The Ballroom At Hixson Offers Open Classes

Monday, July 15, 2013

The Ballroom at Hixson is offering an (open to the public) group class in ballroom dancing on Saturdays starting at 7:30 p.m.  The cost to attend is $5.  Then an (open  to the public) Ballroom Dance starts at 8:30 p.m. and the cost to attend is $10.  No partner is required and the dress is casual.  

The Ballroom at Hixson offers a beginning Rhythm Ballroom class that teaches the basics in Rumba, ChaCha nad East Coast Swing.  This is a drop in class held Monday at 6 p.m. and Wednesday at 8 p.m. and the cost is $5.  No partner is required and the dress is casual.

The Ballroom at Hixson will be starting group session classes on Monday and Thursday.  Mondays will be beginner Bronze Smooth - Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango and Viennese Waltz. Thursdays will be beginner Bronze Rhythm – Rumba, Cha Cha, Bolero and East Coast Swing, with each session lasting eight weeks. The cost is $10 per class. These classes will build on each other and are designed to help achieve the highest level of confidence and the ability to dance all of the social dances, comfortably. 

The Ballroom at Hixson is at 7001 Middle Valley Road.  For more information call 394-6428, email ballroomwithtammy@gmail.com or visit www.theballroomathixson.com


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