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Penrith Ballroom Dance's classes are for everyone - seniors, adults and children from age 4 years - all welcome, singles and couples, beginners and experienced dancers.
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Penrith Ballroom Dance classes are for everyone – seniors, adults, children, singles, couples, beginners or experienced dancers.

You can join social group classes or enjoy one-on-one tuition with experienced professional teachers who put you at ease from your first nervous attempts, right through to your confident eye-catching performances.
So whatever you’re looking for – Waltz, Jive, Merrilyn, Tango, Rumba, Gypsy Tap – we do it all.  

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Dance Lessons


A private lesson moves at your pace and you have the undivided attention of the teacher. Learn to dance for social purposes or prepare for competition or performance. Read more…


We conduct Bridal lessons as ‘Private’ lessons, one on one with the teacher. You choose a song & we compliment the music with the waltz, jive or anything between – the choice is yours. Read more…


We currently follow the Society of Australian Teachers of Dance (SATD) medal program. This program offers all styles & grades from Elementary up to Oscar for all ages – junior and senior. Read more…


Our classes cover the 3 styles of ballroom dancing – Modern or Standard, Latin American & New Vogue Sequence. Classes are ongoing throughout the year over the duration of 8 weeks. Read more…


These fun-filled classes are for children 4 yrs to Year 12 students & cover 3 styles of ballroom dancing. They are held on Monday afternoon & run over the school term. Read more…


Ballroom dancing is a gentle, low-impact aerobic exercise, keeping your mind and body coordinated and fit! We have partnered with U3A Nepean to run these classes for their Senior members. Read more…

What Our Dancers Say About Us

I have wanted to learn Ballroom Dancing all of my life, but somehow the years raced past and life got in the way.

At long last I am delighted to be in the U3A beginner’s Class and would like to say a big “thank you” to Therese Walz for your patience, your sense of humour and your dedication to teaching us how to dance well! Read more…


TheU3A Ballroom Dancing Classes held at the Penrith Ballroom Dancing Studio most capably taught by Therese Walz might also be described as wellbeing classes for seniors as they incorporate many of the skills and activities recommended to improve and maintain the mental, Social and physical aspects of Senior citizens lives. Read more…

Peter Brodie

Therese, you are a wonderful teacher, you explain things very clearly, take time to help anyone who is struggling, you have a lot of patience and are able to communicate well with both adults and children alike.

Josip K.

As a lot of parents do, we wanted to provide the opportunity for our children to dance from an early age to develop their sense of rhythm and also confidence. Their first dance studio offered jazz ballet, tap and traditional ballet. This was nice at the start but after a couple of years, their routines were becoming a bit inappropriate for their age, Read more…

Eric and Aizeret Lee

Bligh Park

When we started with Penrith Ballroom Dance, all we had was a vague idea that we wanted to do more than just move randomly in time with the music and we had looked enviously at those couples who could actually dance. Neither of us had the slightest idea of how to dance, we both had ‘two left feet’ and we were very nervous at appearing foolish and uncoordinated. Read more…

John and Margaret Boyter

Mt Riverview

In my experience, learning to dance at Penrith Ballroom Dance has been fantastic. I first joined the studio when I was 12 years old and took part in the children’s beginners class. I worked hard and enjoyed every moment of it, progressing through the years and the medals. Read more…

Tamlyn Gresser

Glenmore Park

Before starting our lessons with Penrith Ballroom Dance in late 2005 we were apprehensive and somewhat nervous. We did not know the difference between a rumba, samba or cha cha cha. Even foxtrot, waltz and quickstep were just names of dances we had seen in crosswords. However, at our first lesson we were warmly welcomed and found how easy it was Read more…

Neil and Anne Ratcliff

South Penrith

My fiance loves to dance, whereas I could not, and she wanted to dance at our wedding, not just stand there and sway.

Before we started our lessons I didn’t think it would be possible for me to learn to dance, until I met the principal of Penrith Ballroom Dance. I said to my fiance that she doesn’t know how lucky she was to find a teacher like Therese. Read more…

Jim Mueller, December 2007

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