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 is Philadelphia’s favorite dance studio specializing in Merriment and Dance instruction since 2002. We offer private lessons, group classes and parties in all levels of Smooth and Latin dances. We will introduce you to the rhythms of Salsa, Mambo, Hustle, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Merengue, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Samba, Bolero, Paso Doble, Jive, Charleston and Bop and share with you the smooth styles of Argentine Tango, Foxtrot, Tango, Waltz, Viennese Waltz, Quickstep, 2-step and Peabody. We welcome dancers of all levels. Whether you are just starting out or sharpening your skills, we can tailor a program that fits your needs. Looking for an event space? Our studio is the perfect venue for your special occasion or private party. It’s all here at Society Hill Dance Academy.

We use a 3 point learning system here at Society Hill Dance. Our private or group lessons, practice sessions and dance parties all focus on teaching you continuity and confidence in a fun, social environment. Private lessons develop your technique, group classes build muscle memory and parties create confidence. When used together they give you the skills you need to get on any dance floor in any situation and to gracefully compliment dance partners of all abilities.

Let’s not forget about merriment! After all, socializing is one of the best parts of dancing. You'll never spend another Halloween or Valentine’s day looking for something to do. Our holiday and monthly theme parties and nights out in the city will introduce you to a whole new social atmosphere and deliver the countless benefits that ballroom dancing has to offer.

Getting ready for your big day? Our team of dance instructors utilize our proven 3 point training system to get you ready for a first dance that is guaranteed to wow your guests and sweep you both off your feet. Come and see why Society Hill won the coveted Wedding Wire couples choice award 2015. It all starts with your complimentary private lesson!

Beyond the dancing, Society Hill Dance Academy is 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. Simultaneously charming and spacious, our venue overlooks the historic Philadelphia Shambles and features an outdoor space, gleaming hardwood floors and a state of the art surround sound music system.

Bored with the same old pub scene? Our Saturday Night with a Twist package is the perfect antidote for a dull weekend. 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 for a once in a lifetime anniversary or birthday, or just a way to spice up a blessedly free weekend, we have the answer for you. It’s easy! Bring your own beverages and nibbles, choose any dance style that you have always secretly wanted to learn and then simply invite your friends! Try out Salsa, Swing, Tango, Broadway Style Striptease, Waltz, Bachata, Hustle, Foxtrot...and more! Give us a call 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!