Philly's Premier Ballroom Dance Studio

Private Dance Instruction & Lively Group Lessons In Ballroom, Latin, Social & Competitve Dancing

Find Your Dance

We will introduce you to the rhythms of Salsa, Mambo, Hustle, Swing and so many more. We offer private and group lessons, practice sessions and dance parties all focusing on teaching you continuity and confidence in a fun, social environment.

First Dance Instruction

Our team of professional instructors will help you develop the confidence and skills you need to wow your guests and make your first dance as a married couple a memorable one.

Wedding Dance Lessons
Dance Lessons Gift Certificates

Give The Gift Of Dance

Give the gift of dance! An SHDA gift certificate is a great way to share the whimsical world of dance with someone special in your life! Our gift certificates can be applied to either group classes or private lessons.

Event Rental Space

Let Us Host Your Next Event

Featuring 5500 sf of sun-soaked space in one of Philadelphia’s most historic and beautiful neighborhoods, Society Hill Dance Academy is the perfect backdrop for Weddings, Bar Mitzvah’s, Birthday parties and more!

A Night of Dancing

Planning a night out?

Tired of clicking “next episode” or sitting at the bar? Take your night out to the next level. You provide the cocktails, we’ll provide the fun!

Always Something Fun Going On!

At Society Hill Dance Academy we specialize in merriment! Join us for parties, specialty classes, nights out on the town, and much more.

Dance Lessons

No Partner? No Problem!

Beginner & Advanced Classes
Wide Range of Dance Styles.

Your First Lesson Is Free!

Fun & Lively Classes For All Ages

Group classes provide the opportunity to learn new patterns as well as practice, drilling and repetition. By dancing with a variety of partners you develop muscle memory, build confidence and improve leading and following skills.

Society Hill Dance Academy Social Networking
Get Social With Us

Whether you are a interested in sharpening your skills, preparing for your wedding or just having fun with friends, Society Hill Dance Academy is your premier location for dance lessons in the Philadelphia area.

For questions or to schedule a lesson, contact us at 215-574-3574 or send us an email.

Society Hill Dance Academy has been Philadelphia’s favorite dance studio since 2002. Specializing in merriment and instruction for dancers of all levels, we offer private lessons, group classes, parties and more. We will teach you the rhythms of Salsa, Mambo, Hustle, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Merengue, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Samba, Bolero, Pasodoble, Jive, Charleston and Bop. Plus, help you master the smooth styles of Argentine Tango, Foxtrot, Tango, Waltz, Viennese Waltz, Quickstep, Two-step and Peabody. Whether you are just starting out or simply sharpening your skills, we can tailor a program that gets you exactly where you need to be on the dance floor.

We use a three-point learning system to teach you continuity and confidence in a fun, social environment. Private lessons develop your technique, group classes build muscle memory and parties create and instill confidence. When combined, these three points provide you with the skills you need to get on any dance floor in any situation and stay up to speed with dance partners of all abilities.

And don’t forget the merriment! Socializing is one of the highlights of dancing and our monthly theme parties, holiday events and Nights Out in the City will open you up to a whole new fun, social atmosphere. Never again will you find yourself searching for something to do on Halloween or Valentine’s Day.

Getting ready for your Wedding? Our team of dance instructors use our proven three-point training system to prepare you and your sweetheart for a first dance that is guaranteed to wow your guests and sweep you both off your feet. Visit and see why Society Hill won the coveted 2015 Wedding Wire Couples Choice Award. It all starts with your complimentary private lesson!

Society Hill Dance Academy is also the perfect venue for private events such as weddings, bachelorette/bachelor parties, birthday parties, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, fundraisers and corporate events just to name a few. Both charming and spacious, our venue overlooks the historic Philadelphia Shambles and offers an outdoor space, gleaming hardwood floors and a state of the art surround sound music system.

Bored with the same old bar scene? Our Saturday Night with a Twist package is the perfect antidote. Gather up some friends and get creative in our space. Whether you're looking for a fun night out with friends, an interesting idea for a bachelorette party, a fun celebration, or just a way to spice up a free weekend, we have the answer for you. Simply bring your own beverages and nibbles, choose a dance style to learn and invite your friends! Try out Salsa, Swing, Tango, Broadway Style Striptease, Waltz, Bachata, Hustle, Foxtrot and more! Call us today at 215-574-3574 to schedule your private event or complimentary lesson.

We offer group classes for all skill levels and our classes cover a wide range of dance styles. You are welcome to bring a friend or we can always provide you a suitable partner. Find the right class for you!