Come join our dance academy for a fun-filled movement experience! We combine an art form with exercise to help one understand the true beauty of self-expression and nonverbal communication. The dance academy offers an extensive variety of dance classes to meet your interests.
Beginning Cha Cha
A flirtatious and cheeky dance. A real crowd pleaser and fun to do anywhere you can find a dance floor.
Beginning East Coast Swing
The swing is a must learn dance. Learn the fundamentals and get your dancing hobby started out on the right foot. As a non-progressive and circular dance the swing is convenient on any jam packed dance floor.
Foxtrot is smooth and sexy. One of the most versatile ballroom dances can be danced to songs such as Witchcraft (Sinatra), Just in Time (Darren), and The Best is Yet to Come (Bennett).
Hustle is one of the most popular dances today and is today’s version of disco dancing. You won’t want to miss it. This class will use fun, upbeat and well known songs!
Beginning Nightclub Two Step
This slow, romantic, floating dance features "rock steps" and long glides across the dance floor to songs like "Lady In Red."
Rhumba, meaning ‘to go to parties’, is a very popular, slow, sensual, dance form and is one of the major ballroom dances and many of the dance moves work in the Cha Cha as well as other dances.
An upbeat Latin dance that is easy to learn! It began in the 1970’s when dancers started mixing the Mambo and the Hustle. Bachata, Merengue, Cumbia, Cha-Cha and Mambo are all “sister” dances of Salsa.
The Samba is a colorful dance with Brazilian roots. The dance has a lively style with a mix of African and Brazilian rhythms. The basic count is 1 &2 and the dance combines Latin rhythms with swing. Samba is fast paced at approximately 96 to 100 beats per minute.
Beginning Texas Two Step
The country/western two-step, often called the "Texas two-step" or simply the "two-step," is a country/western dance usually danced to country music in common time. ... As with other country/western dances, there are different versions of two step. This classes uses the quick, quick, slow, slow count.
Beautifully constructed, this class will focus on mastering the classic 18 count dance element which will allow students to gracefully glide across the floor.
Beginning West Coast Swing
Now one of the most popular forms of swing dance, the West Coast Swing has swept through the US. Slow and elegant or fast and furious, this class will be sure to reach your dance expectations.
Contact the MAC Concierge for current ballroom dance schedule at 517.364.8800.
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Personalized one-on-one instruction for the dance style of your choosing. We offer children, adult, and wedding dance privates. For more information please contact Taylor Jackson, Group Fitness Supervisor. 517.364.8828.
- Private: $60/hr
- Duet: $36 per person/hr
- Trio: $30 per person/hr
- 4 or more: $25 person/hr
Sep. 13-Nov. 19
Monday -September 13, 2021 - 7 pm - 7:50 pm - Beginning Nightclub 2step
Monday -September 13, 2021 - 8:00pm - 8:50 pm - Beginning Waltz
Tuesday - September 14, 2021 - 7 pm - 7:50 pm - Beginning Rhumba
Tuesday - September 14, 2021 - 8 pm - 8:50 pm - Beginning Foxtrot
Wednesday - September 15, 2021 - 7 pm - 7:50 pm - Beginning Salsa
Wednesday - September 15, 2021 - 8 pm - 8:50 pm - Beginning West Coast Swing
Thursday - September 16, 2021 - 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm - Beginning East Coast Swing
Thursday - September 16, 2021 - 8 pm - 8:50 pm - Beginning Cha Cha
For more information please contact Taylor Jackson, Group Fitness Supervisor. 517.364.8828