To watch us dance
is to hear our hearts speak. ― Hopi Indian Saying

Sonya’s Dance Zone began as a dream of a 7 year old girl who would rather dance than do anything else. In 2005, Sonya Denney started the Dance Zone at a local gymnastics facility with nearly 20 dancers, and only 6 competitive. By 2008, Sonya’s Dance Zone out grew the space they leased at the gymnastics center and they moved into her new location in Fashion Shop Center on National Road in Columbus. In their first year at there new location they doubled in size and began looking for more space. In 2009, they expanded their program to include ZUMBA, Cheerleading and Tumbling. Sonya’s Dance Zone moved into their current location in 2011 and currently has over 300 students, 100 of which dance at a competitive level and 4 dance rooms.


Sonya’s Dance Zone offers dance to everyone: To those who dance for fun, to those who dance to compete and to those who dance for fitness.  SDZ has a class for everyone!

Sonya’s Dance Zone Competitive team has won 7 World Dance Championships as well as numerous
Regional Competitions. Some of SDZ’s highest accomplishments include:

Team Accomplishments


2013 World 12 & Under Large Group Champions

2013 World 13 & Up Small Group Champions

2013 World 13 & Up Overall Champion

2013 Creational Regional Technical Excellence Award

2013 Creation Regional Super Studio Award

2013 Creation Regional Studio Sportsmanship Award

2012 World 12 & under Duet / Trio Champions

2012 Applause Choreography Award

2012 World Large Group 13 & up Champions

2011 World Large Group and Overall 13 & up Champions

Our Staff