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This page contains listings for Member Clubs and Associate Organizations of the Folk Dance Federation of California, South. Club membership in the Federation consists of three categories: Regular, Multiple-Night (or Multiple-Day), and Exhibition.

Each club has a contact person listed from whom additional information about the club may be obtained. In some cases, individual club nights have a separate contact. If you are attending a club for the first time, we suggest that you communicate with the club's contact person in case the location, day or time has changed.

If changes are needed to a club's information listed below, a club leader, delegate, or official representative may contact the Webmaster via e-mail.


     [Beg] Beginning
     [Int] Intermediate
     [Adv] Advanced

     [Exh] Exhibition group
     [Cls] Closed to visitors
     [Mus] Live music

     [Sing] Singing
     [Ch] Children welcome
     [Sr] Seniors only


Alphabetical Listing

Bay Osos Folk Dancers

Bay Osos International Folk Dancers
South Bay Community Center
2180 Palisades Ave., Los Osos, CA 93402
Tuesday, 11:00 to 3:00 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv, Ch] International
Anne Tiber – 805-534-1501

Cabrillo International Folk Dancers

Cabrillo International Folk Dancers
Balboa Park Club
2144 Pan American Rd., Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101
Tuesday, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Ch] International
Georgina Sham – 858-459-1336

Cafe Asteria

Café Asteria
LA DanceFit Studio
10936 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90025
3rd Saturday, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv, Ch] Greek
Jerry Savin – 310-229-8947 (Office)

Cerritos Folk Dancers

Cerritos Folk Dancers
Cerritos Senior Center
12340 South St., Cerritos, CA 90703
Tuesday, 6:00 to 8:45 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Sr] International
Wen Chiang – 562-865-8854 – Email

Conejo Valley Folk Dancers

Conejo Valley Folk Dancers
Conejo Recreation Center
403 W. Hillcrest Dr., Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Wednesday, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Ch] International
$3.00 members, $4.00 non-members
Marie Montes – 206-849-1190

Etnnic Express International Folkdance Club 2013

Ethnic Express International Folk Dancers, The
East Las Vegas Community Center
250 N. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101 Wednesday (except holidays), 6:30 to 8:45 p.m.
[Int] World Traditional and Heritage
$3.00 members, $4.00 non-members
Richard Killian – 702-732-4871

Fantasy Folk Dance Club (Sunday)

Fantasy Folk Dance Club (Sunday)
St. Thomas Aquinas Church
1501 S. Atlantic Blvd., Monterey Park, CA 91754
Sunday, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
[Int] International
$8.00 – All instruction is in Chinese
Sophie Chen – 626-458-8851

Fantasy Folk Dance Club (Friday)

Fantasy Folk Dance Club (Friday)
El Monte Chamber of Commerce
10505 Valley Blvd., El Monte, CA 91731
Friday, 8:15 to 10:45 p.m.
[Int] International
$10.00 – All instruction is in Chinese
Vincent Cheng – 626-429-9008

International Folk Dance Club, Laguna Woods

International Folk Dance Club
Laguna Woods Club House #1
24232 Calle Aragon, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
Tuesday, 9:00 to 11:00 A.M.
[Beg, Int, Sr] International
$5.00 – Visitors must call ahead to arrange entrance to Laguna Woods
Frieda Gorelick – 949-354-0837

Karpatok Hungarian Folk Ensemble

Kárpátok Hungarian Folk Ensemble
United Hungarian House
1975 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018
Wednesday, 8:00 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv, Ch, Exh, Sing] Hungarian, Transylvanian
Livia Schachinger – 310-350-1135

Krakusy Polish Folk Dance Ensemble, Inc.
Our Lady of the Bright Mount
3424 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018
Tuesday, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
[Int, Adv, Ch, Exh, Cls] Polish ages 8 to adult
Ela Romuzga – 626-827-7338

Krakusy Polish Folk Dance Ensemble

Krakusy Polish Folk Dance Ensemble, Inc.
Szarotka Residence Retirement Home
3400 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018
Saturday, 2:15 to 5:30 p.m.
[Int, Adv, Ch, Exh, Cls] Polish
Ela Romuzga – 626-827-7338

