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Welcome to Balboa Park

Ever changing. Always amazing.  Where culture, science, and nature collide, Balboa Park is home to more than 16 museums, multiple performing arts venues, lovely gardens, trails, and many other creative and recreational attractions, including the San Diego Zoo. With a variety of cultural institutions among its 1,200 beautiful and lushly planted acres, there is something for everyone.

Champion Ballroom Academy

Bollywood Dancing is a fusion of various dance styles encompassing western and eastern dance elements.​  It is a melting pot of Indian dances like Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kathakali, Kuchupudi, Odissi, Folk, western dances like Salsa, Hip Hop, Ballet and various fitness dances like Zumba. This dance style teaches you self expression, discipline, grace and most of all makes you more flexible.

By teaching every kind of partner dancing, Champion's instructors awaken students to the notion tha tballroom is more than a style of dance.  Students can learn a number of International and American Style Ballroom dances, including Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive, Samba, Tango, Waltz, Viennese Waltz, Quickstep, Swing, and Salsa.

Dance Headquarters

San Diego’s BEST and one of the largest Ballroom, Latin and Swing dance studios.   We specialize in teaching single, couples and groups all the major social Ballroom, Latin and Swing dance styles.

DanzArts is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve Mexico & Spain’s heritage by raising cultural awareness and giving back to the community through dance.

House of Pacific Relations

The House of Pacific Relations (HPR), located in San Diego ’s Balboa Park , is a consortium of ‘houses’ representing 34 cultures. The HPR promotes multicultural goodwill and understanding through educational and cultural programs. The park contains historic 1935 Exposition cottages plus 4 newer cottages where HPR member cultures can offer visitors a window to their culture, history and traditions.

We specialize in teaching students of all ages and skill levels in Ballroom, Latin, as well as partnership dances like Salsa, Merengue, Swing/Lindy, Hustle, Tango, Foxtrot, Waltz and many more. Starting in March we will also be teaching Zumba classes.

Majesty In Motion

Palomar Smooth Dancers

San Diego Salsa & Bachata Lessons

Our teaching style is fun and effective. Our beginner class will help you build strong fundamentals and a good understanding of music, basic turns and cross body lead with simple turns. Everyone has fun! Meeting new people and rotating partners will give you the practice you need to dance in the clubs.

National Smooth Dancers (NSD) was founded in 1938 for the purpose of creating greater interest in ballroom dancing and to establish friendliness and good will among dancers. There are eight Chapters in California reaching from San Diego to San Francisco with a total of more than 650 members.  The Palomar Chapter was established in 1959.

rhyflexion: Bollywood Style

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Performing Arts including fusion acts between bollywood dance style and many others like hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, belly dance, salsa, tango, modern, jazz, etc. and theater performances such as short musicals, skits, parodies and plays.

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS) is dedicated to promoting Scottish Country Dance. It has a world-wide network of Branches and Affiliated Groups.  The Society exists to promote and develop Scottish country dancing worldwide for the benefit of present and future generations.

San Diego English Country Dancers

SDECD provides avid English country dancers in San Diego and surrounding areas with opportunities and a venue to partake of this lovely form of dance.    SDECD regularly draws people from as far north as Carlsbad, and as far south as Chula Vista. It also claims its share of out-of-town dancers and dance callers too. 

San Diego Folk Dance Center

The FDC non-profit organization of amateur dancers with a common interest in folk dances from around the world. The FDC seeks to increase understanding of world folk dance and to preserve this rich resource for future generations.

San Diego Hungarian Tanchaz

San Diego's Hungarian/Transylvanian folk dance party ... where singles, groups, and beginners of all ages are always welcome.

Starlight Dance Studio

Whether you're looking for Ballroom, Swing, Latin, 2-Step, Tango, Waltz, or more, we have it. San Diego's home of dance lessons and monthly dance parties.

2PlySwing - Swing Dancing in San Diego

Ballroom, Latin, Salsa, & Swing!  Come to the friendliest Studio in San Diego with the Best teachers.  We have a full complement of Classes from Smooth, Rhythm, Latin, Standard, Salsa, Salsa Rueda, Argentine Tango, West Coast Swing, Hustle, etc..

We offer premier classes for all levels in  Lindy Hop, Balboa, Charleston, Shag, Blues, Jazz Movement, Aerials and so much more!  Our social dances bring you the best music from the 1920s - 1950s.  Fantastic live bands, DJs and performances.    

Wranglers Square Dance & Round Dance

San Diego Tango Calendar

The Wranglers are a Modern American square dancing club. We dance to a variety of music types, everything from pop to traditional country to Broadway musical to contemporary country music, rock, Motown, techno, and hip-hop. Clothing is casual or traditional, and singles and/or couples are welcome.


We are a fun and active square dance club in North County San Diego. We dance at various locations in and around the city of Poway  usually on the third Friday.

This page that has a bunch of fun dance games and stretches for warm ups that anyone can use for practice.  A big thank you to Paul Jarvis and his wonderful daughter, Hailey, for telling us about this site. 

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