Dalton Street, Hartlepool
01429 295946 07840 554755


Carol Hammond Dance Studio


The Benefits of Dance

There are many benefits of dance. Physical, social and psychological. Ballroom and Latin American classes are held in the Studio on a weekly basis offering a safe environment for both children and adults. A great way to improve your health as well as making new friends. The physical benefits helps strengthen muscles, improve stamina improves posture and flexibility. The psychological benefits help with co-ordination to keep the brain active. Socially it’s a way of meeting new friends!


We offer a wide range of classes to suit every interest in dance. Whether you wish to learn a new hobby, for a dinner dance or going away on holiday.  If you are an absolute beginner or wish to take it further for more in-depth technique there are plenty of opportunities in the Studio.  Children’s classes cater for 3yrs and over in Ballroom, Latin American, Classical Sequence and Freestyle/Streetdance. Adult dance classes range from beginner's Social Ballroom classes, Solo Latino (no partner needed), to ladies Fun Tap. There is a licensed bar on the premises for members to relax and enjoy a drink and make new friends during their evening to our Studio. Fitness classes on offer are Dancefit Burlesque Fitness. Private tuition and small group lessons are also available at a time convenient to you. 

Wedding packages are available to make your first dance special and unique to you for your Special Day.


Carol Hammond

Carol is the highest IDTA qualified professional in the region. She is a Fellow and Examiner in Ballroom, Latin American, Classical Sequence and Freestyle Dance of the International Dance Teachers’ Association. She is also a Director of the IDTA which is one of the largest dance teaching organisations in the world and currently has over 7,000 members in 55 countries. The IDTA is a validated dance awarding body of the Council for Dance Education and Training, and is also affiliated to the British Dance Council, the Central Council of Physical Recreation and the Theatre Dance Council International. Carol has trained many professionals and several of her pupils have been recognised by receiving top national recognition by IDTA.