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This page focuses primarily on websites, dance studios, teachers, and businesses in

Florida


Clubs and Organizations

South Florida Swing Dance Society
The SFSDS is dedicated to "the preservation, perfection, progression and promotion of Swing Dancing." Dance parties are held at various locations.

The Florida Boppers, Inc.
Based in Jacksonville.

Tampa Bay Beach Boppers
813-264-5617

FSU Ballroom Dance Club
Tallahassee. Email: fsubdc@yahoo.com. Meets on Sundays during all three semesters. Teaches beginners and advanced students in swing, waltz, Latin, foxtrot and more.

Swing Affair
A source for Lindy Hop in South Florida, from Boca Raton to Ft. Lauderdale to Miami. For more information, contact SwingAffair@yahoo.com or the hotline at 954-692-3466.

Jacksonville Beach Bop Association

The Dance Club of Central Florida

West Coast Swing Club of Tampa Bay
Every Sunday & Tuesday at 7:00 pm at Big JR's, 3789 Tampa Road (at Forest Lakes Boulevard), Oldsmar (open 6:30-11:00 pm). No cover. For more information, contact mebdancing@yahoo.com at 727-804-6612.

Tampa Bay West Coast Swing Association

Swing Knights
University of Central Florida. Swing dance every Friday evening, plus various swing classes as well as a swing dance club. Open to everyone


General Information:

Swing Dance Network of Florida
A co-operative effort to promote swing dancing in Florida.

Orlando Swings

Tony Hornick's Dancing List
Lists places for "couples dancing" in Florida.
Information arranged mostly as advertisements and hard on the eyes. Some pages are Internet Explorer only.

Swing Time
Information on swing events in Florida.

Gainesville Dance
All kinds of dancing in and around Gainesville.

DanceListFlorida
Where to go Dancing in Florida, a directory of Ballroom, Contra, Country, Swing, Salsa and Tango dance venues in Florida.

Swing News™
Swing News™ is a weekly E-Newsletter with information on West Coast Swing (WCS) happenings throughout the State of Florida. For FL WCS dance information or to receive Swing News™, For more information or to receive Swing News™, contact CJ Henry.


The Swing Gang
Florida nonprofit organization supporting the Tampa Bay swing dance community since 1998, and hosting Tampa's biggest weekly swing dance! Promotions include national and international talent for swing concerts, events and workshops. For more information, contact suncoastswingang@aol.com.

Beach Boppers of Orlando
Orlando



Places to Go Dancing
Savoy South "Make Believe" Dance Hall
Goodman Ballroom (Largo Community Center), 400 Alternate Keene Road, Largo. 727-518-3131. Weekly Saturday dance. Swing dance lesson at 7:00pm; dancing from 8:00 to 11:00 pm. Smoke-free. All ages welcome.

Gulfport Casino
5500 Shore Boulevard South, Gulfport. 727-893-1070. Swing dancing every Wednesday evening. ECS lesson from 7:00-8:00 pm; dancing until midnight. Latin dancing on Tuesdays. Ballroom on Thursdays and Sundays. Contact: Marlene Shaw at 727-893-1070.

The Coliseum
535 Fourth Avenue North, St. Petersburg. For more information, call 727-892-5202. Owned and operated by the city of St. Petersburg, The Coliseum is a huge hall were dances and concerts are held. There is usually a Big Band Series with a different swing orchestra each night twice a month and there is the occasional 50's Sock Hop held there. There's a Tea Dance twice a month on a Wednesday from 1 to 3:30 pm. Other events include shows and fairs but dancing appears to reign.

Mirror Ballroom
Mirror Ballroom, 535 Park Avenue, Lake Park. Dance on the 4th Saturday of the month, 7:00pm-midnight, with Dance Til' You Drop Productions. Mostly with NC2, Salsa, Ballroom and more. For more information, contact Jerry & Michele at 561-248-1455.

The Lindy Connection
At the Stars Ballroom of Tampa, 3902b South Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. Weekly Lindy Hop on Saturday night from 8:00pm to midnight (lesson at 8:00). For more information, contact LindyHopWeekly@gmail.com.

