Thursday Classes

8:00 - 10:30 pm     Open Swing Social Dance - $3/person

          Join us EVERY Thursday night at the Des Moines Ballroom for an Open Swing Social Dance.  Everyone is welcome, so  invite all of your friends.

Wednesday Classes​ - June 1, 8, 15, 22

     7:00 - 8:00 pm   Intermediate 2 Tango - 4 week class

                       Have you taken Intermediate Tango? Ready for more challenge? Ready for more fun? Sign up for this 4 week class that promises all of that and more.

Thursday Classes - September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, & 26 - 8 week class

     6:30 - 7:30 pm     Beginner Smooth - Waltz, Tango, & Foxtrot - $80/person

        Come learn 3 of the basic six ballroom dances.  In this class you will get the basics down of the Waltz, Tango, and Foxtrot and learn to love the smooth, gliding feeling of these dances.

Monday Guided Practice - September 11, 18, 25, & October 2

     5:30 - 6:30 pm  - $5/person/class

          This is a guided practice session.  Come with questions that you have from any of the group classes and practice.  The emphasis of this month will be on how to practice on your own

Monday Classes​ - June 6, 13, 20, 27

     7:30 - 8:30 pm   Intermediate Rumba  - 4 week class

                       Want to take your Rumba basics that you know and add some cool new moves? Take the Intermediate Rumba class and take your Rumba dancing to the next level so you can steal the show every time you take the floor.

June Class List

Saturday Classes - August 5, 12, 29, & 26 - 4 week classes

     9:30 - 10:00 am   Youth Movement Classes - $40/person

          This class is designed for kids 4-6 who would like the begin their journey in ballroom dancing.  This class focuses on learning to move to music, the basic patterns, moving fast and slow, knowing your right from your left, and other basics of ballroom.  There is nothing cuter than watching 2 little kids dance together!


     10:00 - 11:00 am  Youth Beginner Hustle and WC Swing - $40/person

          This is a class designed for youth dancers aged 7-18.  In this class they will learn the basics of Hustle and WC Swing while having fun with other kids.  The will learn the rules of the ballroom including respect, posture, roles, and presentation.


     11:00 - 12:00 pm  Youth Performance Team - $40/person

          This is a class that allows youth dancers to work with other youth dancers to put together a routine and perform at shows and competitions..  This class opens 2x per year.  The next open enrollment will be in June 2017..  Please let us knowby 5/14/17 if you want to join to allow us to put together the proper choreography.


     12:00 - 1:00 pm  Kids Performance Team - $40/person

          This is a class that allows kids aged 5-9 to work with other kids to put together a routine and perform at shows and competitions.  This class will open for the first time in June 2017.  Please let us know by 5/14/17 if your child is interested to allow us to put together the choreography.

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     1:00 - 2:00 pm     Beginner Country - $40/person

          Come learn the basics of country dancing. You can learn the beginning steps to the 2 step, the country Waltz, the Cha Cha and more.... Line dancing by special request.

SEPTEMBER CLASS LIST

Friday Classes - September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, & 20 - 8 week class

     6:30 - 7:30 pm     Beginner Rhythm - Rumba, Cha Cha, & EC Swing - $80/person

        Come learn 3 of the basic six ballroom dances.  In this class you will get the basics down of the Rumba, Cha Cha, and EC Swing and learn to love the fast and spicy feeling of the Rhythm Dances.

Tuesday Classes - September 5, 12, 19, & 26- 4 week classes

     6:30 - 7:30 pm     Intermediate 2 Cha Cha - $40/person

          Up your game in your Cha Cha.  You have learned the basics and attended Intermediate 1.    Now come and learn a few more steps and challenge yourself to improve your technique on the floor.  Take this class to steal the show every time you take the floor or just increase the joy in your dancing.


     7:30 - 8:30 pm     Intermediate 1 Waltz - $40/person

          Take your Waltz to a new level.  You already know the box, left turning box, slow underarm turn, progressive, and maybe a few more steps, but join this class and you will really start to open up your Waltz and have a great time.  Dive into this floating, graveful, soft dance style.

Thursday Classes

8:00 - 10:30 pm     Open Swing Social Dance - $3/person

          Join us EVERY Thursday night at the Des Moines Ballroom for an Open Swing Social Dance.  Everyone is welcome, so  invite all of your friends.

Monday Classes - September 11, 18, 25, & October 2 - 4 week class

          8:00 - 9:00 pm    20's Peabody - $40/person

         Come learn this vintage swing style that moves around the floor.

AUGUST CLASS LIST

"There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them." - Vicki Baum

Wednesday Classes - September 6, 13, 20, & 27 - 4 week class

     6:30 - 8:00 pm     Adult Formation Team - $55/person

          This is a class that is for adults interested in learning a routine and performing it at shows and competitions.  Open enrollment is closed.  It will re-open in December 2017.


     8:00 - 9:00 pm    Beginner International Rumba - $40/person

          This is a style of dance that is mostly danced conpetatively.  It is different than the American Style Rumba that you know.  Slower and more romatic, try out this style of dance. and burn up the floor. 

Tuesday Classes​ - June 7, 14, 21, 28

     6:30 - 7:30 pm   Intermediate Viennese Waltz - 4 week class 

                   Want to take your Viennese Waltz basics that you know and add some cool new moves? Take the Intermediate Viennese Waltz class and take your V Waltz dancing to the next level so you can steal the show every time you take the floor.


