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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 (minus the Sunday after a 4th Saturday). Ballroom Dance, The Ballroom On High, 2nd Floor Ballroom 310 E. High St. Pottstown PA 19464, $10/$5 students, All ages welcome, light refreshments included, Lesson 7:00pm Dance 8:00pm-10:00pm 610-659-1123, website (Added 1/4/13).
Sunday (call for dates) Ballroom, Latin & Swing Dance Practice Parties at the LaCrest Health Center, 624 E. Main St., Lansdale, PA 19446, 12:45-3:45 PM, $10 per person, 215-855-2711, email or dancingattheymca.com/ (Updated 12/4/07)
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. 12:30 - 2:30 PM. http://contactimprovphilly.com (added 01/05/12)
Sunday weekly (except
holidays, check summer months) International
Folk Dancing. Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh
Valley, 424 Center Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018. Dances taught for
first hour and reviewed throughout the evening; beginners welcome;
$3 admission, first time free. 6:00 - 8:30 pm. 610-923-0997 or www.lvfolkdancing.org
or email (Updated 07/20/10)
Sunday, weekly. EXCEPT DURING July and August & holidays- Israeli Folk Dancing Germantown Jewish Center, Lincoln Drive & Ellet treet, 10:00 am-12:30 pm. 215-247-9614. Call for the summer schedule. (Updated 1/16/07)
Sunday weekly. EXCEPT holidays, check summer months. Women's dance workout (freestyle dance, no instruction) 6757 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19119. Dance to pop, R&B, funk, oldies, your songs, etc. Big wood floor and a disco ball! 4:00 - 5:15 pm. $6/session. 267-323-2787 or email (Added 9/9/12)
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 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 Sunday (mostly). Argentine Milonga, The Ballroom On High, 2nd Floor Ballroom 310 E. High St. Pottstown PA 19464, $10/$5 students, All ages welcome, light refreshments included, Lesson 7:00pm Dance 8:00pm-10:00pm 610-659-1123, website (Added1/4/13)
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 10/2413)
Every other Sunday. Country Dance, The Ballroom On High, 2nd Floor Ballroom 310 E. High St. Pottstown PA 19464, $10/$5 students, All ages welcome, light refreshments included, Lesson 2-3pm Dance 3pm-6pm 610-348-6727, www.idancepottstown.com (updated 11/11/08)
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 Sundays (check first) 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)
Monday weekly, Country Line Dance Lessons and Open dance. Tailgates Sports Bar and Grill, 4126 Ogletown Stanton Rd Newark, DE 19713. Beginner Lessons from 6:30-7:00. Intermediate Lesson around 8:00. $5.00 per person. Great food - $6.00 burger specials after 6:00. Happy Hour 3-7. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or go to www.dancingwithpatti.com and connect to the Dancing With Patti Facebook page. (Added 7/30/13)
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, Kountry Dancing - ALERT: This venue has been temporarily put on hold, 11000 Roosevelt Blvd Phila, 19116, Kickin Kountry With DJ Dean & Karen - Country Line & Partner Dancing, 7:30pm-10:00pm $7/cover, WORLD GYM & FITNESS CENTER - LARGE RAISED WOODEN DANCE FLOOR www.kountrydancing.com, or email (updated 1/20/12)
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
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. Country Dance Night North Penn Elks 2737 Trewigtown Road Colmar, Pa.18915. Lessons: 7:30-8:30 Open Dance till 11:00 pm. Contact Dave Kim (215) 997-7688 email, web site. (Updated 1/3/12)
Tuesday, weekly. Country Western, Masonic temple, Prospect Lodge 9th & Lincoln Aves. (Rt 420), Prospect Park, Pa. 7:00p - 10:30p Country line & couples dancing w/instructions. $7.00/person city 610-583-3549 or email email@example.com (updated 1/31/12)
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, starting 2/28/12 Country Dance Colleen’s at Savoy Caterers 1444 Route 73 Pennsauken NJ 08110 (856) 317-1000 with DJ Dean from ‘Kountry DAncing’ - Country Line & Partner Dancing, 6:30pm-11:00pm. NO COVER, LARGE WOODEN DANCE FLOOR - Music, Dancing,Food/Food Specials, Drinks & Fun! Lessons weekly 6:45pm-7:30pm, www.kountrydancing.com, or email (Added 1/22/12)
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. Grown Folks Tuesday. Bop, Cha-Cha & Line Dance. 8pm-1am at 4501 Kelly Dr. $5.00 til 9:30. email or 215-740-6248 (Added 3/18/05)
Tuesday, weekly. International Folk Dancing Princeton Folk Dance Group, When school is in session: Riverside School, Riverside Drive, Princeton, NJ. When school is not in session i.e. during July and August: Suzanne Patterson Center, Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ. 7:30 instr., 8:30-10:00 dancing. 609-924-6930 or website (Updated 7/4/06)
Tuesday, weekly, weather permitting from June 18, 2013 - ?. International Folk Dancing on the East Terrace of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. $5, 8 pm to 10 pm (teaching until 8:30, followed by a mix of dances for all levels; no partners needed). Sponsored by the Folk Dance Council of the Delaware Valley, 610-246-1181, email, website (Updated 6/14/13).
