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Adult Ballroom Dance Lessons
Ballroom – Country – Salsa – Swing

If you’ve ever wanted to learn to dance, taking ballroom dance lessons is the way to do it. Let’s learn a bit more about what we offer at Dance Louisville. We will walk you through our group ballroom dance classes, private lessons and more.


Private Lesson

How do private lessons work?

Private dance lessons are very popular way to take ballroom dance classes for adults. Privates let you learn at your own pace, they also give you maximum flexibility in scheduling. We teach private lessons 7 days a week from 10am till 10pm. You can learn more about private lesson pricing here!  The best way to get started with ballroom dance lessons, is to call, ask any questions you may have and schedule your first private lesson. Heck – it’s FREE! It’s the best way we could think of to help get you started and to help you learn more about our studio.

  • Learn at your own pace
  • No partner necessary
  • Learn faster with 1 on 1 lessons
  • First lesson is FREE!


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Group Lessons

How do group lessons work?

Group lessons are another very important part of learning to dance at a ballroom dance studio. Group ballroom dance classes allow you to meet new people and learn to dance with others (an important part of the learning) You can check out our ballroom dancing classes on our group class schedule. If you want to learn more about what to expect in our ballroom dance classes or learn about the pricing, please head to our group class page. In the end it’s always our recommendation to book your free private lesson as an introduction to the studio. We have some awesome new student discounts that allow you full access to all of our classes including 4 private lessons at a awesome price. Your teacher will be happy to explain all the details on your free lesson. But if you just wanna drop in and try a group class…. that’s awesome too!

  • No partner necessary!
  • Singles and couples are welcome!
  • We rotate partners during class


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Wedding Lessons

How do wedding lessons work

Are you looking for dance lessons to help you get ready for your big day? Taking some dance classes will help! We offer lessons for the bride & groom as well as father daughter dances, mother son dances or even your whole wedding party. Short on time? We can help. Want to learn a spectacular routine to wow your friends and family. You can do it! Whether you want to learn a few moves or create a Youtube worthy dance routine… We’ve got you covered! We will help you look & feel great for your wedding dance.

  • Learn in a week or create the dance of your dreams
  • We can help pick & edit your song.
  • Special wedding lesson packages.
  • First lesson is FREE!


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Which dance styles can you learn?
Pretty much all of them!

We teach all of these dances!

Ballroom Dance Lessons

  • Waltz
  • American Tango
  • Foxtrot
  • Quickstep
  • Viennese Waltz

Salsa Dance Lessons

  • New York Style
  • L.A. Style
  • Casino Rueda
  • Cumbia
  • Bachata

Latin Dance Lessons

  • Rumba
  • Cha Cha
  • Samba
  • Jive
  • Bolero
  • Mambo

Country Dance Styles

  • Two Step
  • Nightclub (NC2)
  • Polka
  • Waltz
  • East Coast Swing
  • West Coast Swing
  • Triple Two Step
  • Linedance

Swing Dance Lessons

  • West Coast Swing
  • East Coast Swing
  • Jitterbug

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From wedding lessons to west coast swing, ballroom to jitterbug, you’ll find it a Dance Louisville.

Ballroom Dance Lessons in Louisville KY

Let’s take a peek at some of the classic ballroom dance styles that you can learn through your ballroom dance classes at dance louisville.

Waltz – Along with the Tango and Foxtrot, the Waltz is one of the classic ballroom dances. This is a fantastic sweeping dance, making it a must learn!

American Tango – Born in Argentina, this is the most dramatic of the ballroom dances. Tango has many different styles and proves popular both as an intimate social dance or a powerful dance on the competition floor. See the 5 tango basics you need to learn

FoxtrotFoxtrot is a simple yet elegant dance. Its is one of the first dances many ballroom dancers learn. With common music from the likes of Frank Sinatra to Michael Buble, it’s a hard dance to resist. See 7 Beginner Foxtrot Steps

Quickstep – This is a fun upbeat ballroom dance. With influences from the Foxtrot to the Charleston, this dance will send you sweeping and skipping across the dance floor!

Viennese Waltz – Originally coming from Bavaria, it’s characterized by fast tempo 3/4 time music. The exciting music and fast pace that make the Viennese Waltz an exciting choice

Salsa Dance Lessons

Salsa dancing is hot! Learning some moves in salsa is a great place to start. Learn more about our salsa dance lessons here.

