Group Classes

TUESDAYS

7:00 pm Argentine Tango
Details: Overseeing is Master Coach Natasha Thayer who brings over 25 years experience in Argentine Tango and over 30 years experience in movement, partnering, and teaching to this class to help you achieve your goals.
Level: all
Series Start Dates: First Tuesday of each month (4 to 5 week series each). Click “Enroll Now” to see exact series dates to enroll in online.
Cost: Click on our “tuition” tab or “enroll now”
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7:45 pm Zouk
Details: Brought to us by our champion dancer friends from Brazil, Diego & Jessica, Zouk is a sexy body flowing dance.
Level: all
Series Start Dates: First Tuesday of each month (4 to 5 week series each). Click “Enroll Now” to see exact series dates to enroll in online.
Cost: Click on our “tuition” tab or “enroll now”
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WEDNESDAYS

6:30 pm WC Swing – Int/Adv
Details: Learn fun WC Swing moves. Learn about communicating with a partner (connection/lead/follow) & how to move to create some style! Following “King of Swing” & undefeated World Champion Benji Schwimmer methods as well as Master mechanics and dance techniques from our Master Coach Natasha Thayer. Weekly 8:00p Wednesday “Midweek Swing” dance included in class registration so plan to stay after class for a fun practice. Check out future Dinner Tour & Live Band nights on our events page & 6thAveDinnerTours.com
Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Series Start Dates: First Wednesday of each month (4 to 5 week series each). Click “Enroll Now” to see exact series dates to enroll in online.
Cost: Click on our “tuition” tab or “enroll now”
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7:15 pm WC Swing Foundation – “Layers of WC Swing”
Details: Must have taken our “Conversation, the Foundation of WCS” at least once to be accepted to register for this class. Rhythm & foundation patterns in your WC Swing. Bump up the technique for sound basics to lead you to fun variations! Learn about communicating with a partner (connection/lead/follow) & how to move to create style! Following “King of Swing” & undefeated World Champion Benji Schwimmer methods as well as Master mechanics and dance techniques from our Master Coach Natasha Thayer. Weekly 8:00p Wednesday “Midweek Swing” dance included in class registration so plan to stay after class for a fun practice. Check out future Dinner Tour & Live Band nights on our events page & 6thAveDinnerTours.com
Series Start Dates: First Wednesday of each month (4 to 5 week series each). Click “Enroll Now” to see exact series dates to enroll in online.
Cost: Click on our “tuition” tab or “enroll now”
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7:15 pm Intro to WC Swing – Conversation, the Foundation of WCS
NEW TO WEST COAST SWING?

This is definitely the place to start. You’ll be surprised how easy WC Swing can be to begin! Learn about communicating with a partner (connection/lead/follow), and how to have a conversation with your partner, without having to multi-task! Be able to go out dancing after the first night!
NOT NEW TO WCS but never taken a class here? This is definitely the place to start! WCS is all about having a conversation with your partner and is the best dance to help you learn how to communicate and develop a conversation for any dance style.
Details:  Class will take the 3 foundation WCS moves and explore connection and conversation through 17 moves and variations through the month.
Weekly 8:00p Wednesday “Midweek Swing” dance included in class registration so plan to stay after class for a fun practice.
Check out future Dinner Tour & Live Band nights on our events page & 6thAveDinnerTours.com
Level: Foundation – start here if you are new to WC Swing classes at Studio 6 (pre-req to any of our other WC Swing classes) or if WC Swing is new to you!
Series Start Dates: First Wednesday of each month (4 to 5 week series each). Click “Enroll Now” to see exact series dates to enroll in online.
Cost: Click on our “tuition” tab or “enroll now”
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8:00 pm “Midweek Swing” Jam Open Dancing – WC Swing, Blues, Fusion… (drop-in)
Details: Practice your new craft! Open to all! Only $5 or included with attendance of one or more of our WC classes.
Level: All
Time: 8p until we drop
Drop-in: $5 at the door or click here to pay ahead and avoid the line at the door or download the Mindbody Connect app!


