to Folk, Social and Traditional
Dancing in and around Philadelphia
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Sunday weekly. Ballroom, Latin and Swing dancing, plus lesson and refreshments. $12 ($10 USADance Members) Lesson 7-8 Beginners Dancing to 10:30PM at Grace Church, 19 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ Now offering 2 -7 week Intermediate Dance Lessons from 6-7PM - additional charge. For the entire night $17 ($15 for USA Dance Members) 856-429-9154 or website. (Updated 9/1/11)
Sunday, weekly. Over 55 Social Ballroom Dance, Stardust Ballroom 363 West Browning Rd., Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Live band, pastries, and SPS social club $9, stardustbellmawr.com or 856-931-4000 (Updated 2/3/10)
Sunday, weekly. Contact Improvisation. Drop-in Class. Studio 34, 4522 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia. 1-3 PM. contactimprovphilly.com (updated 2/4/15)
Swing Dance, Reading
Area Swing Dance at Blind Hartman's Tavern, 2910 Pricetown Rd (Rt
12) Temple, Pa, 6:30pm Basic Swing Lesson with Dancin' Dave &
Eileen Ewing. 6-10pm Open Dancing with DJ's Eileen & Allen.
$5 cover ($10 with band, most first Sundays of each month). More
intermediate moves will be taught on a one-to-one basis, anything
from Lindy Charleston, Swing outs, basic 6ct moves to Aerials. The
music is mainly swing, but we'll throw in some variety of styles.
All Ages welcome. Come hungry, the food there is great! email
or see Facebook
group (updated 12/29/15)
1st, 3rd &
5th Sundays. Argentine Tango.
125 E Swedesford Rd, Wayne, Pennsylvania (at Gateway Shopping Center)
4 to 8PM. Newcomers lesson in the first hour. Light snacks and beverages
provided. Free parking in large lot at the front door. No partner
e-mail, or 267 536
9623 (Updated 10/20/11)
1st Sunday. Group Motion on the Main Line. Contempradance Center 396 W. Lancaster Ave. (Route30) Strafford, Pa. 19087. 2 miles west of Blue Route (between Wayne and Devon) 7pm-9pm Admission $20.00 (First-timers only $15.00) A celebration of self expression, through improvisational dance/movement, live world music and the creative spirit. Guided by Laura Bertin 610 640 4666 or email. (Updated 1/15/07)
1st Sunday, Sept-June.
Irish Set Dance Xavier Hall, 201
Broadway, Westville, NJ. 1:30pm to 5:30pm. Live music varies monthly.
$15 pp. Coffee, tea and ice water are provided. BYOB or snacks.
We do encourage people to bring scone, sweets, etc. Sponsored by
2nd Sundays. Argentine Tango Milonga. A transporting experience of tango music and dance.Introductory lesson for absolute beginners, 3:30-4pm. Milonga Arrabal (tango dance party), 4-8pm. At Main Line Ballroom, 49 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, PA 19003. Guest DJs play tango favorites by classic and modern orchestras, and evocative cortinas on a timely theme. Complimentary light refreshments, and a featured food or drink. Hosted by Pierre Baston, Tango South & North, email@example.com, 267.320.5210, tangosouthandnorth.com. Dance tango in the warm (and cool) spirit of Milonga Arrabal. $15. (Added 3/14/16)
2nd Sunday (Oct - May) Barn Dance. with Germantown Country Dancers, Summit Church, Greene and Westview Streets, Phila. Pa 19119. 2:00-3:30 p.m. Kids, teens, and adults all dance together to live music. Everyone welcome, no experience necessary. Potluck snack after the dancing. 267-331-5889, 267-240-5227, firstname.lastname@example.org, or website. (updated 9/18/14) .
2nd Sunday Tango & Milonga Atrium Studio, 4721 North Crescent Blvd (Rte 130), Pennsauken, NJ. Dance from 10:30a.m. - 3:00 p.m.. 856-661-9166. http://www.atriumdance.com. (Updated 3/9/06).
3rd Sunday - Milonga en Casa Pot Luck Dinner and Tango Dancing at Buttonwood Ballroom, 1315 Buttonwood St, Philadelphia, 7:30 pm - midnight, $10. Kelly Ray and Lesley Mitchell provide soft drinks and snacks. 215-574-9555, website, or email (Updated 8/09/04)
4th or 5th Sunday, check locations & dates. Mostly Waltz with live music, Usually at Congregation Beth-El Ner Tamid, Felinton Hall, 715 Paxon Hollow Road, Broomall, PA, 19008. Sunday afternoon of mostly waltzes and other couple dances. (polka, swing, tango, schottische, one step, zwiefachers, etc.) Pre-dance instruction both at basic & intermediate levels 2:30 - 3:30, dancing 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. Admission $12, fresh fruit served at the break. Sponsored by The Waltz Project. 215-643-4397, web site. Check website for class schedule. (Updated 1/11/15)
Twice Monthly, call for dates South Jersey Ballroom Dance Club has dances with lessons. In the summer, dances are twice monthly on Saturdays. Dances are held at Christ Church Parish Hall, 157 Shore Road, Somers Point, NJ. For dates and info call George at 609-889-0681, or Email (Added 3/30/04)
Occasional Sunday Afternoons Family Dance Princeton Country Dancers. Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ behind former Princeton Borough Hall and police station. 908-359-4837, 609-844-0459 or consult web site. (Info updated 1/15/16)
Occasional Sundays Hustle Bootcamp and Salsa Class with Joey Commentucci at Bucks County Dance Center, 2292 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 1:00 - 4:00 Hustle Bootcamp 4:00 - 5:00 Salsa Class. 215-317-7675 (Added 3/17/10)
weekly. Argentine Tango Technique
& Intermediate Class followed by Palermo Fishtown Practica, Philadelphia
Argentine Tango School, 2030 Frankford Ave, 19125. Technique Class 7:00-8pm
($10), Intermediate Class 8-9:30pm, ($25 or use your class card). Followed
by a Practica from 9pm-midnight, ($5) - or free with either of the two
previous classes. 617-291-3798, website,
email (Updated 4/5/15)
Monday weekly, Country Line Dance Lessons and Open dance. Gia's 36 Mulford Dr. Bridgeton, N.J. 7-10pm. Beginners early and Intermediate later. Taking requests all night. Line and couples dancing. $5.00. Drink specials. $8 buffet.email: email@example.com (Added 5/25/16)
Monday weekly, International Folk Dancing Ongoing, with some exceptions. October through April: Susquehanna Dance Center, 120 College Avenue, Mountville, PA 17554. May through September: Williamson Pavilion #11, 733 Williamson Road, Lancaster County Central Park, Lancaster, PA 17602. 8:00 - 9:30 pm, all instruction, step by step. Ages 10+ are welcome. $10 Adults, $7 Students. Call or Text to register 717-951-5152, or email (Updated 10/6/16)
Monday weekly, Israeli Dancing at Beth Sholom Congregation, 8231 Old York Rd., Elkins Park, PA 19027. 7:30-10:30pm, dances for beginners until 8:15, then followed by intermediate to advanced & requests.FREE admission. (added 6/14/13)
Monday, weekly - Israeli Dancing. Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill, NJ (corner of Kresson & Cropwell) . Beginners welcome. 7-10pm, email. (Updated 10/5/14)
Monday weekly, Line Dancing: Philly Style, Upper Chichester Community Center - I-95 and 452 in Upper Chichester, Pa. 7:00 pm. $5 per person, 302-545-9424 or email (updated 1/4/12)
Monday, weekly. Powerhouse Blues at the Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom St, Philadelphia. 8.30pm to 9.30pm lesson, 9:30 pm to midnight social dance. $5 per person. All year, occasionally different venue. Check the website! www.lindyandblues.com (added 5/9/13)
Scottish Country Dancing. (September - May). Stage One
at the Summit School, 101 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA 19086. 7:30-9:30
PM. Geared for dancers with some knowledge of steps and figures for
Scottish country dance. 215-248-5998 or delvalscottishdance.org
Monday, weekly. Scottish Country Dancing. St. Thomas' Church on the corner of S. College Ave and W. Park Pl, Newark DE. Class starts at 7:30 PM 302-452-1290 or check our delvalscottishdance.org (updated 8/30/11)
Monday, weekly. Soul Line Dancing, Darby Recreation Center, 1020 Ridge Avenue, Darby, PA 19023.7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.$4.00. 267.250.9820 or e-mail (updated 1/5/12)
Tuesday, weekly. Ballroom sponsored by the Single Parents Society, Marple Presbyterian Church, 105 N. Sproul Road, Broomall, PA 19008. Dancing to live band plus DJ'd line dances. The Delaware County Single Parents Society welcomes all single, divorced, widowed, separated and married folks over 50. 7:30pm - 10:30pm. $10 - members; $12 - non-members (membership - $25/year), includes light refreshments. 610-348-5863 or 610-356-8765. (Added 4/15/13)
Tuesday weekly. Ceili Dance Lessons for Adults with Tom and Barbara Ireland aka Ireland Dancers. Fox Chase Rec Center, 7901 Ridgeway St, Phila, PA 19111. 7:45 pm to 9:30 pm. $5. Facebook page: Fox Chase Ireland Dancers. 215-945-8163. (03/23/14)
Tuesday, weekly. Country Line & Partner Dancing, at Rutledge Borough Hall, 212 Unity Terrace, Rutledge, Pa. 19070. 7:00p - 10:30p Country line & couples dancing w/instructions. $8.00/person 610-583-3549, email (updated 6/2/14)
Tuesday weekly, Country Line Dance Lessons and Open Dance Hideaway Bar, 2619 Ebright Rd. Wilmington Delaware. NO COVER 7-10pm. Beginners early, Intermediate later. Some couples dancing also. Requests all night. Food and drink available at the bar. email: firstname.lastname@example.org (added 5/25/16)
Tuesday weekly - Country Western Line & Couple Dance Fraternal Order of Eagles, 920 Trenton Rd., Fairless Hills, Pa. lesson at 7:30 p.m. followed by open dancing till 10:30 p.m. $7.00 per person, snacks provided, for more information contact Country Music Fever at 215-547-3229 or e-mail (Updated 7/3/06)
Tuesday, weekly. Check Dates, especially during the summer Mostly English Country Dance. Friends Meeting House, Friends Avenue at Lake Street, Haddonfield, NJ. 8:00-10:00 pm 856-429-9186 or email. Experience not necessary; all dances taught and prompted, as needed. Children, 10yrs + who want to dance, accompanied by an adult, are welcome. Free parking adjacent to Meeting House." (Updated 1/3/12)
Tuesday, weekly. International Folk Dancing (check website for dates & locations) Princeton Folk Dance Group, Princeton, NJ. 7 - 9pm dancing. (609) 921-9340 or website (Updated 10/27/16)
Tuesday, weekly, International Folk Dancing,, Lloyd Hall gym, One Boathouse Row (Kelly Drive), Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA. Rubber soled shoes needed to protect the gym's great dance floor. $5 donation, 8 pm to 9:50 pm (teaching until 8:30, followed by a mix of dances for all levels). Sponsored by the Folk Dance Council of the Delaware Valley. Contact Steve Clarke, 610-359-0926 email@example.com, website. (updated 10/27/16)
Tuesday, weekly (this event is held during the summer, see listing above for indoor dancing), International
Folk Dancing weather permitting, Philadelphia Art Museum, terrace at the top of the "Rocky" steps, Philadelphia. (Updated 10/27/16)
Tuesday, weekly (Sept - May - check first). Scottish and English country dancing with the Swarthmore College Folk Dance Club, Upper Tarble, Swarthmore, PA, 7 - 9:00 pm; website (Updated 9/15/16)
Tuesday, weekly. Scottish country dancing (September through May) St. Martin-in-the-Fields, St. Martin’s Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19118. Led by Steven Rusche & Justin Giacoletti, the class runs from 7:30-9:00, so grab your soft-soled shoes and join us. The first class of each 8-week session will be FREE, so come to the Parish Hall to learn how to do this fun dance delvalscottishdance.org or email (Updated 9/17/16)
Wednesday, weekly. Appalachian Clogging, Allens Lane Art Center, Allens Lane & McCallum Street. Call for times. 215-643-4397 or www.fiddlekicks.com, (updated 1/15/16)
Argentine Tango Palermo
Fishtown Practica, Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, 2030 Frankford
Ave, 19125. 7:30 -
9pm, $25 or use your class card. Followed by a Practica from 9pm - midnight.
