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Reserve Our Dance Hall for your Wedding
It's Wedding Season and our elegant banquet hall is available to rent for your upcoming nuptials. Our venue packages include guest seating, deluxe lighting, disco ball, projector, bar area, private rooms for the groom and bride, stage options, grand entrance to the ballroom, and of course hardwood floors for dancing. Our wedding space caters up to 125 guests.
Online Dance Lessons Resume in July 2021
Our owner Anastassia is taking a break from instructing our online dance lessons. She'll resume virtual dance lessons back in July. We apologize for the inconvenience and wish you a wonderful summer break. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call or email.
LFTV Lakefront TV Spotlight!
We're so honored to be featured on the Lakefront TV show LFTV Report on Saturday, 5/15 at noon. Thank you for sharing your support of our dance studio and dance community. If you missed the show, you can still watch the episode and promo on YouTube.
Ballroom Dance Classes are BACK!
We're happy to announce we are resuming our group dance Classe beginning the fourth week of April. Join us Tuesday at 7 pm for group ballroom dance class and Wednesday at 11 am for barre dance class.
We Support Care4Dance Foundation
Let's make a difference through ballroom dancing! Learn more about the Care4Dance Foundation nonprofit charity to support ballroom dancing for underserved Central Florida children and families.
St. Patrick's Dance Party
Don't forget to wear green for our St. Patrick's Dance Party on Tuesday, March 23rd at 7pm at our dance studio. Order your tickets on our square site for more details.
2021 Party Schedule Updated
Our dance party schedules are updated. We're hosting a Spring Spotlight in April, our Anniversary Party in August, Halloween Showcase in October and Nutcracker Show in December 2021. Shop our square site for more details.
Dance Parties Cancelled
Due to the pandemic, our White Party, Wild Wild West Dance, Anniversary Party, Spring Spotlight Show, and New Year's Party have been cancelled. Please call for further details.
Holiday Party Showcase
Save the Date! We're hosting a holiday party showcase on Saturday, December 5th at 7 pm. Please call for more details and book your reservations. $20/person with food + dance included.
Group Class Updates
We are now hosting barre dance fitness classes every Wednesday morning at 11 am and our beginner ballroom dance group classes on Tuesdays at 6 pm. Our ballroom group classes feature line dance lessons. No partner needed. Please call us for more information about reservations and our social distancing practices.
5 Reasons to Book Online Wedding Dance Lessons
What will your first dance together be?
✔ Graceful Waltz
✔ Bold Bolero
✔ Sizzling Rumba
✔ Smoking Salsa or a wedding medley. Book your first wedding dance lesson online! We're now featured on Etsy! Learn our five reasons to book wedding dance lessons online with us or schedule your virtual bachelorette party.
WHAT? Anastassia Ballroom has gifs!? We love to dance and aren't gifs just dancing images?! Check out all our dance gifs, send, post and share your dance studio love!
It's about the Dance Experience!
When we're stressed, we dance it off! For the past month, Anastassia has been hosting live virtual and interactive sessions using a video-conference app. From group dance classes to private dance lessons and date night in dance parties - you aren't just watching, we want you to engage, stay active and participate. So join in the festivities! It's not live-streamed or pre-recorded - it's about the one-on-one virtual ballroom dance experience for you, your friends and your family. Make virtual dance memories together! LIVE
Free Virtual Dance Parties
With all the Florida quarantine changes and pandemonium around the world, we know it's been stressful, so we're hosting the following free virtual dance parties to have a little fun, stay healthy and keep fit. You'll learn a line dance, we'll have a costume contest, you could win a dance prize, socialize with our fellow dance friends and toast to the ballroom. No partner needed. For the safety and security of our virtual environment, registration is required. Join our pajama samba line dance party (Tuesday, 05-19 @ 6:30 pm), 80s night cha cha line dance party (Tuesday, 05-26 @ 6:30 pm), free virtual funky wig mambo dance party (Tuesday, 06-02 @ 6:30 pm), and a rumba dance gala (Tuesday, 06-16 @ 6:30 pm). All are live, virtual events using Zoom video-conferencing app. You can signup via our square store, eventbrite, by email or Facebook message. Because space is limited - starting late June, we'll begin streaming dance parties to allow more of our dance family to watch and learn a fun line dance routine from home.
Pirate Party Cancelled
Our pirate party has been cancelled. Signup to join our mailing list to learn for more dance news
Mother's Day: Show Her You Care
Rather than sending chocolate or flowers, treat mom and grandma to a VIRTUAL family dance class to stay healthy, active and socialize. We're celebrating Mother's Day with $5 Virtual Group Line Dance Classes all this week and next. Learn to Rumba, Cha Cha line dance, Mambo and Samba. Wear your cowboy hats to our Virtual Country Western Dance Party on Thursday, 5/14. Enjoy Mother's Day Specials!
Celebrating Cinco de Mayo ALL WEEK LONG
What are YOUR Cinco de Mayo Plans? We'll be virtually teaching $5 Cinco de Mayo dance classes all week long. Enjoy Cha Cha line dance and Mambo / Salsa line dance classes on Monday evening. Samba off those Cinco de Mayo calories on Tuesday afternoon. Dress to impress at our Virtual Dance Gala on Thursday evening and enjoy a rumba-licious Friday afternoon.
