Let’s Create a Sense of Community

The Ballroom Dance Preservation Society is in the perfect position to try to create a sense of community. To have fun social dances where everyone feels safe and welcome.The doors to our dances are open to everyone, single, married, any color, any nationality. We are...

Dancing at the Codfish Ball

What is the Codfish Ball?   "At the Codfish Ball" is a song sung by Shirley Temple in the Movie "Captain January" which was released in April 1936. "Click here to see movie song". This song was featured in Disney Sing Along Songs: Under the Sea with most of the...

Resource Expo at the Grand Strand Senior Center

The Grand Strand Senior Center on 21st Ave in Myrtle Beach is holding a Resource Expo to celebrate it's 25th Anniversary.The expo will be free to the public and run from 9 am to 1 pm.  The Ballroom Dance Preservation Society will have a booth there.  If you're not...

Free Beginner Class at Chapin Library

The Chapin Library contacted us to ask if we'd be willing to teach a beginner Ballroom Class.  Of course we would!  Getting the word out and introducing ballroom dancing and all the wonderful health and social benefits to our community is what we love doing.  So for...

Why Be a Member?

Why would you want to be a member of the Ballroom Dance Preservation Society?  Because we're a 501 (c)(3)dedicated to preserving ballroom dance thru education and events.  If you like to dance, don't you want to make sure there will be ballroom dancing in the Mryrtle...

Ballroom Dance for Alzheimer’s

Our Longest Day Ballroom Dance for Alzheimer's event was a big success!  I thank every one who supported this event thru ticket purchases, raffles, contributions and Silent Auction purchases. Over 100 people attended this event and over $5,400 was raised.  Over 50...

Ballroom Dancing for Alzheimer’s

It's right around the corner.  Be sure to buy your tickets now.  They will cost more at the door.  The Stardusters are excited to entertain for us again.  The playlist they have lined up is awesome.  And I can't say enough about the generosity of the local businesses...

Dancing at the Vine Bistro

Tuesday was another fun night dancing at the Vine Bistro with Larry Tannelli and Claudette.  About 30 of our members and friends came out to eat and dance.  Larry and Claudette really love our group and they've been working on new songs that we know we love to dance...

Big Band At the Beach

       What an awesome event it was! Thank you everyone who attended and helped to make our first Big Band Dance Day a hugh success.  125 attended.  You could feel the energy in the room.  The dancers getting it from the band and the band putting the energy into the...

Early New Year’s

We're planning ahead.  Save December 29th to celebrate New Year's Eve a few days early.  We'll be at theGeneral Robert H Reed Recreation Center in Market Commons.  Larry Tannelli and Claudette will provide the music that evening.  More details to come but it's going...

New Location

On Saturday, August 18, 2018 we will hold our first dance at the J Bryan Floyd Community Center in North Myrtle Beach.  We'll be dancing on the wood floor in the gymnasium.  Don't worry, you won't feel like you're in a gym that night, the lighting and the décor that...

The Great Gatsby Dance

What a night!  We had about 100 attend.  Lots of pretty ladies in their flapper dresses and handsome men in their suits. The room was decorated like a Speakeasy.  We started with a Charleston lesson and a learned a little about what life was like in the...

Live Longer and Happier with Ballroom Dance

Live Longer and Happier with Ballroom Dance by Carolyn M. Ball “You must be kidding! You look about fifteen years younger!”  This is a common exchange as people in the dance community get to know each other.  Ballroom dancers tend to look younger and feel younger than...