The practica is free for those who take the class, $10 for others. 617-291-3798,
email. (Updated 4/5/15)
Wednesdays, weekly. Argentine Tango Practica The Empire Ballroom located on the 2nd floor of the Antonio Salemme Foundation, 542 W. Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18101. 7pm-10pm. Sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Tango Society tango amid the statues and paintings of a pleasant art gallery 610-433-4150, website or email (added 10/1/11)
Wednesdays, weekly. Ballroom/Latin Dance Mix 101 South Main Street, North Wales , PA 19454. 8pm to 11 pm, Light Refreshment, Parking in the rear. $10, Lady special $8, Couples $15. Nice dance floor, Beautiful disco lights, Good music, Shelbytran@yahoo.com, website (610) 844-6543. (Added 7/13/15)
Wednesdays, weekly. Ballroom/Latin - check dates Beth El-Ner Tamid, 715 Paxon Hollow Rd, Broomall, PA 19008, 7:30 lesson, 8:30 - 11:00 open dancing, $8. 610-352-1996, www.DancersUnlimited-MM.com Come join us for an evening of ballroom and Latin dancing in Broomall, PA. Get together with your dance friends and enjoy our spacious ballroom and Mike's new upbeat ballroom/Latin tunes. This venue offers something for everyone. If you are single, come meet fellow singles and mingle. No partner is necessary. There are many unattached dancers. Couples are also welcome. Our dancers include individuals at all levels from beginner through very experienced. Whether you have never danced before or have many years of dance experience, everyone is welcome. (Updated 1/15/13)
Wednesdays, weekly. Ballroom & Latin Dance Mix Grand Opening Special !!!!! Ballroom and Latin Dance Mix. 101 South Main Street . North Wales , PA 19454 . Dance start : 8pm to 11 pm . Free Light Refeshment, parking lot. Admission $10 . Lady special $8 . Couples $15 . This is a great place to dance . Nice dance floor ! Beautiful disco light ! Good music ! Excellent sound, Shelbytran@yahoo.com or (610) 844-6543. (Added 6/28/15)
Wednesday weekly. Ballroom, Latin, and More. Ladies Night dance/fitness class. $10, no registration required 6:30-7:30. University City Arts League, 4226 Spruce St, Philadelphia. 215-382-7811. http://www.ucartsleague.org/classes/sessions/FL201.shtml (Updated 5/24/13)
Bop, Chicago Stepn, Detroit Ballroom,
Cha-Cha, Salsa, Strand, Teach theman & Treasures
present Treasures Banquet Hall, 5549 Germantown Ave, Phila., 19144,
(Park in Lot across the street & behind the club) Free Dance Lessons,
$5 Donation 7 to 8 pm; $8.00 dancing 8 - 12. 267-241-5695 or 267-240-5354
Wednesday - Country Western Line & Couple Dance Fallsington American Legion, 300 Yardley Ave., Fallsington, Pa. lesson at 7:30 p.m. followed by open dancing till 10:30 p.m. $7.00 per person, snacks provided, 215-547-3229 or e-mail (Added 11/6/01)
Wednesday weekly, Country Line Dance Lessons and Open Dance Centerton Country Club 1022 Almond Rd. Centerton N.J. 7-10pm. Beginners early, Intermediate later. Largest dance floor around. Line dancing in the middle, couples on the outside. $5 cover with door prizes. Requests all night. Food and drink available at the bar. email: firstname.lastname@example.org(Added 5/25/16)
Wednesday weekly. Country Line and Couples Dancing at The Club at Prospectors, Route 38 and Ark Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ. 7pm-1am, 856-235-1121 http://www.prospectorsrestaurant.com, All night dancing (7pm-1am) 3 lessons included (first lesson at 7:45pm) with $6 admission/cover.(Added 11/24/05)
Wednesday weekly. Country Night at Primetime Beef & Ale, 1139 Easton Road, Roslyn, PA 19001, 7 PM - 11PM with DJ Dean from Kountry Dancing, 215-885-0400, Kountrydancing.com. Great food, drink, karaoke and even some dancing & beginner lessons. (Added 2/2/16)
Wednesday weekly. Dancing Freedom 5 Element Conscious Dance Wave, and community harvest circle. 7:15-9:15pm at the Maas Building (Fishtown), $15. No experience Necessary. www.leeannmallorie.com/dancing-freedom or 415-342-6003 (Added 6/12/14)
Wednesday, weekly. English Country Dancing. Germantown Country Dancers. Merion Friends Meeting, 615 Montgomery Ave, Merion Station, PA. 7:30 instruction, 8:00-10:15 dancing. 215-643-4397, 610-688-5284 or consult web site. (Updated 6/2/14)
Wednesday, weekly. Hustle, Swing and Latin Dancing. Michael's Cafe, 3640 Street Road in Bensalem, Pa. 8:30PM - 12:45AM. no cover, free parking, complimentary hustle dance lesson at 8:30PM. 215-633-7171 (Added 2/7/10)
Wednesday, weekly. International Folk Dancing (check dates in August) Beaver Folk Dancing at Or Hadash, 190 Camp Hill Road, Ft. Washington, PA. 8:00 7:30 - 9:30 dancing. 610-688-3284 or web site. (Updated 6/15/16)
Wednesday, weekly except during the summer. International Folk Dancing. Arden Gild Hall, 2126 The Highway, Arden, DE. 7:30-9:30. instruction and dancing.. 302-478-7257 or 610-277-0844 or web site. There is the Israeli dance on 2nd & 4th Wednesdays. (Updated 1/14/17)
Wednesday, weekly October-July. Irish Set Dance Class KOC Hall, Palymra, NJ from 7.15pm to 9.15pm. Teaching by Eileen McCullough. $5 per person. Eileen McCullough: 856.983.7464, email (3/29/08).
Wednesday, weekly. Latin night with dance lesson, Brasil's Restaurant Home Page, 112 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Lessons at 9:00 PM, dancing at 10:00 $5, 215-413-1700 (Added 10/13/03)
Wednesday, weekly. Latin night, MainLine at Mixx Restaurant, 789 E. Lancaster Ave. Villanova, PA 19085, 7pm – 11pm, 8pm-9pm -FREE DANCE LESSON. $10 Cover, $5 If you come with a friend! Music by DJ SAZAM FREE Parking! Drinks and Food Specials! 610-642-2525, dancesportpa.com or email (Added 11/12/10)
Wednesday, weekly. Line Dancing with lessons. Fairmount Athletic Club, 499 S. Henderson Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406. 7:00PM email@example.com. We feature 2 lessons. Non-Alcoholic Beverages Available. Smoke-Free Facility. Large Shock-Mounted Dance Floor. Plenty of Free On-Site Parking. $10 Admission (Added 1/24/10)
Night Oldies, Bop, Cha Cha, Strand, line & free style, 3439 N. 17th
Street - Philadelphia, Pa 19140, $5 admission - 7p.m. - 11p.m. - B.Y.O.B./
B.Y.O.F.. Air Conditioning & Off street parking, website
or 267-597-1030 (Updated 1/18/12)
Wednesday, weekly. West Coast Swing. Chicago Restaurant & Nightlife, 1179 Airport Road Allentown, PA 18109, 7-8:30 Lesson, 8-12 Dancing. . No Cover! West Coast Swing Lehigh Valley PA. For details, find us on Facebook or MEETUP or email. (Updated 7/3/15).
