What is WCS?

You’ve never seen this before. West Coast Swing is a fun, dynamic, and flexible partner dance. It has evolved to a smooth, hip, modern dance. We dance to Katy Perry, Taio Cruz, or Bruno Mars.

Watch the video! The dance is improvised on the fly with the lady following the man’s lead, impressive! See more…

No class this week!

Just a quick update for those of you haven’t seen our Facebook event feed or heard the announcement in class:

Class this week (on Thursday July 3rd) is cancelled.

We’ll all be at Ft. Lauderdale Swing and Shag Bach Bash, so join us there.

For the definitive scoop on our upcoming events, check out the MadWestie Facebook event feed.

Uh Oh!

Oh Snaps! I haven’t been updating our website. Don’t worry, we’re still holding class regularly. Visit us on Facebook to find up to date event info.

Thursday 17th!

Looking for West Coast Swing classes near Pompano Beach? 8:00 pm, Thursday 4/17/2014, come learn West Coast Swing for free if you’re under 30 yrs old (must show up for class start), and $10 if you’re over. We have a first timer fundamentals dance class, a beginners dance class, and an advanced beginners class. From 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm come social dancing! more info here

Thursday 10th!

Want a West Coast Swing dance class in Fort Lauderdale? This is it, at 8:00pm Thursday we host a first timer dance lesson as well as beginners and advanced beginners lessons. At 9pm we have social dancing for two hours. If you’re under 30 yrs old and show up on time its free! $10 if you’re over. Hope to see you there! ;-) more info here You know what, if you’re in Aventura or Weston, this is still the closest spot!

Thursday 3rd!

It’s time! 8:00 pm, Thursday 4/3/2014, come learn West Coast Swing for free if you’re under 30 yrs old (gotta show up on time for free). We have a first timer fundamentals dance class, a beginners dance class, and an advanced beginners class. From 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm come social dancing. Best WCS near Boca Raton you can find. ;-) more info here

Thursday 27th!

Come learn to dance West Coast Swing on Thursday, 3/27/2014 at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. We have Fundementals, Beginner, and Advanced Beginner classes starting at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.    Hey! Its free if you’re under 30 and arrive by 8:05 pm.

Thursday 20th!

Want to learn West Coast Swing? Come to our group lessons, this Thursday, 3/20/2014. Its free if you’re under 30 years of age and arrive by 8:05 pm at Shall We Dance studio. The best place to learn WCS in the Fort Lauderdale area. The Fundamentals, Beginner and Adv Beginner classes start at 8:00pm with the dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Saturday 15th!

On Saturday, March 15th, Bruce and Beth Perotta teach our intermediate class before our 4 hour banging WCS social dance! Our resident DJ Kevin will play a hot mix of blues, R&B, and pop songs spinning at the national conventions. Check out the Facebook Event!

Thursday 13th!

On Thursday, 3/13/2014, we have our weekly lesson (free if you’re under 30 and arrive by 8:05 pm), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. It will be a lot of fun! Three classes for three different levels including first timers start at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thur 5th!

Come learn to dance West Coast Swing on Thursday, 12/5/2013. Free if you’re under 30 years of age ($10 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. We have Fundementals, Beginner, and Advanced Beginner classes starting at 8:00pm, with a social dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 21st!

Want a West Coast Swing dance class in South Florida? This is it, at 8:00pm Thursday, 11/21/2013. There are three different classes for you, first timers, beginners, and advanced beginner lessons. At 9pm we have social dancing for two hours. Free if you’re under 30 yrs old, and $10 if you’re over. Come on by for class! ;-) more info here

Thurs 14th!

On Thursday 11/14/2013 we have the best West Coast Swing lessons near Pompano Beach or Boca Raton. If you’re under 30 years of age the class is free ($10 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. First timer or an advanced beginner? We have separate classes starting at 8:00pm, with a social dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 7th!

Trying to find West Coast Swing classses in Palm Beach? Come this Thursday, 11/7/2013. Free if you’re under 30 years of age ($10 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. We have Fundementals (for first timers), Beginner, and Advanced Beginner classes starting at 8:00pm, with a social dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 24th!

Come learn to dance West Coast Swing on Thursday, 10/24/2013. Free if you’re under 30 years of age ($10 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. We have Fundementals, Beginner, and Advanced Beginner classes starting at 8:00pm, with a social dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 19th!

