The Dance Space

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

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Sunday Night Dances

  • Dances are from 7pm to 9pm

  • A DJ-ed dance using contemporary music selections.

  • Refreshments will be served.

  • $10 per person

  • Upcoming Dances:

    • 1/02 - California Mix with Doug McRae

    • 1/09 - Ballroom Mix with Mike Recant

    • 1/16 - Country Mix with Phil Sisk *** CANCELLED ***

    • 1/23 - Ballroom Mix with Jerry Scaglione

    • 1/30 - 5th Sunday Ballroom Mix that's "Heavy On The Oldies"
      with DJ Bill Irwin

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


Sunday Theme Change

Starting in January The Dance Space Sunday night dances will be moving the California Mix dance to the first Sunday of the month and moving the Country Mix dance to the third Sunday. The other weeks will be a Ballroom Mix dance. The weekly themes are:

Ballroom Mix: Ballroom, Latin, Swing and WCS dances done to contemporary music.

California Mix: West Coast Swing, Swing , Latin and some Ballroom dances done to contemporary music.

Country Mix: Ballroom, Latin, Swing and WCS dances done to country music.


Fridays in January 8pm - 70s Disco Fever at Richmond Wine Station!

The Dance Space and The Salsa Guy are offering three hours of Disco dancing on Fridays in January at the Richmond Wine Station.

From 8pm to 11pm DJ William Estremera Jr. will spin the best Disco tunes from the 70s and 80s. Mike Recant, from The Dance Space, will provide a free 20 minute beginner Hustle/Disco lesson starting at 8pm. So come on down to Historic Scott's Addition for a great evening of food, beverage and dancing!

Richmond Wine Station, 2930 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA.

Free lesson and dancing every Friday in January.


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The Dance Space Halloween 2021 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.

  • Class Schedule:

    • 1/02 - Beginner American Tango

    • 1/09- Beginner West Coast Swing

    • 1/16- Beginner Nightclub Two Step *** CANCELLED ***

    • 1/23 - Beginner East Coast Swing

    • 1/30 - Beginner Bachata (guest instructor Bill Irwin)

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

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

  • COVID Policy: masks are required at all classes!


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, starting at $350, 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.


Floor Rental

The Dance Space facility is available for group events and private parties. Our large 1,600 sqft dance floor and sound system is available on an hourly basis, for social events as well as dance/athletic practice. Our central location in the near-West End is perfect for events in the Central VA area. Morning, afternoon and evening time slots are available.

We also provide affordable shared-floor time for dance instructors looking for a location for private or small-group lessons.

Call us at (804)594-5871, 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 private lessons at The Dance Space.

Additionally, beginner group dance instruction is provided every Sunday night from 6-7pm. See above for details on our $5 Sunday Beginner Dance Class.


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 our 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

  • Rents floor time to local dance organizations and instructors.

  • Rents the facility for private events.

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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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