Westie Wednesday with Rob &
Sheila at the Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 Crescent Blvd (rte #130), Pennsauken,
NJ, 08110. 7:00pm - beg WCS lesson, 8:00pm - int/adv WCS lesson, 9:00-11:30pm
social dancing. Cost $10 per lesson, $7 for the dance portion. Free
Parking, Free admission to the dance if you take either paid lesson
609-519-07693 (Added 1/14/10)
Argentine Tango Clinic & Practica, Sangha Space,
116 W Baltimore Ave, 2nd Fl, Media, PA 19063.
Thursdays weekly. Argentine Tango, Practica Zero Hour, 1624 South Street, Phila. 19146, 10pm-12:30am, hosted by Damian Lobato and Sarah Chung. Preceded by advanced class at 8:30pm. sarahchungtango.com (Updated 1/11/15)
Thursdays weekly. Argentine Tango. Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St., Princeton, NJ. 8 PM - Midnight. Intermediate lesson in the first hour. Light food and beverages provided. Free parking in large lot at the front door. No partner required. http://vivatango.org. (Updated 5/2/13).
Thursday, weekly. Ballroom
dancing at the Peppermint Dance Club. Church on the Mall
Plymouth Meeting Mall, Plymouth Meeting, PA7:15 Beginners Lessons 8:30
Intermediate Lessons 9-10:45 Dance Party. website
or 610-825-3388 (Updated 10/15/08)
Thursday, weekly. Open Ballroom & Latin Dancing Class. No partner or experience necessary. 45 minute group lesson followed by a 45 minute practice session. Fairmount Athletic Club, 499 S. Henderson Rd. King of Prussia, PA 19406. 7:00 – 8:30pm. 610-733-4635, www.InvitationDance.com or email $12/person $20/couple. Visit website to register online. (added 12/7/09)
Thursday,weekly. Contact Improvisation jam. 1720 Mt. Vernon Street (near the Spring Garden Septa Stop), Philadelphia. 7-10 PM. http://contactimprovphilly.com (added 01/05/12)
Thursday, weekly. Mt. Airy Contra Dance. Commodore Barry Club (the Irish Center), 6815 Emlen Street, Phila.7:30 instr., 8:00-11:00 dancing.web site. (Updated 9/16/16)
Thursday, weekly. Country Line & Partner Dancing, St. Michael's Mutual Club, 406 Memorial Dr., Gibbstown, N.J. 08027. 7:30p - 10:30p. Country Line & Partner Dancing w/instruction. $8.00/person 610-583-3549, email, (added 6/2/2014)
Thursday, weekly. Country Line and Couples Dancing, The Club at Prospectors, Route 38 and Ark Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ. 7pm-1am, 856-235-1121, see website, for details. (Updated 6/2/14)
Thursday weekly, Country Line Dance Lessons and Open dance Bleachers 40 E. Black Horse Pike Williamstown, N.J. 7-10pm. $5. Beginners early, Intermediate later. Requests all night. Food and drink available at the bar. email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Added 5/25/16)
Thursday, weekly, Scottish/English Dance Spring 2017 Series of 12 Lessons taught by Terry Harvey. January 19,26; February 2,9,16; March 2,9,16; April 6, 27; May 4,11, all Thursdays. Deal is $40 for Arden Club members, $50 non-members for 12 Dance Lessons. Please ask for alternative prices. Followed by May 12 Friday Social Dance with Dave Wiesler and Friends (Band) 8-10:30 PM. Arden Gild Hall, 2126 The Highway, Arden, DE. 7:30-9:30. instruction and dancing. 302-478-7257 or 610-277-0844 or web site.
Thursday, weekly. FreeStep Dancing - The Commodore Barry Club, 6815 Emlen Street, Philadelphia, 19119 (West Mount Airy). The most popular partner dance in England - now in the US too. Beginners lessons every week. 7.30 - 10.30. 215 360 1850, www.freestepping.com, (02/06/07)
Thursday, weekly. Historic Dancing Tapestry Historic Dancers, Royersford PA (between Valley Forge & Pottstown), 7:30-10:00. Colonial and Victorian Country and Social dancing. Beginner and experienced dancers welcome, no partner needed. 610-705-3568, email, website (Updated 11/9/09)
Thursday, weekly, International Folk Dancing. Ongoing September-June, with occasional exceptions (call to confirm). Ann’s Choice Retirement Community, 30000 Ann’s Choice Way, Warminster, PA 18974. 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, in the Club Room in Liberty Commons. (The guard at the gate can direct you.) Any age welcome. $4/session, payable at the door. Your first visit is free. Call 215.450.8321, or email. (updated 2/22/2016)
Thursday weekly, International Folk Dancing Ongoing, with some exceptions. October through April: Susquehanna Dance Center, 120 College Avenue, Mountville, PA 17554. May through September: Williamson Pavilion #11, 733 Williamson Road, Lancaster County Central Park, Lancaster, PA 17602. 7:00 to 9:00 pm, some instruction, open dancing. All are welcome. $7 Adults, $5 Students. Call or Text 717-951-5152, or email (Updated 10/6/16)
Thursday, weekly, Israeli Dancing at Adath Israel, 250 N. Highland Ave., Merion, PA 19066. 7:00-11:30pm. Hosted by Don Schillinger of RAK-DAN. For additional information: website or 215-760-6800 or email@example.com. Cost: $8 per adult, $5 per student under 21, $5 per senior over 65 (Updated 1/7/10)
Thursday, weekly. Michaels Cafe Country Dance at Michaels Cafe, 3640 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020, Lesson with instructor Dave Kim 6:45 - 7:30pm, with one line dance and one couples dance taught. Country Dancing on wood floor 'til 11:00pm. website. 215-855-7688. (updated 2/24/16)
Thursday, weekly. Scandinavian Dancing Bound Brook Congregational Church, corner of Church and High Streets 209 Church St (at High St), Bound Brook, NJ, 7:30 - 10:00 pm. Hambo and more. Instruction and request dancing, beginners welcome, no partner needed. $7.00. Hard-soled shoes recommended. skandinoje.org, firstname.lastname@example.org (Updated 12/11/05)
Thursday, weekly. Scottish Country Dancing Sports room main building Crosslands Retirement Community, on PA Route 926 (Street Road) in Chester County, just east of PA Route 52. This General Class welcomes beginners and runs from 7:30-9:00 PM. Jeanne Wilson, 610-388-0192 or check our delvalscottishdance.org (Updated 8/30/11)
Thursday, weekly.Swing Dance - Jazz Attack!, University City Arts League, 4226 Spruce St.Philadelphia, PA 19104, Lesson 8 -9 pm, lessons for both novice & all levels. 9 - 11: Social dance. $5 includes lesson http://lindyandblues.com/. (Updated 5/9/13)
Thursday, weekly. West African Dance with Audrey Davis. The Drum and Dance Learning Center Route 206 and Elizabeth Street, Bordentown, New Jersey, 08505 (located in the Barracks Trading Post Plaza) 8:15 - 9:30 pm. For dancers at all dance levels. Pre-registration is recommended: 609-324-7383 or www.drumdancecenter.com. (06/26/07)
3rd Thursday at Third & Walnut
dance, monthly. Mostly West Coast Swing
1st, 3rd & 5thThursdays. Salsa lesson and dance with Cuban sandwiches, wine and beer with admission. Salsa lesson at 8:00pm-8:45pm followed by a Salsa dance 8:45pm-11:00pm. Check website for exact dates of dances, because we might be dancing in a show or closed for a holiday. 484-612-2995, Phoenix Ballroom, 22 S. Main St, Phoenixville, PA 19460 PhoenixBallroomPA.com, email (added 9/10/10)
2nd, 4thThursdays. Swing lesson and dance with burger sliders, wine and beer with admission. Swing lesson at 8:00pm-8:45pm followed by a Swing dance 8:45pm-11:00pm. Check website for exact dates of dances, because we might be dancing in a show or closed for a holiday. 484-612-2995, Phoenix Ballroom, 22 S. Main St, Phoenixville, PA 19460 PhoenixBallroomPA.com, email (added 9/10/10)
Friday weekly. Argentine Tango. Mala Junta Milonga. The Arts Parlor, 1170 South Broad Street, Philadelphia. 10pm-2am. $12 ($6 students). A friendly and warm environment that welcomes and embraces dancers of all different backgrounds and levels of experience. Traditional and alternative tango music. Parking widely available. For more info: 215.919.9010 or www.urban-tango.com (Added 1/18/11)
Friday, Ballroom and Latin Dancing - Usually 2 Fridays per Month The Cynwyd Club, 332 Trevor Lane, Bala Cynwyd, PA. Hosted by Tish & Michael Sweeney Free Lesson 7:30 - 8pm, Dancing 8 - 10pm, $10/person. Elegant ballroom, fun & relaxed atmosphere. Welcoming dancers of all levels. Cash bar available. Dates: 03/01/13, 03/15/13, 04/05/13. 610-896-5221 website. (Updated 2/28/13)
Friday, weekly. Ballroom
& Latin Dance Party & Group Lessons, Studio
18 - 90 Mays Landing Road Somers Point, NJ 08244
Friday, weekly Country Line Dance Class, The Friendly Tavern, 900 Courses Landing Road, Carney's Point, NJ, 6:30-9:00pm - Dancing With Patti, 7-9pm - Lessons (3 full lessons per night), 9pm-1am - dancing with DJ Steve or a live local band. $5/person; cover varies after 9pm. E-mail, website. Friendly Tavern has a full menu of typical bar food with great prices!!
