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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 (Q2 2024).



  1) Preparation Step

  2) Quarter Turn to the Right

  3) Chasse

  4) Forward Lock


  1) Preparation Step

  2) Quarter Turn to the Right

  3) Chasse

  4) Forward Lock

  5) Underturning 123 Natural Turn

  6) Back Lock

  7) Outside Change

  8) Forward Lock

  9) Natural Spin Turn

 10) Chasse

 11) Forward Lock

 12) 123 Natural Turn

 13) Tipple Chasse to the Right  

 14) Repeat With Quarter Turn to the Right




1)Open Basic 

2) Open Hip Twist

3) Fan

4) Hockey Stick

5) Alemana

6) Closed Hip Twist

7) Fan

8) Overturning Hockey Stick

9) New Yorker to Cross Handed New Yorker

10) Aiida

11) 2 Cucurachas

12) Side Steps

13) Spot Turn to Closed Position

14) 1/2 Basic to Fan

15) Fencing Line

16) Inside Turn to Left

17) Alemana Ending Partner Outside

18) Fan (Development) Ending in Open Facing Position

19) Sliding Door  Ending in Open Facing Position

20) Repeat



1)  Closed Hip Twist

2) Continuous Hip Twist

3) Advanced Continuous Hip Twist

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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

Our class instruction places emphasis on basic ballroom dance techniques which greatly assists students successfully complete the class material.   

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 
  • Tango, Jive

April, May, June 
  • Quickstep, Rumba

July, Aug, Sept:
  • Waltz, Cha Cha

Oct, Nov, Dec:
  • Foxtrot, Samba

Dance Class Workshop

2024 Social Dances

  • February 23rd (Friday)

  • April 20th (Saturday)

  • May 4th (Saturday)

  • June 8th (Saturday)

  • 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

General Public:
  • $5 at the door

Current Students:
  • FREE - Please show your student card

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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