The Columbia University Ballroom Dance Team offers an extensive array of group classes, split into competitive and social classes. All the classes are taught by professional dance instructors, in a casual atmosphere.

The team is open to all: No previous dance experience is necessary to join the team, but we also welcome experienced dancers. The classes are offered by level (beginner, intermediate, advanced). No partner is required to join the team.

Dances offered
Competitive Standard Waltz, Quickstep, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz More info
Latin Rumba, Chacha, Jive, Samba, Paso Doble More info
Social Club Salsa, Merengue, Hustle, Argentine Tango More info

See the classes schedule.

We organize supervised practices several times a week for our members. Music is provided and our upper level dancers are always there to assist new members with any questions.

See the practices schedule.

Sponsored competitions
Our optional comeptitive team sponsors about five competitions a semester. For these competitions we fully cover registration costs and at least half of travel expenses. We will usually travel as a group to these competitions. Attending competitions is entirely optional .

See our competitions calender for this year's sponsered competitions.

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