Friday, weekly Country Line Dance Class, with Giddy Up Philly, Woody's Bar 202 S 13th Street Philadelphia PA 19107. 7-8pm - Dance Lesson (free), 8 - 10:30 - General Dancing, FREE admission, No partner needed; singles and couples welcome. 215-545-1893 or website
Friday weekly, DJ Ballroom Dance/Latin Dance Mix, Stardust Ballroom 363 West Browning Road, Bellmawr, NJ. 08031. The Stardust has the largest dance floor in the tri-state area. Friends, fun, and dancing. $12, 7:30 Dance Lesson, 8:15 General Dance 856-931-4000. www.stardustbellmawr.com (Updated 2/3/10)
Friday weekly, Bop & Cha-Cha Crab Tavern 201 MacDade BLVD in Darby PA. Friday nights 8pm-2am $2.00 Bop & Cha-Cha Lessons every Tues. 7pm-9pm / Line Dance lesson from 9pm-11pm. All lessons are "FREE" 610-368-7043 or email@example.com "$8.00 all U can eat buffet" (Added 3/1/05)
Western Music & Dancing
(starts 8/21/15) Food, Drink & Relax With Us. 8:00
pm-1:00 am in the LOUNGE at the 5 STAR DINER 11650 Roosevelt Blvd (215
676-0797) with “Kountry DAncing – DJ Dean & Karen”
Eat Drink and be Kountry! " (Added 8/7/15)
Group Motion Dance Workshop.
3500 Lancaster Ave. Phila. Pa. 19104
Friday, weekly (Sept - June), International Folk Dancing (almost every week, call to verify) Kimberton International Folk Dancers welcome all ages, no partners or experience needed. Some teaching provided. Bring a snack or drink to share and wear soft-soled, non-marking shoes.Site- Beaver Farm Community Building, W. Seven Stars Rd., Phoenixville, PA 19460 in Chester County. 8:00-10:30 p.m. $5 per person. Directions- (GPS doesn't always work, so call for further directions) 610-827-1486 or 610-942-4261 or e-mail GPS doesn't always work -- you're welcome call or email for directions and gate, parking information. (Updated 10/2315)
Friday, weekly, International Folk Dancing. on-going except for holidays and scheduled breaks. Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church, 8855 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118. 12:30 to 2:30 pm. First half hour, 12:30-1, is devoted to newcomers and beginning level dancers. Taught by Bill Wadlinger. All ages welcome. $7/session at the door or $60 for ten classes ($50 for CHCE members). Your first visit is free. Call 215.233.9399, website or email (Updated 1/11/15)
Friday, weekly, International Folk Dancing. Princeton Friday Night Folk Dancers. Suzanne Patterson Center, Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ. (behind Princeton Borough Hall and the police station.) 8:00p.m. Instruction. 9:00-11:00 Dancing. For details, call 908-369 8906 or consult web site (Info updated 7/4/06)
Friday, weekly. International Folk Dancing. Newark International Folkdancers. George Wilson Center, 303 New London Road (Rte 896), Newark, DE. 8:00 instr., 9:00-10:00 dancing. 302-737-7321 or send e-mail. (Updated 8/9/04)
Friday, weekly. Latin night with dance lesson, Brasil's Restaurant - Home Page, 112 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Lessons at 9:00 PM, dancing at 10 - 2, 215-413-1700 (Added 10/13/03)
Friday, weekly. Milonga & Argentine Tango Party The University City Arts League, 4226 Spruce Street, Phila. 9:00 pm -1:00 am, $10. Hosted by Kelly Ray & Lesley Mitchell, 215-574-9555, website or email. (Info updated 8/09/04)
Friday, weekly. Motown Oldies Line Dance Party Blue Moon Dancesport, 319 E. Lincoln Highway, Exton, PA 19341. 7-8PM Beg. Line Dance Lesson; 8-11PM Motown/Soul Line Dance Party with DJ MaryJ1. $13/person; $25/couple. Snacks included. E-mail, website. (added 2/4/13)
Friday, weekly. Old Time Oldies Dance Party - starting Friday, June 27th 2008 Bop, Cha-Cha, & Line - Songhi City Cultural Center - 3117 Master St.(across from the luxury town homes in Brewerytown Square) Philadelphia, Pa - 8:pm until 12:am - $8 admission - Light buffet severed from 9:pm until 10:pm - B.Y.O.B.- all parties & celebration's welcomed - 215-978-4640 (Added 5/24/08)
Scottish Country Dancing.
Classes run from September through May and are held in a private home
in Moylan, PA. The first (1st) Friday of each month, the class is for
Advanced Scottish Country dancers. Kathy Giacoletti, 215-886-3529 for
directions. The second (2nd) and fourth 4th) Friday of each month classes
are for Experienced Scottish Country dancers. Bree Humphries, 215-380-4616
or Geoffrey Selling, 215-248-5998 for directions. There are no classes
on the third (3rd) and fifth (5th) Friday of each month. All classes
begin at 8:00 PM and are followed by a potluck tea. delvalscottishdance.org
Friday, weekly. Swing Dancing The Dover (Delaware) Sheraton. Open Swing dancing from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 302-678-8500 or send email.
Friday, weekly. Tango
lesson and Milonga Blue Bell School of Dance. Nackord Karate
Studio, Gateway Shopping Center, 125 E Swedesford Rd. Wayne Pa. 19087.
Two classes are usually held at 7:30 & 8:30. 9:30 p.m. Milonga.
215-681-6265 or www.amoretango.com.
Check website for class schedule and prices. (Updated 3/23/08)
1st Friday. English Dancing - American Legion Hall, 41 Linden Avenue, Newtown, PA 18940, 8:00p.m.. (609)882-7733 or consult web site. (updated 1/1/15)
1st Friday. (check during summer months) Irish Dancing - Hoolie. Knights of Columbus Hall, Broad & Elm, Palmyra, NJ near Tacony Palmyra Bridge. 8:00 - midnight, 856-429-0312. (Updated 10/13/03)
1st Friday. Ol School, Motown, Salsa Jam with "Teach." Bridgemens Hall, 11600 Norcom Rd. Phila. 8pm to 1 am. 267-240-5354. email Free line dance & bop instruction. Do the switch and enjoy The Sadie Hawkins Advantage. Get your ticket from Teach and receive a FREE CHANCE at a 32" HD TV. "Lets Talk Discount" The only mixed race dance club in Philly. (Updated 02/13/11)
1st, 3rd Fridays
Argentine Tango Workshops Upper
Saucon Social Quarters, 4900 Lanark Road, Center Valley, PA. (5 miles
north of Quakertown, 5 miles south of Allentown) Featuring Olga McGuire.
$15.00 per session. LESSON SCHEDULE: Techniques: 7 - 7:30 Combinations:
7:30 - 8:30 Practica: 8:30 - 10:00. Absolute beginners are welcome to
attend just the Techniques class for $5.00
1st, 3rd Friday. Belly Dance Jam. Beginning February 18th. West Chester Wellness Center, 828 Paoli Pike, PA 19380, (Next to the "La Diference Spa" - if coming from Rte. 202, studio is on left just before Paoli Pike splits). 7:30 - 8:30PM Open American Tribal Style belly dance & drum jam. Come to watch, play or dance with us. All levels welcomed. Bring snacks; BYOB. Admission $5. website or email (Added 2/3/11)
1st, 3rd, 5th Friday. (except for May 6th) Strictly Ballroom Dance Party. La Luna Dance Studio, 4610 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 19020. Time of event 8:00 pm-12:30 am 215 638-0418 or www.LaLunaDanceStudio.com (added 3/18/05)
2nd Friday. Doubleshot Friday at the Atrium Dance Studio. 4721 Crescent Blvd (rte #130), Pennsauken, NJ 08110. "Got Swing?" with Rob & Sheila + "Hustle Explosion" with Brian Gallagher. 8:00pm - Late. 2 dance lessons, 2 dj's, 2 rooms for dancing, one price. Complimentary WCS or Hustle lesson included with paid admission to the dance. Cost $12 Free Parking www.robandsheiladance.com 609-519-0793 (added 1/14/10)
2nd Friday, West Coast Swing. The Atrium Dance Studio, Rt. 130, Pennsauken, NJ 08110, 8:00-9:00 lesson; 9:00-1:00 Dance, 609-519-0793, firstname.lastname@example.org (Added 3/24/07)
2nd, 4th Friday. International Folk Dancing. South Jersey Folk Dancers, 30 W. Broad St., Palmyra, NJ 08065. 8:00 - 10:00 pm. 856-546-0894 or 610-544-2828 or email (Updated 1/18/16)
2nd & 4th Fridays- Scottish Country Dance- Intermediate Level Class (September-May) at St. Paul's Episcopal Church @ 22 East Chestnut Hill Avenue in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. Class runs from 7:30-9:00 with a potluck tea to follow. Please contact the Delaware Valley Branch at: email@example.com if you're a new student wishing to join this class or visit delvalscottishdance.org (Updated 8/30/11)
3rd Friday, Ballroom & Latin 116 W Baltimore Ave, 2nd Floor, Media, PA 19063. Beginner lesson 8:00 to 8:30 by instructor Alex Jacobs , dancing 8:30 to Midnight. http://tango411.com/Home.html (added 10/29/09)
3rd Friday of every month Open Dancing & Califronia Mix at the Third Street Alliance, 41 North Third Street (Next to the PNC Bank), Easton, Pennsylvania. 8-9 Lesson (instructors change from time to time and dances change monthly) Open Dancing 9-11 California Mix (John Thoder DJ). January 18, Cha Cha lesson with Con Gallagher. No partner necessary. $10-admission ($5 with student id). Presented by Easton Main Street Initiative www.eastonmainstreet.org phone 610-330-9940 (added 1/6/08)
4th Friday Ballroom & Latin Dancing. Main Line Ballroom at 7:30-8:30pm Intermediate Lesson and 8:30-11:00pm Dance party - Mix of Ballroom & Latin. $15/person includes lesson. Enjoy light refreshments andÂ desserts. 49 E. Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003. TheMainLineBallroom.com or 610-909-7718 (Added 7/31/14)
4th Friday, Ceili
The Irish Center at the Commodore Barry Club, 6815 Emlen Street,
Phila., PA 19119 , 8pm. Set and ceili dancing to live music for all
levels of dancers. web
site. (Updated 1/20/12)
Saturdays, weekly. Ballroom Dancing Church on the Mall Plymouth Meeting Mall, Plymouth Meeting, PA, 7:15 beginners lessons, 8:30 intermediate lessons. website or 610-825-3388 (Updated 10/15/08)
Saturdays, weekly. Ballroom and Latin Dancing.. Carousel Ballroom, 319 Westtown Road, Suite P, West Chester, PA 19382 8:00 pm dance lesson taught by Carlos Maldonado, followed by Dance Party 9-11 pm, a mix of ballroom and Latin dances. All welcome - no partner necessary. Enjoy light refreshments of appetizers and desserts. website or 610-701-0600. (Updated 06/22/09)
Saturday, weekly. Ballroom & Latin Dance Social w/Lesson. Blue Moon Dancesport, 319 E. Lincoln Hwy, Exton, PA. $15/person. Lesson 8-8:30 pm, Open Dancing 8:30-10:30 pm. All levels welcome – singles and couples. website, 610-363-8679, or email. (Updated 12/9/15)
Saturday, weekly. DanceFusion, 10100 Jamison Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19116. Ongoing classes include a three part sequence for optimal dance/exercise results, Warm Up/Workout,Latin Technique, Latin Choreography. Latin Fusion teaches all the latest dance moves and hottest choreography out in the ballroom world. The Latin Fusion class enhances creativity, develops confidence and self esteem, improves dance skills. 1:30-3:00 PM, 267-210-5460, website, or e-mail (Added 11/11/08)
Saturday, weekly. Flamenco. with Flamenco Ole, Mt. Vernon Dance Academy 1720 Mt. Vernon Street, Phila. Call for times, 215-232-5713
Saturday, weekly. International night with bands from Latin-Brazilian-Caribbean, Brasil's Restaurant - Home Page, 112 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Lessons at 9:00 PM, dancing at 10 - 2, $10, 215-413-1700 (Added 10/13/03)
Saturdays, weekly. Italian Folk Dancing with Vivaci (call first to be sure class is being held) St. Nicholas of Tolentine School, 9th & Pierce Streets., Philadelphia. 10:00 a.m. - noon. 215.380.2768 or email, website (Updated 2/14/12)
Saturdays, weekly - check website. Swing Dance, Ballroom On High, 310 East High Street, Pottstown, PA website 610-348-6727. 7 - 8:00 lesson, 8 - 10:30 dancing (usually to DJ music). (Added 8/29/15)
Saturday weekly. Beginner Tango lesson and Argentine Milonga dance with food, wine and beer with admission. Lesson at 8:00pm-8:45pm followed by a Milonga dance 8:45pm-11:00pm. Check website for exact dates of dances, because we might be dancing in a show or closed for a holiday. 484-612-2995, Phoenix Ballroom, 22 S. Main St, Phoenixville, PA 19460 website, email (added 9/10/10).
