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Dances the public is invited to attend this week include:


Wednesday, October 1
Midweek Social Dance Party: $5 Admission
8:00pm - 10:00pm


8:00pm-8:30pm Beginners Mixer Lesson with Linda Springstead of DanceWell Ballroom

8:30pm-10:00pm DJed Dancing

Friday, October 3
Friday Night Fusion Dance $5 Admission
7:00pm - Midnight


7:00-7:30pm: Fusion Fundamentals Lesson with Robert & Julia
7:30-8:30pm: DJ’ed dancing
8:30pm-Midnight: DJ’ed dancing

Saturday, October 4
Christian Connection Ministries Dance $8 Admission
7:00pm - 11:00pm


7:00-8:00pm: Beginners Lesson
8:00-11:00pm: DJ’ed dancing with Kevin & Sheryl Fong


Sunday, October 5
Sunday Night Social Dance: $5 Admission

7:00pm - 10:30pm


7:00-7:30pm Beginners Lesson in the Ambassador Ballroom
7:30-10:00pm DJed Dancing in All 3 Ballrooms!
  • Ballroom & Latin Dance in the Ambassador Ballroom with Ann Marie
  • West Coast Swing Dance in the Champions Ballroom with Marcus
  • Latin & Salsa Dance Party in the Blue Room with Linda Springstead


Group and private lessons are available to the public 7 day a week.
Please call 503-639-4861 to schedule yours TODAY!

Group classes starting soon include:.

Tuesday, September 30

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Marsha)
1:00pm-2:00pm ZUMBA GOLD A Lower-Impact Version of ZUMBA Fitness Designed for Active Older Adults and Those Seeking a Lower Impact Hour of Zumba Fun *FIRST ZUMBA GOLD CLASS FREE* (Cathy)
6:00pm-7:00pm Zumba Fitness (Sally)
7:00pm-8:00pm All Levels Waltz (Michael Petr*)
7:30pm-8:30pm BEG East Coast Swing & Charleston (Robert & Julia Evans)
8:30pm-9:30pm BEG Lindy Hop (Robert & Julia Evans)

Wednesday, October 1

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Beth)
5:30pm-6:30pm U-JAM Fitness Hip Hop Inspired Dance Fitness *FIRST U-JAM CLASS FREE* (Dawn)
6:30pm-7:30pm Zumba Fitness (Leah)
6:30pm-7:30pm Intermediate Cha Cha (Michael Petr*)
6:30pm-7:30pm BEG Cha Cha (class 1 of 4) (DanceWell Ballroom*)
8:00pm-10:00pm Midweek Social Dance Party: $5 Admission

Thursday, October 2

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Beth)
12:00pm-1:00pm Books & Movement for Kids 0-3 Years! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* $10/child drop in (Mommies & Daddies are Free)
12:00pm-1:00pm Preschool Ballet for Kids 3-5! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* Please Wear comfortable/moveable clothing - $10/child drop in
1:00pm-2:00pm ZUMBA GOLD A Lower-Impact Version of ZUMBA Fitness Designed for Active Older Adults and Those Seeking a Lower Impact Hour of Zumba Fun *FIRST ZUMBA GOLD CLASS FREE* (Nancy)
4:30pm-5:20pm Kid's Introduction Class* (Shawn Gardner*)
5:00pm-6:00pm U-JAM Fitness Hip Hop Inspired Dance Fitness *FIRST U-JAM CLASS FREE* (Dawn)
6:00pm-7:00pm Zumba Fitness (Sally)
6:00pm-7:00pm West Coast Swing 101: Spins & Turns - One Day Only Workshop $10
8:00pm-9:00pm Beginning Viennese Waltz* (class 1 of 4) (DanceWell Ballroom*)
9:00pm-10:00pm Beginning 2 Salsa* (class 1 of 4) (DanceWell Ballroom*)

Friday, October 3

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Ana)
5:30pm-6:30pm POUND Rockout Workout Cardio Jam Dance Fitness (Kate Manelis) *No Experience Needed* Bring: Yoga Mat, Water, Rowel, & Yourself *FIRST POUND CLASS FREE*
7:00pm-8:00pm Teens Intro to Dance* (Shawn*)
7:30-Midnight Friday Night Fusion: $5 admission

