Lessons

There are many opportunities to learn and grow in dance. Almost every day of the week has West Coast Swing if you’re looking to dance.

Saturday

  • First Saturday WC Swing
    Drop-in WCS lesson at Rachel’s Dance with Joy Studios, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm, with DJ’d dancing 8:30pm until 12:00am. Cost is $8, $5 for students w/student ID. See www.dancewithjoystudios.com for more details.
  • PSDC Second Saturday Swing
    Regularly scheduled PSDC dance held on the second Saturday of the month at the Sunnyside Grange. Beginner/intermediate lesson at 7:30pm before open dancing until midnight. Cost is $8 for PSDC members, $15 for guests, and $3 for juniors (17 and under). Check our calendar for scheduled dates, times, instructors, and DJs!
  • PSDC Fourth Saturday Swing
    Regularly scheduled PSDC dance held on the fourth Saturday of the month at the Norse Hall. Beginner/intermediate lesson at 7:30pm before open dancing until midnight. Cost is $8 for PSDC members, $15 for guests, and $3 for juniors (17 and under). Check our calendar for scheduled dates, times, instructors, and DJs!

Sunday

Monday

  • Portland: WCS lessons with Joy Davina, Jon Jackson, and Chris Jones at Rachel’s Dance with Joy Studios. See www.dancewithjoystudios.com for more details.
  • Tigard: WCS lessons with Trina Siebert and Jason Isbell at the Ambassador Ballroom. See www.theballroomdancecompany.com for more details.
  • Vancouver: Beginning WCS lesson at Jollie’s Lounge. Evening hours vary. Contact Lori Gibson.
  • Eugene: Eugene Swing Dance Club weekly dance. Lesson at 7pm, dance from 8pm to 10pm at Agate Hall.
  • Salem: Various swing lessons with Lora & RJ at Pearce Ballroom at 7pm. Visit www.rjdance.com.
  • Tualatin: Various lessons at Bushwhackers. Contact (503) 692-9282.
  • Astoria: WCS lessons with Luke & Jennifer starting 7pm at Astoria Parks and Rec. Contact (503) 325-7275 or www.floorplay.net.

Tuesday

  • Tigard: WCS lessons with Trina Siebert and Jason Isbell at the Ambassador Ballroom. See www.theballroomdancecompany.com for more details.
  • Tigard: Spins & Turns series with Jennifer Robinson starting at 8pm. Visit www.floorplay.net.
  • Tigard: WCS lessons with Linda Springstead at the Tigard Dance Studio from 7pm to 8pm.
  • Tigard: Newcomer (7pm) and beyond-beginning (8pm) west coast swing lessons with Leilani. Visit www.portlandballroomdancing.com
  • Eugene: WCS classes at Diablo’s with various instructors starting at 7pm with dancing from 8pm to 10pm.

Wednesday

  • Portland: Drop-in WCS lessons at Norse Hall from 7:30pm to 8:30pm with DJ’d dancing until 12:30am. Cost is $8, $6 for students with ID, or $3 for guests under 18.

Thursday

  • Portland: Susan Molitor. Various levels of WCS. Contact Susan Molitor at (503) 221-3083
  • Tigard: WCS lessons with Jimmy Ho at the Ambassador Ballroom. See jimmyswing.net for more details.
  • Tigard: Intermediate/advanced west coast swing lessons with Leilani at 7:30pm. Visit www.portlandballroomdancing.com
  • Vancouver: WCS PLUS has $5 drop-in lesson at Jollie’s Lounge starting at 7:30pm with Lori Gibson.
  • Beaverton: WCS Class at the Beaverton Ballroom. See www.dancewellballroom.com for details.

Friday

  • Portland:
    2nd Friday Swing & More Dance Party, Drop-in lesson (Rotates between WCS/ NC2/ Hustle/ Country 2-step/Waltz) at Rachel’s Dance with Joy Studios, from 8:00pm to 9:00pm, with DJ’d dancing 9:00pm until 12:00am. Cost is $8, $5 for students with student ID. See www.dancewithjoystudios.com for more details.
  • Portland:
    Westie Practica on the third Friday of the month at 14355 SW Pacific Highway, Tigard, OR. Mini-lesson at 9:30pm. Dancing from 8:30pm to 11pm. DJ music by Joe Broderick. $5 cover ($3 for students). Hosted by UpTown Ballroom.

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