I’ve been attending the group classes and receiving private lessons at Arete since December of 2016 and I’ve been very happy. The group classes have been very delightful! Those who attend are super friendly and the instructors are very welcoming and professional; they make walking through the doors and taking the classes a very pleasant and fun experience. The dancing is equally as enjoyable as the people, the instructor’s knowledge and passion for dance comes through with the techniques and patterns that are taught in class; and in short time had me dancing outside of class.
On top of the group classes I take private Ballroom and Latin lessons. The lessons have been invaluable in my pursuit in becoming a better and more confident dancer. The instructors dive into the techniques and patterns learned in class along with ones they don’t go over in class. My timing, footwork, frame and even the character of my dancing has improved dramatically in the short time I’ve been taking private lessons. Oh, and as icing on the cake on Friday night’s they have a social dancing event where the first hour is spent which will add spice to the dances taught in the group classes.
Overall, I would recommend Arete to anyone who wants to learn to dance socially in a fun and friendly environment and to those who want to take their dancing beyond just social.