Thursday Party

​     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.

Saturday Classes - October 7, 14, 21, & 28 - 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 Rumba / Cha Cha - $40/person

          This is a class designed for youth dancers aged 7-18.  In this class they will learn the basics of Rumba and Cha Cha while having fun with other kids.  They 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 November 2017..  Please let us knowby 10/21/17 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 November 2017.  Please let us know by 10/21/17 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.

Saturday Classes - November 11, 18, 25, & December 2 - 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 Foxtrot / EC Swing - $40/person

          This is a class designed for youth dancers aged 7-18.  In this class they will learn the basics of Foxtrot adn EC Swing while having fun with other kids.  They 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.  Open enrollment starts this month.  Please let us know by 10/21/17  if your child wished to join this class so we can prepare 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 opens 2x/year.  Open enrollment is this month.  Please let us know by 10/21/17 if your childwishes to join so we can work on teh 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.

Thursday Classes - October 5, 12, 19, & 26 - 4 week class

     6:30 - 7:30 pm     Shag 2 - $40/person

          Come and learn this vintage for of swing dancing.

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

The Des Moines Ballroom

Tuesday Classes - November 7, 14, 21, & 28 -  4 week classes

     6:30 - 7:30 pm     Intermediate Waltz - $40/person

          Up your game in your Waltz.  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 Foxtrot - $40/person

          Take your Foxtrot to a new level.  You already know the basic, left rock turn, sway step, promendade, and maybe a few more steps, but join this class and you will really start to open up your Foxtrot and have a great time.  Dive into this fun and flirty dance style.

Monday Classes - October 9, 16, 23, & 30 - 4 week class

          8:00 - 9:00 pm    Intermediate EC Swing - $40/person

         Take your knowledge of EC Swing a little further with this fun and vintage class.

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.

Monday Classes - November 6, 13, 20, & 27 - 4 week class

        7:30 - 8:30 pm     Beginner WC Swing  

          Come and learn this slower, sassier style of swing dancing.  Impress your friends and family with your smooth moves ont eh dance floor.  


     8:00 - 9:00 pm    Classic Swing - $40/person

         Stay tuned for details.

Thursday Classes - November 2, 9, 16, & 30 - 4 week class

     6:30 - 7:30 pm     Classic Swing - $40/person

          Stay tuned for details..

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OCTOBER CLASS LIST

NOVEMBER CLASS LIST

Wednesday Classes - October 4, 11, 18, &,25 - 4 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.


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

          This is a style of dance that is mostly danced competitively.  It is different than the American Style Cha Cha that you know.  Faster with a diffferent hip action, this version of cha cha will set the floor on fire.

Monday Guided Practice - October 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30

     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. 

Thursday Classes - November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14, 21, & 28 - 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 Ruma, Cha Cha, and EC Swing and learn to love the rhythmic fun feeling of these dances.

Monday Guided Practice - November 6, 13, 20, & 27

     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

​Friday Party - November 3, 10, & 17 

      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!

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.

Wednesday Classes - November 1, 8, 15, & 29 - 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 Jive - $40/person

          This is a style of dance that is mostly danced conpetitively.  Faster than American Rhythm EC Swing, you will really start to move.   Try out this style of dance and burn up the floor. 

Thursday Party

​     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.

Friday Party - October 6, 13, 20, & 27

           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!

Friday Classes - October 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15, & 22 - 8 week class

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

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

Tuesday Classes - October 3, 10, 17, & 24 - 4 week classes

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

          Up your game in your EC Swing.  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 Tango - $40/person

          Take your Tango to a new level.  You already know the basic, basic turning left, corte, progressinve rocks, promenade and maybe a few more steps, but join this class and you will really start to open up your Tango and have a great time.  Dive into this passionate and fierce dance style.