Solana Beach Dance Studio

983 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Suite A, Solana Beach, California 92075



Now Offering In-Person Introductory Class Lesson for only $40

  • Private 1 on 1 dance lesson with our world class instructors!
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Arthur Murray Solana Beach Dance Studio

Arthur Murray’s Solana Beach Studio offers dance training to students of all ages and fitness levels.

Our fun classes are taught by top-notch instructors who will get you out dancing whether you are a beginner or already know a few moves. We want our students to be confident, well-rounded dance partners, so we’ll teach you more than just the steps. We use an integrated system of teaching that will give you everything you need to get out, and stand out, on any dance floor.

We teach a wide variety of dances and have a great selection of programs. Whether you just want to learn a few dances, are getting ready for a wedding, or are preparing for a competition, our instructors are ready to help you reach your goals. We offer beginner, intermediate, advanced and competitive dance programs that are sure to give you all the skills you need to dance with confidence.

Dances We Teach

At Arthur Murray’s Solana Beach Dance Studio, we teach a broad range of dance styles so there is something for everyone.  We teach a wide selection of Smooth and Standard Dances, Latin, Specialty, Swing and Rhythm, and Country Western dance styles. You’ll find what you’re looking for whether you want to learn several dances styles or just focus on one.

Latin Dances

Latin Dances are vibrant celebrations with deep roots in Central and South America. These dances have distinct rhythms that allow dancers the freedom of exuberant self-expression. We teach the Bolero, Rumba, Mambo, Cha-cha, Samba, Paso Doble, Merengue and Salsa.

Country Western Dances

Country Western dances are a distinct American style of dancing born from music and dance brought over by European settlers. These dances stress smoothness, and dancers glide and scoot through the steps. We teach a wide selection of partnered Country Western dances including the Country Western Waltz, Texas Two-Step, Country Shuffle, Country Swing, West Coast Swing, the Progressive Two-Step and the Country Triple.

Ballroom Dances

Smooth and Standard dances include all the traditional styles that embody classic grace. These elegant dance styles are reminiscent of Hollywood’s Golden Age and are still popular with television and film audiences today. They include the Tango, Foxtrot, Waltz, Quickstep, and Viennese Waltz.

Swing & Rhythm Dances

Swing and Rhythm Dances are a diverse category of American dance styles that were born in the 1920’s during the Swing Era. Arthur Murray was founded during the Swing Era and was instrumental in spreading this popular form across the U.S. Our expert instructors teach the East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Hustle, and the Jive.

Specialty Dances

Specialty dances are a great mix of old and new styles that are performed to contemporary music in modern settings. We teach a wide variety of specialty dances that let the dancers break out of rigid structures and patterns including the Nightclub Two-Step, the Bachata, the Argentine Tango, and the Zouk. Dancers learn a medley of dance steps that can be performed anywhere.

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Reasons To Take Dance Classes

Our goal is to get you dancing. Our dance classes prepare you for dancing in a variety of social settings, including weddings, competitions, cruises, and galas, to name a few. Whether you are looking to connect with others, pull off an amazing wedding dance, or are preparing for a special occasion or competition, our instructors are ready to help you meet your goals.

Wedding Dances

The wedding dance is a central event at the reception. The best way to prepare is with a few dance lessons. We’re ready to help you, whether you are just looking to learn a few basic steps or want to wow your guests with a choreographed performance. We also offer lessons to guests of the bride and groom.

Casual Dancing

Social dance is a great way to make connections with other dancers. We welcome dancers of all skill levels and ages at Arthur Murray’s Solana Beach Dance Studio. Our classes and dance socials give students a fun, social environment where you can learn and practice your moves. We prepare you to feel comfortable dancing in any casual setting where dance is happening.

Competitive Dancing

Dance competitions are an excellent way to grow and learn as a dancer. Every year, there are hundreds of competitions in the U.S. for beginning and experienced dancers alike. If you have a competitive spirit, our competitive dance programs are for you. We focus on the skills you will need to excel including showmanship, style, technique, and choreography.

Dancing at Special Events

Dance skills are essential to participating in many special events including balls, galas, cruises, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs and reunions. We help dancers feel more confident on the dance floor at these special events. We teach many dance styles so you’ll have an opportunity to learn the most important dances for any upcoming event.

What To Expect From Your Dance Lessons

We welcome beginning and advanced students alike at Arthur Murray’s Solana Beach Dance Studio. Our instructors help new dancers learn the basics and build a solid foundation and help advanced students develop showmanship and polish their skills. We offer group classes as well as individual lessons. Our instructors are top-notch and selected to match the needs of their students.

Your dance training will begin with a low cost introductory lesson for only $40. This first lesson is designed to teach you a few skills in an easy-going environment. Following the lesson, your instructor will help you identify goals and guide you toward meeting them. Our basic introductory program gives beginners a chance to focus on the most important dance steps. For intermediate students, our bronze program covers a variety of dances and focuses on developing technique, maneuverability, and footwork. More advanced skills are taught in the silver program, which covers intricate movements and styling. The gold programs helps students learning to dance competitively to develop showmanship and styling and to learn choreography and performance techniques.

Teaching Solana Beach to Dance

Solana Beach is a small and prosperous community in picturesque San Diego county, California. It is well known for it’s stunning ocean cliffs and secluded beaches that can only be accessed by the water or by staircases leading down from the cliff tops. It is a short walk from the Cedros Design District, which features many unique restaurants and shops.

Arthur Murray Solana Beach Dance Studio proudly serves residents and visitors to this wonderful community. We are located at 983 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite A, just a short drive from the beach, with easy access from I-5. Stop in and visit us anytime or try our new student special. We want to get you out on the dance floor right away!