Welcome to DU of Central Florida, the premier destination for dance and cheerleading enthusiasts in Highlands and Hardee County! With an illustrious history spanning over 30 years, we take pride in being the leading dance studio and cheer gym in the area. Our mission is to provide you and your child with an exceptional studio experience guided by our team of highly skilled and creative instructors.
At DU of Central Florida, our staff consists of dedicated professionals who have spent numerous years in the industry as professional dancers, instructors, college cheerleaders and studio owners. Many of our instructors hold certifications as teachers and possess extensive experience working with children. Their expertise and passion ensure that you receive the highest quality training available, whether you’re exploring the world of dance or cheerleading.
We offer a diverse range of classes for dancers and cheerleaders of all ages and skill levels. From ballet and jazz to tap, hip-hop, contemporary, recreational cheerleading, and competitive cheerleading, we have the perfect classes to suit your interests and goals. Our experienced instructors are committed to fostering growth, building technique, and nurturing a love for dance and cheer within each student.
No matter your age, we have the instructors and classes for you. If you have any questions, feel free to send us a message. Otherwise, give us a call or click on the button below to register online. We look forward to hearing from you!
DU of Central Florida is owned and operated by Camille Jones Shaffer. Camille has lived in Highlands County since 1987 but is originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where she studied dance before moving to Sebring. She had been a student at Dance Unlimited from 1990 to 1992 before becoming an instructor and then the owner in 2001. She has taken both British and Canadian examinations in ballet, tap, jazz, and acrobatics as a student and has also taken classes at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City.
After attending UCF to study psychology and working with children and adults with Autism as a behavior specialist, Camille now uses her training in behavior modification to make her even more effective for her students. She has trained numerous dancers who have gone on to perform professionally and even open their own dance studios. Known for her award-winning choreography, Camille is proud to be the owner of one of Central Florida’s leading dance studios.