Join us for an afternoon of tea and dance!
Enjoy a classic and elegant afternoon tea with a side of music and dancing. Tea sandwiches, scones and beverages will be provided. There will be a beginner and intermediate waltz class taught by a professional instructor. No experience or partner necessary. Dress up, but wear shoes you can dance in (no stilettos, no flip-flops). Saturday, May 30th, 1-4PM in Dabney Lounge. RSVP here!

The Caltech Ballroom Dance Club aims to promote the growth of dancing at Caltech. We want to build an energetic and viable dance community on campus, and hope that you will join us! As a first step, sign up for our mailing lists to stay updated on what's happening.

In addition to our classes on many ballroom and social styles, we also host many special workshops and fun parties, as well as organizing trips to nearby events. We also have a competitive ballroom dance team that travels to regional ballroom dance competitions.

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Beginner/Intermediate Quickstep/Rumba/Cha Cha

When: 
Repeats every week until Sun May 31 2015 .
Sunday, May 10th, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: 
Winnett Lounge
Instructor(s): 
Mengsha Gong
Beginner/intermediate technique for Quickstep, Rumba and Cha Cha. Practice is Monday 9-10:30PM in Braun Gym Multipurpose Room Week 1 Quickstep/Rumba Week 2 Quickstep/Chacha Week 3 Quickstep/Rumba Week 4 Quickstep/Chacha

West Coast Swing Social

When: 
Repeats every week until Thu Dec 10 2015 .
Wednesday, May 27th, 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: 
Winnett Lounge
Join us for Wednesday night's swing dance social from 8:30pm-11ish in Caltech's Winnett Lounge. We start with a short lesson covering various bits of WCS technique. Magnus will primarily DJ West Coast Swing, plus other social dances by request. If you're new to dancing, or know somebody who's just starting with our classes, please invite them along! It's a great opportunity to try out what you've learned in our dance classes and ask questions about what we've covered. If you haven't been t...

An Afternoon of Tea and Dance

When: 
Saturday, May 30th, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: 
Dabney Lounge
Enjoy a classic and elegant afternoon tea with a side of music and dancing. Tea sandwiches, scones and beverages will be provided. There will be a beginner and intermediate waltz class taught by a professional instructor. No experience or partner necessary. Dress up, but wear shoes you can dance in (no stilettos, no flip-flops). Saturday, May 30th, 1-4PM in Dabney Lounge. RSVP

Beginner/Intermediate Quickstep/Rumba/Cha Cha

When: 
Sunday, May 10th, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: 
Winnett Lounge
Instructor(s): 
Mengsha Gong
Beginner/intermediate technique for Quickstep, Rumba and Cha Cha. Practice is Monday 9-10:30PM in Braun Gym Multipurpose Room Week 1 Quickstep/Rumba Week 2 Quickstep/Chacha Week 3 Quickstep/Rumba Week 4 Quickstep/Chacha

West Coast Swing Social

When: 
Wednesday, May 27th, 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: 
Winnett Lounge
Join us for Wednesday night's swing dance social from 8:30pm-11ish in Caltech's Winnett Lounge. We start with a short lesson covering various bits of WCS technique. Magnus will primarily DJ West Coast Swing, plus other social dances by request. If you're new to dancing, or know somebody who's just starting with our classes, please invite them along! It's a great opportunity to try out what you've learned in our dance classes and ask questions about what we've covered. If you haven't been t...

Ballroom

An Afternoon of Tea and Dance

When: 
Saturday, May 30th, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: 
Dabney Lounge
Enjoy a classic and elegant afternoon tea with a side of music and dancing. Tea sandwiches, scones and beverages will be provided. There will be a beginner and intermediate waltz class taught by a professional instructor. No experience or partner necessary. Dress up, but wear shoes you can dance in (no stilettos, no flip-flops). Saturday, May 30th, 1-4PM in Dabney Lounge. RSVP

