Black & White Ball Dance Menu
The original tango that started it all! A traveling dance with a looser, closer hold that focuses on the basics of leading and following.
A slower, more romantic Latin dance. It originated in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean in the mid-twentieth century and has consistently grown in popularity. New for 2023!
Born in the 1920s, Balboa is a swing dance characterized by a close embrace, fast music, and intricate lead-follow dynamics.
El Caballo Dorado
No partner required! A Mexican line dance similar to the Electric Slide.
A Latin dance with faster footwork. Pairs well with both Latin and pop music!
East Coast Swing
A simpler (by swing standards) and extremely popular variation of swing done to big band music. Get ready for the mixer at the Ball!
Ballroom dance done to big band music. Similar to Waltz and travels around the floor.
Nightclub dance done to disco, house, and pop music. Similar to Swing and looks flashy on the floor.
Easy and fun dance done to Latin music. Fantastic for beginners and good for practicing “Cuban motion” style Latin dance!
Nightclub Two Step
A slow and romantic dance done to ballads. Upgrade your slow dance with some new moves!
Slow Latin dance with lots of Cuban motion done to R&B and Latin music. Similar to Cha Cha.
A popular Latin dance. Great for Latin and pop music!
Ballroom dance done to strong marches that travels around the floor. Perfect for those who love a dramatic flair!
No partner required! A line dance based on the polka.
One of the most popular ballroom dances! Done to ¾ rhythm and slower, romantic songs. Get ready for the mixer at the Ball!
West Coast Swing
from Lindy Hop in crowded blues bars, West Coast Swing is smooth, stretchy, and
versatile – danceable to popular music across continents and decades!
A La Carte Menu
Other dance styles that can be taught at Private Lessons:
Triple Time East Coast Swing
Additional topics that can be covered at Private Lessons:
Continuing Dance Education
Dance Safety for Minorities
Finding the Beat
How to Ask Someone to Dance
Understanding Dance Communities