Lone Star Ballroom now open in McKinney

A new ballroom dance studio is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Lone Star Ballroom)
A new ballroom dance studio is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Lone Star Ballroom)

A new ballroom dance studio is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Lone Star Ballroom)

Lone Star Ballroom opened Feb. 25 at 4150 Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 400, McKinney. The studio specializes in ballroom, Latin and country western partner dancing and offers private lessons, group classes, workshops and social events for all ages and occasions. The ballroom will be hosting a full day of free classes during an open house and grand opening celebration, which will start at 10 a.m. on March 28. Attendees can sample group classes and meet the dance instructors. This is the studio’s second location, with its existing studio located in Dallas. 469-907-1003. www.lonestarballroom.com
By Emily Davis
Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August 2018.


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