monterey dance

Welcome to Pacific Grove Dance! The best dance studio for adults on the Monterey Peninsula!


With dance lessons at Pacific Grove Dance, we concentrate on your level. If you're a beginner we'll take you step by step through some popular dances such as: Foxtrot, Tango, Swing or Salsa explaining the fundamentals of lead and follow, basic steps and rhythm. If you're an experienced dancer who would like to learn more advanced aspects of dancing: technique, styling or advance variations - we'll help you with that too.



What dance styles can I learn in ballroom dancing?

At our dance studio you can learn every style of dance you see in the movies or on DTWS. You can choose to learn: Ballroom Tango, Waltz, Rumba, Cha cha, Salsa, Foxtrot, N.C. 2 Step, Quickstep, Bolero, Mambo, Swing, Samba, Viennese Waltz, Jive, Hustle, West Coast Swing, Argentine Tango and Wedding dance. If you're not sure what dance start with - our instructors can help you decide.

 


I can't dance! I have two left feet!

You would be surprised how often we hear that :) We will adopt to your pace and meet your skill level whether you've danced before or a novice. We have the most knowledgeable and experienced dance instructors on the Monterey Peninsula. We have taught hundreds of students, in both North America and Europe. You will quickly pick up a wide variety of dance skills with our personally tailored methods.




What are the benefits of ballroom dancing?

- Firstly, dancing is a great hobby. We get a lot of calls people looking for dance lessons in Monterey, Salinas and Carmel looking to change up their daily routine/office work. Dancing will give you:

:: A great form of aerobic exercise
:: New skills and learning of steps and routines
:: New friends
:: and.... A lot of fun!

 

Latest news

Not all students are into Zoom. Recent experience shows that not all dancers are willing to keep doing Zoom sessions. Many express desire to come back to personal one-on-one instruction. And it makes sense. For some it's not fun and not to mention difficult to learn over camera. The hole fact the teacher can't correct your amers, legs, see you from different perspectives makes it slower and more challanging to follow an instructor. Very soon we'll see more students coming back to their studios as upon checking California state website of Covid-19 Monterey county will be in the red zone, meaning private lessons will be officially allowed with certain precautions.