Calendar of Events; Week of August 7th – August 12th

NATIONAL DANCE CLUBS WEEK OF EVENTS

Monday, 8.7:

Preliminary Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwoood studios

Advanced Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios

Bronze Elements Class with Kristin begins at 7:00pm in our Belle Meade studio


Tuesday, 8.8:

Social Ease Class begins at 7:00pm in all studios

Style & Technique Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios

 

Wednesday, 8.9:  

Showtime Elements Class begins at 11:00am in our Brentwood studio
International Bronze Class begins at 11:00am in our Murfreesboro studio
Stretch and Strength Class with Rachel begins at 11:00am in our Belle Meade studio

International Bronze Class begins at 12:00pm in our Brentwood studio

Intermediate Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios

Bronze and Above Class with Bryanna begins at 8:00pm in our Belle Meade studio

 

 

Thursday, 8.10:

It is, once again, the MOST important night of the week! GUEST NIGHT!!! Now is the time to share what you love with those you love.

As a thank you from your staff, each guest will earn you points towards FABULOUS gifts!! Please see your instructor about sponsorship.
Be all you can be by helping someone else be all that they can be through dance.

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

 

Friday, 8.11:

Hey, Yogi! Pack up your dancin’ shoes and your favorite picnic basket and join your NDC family for the ultimate picnic party! Food, dancing, and friendship! What more could you want in an evening?!

Group Classes begin at 7:00pm
Open Dancing begins at 8:00pm

 

 

Saturday, 8.12:

Ballroom Cardio Class begins at 11:00am in our Brentwood and Murfreesboro studios

Ladies Group Class with Elizabeth begins at 11:00am in our Belle Meade studio

 

The Saturday Night Dance Party will be held in our Brentwood studio!
Brentwood Studio
5714 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, TN  37211

Group Class begins at 7:00pm
Open Dancing begins at 8:00pm



 

Contact and Location Information:

NDC Murfreesboro:   (615) 849-1155
710 Memorial Blvd. Suite 122
Murfreesboro, TN  37129

NDC Brentwood:   (615) 277-1155
5714 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, TN  37211

NDC Belle Meade:  (615) 352-1155
5133 Harding Pike
Suite A12
Nashville, TN  37205

NDC Franklin:  (615) 861-1142
209 S Royal Oaks Blvd
Suite 124
Franklin, TN 37064

~photo credits to Donna Duda, Caroline Brown-Rutland, and Stephen Marino~

National Dance Clubs First Annual Championships Winners

Congratulations to all of our competitors! This weekend was full of energy and excitement and we couldn’t have done it without all of our hard working students. We hope you all enjoyed the 2017 NDC Championships as much as we did!

NDC Amateur Silver Champion

Betsy Bradley

 

NDC Gold Female

Dorris Ziehr

 

NDC Amateur Gold Champion

Dorris Ziehr

 

NDC Bronze Solo Male

Dr. Jim Calder

 

NDC Bronze Solo Female

Marianna Perratta

 

NDC Silver Solo Female

Sonia Smithson

 

NDC Amateur Solo Champion

Sonia Smithson

 

NDC Bronze Spectacular Male

Ken Holbert

 

NDC Bronze Spectacular Female

Pat Houseman

 

NDC Bronze Spectacular Amateur Couple

Dr. Jim & Beverly Calder

 

NDC Silver Spectacular Male

Ken Holbert

NDC Top Amateur Grand Champion

Pat Houseman

 

NDC Top Junior Male

Aiden Carbine

 

NDC Top Junior Female

Natalya McCaskill

 

NDC Top Youth Male

Josiah McCaskill

 

NDC Top Youth Female

LindaGail Rutland

 

NDC Newcomer Male

Tony Martin

 

NDC Newcomer Female

Brenda Davis

 

NDC Newcomer Amateur Couple

Greg & Mary Sample

 

NDC Bronze Male

Dr. Jim Calder

 

NDC Bronze Female

Beverly Calder

 

NDC Bronze Amateur Couple

Dr. Jim & Beverly Calder

NDC Amateur Bronze Champion

Pat Houseman

 

NDC Silver Male

Ken Holbert

 

NDC Silver Female

Betsy Bradley

 

NDC Silver Spectacular Female

Betsy Bradley

 

NDC Gold Spectacular Female

Dorris Ziehr

 

