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 in a positive and inspiring environment. The unified curriculum we teach promotes creativity, strength, and self confidence in our students through qualified, trained, and engaging instructors. We strive to encourage healthy minds and bodies through dance in a nurturing and exciting atmosphere. Lifelong lessons and friendships are made within our doors and we encourage you to come and experience the Karen’s Dance Studio family.
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 third year in a row!