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Below is a list of lessons, workshops, social dancing and events in the Orange County,  Long Beach, L. A. area (Avant Garde to Hacienda to Memories).  It includes West Coast Swing, Nightclub 2 step, Hustle, Cha Cha , Salsa, East Coast, Lindy and other Ballroom. 

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This week's ITEMS TO NOTE...   


  • Thursdays  Ed Van Ornum is teaching some new classes at the Celebration Dance Studio in Tustin, 7pm hustle and 8pm Nightclub 2 step. The Celebration Dance Studio, 13931 Carroll Way, Tustin 92780 (Mimi's Plaza)

  • Every Thursday - WCS with Phil Adams and Mindia Robin at the Hacienda in El Segundo (21+)
    - Visit http://philandmindiadance.com 
    - 6:30pm WCS Int w/ Phil, $10
    - 6:30pm WCS Beginner 1 with Mindia FREE
    - 7:30pm WCS Advanced with Phil, $10
    - 7:30pm WCS Beginner 2 with Mindia Robin $10
    - 8:30 - 12:30 open dance with DJs Phil & Mindia
    - 1 drink minimum, although it can be a water
    - 21 and over

  • Thursday May 21 Open dancing for West Coast Swing at Khoury's in Long Beach 5-9pm.   Triple Play plays at 5:30  No cover, $5 dinners available

  • Friday May 22  Press Box in Westminster,   Michele Adams will now be teaching the 6 and 7pm classes.    6pm will be nightclub 2 step with Michele, 7pm New Fresh Style of West Coast Swing Intermediate Level with Michele  Open dance with DJ Bob Brewer at 8pm  (lessons and dance are separate prices). Admission for the night and every Friday... 1 or 2 dance classes and Bob Brewers Dance $15 pp, 2 dance classes NO DANCE $12, Dance Only $10

  • Friday May 22 4th Friday Country Dance with Mike Kluck at Avant Garde in Newport Beach. 7:15 Country Two Step lesson (included in cover). 8pm open dance

  • Saturday May 23 Int/Adv American Ballroom Workshop American Tango & Quickstep with Doreen Fineman at Atomic Ballroom in Irvine, noon - 4pm

  • Saturday May 23  Carrie Lucas at Avant Garde, WCS lesson at 7pm, open dance for WCS and more at 8pm.with DJs Lance Armstrong and Brian Sforzo.  $10 dance only/$12 for lesson and dance

  • Saturday May 23 Diamond Swing Dance,  is dark but returns June 27th

  • Saturday May 23 Lemondop Dance  Atrium Hotel, Irvine (across from John Wayne) 7pm to Mid. guest DJ Richard,  $10 cover,  Mostly singles and freestyle dancing.

  • Sunday May 24 OCWCSDC  at the Clubhouse in Placentia, is dark tonight

  • Sunday May 24 Lisa Narita's Dance Night Out.  WCS and more   Avant Garde in Newport Beach.  DJ Aaron Myers.  $8

  • Monday, May 25  FREE west coast swing dance at DanScene in Costa Mesa, 2 - 6pm.  Bring a dish to share or not. 

  • Every Tuesday Mindia Robin Tuesday west coast swing dance classes have moved to a new venue: El Segundo Woman's Club, 541 Standard Street (at Mariposa St.), El Segundo, Ca 90245. Great floor! Same times for classes: 6:30pm: Intermediate WCS 7:30pm: Beginner WCS; 1st timers FREE for Beginners! No partner needed for classes. This may be a temporary venue; check back soon for updates.

  • Every Tuesday, Join Jessica Cox, Torri Smith & Martin Parker at DanScene in Costa Mesa. WC Swing Classes & Social Dance. Jessica & Torri teach 6:30 beg/Int, 7:15 drills and 8pm Int/Adv. Martin teaches 7:15 beginner and 8pm intermediate. Social dance at 8:45

  • Wednesdays Michele Adams Golden Sails in Long Beach.
    6pm FREE beginner West Coast Swing taught by Andre Castillo
    7pm - Int. WCS with Michele
    7:45 - Int. Hustle with Michele
    8:30 rotating classes
    9:15pm - open dancing with DJ Mark Lester
    Please support the bar



Mark Lester's link  email Mark








At the bottom of this page, you will find addresses, phone numbers and websites to most places mentioned

*****Thursday*****  May 21

  • Swing and Soul at Swingin the Blues,  Atomic Ballroom in Irvine, west coast swing dance to Blues Soul, R&B,7pm ladies styling,  7pm beg & 7:45 Int lesson by Ben Morris ,  7:45pm adv class with guest instructor, all ages welcome.

