Ballroom dance classes in Sydney
These are some of the exciting ballroom dances we offer at William Maslin Dance Studios.
The Fox Trot is a smooth and flowing dance. Like its name, it began as a ‘trot’ with a natural ‘down, up’ movement throughout the dance, like walking. It is refined to a smooth flow as you develop your skill.
The American social Fox Trot is a wonderful foundation to advance your dance ability to include the slow fox trot and the faster quickstep variation.
The Viennese Waltz is the oldest of all the ballroom dances, danced at the fast tempo that characterised the first waltzes. Later versions, such as the French and Boston waltzes, are much slower. The golden age of the Viennese Waltz in Europe was the early 1800s, when Johann Strauss was composing. Its popularity has gone up and down, but it has never gone out of style. It is classic “old-school” ballroom.
The Peabody is a Ballroom dance form similar to the Fox Trot made poplar at the beginning of the 20th century by William Frank Peabody, a N.Y. police Lieutenant and active dancer. The use of the Right Outside Partner position is a major characteristic of this dance form. For the most part, the Peabody is a fast One-Step danced to lively ragtime music.
Get ballroom dancing in Sydney today!
Whether you’ve been ballroom dancing for years, or you’re looking for a new hobby and would like some beginner classes, William Maslin is the studio for you. We offer both group and private dance classes, making it easier for everyone to learn at their own pace.
Book you first private class today!
So you are thinking about learning to dance? Your first private class is on us.
Come alone or with your partner and one of our great teachers will show you a few of our dances. You will get a feel for our studio and we’ll see how quickly you learn. With that, together we can plan a program to suit your needs.