Carolina Youth Dance Academy

What We Do

Help youngsters develop better social skills through partner dance
Helping Youth Succeed

Partner dancing teaches wonderful social interaction, grace and confidence - all things that help our youth succeed in today's world.

We are here to provide quality dance education in a fun-loving and confidence building environment.

Our highly qualified staff is ready for you to become a part of our dance community.

  • Dancing improves balance and motor skills, provides a gateway for social interaction.

  • Improving self-esteem has positive affects beyond the dance floor.

  • Join a community of dancers from all parts of our area.

  • We work to ensure that our classes are enjoyable for everyone.

Carolina Youth Dance Academy (CYDA) is a 501 (c)(3) charitable non-profit organization.

Our mission is to offer professional dance training in several genres of dance to the young as a way to unite people across racial, ethnic, and social barriers. Our hope is to increase awareness, respect, friendship, and community-wide social change.

OUR STAFF

Our Artistic Directors

DEBBIE RAMSEY

Founder and Artist Director
Hall of Fame Dancer, Choreographer, Teacher, Competition Judge with more than 40 years of dance experience.

RYAN BOZ

Artistic Director
3 Time U.S. Open Swing Dance Champion, Choreographer, Teacher, Natl. Shag Dance Team Member past).