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It's fun to "dance like no one's watching" but it's also a kick to know the steps, too. Whether you want to try ballroom, tap, ballet, hip-hop, Tango or Salsa, get on your dancin' shoes and show your legs what your feet can do! And it's good exercise, too.
Ballroom Dance

Our Ballroom Dance classes are listed below. Want to browse all of our Dance Classes? Want to search by location, keyword, or day of the week! Ready to register? Browse, search and register for classes on RecWeb!


Ages 16 and up: Beginner: Learn the basics of Ballroom Dancing for the student with no prior level of instruction. Learn proper dance position, how to lead and follow, and at least three patterns for Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, Cha Cha and Swing. Instructors: Joe Kim 301-602-4760, Tony Seleme 202-386-2060, Rebecca McKinney 202-669-7723, Thomas Woll, 703-591-3839. Registration is per student, must have a partner registered in the class to attend.


Ages 16 and up:Intermediate: Prerequisite: Beginner ballroom course. After a brief review of the Ballroom I Dances, reinforce and build your confidence by learning additional variations for these dances, including Tango and Merengue. Emphasis is placed on maintaining proper dance position and improved pattern execution to perfect each move. For further information please contact your instructor directly. Instructors: Joe Kim 301-602-4760, Tony Seleme 202-386-2060, Rebecca McKinney 202-669-7723, Thomas Woll, 703-591-3839. Registration is per student, must have a partner registered in the class to attend.


Ages 16 and up: Intermediate/Advanced:Prerequisite: Ballroom Dance II or equivalent. Students will further develop a firm foundation in dancing ability in the ballroom dances covered in Ballroom I and II. Learn additional patterns in each dance with an emphasis on proper execution and technique. Classes may specialize in 3 or 4 dances per session. Registration fee is per student, each student must have a registered partner to participate in the class.


Age 17 and up: Learn ballroom variations the first hour and then add to your enjoyment with a two-hour practice and party. One potluck dinner during the course. $20 per couple parties set-up fee due instructor. For further information please contact your instructor directly. Instructor: Tony Seleme 202-386-2060. Registration is per person, students must have a registered partner to attend the class.


Ages 18 and up: Beginner:Learn to dance for that special occasion, your wedding, or just take the course to learn the three of most common ballroom wedding dances, the Waltz, Foxtrot, or Rumba. These are the three basic slow dances that couples usually chose for their special first dance together. Instruction will focus on proper dance position, how to lead and follow, and some basic patterns that you can use to form a routine for your dance. Registration fee is per person, must have a registered partner to attend the class.


Ages 17 and up: Beginner: Single and Triple Swing. Learn underarm turns, swivels using swing variations. This class is an East Coast Swing starting with Single Swing for an easy start, then progress to Triple Swing. For further information, please call the instructor Tony Selemy at 202-386-2060 for the Tuesday class or Rebecca McKinney at 202-669-7723 for the Thursday Registration fee is per person, students must have a registered partner to attend.


Dance for Youth

Our Dance for Youth classes are listed below. Want to browse all of our Dance Classes? Want to search by location, keyword, or day of the week! Ready to register? Browse, search and register for classes on RecWeb!


Ages 5 - 9: Beginner: This class introduces the young dancer to the basic movements of ballet and ballet terminology. This class is perfect for the dancer that needs the fundamental introductory training to begin a ballet program.


International Dance

Our International Dance classes are listed below. Want to browse all of our Dance Classes? Want to search by location, keyword, or day of the week! Ready to register? Browse, search and register for classes on RecWeb!


Ages 17 and up: Beginner/Advanced. The first part of class will be devoted to assisting beginners experience the culture, music and folk dances from Bulgaria, Hungary, Armenia, Romania, Greece, Israel and more. The intermediate/ advanced level dancers add dances from Macedonia, Turkey, Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia, and other countries. Students may begin any time during the session by registering, and then taking their receipt to class to receive their passes from the instructor. Classes are offered continually, from season to season and you may use your passes for any class. There are no refunds for unused passes. Questions: call 301-871-8788 or e-mail


Latin Dance

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Ages 17 and up: This hot dance sizzles with rhythms and movement making Salsa a fun and popular dance for beginners. For further information please call the instructor Tony Seleme at 202-386-2060


Beginner: Ages 17 and up: Learn today's hottest dance-Salsa! Learn a unique technique to dance Salsa, the difference between studio and night club styles, lead and follow, the 'get out of jail', steps to get your partner back on beat, and when to do the Mambo instead. Registration fee for single registrants, sign up with a friend to ensure a balance. Students change partners frequently. Tom Woll may be reached for further information at 703-591-3839.


More Dance Classes

Our More Dance Classes classes are listed below. Want to browse all of our Dance Classes? Want to search by location, keyword, or day of the week! Ready to register? Browse, search and register for classes on RecWeb!


Ages 16 and up: This introduces you to the basic patterns and steps for line dancing by a certified Line Dancing Instructor. Learn basic beginning level line dance step patterns and gradually progress to intermediate level line dances with slightly more complex patterns. This class will provide the opportunity to exercise, socialize, and have fun all in one setting. For more information please call Peytrienne McCormick at 301.379.5937