Dance Styles

Ballroom & Latin Dance Classes for Adults in Barrie

At Lakeside Dance in Barrie, we offer private dance lessons for adults in many different styles of social dancing. As dances continue to evolve and influence each other, new dances are born. Lakeside Dance teaches both traditional and modern dance styles, offering a wide variety to suit everyone’s interests.


How to Foxtrot


The Foxtrot has been a popular dance since 1913, when it was introduced by a Vaudeville named Harry Fox… Read More

Dancing With The Stars Waltz


The Waltz is one of the most popular Ballroom dances of all time. It is considered to be the mother of present day dances… Read More

Dancing with the Stars Tango


Tango began in Argentina in the 1890s, and later travelled its way to the rest of the world. Most believe, the well-known… Read More

How to Dance Quick Step


Quickstep was developed in England in the early 1920′s. To keep up, many bands started playing the popular… Read More

Dancing with the Stars Viennese Waltz

Viennese Waltz

Viennese Waltz is known to have the longest history of all Ballroom dances, originating back to the 18th century… Read More

DWTS Dancing With the Stars Argentine Tango

Argentine Tango

The Argentine Tango developed in the late 19th century in Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Montevideo, Uruguay… Read More

Rumba Dance Classes in Simcoe


The Rumba is often referred to as the “most romantic Latin dance”. Rumba originated from Cuba, where locals… Read More

Dancing With The Stars Cha Cha

Cha Cha

The Cha Cha is derived from two other popular Latin dances, the Mambo and the Rumba. Dance teacher, Monsieur… Read More

Swing Dance Lessons in Barrie


The Swing is an upbeat and energetic spot dance. Danced to big-band, rock and roll, and pop music… Read More

How to Salsa


Salsa, which means “sauce”, is a popular dance style all around the world. This spicy dance originated in Cuba… Read More

How to Mambo


The Mambo originated in the early 1900′s in Cuba, when a local composer, Oresta Lopez, created a mix of Cuban… Read More

dwts Samba on Dancing with the Stars


Created in the 19th century, Samba (also known as the Brazilian Waltz) is a Brazilian dance and music genre… Read More

Dancing with the Stars Disco


The Hustle is a fun and addictive dance style. Danced to Top 40 / Pop music of the 70’s through to today… Read More

How to Bachata


The Bachata is a passionate and sensual partner dance. Danced to romantic and relaxing Latin music… Read More

Merengue and Salsa Dancing


The Merengue is a fun and simple dance to learn. Merengue is useful in many social dancing situations… Read More

Dancing with the Stars Bolero Dance


Bolero first originated in Spain in the late 18th century, with inspiration from the Contradanza and Seillana… Read More



The Jive was first presented to the United States of America in 1934, by Cab Collaway. The dance takes its name… Read More

How to Lindy Hop

Lindy Hop

The Lindy Hop began in the 1920s in Harlem, New York City. It quickly became popular through films, performances… Read More

Dancing with the Stars Paso Doble

Paso Doble

The origin of Paso Doble dates back to a French military march called Paso Redoble. This Latin American dance… Read More

West Coast Swing Dancers

West Coast Swing

West Coast Swing originated in California in the 1930s. Dean Collins, a performer and teacher in Los Angeles… Read More

DWTS Country Dance


Country and Western dancing encompasses many dance styles, which are typically danced to country-western… Read More

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