Group Dance Classes

We teach in a fun & structured manner.

You can learn to dance in 8 weeks.

Why dancing is good for you

Covid restrictions have loosened

and the Blue Moon is now open

for dance lessons & receptions

  • 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

COVID-19 Practices

For Group Classes

 

for the time being

You will need a designated partner or

wear a mask to dance with someone else

We will keep the 6 ft social distance

Sanitizer, soap & water available

Latin Line Dance

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August Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

$99 for 8 weekly classes 

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Line Dancing

All Levels
Mondays 7pm with "foot loose" Gretel

You won't need a partner for this class.  Gretel will teach you some fun choreographed moves to fun, upbeat dance music. You can use our Newcomer Deal with this class.

Night Club 2 Step

Level 2

Mondays 8pm with Fred

This dance is rhythmic, smooth and easy to learn. Great for weddings. To look good on any dance floor, learn to Night Club. This will be a continuation of the steps covered in level 1. You will need a working knowledge of level 1 basics or 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

"Classic Steps"
Thursdays 8pm

with Gretel & Fred

We will take your Tango to the "next level". By the end of this series you will feel smoother and more relaxed on any Tango dance floor. 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

Night Club 2 Step Basics

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Sept Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

$99 for 8 weekly classes 

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Country 2 Step

Fundamentals
Mondays 7pm with Gretel

Learn the basic steps, turns and sequences to have fun with old favorites and today's country.

You can use our Newcomer Deal with this class

American Foxtrot

Level 1

Mondays 8pm with Fred

Foxtrot is a smooth, gliding ballroom dance.  This is a traveling dance for slow to medium tempo music. Some popular foxtrot songs are Moondance, Feeling Good, and Brown Eyes Blue. 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.

Argentine 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.

WC Swing

Blue Moon Ballroom

2030 Hwy 14 East – Rochester, MN 55904

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

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