About Us

Cornell DanceSport is a competitive Ballroom and Latin dance team. The team represents Cornell University at a number of events in both the collegiate and amateur divisions. The team also regularly hosts professional coaching weekends and weekly lessons.

The DanceSport team focuses on the following styles and their dances:

  • International Standard: Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, and Quickstep.
  • International Latin: Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, and Jive.
  • American Smooth: Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, and Viennese Waltz.
  • American Rhythm: Cha Cha, Rumba, Mambo, Bolero, and Swing.

Beyond the dancing, our team is a family. Teammates regularly attend social outings and community service events together. Some have even found housemates through the team! Inside and outside of the dance studio, the team fosters a culture of inclusivity, respect, and fun!