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West Coast Swing Dance Class in LA

Join our International Rally West Coast Swing Choreography Classes with Craig Morris – Saturdays @ 1 pm

We are going to be teaching the choreography for the International Rally West Coast Swing. Class will be on Saturdays at 1 pm with Craig Morris. It is a fun routine that will be performed like a flash mob in a couple of spots around town.

Saturdays @ 1 pm in Marina Del Rey
Cost: $22 per person
No partner is necessary.

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desert classic ballroom dancing competition

πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‚πŸ‘‘ Celebrate Deborah’s Birthday and Dance with Her at the Desert Classic Ballroom Dance Competition in July!

Dance your heart out and celebrate Deborah’s birthday in style! Join us at the Desert Classic Ballroom Dance Competition in Palm Desert from July 10th to 12th! Sign-up now to dance with Deborah. She is available to compete in Smooth, Latin, and Nightclub dances, including Salsa, Hustle, Bachata, Argentine Tango, and West Coast Swing.

Let’s make this Desert Classic unforgettable, both on the dance floor and in celebrating Deborah’s special day. Come dance with us, and let’s create beautiful memories together! πŸ’ƒπŸ•ΊπŸŽ‚

To sign up and dance with Deborah, contact Guillermo.

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Sandor & Parissa Argentine Tango Dance Workshop

Don’t Miss a Special Argentine Tango Workshop with Sandor and Parissa Every First Sunday of the Month @ 4 pm

🌟 Immerse yourself in the passion of Argentine Tango as you learn new techniques and refine your dance skills. Sandor & Parissa have been featured performing on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and they have choreographed many of the Argentine Tangos on the show.

Level 2 & 3 Argentine Tango Workshop every 1st Sunday of the month at 4 pm.

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Don’t miss this opportunity to take your Argentine Tango to the next level! πŸ’ƒπŸ•Ί

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West Coast Swing Dance Event Party Social

Join us for Fun Swing Dancing at our Westie Jam Sundays Every First Sunday of the Month @ 7 pm

🎢 Mark your calendars for the first Sunday of every month at 7 pm and swing into a night of rhythmic joy at Westie Jam Sundays, where the dance floor comes alive with the magic of West Coast Swing. πŸ•ΊπŸ’ƒ Meet new friends, embrace the dance, and let the good times roll. See you there!

Westie Jam Sundays – Every first Sunday of the month @ 7 pm

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Rhythm Social Dancing Classes LA

πŸ•ΊπŸ’ƒ Join us for our Rhythm and Social Dance class every Sunday at 3:30 pm in Marina Del Rey

🎢 Embrace the rhythm, connect with others, and let the music move you as you learn different rhythm and social dances.

β€’ June – Samba
β€’ July – Rumba
β€’ August – Country Two Step

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Ballroom Dancing Workshop

Master the Art of Turns & Spins at our Special Dance Workshop Every 3rd Tuesday of the Month @ 6 pm

πŸ’« Whether you’re looking to brush up on your spinning technique or eager to learn the basics of turning while dancing, Deborah will teach you to how to spin and turn with confidence. πŸ’ƒπŸ•Ί

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6 pm

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Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the secrets to beautiful spins and turns!

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Body Mechanics Dance Class

Unlock the Secrets to Graceful, Expressive, and Powerful Latin Dancing with our Body Mechanics Class

In this dynamic and engaging class, you will delve into the intricacies of body mechanics specific to Latin dance styles. Join us and unlock the secrets of body mechanics to elevate your Latin dancing. Get ready to move, groove, and express yourself like never before!

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Salsa Rueda Dance Classes

Learn How to Dance the Salsa Rueda – a Dynamic and Exhilarating Salsa Dancing Experience

Join our fun Salsa Rueda classes where rhythm meets connection in a dynamic dance experience! Salsa Rueda, also known as “Rueda de Casino,” is a captivating and energetic form of Salsa dancing that originated in Cuba. In this class, you’ll learn the art of Salsa dancing in a circle, where couples perform synchronized moves and seamlessly switch partners in response to the caller’s cues.

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Ballroom Dance Lessons in LA


Improve your technique and style fast! We make ballroom dance champions.

Adult Dance Lessons in LA


Meet people and have fun dancing. No partner or experience is needed.

Wedding Dance Lessons in LA


Look like a star with a beautifully choreographed wedding dance.

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Have your next event in a beautiful space with an amazing dance floor.


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Private Ballroom Dance Lessons LA

Anyone Can Learn
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Dancing is as easy as walking. We teach simple, basic elements and move slowly through more complex patterns. In no time you will be confident, relaxed, and having fun on the dance floor.

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Your Life!

Whether you want to learn to dance or become a competitive ballroom dancer, our professional dance instructors will teach you the proper technique so that you look great on the dance floor.

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Private dance lessons are the best and the fastest way to learn to dance.


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LOVE this studio!!!! The instructors love to dance and are vested in your becoming a better dancer. Β No matter what your dance goals are, this is the place to go.

Dawn B.

By Your Side is the best dance studio. The teachers are fantastic dancers and excellent instructors. They strive for excellence, precision, and elegance, and do so with great encouragement and motivation. I always leave dance class feeling wonderful!


We worked with Laura to choreograph our wedding dance. We started out with zero moves and no confidence but after four sessions we were tearing up the floor and having the time our lives.

Zara A.

Yelp 5 Star Best Dance Studio in LA


Ballroom Dancing Champions

Our Salsa Team Won 1st Place at the Desert Classic Dance Competition

We're so proud of our Salsa team which took 1st place at the Desert Classic DanceSport Dance Competition which is held every year in July in Palm Desert, California. Performing in a Salsa dance team is an excellent way to build confidence and improve your Salsa dancing skills quickly. Put on your dancing shoes and join our Salsa team today!

Ballroom Dancers at Emerald Ball

Our Ballroom Dancers Placed at the Emerald Ball Dance Competition

I want to congratulate our amazing students and ballroom dance teachers Shay and Guillermo for achieving 1st and/or 2nd place in all of their ballroom dance events at the Emerald Ball! It takes a lot of effort and determination to place in a ballroom competition and we are all very proud of your efforts.

Best Dance Studio Los Angeles Award

By Your Side Dance Studio Wins Best Dance School in Los Angeles Award

By Your Side Dance Studio is rated among the best Dance Schools in Los Angeles for the second time in a row by Today, By Your Side Dance Studio, a dance school specializing in Salsa dancing, adult dance classes, private dance lessons...