Saturdays, weekly. West African Dance, First Position Dance Studio, 19 West Lancaster ave, Ardmore, PA 19003 w/ Fyness Mason. 3 - 4 pm followed by Afro-Caribbean Movement w/ Yattah Blanton from 4 - 5pm. All ages and levels are welcomed. $15 for adults, first timers get 2 free classes, $7 for college students and young professionals up to age 28 with valid id. fpdancearts.com (Added 1/22/15)
Saturdays, twice monthly. Jersey Shore Ballroom Dance Club Christ Church 157 Shore Road, Somers Point, NJ. Ballroom lesson followed by general dancing. Lessons & instructors change monthly.7:00-10:00PM (lesson 7:00-8:00PM). Lynda: 609 645-3269 or Pam: 609 398-8170. or email . website (Added 6/30/06)
Saturdays, twice monthly, see website for dates, Social ballroom dancing, swing, latin, hustle, and more, Sunset Ballroom, Ocean Acres Community Center. 489 Nautilus Drive, Manahawkin, NJ 08050, 7:30-10:30pm, light refreshments, dj, $10pp, 609-361-1373, website, or email (Updated 3/25/10)
1st & 3rd Saturdays.
Contras and Squares
Swingin' Tern. The First Presbyterian
Church Parish House, 14 Hanover Road, East Hanover, NJ, a smoke &
alcohol free environment. Beginner's workshop at 7:30 PM. Dance follows,
8 PM - 11 PM (unless otherwise indicated). $10 per adult, $5 per student
with Student ID. Please carry in clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing.
(973) 822-2137, website
1st Saturdays of the Month (Sept -June) Contra Dance. Birdsboro Contra at Birdsboro Community Memorial Center. 201 E. Main St. (PA 724), Birdsboro, PA, right in the center of town. (Park in the lot across the street from the Center & please use the entrance steps closest to the breezeway between the buildings.) Beginner instruction at 7:00 pm. Dance begins at 7:30-10:30 pm. Live music and callers. Admission $9 adults and $6 for students. website or 610-856-5180 (Updated 2/5/15)
1st Saturdays, usually. Call to confirm. Contra Dance Church of Christ Uniting (near Wilkes-Barre), PA. 7:30 - 10:30, 570-333-4007 or consult web site. (Updated 1/10/09)
1st Saturday (Oct
- May except Dec.) English Country Dancing.
with Germantown Country Dancers, Summit Church, Greene and Westview
Streets, Phila. Pa 19119. 7:30-10:30 p.m.Check the website for afternoon
workshops & picnic dinners. 215-643-4397 , 610-623-1926 or consult
1st Saturday, Line Dancing, DanceTime Social Clubs of N J 3003 Lincoln Dr. W. Suite D Marlton N.j. 08053. A night of all line dances and line dance lessons. Light snacks $15. per person, email or 856-574-4018 (added 9/4/14)
1st Saturdays. West Coast Swing Dance with Rob & Sheila at The Swing Loft 116 W. Baltimore Ave, Media, PA, 19063, 8:00pm - Late. Complimentary WCS lesson with paid admission to the dance. Cost $12, Free Parking. www.robandsheiladance.com 609-519-0793 (added 1/14/10)
2nd Saturday Ballroom & Latin Dancing. Main Line Ballroom at 7:30-8:30pm Intermediate Lesson and 8:30-11:00pm Dance party - Mix of Ballroom & Latin dances. $15/person includes lesson. Enjoy light refreshments andÂ desserts, 49E. Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003 TheMainLineBallroom.com or 610-909-7718 (Added 7/31/14)
2nd Saturday. Contact Improvisation jam. Studio 34, 4522 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia. 1-4 PM. website. (added 01/05/12)
2nd Saturday. (except Nov & Dec) English Country Dancing Princeton Country Dancers. Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ behind former Princeton Borough Hall and police station. 8:00 - 11:00 (instruction at 7:30). 908-359-4837, 609-844-0459 or consult web site. (Info updated 1/15/16)
Saturday, Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, and Cha-Cha
dancing at Nineteen19 Bar and Grill, 1254 W. Chester Pike Havertown,
PA 19083 $12 by the Fri. before/$15 day of/at the door, Admission fee
includes: one complimentary drink, free Parking, and if on pre-sales
list, 10% off dinner bill. Doors open at 8:00p.m., complimentary Beginner
& Intermediate Salsa Lessons at 8:15p.m., Open Latin dancing until
at least 12:00a.m. (610) 800-8182, website,
e-mail. (updated 8/8/13)
Tango Jam, Sangha Space, 116 W Baltimore Ave, Media,
2nd Saturday, Tango
Hop, Sangha Space, 116 W Baltimore Ave, Media, PA 19063.
2nd Saturday, Singles
Mingle Dance Party, Universal Dance
Center 8-10:30pm, FREE lesson, refreshments, prizes, occasional jack
and jill, mixers- $10 856-869-0010 website
2nd and 4th Saturdays, Scottish Country Dance Socials - Join your fellow Scottish Country dancers for an evening of fun dances to lively music (often LIVE music). Locations: Swarthmore Friends Meetinghouse in Swarthmore or St. Paul's Episcopal Church in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. Please visit the event calendar on the Branch website for more details: website (Updated 8/30/11)
2nd, 4th and some 5th Saturdays (except July and August). Contra Dance. Valley Contra Dance, Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley. Center & Wall Sts, Bethlehem, PA. 7:00 instr., 7:30-10:30 dancing, 610-868-7432 or consult web site. (updated 10/8/10)
2nd and 4th Saturdays, usually. Swing Dances Call for dates and locations or consult web site, Philadelphia Swing Dance Society, no partners necessary. All ages and skill levels welcome. 215-849-5384, 215-629-2344, or 610-676-0123 (Updated 11/14/14)
3rd Saturdays. Argentine Tango - Milonga La Clasica, 1100 Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148 hosted by Damian Lobato and Sarah Chung. All-level class 8-9pm and milonga 9pm-1:30am. Hardwood floor, plenty of seating, wine and refreshments, lots of dancing sarahchungtango.com (Updated 1/11/15)
3rd Saturdays. Ballroom and Latin Dance Party. Saint James Episcopal Church, (across from Midway Shopping Center off of Kirkwood Highway), 2106 St. James Church Road, Wilmington, Delaware, 19808. No partner necessary. Food and drinks, all you can eat. 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dance Lesson. 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Party. $10.00 per person. 302-507-1428 or www.delawareballroom.com (Added 5/6/09)
3rd Saturdays. (September - May) Contra Dance. Check website for locations 7:30 instr., 8:00-11:00 dancing, refreshments served at the break. 215-572-6165 or web site. (Updated 1/11/15)
3rd Saturdays. Swing, Ballroom and Latin Club Dance Party University Arts League, 4226 Spruce Street, Phila. 8:30 instr., 9:00-12:00, party 215-574-9555 or website (Updated 2/14/06)
3rd Saturdays Community Barefoot Boogie--freestyle dance with music from around the world and live drumming. New Covenant Campus--BAIRD HALL 2nd Flr.--7500 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119 (Mt. Airy)(enter via driveway across from the Trolley Car Diner) 8-11pm. $10. 215-266-5757 www.CAMAcenter.com/boogie.html (Updated 12/21/10).
