PBD Adult Programs

Free Bachata/Merengue Workshop

Saturday June 4 @ 4:00pm

Come to this free workshop and learn to dance Bachata & Merengue.

New Tuesday Afternoon Adult Classes

Starting in April
1-2:00pm Beginning
2-3:00pm Intermediate

Ballroom + Smooth Drills Class

Saturdays @ 11:00am-12:00pm

Come learn the essentials of Ballroom & Smooth dancing. Classes begin in April.

Latin Drills Class

Saturdays @ 12-1:00pm

Come learn the essentials of Latin American dancing.

Senior Tea Dances

Wednesdays @ 1-3:00pm
– Currently we are offering Vaccinated Only Tea Dances

Come enjoy some social dancing during the day! Enjoy a 30-minute group lesson and 90 minutes of social dancing. $10/person. Light refreshments will be provided. 

ADULT DANCES

Held at the studio in Auburn. Come dance to the rhythm of your favorite ballroom tunes. Group class + social dancing. $15/person.

Adult Couples Formation Team

• Couples Team – Mondays 7:30-9:30pm

For adult dancers who would like to experience formation ballroom dance. Some ballroom dance experience is required to participate. Please contact Alex Olivares if you have any questions.

Adult Academy Classes

Classes are taught in a 4-week rotation. Each 4-week session is $60/month, or $20/class for drop-ins.

TUESDAYS

May

Starting 5/03
1:00pm – BEG – American Waltz

June

Starting 6/07
1:00pm – BEG – Cha Cha

WEDNESDAYS

May

Starting 5/04
7:30pm Latin Class
Salsa/Bachata/Merengue

June

Starting 6/01
7:30pm Latin Class
Salsa/Bachata/Merengue

July

Starting 6/29
7:30pm Latin Class
Salsa/Bachata/Merengue

FRIDAYS

May

Starting 5/13
7:30PM – BEG – Samba
8:30PM – INT – Country Two-Step

June

Starting 6/03
7:30PM – BEG – Quickstep
8:30PM – INT – Samba

July

Starting 5/06 (*Skip 7/29)
7:30PM – BEG – International Rumba
8:30PM – INT – Quickstep

SATURDAYS

May

Starting 5/14 (3 Week Series)
5:00PM – BEG – East Coast Swing

6:00PM – INT – American Foxtrot

June

Starting 6/04
5:00PM – BEG – American Tango

6:00PM – INT – East Coast Swing

July

Starting 7/02 (*Skip 7/30 Showcase)
5:00PM – BEG – Bolero

6:00PM – INT – American Tango

DANCES & EVENTS

FREE WORKSHOPS

Free Workshop Schedule 2022
  • January 08 Salsa
  • February 05 American Foxtrot
  • March 05 • Cha Cha
  • April 09 American Tango
  • May 14 East Coast Swing
  • June 04 Bachata/Merengue

ADULT DANCES

Saturdays from 7:00-10:00 PM • $15/Person

Adult Dance Schedule 2022

RED = NWDS & PBD
BLUE = USA Dance Tacoma & PBD

  • May 07 • West Coast Swing w/Rick Gossard
  • May 14 • Bolero w/Rick Gossard
  • May 21 • Samba w/Rick Gossard
  • May 28 • TBD w/Terry West
  • June 04 • Salsa w/Rick Gossard
  • June 11 • Cha Cha w/Rick Gossard
  • June 18 • No Dance – PBD Concert
  • June 25 • TBD w/Terry West
  • July 02 • N0 Dance – Holiday Break
  • July 09 • Tango w/Rick Gossard
  • July 16 • Bachata w/Rick Gossard
  • July 23 • TBD w/Terry West
  • July 30 • Cha Cha w/Rick Gossard

TEA DANCES

ADULT FORMATION TEAMS

COUPLES TEAM
Mondays from 7:30-9:30PM
Starting on August 16

LADIES TEAM
Coming Soon

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Adult Program
How do your classes work?

Our classes are taught as a series of four sessions to maximize your exposure to each specific style of dance.

How much are your classes?

We have two options for you. Either drop in on any class for $20/class (depends on space availability) or purchase a One Month Pass for $60 (4 sessions for that calendar month). 

Do your classes rollover?

No, the credits for our classes do not rollover. If you have to miss a class, we can record the material taught during the class, and we can give you access to the video. or you can simply attend any of the classes that month.

What if a class is cancelled due to weather?

We will add a credit to your account that can be applied to future classes.

Do you have a minimum enrollment for each class?

Yes, in order to hold class, we need at least 6 students enrolled. At the beginning of each month, please stop by the front desk and let them know what class or classes you will be taking that month. Classes with low enrollment are subject to cancellation.

Can I come to class as an assistant?

Yes, but only when requested by the instructor.

Can I bring a friend to the class?

Yes! And if that friend is brand new to Pacific Ballroom Dance, you both get a FREE class.

Is there a special for new students?

Yes, all new students can try their first class for FREE.

Do you have a season pass?

No, we currently don’t offer a season pass.

Do you have social dances every week?

Yes, we are currently hosting Latin nights on Thursdays and Shall We Dance events on Saturdays. Both events are from 8:30 pm to 10 pm. They include a 30-minute complementary lesson followed by 60 minutes of open practice.

What is the difference between Latin Night and Shall We Dance events?

Their format is identical, but the main difference is in the variety of music that will be played. During Latin night (Thursdays) you can expect to dance salsa, bachata, merengue, rumba, samba, cumbia, cha cha, and bolero. During Shall We Dance night (Saturdays) you can expect to dance to a variety of ballroom, Latin, west coast swing, and country & western tunes.