NDC Amateur Spectacular Champion

Dorris Ziehr

 

NDC Amateur Showcase Champion

Linda Brown

 

NDC Amateur Seasonal Champions

Sonia Smithson & Linda Brown

 

NDC Professional American Smooth Champions

Carl Madanchi & Christa Bacon-Madanchi

 

NDC Professional American Rhythm Champions

Vincent Ballard & Chelsea Knutson

 

NDC Professional Show Dance Champions

Vincent Ballard & Chelsea Knutson

NDC Professional Theater Arts Champions

Alfie Perratta & Sloan Cobb

 

Top Studio

Murfreesboro

 

Top Teachers Overall

 

Vincent Ballard – Murfreesboro Studio

 

Alfie Perratta – Brentwood Studio

 

David Westover – Franklin Studio

 

Carl Madanchi – Murfreesboro Studio

 

Chelsea Knutson – Murfreesboro Studio

 

Riley Wingate – Murfreesboro Studio

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Calendar of Events; Week of July 23rd – July 29th

NATIONAL DANCE CLUBS WEEK OF EVENTS

Monday, 7.24:

Preliminary Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwoood studios

Advanced Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios

Bronze Elements Class with Kristin begins at 7:00pm in our Belle Meade studio


Tuesday, 7.25:

Social Ease Class begins at 7:00pm in all studios

Style & Technique Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios


The Murfreesboro Studio will be dancing into a brave new world with Destination Unknown!

Keep an eye out for more information!

 

Wednesday, 7.26:  

Showtime Elements Class begins at 11:00am in our Brentwood studio
International Bronze Class begins at 11:00am in our Murfreesboro studio
Stretch and Strength Class with Rachel begins at 11:00am in our Belle Meade studio

International Bronze Class begins at 12:00pm in our Brentwood studio

Intermediate Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios

Bronze and Above Class with Bryanna begins at 8:00pm in our Belle Meade studio

 

Thursday, 7.27:

It is, once again, the MOST important night of the week! GUEST NIGHT!!! Now is the time to share what you love with those you love.

As a thank you from your staff, each guest will earn you points towards FABULOUS gifts!!
Be all you can be by helping someone else be all that they can be.

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

 

Friday, 7.28:

ALL STUDIOS WILL BE CLOSED!



Please support your dance family by joining us at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro. Watch them showcase their talent and hard work in our NDC Championships competition! The Friday Night Party will be held at the Embassy Suites.
1200 Conference Center Blvd 
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

 

Saturday, 7.29:

ALL STUDIOS WILL BE CLOSED!


Please join us for Day 2 of the National Dance Clubs Championships, held in the Embassy Suites of Murfreesboro.
1200 Conference Center Blvd 
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Tickets will be available at the door.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact and Location Information:

NDC Murfreesboro:   (615) 849-1155
710 Memorial Blvd. Suite 122
Murfreesboro, TN  37129

NDC Brentwood:   (615) 277-1155
5714 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, TN  37211

NDC Belle Meade:  (615) 352-1155
5133 Harding Pike
Suite A12
Nashville, TN  37205

~photo credits to Caroline Brown-Rutland, Donna Duda and Stephen Marino~

Calendar of Events; Week of July 8th – July 15th

NATIONAL DANCE CLUBS WEEK OF EVENTS

Dance of the Week


Tuesday, 7.11:

Social Ease Class begins at 7:00pm in all studios

Style & Technique Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios

 

DESTINATION UNKNOWN:

Dance bravely into the unknown! Dance the path less traveled!

Join your studio at their respective locations at 8:15pm!

*The Murfreesboro studio will be going to Wall Street Bar and Grille:
121 N. Maple St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130


*The Brentwood and Belle Meade studios will be in Piranha’s Bar & Grill:
174 3rd Ave N.
Nashville, TN  37201

 

Wednesday, 7.12:  

Showtime Elements Class begins at 11:00am in our Brentwood studio
International Bronze Class begins at 11:00am in our Murfreesboro studio
Stretch and Strength Class with Rachel begins at 11:00am in our Belle Meade studio

International Bronze Class begins at 12:00pm in our Brentwood studio

Intermediate Bronze Class begins at 7:00pm in our Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios

Bronze and Above Class with Bryanna begins at 8:00pm in our Belle Meade studio

 

The incomparable Gary Pierce will be in the Murfreesboro studio, providing a wealth of ballroom dance knowledge and one-on-one coachings.
(Please speak with your instructor to reserve your time)

A former U. S. Ballroom Champion, Mr. Pierce co-founded and performed with the American Ballroom Theatre Company, New York City. For over ten years he served as resident choreographer for the company. He has performed all over the world and as a guest artist in festivals and special arts events for television and stage.

