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As one of Fayetteville, Georgia’s longest-running and most esteemed dance studios, Carla’s Dance Factory has earned a reputation for excellence. Discover the joy of dancing under the guidance of our compassionate and CDF’s qualified instructors. Whether you’re just beginning your dance journey or seeking to push the boundaries of your current skills, CDF is here to support and inspire you every step of the way. Join us at Carla’s Dance Factory and unlock the true potential of your dance abilities. Enroll today and let your passion for dance soar to new heights.

Why CDF?

Experienced Instructors

At Carla’s Dance Factory, we take pride in our exceptional team of experienced instructors. Committed to their craft, our faculty members are continuously learning and growing, ensuring they provide the highest quality dance education. Their talent, dedication, and passion shine through in every class they teach.

Competitive Dance Studio

CDF proudly serves as a competitive dance studio and is home to the esteemed CDF Performing Company. Our dedicated, competitive dancers undergo rigorous training multiple days a week, honing their skills to prepare for thrilling regional competitions. 

39 Years and Counting

Carla’s Dance Factory is thrilled to celebrate 39 years of excellence in dance education. Ms. Carla and the CDF Family extend our heartfelt gratitude to our dedicated students, supportive parents, and talented teachers for their support and love as we look forward to sharing the joy and beauty of dance together. Thank you for being an integral part of our journey.


Carla’s Dance Factory takes immense pride in being a dedicated supporter of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. We are passionate about making a positive impact in our local community.  We organize fundraising efforts to provide essential funds for these deserving hospitals. By staying local, we ensure that our contributions directly benefit the children and families who need it most. 

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Our Mission

Since 1985, Carla’s Dance Factory has been dedicated to offering Fayetteville’s finest dance education. With a team of experienced and talented instructors, we provide personalized attention to every student, nurturing their skills and igniting their passion for movement.

At Carla’s Dance Factory, we believe that dance is the perfect blend of artistry and athleticism, and this philosophy permeates all of our classes. Whether students are dance enthusiasts or seasoned professionals, our goal is to provide training that not only cultivates successful dancers but also empowers them to become accomplished individuals ready to conquer any challenge they encounter.

Join us at Carla’s Dance Factory and embark on a transformative journey where you’ll develop not just as a dancer, but as a well-rounded human being. Experience the magic of dance, unlock your potential, and prepare yourself to achieve greatness. Enroll today and become part of our thriving dance community.

Dance Programs and Classes



Experience the captivating world of tap dance at Carla’s Dance Factory. Our rhythmic tap classes focus on precision, speed, and clarity of sound, emphasizing rhythmic patterns and the essential skills of rhythm and musicianship. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced dancer, our supportive and inspiring environment will help you develop intricate footwork, improve timing, and unleash your musicality. Join our vibrant community, unlock your limitless potential, and let your feet create extraordinary music. Enroll in our tap classes today and embark on an exhilarating dance journey at Carla’s Dance Factory.



Discover the transformative power of ballet at Carla’s Dance Factory, where proper technique is the cornerstone for all dancers. Our ballet classes focus on improving strength, balance, posture, control, flexibility, and rhythmic timing. With an emphasis on barre exercises, center floor work, and across-the-floor combinations, our experienced instructors provide personalized evaluation and guidance to ensure proper placement. For those aspiring to reach the pinnacle of ballet, our classes also offer the opportunity for pointe work. Join us and unlock your potential in a nurturing environment where artistry and discipline converge. Enroll in our ballet classes today and let your dance journey take flight.



Jazz dance at Carla’s Dance Factory is an energetic and dynamic style that builds strength, coordination, and body control. With various styles ranging from the exhilaration of funk and rock to the catchy tunes of Broadway, Jazz offers a diverse experience. In this class, you will start with a warm-up that emphasizes flexibility, stretching, and isolations, setting the foundation for your progressions across the floor and engaging combinations. Join us and unleash your passion for Jazz dance as you develop strength, coordination, and artistry.



Lyrical/Contemporary is a fluid form of dance done to popular ballads and slower contemporary music. This form of the dance uses the technique and beauty of ballet while incorporating the sharp moves in jazz. Dancers are taught to tell a story through their movements and facial expressions. This class includes a warm-up focusing on core strength and flexibility in addition to floor work, progressions, and center combinations that focus on dance as much as it does storytelling.



Discover the exhilarating world of Acrobatics and Tumbling at Carla’s Dance Factory. This dynamic discipline seamlessly combines elements of dance and gymnastics, allowing students to execute precise and breathtaking acrobatic elements. Our classes focus on building essential skills such as strength, flexibility, balance, muscle control, discipline, and concentration. Students will learn fundamental acrobatic techniques including handstands, forward and backward rolls, chin and elbow stands, cartwheels, backbends, walkovers, and even contortion tricks. Our instruction is tailored to each student’s individual abilities, ensuring a safe and progressive learning environment. Join us and unlock your potential in the thrilling realm of Acrobatics and Tumbling. Enroll today and let your acrobatic journey take flight.


Hip Hop

Unleash your energy and groove to popular music in our Hip Hop classes at Carla’s Dance Factory. Designed for high-energy students who want to have fun while dancing, this class celebrates individual style and personality. Students will learn age-appropriate hip-hop techniques and be encouraged to think on their feet. With a fast-paced and dynamic approach, Hip Hop emphasizes strength, agility, and the freestyle movements of breaking, locking, and popping. Join us and discover the joy of expressing yourself through the infectious rhythms of Hip Hop. Enroll in our Hip Hop classes today and let your inner dancer shine.


Dance Team Prep

Get in shape and prepare yourself technically for dance team auditions with Carla’s Dance Factory. Not sure where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Our effective workout plans are specifically designed to build strength, enhance technique, and help you look and feel your best for auditions. Train like a pro and be fully prepared to showcase your skills on the dance floor. Enroll now and unlock your potential to succeed.



Experience a client-centered, sensorimotor activity at Carla’s Dance Factory that utilizes rhythm and dance to enhance foundational skill development across five developmental domains. Designed to cater to diverse learners with differential needs, our program provides a supportive and inclusive environment. Through the power of movement and rhythm, we aim to promote growth and progress in areas such as cognitive, physical, social, emotional, and communication development. Join us and embark on a transformative journey where dance becomes a catalyst for holistic development.



Join us at Carla’s Dance Factory for a delightful fusion of laughter and learning as we dive into the world of dance. Experience the joy of Swing, Latin, Ballroom, and Wedding dancing. For more information on lesson schedules and class offerings, reach out to Sondra Chan, the expert instructor from GottaDanceNow and Simply click on the icon above to visit her website and explore the variety of classes and private lessons available. Please note that GottaDanceNow and My Wedding Dance operate independently, so kindly direct all communications and bookings to Sondra Chan. Get ready to laugh, learn, and dance your way to unforgettable moments at Carla’s Dance Factory.



Experience the vibrant fusion of Bollywood dance at Carla’s Dance Factory. Originating from India and showcased in Bollywood movies, this dance form combines various styles such as Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Garba, Bhangra, and more. The beauty of Bollywood dance lies in its intense expressions and the freedom to blend different forms, taking performances to the next level. Contact Dance Flix Academy, an independent institution, for further information and bookings. Unleash your creativity and immerse yourself in the magic of Bollywood dance at Carla’s Dance Factory.

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