John Ross Dance

1400 W College Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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Giving You a Fun and Easy Way to Explore the Art of Dance

John Ross is a legend in Sonoma County. He has taught dance to thousands of individuals for over 40 YEARS. John Ross is DANCE and DANCE is John Ross. John Ross began dancing at the age of 16, finding it a healthy way to celebrate life during challenging times. After finishing college, he began training to teach dance. By this time, he had performed with Buddy Schwimmer’s Northern California dance team and had studied with the top competitors in Europe and America. He received his teaching medals and taught his first class in 1982.

John is an ordained interfaith minister, certified massage therapist, and spiritual counselor, which, when combined with his decades of dance experience, results in a well-rounded, all-inclusive unique experience for his students. John also pairs with students competing at all levels of Smooth and Rhythm in regional Pro-Am competitions.

Ballroom: American Smooth: Waltz, Foxtrot Tango, Viennese Waltz and Peabody. International Standard: Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Viennese Waltz, and Quickstep.

Latin: American Rhythm: Cha Cha, Rumba, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Bolero, Mambo, and Samba.

Swing: Balboa, East Coast Swing (Triple-Time), Jitterbug (Single-Time East Coast Swing), Jive, Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing

Nightclub: Argentine Tango, Bachata, Club Salsa, Cumbia, Hustle / Disco, Nightclub Two-Step / Slow Two Step

Country: Texas Two-Step / Country Two-Step, Country Waltz, Line Dancing and more.

Many Others: Charleston, Classic Slow Dance, Polka, Wedding Dances and Choreography, Freestyle

Whether you want to develop skills in a specific dance, want to work on a dance routine perhaps for a wedding or other performance, feel awkward in your group class and want a private setting to ask all your questions and receive individualized assistance, or wish to explore additional ways to enjoy the many benefits of dance, these and many other scenarios are why private dance lessons are my main feature.

Wedding Dance Lessons and Choreography Brides, Grooms, Mothers, Fathers, Bridesmaids, and Groomsmen… I can help every single one of you! Give me a call today and learn more about how I can help you create the most memorable and special day possible! John will teach you your first dance AND be your wedding officiant. Wedding Officiant/Minister




Monday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sunday Closed