Krakusy Polish Folk Dance Ensemble, Inc.
Our Lady of the Bright Mount
3424 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018
Saturday, 2:15 to 4:15 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Ch, Exh, Cls] Polish ages 5 to 7 or 8
Ela Romuzga – 626-827-7338

Kypseli Greek Folk Dance Center

Kypseli Greek Folk Dance Center
The Tango Room
4346 Woodman Ave., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Friday, 8:00 to 11:30 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv] Greek
Anne Sirota – 310-508-9676

Laguna International Dancers, Wednesday

Laguna International Dancers
Clubhouse #2
24112 Moulton Pkwy, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
Wednesday, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv, Ch, Mus, Sing] International
$6.00 – Visitors must call ahead to arrange entrance to Laguna Woods
Miriam Kahn – 949-770-7026

Mountain Dancers

Mountain Dancers
South Pasadena Women's Club
1424 Fremont Ave., South Pasadena, CA 91030
1st and 3rd Tuesdays – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
[Beg, Int] International
John Meursinge – 626-355-9220

Narodni Folk Dancers

Narodni International Folk Dancers
Women's Club of Bellflower
9402 Oak St., Bellflower, CA 90706
Thursday, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Ch] International
Julith Neff – 562-404-4383

Narodni Folk Dancers

Pasadena Folk Dance Co-op
Throop Unitarian Church
300 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
Friday, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv] International
Marc Rayman – 818-790-8523

Prescott International Folkdancers

Prescott International Folkdancers
First Congregational Church
266 E. Gurley St., Prescott, AZ 86301
Sunday, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
[Int] International
Dick Weston – 928-925-8995

Rainbow Senior Club

Rainbow Senior Club
Joslyn Senior Center / Story Park
210 N. Chapel Ave., Alhambra, CA 91803
Sunday, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
[Int, Sr] International
Kevin Sun – 626-456-1900

San Diego Vintage Dance Society

San Diego Vintage Dance Society
Dance Place
2650 Truxton Rd., San Diego, CA 92106
Various days and call for times
[Int, Adv, Exh] Vintage
Mary Jennings – 858-622-9924

Scandinavian Dancers of Santa Barbara & Ventura Counties

Scandinavian Dancers of Santa Barbara & Ventura
Briggs Elementary School
14438 W. Telegraph Rd., Santa Paula, CA 93060
Saturdays, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv] Scandinavian
Madeleine Waddell – 805-216-9526

Skandia South Dance Club (Monday)
Anaheim Downtown Community Center
250 E. Center St., Anaheim, CA 92805
Monday, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv] Scandinavian
Ted Martin – 714-893-8888

Skandia Folk Dancers

Skandia South Dance Club (Tuesday)
Woman's Club of Bellflower
9402 Oak St., Bellflower, CA 90706
Tuesday, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
[Exh] Dances of the Nordic countries
Stefanie Holzman – 714-356-7745

Skandia South Dance Club (Saturday)
Lindberg Park Recreation Building
5401 Rhoda Way, Culver City, CA 90230
One Saturday per month, 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv] Dances of the Nordic countries
Cameron Flanders – 562-732-4990

Solvang Village Folk Dancers

Solvang Village Folk Dancers (3 Saturdays)
Bethania Lutheran Parish Hall
603 Åtterdag Rd., Solvang, CA 93463
Saturday (except 3rd), 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv, Ch] International
No cost
David Heald – 805-688-3397

Solvang Village Folk Dancers

Solvang Village Folk Dancers (1 Saturday)
Corner of Coppenhagen Dr. and Alisal Rd., Solvang, CA 93463
3rd Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv, Ch] Scandinavian
No cost
David Heald – 805-688-3397

Tuesday Gypsies Folk Dancers

Tuesday Gypsies
Culver City Masonic Lodge
9635 Venice Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
Tuesday, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
[Int] International
Millicent Stein – 310-390-1069

