Dance Kepler

fusion * tango * swing * lindy * weddings * private lessons * Partner Dance and PD * F.A.Q.

Who can attend ?
Dance Kepler classes are open to all open-minded adults, regardless of age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity. Singles and couples are welcome.

New here ? Check out one of our Introductory courses. Yes! You can attend, even if you've never danced before.

We've also got:

Advanced courses,

and All-levels including

classes for People over 55 and their friends and partners.

Keep up to date by joining our group Seattle Open Role Dance on Facebook.

Ginger and Sylvia embrace for tango

Introductory Courses

Partner Dance Fusion / Couples Class
with Max Kepler of Seattle Open Role Dance

Have fun learning how to connect with a partner and play with any type of music together. In class we'll be using elements from tango, swing, blues, modern dance, and contact improvisation. Beginners in any or all of these dance forms are welcome. In this series only, students are encouraged to sign up and attend with a partner.*

Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 PM
April 3 - May 29, 2018
Wise Orchid Studio
2002 E Union St, Seattle, WA 98122

* In this class, only, we won't rotate partners. Singles welcome by prior arrangement with the instructor. Dance Kepler classes are always LGBTQQI-friendly.

Nine weeks: $105/person ($210/couple) Early bird by March 1st.
Semi-early bird: $120/person ($240/couple) by March 15th.
Regular bird: $135/person ($270/couple) by April 1st.
Email now to reserve your spot:

Partner Dance for People over 55 (and their friends and partners)
with Max Kepler and Seattle Open Role Dance

Learning and practicing partner dance is a fun, easy, and motivating way to stay fit and active. It can improve balance and mood and is easy to learn in a supportive environment. In these classes, we will use touch, rhythm, and intentional improvisation, to activate our brains and our bodies while forming new social connections.

Open to All
Mondays 7:30-8:30
Ballard Landmark
5433 Leary Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
By donation: $15/class
Landmark residents: $7

For parking and other info email Max at,
or call: 425-522-2481.

Contact Max to learn about volunteer opportunities related to this class.

Advanced Courses

Women's Open Role Tango Group
with Max Kepler and visiting guest instructors

On hiatus until Spring

Learn to move with power, assertiveness, and conviction. Understand tango from a new perspective.

Prior tango experience required. This group will help you improve your confidence by increasing your success in initiating tango movements. In the process of learning to initiate, you will also find that your tango interpreting skills become more refined. If you are a woman or gender non-binary person who enjoys practicing and dancing tango with other women and non-binary folks, this class is for you.

Email Max with questions or to become a member:

Photo courtesy of Rich Hansen

Private Lessons

Individual (or small-group) instruction in partner dance, including basic and advanced partnering skills for dance, tango, swing, lindy, blues fusion, and Wedding Dance Preparation is available.

Private instruction is a great way to accelerate your learning. Direct coaching gives you immediate feedback, and your lessons are tailored specifically to your skills and interests.

Email for rates and availablity, or call 425-522-2481.
Visit Max's dance bio to learn more about Max's teaching style and philosophy.

Photo by Josh Lieberman

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