Private Lessons

Taking ballroom dance lessons at The Fort Wayne Ballroom Company is the best way to focus on individual needs and take your dancing to the next level.Better understand how a partnership feels and focus on the dance styles you're most interested in while dancing with a DVIDA certified professional. We...

Group Classes

Group dance classes are a fantastic way to meet new people, stay in shape, and learn to dance. Our dance studio prides itself on being a friendly and supportive learning environment where all are welcome.Whether you are a couple looking for a new activity to do together, a social dancer...

Introductory Special

The Introductory Special is a great way to start learning how to dance! We recommend it to all new students because it gives an individual or couple a chance to explore many different dances with different learning styles within 3 private lessons, 2 group classes, and 1 dance party. Our...

West Coast Swing

West Coast Swing has multiple acknowledged origins. Dancer Dean Collins is said to have adapted dancing in a slot in order to make better camera angles for film. Others believe Lindy Hop evolved into West Coast Swing due to crowded blues clubs and slower music.West Coast Swing is danced in...

Waltz

The Waltz evolved from the German and Austrian peasant dance called the Ländler and became fashionable in the suburbs of Vienna around the 1780s, spreading to many other countries in the years to follow. Johann Strauss wrote the first waltz music. Danced in 3/4 time, the dance is characterized by...

Viennese Waltz

The Viennese Waltz is the oldest ballroom dance, initially appearing in Germany and Austria in the late 18th century, and later spreading to England, under the name of the “German Waltz” in the early 19th century. Johann Strauss wrote the first Waltz music which was fast and required greater technique...

Triple Two Step

Triple Two Step, also known as Fort Worth Shuffle or Double Two Step, is a graceful country dance. The dance uses the same beat values as East Coast Swing, but progresses down the dancefloor in a circle. Hence, it is sometimes referred to as “Swing on the Move.” Triple Two...

Tango

Ballroom Tango origins come from the slums of Buenos Aires in the late 19th century. In the infamous Barrio de las Ranas, Argentine gauchos and migrating blacks traded cultural rhythms and dance steps in brothels. While Tango was performed very different in each dance partnership, the dance was eventually standardized....

Salsa

Salsa’s origins come primarily from “Son” music, originally played by African Slaves mixed with Spanish musicians. Salsa is a fast and spicy dance with many turns, spins, and shines (fancy footwork). It can be danced with partnerwork with two dancers dancing together, or the dance can be danced apart as...

Rumba

Rumba has Afro-Cuban origins in the late 19th century. Danced in 4/4 time to big band music, Rumba is a non-progressive dance and has a slow and sensual romantic feel. It is sometimes referred to as the “dance of love.” Rumba has Afro-Cuban origins in the late 19th century. Rumba...