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.
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
Dance Party Oct 18 @ STudio 7:30-10:00pm
Ballroom Basics: Oct 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 @ Studio 6:00pm
Swing 2: Oct 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 @ Studio 7:15pm
Quickstep: Oct 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 @ Studio 8:30pm
Country Western: Nov 6, 13, 20 TBA 8:00pm
Teen Ballroom Class: Oct 23, 30, Nov 6, 13 @ Studio 3:00 & 4:30pm
Dance Party Nov 14 @ Studio 7:30-10:00pm
Ballroom Basics: Sept 3, 10, 17, 24 @ Studio, 6:00pm
Cha Cha II: Sept 3, 10, 17, 24 @ Studio, 7:15pm
Rumba I and II: Sept 3, 10, 17, 24 @ Studio, 8:15pm
Foxtrot II: Sept 4, 11, 18, 25 @ Studio, 6:15pm
Country Two Step: Sept 4, 11, 18, 25 @ Rockies, 8:00pm
Cha Cha/Tango Basics: Sept 6, 20, 27 @ STudio, 9:00am
Teen/Pre-Teen Ballroom II: Sept 18, 25, Oct 2, 9 @ Studio, 3:00pm
Teen/Pre-Teen Ballroom I: Sept 18, 25, Oct 2, 9 @ Studio, 4:30pm
Dance Party Sept 19 @ Studio, 7:30-10pm
Ballroom/Latin Basics: June 3, 10, 17, 24 @ Studio 5:45pm
Samba/Cha Cha: June 3, 10, 17, 24 @ Studio 7:00pm
Tango 3: June 3, 10, 17, 24 @ Studio 8:15pm
Two Step: June 5, 12, 19 @ Rockies 8:00pm
Dancercise: June 7, 14, 28 @ Studio, 10:00am
Dance Party: June 14, @ Studio, 7:30-10:00pm RSVP
Etiquette/Dance Camps: June 23-26, @ Philips Event Center
Dining Etiquette Seminar: May 7 @ The Hilton; 6-8:30
Country Western Class: May 1, 8, 15 @ Rockies; 8-9
Dancercise: May 3, 10, 17 @ The Studio; 10-11
Ballroom II: April 22 – May 13 @ The Studio; 5:45
Argentine Tango: April 29 - May 20 @ The Studio; 7
Advanced Waltz: April 29 - May 20 @ The Studio; 8:15
Ballroom Basics: April 28 – May 19 @ The Studio; 6
Teen Dance: May 9 @ Bachman Center; 7:30-10
Adult Dance Party: May 10 @ Bachman Center; 7:30-9:30
Arg Tango Apr 1,8, 15, 22 @ Studio; 7pm
Intermed Cha Cha Apr 1, 8, 15, 22 @ Studio; 8pm
Teen Ballroom Apr 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1 @ Studio; 4:30pm
Country Waltz Apr 3, 10, 17 @ Rockies; 8pm
Samba, Rumba, Cha Mix Apr 10, 17, 24, May 1 @ Studio; 6:15pm
Dancercise Apr 5, 12, 19, 26 @ STudio; 10am
Dance Party April 11 @ Bachman Center; 7:30pm
Ballroom II April 22, 29, May 6, 13 @ Studio; 5:45pm
Viennese Waltz: Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 @ The Studio; 7pm
International Rumba: Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 @ The Studio; 8pm
Ballroom II: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 @ The Studio; 6:30pm
Two-Step & Waltz: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 @ Rockies; 8:00pm
Dancercise (Like Zumba): Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 @ The Studio; 10:00am
Dance Party: Feb. 21 @ Bachman Center; 7:00-9:15pm
Formal Ball for Teens: Feb. 22 @ Briarcrest CC; 6:30-10:00pm
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.