'Dancing With the Stars' cast members open studio in The Woodlands

Dance With Me opened in The Woodlands Nov. 28. Dance With Me opened in The Woodlands Nov. 28.[/caption]

"Dancing With the Stars" cast members Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Tony Dovolani opened their eighth studio location in The Woodlands Waterway on Monday at 1501 Lake Robbins Drive, Ste. 160.

The dance studio offers classes for dancers of all ages and skill levels including private instruction, wedding dance lessons, group classes and dance fitness classes as well as dance showcases and competitions.

“Whether you want to learn to ballroom dance for an upcoming event, stay in shape, perhaps connect with a loved one, pursue dancing competitively, or simply have fun dancing, I guarantee that our students will become naturally confident and comfortable on the dance floor because our instructors are trained to teach with the same training techniques used by Tony, Val, and myself on the show,” Maksim said.

Other Dance With Me studios are located in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, and there is one other Texas location in Southlake.

Dance With Me
1501 Lake Robbins Drive, Ste. 160
The Woodlands
832-777-7200
www.dancewithmeusa.com
By Beth Marshall
Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.


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