Pacific Ballroom Dance builds character in youth by providing a
positive ballroom dance experience.
To provide youth with a positive artistic, social, and athletic
experience designed to help them become productive community
Fitness, Leadership, Inclusiveness, Respect, Teamwork,
The Pacific Ballroom Dance Performing Company now includes more
than 150 dancers on 9 teams of various ages and skill levels.
Dancers learn choreographed “formation” dances involving many
couples. As the largest ballroom dance organization in the
Pacific Northwest, these young people serve as ambassadors and
positive role models for youth today.
In the PBD Academy, students of all ages (3 to 103!) and skill
levels receive weekly professionally-guided ballroom dance
instruction. Working with partners, students develop
interpersonal skills, confidence, and self-discipline in an
environment of mutual respect and fun.
Dancing Classrooms is a 10-week, 20-session social development
program for 5th grade children that utilizes ballroom dance as a
vehicle to change the lives of children based on a holistic
approach to build confidence and teamwork, stretch creative skills,
and support academic excellence.