Saturday, October 4

10:00am-11:00amBeginning 2 Kid's Salsa* (class 1 of 4) (DanceWell Ballroom)
10:30-11:30am Zumba Fitness (Ana)
4:00pm-6:00pm Beginning West Coast Swing Bootcamp 1 Day Only 2 Hour Workshop $30 (Marcus Sterling)
6:00pm-7:00pmGuided West Coast Swing Practice - $10 (Marcus Sterling)
7:00-11:00pm CCM & Friends Social Dance $8 admission

Sunday, October 5

10:30am-11:30amNEW TIME! U-JAM Fitness Hip Hop Inspired Dance Fitness *FIRST U-JAM CLASS FREE*
Noon-1:00pm Zumba Fitness (Sally)
2:00pm-4:00pm Beginning Swing Bootcamp 1 Day Only 2 Hour Workshop $30 (Marcus Sterling)
4:00pm-5:00pm Beginning West Coast Swing (class 2 of 5) (Kathy Carter)
4:00pm-5:30pm Intermediate Smooth Waltz Routine 1 Day Only 90min Workshop $20 (Marcus Sterling)
5:00pm-6:00pm NEW! Beginning Nightclub 2-Step (class 2 of 5) (Kathy Carter)
6:00pm-7:30pm Intermediate Smooth Tango Routine 1 Day Only 90min Workshop $20 (Marcus Sterling)
6:00pm-7:00pm Intermediate West Coast Swing (class 2 of 5) (Kathy Carter)
6:00pm-7:00pm Begininning Swing/Jitterbug* (class 1 of 4) (DanceWell*)
7:00pm-10:00pm Sunday Night Social: $5 Admission

Monday, October 6

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness(Ana)
11:00am-12:00pm POUND Rockout Workout Cardio Jam Dance Fitness (Kate Manelis) *No Experience Needed* Bring: Yoga Mat, Water, Rowel, & Yourself *FIRST POUND CLASS FREE*
6:30pm-7:30pm Beginning West Coast Swing (class 3 of 5) (Nihal & Kristy)
6:30pm-7:30pm Intermediate Rumba* (class 1 of 4) (DanceWell*)
7:00pm-8:00pm Waltz Swing Workshop with Visiting Coach David Semken 1 DAY ONLY!
7:30pm-8:30pm Intermediate 2 Foxtrot (class 1 of 4) (DanceWell*)
7:30pm-8:30pm Performance Group: Viennese Waltz - Informational Meeting (DanceWell*)
8:00pm-9:00pm Foxtrot Balance Workshop with Visiting Coach David Semken 1 DAY ONLY!

Tuesday, October 7

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Marsha)
12:00pm-1:00pm Books & Movement for Kids 0-3 Years! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* $10/child drop in (Mommies & Daddies are Free)
12:00pm-1:00pm Preschool Ballet for Kids 3-5! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* Please Wear comfortable/moveable clothing - $10/child drop in
1:00pm-2:00pm ZUMBA GOLD A Lower-Impact Version of ZUMBA Fitness Designed for Active Older Adults and Those Seeking a Lower Impact Hour of Zumba Fun *FIRST ZUMBA GOLD CLASS FREE* (Cathy)
6:00pm-7:00pm Zumba Fitness (Sally)
7:00pm-8:00pm All Levels Tango (Michael Petr*)
7:30pm-8:30pm BEG East Coast Swing & Charleston (Robert & Julia Evans)
8:30pm-9:30pm BEG Lindy Hop (Robert & Julia Evans)

Wednesday, October 8

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Beth)
5:30pm-6:30pm U-JAM Fitness Hip Hop Inspired Dance Fitness *FIRST U-JAM CLASS FREE* (Dawn)
6:30pm-7:30pm Zumba Fitness (Leah)
6:30pm-7:30pm Intermediate Cha Cha (Michael Petr*)
6:30pm-7:30pm BEG Cha Cha (class 2 of 4) (DanceWell Ballroom*)
8:00pm-10:00pm Midweek Social Dance Party: $5 Admission

