Teaching Augusta To Dance The Ballroom Dance Center is the premier ballroom dance studio in the CSRA! We have quality instruction for both the competitive and social dancer. We have expertise in ballroom dances like Waltz, Foxtrot, and Tango, rhythm dances like Rumba, Cha Cha, and Swing, and popular dances like Carolina Shag, Argentine Tango, and Salsa.
The Ballroom Dance Center Dream “Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.” -- Martha Graham, famous dancer
Whether you are a beginner or an advanced dancer, on the social or the competitive dance floor, in group or private lessons, The Ballroom Dance Center believes you CAN learn to dance.
Because Dance Is Fun...Everyone Can Learn To Dance at
The Ballroom Dance Center!
The Ballroom Dance Center continues to offer fun, fabulous classes at Dream Dance Academy in Aiken.
The studio has moved to 145 Marlboro St. SE, Aiken, SC 29801.
For more information, call The Ballroom Dance Center at 706-854-8888 or Dream Dance Academy (www.dreamdanceacad.com) at 803-649-4420.
Harby Gonzalez will be available for private Argentine Tango coaching sessions on Friday, December 13, 2013, and every second Friday of the month at The Ballroom Dance Center. However, there’s more! There will be a 7:15 p.m. workshop hosted by Harby every second Friday, as well. The cost for the workshop will be $15. There will also be a Tango Practica hosted in the small ballroom starting at 8:45 p.m. that is included in the admission to the Every Friday Dance. This intimate setting will be great fun and great practice. Our hosts for this second Friday Argentine Tango event will be Harby and Stephen Rozier.
Robin Smith, Raleigh-based West Coast Swing coach and champion, returns to The Ballroom Dance Center for private coaching sessions December 19 – 20, 2013. While Robin has been dancing, teaching and competing in all dance styles, as well as judging nationally and regionally for over 26 years, he has concentrated exclusively on West Coast Swing for the past 14 years, making him one of the most sought after West Coast Swing coaches in the nation.
Motion Studies in West Coast Swing
West Coast Swing Motion Exercises
Call The Ballroom Dance Center at 706-854-8888 to schedule your private coaching session with Robin or to sign up for the workshops on Thursday, December 19 at 7:15 p.m. and 8 p.m. It will be so much fun!
SPECIAL EVENTS Get in the Christmas spirit at The Ballroom Dance Center's Annual Snow Ball. Come dressed in semi-formal or formal attire or dress like your favorite character from the North Pole for our costume contest. There will be a short show, as well as a swing contest and other fun activities. Light refreshments will also be served. Make plans to join your friends at The Ballroom Dance Center for a very special evening, which will surely get you in the Christmas spirit!
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Teen Formation/Boot Camp -
Swing - Beginner
Tango/ChaCha – Intermediate
Teen Salsa Rueda - Beginner
West Coast Swing – Intermediate
Argentine Tango – Beginner
Argentine Tango – Intermediate
EVERY FRIDAY DANCE
Remember the Every Friday Dance from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. at The Ballroom Dance Center. Admission is $10 per person and includes a fun group lesson.
Winter Snow Ball
West Coast Swing with
Robin Smith -
Gifts and Surprises!
Closed - Merry Christmas!
Alex Scott Joins The Ballroom Dance Center Staff as Coach in Residence
Alex Scott has joined the professional staff of The Ballroom Dance Center as Coach in Residence. Alex began his professional ballroom dancing career at 18 in New York City.
While teaching at Fred Astaire Dance Studios, he qualified as a Gold Level instructor. Alex also passed the teaching qualifications exams for the Bronze, Silver and Gold levels at Arthur Murray Dance Studios in New York. He later worked and trained at Fred Astaire in Stamford, Connecticut, with owners, Gary and Lori Pierce, co-founders of the American Ballroom Theater and cultivators of the Cabaret-style ballroom dance that combined elements of many different styles of dance. His training also includes Jazz, Tap, Ballet, theatre and voice. Alex is a very versatile instructor and performer, which makes him the perfect addition to our staff. Call The Ballroom Dance Center at 706-854-8888 to book your lesson with Alex.
2014 Showcase Moon River:
Johnny Mercer – The Man, The Music
March 15, 21 and 22, 2014 The Ballroom Dance Center will present its 2014 showcase, Moon River: Johnny Mercer – The Man, The Music, on March 15, 21 and 22, 2014. The doors will open each evening at 7, with the show starting at 7:30. This year’s showcase production will feature the music of Johnny Mercer, who was actually born in Savannah, Georgia.
Some of his best loved songs include “Hooray for Hollywood,” “You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby,” “That Old Black Magic” and “Moon River,” just to name a few. Tickets - $18 for those 18 and under and $25 for adults - will go on sale January 1 for this amazing show!
We always have sell-out performances, so don’t wait too long to purchase your tickets!
Moon River Rehearsals begin December 12! Alex Scott, Coach in Residence, has choreographed two amazing adult formations for the upcoming March showcase. The first one is a Lindy Hop in the Savoy Lindy Hop style, which resembles West Coast Swing. The rehearsal for this formation will be every Thursday at 8 p.m. From 8:45 p.m. until 10 p.m. rehearsals will be held for the adult Salsa formation. Call The Ballroom Dance Center at 706-854-8888 to sign up for either one or both of these adult formations. The choreography is done, now all we need is you to make it come to life!
BALLROOM BLING! Your Ballroom Dance Store
Are you looking for the perfect gift for the dancer in your life or maybe even something for yourself? You’ll find it this holiday season at Ballroom Bling! The Ballroom Dance Center offers sassy, yet comfortable dancewear, a large array of ballroom and Latin dance shoes and glittering jeweled accessories, as well as other items needed to help you put your “best foot forward.” We also have dance shoes available for men! Drop by and see our entire selection, and if you don’t see exactly what you need in the size you need, we’ll be more than happy to special order it for you.