"The classes were so much fun! Clear instruction from amazing teachers, combined with a relaxed and fun atmosphere. (D.M.)

"That was a GREAT waltz lesson last evening... count me in from
now on taking ANY other lessons you and Ret are giving ANYWHERE.
I like your style of teaching. It is organized, consistent, and you both pay attention to detail... your passion for dance shines through" (D.K.)

Lessons will Resume Fall 2017


Waltz, Swing, Schottische, Polka, Tango, etc.

Instruction by Peggy Leiby & Ret Turner

About our lessons

* Singles & Couples Welcome - registration will be reasonably lead/follow balanced
* Class size is limited to maximize individual attention
* Our teaching method: in addition to teaching steps and moves, we focus extensively on partnering dynamics - and fun!
Questions? contact Peggy or Ret at 215-643-4397 or email

~ Waltz ~

Monday Evenings

Church of St. Martin-In-The-Fields

8000 St. Martin's Lane, Phila., PA 19118 (has off-street parking)



Waltz Basics & Flourishes

Mondays: dates t.b.a. Fall 2017

Learn the traditional style (also known as turning or rotary) waltz.... for beginners as well as dancers who want to improve their technique. We'll include popular flourishes.

Waltz Intermediate Level

Mondays: dates t.b.a. Fall 2017

For intermediate level waltzers. This goes beyond the basics into cross-step and grapevine patterns, with attention to technique and partnering skills.  

~ Swing ~

Wednesday Evenings
Allens Lane Art Center

Allens Lane & McCallum Street, Phila., PA 19119

directions (includes walking directions from Allens Lane Septa station)

Swing Basics & Beyond

Wednesdays: dates t.b.a. Fall 2017

Get hoppin' and boppin', jumpin' and jivin'... and generally in the Swing. This course will cover the basics of East Coast Swing, then we'll get into easy-to-learn and cool swing moves that you'll find yourself enjoying on the dance floor.

Swing Intermediate Level

Wednesdays: dates t.b.a. Fall 2017

Expand your repertoire of East Coast swing moves and develop your partnering skills. Time permitting, course material will include 8-count Lindy style patterns.