It's MayI Month! To celebrate our Anniversary we're having these once annual special prices for MAY classes only! CLICK HERE for full details.
$30 classes for the following select classes (must sign up at least 5 days in advance, otherwise regular price): Nightclub Two Step I, Country Two Step I, Hustle 1, Tango I, Cumbia I, Waltz I
Description: Learn this amazing contemporary style of swing. It's been exploding in popularity worldwide as people discover it's versatility, musicality, and sexy styling via the thousands of YouTube clips and dance TV shows. WCS is the most popular dance at our studio, and for good reason! Get started with the basic technique, connection, and patterns such as the Underarm Turn, Push Break, Side Pass, Starter, and Throwout.
Description: Get started with Hustle, or review what you have learned before. This class will cover technique, connection, and patterns like the Hesitation, Turning Basic, She Goes, He Goes variations, Throwout-Return, and more.
Description: Continue with this class where you will learn patterns like the Continuous Cruzada, Cross Salida, Parada Forward Ocho, Back Ocho Cruzada, Parada Back Ocho with Forward Ocho End, and more.
Description: Learn several variations of the Gancho, the correct technique, connection, and how to use them in your Argentine Tango.
Description: Change up your footwork and make your basics look fancy. Learn the connection, technique and steps to make this happen using moves like forward checks, swivels, crosses, grapevines, voltas, and glide.
Description: Milonga is one of the 3 common styles in the Argentine Tango family. Learn the rhythm, technique, style, and patterns that make Milonga a vital part of being a well-rounded Argentine Tango dancer. Learn extra patterns like the Gancho & Cortado.
Description: Only $5 per person, Come practice in a comfortable studio setting. Drop in basis.
Description: Start your Nightclub Two-Step adventure here, or review what you have learned before. Learn technique and patterns like the Basic, Underarm Turns, Left Turning Basic, Crossovers, and more.
Description: Continue building your Bachata fundamentals with new patterns, technique and styling. This class builds on Bachata I & II and prepares you for the Intermediate-Advanced level.
Description: Integrate this technique and movement into your combinations. Follows will learn how to react, connect, move, and style--while the leads will learn several spot turn patterns and impressive combinations.
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as the Sweetheart Slip, Sliding Door, Twin Cities, Yo Yo variations, and more.
Description: Add more fundamental connection, technique, styling, and patterns such as the Tuck Throwout, Barrel Roll, Sugar Tuck Double, Fold, Yo Yo, Free Spin, and more.
Description: Break down the proper technique and get valuable tips on how to perfect your right and left break turns. Single, double, and multiple turns will be covered. These turns are common in all Latin, Swing, and Modern Hustle dances for both leads and follows. Also learn the proper connection and lead.
Description: Move your body, feet, legs, arms, hands, and head in that sexy way to enhance all of your Latin dances. This class will cover new and different movements and styling each time it's offered, so repeat this class as often as you'd like. These moves and styling can be applied to your Salsa, Cha Cha, Rumba, Bachata, Mambo and more!
Description: Crash Course in Zouk for those already experienced in other social dances. Not for new dancers, but rather those already skilled in partnering, connection, turns, and learning patterns quickly.
Must be an Int/Adv dancer in at least one social dance.
Description: Building on Bootcamp II, this Intense program is invite/audition only in order to gather students that will thrive in a demanding and fast-paced class environment. Successful candidates should have already taken Hustle Bootcamp I or regular private lessons. Material covered is a cross-section of topics from other classes, but usually in a more focused and challenging way, with extra options for styling and technique.
Hustle Bootcamp I & II or equivalent. Instructor approval required.
Description: Build on Boot Camp II with more challenging technique, styling, connection, variations, and patterns. Share this demanding and fast-paced experience with other talented and hard-working dancers.
Successful completion of WCS Boot Camp II or equivalent, as well as instructor approval.
Description: $5 1 hour practica.
Description: Perfect your basics and add more patterns and styling to your Waltz
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as progressive change steps, spiral, back twinkle, double promenade turn, and more.
Description: Continue building your Salsa with technique and patterns such as the Pump & Up, Closed Cross Body Lead, Release, Open Break Turn, Waterfall Combo, and Cross Body Lead Turns.
Description: Continue with technique and patterns such as the Cross Body Lead, Hammerlock variations, CBL Turn, and more.
Description: Learn patterns including reverse turn movements.
Description: Cross Body Lead Turns with various checks, redirects and movement through the slot. Follows learn styling options and improve their spins, while Leads learn several cool variations to use on the dancefloor.
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as the Pinwheel, Shadow Breaks, Turkish Towel, Open Side Breaks, and the Infinity Turn.
Description: Learn several variations of the Molinete pattern, the correct technique, connection, and how to use them in your Argentine Tango.
Description: Get started with this elegant dance perfect for many contemporary slow songs as well as the classics. Learn connection and patterns such as the Box, Progressive, Hesitations, Slow Turn, Promenade, and more.
Description: Continue learning more fundamentals, technique and patterns such as the Tuck, Basket, Whip, Inside Whip, and more.
