Social Ballroom & Wedding Dance
At Melbourne City Dance Center, dance is our way of life…and we want to share our way of life with you!
Are you looking for a way to improve your fitness or want to learn a new hobby? Maybe your goal is to improve your already fabulous dance skills and take part in competitive ballroom dancing. Whatever your goal, we have instruction that will help you reach all your goals.
We believe dance is so much more than learning steps, it’s about making new friends, feeling healthy inside and out and being active, confident and social. At Melbourne City Dance Center, our world class instructors customize their instruction process into simple steps so students learn fast, while having lots of fun. Before you know it, you will be the life of the party!
Regardless of your age, or experience, we have a class for you! Join us today and start feeling better, looking better and having the time of your life. With so many options to choose from, what are you waiting for?!
Increase self confidence
Improve your health
Make new friends
Acquire grace and poise
Gain Fun and Enjoyment
Stand out on the dance floor
Make your partner happy
We work on personalized system, of teaching to speed up your learning process by private lessons.
Dance Styles we teach:
Ballroom: Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep. The Waltz is one of the most popular ballroom dances of all time and is often the basis for many dances. It is a smooth dance that travels around the line of dance. It is often distinguished by it’s step, slide, step in 3/4 time. The waltz is a beautiful dance the is easy to recognize and simple to learn. The Tango is a vibrant and playful dance with lots of potential for dancers to express themselves and improvise. In the tango there is a leader and a follower. The leader offers an invitation to the follower for where and how to step through what is referred to as the embrace. The follower decides in what way they will accept the leader's invitation. The dancers try to maintain harmony and connection through the embrace, and with the music, and their unique language or dance is born. Come to learn more!
Latin: Samba, Cha-cha-cha, Rumba, Pasadoble, Jive. Often the Cha-cha-cha is performed to authentic Cuban music, the cha-cha’s carefree nature and fun, flirtatious style works well with all music genres including funk, country and hip-hop. With a tempo of 110 to 130 beats per minute, it will raise your heart beat and your mood. The cha cha includes intricate footwear, sharp action and quick spins.
Carebbean Mix: Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, Merengue, Samba De Grafiera. Merengue is an easy and fun dance to learn, the merengue is a popular social dance. It encourages creativity with arm movements and is characterized by its marching rhythm and Cuban motion. It has a lighthearted, festive, casual feel and can be performed to latin, hip-hop, R&B and other pop music.
Other Styles: Swing, Bolero, Argentine Tango, Lindy-Hop and Mambo.
Wedding Dance Choreography
Your first wedding dance is more than just a dance: we are offering a beautiful experience, and the chance to make memories with your new spouse that will last a lifetime. Show your love for each other in those first steps you take as husband and wife during your wedding dance.
MCDC can tailor fit a routine to your chosen wedding song or can help with your wedding dance choreography, by helping choose a song and dance style that will establish forever your wedding dance in memory.
We also offer group instruction for the wedding party, father-daughter and mother-son dances.
We know how hard and expensive it is to plan a wedding, we will work with your budget, with your time frame, and your theme to make your big day even more special!