Welcome to Grand Ballroom Dance Studio. We are one of the finest dance studios in Bergen, Passaic & Rockland counties located in Midland Park, NJ. We teach all skill levels from Beginners to Advanced dancers in Social, Hobbyist and Competitive styles thru private ballroom dance lessons and group classes for a variety of dances:
West Coast Swing
Our founders, Kathy and David Porro, We will do whatever possible to accommodate your dancing needs! Our Professional, patient, friendly instructors will guide you "every step the way" We make your lessons fun, personalized, and easy so you become the best dancer you with to be….one of the rewards of our job will be seeing the joy on your face when you realize your new-found confidence and feel that you are really moving to the music, and people see the results of your dedication.
Private Dance Lessons
Private lessons are for all dancers. We offer great introductory specials and a basic courses well as Ballroom Lessons for the intermediate & experienced dancer, levels Bronze through Gold.
Private dance lessons are offered between 1:30 and 10:30 pm Monday through Friday. 10 am to 3 pm on Saturdays.
"Themed" Saturday Night Socials (See "Next Dance" below)
Every month we plan something special. Dress up and let yourself go! Dance with different partners and make new friends through the wonderful world of ballroom dancing. Strut your stuff from 8 pm to 11 pm. Please join us for a free group class from 8-8:30 pm to get acquainted.
Grand Ballroom's Christmas Dinner Dance Party Saturday,December 20th 7:30-11pm Reservations Required.Semi-formal. $75 (after 12/13$85)
You may want a choreographed routine or just a good, natural look when you dance to your wedding music on your very special day. You can look your best by learning to dance at the Grand Ballroom Dance Studio. Our lessons are 50 minutes, not 40-45 minutes. Call us for our Wedding Dance Package.
Can’t figure out what to do with what you’ve been taught elsewhere? Waited too long to learn to dance for your big day that is fast approaching? Call us immediately. We help brides, grooms, mother/sons, and fathers/daughters. We’re here to give you the shot of confidence you need. Call us at (201) 445-2515.
Study all the dances in a group class that is not so large that you can still get individual attention. See for "Class Calendar" section for the time slots of the Group Dance Classes
Social Basics Class
All Levels Class
Latin Action Wednesdays
Latin Action Saturdays
Personalized Private Groups
Teen Intensive Weekends
Family Fun Group Class
High School Teen
Have a blast with friends and other teens laughing & learning touch dancing, ballroom basics as well as the dances that fit perfectly with today’s popular hits. Cha Cha, Swing, Salsa, Bachata & Line dancing will keep in the party for the holidays and proms.
Weekend Intensives consist of 6 Classes total on Saturday & Sunday 12:15-2:30pm.
$195-$245 per student
Find a partner or group & choose your weekend.
Oct. 18/19, Nov. 8/9, Dec. 6/7, Jan. 8/9, Feb. 7/8, Mar. 7/8, Apr. 4/5, May 9/10
Social Dancing Basics Class
This class is held on Thursdays at 7:30 pm. Don’t sit out another dance! Get out of your chair and onto the dance floor. That’s where the fun is. For beginners and intermediate levels, this class will give you the confidence and skill to do it. $20 each class, 5 weeks for $85.
All Levels Class
Held on Mondays at 7:30 pm. This is for novice to advanced dancers. We’ll teach you moves that make you stand out in the crowd.
5th & 6th Grades Etiquette & Social
Manners, teamwork, confidence & social poise built in this program of dance & practical etiquette for varied social situations. kindly call for Availability.
Kathy & David Porro's experience is unmatched in the area.
Contracted Dance Professional for the Ridgewood Ballroom/Etiquette Program
Dance Teacher for the HoHoKus Youth Activities Council for 11 yrs
Ballroom Choreographer for Ridgewood Jamboree
Charter Ballroom Experts at Ridgewood's "First Night" New Year's Eve Celebrations
Ballroom organizers/performenrs at the Ridgewood Arts Festivals in the Van Neste and Train Station locations
Volunteer Dance Instructr at Wst Bergn Mental Healthcare Center
Grand Ballroom Dance Studio
Midland Park Shopping Center, Godwin Ave. Midland Park, NJ
Call us for any questions!
Stay Limber with Latin Action
Held on Wednesdays at 7:30 pm. Improve your coordination, strength, balance, and rhythmical expression in this fun class while staying in shape. $22 for one class at a time or 8 weeks for $150.
Latin Action Saturdays at 12Noon
Learn to dance & get Mild exercise moving to music (Less strenuous than "zumba-like" classes.) You'll move with proper techniques in the Salsa. Bachata, Cha Cha and more!!! FUN & FITting 8 Classes for $150 for on person 8 Classes for Two people, $125 each 8 Classes for 3 people, $105 each ( SAVE 30%.)
Family Group Class
Saturdays at 12 Noon
It’s a family affair! Share a Fun, Learning activity and great exercise in a completely different venue. Mom, Dad, Teens, Tweens, Kids, Grandma & Grandpa, real Aunts, real Uncles...the whole clan!
$45 covers 2-4 family members. Just $10 for each additional member. Or Monthly Rate: $200 for unlimited # of Family members!
Plan your Christmas gift giving with Grand Ballroom in your plans. The gift that will be a total surprise, unique and completely enjoyed by those you give them to.
5 FUN & Surprise-filled Choices That Are Sure To Be Appreciated!
See “QUESTIONS” Section For more details and call ahead; we’ll have your gift personalized and printed, ready for pick-up or mailed.