Welcome to Christy’s DancExplosion

Classes are in session for our 24th season! Come and experience the excitement at CDE! We have short session options (6-8 week classes) available and registration is open for classes that participate in the showcase.


CDE is so excited to be growing and moving on to a larger space in our NEW BUILDING! We are still located in Garner, only a few minutes from our old location. Our space now features a large lobby with more seating & tables, new dance rooms, a playground, picnic shelter, & MORE. We hope that this space will better serve our CDE family and the community. We can’t wait for you to join us on this great adventure!

2967 Benson Road, Garner, NC 27529

Christy’s DancExplosion, conveniently located in the heart of Garner, NC, offers a variety of dance classes for all ages. Classes include: ballet, tap, jazz, acrobatics, musical theater, creative movement, clogging and many more.

Our staff offers professional instruction that is rooted in proper technique. We strive to provide our students with age-appropriate training and choreography so they can gain confidence, develop their skills and grow from their dance experience.

Are you interested in learning more about our what we have to offer? Whether you are new to dance, interested in dancing competitively or you simply want to meet new friends, CDE would like to welcome you to our dance family. Contact us today to learn more or sign up for a free trial class.

Try Before You Buy!

With our FREE 7 Day Class Pass, you can try any class in the correct age group for 7 days in a row to see what you like!
Passes are NOW available! Check out the “Classes” page and complete the registration form.

“My hope is that when they leave the studio, they feel confident, valued, and loved.”

-Christy Wood, Owner

Why Choose CDE?

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Age Appropriate Instruction

We are committed to providing age and stage appropriate instruction to help our students grow their skills and confidence. Offering classes from pre-school to adult, or recreational to competitive, we welcome you to join our community.


Professional Instruction

Our instructors and dancers are committed to pursuing excellence in all aspects of our instruction, curriculum and character. Students, staff and parents all work together to create a supportive environment.


Community Environment

Building community is at the heart of our studio. We aim to create a sense of community within our studio walls, but also encourage our dancers to share their gift of dance with our larger Garner community.