Two or Four Private Latin and Ballroom-Dancing Lessons at Beginners Only (Up to 75% Off)

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Experienced dance instructors with teach singles or couples one of 14 ballroom-dancing styles

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Promotional value expires Apr 4, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Lessons are non-transferable. May redeem across visits. Men must bring a partner. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Dancing is one of the oldest forms of courting a partner, alongside writing their name in burning crops and rescuing them from Hades by hiding inside a pomegranate. Meet your match with today’s Groupon to Beginners Only. Choose between the following options:

  • For $45, you get two 45-minute private ballroom-dancing lessons (a $150 value).
  • For $75, you get four 45-minute private ballroom-dancing lessons (a $300 value).

Founded by Allen Darnel, an instructor with more than 50 years of experience, Beginners Only quickly gets neophyte hoofers up to speed in their choice of ballroom-dancing style during custom private sessions. Singles or couples learn to trip the light fantastic as they explore one of 14 dances such as the foxtrot, the waltz, the mambo, the square dance, or the rhombus dance—all taught by a seasoned pro utilizing a proven technique. Duos swivel and jitterbug their way through salsa steps or swing-dance steps set to big-band tunes and can even learn a choreographed dance, ideal for crafting memorable wedding receptions or Senate confirmation hearings. Consult a list of frequently asked questions for more information about converting recalcitrant limbs into terpsichorean works of art.

Please note that female Groupon holders may bring a partner or attend class alone; male Groupon holders must bring a partner.

Beginners Only Social Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio

It's not easy to take over for a guy like Allen Darnel, a 55-year ballroom-dance veteran who taught celebrities such as Zsa Zsa Gabor and Aldous Huxley. But now W. Michael Smith and Enrique Baez-Trevino are cutting in on the recently retired Beginners Only Social Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio founder's waltz, and they have impressive resumés of their own to brandish. Baez-Trevino has studied under prominent trainers since he was 13, and Smith has trained in both theater and broadcasting, a background he believes helps him give clear instructions to his students. These two masters lead 45-minute private lessons for individuals and couples. sharing their knowledge of swing, salsa, and the tango in private rooms. The schedule is unusually flexible, with lessons available from 2pm until 9pm Monday through Saturday.

Customer Reviews

Fun and friendly experience. I learned the basics of three dances.
Louise V. · September 16, 2016
Our instructor is Enrique and we love him. He is very patient and makes the lesson fun for us. I would recommend him to anyone wanting to learn to dance.
Beth S. · September 13, 2016
Very insightful, and even more important, tons of fun.
Oscar G. · July 10, 2016
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