Adult programs

Welcome to NIKA Ballroom and Latin Dance Academy (part of The Ballroom, LLC). We are thrilled to have you as a member of our elite studio.  No matter what your dance goal is, our coaches will help you reach , by creating a special program exclusively for you!

All our social programs are individual and are based on a private instruction. You can learn dances of both International and American Styles as well as Nightclub: Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Cha cha cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Mambo, Meringue, Salsa, Nightclub 2 Step, Hustle etc. to perform at our showcases or parties. If you have a wedding or any special event coming up, our choreographers can create a dance for you and your special one. You can order a special private instruction or an advice from our celebrity  coach Ekaterina Zakharoff, who choreographed performances appeared on TV shows America's Got Talent and Dancing With The Stars. Our dancers can be hired to perform at your event. Ballroom dance lessons can also be a great gift for your friends and relatives. Gift certificates for any amount can be obtained via email


For weddings and other special occasions' choreographies we offer special packages:

5 lesson special choreography  session with music adjustment (song of your choice) - $450 Choreography advice from celebrity coach Ekaterina Zakharoff* (30 min during your first lesson) - $100 Special one-on-one lesson with Ekaterina Zakharoff - $150 5 lessons special choreography session with music adjustment with Ekaterina Zakharoff - $750                       Extra lessons can be obtained at the coach's regular price ($80-90), not including sessions with Ekaterina Zakharoff.

*Ekaterina Zakharoff choreographed dances appeared on Dancing With The Stars and America's Got Talent TV Shows.


If you organize a party for your friends, family or colleagues, our dancers can be hired to perform dances of their repertoire and/or to teach a special lesson for you and your guests. Service contract is required for this type of services. Contact us today!!


If you are looking for a place to start your dance journey, NIKA offers social classes to introduce students ages Young Adults through Seniors to the Ballroom Dance. You will learn basics of the most popular dances: Salsa, Waltz, Tango, Swing etc. Please refer to our schedule for more info or contact us directly.

Social private lessons can be bought separately.

The price per lesson is $80-120 depending on a coach.

Ballroom dance (DanceSport) lessons are a great gift to your friends and loved ones. Gift certificates for any amount can be purchased. Contact us today!!


Pre-payment and 24-HOUR CANCELLATION are required! No exceptions! 

Please keep in mind that if you are late for you lesson, the coach will still have to finish on time in order to start on time with the next student.

Please come 5-10 minutes before your scheduled tome to have enough time yo warm-up and repeat your subjects.

Please NO VIDEO RECORDING OR PHOTOGRAPHY unless specified by your coach. But bring your device, we will definitely record your routine for you to practice!!

We recommend to bring a notebook or any devise to make written notices during the lesson.

Most importantly -  HAVE FUN!!

General liability and release form has to be signed for each participant before the first class or lesson.

Dress code


  • Ballroom: dress or long skirt or pants, and leotard or blouse, ballroom or practice shoes.
  • Latin: dress or  leggings and or skirt and leotard or blouse, latin or practice shoes.


  • Ballroom: dress pants and dress shirt, ballroom shoes
  • Latin: dance pants, tight or lose shirt, latin shoes

Where to purchase dance shoes

We require all dancers to have dance shoes that provide enough support for their feet. We can recommend companies like Capezio, International, Supadance, Paoul, Dance Naturals, Freed, Aida, Ray Rose. Please consult with your coach before buying your shoes.  Dancers will not be allowed on the floor without appropriate pair of shoes. Dance shoes cannot be worn outside of the dance studio.

Find Us

NIKA Ballroom: 13635 NE 8th St, Bellevue WA

Lynnwood branch: 15320 35th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA

Telephone: (425) 319-0798



Opening Hours

Private instruction: By appointment.

For group classes please refer to our schedule.

NIKA International Academy Fees

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