  • Lisa Narita at Avant Garde, 6 week series, adv. hustle at 6:00  adv WCS at 6:50  int WCS  at 7:50

  • Phil Adams and Mindia Robin teach at the Hacienda/Double H Club by LAX on Thursdays. (full bar, must be 21+), Beginner 1 West Coast Swing with Mindia Robin 6:30 - 7:30pm FREE, Intermediate West Coast Swing with Phil 6:30 - 7:30pm, Beginner 2 West Coast Swing with Mindia Robin 7:30 - 8:30pm, Advanced West Coast Swing with Phil 7:30 - 8:30pm, Open dancing 8:30 - midnight FREE to all. 

  • Thursdays Open dancing for West Coast Swing is back at Khoury's in Long Beach live music, 5-9pm.   limited menu available

  • John & Katie Watson  7 pm Country Two Step, 8 pm Line Dance at the Monrovia Community Center For further info please contact John/Katie at 626 359-1055.

  • DanScene in Costa Mesa has Salsa with Frank, ballroom with Martin

  • The Dance Family Studio in Pasadena, ballroom and WCS

  • Brandin Iron in San Bernardino, free before 7pm, lesson at 7:30

  • Hip Kitty Jazz in Claremont, swing night, lesson at 7pm

  • Lindy Hop Stop  has moved to 1st & 3rd Mondays at the Press Box in Westminster

  • Country night at the Prince O Whales, Playa Del Rey (near LAX), free line dance lesson at 8:30, live band or country DJ 

  • Line dance Thursdays at The Ranch in Anaheim.  lessons at 6:30 and 7:30, $5 cover

  • Country Night at Torrance Elks Lodge, Tom Hickey DJ, dance host and instructor, line and couples dance at 7pm, open dance 8 - 11pm, cash bar (no food), $5 cover, 1820 Abalone, Torrance,

  • Ballroom lessons at the Clubhouse in Placentia

  • Club One Studio,: ballroom lessons

  • Ballroom Dancing at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim Big Band Dances The 9-Carat Band will open the new year and then the Little Big Band will play the remaining weeks in January. The 9-Carat Band will play the first week of every month after that, and the Yachtsmen will play in February’s remaining weeks. Admission is $10.00, members, $7., and students with I.D. $5. Time is the same, free dance lesson 6:30-7:30, band plays 7:30-10:30.

  • Fullerton Dancesport  check website for schedule

  • Phill's Ballroom Dance Studio  in Orange   Advance Group Lessons.  See Web for schedule of classes

  • Alma Frey teaches salsa at Avant Garde, class at 9pm, salsa social dance follows  

  • Salsa lessons at SalsaSwing in Costa Mesa

  • Salsa dancing at Mama Juana's Studio City

  • Long Beach Dance Centre, salsa at 7pm, all levels, 6 week series

  • Ballroom-Latin Combo at Redondo Beach Elks, 7pm FT-Waltz-Rumba-N2S Lesson for $5, email Jon Gatyas at psalm3011@invitation.to 

  • Sierra Madre Community Center, dance lessons 7 & 8pm

  • Lindy by the Sea at Rebekah Lodge in El Segundo, beginning classes,  7pm, 8pm, 9pm

  • South Coast Dancesport, Laguna Hills

  • Century Dancesport in Tustin, 7:00 Styling/Technique Class, 7:45 Silver/Advance Ballroom Class

*****Friday*****  May 22
  • West Coast Swing at the Press Box, 4 week progressive.   6:00-6:50 beginner West Coast swing taught by Jan and Ray Moose, 7:00-7:50 Intermediate West Coast Swing to be announced,  starts first Friday of the month, $12 includes class that follows.