Beginner/Intermediate Quickstep/Rumba/Cha Cha

When: 
Sunday, May 10th, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: 
Winnett Lounge
Instructor(s): 
Mengsha Gong
Beginner/intermediate technique for Quickstep, Rumba and Cha Cha. Practice is Monday 9-10:30PM in Braun Gym Multipurpose Room Week 1 Quickstep/Rumba Week 2 Quickstep/Chacha Week 3 Quickstep/Rumba Week 4 Quickstep/Chacha

Beginner/Intermediate Foxtrot/Rumba/Cha Cha

When: 
Repeats every week until Sun Apr 26 2015 .
Sunday, April 5th, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: 
Winnett Lounge
Instructor(s): 
Mengsha Gong
Beginner/intermediate technique for Foxtrot, Rumba and Cha Cha. Week 1 Foxtrot/Chacha Week 2 Foxtrot/Rumba Week 3 Foxtrot/Chacha Week 4 Foxtrot/Rumba

Intermediate International Ballroom: Waltz and Jive

When: 
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 09 2015 .
Sunday, February 15th, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: 
Winnett Lounge
Instructor(s): 
Jay Daigle and Mengsha Gong
This class series is an introduction to international ballroom and latin dancing, suitable both for dancers interested in learning ballroom and for students with no prior dance experience. The class will cover choreography and routines in Waltz and Jive, as well as technique for both performance and lead-follow social dancing.

Beginner/Intermediate International Ballroom: Tango and Samba

When: 
Repeats every week until Sun Feb 08 2015 .
Sunday, January 18th, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: 
Winnett Lounge
Instructor(s): 
Jay Daigle
This class series is an introduction to international ballroom and latin dancing, suitable both for dancers interested in learning ballroom and for students with no prior dance experience. The class will cover choreography and routines in Tango and Samba, as well as technique for both performance and lead-follow social dancing.

Swing

Intermediate WCS Workshop with Demetre Souliotes!

When: 
Wednesday, May 20th, 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: 
Winnett Lounge
Instructor(s): 
Demetre Souliotes
Join us for an intermediate workshop with Demetre Souliotes! We'll be covering: - New fun moves and some playtime grooves. - Need to know basics There should be both accessible for newer dancers and have some new moves for those who have been dancing for a while. The usual free Wed social dance will continue after the workshop!

West Coast Swing Social

When: 
Wednesday, May 13th, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
TIME CHANGE: Wednesday, 9-11pm Social dance will start at 9:00. We will primarily DJ West Coast Swing, plus other social dances by request. If you're new to dancing, or know somebody who's just starting with our classes, please invite them along! It's a great opportunity to try out what you've learned in our dance classes and ask questions about what we've covered. If you haven't been to South Cats Rec Room, it's just north of the parking lot at the corner of S. Catalina Ave and San P...

West Coast Swing Social

When: 
Wednesday, May 27th, 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: 
Winnett Lounge
Join us for Wednesday night's swing dance social from 8:30pm-11ish in Caltech's Winnett Lounge. We start with a short lesson covering various bits of WCS technique. Magnus will primarily DJ West Coast Swing, plus other social dances by request. If you're new to dancing, or know somebody who's just starting with our classes, please invite them along! It's a great opportunity to try out what you've learned in our dance classes and ask questions about what we've covered. If you haven't been t...

Beginner/Intermediate West Coast Swing with Demetre Souliotes

When: 
Repeats every week until Tue Mar 10 2015 except Mon Feb 02 2015.
Monday, January 12th, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: 
Winnett Lounge
Instructor(s): 
Demetre Souliotes
This is an 8-week class that will build upon the beginner series from the fall and is designed for those with some knowledge of basics. 2 weeks - Reviewing Basics and introducing Adv. Technique in Basics 2 weeks - Whips / Whip Variations 2 weeks - Wraps / Folds / Hip Catches 2 weeks - Musicality / Styling / Playing / Legal Highjacking

Intermediate-Advanced West Coast Swing Workshop with Ben Morris!

When: 
Wednesday, November 5th, 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: 
Winnett Lounge
Instructor(s): 
Ben Morris
Come out and learn from the best! Ben Morris will be teaching a workshop on spinning and scrolling technique!
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