Our Top Picks

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Acuity Scheduling
Acuity Scheduling is a user-friendly software that acts as a 24/7 online assistant to make managing a dance studio easier. Access scheduling tools to manage studio space efficiently and make interactions with dancers simple through online registrations and payment options. You can try it out free for seven days. Depending on the number of studio locations you have and how many customization options you require, you can choose from three unique plans: Emerging for $15 per month, Growing for $25 per month, or Powerhouse for $50 per month.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Create custom intake forms clients
  • Manage, search, and view appointments efficiently from anywhere
  • Simple to use and easy to integrate with Zoom

Cons

  • Free version doesn't sync with Google calendar
  • Lacks frequent reminders

Summary

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Acuity Scheduling
  • Starting Price
    • Freebie: $0
    • Emerging: $15/month
    • Growing: $25/month
    • Powerhouse: $50/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    7-Day Free Trial
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    No
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    No
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
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Bitrix24
Bitrix24 offers a free option for managing your dance studio with software tools that include employee management, sales management, document management, and scheduling. While it doesn't offer online registration options, there is an online payment feature. Get 24/7 online support from a live representative and enjoy a free 30-day trial regardless of which pricing plan is right for you. Choose from the Free Version (limited online storage, suitable for a start-up) or paid plans with advanced features such as Start + for $19 per month, CRM + for $55 per month, Project + at $55 per month, Standard for $79 per month, or Professional at $159 per month.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Unlimited free users
  • Available in cloud, no IT administrator necessary; ready to use in 30 seconds
  • Ideal for task, project, time and document management, and communication and collaboration

Cons

  • Complex user platform
  • Limited social networking options

Summary

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Bitrix24
  • Starting Price
    • Free Version Available
    • Start +: $19/month
    • CRM +: $55/month
    • Project +: $55/month
    • Standard: $79/month
    • Professional: $159/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    No
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    No
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes

Bookeo simplifies life for you and your students by allowing you to easily schedule live and online dance classes. You can seamlessly integrate the Bookeo widget into your website, or use the standalone booking page provided by Bookeo to accept secure bookings and payments in person and online.

Stay organized, sync your personal calendar, manage students, schedule, and reschedule. The software also features auto waitlists, email/text reminders, and advanced reporting.

With Bookeo, you can sell single classes, class passes, and memberships. Bookeo has a free 30-day trial with no credit card. Paid plans start at $39.95/month.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Real-time dashboard with secure, integrated payment processing included
  • Excellent student management capabilities
  • Up-to-the minute updates with personal calendars, including Google Cal and iCal

Cons

  • Users seem to have trouble learning to first use the software

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Standard: $39.95
    • Large: $79.95/month
    • X-Large: $119.95/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    No
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
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ClassJuggler
ClassJuggler is a cloud-based management software that's compatible with Mac and PC devices. Manage classes with online scheduling tools, automatic age verification, costume management tools, and teacher schedule checks. Conveniently accept payments online via credit card for effortless transactions. Get a 30-day free trial, or choose from one of many scalable pricing plans. Plans are on a per-student basis. For 1-150 students, pricing starts at $44.95 per month; for 151-300 students, $49.95 per month; 301-450 students for $54.95 per month; 451-600 students for $59.95 per month; and 601-750 students at $64.95 per month. Each pricing tier increases by $5 per additional 150 students. Studios with over 2,500 students require a custom quote.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Cloud-based management tools compatible with Mac and PC devices
  • Conveniently accepts payments online
  • Flexible tools allow users to coordinate classes, verify information, and manage costumes

Cons

  • Confusing to learn during initial setup
  • Limited templates to use in setup

Summary

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ClassJuggler
  • Starting Price
    • Scalable Pricing: Starts from $44.95/month
    • 1 - 150 Students: $44.95/month
    • 151 - 300 Students: $49.95/month
    • 301 - 450 Students: $54.95/month
    • 451 - 600 Students: $59.95/month
    • 601 - 750 Students: $64.95/month
    • Contact for more pricing options
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
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CompuDance Software
CompuDance is a robust software that helps you meet administrative goals through built-in integrations and detailed reports. Access features like class scheduling, attendance tracking, and costume management with auto-sizing. The software also offers email marketing and SMS text features, plus you can conveniently manage your billing and account information. Plans are priced per student, so the cost will depend on the size of your studio: 1-100 students for $45 per month, 101-150 students for $67 per month, 151-250 students for $85 per month, 251-500 students for $122 per month, and 501-1,000 students for $152 per month.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Integrated parent portal for families to enroll, manage accounts
  • Robust messaging, video and picture upload capabilities
  • Flexible planner helps keep families and users organized