See the national event listings.

Zendah Grotto
4109 North Lauber Way, Tampa. Sunday Swing every week from 8 pm to midnight with a free dance lesson from 7 to 8 pm. Admission: $5. Contact Suncoast Swing Gang.

Bradfordville Blues Club
71552 Moses Lane, Tallahassee.

Floor Play Swing
This is an association of dancing venues in Daytona, Orlando, Melbourne, Tampa, West Palm Beach, Jacksonville.

Virtuous Productions Dance Centre
2880 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. 561-750-6700.

Save The First Dance
881 NE Jensen Beach Boulevard, Jensen Beach. 772-934-6407. Ballroom dances every Friday from 7:30 to 10:30 pm and on Sundays from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Swing dances on the first Saturday of the month from 8:00 to 11:00pm.

Mad Westie
At Shall We Dance, 600 South Federal Highway, Suite 205, Deerfield Beach. Every Thursday and on third Saturdays.

Orlando Swing
Swing dances with a free beginner lesson every 2nd and 4th Saturday at the Whirl N Twirl dance hall.



Teachers and Dance Studios

Right Step Studio
Arleene Norman instructs E.C. Swing, Lindy Hop, Ballroom for the social dance floor. Other dances forms include ballet, tap, jazz dance & flamenco. Group classes & Private Lessons. Choreography for Weddings, Quince & Musical Theater productions. For more information, write to msrightstep@gmail.com or call 727-564-6847.

Mr. Dance Productions
Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach. 877-687-3262. Alfred MrDance offers lindy-hop, swing, latin, ballroom & argentine tango classes at various l ocations throughout South Florida. They provide multi-dimensional entertainment for private or corporate engagements. For more information, call or write to MrDance@aol.com.

Dance Evolutions
40347 US 19 N., suite 112, Tarpon Springs. Instruction in Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Lyrical, Tap, Jazz, Tumbling, Swing, Salsa, Ballroom, Latin, Yogalates, and Pilates. Private and group instruction available, ages 3-adult. For more information, contact Diana Reichardt.

Florida Ballrom with Dan & Deirdre Radler
Ballroom dance classes in Boca Raton, Del Ray Beach, Deerfield Beach, Pompano, and Fort Lauderdale. For more information, contact the studio at 561-447-4700.

Dancin' Around Studio
3960 South Pine Avenue, Ocala. 352-690-6637. Classes in social ballroom, latin, country & swing.

Sultry Swing
401 Northlake Boulevard, Suite 9, North Palm Beach. For more information, contact John at 561-676-9989.

Tampa DanceSport
at Rhapsody Ballroom, 12101 N. 56th Street, Tampa. Hector and Luda teach swing, salsa, ballroom, latin, tango and more. Available for private lessons, coaching, and shows. For more information, contact the studio at 813-944-3988.

Dance Tonight Palm Beach
914 Park Avenue, Lake Park. Group and private lessons in Ballroom, West Coast Swing, Line Dancing, Latin, Nightclub 2Step, and Country 2Step. For more information, contact Michele at 561-844-0255.

Virtuous Productions Dance Centre
2 Locations offering Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Wedding Dance Lesson and Dance Fitness. 561-750-6700.

Jake Haning
Tampa Bay area. For more information, contact jakehaning@gmail.com.

Danielle Blouin
Tampa and Pinellas Park. Classes and dances in the Tampa area.

Save The First Dance
881 NE Jensen Beach Boulevard, Jensen Beach. 772-934-6407.

Shall We Dance Studio
600 S. Federal Highway, Suite 219, Deerfield Beach.

Anastassia Ballroom & Dance
32624 Blossom Lane, Leesburg. Private and group lessons available at all ages & levels, including social dancing, competitive dancesport, or dance choreography for wedding events. No partner needed; free introductory dance class. For more information, contact Anastassia Abramenko at 352-533-7400 or write to info@anastassiaballroom.com.

