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About us

Bay City Ballroom is a dance studio built on a love for dance and a passion for life. We offer the most competitive prices for all levels of interest at any age. Whether you are doing this for yourself, your friend, spouse, or child; ballroom dance no longer has to be a luxury, but a way of life. We offer an array of services that not only teach you to ballroom dance, but have countless health benefits including reducing stress, building self-esteem, improved flexibility, balance, endurance, and weight loss. Ballroom dance lessons also provide an outlet to express yourself and realize your true potential, all while making new friends. Along with all of our in-studio services and events, we enjoy getting involved with various charities, non-profits and corporate groups in the Bay City, Saginaw, Midland area providing lessons that build confidence to lead, with better communication and teamwork, in a fun cutting edge way. Whether it be your wedding dance, a date night, health benefit, a birthday/anniversary gift, or just a fun new experience; Bay City Ballroom can help you do it all with rhythm and grace.
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Daphne McLain

Daphne has studied many forms of dance throughout her life, but found her true calling in ballroom dance at the age of 12 and has pursued it since. She studied at the Ballroom Dance Teachers College in San Francisco CA and has trained with world-renowned coaches. She has competed at all levels in and out of the U.S. as a student and as an instructor. After teaching professionally in the Detroit area, she is excited to share her passion and love for ballroom dance with the people of Bay City, Saginaw, Midland, and all around the Great Lakes Bay Region.
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Michael McLain

Michael was introduced to ballroom in 2011 and not only fell in love with ballroom dance, but also his instructor – now wife – Daphne. He has not only enjoyed dancing at a social level, but also on a competitive level. He has danced in competitions as big as Ohio Star Ball and as small as local charity events. He mostly enjoys dancing with his wife at weddings, local fairs, festivals, company parties, and anywhere that plays good music.
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Soon to Come!

A new Instructor will be joining our dance family soon!

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924 Washington Ave. Bay City, MI 48708