Dance can express what words cannot, whether it's the triumphant joy in a football player's post-touchdown pirouette or the passionate tango used to notify roommates that the basement is flooding. Transmit tidings with twinkling toes thanks to today’s Groupon: for $45, you get two private and two group dance classes (a $302 value) at Nashville Ballroom's Hendersonville or Brentwood locations. Headlining Nashville Ballroom's staff of professional instructors is UCWDC Showcase Division 1 competitor Anthony Lewis, who offers rhythm-less, wayward limbs expert supervision in both private and group settings of five to 30 students. Classes in a variety of dance styles help adult students discover multiple fun ways to control their childlike wiggling. Tame your animal-boogie instincts through the foxtrot, or learn how to avoid chandeliers and ventilation ducts during West Coast swinging.
Renowned dance coach Anthony Lewis, who’s mentored many nationally ranked clients, boasts several competition titles, as well as a fourth-place win at the World's Championships himself. His teaching experience spans the country, having overseen studios in Kentucky and California, and his staff of instructors emulates his star quality with their devotion and skill. Yet, for all of their impressive credentials, the teachers at Nashville Ballroom specialize in training adult beginners, deriving fulfillment from transforming two left feet into comfortable twirling tools.
As Nashville Ballroom’s students sashay through the studio's three-step schooling approach—composed of private lessons, group classes, and social practice—they can choose from more than 20 dance styles. Instructors stress that their setting is "not your grandma's ballroom," culling modern steps from Latin, swing, and country-western choreography. Though they do tutor such classical styles as the waltz and foxtrot, lessons typically focus on the modern techniques needed for nightclub outings and wedding receptions in the year 4012.