Cons

  • Limited email capabilities
  • Lack of tax records makes it challenging track annual expenses

Summary

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CompuDance Software
  • Starting Price
    • 1-100 Students: $45/month
    • 101- 150 Students: $67/month
    • 151-250 Students: $85/month
    • 251-500 Students: $122/month
    • 501-1000 Students: $152/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
DanceBoss
DanceBoss
DanceBoss studio management has features like a customer portal that lets dancers manage their enrollment, register for a class, and update their personal information. It also allows for online payment. You'll gain access to a recital planner, attendance tracking, and the ability to manage competition teams, along with class and student management features. Customizable and family billing options are available, and you can print or email statements as required. Try it free for 30 days, or register for a paid plan at $35 per month.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Real-time reporting with flexible dashboard
  • Robust student management capabilities
  • Comprehensive, user-friendly task management tools

Cons

  • Limited third-party integrations
  • Fewer options than leading competitors

Summary

DanceBoss
DanceBoss
  • Starting Price
    • $35/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    No
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
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DanceStudio-Pro.com
DanceStudio-Pro.com offers many useful features for managing a dance studio. It offers student, class, and event management along with recurring billing options for tuition. Communicate effectively with dancers and their families through automated calls, text messages, and an integrated group emailing system. It's mobile-friendly and can be accessed from a computer, iPhone/iPad, or Android device. Try it out free for 30 days, or start a paid plan for $30 per month (unlimited students).

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Sophisticated features and functionality make it easy to use
  • Excellent student management tools
  • User-friendly recital management options make it easy to track events

Cons

  • Limited options for third-party integrations
  • More expensive than similar competitors

Summary

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DanceStudio-Pro.com
  • Starting Price
    • Price starts at $30/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo and 30-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
Dance Studio Manager (DSM) allows you to manage your dance school effectively online. Maximize your reach with online marketing tools, allow customers to schedule and register for classes via the Online Client Portal, manage a wide range of tuition plans, and accept online payments. Access integrations and revenue reports to evaluate and improve your studio performance. DSM offers simple pay-as-you-go pricing for $35 per month.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Excellent customer service for users
  • User-friendly platform
  • Sophisticated online payment system

Cons

  • Complicated user interface
  • Lack of customization features

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • $40/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
Jackrabbit Dance
Jackrabbit Dance
Jackrabbit Dance allows for easy online registration, along with online bill and tuition payments for customers. Keep track of staff working hours with a digital time clock, and allow teachers to track student skills and share their progress. Integrations and detailed reports let you assess and improve your studio performance based on accurate data. Jackrabbit Dance offers a 90-day money-back guarantee and a 30-day free trial so you can check it out risk-free. Paid pricing plans include 0-100 students for $45 per month,101-250 students for $85 per month, 251-500 students for $125 per month, and 501-1,000 students for $155 per month.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Real-time reporting, alerts, and updates with customized dashboard
  • Excellent third-party integration options
  • Free unlimited email, phone, and chat support

Cons

  • Limited registration templates
  • Challenging for new users to learn

Summary

Jackrabbit Dance
Jackrabbit Dance
  • Starting Price
    • 0-100 students: $45/month
    • 101-250 students: $85/month
    • 251-500 students: $125/month
    • 501-1,000 students: $155/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    90-Day Money Back Guarantee
    30-Day Free Trial
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
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Mindbody
With Mindbody, you can easily teach online classes, access a professional marketing suite, and manage online registration and booking. Students can auto-sign in using the app to free up the front desk during a busy period, and your staff can access useful features on the app as well. Create detailed reports with valuable information regarding the most popular classes, returning students, and more. Depending on the needs of your studio, you can choose from four unique plan options: Starter for $139 per month, Accelerate for $279 per month, Ultimate for $499 per month, and Ultimate Plus at $699 per month.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Real-time online registration and class booking
  • Creates sophisticated reports
  • Variety of plans available