3rd Saturday. California Mix - Swing /Hustle/Latin No-Name Dance, usually at 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ (check website), 7 PM, $12 admission covers lesson, dance social party, refreshments, www.centraljerseydance.org, firstname.lastname@example.org (updated 7/23/13 )
4th Saturday. (except Feb.) Contra Dance Princeton Country Dancers. Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ behind former Princeton Borough Hall and police station. 8:00 - 11:00 (instruction at 7:30). 908-359-4837, 609-844-0459 or consult web site. (Info updated 1/15/16)
4th Saturday, Monthly Swing Loft Dance Party, Sangha Space, 116 W Baltimore Ave, 2nd Floor, Media, PA 19063. 8pm-12am, Come for the complimentary lesson. Stay and dance West Coast Swing, Hustle, Night Club 2-step and more. Refreshments and great music included! DJ Rob spins your favorite classics and new alternative tunes. $12. 610.565.0300 or SanghaSpace.com. (Added 8/16/11)
Saturdays. West Coast Swing Dance Swing
Dance Club at The Haddonfield School of Dance, 413 Crystal Lake Ave,
Haddonfield, NJ 08033. Join us for "The Watermelon Dance",
a West Coast Swing mix. sponsored by the DelVal . 8:00pm - Midnight.
Complimentary dance lesson with paid admission to the dance. Cost $12
($10 to club members), Free Parking. 609-510-0793 www.delvalshag.org
609-519-0793 (added 1/14/10)
Saturdays – Monthly.
Saturdays – Monthly (check website for schedule). Ballroom, Latin, & Swing Dancing. The Delaware Valley Dance Society, Felinton Hall, 715 Paxon Hollow Road, Broomall, PA 19008. 7pm dance lesson followed by mix of ballroom and Latin dances from 8-11pm. All welcome - no partner necessary. Enjoy light appetizers and refreshments. 610-363-8679, website, or email (Added 9/6/11)
Saturdays – Monthly. Call for dates. International Folk Dance Party, Westfield Friends School, Rt 130 & Riverton Rd, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077, 8pm -10:30 dancing. $8 donation. 267-939-8137 or email. (Updated 2/9/16)
Saturdays - Monthly (check website for schedule). Social Ballroom Dinner Dances. The Delaware Valley Dance Society, Blue Moon Dancesport, 319 E. Lincoln Hwy, Exton, PA 19341. 7pm buffet dinner, 8pm dance lesson, followed by a mix of ballroom and Latin dances from 8:30-10:30pm. All welcome. 610-363-8679, website, or email (Added 4/26/12)
Occasional Saturdays, check for dates & locations. Cajun & Zydeco dancing with live bands usually from Louisiana. Allons Danser. instr. 7:30 p.m. dancing 8:30-midnight, 215.402.7017, email or website Cash bar available, plenty of free parking. (updated 1/10/13)
Occasional Saturdays Check website for schedule. Line Dancing for Beginners, Intermediate and some Advanced, The Yorkhouse, 5325 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA. $5 per person, $8 couples, $3 children 12 and under (must be accompanied by an adult), $3 seniors (65+) Class is held every Wednesday evening. 267-439-0515, http://www.bowlegsproductions.com or email. (Added 02/10/08)
Please note that these listings are intended as a resource, but not an endorsement. It is recommended that you check for qualifications and references.
Advanced Salsa Lessons, 7165 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA (formerly North by North West). Every Monday Night- Men's salsa lessons from popular male salsa dancers, $10-lessons and cover; $7 - salsa party only. Women admitted free. 7:00-8:15pm, Beginner's lesson 8:45-9:30 by Rafael; Salsa party at 9:45. 267-825-3154, e-mail or 267-240-5354 e-mail2. There is a cash bar and street and lot parking 1/2 block east of the club (updated 5/15/12).
Afro-Fusion Dance, Germantown Mennonite Church, 21 W. Washington Lane, Philadelphia PA 19144, 7 - 9 pm, 215-843-6333, www.mtairylearningtree.org, email $10 drop in rate, or $99 for 10 weeks: 10/4/11 to 12/6/1. This contemporary African jazz dance fuses elements of traditional South and West African dance, along with Caribbean movement and contemporary western jazz/modern technique, with live drumming by Latif from Joe Conga. Craig Bogan-El's choreography and dance has been broadcast on "Lip Service" on MTV. (Added 8/6/11)
Aloha Style Polynesian Dance, Suzanne Aumack, Classes for Children, Teens and Adults. 105 Forrest Avenue, Narberth, PA. 610-667-HULA (4852) www.alohastyledance.com
Appalachian Clogging, English clog, Cape Breton stepdancing. Wednesdays in Mt. Airy begin Jan 21, 2015, PA with fiddlekicks.com/ . 215-643-4397, Check class schedule for more details. (Updated 1/11/15)
Argentine Tango, Marc Hussner & Kristina McFadden, 215.919.9010 www.urban-tango.com (Added 1/18/11)
Argentine Tango, "Tango on the Main Line," Beginners Class. Learn the basic steps and culture of this dance emphasizing close connection between partners and limitless self-expression. A 90-minute class, followed by a 30-minute practica (casual tango party) to practice what you learned. No partner or experience required. Saturdays, 11am-1pm, at Main Line Ballroom, 49 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, PA 19003. With Pierre Baston, Tango South & North, email@example.com, 267.320.5210, tangosouthandnorth.com. 6-week package, $120; drop-in, $25. (Added 3/14/16)
Argentine Tango, "Tango on the Main Line," Intermediate/Advanced Class. Master figures you always wanted to learn, while refining fundamentals and technique. A 2-hour lesson and guided practica. Saturdays, 11am-1pm, at Main Line Ballroom, 49 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, PA 19003. With Pierre Baston, Tango South & North, firstname.lastname@example.org, 267.320.5210, tangosouthandnorth.com. 6-week package, $120; drop-in, $25. (Added 3/14/16)
Argentine Tango with Sarah Chung and Damian Lobato. Fridays: Beginner Tango Classes 8-9pm, Intermediate 9 - 10:15, at 1624 South St. Philadelphia, PA 19146
Argentine Tango with Damian Lobato and Sarah Chung. Advanced Tango class on, Thursdays 8-10pm, at 1624 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146. Class is followed by Practica Zero Hour 10pm-12:30am sarahchungtango.com (Updated 1/11/15)
Ballroom for pre-teens & teens Blue Bell School of Dance, 215-643-0245 (Added 11/21/07)
Ballroom, Latin, Salsa, Swing, Tango, and Wedding Dance Carousel Ballroom, 319 Westtown Road, Suite P, West Chester, PA 19382. Dance lessons: Mondays (Beginners); Tuesdays (Intermediate); Wednesdays (Advanced Beginner); and Thursdays (Advanced). Group classes, private lessons, wedding dance, weekly dances, special events, and facility rental. Teaching by Carlos Maldonado, a Gold Level Certified dance instructor, adjudicator, and choreographer with over 35 years experience in teaching ballroom and Latin dance. All welcome; no partner needed. 610-701-0600; website. (Updated 10/19/2012).
Ballroom, Latin, Hip-hop, Hustle, Bachata, Salsa, Kizomba: drop in classes at the EkaDanceAcademy 1900 Grant Ave Philly. check the schedule for dates & times: www.EkaDanceAcademy.com, 267-938-347, email (Added 6/22/15)
Church located at 5 west Montgomery Ave, Ardmore, PA. Tish and Michael
Sweeney have dance classes on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. For more info:
610-896-5221. (Added 6/14/13)
- Latin - Salsa - Bachata - Hustle - Kizomba - Hip Hop - Dances!!! @
Eka Dance Academy 1900 Grant Ave Philadelphia PA. Dance lessons, Group
classes, Private lessons, Wedding dance, Weekly dances, Special events,
and Facility rental. Teaching by the wonderful Eka & special Pro guests!
All Welcome, All Ages! no partner needed. 267-938-3479, EkaDanceAcademy.com,
Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Hustle, Country Western, Tuesday & Thursday evening group dance classes in ballroom, latin, swing, hustle, & country western, Aldersgate Methodist Church in Wilmington, Delaware. Instructor Brian L. Wells of Starliters Dance Studio, 6:00 - 9:00 pm. 302-798-6330, www.starlitersdance.com, email@example.com. (Added 04/12/10)
Latin, Swing, Hustle, Country Western, Tuesday,
7/24/12 - 8/21/12.
