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Best Ballroom Dance Studios!

October 12, 2011 8:51 AM

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Ballroom dancing is one of the most popular forms of dancing at present! It’s an elegant interpretation of classic dance moves and can really help strengthen and tone the body, if done correctly. Check out some premiere places in the Charlotte area that we think you should “swing” into, to learn ballroom dancing!

Queen City Ballroom

Queen City Ballroom is known as “Charlotte’s Largest, Most Elegant Premier Ballroom”! Queen City has been in business for over two decades and provides the most comprehensive instruction in ballroom dancing! English,Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Ukranian, Polish, Vietnamese, Lithuanian, Latvian, and Slovakian are the languages that instruction is spoken in and Dana Glandon , the owner of Queen City Ballroom, is known nationwide as a championship level ballroom dancer! Did you know that Queen City Ballroom won the Top Studio Award for the Tenth time at the North Carolina Classic DanceSport? The ballroom has also won various awards in “Top Studio” and “Best in Instruction”. No matter your skill level, the professionals at Queen City Ballroom work with you to achieve a level of excellence that they know resides in you! A variety of private lessons and group classes for all skill levels is available and the dance room is open seven days a week! So for stellar ballroom dancing instruction, check out the stellar staff at Queen City Ballroom!


Morrison Shopping Center


3920 Sharon Road

Charlotte, NC 28211
Call for additional locations!

Ballroom Hours:

Monday to Friday: 10:00AM – 10:00PM Saturday & Sunday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM (by appointment)

“Two-Step” over to the Queen City Ballroom website today!

Fred Astaire South Charlotte Dance Studio

The Fred Astaire Franchise began in 1947 when the legendary dancer himself, Fred Astaire, co- founded the company. Today in Charlotte sits one of the premiere dance studios for ballroom and so much more! Fred Astaire South Charlotte Dance Studio offers dancing instruction in a variety of styles including: waltz, fox-trot, swing, cha-cha, salsa, mambo, merengue, tango, Argentine tango and so much more! Based on a syllabus that provides guidelines and focus for our instructors and our students are is how classes are structured. Private dance lessons, group dance lessons, and practice dance parties are designed to help you meet your goals! So for quality instruction in a caring and warm as well as dance-experienced environment, visit Fred Astaire Dance Studio South Charlotte!


8610 Camfield Street, Unit C

Charlotte NC 28277-2424

Phone: (704)208-4228

Ballroom Hours:

Hours: Sun, Sat Closed; Mon-Fri 1:00–10:00pm

“Cut a Rug” over at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio South Charlotte!

Metropolitan Ballroom

Metropolitan Ballroom is located in the heart of Charlotte and offers the most unique experience to dancers of all skill levels! In an elegant yet relaxed social atmosphere and on a 3,000 square foot Danish maple dance floor,participants can receive comprehensive and detailed instruction from award-winning and professional dancers who are also instructors! Whether you are there to perfect your Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive, Samba, Tango, Waltz, Viennese Waltz, Quick Step, Shag, and Salsa… you can do so there at the Metropolitan Ballroom! There is great fun to be had in group classes or individual instruction! So don’t delay… the Metropolitan Ballroom is here and ready to help you “dance” your way to ballroom greatness!


2935 Providence Road

Suite 200

Charlotte, NC 28211


Ballroom Hours:

Mon – Fri:12:00 pm-10:00 pm

Dance your way to fun and visit the Metropolitan Ballroom website  today!

Cicely C. Mitchell

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