THURSDAYS

TBA pm Youth Ballroom
Details: Learn multiple styles of dance like Swing and Salsa!
Level: All
Series Start Dates:  Taking registration requests, contact us!
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TBA pm Teen Dancesport
Details: Learn multiple styles of dance like Swing and Salsa!
Level: All
Series Start Dates:
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6:30 pm Smooth Ballroom Dances
Details: Like you’ve never seen them before! American & International styles. Dance focus changes monthly in this order: Tango, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, and Viennese Waltz. Learn to move smoothly through fun patterns.
Level: All
Series Start Dates: First Thursday of each month. Viennese Waltz is the dance style focus for January – A classical but originally scandalous dance. Celebrate the season of Viennese Waltz Balls going on all around the sound and around the world. American Tango is the dance style focus for February – Originally built to be the most user-friendly and easier to start with style of Tango, this Tango has become truely American “melting pot” which makes the personal style possibilities wonderfully open!
Click “Enroll Now” to see exact series dates & dance to enroll in online.
Cost: Click on our “tuition” tab or “enroll now”
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7:15 pm Rhythm/Latin (Latin & Swing) Dances
Details: Like you’ve never seen them before! Dance focus changes monthly in this order: Cha Cha, Bolero, EC Swing/Jive, Samba, and Rumba. Learn to move smoothly through flashy patterns.
Level: All
Series Start Dates: First Thursday of every Month. Rumba is the dance style focus for January – A very useful style that builds a fabulous foundation for many other styles. Cha Cha is the dance focus for February –  A fun flashy dance that can be used to a wide range of music including new hits.
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Cost: Click on our “tuition” tab or “enroll now”
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8:00 pm Bachata
Details: A very popular dance during “Latin nights” and “Salsa nights.”
Level: 2 levels held at the same time
Series Start Dates: First Thursday of each month. Click “Enroll Now” to see exact series dates to enroll in online.
Cost: Click on our “tuition” tab or “enroll now”
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8:45 pm Salsa Foundation
Details: Fun ways to make Salsa simple and easily expand your knowledge in a short amount of time! This class is often taken more than once for even more material.
Level: Beg-Int
Series Start Dates: First Thursday of each month. Click “Enroll Now” to see exact series dates to enroll in online.
Cost: Click on our “tuition” tab or “enroll now”
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8:45 pm Salsa Lab (Int/Adv) *Jan 2018 series will be Rueda de Casino (Cuban Salsa in a circle)
Details: Learn how to move with flare, ease, and safety with a partner to this fast paced dance with proper technique and fun moves.  “You [Natasha Thayer at Studio 6 Ballroom] are truly the most productive Salsa teacher I’ve had.” – Tiffani T.
Level: Int-Adv (must be approved by instructor)
Series Start Dates: First Thursday of each month. Click “Enroll Now” to see exact series dates to enroll in online.
Cost: Click on our “tuition” tab or “enroll now”
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FRIDAYS – (drop-in events!)

5:15 pm Youth World Dance Experience
Details: Latin, Swing, Hip Hop, Ballroom, Dancesport, and more!
Click “Enroll Now” to see exact series dates to enroll in online.
Cost: Click on our “tuition” tab or “enroll now”
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7:00 pm Tango Practica (drop-in)
Details: Tango practica 7:00-8:30p with mini beginner intro to Tango lesson 7:15-7:30p
Overseeing is Master Coach Natasha Thayer who brings over 20 years experience in Argentine Tango and over 25 years experience in movement, partnering, and teaching to this class to help you achieve your goals.
Level: All
Drop in: $10 drop-in every Friday or just $15 for both Friday events!
Pay at the door or click here to pay ahead and avoid the line at the door or download the Mindbody Connect app!

8:30 pm Latin Night (drop-in)
Details: Entrance starts at 8:30p (early is always welcome too!). “Learn a move” mini lesson using nice easy Merengue as the base start 8:45p with open dancing at 9:15p included! Latin night starts the evening and mixed music finishes the evening. Mini lessons are taught with entertainment in mind and meant to learn-a-move and meet people to dance with before the volume turns up and lights turn down. Average attendance details: up to 3/4 attend without partner and around 1/4 or more couples choose to stay together for the lesson.
Level: All
Drop in: $10 drop-in every Friday or just $15 for both Friday events!
Pay at the door or click here to pay ahead and avoid the line at the door or download the Mindbody Connect app!

 

SATURDAYS

Beginners Class
12:00
pm “Chicken’s” Class (Beginners Class) – great place to start!
Details: Scared to begin? Never interested in becoming a “dancer” but wanting to know how to dance some helpful dances? Watching everyone else have fun? A great way to break the ice with others in the same boat! Get introductions to multiple helpful dances like our basic dance, Swing, slow dancing, Latin and jazzy dances to hit the town with!
Level: Beginners
Series Start Dates: First Saturday of each month (4 to 5 week series each). Click “Enroll Now” to see exact series dates to enroll in online.
Cost: Click on our “tuition” tab or “enroll now”
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TBA pm Syllabus & Technique
Details: Multiple styles covered. Private lesson info in a small group class setting! Contact for approval to join class. This class runs monthly.
Level: mixed
Series Start Dates: Check with us for approval to join class.

pm Performance Team Class
Details: Contact studio for details & to audition for team
Level: All
Series Start Dates:

TBA pm “Fred/Fred & Ginger/Ginger”
Details: Same sex patner class. Variety of dances. This class runs monthly
Level: All
Series Start Dates: First week of every Month  – registration coming soon, collecting requests now! Let us know if you’re interested!

