Karen's Dance Studio

Our Mission

KDS has been providing Joplin area students with a quality dance education since 1971. Our goal is to instill our students with a love and appreciation for the art of dance. Our curriculum inspires creativity, strength, and self confidence in our students through qualified, trained, and engaging instructors. Our dance instruction encourages healthy minds and bodies through dance, while teaching lifelong lessons.


We are honored to have been voted best place for dance instruction by the Joplin Globe’s
Readers Choice “Favorite of the Four States” for a second year in a row!