Group Ballroom and Latin Dance Lessons - DC Dancesport Academy
8315 Lee Hwy Suite 210, Fairfax, VA 22031 (703) 462-8020
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DC Dancesport Academy offers elite-level ballroom dance group classes in all styles. For new dancers, we offer classes in the fundamentals of dance. For competitors and more experienced dancers, we provide high-end dance training. Register Online Today via MINDBODY!

Classes do not require a partner. Walk-ins are welcome.

DCDA’s Adult Dance Class Schedule

ATTN: Class attendance will still be taken through the MindBody app at
You can check yourself into class thru the app or you can email us at [email protected] and we will check you into the class. If you need to purchase the drop-in option or a 10 pack of group classes, you can click here and the link will direct you to our MindBody store to make your purchase. Please read the pricing options carefully to determine DCDA member and non-member prices when making your purchase. DCDA members have a green balloon next to their name.

Week:  AUGUST 8 – 14, 2022
All Regular Classes Are Available In-person & Virtually via ZOOM

DC DanceSport Academy - Int'l Latin Dance Camp with Nadia Eftedal
7 PM Latin Technique: Cha-Cha
7:45 PM
Latin Master: Samba

No Group Classes
6:30 – 9PM
DAY 1: Int’l Latin Dance Camp w/ Nadia Eftedal
Workshop 1:
Living the Technique.. technique vs. dancing
Workshop 2:
Pulsation in dance.. how movement begins

No Group Classes
6:30 – 9PM
DAY 2: Int’l Latin Dance Camp w/ Nadia Eftedal
Workshop 3:
Sensing vs Feeling.. are they the same? Are they different?
Workshop 4:
Dominant body parts within the dances.. why is it important?

Advanced Latin Classes
7 PM Rumba
8 PM Pasodoble


No Group Classes

Latin Seminars & Special Workshops
10:45 AM Weight. Energy. Space. Time. Review
11:30 AM Latin Seminars: Cha-Cha: Connection & Communication

Schedule subject to change based on class enrollment.
Please e-mail us at [email protected] or call the studio at (703) 462-8020 for packages options.


Int’l Latin Dance Camp w/
the World Latin Champion Nadia Eftedal

August 9 – 10, 2022

Tuesday, August 9
6:30-9:00 pm

Workshop 1:
Living the Technique.. technique vs. dancing

Workshop 2:
Pulsation in dance.. how movement begins

Wednesday, August 10
6:30-9:00 pm

Workshop 3:
Sensing vs Feeling.. are they the same? Are they different?

Workshop 4:
Dominant body parts within the dances.. why is it important?

Rhythm, timing, musicality, feeling, sensing, body action, and living out the principles of dance as both a person and performer…the sheer amount of topics in the ballroom can be overwhelming! Nadia Eftedal has expertise in every area of DanceSport and has the unique ability as a teacher and coach to simplify the complexities of learning to dance, making them accessible for all levels. Join Nadia on August 9th and 10th for FOUR STELLAR WORKSHOPS as you dive into the nuances and major concepts of the Latin dances. Leave each workshop with sharper abilities, greater clarity, and the confidence to apply it all on during in-studio performances or during bigger competitive events!

‘Summer Bash’ DCDA Showcase
Sunday, August 21, 2022

6:30 pm – 8 pm
World-renowned Guest Judge
Confirmed as our Showcase judge!


With 3 weeks to go until the next studio showcase, this is the time to go full speed on the dance floor. We are looking forward to seeing every powerful, creative, beautiful, and show-stopping performance as we celebrate another summer of dance together. Don’t miss the exciting dance season finale at DCDA on August 21st!

This will be a FUN, FULL, and FAST summer and your teachers want you to make the most of it! Not only is DCDA celebrating its THREE YEAR Anniversary in the Mosaic District, but we will be celebrating YOU, DCDA’s students, during the “Summer Bash’ Showcase!
For our Showcase Spectators, tickets are now available for online purchased here.

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Adult Group Classes

Basic Latin Day

These classes are the perfect opportunity to get introduced to the fundamentals of dancesport – from basic steps and figures to technique, posture, coordination, balance, rhythm, and musicality. The group classes do not require a partner and are offered on a weekly basis to children, youth, and adults.

Smooth Seminar

Through examination of each one of the four waltz, tango, foxtrot, Viennese waltz  dances– we will cover a variety of subjects from musicality to posture, partnering skills, performance, and technique. Each class is a 45-minute session, and each month, the sessions will change topic. These classes are ideal for beginner & intermediate level dancers.

Technique and Styling Day

Wednesday evening is dedicated to technique and styling for both Standard and Latin dancers. A bonus styling class is dedicated specifically to ladies. The goal is to learn proper styling/technique to help dancers appear poised, graceful, and confident on the dance floor, while simultaneously remaining in full control of their routines. These sessions are 45 minutes long and do not require a partner. Open to all levels.

Master Latin Seminars

Master Latin classes train advanced dancers and competitors. These classes focus on advanced technique, rhythm, and musicality, with additional focus on competitive/performing skills. Supervised practice rounds immediately follow, allowing dancers to practice class topics.

Mixed Level Latin

Mixed Level Latin classes teach a variety of Latin steps – from basic steps to open choreography – and focus on topics such as styling, partnering, performing, coordination, and balance. Students of all levels are welcome.

Supervised Practice Rounds

Every Thursday evening

DC DanceSport Academy offers supervised practice Latin rounds for dancers and competitors on Thursdays. These rounds provide critical feedback for dancers and allow competitors to practice their routines, endurance, and floor craft.

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