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We would like to thank our students for supporting our class program.  The following are the dance amalgamations covered the past quarter.


1) Two Slow Walks

2) Progressive Link

3) Closed Promenade

4) Open Reverse Turn Closed Ending

5) Side Step & Back Corte

6) Two Walks to Progressive Link

7) Natural Twist Turn

8) Weave From Promenade

9) Open Reverse Turn Ending Partner Outside

10) Lady's Outside Swivel and Promenade Point

11) Natural Promenade Turn, Rocks & Back Corte


1) Fallaway Basic 2Xs

2) Right To Left  

3) Left To Right

4) Hand Change Behind the Back

5) Body Wrap

6) Stop & Go 2Xs (8 Count)

7) Link Step

8) Right To Left Ending Two Hand Hold

9) Arm Lock & Lead out

10) Link Step & Fallaway Basic

11) Jive Walks (S S Q Q Q Q Kick Ball Change 2Xs to Throw Out)

12) Change of Places Change to Hand Shake Hold

13) Catapult

14) Whip (8 Count)

Group Dance Classes

Our 3 month dance program (2 classes per night) is available for a flat rate of $20.


Classes are held on Wednesdays from 7:00 to 9:15 PM upstairs at the Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse.​

Registration begins at 6:30PM and is held the first two weeks of the calendar quarter.

Group Dance Class

2023 Class Schedule:

2 classes every Wed night:
  • 7:00 - 8:00 PM ​Beginner to Intermediate Standard

  • 8:15 - 9:15 PM Beginner to Intermediate Latin

Jan, Feb, March - Except 1/18, 2/15, 3/15:
  • Tango, Jive

April, May, June - Except 4/19, 5/17, 6/21:
  • Quickstep, Rumba

July, Aug, Sept:
  • Waltz, Cha Cha

Oct, Nov, Dec:
  • Foxtrot, Samba

Dance Class Workshop

2023 Social Dances

  • February 11th

  • March 18th

  • May 13th

  • June 3rd

  • 6:00 PM to 9:15 PM

General Public:
  • $5 at the door

Current Students:
  • FREE

Social Dance

About Us

Friends of Ala Wai Ballroom Dance Academy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Our dedicated volunteers teach beginner-friendly ballroom dance classes


We also host social dances.


Ballroom Location:

Upstairs Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse

Palladium Ballroom

404 Kapahulu Ave

Honolulu, HI 96815

15th Anniversary Ball
15th Anniversary Board of Directors
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