Veselo Selo Folk Dancers

Veselo Selo Folk Dancers
Unitarian Universalist Church
511 S. Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92805
Saturday, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv, Ch, Mus, Sing] International
$4.00 member, $5.00 non-member
Lu Perry – 714-828-2581

Vingage Israeli Dancing Vintage Israeli Dancing
Anisa's School of Dance
14252 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
One Saturday per month (e-mail Dov Byrd for exact dates), 8:16 to 11:59 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Adv] Older Israeli
Louis Richter – 818-881-7494 (afternoon only)

West Los Angeles Folkdancers

West Los Angeles Folkdancers
Brockton School
1309 Armacost Ave., West Los Angeles, CA 90025
Monday, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. (Friday – special occasions only)
[Int] International
Beverly Barr – 310-202-6166

West Valley Folk Dancers

West Valley Folk Dancers
Canoga Park Senior Center
7326 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park, CA 91305
Friday, 7:15 to 10:00 p.m.
[Beg, Int] International
$4.00 members, $5.00 non-members
Karin Haseltine – 818-340-2633

Westchester Lariats

Westchester Lariats
Westchester United Methodist Church
8065 Emerson Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045
Monday, 3:30 to 8:30 p.m.
[Beg, Int, Ch, Exh] International
Ina Hall – 310-689-9176

Westwood Co-op

Westwood Cooperative Folk Dancers
Felicia Mahood Senior Center
11338 Santa Monica Blvd., West Los Angeles, CA 90025
Thursday, 7:30 to 10:00 p.m.
[Beg, Int] International
Beverly Barr – 310-202-6166

Lest we forget . . .

The following is a partial list of the folk dance groups that have come, may still be around, or have gone but may or may not have once been members of the Folk Dance Federation of California, South, Inc.

A Puro Tango
ABC Dancers
Aisha Ali
Almas Arabic Folk Ensemble
Alta Loma Folk Dancers
AMAN Folk Ensemble
American-Hungarian Club
Anaheim International Folk Dancers
Ardmore Folk Dancers
Armenian & Greek Dance Class
AVAZ International Dance Theatre
Baba Ganoush
Bachelors and Bachlorettes
Bailando Dancers
Balboa Park Dancers
Balkan Co-op
Ballet Folklorico Juvenil de Pico Rivera
Bavarian & Tyrolean Zither Club
Bel Air Folk Dancers
Berendo Folk Dancers
Bessarabia Folk Ballet
Beverly Hills Israeli Dancing
Beyond Bellydance
Bistrica Folk Dance Performing Group
B-L-O-C Dancers
Bon Temps Social Club
Brawley Square Dancers
Bulgarian Dance Class
Bulgarian Folk Dance of La Crescenta-Montrose
Bulgarian Folk Dance of Santa Monica
Bulgarian Dancing Group of Tarzana
Cabrillo International Folk Dancers
Cafe Ămi Café AMAN
Café Danssa
Cajun / Zydeco Dance
Calico Folk Dancers
California Dance Co-op Los Angeles
Calliópe's Folk Dance Coffeehouse
CalTech International Folk Dancers
Canyon Folk Dancers
Carol Dancers
Carrotville Dancers
Carthay Circle Folk Dancers
Celicia Dancers
Celtic Arts Center
Centinella Valley Folk Dancers
Cheviot Hills Monday Night Class
Children's Dance Class
China Lake Desert Dancers
Cigany Dancers
Circle 8 Club
Circle Up Folk Dancers
Claremont International Folk Dancers
Claremont Israeli Dancers
Community Folk Dancers
Compton Co-op Folk Dancers
Culver City English Country Dance
Dance with Dalya
Dance with Erica
Dance with Natalie Stern
Dance with Orly
Danish Dancers of Los Angeles
Del Mar Folk Dancers
Desert International Folk Dancers
Diedrich's International Coffee House
Dolina Cygany
Dunaj International Folk Ensemble
Eagle Rock Folk Dancers
East Los Angeles Folk Dance Co-op
Ethnic Dance Ensemble of Las Vegas
El Centro Old Time Dance Club
El Sereno Folk Dancers
Ethnic Express Folkdancing Club of Las Vegas
Far West Folk Dancers
Festival Dancers
Fiesta Folk Dancers
Finjan International Folk Dance Group
Finjan Israeli Dance Institute
Folk Arts Bazaar Advanced Group
Folk Dance Center
Folk Dance Club of Southern California
Folk Dance of San Diego
Foothill International Folk Dancers
Friends of Nature
Friendly Folk Dancers
Fun & Frolic Club
Fundala Folkdancers
Gandy Dancers
Garden Grove Folk Dancers
Gardena Twilighters
Gemuetlichkeit Alpine Dancers
Girl's Club of Pasadena
Gitmek Turkish Ensemble
Glendale Folk Dancers
Glendale International Workshop
Gotta Folk Dance
Griffith Park Folk Dancers
G.T.E.V. d'Isartaler
G.T.E.V. d'Oberlandler
Gulistan Dance Theater
Gypsy Camp Folk Dance Cafe
Gypsy Folk Dancing Group
Hadarim Folk Cafe
Happy Folk Dance Club
Happy Folk Dancers