Cons

  • Limited third-party integrations
  • Challenging to learn for new beginners
  • More expensive than competitors

Summary

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Mindbody
  • Starting Price
    • Starter: $139/month
    • Accelerate: $279/month
    • Ultimate: $499/month
    • Ultimate Plus: $699/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
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Perfect Gym
Perfect Gym offers dance studio management software with a variety of useful features. Allow students and their parents to book conveniently online, plus conveniently process payments. With Perfect Gym, all your data is backed up to the cloud so you can feel confident it's safe even if your local drive fails. The software features multiple integrations like biometric entrance, app, and tracking integrations. It also provides detailed reports on your studio's performance for future reference. Request a free demo online, or get a custom quote.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Real-time online payment processing and class booking technology
  • Robust dashboard
  • Great for both small studios and huge fitness chains

Cons

  • Pricing for starter plans is more expensive
  • Tutorial system can be challenging to navigate

Summary

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Perfect Gym
  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
Regpack is an all-in-one software that helps manage your dance facility. You can streamline registration to allow dancers to register online and even check-in for classes from a mobile device. Make it easy to get more clients by allowing families to register as a group. You can create class quotas so slots aren't overbooked and make use of attendance tracking. Get useful reports that provide insight into how your business is operating so you know where to focus your efforts. You can schedule a free demo online or get started with a paid plan starting at $125 per month per admin. There is a payment processing fee of 2.1%.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Customizable dashboard allows you to manage every aspect of your business
  • Easy to implement
  • Simple to learn

Cons

  • Third-party integrations limited
  • Browser compatibility issues

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Plan Starts at $125/month/admin
    • Payment Processing: 2.1%
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    No
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
Sawyer promises to save dance administrators time and money by providing a customizable platform to manage everything in one place. Allow for accessible online booking and get class management, costume management, and scheduling tools. Process secure online payments, accept credit cards, and set up automated recurring payments, all through Sawyer. Customized reporting lets you track attendance, revenue, and referrals easily. This is web-based, cloud, SaaS, iPhone/iPad, and Android compatible software. You can request a demo online or get a custom quote.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Robust software to build custom pages and forms
  • Top-rated support team available to help users via email and online chat
  • No long-term contracts required

Cons

  • Phone support is limited during business hours
  • Limited mobile app options
  • Outdated software plug-ins look amateurish

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo and Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
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SimplyBook.me
SimplyBook.me makes booking easy while allowing for client management. It has built-in integrations like Zapier Connector, which allows you to connect your booking site to hundreds of other apps. SimplyBook.me is also compatible with a range of payment providers for secure online payments. Access detailed reports about your studio performance to track progress and see if you're meeting your targets. A free version is available for start-ups or entrepreneurs. For bigger studios, consider Basic for $9.90 per month, Standard for $29.90 per month, or Premium for $59.90 per month.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Professional website with extensive online booking system
  • Robust website solutions and app-based tools that match your company's brand
  • Lower pricing than leading competitors

Cons

  • Difficult to cancel appointments in Google Calendar
  • Lack of payment customizations
  • Adding more features is costly

Summary

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SimplyBook.me
  • Starting Price
    • Free Version Available
    • Basic: $9.9/month
    • Standard: $29.9/month
    • Premium: $59.9/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo and 14-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    No
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    No
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
Skedda permits your dancers and their guardians to self-book online and pay online as well, increasing studio efficiency. You'll be able to manage your online booking calendar for scheduling classes and make logging in easy without the use of a password. Get access to integration tools and detailed reports, and use Skedda on mobile when you're on the go. For small businesses, try Core (free). Mid-sized to large studios will prefer Pro Pack ($39 per month) or Skedda Premium, which requires a custom quote. Integrations are an extra $19 per month on the Core and Pro plans.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Robust reporting with customizable dashboard
  • Visually appealing for customers and their clients
  • Simple and easy to learn

Cons

  • Difficult to book multiple days with one calendar event
  • Unable to turn off automated email reminders

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Spaces: $0
    • Core: $0
    • Pro Pack: $39/month
    • Integrations: $19/month
    • Payments: $19/month
    • Skedda Premium: Custom quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Version Available
    30-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    No
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    No
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
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The Studio Director
The Studio Director is specifically for dance studio management and permits online registration, costume management, convenient text or email communication with students or parents, and auto tuition payments. For remote classes, you can set up a virtual classroom accessible with a link. Gain useful insight through detailed reports. Pricing options are by the number of students.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Robust online registration program
  • Offers text and email Communication
  • Set up virtual classes with accessible link

