A dance class can teach anyone to move with grace through bee attacks while getting served in front of a blind date or during mega-prom. Achieve confident feet with today's Groupon: for $45, you get a three-class dance lesson package, good for two 30-minute private lessons and one group lesson, at Dance Times Square (a $100 value), located in the heart of Times Square.
Developed by U.S. Professional Latin Dance Champions and choreographers for So You Think You Can Dance?, Dance Times Square assembles the world's nimblest dance instructors to teach Latin and ballroom rug-cutting in an energetic, welcoming atmosphere. During a 30-minute private introductory class ($30), aspiring hip-artists and veteran hoofers alike will get a private lesson to hone in on their specific goals. You'll also get an additional 30-minute private lesson ($50), plus a one-hour group class ($20) for learning basic footwork, rhythmic exercises, and dancing with a partner. Learn the steps, swings, and the surprisingly high occurrence of NFL-referee hand signals in dances such as the salsa, waltz, foxtrot, swing, rumba, mambo, or merengue. After a few classes at Dance Times Square, you'll be ready to impress friends with slick new moves at weddings, dance socials, Supreme Court hearings, and nightclubs.
- The high energy and buzz inside the studio easily surpassed that of the New York streets below. – Fiona Kirk, Dance Teacher
- Dance Times Square makes a convincing case that almost anyone can dance with remarkable confidence and a sense of style, provided that the dancemaker tailors partnership and choreography to the ability and commitment of the dancers present. – DJ McDonald, City of Glass Arts and Culture
Dance Times Square
Dance Times Square’s founders and professional Latin ballroom dancers, Tony Meredith and Melanie LaPatin, corral expert dance instructors into their studio space to teach students of all levels high-energy dance routines. With an impressive roster of celebrity clientele, such as Vanessa Williams, Pierce Brosnan, and Betty Boop, along with decades of experience in the dance and choreography world, Tony and Melanie remain leaders in competitive Latin ballroom dance. The nimble-footed instructors rolls out dynamic group and private lessons, leading participants in shimmying through a wedding dance class or mastering skills for such dances as the salsa, tango, cha-cha, or swing.