Welcome to our dance family! Here at DMI dance force we strive for excellence and offer a wide variety of classes for all ages in a fun, loving, hardworking, and respectful environment! For over a DECADE we have taught so much more than JUST dance. We teach and instill Respect, Responsibility, Dedication, Spirit, Passion, Teamwork, and most importantly LOVE!

What we offer 

We offer 2 separate seasons at DMI for both recreation and competitive. First we have our “Main Season” that runs throughout the school year calendar ending with a recital showcase in May/June. We offer Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, Tumbling, Pom, Contemporary, Preschool Classes, and our famous boys only hip hop/breakdancing program “DMI Boyz”. (Ages 3-18)

Our second season is our “Summer Dance” program. We offer our VERY popular State Fair Dance Camps for Preschool classes, Pom, Hip Hop, and Boyz. These classes all perform on stage at the Iowa State Fair and also participate in the Iowa State Fair parade! (Ages 3-18 for boyz and girls) We also have our Summer Team Intensives and tryouts for our potential upcoming competitive teams!

Awards & Performances

 Our dancers and teams have won countless platinum, overall high points, special awards for choreography, costuming, entertainment and much more! We have performed annually for 8 years straight for the Harlem Globetrotters half time show, as well as just signing our 7th year contract with the NFL Kansas City Chiefs Junior Cheer Program! For 2016 & 2018 our competitive team has won 2 very special awards! The People's Choice award for our line "Asylum" along with the Association of Dance Conventions & Competitions "Studio Of Excellence" 2016/2018 Iowa Winner! In June 2016 we competed several routines at Nationals in Panama City Beach where we received all Platinums & Double Platinums, 2 routines in the Grand Finals, and most importantly the National Studio Spirit/Sportsmanship Award! In July of 2018 our Competitive Teams took 14 routines to Nationals in Gatlinburg, TN where 3 routines made it to the finals! Our Boyz Crew took 2nd place out of 1,063 routines! We are so proud guys! 

Our Goal 

Our goal at DMI Dance Force is to make dancing a fun and educational experience for each dancer creating memories to last a lifetime!  You are guaranteed to LOVE our high energy staff and cutting edge instruction! Thank you for choosing DMI Dance Force as your child’s dance and tumbling opportunity! 

Charlotte O'Hern-Perry


One Team. One Dream. One Family.