Join Elegant Dancing teachers and students at this DC area ballroom tradition. Discounted spectator tickets for Friday and Saturday night sessions are available through Elegant Dancing. Call the studio to reserve your place with us! 703-281-0395
Join the staff and students of Elegant Dancing at the 1st annual Fairfax Family Safety Day, which takes place outdoors in our very own parking lot! We'll have our tent and portable floor set up for impromptu dancing, mini lessons and giveaways. Many area businesses will gather to support and encourage family safety.
Saturday, August 11th, 10am-2pm
Every Saturday from 11am-12:30pm.
A little something for everyone - We begin with a review of basics, stressing proper technique and drills. Then we move on to a fun, "off-syllabus" intermediate level pattern that you will really use! We finish this 90 minute workshop with something a little challenging. Plenty of drill, constant partner changes and lots of laughter. Join Justin for this workshop.
$25.00 (cash or check, please)
7-8 Lessons in Argentine Dancing
8-10:30 Social Dance Party
We will be playing a wide variety of Ballroom, Latin and Argentine music to dance to, with some extra tangos and fast waltzes. Don't worry if you don't know any Argentine tango. We will have special food, music and performances! Dressing up is encouraged but not required (think Golden Age fashions of the 1930s and 1940s).
Join Chris, Lee, Jim and the Elegant Dancing teachers and students at Fairfax's annual "Taste of Fairfax" event. Sample the cuisine of local restaurants and watch our teachers and students perform dance demos and mini-lessons on a portable dance floor under our tent. We know you'll enjoy this open house event outside at the Fair Oaks Mall. Be part of the scenery in between classes and demos when we invite spectators to show off and enjoy dancing at this upbeat event!
Saturday, June 30th, 1-5pm
In place of our regular Friday night party this week we're inviting you to bring your friends and join us for a free open house!
Come 7:00 - 8:00 pm and enjoy 3 FREE group classes in:
Beginner Foxtrot / Swing, Intermediate Rumba or Advanced Quickstep!
Then stay 8:00-10:30 pm for plenty of dancing, pro and amateur performances, mini lessons and mixers. Bring a friend. They'll thank you!
You don't want to miss this free event! Crazy discounts for everyone!
Back by Popular demand, Peter Perzhu is four-time US Professional 9-Dance Champion (2010-2013) as well as U.S. Professional Smooth Champion.
Workshops are mostly technique to take your dancing to the next level. Great for both social dancers and competitors.
Saturday, May 19th 11:00am-12:30pm
Sunday, May 20th 1:00pm-2:30pm
Each 90 minute workshop is $50.00, or get both for $90.00
Join Chris for Continuity Foxtrot - We begin with a review of basics, stressing proper technique and drills. Then we move on to some popular syllabus patterns that you will really use! We finish this 90 minute workshop with something a little challenging. Plenty of drill, constant partner changes and lots of laughter. $25- Read about Chris Thompson
All level 3 or above students are welcome, but attendees should understand that "silver level" foxtrot is significantly different from "bronze level" and may be challenging!
Another great Saturday Workshop with Lorin! Start with a review of fundamentals to make even your basic steps look and feel great. Next we'll teach a fun, leadable combination that you'll use forever! We'll finish with something a little challenging to satisfy the most craven step-monger!
$25.00 (cash or check, please)
Elegant Dancing and Avant Garde join forces for a fantastic 7 night/8 day cruise on The Celebrity Equinox to the Southern Caribbean ABC Islands. See Chris or Lee for details.
Join Kit for another terrific Saturday morning American style workshop. Improve your basics and styling and learn a fun new combination that you won't see in our regular curriculum classes. This jazz-based dance is perhaps the most important dance you'll learn.
$25.00 for 90 minutes (cash or check, please)
Join the Elegant Dancing crew at the terrific one day competition at The Westin, near BWI. The competition begins at 8:30am and ends after 11:00pm. You can come for the entire day, or just come for the competition, pro show and general dancing Saturday night. The cost for the evening session is $35 or $40 after March 12th. Sign up at Elegant Dancing to be at our studio table, or just show up and pay at the door. Most of the gang will be there...join us!
For more info go to: https://www.baltimoredancesportchallenge.com/
If you take group or private lessons at Elegant Dancing in February or March, YOU ARE A MEMBER! Join Chris, Lee, Jim and the teachers for a special Oscars themed party. Walk the red carpet with us. Dress glam, trendy, or come as your favorite Oscar contender. It's sure to be a fun night! Great refreshments by Elena.
Free Classes in three levels at 7:30
$15 if paid by 2/28; $20 after 2/28
Join Chris for an introduction and review of the basics of Continuity Waltz. We'll look at how Continuity (Silver level) waltz is different from bronze and how they are the same. You'll love this style of dancing for its flow and musicality. Level 3 and above are welcome. Patterns to be covered include Various twinkles, open box, open right turn. This workshop is perfect for the bronze level dancer looking to take that first step into the silver waltz!
$25.00 for 90 minutes (cash or check please)
Join Lorin and Carlo for an introduction to one of the most soulful, beautiful dances - Bolero. Level 3 and above students can expect an introduction to basic technique and patterns, using familiar Rumba patterns as a starting place. It's a good starting place for those new to the dance, and a great review for the seasoned Bolero aficionado!
$25.00 (cash or check please)