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Step by Step to Provide New Ballroom Dance Classes in Chambersburg

Step by Step to Provide New Ballroom Dance Classes in Chambersburg

Step by Step Dance Studio has teamed up with Nancy J. Walker and Jef Savage to lead new ballroom dance classes for children, teens and adults at the new Chambersburg studio in January 2009.
Children, teen and adults ballroom classes will be held on Friday evenings beginning January 9th. Children beginner classes ages 8-11 from 4:30-5:30pm, Teen classes for ages 12-18 from 5:30-6:30; and Beginner Adults from 6:30-7:30pm. Price for children and teens is $45 per person and $60 per person for adults for the six weeks. Christmas gift certificates are available for all six-week classes.
Classes will concentrate on just one dance only as experience has shown that confidence, success and satisfaction are highest with this approach. Proper ballroom dance technique and etiquette will be emphasized. There is no need to bring a partner.
Schedule and Dances
Latin American Merengue: Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13
American Style Smooth Foxtrot: Feb. 20, 27; 6, 13, 20, 27
Single Time and East Coast Swing: April 3, 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15
American Style Rumba: May 22, 29; June 5, 12, 19, 26
Dances will be held once a month and are open to the public by reservation only on the following Saturday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm: Feb. 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, and June 6. Coaching will be included in the price of $5.00 for children and teens and $10 for adults. Light refreshments will be available.
Nancy Walker and Jef Savage are professional performers and dance instructors. Nancy is adjunct Professor of Ballroom Dance and Ballet at Wilson College and adjunct Professor of Dance History at Gettysburg College. Nancy and Jef work in schools providing various dance programs to all grades and have Pa. Department of Education Federal and State clearances to work with children. They have worked with over 350 students at the Chambersburg Area Middle School & will be doing so next year.
They are teaching ballroom dance to students and teachers at James Buchanan Senior High School. Nancy and Jef were recipients of three grants to present after-school dance programs at Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School, Chambersburg Area Senior High School and Greencastle High School. They have also presented social dance to over a thousand students on the Youth Arts Initiative program and teach adult ballroom dance on the Wilson College Enrichment Program and in their own studio in Mercersburg.
For more information contact Step by Step Dance Studio at 717-328-9544 or visit They are located at 201 Sunset Blvd. East, Chambersburg.

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