The focus of Learn & Master Ballroom Dance is on couple’s dances. You will learn Smooth and Rhythm ballroom dances that will take you from a beginning dancer to a comfortable, graceful dancer with complete confidence on the dance floor.
There are many styles of Swing, such as Lindy Hop, Jive, Shag, Charleston, and West Coast Swing, to name a few. Each of these dances has its own unique footwork, timing, musical style, and interpretation. The Swing style you will learn in Learn & Master Ballroom Dance is one of the most popular and exciting—East Coast Swing.
A smooth progressive dance characterized by long, continuous flowing movements across the dance floor, the Foxtrot has an easy-going, fluid, comfortable style. You’ll also notice a jazzy characteristic to Foxtrot, like what you might envision when you hear the names Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers or when you hear a classic Frank Sinatra song.
The Waltz is characterized by long, flowing movements, continuous turns, and rise & fall. It is graceful and elegant, with dancers gliding around the floor almost effortlessly. The Waltz was first developed in Vienna.
The Cha Cha is an exciting Latin dance best known for its lively and playfully cheeky character, syncopated footwork, and quick rotating Cuban motion. This dance’s count, “one-two-three, cha cha cha!” has made it famous around the world. Explore the distinctive and exciting rhythms and moves of this dance.
Rumba is a dance of Cuban origin, combining complex footwork with pronounced hip movement. Rumba is characterized by its sensual and romantic feel and has been called the dance of love. You will see much use of the hips and a variety of quick and slow movements.
People dance to all types of music, which makes all forms of couples dancing popular. No matter what your taste in music, there is a particular dance that fits your favorite tunes! Everyone is doing it. Young and old. Single and married. Join the fun!
Tango is a dance with a quick staccato feel, striking foot action, and dramatic snapping turns of the head.