 

Thursday, 7.13:

It is, once again, the MOST important night of the week! GUEST NIGHT!!! Now is the time to share what you love with those you love.

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

Friday, 7.14:

The truly unequaled Tommy DiTommaso will be in the Murfreesboro studio, imparting pearls of dance wisdom to our students and coaching both students and teachers!
(Please speak with your instructor to reserve your time)

Tommy DiTommaso began ballroom dancing at the age of 11, and trained under Mr. Larry Silvers and Melanie Dale.  As an amateur, he won the U.S. Junior Latin Championships in 1990 & 1991. In addition, he won the U.S. Latin Junior Pro Am Championships and placed fourth in the amateur Grand Championships in 1991. Tommy started dancing professionally in the fall of 1999 in the American Rhythm category. Together, he and his partner won many Rising Star Championships across the Country and were finalists in the U.S. Rising Star Championships in American Rhythm. Now he and his wife are the force behind five competitions and promote good quality competitions for all levels of competitors. Along with  running competitions, he continues to teach, coach and judge across the United States.

 

Hero or Villain? Which side calls to you? This Friday, don a costume of your choosing and be prepared for (IN)JUSTICE! Good, good. Let the live music and rhythm flow through you.


Hero                  or               Villain?


Dark side             or          Light side?

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

 

 

Saturday, 7.15:

Sweat the stress of your week away with our Ballroom Cardio class!

Ballroom Cardio Class begins at 11:00am in our Brentwood and Murfreesboro studios

Ladies Group Class with Elizabeth begins at 11:00am in our Belle Meade studio

*****There is no Saturday Night party this week.*****

 

 

 

 

Contact and Location Information:

 

NDC Murfreesboro:   (615) 849-1155
710 Memorial Blvd. Suite 122
Murfreesboro, TN  37129

NDC Brentwood:   (615) 277-1155
5714 Edmondson Pike
Nashville, TN  37211

NDC Belle Meade:  (615) 352-1155
5133 Harding Pike
Suite A12
Nashville, TN  37205

 

 

NDC (all studios) :
Landing Page – nationaldanceclubs.com
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/nationaldanceclubs.ndc/
Twitter – @NDC_ballroom
Instagram – national_dance_clubs

NDC Murfreesboro:
https://www.facebook.com/Nationaldanceclubsofmurfreesboro/

NDC Brentwood:
https://www.facebook.com/nationaldanceclubsbrentwood/

NDC Belle Meade:
https://www.facebook.com/BelleMeadeNDC/

~Photo credits to Christa Bacon-Madanchi, Donna Duda, Carolina Brown-Rutland, Stephen Marino.~

First Annual NDC Championships; The Road So Far

Please join us in a round of applause for our incredible competitors!!


Craig Laubengeiger


Jim and Beverly Calder


Pat Parker


Bernadette Dziesinski


Shirley Barbee


Pauline Xavier


Justyne Hughes


Marianna Perratta


David Carney


Stan Barr


Brenda Davis


Connie Jones


Cheryl Rudnicke


Bobby Dial


Betsy Bradley


Sara Rutter


Pat Houseman


Kimberly and Eric Ouimet


Tony Martin


Larry and Carter Owens

Did You Know?

There are multiple sites on which you can follow your favorite ballroom dance studios; Get updates about upcoming events, group classes, and our weekly calendar of events, just to name a few! You can even message us with any questions or concerns that you might have!

