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. If you are new to the Blue Moon then see our New Comer Deal on this page.

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

gretel.bluemoonballroom@gmail.com

507-990-2463

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Tango Workshops

Details here

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Dec Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

No Class

Dec 26 - 29

ChaChaCha

Mondays 7pm With Gretel

This fun, energetic dance contains African and Cuban rhythms that meld into a Latin beat with Salsa styling. Use your Newcomer Deal for this class.

Night Club 2 Step

Mondays 8pm with Gretel

This dance is both rhythmic, smooth. 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. Use your Newcomer Deal with this class.

Social Foxtrot

Level 2

Thursdays 7pm with Fred 

We will work on some new traveling sequences that are great for the social dance floor. You'll need the basics of level-1 or else 2 private lessons to handle this class.

Live Band Schedule

Argentine Tango

"Classic Steps"

Intermediate Level

Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

The steps will enable you to travel or to dance in place. Each week we will cover a new classic step or sequence that you'll find both fun and challenging. 

Tango Terminology

 

Tango Fundamentals

Learn the fundamental concepts of Argentine Tango — walking, posture, embrace and connection — in a relaxed, supportive environment. "Tango Fundamentals" balosa box, cruzada, ochos, molinete will prepare you to handle the intermediate classes.

For Newcomers to Tango

We have a Newcomer Deal option for those who have never done Argentine Tango with us before. That will give you 3 privates and 2 group classes.

Newcomer Tango Deal

You need to take all 3 private tango lessons before attending your first group class.

Holiday Gift Idea!

Newcomer Deal

$95.00

2 private lessons

2 certificates one month one group class

Total value=$276.00

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)

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

 

This NCD does not apply to

Tango classes,

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

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Jan Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Viennese Waltz

Mondays 7pm With Gretel

This fun, energetic dance is faster than American Waltz with the dancers rotating and turning around the dance floor. The dance to know for the faster Waltz music played by local bands and wedding DJs. Use your Newcomer Deal for this class.

No classes Mon, Jan 2nd

Merengue

Mondays 8pm with Gretel

An upbeat, energetic dance with rolling Latin hip movement, Merengue originated in Latin America and is one of the easiest dances to learn. Use your Newcomer Deal with this class.

West Coast Swing

Level 1

Thursdays 7pm with Fred 

This fun and funky dance is rhythmic, fluid, & stylish and is danced to some of the most popular music today blues, R&B, hip-hop, funk, jazz, & country music. Use your Newcomer Deal with this class.

Live Band Schedule

Argentine Tango

"Tango-Vals"

Gretel & Fred's favorite dance

Intermediate Level

Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

Vals is tango danced to Viennese Waltz tempo played with tango instrumentation. You can dance many of your tango moves in Tango-Vals with 3/4 time. Tango-Vals is usually danced in a smooth, continuous movement with syncopated and rotating steps. Or use any of our membership discounts.

Tango Terminology

 

Tango Fundamentals

Learn the fundamental concepts of Argentine Tango — walking, posture, embrace and connection — in a relaxed, supportive environment. "Tango Fundamentals" balosa box, cruzada, ochos, molinete will prepare you to handle the intermediate classes.

For Newcomers to Tango

We have a Newcomer Deal option for those who have never done Argentine Tango with us before. That will give you 3 privates and 2 group classes.

Newcomer Tango Deal

You need to take all 3 private tango lessons before attending your first group class.

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Feb Dance Classes

$54 for 4 weekly classes

Or use your Newcomer Deal

Blue Moon membership discount

Learn to Polka!

Mondays 7pm With Gretel

Learn the basic steps plus fun sequences with this energetic dance. Use your Newcomer Deal for this class.

Cuban Salsa

Mondays 8pm with Gretel

Learn authentic Salsa from native Cuban, Gretel Quiñones. She will teach you the steps, technique and sequences just like they dance in Cuba. Use your Newcomer Deal with this class.

Slow Waltz

Thursdays 7pm with Fred 

Waltz is the epitome of smooth dances. The rise and fall of slow waltz is a beautiful dance to experience. Use your Newcomer Deal with this class.

Live Band Schedule

Argentine Tango

"Cross System"

Intermediate Level

Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

Unlike any other dance Argentine Tango is deeply submerged into two overlapping worlds – a world of Parallel System and Unknown-To-The-Other-Dances the Mysterious World of Cross System.

Tango Terminology

 

Tango Fundamentals

Learn the fundamental concepts of Argentine Tango — walking, posture, embrace and connection — in a relaxed, supportive environment. "Tango Fundamentals" balosa box, cruzada, ochos, molinete will prepare you to handle the intermediate classes.

For Newcomers to Tango

We have a Newcomer Deal option for those who have never done Argentine Tango with us before. That will give you 3 privates and 2 group classes.

Newcomer Tango Deal

You need to take all 3 private tango lessons before attending your first group class.