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Studios & Locations For Ballroom Dancing

List of local dance studios in the California Bay Area. Studios and locations are listed by area. Please visit links to the locations and studios to check out their schedules or to make inquiries!

Santa Clara County - South Bay

Alberto’s – http://www.albertos.com/

  • Salsa, Bachata, and Argentine Tango dancing in Mountain View, CA
  • 736 W. Dana St, Mountain View, CA
  • 650-968-3007

Areté Dance Center – http://aretedancecenter.com/

  • Competitive and Social Ballroom and Latin dancing in Los Altos, CA
  • 979 Fremont Ave, Los Altos, CA 94024
  • 408-824-0074

Aria Studio

  • Social dance classes in Milpitas, CA
  • 1535 Landess Ave #106, Milpitas, CA 95035
  • 925-997-3011

Arthur Murray – Los Gatos – http://www.arthurmurraydancing.com/dance-studios/los-gatos-ca

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Los Gatos, CA
  • 788 Blossom Hill Rd, Los Gatos, CA 95032
  • 408-963-0369

Arthur Murray – San Jose – http://www.arthurmurraydancing.com/dance-studios

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in San Jose, CA
  • 1035 #3 South De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129
  • 408-873-0369

Chinese Performing Arts of America (CPAA) – http://cpaasv.org/

  • We have a full curriculum of ballroom classes for everyone to enjoy!”
  • 6148 Bollinger Rd, San Jose, CA 95129
  • 408-973-8276, contact@cpaasv.org
  • Contact Andy Jian @ 408-605-3217 for more details

The Cubberley Pavillion – http://www.cubberleyballroom.com/

  • Social ballroom dancing—a place to dance and have fun!
  • 4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94043
  • Contact Allen 650-395-8847 or Cubberley 650-329-2418

Dance Boulevard – https://www.danceboulevard.com/

  • Social and competitive Ballroom/Latin and club dancing in San Jose, CA
  • 1824 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, CA 95124
  • 408-264-9393
  • info@danceboulevard.com

Friday Night Waltz – http://www.fridaynightwaltz.com/

  • Social Waltz dances and classes, along with Polka, Tango, Swing, and Cha Cha in Palo Alto, CA
  • 625 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
  • 650-326-6265
  • info@FridayNightWaltz.com

Park Avenue Ballroom – http://parkavenueballroom.com/wp/

The Rose Ballroom – https://theroseballroom.com/#/home

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in San Jose, CA
  • 1224 South Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128
  • 408-649-1753
  • info@TheRoseBallroom.com

The Starlite Ballroom – https://www.thestarliteballroom.com/

  • Social and competitive classes and private lessons in San Jose, CA
  • 5178 Moorpark Ave #6, San Jose, CA
  • 408-252-7000
  • info@thestarliteballroom.com

Alameda County - East Bay

Allegro Ballroom – https://allegroballroom.com/

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Emeryville, CA
  • 5855 Christie Ave, Emeryville, CA 94608
  • 510-655-2888
  • info@allegro.club

Arthur Murray – Fremont – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/fremont-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Fremont, CA
  • 40951 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
  • 510-573-3496

Arthur Murray – Hayward – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/hayward-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Hayward, CA
  • 22445 Foothill Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
  • 510-537-8706

Arthur Murray – Livermore – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/livermore-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Livermore, CA
  • 1947 2nd St, Livermore, CA 94550
  • 925-456-5556

Arthur Murray – Walnut Creek – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/walnut-creek-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Walnut Creek, CA
  • 1536 Newell Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
  • 925-301-4123

Just Dance Ballroom – http://justdanceballroom.com/

  • Social and competitive classes and private lessons in Oakland, CA
  • 2500 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94606
  • 510-436-9888
  • info@justdanceballroom.com

Mark Ballas Dance & Performing Arts – http://markballasdance.com/

  • Private and group classes for ballroom dance in Pleasanton, CA
  • 4877 Hopyard Rd Suite B-1, Pleasanton, CA 94588
  • 925-403-4109
  • info@markballasdance.com

Premier Ballroom Dance Studio – http://www.premierballroomstudio.com/

  • Social dance classes, parties, and private lessons in Fremont, CA
  • 4181 Cushing Pkwy, Fremont, CA 94538
  • 510-770-1178 or 510-683-9228

San Francisco & the Peninsula

Arthur Murray – Millbrae – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/millbrae-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Millbrae, CA
  • 120 South El Camino Real Unit 7, Millbrae, CA 94030
  • 650-259-7976