It’s time! 8:00 pm, Thursday 9/19, come learn West Coast Swing for free if you’re under 30 yrs old, and $10 if you’re over. We have a first timer fundamentals dance class, a beginners dance class, and an advanced beginners class. From 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm come social dancing. Best WCS near Fort Lauderdale you can find. ;-) more info here

Thursday 12th!

Want a West Coast Swing dance class in South Florida? This is it, at 8:00pm Thursday, 9/12. There are three different classes for you, first timers, beginners, and advanced beginner lessons. At 9pm we have social dancing for two hours. Free if you’re under 30 yrs old, and $10 if you’re over. Hope to see you there! ;-) more info here

Thursday Class!

Want to learn West Coast Swing? Come to our group lessons, this Thursday, 9/5/2013. Its free if you’re under 30 years of age ($10 for those over) at Shall We Dance studio. The best place to learn WCS in the Deerfield Beach area. The Fundamentals, Beginner and Advanced Beginners classes start at 8:00pm with the dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 27th!

Want to learn West Coast Swing? Come to our group lessons, this Thursday, 6/27/2013. Its free if you’re under 30 years of age ($10 for those over) at Shall We Dance studio. The best place to learn WCS in the Deerfield Beach area. The Fundamentals, Beginner and Advanced Beginners classes start at 8:00pm with the dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 20th!

Want a West Coast Swing dance class in South Florida? This is it, at 8:00pm Thursday, 6/20. There are three different classes for you, first timers, beginners, and advanced beginner lessons. At 9pm we have social dancing for two hours. Free if you’re under 30 yrs old, and $10 if you’re over. Hope to see you there! ;-) more info here

Thursday 13th!

Want a West Coast Swing dance class in Fort Lauderdale? This is it, at 8:00pm Thursday, 6/13, we host a first timer dance lesson as well as beginners and advanced beginners lessons. At 9pm we have social dancing for two hours. Free if you’re under 30 yrs old, and $10 if you’re over. Hope to see you there! ;-) more info here

3rd Sat Dance!

On Saturday, June 15th, Hugo Miguez and Stacy Kay will headline the return of Fusion Swing. 100 dancers and three dance floors, Blues Dancing, Lindy, and West Coast Swing. Check out the Facebook Event!

Thursday 6th!

It’s time! 8:00 pm, Thursday 6/6, come learn West Coast Swing for free if you’re under 30 yrs old, and $10 if you’re over. We have a first timer fundamentals dance class, a beginners dance class, and an advanced beginners class. From 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm come social dancing. Best WCS near Fort Lauderdale you can find. ;-) more info here

Thursday 30th!

Want to learn West Coast Swing? Come to our group lessons, this Thursday, 5/30/2013. Its free if you’re under 30 years of age ($10 for those over) at Shall We Dance studio. The best place to learn WCS in the Deerfield Beach area. The Fundamentals, Beginner and Advanced Beginners classes start at 8:00pm with the dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 23rd!

Want a West Coast Swing dance class in South Florida? This is it, at 8:00pm Thursday. There are three different classes for you, first timers, beginners, and advanced beginner lessons. At 9pm we have social dancing for two hours. Free if you’re under 30 yrs old, and $10 if you’re over. Hope to see you there! ;-) more info here

Thursday 16th!

Looking for West Coast Swing classes near Pompano Beach? 8:00 pm, Thursday 5/16, come learn West Coast Swing for free if you’re under 30 yrs old, and $10 if you’re over. We have a first timer fundamentals dance class, a beginners dance class, and an advanced beginners class. From 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm come social dancing! more info here

Thursday 9th!

Want a West Coast Swing dance class in Fort Lauderdale? This is it, at 8:00pm Thursday we host a first timer dance lesson as well as beginners and advanced beginners lessons. At 9pm we have social dancing for two hours. Free if you’re under 30 yrs old, and $10 if you’re over. Hope to see you there! ;-) more info here

Thursday 2nd!

It’s time! 8:00 pm, Thursday 5/2, come learn West Coast Swing for free if you’re under 30 yrs old, and $10 if you’re over. We have a first timer fundamentals dance class, a beginners dance class, and an advanced beginners class. From 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm come social dancing. Best WCS near Fort Lauderdale you can find. ;-) more info here

Thursday 25th!

Come learn to dance West Coast Swing on Thursday, 4/25/2013. Free if you’re under 30 years of age ($10 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. We have Fundementals, Beginner, and Advanced Beginner classes starting at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday Dance!

