Instructor:  Ryan  Starr,   1st-place  Winner,  USA Ballroom Dance Assn. Nat’l Championships-Rhythm & Smooth BALLROOM DANCE

Days: Mondays (Gym)/Wednesdays (MPR)
Time: 7:00-8:15 p.m.
Location: Hayden Meadows Elementary Gym (M) or MPR (W)
Registration: Taken until Friday before the class begins

OCTOBER Cha-Cha: MON—10/1, 8, 15, 22, 29-$55/each A fun and flashy Latin dance. One of the favorites for most ballroom dancers.

Rumba: WED—10/3, 10, 17, 24-$44/each Rumba is danced to music with a slow Latin beat and has been popular in the US as a ballroom dance since the 1930’s. It is sometimes known as the ‘Latin Waltz’, as many of the figures in Waltz can be danced in the Rumba, using Rumba timing.

NOVEMBER West Coast Swing: WED—11/7, 14, 28-$33/each Smooth (no bounce), danced in a slot, and allows room for syncopated footwork and improvisation. Followers have more freedom than any other dance. Can be danced to a wide range of music-rhythm & blues, country western, funk, disco, rock & pop.

DECEMBER Waltz: MON—12/3, 10, 17-$33/each One of the classics. This is one of the only dances to 3/4 time music, so this is an essential dance to know. The sweeping rise and fall movement make for a beautiful look.

East Coast Triple-Step Swing: WED—12/5, 12, 19-$33/each The American Social version of the British Jive step in swing, this is a fast and fun swing dance used for tempos that are too slow for Single Step Swing.


This program is eligible for online registration.  Click HERE to be taken to the online registration site.   Please note: There is a small convenience fee of $3.25 per transaction for online registration.