Group Queer Partner Dancing Lessons in Oakland



Where: Lake Merritt Dance Centre, 200 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610 .

Room: MPR on the second floor

Cost: $15 drop in. $52 for 4 weeks, $65 for 5 weeks.

Ages: Very broad range of ages from teens to 80's, the average probably being in the 30's, 40's and 50's.

Accessibility: Lake Merritt is a wheelchair and scooter accessible venue, with elevator, ramps and accessible bathrooms. No sign language facilities.

Contact: 510.430.8820



July 2019| Tuesday Queer Partner Dance Series


Taught by Zoe Balfour

LGBTQ Beginning Salsa, Intermediate East Coast Swing

So many dances so little time! Trip the light fantastic has expanded to a Tuesday to meet with all your request for more classes of different levels. Tuesdays at 6.30 will be a beginners series. In fact everything you need to feel more confident out on the dance floor!

Dancing, one of the most fun ways to get fit, socialize and learn a new skill. Bring someone who hasn't been before to a 'trip the light' Tuesday class and they get their first class for free (when you sign up for the month)!

July 2019

Tuesday Classes: /July 9th, 16th, and 23rd. 3 weeks .


6:30 - 7:30: Queer Beginning Salsa .

This class is open to those who are absolute beginners and returners.   Want to get out on the floor and dance, but not sure what to do and need some confidence? Come and learn in a supportive same sex group. We will learn many patterns, and have lots of fun in the process. Learn turns and timing and some great dances,.

7:30 - 8:30: Queer intermediate East Coast Swing.

Come and learn in a supportive group of dancers of all ages. No partner needed. These classes are always really fun and vibrant and a great place to improve your dancing.

August 2019 | Tuesday Queer Partner Dance Series, only the first 3 weeks of June.

    6.30 to 7.30pm: Beginning TBA

    7.30 to 8.30: Intermediate TBA