Formal events often feature formal styles of dancing, namely ballroom dancing. Whether you’re attending an upcoming black tie gala or plan on celebrating upcoming nuptials, impress fellow guests with your newfound dancing skills as you dip, twirl and sashay the night away with choreography learned from the best ballroom dance studios in Minnesota.

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Four Seasons Dance Studio
1637 Hennepin Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 342-0902

Whether you’re a complete novice or are looking to brush up on your ballroom dancing skills, Four Seasons Dance Studio offers a variety of classes to suit your level of experience. Ballroom dance offerings include the waltz, foxtrot, quickstep and Viennese waltz. If you and your fiance are wanting to learn a few dances for an upcoming wedding, Four Seasons also offers classes on fast and slow dancing. If you want to impress guests with a customized routine, the instructors at Four Seasons can help you create a dance your guests won’t forget. Group dance lessons and private dance lessons are offered. For information on lessons and costs, please visit Four Seasons Dance Studio’s Dance Class Rates page.

Dancers Studio  
415 Pascal St. N.
St Paul, MN 55104
(651) 641-0777

Established in 1986 by Marcy and Shinya McHenry, Dancers Studio has been teaching Twin Citians how to ballroom dance for decades. If you’re looking for effective instructors who have trained with the best in the industry, Dancers Studio is the place to go. From private lessons to group classes, the instructors at Dancers Studio will have you dancing like a pro for your upcoming event. Take advantage of a free 25-minute private lesson with a professional dance teacher; you’ll learn some basics, get to check out the studio and meet the qualified instructors. Dancers Studio also regularly hosts Dance Party evenings offered in a variety of dancing styles so you can attend and practice your technique alongside other pairs. If you’re planning on tying the knot, let Dancers Studio help you make your first dance as a married couple one to remember with special wedding dance lessons.

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Arthur Murray Dance Center
5041 France Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 920-1900

From salsa to swing to country western to formal ballroom dancing, Arthur Murray offers a variety of dance classes every night of the week. With options including private lessons, group classes and practice parties, Arthur Murray has flexible options to fit your schedule. Check out Arthur Murray’s calendar for upcoming dance classes. If you’re looking for ballroom dance lessons, learn the foxtrot, waltz, tango, Viennese waltz and quickstep from one of the many certified instructors and you’ll impress fellow guests at your upcoming gala.

Ballroom & Wedding Dance Studio
2717 42nd St. E.
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 371-0300

If you’re nervous about learning how to dance, let Tom, owner and instructor of Ballroom & Wedding Dance Studio, alleviate your anxiety and help you get rid of your two left feet at his comfortable studio. Whether you have a special gala to attend or you’re planning choreography for your upcoming wedding, you’ll learn traditional dances like the foxtrot and waltz to customized wedding dances. Choose from private lessons and wedding lessons or group lessons. With competitive pricing options, Ballroom & Wedding Dance Studio will leave room in your wallet so you can purchase an amazing ensemble for your upcoming event.

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Social Dance Studio
3742 23rd Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 353-4445

If you’re looking for a fun, social atmosphere to improve your dancing skills, try Social Dance Studio. Social Dance Studio offers a wide range of dancing lessons from ballroom, Latin, country and even movement and fitness dancing like Zumba and belly dancing. Group classes are a great way to learn how to dance while interacting with others who have similar dance level skills. Social Dance Studio offers a ton of classes at various times each and every day, making it a snap to fit a class or two into the busiest of schedules. Try taking one of the super affordable daytime classes for just $5 held Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. Check out Social Dance Studio’s calendar for upcoming classes.

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