Thank You, Dance Sponsors!
We would like to thank our generous dance donors for sponsoring our rising youth dance stars this month. We are all very thrilled, blessed and filled with gratitude for such gargantuan golden hearts ❤️
Six First Date Ideas for Date Night In
First dates are exciting, but finding love during COVID-19 is difficult. Here are 6 first date ideas for a virtual date night in.
Listen to our Ballroom Dance Song Playlists
You asked. We answered! Hear (pun intended) are some of our song suggestions. Enjoy a good time dancing at home. Disclaimer: These are just recommendations for finding your own happy during the coronavirus. We do not use Spotify for studio music licensing.
Watch Our New Video: Meet Anastassia
Get to know more about our owner Anastassia Abramenko, her ballroom career, dancesport and why she loves dancing!
Free Virtual Dance Classes This Week!
We know it's been difficult to stay healthy and keep active during this stressful situation. We hope our free dance classes this week can help you be fit, socialize, and have fun during quarantine. Take a lunchtime break and focus on you at our Latin Fusion Dance Fitness Class this Wednesday. Enjoy social distance dancing!
New Dance GIF to Share!
Whether in-person, online or virtually - learn to Ballroom Dance Like You Mean It! with dance pro Anastassia! Thanks so much for this wonderful video taken at Lake County's Stepping Out for Education, DWTS competition two years ago. It really sparkles and shines.
Line Dancing Lessons
Rumba line dance, anyone? With social distancing orders all around the country, we're now offering a variety of exciting online Rhythm Line Dancing lessons designed for individuals. No partner required. Learn to cha cha, mambo / samba, rumba, and samba line dance online with Anastassia.
Book Online Ballroom Dance Lessons
Learn more about our live virtual dance classes, online ballroom dance lessons, and dance video coaching options available. Start dancing from the comfort of your home! Learn awesome choreography across a variety of ballroom styles. Starting on Monday, April 4th we'll begin hosting virtual group dance classes so that you can continue your dance journey, stay fit and feel connected to our fellow dance family members. Monday's class will be a Cha Cha Line Dance. No partner is required for line dancing classes. Once this situation is behind us, we'll celebrate with line dances at our next in-person party event. Let's unite with dancing! Any skill level. Call for more information about our limited time Quarantine Specials!
Star Wars Jedi Dance Party Cancelled
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have cancelled our Star Wars Jedi Dance Party in May 2020. Please stay healthy and continue to be physically active with our online dance lessons or group virtual dance classes.
Dance Health Benefits
During this coronavirus pandemic, it is very easy to forget about the health benefits of physical activity. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest “physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health” and recommend 150 minutes per week.
We hope you’re staying safe and healthy during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Our studio is still open and we are taking precautionary measures to ensure the protection and wellbeing of our students. Our students’ wellbeing is our first and foremost priority. We are taking the following steps to address the spread of the coronavirus and its impact on our dance community.
New Dance Video Uploaded!
Watch owner Anastassia Abramenko dance the rumba at our ballroom dance party.
Welcome, Beacon College!
We're so excited to host a salsa dancing class for Beacon College students on Tuesday, November 19th.
Thanks for 5 Years, Florida!
Thanks to all who celebrated our 5 YEAR STUDIO ANNIVERSARY on Saturday, August 31st. The performances were wonderful, the food superb and the dancing out of this world. We are honored to celebrate five years teaching dance and dance fitness at our Central Florida location. Can't wait for 10 more!!
5 Reasons to Join Anastassia Ballroom & Dance Studio
Why should you join our dance studio? Here some dance student comments:
- can't stop dancing
- date night dancing ideas
- awesome dance instructor family
- meeting new people
- joy of having fun with dance fitness
...What's YOUR reason to ballroom dance with us?
FREE Group Dance Class in Downtown Tavares
We're moving our group class on Friday, September 20th to the FREE public event - the Beatles Tribute at Tavares Square downtown. Let’s go and crash the dance floor there from 7-7:45pm. Wear your street shoes as it is an outdoor event. Contact us on Facebook for more information
Mirror Ball Champs at Stepping Out for Education 2019
Congratulations to all those who participated in the 14th annual Stepping Out for Education fundraiser, Lake County’s own “Dancing With The Stars” event. Our instructors were honored to be a part of such a wonderful event to benefit the Educational Foundation of Lake County and support our local schools and classrooms.
New Dance Video uploaded!
Watch Anastassia and Denis dance the Cha Cha Cha at Anastassia Ballroom & Dance studio in Leesburg, Florida.
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Read about the three year anniversary party of Anastassia Ballroom and all the festivities, featured professional dancesport entertainment, appetizers, drinks, dance music and social dancing celebration.
From Central Florida's Daily Commercial Newspaper: "Anastassia Ballroom brings ‘The Nutcracker’ to Leesburg... Anastassia Ballroom and Dance studio embarks on a new tradition with its first production of “The Nutcracker,” featuring a 29-member cast of students and volunteers. "It’s one of the most popular plays everywhere...but we decided to mix it up a bit to make it play with ballroom-style dances.”
Tango Ballroom Dancing!
Watch me perform an introductory Tango Performance demonstrating the
- 8 Count Basic
- Curved Basic Step
- The Back Corte
- Leg Wraps
- Proper Hold