Tuesday, weekly,( for fall/winter 2011: October 4 to March 27), Int'l Folk Dancing, Lloyd Hall, No. One Boathouse Row/Kelly Drive, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. $5, 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, 610-352-4432 email (Updated 1/9/12)
Tuesday, weekly - Israeli dancing. Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill, NJ (corner of Kresson & Cropwell) . Beginners welcome. 7-10pm, email. (Updated 5/27/08)
Tuesday, weekly. Lindy Hop and Blues, Ethical Society Building on Rittenhouse Sq, 1906 S. Rittenhouse Sq, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Lessons in Lindy Hop and Blues dancing starting at 8PM. Social dance & practicum from 9-midnight. All for only $5! http://lindyandblues.com (Updated 5/9/13)
Tuesday, weekly - Sept - May, Modern Western Square Dancing. Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, 2111 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103. 7 PM - 9:30 PM. Philadelphia's gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered (GLBT) square dance club, the Independence Squares, teach cumulative lessons in modern western square dance. Dress casually and wear comfortable shoes. Bring a friend or come alone; GLBT and straight dancers welcome. No previous experience is necessary.independencesquares.org, email (added 10/6/10)
(Sept - May - check first). Scottish country dancing
with the Swarthmore College Folk Dance Club, Bond Hall (by
the Ben West Parking Lot), Swarthmore, PA, 7:30-9pm; website:
Wednesday, weekly. Appalachian Clogging, Allens Lane Art Center, Allens Lane & McCallum Street. Call for times. 215-643-4397 or www.fiddlekicks.com, (updated 12/30/11)
Wednesday, weekly. Argentine Tango Palermo Fishtown Practica, Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, 2030 Frankford Ave, 19125. 9 pm- midnight. Tango teachers Damian Lobato, Andres Amarilla and Meredith Klein are on hand to answer your tango questions. We offer refreshments, including a scrumptious custom dessert provided each week by Dancing Chef Desserts. $5 617-291-3798, http://philadelphiatangoschool.com/index.htm, email. (Added 9/24/10)
Wednesdays, weekly. Argentine Tango Lessons and Practice, Holy Savior Club, 436 E. Main St. Norristown, Pa. 19401, Master Instructor Andrew Conway with Linda Chase will guide you in every step of the fundamentals in Argentine Tango. Followed by dancing for all levels. $90per. person 6 week series(includes practice session. $10 practice session only. Intermediate 7:00PM Beginners 8:15PM Practice 8:15PM-10:30, 215-634-1101 or www.amoretango.com. (Added 6/13/07)
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 - 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)
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)
Wednesday, weekly. Contra and English Country Dancing Princeton Country Dancers. Suzanne Patterson Center, behind Princeton Borough Hall and the police station, Princeton, NJ. 7:45-10:30 instruction and dancing. 609-683-7956, 609-924-6763 or consult web site. (Info updated 6/5/07)
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, for more
information contact Country Music Fever at 215-547-3229 or e-mail
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 instruction, 8:40-10:00 dancing. 610-688-3284 or consult web site. (Updated 7/26/11)
Wednesday, weekly except during the summer. International Folk & Square Dancing. Arden Gild Hall, 2126 The Highway, Arden, DE. 7:30-9:30. instr. and dancing. 302-478-7257 or 610-277-0844 or web site. There is the Israeli dance on 1st & 4th Wednesdays. (Updated 6/25/12)
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. Latin night with Dance Class, Lazy Lanigan's Publick House, Sewell, NJ, Free Class at 8:30 PM, DJ & DANCING from 9:30 PM to 1:30 AM. FREE until March! Drink specials & tons of SALSA Dancing! Entertainment by C.F. Star Entertainment. Check us out on Facebook! facebook.com/cfstarent (Added 2/16/13)
Wednesday, weekly. Line Dancing with lessons. Fairmount Athletic Club, 499 S. Henderson Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406. 7:00PM firstname.lastname@example.org. 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)
Coast Swing. Pitchers Sports Bar and Grill, 570 Union
Blvd., Allentown, PA,18109
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)
Every other Wednesday. Israeli Dancing at Carl A. Fields Center, Princeton University, 86 Olden Street (at Prospect) Princeton, NJ 08544. Hosted by Don Schillinger of RAK-DAN Israeli Dancing. For additional information: website or 215-760-6800 or email.(Info updated 12/27/04)
