Welcome to the Joy of Dance Ballroom Academy!

What is the Academy?  It is a program designed to intensify and accelerate your ballroom dance learning process.  We take group and private lessons to the next level.  Now that you have found your passion for dancing, come learn and connect with people who share it.  Ballroom Academy students live and breathe Ballroom dance, collaborate on performances, thrive in an environment that fosters community, fun and creativity.

All we ask is for you to bring your enthusiasm, energy and passion for dance and we will provide you a learning environment that is challenging and structured to learn effectively and efficiently, no matter what your previous experience. 

We are strongest at providing you an education in the Syllabus learning in either American or International style.  In a warm and fun environment, we teach you all the details, nuances, patterns, techniques and styling of ballroom dancing.
Questions are welcome in class and we strive to provide you answers using teaching methods to accommodate all styles of learning.  We also encourage you to join our socials, workshops and specially chosen group classes to continue to sharpen your dance and connect with others students in the studio.

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When it comes to preparing for a professional exam, Joy of Dance is the place to be. All of our instructors are CDF certified and have years of experience training students to achieve top marks in the industry. This program combines the Intesive experience with one-on-one training to focus on each student's individual needs, maximizing confidence, ability and success.

Take your dance knowledge and ability to the next level with this unique program. Learn the full syllabus for each dance and be the most in-demand partner on the dance floor with the skill to dance as a leader or follower and an understanding of each partner's needs. Both the American and International style programs move at a challenging and electrifying pace while our instructors identify and employ the best learning style for each student to excel. Get your brain and body revved-up with this dynamic program!

Bring your light and shine in this exciting combination of the Intensive experience and personalized one-on-one training to be the best performer or competitor you can be. The performance level training provided pushes each student to break through boundaries, take more artistic risks and bring their performance to the next level of excellence. Our instructors will bring the performer out of you as you learn the most current trends in styling and technique.

American Style

Rhythm 1 – Rumba, Cha Cha, East Coast Swing, Bolero
May-August 2016

Rhythm 2 –Samba, West Coast Swing, Merengue, Mambo
September-December 2016

Nightclub – Hustle, Argentine Tango, Salsa, Lindy Hop
January-April 2017

Smooth – Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz
May-August 2017

International Style

Session 2 – Tango, Samba
May-August 2016

Session 3 – Quickstep, Jive
September-December 2016

Session 4 – Foxtrot, Paso Doble, Viennese Waltz
January-April 2017

Session 1 – Rumba, Cha Cha, Waltz
May-August 2017

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