The Benefits of Dance

Why Ballroom Dancing?

Ballroom dancing is an exciting full-body experience – and a whole lot more enjoyable than going to the gym! It calls on both your brain and body equally…a perfect balance of athleticism and artistry. Do it for fun, to get fit, to get social or to compete with the elite. Our dance programs blend beauty, passion, strength and a fun-loving attitude.

Just a few of the benefits of dancing:

  • Increases Muscle Tone
  • Strengthens Posture
  • Increases Flexibility
  • Reduces Stress
  • Increases Energy
  • Improves Coordination

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Private Lessons

Sign up for Private Lessons and enjoy in-depth instruction that’s perfectly tailored to you and your dance goals.

We personalize each lesson based on your individual needs, desires, and goals, adjusting our teaching style to your ability, personality, and expectations. This ensures the most thorough and rapid learning process, all while keeping it fun, easy, and comfortable.

  • Personalized attention and custom lesson guide
  • Scheduled at your convenience
  • Fastest way to learn and progress
Couple taking private dance lesson at Chevy Chase Ballroom

Group Classes

Group dance classes are a fun way to progress to higher levels of dance in a social setting. Group dance classes are ideal for beginner and intermediate levels students to e learn basic dance patterns and rhythms. 
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  • Invaluable leading/following experience of dancing with different partners
  • Learn to dance in a comfortable social setting
  • Introduction to many different dances
  • Learn the basic patterns and rhythms
Group Class Dance Instruction

Social Dance Parties

Social Dance Parties, held once a month, are a wonderful way to practice new moves with other students and instructors. Parties are relaxed and casual; we’re focused on fun with zero stress. We play great music that includes all the ballroom dance styles we offer including Swing, Salsa, Cha Cha, Tango, Waltz and many others. No matter what your skill level, you’re welcome to join. Come dance with us! No partner necessary.

Social Dance Parties at Chevy Chase Ballroom

Dancing for Wellness

Health Benefits of Dancing

Dancing can be a way to stay fit for people of all ages, shapes and sizes. We offer personal wellness programs to keep you healthy and happy. Please call us today to talk to your dance wellness program coordinator and arrange private sessions and classes.

Private wheelchair dance lessons can be arranged upon request.

Some of the physical and mental benefits include:

  • Improved condition of your heart and lungs
  • Increased muscular strength, endurance and motor fitness
  • Increased aerobic fitness
  • Improved muscle tone and strength
  • Weight management
  • Stronger bones and reduced risk of osteoporosis
  • Better coordination, agility and flexibility
  • Improved balance and spatial awareness
  • Increased physical confidence
  • Improved mental functioning
  • Improved general and psychological wellbeing
  • Greater self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Better social skills
Dancing is good for your health and keeps you young!

Special Workshops

Chevy Chase Ballroom is proud to host world-class guest teacher workshops on a regular basis.
Please sign-up for our e-newsletter for upcoming workshop information. 


For competitive dancesport dancers, our instructors are ready to train your mind, body and spirit, challenging you to continually dance at your best. You’ll feel your dancing evolve and grow as your skills become more subtle and fine-tuned. Chevy Chase Ballroom has produced many champions and finalists in Pro-Am and Amateur competitions.

For more information on Dancesport coaching, please email us.

Dance Practice

Our studio is open for practice to CCB members by appointment only. Please call to make your appointment.

Practice Time at Chevy Chase Ballroom

Kids Programs

Adults aren’t the only ones cutting it up on the dance floor. Our Kids Classes offer a super-fun release and provide an excellent foundation that will last a lifetime. Check the Schedule for classes.

Kids Dance Program