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THIS MONTH
at the Ballroom Dance Company...


Our dance studio is part of Oregon's phase I for re-opening of small businesses, in light of coronavirus.

  • To error on the side of caution, we are only offering private lessons at this time. In lieu of our regularly scheduled weekly group classes, owner Sunnie Page will continue to share intermediate and advanced level technique FREE WORKSHOPS every week, until our regularly scheduled in-studio group classes resume. These free weekly video workshops are geared towards experienced dancers, who wish to continue imrproving on their dance skills while they are isolated in their homes. Viewers are welcome to watch and learn, or dance along with the demonstrations. All content features technique and patterns which you can improve on in the comfort of your own home-- even alone in a small, carpeted space!

  • If you would like to receive automatic notifications when new tutorials are posted, please subscribe to our free YOUTUBE CHANNEL.

  • Our August workshop explains HOW TO CREATE COMFORTABLE, BEAUTIFUL SHAPES for both lead and follow.

  • Our July 25 workshop shows exercises dancers can do alone at home to improve their CONTRA BODY MOVEMENT (CBM and CBMP).

  • Our July 18 workshop covers the lead and follows part for HOW TO DO ROLL OUTS.

  • Our July 11 workshop shares suggestions for HOW TO MAXIMIZE BODY FLIGHT.

  • Our July 4 workshop covers a short routine covering helpful technique for BRONZE WALTZ figures useful for social, performance and competiitve dance.

  • Our June 27 workshop provides tips on HOW TO APPLY FALSE EYELASHES for performance and competiitve dance.

  • Our June 20 workshop covers a short routine limited to bronze and silver syllabus FOXTROT useful for both social and competiitve dance.

  • Our June 13 workshop breaks down natural and reverse turns in international standard VIENNESE WALTZ.

  • Our June 6 workshop describes how to create STRONG YET LIGHT TOPLINES.

  • Our May 30 workshop breaks down and demonstrates BEAUTIFUL TECHNIQUE FOR BASIC WALTZ steps.

  • Our May 23 workshop is a step-by-step demonstration and tutorial on how to STYLE A SOPHISTICSTED FRENCH ROLL for ballroom competition and performance.

  • Our May 16 workshop features activities you can do at home to improve your advanced QUICKSTEP TECHNIQUE.

  • Our May 9 workshop is a step-by-step demonstration and tutorial on how to STYLE A SLEEK BUN for ballroom and latin competition and performance.

  • Our May 2 workshop explains how to lead and follow beautiful CONTRACHECKS.

  • Our April 25 workshop featured international tango technique, as executed in BRONZE AND SILVER SYLLABUS WALKS AND LINKS.

  • Our April 18 workshop was a step-by-step tutorial on HOW TO APPLY MAKEUP FOR COMPETITION AND PERFORMANCE.

  • Our April 11 workshop focuses on how to create more powerful ROTATIONAL FIGURES.

  • Our April 4 workshop focused on what you can do to improve your STANDING LEG ACTION.

  • March 28 Sunnie Page hosted a free live interactive CHAT on Facebook. This was not a dance class -- but was an opportunity for isolated students to reconnect with each other.

  • Our March 28 workshop focus was MUSICALITY.

  • Our March 21 workshop focused on WALK-UPS.

  • Upcoming workshop topics and links are posted in advance on our FACEBOOK PAGE.

  • Private lessons will temporarily be offered in virtual format via Zoom, Facetime and Facebook Live. We miss dancing with everyone and look forward to seeing you back on the real dance floor SOON!



  • THIS MONTH
    at the Ballroom Dance Company...


    Sunnie Page interview on "The Lisa Show" broadcast on Serius XM Channel 143, DISH Network Channel 980 and 107.9 Salt Lake City June 3, 2020.

  • Ballroom Dance Company owner Sunnie Page was interviewed live on national radio June 3, 2020 regarding her career in ballroom dance, as well as advising listeners on how they can best learn to dance.
  • "The Lisa Show" is a 2 hour radio program, also broadcast on all major podcast platforms and streamed live on BYU Radio



  • THIS YEAR
    at the Ballroom Dance Company...


    Kevin & Becca placed 2nd in Open Novice International Standard at the New York Dance Festival

  • The Ballroom Dance Company has had the privilege of coaching competitors of all skill levels, in addition to beginners and social dancers.
  • This month, students Kevin & Becca flew to New York to compete at the New York Dance Festival.
  • They made all final rounds in both standard and latin, and placed 2nd in the novice international standard division.
  • Congratulations Kevin & Becca!!!



  • Vidar & Penny place 3rd in International Standard at the NDCA sanctioned Aloha Star Ball in Hawaii

  • The Ballroom Dance Company has had the privilege of coaching competitors of all skill levels, in addition to beginners and social dancers.
  • Last month, students Vidar & Penny flew all the way to Hawaii to compete, where they placed 3rd in all Novice Standard!
  • Congratulations Vidar & Penny!!!



  • Brian & Larissa bring home the gold at Jesuit's Father-Daughter Dance Competition

  • The Ballroom Dance Company has had the privilege of coaching competitors of all skill levels, in addition to beginners and social dancers.
  • Last month, students Brian and Larissa brought home the coveted first place trophy at their father-daughter dance! They took just 1 private lesson to learn basics and tricks to dazzle the judging panel.
  • Congratulations Brian & Larissa!!!



  • Kevin & Becca make all finals at the Cal Poldy Mustang Ball in California

  • Last month, students Kevin & Becca flew to Hawaii to compete at the Cal Poly Mustang Ball.
  • They made all final rounds in both standard and latin at this mostly collegiate event.
  • Congratulations Kevin & Becca!!!




  • World Champion Visiting Coach

  • The Ballroom Dance Company has had the privilege of providing high quality dance lessons in the Portland area for over 15 years. Owner Sunnie Page organizes supplemental world class instructors to supplement coaching for her students.
  • This year, legendary US and Blackpool World Professional Champion Victor Fung offered instruction to singles and couples of all skill levels at the Ballroom in Tigard.
  • There is no limit to the number of private lessons you take with visiting coaches. Lessons are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • If you'd like to be notified of future elite level coaching opportunities, call Sunnie at (503)639-4861 or contact dance@theballroomdancecompany.com for with questions or to book lesson.
  • Partner is not required -- singles or couples are welcome to book.
  • If you would like to be paired with another dancer to split the cost of the private lesson, please contact Sunnie. She will do her best to match you with a suitable partner for your lesson(s).


  • Click below for class details with Sunnie Page:



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    The Ballroom Dance Company
    503 - 639 - 4861
    ballroomoregon@gmail.com

    We provide high quality instruction at the following studio:
    Shawn Gardner Dancing
    8900 SW Commercial St, Tigard OR



    FROM PORTLAND,
    VANCOUVER:

    I-5 to exit 294,
    Follow 99W west
    Left on Hall,
    Right on Commercial
    (you'll see Salon Natalia)
    Ballroom is on your left

    FROM BEAVERTON,
    HILLSBORO:

    217 to exit 292,
    Right on 99W,
    Get in far left lane
    Left on Hall
    (you'll see Salon Natalia)
    Right on Commercial

    FROM SALEM, TUALATIN,
    LAKE OSWEGO:

    I-5 to exit 292B
    (Kruse Way toward 72nd)
    Left on 72nd
    Right on Hunziger
    Left on Hall
    Right on Commercial

    Look for the burgundy & gold building with the "BALLROOM" marquee