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Learn to dance with Ferlyn! My History of Ballroom: I have been teaching ballroom for over 12 years. I have experience in varied street and self-taught techniques in Waltz (Traditional & Viennese), Tango (American & Argentine), Cha Cha, Foxtrot, and Latin Ballroom (Salsa, Rumba, Samba, Bachata), just to name a few. My training is mostly through self-taught methods and passed down generational methods taught through mentors and cultural organizations. A few video credits can be looked at on my profile! My Teaching Method: I assess each students' levels, knowledge and styles of learning, determine the best learning paths to incorporate into the lesson and bring a "natural movement" approach of training and education. With my method, this is to provide a collaborative & supportive environment as well as actively develop a person's life, culture and well-being. I strive to take a step further and deeper within the mind of the person who is learning dance and find one's "True Inner Dancer." My Teaching Credits: Private Lessons Birthdays Weddings Special Occasions Private lessons across Los Angeles Area (current) Lessons across Greater San Diego Area My Training Credits: Filipino-American Association, Kings County, Inc. Self-Taught PLEASE NOTE: For a more accurate look into my experience and resume, please refer to my profile. Also, any advanced, duet, group, weddings, birthdays, or any special occasion will differ than the usual lesson rate.
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I started taking lessons with Kay with no idea what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that I am teachable and all it took was a little patience. She came highly recommended from a frie

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I consider myself very fortunate that I met Stephanie some years ago. As we started working together my skills started to improve. I have long realized it takes me more time to develop than other stud

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Ballroom Dance lessons

In search of the best online ballroom dance lessons? Through TakeLessons, you can find expert in-person and online ballroom dance teachers, build a lesson schedule, and start your learning journey.

Ballroom dance is classified as a set of partner dances. Enjoyed in both a social and competitive context worldwide, they’re an essential part of the performance and entertainment industries. There are two principal classifications of ballroom dance: American and International. Though they share some of the same dances, the techniques and styles used by each can be very different.

TakeLessons has an assortment of the best ballroom dance lessons available today. All of our lessons are taught by experienced, certified ballroom dance teachers, all of whom bring different teaching styles to the table. Sign up today and start dancing!

Certified Ballroom Dance Teachers

Dancing can be intimidating to learn, especially for beginners who hardly dance in their day-to-day lives. Without instruction, it’s hard to know where to start, especially when learning traditional steps like ballroom dance.

A great teacher makes dancing easy, helping you get past your fears and feel comfortable on the dance floor. Ballroom dancing requires very specific movements and skills, so having a teacher can be indispensable to learning to do it the right way. Through TakeLessons, you can find a ballroom dance lessons teacher, view their rates ($76/hour on average) and experience, read past student reviews, and sign up for a class that fits your budget.

With an easy sign-up process and background-checked teachers, we offer the best online ballroom dance lessons and in-person tutoring you’ll find. Sign up today to make your own lesson schedule and get started learning those steps!

Ballroom Dance Lessons for All Ages

Learning can be a different process for different ages. TakeLessons understands this, which is why we’ve enlisted a roster of teachers who specialize in teaching lessons crafted for various ages of learners.

One great example is our ballroom dance lessons for kids, which are designed to be enjoyable and interesting for younger learners. For older learners, we also have teachers that specialize in teaching only ages 18 and up, concentrating on different elements of dance in each lesson type. Regardless of your age, though, chances are we have one that will work perfectly for you.

From kids to adults, TakeLessons offers a variety of the best online ballroom dance lessons, as well as in-person sessions built to maximize your learning. Sign up today to start learning ballroom dance, no matter your age!

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Learning dance can be a very different process depending on your skill level. The topics covered and the complexity of the steps can vary depending on the level of ballroom dance lessons you’re taking.

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For example, our ballroom dance lessons for beginners will go over the basic elements of dance, such as essential steps, beginner variations, and how to dance with a partner. Advanced lessons will help students with professional techniques, as well as guidance to dancing in contests and in large-scale productions.

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Ballroom Dance Lessons Curriculum

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Ballroom Dance Lessons

  • Beginner steps
  • Dance warm ups
  • Ballroom dance structure
  • History of ballroom dance
  • Types of ballroom dances

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Ballroom Dance Lessons

  • Intermediate steps and variations
  • Rumba
  • Lindy Hop
  • More types of dances
  • More history of dance

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Ballroom Dance Lessons

  • Tango and cha-cha-cha
  • Dancing on stage
  • Auditioning for dance roles
  • Expert variations

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What is the best ballroom dance to learn first?

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The best ballroom dance to learn first is usually the Waltz. It is generally considered the easiest ballroom dance because of its slow pace, smooth steps, and that it only consists of four steps. Getting started with this and other ballroom dances is much easier with the help of a good teacher. With dance, it’s often the little things that get overlooked, and a good teacher can help you make minor adjustments that make your dancing much better.

What are the 7 ballroom dances?

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Seven of the main ballroom dances are the Waltz, the Tango, the Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, and the Quickstep, along with the American Smooth versions of the Waltz and Tango. Learning these dances and their variations is easy with a good teacher. You can find an expert ballroom dance lessons teacher at TakeLessons, where you can get private lessons that will walk you through the basics of each dance. Whatever your goals are, learning one of these classic ballroom dances comes down to good instruction and lots of practice.

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