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"Sultry Swing" Dance Studio is located in the HEART of
Beautiful West Palm Beach, Florida! We are just 2.5 miles East
of the Turnpike (Okeechobee Blvd exit) and just half a mile West
of I-95 (Palm Beach Lakes Blvd exit). We are located on the
southeastern side of Palm Beach Lakes Blvd in the "Professional
Plaza", turn in at Rain-Dancer.
It is a 2500 sq. ft. studio with an 1800
sq. ft. dance floor. Come fall in love.
|2250 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, Suite 112
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
|Let me give you some backdrop to my (John Harris) dance
story. When I was 15, my Dad left my Mother. For about a
year my Mom was a complete mess until she ran into a dance
studio named "Dance Connection". It was not a place filled with
the prettiest or wealthiest of people, it was just filled with some
of the nicest, caring people you ever will meet. I will tell you
that the family my Mother created with the members of that
studio saved her from her misery. They danced together, they
would get together on holidays and celebrate together, they
would even get together to help move each other, they were a
Fast forward several years and I was turning 20. I was a shy
kid with very little self-confidence when it came to meeting new
people or having conversations with groups of people (some of
that had to do with the awkwardness of going though
high-school at 6'4" and rail thin and part of it had to do with the
fact that I'm half deaf). My Mother, looking for a second
miracle, pushed me into going to "Dance Connection" (I was
more than a bit unwilling, as I was told frequently by people
that I lacked talent in dance) with the hope that I would be able
to make some new friends. Over the next 6 months, I spent
every single night dancing there, followed by a trip after class to
a local country dance bar for social dancing afterwards. Not
only did I meet some awesome individuals and find plenty of
self-confidence; I also became quite the dancer. I had found a
dance family of my own. We would dance together, eat
together, sometimes we'd go on vacations together, it was
everything I needed, it was my miracle.
Now fast forward 20 years, I have my own dance studio (for
6+ years now) and I am hopeful that I can be half as successful
in creating an atmosphere that will allow each of you to find
your dance family as Grant Austin's Dance Connection down in
Fort Lauderdale did for me and my Mom. With that in mind, we
have created a schedule of dance events that allow each of you
to learn to dance, to make new friends, and become part of a
community, part of our dance family. - John Harris
|John Harris is a professional dance instructor, competitor, and
judge. He has multiple titles at national competitions (including
West Coast Swing, Salsa, Hustle, and Country Two-Step). Dec
31st, 2007 in Orlando, Mary Jane and John Harris became
"Florida State WCS Dance Champions (FSSDC)". In its 10
years, there are only 8 leaders and 8 followers that have a
FSSDC title. He has over 20 years dancing and over 10 years
of experience teaching West Coast Swing, Ballroom, Latin,
Salsa, Hustle, & Country.
|Lead/Follow to Random WCS Music
|Welcome to South Florida's HOME for Dancing!
Sultry Swing has been Palm Beach County's HOME for dance for 6 years now.
We provide a fun, friendly atmosphere for learning to dance! We teach Ballroom,
Latin, Swing, & Country, but specialize in West Coast Swing! Our dance studio is
owned and operated by John Harris and his beautiful wife, Mary Jane, and is filled
with amazing students that share our love of dancing. The passion we have for
dance is unmistakable! Come and be a part of our dance family!
No Partner Needed / Pay as You Go
|Our Current Package Deals on Privates!!!
All of our regular privates are 55 minutes each!
|*** Click Pictures for Details ***
3pm to 4:30pm - Beginner Argentine Tango Class with Susana Rubio
4:30pm to 6pm - Intermediate Argentine Tango Class with Susana Rubio
$15 for a class, $20 for both! Last 30 minutes of each class is guided practice.
7pm to 7:40pm - Salsa Class - Beg to Beg+
7:40pm to 8:20pm - Rumba Class - Beg to Beg+
8:20pm - 9pm - West Coast Swing Class - Beg to Beg+
9pm to 9:30pm - Practice
$15 for the entire night!
7pm to 7:40pm - West Coast Swing Class - Pre-Int to Intermediate
7:40pm - 8:20pm - Country Two-Step Class - Pre-Int to Intermediate
8:20pm to 9pm - Rumba Class - Pre-Int to Intermediate
9pm to 9:30pm - Practice
$15 for the entire night!
|Weekend Dance Parties
Every 1st Friday of the Month: Milonga with Susana and Debra
8pm - Class, 8:30pm till Aftermidnight -Dance - $15 per person!
Every Saturday and Sunday Dance Parties!
6:30pm to 7pm - Ballroom Dance Class
7pm to 9:30pm - Ballroom Mix Party
$15 per person!
* 3rd Saturday will also be a Ballroom Dance,
but it will be a class at 7pm, dancing from 8pm to 10:30pm.
Every Saturday (except the 3rd of each month) will have a
West Coast Swing after-party, from 9:30pm to 12:30am!
*** Yes, we have dance-hosts at these dances! ***
Admission also includes Light Appetizers, Dessert, Soda, and Water!
Aug 14th to Sept 18th
6 Week WCS Pre-Int "Practice Makes Permanent"
Series of Workshop with John Harris
7pm to 8:15pm each Thursday - $15 per workshop
|Some Pictures From Our August Parties!
Click below to see them all!