26 Unique Gifts For Dancers That’ll Make Them Twirl

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: May 25, 2023

    Life is a dance—whether it is hip-hop, ballet, or jazz.  If you are looking for dance recital gifts or Christmas gifts for your favorite dancer our gift guide will be sure to delight every dancer or dance-lover on your list.  Regardless of your budget or their skill level, here are the best gift ideas for a dancer or dance teacher that will make them twirl.

  1. Eat Sleep Dance Hoodie
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    Get ready for that new dance class with this “Eat. Sleep. Dance. Repeat.” It’s super comfy, soft and light, with just the right amount of stretch. It doesn’t take years to get that soft vintage feel, it just comes that way! Great dance gift to wear to and from the dance studio.

  3. Home Ballet Barre
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    Now you can do your favorite barre exercises or ballet practice in the comfort of your own home. Work your abs, arms, legs, core and booty. Perfect for strength, cardio, ballet and barre. Unique design provides stability for many push, pull, and balance exercises. Solid steel construction, rated for 250 pounds downward vertical pushing force.

  5. Foot Massager
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    Combining traditional wood craftsmanship & the wisdom of ancient foot reflexology principles, the TheraFlow dual foot massager is simple yet surprisingly effective in soothing tired feet & relieving the symptoms of many foot ailments. Its compact design allows you to relax and unwind wherever you are. It even comes with a foot reflexology chart & easy to understand instructions so you know how to use it correctly right out of the box!

  7. Dancing Disk
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    There’s nothing like practicing on the real competition floor and now you can! These turning boards are essential for dancers on the go. With your very own dancing disc, you’ll have instant access to a resilient Marley wrapped surface to practice your pirouettes where ever you are! 

  9. Ballet Slippers Necklace
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    This beautiful ballet shoe necklace sparkles like your dancer’s talent!  Tiny dancer and pointed toes, this ballerina pendant necklace is right on point. As you dance across the stage, this beauty is a wonderful reminder of your grace and femininity. The necklace measures 18 inches. 

  11. Flexistretcher Stretch Band
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    The Flexistretcher is the original flexibility and strength training tool designed by the dancer for the dancer. It remains the leading tool used by top professionals globally for almost a decade. It utilizes elastic resistance training methods to safely improve flexibility while simultaneously strengthening the muscles as they stretch.

  13. Dance Bag
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    Sturdy sport duffel bag, made of water-resistant oxford material, lightweight, durable, breathable, and rip-stop. The backside sleeve allows you to slide it over a rolling suitcase/luggage/roller bag handle. The shoe compartment will keep your smelly dance shoes and sweaty clothes separated after dance class, as well as a zipped plastic wet pocket for toiletries.

  15. Ballerina Jewelry Stand
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    Hang your jewelry collection in style with this steel ballet dancer jewelry stand. There is plenty of room to hang your necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. The dish at the base holds rings or other small items. 

  17. Warm-Up Boots
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    Worn by dancers worldwide, Warm Up Booties keep feet warm without the need to remove one’s pointe shoes. Encasing feet in a softly padded, durable rip-stop nylon, the booties not only protect the foot but offer longevity to ballet shoes. A velcro strap secures the booties whilst the padded outsole is covered in a non-slip PVC.

  19. Travel Ballet Barre
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    Extremely portable and easy to assemble, you can set up and be ready to start working out in 2 minutes. Made from premium, lightweight anti-rust aluminum, and including a handy carry bag, you can take this barre with you wherever you go.

  21. Cosmetic Bag
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    This small makeup bag features this adorable cartoon ballerinas design. It’s the ideal size for little ballerinas to hold their growing hair accessories and makeup collection in. If you are looking for a small thoughtful birthday gift for your best friend this is it!

  23. Foam Roller Massager
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    Foam rolling is essential for dancers. It can help decrease recovery time. In addition, using a foam roller regularly reduces muscle tension in tight spots like hamstrings. By relieving muscle tension in chronically tight areas, a foam roller and similar tools can provide some of the benefits of deep-tissue massage. 

  25. Fun Dancewear
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    These athletic pop art leggings for women feature a smooth moisture-wicking fabric blend and an athletic fit designed to move with you, making them the perfect clothing for dance or just for every day. A unique gift idea for choreographers.