Argentine Tango Clinic & Practica, Sangha Space,
116 W Baltimore Ave, 2nd Fl, Media, PA 19063.
Thursdays weekly. Argentine Tango. Practica Zero Hour, hosted by Damian Lobato and Sarah Chung. 1315 Buttonwood St. Preceded by intermediate class at 8pm. 9:30pm - 12am. www.tangoinphilly.com (added 10/6/13)
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. Ballroom Dance & Latin Dance Party, Blue Moon Dancesport, 319 E. Lincoln Hwy, Exton, PA 19341 (by the Exton Mall). $10/person. 8:00-9:30 PM. Free on-site parking. Check website for upcoming dates website, 610-363-8679, or email.
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. Contra Dance. Glenside Memorial Hall, Keswick & Waverly Rd, Glenside, PA 7:30 instr., 8:00-11:00 dancing.web site. (Updated 1/31/12)
Thursday, weekly. Country Couples Dancing and Line Dancing mixer to Texas Two Step, Waltz, Cha Cha, Line Dancing and more. Bull Durham's Texas BBQ & Steaks Saloon West Chester Pa 8:00 pm with Dave Kim. No cover. www.bulldurhams.com 484 315 8039 (added 7/24/11)
Thursday, 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)
(Sept - May - check first). English country dancing
(and some contra and waltzing)
with the Swarthmore College Folk Dance Club, Bond Hall (by the
Ben West Parking Lot), Swarthmore, PA, 7:30-9pm; website:
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. Directions:610-705-3568, email, website (Updated 11/9/09)
Thursday, weekly, International Folk Dancing. ongoing September-June, with very occasional, announced breaks. 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 215.848.2068, or email. (added 4/15/2012)
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,
Lessons with instructor Kathy Peoples 6:45-7:30 pm; with one line dance and one couples dance taught. Country Dancing on wood floor till 11:00 pm. website, 215-672-5686. (updated 3/13/12)
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. Contact Jeanne Wilson, 610-388-0192 or check our delvalscottishdance.org (Updated 8/30/11)
Thursdays. Social Mixed Ballroom Dancing. Donny Pesce's Dance Club, 2848 Ridgeway Rd. ( Route 571), Manchester, NJ.. 7 - 10 pm. 848.448.4666 or website. $10 donation requested. Music by Donny Pesce. Coffee,tea, soda, snacks. (Updated 8/21/12)
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. Practica Abierta, Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, 2030 Frankford Ave, 19125. A free introductory argentine tango lesson from 8-9pm followed by a free open practica from 9-11pm. 617-291-3798, http://philadelphiatangoschool.com/index.htm, email@example.com. (09/24/10)
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. Blue Moon Dancesport, 319 E. Lincoln Hwy, Exton, PA 19341 (by the Exton Mall). $12/person. Free on-site parking. Check website for upcoming dates website, 610-363-8679, or email (Updated 4/26/12)
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, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org "$8.00 all U can eat buffet" (Added 3/1/05)
Friday, weekly except 1st Fridays. Dance California (night club style couple dancing) Church on the Mall, Plymouth Meeting Mall. 6:45-Dinner Buffet, 7:30-Beginner Lesson, 8:15-Intermediate Lesson, 9:00-12:00-Dance party. $12.00/person includes everything. website or 610-558-4556. (Updated 4/4/12)
Group Motion Dance Workshop.
