Dance Levels

Recent PostNewcomer: 
This class is for the many people who call us and say, “I have two left feet!” It’s ideal for the person who has never had dance instructions and would like to learn the proper way to dance. The basic steps and timing of each dance will be taught in this class. The following dances are suitable for newcomer dancers : Chacha, Rumba, Swing, Merengue, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot, and Tango. TO WATCH A SAMPLE OF NEWCOMER LEVEL OF DANCING, CLICK HERE

Beginner : 
This is the level where the student learns how to be a good, comfortable and confident social dancer. We’ll teach you many patterns, how to lead and follow through proper hold, correct hand connections, posture, and a more rhythmical action through stronger use of the feet and legs. The following dances are suitable for beginner dancers : Chacha, Rumba, Swing, Merengue, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot, and Tango. TO WATCH A SAMPLE OF BEGINNER LEVEL OF DANCING, CLICK HERE

images-6Intermediate: 
This is the level of ballroom dancing, where the patterns become more challenging and students will feel much more comfortable demonstrating their progress to others. In the smooth dances, students should start to increase the movement side of the dance by creating a stronger swing from foot to foot. Body flight should be more apparent as the weight moves across the floor. In the Latin dances, students will start to develop what’s called “Latin motion,” and feel a good connection with their partner, as they execute stronger and quicker movements in the dance.The following dances are suitable for intermediate dancers : Chacha, Bolero, Samba, Rumba, Mambo, Swing, Merengue, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot, and Tango. TO WATCH A SAMPLE OF INTERMEDIATE LEVEL OF DANCING, CLICK HERE

 

dancer-silhouette-ballroom-dance-sketch-2Advanced: 
This is the  level of ballroom dancing where as the variety of the figures increases (one pattern could involve many measures of music), students will be moving with a strong, melodious swing, creating good lines. There will be a positive sense of control through good balance and body shape. In the latin, dances, there will be more foot speed and more body rhythm control. Good floor craft is also apparent.The following dances are suitable for advanced dancers : Chacha, Bolero, Samba, Jive, Mambo, Rumba, Paso Doble, Swing, Merengue, Salsa, Waltz, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, and Tango. TO WATCH A SAMPLE OF ADVANCED LEVEL OF DANCING, CLICK HERE