This group is for those attending the Wednesday night, 6.15pm-8.15pm, term-time, after work Ballroom and Latin classes at The Abbey Centre, 34 Great Smith Street, Westminster SW1P 3BU

The Abbey Centre is a vibrant welcoming place where you can join in educational, cultural and well being activities and meet new friends.

Teaching is by professional teacher and top international competitor, Elena Plescenco.

Everyone who would like to learn to dance is welcome to join the classes.

Class fees are paid termly in advance.  There is also a half-term instalment option and a single (trial) class rate.

HOW TO JOIN: 1. Sign up on; 2. RSVP yes for a class or event to confirm your membership.

Photographs may be taken at events, posted on this site and used in future publicity.  By attending you agree to be photographed for this purpose.

The class's annual events include an induction for complete beginners in October and a sparkling Xmas dinner and dance party.

The classes have been popular with Russian speakers who are welcome, together with all other nationalities.  Elena is Russian speaking and can teach in English and Russian as required.

For those who can attend classes during the day, The Abbey Centre runs Ballroom on Monday lunchtimes at 12.30pm and Latin on Friday afternoons at 4pm.  All are welcome.



1. RSVP within the first two days of receiving an invitation; and

2. If you change your plans, update your RSVP as soon as possible.

Once you RSVP yes, do turn up!  Unexplained no-shows are routinely removed from the group.


Sponsorship opportunities are available to those wishing to promote goods or services of interest to the group.

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Founded Apr 10, 2009

Single (trial) class fee

GBP13.00 per person per class.

This covers: A single class at the Abbey Centre, 34 Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BU

Payment is accepted using:

  • Cash or check - “Payment is on arrival on the night.

Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

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