3500 Lancaster Ave. Phila. Pa. 19104
Friday, weekly (Sept - June), International Folk Dancing (Sept.-June) 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 varies between Kimberton Arts Building Ballroom, 2208 Kimberton Rd., Phoenixville, PA, 19460 and Kimberton Waldorf School, 410 W. Seven Stars Rd., Phoenixville, PA 19460 in Chester County. Call to verify location. 8:00-10:30 p.m. $7 per person, $2 for kids. 610-827-1486 or 610-942-4261 or e-mail.. (Updated 9/2/11)
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 8/24/13)
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. Contact Kathy Giacoletti, 215-886-3529
for directions. The second (2nd) and fourth 4th) Friday of each month
classes are for Experienced Scottish Country dancers. Contact 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. Carousel Ballroom First Friday Mostly Latin Night Carousel Ballroom, 319 Westtown Road, Suite P, West Chester, PA 19382. Salsa lesson 8pm taught by Carlos Maldonado, open dancing 9-11pm. Enjoy light refreshments of appetizers and desserts. 610-701-0600. carouselballroom.com/ (Updated 06/22/09)
1st Friday. California Mix Dance, The Ballroom On High, 2nd Floor Ballroom 310 E. High St. Pottstown PA 19464, $12/$7 students, All ages welcome, light refreshments included, Lesson 8-9pm Dance 9pm-12pm 610-348-6727 website (Updated 1/7/13).
1st Friday. English Dancing - Check for location:. 8:00p.m.. 609-393-3762 or consult web site. (updated 8/25/08)
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 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. Barajagala Triball performance and open dance/mini lesson. Cozy Hookah & Cigar Bar, 122 E. Gay Street (across from the post office), West Chester, PA 19830. Hookah, teas, specialty drinks, lite fare. BYOB & BYO cigars. http://cozyhookahandcigarbar.com/ 610-696-5300 (Added 4/7/11)
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 & 4th Friday (plus when there is a 5th Friday), Vintage Swing Dance. The Ballroom On High, 2nd Floor Ballroom 310 E. High St., Pottstown PA 19464, $12/$7 students, All ages welcome, light refreshments included, Lesson 8-9pm Dance 9pm-11:30pm 610-348-6727, website (Added 12/7/12).
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, email@example.com (Added 3/24/07)
2nd, 4th Friday. International Folk Dancing. Westfield Friends Meeting House, 2201 Riverton Road, Cinnaminson, NJ, 08077. 8:30 - 10:30 pm. 856-546-0894 or 610-544-2828 or email (Added 12/28/09)
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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, Jersey Jumpers Swing Dance. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, Lesson @ 7:30 PM, Dancing 8:30 - 11:30, Admission usually $11, $8 w. student ID, 609-945-1883 or website, (Added 4/20/07)
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, 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)
Every other Friday
(check for dates) Traditional
Indonesian Dance Class Delaware Studio in Wilmington,
DE from 6:45-8:15pm at From March through June of 2008, we are focusing
on Balinese Dances.For classes we do ask that each participant wears
comfortable clothing. Sarongs are optional; if you don't own a sarong,
we have many that you can borrow for practice. 302-367-8511 or www.indonesiancc.org.
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 and Swing Dancing. BLUE MOON DANCESPORT, 319 E. Lincoln Highway, Exton, PA 19341 (by the Exton Mall). 8-10 pm. $12/person. Free on-site parking. 610-363-8679, website or email (Updated 9/1/11)
Saturday, weekly. Country Dance Party Montana West,1030 North West End Blvd, Quakertown, PA, 2 miles north of Rte 313 on route 309. 7:00PM - 2AM, lessons start at 7:30 beginner & intermediate levels. 21 and over to Enter, $8 cover charge. ( 215) 529-6070 or email. (Added 11/28/07)
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, 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)
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).