Happy Hour Folk Dance Club
Happy Valley Folk Dancers
Hawehun/Nashenci Bulgarian Dance Group
Hebraica Israeli Dance Group
Hellenic Dancers
Hemet International Folk Dancers
Hindustani Nautch Sabha
Hollywood Folk Dance Center
Hollywood Folk Dance Group
Hollywood Peasants
Holtville Square Teens
Hoolyeh Dancers
Horo International Folk Dance Center
Humboldt Folk Dancers
Hungarian Cultural Alliance - Magtár
Huntington Park Folk Dancers
Inglewood Folk Dancers
Intermediate Folk Dance Group
International Academy of Middle Eastern Dance
International Dance Circle
International Folk Dance Club at UCLA
International Folk Dancing of San Diego
International Folk Dancing in Thousand Oaks
Interteen Folk Dancers
Irish Rovers
Israeli Dance Group
Irvine Bulgarian Folk Dancing Group
Jarabe Club
Jasna Planina Folk Ensemble
Kayso Folk Dancers
Kern International Folk Dancers
Koroyar Folk Ensemble
Indonesian Cadets
Intermediate Folk Dancers
International Folk Dance Club at UCLA
International Dance Circle
Intersection Folk Arts Center
Irish Rovers
K.A.B. Workshop
Kayso Folk Dancers
Kern Kolo Dancers
Kypseli Greek Dance Center
L.A. Bellydance Academy
L.I.F.E. Balkan Dancers
La Crescenta Bulgarian Folk Dancing Group
Ladies Morning Folk Dance Class
Laguna Folkdancers
LaVerne College Dancers
Levis & Laces
Liberty Assembly
Leisure World Folk Dancers
Lithuanian Folk Dance Group
Little Hotshots
Living Tradition
Long Beach Co-op
Los Angeles Recreational Co-op
Los Angeles Tango Academy
Los Ayuneros
Los Rancheros
Luther Tower International Folk Dancers
Machar Folk Dancers
Maal Tov Dancers
Makela Tango
Millikan Mixers
Monday Mazurka Club
Monday Night Kolo Klass
Monterey International Folk Dancing
Monrovia English Country Dance
More the Merrier Folk Dancers
Moreton Bay Fig Morris Dancers
Moshe Ariel Dancers
Mostly Couples Israeli Dancing
Mostly Greek Dancing
Museum International Folk Dance Cafe
Multi-Ethnic Dancers
Namah Ensemble
Newport Beach israeli Dancing
Normandie Folk Dancers
North Hollywood Co-op
Ojai Art Center Folk Dancers
Ojai Valley Folk Dancers
Ojai Gate Swingers
Old Time Folk Dance Party
Opa Hey Los Angeles
Open Circle International Folk Dance Coffeehouse
Orange Country English Country Dancers
Orange County Folk Dancers
Ote'a Polynesian Folk Ensemble
Oxy International Folk Dancers
Oxygen Tango
Pacific Sword Company
Parrot Cove Morris Dancers
Performing Folk Dancers of Balboa Park
Pill Rollers
Playford Plodders
Polskie Iskry Polish Ensemble
Pomona Folkarteers
Pot Luck Promenaders
Pride of Erin Irish Céili Dancers
Recreation Centre Dancers
Redlands International Folk Dancers
Reels n' Squares
Reseda International Folk Dancers
Rikud V'zemer
Rinnceoiri nah Eireann
Rising Phoenix Morris Dancers
Riverside English Country Dancing
Riverside Folk Dancers
Riviera Folk Dancers