Arthur Murray – Redwood City – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/redwood-city-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Millbrae, CA
  • 2065 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063
  • 650-216-7501

Arthur Murray – San Francisco – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/san-francisco-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Millbrae, CA
  • 321 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
  • 415-530-2776

Dance Vita – http://www.dancevita.com/https://www.danceboulevard.com/

  • Social and competitive International Standard and Latin training in San Mateo, CA
  • 85 West 43rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403
  • 650-345-8482

The Metronome – https://metronomesf.com/

  • Social dancing in San Francisco, CA
  • 136 Missouri St @ 17th, San Francisco, CA

Marin County - North Bay

Arthur Murray – Napa – http://www.arthurmurraytime.com/napa/

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Napa, CA
  • 929 Vallejo St, Napa, CA 94559
  • 707-200-4345

Arthur Murray – Santa Rosa – http://www.arthurmurraytime.com/santa-rosa/

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Santa Rosa, CA
  • 415 Davis St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
  • 707-800-4085

Bay West Ballroom

  • Largest ballroom space in Marin County offering classes in competitive and social dance
  • 1133 East Francisco Blvd Suite D (2nd Floor), San Rafael, CA 94901
  • 415-457-4619

Dance Arts Studios – http://www.danceartsstudios.com/

  • Private lessons and group classes for social and competitive ballroom in San Rafael, CA
  • 704 Mission Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • 415-459-1020

Santa Cruz County

Arthur Murray – Monterey – **New location coming soon!**

Dancenter – https://dancenterinfo.com/

  • Dance classes for adults and children in various dance styles, including: Latin Ballroom, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, and Belly Dance in Capitola, CA. Classes for students with developmental disabilities also offered!
  • 810 A Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010
  • 831-475-5032
  • dancenter@cruzio.com

Palomar Ballroom – Santa Cruz – http://www.palomarballroom.com/

  • Private and group lessons for social and competitive dancing in Santa Cruz, CA
  • 1344 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • 831-426-1221

Palomar Ballroom – Scotts Valley – http://www.palomarballroom.com/

  • Private and group lessons for social and competitive dancing in Scotts Valley, CA
  • 4652 Scotts Valley Dr #203, Scotts Valley, CA 95066
  • 831-430-9705

San Joaquin County

Arthur Murray – Stockton – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/stockton-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Stockton, CA
  • 2233 Grand Canal Blvd Suite 107, Stockton, CA 95207
  • 209-214-6200


Arthur Murray Studios (CA Bay Area)

There are many different Arthur Murray locations all around the Bay Area. Find one nearest you to start your dance classes! Nothing beats the enjoyable atmosphere and fun environment found with our friends at Arthur Murray!

Local Arthur Murray Dance Studios

Arthur Murray – Fremont – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/fremont-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Fremont, CA
  • 40951 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
  • 510-573-3496

Arthur Murray – Hayward – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/hayward-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Hayward, CA
  • 22445 Foothill Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
  • 510-537-8706

Arthur Murray – Livermore – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/livermore-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Livermore, CA
  • 1947 2nd St, Livermore, CA 94550
  • 925-456-5556

Arthur Murray – Los Gatos – http://www.arthurmurraydancing.com/dance-studios/los-gatos-ca

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Los Gatos, CA
  • 788 Blossom Hill Rd, Los Gatos, CA 95032
  • 408-963-0369

Arthur Murray – Millbrae – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/millbrae-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Millbrae, CA
  • 120 South El Camino Real Unit 7, Millbrae, CA 94030
  • 650-259-7976

Arthur Murray – Monterey – **New location coming soon!**

Arthur Murray – Napa – http://www.arthurmurraytime.com/napa/

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Napa, CA
  • 929 Vallejo St, Napa, CA 94559
  • 707-200-4345

Arthur Murray – Redwood City – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/redwood-city-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Millbrae, CA
  • 2065 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063
  • 650-216-7501

Arthur Murray – San Francisco – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/san-francisco-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Millbrae, CA
  • 321 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
  • 415-530-2776

Arthur Murray – San Jose – http://www.arthurmurraydancing.com/dance-studios

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in San Jose, CA
  • 1035 #3 South De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129
  • 408-873-0369

Arthur Murray – Santa Rosa – http://www.arthurmurraytime.com/santa-rosa/

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Santa Rosa, CA
  • 415 Davis St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
  • 707-800-4085

Arthur Murray – Stockton – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/stockton-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Stockton, CA
  • 2233 Grand Canal Blvd Suite 107, Stockton, CA 95207
  • 209-214-6200

Arthur Murray – Walnut Creek – https://www.arthurmurraylive.com/walnut-creek-ca-dance-studio

  • Social and competitive ballroom dancing in Walnut Creek, CA
  • 1536 Newell Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
  • 925-301-4123


Local Services for Dance Attire, Competition Wear & Hair/Makeup

Feel free to get in touch with any of our affiliate vendors for your attire and hair & makeup needs!

