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Beginner Cajun Classes Starting June 22

Cajun dance is a celebration of friends, family and culture and it’s about having fun.  Learn about the culture while learning the Cajun waltz, two-step, and jitterbug. You're guaranteed to have a good time!

Darwin’s Burgers and Blues
234 Hildebrand Drive in Sandy Springs.
1 block off Roswell Road.

Date and Time:  Three consecutive Thursday nights: June 22, June 29, July 6 - 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Instructors:  Classes will be taught by Robert Kwasha and Lisa Backalenick. Robert and Lisa ran the Atlanta Cajun Dance Association for many years.  They learned to dance in the dance halls of Louisiana and have had a lot of experience teaching Cajun and Zydeco dancing.

Pre-Register: If you are going to attend any of the classes, please let us know by emailing ACZA (address below). That will help us gender-balance the class.

Cost: Only $30 for all 3 classes or $10 per class.
Bring cash or check payable to “ACZA” to the class.

Bonus: You will receive a discount to the next ACZA dance:
Roux du Bayou Cajun Band on Saturday, July 8 at the Dorothy Benson Center.  

Food and drink will be available for purchase at Darwin’s.
You may want to arrive early or stay after the class. Darwin's has live music from 8:30 p.m. every night!

Bring your friends or make new friends in this informal class.
No dance experience or partner necessary!
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

To pre-register or for more information,
contact ACZA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Zydeco Class Schedule

Zydeco dance lessons will be scheduled soon.  Check back often for the next scheduled classes.



The Fine Print

ACZA, Inc is a volunteer-run 501(c)3 tax-exempt non-profit corporation in Georgia.

We are dedicated to promoting and educating the public about the dance, music, and culture of the Cajun and Creole people of Louisiana.

For more information, please e-mail us at info@aczadance.org.

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Bring your party to our party!

Group Discounts available for ACZA dances.

Bring your friends and family to join in the fun. For information on our Group Discounts and/or

to reserve a table for your group or party, contact us at: info@aczadance.org or call 877-338-2420.

Where We Dance!

Dorothy Benson Center
6500 Vernon Woods Dr
Sandy Springs GA 30328

Click here for map and directions