Shall We Dance? ~ Cape Cod, MA

~ Class Information ~



All Ballroom classes are $12.00 per person per class.

Line Dancing: $8.00 per person 

Pre-registration recommended for all classes.


Beginner Class:

This class is designed to introduce the student to the basic foundations of the various dances.  No previous dance experience is required.  This class is also for Bronze-level dancers not yet comfortable with the basic patterns and technique of dance, or more advanced dancers new to a particular dance and/or style.  Basic school figures will be taught, with an emphasis on listening to the music, learning the timing, and developing a comfortability in working with your dance partner.  

Intermediate Class:

Should have at least 3-4 years experience of
the six basic ballroom dances,
footwork, timing, and lead and follow techniques.

Advanced Class:

 Students at this level must demonstrate a sound foundation in footwork, timing, lead & follow techniques, musicality, and dance terminology in at least the six main dances.   Students should have 1-2 years of formal dance training, and dance socially on a regular basis.   This level of classes will be more intensive.  The figures will be more complex and challenging. Knowledge of the more popular dances is essential.

Line Dancing:

 No partner needed. 
Previous experience line dancing is helpful but not required. 
Jump in and have fun.  Mess up?  laugh it off and keep going.
Line dancing is both fun and good exercise.


West Dennis Graded School Building
67 School Street
West Dennis, MA 02670


67 School Street - West Dennis, MA  02670

From Yarmouth

on Rte. 28, cross the Bass River Bridge - go to West Dennis Center,

turn Right on School Street. (Auto Repair Shop on Corner).

Large old  School Building on your right.

Parking available on side and back.

From Harwich,

on Rte 28, go past  the West Dennis Christmas Tree Shop to the

center of the village, turn Left on School Street

Private Lesson

Private lessons are available to fine-tune your dance technique, or to expand your knowledge of any particularly favorite dance you might want to learn.

By appointment only.

Private Lessons are taught on Monday Evenings and are one-hour in length.


Inclement Weather:

ALWAYS Check the web page for Class Cancellations.


* For executing all dances comfortably, it is recommended that leather soled shoes be worn.

Open toed shoes for ladies are discouraged.

We recommend smooth soled shoes
preferably No sneakers or rubber soled shoes for man or lady.

For Ladies: Flats. For Men: a dress shoe.

Clothing worn should be dressy-casual.


Shall We Dance?;Teaching American and Latin Ballroom Dance and weekly Line Dance class (All Varieties). Stephen & Deirdre Burke. Members: NTA; Shall We Dance? Cape Cod; Stephen and Deirdre Burke; Stephen and DeeDee Burke; "Shall We Dance?; Rumba, Cha Cha, Tango, Bolero, East Coast Swing, Waltz. Cape Cod Dance instruction. Shall We Dance? Cape Cod, Teaching American and Latin Ballroom Dance, Line Dancing, Tango, Foxtrot, Swing, Bolero, Cha Cha, Waltz, Cape Cod Ballroom Dance Teachers, Dennis, MA
Gift Certificates

Need a unique gift ? 

Remember that someone special for an anniversary, birthday,

or "just because". You may purchase a certificate for group or private lessons.

These certificates are very elegant and will make a beautiful gift.

Instructors: Stephen & Deirdre Burke

"Shall We Dance ?" Studio
Located at

West Dennis Graded School Building
67 School Street
West Dennis, MA 02670

67 School Street - West Dennis, MA 02670

   E-mail us at:


508 385-4391


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