Come learn to dance West Coast Swing at our weekly lesson this Thursday, April 18th, at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. (But even if you’re in Fort Lauderdale, Davie, or Boynton Beach, or any other nearby location, this is swing dancing you don’t want to miss.) Free for those under 30!

Class starts at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

 

Miami Dance Magic

Miami Dance Magic logoHey all you Mad Westies! Listen up, ‘cuz this is important. We are privileged to have an international West Coast Swing weekend-long event in our very own back yard coming up in July, so save the date. July 18-22nd is Miami Dance Magic 2013.

The event is directed by Bruce and Beth Perrotta, whom you may remember from when they were guest instructors for our 3rd Saturday Dance.

The event has several competitions, including a WSDC registered Jack and Jill competition at all levels, so all those mock Jack and Jills we’ve been doing will come in handy. And if you haven’t participated in them yet, it’s not too late to start.

We’ll keep you updated of any news with our in-class announcements, but make sure to keep that weekend free to dance like you’ve never danced before!

Thursday, Feb 28th

Come learn to dance West Coast Swing at our weekly lesson this Thursday, February 28th, at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. (But even if you’re in Fort Lauderdale, Davie, or Boynton beach, or any other nearby location, this is swing dancing you don’t want to miss.) Free for those under 30!

Based on demand, we are currently offering two (sometimes three) separate levels:

  • Fundamentals with Fabio for anyone coming for the first time
  • Beginner/Intermediate with Dori and Jay for those still learning their basics
  • Depending on demand, advanced with Kevin.

Class starts at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info

 

Thursday, Feb 21st

Come learn to dance West Coast Swing at our weekly lesson this Thursday, February 21st, at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. (And the best WCS dance on a weeknight anywhere from Miami to the Palm Beaches!) Free for those under 30!

We have three separate levels:

  • Fundamentals with Fabio for anyone coming for the first time
  • Beginner with Dori and Jay for those still learning their basics
  • Advanced with Kevin.

Class starts at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info

 

Thursday Valentine’s Day Lesson & Dance

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we’re encouraging everyone to bring a friend and maybe help spark some new acquaintances ;) To that end, not only is the lesson and dance free for anyone under 30 as usual, but we’ll also be making it free to anyone that is new to Mad Westie. So go on and help grow our community by bringing some new friends to the dance!

The lesson and dance are this Thursday, February 7th, at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach.

We have three separate levels:

  • Fundamentals with Fabio for anyone coming for the first time
  • Beginner with Dori and Jay for those still learning their basis (Dori is out this week, so Jay will be leading the class, assisted by Nancy Price)
  • Advanced with Kevin.

Class starts at 8:00pm, with the dance from 9:00pm – 11:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info

Thursday, Feb 7th!

Come learn to dance West Coast Swing at our weekly lesson this Thursday, February 7th, at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. (And the best WCS dance on a weeknight anywhere in South Florida!) Free for those under 30!

We have three separate levels:

  • Fundamentals with Fabio for anyone coming for the first time
  • Beginner with Dori and Jay for those still learning their basis (Dori is out this week, so Jay will be leading the class, assisted by Nancy Price)
  • Advanced with Kevin.

Class starts at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info

PS. Don’t forget next week is our special Valentine’s Day dance.  Stay tuned for updates!

Thursday 24th!

Come learn to dance West Coast Swing at our weekly lesson this Thursday, January 2th, at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. (And the best WCS dance on a weeknight anywhere in South Florida!) Free for those under 30!

We now have three separate levels:

  • Fundamentals with Fabio for anyone coming for the first time
  • Beginner with Dori and Jay for those still learning their basis (Dori is out this week, so Jay will be leading the class, assisted by Nancy Price)
  • Advanced with Kevin.

Class starts at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info

Thursday 17th!

Come learn to dance West Coast Swing on Thursday, 1/17/2013 at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. If you need get your swing dance fix during the week, we get several hours of dancing in for a Thursday night in South Florida… we even have regulars from as far as Hollywood Beach!

We now have three separate levels: have Fundamentals with Fabio for anyone coming for the first time, Beginner with Dori for those still learning their basis, and Advanced with Kevin. Class starts at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info

Thursday 10th!

Come learn to dance West Coast Swing on Thursday, 1/10/2013 at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. Free for those under 30! We now have three separate levels: have Fundamentals with Fabio for anyone coming for the first time, Beginner with Dori for those still learning their basis, and Advanced with Kevin. Class starts at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info

Thursday 3rd!

