About Us

Why Choose Cadley Dance?

A warm, friendly and welcoming school committed to bringing out the very best dancer in you. Our inspirational teachers will nurture your talent and build your confidence to help you develop lifelong skills, along with the opportunity to take examinations if desired.

Cadley Dance Studios Est. 1976

Is Swindons longest established dance school, offering classes and private lessons in

  • Ballroom
  • Latin American
  • First Wedding Dances
  • Disco Freestyle
  • Street Dance
  • Rock’n’Roll
  • Dance Fitness

Students may train to take examinations or just for fun.


Students taking the examination usually obtain exceptional marks.


Professional Training is also available

Maria has been the Principal since 1990. A Fellow and International Examiner of the ISTD with many years teaching experience and proud recipient of the prestigious Carl Alan Teachers Award and winner of the LUXLife  Best Wedding First Dance Choreography Services for the South West of England 2021.

Maria Howse
Maria Howse

Training students and teachers to a high standard for their amateur medal tests and professional teaching qualifications.

Maria enjoys teaching all styles of dance to many different ages and abilities on a weekly basis. She is often in demand for adjudicating and examining both in the UK and overseas.

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