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Society Hill Dance Academy

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1919 E Passyunk Ave Philadelphia PA 19148
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(215) 574-3574
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Status: Closed

Sunday
Closed
Monday
1:00pm-10:00pm
Tuesday
1:00pm-10:00pm
Wednesday
1:00pm-10:00pm
Thursday
1:00pm-10:00pm
Friday
1:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday
10:00am-4:00pm

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Whether you are interested in sharpening your dancing skills, taking wedding dance classes, renting our venue or just having fun, Society Hill Dance is your choice.

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.

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Our studio is staffed by friendly and experienced ballroom dancers, led by director Shana Vitoff. We offer private and group lessons for dancers at all levels, whether social or competitive. Private lessons are the best way to learn. Call us for a complimentary evaluation lesson.We also have weekly dance parties and club outings that provide plenty of fun while giving people the opportunity to...

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Offers all forms of partnered dances as well as tap and hip-hop; packages, kids lessons and open house events available.

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friendly, beautiful atmosphere

the family atmosphere and professional attitude

AMAZING facility, instructors and clients. I've made so many friends at SHDA. The learning and fun never stop!

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If ever there was an urban oasis, the Society Hill Dance Academy is it! I have an intense work life and started dance instruction here nearly two years ago as a stress buster and extra boost in my physical fitness regimen. I've been rewarded 100 times over by the exercise, a beautiful studio, inviting ambiance, and an awesome instructor in Derek Walker!

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My fiancé and I decided to take a few lessons before our wedding in July. We thought we only needed maybe three or four. Our first lesson was so much fun with Cat Austin. She worked with us both individually and together as a couple. We were determined to nail our waltz, so we bought some more lessons. Needless to say our first dance went perfectly; our guests thought it was the highlight of...

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Society Hill Dance Academy can be found at S 2nd St 409. The following is offered: Dance Studios. The entry is present with us since Sep 9, 2010 and was last updated on Nov 14, 2013. In Philadelphia there are 53 other Dance Studios. An overview can be found here.

Since 2002, Society Hill Dance Academy has been providing Dance Instructor And School Services from Philadelphia.

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Our studio is staffed by friendly and experienced ballroom dancers, led by director Shana Vitoff. We offer private and group lessons for dancers at all levels, whether social or competitive. Private lessons are the best way to learn. Call us for a complimentary evaluation lesson.We also have weekly dance parties and club outings that provide plenty of fun while giving people the opportunity to...

Society Hill Dance Academy is one of the finest dance academies located in the heart of Philadelphia right on South Street and 2nd Street. Our huge historic building is ideal not only for all sorts of Ball Room lessons, but is also ideal for private parties, events, weddings and much more.
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The Extras: The first lesson is always complimentary so everyone can try out the studio for free.

The Extras

The first lesson is always complimentary so everyone can try out the studio for free.

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