At Swish Dance Centre we make ballroom dancing easy to learn. Learn to dance the latest styles in Standard Ballroom, Latin American, New Vogue and Street Latin. At Swish Dance Centre we offer private lessons and general classes for all ages and stages.

Our goal is to make learning to dance a fun and enjoyable experience for all ages.


To help you to get an understanding of the different styles of dance taught at Swish Dance Centre.

You can chose to learn one of these styles of dance such as Latin American or Standard Ballroom dancing in a medal class or private lessons or you can learn snippets across all of the dance styles in the beginners and social classes.

Below is a description of each dance style currently offered at Swish.

social-class1Standard Ballroom dancing lessons are part of the international standard dances.
Standard Ballroom consist of five dances: Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Slow Foxtrot and Quickstep.
Standard Ballroom dancing lessons are fluid and are normally danced to Western music. Couples dance counter-clockwise around a rectangular floor following the line of dance. In competition, ballroom dancers are judged by criteria such as grooming, connection, posture, frame, speed, body alignment and proper usage of weight, ankles and feet.
shapeimage_3The more traditional International style of Latin American Dancing consists of five standard dances. Samba, ChaCha, Rumba, Paso Doble,and Jive.
These are the five standard dances danced at local and International competitions and also performed in medal examinations

shapeimage_4New Vogue dance lessons are easy to learn and ideal for beginners.
New Vogue dance lessons are based on a dance step sequence which repeats usually until the music has finished. New Vogue dance lessons can be performed at varying levels requiring more precise steps, arm and body movement at higher levels, making it difficult to master.