1st, 2nd & 4th Saturdays. Ballroom Dance Party, Dance Time of NJ 36 Route 70 West - Suite 201 Marlton, NJ 08053, Ballroom dance party - Dance the waltz to west coast swing8 - 12pm856-574-4018 website, email, FREE for members - $12 for non members (added 8/6/11)
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 $8 adults and $5 for seniors and students high school and younger. website or 610-856-5180 (Updated 11/22/12)
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. 215-836-0426, 856-858-3385, 610-623-1926 or consult website. (updated 1/15/10)
1st Saturday. English
Dance. Summit Presbyterian Church,
Greene & Westview Sts (in Mt. Airy), Phila., Pa 19119. 7:30
- 10:30 p.m. Evening dance. Calling by Tom SpilsburyMusic by Robin Wilson,
Emily Aubrey, and Melissa Running. Admission: GCD & CDSS members:
$8/Nonmembers: $9/Full-time students: 1/2 price. Please bring a ready-to-serve
tea item to share! For more information, website
1st Saturdays (when available), Vintage Swing Dance. The Ballroom On High, 2nd Floor Ballroom 310 E. High St., Pottstown PA 19464, $12/$7 students, All ages welcome, light refreshments included, Lesson 8-9pm Dance 9pm-11:30pm 610-348-6727, website (Added 12/7/12).
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. Contact Improvisation jam. Studio 34, 4522 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia. 1-4 PM. website. (added 01/05/12)
2nd Saturday, Dances of Universal Peace. Villanova University Corr Chapel, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA. Simple folk dance movements with sacred phrases, chants and music from many of the earth. Spiritual, but not religious. Traditions include: Jewish, Christian (Gospel, Aramaic and Creation Spirituality), Islamic Sufi, Native American, Celtic, African, Hindu, Buddhist, and Universal Songs of Peace. Live music by Certified Dance Leader and Mentor Teacher, Jeanne Ayesha Lauenborg & Sarah Taylor. All dances taught. Dress casual. Singles and Couples welcome. 7:30 PM $12 at the door. January 13, February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, 2007 (215) 877-2777 email or website (updated 3/9/07)
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)
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, Country Western Dancing The Dance Depot 3rd & Walnut Sts. Collegeville, PA. 19426 Doors open at 7:00, Dancing till 11:00 610-409-5622 website $10.00 admission, lots of free parking, refreshments served, lesson at 7:30. 2nd Saturday DJ Denim & Lace 4th Saturday Country Xpress. (Added 2/21/07)
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. 215-849-5364, 215-629-2344, or 610-676-0123 (Updated 9/17/07)
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. Glenside Memorial Hall, Keswick & Waverly Rd, Glenside, PA. 7:30 instr., 8:00-11:00 dancing, refreshments served at the break. 215-572-6165 or web site. (Updated 11/26/05)
3rd Saturdays, LIVE BAND Vintage Swing Dance. The Ballroom On High, 2nd Floor Ballroom 310 E. High St., Pottstown PA 19464, $12-20/$7-15 students, All ages welcome, light refreshments included, Lesson 8-9pm Dance 9pm-11:30pm 610-348-6727, website (Added 12/7/12).
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, email@example.com (updated 7/23/13 )
4th Saturdays (when available). Ballroom Dance, The Ballroom On High, 2nd Floor Ballroom 310 E. High St. Pottstown PA 19464,$12/$7 students, All ages welcome, light refreshments included, Lesson, 7:30pm Dance 9:00pm-11:30pm 610-967-4897, website (Added 12/28/12).
4th Saturday, usually. Check to be sure Contra Dance Princeton CountryDancers. Suzanne Patterson Center, behind Princeton Borough Hall and the police station. Princeton, NJ. 7:45-11:00 instruction and dancing. 609-683-7956, 609-924-6763 or consult web site. (Info updated 6/5/07)
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)
Every other Saturday (check for dates) Traditional Indonesian Dance Class George Wilson Center, Newark, DE from 2 - 4pm at From March through June of 2008, we are focusing on Balinese Dances.For classes we do ask that each participant wears comfortable clothing. Sarongs are optional; if you don't own a sarong, we have many that you can borrow for practice. 302-367-8511 or www.indonesiancc.org. (Added 3/26/08)
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. $5 donation. 856-216-7101 or email. (Updated 6/21/09)
Saturdays – Monthly. Broomall Ballroom Congregation Beth El Ner Tamid Synagogue, Paxon Hollow Rd. Broomall, PA 8:30 - 11:30 beautiful 3800 sq. ft. wood floor, 610-459-3564 or email, website. mini lesson, snacks provided $20 per couple (Updated 6/5/12).
