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Why We Dance

"Dance is the hidden language of the soul." - Martha Graham

Our Vision                    Our Values                    Our Mission

To build community and enrich the lives of participants  across artistic, generational and cultural divides.

To provide quality dance instruction in a dance setting that promotes respect, positivity, a love of learning, laughter, and trust.

To foster an enduring love for Ballroom dancing in participants from the premise "Everyone can learn to dance." 

Because dancing with friends is better.

Lessons We Provide

As seasoned instructors with a passion for ballroom dance, we want to make lessons accessible to people of all dance backgrounds. Whether you’re looking to practice on your own, or are interested in learning with others, whether your goal is to just master the basics, or to dance competitively, please explore our lesson options below and see how we can help. NO PARTNER NEEDED. For upcoming classes and rates, please check out our class schedule here:


Beginner & Accelerated Fundamentals

Intended for anyone brand-new to ballroom, our workshops provide the tools and guidance needed to comfortably move across the dance floor.  In our "True Beginner" classes you will be introduced to Waltz, Foxtrot, and Nightclub Two-Step, among others, and learn basic figures and technique. In "Accelerated Beginners,"experienced dancers new to ballroom will move through the dances a little faster with eye to technique and stylistic elements. Lessons are designed with each dancer’s needs in mind, with an emphasis on confidence-building and fun. NO PARTNER NEEDED. Get in touch today to find out more and to reserve your spot.

Move Like A Dancer - Beyond the Basics

Building on the fundamentals of ballroom dance, our workshops introduce stylistic techniques and more advanced figures, guaranteed to make you shine. Focusing on intermediate bronze and silver levels, these classes are perfect for the dancer who wants to take his or her learning to the next level.  Dances include Waltz, Foxtrot, Nightclub Two-Step, Tango, Quickstep, and Viennese, among others. NO PARTNER NEEDED. Get in touch and join us today!

Private Lessons/Wedding Packages

This option is perfect for the dancer who likes learning solo or the couple who wants individual attention to reach their personal goals. You can schedule classes on a one-time basis as you have need: Bring yourself or come with a dance partner - you call the shots. We also offer packages for wedding dances that include basic dance technique and choreography tailored to your song of choice and vision for your first dance. Are you preparing for an audition? We can help!


Next Generation Ballroom

Offering pre-teen/teen classes (ages 12 and up) with the vision of introducing the next generation to the beauty and harmony of partnering in dance. Classes follow the school year schedule and provide an additional opportunity for the competitive team experience. Coaching by a husband & wife team assures the laying of a great foundation and the balance of fun and growth.

Home: Lessons

Ingrid began her studies of dance at the age of four in her home country of Germany. Her early training included ballet and lyrical, followed by jazz, modern, and contemporary. When she was twelve, she found her passion in ballroom dancing, and became a gold star-level ballroom champion, competing in International Standard Ballroom through the highest amateur levels of the ADTV (German Dance Teachers Association), now DPV, member body in the World Dance Council. Since coming to the United States, Ingrid has enjoyed sharing her love for dance in many diverse settings, from her kitchen floor with her husband and four children to professional settings, like the Spokane Civic Theatre, Spokane Valley Summer Theatre, Whitworth University, various area High Schools, and the Oaks Conservatory for the Creative and Performing Arts, where she has been teaching and inspiring students of dance both as a choreographer and dance instructor. Ingrid studied theater and dance at Whitworth University and is currently pursuing her dream of directing a School of Ballroom Dance in Spokane.

Ingrid LaVoie


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