(831) 324-0816

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

Please note that the West Coast Swing Dance Company does not put on this event. But chances are you will find many of our local dancers from the surrounding area attending to dance in the New Year!

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.

Monterey Swingfest 2015 - The West Coast Swing Dance Company

Monterey Swingfest 2015


John Wheaton's 22nd Annual Monterey Swingfest is coming to town January 15-19. Come join us at this west coast swing dance convention that takes place at the Monterey Hyatt Regency Spa & Resort. Plenty of fun social dancing all weekend long. There are also Jack and Jill competitions for everyone from Newcomer right on up through to the Champions! This year's event will also feature Classic and Showcase competitions and just added was a Masters Strictly Swing! For more information, please visit the Monterey Swingfest website.


West Coast Swing Classes


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


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

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