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We know dance.

We’ve had that certain something for over 55 years. Our long and successful history is known throughout Washington, DC and beyond. And, we can say for sure that there’s no place like Chevy Chase Ballroom. We are confident in our faculty, training methods and friendly teaching style. Our time-tested track record helps us create the kind of dance that draws you in and captures your imagination.

Location & Hours

5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington DC 20015

2nd floor of VOIGHT building

Get to the Studio by Metro

Take the Red Line metro to Friendship Heights. Exit the station via Jennifer Street Exit (opposite of the mall exit). Right on Wisconsin Avenue to Ingomar St. (first signal for crossing). Cross the street and continue down Wisconsin Avenue for another half block to 5207 Wisconsin Avenue. The ballroom is on the 2nd floor, all the way down the corridor on the left.

  • 0.25 miles from the Studio: Friendship Heights
    5337 Wisconsin Avenue NW,Washington DC 20015
  • 0.71 miles from the Studio: Tenleytown-AU
    4501 Wisconsin Avenue NW,Washington DC 20016
  • 1.45 miles from the Studio:Van Ness-UDC
    4200 Connecticut Avenue NW,Washington DC 20008

Visit the Metro Website for more details.

Parking

There is free two-hour parking on the residential streets behind the studio, 42nd Street and Ingomar Street. There is also metered parking on Harrison.

Studio Hours

The hours below are subject change due to special events and rentals. Please check current open practice hours on Schedule page.

Our regular practice hours:

Monday 1:00pm – 7:00pm
(By appointment; please call to confirm that we are open.)

Tuesday 1:00pm – 9:00pm

Wednesday 1:00pm – 9:00pm

Thursday 1:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday 1:00pm – 8:00pm

Saturday 11:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday 11:00am – 4:00pm

Dima and Alina Churchin, Owners of Chevy Chase Ballroom

Owners Dima & Alina

Dima and Alina’s journey together began on the dance floor at Chevy Chase Ballroom in 2018. From dance partners in International Ballroom competitions to life partners, they’ve created a dynamic duo that has consistently displayed their impact in the dance world.

Their journey extends beyond competitions; Dima and Alina soon tied the knot, and together, they’re steering the legacy of the Chevy Chase Ballroom to new heights. They find joy in performing, coaching, and managing the studio, leaving an indelible mark on the lives of those they encounter through the magic of ballroom dancing.

As a married couple, dance partners, and studio managers, Dima and Alina bring a unique blend of passion and professionalism to their shared venture, making each step a celebration of love and dance. Their story is not just about the art of movement, but a beautiful tapestry of partnership, commitment, and the transformative power of ballroom dancing.

Alina Churchun

Co-Owner & Instructor
Alina was born in Russia and began her dance training with ballet, crossing over to her true passion of ballroom dancing. In the US, she taught in the DC metro area, winning many Pro/Am competitions with students. After moving to Las Vegas, she coached professional boxing referees and Cirque du Soleil artists in dancing! Alina made her way back to the east coast and now dances professionally with Dmytro Churchun. They currently compete in International Ballroom and have made finals in several US competitions. She enjoys working with students of all levels in International and American styles.

Dmytro Churchun

Co-owner & Instructor
Dmytro began to dance at the age of 6, participating in and winning many Ukrainian national and international competitions. In 2006, began studying with one of the best trainers in Ukraine. Dmytro began to teach dance in 2009. In 2012, he was selected for the Paralympic Team of Ukraine, where he trained and danced with wheelchair-bound people. His students have won many national and international competitions. Also, Dmytro placed in the top 10 dancers for the World Championship in Italy in 2015, and 7th place of the European Championship in Poland in 2014. In 2017, he joined Chevy Chase Ballroom. Dmytro currently represents Chevy Chase Ballroom in professional competitions with his partner Alina Churchun.