  • Press Box is open at 8:00pm for WCS and more, with DJ Bob Brewer,

  • Martin Parker teaches rotating classes DanScene Costa Mesa,  

  • Phil Trani's Long Beach,  great band, usually good for WCS and ECS,  very small dance floor, good idea to bring your own dance partner 

  • The Hacienda Double H Club  Every Friday Night at the Hacienda Hotel, Raul Santiago will be teaching a Beginner Hustle lesson from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m and Beginner/Intermediate Cha Cha lesson from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. and the cost is $10.00 per lesson.  They will be playing Salsa and Cha Cha music. The music starts at 9:00 p.m. with DJ Anne.  For more information contact Raul at rsantiagodance@aol.com , and remember there are 3 dance floors and No Cover charge

  • Swing night (lindy) at the Atomic Ballroom Irvine,   8:30,

  • IMPULSE SWING:  Come learn to Swing dance, always beginner friendly! Fun instructor, Alec Marken of Swing Avec Alec, teaches you A LOT of moves at every lesson. Participants rotate so come with or without a partner! Swing nights are every Fri except the first Fri of the month, only $5 donation requested. Impulse Dance Center is located at 27101 Aliso Creek Rd #106, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656. www.impulsedanceoc.com One hour lesson is at 8pm, followed by 10 minutes of some other ballroom style. Open dancing follows, going til 11pm. Instructor Alec Marken is also available for affordable private ballroom/social dance lessons. Mobile: 949/370-0523  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Swing-Avec-Alec/252132376804

  • The Skyroom in Long Beach has live music and dancing most Fridays (occasionally closed for a private event) 8pm - midnight

  • Starting Gate, band starts at 9pm, some WCS dancing but gets too crowded with freestylers, 

  • Salsa and Cumbia lessons at SalsaSwing in Costa Mesa

  • Long Beach Dance Centre,  Salsa at 7pm, 6 week series 

  • Tapas Nightclub, Newport Beach, Flamenco Dinner Show 7:30, Salsa lesson at 8:30 with DJ Karlos, Salsa dancing follows

  • Esteban Conde teaches bachata and salsa at Century Dancesport in Tustin, salsa dance follows

  • Prince O Whales, live band, Playa Del Rey 

  • Temecula Stampede, country lessons at 7pm and dancing every Friday

  • Cowboy Country has lessons at 7 & 8pm, live band (DJ at break)   

  • Montana's in San Dimas

  • Fullerton Dancesport  Latin lessons

  • Friday Milonga Dance at Avant Garde, Tango

  • South Coast Dancesport, Laguna Hills

  • Century Dancesport in Tustin, 7:45 Bachata Class 8:30 Beg & Int Salsa Class




  • 1st (and 3rd) Fridays South Bay Dance Club, now at El Segundo Masonic Lodge,  doors open 6:30, members free, non-members $10 

  • 1st (& 3rd & 5th) Doreen's Ballroom Dance, Avant Garde in Newport Beach, lesson at 8pm, open dance at 9

  • 2nd Friday USA Dance at  Avant Garde, lesson at 8, open dance 9

  • 2nd Friday  Anaheim Senior Center, Ballroom dance, live band, 7 - 10 pm

  • 3rd Friday Ballroom Dance, DJ Doreen, Avant Garde in Newport Beach,   Lesson at 8pm, open dance at 9pm

  • 3rd Friday South Bay Dance Club, Cesar Ricuarte is club DJ  

  • 4th Friday  Anaheim Senior Center, line dancing, 7 - 10 pm

  • 4th Friday Ballroom/Latin Dance with Hae Ran at Avant Garde in Newport Beach, 8pm

  • 4th Friday Swing Peedro some 4th Fridays. Discover the wonderful Peoples Palace in San Pedro, home of a wide variety of classes and events. Enjoy the spacious and beautiful dance floor, learn some new moves, and dance to one of SoCal's top Swing bands! 7:00 pm Free Dance Lesson 8:00 pm Live Music Starts Advance Tickets $15.00 At Door $25.00 People's Palace 365 W 6th St, San Pedro For more information:310 547-2348

  • 5th Friday Ballroom Dance at Avant Garde, DJ Doreen,  Lesson at 8pm, open dance at 9pm

  • last Friday  Inland Empire Christian Singles Dance Party held the last Friday of every month.  Dancing, 2 dance lessons at D & D's Dance Center in Riverside from 7:30-11:30pm.  Fun theme monthly. Cost: $15 prepaid or $20 at the door

