February 23, 2017

Calendar of Events; Week of February 25th – March 3rd

**unless specified, all Groups are available at each one of our studios Saturday, 2.25: Start your weekend off on the right foot with our Ballroom Cardio Group Class beginning at 11:00am The Saturday Night Dance Party will be held at our Nashville location: 5133 Harding Pike Suite A12 Nashville, TN 37205 Group Class begins at 6:30pm Party begins at 7:30pm Monday, 2.27: Preliminary Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm Advanced Bronze Class begins at 8:00pm Tuesday, 2.28: Social Ease Class begins at 7:00pm […]
February 22, 2017

Oasis of the Seas Ballroom Cruise; Days 2-3

Be sure to check out our Facebook page for more photos, videos and coverage of this elegance on the seas! https://www.facebook.com/nationaldanceclubs.ndc/?fref=ts
February 18, 2017

UPDATED Calendar of Events; Week of February 18th – February 24th

Saturday, 2.18: Tonite starts a new week at National Dance Clubs, beginning with our In Studio Franklin Saturday Night Dance party! National Dance Clubs of Franklin Watson Glenn Shopping Center 209 S. Royal Oaks Blvd. Suite 124 Franklin, TN  37064 Group Class begins at 6:30pm Party begins at 7:30pm Monday, 2.20: Preliminary Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm Advanced Bronze Class begins at 8:00pm Tuesday, 2.21: Social Ease Class begins at 7:00pm Style & Technique Class begins at 7:00pm At 8:00pm, […]
February 17, 2017

Meet Cara Hermes and Student Comment of the Week

“I really enjoyed our lesson reviewing cha cha, rumba and waltz. I always appreciate Cara’s patience and honesty. Great job, Cara!” -JJ    
February 16, 2017

12 Reasons Ballroom Captured Our Imagination

Partner dancing seemed to be old-fashioned in the 80s.  We watched our grandparents jitterbug, polka, and waltz, but the baby boomers lived through the 60s and 70s when the biggest partner dance was the hustle.  It seemed as though dancing with someone had been supplanted by dancing in front of someone or en masse–large groups of gyrating or jumping mobs.    Movies like Fame and Footloose proved gen-Xers wanted to dance, but wasn’t really until nostalgia for a simpler time gone […]
February 16, 2017

It’s Dancecation Kick-off Week!!

It’s that time of year again, when we here at National Dance Clubs are gearing up for the annual dance cruise with a multi-studio festival! Dancecation is an event that allows our students to earn points by participating in numerous fun activites. These points are then redeemed for tickets, which are drawn at our weekly Friday night parties. Our students end up with some INCREDIBLE prizes, such as free dance shoes and free entries in competitions, just to name a […]
February 13, 2017

Meet Vince Schulz and Student Comment of the Week

“Fabulous lesson, very helpful technique points for waltz backward movement, double UAT and tango open fan. Efficiency is great, and so is Vince!”  -TW    
February 10, 2017

The Heart of Valentine’s Day: The Magic of Dance

The Heart of Valentine’s Day is taking the time to express love and appreciation we feel.  While we most often think of others on this day of love, we need to also think of ourselves.  Whether you have a partner or you are unattached, the best gift you can give is the gift of dance. “Attention is the most basic form of love.” — John Tarrant For couples, partner dance allows each person to focus and attend to the other […]
February 6, 2017

Not Strictly Ballroom

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.”  Brene’ Brown I saw the movie Strictly Ballroom and thought, holding my breath a little, that surely that was not a real thing.  The seeds of excitement and possibility began to germinate.  Ballroom dance studios must only exist in […]
February 6, 2017

Meet Chelsea Knutson and Student Comment of the Week

“The “Core” is the heart❤ of dance❣ Hmmm, that’s interesting . Thanks, teacher, for working to instill this concept and challenge in me . You are THE BEST.”  -JC