New York Style – Otherwise known as Salsa ‘on 2’, the specific pattern of footwork and its connection to the instruments of the music makes this a popular choice of hardcore Salsa lovers.

L.A. Style – Otherwise known as Salsa ‘on the 1’, which differentiates itself from New York Style. This is the most popular style of salsa danced in a slot.

Casino Rueda – A group style of Salsa danced in a wheel. A caller calls out moves sending the dancers into playful and easy moves (or sometimes more complicated intricate ones). It’s very fun!

Cumbia – Originating from a slightly different style of Salsa music, it’s a popular ethnic dance with much of its instruction being passed on through family and friends.

Bachata – This dance is one you will find anywhere there is salsa dancing. Its basic step is easy to pick up and the music is sure to make you want to move your feet.

Latin Dance Lessons

Technically the latin dance styles fall under the ballroom dance lessons. These styles are very popular in our adult group classes. You’ll love these.

Rumba – Known as ‘the dance of love’, This is one of the classic Latin dances with its beautiful lines and hip action.

Cha Cha – Born out of its distant cousin, the Mambo, it’s one of the most popular Latin dances in the world! It fits a wide range of pop music. Cha Cha is flirty and fun!

Samba – The Brazilian national dance with a fantastic upbeat tempo of music. This dance has become a favorite worldwide!

Jive – Born out of the Lindy Hop, this is one of the most “American” dances with its roots right here in the ole’ USA! East Coast Swing, Jitterbug, Swing are all versions of this fast moving dance.

Bolero – This slow and beautiful dance is one of the five American Rhythm dances. With its rise and fall technique, and fluid movements, this makes for a great dance to watch.

Mambo – A close cousin to Salsa, this dance actually breaks away on count 2, instead of count 1. You will see many similarities between the two dance styles. Both make you want to get up and move your hips.

Country Dance Styles

You could think of country dancing as ballroom dancing with hats and boots. Although we don’t wear hats and boots, these country dance styles are really cool. Learn more about country dance lessons at our studio.

Two Step – Gaining popularity from its Country music origins, this is the most classic of all Country dances. With many fast turns, this traveling dance can be seen in Country bars and competitive dance floors across the USA. If you’re looking to practice, you’ll need some good two step music.

Nightclub (NC2) – Despite its name, this dance has nothing to do with drunken dancing in a club. It’s a beautiful romantic dance that’s very easy to learn. A popular choice for all the slow music that you can dance nightclub to, but you would otherwise just sway back-and-forth to!

Polka – This dance is full of energy and a whole bunch of triple steps! Polka originated in the Czech region in Europe and quickly became a hit. It has traveled across continents and kept its appeal in many genres. If you’re looking for a workout…give polka a shot!

Swing Dance Lessons

Swing dancing has a lot of forms and we teach all sorts of swing dance lessons, from the jitterbug of your grandparents to modern west coast swing there’s a lot to learn. Learn about our modern west coast swing lessons here.

West Coast Swing – West Coast Swing is the state dance of California, WCS is rapidly gaining popularity across the globe. Known as one of the most versatile partner dances because of its ability to be danced to a broad range of styles of music. It’s not the easiest dance, but well worth the effort. Read more…

East Coast Swing – East Coast Swing, unlike the West Coast Swing, is a rotational dance. With its triple steps and rock steps, this fun dance is sure to be a hit with everyone. Read more…

Jitterbug – If you like big band music and want to learn what they did in the movies, then this dance is probably what you’re looking for. Jitterbug, also known as single time swing, is a fun and versatile type of swing dance. Read more…

Are we The best ballroom dance studio in Louisville?

Dance Louisville has been in business for 17+ years teaching the 40222 (and the rest of Louisville) to dance! See why our students love us! Come join our ballroom dance classes! 

Where should you start?

FREE 30-minute Private Lesson

We offer group & private ballroom dance lessons but a free lesson is the the best way I could think to help get you started! Come learn some moves, meet one of our instructors and learn more about how dancing can be amazing for your life.

This is the BEST way to get started!

Please give us a call to schedule your ballroom dance class. We can’t wait to meet you!


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