***** Saturday*****  May 23
  • see "items to note" section for special Saturday dances

  • Malia San Nicolas teaches west coast swing at Atomic Ballroom in Placentia, 4pm beginner, 4:45 intermediate

  • Kazumi Onoue DeVries,  On1 fundamental. Progressive class. Every Saturdays from 11:00am, 18956 Brookhurst St. Fountain Valley, CA 92708, for more info, E-mail: kazumiart@msn.com  

  • Mike Miller teaches West Coast Swing at 10am and rotating classes at 11 am, First United Methodist Church in Lakewood,

  • Fullerton Dancesport  morning and afternoon ballroom classes, check website for schedule

  • The Dance Family has Saturday morning ballroom classes

  • Club One Studio, afternoon ballroom lessons, Tea Dance follows from 3 - 6pm

  • Marcelo Rivero teaches 7pm-8pm Beg.& Int. SALSA class & 8pm-9pm open practice at La Terraza Grill 3605 S. Bristol St., Santa Ana.




  • Atomic Ballroom  Irvine  Ballroom Dance 7pm for beginners, 7:45 for int & 7:45 for adv, open dancing at 8:30pm,

  • Hacienda, Double H club every Saturday, lesson and open dancing (dances are always free)

  • Lemondrop Dance, over 40 singles in OC and LA, mostly freestyle

  • 2nd & 4th Saturday, dance party at Steppin Out with Cindy Roberts, Riverside, lesson included in admission, 8pm

  • Pasadena Ballroom dance Swing dance, 8pm

  • The Skyroom in Long Beach has live music and dancing most Saturdays (occasionally closed for a private event) 8pm - midnight

  • weekly Saturday ballroom dances in El Segundo, Cost is only $3.00! Doors open at 7 p.m. at El Segundo Joslyn Center, 339 Sheldon Street, El Segundo, just north of Rebekah Hall, enter on Sheldon and Grand. (in the park). Free parking. General dancing with a great variety of music by Ed Fiester till 9:45 p.m. Refreshments and drawing.

  • Buena Park Senior Center has a dance every Saturday, big band music, 7 - 10pm, $6 cover includes refreshments, 

  • Every Saturday Orange Coast Ballroom, 940 W. Chapman Ave. #201, Orange, CA 92868, Social Ballroom Dance (all music styles) Saturday Evenings 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm. $10 for social party, or free with drop in class

  • Salsa dancing and lesson at Tapa's in Newport Beach

  • Starting Gate live band at 9, free, dinner available (until 9ish), mostly freestyle

  • For country dancing, there is Cowboy CountryMontana's, In Cahoots, Prince O Whales, Temecula Stampede




  • 1st Saturday dance Phil Adams and Mindia Robin, Hacienda by LAX, Intermediate Country 2 step workshop 3 - 5pm, Int NC2 5 - 7pm, Int WCS  7 - 8, Dance Party at 8pm (party is free)  Take all 3 of Phil's workshops for $20,  Mindia Robin teaches beginning west coast swing from 6 - 8, $15, no experience needed, 

  • 2nd Saturday of Every Month with Don & Shirley Estep at The Starting Gate in Los Alamitos non-stop dancing to the DJ music of Don Estep or Bill Parker. 1PM TO 4:30PM Contact info: Don 760-641-1099 Cell, Shirley 760-641-1074 Cell, dancindaze@roadrunner.com

  • 2nd Saturday WCS dance, Lisa Narita at Avant Garde in Newport Beach, DJ Joshua Myers,   dance starts at 8pm   

  • 2nd Saturday Tango dance Club One in Costa Mesa, lesson at 8:15, open dance at 9pm, 

  • 3rd Saturday  DanScene WCS party with workshop at 7pm, open dance at 8pm,

  • 3rd Saturday Christian Country Roundup, Doors open at 6pm,  lessons at 6pm, 6:45 and 7:30 open dance at 8:15pm The Clubhouse in Placentia,  Phil Adams, Mindia Robin and a few others teach

  • 3rd Saturday Ed Van Ornum's Ballroom dance at Avant Garde in Newport Beach,  lesson at 8pm, party 9pm, 

  • 3rd Saturday Swing (lindy) dance at The Dance Family in Pasadena

  • 3rd Saturday Social dance at Temecula Dance Company in Murrieta, lesson at 6pm, open dance at 7pm, (check schedule, not always 3rd Saturday),

  • 4th Saturday Carrie Lucas at Avant Garde, WCS lesson at 7pm, open dance for WCS and more at 8pm. 

