Elegance and Grace

Originating in the 16th century from Germany and Austria, the Waltz is a timeless ballroom dance characterized by its flowing movements and romantic allure. Danced in a closed hold to a 3/4 time signature, the Waltz exudes elegance with its strong first beat and two lighter beats. Its smooth turns and graceful twirls have made it a favorite at social events, balls, and weddings worldwide. Whether danced to classical tunes or contemporary melodies, the Waltz remains a symbol of sophistication in the dance world.

Music and Rhythm

Typical Instruments: Piano, strings, and sometimes vocals.

Rhythm and Tempo: The Waltz has a 3/4 time signature, characterized by a strong first beat followed by two lighter beats.

Dress Code

Traditional Attire: Men typically wear a suit or tuxedo, while women don a flowing ballroom gown.

Recommended Attire: For classes, comfortable clothing that allows for movement. Ballroom shoes with suede soles are ideal.


Dance Lessons

A Waltz dance class typically begins with a warm-up focusing on posture and balance, followed by instruction on foundational steps like the box step and progressive movements. As students glide across the floor, instructors emphasize the dance’s characteristic 3/4 rhythm, ensuring dancers maintain the Waltz’s signature fluidity and elegance. Advanced classes might delve deeper into intricate turns, footwork, and partner connection, all set to the dance’s melodic tunes.


of Learning the Waltz

Physical Benefits

Improved posture, balance, and core strength. The continuous turns and fluid movements enhance flexibility and coordination.

Mental Benefits

The rhythmic counting and pattern memorization boost cognitive skills. Dancing the Waltz can also be meditative, offering mental relaxation.

Social Benefits

The Waltz is a popular choice at many social dance events, balls, and weddings, offering numerous opportunities to connect with others.


About the Waltz

Is prior experience required?

No, our beginner classes start from the basics.

How long does it typically take to become proficient?

With regular practice, many students feel confident in their Waltz within a few months.

Are there any age restrictions?

The Waltz is timeless! We welcome students of all ages.