Ballroom Dance Classes

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“I love Dancing with the Stars and finally got up the courage to take ballroom dance classes at Salsa in the Suburbs. Everyone made me feel so comfortable and it has been so much fun!” – Stacy, Media, PA

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES

No prior dance experience or partner necessary!

Instructor: Susan Liberace

NO PRIOR DANCE EXPERIENCE OR PARTNER NECESSARY!

6-month Ballroom Program – Each month offers a different dance! Jump in at any time, but we recommend starting the first Thursday of the month.

Next Session of Beginner Ballroom:

Thursdays 7:30-8:30p.m. (Sept. 5th, 2019 – Feb 27th, 2020)

 

Rumba!

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Susan Liberace

It’s what you could call The Dance of Love for the slow, sensual Latin music played to it.  Sometimes called the ‘Latin Waltz,’ since it shares many figures with Waltz, only used with Rumba timing and a Cuban hip action.

Already know the basics of Rumba? Learn more intricate moves in the intermediate class!

Foxtrot

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Susan Liberace

This Ballroom Basics course will also introduce students to one of the most beautiful and classic dances: Foxtrot. Foxtrot is a graceful, sophisticated dance style with long, slow movements. Students will focus on learning the fundamentals of Foxtrot, such as the basic step, the rock step, and turns in addition to the natural movement of the steps across a dance floor. This is an essential dance for every well-rounded dancer to learn!

Hustle!

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Susan Liberace

Ever wanted to disco with a partner? Well that’s what Hustle’s for!  It has fast, energetic movements, and characterized by its many turns (the lady is spinning almost constantly since her partner’s almost always sending her away and then bringing her back).  It features a fusion of swing and disco, with a dash of return-to-partner-dancing. It remains popular in many dance studios in New York and usually has modern music, like the Blues, played to it.

Waltz!

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Susan Liberace

The Ballroom Basics course will introduce students to one of the most beautiful and classic dances: the waltz. Graceful and elegant, Waltz dancers glide around the floor almost effortlessly. Students will focus on learning the fundamentals of Waltz, such as twinkles, various turns, and back-to-back steps. This is an essential dance for every well-rounded dancer to learn!

East Coast Swing!

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Susan Liberace

Let’s get swingin’! For students brand new to the world of Swing, this lesson starts with the basics! A fun and social dance, the East Coast Swing is danced to Rock ‘n Roll music and students in the Beginner East Coast Swing class will start with the basic steps, posture, footwork, and form. The three basic rhythms (Single, Double, and Triple) will be taught, as well as Underarm Turns, before adding variations and additions to basic patterns.

Tango!

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Susan Liberace

Tango is perfect for those who have a passionate nature. This ballroom basics course will also aim to show the principles of lead and follow of Tango. Learn to move with your partner, improvise and dance to tango music as you have fun on a dance floor. In this class, the basics of body language are explained; basic sequences and a few special steps are taught. Tango is an essential dance to for every well-rounded dancer to learn!

 

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Experience the thrill of Ballroom Dance now with a Private Lesson!

Always available for Private Lessons!

Did you ever want to learn something new and not have the pressure of others around you? You came to the right spot! Private Lessons give you 55 mins of personalized attention from your Instructor!

Students may choose just to attend one private lesson or buy a package of 3, 5 or 10 lessons! You don’t need to come with a partner! To find out more please check it out here private dance lessons.

No time for group classes? Want to get more experience, but at your own pace? Interested in a different style? Private Lessons currently available in Rumba, Waltz, Mambo, Cha Cha, Tango, East Coast Swing, and Hustle. (Availability, duration, and instructors subject to change.)

Bill and Julie are students at Salsa in the Suburbs.

Get ready for your next Wedding or Social Event! Learn to dance with your Son or Daughter on their Wedding Day! Take lessons with your significant other to bring that spark back or get ready for your Big Day!

 

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