Have you made your New Years Resolution? Is it to dance more?? (Well, it should be!)

Come ready to learn and get your weekly West Coast Swing fix with us this Thursday, January 3rd at 8:00 pm in Deerfield Beach, FL. Beginners lesson starts at 8:00 pm and the social dance is at 9:00 pm.

Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 27th!

Get a break from the family, see your friends, start on a new year’s resolution. Come learn to dance West Coast Swing at 8:00 pm in Deerfield Beach, FL. Beginners lesson starts at 8:00 pm and the social dance is at 9:00 pm. The best place to learn WCS in Fort Lauderdale. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 13th!

Want to learn West Coast Swing? Come to our group lessons, this Thursday, 12/13/2012. Its free if you’re under 30 years of age ($5 for those over) at Shall We Dance studio. The best place to learn WCS in the Deerfield Beach area. The Fundamentals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm with the dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 6th!

Come learn to dance West Coast Swing on Thursday, 12/06/2012. Free if you’re under 30 years of age ($5 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. We have Fundementals and Beginner classes starting at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 29th!

On Thursday, 11/29/2012, we have our weekly free lesson for under 30 years of age ($5 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. It will be a lot of fun! Fundementals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 15th!

It’s time! 8:00 pm, Thursday 11/15, come learn West Coast Swing for free if you’re under 30 yrs old, and $5 if you’re over. We have both a first timer fundamentals class and a beginners class. From 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm come social dancing. Best WCS near Boca Raton you can find. ;-)

Thursday 8th!

We’re back! Want to learn West Coast Swing? Come to our group lessons, this Thursday, 11/7/2012. Its free if you’re under 30 years of age ($5 for those over) at Shall We Dance studio. The best place to learn WCS in the Fort Lauderdale area. The Fundamentals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm with the dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

November 1st!

NO CLASS THIS THURSDAY, NOVE, 1ST. Mad Westie will be in Tampa Bay for the largest WCS event in Florida this Thursday. See you there!

Thursday 25th!

Want to learn West Coast Swing? Come to our group lessons, this Thursday, 10/25/2012. Its free if you’re under 30 years of age ($5 for those over) at Shall We Dance studio. The best place to learn WCS in the Deerfield Beach area. The Fundamentals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm with the dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 18th!

On Thursday, 10/18/2012, we have our weekly free lesson for under 30 years of age ($5 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. It will be a lot of fun! Fundementals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 11th!

Want to learn West Coast Swing? Come to our group lessons, this Thursday, 10/11/2012. Its free if you’re under 30 years of age ($5 for those over) at Shall We Dance studio. The best place to learn WCS in the Boca Raton area. The Fundamentals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm with the dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 4th!

On Thursday, 10/4/2012, we have our weekly free lesson for under 30 years of age ($5 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. It will be a lot of fun! Fundementals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 27th!

Want to learn West Coast Swing? Come to our group lessons, this Thursday, 9/27/2012. Its free if you’re under 30 years of age ($5 for those over) at Shall We Dance studio. The best place to learn WCS in the Fort Lauderdale area. The Fundamentals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm with the dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 20th!

On Thursday, 9/20/2012, we have our weekly free lesson for under 30 years of age ($5 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. It will be a lot of fun! Fundementals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 13th!

On Thursday, 9/13/2012, we have our weekly free lesson for under 30 years of age ($5 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. It will be a lot of fun! Fundementals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday, 6th!

On Thursday, 9/6/2012, we have our weekly free lesson for under 30 years of age ($5 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. It will be a lot of fun! Fundementals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

Thursday 30th!

On Thursday, 8/30/2012, we have our weekly free lesson for under 30 years of age ($5 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. It will be a lot of fun! Fundementals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

This Thursday!

On Thursday, 8/23/2012, we have our weekly free lesson for under 30 years of age ($5 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. It will be a lot of fun! Fundementals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

This Thursday!

On Thursday, 8/16/2012, we have our weekly free lesson for under 30 years of age ($5 for those over), at Shall We Dance studio in Deerfield Beach. It will be a lot of fun! Fundementals and Beginner classes start at 8:00pm, with a dance at 9:00pm. Check out the Dance Night page for more info.

What is WCS?

You’ve never seen this before. West Coast Swing is a fun, dynamic, and flexible partner dance. It has evolved to a smooth, hip, modern dance. We dance to Katy Perry, Taio Cruz, or Bruno Mars.

Watch the video! The dance is improvised on the fly with the lady following the man’s lead, impressive! See more…