Cincinnati and Dayton Dance Classes & DJ Services

Cincinnati and Dayton Dance Classes

At Ohio Ballroom Studios, we pride ourselves on providing services that meet your needs, your schedule and your skill level. We meet you where you are and guide you on your dance journey. We are proud to offer an array of ballroom dance styles and class options.

Get started without a large commitment. Our $29 promotion is the perfect way to explore the world of ballroom dancing in a stress-free group setting. For $29, you will receive two introductory courses with an option to extend to monthly classes.

Once you have experienced ballroom dance for the introductory sessions, our instructors will help you determine a best fit for ongoing monthly lessons.

Monthly lessons include: weekly, 45-minute sessions for $132 per month per couple (4 sessions). We offer services from studios in both Oxford and Franklin, which allows us to serve Hamilton as well as the greater Cincinnati and Dayton regions.

Private Lesson Option

You can set up private lessons with Ohio Ballroom Studios as well! These sessions provide couples or singles with a focused 1:1 approach to teach the specific styles and moves that you desire in a private, focused setting. These private lessons are also great for people with a goal in mind, such as rehabilitation, surprising a partner or building a showcase dance.

Private lessons start at $80 for each 45-minute session.

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This is a very energetic dance that is performed mostly in one spot and this makes it popular on a crowded dance floor. Look for the couple with the biggest smile they will probably swing dancing.

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This is one of the easiest ballroom dances to learn. It is a great place to start because it’s easy to master and execute, making you a star dancer in no time!

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Cha Cha

The Cha-Cha is a fun flirtatious dance with playful energy. The steps are easy to learn and can be danced to Many current music styles including top 40, pop and rhythm and blues.

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The Foxtrot is a classy, beautiful and lighthearted dance. It is easy to master the basic footwork and start gliding across the floor with your partner. The fun music and the baseline steps will make you feel like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

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The Merengue is the easiest dance to Learn Oh, but it is still fun and energetic. As weight shifts from side to side, the hips and body create a swift and graceful movement between partners. You will be able to dance this dance at any wedding, bar or social event.

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Salsa means “sauce”. All the other Mambo-originated dances come together to meld into the Salsa. It’s hot, spicy and full of flavor. The Salsa creates a shared joy while executing the sexy and intricate footwork and routines.

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The Tango has sharp head movements and cat-like stealthy footwork. It’s full of fire, passion and drama. You will love the tango.

Country 2 Step

Timed to folk fiddle and guitar music, this traveling dance combines turns and complex patterns, as well as fun improvisations around the dance floor. It’s full of turns, wraps and weaves and is sure to put a smile on your face as you learn to step to the beat.

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Our Weekly Schedule and Locations

When you engage Ohio Ballroom Studios for your dance instruction, you will have the option to sign up for weekly group lessons at our two convenient locations:

  • Wednesdays 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM in Oxford

  • Thursdays 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM in Oxford

  • Fridays 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM in Franklin

These locations allow us to service those in both Cincinnati and Dayton.

Cincinnati & Dayton Wedding Dance & DJ Services

Many couples seek out dance instruction as they move toward their big day, and Ohio Ballroom Studios is here to be that source of personalized guidance and expertise so you can nail your first dance, your father daughter dance, your surprise dance, your dance down the aisle and so many other fun and trendy options!

Wedding First Dance Package

Wowing your wedding guests as you and your partner take the dance floor for the first time after the ceremony creates a wonderful, lifelong memory. With instruction from Michael Scoggins, 17-year Broadway veteran and instructor at Miami University, you’ll be sure to shine on your big day.

Mike will help choreograph a unique piece that suits your personality and flows perfectly to the song of your choice. It’s a great way to spend quality time with your future spouse, escape any stress of wedding planning and learn in a fun environment. Even if you are an absolute beginner, Mike has the knowledge to help you find your dancing stride and optimize your strong points.

Dance has the power to communicate and tell a story, and your first dance as a married couple should tell the story of your love. Ohio Ballroom Studios can help you achieve that.

Wedding Package Pricing and Details:

$330 Package Includes:

  • Three private lessons

  • Dance step cheat sheets

    • Special acronym to assist memory
  • Choreography video to practice

  • Lessons to dance in and around a wedding gown

  • Lessons on entering and exiting the dance floor

  • Customized final pose — this moment always becomes a keepsake photo in our customers’ homes!

  • Dance into the honeymoon! Our wedding services customers receive discounts on future ballroom lessons

Step Up the Fun With Additional Wedding Dance Options

We all know that the first dance between the spouses is not the only dancing that happens at weddings. Ohio Ballroom Studios is here to provide additional wedding dance lesson options to elevate your special event with dance and create a day no one will forget. We offer:

Dancing down the aisle lessons

Why walk down the aisle when you can dance down the aisle? We can coordinate with your entire bridal party to learn some basic moves that delight your guests and inject some liveliness into your ceremony.

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Wedding Party Dances

Whether it’s a flash mob-style surprise or something else, including your wedding party in your dance lessons is not only fun to learn, but can really deliver memories and excitement on your big day and include your wedding party members in a special moment of the day.

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Father-Daughter/Mother-Son Dance Choreography

The first dance is not the only special dance of the day. Ohio Ballroom Studios can also provide custom choreography for your parent-child dances to that special song that defines your relationship best.

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DJ for Corporate and Other Events

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We provide DJ services beyond weddings, as well! From corporate events, retirement parties, birthday parties, as well as custom event requests. With Ohio Ballroom Studios, we never stop at the base minimum and set all our customers and their guests up for the most fun possible. Our DJ services always include a dance lesson that promotes a fun activity and exercise for any group.

The DJ for corporate and other event packages include:

  • An evening of dancing and music at the location of your choice
  • Party and dance games sprinkled throughout the evening
  • Dance instruction for all guests in the Waltz, Merengue and Swing

Reach out to our team today to set up your event consultation.

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