Cons

  • Real-time reports are difficult to read
  • Challenging to add class or customize punch card loyalty program

Summary

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The Studio Director
  • Starting Price
    • 0-100: $39/month
    • 101-250: $79/month
    • 251-500: $119/month
    • 501-1000: $149/month
    • 1000+: Call for pricing
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Money Back Guarantee
    30-Day Free Trial
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
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Uplifter
Uplifter can save time during the studio management process through features like online registration, online payment, costume management, attendance tracking, and more. You'll benefit from built-in integrations and access to detailed reports on your studio performance. Access 24/7 live support online. A free version is available. Paid plans include Bronze Service Plan ($29 per month), Silver Service Plan ($149 per month), Gold Service Plan ($549 per month), and Enterprise Service Plan (custom quote).

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Dynamic online registration tools
  • Online payment options for clients
  • Detailed real-time reports with customizable dashboard

Cons

  • Setup and integration is challenging
  • Lacks copy-paste functions when creating pages or programs

Summary

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Uplifter
  • Starting Price
    • Free Version Available
    • Bronze Service Plan: $29/month
    • Silver Service Plan: $149/month
    • Gold Service Plan: $549/month
    • Enterprise Service Plan: Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo and Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
Access useful dance studio management features and integrations with Vagaro. Accept online bookings and process payments securely from anywhere. You can create recurring memberships using the auto-pay feature and process invoices on the go. Graphs, data, and other reports help you assess how your dance studio is performing. Try it for free for one month, or register for a paid plan starting at $25 per month.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Boasts contact-less checkout functions
  • Text and email marketing and reminders
  • Desktop and mobile access available

Cons

  • Real-time reports are limited
  • Challenging to update classes, inventory, and listings

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Price starts at $25/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo and 1-Month Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
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WellnessLiving
WellnessLiving can help you manage your dance studio conveniently. Dancers can sign up for classes easily with online registration, and you can process online payments. Utilize marketing tools and manage schedules, attendance tracking, and staff using mobile apps or the software on your desktop computer (web-based, cloud, or SaaS). Pricing plans include Basic ($59 per month), Advanced ($99 per month), Professional ($129 per month), and Enterprise (custom quote).

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Sophisticated mobile tools
  • Robust email marketing program that's easy to navigate
  • Real-time reporting and innovative rewards program that helps build business

Cons

  • Doesn't offer a free or trial version
  • No in-person training available

Summary

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WellnessLiving
  • Starting Price
    • Basic: $59/month
    • Advanced: $99/month
    • Professional: $129/month
    • Enterprise: Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo and 7-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes
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YourVirtuoso
YourVirtuoso can help manage your dance studio effectively with a variety of features and useful integrations. Accept online registrations and payments to make your studio more convenient for dancers. Access attendance tracking, class scheduling, and costume management tools. Get detailed reports on how your dance studio is performing each month. A free version is available, but for additional features, payment plans include Pro ($29.99 per month) or Full ($79.99 per month).

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Powerful third-party integrations
  • Free version available
  • Integrated online system allows for enrollments, payments, and marketing emails

Cons

  • Limited access during website updates
  • Does not prorate student fees for semester-based programs who join later
  • Website looks outdated

Summary

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YourVirtuoso
  • Starting Price
    • Free Version Available
    • Pro: $29.99/month
    • Full: $79.99/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Endpoint Management
    Yes
  • Log Management
    Yes
  • Real-time Monitoring
    Yes
  • Threat Intelligence
    Yes

How We Chose The Best Dance Studio Software

There are plenty of dance studio software companies claiming extensive features, useful services, and competitive prices. We evaluated companies on the dance studio features they offer and whether integrations and reports are easily accessible via the software. 

Dance Studio Features

The best software for dance studios includes useful features like online payments, online registration, costume management, and class scheduling tools. 

Integrations

The best dance studio software has built-in integrations that allow the use of accounting software and other helpful tools in combination with the dance studio features. 

Reports

We recommend software that provides detailed reports to help the user assess the performance of their dance studio and make changes for improvement.