Come join our dance academy for a fun-filled movement experience! We combine an art form with exercise to help one understand the true beauty of self-expression and nonverbal communication. The dance academy offers an extensive variety of dance classes to meet your interests. 

WINTER 2020 BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES

Session Dates: January 13-March 20 (10 weeks)

 

Beginning Hustle; Mondays, 7:15pm

Hustle is one of the most popular dances today and is today’s version of disco dancing. You won’t want to miss it. This class will use fun, upbeat and well known songs!

 

Beginning Nightclub 2step; Mondays, 8:15pm

This slow, romantic, floating dance features "rock steps" and long glides across the dance floor to songs like "Lady In Red."

 

Beginning Samba; Tuesdays, 7:15pm

The Samba is a colorful dance with Brazilian roots. The dance has a lively style with a mix of African and Brazilian rhythms. The basic count is 1 &2 and the dance combines Latin rhythms with swing.  Samba is fast paced at approximately 96 to 100 beats per minute.

 

Beginning West Coast Swing; Tuesdays, 8:15pm

Now one of the most popular forms of swing dance, the West Coast Swing has swept through the US.

Slow and elegant or fast and furious, this class will be sure to reach your dance expectations.

 

Beginning Foxtrot; Wednesdays, 7:15pm

Foxtrot is smooth and sexy. One of the most versatile ballroom dances can be danced to songs such as Witchcraft (Sinatra), Just in Time (Darren), and The Best is Yet to Come (Bennett).

 

Beginning Salsa; Wednesdays, 8:15pm

An upbeat Latin dance that is easy to learn! It began in the 1970’s when dancers started mixing the Mambo and the Hustle. Bachata, Merengue, Cumbia, Cha-Cha and Mambo are all “sister” dances of Salsa.

 

Beginning Rhumba; Thursdays, 7:15pm

Rhumba, meaning ‘to go to parties’, is a very popular, slow, sensual, dance form and is one of the major ballroom dances and many of the dance moves work in the Cha Cha as well as other dances.

 

Beginning Texas Two Step; Thursdays, 8:15pm

The country/western two-step, often called the "Texas two-step" or simply the "two-step," is a country/western dance usually danced to country music in common time. ... As with other country/western dances, there are different versions of two step. This classes uses the quick, quick, slow, slow count.

 

Beginning West Coast Swing; Fridays 7:15pm

Now one of the most popular forms of swing dance, the West Coast Swing has swept through the US.

Slow and elegant or fast and furious, this class will be sure to reach your dance expectations.

 

 

Session Cost Per Class: $95/member; $135/guest

Instructor: Jerry Wilson

Register: MAC Concierge; 517.364.8800