Ballroom Ongoing classes at the Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Narberth, PA. M-F from 1-10pm and Sat from 10-2pm. Discounts and free sample lessons available to newcomers amdancestudio.com or 610-668-8870 (Added 2/10/09) Ballroom Private lessons, group classes and practice parties. Arthur Murray Dance Studio, 2943 Swede Road, East Norriton, PA 19401. Mon-Fri 1-10pm, Sat 10-2, 610-279-9626, arthurmurraypa.com (11/09/09)
Ballroom Thursdays. Intermediate lessons with Ballroom Joe, with proper technique ingrained into your muscle memory right from the beginning, rotationg one smooth dance and one rhythm dance per class, repeating the last dance the next weekwith Ballroom Joe. Contact Anna for details www.thedancemuse.com or 610-783-1410 (updated 11/15/11)
Ballroom - Beginner Foxtrot and Cha Cha. Newtown Athletic Club (209 Penns Trail, Newtown, PA 18940). Session group classes are open for both singles and couples, designed to teach students the principals of social dancing, including patterns, musicality, rhythm, partnering, technique, style, and much more. Mondays, 7:05-8:00 PM, 267-210-5460, www.SpotlightDanceUSA.com, or info@SpotlightDanceUSA.com
Ballroom, Belly dancing, Latin Drop in or get a class card. Dance Muse Studio, King of Prussia, PA, 610-783-1410. TheDanceMuse.com. Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays, different levels.(Added 8/16/11)
Ballroom & Latin, Carousel Ballroom dance lessons Tuesdays & Thursdays (Intermediate/Advanced); Mondays and Wednesdays (Beginner/Novice). Group classes, private lessons, wedding dance, and lessons prior to dance parties. Lessons are taught by Carlos Maldonado, a Gold Level Certified dance instructor, adjudicator, and choreographer with over 30 experience in teaching ballroom and Latin dance. Carousel Ballroom, 319 Westtown Road, Suite P, West Chester, PA 19382; 610-701-0600; carouselballroom.com. (Updated 10/30/08)
Ballroom & Latin Adults, weekly classes: Mondays, 2 classes for Beginner level at 7pm & 7:45 p.m. $20/person walk in or $15 person with ten classes card; Wednesdays for Intermediate/Advanced International Style Latin 7pm (smooth) and 7:45 (rhythm); Thursdays for Intermediate/Advanced American style 7pm and 7:45 Main Line Ballroom - 49E. Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003; 610-909-7718; www.TheMainLineBallroom.com (Added 7/24/14)
Ballroom & Latin, Competitive & Social, Wedding Preparation. Group and Private lessons. Upper Merion Dance& Gymnastics Center,King of Prussia, Bryn Mawr. Svetlana Roosiparg 610-945-4954. myspace.com/prolatindancer www.umdgc.com/ (Updated 4/25/08)
Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Argentine Tango, Salsa, Jazz, Wedding Preparation. DanceSport Academy. Group and private lessons for singles and couples, adults and children. First private lesson FREE! Monday through Friday from 1pm - 10pm, weekends by appointment. 610-642-2525. 1 West Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003. dancesportpa.com (updated 11/18/10)
Latin, and Swing Dance, Group & Private lessons for
all ability levels from novice to Gold level. Saturday dance parties 8-10
pm. BLUE MOON DANCESPORT, 319 E. Lincoln Hwy, Exton, PA (by the Exton
Mall). 610-363-8679, www.bluemoondancesport.com
or email (Added 9/1/11)
Ballroom, Latin and customized wedding dance preparation. Peter Kadel's Ballroom Dancing, West of center city, open 7 days a week. Call 610-622-0683, email or visit us at prkadelballroomdancing.com (added 5/7/08)
Ballroom, Latin, Swing, and Customized Wedding Dances. Group Classes and Private Lessons. Darrell Nypaver's Ballroom Dancing. Seven locations in Delaware. Call for the location near you. 302-507-1428 or delawareballroom.com (added 5/6/09)
Ballroom, Latin, Argentine Tango, Social & Wedding Dance. Phoenix Ballroom, Jean Marco, Private and semi-private lessons, Group lessons for couples-individuals, No partner neccessary, Lessons taught 7 days a week. Buy 1 private, Get 1 private Free. 484-612-2995, 22 S. Main St, Phoenixville, PA 19460 PhoenixBallroomPA.com, email (added 9/10/10)
Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Social and Wedding Dance Preparation. Moving Image Dance Academy 2030 Sansom St, Phila. 19103, 215-665-8411 - Private and group lessons for singles and couples. www.movingimagedanceacademy.com, email (added 9/23/10)
Ballroom, Latin and Wedding Dance Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 1906 Marlton Pike East, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. Dance Lessons Monday - Friday, 12pm - 9pm. Saturday, 9am - 5pm. Sunday, 9am - 1pm. Group classes, private lessons, wedding dance and special events. All ages and abilities welcome, no partner needed. (856) 770-4294 fredastairecherryhill.com (Added 10/17/13)
Ballroom: Romance Ballroom, Ashley Phaneuf, Group classes and private lessons in four different locations. 717-442-8154 Main Office in Gap, PA, romanceballroom.net
Ballroom. Fridays: Waltz class 6pm and Lindy hop class at 7pm. St. David's Episcopal Church 2320 Grubb Rd Wilmington DE 19810, Sundays: Rumba lesson 6pm and Salsa lesson 7pm Charles and Leslie's Studio 107 Louviers Drive Newark, DE 19702. 302-507-1428 or www.delawareballroom.com
Bellydance Year Round Bellydance Lessons by Najia, various times and locations, philadelphiabellydance.com
Bellydance for fitness and fun. Continuously forming classes through year. Habiba Studio 611 S. Leithgow St., Philadelphia 19147 (South St. area) Group classes in all levels: Beginner through Professional. (215) 925-5436, email or www.habibastudio.com
Belly Dancing Classes with Donna Dance Dimensions in Warminster. On Wednesdays, 8:00 - 9:00pm, 215-672-9630 (Added 4/19/10)
Belly Dance Lessons Certified American Tribal Style belly dance instructor and FCBD Sister Studio offers six-week sessions or ongoing private lessons. Located in West Chester, PA & Philly. Performances, workshops, birthday parties, bridal & baby showers, Girls' Night Out events also available. btribalbellydance.com or email (Updated 6/17/11)
Bop, cha-cha, ballroom-salsa. DJ services also available, playing gospel to contemporary music. 267-303-0014.
Dance Lessons for Adults with
Tom and Barbara Ireland aka Ireland Dancers. Fox Chase Rec Center, 7901
Ridgeway St, Phila, PA 19111. Every Tuesday 7:45 pm to 9:30 pm. $5. Facebook
page: Fox Chase Ireland Dancers. 215-945-8163. (added 3/29/14)
Country LIne Dancing Kennett Square VFW, 704 W. Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA 19348. On Wednesdays, small group, instruction throughout class. Beginner lessons start at 6:30. Difficulty progresses up throughout the class. 484-678-535, email or dancingwithpatti.com. (Added 1/27/09)
Country Western Line & Two Step, Katy Peoples, 215 672-5686, firstname.lastname@example.org
LIne Dancing Thurdsdays: The Dance Place, 618 8th St,
Ocean City, NJ. 6:30 - Beginner Lessons. 7:30 -8:30. Improver/Intermediate
Lessons. $10 per person. Dancers can bring their own water or purchase
bottles at The Dance Place for $1.00
Country Western, Salsa/Latin, Swing, Social Ballroom, Diane Weinberg, 856-962-8511, movingtomusic.com/
Dance Fusion, Hustle, Latin & Samba. 10100 Jamison Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19116. . Ongoing group classes are open for both singles and couples, designed to teach students the basic principals of social dancing which include patterns, musicality, rhythm partnering, technique, style and the characterization of each dance. 9:00-10:00 PM, 267-210-5460, www.SpotlightDanceUSA.com, or Info@SpotlightDanceUSA.com (Updated 3/12/10)
Dance (Afro-Brazilian, Tahitian, and more!). Salsa
in the Suburbs, 1245 North Providence Rd., Media, PA 19063; 12-1pm,
with Ashley Snowden, $15 for drop in class, or $96 for full 8 class session,
484-442-0363, website (Added
Flamenco Classes, 954 Dance Movement Collective, 954 Nth 8th st, Phila, pa 19125. Beginners, Fridays 6:00-8:00pm, Intermediate Wednesdays 5:30-7:00pm Taught by Monica Herrera 267.307.5354. Philadelphiaflamenco.com, email (Updated 3/27/11)
Folk Dance on Fridays. on-going except for holidays and scheduled breaks (see web page). Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church, 8855 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118. 1 pm to 2:30 pm taught by Bill Wadlinger. All ages welcome. $7/session at the door or $60 for ten classes ($50 for CHCE members). Your first visit is free. Call 215.233.9399, 215.248.0180, website or email. (updated 1/11/15)
Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis, Private Gyrotonic sessions and ongoing group Gyrokinesis classes with Nina Didner at Bodi Revive, 26 Summit Grove Ave. #208, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010, 610-203-7321, www.bodirevive.com. Intro specials for new clients only are $165 for 3 private sessions and $20 for 3 classes. Ongoing rates are $72-80 for a private session and $17-$20 for a class. (Added 8/18/15)
Hip Hop (ladies only class). Tuesdays 7;30 - 8:30 pm, during August 2014. Headlong Dance Studio, 1170 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19146. $10, email (added 7/24/14)
Classes for all ages. Introductory Hula class held Thursdays at 6 pm.
Halau held every Thursday from 7 to 8 pm. Holmes, PA in Delaware County.
Please contact me for additional locations and times. Beth Jimick: 610.937.4543
Irish Dance Lessons Mondays: Children's Beginner Irish Dance lessons at the Nicholl School Of Irish Dance in Yardley, PA. Classes held from September 13th thru June, $120/every 3 months.. Tuesdays: Adult Beginner Irish Dance lessons at the Nicholl School Of Irish Dance in Yardley, PA. . www.NichollIrishDancers.com, email@example.com Classes being held now, $7/class. (Added 8/10/10)
Adult and Kids classes. Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. #853. 335 W Washington St.
West Chester, PA 19380. 610 470 9320. Classes from 6-9 PM. academyofirishdance.org
or $55.00 per month. Licensed Instructors. (Updated 4/25/08)
Israeli Dance and Zumba instructor. Darcy Grabenstein, South Jersey and Greater Philadelphia, email (Added 3/17/16).
JourneyDance™. Studio 34, 4522 Baltimore Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19143, Third Saturday of the month, 1-2:30 pm, Wendy Rosner, $15 in advance/$20 at door, 215-384-3180, website (Added 1/24/13).
JourneyDance™, Turks Head West Yoga, 780 Miles Road, West Chester, PA, Third Friday of the month, 7:30-9 pm, Wendy Rosner, $20, 215-384-3180, website (Added 1/24/13).