7 pm Drop in Ballroom (all styles & fusions) night
Details: mini lesson followed by dancing
Level: All
Series Start Dates: once a month

GROUP CLASS TUITION RATE Series group classes priced per person breaking down to $15 per class 4 week series = $60 5 week series = $75 + admin fee  DROP-IN RATE Must have approval of instructor as to not disrupt the learning progression of the class. Per Class Per Person (if approved) = $18 + admin fee“THE UNLIMITED” Unlimited Group Classes, Practice, plus 1 Private Coaching. A monthly membership. 3 month commitment. Over a $700 value! Price per month: $249 Individual / $349 Couple LOYALTY REWARDS PROGRAM Simple as a Waltz… 1) “Opt in” to rewards program on our online booking program 2) Earn credit purchasing classes 3) Earn even more credit enrolling online 4) Earn credit referring someone!COLLEGE/MILITARY Must register & pay in full for class series no later than  one week prior to class start date.  Must bring current ID to confirm discount. 10% offPRACTICE Fun practice opportunities! Song requests taken. Wednesday 8:00p WC Swing & Blues = $5  Friday 7:00p Tango Practica with mini lesson  = $10 Friday 8:30p Latin Night  = $10 or only $5 add-on if you attend Tango! Includes 8:45p mini lesson. Dance styles can be separated into our other rooms including Swing, Lindy, Blues, Tango, and more! Practice on your own = $20-$25/room. Special rate if currently enrolled: $5/person/hr for shared space 3 rooms for dancing! Be sure to schedule ahead.
Most classes run month long. Group class rates are listed per person. No partner necessary to join the fun! Enroll Online! Or, for personalized assistance, info@studio6ballroom.com text or call (253) 905-5301
Custom Group Class

  • Private series class (for series, customizable but recommend 4 or 5 week min). 8 people minimum.
  • Private one time lesson. 10 people minimum. Great for birthdays, rehearsal dinners, work teamwork bonding, and more! We’re surrounded by fabulous restaurants to round out your evening. Or, add on a little time before & after your lesson to practice what you learned under our party lights.
  • $15.00 per person (price per class can be recalculated for fewer people)

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On-Location (away from Studio 6 Ballroom)

  • Generally sought after for event style lesson for special events
  • For event style lessons, we recommend half hour lesson. We can customize to fit what will work best for your group!
  • starting at $200*

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*Lesson beyond 10 miles of studio, extra instructors, extra dance time are additional charge.

Event lesson at Studio 6 Ballroom

  • Event style entertainment lesson to go with your event hall rental of Studio 6 Ballroom Event Hall & Studios!
  • For event style lessons, we recommend half hour lesson. We can customize to fit what will work best for your group!
  • $100
  • You must pre-register online for rewards credits.  You are also welcome to text or call (253) 905-5301, email, or come in person to insure enough space and for updates regarding the class.For better learning, most of our group classes are set up to run from beginning to end of the month. Joining class after the 1st week requires permission from the instructor to join unless otherwise noted. Please call ahead.7:30p Fridays feature drop-in Tango mini lesson and practica. 8:30p Fridays feature drop-in “Learn a move” mini lessons and including dancing afterwards.8:30p Wednesdays features drop-in Swing & Blues practice.Series classes run 3/4 of an hour allowing you time to digest the information given, practice, and ask any questions that arise from that.Tuition is good for the series/month & class you have registered for only. Tuition is non-refundable.“What if I miss a class?” No worries, we still want you to have the opportunity to learn! We you let us know when you will be missing a class ahead of time so that we can work to balance the class, we will give you a ticket to our Friday night lesson & practice to use at your convenience! We want to make sure you are still able to move forward with your learning and the bonus practice after the Friday lesson comes in very handy!If you are approved by the instructor as a 1 time drop-in, and it will not disrupt the class’ forward progress, $18 drop in charge. There is no guarantee of space or partner in class if you register after the pre-registration deadline.Make up classes for missed classes due to injury or illness may be arranged through the instructor. See instructor for details & approval.Instructor has the right to run a class with 3 or fewer students as a half hour private–at no additional charge to the student(s)Any checks returned for non-sufficient funds will be subject to a $35 chargeWe reserve the right to refuse service

OTHER COMPANIES & CLASSES

We also have other dance instructor businesses that use our space to teach their classes. And, you can still use our convenient self service online booking system to register for their classes!

Click here for more info on Ms Mel’s The Studio Ballet classes held in our venue.
Click here for more info on Lastrapes Music & Tap Tap Dance classes held in our venue.
Click here for more info on Tacoma Scottish Country Dancers held in our venue.
Click here for more info on Tai Ji held in our venue.
Click here for more info on Tacoma Conscious Dance held in our venue.