Charleston Resources

In Charleston?

There are lots of great places to dance in Charleston and wonderful dance communities to join. Find the best place to dance based on what dance styles you prefer.


Ballroom Dance Charleston

This local USA dance chapter has a permanent location and teaches group classes along with their weekly dance parties. Group classes rotate through styles monthly so check out their calendar to see what you can learn this month.

Social parties every Saturday, lesson at 7:30, dance at 8:30

$20 for guests, $15 for members, active military (or spouse), or under 25, and $10 for your first time with this discount

Group classes every Monday through Thursday at 7:00

$12 for guests, $10 for members

International Ballroom

This ballroom studio offers weekly group classes and monthly social dances. They have two locations so be sure to check their calendars (Mt. Pleasant and West Ashley) for each location to get more variety.

Social parties once a month, dance at 8:00, Wednesday in Mt. Pleasant, Thursday in West Ashley

$10 per person

Group classes every Monday through Friday at 7:15

$12 per person, first newcomer class is free (Wednesday in Mt. Pleasant, Thursday in West Ashley)



Not in Charleston?

No worries. If you are looking for a dance studio the two main chains are Fred Astaire and Arthur Murray. Use the links below to check them out.

Fred Astaire Homepage | Locations | Discount

Arthur Murray Homepage | Location | Discount

Not into highly competitive big chains? Find your local USA Dance chapter and see when their social parties are. You can also look up ballroom studios in the area. For a specific style (especially swing, west coast swing, and Latin) you can often find local groups on Facebook.

USA Dance Homepage | Locations