Weekly Group Class Schedule

 Next series starts week of June 22nd 

Mondays

6:30pm - 7:15pm

Intro to Ballroom

7:30pm - 8:15pm

Intro to West Coast Swing

8:30pm - 9:15pm

Beginner West Coast Swing

Wednesdays

6:30pm - 7:15pm

Intro to Bachata

7:30pm - 8:15pm

Beginner Bachata

8:30pm - 9:15pm

Intermediate Bachata

Thursdays

6:30pm - 7:15pm

Intro to Salsa

7:30pm - 8:15pm

Beginner Salsa

8:30pm - 9:15pm

Intermediate Salsa

Group Class Descriptions

 

Intro to Ballroom

Mondays

6:30pm - 7:15pm

45 minute class
 

1 class : $20

2 class series: $30

This is an Intro Level Class – no prior experience needed, no partners necessary.

 

Students will be taught the basics steps, timing and terminology of 3 American style ballroom dances: Foxtrot, Waltz, and East Coast Swing.

 

Figures covered in Intro to Ballroom (spanning 2 series iterations):

  • Box

  • Left rock turn

  • Hesitation

  • Swing basic

  • Inside turn

  • Outside Turn

Intro to Bachata

Wednesdays

6:30pm - 7:15pm

45 minute class
 

1 class : $20

2 class series: $30

This is an Intro Level Class – no prior experience needed, no partners necessary.

 

Students will be taught the basics steps, timing and terminology of the popular, social latin dance Bachata.

 

Figures covered in Intro to Bachata (spanning 2 series iterations):

  • Side Basic

  • Progressive Basic

  • Inside Turns

  • Cucarachas

  • Sweetheart

  • Basic in place

Beginner Bachata

Wednesdays

7:30pm - 8:15pm

45 minute class
 

1 class : $20

2 class series: $30

This is a Beginner Level Class – Students are expected to know the basic steps, timing and terminology of Bachata covered in the Intro class.

Completion or equivalent mastery of intro level class required. 

 

Students will learn the next set of basic steps, timings and terminology to add to and diversify their knowledge. Students will be taught other fundamental figures to Bachata as well as new concepts of frame, connection, and musicality.

Intermediate Bachata

Wednesdays

8:30pm - 9:15pm

45 minute class
 

1 class : $20

2 class series: $30

This is an Intermediate Level Class – Students are expected to know the basic steps, timings and terminology of Bachata as well as other concepts of frame, connection, and musicality.

Completion or equivalent mastery of Intro to Bachata & Beginner Bachata required. 

 

Students will be taught new, intermediate level figures to add to their dance repertoire.  Students will practice using their growing understandings of timing, frame, and connection to develop their musicality.

Bachata Movement (Intermediate/Advanced)

Tuesdays

6:30pm - 7:15pm

45 minute class
 

1 class : $20

2 class series: $35

This is an Intermediate/Advanced Level Class – Students should be comfortable and confident in their execution of basic and intermediate level steps. Students are expected to have a deeper understanding of timing, frame, connection and musicality as it applies to all dance. 

Completion or equivalent mastery of Beginner Bachata & Intermediate Bachata required. This class requires some proficiency over body control (i.e weight transfers, swivels, pivots...)

 

Students will be taught the new levels of body control including body isolations, body waves, and body rolls.  This Bachata Movement class will teach specific intermediate/advanced level figures designed to allow students to practice higher levels of body control.

Intro to Salsa

Thursdays

6:30pm - 7:15pm

45 minute class
 

1 class : $20

2 class series: $30

This is an Intro Level Class – no prior experience needed, no partners necessary.

 

Students will be taught the basics steps, timing and terminology of the popular, social latin dance Salsa.

 

Figures covered in Intro to Salsa (spanning 2 series iterations):

  • Basic

  • Cucarachas

  • Right Turn

  • Cross Body Lead

  • Drapes to closed

Beginner Salsa

Thursdays

7:30pm - 8:15pm

45 minute class
 

1 class : $20

2 class series: $30

This is a Beginner Level Class – Students are expected to know the basic steps, timing and terminology of Salsa covered in the Intro class.

