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Dance Menu

Argentine Tango

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.


Born in the 1930s, Balboa is a swing dance characterized by a close embrace, fast music, and intricate lead-follow dynamics.

Cha Cha

A Latin dance with faster footwork. Great for Latin and pop music!

East Coast Swing

One of the more simple and most popular variations 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 with travels around the floor.


Nightclub dance done to disco, house, and pop music. Similar to Swing and looks flashy on the floor.

Lindy Hop

A uniquely American dance style that evolved alongside jazz in the 1920’s. A joyful, elastic dance where partners use each other’s momentum to swing, turn, and bounce around the floor.


Easy and fun dance done to Latin music. Great for beginners and good practice of the Cuban motion!

Nightclub Two Step

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 and travels around the floor. Great for those who love a dramatic flair!


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

Spawned from Lindy Hop in crowded blues bars, West Coast Swing is smooth, stretchy, and versatile – danceable to popular music across continents and decades.


Brazilian Zouk originated from Lambada in the 1990’s. It’s known for its flowy style with lots of hip and head movements!

Line Dance Menu

El Caballo Dorado

A Mexican line dance similar to the Electric Slide.

Tokyo Polka

A line dance based on the Polka.

A La Carte Menu

Other dance styles that can be taught at Private Lessons


International Foxtrot

International Samba

International Tango

International Waltz



Rotary Waltz

Salsa Rueda

Triple Time East Coast Swing

Viennese Waltz

Secret Menu

Additional topics that can be covered at Private Lessons:

Accessible Lessons

Children’s Lessons

Continuing Dance Education

Dance Connection

Dance Etiquette

Dance Safety

Dipping Safely

Finding the Beat


How to ask someone to dance

Lead/Follow Switching

Understanding Dance Communities