Group Dance Classes

We teach in a fun & structured manner.

You can learn to dance in 8 weeks.

Why dancing is good for you

  • Group Classes are the most economical way of learning to dance.

  • We offer levels from basic beginners to intermediate and advanced classes. 

  • Most group classes are run in a progressive four week series, and occasionally for 3 or 5 weeks.

  • Classes start new at the beginning of each month, and are 55 minutes in length. 

  • You do not need a partner to learn to dance.

  • Please bring separate and clean shoes to dance in.

 

All payments are exchangeable but not refundable.

All payments are valid up to one year after date of purchase.

 

24 HOUR NOTICE NEEDED FOR  PRIVATE LESSON CHANGES

Group Classes Listed Below

Please bring separate shoes to dance in.

Learning to dance takes time, practice and proper training. If you are willing to put in the time and practice, we can take care of the training for you.

New Comer Deal

Membership Discounts

Wherever you are in your dancing skills, keep training, practicing and going to dance events. Your life will definitely be changed for the better, by learning to dance.

Blue Moon Staff

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Protocols

For Group Classes

Masks, 6ft Distance, Sanitizer

You will need a designated partner or

wear a mask to dance with someone else

Also, please wear a mask when entering or leaving the facility, or when less than 6ft from another person.

Sanitizer, soap & water available

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Troy & Sarah Tango

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Oct Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

$99 for 8 weekly classes 

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Rumba

Level-1
Mondays 7pm with Gretel

Rumba is a Latin dance in origin that is slow and rhythmic. It is perfect for many of your favorite slower rock, country, R&B and current hits.

You can use our Newcomer Deal with this class

American Foxtrot

Level 2

Mondays 8pm with Fred

We will build on the steps and sequences from Level-1. You will need to know well Foxtrot Level-1 or else take at least 2 private lessons to handle this class.

West Coast Swing

Level-1
Thursdays 7pm with Gretel

WC Swing is a fun and funky dance with plenty of improvisation. This dance is very musical and is usually danced to medium tempos. Perfect for much of your favorite dance music. 

You can use our Newcomer Deal with this class

Argentine Tango

Fundamentals

Thursdays at 8pm

with Gretel & Fred

Start anytime

In this fundamentals class you will learn variations of the tango walk, ochos, cruzada and molinete. These basic steps will give you the foundation to be able to handle our intermediate tango classes.

 You can use our Newcomer Deal with this class.

Tango Intermediate

"Classic Steps"
Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

Fred and Gretel have trained with some of the world's top tango masters both in Argentina and in the US. And they will share with you some of the "classic steps" that have been danced for decades in Buenos Aires. You need to be familiar dancing the cross, ochos and molinete to be comfortable in this intermediate class.

This deal is for you if you have not have taken

our monthly group or private lessons before.

Newcomer Deal

$95.00

2 private lessons, 2 dance passes

2 one-month group lesson certificates

Total value=$286.00

For singles or couples

Couples may share this deal

or purchase 1 each

2 one month certificates (1 each person)

2 private certificates (to share)

2 dance passes (1 each person)

The NCD is for people exploring our on-going dance lessons

The NCD does not apply to

choreography or to

Wedding Dance Lessons.

To get the most out of your NC Deal

We recommend that you . . .

1 - choose a group lesson series 

2 - take one of your private lessons before attending the first group lesson

3 - attend the group lessons

(you can stay with your partner)

4 - take the 2nd private lesson about half way through the group lesson series

24 hour notice needed for private lesson changes to avoid forfeiting the lesson.

Expires 6  months from date of purchase

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Membership Discounts

The best discounts on

unlimited group lessons

Click on:

Membership Discount Page

A-La-Cart Group Class:

1 month 1 weekly class

$54.00 per person

2 months 1 weekly class

$99.00 per person

Fred Gommels

 

Argentine Tango

West Coast Swing

Night Club 2 Step

Ballroom Smooth

Social Dance

 

fred@bluemoonballroom.com

Gretel Quiñones

 

​Argentine Tango

Cuban Salsa

All Latin Styles

Night Club 2 Step

West Coast Swing

Classic Swing

Country Dance

Wedding Dances

Social Dance

 

gretelquinonescastro@gmail.com

WC Swing

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Nov Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

$99 for 8 weekly classes 

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Rumba Level-2
Mondays 7pm with Gretel

In addition to reviewing the steps from Level-1, Gretel will teach you some classy sequences that are great for the social dance floor. You will need to know well the basics of Level-1 or else take at least 2 private lessons to handle this class.

American Waltz

Level 1

Mondays 8pm with Fred

Waltz is the epitome of ballroom smooth dances. We will cover the box step, walk around turn and twinkles in this first of a 2 part series. You can use our Newcomer Deal with this class.  

West Coast Swing

Level-2
Thursdays 7pm with "footloose" Gretel

Take your WCS to the "next level" with some fun and funky turns and passes. You will need to know well the Level-1 basics or take at least 2 private lessons to handle this class.

Argentine Tango

Fundamentals

Thursdays at 8pm

with Gretel & Fred

Start anytime

In this fundamentals class you will learn variations of the tango walk, ochos, cruzada and molinete. These basic steps will give you the foundation to be able to handle our intermediate tango classes.

 You can use our Newcomer Deal with this class.

Tango Intermediate

"Seamless Transitions"
for experienced tangueros

Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

We are focusing on smooth "seamless transitions" from parallel to cross system with a variety of resolutions.  These steps are perfect for the social dance floor. You need to be familiar dancing the cross, ochos and molinete to be comfortable in this intermediate class.

Footloose Gretel

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Dec Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

$99 for 8 weekly classes 

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Salsa Casino

Level-1
Mondays 7pm with Gretel

Join Gretel Quiñones as she teaches you to how to dance like they do in her native country, Cuba. Salsa Casino is the original Cuban style Salsa with "hot and spicy" circular movements and turns. 

Use our Newcomer Deal with this class.  

American Waltz

Level 2

Mondays 8pm with Fred

We will build on the steps and sequences learned in level-1.  Learn some classy traveling movement and patterns for the social dance floor. You will need to know well the Level-1 basics or take at least 2 private lessons to handle this class. 

Classic Swing

Level-1
Thursdays 7pm with "footloose" Gretel

Classic Swing is lively and energetic with active steps and turns. The perfect dance for the live bands that we have scheduled at the Blue Moon.

Use our Newcomer Deal with this class. 

Argentine Tango

Fundamentals

Thursdays at 8pm

with Gretel & Fred

Start anytime

In this fundamentals class you will learn variations of the tango walk, ochos, cruzada and molinete. These basic steps will give you the foundation to be able to handle our intermediate tango classes.

 You can use our Newcomer Deal with this class.

Tango Intermediate

"Seamless Transitions"
for experienced tangueros

Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

We are focusing on smooth "seamless transitions" from parallel to cross system with a variety of resolutions.  These steps are perfect for the social dance floor. You need to be familiar dancing the cross, ochos and molinete to be comfortable in this intermediate class.

Emily & Luke Tango

Blue Moon Ballroom

2030 Hwy 14 East – Rochester, MN 55904

Contact Fred at: 507-288-0556 or fred@bluemoonballroom.com

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