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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Nov Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

$99 for 8 weekly classes 

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Rumba Slow Dance

Level-1 Fundamentals

Mondays 7pm

with Gretel

The first of a 3-month series. Rumba is a slow dance that can be enjoyed with rock, country, R&B or current hits. A great dance to learn for wedding events. Use your Newcomer Deal for this class.

American Waltz Level-3
Mondays 8pm
with Fred

The last of a 3 month series of the Bronze Waltz syllabus. We plan to cover: the grapevine, promenade chasse, fallaway & box twinkle & weaveYou will need a working knowledge of Waltz levels 1 & 2 steps or three privates to be comfortable in this class.

American Tango - B

For Experienced Dancers

Tuesdays 7pm
with Tony

A fast paced class for experienced dancers It is assumed that you already have a foundation in the fundamentals of smooth Ballroom Dance. Tony will build on last month's class with new sequences and concepts.

Argentine Tango Basics

Level-1

Thursdays at 7pm

With Gretel & Fred

Start with private lessons

from your "Newcomer Deal"

Private lessons daytime, evenings, weekends

In this 2 month series you will learn the tango walk, ochos, cruzada and molinete. These basic steps will give you the foundation to be able to handle our intermediate tango classes.

Tango Intermediate

"Classic Variations-A"
Thursdays 8pm 

With Gretel & Fred

Although Argentine Tango is an improvisational dance this 2-month series will focus on some of the "classic variations" that milongueros have been dancing for decades. You need to be familiar dancing the cross, ochos, molinete and ocho cortado to be comfortable in this intermediate class.

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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

Rumba Slow Dance

Level-2 Fundamentals

Mondays 7pm

with Gretel

The second of a 3-month series. Gretel will teach you some classy Latin sequences to build on Level-1 basics. You will need level-1 basics or else 2 private lessons to be comfortable with level-2.

Foxtrot Variations 1

For All Levels
Mondays 8pm with Fred

A "smooth" ballroom dance known for it's fluid, gliding movement. Foxtrot is danced to favorites like Moon Dance, Route 66, A Foggy Day, & Fever. Perfect for the Blue Moon live bands. Use your Newcomer Deal for this 2 month series.

Argentine Tango

Foundations Level-2

Thursdays at 7pm

With Gretel & Fred

Start with private lessons

from your "Newcomer Deal"

Private lessons daytime, evenings, weekends

In this second of a 3 month series we will continue with the tango walk, ochos, cruzada and molinete. These basic steps will give you the foundation to be able to handle our intermediate tango classes.

Tango Intermediate

"Classic Variations-B"
Thursdays 8pm 

With Gretel & Fred

Although Argentine Tango is an improvisational dance this series will focus on some of the "classic variations" that milongueros have been dancing for decades. You need to be familiar dancing the cross, ochos, molinete and ocho cortado to be comfortable in this intermediate class.

The video below is 

Night Club 2 Step

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Jan Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

$99 for 8 weekly classes 

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Night Club 2 Step

Level-1 Fundamentals

Mondays 7pm with Fred & Gretel

This dance is rhythmic, smooth and easy to learn. Great for weddings and is often danced to songs like: "Perfect" by Ed Sheeran, "Everything" by Michael Buble, "Breathe" by Faith Hill. To look good on any dance floor, learn to Night Club.

Use your Newcomer Deal for this series.

Foxtrot Variations 2

For All Levels
Mondays 8pm with Fred

A "smooth" ballroom dance known for it's fluid, gliding movement. Foxtrot is danced to favorites like Moon Dance, Route 66, A Foggy Day, & Fever. Perfect for the Blue Moon live bands. You'll need Level 1  or at least 2 privates to handle this class.

American ChaCha

For Experienced Dancers
Tuesdays 7pm with Tony

This will be a fast paced class. Tony will teach you the fundamentals and some fun patterns in this vigorous, rhythmic ballroom dance of Latin American origin.

Country 2 Step Level-1

For New Dancers
Wednesdays 7pm with Gretel

For Country dancers who wish to boot scoot and boogie around the dance floor to popular upbeat Country hits. Use your Newcomer Deal for this 2 month series.

Argentine Tango

Foundations Level-3

Thursdays at 7pm

With Gretel & Fred

Start with private lessons

from your "Newcomer Deal"

Private lessons daytime, evenings, weekends

In this third of a 3 month series we will teach 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.

Tango Intermediate

"Milonga"
Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

Milonga style Tango is fast-paced, syncopated, playful and incorporates many of the normal tango steps while maintaining a closer embrace. You need to be familiar dancing the cross, ochos, molinete and ocho cortado to be comfortable in this intermediate class.

The video below is

Milonga Fundamentals

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:

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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

 

fred@bluemoonballroom.com

Gretel Quiñones

 

​Argentine Tango

Cuban Salsa, Club Latin

Ballroom, West Coast Swing

 

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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