Class Descriptions

Beginner Salsa

Salsa has a reputation for being the hottest and most popular Latin dance. All the way from Cuba, salsa dancing uses the same upbeat and fun music that you will find in most nightclubs in Boston. You will have plenty of opportunities to practice these sassy moves on the dance floor! This class will teach you beginner level salsa steps, while instructing you in technique, musicality, styling, and partnering.


Beginner Cha-Cha

In our beginner cha-cha class, you will learn the foundations of this energy packed dance while also gaining instruction in the styling and basic technique. Originating in Cuba, the music for this dance has a “cha-cha-cha” syncopation in the beat, giving the dance its name.You will be showing off your flashy moves in no time! Learn this fun and exciting dance with Harvard Ballroom!


Beginner Waltz

This beginner level class is perfect for those that want to learn about one of the classiest dances that ballroom has to offer. Besides teaching you fun, elegant, introductory steps, this class will teach you technique, musicality, partnering, and will help you look graceful and suave. Join HBDT in bringing old school elegance back in style.


Beginner Tango

Learn to dance one of ballroom’s most dramatic dances! In this course, you will learn the basics of the fierce tango. Everyone knows about the tango, but now you can be the one who actually brings the passion and energy of this dance to life on the dance floor.


Intermediate Salsa

A continuation of our 4-week beginner class. A knowledge of the timing and some basic figures are required to take this class. More complex figures will be learned, with a higher emphasis on leading and following, styling, technique, and musicality. If you are unsure of your level, please e-mail lessons@harvardballroom.org.


Intermediate Waltz

A continuation of our 4-week beginner class. A knowledge of the timing, basic figures, and technique, are required to take this class. More complex figures will be learned, with a higher emphasis on partner connection, technique, and musicality. If you are unsure of your level, please e-mail lessons@harvardballroom.org.