Note: The information on this page is provided mostly by the local venues, bands, and dancers. This webpage is part of a larger website run by someone who is focused on swing dancing in Boston, Massachusetts and this page is provided as a convenience to readers who might be interested in looking for possible dance venues in Florida. However, I do not live there and can't personally confirm every venue and their events. With that in mind, I suggest calling up the dance venues to confirm their dance events. Please write to dancenet@havetodance.com with any new information that you'd like to share. Review this website's publishing policies and information format guidelines before sending any information in.

Dance Til' You Drop Productions
West Coast Swing lessons and dance parties at Palm Beach County locations. For more information, contact Jerry & Michele at 561-248-1455. , NC2, Salsa, 2Step, Line Dance, Cha Cha.

1st Dance Studio
5098 66th St. N., St. Petersburg. 727-490-1746. Salsa, Swing, Wedding Dance, Disco, Latin, Ballroom, Country & more. Weekly dances on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Sandra Lee Wollin
Nature Coast region, north of Clearwater/Tampa Bay. Coaching for beginners through advanced in American and International ballroom. Groups and private lessons available. For more information, contact Sandi at 352-564-0796.

A Dancer's Voice
Melbourne. Swing, Country, Latin & Ballroom instruction by Laura Beers. For more information, call 321-751-4766 or use the email form on their website.

vON dANCE Championship Ballroom Dancing
Hallandale Beach, FL. 954-662-6789. Noel and Victoria teach Latin, Ballroom, Salsa, Wedding Dance, Hip Hop, & more. Come to us or we will come to you! Weekly group classes on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Best of Times Dance studio
6255 SW 8 Street, Miami. 305-269-0335. Both group and private lessons in Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Hustle, Salsa, Argentine Tango, and more. On Sundays, there is a party with a free dance class, from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm, and a dance party from 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm. Check website or call for special events. Weekday group class is FREE for first-time guests.

Fred Astaire Franchised Dance Studios of Orlando
8917 Conroy Windermere Road, Orlando. For more information, contact the studio at 407-217-5997.

New Rio Ballroom
2051 NE Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach. For more information, contact the studio at 772-485-8200. The studio offers lessons in all styles of ballroom dance, and hosts Thursday and Saturday evening social dances.

The Palm Beach Dance Blog
The Paramount Ballroom Dance Studio, 211 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach. For more info on Ballroom/Latin/Swing dancing, call 561-832-2141.

MrDancePro
Palm Beach and Broward counties. Group and private classes in ballroom, west coast swing, salsa, cha-cha, rumba, bolero, foxtrot, Latin, tango, traditional ballroom and/or waltz, as well as wedding day choreography. For more information, contact Christopher at 561-876-1099.



Music
Johnny Cool & The Mobster Swing Band
Orlando. Performances, dances, and event producers. For more information, write to Paul Vesco.

Swingerhead
Orlando

Charlie Vegas and the New Blues Combo
Tampa. Specializing in post-war Jump Blues, Swing, and Rockabilly. Contact Charlie Vegas.

The Midnight Ramblers
Orlando.



Tango
Mr. Tango Shoes
Jorge Nel teaches tango in Miami and offers tango shoes for sale. 305-446-9444 (1-800-998-3342 outside Florida).
This website was unavailable on 8/21/2013

Treasure Coast Tango
Tango information for the Treasure Coast region.

The Soul of Tango
classes held at the Elite Ballroom, Holistic Options, 635 Primera Boulevard, Lake Mary (Central Florida/Orlando). Argentine Tango classes, from beginner to advanced, and Salsa. For more information, write to DomineyAndAlan@gmail.com.

Lane Byron
Argentine Tango classes in the Palm Beach county area. Thursday nights in Jupiter at the Ritz ballroom studio. For more information, contact lanebyron@aol.com at 561-697-4833.
8/21/2013 - Website gone

Fabian de Cardenas
Fabian teaches Argentine Tango as well as salsa, swing and other ballroom dances. Beginners and Intermediate levels welcome. Private lessons also available by appointment. Packages also available. For more information, contact Fabian at 305-338-3189.



Last updated August 21, 2013

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