In addition to the questions and answers below, you may find these other faq resources useful…
See Group Classes.
No. Every group class has numerous partner changes, giving you a chance to dance with everyone in the room.
Please see Changing Partners.
For these questions, please see Shoes.
Wear clothes that allow you to move freely. Casual clothes and athletic clothes are fine. Tight jeans and skirts often cause a problem, particularly during the warm-up. If you do not wish to expose your stomach when we raise our arms over our heads, carefully choose a suitable shirt.
The music played depends on the style of dance. Some classes – like Foxtrot, Waltz, and Tango – will use many big band tracks with some contemporary music fitting the style. Latin and Nightclub dance classes use a lot of modern music.
Absolutely! You are encouraged to bring music that you enjoy or that you wish to use for choreography.
See Wedding Special.
Consider attending one of the local Social Dances.
Classes that say “New Dancer,” “Beginner,” and “All-Level” are run at a pace suitable for people who are new to partner dancing.
Yes! The studio has taught at the college ballroom dance association, the Atwood Teen Center, the Public Library, retirement villages, wedding receptions, and private parties – to name just a few.
Please Contact the Instructor of the class you would like to attend. The instructor’s name and a link to the instructor’s contact page appears on each page describing a class we teach. Our phone numbers appear at the bottom of every page of the website.
Beginning in October 2007, the Art of Dance will No Longer Have its Downtown Location. The instructors at the Art of Dance hold their Group Classes and Private Lessons at several convenient Locations in and around Madison, WI.
People from high-schoolers through retirees take dance lessons. Business owners. Trades people. Students. Public servants. Government workers. Dance is an attractive activity for people from any profession or background.
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