While it only takes two to tango, it takes an entire dance studio to ward off gangs of square-dancing street toughs. Hone your defense mechanisms with today's Groupon to Dance with Joy Studios. Choose between the following options:
- For $20, you get four drop-in dance classes of any type (a $42 value).
- For $49, you get a dance package (up to a $133 value). The package includes:
- A one-hour private lesson with a master- or professional-level teacher
- Two group lessons with a master- or professional-level teacher
- Two dance parties for a couple or an individual
The professional instructors at Dance with Joy Studios whisk fledgling hoofers around two hardwood-floor ballrooms, infusing feet with the basics of Latin-, country-, and ballroom-dance styles. Pivot toward drop-in classes to learn how to trip the light fantastic in swing session, stomp the yard in hip-hop lessons, or dodge the bullets of cartoon cowboys in tap classes. Social Latin courses such as Cha-Cha, Zumba, and Cuban Casino lend a spicy flair to the pedagogical proceedings. Private classes impart one-on-one instruction, bolstering each sway scholar's dexterity and aplomb, and group lessons bring students of varying disciplines together for sessions of diverse dance moves so fans of waltz can pick up moves from quick steppers, and lindy-hoppers can learn how to gracefully leap over runaway line dancers.
Dance with Joy Studios
Dance with Joy Studios owner Rachel Lidskog strives to imbue her classes with the happiness she feels when dancing. Rachel has competed or taught in Argentina, Cuba, Holland, and Spain, among other countries, and her philosophy of uplifting people through dance is supported by the values of teamwork, creativity, and responsibility.
Along with a crew of professional instructors, she whisks fledgling hoofers around two hardwood-floor ballrooms, infusing their feet with the basics of Latin, country, and ballroom dance. She and her team identify private lessons, group classes or special workshops, and weekly dance parties as the best ways to learn to dance, superior even to dropping a family of ants into your overalls. They also organize wedding-dance lessons to ensure nuptial celebrations progress smoothly and cheerfully.