About Chris Cooper Dance Studio

Chris Cooper Dance Studio is one of the most successful studio’s in South Africa with an exceptional track record of South African Champions. The studio is located in Atlasville, Boksburg and currently has many competitive dancers.

The studio currently holds the SA titles in the following categories:

  • Adult Championship Ballroom
  • Under 21 Championship Ballroom
  • Under 21 Championship Latin
  • Under 21 10-dance
  • Under 16 Championship Ballroom
  • Under 16 Championship Latin
  • Under 16 10-dance
  • Senior Championship Ballroom

Dancers from Chris Cooper Dance Studio, representing South Africa regularly compete internationally at the World Championships and the British Championships at Blackpool.


We teach International Style Ballroom and Latin, both for competitive and social dancing:


  • Samba
  • Cha-Cha-Cha
  • Rumba
  • Jive
  • Paso Doble
  • Mambo
  • West-Coast Swing
  • Salsa


  • Waltz
  • Tango
  • Slow Foxtrot
  • Rhythm Foxtrot
  • Viennese Waltz
  • Quick Step

Other Dances

  • Belly Dancing
  • Boogie (Hustle)
  • 2-Step
  • Sokkie
  • Line Dancing

Lessons are on Mondays to Saturdays, Saturdays depending on competitions taking place.

We teach private and group classes, and cover all ages – from beginners to advanced levels.

Group lessons are 3/4 hour or 1-hour in duration.

Private lessons are 1/2 hour or 1-hour in duration.

Practice time can be arranged through the studio.

There is a stamina class on Tuesday evenings.

Zumba and Belly Dancing

The Belly Dancing classes are on Tuesday at 7pm

The Zumba classes are at 8am on Tuesdays, and 5:30pm on Thursdays