Calendar of Events; Week of May 27th – June 2nd

*Classes and Parties are available at each studio location, unless otherwise specified.

Dance of the Week:

Saturday, 5.27

Leave the stress of the week on the floor. Come and sweat it out!

*Latin Cardio class begins at 10am and will end at 12pm.

Saturday Night Dance Party!!
The Saturday Night dance party will be held in our Belle Meade location:
5133 Harding Pike Suite A12
Nashville, TN 37205

Group Class begins at 7:00pm
Party begins at 8:00pm

*Saturday morning group classes currently not available at our Franklin studio 

Monday, 5.29

MEMORIAL DAY: Our Brentwood and Franklin studios will be closed, in honor of those who served and continue to serve our country so selflessly.

Our Murfreesboro studio will be open from 9:00am – 2:00pm for Cafe day. Please speak with your instructor for specific information regarding this.

Tuesday, 5.23

Social Ease Class begins at 7:00pm
Style & Technique Class begins at 7:00pm

*Latin Class begins at 7pm
ONLY available in our Franklin studio location!

Wednesday, 5.24

Showtime Elements Class begins at 11:00am
International Bronze Class begins at 12:00pm
Intermediate Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm

Thursday, 5.25

The benefits of dancing are incomparable to any other activity. Tonight is the night to share this amazing gift with those in your life.
The greatest gift is to bring a guest.

Newcomer Class begins at 7:00pm
Guest Night Party begins at 8:00pm

Friday, 5.26

Places, Please! debuts at the Factory in Franklin.
230 Franklin Rd
Franklin, TN   37064

Please see the Front Desk or call 615-849-1155 to purchase your tickets!!

Showtime starts at 7:00pm! (Arrive early to get a great seat!)

 Upcoming Shows:

 

 

 

Photo Credits: Donna Duda, Caroline Brown Rutland.

Student Comment of the Week; Meet Riley Wingate

“Fun lesson working on technical aspects that make our dances look so much better! I learned so much tonight. I felt like a pro! I adore Riley’s style! Riley also does the best group classes!”  -K.T.

 

Calendar of Events; May 20th – May 26th

*Classes and Parties are available at each studio location, unless otherwise specified.

Dance of the Week:

Saturday, 5.20

Leave the stress of the week on the floor. Come and sweat it out!

*Latin Cardio class begins at 10am and will end at 12pm.

 

Saturday Night Dance Party!!
The Saturday Karaoke party will be held in our Franklin location:
209 S Royal Oaks Blvd Suite 124
Franklin, TN  37064

Group Class begins at 6:30pm
Party begins at 7:30pm

*Saturday morning group classes currently not available at our Franklin studio 

Monday, 5.22

 

Preliminary Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm
*Advanced Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm

*Advanced Bronze Group Class not available in our Franklin studio

 

Tuesday, 5.23

Social Ease Class begins at 7:00pm
Style & Technique Class begins at 7:00pm

*Latin Class begins at 7pm
ONLY available in our Franklin studio location!

 

 

Wednesday, 5.24

Showtime Elements Class begins at 11:00am
International Bronze Class begins at 12:00pm
Intermediate Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm

Thursday, 5.25

The benefits of dancing are incomparable to any other activity. Tonight is the night to share this amazing gift with those in your life.
The greatest gift is to bring a guest.

Newcomer Class begins at 7:00pm
Guest Night Party begins at 8:00pm

Friday, 5.26

Join us as we celebrate being a part of the Land of the Free, and give thanks to the Brave that have made it so. The Chessmen will provide the music as we remember those who have courageously served our country!

Group Classes begin at 7:00pm
Friday Night Party begins at 8:00pm

 

 

Upcoming Shows:

Spring Production and Southern Heat Challenge
Premiering June 2nd ~ June 3rd
The Factory at Franklin
230 Franklin Rd 
Franklin, TN  37064

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Credits: Donna Duda, Caroline Brown Rutland.