 

Check us out:

On Instagram: national_dance_clubs

On Twitter: @NDC_Ballroom

On Facebook: www.facebook.com/nationaldanceclubs

Calendar of Events: Week of June 10th – June 16th

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

Dance of the Week:

Saturday, 6.10:

The Saturday Night Party will be held in our Murfreesboro Studio:
710 Memorial Blvd Suite 122
Murfreesboro, TN  37129

Monday, 6.12:

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

**Bronze Elements Group Class with Kristin begins at 7:00pm

*Available at our Murfreesboro, Franklin and Brentwood Studios
** Available at our Belle Meade Studio

Tuesday, 6.13

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, 6.14

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

**Stretch and Strength with Rachel begins at 11am
** Bronze and above Group Class with Staz begins at 8:00pm

*Available at our Murfreesboro, Franklin and Brentwood Studios
** Available at our Belle Meade Studio

Thursday, 6.15

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, 6.16

Celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the opening of our Franklin studio! Join your NDC family and head out to Franklin for our momentous occasion!
209 S Royal Blvd Suite 124
Franklin, TN  37164
The Murfreesboro and Brentwood studios will be CLOSED at 7pm.

Group classes begin at 7:00pm
Open dancing begins at 8:00pm
 Upcoming Shows/Events:

Photo Credits: Donna Duda, Caroline Brown Rutland, On Your Mark photography.

Southern Heat Ballroom Challenge Winners

Top Newcomer Female:  Ruth Calhoun

Top Newcomer Male:  Jeremy Johnson

Top Bronze Female:  Janet Fulton

Top Bronze Male:  Jim Calder

Top Bronze Amateur Couple:  Tom and Nancy Cleppe

Top Silver Female and Top Solo Overall:  Sonia Smithson

Top Silver Male:  John Tucker

Top Bronze Solo Female: Sara Rutter

Top Bronze Solo Male:  Jim Calder

Top Bronze Spectacular: Kimberly and Eric Ouimet

Top Spectacular Male:  Ken Holbert

Top Spectacular Overall:  Linda Brown

Top Student Overall Champion:  Pat Houseman

Top Studio Overall: NDC Murfreesboro

 

**photo credits: Caroline Brown Rutland

Places, Please and Southern Heat Ballroom Challenge

 

Directions from NDC Murfreesboro to The Factory in Franklin:

Turn left onto Memorial Blvd. Continue on TN-96.

Merge onto I-24 W towards Nashville

Take exit 74A towards Memphis/Franklin/TN-840 W

Take Exit 42 towards Shelbyville/Lewisburg

Turn Right onto Horton Hwy/US-41A N/US-31 A/TN-11

Turn Left onto Murfreesboro Rd/TN 96

Turn Right onto TN-397/Mack Hatcher Memorial Pkwy

Turn Left onto Liberty Pike

Turn Left onto Daniels Dr

Take the first Left onto Jamison Station Ln.

You will arrive at the Factory in Franklin!
230 Franklin Rd. Franklin, TN 37064

 

Directions from NDC Franklin to The Factory in Franklin:

Start out going North on Watson Glen shopping center

Turn SHARP Right onto Murfreesboro Rd/TN-96

Merge onto I-65 S via the left ramp towards Huntsville

Turn Right onto TN-397/Mack Hatcher Memorial Pkwy

Turn Left onto Liberty Pike

Turn Left onto Daniels Dr

Take the first Left onto Jamison Station Ln.

You will arrive at the Factory in Franklin!
230 Franklin Rd. Franklin, TN 37064

 

Directions from NDC Brentwood to The Factory in Franklin:

Start out going North on Edmondson Pike

Take the first Left onto Old Hickory Blvd.

Merge onto I-65 S via the left ramp towards Huntsville

Take exit 68B towards Cool Springs Blvd W

Merge onto Cool Springs Blvd

Turn Left onto TN-397/Mack Hatcher Memorial Pkwy

Turn Right onto Liberty Pike

Turn Left onto Daniels Dr

Take the first Left onto Jamison Station Ln.

You will arrive at the Factory in Franklin!
230 Franklin Rd. Franklin, TN 37064

 

Directions from NDC Belle Meade to The Factory in Franklin:

Start out going Southwest on Harding Pike towards Harding Place. Continue to follow TN-100.

Turn Left onto Old Hickory Blvd/TN-254

Turn Right ontp US-431 S/TN-106/Hillsboro Pike

Turn Left onto TN-397/Mack Hatcher Memorial Pkwy

Turn Right onto Franklin Rd/US-31 S/TN-6

Turn Left onto Liberty Pike

Turn Right onto Daniels Dr

Take the first Left onto Jamison Station Ln.

You will arrive at the Factory in Franklin!
230 Franklin Rd. Franklin, TN 37064