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The Ballroom – Group Class Prices & Registration Agreements : 4-Week Class Prices

About Group Classes

Our group classes are each held one evening per week, usually for a 4- or 5-week session, on Mondays through Thursdays most weeks of the year, unless otherwise indicated. Ongoing weekday Drop-In classes are each held once per week throughout most of the year. Weekend Drop-In lessons are offered several times a month in conjunction with our weekend dance parties.

Group classes offer the opportunity to learn a dance with others, often creating bonds of friendship which last through a lifetime of dancing. When you make friends on the dance floor you always know you have a ready group of partners to dance with. And group classes allow you to practice what you are learning with multiple dance partners, allowing you to better understand the action-result process by working with a variety of people.

Best of all, group classes help you feel supported and encouraged by others who are struggling just like you to learn the move or the styling. It lets you know you’re not alone, and gives you the space for lots of laughs along the way.

We offer an abundance of group classes, in 4 or 5 week sessions on weekday evenings throughout the year. Classes are designated by levels to help you choose the ones that best fit your current skillset

  • Beginning Level

    For students who have never done partner dancing, or have been learning this dance for 6 months or less. Provides the foundations of partner dancing to the absolute beginner: dance hold, leading & following, musicality, floor craft, and confidence.

  • Pre-Intermediate Level

    For students who have taken the “Beginning” level, or have completed equivalent material through private lessons or other means. Helps the beginning social dancer develop a stronger and more consistent skillset through the addition of new patterns and a stronger emphasis on leading & following, connection, technique and styling.

  • Intermediate Level

    For students who have already taken the “Pre-Intermediate” level, or have completed equivalent material through private lessons or other means. Brings the intermediate social dancer strength in movement, poise, leading & following, alignment, connection to partner and music, and the technique & styling characteristics specific to a particular dance.

    **Please consult instructor before enrolling in any “Intermediate” level class.

  • Advanced Level

    For students who have completed the material presented in all prior levels, and who have instructor approval to enroll. Provides the intermediate social dancer with greater confidence and strength of movement by building on figures studied in prior levels, with a strong emphasis on technique, styling, musicality, consistent body poise, connection with the partner, and floor craft.

    **Please consult instructor before enrolling in any “Advanced” level class.

  • Silver Level

    For advanced social dancers who have completed all prior levels and are able to maintain poise, fluidity, and a consistent connection with partner and music, while demonstrating a strong understanding of the technique & styling characteristics specific to a particular dance. Introduces dancers to more advanced figures and techniques to acquire a greater level of grace, fluidity and strength, while improving the quality of control, poise and styling. There will be a specific focus on improving leg & body actions, connection with partner, and musicality.

    **Please consult instructor before enrolling in any “Silver” level class.

  • Boot Camp

    Beginning / Intermediate accelerated-pace classes covering a large amount of material in a short period of time.
    **Please consult instructor before enrolling in any “Boot Camp” level class, to find out if it is the right class for you.