Kids Hip Hop/Jazz Class. A.W. Christy Recreation Center, Mondays @ 6pm. FREE. 215-205-7484, http://rizoundance.wix.com/rizound 728 S. 55th St. Phila., PA 19143 (Added 10/5/12)
Kids Latin Class, 10100 Jamison Ave,Philadelphia,PA 19116. Ongoing classes to introduce children 5 and older to ballroom dances such as ChaCha, Samba, Rumba, and Jive. Children develop creative expression and self confidence. Dance and fitness at this level is further developed through international music rhythms and provides a foundation to further develop hand-eye coordination and group cooperation. 267-210-5460, www.SpotlightDanceUSA.com, or Info@SpotlightDanceUSA.com (Added 11/11/08)
Latin, Ballroom, Swing, Hip Hop, Bellydance and Zumba. World renowned instructors, a beautiful studio, and a great time at LA LUNA DANCE STUDIO in Bensalem PA. 215-638-0418 or lalunadancestudio.com for class calendar, prices, and events! (Added 2/19/09)
Hop and Blues Dance Lessons
and Practicum at Ethical Society Building on Rittenhouse Sq, 1906 S. Rittenhouse
Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Lessons in Lindy Hop and Blues dancing starting
Tuesdays at 8PM. Social dance & practicum from 9-11PM. All for only
Line Dancing Class for Adults. A.W. Christy Recreation Center, Mondays @ 7pm. FREE. 215-205-7484, http://rizoundance.wix.com/rizound 728 S. 55th St. Phila., PA 19143 (Added 10/5/12)
Dancing Social Dance Club.
Lehigh, Berks, Bucks and Montgomery Counties, Time of event: TBD, 267.371.3050
Philadelphia Dance Instructor (Indian classical Bharatnatyam, Salsa + more - Alpita Patel, 732-713-8750, firstname.lastname@example.org. Available to Teach, Choreograph & Performances (Added 7/28/10)
Philly Bop & Cha-Cha, Audrey & June Donaldson, bopdance.com/
Lindy Hop Swing Dance Classes
- Wednesdays and Saturdays. Ongoing beginner to intermediate Swing Dance
classes taught be nationally recognized swing dance instructors. Classes
range from $10-$15 per class with all sorts of discounts available, TheArts
Parlor 1170 S. Broad St. Philadelphia PA. Every Saturday at 11am, 12pm
and 1pm and Every Wednesday at 7pm, 8:10pm and 9:20pm. Check us our on
the web at www.phillylindyhop.com
or email us at email@example.com
Salsa Dance Lessons with Joe Figueroa (El Principal), Group or private salsa dance instructions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. website includes weekly schedule, video clips of lessons and contact info. (Added 9/17/06)
Salsa & Wedding Preparation, Monique Legare, Professional Dance Academy of Montgomery County, 706 Lincoln Avenue, Willow Grove, PA 19090, 215-659-0917 or email
Bachata, Merengue, Swing, Zumba, Belly dance, Ballet and Ballroom
- in Media,
Del Co., Group classes on Sundays - Thursdays; Private lessons available
most days. Wedding dance preperation also offered by appointment. Monthly
Salsa/Bachata practice sessions on the 3rd Thursdays of the month from
8:30- 10:30p.m. Monthly dance parties one Saturday/month. Girls' Night
Out, Workshops and other special events including Salsa Bootcamps also
scheduled regularly throughout the year. Check out www.SalsaInTheSuburbs.com
for specific schedule. 610-800-8182. (updated 5/12/15)
Scottish County Dancing - For classes through-out our region, check delvalscottishdance.org (Updated 8/26/12)
Swing Dance (East Coast) Peggy Leiby & Ret Turner, Basics & Intermediate Levels, Wednesdays in Winter '15, Allens Lane Art Center, Allens Lane & McCallum Street, Phila., PA 19119. 215-643-4397, mostlywaltz.com/mwlessons.html (Updated 1/11/15)
Swing Dance For ongoing classes at various locations, Swing Kat Dance Studio 610-348-6727. All lesson series last 5 weeks, and each session focuses on a particular swing dance style. (Updated 4/6/14)
Tap class for adult beginners at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 6671 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19119 The parking lot is accessible from E. Springer Street between Hortter and Phil Ellena Streets. Mondays, 6:30 - 7:30 (Excluding Labor Day Sept. 1) through December 1, 2014, $10, 215-240-0241, firstname.lastname@example.org (Updated 7/13/14)
Tap ongoing class for adult students taught by Timothy Yue at Allens Lane Art Center - 601 W Allens Lane, near the corner of McCallum St. - Sundays at 11:30 pm, $12, 215.248.0546 (Updated 7/13/14)
Tap ongoing class for adult students taught by Robert Burden at Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center, 3611 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia PA 19104, 215-222-7633 - Mondays at 7:30 $12 (Updated 7/13/14)
Tap for adults taught by Corrine Karon at University of the Arts Continuing Education, 215.717.6095, dance classes at UArts Continuing Education: (Updated 7/13/14)
with Jen and Paul at your home or ours, singles, couples, or groups (6128
Ross St, Philadelphia PA 19144).267-258-5832. TheJazzAttic.com
West African Dance with Audrey Davis at The Drum and Dance Learning Center Route 206 and Elizabeth Street, Bordentown, New Jersey, 08505 (located in the Barracks Trading Post Plaza)Pre-Registration is recommended (609)324-7383 or drumdancecenter.com (added 6/26/07)
Zumba Summer Edition in Graduate Hospital, Marian Anderson Recreation Center, 744 S 17th St, Wednesdays 6:45pm-7:45pm, (215) 645-2717, .phillydancefitness.com/zumba/ (added 7/1/10)
Zumba and Zumba Toning classes! - in Media, Del Co., Group classes offered almost every day of the week! Check out www.SalsaInTheSuburbs.com for specific schedule. 610-800-8182 (Added 5/12/15)
Zydeco, Vince Masciarelli, vmdanceinstructor.com/ or 215-885-7935 (updated 2/17/09)
African Rhythms University of Pennsylvania's African Drum and Dance troupe. website
Tribal Belly Dance American Tribal Style belly dance, a mix of folkloric,
Flamenco, & Indian dance.
We are a FatChance Sister Studio. Philadelphia area performance. email
Caribbean The Student Organization for Caribbean Awareness Dance Group of Temple University specializes in dances to Caribbean music. 845-313-7591 or email
Rhthym, Fancy Feet Theatrical
partner dancing, 1850 - Present. 215-477-0997, website
The Colonial Assembly Colonial American dances from the 1700's. 215-844-3259 or website.
Dance Connections Swing dancing. 215-542-0463 or website.
De Luna a Lunares- Flamenco music and dance. Booking 267.307.5354 or Flamencomherrera.com (added 8/18/07)
El Raks Sa'id Flamenco, Bellydance and Egyptian Folklore Dance, 215-333-5642 or 201-876-9266
Flamenco Ole! Classical Spanish dance and choreographed contemporary works, based on the traditions of flamenco. 610-828-7537 (booking information).
Georgian National Dance performance and showcase group, www.EkaDanceAcademy.com EkaDanceAcademy@gmail.com 267-938-3479 (added 6/22/15)
Germantown Country Dancers English Country Dances from the 1600's to Present. 215-844-3259 or website.
Griggstown Lock Rapper Team Rapper sword and other forms of English folk dancing and singing. 732-297-6281
Handsome Molly Molly Dancing based in Princeton, NJ. website
Hula 610-209-3083, mainlinehula.com/
Hula/ Polynesian Dance Performances Dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa and New Zealand. e-mail
Ione Nash Dance Ensemble & Skip Burton Heritage Drummers, Mixing African dancing and drumming with salsas and sambas of Latin America. 215-991-6530.
Janosik Polish Dance Ensemble Authentic Dances from Poland. Wednesday evening training class. 215-659-0917 or website.
Kingsessing Morris Men Traditional English Morris. Monday evening practice. 215-467-8036
Kulu Mele African American Dance Ensemble. Blends the traditions of West Africa and African America. 267-252-6366.
Luna Negra, Latin dance company, specializes in Salsa, 215 638-0418 for bookings or to join, ask for Sonya Elmore.
Mixed Pickles Vintage Dance Co. American dances from colonial period through the 1940s. 215-782-9131 or website.
Monique Legare International Dance Company International Folk. Saturday afternoon training class. 215-659-0917 or consult web site.
Nava Nritya Dance Academy School of Indian Classical and Contemporary Dance, Anwesha Dutta website, 215-280-3241, Blue Bell, PA (updated 5/23/05)
Latino Salsa Performing Team,
856-869-0010 (Added 1/10/06)
Tarantella, San Salvatore Society Tarantella Dance Group, Aldo Cianciulli Director, 215-778-2705. (Added 11/28/07)
Vivaci Italian Folk Dancing. 215-487-3229 or website (Updated 2/14/12) 215-487-3229
Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble. 215-663-0294 or consult website
Contra Dancing - Contra dance traces its roots to New England and before that England. This will give you an idea of what it's like.
Appalachian Clogging - And other styles of percussive dance.
Appalachian Clogging and other forms of traditional percussive dance
Cajun, Creole & Zydeco Allons Danser
Contra Dance in the United States, Canada, and the World (added 12/30/11)
Contra dancing Glenside contra dance
Country Dancing for Kountry Dancing!
Blue Moon Dancesport for Ballroom and Classical Dance Lessons (Ballet / Tap / Jazz / Hip Hop / Zumba / Belly Dance / Line Dance / Break Dance).
Mt.Airy Learning Tree for dances lessons
PhiladelphiaDance.org, The Region's Dance Forum
Professional and Business Singles Network - this organization usually has upcoming dance events planned
Scottish dancing Delaware Valley RSCDS
Dancing in S. Jersey &Center City Philadelphia: http://www.movingtomusic.com
Swing dancing Philadelphia Swing Dance Society
Swing and Lindyhop dancing UPtown Swing
All about Swing Dancing (added 1/24/10)
Waltzing & couple dances /www.mostlywaltz.com/
& Scandanavian in the United States, Canada, and the World (added
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Seven Day Guide: for ongoing participatory dance events, where someone can arrive or leave as they wish rather than a class/lesson setting.
Lessons: for lessons & classes.
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