Developing the Dancers of Tomorrow

and bringing movement and joy
to people of every age, every day.

Premier Classes and Camps for Ballet and Contemporary Dance Near San Luis Obispo, CA

The Movement Arts Center is a place for people of all ages and abilities to explore and develop through dance and other forms of movement. Our focus is on providing an age-appropriate ballet curriculum for kids six to 18, with an ultimate goal of preparing a group of advanced-level dancers, age 14 to 18, for acceptance to nationally recognized programs. We also offer a variety of dance classes and other events for kids and adults, including yoga, jazz dance, therapeutic movement and summer camps. See Our Philosophy to learn more. 


So whether you are looking for ballet by Avila Beach, Pismo Beach dance classes, or any form of dance near Shell Beach, Morro Bay, Atascadero, Paso Robles, Grover Beach, Arroyo Grande or anywhere along our Central Coast, our high caliber dance programs are just a short drive away!

Upcoming Events

Feb 08, 2020

thru Monday Feb. 10

February Holiday - SLOMAC Closed

The Movement Arts Center will be closed for all classes the weekend of February 8th - 10th.  We will remain open the following weekend, which is President's Day.

Feb 23, 2020

Live Cello Music and Dance

Movement Arts Collective Performs with Festival Mozaic

Dancers from the Movement Arts Collective and Movement Arts Center join Cellist Jonah Kim for a collaborative performance of three of J. S. Bach's famous suites for solo cello.

Apr 04, 2020

Studio Closed

SLOMAC's Spring Break

The Movement Arts Center will be closed for all classes between Saturday April 4th and Sunday April 12.  We will return to our regularly scheduled classes Monday April 13th.

Jun 07, 2020

Save the Date

SLOMAC Presents

On Sunday June 7th the Movement Arts Center in collaboration with the Movement Arts Collective will present its year end performance of SLOMAC Presents.  This narrative ballet brings all SLOMAC students together to create a memorable event for audiences young and old.  Past performances have included Peter Rabbit, Carnival of the Animals, and Thumbelina.  Stay tuned for more info on this year's performance.

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Visit our sister non-profit, the 

Movement Arts Collective, for youth ballet performances, community education and outreach.

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