Student Comment of the Week; Meet Jordan Key

“It’s so good to feel comfortable with the waltz boxes. I’m finally connected with it because I have the most excellent teacher! Jordan is awesome and full of energy. Dancing has become “Me” time, because of my teacher!”

We would also like to give a HUGE shout out to Jordan, who can be seen wearing the Movado watch he earned as the Brentwood winner of the Dancecation festival!

 

**Photo Credit to MaryRose Pardales

Calendar of Events; Week of May 13th – May 19th

*Classes and Parties are available at each studio location, unless otherwise specified.

Dance of the Week:

Saturday, 5.13

Leave the stress of the week on the floor. Come and sweat it out!

*Latin Cardio class begins at 10am and will end at 12pm.

 

Saturday Night Dance Party!!
The Saturday Night Stripes and Polka Dots party will be held in our Murfreesboro location:
710 Memorial Blvd. Suite 122
Murfreesboro, TN  37129

Group Class begins at 6:30pm
Party begins at 7:30pm

*Saturday morning group classes currently not available at our Franklin studio 

Monday, 5.15:

Gary Pierce will be in our Murfreesboro studio, providing coachings from 10am – 7pm!

Preliminary Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm
*Advanced Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm

*Advanced Bronze Group Class not available in our Franklin studio

 

Tuesday, 5.16:

Social Ease Class begins at 7:00pm
Style & Technique Class begins at 7:00pm

*Latin Class begins at 7pm
ONLY available in our Franklin studio location!

 

Destination Unknown:
Join us at Jonathan’s Grille in Murfreesboro for a night on the town, beginning at 8pm.

Jonathan’s Grille
2911 Medical Center Pkwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Wednesday, 5.17:  

Showtime Elements Class begins at 11:00am
International Bronze Class begins at 12:00pm
Intermediate Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm

Thursday, 5.18:

JT Thomas will be in our Murfreesboro studio, gracing us with her innumerable talents, from 10am – 7pm!

 

The benefits of dancing are incomparable to any other activity. Tonight is the night to share this amazing gift with those in your life.
The greatest gift is to bring a guest.

Newcomer Class begins at 7:00pm
Guest Night Party begins at 8:00pm

Friday, 5.19:

Join the James Patton Band for the hottest party in all of the galaxy! Be sure to wear your favorite sci-fi gear and hop the nearest rocket to our Friday Night Science Fiction party!

 

Blue Moon over futuristic City

Group Classes begin at 7:00pm
Friday Night Party begins at 8:00pm

 

 

Upcoming Shows:

Spring Production and Southern Heat Challenge
Premiering June 2nd ~ June 3rd
The Factory at Franklin
230 Franklin Rd 
Franklin, TN  37064

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Credits: Donna Duda, Caroline Brown Rutland.

Calendar of Events; Week of May 6th – May 12th

*Classes and Parties are available at each studio location, unless otherwise specified.

Dance of the Week:

Saturday, 5.6

Sweat your way into that summer body!

*Latin Cardio class begins at 10am and will end at 12pm.

 

Saturday Night Dance Party!!
The Saturday Night party will be held in our Brentwood location:
5714 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, TN  37211

Group Class begins at 7:00pm
Party begins at 8:00pm

*Saturday morning group classes currently not available at our Franklin studio 

Monday, 5.8:

Preliminary Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm
*Advanced Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm

*Advanced Bronze Group Class not available in our Franklin studio

 

Tuesday, 5.9:

Social Ease Class begins at 7:00pm
Style & Technique Class begins at 7:00pm

 

 

Wednesday, 5.10:  

Showtime Elements Class begins at 11:00am
International Bronze Class begins at 12:00pm
Intermediate Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm

Thursday, 5.11:

The benefits of dancing are incomparable to any other activity. Tonight is the night to share this amazing gift with those in your life.

