Dances We Teach
At Go Dance we teach all types of ballroom dances, in International, American and Nightclub dance styles. Our dance instructors train daily in all dances and styles. All our dance professionals follow a dance instruction curriculum endorsed by experts in the ballroom industry, including Dance Vision International Dance Association (DVIDA), National Dance Council of America (NDCA) and Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD).
So you think you can dance? Of course you can!
There is a style of dancing for anyone looking to overcome two left feet.
Bolero is a slow, sensuous Latin dance with roots in Spain and Cuba. The most romantic of the Latin dances, its characteristics include long, sweeping side steps and uses rise and fall to create soft, dramatic and passionate movements.
One of the most popular Latin dances, cha cha originates from Cuba. A lively and fun dance known for sharp actions, lots of hip motion and chassés, also known as the cha-cha-cha. Dancing the cha cha allows you to cut loose, have some fun and showcase your unique personality.
This beautiful and playful dance originates from New York theatre in 1914 and will always be known as the dance of Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. The Foxtrot is composed of fairly simple walking steps and side steps, yet looks elegant, smooth and easygoing.
The hustle is a partner version of disco dancing, which was extremely popular in the 1970s. Fast moving turns, spins and wraps danced to heavy beats are hallmarks of this fun and energetic dance.
Merengue is the national dance of the Dominican Republic with music that is vibrant and cheerful. This dance relatively easy to learn but fun and sexy at the same time. Popular at weddings and clubs, Merengue is the perfect party dance.
With origins in Cuba, mambo is a fast and spicy Latin dance characterized by strong hip movements, rhythmical body actions, quick footwork and wraps. The mambo is a favorite of ballroom audiences because of its high energy level and infectious rhythms.
The quickstep is a fun, light-hearted dance, originating in 1920s New York. The movement is speedy and flowing with hops, runs and quick steps all across the dance floor. Danced to upbeat music, it is the perfect dance for formal and informal events.
Recognized as the dance of love, Rumba is a Latin dance popular since the 1930s. Danced to slow, sensual music, the Rumba helps dancers develop rhythm, timing and hip action known as Cuban Motion.
Imported from Cuba, Salsa is a fun, energetic, sexy dance that helps with social skills and builds confidence. Salsa is extremely popular because it is social by nature and is characterized by vibrant, energetic hip swinging.
Samba is considered the dance of celebration and joy at Carnival celebrations in Brazil.
It is an upbeat, rhymical and lively dance characterized with light bouncing action that progresses counterclockwise around the floor.
Uniquely American, swing dance is a lively style of social dancing in which a dancer often spins and turns his or her partner. The lively spirit and bounce of swing gets everyone their feet and makes this dance a favorite among social dancers of all ages.
With its origins in Argentina, the tango is a captivating dance depicting the high emotions and passionate romance of a relationship between partners. It is a dance with dramatic flair, using “stalking” and “sneaking” movements with sharp starts and stops making it unique from any other ballroom dancing style.
Waltz is the classic Cinderella dance that grew out of 17th century Germany. Elegant and romantic this dance epitomizes grace and poise. Its signature, 1-2-3 timing will help any dancer to master sway, rise and fall, balance and control.
With roots in folk music of the American Southeast and cowboy music of the American West, country western dancing is an informal style of dance characterized by gliding and heal toe action. With its many styles and variations, it is popular for social dance.