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Learn to dance with private tuition from Best-Ballroom. Private Ballroom and Latin American dance lessons are available for complete beginners through to advanced dancers who are looking to improve technique or learn more advanced figures. The ISTD technique is used for all students and lessons are tailored to suit individual requirements. We teach Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot, Tango, Viennese, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Paso Doble and Jive. Modern Sequence Dances and American Smooth Dances are also taught.

All Private Lessons are held in the Best-Ballroom Studio in Rainham, Kent on a Saturday and Sunday between 10am - 5pm. Please note there is no availability for lessons mid week or evenings. Please also note due to limited availability we do not take Wedding Dance Couples.

Contact Us or click here for more information.


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Best-Ballroom Social Dances are now be held at The Howard School. The school is situated next to our previous venue (Rainham School for Girls). The Howard School is accessed from the same entrance at the end of Derwent Way, Rainham, ME8 0BX. Instead of turning left into Rainham Girls School, turn right through the gates into the Howard School.

As you go through the main gates to the school, turn left and the hall is ahead of you. Follow the signs to the main reception (large sign above the door saying Howard School) and the hall is situated in that building. Plenty of parking is available outside the hall.

Our next dance will be held on
Saturday 31st March. Dancing starts at 8pm - 10:50pm. £5.50pp on the door. BYO Drinks.

Calendar of Events
here Please note there is one slight change to our previously advertised dance dates. The 24th February dance has been moved to the 3rd March due to availability of our new venue.

A typical evening has approximately 25 Sequence Dances. The list of Sequence Dances featured in our Programme is here. Our dances are open to all ages and abilities - everyone is welcome to attend!

Pictures of our first event at The Howard School on 27th January 2018

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Ballroom, Latin and Sequence Practice Nights are held once a month at Detling Village Hall. The Practice Nights are open to anyone to attend. Pre-booking is not required - just turn up on the night.

NEXT PRACTICE: Sunday 15th April 2018

The detailed schedule for the next Practice is published here.

7pm-8pm : Sequence Practice (Robin Swing & Obsession Tango)
8pm-9.30pm Ballroom & Latin Practice

Following the Sequence Class, the practice session will alternate between Ballroom and Latin dances. Approximately 10 minutes is spent on each dance.

All Practice Night dates here.

BYO Refreshments, £5pp, no booking required. Our Practice Nights are open to everyone.
We have been teaching the Argentine Obsession Tango at our first two Practice Nights of 2018. A dance Choreographed by the couple who did the Argentine Stroll. We hope you like it! Link
An outline script for the dance can be found here: Link This script has been created from watching the original video by Ross & Sue who created the Sequence. It's meant to be an aid to learning and is not a full technical description with Argentine Tango terminology. Hopefully you will find it helpful!

For those who missed our Sequence classes on the
Redwood Cha Cha Cha, Wicked Waltz and Tea Dance Tango or if you need to recap the steps - video walkthroughs of the dances can be found on our Facebook page, Youtube and the links on this page (see box below).

A script summary for the
Wicked Waltz is included in our March News Letter.

A script summary of the
Tea Dance Tango is available in our May News Letter.

Details of the 2018 schedule are published
here and in our Latest News Letter.

Further enquiries:
Contact Form

Our American Smooth Sequence Dances

Waterfall Waltz

Fat Cat Foxtrot

Tango Americano

Full scripts available on the above links.

Sequence Dances (Video Links)

The Redwood Cha Cha Cha

The Wicked Waltz

The Tea Dance Tango

Written Script for Argentine Obsession Tango Sequence Suitable music track: Link