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)
Occasional Saturdays - Square Dancing West Chester Square Dance: this dance is currently on hiatus Contact for further information: 610-696-2652 or email. (Updated 11/17/03)
Please note that these listings are intended as a resource, but not an endorsement. It is recommended that you check for qualifications and references.
Advance 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)
Argentine Tango, Marc Hussner & Kristina McFadden, 215.919.9010 www.urban-tango.com (Added 1/18/11)
Argentine Tango, Ongoing lessons (Thursdays 8:15 to 9:30PM) at River Tango at River Yoga Studio, 74 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 with Pierre Baston, Maria deSousa and Laura Favin, 917-209-6534, www.rivertango.net, firstname.lastname@example.org, $15 (Added 1/18/11)
Argentine Tango with Sarah Chung. Beginner Tango Class, Fridays, 8-9:30pm at Major Moments Studio (1624 South St. Philadelphia, PA 19146). www.sarahchungtango.com. (Updated 10/6/13)
Argentine Tango with Damian Lobato and Sarah Chung. Intermediate Tango Class, Thursdays 8-9:30pm, at 1315 Buttonwood St, Philadelphia, PA 19123. Class is followed by practica until midnight www.tangoinphilly.com.
Argentine Tango Private Lessons, Evelyn & Charles, 610-668-0579, E-mail: ArgentineTango@aol.com
Argentine Tango, Salsa, West Coast Swing. Sangha Space, 116 W Baltimore Ave, Media, PA. 610.565.0300 or SanghaSpace.com for schedule & details. No partner needed. (added 9/27/11)
Argentine Tango, Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Kelly Ray & Lesley Mitchell, Phila. 215-574-9555, dancephiladelphia.com/
Argentine Tango, Ballroom, Latin, Salsa - Ongoing, weekly group classes (Mon, Wed, Thur & Sat), private lessons & wedding dances. Beginner & Intermediate levels, no partner necessary. At dancemuse STUDIO in King of Prussia. For schedule, directions and more info visit www.thedancemuse.com or call 610-783-1410. (Added 4/27/10)
Balboa, Ballet, Ballroom, Charleston, Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, Vintage Jazz, West Coast Swing lessons at the Ballroom on High, 2nd floor, 310 East High St., Pottstown, PA 19464. 610-348-6727. idancepottstown.com (Added 11/11/08)
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, Swing. Ballroom On High, w/John Larson, Group lessons for couples & individuals, No partner neccessary,Lessons Wednesday Evenings starting @ 7pm for 5 weeks(only $45). 610-348-6727, website (Added 12/28/12).
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)
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, weekly, from
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 Private lessons available Tuesday through Thursday in Media Pa. Joe is an extremely versatile teacher, proficient in the basics of over 20 dances, and dances in silver level in over half of those. $60/lesson with flexible availability throughout the day. www.ballroomjoe.com or 610-420-4727 (updated 11/10/11)
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)
& 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.
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)
- Monday 6:00 - 7:00 pm. Open to Men & Women. Shake Bollywood Shake,
Swathmore Avenue, Folsom. shakebollywoodshake.com
, 484 343 4394 (Added 01/29/11)
- Tuesday 7:30 - 8:30 pm for Adults, Friday 6:00 - 7:00 pm for Kids. Shake
Bollywood Shake, Swathmore Avenue, Folsom & Baltimore Pike, Springfield.
Classes for Beginner & Advance levels. shakebollywoodshake.com,
484 343 4394 (Added 01/29/11)
Bop, cha-cha, ballroom-salsa. DJ services also available, playing gospel to contemporary music. 267-303-0014.
Country Line, City Slickers Country Clickers, with Lars and Lori Anderson. cityslickerscountrykickers.com/
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/
Cross-step waltz lessons, Peggy Leiby & Ret Turner, February & March 2012, Tuesdays in Willow Grove, details: 215.643.4397 or mostlywaltz.com/mwlessons.html
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 10/10/12).
Hula, Suzanne Aumack, Classes for Children, Teens and Adults.Holy Trinity Luthern Church, Woodside & Narberth Avenues, Narberth, PA. 610-209-3083, mainlinehula.com/
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)
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 and Ballroom
- in Media, Del Co., Group classes on Sundays - Wednesdays; Private lessons
available most days. Wedding dance preperation also offered by appointment.
