Dance Classes We Teach

Argentine Tango

Often described as the most passionate of all the dances, Argentine Tango gets its roots from the barrios of Buenos Aires as the men who worked the docks were waiting for the ladies of the evening. 

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Bolero

Feel swept away in romance when you dance to the seductive sounds of Bolero! Known for over a century as the “Dance of Love,” Bolero’s smooth rhythm, sensual movements... 

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Cha-Cha

Wallflowers turn into the life of the party and party people find solace when the fun and flirty music characteristic of this dance permeates nightclubs, dance halls and other events... 

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Country Western

Hold your partner in your arms as the twangy sounds of the slow fiddle, gentle guitar strums and light drumming lull your partner into romance around the dance...

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Foxtrot

Originated by the vaudeville comedian Harry Fox in 1913, the Fox Trot is a dance that depicts the fun “Happy-Go-Lucky” feeling created in the comedic scenes during the days of vaudeville. This dance is one of the social of all dances due to it’s ease of movement and ability to have a conversation while dancing.

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Hustle

Adrenaline rushes through your body as you challenge the quick beat to a race of turns, spins, intricate footwork and vibrant expressions. You are dancing the Hustle; it's vivaciousness addicting and...

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Lindy Hop

Named by Ray Bolger, after Colonel Lindbergh's flight across the Atlantic. This Swing had as much "getting into the air" as possible. However, the violently acrobatic style used for exhibitions is not the same as the quietly rhythmic Lindy enjoyed by good dancers on the ballroom floor. The rhythmic patterns takes place over two measures...

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Mambo

The fusion of Swing and Cuban music produced this fascinating rhythm and in turn created a new sensational dance. The Mambo could not have been conceived earlier since up until that time Cuba and the American Jazz were still not wedded. The Victor records of Anselmo Sacaras entitled "Mambo" in 1944 were probably the beginning...

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Merengue

Energetic, frenzied strums of a guitar-baseline inspire the dancer to march their feet, move their hips and bring their partner into their arms with an abandonment of care. You are dancing the Merengue...

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Rumba

Let your body relax into a rhythm that entices her to move seductively and him to uncharacteristically show his emotion, their bodies climaxing in a sexy cadence of romance. Musicians and...

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Samba

Find yourself in a perpetual body roll as the drums, trombones, trumpets and multitude of other bass instruments entice you to feel the fast, sexy and rolling rhythm of the Samba.

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Salsa

Arguably the hottest dance of the new millennium, SALSA is the biggest dance craze in the Bay Area. With tons of places to go Latin Dancing, you will be able to fit in any night club should you learn this dance. Salsa is a fun, upbeat Latin Dance created back in the 70's from Puerto Rican...

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Swing

This hit dance generated probably one of the biggest dance movements the world has ever seen. Created back in the 20's and 40's with artists like Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman, swing popularized itself during tough times with the Great Depression and the War. With its genre encompassing a variety of dances including Lindy Hop...

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Tango

Be consumed with passion by the quick and seductive movements of the Tango. Enjoy the drama of the dance as each partner responds to the other’s fervor, an intense declaration...

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Viennese Waltz

With such wonderful composers as Johann Strauss and others, the Waltz became more and more refined. The steps became smaller with the turns smoother and more compact. Adding the graceful lilt of the flowing skirts we have today's Viennese Waltz.

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Waltz

Confident, graceful, elegant, poised: these terms not only describe a person of distinguished character but that of a dance that has been passed down through centuries – the Waltz.

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West Coast Swing

A stylized Swing dance popular west of the Mississippi from Kansas to California. Danced in a slot to medium to slow Swing or Disco music and characterized by slot movements, taps and shuffles, coaster steps, and push and pull action of the dancers.

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Wedding Dance Lessons

If you and your spouse-to-be are fretting over your dance prowess—or lack thereof—you might consider taking wedding dance lessons in San Jose or Los Gatos.

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