  • 4th Saturday,  Diamond Swing Dance,  4th Saturday West Coast Swing Dance Party In The South Bay ... 7:30-8:30pm, free (with your $10 admission) - Intermediate WCS Workshop with guest instructor. 8:30 pm-Midnight - Open Dancing with DJ Helen Tocco. IM DANCE HAPPY STUDIOS, 20417 Earl Street, 2nd fl., Torrance 90503. Behind the West End Racquet Club. Free Parking. Hosts: Rhonda Diamond & Isaiah Meders.

  • last Saturday of the month Tango lessons and dance at Downey Elks lodge, lesson at 8pm  open dance 9pm - 1am, dress is nice but not formal

  • DanScene has a Tango Party with Luba on 1st, 2nd, and 4th Saturdays, tango lesson with Felix at 7:30, open dance at 8pm, lesson and party $15, party only $10

  • Salsa Dance party every 4th Saturday at Club One Studio in Costa Mesa


*****Sunday*****   May 24

  • LA Swing meets at the Golden Sails in Long Beach on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays,  lesson (included) at 2pm, open dance at 3pm - 6:30pm, always a live band,

  • Starting Gate in Los Alamitos has a live country band from 2 - 6pm  on most Sundays,  

  • The Studio, Art of Dance with WCS lessons every Sunday, instructor Debbie D'Aquino,  Basics at 2pm, Intermediate at 3pm. Styling at 4pm,$45 for 5-wk series  or  $12 drop-in visitor (310) 833-7511,  113 Main Street, El Segundo 90245,  
  • Every second Sunday of the month, Zydeco at Golden Sails Lounge (Best Western Hotel), 6285 E. Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach,Ca.90803 5 pm- 9pm Free Dance Lessons 4:30 (with paid cover)  Free gumbo prepared by Crazy Creole Caterers (donations greatly appreciated) Also: Bar and restaurant on premises. To be put on mailing list for all events send e-mail to: goldensailszydeco@yahoo.com or call Dempsey 562-396-132
    David 909-527-0926

  • Ben Corpos teaches hustle (all levels) and beyond basics WCS afternoons at the Regency Ballroom in Lomita

  • Fullerton Dancesport daytime ballroom lessons

  • Mike Miller  teaches a Level 1 Rotating Ballroom/Latin Dance at 1 pm and a Beginning Social Ease Ballroom/Latin at 2 pm at First United Methodist Church in Lakewood.  Dances change monthly, 2pm  

  • Club One Studio, Tea Dance Party 3 - 6pm

  • Caltech Ballroom Dance Club in Pasadena, Beginner & Intermediate Ballroom lessons, see website for detail

  • Lisa Narita Come join Lisa and the Dance Today Club Sunday, for lessons, dancing and fun, Beginning WCS lesson at 6:00, Intermediate WCS lesson at 6:35. General dancing at 7:15 p.m. Light snacks. Lisa plays great dance music, West Coast Swing, Night Club 2 Step, Country 2 Step, Hustle, Cha Cha and more... Cover: $10.00 for the lesson & dance ($8.00 Dance-Today Club Members)/ $5.00 for the dance only Avant Garde Ballroom II in Newport Beach 

  • OCWCSDC at the Clubhouse in Placentia, lessons  taught by rotating teachers. FREE intro to west coast swing at 4:45, Beginner 2 at 4pm ($40/mo or $15 drop in) Intermediate WCS at 6:15 - 7pm in included in price of cover, intermediate and masters progressive Jack & Jill on the 1st Sunday, rotating types of Jack & Jill on 2nd Sunday, novice and advanced progressive Jack & Jill on 3rd Sunday, no contest on 4th Sunday, 

  • Brandin Iron in San Bernardino, couples dances (no line dances) every 1st and 3rd Sunday from 6 - 10pm, (check schedule before attending)

  • Psalms 30:11 social dance, 6 - 10 pm, lesson at 6 & 7pm, open dance at 8pm

  • Shesha teaches a 6 week series afternoons now at Atomic Ballroom for Lindy,  Balboa, Swing see website for times and costs   

  • The Dance Family in Pasadena has salsa and tango lessons in the afternoon

  • Hacienda  Ladies styling with Yesenia 7 p.m., 7-8 Beginner salsa 8-9 Intermediate salsa with Raul Santiago cost is $10.00 music starts at 9 p.m.