     7:30 - 8:30 pm   Beginner Night Club 2 - 4 week class 
                   Learn a fun and easy club dance that will bring you lots of fun and keep you dancing all night long.

Thursday Classes - September 7, 14, 21, & 28 - 4 week class

     6:30 - 7:30 pm     Beginner 20's Couples Charleston - $40/person

          Come and learn this vintage for of swing dancing.

Tuesday Classes - August 8, 15, 22, & 29 - 4 week classes

     6:30 - 7:30 pm     Intermediate 2 Rumba - $40/person

          Up your game in your Rumba.  You have learned the basics and attended Intermediate 1.  Now come and learn a few more steps and challenge yourself to improve your technique on the floor.  Take this class to steal the show every time you take the floor or just increase the joy in your dancing.


     7:30 - 8:30 pm     Intermediate 1 EC Swing - $40/person

          Take your EC Swing to a new level.  You already know the basic, basic, turning left, basic turning right, outside and inside turns, and maybe a few more steps, but join this class and you will really start to open up your EC Swing and have a great time.  Dive into this fast and fun dance style.

Wednesday Classes - August 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 - 5 week class

     6:30 - 8:00 pm     Adult Formation Team - $70/person

          This is a class that is for adults interested in learning a routine and performing it at shows and competitions.  Open enrollment is closed.  It will re-open in December 2017.


Wednesday Classes - August 2, 9, 16, & 23 - 4 week class

     8:00 - 9:00 pm     Intermediate 1 Quickstep - $40/person

          You have learned the quarter turns, forward lock and natural spin turn.  Now come and learn a few more steps to keep your quickstep flying.  Show off your skills in the fast and furious dance.

Monday Guided Practice - August 7, 14, 21, & 28

     5:30 - 6:30 pm  - $5/person/class

          This is a guided practice session.  Come with questions that you have from any of the group classes and practice. 

Friday Classes - September 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29

           8:00 - 10:00 pm  Open Social Dance - $4/person

                Join us EVERY Friday night at the Des Moines Ballroom for an Open Practice Party.  Everyone is welcome to attend from absolute beginners to advanced dancers.  This is the time to practice all of those wonderful moves you have learned in class and in your private lessons.  Teachers are available to answer any questions that you may have.  This is also a great way to check out the different styles of dance and pick the ones that appeal the most to you.  Come out and have fun every Friday!

Thursday Classes - August 3, 10, 17, & 24 - 4 week class

     6:30 - 7:30 pm     Intermediate Lindy Hop - $40/person

          You have learned the basics of lindy hop.  Now dive deeper into this fast swing style of dancing.

Monday Classes - August 7, 14, 21, & 28 - 4 week class

     6:30 - 7:30 pm     Intermediate 1 Night Club Two Step - $40/person

          Take your NC2 to a new level,   You have learned the basic, the inside turn, the outside turn, 5th positions, and perhaps a few more.  Add to your step load and learn to make this emotion filled dance sing on the dance floor.


     7:30 - 8:30 pm     Beginner Night Club Two Step - $40/person

          Learn this smooth emtion filled type of dancing.   Lots of attitude goes into this dance.   Glid ont he dance floor with all that this dance can bring.

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     8:00 - 9:00 pm    Big Apple Line Dance Part 2 - $40/person

         Contiue your learning of thie swing line dance.

​Friday Classes - August 4, 11, 18, & 25

      8:00 - 10:00 pm  Open Social Dance - $4/person

                Join us EVERY Friday night at the Des Moines Ballroom for an Open Practice Party.  Everyone is welcome to attend from absolute beginners to advanced dancers.  This is the time to practice all of those wonderful moves you have learned in class and in your private lessons.  Teachers are available to answer any questions that you may have.  This is also a great way to check out the different styles of dance and pick the ones that appeal the most to you.  Come out and have fun every Friday!

The Des Moines Ballroom

Saturday Classes - September 2, 9, 16, & 30 - 4 week classes

     9:30 - 10:00 am   Youth Movement Classes - $40/person

          This class is designed for kids 4-6 who would like the begin their journey in ballroom dancing.  This class focuses on learning to move to music, the basic patterns, moving fast and slow, knowing your right from your left, and other basics of ballroom.  There is nothing cuter than watching 2 little kids dance together!


     10:00 - 11:00 am  Youth Beginner Waltz / Tango- $40/person

          This is a class designed for youth dancers aged 7-18.  In this class they will learn the basics of Waltz and Tango while having fun with other kids.  The will learn the rules of the ballroom including respect, posture, roles, and presentation.


     11:00 - 12:00 pm  Youth Performance Team - $40/person

          This is a class that allows youth dancers to work with other youth dancers to put together a routine and perform at shows and competitions..  This class opens 2x per year.  The next open enrollment will be in December 2017..  


     12:00 - 1:00 pm  Kids Performance Team - $40/person

          This is a class that allows kids aged 5-9 to work with other kids to put together a routine and perform at shows and competitions.  This class opens 2x/year.  The next open enrollment will be in Decmeber 2017.

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     1:00 - 2:00 pm     Beginner Country - $40/person

          Come learn the basics of country dancing. You can learn the beginning steps to the 2 step, the country Waltz, the Cha Cha and more.... Line dancing by special request.