What You Will Learn

When you picture yourself dancing, which dance do you see? Pacific Dance Center can teach you the full spectrum of ballroom and social dances.

Cha Cha

This syncopated, high energy dance works equally well to Latin or pop music. The precision of the dance and rhythm of the music make the Cha-Cha exciting to dance.
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Popularized in the U.S. by Carmen Miranda, the Samba evokes images of Carnival and Rio de Janeiro. A fast-paced, sleek, and sensual dance, this Brazilian export will get your heart racing.



A predecessor to its Cha Cha cousin, the Mambo was the original blending of Cuban and jazz music. This hot Latin dance is punctuated by rhythmic breaks that give it a sharp look.
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Fox Trot

This dance brings to mind so many striking images of decades past. It’s the glamor of 1930s musical. It’s the music of the Big Band era and Frank Sinatra. The Fox Trot allows you to simply glide across the floor, elegantly, in the arms of your partner.
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The Waltz is the oldest of all the ballroom dances. When you dance it, you feel like you’re dancing on air. When you learn to waltz, you learn to dance elegantly and gracefully.
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Tango is the most passionate of all the ballroom dances. Its staccato beat and stylized movements create a dramatic dance that’s as thrilling to watch as it is to do.
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You don’t have to own a zoot suit to be hip to the swing. Swing is back and it’s bigger than ever. Try one of several variations of swing dance: East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop.
Eastcoast Swing / Westcoast Swing



It’s the hottest Latin nightclub dance around. Salsa is sultry, sexy, and incredibly fun.
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Dancing close to your partner is what this romantic dance is all about. Brought to the U.S. in the early 1930s, the Rumba has an earthy look and feel that is accentuated by “Cuban Motion” styling.


Nightclub Two-Step

Never sure what to dance to slow music on a crowded night club floor? The night club two-step is the answer.