Sonoma County's Premier Ballroom Dance Studio Teaching Dance For Over 39 Years!
Sonoma County's PremierBallroom Dance StudioTeaching Dance For Over 39 Years!

Schedule of Classes

Northbay Performing Arts Center/Petaluma Schedule 2016

 Month  Day   Time  Dance


Wed. 7:30-8:30PM

Level One Foxtrot

$128 Singles

$250 Couples

3/2-4/27* Wed. 7:30-8:30PM

Level One Swing/Jitterbug

$136 Singles

$270 Couples

5/4-6/22 Wed. 7:30-8:30PM

Level One Salsa/Merengue

$136 Singles

$270 Couples



Wed. 7:30-8:30PM

Level One Nightclub 2-Step

$136 Singles

$270 Couples

9/7-10/26 Wed. 7:30-8:30PM

Level One Rumba/ChaCha

$136 Singles

$270 Couples

11/2-12/21** Wed. 7:30-8:30PM

Level Two Waltz

$119 Singles

$235 Couples


*   No class on 3/9.

** No class on 11/23.

Coming in 2017!


Level one for beginners

8 Weeks (except as noted)
Wednesday 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
$136 Singles / $267 Couples

Pre-registration recommended 

1.      American Style Tango—1/4-2/22  

2.      East Coast Swing—3/1-4/19

3.      Nightclub 2-Step—5/3-6/21

4.      Salsa/ChaCha--7/5-8/23

5.      The Smooth Dances: Foxtrot & Waltz—9/6-10/25

6.      West Coast Swing--11/1-11/29*

          *(5 Weeks: $85/Single; $165/Couple)


Level two classes for advanced beginners/intermediate

4 Weeks/5 Meetings
Thursday 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
$85 Singles / $165 Couples

Pre-registration recommended


1.      ChaCha 2—1/5-1/26 plus 1/28 party!

2.      Tango 2/2-2/23 plus 2/25 party!

3.      West Coast Swing—3/2-3/23 plus 3/25 party!

4.      Nightclub 2-Step 2—July/August TBA

5.      Foxtrot 2—September/October TBA

6.      Waltz 2—November/December TBA



Saturday workshops will be available throughout the year in Samba, Salsa/Merengue, West Coast Swing and Lead/Follow.

Stay tuned!

Classes are held in Petaluma at the

North Bay Performing Arts Center (Contessi Ballet)

1320 Industrial Avenue, (next to Michael's Sourdough Sandwiches) in Petaluma, Ca 94952. They will soon be moved to The Ballroom in Rohnert Park, 979 Golf Course Dr., Rohnert Park, CA 94928. Check website for further details.


Beginning Foxtrot starts in January! Group Ballroom Classes: Every Wednesday night from 7:30-8:30pm. A new dance is taught every other month, so please feel free to drop-in first night of class.  First-time drop-in's are only $10 and just $18 to drop-in after that! Singles and couples are welcome, no partner necessary!  All ages from 20's to 70's! 


Studio Hours:

Monday - Saturday 10am - 9pm


Ballroom/Latin Dance for Petaluma Schools!

Please call to ask for a proposal for your school, customzied to your needs!


Helen Andrade has taught at Harvest Christian, Mary Collins at Cherry Valley, Dunham Middle School and Parks and Rec Centers thoughout Marin and Sonoma County.


Call 707-292-8795 for more information about dance shoes and attire.

Contact us


Call 707-292-8795 for registration and information and ongoing schedules 2013-2014 or email Helen at


See you on the dance floor!

Private Lessons and dance parties and special events also available. Please contact Helen Andrade at (707) 292-8795 to make arrangements.


All cancellations and changes made with less than 24 hours notice will be charged the full hourly rate. Once a private or group series is prepaid, there are no refunds or credits.

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Where to Find Us:

Classes are held at the North Bay Performing Arts Center at 1320 Industrial Ave., Petaluma, next to Michael's Sourdough on Wednesday and Thursday nights from 7:30pm-8:30pm.


Private lessons are held at the North Bay Performing Arts Center at 1320 Industrial Ave., Petaluma and at The Ballroom at 977 Golf Course Drive in Rohnert Park. Contact Helen to schedule. 

Phone: 707 292 8795

Ballroom, Swing and Latin Classes

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

  • Weekday and Saturday Scheduling
  • No Partner or Experience Necessary
  • Private or Group Lessons
  • Studio Locations: Petaluma at North Bay Performing Arts Center & Petaluma Valley Athletic Club                                             
  • Wedding Dance Preparation - Budget to Deluxe Packages Available
  • Quinceras
  • Anniversaries
  • Birthdays
  • Wine Country Weddings
  • Fundraisers
  • Group and/or Private Lessons for Same-Sex Couples
  • “A Dance To Remember” - Specialized Movement Classes
    for Independent and Assisted Living Facilities
  • Available for Private Parties and Special Events (Throw a theme party - your guests will learn to dance!)
  • Available for public, charter, and private schools
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