For over 25 years, Ocean Dance Force has been dedicated to connecting an inspiring artistic experience with love and gratitude so that our students feel ambitious and empowered to follow their dreams with confidence.
Our values drive our mission. Ocean Dance Force is passionate about giving our students a happy, hopeful, safe and positive environment. We want every child to look forward to coming to dance. Our teaching team desires to have our students feel comfortable and confident to try new things, or have a creative outlet if they have a bad day. ODF wants them to thrive and grow in a technical environment. We hope they gain not only dance knowledge but PEOPLE knowledge. We wish for them to be humble, kind, respectful, and proud when they finish their time at ODF.
Ages 2-4. Join us on the whimsical adventure in class!
Inclusive classes ensure technical training in a positive and nurturing environment.
Take your training to the next level and be a part of our dance family!
"We are so proud to be a part of this dance school and lucky to have you Sheryl and your amazing teachers! And all the kids backstage were so kind helping each other get ready and cheering each other on it was wonderful to see!
If you're looking for a school that will teach your child correct dance technique in a supportive environment, this is the right choice. Top notch instructors combined with an organized director and support staff. A wonderful dancing school.- Karyn B.
Wonderful dance studio....where all levels of dancers are welcomed! Miss Sheryl teaches all the dancers focuses on technique and dedication.
Our daughter has danced at ODF for about 7 years and loves it! The staff is amazing and sincerely wants all students talents to flourish. In addition, all are taught to respect each other and concentrate on the task at hand. It truly is a dance community you will be happy to be involved with!
I wish I could give 10 stars!!!! I can’t say enough about Miss Sheryl and her staff. This is my daughters second year at ODF and her growth has been tremendous. The studio, staff, dancers and parents are all amazing.
Looking for a safe and fun activity for your little one this holiday season? We have got you covered! Miss Jessica is so excited to have you join her for a very magical and special event!
Come join us for a very exciting day! Saturday October 26th is FREE DANCE DAY!
Check out our "Best Practices" when it comes to preparing for our ODF Performance Company audition.
Get a peek into the mindset of the Choreographers and Instructors when we set out to cast a piece in our Performance Company and learn why we say "The lead role is not the end goal."
An FAQ of our most common ODF Performance Company questions.
Learn a little bit more about why we encourage "failing" and our studio's philosophy on it.
Getting your first pair of pointe shoes is a magical experience. However, making sure the student is ready is extremely important. Check out our tips to know if you are ready for pointe shoes!
There are so many great reasons why you should dance, from friendships made to new skills learned, we found it hard to narrow them down, but here are Ocean Dance Force’s top 10 reasons we think you should start dancing!
Let's have some fun and get to know our staff with a fun game of 20 Questions!
Do you have a child at home who has expressed interest in dance class? Or maybe s/he dances around the house all day (with or without music!)? Worried that they may be too young or too old to start lessons? When is the right age to start dance classes?
Watch this video to see where to park, how to enter and where to put your things before your classes!
20 Questions with Miss Sheryl
20 Questions with Mr. Joey
Get to know our fabulous Miss Daria and learn a little bit more about her!
Let's Explore why dance recitals are a fantastic teamwork activity!
While it may seem like a trivial matter, following the dress code is crucial to ensuring a safe and professional learning environment. In this blog post, we'll explore the importance of following the dress code in dance class.
10 South Street
Manasquan NJ, 08736
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