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

gretelquinonescastro@gmail.com

507-990-2463

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Tango Workshops

Details here

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

 

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

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Jan 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 "footloose" Gretel 

Take your Country 2 Step to the next level with these fun turns and sequences that Gretel has planned for you. 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

Night Club 2 Step can be smooth or rhythmic. You can dance it in place or travel the floor. The perfect dance for slow to medium paced music. You can use our Newcomer Deal with this class.

West Coast Swing

Level 1

Thursdays 7pm with "footloose" Gretel

This fun and funky dance is filled with turns, passes and variations of a move called the "whip". We like to dance WC Swing to R&B music, but it's great for about any medium to up tempo tunes. You can use our Newcomer Deal with this class.

Argentine Tango

Fundamentals

Thursdays at 8pm with Gretel & Fred

Start anytime

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.

Experienced Tangueros

"Ganchos"
Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

In Argentine Tango, a gancho is a move usually when a follower hooks a leg around the leader's leg by bending the knee and then straightening. A gancho can also be a "wrap" around the leader's leg in a smoother action. Both leaders and followers can perform ganchos.

 

We both teach Tango during the same hour. So you can be assured to have the attention you need whether you are new to tango or are an experienced dancer.

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Feb 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

Salsa Rueda

All Levels

Mondays 7pm with "footloose" Gretel 

Salsa rueda originated in Cuba. Couples dancing rueda form a circle and perform moves together to the calls of one person as the leader. Who better to learn Salsa Rueda from than Gretel Quiñones, native of Cuba.  You'll need the basics of level-1 or else 2 privates to handle this class.

Night Club 2 Step

Level 2

Mondays 8pm with Fred

Learn some smooth turns and sequences, and how to travel the dance floor. You'll need the basics of level-1 or else 2 privates to handle this class.

West Coast Swing

Level 2

Thursdays 7pm with "footloose" Gretel

Take your "funkiness" to the next level with these fun turns, passes and whips. You'll need the basics of level-1 or else 2 privates to handle this class.

Argentine Tango

Fundamentals

Thursdays at 8pm with Gretel & Fred

Start anytime

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.

Experienced Tangueros

"Classic Steps"
Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

Fred & Gretel have trained with some of the finest Tango Masters in Argentina, Europe and the USA. Learn these classic steps to feel more comfortable and confident on any social dance floor.

 

We both teach Tango during the same hour. So you can be assured to have the attention you need whether you are new to tango or are an experienced dancer.

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Mar 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

Bachata

All Levels

Mondays 7pm with "footloose" Gretel 

Bachata is a style of social Latin dance very popular in Cuba, Gretel's native country. She will teach you how the Cubans dance to this upbeat syncopated music. No experience needed. All levels welcome.

Social Foxtrot

Level 1

Mondays 8pm with Fred

Foxtrot is a smooth traveling dance. Perfect for the music of Frank Sinatra and Michael Buble. Learn classic traveling sequences and turns. You can use our Newcomer Deal with this class.

Line Dance

All Levels

Thursdays 7pm with "footloose" Gretel

Some fun line dance patterns to upbeat lively music. Learn to dance and get a good workout at the same time! No partner needed, and no experience necessary. 

Argentine Tango

Fundamentals

Thursdays at 8pm with Gretel & Fred

Start anytime

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.

Experienced Tangueros

"Paradas & Pasadas"
Thursdays 8pm with Gretel & Fred

A parada means stop in Spanish, and is a prime place in tango that goes with natural the pauses in the music. The parada lets the follower have time to express the music and the feeling of the dance. The leader can also be creative with the resolution.

 

We both teach Tango during the same hour. So you can be assured to have the attention you need whether you are new to tango or are an experienced dancer.