Monthly Salsa/Bachata practice sessions on the 2nd Thursday of the month
from 7:30- 9:30p.m. Monthly dance parties on Second Saturdays. 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 8/8/13)
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 Fall 2013, Allens Lane Art Center, Allens Lane & McCallum Street, Phila., PA 19119. 215-643-4397, mostlywaltz.com/mwlessons.html (Updated 10/6/13)
Vintage. the Ballroom On High, w/Faryl
Codispoti, Group lessons for couples & individuals, No partner neccessary,
taught by Ginger Sable through Mt.Airy
Learning Tree, 215-843-6333 (Added 4/21/11)
Tap for adults taught by Corrine Karon at University of the Arts Continuing Education, 215.717.6095, dance classes at UArts Continuing Education: (Added 4/24/11)
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)
Zydeco, Vince Masciarelli, vmdanceinstructor.com/ or 215-885-7935 (updated 2/17/09)
@ 1/20/12, these listings might be moved to the Lessons section once they've been verified as current
Sunday, weekly. Tango. 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., 8:00-9:00 PM, 267-210-5460, www.SpotlightDanceUSA.com, or Info@SpotlightDanceUSA.com (Updated 3/12/10)
Monday weekly. Flamenco Ma Beginning flamenco dance class, taught by La Lhianna, at Angler Movement Arts Center, 1550 E. Montgomery Ave. in Fishtown. 7:30pm. (215) 586-0760, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, weekly. Irish Set Dance Class at Cadbury Center, Rt. 38 (Beside the Cherry Hill Mall), Cherry Hill, NJ. 8.00pm to 10.00pm all year. Teaching by Ed Quigley and Eileen McCullough. $5 per person. Classes held downstairs. Eileen McCullough: 856.983.7464, email (3/29/08).
Wednesdays - Freestyle Dance Dance Dance Party Party Philly, Major Moment Dance Studio, 1624 South St Philadelphia, PA 19146. Dance Dance Party Party is a women-only freestyle dance session. 8-9 pm. website (Updated 6/23/11)
Wednesday, weekly. Belly Dancing. Classes with Tahmina at Spirit Wind Internal Arts, 213 New Street (btwn. 2nd & 3rd, below Vine St.) 5:45-7:00pm $10 per class 215.640.0883 (Added 9/23/05)
Wednesday, weekly. Irish Ceili Social Dancing 1301 S. Rodney St., Wilmington DE 19805 Beginners ceili (Irish social dance) 7 pm, advanced 7:30, set dance class 8:30. Sponsored by the New Castle County Irish Society. 302-369-0101 or 302-478-4568 or website. (Added 1/11/05)
Wednesday, weekly. Irish Set Dance Class (for beginners) at the Irish Center (Commodore Barry Club), Carpenter Lane and Emlen Sts, Mt. Airy. 7:30p-9:30p. (check for summer schedule). Teaching by John Shields and Cass Tinney. For info contact John 215.722.1674 or Cass 215.637.9366, (Updated 9/12/05)
Wednesday, weekly. Line Dancing for Beginners, Intermediate and some Advanced, Location: The Yorkhouse, 5325 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA. Cost: $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 from 6:30 - 8:30. Class is also available some Saturdays. Check our Web site for the schedule. 267-439-0515, http://www.bowlegsproductions.com or email. (Added 02/10/08)
Thursday, weekly. Belly Dance Basic Classes with Alexia. The Drum and Dance Learning Center Route 206 and Elizabeth Street, Bordentown, New Jersey, 08505 (located in the Barracks Trading Post Plaza) 6:30 - 8:00 pm. For dancers at all dance levels. 609-324-7383 or www.drumdancecenter.com. (06/26/07)
Thursday, weekly. Indian Cinematic and Indian classical dance Bharatanatyam - The Archana Dance Academy, Studio B, 209 Fairmount avenue, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia 19123 7:40 PM to 9:40 PM. (267) 994-7285, thearchanadanceacademy.com/ (Added 5/3/07)
Saturday weekly. Bellydance & Folklore (Egyptian Style) with Nagwa Sa'id. 12:00-1:30 at Nagwa Sai'ds Studio 215-333-5642. 215-333-5642. (added 4/16/03)
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).
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
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.
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