign up and pay online. This information will be updated periodically. Click here for more information on how to attend HYBRID classes.

Now that Santa Barbara County has reopened, The Dance Hub is offering HYBRID classes. Students can attend these classes IN THE STUDIO as well as virtually on Zoom. Classes marked VIRTUAL will continue to be offered Virtual only. Students attending class in the studio must abide by studio rules, including distancing, sanitizing, and wearing masks if not fully vaccinated. Until further notice, there will be no desk service. Students who wish to attend in studio must notify the instructor in advance and sign up and pay online. This information will be updated periodically. Click here for more information on how to attend HYBRID classes.

The Dance Hub is now powered by Wellness Living. if you haven’t created your Wellness Living account, you can do so here.

You can find out more about our classes and book them from our schedule page. If you are on a mobile device, the easiest way is to download our dedicated mobile app. It is available on the Apple App Store (iOS) or on Google Play (Android).


Do you shop on Amazon?

You can get your shopping done and help The Dance Hub too on Amazon Smile

Simply go to smile.amazon.com, log in to your regular Amazon account, and add American Dance and Music, Inc. as your preferred charity. They will donate a percentage of your sale to help sustain our community dance space, The Dance Hub.

You can register with The Dance Hub, manage your account, and purchase classes or courses here.

Login to your existing Wellness Living Account or Create one here

Need space? The Dance Hub is available for rental for your classes, workshops, and rehearsals. Our Big Studio measures 36′ x 40′ and features a state-of-the-art floating floor. Our Small Studio measures 23′ x 17′ and is suitable for percussive dance, yoga, and much more. Both studios boast easy to use professional sound systems.

Please see our rental page

Or call (805) 450-7535 for more information.
Development of The Dance Hub is partially funded by the Organizational Development Grants Program using funds provided by the City of Santa Barbara as administered by Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture.
City of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture

Our state of the art sprung floor was funded by a Capital Improvement Grant from Santa Barbara Foundation and by generous individual donors.

Santa Barbara Foundation

We would like to thank these additional foundations for their generous support of The Dance Hub.

Towbes Fund for the Performing Arts Santa Barbara Independent Eichholz Foundation
While virtual classes will never replace real ones, having Carrie teach from the studio and being able to take class with friends, has been a gift. I appreciate all the hard work that went into setting up the technology that makes this possible!
— Carrie Stein , TDH Ballet Student