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ADULT PRIVATE  LESSONS
"When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves."

During your one-on-one private lessons, you will receive personalized instruction that will help you achieve your goals in dancing. Your instructor will spend the time necessary on technique, styling, and general dance improvement. An up-to-date record of everything you have learned will also be kept as part of your instruction. Private lessons are sold by the program not by the individual lesson, however you can try our FREE TRIAL LESSON, in which your instructor will provide an analysis in order to suggest some basic programs that will get you to your goal.


We have many programs for beginners through advanced. Programs are designed around how fast or slow you are in learning, how often you can come in for your instruction, what level of dancer you want to be, and the number of dances you want to learn. This all can be determined on your FREE TRIAL LESSON.


Private lessons are 45 minutes long.  Private lessons are given by appointment between 11:am and 9:pm Mon. - Fri. and Saturday from 12pm to 6pm.

You must give the studio 8 hours advance notice to avoid being charged for the lesson.  Each lesson is $150.  Discounts are available via Groupon and Senior Citizen Discounts.

ADULT GROUP CLASSES

Classes are held by announcement in our email blasts as well as posted here.  No partner is required.  This classes are devoted to Ballroom and Latin dancing and is suitable for all levels of dancers.  The instructor will cover one dance each class ranging from Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz, Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Samba, Swing, Rumba, Merengue, Paso Doble, Disco, Bolero, Bachata, Mambo, and Country Western.

Cost of one class is $15 per person.  Each class is 45 minutes in length.  No partner required


SEE SCHEDULE AND TIMES OF THE GROUP CLASSES POSTED HERE IN THE FUTURE.


Beginning/Intermediate Salsa Group Class starting Friday, June 1st, at 8pm.  This class will be every Monday and Friday at 8pm.



We can teach you to dance so anyone will want to be your partner!

BEGINNERS THROUGH ADVANCED!

(NO PARTNER NECESSARY)

WE ARE NOT THE CHEAPEST, WE ARE NOT THE MOST EXPENSIVE, WE ARE JUST THE BEST!

Most students who come through our door simply want to be able to get out there and DANCE!!! We’ve got the moves and the know-how to make that happen, using our teaching method, which has been tried and true for over forty years. We understand that you don’t want to watch other people dance when you go out to that wedding, or when you go on that cruise. Likewise, we don’t want you to sit there watching, because we know how much more fun it is to be the one dancing. Not only are we happy to be teaching dance, but we are excited to see the progress of each of our students as they become confident social dancers.


Benefits of Dance
Dancing isn’t just about the steps and music. It’s a perfect combination of physical activity, social interaction, and mental stimulation. Dancing enhances your life in so many ways: Health, Confidence, Self-Expression, Social, Relaxation, and Fun.

Health: When you dance, your cardiovascular system improves, your muscle tone increases and you burn calories. This low-impact aerobic activity also increases flexibility, strength, and balance. Olympic athletes often dance as part of their training to sharpen their control, agility, and speed. Dancing is great exercise, and our studios offer a pleasant, fun atmosphere in which to learn.

Confidence: Dancers possess an aura of self-confidence and an ability to enjoy themselves more in social situations. When you learn how to dance, your entire mental outlook will take on a fresh sense of creativity, motivation, and energy. This new self-confidence in your dancing abilities will transfer to other aspects of your life as well.

Self-Expression: Dance provides an emotional outlet so that you can express your feelings through your body movements with passion and flair. Dancing will bring out, improve upon, and strengthen your ability to permanently use these expressive qualities even when you are not dancing.

Social: Dancing lessons are an easy, low-pressure way to meet people. International Dance Studios provide weekly practice dance parties, nights out on the town, and regional and national competitions, as well as fun trips to many different locations. Our lessons are the perfect way for couples to rediscover romance by dancing your way to love!

Relaxation: In today’s fast-paced world, we sometimes forget to take a moment for ourselves. Dancing provides an enjoyable escape from your normal daily routine, plus a chance to relax, relieve stress, and concentrate on yourself.

Fun: Dancing is a great way to add excitement to your life. Although learning to dance takes concentration and dedication, you will be constantly surrounded by artistic, cheerful people who make learning a pleasurable and rewarding experience. So join us and have some fun!

What should I wear?
Dancing is a great way to spice things up on date night, but knowing what to wear can be challenging. Here are some tips to get the night started off on the right foot: 1. Clothing - Comfort and Class

You have to be comfortable! When gliding around on the dance floor with your partner, you don’t want to be inhibited by restrictive clothing. Clothing that is tight, stiff, itchy, or generally uncomfortable should be left for the dinner date. You may be taking large steps forward and backward, spinning, turning, raising your arms up and behind you, so wear something that is rather flexible.

Ladies: Beware the short skirts, mini-dresses, strappy and strapless tops. Short skirts and dresses tend to ride up and can be uncomfortable, and strappy or strapless tops are a lot to manage when you’re trying to keep pace with your partner. A top that is form-fitting, yet flexible, paired with a longer flowing skirt is always a good choice. Some ladies even prefer to wear dance shorts under their dresses.

Men: A shirt and nice pants are always a safe bet, just make sure you can move well in them.


2. Shoes

The shoe you wear can make or break your dance date. You will be taking quick steps across the floor so wear shoes you can move in! Athletic shoes can grip the floor and cause a twisted ankle, and a loose shoe may fly off and trip you or your partner.

Ladies: Lower, closed-toe heels with ankle straps are recommended. High heels may throw off your balance, open-toe shoes may cause some serious blisters, and stilettos may be dangerous for your partner’s feet.         

Men: Stick with nice dress shoes that are easy to move in and don’t have rubber soles. Clunky or rubber soled shows may catch the floor and trip up your moves.

Tip: You don't need the dancing shoes on your first lesson, but you might consider getting them if you undertake a longer dancing course. We carry a selection for both ladies and gentlemen.


3. Accessories     

When it comes to accessorizing for your dance date, keep it small and simple. Don’t wear anything that may scratch, get caught on, or get caught by your partner.

Ladies: Rings and bracelets may cut or scratch your partner, and earrings and necklaces can cause disasters, so keep it to a minimum.

Men: Be aware of any necklaces, rings or watches that may get caught in your partner’s hair, or dress, or that could cause cuts. Less is more.
 
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