Description: Start your Salsa dance adventures here. Fundamentals and patterns like the Basics, Right Break Turn, Waterfall, Cross Body Lead, and more.
Description: Perfect place to start with Country Two Step, or review what you have learned before. Covers technique, connection and patterns such as basic walk, promenade, inside cuddle, sweetheart, closed, change of places, and more.
Description: Continue with more fundamental technique and patterns such as the turning box, zig zag, twinkle, sway, and dip.
Description: Learn variations from many of the Int/Adv Country Two-Step classes and new ways to put them together in fun and fancy amalgamations.
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as the tuck and hook, hook and return, lunge, roll to run, and more.
Description: Add these fancy whip variations to your repertoire. Patterns may include Extended Stalker, Continuous Inside, Basket & Reverse, Snap, Lead's Basket, Left Side, and more.
Dance Lessons & Parties every Friday!
1st, 3rd, & 5th Fridays. Dance to a great mix of Salsa, West Coast Swing, Lindy, Hustle, Latin, & Ballroom music.
2nd & 4th Fridays. A night devoted entirely to ballroom music including Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Rumba, Swing, Cha Cha, & more.
Description: More fundamental technique, styling, and patterns like Double Turns, Cross Body Lead Turns, Chase, Barrel Rolls, and Stop & Gos.
Description: Cumbia is a Latin dance done at Salsa clubs and venues where the music has Mexican and Columbian influences. Along with Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, and Cha Cha, Cumbia rounds out the Latin Club dancer's repertoire and will keep them in high demand and on the dance floor all night. Cumbia shares the same steps, patterns, and rhythm as Street-Style Salsa, only the styling is a little different. You'll get a two for one in our workshop as both Salsa and Cumbia styling will be covered.
Description: Learn more fundamental patterns, styling and technique and put it all together so you can make the jump to intermediate-advanced.
Description: Ballroom-style Tango is an easy, dramatic, and fun dance to learn. Get started with technique and patterns such as the Basic, Corte, Promenade, Fan, and more.
3-week series! No class May 21st. Pricing is $45 standard and $39 early bird.
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as Open Flip Flops, Promenade Pivot, Turning Twinkle, Fan, CBL, and more.
Beginner dancers welcome! MUST register with a partner. $45 if registered by 5/13; $55 standard price per couple.
Description: Learn easy steps of various dances, using a close and intimate hold and styling. Couples Only for this fun class. Getting ready for a wedding, party, or just want a unique and perfect way to start a date night with someone special? Impress your date with a dance class!
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as Turnstile, Stop & Go, CBL Fake, Lasso variations, Behind Back.
Description: Refine your fundamentals and learn new patterns and variations.
Zouk getting fancy with these Intermediate-Advanced Patterns like the Tilted Progressive, Airplane, Helicopter and much more.
Description: The pre-cursor to Quickstep, this jovial dance is mainly done to music from the Charleston era. Fun workshop to add a unique dance to your bag of tricks. Get a taste of the basics in this workshop.
Foxtrot Int/Adv Level highly recommended.
Description: A cousin of Flamenco, this Ballroom dance is most often seen on the competitive or show dance floor. However, it makes a fun and dramatic social dance too. Learn the steps and styling that will get you noticed on the dance floor! Get a taste of the basics in this workshop.
Learn & drill a line-dance using WCS style footwork and syncopations. Great for your technique and polish. Then, apply several of these to your partnered patterns.
Description: The eccentric uncle to Mambo & Salsa, Pachanga is danced to similar music and has a similar rhythm and structure to Mambo, but includes more whimsical steps using swivels, kicks, and walks. Some have described it as the Charleston of Latin dances. It can be danced with a partner, but it's most commonly danced as shines. Add these fun steps to your Mambo, Salsa, Cha Cha, and Bachata.
Description: A lively dance popular in Mexican culture, some have described it as a cross between Merengue, Cumbia, and Country Western. The lead holds the follow close around the hips and dance steps characterized with a lot of bouncing and kicks. It looks like a joyful cowboy dance, and can picture the dancers yelling a Spanish "Yee Ha."
Do you have all the core material mastered? Hustle core classes will be reviewed in this intense session where you can work some of the bugs out as well as get a reality check of your dancing. Even advanced dancers can benefit to make sure they've been dancing correctly. Students can also use this to determine which core classes they should consider repeating or supplementing with private lessons.
Swing Dance Lessons & Parties every Sunday!
Every Sunday! Learn some West Coast Swing & Hustle moves, then dance to Blues, R&B, Hip Hop, Jazz, & pop music.
Salsa Nights at the Willowbrook Ballroom!
Every Wednesday! Learn some basic through advanced Salsa moves, then dance to Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha, & more.
Check out YouTube to see this amazing dance that is one of the fastest growing in the world. Not what you typically thing of as Swing dancing, West Coast is one of the most versatile, exciting, smooth, sexy, funky, and playful. Perfect for contemporary pop, R&B, Blues, Country, Jazz, Acoustic ballads, and so much more, everyone who sees it wants to learn it. Everyone who learns it gets addicted.