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To Contact Michèle:
 michele@hartfordballroom.com
Phone 860-693-3909
or 860-794-6879


We are moving to 56 Arbor Street (next door) on July 1st
Some dance events and dance classes will take place at a new location on New Park Avenue
Look for all the details on this website coming soon
                                                                

         
Argentine Tango


Every Tuesday
Dancing with a partner involves many skills: rhythm, balance, coordination, strength, musicality, artistry and more.
This is the perfect class to develop those skills. 
While you are enjoying the unique atmosphere and the friendly company of the Hartford Ballroom studio,
 you will become proficient at dancing one of the most beautiful and fascinating dance in the world. 
Let us take you on that experience, no partner needed.

Beginner: Tuesday 6:45 p.m.
Step of the Week: Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Practica: 8:15 until 10:00 p.m.

Nate Evans 860-922-1550

Private Lessons Available


 
2015
Schedule
Monday Monday Tuesday Thursday
Absolute Beginners
7:15 - 8:15 p.m.
Basics
 8:15 - 9:15 p.m.

Argentine Tango

Intermediate
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Full Bronze
8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
January 2015 Foxtrot (1/5 & 1/12)
Swing (1/19 & 1/26)
West Coast Swing   Waltz Salsa
February Salsa (2/2 & 2/9)
Cha Cha (2/16 & 2/23)
Cha Cha Argentine Tango every Tuesday West Coast Swing Waltz
March Waltz (3, 9, 16)
Rumba (23, 30)
Rumba Beginner at 6:45 p.m. Cha Cha West Coast Swing
April Tango (6, 13)
Hustle (20, 27)
Foxtrot Step of the Week at 7:30 p.m. Rumba Cha Cha
May Foxtrot (4, 11)
Swing ( 18, no class on 25)
Hustle Practica at 8:15 to 10:00 p.m. Foxtrot Rumba
June Swing on June 1
Salsa ( 8, 15)
Cha Cha (22, 29)
Salsa
Hustle           Foxtrot
July Waltz(6, 13)
Rumba (20, 27)
East Coast Swing   Salsa Hustle
August Tango (3,10)
Hustle (17, 24, 31)
Waltz   East Coast Swing Salsa
September Salsa (7, 14)
Cha Cha (21, 28)
Cha Cha   Waltz East Coast Swing
October Waltz (5, 12)
Rumba (19, 26)
Rumba/Bolero   Cha Cha Waltz
November Waltz (2, 9, 16)
Rumba (23, 30)
Salsa   Rumba/Bolero Cha Cha
December Tango (7, 14)
Hustle ( 21, 28)
Foxtrot   Salsa Rumba/Bolero

 

2015
Schedule
  Sunday
   
  Intermediate
 Sunday 5:00 p.m.
Full Bronze Level
Sunday 6:00 p.m.
Pre-Silver Level
Sunday 7:00 p.m.
 
January Waltz Salsa Foxtrot  
February West Coast Swing Waltz Salsa The same dances on Thursday
7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
March Cha Cha West Coast Swing Waltz are taught on Sunday
at 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
April Rumba Cha Cha West Coast Swing  
May Foxtrot Rumba Cha Cha  
June Hustle Foxtrot Rumba  
July Salsa Hustle Foxtrot  
August East Coast Swing Salsa Hustle  
September Waltz East Coast Swing Salsa  
October Cha Cha Waltz East Coast Swing  
November Rumba/Bolero Cha Cha Waltz  
December Salsa Rumba/Bolero Cha Cha  
 

Descriptions Of Classes

Social Ballroom Dancing

Absolute Beginners: The Classic Dances

Monday   7:15 to 8:15 p.m.

This is the perfect class to start, just for beginners. We focus on the 8 most important dances because these are the dances that will give you a solid foundation in partner dancing. A nice slow pace to enjoy dancing while you are learning and exercising in a friendly atmosphere.

You don't need a partner, you don't need to register and you can start anytime, although the new dances are introduced on the first week of the month, therefore the first class of the month is the easiest. No dress code, wear comfortable shoes with a sole as thin as possible (sneakers or thick rubber sole are difficult to dance with).

 Basics

Monday 8:15 to 9:15 p.m.

When you want to learn more dances and more steps

We recommend that you take the combination of the Basics and the Absolute Beginner classes for at least a year, to feel very proficient in the way you lead and follow the basics, before learning more steps.

Intermediate

Thursday   7:00 to 8:00 p.m. 

and Sunday   5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

When you feel ready to learn more variations at a much faster pace.

Full Bronze Level

Thursday   8:00 to 9:00 p.m. 

and Sunday   6:00 to 7:00 p.m. 

Now that you are proficient with the basic steps, you can use them in more complicated variations and combinations.

 

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Ballroom Dancing Technique 

Technique

When ballroom dancing has become your hobby, you will want to work more in depth to improve your appearance and abilities, we call this technique.  When you know what to do, you will want to know how to do the fundamental steps.  The fundamentals steps  are now explored with emphasis on footwork, lead, follow and timing; it is essential to know the proper technique before continuing to a more advanced level.  Technique will improve your balance, posture and dancing skills in general.

 Pre-Silver

Sunday, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

This is a class for students who are proficient in ballroom dancing.  We  continue to work on more advanced steps that will develop good technique like footwork, rise and fall, CBM; these are essential for the serious dancer.

 

Pricing

                                                                                          Group lessons:  $10.00 per class

 

 

Private Lessons and Contact Information

 

Private lessons are  available:

Lisa Marie Evans.  She can be contacted at 860-655-5731 or email lisamarie@hartfordballroom.com

$50 for one hour

Nate Evans.  He can be contacted at 860-922-1550 or email nate@hartfordballroom.com

$50 for one hour

Mini group lessons with Lisa Marie or Nate are also available ($15 per person, minimum of 4)

 

Michele Evans.  Contact at 860-693-3909 or email michele@hartfordballroom.com

$75 for one hour

Any questions?   Email Michèle at michele@hartfordballroom.com or call her Home860-693-3909  or Cell 860-794-6879

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