Good for you! You have made the big move from just wishing you could dance to beginning a class! Now you can make some progress. You will realize benefits from the physical and mental exercise, the social exchange and the artistic
expression to music. Dance is a life-long interest that can enrich our lives on more levels than any other art. A dancer is both a musician and an athlete. The study of dance makes you a part of a large community of dancers who
will be a big part of your enjoyment of the art.
The Bachata dance was said to have originated from the Dominican Republic. It is danced by couples usually in a romantic and sensual story-telling style.
Cha Cha is a party dance! It is an exciting, syncopated Latin dance which originated in the 1940’s as a modified form of Mambo.
East Coast Swing is one of the most exciting partner dances you will ever learn! This dance is frequently referred to as Triple Step swing.
Foxtrot is a smooth dance that moves counter clockwise around the dance floor. Foxtrot is the classic dance for wedding receptions and other social events
The Hustle is a dance that morphed out of Swing, Mambo and Tango in the 60’s and 70’s.
The merengue is an extremely accessible dance, mainly because the level of co-ordination between legs and arms is less crucial to beginner dancers.
Nightclub Two Step is one of the most practical and versatile social dances ever conceived.
Rumba is a 4/4 Latin ballad at a tempo of 128 – 144 beats per minute.
Salsa is a distillation of many Latin and Afro-Caribbean dances. Each played a large part in its evolution.
American Style Tango is a smooth dance that travels around the floor counter clockwise.
The Viennese Waltz is a rotary dance where the dancers are constantly turning either toward the leader’s right (natural) or toward the leader’s left (reverse).
Waltz is a smooth dance that moves counter clockwise around the dance floor. It is characterized by long, gliding movements and rise & fall of the dancers.