Learning to Dance
Whether you’re looking for social or competitive dancing, we offer both in a variety of ballroom dances to fit your interest and time. All ages are welcome! It’s never too early or to late too learn how to dance. Dancing has many health benefits, from Cardio to over all Physical Fitness while having fun and meeting new friends.
What is Ballroom Dancing?
Ballroom dancing refers to a set of partner dances enjoyed socially and competitively around the world. These different dance styles have roots and history from a range of countries that have influenced each other throughout the years.
Students will learn the fundamentals of each dance beginning with the musical timing and basic footwork, also known as patterns or figures. These patterns and figures are stringed together through body language to create a unique and individualized dance for each person.
Standard/Smooth Style refers to the specific dances leading from the heel in a closed position. These styles include: Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, American Tango, and Viennese Waltz
Latin/Rhythm Style refers to the specific dances leading with the toe in either closed or open position. These styles include: Cha Cha, Salsa, Mambo, Rumba, Samba, Bolero, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Jive, Argentine Tango and Paso Doble.
Other Dances we teach: Hustle, Bachata, Merengue, Free Style.
Benefits of Dance
Dancing is one of the leading activities for physical and mental health. Research has shown that learning how to dance not only improves your health and fitness levels, but can also:
- Decrease blood pressure
- Decrease cholesterol levels
- Improve cardiovascular health
- Strengthen weight-bearing bones
- Improve posture, balance, and motor skills
- Improve flexibility
- Reduce risk of Dementia
- Encourages sociability
- Reduce stress and anxiety
- Provide a creative outlet
You’re never too old or too young to start dancing. Dance steps, musicality, and timing can all be taught. Always remember, everyone starts somewhere.
Give the Gift of Dance
Gift certificates are a great way to share the joy of dance.
Dance lessons are the perfect gift for wedding couples, anniversaries, birthdays, holidays, or single friends looking for an exciting activity.
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