Do I need a partner?
No, about 80% of our students come by themselves. We exchange partners very frequently during our lessons, so you will have a chance to dance with everyone.
When do I start?
Today, or whenever the next class is available. Please check our Calendar. Our classes are in a drop-in basis, so you don’t have to wait for a new session to start.
Do I need to pre-register?
No, our classes are open to the public on a first-come-first-served basis. A registration form will be handed to you on your first class, and you won’t have to fill one out again for the rest of your dance experience.
What kind of payment?
We accept Cash, Checks, Credit Cards (Visa or MasterCard) or Debit Cards.
When are the classes?
Our level 1 and 2 are on Tuesday nights at 7pm
Level 3 on Mondays at 7:30pm
Level 4 on Thursdays at 7:30pm
Check our calendar for more information.
How much experience do I need to take the lessons?
To start with our dance program, you need no experience at all. Our beginner lessons are crafted to walk people through the basics and give them a good foundation for the next levels.
I have taken lessons before, which class/level should I take?
Check our Syllabus and our Level Chart so you can have a better idea where you belong. If you are still not clear, ask Betto during one of our social dances and he will give you an informal evaluation and recommendation.
What should I wear?
If you are coming to our beginner classes please wear something casual and comfortable. We have a party soon after the class. For all our other classes you can wear casual, dance or fitness cloth as you prefer.
What type of shoes should I wear?
Comfortable shoes at the beginning, there is no need to invest in dance shoes for level 1 and 2. Once you get to level 3 and 4 we recommend you to get ballroom shoes. Dance Design in Chapel Hill offers a 20% discount for Mambo Dinamico Students.
How much does the lessons the lessons cost?
Walk-in prices are $15 per lesson. We also offer discount packages for our group lessons of 4 for $50, 8 for $80, or a combo of package of 1 private + 6 group lessons for $100. Please Visit our “Shop” page for more information.
What are private lessons?
Private instruction is considered a 1-on-1 one hour class. You may also opt to take it with a dance partner, but it’s not necessary. The price of a private lesson varies from $50 to $80 depending of the instructor. To schedule a private please contact one of our staff directly.