Black & White Ball 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.

Balboa

Born in the 1920s, Balboa is a swing dance characterized by a close embrace, fast music, and intricate lead-follow dynamics. Debuting at the Black & White Ball this year!

Cha Cha

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!

Foxtrot

Ballroom dance done to big band music. Similar to Waltz and travels around the floor.

Hustle

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

Merengue

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!

Rumba

Slow Latin dance with lots of Cuban motion done to R&B and Latin music. Similar to Cha Cha.

Salsa

A popular Latin dance. Great for Latin and pop music!

Tango

Ballroom dance done to strong marches that travels around the floor. Perfect for those who love a dramatic flair!

Tokyo Polka

No partner required! A line dance based on the polka.

Waltz

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!

Other styles that can be taught during Private Lessons:

Bachata

International Foxtrot

International Tango

International Waltz

Jazz

Jive

Lindy Hop

Quickstep

Samba

Tap

Triple Time East Coast Swing

Viennese Waltz