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Dance Classes, Social Dances, Special Events, Performances & More

Social Dance Studio blends the disciplines of dance with a social venue to create a lively, diverse dance community. If you wish to dance socially, perform, or add exercise to your routine, we will enrich your life through movement.

Welcome to SDS!


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Labor Day Weekend

There will be no regular SDS classes Labor Day weekend, Aug 29th-Sept 1st. Fitness classes, workshops, special events, and private lessons will continue as scheduled.

Currently at SDS

Have an upcoming wedding? Make your first dance unforgettable with one of our wedding packages

Club Salsero: Salsa Sensation is this Friday, September 5th from 7-11pm. Start the night with intermediate and beginner Salsa classes from 7-8pm, and stay for open latin dancing from 8-11pm. $10 lesson & dance; $5 dance only.

It's back! The next Salsa Musicality Workshop with Byron Johnson will be this Saturday, September 6th from 3:30-5pm. $10 pre-register or $15 day-of; sign up online or at the front desk!

More Kizomba is headed our way: Guest instructors Jeffrey and Leila will be traveling to SDS for a Kizomba & Semba Workshop weekend, September 12th-14th! They are a passionate and versatile teaching team from NYC who teach Kizomba & Semba both nationally and internationally, and their method of 'making you get it' is unparalleled. Workshop prices are listed here. (A limited number of private lessons are also available.) Register at the front desk or by calling 612-353-4445. Register by September 6th and save $5 off your purchase!

Don't Miss Out

Dancing With Our Studio Stars is just 5 weeks away! On Friday, September 26th from 7-11pm, we'll be showcasing some awesome pro-am and am-am routines... you don't want to miss out! Reception from 7-8pm will be followed by 2 hours of showcases, with awards and social dancing afterwards from 10-11pm. Tickets are $10 general admission or $5 senior/student with ID.

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Group classes are a great and affordable way to start your dance journey. Click here for a detailed list of upcoming classes, workshops, social dance parties and special events.

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Class Cancellations and Changes 

There will be no SDS classes Labor Day weekend, August 29th-September 1st. Enjoy the holiday!

Group Class and Private Lesson Policies

Our classes are progressive, meaning they build on concepts from week to week, and begin new at the start of each month. Classes may be joined only in the first two weeks of each month. If you would like to join an Intermediate class and have not completed our Foundations courses in that dance, or are not sure what class you should be in, please call ahead to schedule a free evaluation with an instructor.

Private lessons are a great opportunity for accelerated learning and specialized attention with an instructor. Private lessons may be taken alone or shared with up to four people (a cost effective option). Please note: Private lessons guarantee time with an instructor. They do not guaranteed a private room or special music, especially during peak hours (7-9 p.m., Monday - Thursday).