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Ballroom and Latin

NEWCOMER / LEVEL  1  (Anyone Can Dance -  6 Weeks)

This class is specifically designed for absolute beginners. In the Anyone Can Dance classes, we focus on the most important dances you plan to use immediately at a basic level (Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, Modern Swing or Jive) or offer students the opportunity to focus on a specific dance over a six week period (e.g. Salsa).  These fun classes are the first step to becoming a comfortable social dancer.

LEVEL 2  (Social Dancer)

In this level you will continue to  build on your foundation learning new patterns and variations as well as a brand new dances! This class develops a good Social Dancer. While introducing footwork and technique students will start to learn how to put patterns together and have a stronger sense of rhythm and timing. Dances Covered are: Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Rumba, Cha Cha and Swing.

LEVEL 3  (Dance Enthusiast)

At the completion of this level, students should have a  better understanding of lead and follow, holds, posture and connections.You will have freer movement on the dance-floor, while expanding your variety and the characteristics of each dance. This is a more advanced social dancer. Dances Covered are; Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Rumba, Cha Cha, East Coast Swing and Mambo.

LEVEL 4  (Love to Dance!)

This is the ultimate goal for an advanced social dancer. This level will make you look and feel more comfortable on the dance-floor regardless of your dance partner. Filled with interesting patterns and technique and lots of variety. Dances covered are: Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Rhumba, Cha Cha, East Coast Swing, Mambo, Bolero and Samba.

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INTERNATIONAL

Each month students will work on one of the ten international style dances. The patterns in international require a strong understanding of frame, lead and follow and are also more technical. Students registering in this class should be working at an Intermediate Bronze and above level. However, while the class is ordinarily designed for a more intermediate to advanced dancer, classes may be opened in some months to all students, allowing beginners to advanced students to learn or work on the fundamentals of a particular dance, learning the underlying techniques required, as well as various steps to keep you dancing! Each month, classes will focus on one dance. Dances covered are: Quickstep, Viennese Waltz and International Waltz, Tango and Foxtrot, as well as Paso Doble, Samba, Jive and International Rumba and Cha Cha.

COUNTRY - TWO STEP - Newcomer/Level 1/Level 2

This is for the beginner or dancer with more experience. Dancers will learn the fundamentals of the two step, various steps and variations and techniques to improve their leads and following.

COUNTRY - SIX STEP / NIGHT CLUB / OTHER -
Newcomer/Level 1/Level 2

This is for the beginner or dancer with more experienced interested in learning various other country dances. Dances will change each semester.

WEST COAST SWING

A great class for the beginner or dancer with more experience. Come out and learn one of the most popular dances going! The versatile West Coast Swing is great for dancing to the blues, rock, country, pop and more

COMPETITORS' EDGE

This great new program will help students and participating in ballroom/latin dance competitions achieve their potential through enhanced movement, balance, body awareness, body mechanics, styling and strength.  For more information, please contact the studio.

DANCE TEACHERS COLLEGE – Teacher Certification Course

This program is designed to prepare participants for certification as professional dance instructors.  Each session runs thirty-two weeks and focuses on either American-style Smooth or American-style Rhythm.  For more information on this exciting new program, please contact the studio.

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Absolute beginners
"anyone can dance series"

Beginners require a special touch when it comes to dance lessons. That's why we have the Anyone Can Dance Series. Whether you have two left feet, have never been on the dance floor or are just a liitle shy about getting started, these are the classes for you!

These specialized programs focus on the most important dances you will be using immediately at a basic level. Enjoy fun, social and easy going classes that are the first step to becoming a comfortable social dancer. Choose from Ballroom, Latin, Country or Swing...Anyone Can Dance!

Introductory Program
Discount for first time/new students only.

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