Robertson Folk Dance
Rouhi Dance Studio
RSCDS of Los Angeles
RSCDS of Orange County
RSCDS of San Diego
RSCDS of San Gabriel Valley
RSCDS of Southern California
Sagi Azran's Israeli Folk Dance Session
San Berdoos
San Diego Contra Dance
San Diego Dance Society
San Diego English Country Dancers
San Diego Folk Dancers
San Diego Folk Heritage
San Diego International Folk Dance Club
San Diego Israeli Dancers
San Diego 'N' Line Dancers
San Diego Sunday Afternoon Folk Dancing
San Diego Vintage Dance Society
San Gabriel Dancers
San Pedro Balkan Dancers
Santa Barbara Balkan Dancers
Santa Barbara Country Dance Society
Santa Barbara Dance Center
Santa Barbara English Country Dancing
Santa Barbara Folk Dance Club
Santa Barbara Scandinavian Dance
Santa Maria Folk Dancers
Santa Monica City College Israeli Dancing
Santa Monica Folk Dancers
Santa Monica Israeli Dancing
Santa Monica Israeli Folk Dancers
Santa Paula Folk Dancers
Santa Paula Scandinavian Dance
Saturday Mix-ers
Scandinavian Couple Dance
Scandinavian Dance Class
Scottish Dance Ensemble
Shalom Folk Dancers
Sherman Oaks Israeli Dancing
Sierra Folk Dancers
Sierra Madre Folk Dance Class
Silk & Soul
Silverado Folk Dancers
Silver Lake Dancers
Simi Valley Folk Dancers
Skirts & Shirts
Sobranie Folk Ensemble
Solvang Folkedansere
South Bay Folk Dance Club
South Bay Folk Dancers
Springtime in the Meadow
Square Eights
Square Teens
Sredec Folk Ensemble
Starr King Folk Dancers
Summer Saturday Dancing
Sunday Afternoon Folk Dancing
Sunday Night Israeli Folkdance Group
Swedish Folk Dance Club of Los Angeles
Syrtaki Folk Dance Ensemble
Taft Folk Dancers
Tango Academy of Pasadena
Tango Argentino
Tango del Rey
Tango Room Dance Center
Tango with Collette
Terry Trippers
Thursday Workshop
Tikva Mason's Classes
Tina Lee Folk Dance Class
Tomorrow's Folk Dancers
Troup Mosaic
Turner Folk Dancers
UCLA Israeli Dancing
UCLA Village Dancers
Ukrainian Spirit Dance Company
Ura Folk Dancers of UCLA
United Nations Youth Dancers
Valley Folk Dancers
Vasa Adult Dancers
Vasa Jr. Folk Dance Club
Vasalije Kolo Dancers
Venco Dancers
Ventura YMCA Folk Dancing
Vergugo Folk Dancers
Victorian Tea & Dance Society
Village Dancers
Viltis Dancers
Virgil Twirlers
Virgileers Folk Dancers
Walnut Folk Dance Club
Waltz & Such Vintage Social Dancing
Wednesday Night Folk Dancers
West Hollywood Folk Dancers
Westside JCC Israeli Folk Dancing
Westwind (South) International Folk Ensemble
Westwood Israeli Dancing
Whittier Co-op Folk Dancers
Wild Wood Morris Dancers
Wu Yun Folk Dance Club
Xoro Troptzi Bulgarian Dance Group
Yosemite Workshop Dancers
Yugoslav Club
Zadruga Bulgarian Folk Ensemble
Zdravitsa Folk Ensemble
Zorbas the Greek Folk Dance Coffeehouse
Zydeco Dancing at Tio Leo's