THOUGHTS & HAPPENINGS 

December 17th


This is your opportunity to get your feet wet dancing in front of someone OR have a Dancing with the Stars boot camp experience to complete a minute dance in 4 weeks time.


You can pick any teacher, emphasis is on material and a dance you already know. Add a choreographed beginning and end, and a dip, trick or embellishment in the middle. Song choice must be holiday-themed.


Dances will be performed at the studio on the 17th during our holiday party / pot luck. Performance slots are limited to 10; reserve your spot ASAP by emailing Adam, Angel or Francis.


email Adam

email Angel

email Francis

Cost to be a performer is $100; tickets to attend are $25.

Performance rules

  1. Routines can not exceed one minute

  2. Performance must be to a holiday song

  3. You can dance as a couple or a self-organized group

  4. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place are chosen by our audience





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We are now scheduling competitions for 2022. Here are the dates of the following competitions so you can pencil them into your calendars.

Boston DanceSport Cup - 15th January (one day) $

Need to know the first week of December if you plan to attend New York Dance Festival - 21st to 24th February $$

Need to know the first week of December if you plan to attend Patriot Dance Festival - 23rd April (one day) $

Need to know first week of March if you plan to attend USDC - 5th to 10th September (national) $$$ CWC - 11th to 13th November (home competition) $$ Ohio - 15th November to 20th (national) $$$

Please stay tuned for more information about the competition events as we speak to the organizers.




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Ballroom Technique with Angel

Starts September 11


Suitable for intermediate and advanced ballroom dancers taking private lessons


This class will focus on conceptual skills needed to obtain a clear understanding of rhythm, balance, co-ordination and control. We will work on both smooth and rhythm styles, and aim to give you a deeper understanding of how to dance these styles confidently and with more pizzazz!


10-week series: Saturdays at 11:15 AM

$150. for the course

8 person minimum, 12 person max



Monday Night Social! Beginner Ballroom with Francis

Starts September 13


Suitable for beginner singles and couples who are new to the studio


45-minute beginner level group class, followed by open floor practice time. The practice session will utilize mostly music from the dance we learned that night to allow for lots of practice, but with other dances mixed for variety. Francis will be on hand to help couples with the basics if they are having trouble. A great opportunity to practice in a fun environment!


8-week series: Mondays at 7:15 PM

$120. for the course

8 person minimum, 12 person max


Week 1: Merengue! – The ultimate social dance for beginners

Week 2: Merengue! – Turns and styling

Week 3: Hustle – Basics

Week 4: Hustle – Adding turns!

Week 5: Swing – Single swing basics

Week 6: Swing – Intro to triple Swing!

Week 7: Salsa – Basics

Week 8: Salsa – Turns!



Payments must be made in advance. Checks made payable to Adam in Chatham Inc., or by Venmo @Adam-Spencer-7. Cash payments should be made in person to your teacher at Studio 878.




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