New Space & New Day/Time

Please update your address books and calendars. We are excited to now be holding our classes and dances at the Art in Motion Dance Studio

1001 Main St, Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Classes: 7:30-8:15pm and 8:15-9pm

Dancing: 9-10:30pm

Ben Morris Registration!


Memorial Day weekend Ben Morris is coming to Pittsburgh!

Pass Options

May 25, 2019

Workshop#1 1:00-2:00

Workshop #2 2:15-3:15

Workshop #3 3:30-4:30

Workshop # 4 7:00- 800

Please be aware that there is a $2.00 fee built in for online pass purchases.

If you have any questions, please contact May at


We are now located at the Cube Creative Space building in East Liberty, 5877 Commerce St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206.

Tuesday Lineup 
Patterns Lesson: 7:30-8:15pm
Beginner Lesson: 8:15-9pm
Dance: 9-10:30pm

$12 Admission or $10 for Students

PghWCS Changes

Important Information

Our last Tuesday at Absolute Ballroom will be next Tuesday, the June 12th.

We will pick up the following Tuesday, the 19th, at Bodiography in Squirrel Hill at 5824 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, 15217. This will be our interim space until Amanda Wolf opens her new studio. If you have any questions, feel free to email

We are going to cancel the third Saturday dance this month, but we will pick up our weekend dances again in July.

Here is what’s going on the second half of June… 

Please note there will be no more Crafting your WCS class. Our patterns class will be now held at 7:30pm, and our Beginner lesson at 8:15pm. 

Tuesday teaching lineup for June 19th and 26th:

7:30-8:15pm Patterns, with Sarah and Brad
8:15-9:00pm Basics, with Lauren and Amanda

As always, dance party from 9 till 10:30pm

WCS in June

1) Tuesday teaching lineup:
7:30-8:15pm Crafting your WCS, with Sarah and CJ
8:15-9:00pm Basics, with May and Lauren
8:15-9:00pm Patterns, with Amanda and Brad

As always, dance party from 9 till 10:30pm

2) First Friday dance will be held on June 2nd. If you bring a beginner to this dance, you will both get in for free (if you bring more than one beginner, everyone will get in for free). There will still be a practica from 8-9pm and the beginner lesson will take place from 815-9pm.

3) The third Saturday dance will be held on June 17th with DJ Katie Fallon from 8-11pm following Lori and Ryan’s workshops.

4) Lori and Ryan Workshops – June 17, 2017

2:30-3:30pm: Styling for everyone!
3:45-4:45pm: Communicating through partnership
4:45pm-7pm: Dinner Break
7-8pm: Music guides your movement
8-11pm: Dance party with Dj Katie Fallon

Private lesson slots are limited. To schedule, please contact

WCS in January

1) Tuesday teaching lineup:

7:30-8:15pm Crafting your WCS, with special guest instructor, Stephanie McHenry!!
8:15-9:00pm Basics, with Lauren and May
8:15-9:00pm Patterns, with Amanda and CJ

As always, dance party from 9 till 10:30pm

2) First Friday dance will be held on January 6, 2017 There will be a practica from 8-9pm and the dance from 9pm-11pm. The theme is Flashback Friday, Through the Decades. Come represent your favorite decade at our Flashback Friday dance! There’s going to be a costume contest, sweet jams and yummy treats as we celebrate the new year!

We will also be raffling off not one but TWO weekend workshop passes. One for the Moy’s WCS/Zouk workshops and the other for… wait for it…. Jennifer DeLuca workshops… in Pittsburgh!!!!!!!! She will be here April 7-9th and teaching workshops on the 8th.

3) The third Saturday dance will be held on January 21, 2017 from 830pm-1130pm following WCS and Zouk workshops by Chris and Melissa Moy! Registration information is at the bottom of this email.

Workshop Schedule
1:30-2:30pm- Let the Music Guide your Movements
*Identifying and understanding the pulse and rhythms in West Coast Swing and adding variety to footwork. Participants will put the movements in motion with material that can be applied by yourself or within a partnership.
2:45-3:45pm- Shaping Mechanics in WCS
*Understanding shaping movements and concepts within West Coast Swing. We will focus on concepts of solo and partner movements, shaping the slot, and keeping the character of West Coast Swing
3:45-6:30pm- Dinner Break
6:30-7:30pm- Zouk 101: Zouk Basics
7:30-830pm- Zouk 102: Beyond the Basics