Thursday, October 9

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Beth)
12:00pm-1:00pm Books & Movement for Kids 0-3 Years! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* $10/child drop in (Mommies & Daddies are Free)
12:00pm-1:00pm Preschool Ballet for Kids 3-5! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* Please Wear comfortable/moveable clothing - $10/child drop in
1:00pm-2:00pm ZUMBA GOLD A Lower-Impact Version of ZUMBA Fitness Designed for Active Older Adults and Those Seeking a Lower Impact Hour of Zumba Fun *FIRST ZUMBA GOLD CLASS FREE* (Nancy)
4:30pm-5:20pm Kid's Introduction Class* (Shawn Gardner*)
5:00pm-6:00pm U-JAM Fitness Hip Hop Inspired Dance Fitness *FIRST U-JAM CLASS FREE* (Dawn)
6:00pm-7:00pm Zumba Fitness (Sally)
6:00pm-7:00pm West Coast Swing 201: Musical Play - One Day Only Workshop $10
7:00pm-8:00pm Tango Rotation Workshop with Visiting Coach David Semken 1 DAY ONLY!
8:00pm-9:00pm Beginning Viennese Waltz* (class 2 of 4) (DanceWell Ballroom*)
8:00pm-9:00pm Quickstep Light & Shade Workshop with Visiting Coach David Semken 1 DAY ONLY!
9:00pm-10:00pm Beginning 2 Salsa* (class 2 of 4) (DanceWell Ballroom*)

Friday, October 10

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Ana)
5:30pm-6:30pm POUND Rockout Workout Cardio Jam Dance Fitness (Kate Manelis) *No Experience Needed* Bring: Yoga Mat, Water, Rowel, & Yourself *FIRST POUND CLASS FREE*
7:00pm-8:00pm Teens Intro to Dance* (Shawn*)
9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness Party! (Ana, Beth, Marsha) 7:30-Midnight Friday Night Fusion: $5 admission

Saturday, October 11

10:00am-11:00amBeginning 2 Kid's Salsa* (class 2 of 4) (DanceWell Ballroom)
10:30-11:30am Zumba Fitness (Ana)
7:00-11:00pm Saturday Social Dance with DanceWell $8 admission

Sunday, October 12

10:30am-11:30amNEW TIME! U-JAM Fitness Hip Hop Inspired Dance Fitness *FIRST U-JAM CLASS FREE*
Noon-1:00pm Zumba Fitness (Sally)
6:00pm-7:00pm Begininning Swing/Jitterbug* (class 2 of 4) (DanceWell*)
7:00pm-10:00pm Sunday Night Social: $5 Admission

Monday, October 13

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness(Ana)
11:00am-12:00pm POUND Rockout Workout Cardio Jam Dance Fitness (Kate Manelis) *No Experience Needed* Bring: Yoga Mat, Water, Rowel, & Yourself *FIRST POUND CLASS FREE*
6:30pm-7:30pm Intermediate Rumba* (class 2 of 4) (DanceWell*)
7:00pm-8:00pm Tango Movement Workshop with Visiting Coach David Semken 1 DAY ONLY!
7:30pm-8:30pm Intermediate 2 Foxtrot (class 2 of 4) (DanceWell*)
7:30pm-8:30pm Performance Group: Viennese Waltz (class 1 of 3)(DanceWell*)
8:00pm-9:00pm Quickstep Speed Workshop with Visiting Coach David Semken 1 DAY ONLY!

Tuesday, October 14

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Marsha)
12:00pm-1:00pm Books & Movement for Kids 0-3 Years! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* $10/child drop in (Mommies & Daddies are Free)
12:00pm-1:00pm Preschool Ballet for Kids 3-5! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* Please Wear comfortable/moveable clothing - $10/child drop in
1:00pm-2:00pm ZUMBA GOLD A Lower-Impact Version of ZUMBA Fitness Designed for Active Older Adults and Those Seeking a Lower Impact Hour of Zumba Fun *FIRST ZUMBA GOLD CLASS FREE* (Cathy)
6:00pm-7:00pm Zumba Fitness (Sally)
7:00pm-8:00pm All Levels Tango (Michael Petr*)
7:30pm-8:30pm BEG East Coast Swing & Charleston (Robert & Julia Evans)
8:30pm-9:30pm BEG Lindy Hop (Robert & Julia Evans)

