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

 

 

 

 

Fred Gommels

fred@bluemoonballroom.com

507-358-3484

Gretel Quiñones

gretelquinonescastro@gmail.com

507-990-2463

Mask Mandate Lifted

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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

Ladies Latin & African

Dance Movement

Mondays 7pm with Gretel Quiñones

In this class ladies will learn how to isolate their full body with various Latin and African movements and embellishments. You can apply these skills to many different dance styles. No partner needed.

Use our Newcomer Deal with this class.

Social Waltz

Level 1

Mondays 8pm with Fred

Slow Waltz is the epitome of ballroom dance characterized by elegant rise and fall action as the dancers move smoothly around the dance floor. The elegance of Ballroom Waltz will make an impression at any dance. Use our Newcomer Deal with this class.

Classic Swing

Level 1

Thursdays 7pm with "footloose" Gretel

Swing is an upbeat, fun dance for Country, Rock, Big Band and Pop music. You'll learn some active turns and sequences to have fun on the social dance floor. 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

Gretel & Fred have trained with some of the world's finest Argentine Tango masters. Learn "classic steps" danced at the traditional milongas of Argentine Tango. You'll need to be familiar dancing the tango walk, baldosa box, cruzada, ochos and molinete.

Newcomer Deal

$95.00

2 private lessons, 2 dance passes

2 one-month one group class 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 private lessons are complementary for people attending our on-going group classes

The NCD group lesson are for

1 class for a given month

 

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

Tango classic steps

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June Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

$99 for 8 weekly classes

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Country 2 Step

Basics

Mondays 7pm with Gretel Quiñones

For Country dancers who wish to boot scoot and boogie around the dance floor to popular upbeat Country hits. A progressive dance that travels the floor in a Quick, Quick, Slow, Slow timing and is almost exclusively danced to Country music.

Use our Newcomer Deal with this class.

Social Waltz

Level 2

Mondays 8pm with Fred

Take your Waltz to the next level with these elegant sequences for the social dance floor. You'll need the to be familiar with level-1 basics or else 2 private lessons to handle this class.

Classic Swing

Level 2

Thursdays 7pm with "footloose" Gretel

Join Gretel as she teaches you more fun turns and sequences to "get your groove on" at any social dance. You'll need the to be familiar with level-1 basics or else 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
"Volcadas"
Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

The volcada is where the follower leans into the leader in an off-axis posture. The leader supports the follower and usually leads their leg in a sweeping movement to the cross. You'll need to be familiar dancing the tango walk, baldosa box, cruzada, ochos and molinete.

Volcada sequence

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July Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

$99 for 8 weekly classes

Or $99/month/couple

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Country 2 Step

Level 2

Mondays 7pm with Gretel Quiñones

Take your Country 2 Step to another level with these classic turns and sequences....and become the envy of everyone at your next dance. You'll need the basics of level-1 or else 2 privates to handle this class.

Night Club 2 Step

Level 1

Mondays 8pm with Fred

NC2S can be both smooth and rhythmic with classy turns and traveling sequences. The perfect dance for most of your favorite slower tempo rock, country and current hits. Use our Newcomer Deal with this class.

ChaChaCha

Level 1

Thursdays 7pm with "footloose" Gretel

This fun, energetic dance contains African and Cuban rhythms that meld into a Latin beat with Salsa styling. Gretel will teach you to dance like they do in Cuba. 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
"Milonga"
Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

Milonga is the "happy dance" of Argentine Tango. A faster tempo of music filled with fun rhythms and syncopations. Simpler steps and sequences are the most comfortable form of dance with Milonga. You'll need to be familiar dancing the tango walk, baldosa box, cruzada, ochos and molinete.

Blue Moon Ballroom

2030 Hwy 14 East – Rochester, MN 55904

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

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