  27. Degas “Little Dancer” Ballerina Statue
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    The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer is a sculpture begun c. 1880 by Edgar Degas of a young student of the Paris Opera Ballet dance school, a Belgian named Marie van Goethem. Give them this beautifully replicated piece of art.

  29. Leg Warmer Set
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    These solid super soft legwarmers complement more warm-up pieces and allow you to mix and match with the garments of your choice. The relaxed straight leg fit provides a flattering line without getting in the way of movement. In addition, this comfortable design makes it easy to fold up or down giving you a variety of looks for getting and staying warm.

  31. Ballerina Notebook
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    If your mind is dancing with thoughts and ideas, this journal will be the perfect companion. This lovely notebook’s illustrated cover features a precious ballerina twirling with excitement over what you might write. A perfect gift for your little ballerina! 

  33. Ornament
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    A beautiful ballerina Christmas tree decoration for your tiny dancer. This ornament is elegant, graceful and sweet just like your little dancing queen! The ballerina is laser cut out of mirrored gold acrylic. It is so sparkly and reflective on the Christmas tree. Her tutu is made out white tulle and is topped off with a gold and white bow and a pearl of course.

  35. Ballerina Barbie
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    Celebrate that special performance or ballet recital with the Ballet Wishes Barbie doll! This special doll will commemorate this special occasion and inspire many happy memories from the big performance day. Ballet Wishes Barbie doll is dressed in a ballet ensemble featuring a layered tutu skirt and satin top. The perfect dancer gift for a young girl.

  37. Magnetic Hair Pin Tray
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    I never lose bobby pins anymore. This powerful magnetic holder keeps hair clips lined up ready to grasp. Just toss hair clips onto the bowl surface for them to be “caught”.  Small enough to throw in a bag for travel. With this you’ll know those pins aren’t going anywhere.

  39. Dancer Dots
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    These cushioning gel pads provide instant moisturizing skin relief and cooling treatment for blisters, hotspots, scrapes, calloused toes, or feet. Dancers Dots also help the prevention of blisters by maintaining a moist wound environment.

  41. Just Dance Bracelet
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    A few simple, elegant inspirational words can mean so much to a person. This bracelet features the words, “JUST DANCE.” Powerful words, simply printed on a silver, stainless steel bracelet, but the meaning of those words gives us a basis to live our lives freely and wholly. This would be a wonderful addition to your jewelry collection or would make a great gift. 

  43. Water Bottle
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    It’s important to stay hydrated during dance practice but single-use plastics are devastating to our Earth’s oceans. With a simple switch to a reusable water bottle, you’re doing your part in protecting the planet, in style! You’ll sip in style with your eye-catching, sparkly double-walled water bottle. It’s a win no matter how you look at it!

  45. Nutcracker Candle
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    Every ballerina has been in the Nutcracker at least once. The Nutcracker stands guard by the crackling fire. The sugar plum fairies dance. Sandalwood, vanilla, and spice waft through the house. A really cute holiday gift for your favorite ballerina.

  47. Garment Bags
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    Are you looking for dance garment bags to hold your or your daughter’s dance costumes? Do you need garment bags with pockets to organize your costumes, dance gloves, shoes, and costume-associated accessories together? These garment bags are an ideal answer to all your needs. It will protect your clothing from dust, mold, and insects. Durable metal grommet for easy carry and storage.

  49. Bun Maker Set


    Hawwwy Brand Magic Bun Maker creates the perfect bun in seconds. Turn your hair into a beautiful perfectly made bun without the need for bobby pins or clips. The bun-making tool is the perfect solution for a quick go-to hairstyle. Just stick your hair into the middle of the tool, roll your hair toward your head, form a circle with the tool, then spread your hair out into a perfect bun! Perfect to cool down on a hot summer day. Also great for a wedding, graduation, prom, ballet, yoga, partying, or everyday use.

  51. Ballet Teacher Keychain
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    This dance teacher keychain is a beautiful and fun way to say thank you and show your appreciation to a special dance teacher. With the printed letters ” A Great Teacher is Hard to Find and Impossible to Forget” this delicate and elegant keychain is a great way to express your gratefulness easily.