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News from the Social Dance division of USA Dance! We will post news and annoucements here that are “social dance” oriented. If you would like to submit an article for posting please contact us!

Would You Like to Dance?

There’s no space for wallflowers when a lively merengue or salsa is reverberating on the dance floor. Dancing is filled with exercise and surprises. It involves athleticism and grace. You will increase your skills and learn how to be graceful on the dance floor.

WHY DANCE? Dancing is a great teacher.

  • it teaches teamwork;
  • it teaches discipline through practice and routines;
  • it teaches understanding of music’s rhythm and tempo;
  • it teaches coordinated movement;
  • it teaches poise, balance, and self-confidence;
  • it teaches good dress and manners;
  • it teaches a skill and ability that will be very useful throughout life.

To find a local USA Dance Chapter

Just look in the left hand corner for the menu. Where is says, “Chapters & Regions”, click on that and then look for “Find a Local Chapter”. Pick the state and city or city closest to your destination. It will direct you to either a website or a local chapter contact.There are also special events listed on the social dance calendar page of our website – check back often.

Membership Pins, Decals, 3 or 7″Iron On Embroidered Patch, Shoe Bag, Shoulder Bag, Jacket, Fans, License Plate Frame, Chapter Banners

Great way to identify your chapter events – an affordable 6′ x 2.5′ vinyl banner that can be personalized with your chapters name, number and logo – excellent for dances, public demos and other events.

Visit our on line store to see all of the items available. For more information, email the Vice President of Social Dance or the central office at 800-447-9047 for an order form.


National Ballroom Dance Week In September Every Year

A great opportunity for all who love ballroom dancing to share that fun with your community. Chapters, studios, instructors, and independent dance clubs work together to schedule special lessons, workshops, public demonstrations and social dances to raise awareness about the physical, mental and social benefits of ballroom. Be part of the action. Visit the National Ballroom Dance Week page on our website under Social Dance for details on how you can get involved.