(831) 324-0816

  • Learn To Dance West Coast Swing
  • Private Lessons Available
  • No Partner Necessary

Joanna Meinl and Richard Kear

NC2S and West Coast Swing


Saturday, June 20 in Carmel!

Places To Dance


We invite you to join us at some of our regular spots for WCS social dancing around the Monterey Peninsula.

Have fun with us dancing West Coast Swing at the Sunset Lounge at the Highlands Inn in Carmel. Have fun dancing west coast swing on Cannery Row at Sly McFly's.

West Coast Swing Dancing  Thursday Nights


We are now at the Carmel Youth Center located at 4th at Carmel-by-the-Sea (near the police station.) Classes start January 1, Thursday at 6:30 PM. We will offer an Open Class and a Beginner Class. The social dance party goes from 8-10 PM. At 9 PM, we will have a fun dance contest open to all dancers. Below is our weekly, Thursday night schedule:


• 6:30 PM - Open Class $10 per person. Jen and Rene teach a west coast swing pattern. Open to dancers of all levels.


• 7:15 PM - Beginner Class $10 per person. Jen and Rene teach the basics of West Coast swing. For those with no dance experience or those wanting to re-take this fundamentals class.


• 8:00 PM - Social Dance Party. Free with paid entry into either the Open or Beginner class. If you only want to dance, $5 gets you in for social dancing.


West Coast Swing Dance Company dancing at the Carmel Youth Center

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Private Dance Lessons with Champions

Cost:  $80.00 for 55 minutes

Schedule Your Lesson: Contact jenniferfilzen@gmail.com or (831) 324-0816

Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your private lesson with our Champion dance pros, you must cancel no less than one week in advance to avoid penalty. If you cannot make your scheduled lesson, or if you cannot fill your place with someone else, expect to pay the full lesson fee.


Private Dance Lessons for Beginners


If you are new to dancing or have never danced West Coast Swing, we also offer private dance lessons for beginners, taught by Jennifer and Rene. Private lessons are available in our home studio for 1-2 people. If you have a small group and you would like us to teach at your home or for an event, we are available. Contact Jennifer if you are interested in booking a private lesson.


Location: 601-A Dickman Ave., Monterey, CA 93940

Cost:  $60.00 for 55 minutes

Schedule Your Lesson: jenniferfilzen@gmail.com or (831) 324-0816


Upcoming Special Events

Saturday, June 20, 2015

WCS / Night Club Two-Step Workshops with Richard Kear and Joanna Meinl

Don't miss an opportunity to learn West Coast Swing and NC2S with these popular teachers at the Carmel Youth Center in Carmel, CA.


1:00 - 5:00 PM  Private lessons with Richard Kear and/or Joanna Meinl, $80 each for 55 minutes. Contact jenniferfilzen@gmail.com to book your private lesson.

5:00 - 6:30 PM Dinner Break

6:30 PM West Coast Swing workshop, $10 per person

7:15 PM Night Club Two Step workshop, $10 per person

8:00 - 10:00 PM  Social Dance Party, $5 for social dancing only

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