"The classes were so much fun! Clear instruction from amazing teachers, combined with a relaxed and fun atmosphere. (D.M.)

"That was a GREAT waltz lesson last evening... count me in from
now on taking ANY other lessons you and Ret are giving ANYWHERE.
I like your style of teaching. It is organized, consistent, and you both pay attention to detail... your passion for dance shines through" (D.K.)

Lessons - Winter 2018

Register on-line for February dates  (March dates TBA)

in Northwest Philadelphia

Waltz ~ Swing Basics on Mondays

Swing Interm. ~ Tango on Wednesdays

Instruction by Peggy Leiby & Ret Turner 

About our lessons

* Singles & Couples Welcome - registration will be reasonably lead/follow balanced
* Class size is limited to maximize individual attention
* Our teaching method: in addition to teaching steps and moves, we focus extensively on partnering dynamics - and fun!
Questions? contact Peggy or Ret at 215-643-4397 or email

~ Monday Evenings ~

The Chapel at Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill

8855 Germantown Avenue, Phila., PA 19118

directions (has off-street parking)
 

Waltz - Intermediate Level

Mondays: Feb 12, 19, 26 ~ 7:00 - 8:00 pm (8 - 8:15: practice to music mix)

This graceful dance is always in style. We'll cover the major elements of waltzing: Rotary (turning) technique; zig-zags; grapevines; promenade flourishes.

This ongoing course started in January and is suitable for dancers who already have the foundations of waltz rhythm and stepping.

Swing - Beyond the Basics

Mondays: Feb 12, 19, 26 ~ 8:15 to 9:15 pm (8 - 8:15: practice to music mix)

Get hoppin' and boppin', jumpin' and jivin'... and generally in the Swing. This course will cover the basics of East Coast Swing, then we'll get into easy-to-learn and cool swing moves that you'll find yourself enjoying on the dance floor.

This course is ongoing (we covered the basic 6-count step & a few moves in January.) 

Cost - Winter 2018

$8 each for 5 or more lessons; $10 each for 3 or 4 lessons; $12 to try a lesson(s)

(rates can be combined with Wednesday evening attendance, below)


Registration for Waltz (Intermediate Level) & Swing Beyond the Basics
 

Please submit this on-line registration form and bring payment to your first class.
(You may also call 215-643-4397, or email us with your registration information.) 

(Scroll down as needed to finish the registration form, and please be sure to hit the "submit" button)

~Wednesday Evenings ~

Allens Lane Art Center
601 W. Allens Lane, Phila., PA 19119

directions (includes walking directions from Allens Lane Septa station)

Swing - Intermediate Level

Wednesdays: Feb 14, 21, 28 ~ 7:00 to 8:00 pm (8 - 8:15: practice to music mix)

Take it up a notch! Increase your repertoire of flourishes, including Lindy patterns. 

This course started in January, and is suitable for experienced swing dancers.

Tango - American Style

Wednesdays: Feb 14, 21, 28 ~ 8:15 to 9:15 pm (8 - 8:15: practice to music mix)

American-style tango is playful, fun & accessible. We'll cover the basics and popular flourishes.

This course started in January, and is suitable for experienced dancers.

Cost - Winter 2018

$8 each for 5 or more lessons; $10 each for 3 or 4 lessons; $12 to try a lesson(s)

(rates can be combined with Monday evening attendance, above)


Registration for Swing (Intermediate Level) & Tango

 

Please submit this on-line registration form and bring payment to your first class. (You may also call 215-643-4397, or email us with your registration information.) 

(Scroll down as needed to finish the registration form, and please be sure to hit the "submit" button)