Dr. Susan Quiring has been the touchstone for our community when seeking dance and etiquette instruction. With her sparkling personality and warm heart, she makes learning fun and practical. Students are able to apply and benefit from their new-found skills almost immediately. Why select Dr. Susan and her classes?
Age Range: Susan caters to all ages, from youngsters through retirement, teaching adult group classes, private lessons, father-daughter dances, wedding parties, etiquette camps, dance camps for children and teens, Texas A&M Ballroom competitive dance clubs, and line dancing for seniors.
Skill Range: Susan is directly behind competitive awards won by others. Susan works with all dancers – from those who don’t know their right foot from their left, to those who compete at the silver or even gold level.
Dance Range: Susan teaches all the smooth Ballroom, Latin, Country Western, and several varieties of Swing. Feel free to show up as a single. There is strong emphasis on the basics to help give you confidence on the dance floor.
Polished manners and superb social skills set you apart in professional and social settings. You have only ten seconds to make a lasting first impression. In Dr. Susan’s etiquette classes you will learn the skills necessary to be confident in any situation:
Dining: How to manipulate silverware properly from casual to formal, conduct yourself respectfully, and be gracious towards your host and other diners. Dining and social skills are essential in today’s business culture and will help you advance in your career.
Interview: How to impress the interviewer, make good eye contact, and give an appropriate handshake. How to appear professional, friendly, and capable.
Social: How to make events memorable and positive for yourself and those around you. How to be polite and courteous in difficult situations. How to be a good listener and public speaker.
Be it a job interview or a first date, manners and socials skills can calm your nerves and give you the edge you are looking for.
Learning these skills early in life will help them become habits. If you or your child want to feel more comfortable in social settings…
Try one of Susan’s Etiquette classes:
Etiquette Summer Camp or Cotillion for youth; Dining Etiquette Seminars for adults; Special requests for your group or organization.
Dr. Susan Quiring is an energetic etiquette and dance instructor with a commitment to educating people in the art of social graces and dance. She has a proven ability to teach all ages and skill levels. At Susan’s Ballroom Dance, we always have fun. In every situation Susan helps students feel comfortable while they learn something new. Feel free to show up as a single. There is strong emphasis on the basics. You will learn not only the steps, but also understand how to link them together. In addition, Susan is director of Class Act Etiquette, Dance & Social Skills as well as Susan’s Ballroom Dance. Known as Ms Manners of the Brazos Valley, Susan develops and presents a full range of programs in business, social and dining etiquette, in addition to dance instruction. Dr. Quiring creates a fun and interactive environment for learning good manners and respect for others while building character, confidence and courtesy. Thank you for allowing me to share with you the art of manners and warm hospitality.
TEEN BALLROOM Adv & Interm; Dec 31,Jan 7, 14, 21; 3pm, 4:30pm; studio
COTILLION & FORMAL BALL Jan 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 19; 4:30-6pm; Phillips Event Center
ADULT DANCE PARTY Jan 22; 7:30-10; Studio
BALLROOM BASICS Jan 5, 12, 19, 26; 6pm; studio
LEVEL 2 BALLROOM Jan 5, 12, 19, 26; 7:00pm; studio
TWO STEP Jan 7, 15, 22; 8pm; Rockies
SWING Jan 11, 18, 25; 6:30pm; studio
CHA CHA Jan 11, 18, 25; 7:45pm; studio
TEEN BALLROOM Jan 11, 18, 25, Feb 1; 4:30-5:50; Studio
TWO STEP Oct 1, 8, 15; 8:00pm; Rockies
BALLROOM BASICS Oct 5, 12, 19, 26; 6:30pm Studio
TANGO REVIEW Oct 19, Nov 9; 8:00pm; Studio
VIENNESE WALTZ WORKSHOP Oct 26, Nov 16; 7:30pm Studio
BALLROOM BASICS Nov 2, 9, 16; 6:30pm; Studio
ADULT DANCE PARTY Nov 28; 7:30-10; Studio
BALLROOM BASICS, SWING, TANGO II: Sept 7, 14, 21, 28, 6-9:15pm
POLKA & WALTZ: Sept 3, 10, 17, 8-9pm Rockies
TEEN BALLROOM: Sept 7, 14, 21, 28 4:30-5:50pm
DINNER, DANCE, SHOWCASE: Sept 25 6:30pm Pebblecreek CtryClub
MASQUERADE BALL: Oct 9, 7:00-9:45pm Bachman Center
BALLROOM BASICS, SWING, TANGO II: July 6, 13, 20, 27, 6-9:15pm
POLKA & WALTZ: July 9, 16, 23, 8-9pm Rockies
TEEN BALLROOM: July 2, 9, 16, 2:30-5:30pm
TEEN DANCE: July 17, 7-9:45 Bachman Center
ADULT DANCE: July 18 or 24, 7:30-10pm Studio
ETIQUETTE CAMP: July 20-23
DANCE CAMPS: July 27-30
TEEN DANCE CLASSES: March 26, Apr 2, 9, 16 2:45pm & 4:15pm
TEEN DANCE PARTY: April 11, 7-9:30
TWO STEP: Mar 24-April 28 6-7pm (Pebblecreek CC)
POLKA: April 2, 9, 16 8-9pm (Rockies)
Ballroom 2, Ballroom Basics, West Coast Swing: April 8, 15, 22, 29 6-9:15pm
SALSA & VIENNESE WALTZ: April 4, 18, 25 12:00, 1:00
DANCE PARTY: April 17, 7:30-10pm
Ballroom 2: Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, 6:15-7:15pm
Cha Cha 2, Ballroom Basics, Quickstep 2: Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
Country Waltz & Polka: Feb 5, 12, 19, 8-9pm
Tango 2: Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, 10-11am
Viennese Waltz: Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, 11-12
Tango 2 Workshop: Feb 10, 24, 7:30-9pm
Teen Classes, Beginner to Intermediate: Feb 19, 26, Mar 5, 12
Dance Party Feb 20, 7:30-10:00pm @ Studio
Teen Dance Party: Feb 27, 7:15-9:45 @ Brian Bachman Center
FAMILY CHRISTMAS DANCE, Dec 18, 7-10pm; A&M Methodist Church Annex; DJ Tom Byer
Bolero Workshop Dec 9, 8-9:30 @ Studio
Two Step Dec 11, 8-9pm @ Rockies
Ballroom 2 Workshop Dec 15, 7:30-9:15 @ Studio
Cotillion and Formal Ball will be held in February 2014. Click Here for more information
Etiquette and Dance Summer Camp will be held June 23-26 2014.