Dance in Bellingham Directory
Companies and Groups
Bellingham Dance Company
Bellingham Dance Company has experienced professional instructors of many styles. We use private lessons, group classes, strength/stretch and endurance, and dance parties for a well rounded Dance/Movement education. Lessons are offered for many ages, kids and adults.http://bellinghamdancecompany.com/ Facebook
B’ham Hop is a Swing dance community in Bellingham, Washington. Our weekly dances welcome every one of all skill levels, so you don’t need a partner or any experience to come out and dance with us! Check out our calendar for information about how to get involved or get started dancing!https://bhamhop.com/ Facebook
Country Dance Society
The Bellingham Country Dance Society presents an ongoing series of participatory old-time country dances, mostly New England contras with some squares and circles thrown in.http://bellinghamcountrydance.org/ Facebook
Cuban born and raised, Yasmare Gonzalez Pi believes Cuba itself is a great “school” of dance and music and wants to share his knowledge and experience. His goal is that his students leave feeling satisfied and more importantly that they have fun and are able to have an outlet to artistically express themselves.https://cubasere.com/ Facebook
English Country Dance
English country dance will satisfy your wish for an artistic outlet, pleasurable exercise, mental stimulation and a warm social community. Our repertoire includes dances popular in 1650 all the way up to dances written this year. Stately, playful, dreamy, joyous… all these and more. All dances are taught and called.https://becd2.wordpress.com/ Facebook
Fourth Corner Folk Dancers
Fourth Corner Folk Dancers is a group of lively folk, who love to dance, sing and play instruments. Come join us to learn Balkan folk dances from 7:15-10 pm every Thursday at the Fairhaven Library, 1117 12th St, Bellingham, WA. All ages and all skill-levels are welcome. No partner is necessary. Suggested donation is $5; first-time visitors and students are free.http://www.fourthcornerfolkdancers.org/ Facebook
IGNITE fusion welcomes all identities, abilities and experience levels! We are committed to creating a culture of consent, safety and accessibility for everyone. Fusion is a style of partner dance that is creative, collaborative, spontaneous, embodied and fiery! It draws steps and techniques from blues dance as well as many other styles of dance! Come rekindle your dance passion with us.Facebook
MUSE Fusion Dance
Muse is a Bellingham Fusion dance venue that meets the 1st and 3rd Saturday from 8pm-12am. Fusion is a type of social dancing which pulls from many different dances such as Blues, Swing, Tango, Zouk, Salsa, Ballroom, or whatever else our dancers bring to the floor. We are a community who values communication, consent, connections, and creativity. We are always delighted to include new people. Anyone who is willing to respect our dancers, organizers, and space is welcome to join us!Facebook
Rumba Northwest is a Latin dance instruction company based in Bellingham. We offer weekly classes and regular dance parties. Join Rumba Northwest’s e-newsletter list by sending your email to the address below.http://rumbanorthwest.com/ Facebook
Scottish Country Dancers
Come learn and enjoy the social dancing of Scotland. It is a lot like contra dancing but with lively Scottish music and unique steps and figures. Everyone welcome! Our mission is to preserve the lively and important history of Scottish Country Dancing through practice, performance and camaraderie.http://bellinghamscd.org/ Facebook
Tango Popolare offers instruction in tango for new and advanced dancers. Group lessons, private lessons and semi-private. A monthly Milonga ( dance party ) every 3rd Saturday. Tango is a very meaningful dance, with sensual connecting, unlimited innovation, and deep satisfaction for the dancers.http://tangopopolare.weebly.com/ Facebook
For all TangoLife classes except semi-private, you may drop-in (according to your level), but an RSVP by email is greatly appreciated, especially if you are not already a regular.
Private lessons are still a steal at $40/hr or $50 for 1.5 hour for one or two people (lead or follow). Typically we accomplish a month of development in one session.
Vintage Rhythm specializes in the authentic jazz dances of the 1920’s through 1940’s including swing, lindy hop, charleston, shag, chorus girl dance, and more!http://vintagerhythmdance.com/ Facebook
West Coast Swing
Bellingham West Coast Swing is an informal group dedicated to practicing and promoting West Coast Swing dancing in the contemporary-style in the northern Puget Sound as a fun social dance for leaders and followers.http://bellinghamwcs.org/ Facebook
Wonder Contact Improvisational Dance
Contact Improvisation (CI) is a movement-form of spontaneous interactions communicated usually through a point of contact and is informed by listening and intuition by all in the dance.http://www.paulmillage.com/ci-dance.html Facebook
WWU Fairhaven Fusion
Fairhaven Fusion is a WWU fusion social dance club. Lessons are an hour long, taught at the beginning of each meeting, followed by two hours of dance. Meetings are held on Friday, from 8:00 to 11:00 PM.
Main and Beginner Lesson is from 8pm-9pm.
Social Dance is from 9pm-11pm.
WWU Salsa and Bachata Club
Western Washington University’s Salsa and Bachata Club welcomes students and community members to learn and practice with us.Facebook
WWU Swing Kids
We are Western’s swing dance club. We welcome all WWU students, Alumni, and Bellingham community members! Every Wednesday in the VU (room announced every week) we have a lesson from 7-8, and a social dance from 8-9:30.Facebook
Aikido Peace Education Center
Bellingham Dance Company
Bellingham Senior Activity Center
A program of the Whatcom Council on Aging. We offer a wide range of classes, activities and services for persons 50 and over to encourage emotional, mental and physical wellness.