Stanford Ballroom
Dance team

"Dance is the hidden language of the soul."

The Stanford Ballroom Dance Team is a group of Stanford students and affiliates who are passionate about competitive ballroom dancing (dancesport). We are committed to helping our members improve their dancing technique We offer regular group lessons with professional coaches, office hours with senior dancers, and personal coaching. We compete regularly in collegiate, local, and national dancesport competitions. If you have even the slightest interest in dance, we highly encourage you to drop by and check us out!

  • We are very welcoming of new members, whether or not you have previous dance experience. In fact, many of our members joined without previous dance experience!

  • Drop by our regularly scheduled practices on Saturdays, or check out our latest events!


The 2016-2017 Stanford Ballroom Dance Team board is working hard to bring you lots of fun, laughter, and dancing!

Tsotso Ablorh

Tsotso is a researcher in the social psychology department. She has enjoyed doing many styles of dance, including salsa, aerial dance, and modern, but ballroom dancing has been her favorite!

Myriam Yao

Financial Officer
Myriam is a freshman currently from Portland, Oregon; however, she has also lived in Grenoble, France; Oudenaarde, Belgium; and Boston, Massachusetts. She enjoys tutoring, writing, and dancing.

Ruru Hoong

Ruru Hoong is a sophomore from Singapore. In her free time, she enjoys blogging, learning new languages, travelling, teaching, and of course, dancing.

Benjamin Plaut

Social Coordinator
Ben is a first year CS grad student. Enjoys talking about algorithms and salt. Huge fan of West Coast Swing and general absurdity.

Elliot Rosen

Social Coordinator
Elliot doesn’t even go here. He just has a lot of feelings.

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