Welcome to PBDA (The Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association)!

Celebrating our 35th Year!!... Couples & Singles of all ages always welcome! 
Our current 6-week Series of Classes started The Week of Sept. 15th!  (Next Series will start the FIRST WEEK OF NOVEMBER!) See our current schedule on this website now (click on "Classes" and “Workshops”), and you can download your own printed copy of it. The Nov. schedule will be posted soon!

Organized in 1983 by sisters Erin & Tami Stevens, PBDA's classes generally run in progressive, 6-week series all year 'round ($90 series; or $18 single class admission.) Near the end of each series, the dates and times of the next series are updated on this site. 


Beginning thru Advanced group classes (& private lessons) in all styles of Swing Dancing: Jitterbug (Eastcoast Swing), Lindy Hop, Westcoast Swing, Balboa, Shag, plus Ballroom, Tango, Salsa, Hustle and more! (Click on the 'About Us' button above, and subscribe to our mailing list).  ***NOTE: We also have gift certificates available in any monetary amount, good for classes, dances and merchandise.        


GRACE HALL, 73 N. Hill Ave., Pasadena, 91106.  (in BACK of the Hill Avenue Grace Lutheran Church).  Free easy parking, air-conditioning, and a nice LARGE wood floor. COME JOIN US!



TWO Dances This Weekend! This FRIDAY Night, Oct. 19th it’s an “Evening of Ballroom Dancing” with a 7:30-8pm Waltz Lesson, then DJ’d Dancing to a variety of Ballroom sounds from 8-10pm. $18 admission includes the Lesson, plus light snacks & door prizes.

This SATURDAY Night, October 20th, our weekly Swing Dance features: PHAT CAT SWINGER!  Swing lesson 7:30-8pm; Band plays 8-11:30pm.  $20 admission includes the lesson, snacks, refreshments. & door prizes!  Join us!

Plan ahead…our annual HALLOWEEN DANCE is Oct. 27th, with Jonathan Stout & His Campus 5, and LOTS of prizes for the best costumes in the room!

You don't need a partner, just come & enjoy! 


In 2011 the Stevens sisters of PBDA were contracted to write a historical reference guide to SWING DANCING, which has become a textbook at several universities around the country. Tami and Erin can sign the books, and personalize copies as well!  The books are available in the classes, or by calling our office phone (626) 799-5689, or thru Amazon.com!

 Follow us

Follow us