Wednesday, October 15

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Beth)
5:30pm-6:30pm U-JAM Fitness Hip Hop Inspired Dance Fitness *FIRST U-JAM CLASS FREE* (Dawn)
6:30pm-7:30pm Zumba Fitness (Leah)
6:30pm-7:30pm Intermediate Cha Cha (Michael Petr*)
8:00pm-10:00pm Midweek Social Dance Party: $5 Admission

Thursday, October 16

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Beth)
12:00pm-1:00pm Books & Movement for Kids 0-3 Years! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* $10/child drop in (Mommies & Daddies are Free)
12:00pm-1:00pm Preschool Ballet for Kids 3-5! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* Please Wear comfortable/moveable clothing - $10/child drop in
1:00pm-2:00pm ZUMBA GOLD A Lower-Impact Version of ZUMBA Fitness Designed for Active Older Adults and Those Seeking a Lower Impact Hour of Zumba Fun *FIRST ZUMBA GOLD CLASS FREE* (Nancy)
4:30pm-5:20pm Kid's Introduction Class* (Shawn Gardner*)
5:00pm-6:00pm U-JAM Fitness Hip Hop Inspired Dance Fitness *FIRST U-JAM CLASS FREE* (Dawn)
6:00pm-7:00pm Zumba Fitness (Sally)
6:00pm-7:00pm West Coast Swing 101: Interactions & Movement - One Day Only Workshop $10
7:00pm-8:00pm Waltz Space Workshop with Visiting Coach David Semken 1 DAY ONLY!
8:00pm-9:00pm Foxtrot Movement Workshop with Visiting Coach David Semken 1 DAY ONLY!

Friday, October 17

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Ana)
5:30pm-6:30pm POUND Rockout Workout Cardio Jam Dance Fitness (Kate Manelis) *No Experience Needed* Bring: Yoga Mat, Water, Rowel, & Yourself *FIRST POUND CLASS FREE*
7:00pm-8:00pm Teens Intro to Dance* (Shawn*)
7:30-Midnight Friday Night Fusion: $5 admission

Saturday, October 17

10:30-11:30am Zumba Fitness (Ana)
4:00pm-4:00pm Beginning West Coast Swing (class 1 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
5:00pm-6:00pm Beyond Beginning West Coast Swing (class 1 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
6:00pm-7:00pm Intermediate West Coast Swing (class 1 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
7:00-11:00pm Saturday Social Dance with DanceWell $8 admission

Sunday, October 18

10:30am-11:30amNEW TIME! U-JAM Fitness Hip Hop Inspired Dance Fitness *FIRST U-JAM CLASS FREE*
Noon-1:00pm Zumba Fitness (Sally)
2:00pm-3:00pm Introduction to Ballroom Dance (class 1 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
3:00pm-4:00pm Introduction to Social Latin (class 1 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
4:00pm-5:00pm Beginning Smooth Waltz (class 1 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
5:00pm-6:00pm Beginning Smooth Tango (class 1 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
6:00pm-7:00pm Intermediate Smooth Foxtrot (class 1 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
7:00pm-10:00pm Sunday Night Social: $5 Admission

Monday, October 20

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness(Ana)
11:00am-12:00pm POUND Rockout Workout Cardio Jam Dance Fitness (Kate Manelis) *No Experience Needed* Bring: Yoga Mat, Water, Rowel, & Yourself *FIRST POUND CLASS FREE*
7:30pm-8:30pm Performance Group: Viennese Waltz (class 2 of 3)(DanceWell*)

Tuesday, October 21

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Marsha)
12:00pm-1:00pm Books & Movement for Kids 0-3 Years! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* $10/child drop in (Mommies & Daddies are Free)
12:00pm-1:00pm Preschool Ballet for Kids 3-5! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* Please Wear comfortable/moveable clothing - $10/child drop in
1:00pm-2:00pm ZUMBA GOLD A Lower-Impact Version of ZUMBA Fitness Designed for Active Older Adults and Those Seeking a Lower Impact Hour of Zumba Fun *FIRST ZUMBA GOLD CLASS FREE* (Cathy)
6:00pm-7:00pm Zumba Fitness (Sally)
7:00pm-8:00pm All Levels Tango (Michael Petr*)
7:30pm-8:30pm BEG East Coast Swing & Charleston (Robert & Julia Evans)
8:30pm-9:30pm BEG Lindy Hop (Robert & Julia Evans)

