Back 2 Basics Dance Company is a Non-Profit Company that strives to provide education in partnered social dances through mini lectures in history to practical instruction in partnered dance. We teach privately as well as in group lessons and organize and host annual workshops with professional guest instructors that teach worldwide. We strive to improve our community through dance by providing a healthy environment to learn manners and respect for individuals through dance.
As a leading provider of social dance instruction, we take pride in offering the best in dance. We are dedicated to serving the needs of our customers and our community each and every day.
At Back 2 Basics Dance Company we know your free time and leisure activities are important. We offer a diverse range of dance styles to meet the cultural, entertainment and recreational interests of our customers in the Anchorage, AK area. Whether you are looking to meet new friends or enhance on your existing dance moves, Back 2 Basics Dance Company can help.
Shed the stress and worry of everyday life and enjoy a fantastic time. Contact Back 2 Basics Dance Company today.
- Dance 2 live!
Here's what some of our students are saying about us....
"Back 2 Basics is a very unique team here in the Anchorage area. I make my whole hearted recommendation for Roxanne and her husband and my perspective on dance instruction is very unique. I come from a very well known family that ran various dance studios in the Hollywood area. I never learned a single step because the family business was "hokey". In light of that I sincerely love Back 2 Basics approach in so many ways. They are confident in many forms of dance, but I came to them to learn the tango. What was so unique about their methodology was that at the core of it they wanted to know why I wanted to learn this dance. A lot of dance instructors will ask that question, but they will not really mean it and will not listen to your answer. Roxanne, however, really focused on this aspect, thus their instruction was well thought out, well organized, presented well, clear, and most importantly for learning the tango, they did not assume that I came to class socially prepared to learn this dance. That put them head and shoulders ahead of the pack. They are outstanding at what they do, outstanding. There are lots of folks who will tell you how long they have been doing it. So what. It isn't how long you do it; it is how well you do it. I was a complete beginner and you will not find better team for that anywhere."---TFA (Anchorage, AK)
"Thank you for your enthusiasm and respectful feedback."-----Susan D. (Anchorage, AK)
"No where else in this city can you find instructors that actually teach you partnership in social dancing. Patrick and Roxanne actually teach dancers how to lead and follow so it makes sense." -----Lisa M. (Anchorage, AK)
"Fun and layed back teaching style, good music, and knowledgeable teachers."-----Sy C. (Anchorage, AK)
"Wonder why those fancy moves you've learned aren't working, go see Patrick and Roxanne, they'll fix them." -----Lisa M. (Anchorage, AK)
"Instructors are very friendly."-----Deborah C. (Anchorage, AK)
"This was a great class (Beginning Argentine Tango). I would recommend it to my friends of all ages. One thing in particular that I enjoyed was the small classroom environment that offerred one on one training which helped me and my wife fine tune our skills. Thank you."-----Charles S. (Anchorage, AK)
"You won't regret trying this class out (Beginning Argentine Tango)! It's a blast! I learned so much and gained so much confidence in my dance ability."-----Daniel H. (Anchorage, AK)
"I thoroughly enjoyed this course (Beginning Ballroom Waltz) and would be happy to have them teach me other dances. They helped break things down to a very comfortable level and helped me when I didn't think I could dance at all."-----Jared J. (Anchorage, AK)
"Wonderful instructors who care about the end results of the lesson and can explain things in different ways to help everyone understand. Very willing to help and be flexible with different levels of learning."-----Emily T. (Anchorage, AK)
What did you like best about the 8 Week Beginning Argentine Tango Course through UAA Continuting Education?
"Good grounding in basics. Clear instruction."-----Alex B.
"Personal attention and instruction."-----Irene B.
"Logical and sequential."-----Michal F.
"Fun, engaged instructors."-----Patricia O.
"Knowledgeable, cheerful instructors."-----Nancy J.
What did you like best about the 8 Week East Coast Swing Course through UAA Continuting Education?
"Individual instruction."-----Patricia O.
What did you like best about the 8 Week Rumba Course through UAA Continuting Education?
"Thorough and patient instruction-ability to pinpoint and break down problem areas and explain in ways so students can understand."-----Kira E.
What did you like best about the 6 Week West Coast Swing Course through UAA Continuting Education?
"Small group."-----Leslie B.
"1:1 instruction."-----Brian B.
What did you like best about the 6 Week Bachata Course through UAA Continuting Education?
"Small group. Almost 1 on 1 attention."-----Candy P.
What did you like best about the Cha Cha Bootcamp?
"Relaxed environment."-----Charity C.
"Clear instruction, nice people."-----Becky C.
"It was fun and easy with lots of personal attention. I really appreciated the one-on-one time."-----Lewellyn I.
"Lighthearted instructors. It was a fun experience."-----Janice R
What did you like best about the Night Club 2 Step Bootcamp?
"How quickly we could learn the basics."----Ben O. (Eagle River, AK)
"The time alloted for practicing, small class and the practice with the instructor was helpful."---Pat O. (Eagle River, AK)