Partner Dance Instruction in Waltz, Swing, and Zydeco in Seattle and Around the Country
It is our joy to teach dance creatively and playfully so our students come to know the sheer joy, laughter and fun of dancing together. Dance for Joy! gives dance lessons in Waltz, Swing, Zydeco and Blues. We are committed to bringing the delight of partner dance to Seattle through group dance classes, private dance lessons, dance workshops and dance events.
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Get out and dance!
4th Saturday of the Month Dance at Sonny's
Workshop 7:30–8:30, Dance 8:30pm–11pm
Sonny Newman's Dance Hall 201 N 85th St, Seattle (in Greenwood)
Last Dance! Saturday, May 25th — DJ Dance
DJ'd Dance — Workshop and Dance $15; Dance only $10; pay at the door
Waltz Swing, Cha Cha, Foxtrot, Polka, Nightclub 2-step and more! Live Music — Lesson and Dance $15; pay at the door
Lots of Waltz, Swing, Foxtrot, Polka, and more!
We'll announce what will be taught in our emails. Click here to be added to our mailing list.
Email Lilli Ann to reserve your place in the 3-hour workshop, pay online or at the door. This is the perfect way to begin dancing for you or your friends! 3 hours of instruction and free entrance to the dance after is included in the price. Go to our Registration page to sign up.
Variety Tea Dance Only / $8
2-2:15 — One intermediate move for fun on varying topics.
2:15-4:30pm — A Fantastic Variety Dance with Waltz — all tempos, Swing, WCS, Blues, NC 2-step, Cha Cha and Foxtrot.
Sunday, May 12th — DJ Dance Sunday, June 9th — DJ Dance Sunday, July 14th — DJ Dance
4th Saturday DFJ! Lesson and Dance
Russian Center, 704 19th Ave E , Seattle, WA New location, now in it's 6th year!
$15 for the lesson and dance, $10 for the dance only
7:30-8:30 — Pre-dance lesson in a variety of topics — get on the email list to learn what will be taught!
8:30-11pm — Dj'd (or occasionally Live music) Dance with Waltz, Swing, WCS, Blues, NC 2-step, Cha Cha, and Foxtrot.
Saturday June 22nd — DJ Dance Saturday, July 27th — DJ Dance
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“This is my second Swing I and I'm taking Swing 2 right after. TIRED after 2 hours but I love it. I plan on taking Waltz next. You are a great organization, and wonderful teachers! I have a couple friends taking Swing I with me this time, both have taken other classes, and both think you are so much better than their previous experiences. I'm very glad I found you!” — Susan Larson
“Dear Lilli Ann,
We are both enjoying the classes. We have taken a few other dance classes in past years, and we appreciate the things we have received in our other classes, but there is no doubt in our minds that your classes are the best organized, best taught and most enjoyable we have experienced. Thanks.” — Scott Henrickson
“Lilli Ann and Claire are an enthusiastic and professional team. Their workshops have something for everybody — a clear introduction to the basics for the beginners, while at the same time challenging the more advanced dancers. Cross-step Waltz is a gorgeous dance, and they do a fabulous job of teaching it.” — Marion Newvelant, Random Waltz, Portland, OR.