The Dance Space

6004-A West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230 - (804)594-5871 -

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Masks are now required starting August 1st

In light of the recent developments with Covid-19, The Dance Space, Rigby's Jig and Simply Ballroom have agreed as a group to implement a new mask policy effective Sunday, August 1st. The policy will require that ALL clients and staff wear masks at all times in our studios, regardless of vaccination status.


The Dance Space News - Sept 15th

  • See our Announcements page for details!

  • Masks are now required starting August 1st.


Sunday Night Dances

  • Dances are from 7pm to 9pm

  • Refreshments will be served.

  • $10 per person

  • COVID Policy: masks are now required at all dance events!

  • Upcoming Dances:

    • 9/05 - Ballroom Mix with Jerry Scaglione

    • 9/12 - California Mix with Rebecca Brown

    • 9/19 - Ballroom Mix with Phil Sisk

    • 9/26 - Country Mix with Doug McRae


Welcome to The Dance Space

The Dance Space is a dance organization run by Ginny Engler and Mike Recant. We have been operating since April of 1992 and we are dedicated to promoting Ballroom Dancing in the Richmond, VA metropolitan area.

We are not a dance studio in the traditional sense. We hold dance events in a studio located on West Broad Street in Richmond, VA . The Dance Space is an organization that does the following:

  • Holding public Ballroom Dances on a regular basis

  • Providing public Ballroom Dance Group Lessons on a regular basis for both non-dancers and experienced dancers


The Dance Space Halloween 2020 Dance:

$5 Sunday Beginner Dance Class!

  • $5 Beginner Ballroom/Latin/Swing Classes from 6pm to 7pm Sunday.

  • This is a class for non-dancers, new dancers and for current dancers interested in reviewing the basics of Ballroom/Latin/Swing technique and steps.

  • A dance partner is not required. The class is for singles, couples and same-sex couples.

  • COVID Policy: masks are now required at all classes!

  • Class Schedule:

    • 9/05 - Beginner Waltz

    • 9/12 - Beginner East Coast Swing

    • 9/19 - Beginner American Tango

    • 9/26 - Beginner Hustle/disco

  • Lesson Only - $5/person Sunday, 6-7pm

  • Lesson & Dance Sunday Combo - $10/person Sunday, 6-9pm


Wedding Dance Preparation

If you are getting ready for a wedding, The Dance Space can set you up with a Wedding Dance routine that will make you feel like you are on Dancing With The Stars. We have several wedding prep packages available or we can build a custom program to meet your specific needs.

Email us or simply use the form on our CONTACT page to request more information and pricing.


Need a dance lesson?

    • Check out our INSTRUCTORS page which provides a list of the independent instructors teaching at The Dance Space.


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The Dance Space events are held in a studio on the second floor of a small shopping center directly on Broad Street (Studio-804). It is located half way between Horsepen Road and Libbie Avenue on the North side of Broad. The studio is above the Mekong Restaurant with our entrance downstairs to the right of the Mekong.

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