The dances in this style are Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, and Jive. This is the more structured of the the Latin dance styles. It is a mainly competitive and show style of dance. Thus, it is for the more serious or experienced dancer. Many of these style dances are seen on the various TV dance shows. Our Tuesday night classes are typically dedicated to this style.
International Standard Ballroom
The dances in this style are Quickstep, Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, and V. Waltz. The Ballet of the Ballroom! This is the more structured of the ballroom disciplines. It is the ballroom style that you see competed on TV most of the time as well. Most often taught as part of our DVIDA program at Synergy.
This is the more "Club" style of the Latin dances with it's dances like Cha-Cha, Rumba, Swing, Bolero and Mambo! These are the typical social dances as well as great competitive ones. These are also taught mainly as part of our DVIDA program as well.
American Ballroom (AKA American Smooth)
This is an open style of ballroom used often in social dancing and competition. The dances in this style are the Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot and Viennese Waltz. This is the "Fred & Ginger" style of ballroom dancing! At Synergy, Monday night group classes are this style.
Nightclub & Salsa
This category is all about the dances that were born in the nightclubs. Salsa, West Coast Swing, Nightclub 2 Step, and Hustle. These dances are great social dances and fun for shows and competition. Our Thursday night classes are dedicated to these styles.
DVIDA Medals Class
This is for the student that has been dancing for some time and is looking to take their dancing to the next level. The classes range from 4 to 6 months and go into detail on learning both the patterns and the techniques that make it look good. We rotate through all the different styles, Rhythm, Latin, Standard and Smooth. Wednesday night is our dedicated DVIDA classes.
Teen Latin & Ballroom Class
A Class dedicated for younger dancers on Saturdays. The class focuses on two dances per month and goes over the basics of each as well as technique to give the kids a good habits early. Sometimes this class also does performances and fun routines for the studio showcases. Dances taught in this class are all of the International Latin, American Smooth, and the Nightclub/Salsa categories.
This is a fun way to feel like you are on Dancing with the Stars! You learn an "open" choreography of a given dance style and with the intent of performing at one of our showcases or competitions. This type of class is usually for those that have been dancing before.