Ballroom Dancing

Bella Ballroom Dance Studio in Newport Beach is your ideal location for taking adult lessons in ballroom dancing in Orange County. We offer dance lessons for all adult age groups and all experience levels – so beginners and even those with “two-left-feet” are very welcome! Our dance classes may be taken with or without a partner.

Ballroom dancing classes are a great way to have fun, get fit, make new friends, socialise, and reveal the dancer hidden deep inside yourself.

Ballroom Dancing Classes at Bella Ballroom

At Bella Ballroom, we offer ballroom dancing lessons in a range of different ballroom dancing styles:

Waltz

a fantastic, elegant introduction to Ballroom Dance for beginners and those new to ballroom dancing. The Waltz originated in Europe and is a beautiful dance style for your Wedding First Dance.

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Tango

a dramatic, passionate dance that has its origins in Argentina, the Tango is very popular worldwide, not least in the United States. It is characterized by sharp, staccato movements and a moody aesthetic. A result of its theatrical nature, the Tango has featured in many Hollywood films including “Scent of a Woman” (danced by Al Pacino), “Moulin Rouge”, and “True Lies” (danced by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis).

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Foxtrot

this is the smooth, elegant ballroom dance of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. A versatile dance, it can be danced to a variety of music and at different tempos. The Foxtrot first became popular in 1914; today it is an elegant dance featuring walking and side steps timed to perfection. It’s a popular wedding dance.

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Quickstep

this energetic ballroom dance is set to fast-paced music and it is characterised by fast, lively steps at a running pace. It developed between the England of the 1800s and New York City in the 1920s.

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Viennese Waltz

the oldest form of ballroom dance, the Viennese Waltz has roots that go back to the Middle Ages, nine hundred years ago. The modern form of the dance dates from 1750. It is characterised by sweeping, graceful turns rotating quickly around the dance floor, and it has a much faster tempo than the slow Waltz.

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Whether you are a first-timer to dance, have prior experience and wish to resume your hobby, or you are an experienced dancer looking to hone your skills, Bella Ballroom has the right class and the right approach for you. Our classes are fun and social and we guarantee you’ll literally have a ball!