Latin Ballroom Dances

The Waltz

In German, “walzen” stands for rolling, for gliding, for swaying. In dancing the Waltz stand for all that and one thing more – flying. Come with us on a journey where you will learn what it truly means to spread your “Wings”, to Box Step, to Chasse, to Tumble Turn, to Telemark and then promptly forget all of it as [...]

The Tango

The Tango is a dance of precision passion and emotion. It comes in two forms – Ballroom and Argentine – and both come with their unique charms. Luckily for you, we offer both, so come learn how to do the Basic Step, the Progressive Rock, the Back Corte, and a myriad of other steps only to forget all about them […]

The Quickstep

The most lighthearted of the Standard Ballroom dances, the Quickstep is equally suitable for both formal and informal events. Though the music that Quickstep is danced to is fast paced, it requires no less elegance than any of the other Ballroom dances. This should not intimidate you however, as the spirit of the energetic music carries most anyone away into […]

The Foxtrot

Foxtrot is a dance of both fast and slow rhythmic steps. It often requires the dancer to make long, continuous and graceful movements to the beat of music that ranges from frantically fast to tensely slow. Because of this, Foxtrot is exquisitely versatile, accommodating for both the character of the tune and the dancer. Come to our studio to learn […]

The Viennese Waltz

The first dance to be danced in the closed position, the Viennese Waltz could be considered the “original” ballroom dance.  Being almost twice as fast as the English Slow Waltz without sacrificing any of its grace it lends even the most basic of its steps an impressive quality. Come learn the oldest of modern dances with us, from the basics […]

The Paso Doble

The Paso Doble is a dance modeled after bullfighting that is also accompanied by bullfighting music. The lead in this couples dance plays the role of the matador, while the follow represents either his cape or his shadow. Due to the nature of the music it is danced to (with its distinct highlights which the dance follows), the Paso Doble […]

The Jive

The uninhibited descendant of Swing dancing has found its place amongst the five International Latin dances, and rightfully so. The lifting knees and rocking hips of jive have become its trademark, and people will be sure to recognize your moves as purely and unmistakably Jive once you learn this beautiful dance. Join us to learn everything from the basics like […]

The Samba

Unique amongst the other Latin Barroom dances due to its Brazilian origin the samba is instantly recognizable. With its distinctive downward bouncing action with no noticeable bobbing (danced in both a 2/4 and a 4/4 beat) and hip motions that completely differ from the Rumba and the Cha-Cha the Samba is a marvel to behold. If you aim to dance […]

The Rumba

The name of this dance was originally used in Cuba to denote any party, and later all secular styles of Cuban music. Today it mostly refers to the modern style of Latin Ballroom dance, at times using the alternative spelling “Rhumba”. Though the word Rumba has come to denote much less the ways in which rumba can be danced seem […]

The Cha-Cha

This energetic dance of Cuban origin can be danced to anything from authentic Cuban music to Latin Pop or Rock. Its name is onomatopoeia for the shuffling of dancer’s feet and some say for the sighs of onlookers. It is one of the few dances that does not start on the first beat of a bar and can be difficult […]