Wednesday, October 22

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Beth)
5:30pm-6:30pm U-JAM Fitness Hip Hop Inspired Dance Fitness *FIRST U-JAM CLASS FREE* (Dawn)
6:30pm-7:30pm Zumba Fitness (Leah)
6:30pm-7:30pm Intermediate Cha Cha (Michael Petr*)
8:00pm-10:00pm Midweek Social Dance Party: $5 Admission

Thursday, October 23

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Beth)
12:00pm-1:00pm Books & Movement for Kids 0-3 Years! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* $10/child drop in (Mommies & Daddies are Free)
12:00pm-1:00pm Preschool Ballet for Kids 3-5! (Margaret Goreman) *Drop-Ins Always Welcome* Please Wear comfortable/moveable clothing - $10/child drop in
1:00pm-2:00pm ZUMBA GOLD A Lower-Impact Version of ZUMBA Fitness Designed for Active Older Adults and Those Seeking a Lower Impact Hour of Zumba Fun *FIRST ZUMBA GOLD CLASS FREE* (Nancy)
4:30pm-5:20pm Kid's Introduction Class* (Shawn Gardner*)
5:00pm-6:00pm U-JAM Fitness Hip Hop Inspired Dance Fitness *FIRST U-JAM CLASS FREE* (Dawn)
6:00pm-7:00pm Zumba Fitness (Sally)
6:00pm-7:00pm West Coast Swing 201: Combo Tucks - One Day Only Workshop $10

Friday, October 24

9:30am-10:30am Zumba Fitness (Ana)
5:30pm-6:30pm POUND Rockout Workout Cardio Jam Dance Fitness (Kate Manelis) *No Experience Needed* Bring: Yoga Mat, Water, Rowel, & Yourself *FIRST POUND CLASS FREE*
7:00pm-8:00pm Teens Intro to Dance* (Shawn*)
7:30-Midnight Friday Night Fusion: $5 admission

Saturday, October 25

10:30-11:30am Zumba Fitness (Ana)
4:00pm-5:00pm Beginning West Coast Swing (class 2 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
5:00pm-6:00pm Beyond Beginning West Coast Swing (class 2 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
6:00pm-7:00pm Intermediate West Coast Swing (class 2 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
7:00-11:00pm CSDA Social Dance $8 admission

Sunday, October 26

10:30am-11:30amNEW TIME! U-JAM Fitness Hip Hop Inspired Dance Fitness *FIRST U-JAM CLASS FREE*
Noon-1:00pm Zumba Fitness (Sally)
2:00pm-3:00pm Introduction to Ballroom Dance (class 2 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
3:00pm-4:00pm Introduction to Social Latin (class 2 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
4:00pm-5:00pm Beginning Smooth Waltz (class 2 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
5:00pm-6:00pm Beginning Smooth Tango (class 2 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
6:00pm-7:00pm Intermediate Smooth Foxtrot (class 2 of 5) (Marcus Sterling)
7:00pm-10:00pm Sunday Night Social: $5 Admission

*Please pay independent instructors directly. BDC issued gift certificates cannot be redeemed with independent instructors.




We created The Ballroom Dance Company to share the joy and benefits of dancing by providing a friendly, positive and knowledgeable atmosphere that allows you to meet people and learn a life long skill. We consider teaching people to dance a privilege and our personal goal. We provide each student with a personalized program for their individual needs to creatively express themselves, exercise, socialize, and enhance their current dance skills. No partner is necessary. Learn sensual tango motion, as you party the night away... or perhaps you want to develop the characteristic grace of the Waltz? The Ballroom Dance Company is here to meet your needs. So, lets get started! We offer great dance instruction and affordable weekly ballroom dances, in a positive, fun-filled setting.

Individuals, Couples or Groups
Beginning Dancing
Social Dancing
Competition Dancing
Private and Group Lessons
Children, Adults, and Seniors
Wedding Couples

For more information call
The Ballroom Dance Company
8900 SW Commercial Street
Tigard, OR 97223
(503) 639 - 4861