Dancing is a healthy way to physically connect to someone, preferable to giving them a painful bear hug or sewing your head onto their body. Get cheek-to-cheek with this Groupon.
$49 for a Ballroom-Dance-Lesson Package for One or Two ($335 Total Value)
- Three 45-minute private dance lessons (a $285 value)
- One 45-minute group dance class (a $35 value)
- One 60-minute practice party (a $15 value)
Ballroom, swing, Latin, and disco dance styles are all taught with four basic movements from which the different steps evolve. After growing comfortable in their private and group lessons, students are invited to Friday-night practice parties, where they can try out their moves in a social setting.
Arthur Murray Dance Centers
Over the course of its 100-year history, Arthur Murray Dance Centers has grown to more than 280 studios worldwide. The Saratoga Springs location is run by Safwat Gerges, a master examiner and adjudicator who has spent more than 25 years working for Arthur Murray Dance Centers. His staff includes Ricardo Sopin and Iraida Volodina, both decorated dancers who specialize in working with beginner students and, wedding specialists Asha Adamczak, Miranda Eldridge, and Tristan Reiman work with wedding couples.
The studio’s elegant, old-world hardwood floor is surrounded by exposed brick walls and floor-to-ceiling arched windows. Courses divvy students up by skill set and teach the many formal and social styles comprising ballroom, swing, Latin, and disco.