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If you have never danced at The Ballroom Dance Center, now is the perfect time to step onto our dance floor with a FREE first dance lesson! At The Ballroom Dance Center, we know how to guide you through the process of learning to dance because we have been there. Whether you want to be a more confident social dancer or become a strong competitive dancer, we have the staff to help you reach your goal! What are you waiting for? It’s your time to dance.


The Ballroom Dance Center has been teaching Augusta to dance since 1992, which makes it the longest continuously operating ballroom dance studio in the CSRA. Dance Smart at The Ballroom Dance Center!

Second Friday Practice Social
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Every Second Friday enjoy a practice social that will be hosted by certified instructor Shannon Cooley. It will begin at 8:00 p.m. with a short lesson with general dance music. What a great opportunity for dancers to practice what they learn in their weekly in-depth classes and what is taught during the lesson that evening. All levels of dancers and current students, as well as the general public are invited to come out and dance at this friendly, social practice session. During the evening you'll be able to dance general ballroom, rhythm, club and line dances. Admission is $10 per person.

Fourth Friday Dance
8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
This monthly dance offers a fun, social event with all the certified instructors of The Ballroom Dance Center in attendance. Sometimes we will use the dance card "format" where current students may pre-register to dance with all the teachers and dance hosts. There are special balls throughout the year, which may have special themes with costumes optional. Spotlight performances and light refreshments are also a part of the balls. All levels of dancers and current students, as well as the general public are welcome!. During the evening you will be able to dance general ballroom, rhythm, club and line dances. Admission to regular dances is $10 per person; $15 per person to the balls

April Group Classes
4:00 p.m. - Int. Teen - Competitive
4:45 p.m. - Int. Teen - Performance
6:30 p.m. - Shag
7:15 p.m. - Simply Social (basic level ballroom and rhythm)
8:00 p.m. - Simply Social 2.0
8:45 p.m. - Latin and General Club (basic level)

Monday night classes are taught by Shannon Cooley, one of our certified dance instructors. The focus is on fun combinations in a variety of dances that will get you on the dance floor fast. Val Ganiev, our senior certified dance instructor teaches the Monday teen classes.

4:00 p.m. - Beg. Teen
4:00 p.m. - Youth
4:45 p.m. - Beg. Teen - Performance

Tuesday teen classes and West Coast Swing are taught by Joshua Griffin, also a certified dance instructor. Rachael Metz, who is a certified instructor too, teaches the class on Tuesday for youth.

6:30 p.m. - Beg. West Coast Swing

With our new format, if you are not in a teen performance class, start when you want and come when you can! You can choose UNLIMITED group classes or pick a single class that's right for you. Drop-ins are always welcome!

If you have any questions at all, please call the front desk at 706-854-8888