  • Marcelo Rivero teaches Argentine Tango Basics class  5:15pm, Avant Garde in Newport Beach

  • Salsa Sundays at OC Tavern in San Clemente, doors open8:30, dancing 9 til close, 21+

  • Belly dancing at SalsaSwing in Costa Mesa, 10:30

  • Club Danzarin  ARGENTINE TANGO EVERY SUNDAY at DanScene in Costa Mesa.  lesson and dance

*****Monday*****  May 25    Memorial Day   most classes are closed.   Be sure to call the venue before attending

*****Tuesday*****  May 26
  • Phil Adams teaches at Memories in Whittier, Beg WCS at 6pm (beginning class is free), Beg2/Int 1 WCS at 7pm, Int/adv WCS at 8pm, 

  • Martin Parker teaches WCS at DanScene in Costa Mesa, Int WCS at 7pm, int 2 WCS at 7:45pm, practice dance follows

  • Ray and Jan Moose Tuesdays at the Press Box . 6:30 - 7:20 Beginning West Coast Swing  Press Box (located inside Westminster Lanes), 6471 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683  

  • Mindia Robins Tuesday west coast swing dance classes have moved to a new venue: El Segundo Woman's Club, 541 Standard Street (at Mariposa St.), El Segundo, Ca 90245. Great floor! Same times for classes: 6:30pm: Intermediate WCS 7:30pm: Beginner WCS; 1st timers FREE for Beginners! No partner needed for classes. This may be a temporary venue; check back soon for updates.

  • Michele Adams teaches west coast swing and hustle at the Clubhouse in Placentia

  • Cindy's Dance 7:15pm Contemporary Line Dancing     Club Salsa Dance Studio - Capo Beach

  • Ed Van Ornum teaches rotating social dances at Avant Garde

  • Rachel Burstein is joining the ATOMIC Ballroom in Irivie teaching staff on a limited basis and teaching a "Rockin' Ballroom" class at 7:45 on Tuesday nights, before our new Rockin' Ballroom dance party in Studio B!

  • Cindy Roberts teaches salsa & WCS in Riverside

  • Atomic Ballroom,  lindy lessons followed by swing dance party 

  • Lindy by the Sea at Rebekah Lodge in El Segundo, Intermediate/Advanced classes,  7pm, 8pm, 9pm

  • Paul Lipinski's Line Dance Class 7 - 9pm At the Dance Center in Lomita, Studio E (downstairs). beginner and intermediate, $5 donation. The Studio E entrance is on the first floor, way left of the main entrance. You may also enter from the other (Ralph's/South) side of the Dance Center. Look for the small canopy over the door to the right. South Bay Dance Center, 24817 S. Western Ave, Lomita

  • Free country dance lesson with Marlene Taylor at InCahoots in Fullerton 6:30 & 7:30

  • Fullerton Dancesport  

  • Atomic Ballroom favorite Doreen Fineman will begin teaching KIDS ballroom classes on Tuesdays at 4pm for ages 5 - 12! Details are HERE! (Starting in May), Irvine

  • Club One in Costa Mesa social dance lesson at 6:45, salsa lesson at 7:30, Salsa party with Alma & JD in downstairs ballroom 8:30pm

  • Belly dancing at ClubOne in Costa Mesa, 2 classes to choose from 11am or 6:30pm

  • Long Beach Dance Centre, Beg salsa at 7pm, Int salsa at 8pm, 6 week series

  • Zumba lessons at SalsaSwing, Costa Mesa

  • South Coast Dancesport, Laguna Hills

  • Century Dancesport in Tustin, 5:30 Ballroom for Kids, 7:00 and 7:45 Intermediate Ballroom Classes,

  • Psalm 30:11 School of dance,7:30 swing, 8:30 free dance, Mariners Church in Irvine,


