Advanced / Silver American Rhythm & Smooth with Pam Rutherford

Rumba - 7:45pm

  • Open only to private lessons students enrolled in the Social Bronze Senior Level or higher.
  • Learn the figures in Cha Cha, Rumba, East Coast Swing, Bolero, Mambo, Waltz, Tango, Fox Trot and Viennese Waltz and more.
  • No partner required.
  • This class is designed for advanced dancers who are very comfortable with their Bronze basics. The basics and Bronze steps WILL NOT be taught.
WEDNESDAYS - 7pm

Discover Ballroom / Beginners  -  The Right Way To Get Started with Kelley Kennon

  • Open only to private lesson students enrolled in the Beginner Program or higher.
  • Learn the first 3 basic figures contained in the Beginner Program for Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba and East Coast Swing.
  • This is an ongoing class that randomly rotates between these 6 dances. It has no beginning and no end. Each week we will cover 1 or 2 different dances and figures.
  • This is the perfect group class for beginners that will teach you to have fun dancing and to feel comfortable to get up and dance at any social dancing event.
  • Learning to dance correctly from the beginning is very important. When you learn from the Fred Astaire syllabus as opposed to someone just teaching you a mish-mash of steps, you reduce the amount of time and money spent to learn to dance and, even more importantly, you learn to dance properly with no BAD HABITS.  Learning from our syllabus gives you the ABC's of dancing. For more information click here.
  • No partner or experience required.
  • This class is designed for new dancers and those who wish to brush up on their basics.
TUESDAYS - 7pm

Social Bronze I - II American Smooth and Rhythm with Pam Rutherford

  • Open to all students: both Group Class Only students and private lessons students enrolled in the Social Bronze Preliminary Program or higher.
  • Learn the figures in Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba and East Coast Swing and more.
  • This is a one-month class where each week builds upon the previous weeks.
  • No partner required.
  • This class is designed for students who are very comfortable with their Foundation basics to advanced dancers.
THURSDAYS

Social Foundation - 7pm

  • Open only to private lessons students enrolled in the Social Foundation Program or higher.
  • Learn the figures contained in the Social Foundation Program for Waltz, Tango, Fox Trot, Cha Cha, Rumba and East Coast Swing.
  • This is an ongoing class that randomly rotates between these 6 dances. It has no beginning and no end. Each week we will cover 1 or 2 different dances, figures and technique for good dancing.
  • This is the perfect group class for newer students that will teach you to have fun dancing and to feel comfortable to get up and dance at any social dancing event.
  • Learning to dance correctly from the beginning is very important. When you learn from the Fred Astaire syllabus as opposed to someone just teaching you a mish-mash of steps, you reduce the amount of time and money spent to learn to dance and, even more importantly, you learn to dance properly with no BAD HABITS.  Learning from our syllabus gives you the ABC's of dancing.
  • No partner or experience required.
  • This class is designed for students who have completed their Beginner Course or higher.


GROUP LESSONS

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FROM THE NEW FRED ASTAIRE DANCE SYLLABUS

Students who are not enrolled in our private lessons and want to take our Group Lessons Only
may attend only the following:   Tuesday Social Bronze I - II, Friday Discover Ballroom / Beginner / Social Foundation and Friday Dance Party.

All other group lessons are only for students enrolled in our private lessons
and not for students who wish to take Group Lessons Only.

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FRIDAYS  -  TGIF Night!   Thank God It's Fred Astaire Night!   Group Lessons & Party!

Discover Ballroom / Beginners & Social Foundation - 745pm  -  The Right Way To Get Started

  • Open to all students: both Group Class Only students and private lessons students enrolled in the Beginner Program or higher.
  • Learn the figures contained in the Beginner Program and the Social Foundation Program for Waltz, Tango, Fox Trot, Cha Cha, Rumba and East Coast Swing.
  • This is an ongoing class that randomly rotates between these 6 dances. It has no beginning and no end. Each week we will cover 1 or 2 different dances and figures.
  • This is the perfect group class for beginners that will teach you to have fun dancing and to feel comfortable to get up and dance at any social dancing event.
  • Learning to dance correctly from the beginning is very important. When you learn from the Fred Astaire syllabus as opposed to someone just teaching you a mish-mash of steps, you reduce the amount of time and money spent to learn to dance and, even more importantly, you learn to dance properly with no BAD HABITS.  Learning from our syllabus gives you the ABC's of dancing.
  • No partner or experience required.
  • This class is designed for newer dancers and those who wish to brush up on their basics.


Social Bronze I - III American Smooth and Rhythm - 7pm - with Kelley Kennon

  • Open only to private lessons students enrolled in the Social Bronze Preliminary Level or higher.
  • Learn the figures in all 16 dances we teach and the techniques for good dancing.
  • This is an ongoing class that randomly rotates between these 16 different dances. It has no beginning and no end. Each week we will cover a different dance, figures and technique.
  • No partner required.
  • This class is designed for students who are very comfortable with their Bronze basics to advanced dancers.


Practice Dance Party!  -  Every Friday night

  • 8:30pm - 930pm
  • Open to all students, both Group Class Only students and private lessons students of any level.
  • Dance to the hottest, most up-to-date Ballroom and Latin dance music in the Quad Cities!
  • This is the 3rd method in the Fred Astaire Trophy System. These dance parties are specifically designed to help you gain the maximum amount of poise and confidence by dancing with others from your private lessons and group lessons at a dance party. And.........instructors are available to dance with you also!
  • No partner required
  • Perfect for those people who want to become good / better dancers.