Completion or equivalent mastery of intro level class required. 

 

Students will learn the next set of basic steps, timings and terminology to add to and diversify their knowledge. Students will be taught other fundamental figures to Salsa as well as new concepts of frame, connection, and musicality.

Intermediate Salsa

Thursdays

8:30pm - 9:15pm

45 minute class
 

1 class : $20

2 class series: $30

This is an Intermediate Level Class – Students are expected to know the basic steps, timings and terminology of Salsa as well as other concepts of frame, connection, and musicality.

Completion or equivalent mastery of Intro to Salsa & Beginner Salsa required. 

 

Students will be taught new, intermediate level figures to add to their dance repertoire.  Students will practice using their growing understandings of timing, frame, and connection to develop their musicality.

Salsa Shines & Partnerwork (Intermediate/Advanced)

Tuesdays

7:30pm - 8:15pm

45 minute class
 

1 class : $20

2 class series: $35

This is an Intermediate/Advanced Level Class – Students should be comfortable and confident in their execution of basic and intermediate level steps. Students are expected to have a deeper understanding of timing, frame, connection and musicality as it applies to all dance. 

Completion or equivalent mastery of Beginner Salsa & Intermediate Salsa required.

 

Students will be taught solo footwork patterns (also known as shines) to execute on the dance floor.  Students are encouraged to add shines into their Salsa partner work to further diversify their dancing style and expression.  This class will also teach new intermediate/advanced level partner work figures.

Intro to West Coast Swing

Mondays

7:30pm - 8:15pm

45 minute class
 

1 class : $20

2 class series: $30

This is an Intro Level Class – no prior experience needed, no partners necessary.

 

Students will be taught the basics steps, timing and terminology of West Coast Swing.

Figures covered in Intro to West Coast Swing (spanning 2 series iterations):​

  • Time Step

  • Sugar Push

  • Left Side Pass

  • Underarm Turn

  • Whip

Beginner West Coast Swing

Mondays

8:30pm - 9:15pm

45 minute class
 

1 class : $20

2 class series: $30

This is a Beginner Level Class – Students are expected to know the basic steps, timing and terminology of West Coast Swing covered in the Intro class.

Completion or equivalent mastery of intro level class required. 

 

Students will learn the next set of beginner steps, timings and terminology as well modified basic patterns to diversify their knowledge. Students will continue to develop their understandings of frame, connection and style in West Coast Swing.

Salsa & Bachata Practice Time

Tuesdays

8:15pm - 8:45pm

30+ minute practice
 

FREE

Open to all levels. No partner necessary.

 

This practice is FREE to all active Arlington Ballroom students (currently enrolled in a group class) and to non-student guests. All active Arlington Ballroom students may bring up to 1 non-student guest.

No registration or payment required.

 

This weekly practice time is intended to provide opportunity and space for students who want to deepen their learning. An instructor will be available for questions and individual feedback during this time (Tuesdays @8:15-8:45PM), after which the studio space will be reserved and available for students to continue independently without the instructor if they so choose.

 

Come by yourself, bring a classmate or a friend from out of town. Practice, learn, catch up and dance! If the word FREE doesn't sit well with your conscience, feel free to make a donation online or in person.

 

**Please note: This practice time is designed for questions and feedback on material you have already been taught through private or group instruction. Instructors will not teach any new steps or patterns.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Address

3260 Wilson Blvd Arlington VA, 22201

☆ 2-minute walk from Clarendon Metro

Telephone

443-517-9575

Hours

Front Desk

Mon-Thu: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
 

Group Classes

Mon-Thu: 6:30pm - 9:15pm

Private Lessons
Mon-Fri: 10:00am - 10:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Sun: 10:00am - 8:00pm