*****Wednesday*****  May 27
  • Carrie Lucas has West Coast Wednesdays  at the Press Box, rotating social dance lesson at 7pm , advanced WCS at 8pm,   See Carrie dance  

  • Michele Adams Golden Sails in Long Beach
    7pm - Int. WCS with Michele
    7:45 - Int. Hustle with Michele
    8:30 rotating classes
    9:15pm - open dancing with DJ Mark Lester

  • Martin Parker teaches advanced hustle and west coast swing at DanScene in Costa Mesa

  • Christopher DeMaci teaches west coast swing at the Dance Doctor, 1440 4th St., Santa Monica, 8pm beginner, 9pm int/adv. Uses the fundamentals of West Coast Swing to develop your vocabulary of moves, styling, advanced technique and footwork.  This class helps you release your own signature style within you waiting to be expressed

  • Phil Adams teaches at High Desert Dance Company in Lancaster, 6pm Beginner WCS w/ Jason Disbrow, FREE, 6pm Intermediate WCS w/ Phil, $10, 7pm  Country step w/ Phil, $10, 8pm Advanced Country 2 step w/ Phil, $10  

  • Lisa Narita teaches, level 1 Hustle at 6pm, level 1 WCS at 6:45pm, level 2 WCS at 7:30pm, level 2 Hustle at 8:15pm, Avant Garde in Newport Beach

  • Sonny Watson teaches at the American Legion in Reseda,  Beg WCS at 7pm, Int/Adv WCS at 8:30, followed by the Valley Swing Dance Club's week dance at 9pm with DJ Jack Smith. 

  • John & Katie Watson   8 week series: Beginning West Coast Swing at 7 pm, and Intermediate / Advanced West Coast at 8 pm. Monrovia Community Center 119 West Palm. 626 359-1055

  • The Ranch in Anaheim for country and WCS

  • Cowboy Country Nightclub (All Country * All the Time)... Country Two-Step 7pm ... Line Dancing 8pm ... 3321 E. South St,  Long Beach ...562 630-3007     No Cover Before 7pm, big crowd

  • In Cahoots Fullerton, 18+

  • Shesha hosts the Strutters Ball at the Clubhouse in Placentia, swing dance (lindy), lesson at 7pm and 7:45, open dance at 8:45

  • Long Beach Dance Centre, east coast swing 7pm, 6 week series

  • The Dance Family in Pasadena has east coast and lindy lessons

  • Rhythm Club has a Swing Party every Wednesday in El Segundo. lindy hop jitterbug

  • ClubOne Studio  "Social Dance class" series (Argentine Tango) with Esteban, 6:15-7:00pm; dance follows

  • Fullerton Dancesport, rotating social dance lessons 6:30 and 7:30

  • Phill's Ballroom Dance Studio  in Orange   Intermediate Group Lessons.  See Web for schedule of classes

  • Hacienda by LAX, 7:30-8pm beginning tango, open dance follows

  • Cindy Roberts teaches ballroom, Riverside

  • Rumba & Waltz and Hip Hop lessons at SalsaSwing, Costa Mesa

  • Salsa lessons at the Atomic Ballroom Salsa Dance follows at 8:30

  • Marcelo Rivero Argentine Tango Wednesday's 8pm Beg./Int. level partnering steps w/technique@ Tapas club 4253 Martingale Way, Newport Beach

  • Borderline Thousand Oaks Salsa dancing 7:00 Basic, 8:00 Beginners, 8:45 Intermediate

  • MamaJuana's in Studio City, salsa with DJ Ricky & DJ Curby 7pm - 2am, lesson with Walter Jones 7:30 - 9pm

  • The Dance Family, Pasadena, belly dancing, lindy hop, balboa  

  • South Coast Dancesport, Laguna Hills

Coming Soon...



  • Saturday June 6 1st Saturday dance Phil Adams and Mindia Robin, Hacienda by LAX, Intermediate Country 2 step workshop 3 - 5pm, Int NC2 5 - 7pm, Int WCS  7 - 8, Dance Party at 8pm (party is free)  Take all 3 of Phil's workshops for $20,  Mindia Robin teaches beginning west coast swing from 6 - 8, $15, no experience needed, 

  • Saturday June 6 - DOC Swing at DanScene, Orange County, 6 pm to 11 pm.  $10 prepaid, $15 at the door includes buffet and 2 West Coast Swing lessons by Buddy Schwimmer.  After 8:00 $10, after 9:00 $5.  At 9:30, Club Challenge presented by Magic Dance Productions.