 

Newcomer Class begins at 7:00pm
Guest Night Party begins at 8:00pm

Friday, 5.12:

Put on your shades, Daddy-O’s! Get ready to shake it, Dolls! It’s time for a Beach Party, with the 805 Jive band!

The party will be held in our Brentwood studio location:
5714 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, TN  37211

Both the Franklin and Murfreesboro locations will be closing at 7pm, Friday evening.

Group Classes begin at 7:00pm
Friday Night Party begins at 8:00pm

 

**SPECIAL COACHINGS!! Tuesday and Wednesday****

Shane and Shannon Jensen, the famed ballroom championship duo, will be providing coachings! Shannon will be in Brentwood on Tuesday, May 9th and in Franklin on Wednesday, May 10th. Shane will be in Murfreesboro on Wednesday, May 10th.

Shane is originally from Sandy, UT and trained as a high level competitive gymnast from age 6 until he began ballroom dance at the age of 13. He trained in all styles of ballroom dance as an amateur winning several national amateur titles including becoming a National Amateur Youth Latin finalist, as well as 2 time National Amateur Cabaret Vice Champion. Shane later attended Brigham Young University where he received a degree in Spanish and completed a minor in Ballroom Dance.

As a child, Shannon dedicated a lot of time performing to promote heart health as part of an acrobatic jump rope team for the American Heart Association. She later began dancing in a beginning ballroom dance class at her junior high school also at the age of 13 and fell in love with the art after her first day. She achieved a high level of success quickly as an amateur including becoming a 2 time National Amateur Cabaret Vice Champion, and tying for 1st in the National Amateur Pre-Championship Latin at the age of 17. She also attended Brigham Young University where she graduated with a degree in Dance.

Shane and Shannon Jensen are part of the new generation of American ballroom dancers who have created a unique partnership that has quickly won them prominence throughout the United States and Europe. Upon turning professional in 2012, they immediately won their first National Professional title and have since risen to the top of all styles they compete in. 

 Among the successes they’ve had in their professional competitive career, they have also been featured performers on many public television programs such as America’s Got Talent, NBC’s “The Today Show”, the PBS Special “The America’s Ballroom Challenge”, and ASN’s “The Dance League”.

 Shane and Shannon met at Brigham Young University where they were members of the World renowned BYU Ballroom Dance Company. While completing their education they were part of the 2010 winning Blackpool Amateur Latin Formation team and had the opportunity to perform and compete all over the world including Scotland, England, Thailand, and Vietnam.

 Throughout their time as Professionals, they have enjoyed great success. Their accomplishments include: 

  • Current United States National Professional Cabaret Champions

  • World Professional Cabaret Champions

  • Two Time United States National Theater Arts Champions

  • Current United States National American Rhythm Finalists

  • Two Time Ohio Star Ball Open Professional Rhythm Finalists

  • United States National Rising Star Professional Rhythm Champions

  • Three Time and Undefeated Ohio Star Ball Professional Cabaret Champions

  • Four Time Invitational Cabaret top finalists at the British Open Championships in Blackpool, England

 

Upcoming Shows:

Spring Production and Southern Heat Challenge

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Credits: Donna Duda, Caroline Brown Rutland.

Florida Classic Series; Orlando 2017 Winners

Please take a moment to congratulate all of our phenomenal competitors, as they each put in hours upon hours of hard work and represented the National Dance Clubs family REMARKABLY!!!! We are so very proud of each student and teacher who stepped foot onto that ballroom floor! Without further adieu:

 

Top Bronze Female: Pat Houseman

 

Top American Female: Stephanie Donithan

 

Top Proficiency Male: Tony Martin

 

Top Overall Spec: Pat Houseman

 

Top Overall Female: Pat Houseman

 

Runner Up Top Studio: National Dance Clubs of Murfreesboro

Florida Classic 2017; the road so far

Dancing can definitely be hard work, this is true. We always make sure that we play JUST as hard as we work!!

 

 

 

 

*Photo credits to Ashlea Ross, Chrischianna Vigil