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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All classes are "on hold" until the Governor's mandate is lifted.

April Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

$99 for 8 weekly classes 

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Slow Waltz

Fundamentals 2

Mondays 7pm with Fred

This will be a continuation of the steps learned in Level-1. We plan to cover figures that will enable you to travel smoothly around the ballroom dance floor. You will need to have completed level-1 or at least 2 privates to be comfortable in this class.

West Coast Swing

Level-3
Mondays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

Take your WC Swing to a classy level with these sequences and styling techniques. You will need to know L & R side passes, sugar push, tuck turn, rolling pass and the basic whip (or at least 4 private lessons) to be comfortable in this class.

Samba Fundamentals

For Experienced Dancers

Tuesdays 7pm with Tony

This will be a challenging class for experienced dancers. Tony will teach you some fun and funky moves in this traveling dance of Latin origin. You will need to have experience in ballroom rhythm dances to be able to handle this class.

Classic Swing

Level 2
Wednesdays 7pm with "foot loose" Gretel

Swing is an upbeat, fun dance for Big Band, Country or Rock music. This will be a continuation of Level-1 with fun, but challenging turns and sequences. You will need to have completed level-1 or at least 2 privates to be comfortable in this class.

Argentine Tango

Fundamentals

Thursdays at 7pm 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 A"
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.

The video below is of Argentine Tango

ochos, firuletes, sacadas, barrida

calesita, enganche, volcadas

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May Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

$99 for 8 weekly classes 

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Silver Waltz

Mondays 7pm with Fred

Learn continuity based steps and sequences in this elegant yet challenging version of Slow American Waltz. You will need to have completed the Bronze Level syllabus of ballroom waltz, or at least 4 privates to be comfortable in this class.

Rumba Slow Dance

Level 1
Mondays 8pm with Gretel

Although Latin in origin, Rumba can be danced to about any of your favorite slow music. Learn the basic steps, turns and sequences to get you going on the social dance floor. Use our Newcomer Deal for this class.

American Tango

For Experienced Dancers

Tuesdays 7pm with Tony

American Tango is smooth, dramatic and at times intense. Tony will teach you the basics and some classy sequences for the ballroom dance floor. You will need to have experience in ballroom smooth dances to be able to handle this class.

Country 2 Step

Fundamentals
Wednesdays 7pm with Gretel

Learn the basic steps, turns and sequences to have fun with old favorites and today's country music. Use our Newcomer Deal for this class.

Argentine Tango

Fundamentals

Thursdays at 7pm 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 B"
Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

this will be a continuation with 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

Blue Moon Dance Instructors:

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

All Styles of Swing

Country Dance

Wedding Dances

Social Dance

 

gretelquinonescastro@gmail.com

Blue Moon Ballroom

2030 Hwy 14 East – Rochester, MN 55904

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

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