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

COVID-19 Practices

For Group Classes

 

for the time being

You will need a designated partner

Or be willing to work on technique solo

We will keep the 6 ft social distance

Sanitizer, soap & water available

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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

Classic Swing

Level 1
Mondays 7pm with "foot loose" Gretel

Swing is an upbeat, fun dance for Big Band, Country or Rock music. Gretel will teach you the basic steps you'll need to have fun on the social dance floor. You can use our Newcomer Deal with this class.

Slow Waltz

Fundamentals 2

Mondays 8pm with Fred

This will be a review of the steps learned in Level-1. We also plan to cover figures that will enable you to travel smoothly around the ballroom dance floor.   You can use our Newcomer Deal with 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"
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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July Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

$99 for 8 weekly classes 

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Classic Swing

Level 2
Mondays 7pm with "foot loose" Gretel

Swing is an upbeat, fun dance for Big Band, Country or Rock music. 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.

Night Club 2 Step

Level 1

Mondays 8pm with Fred

This dance is rhythmic, smooth and easy to learn. Great for weddings and is often danced to songs like: Red Red Wine, Home, and Stand by Me. To look good on any dance floor, learn to Night Club.

You can use our Newcomer Deal with 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"
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.

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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

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.

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 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"
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

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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