Beginner Balboa

Sundays - 2pm at the Mobtown Ballroom.


Free dance practice at 3pm!

This 6-week course will introduce you to the basics of Balboa and Bal-swing, giving you a strong foundation for fast dancing and intricate footwork.

No partner or experience required!

Q: What is Balboa?

The Balboa is a swing dance that originated in Southern California during the 1920s (though it may have started as early as 1915) and enjoyed huge popularity during the 1930s and 1940s. The term Balboa originally referred to a dance characterized by its close embrace and full body connection.

It's excellent for dancing in small spaces and to very fast music. Balboa is an beautiful tool for any dancer.