Vendors for Ballroom Dance Wear and Services

Radim Lanik – Design By Radim – https://www.designbyradim.com/

  • Professional competition gowns for Latin/Rhythm, Smooth, and Standard styles. Sponsor of various top-level professional and amateur competitors. (Services also available for non-local clients.)
  • Contact at:
    –  650-416-1760
    –  radim@designbyradim.com

http://ballroomattire.com/

The Glamour Project – https://www.facebook.com/TheGlamourProj/

  • “3 talented ladies doing hair and makeup at ballroom competitions! Very experienced, very professional, very glamorous. We will make you sparkle and shine!”
  • Contact via Facebook to book an appointment


Local Independent Dance Instructors (CA Bay Area)

Our well-known independent ballroom dance instructors who offer lessons throughout the Bay Area. Please feel free to contact any of our affiliates listed for dance instructions!

Independent Dance Instructors and Professionals

Alison Hurwitz – http://www.dancewithalison.com/

Bud Ayers – http://www.budayersdance.com/

  • Specializes in all ballroom dance styles! Contact if interested in group classes, showcases, coaching, DJ work, and other dance related activities!
  • Contact at:
    –  (Bud Ayers) 408-641-1283 / (Deborah Ayers) 408-641-1442
    –  Bud@BudAyersDance.com / Deborah@BudAyersDance.com

Hristo Minev – http://hristominev.com/

  • Private instruction, Group classes, and Competition in International Standard Ballroom Dancing.
  • Contact for appointments at:
    –  408-317-8171
    –  hristominev@gmail.com

Julia Wetzel – https://sites.google.com/site/julia1wetzel/

  • Line Dance Choreographer and Instructor
  • “My name is Julia Wetzel and I’m a line dance Choreographer/Instructor in the San Francisco Bay Area. You’ll find the latest version of my step sheets and demo videos on my site along with information about my classes/workshops. I will also list my current favorite dances here. Thank you for visiting. See you on the dance floor!”

Kathy Chang – https://www.suenkathy.com/

  • Owner and Instructor for SnK Line Dance. Well-known Line Dance Instructor in the Bay Area. Offers classes in several different locations. Please visit website for more info and schedules.
  • Contact at:
    –  yunghuachang@gmail.com

Larry Brooks – Competitive and Social Dance Instructor

  • Dance Teacher, Performer, and Wedding Instructor. Teaches in the San Jose, San Mateo, and Mountain View areas.
  • Contact at:
    –  650-906-1770
    –  lrrbrksjr@gmail.com

Lesley McIntosh – http://www.lesleydance.com/

  • Specializes in wedding dance lessons and choreography. Teaches at Dance Boulevard, 1824 Hillsdale Ave. San Jose, CA 95124.
  • Contact at:
    –  408-394-4210

Megan Smith – Dance Instructor from WnY Warehouse

Michelle Crozier – West Coast Swing Specialist

  • Private instruction and group classes in West Coast Swing around the Bay Area.
  • Contact at:
    –  831-392-5842

Michelle Kinkaid – http://www.michelledance.com/

Pantea Majzoub – http://www.salsawithpantea.com/home.html

  • Private and group instruction for Salsa (On 1 and On 2), Bachata, Cha Cha, and Merengue
  • Contact at:
    –  408-497-2789
    –  salsawithpantea@gmail.com

Pavlo Barsuk – Professional Latin Dancer

  • Offers private instruction and group classes in all dance styles, emphasis on International Latin style. Available for competitive coaching and shows.
  • Contact at:
    –  408-384-2977

Sean Tamashiro – https://dancebasic.net/

  • Dance professional specializing in salsa, ballroom, and wedding dance lessons. Offers coaching and training for competitive ballroom.
  • Contact at:
    –  408-675-9855
    –  Dancebasic, LLC, 1824 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose CA 95124 (Dance Boulevard)

William Orrock – https://weevolvedance.com/

  • Specialist in International Latin style, offers private and group classes for all dance styles with emphasis on social or competitive dancing, and wedding dance instruction and choreography.
  • Contact at:
    –  650-397-2607