  • June 11 - 14 Jack & Jill O'Rama WCS convention  Hyatt Regency in Garden Grove (near Disneyland).   Disneyland Dancer Day on Monday June 15, get discounted tickets


Dance Photos

Woody's Photos  - Our dance friend Jim "Woody" Woods takes lots of photos at dance conventions and local dance clubs. If you have attended a convention or local dance event, be sure to check Woody's photos.   OCWCSDC photos


DJ Mark's Photos - Mark takes photos of the dancers at parties that he DJ's. Be sure to check each of the past dates on his site to see if he captured you and your dance partner.


Dance Cruises


Dance Fun Cruise and Tours, check their schedule for your type dance


Non-dance (some dance related)

On-going  Steamers Jazz Club and Cafe, Fullerton

On-going Spaghetinni's Italian Grill and Jazz Club

Anaheim Coupon/Discounts

Fancy shoe bags through Psalms 30:11

Christian Singles Fun Events

www.calendarlive.com   LA Times calendar section

Dr. Laura Reed, a fellow dancer, is offering a 10% "dancers discount" for permanent makeup and corrective treatments   www.artisticcosmeticsolutions.com/

Check out Woody's pictures from different dance events. You can check other pictures that Woody has taken at http://www.ocwcsdc.com/photos.shtml   Are there any of you?


See ya on the dance floor!!


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Atomic Ballroom 17961 Sky Park Circle Irvine 949 250-3332 www.atomicballroom.com 
Avant Garde 4220 Scott Place Newport Beach 949 442-7600 http://www.avantgardeballroom.com/
Borderline Bar & Grill   Thousand Oaks 805 446-4435 www.borderlinebarandgrill.com 
Brandin Iron 320 South "E" St. San Bernardino 909 888-7388 www.brandinironsaloon.com 
Club One Studio 3195 J Red Hill Ave Costa Mesa 714 437-1800 www.clubonestudio.com 
Cowboy Country 3321 E. South St. Long Beach 562 630-3007 www.cowboycountry.mu
DanScene 2980-A McClintock Way Costa Mesa 714 641-8688 www.danscene.com
Dance Palace       http://www.dancepalaceproductions.com/home
Fullerton Dancesport 114 E. Commonwealth Fullerton 714 525-5155 www.fullertondancesport.com
Golden Sails 6285 E. PCH Long Beach 562 596-1631 www.goldensailshotel.com
Hacienda 525 N. Sepulveda El Segundo 310 615-0015x4125 http://www.haciendahotel.com/default.aspx?pg=el-segundo-restaurants
Impulse Dance 27101 Aliso Creek Rd Ste 106 Aliso Viejo 949-831-8589 http://www.impulsedanceoc.com/
Khoury's 110 N. Marina Dr. Long Beach 562-598-6800 http://www.yelp.com/biz/khourys-restaurant-long-beach
Linda Buell's 20942 Bloomfield Lakewood 562 402-6878 www.lindabuellsdance.com
Long Beach Dance Ctr 5107 E. Ocean Blvd Long Beach 562 438-1557 www.lbdance.com
Memories 12901 Philadelphia Whittier 714 504-9232 www.memoriesdancing.com 
Montana's 657 W. Arrow Hwy San Dimas 909 592-2211 http://w1.dancingatmontanas.com:8087/default.aspx
Phoenix Club 1340 S. Sanderson Anaheim 714 563-4166 www.thephoenixclub.com
Press Box 6471 Westminster Ave Westminster 714 893-5005 www.thepressboxdance.com
The Ranch 1025 E. Ball Anaheim 714 817-4200 www.theranch.com
The Clubhouse 733 Dunn Way Placenta 714 528-8331 www.theclubhousedancestudio.com/
Valley Swing D.C. 7338 Canby  Reseda 818 892-9978 www.streetswing.com 
Wherelse Ballroom 1034 N. Citrus Ave Covina 866 764-0325 www.wherelsedancestudio.com/