Top Spots To Learn Ballroom Dancing

September 10, 2013 9:01 AM

Dancing is all the craze following the success of national series like “Dancing With The Stars.” Go beyond just watching celebrities showcase their rhythms and music coordination skills by attending ballroom dance classes that encourage self-expression, increase confidence, relax you after a long day at work and allow you to network in a new social circle.

Ballroom Miami Dance Studio

6255 S.W. 8th St.
Miami, FL 33144
(786) 487-1992

Situated in the heart of Coral Gables, Ballroom Miami Dance Studio has served the local dance community for over 15 years. The school counts on a 4,500-square-foot space divided in two areas where private and group lessons can be taken. The latest addition to the variation of classes and courses is a tango group class on Mondays. It is promised step-by-step teachings of basic fundamentals of the most social and popular dances. Sunday night is “Dancing with our stars” night; an hour class and a dance party for the price of $12.

Miami Beach Ballroom

3363 N.E. 163rd St.
North Miami Beach, FL 33160
(305) 308-5256

Bring romance back into your life while you get exercise, loose weight, get confidence and make new friends. These and more are the promises when you join this ballroom. Alex and Tanya, the owners and main instructors, met in a dance studio over 30 years ago and have since won numerous national and international awards. A few students became finalists in the national competition “So You Think You Can Dance” and two are proudly featured as recipients of the title Grand National Ballroom Dance Champion. If you are planning a dance for your wedding, this is the place to learn your moves.

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

1060 Brickell Ave.
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 372-1170

The latest addition to the Arthur Murray schools was opened in the center of Miami’s financial district, where after a day of working with numbers, stocks and banking you can free your personality with dance. This studio attracts both young students and more mature ones learning everything from foxtrot, Viennese waltz and mambo to cha cha, samba to tango. For your first wedding dance, just abandon yourself to these instructors. Release the pressure and let the Arthur Murray Miami studio train you to blow away your guests.

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fred astaire dance Top Spots To Learn Ballroom Dancing

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Fred Astaire Coral Gables

4008 Aurora St.
Coral Gables, FL 33146
(305) 443-0085

The owners Vera and Vladimir Kosarev are World Master Champions and are the perfect teachers with the right amount of discipline, experience and knowledge to help you grow to competitive levels. The friendly family atmosphere discerns the school from any franchise and keeps it in a unique niche where you can “experience the magic of dance,” as the studio’s tagline says. You can start with just $33 and be ready to learn how to dance under the Conceptual Method of Teaching. Based on a Trophy System, it allows you to measure your advancements with benefits and, with private lessons, group lessons and practice sessions, it will allow you to progress faster and have more fun.

My Ballroom Lessons

(305) 814-6851

As there are more and more requests for couple and ballroom dancing, this studio accepts kids and adults of all ages, regardless of the background or experience, no matter whether you’re learning for leisure or to enter in competitions. Classes are offered in groups or on an individual basis during the week. There are also programs for the Quinceanera dance. Dance parties and social ballroom dancing will become part of your weekend activities when entering in the groove of dancing at My Ballroom Lessons.

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