Welcome to Baton Rouge Ballroom, where the art of movement meets style and creativity. With over 30 years of experience, we will share our passion of dance in every individual lesson and every group class. With a wealth of knowledge and an infectious enthusiasm, you will see why Baton Rouge Ballroom has become a beacon of inspiration in the dance community.

James Heath is a highly trained certified dance instructor with a distinguished background in dance. He has dedicated his life to mastering various dance styles and nurturing the talents of aspiring dancers. Trained in the International styles of Ballroom and Latin, American style Smooth and Rhythm, Country and Swing, James continues to coach, judge and perform at the highest level.

His experience in diverse dance forms has enriched his teaching style, allowing him to create a dynamic and inclusive environment for teaching students of all ages and skill levels. With a compassionate and nurturing approach, he inspires his students to explore their potential, build self-confidence and foster a lifelong love for dance.

Under his guidance, James will share his knowledge and commitment to each and every session. No matter if you are a beginner taking your first steps or an experienced dancer looking to refine your skills, Baton Rouge Ballroom has something for everyone!

⚜ Providing private dance lessons for your special day. Packages starting at $400.

⚜ All couples getting married at Lake House get a complimentary dance lesson.


Say Goodbye to those two left feet! With 30 years of experience, your instructor will guide you and help you with any questions you may have about your first dance together. Attention will be spent on learning to move as one. Sway back and forth together, as you make a memory to look back upon with fondness.


Feeling nervous about your first dance together? Need more confidence? Our Gold Package will address the fundamentals of dancing as a couple. These include, how to lead or follow. (Frame, Posture, Poise) Understanding rhythm and timing (dance with the music), Softening the movement together. (Footwork), All to help you feel more at ease on your special day. You'll move with grace as you experience and grace!

Do you have a vision of what your wedding dance should look like? Our Platinum package will help you achieve your dream. We will assist and advise you in selecting the right song. Within the time allocated, we will choreography a routine suited to your needs as we lead up to your special day. Our instructor will give you the confidence, class and charm to melt the hearts of all in attendance. Your guests will be elated as we present you as the new married couple!