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.
Ballroom 2, Latin Basics: Oct 2, 9, 16, 23
Quickstep, Intermediate Swing: Oct 3, 10, 17, 24
Country Waltz: Oct 5, 12, 17 at Rockies
Teen 2 & Intermediate Teen (check calendar)
Adult Dance Party: Oct 20, 7:30-10:00pm
Teen Costume Dance: Oct 28, 7:15-9:45pm – Bachman Center
Ballroom Basics, Quickstep, Swing 3: Tues, Sept 5, 12, 19, 26
Two Step at Rockies: Thurs, Sept 7, 14, 21, 8:00
Society tempo Foxtrot: Mon, Sept 11, 7-8:30
TwoStep Foxtrot: Mon, Sept 18, 7-8:30
Viennese Waltz 2: Mon, Sept 25, 7-8:30
Teen Dance Class: Thurs, Sept 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 4:15-5:40
3rd annual Dinner, Open Dance, and performances by 16 teen and adult couples–Saturday, September 16. Tickets on sale now.
Swing 2, Viennese Waltz Sept 5, 12, 19, 26
Samba, Intermediate Ballroom, West Coast Swing Sept 6, 13, 20, 27
Ballroom Basics Sept 7, 14, 21, 28
Two Step Sept 8, 15, 22 at Rockies
Cha Cha Sept 3, 10, 17, 24
Intermediate Polka at Rockies 8pm, Aug 4, 11, 18
Cha Cha 2 11am, Aug 6, 13
Latin Basics 6pm, Ballroom Basics 7pm Aug 8, 15, 22, 29
Swing 2 6pm, Intermediate BAllroom 7:15pm, Aug 9, 16, 23, 30
Teen Dance Party Fri, Aug 12, Southwood Community Center
Adult Dance Party Sat, Aug 13, Studio
DINNER, DANCE, SHOWCASE Saturday, SEPTEMBER 10 – Reserve soon!
Two Step at Rockies starts June 30, 8pm
East Coast Swing, Ballroom 3, start July 5
Rumba, Ballroom Basics, East Coast Swing start July 12
Cha Cha 2 starts July 9
Dance & Happy Hour: July 16 7:30-10:00pm — Studio
Teen Dance Party July 15, 7:15-9:45pm Southwood Comm Center
Etiquette/Dance Camps June 13-16
Country Western Dance Camp June 20-23 1:15-2:45
Mon: Rumba 6:00; Ballroom Basics 7:00;
Tues: Tango 6:00; Intermediate Ballroom 7:00; WCS 8:15
Thurs: Teen Advanced 3:00; Teen Intermediate 4:30; Two Step Rockies 8:00pm
Sat: Cha Cha 11:00am
Dance Parties: Adults June 11; Teens June 25
TEEN BALLROOM March 7,14, 21,28, 4:15-5:35; Studio
TEEN BALLROOM Adv & Interm; March 10,17,24,31; 3pm, 4:30pm; studio
TEEN DANCE PARTY March 18; Bachman Center, Rock Prairie
ADULT DANCE PARTY March 12, 7:30-10; Studio
BALLROOM BASICS March 1-22; 5:50pm; studio
LEVEL 2 BALLROOM March 1-22; 7:00pm; studio
WALTZ, POLKA- Mar 3,10,24; 7:30 & 8:30pm; Rockies
SWING March 7-28; 6:45pm; studio
CHA CHA 2 ; Mar 7-28; 8:00pm; studio
CHA CHA 1- Mar 12, 19, 26; 11:00am; Studio