Milton Sandoval

Milton enjoys teaching a variety of dance styles, and specializes in social Latin dance! His training has given him a thorough understanding of both the traditional origins, along with modern styling and technique of each dance. Milton strongly believes dance is for everyone, and with practice and dedication anyone can be a dancer!

Welcome to Spirare Dance

We are a dancing school that offers Ballroom, Latin and Swing dance classes in Queens, NY. We currently offer private lessons, group classes, special workshops, parties, dance socials and more!

Our instructors are trained and accomplished dancers from a variety of personal and professional backgrounds. We offer high-quality classes for all ages and experience levels, from beginner to advanced. Our goal is to make dancing accessible and fun for all!

Spirare Dance has classes for everyone, regardless of previous experience or age. Have a look at our schedule and feel free to contact us if you have any questions. 

We also host regular studio events, where we meet and mingle, while having the opportunity to practice and improve our dancing skills.

Felicia Giunta

Felicia Giunta has her M.A. in Dance Education from the City University of New York at Hunter College. Dancing since she was three, she has specialized in jazz, tap and ballet techniques. She brings a colorful energy to all of her classes, so get ready to have fun and passé it up!

Our Private dance lessons include one-on-one training with a experienced dance instructor.

Social Dance Parties!

Workshops give students the chance to learn new dances, and improve on dances they already know and love.

Tiffinay Parkhurst

Tiffinay has been studying dance for over 20 years and has been teaching students of all ages and levels how to dance for nearly a decade. She teaches a variety of dance styles, and specializes in Ballroom, Latin and Swing. Tiffinay enjoys sharing her passion for dance with her students, and is grateful to be a part of their life-changing journey.

Kind words from our Students:

Group Classes!



We offer a variety of Group dance classes to give students the chance to learn how to dance in a fun and social atmosphere.

Something fun, for everyone!

Spirare Dance is a dancing school that encourages people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the benefits of dancing! We truly believe that dancing is for everyone, and that anyone can learn how to dance!

"We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance." ~Japanese Proverb

Our mission, is to create a comforting community where people from all walks of life can join together, 

and learn to dance in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Our teaching philosophy is composed of three main ideas, Awareness, Harmony and Inspiration, it is within those concepts that our methods of dancing and teaching have blossomed. We are incredibly grateful to be able to share our passion for dancing with so many!

Fun facts:

Spirare- Derived from the Latin spiritus, which means 'breath, courage, vigor, the soul' 

Spirare- Latin word meaning "to breathe," which connects to our modern word, inspiration, meaning to "breathe in." The breath of life.

Spirare- The basis for our main teaching concept, breathe in, dance out.

Spirare- A NYC based  dancing school, that promotes awareness, harmony and inspiration through dance.

"Tiffinay is a warm, caring, knowledgable instructor. She made difficult steps easy for us and choreographed a dazzling, flashy first dance for our wedding. Our friends and family were astonished at how well we danced and how much fun we looked like we were having. Tiffinay's gentle, creative style helped us achieve exactly what we wanted for our first dance." 
-Dan & Niko, learning to dance for their wedding!

"A great studio for learning. The instructors are friendly and well trained. Not only are they good at dancing, they are good at teaching others to dance. The studio is very spacious and private so there is no pressure. They also have many social events at the studio and also at night clubs where you can practice in a real world environment. You will enjoy your experience at this studio regardless of what class you take with them."
-Ron, learning to dance for fun and socializing with others!

"Great instructors! Awesome as always!"
-Jackie, learning to dance for fun and travel!

"Great teachers, fun lessons, nice studio."
-Steve, learning to dance for fun and exercise! 

We host an array of dance socials, parties and events throughout the year, to give students the chance to practice their dancing in a fun and safe environment.

Special Workshops!

Private Lessons!

Meet our Instructors​: