Dance Quarter was founded by 3-time World Swing Dance Champion, Nathalie Gomes. The multi-use space, which is also available for events, is nestled within a historic firehouse located just off Louisiana Avenue. Their mission is to provide recreational dance opportunities for everyone, regardless of age, size, or experience. They offer classes from Swing & Lindy Hop to Argentine Tango & Hip-Hop.
What are your customers?
All different kinds of people come to Dance Quarter! People come to dance with all kinds of intentions. Some people come because they are getting married soon and want to have a few moves for their special dance. Others say, “I am so socially awkward and I just need to open up.”
What advice would you give a new business owner?
Katarina: My best is advice is to be fair and nice. There is no point not to. For every situation that has come up at Dance Quarter, I aim to be fair and nice.