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  • If you have never had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with Phil and Maureen Chandler, you do not know what you are missing. They first met in 1962 at a youth club in England when they were 16 years old. After 59 years......

  • If you could spend your wedding anniversary any way you wanted to, what would you choose to do? Well, Lee and Patty Goolsby spent their 26th anniversary dancing at The Ballroom Dance Center! With four children, ages 14, 17, 21, and 22 all living at......

  • Kimberly had always dreamed of dancing, but when you have five children and a career, sometimes those dreams must be put on hold.  It was not until her two youngest children, who are twins, graduated from high school and encouraged her to find a hobby......

  • Bob and Susan are from California, and they met each other serving in a worship group at their church.  They say they were friends before they fell in love because neither of them thought the other one would be interested.  Bob finally made the first......

  • As fate would have it, one of Lauren’s friends invited her to a Friday night dance at The Ballroom Dance Center.  Not only was it the catalyst for her to begin ballroom dancing, but she met her future husband Paul at a Friday night dance. ......

  • A calculus book began a romance that has lasted 47 years including 42 years of marriage!  If you ask Jay, he will tell you that he asked Joyce out 10 times before she finally gave in and went out with him.  However, ask Joyce the......

  • Zack is a native Augustan, and he has worked as an emergency room nurse for the past 10 years.  His mom and dad live in Augusta as well as one brother.  He has another brother who is in the Air Force and lives in Arizona. ......

  • Curtis and Sarah Lambert have been dancing at The Ballroom Dance Center since June 2020.  They have three children, two boys and one girl, who are 11, 10, and nine.  Sarah is a speech therapist, and Curtis is a data scientist.  As a family they......

  • Ballroom dancing isn’t just for couples, it’s for individuals as well. Although it may not be the first thing you think of when you’re looking for something to do in your free time, it’s something you should definitely consider doing for yourself! Meet Katrea Howard. She......

  • In recent years we have seen a growing interest by couples of all ages in ballroom dancing.  Sometimes it’s his idea, sometimes it’s her idea, and sometimes they are both just looking for something they can do together.  However, in the long run, dancing provides......

  • We have an amazing dance family at The Ballroom Dance Center. Every student is special in their own unique way. The most senior member of our dance family is Nobue Young, who is 89 years old. She has been dancing with us for 24 years.......

  • Why learn how to Tango: Tango is passionate, dramatic, and iconic. Movie stars like Sean Connery (as James Bond), Arnold Schwarzenegger (in True Lies) and Al Pacino (in Scent Of A Woman) had sizzling Tango scenes. When you dance Tango, you feel strong, powerful, and......

  • At the Ballroom Dance Center, we want you to Dance SMART. That’s our motto, but do you know the deeper meaning behind our snappy slogan? Each month we’ll share one aspect of our studio mission, and why we believe dancing at the BDC is one......

  • Why learn how to Cha Cha: Cha Cha is lively, fun, and a little flirty. It’s also a very useful social dance to know as many modern songs feature a Cha Cha rhythm. Where it comes from:  Cha Cha evolved from a form of Cuban......

  • At the Ballroom Dance Center, we want you to Dance SMART. That’s our motto, but do you know the deeper meaning behind our snappy slogan? Each month we’ll share one aspect of our studio mission, and why we believe dancing at the BDC is one......

  • Why learn how to Rumba: Rumba is romantic and sensual. It’s the perfect “slow dance” for weddings, parties, and all your social events. Where it comes from: Rumba is a broad term for a family of Afro-Cuban dances including Danzon, Guaracha, and Son which evolved......

  •   At the Ballroom Dance Center, we want you to Dance SMART. That’s our motto, but do you know the deeper meaning behind our snappy slogan? Each month we’ll share one aspect of our studio mission, and why we believe dancing at the BDC is......

  • Why learn how to Foxtrot: If you’ve ever wanted to learn to glide across the floor like Fred and Ginger – Foxtrot is for you! It’s jazzy, it’s sophisticated, and it’s a versatile dance to have in your social dance repertoire. Where it comes from:......

  • At the Ballroom Dance Center, we want you to Dance SMART. That’s our motto, but do you know the deeper meaning behind our snappy slogan? Each month we’ll share one aspect of our studio mission, and why we believe dancing at the BDC is one......

  • Tell us about you – your work, your family, your hobbies and interests? I’m 17 and the youngest of five kids.  My hobbies include dancing, overthinking, attending concerts (when it’s not COVID season), and playing a little guitar and ukulele.  I love basically everything music......