Thursday 20 February 2020
Thu 20 Feb, 7 pm. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]
7 pm Swing - Lindy, West Coast
8 pm Waltz
9 pm Argentine Tango
$60 for 4 week beginner series for new dancers, or
$10 per night for experienced dancers, or
$5 per night for students, or
$5 for Argentine Tango practice only, students free
Best time to start is with other newcomers.
Experienced dancers meet at the same time for review and practice.
Couples friendly, rotate as little or as much as you like or not at all.
Singles friendly, no partner needed.
You learn the fundamental principles of dancing with a partner that apply to all dances. You learn the skills of leading and following you use in every type of dance.
You learn the basics of Swing dancing that apply to all Swing dances, in particular Lindy and West Coast Swing. Note that this is social Swing dancing, very tame, no jumping around.
You learn the basics of social style Waltzing. In the beginning, Waltzing is simply walking around the room with your partner, preferably in time to the music.
You learn the basics of Argentine Tango. Argentine Tango is among both the easiest and most difficult of dances and most sophisticated of dances. In this series, you learn the easy version.
Note that we also dance on Monday nights starting at 5:30.