Welcome to Swing Dancing San Diego - the
#1 place to "get fit, have fun and make friends"
with the most exceptional Swing Era dance classes
and events in San Diego.
We offer premier classes for all levels in
Lindy Hop, Balboa, Charleston, Shag, Blues,
Jazz Movement, Aerials and so much more!
Our social dances bring you the best music from the 1920s - 1950s. Take our lesson before to learn some cool moves you can practice that same night! Fantastic live bands, DJs and performances give you a fun night out. Win cool raffle prizes or participate in dance competitions to win cash!
Click around to see a complete list of what we have to offer and why we can develop you from a total beginner to helping the community as a teacher or performer and everything in-between. We are San Diego's only full service, professional dance company focusing 100% on Swing Era dances.
The owner of Swing Dancing San Diego is JOEL PLYS.
Just by looking at his resume and Swing dance experience
(since 1998), you will see why there is no greater resource for
learning to Swing Dance locally.
Globally, his unique events bring hundreds of dancers
together to experience historic venues, amazing live
music, and other exceptional instructors he has had the
pleasure of working with around the world.
Swing dancing is not just a hobby for Joel - it is his
passion and his profession, committed 100% to making
YOU the best dancer you can be.
Start by signing up for a class and join us at our social dances
to practice, practice, practice!
Thank you for allowing us to take you on this joyous journey
and we can't wait to see you on the dance floor!
Need even more Swing Dancing in your life?
Visit our online store to view our large collection of DVDs, shirts, bow ties, gift certificates and COMING SOON our "Digital Dance" downloads give you the option of purchasing individual moves for as little as $1.99!
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS
Co-owner of Swing Dancing San Diego
Began Swing Dancing in 2006
Graphics and web designer for SDSD
Swing & blues DJ
WHAT WE OFFER
Click here if you are looking to sign up for a fun and social group class!
Partners not required as we frequently rotate in class
Our social dances are a fantastic way to practice what you learn while making new friends in a
Click here to purchase your tickets for a future dance!
Get that one-on-one attention that is difficult to achieve in a Group Class.
Sign up for a private lesson to dance with the instructor(s) and get immediate feedback!
Choreography is a great way to advance your dancing and make money doing it!
Join The Hang Ten Hoppers to learn choreographed routines & perform to spread the joy of Swing Dancing!
Owner of Swing Dancing San Diego
Began Swing Dancing in 1998
Member of 2 Swing Dance Hall of Fames
Has taught in 32 U.S. states & 12 countries