Our Goal

  • To increase the quality and quantity of ballroom dance in our community and eventually develop excellence in Dance Sport for Oklahoma City and The State of Oklahoma
  • Provide an environment to introduce, promote, support and inspire ballroom dance for youth
  • Increase the number of Oklahoma youth involved in this athletic sport at competitive (DanceSport) and social levels
  • Offer Oklahoma students the opportunity and path forward to compete for the USA Dance National Collegiate DanceSport Championship and ultimately World Games

Ballroom Dances

The traditional ballroom dance styles are American and International. 
Traditionally the American style is taught to beginners in the USA. Those dances include the following smooth and rhythm dances.
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AMERICAN SMOOTH DANCES

 

Distinctive in that it is less strict and allows the partnership to “open up” in several steps

Waltz

Tango

Foxtrot 

Viennese Waltz (fast waltz)

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AMERICAN RHYTHM DANCES

 

Distinctive in that the Cuban motion (hip action) is achieved by stepping on a flexed knee, straightening the knee after taking a step.

Cha-Cha

Rumba

East Cost Swing

Bolero

Mambo (formal Salsa)

Since Latin Dance is the fastest growing category and the International style is the form of competition worldwide those dances might be considered early in the competition goal-oriented students.
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INTERNATIONAL STANDARD DANCES

Distinctive in that it emphasizes remaining in a closed dance position

Waltz

Tango

Foxtrot

Viennese Waltz

Quick Step

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INTERNATIONAL LATIN DANCES

 

Distinctive in that the hip action is achieved after stepping onto a “straight leg

Samba

Cha Cha

Rumba

Paso Doble

Jive

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OTHER DANCES

 

Examples of other competitive or popular social styles

County Western

West Coast Swing

Hustle

Argentine Tango

Salsa

Merengue

Summer Program begins
JUNE 2ND!