Smooth is a ballroom dance style that consists of four dances: the Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot and Viennese Waltz. It has tremendous freedom in artistry and choreography that allows the dancers to create their own unique look and style.
In International Standard, dancers remain in closed position exclusively. In the Ballroom dance, men typically wear evening dress (coattails, waistcoats and white bow ties), while women wear gowns. Partners remain in closed position throughout the dance, and movements tend to be elegant and sweeping. The ballroom dance are progressive, moving anti-clockwise round the floor.
Competitive ballroom dances are: Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot and Quickstep.
Latin American Ballroom Dance styles include the Cha-cha-cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso doble, Jive. The music for these dances originated in Cuba, Brazil, Spain and USA. The styles are earthy and sensuous, as well as energetic. They are couple dances, well-known for their sensual hip action, vivid storytelling and artistic flair.
Our Social Dance Program has a wide variety of Social Dance Classes in many different styles and levels. We also host social dance parties, workshops, practice parties, showcases, and more. We teach all Couples dances from fun and exciting Hustle, West Coast Swing, Two Step, Merengue to sensual and sassy Salsa, Bachata, Argentine tango.