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Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

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Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

Beginner and Intermediate West Coast Swing Class

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

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Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Cha Cha and Quickstep

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

International Folk Dancing

Salsa Mundial Open House

Salsa in Space

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McIntosh Summer Contra Dance

Ballroom Dance Party

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Nia Holistic Movement

Baila Caliente

Ladies Styling Workshop

Tap Dancing

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

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Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Gator Salsa Club LA Style

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballroom

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Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

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Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

Beginner and Intermediate West Coast Swing Class

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

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Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Cha Cha and Quickstep

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

International Folk Dancing

West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Salsa in Space

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Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social

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Israeli Dancing with Andy

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Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

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Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 6

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

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First Fridays Social Dance Party

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Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

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Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

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Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

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Vintage Waltz

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Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

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Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 6

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Baila Caliente Red, Black and White 3 Year Anniversary Social

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Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

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Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 6

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West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 6

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Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social

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Square Dance Lessons for Beginners

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UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Yari Helfeld

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UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Yari Helfeld

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Ballroom Dance Annual Showcase

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Yari Helfeld

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Square Dance Lessons for Beginners

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West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 5 of 6

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West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 6 of 6

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Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social

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UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Michelle Lamb

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UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Michelle Lamb

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UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Michelle Lamb

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Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social

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Josh Angel's 40 Birthday Nerdstravaganza West Coast Swing Dance

Tap with Chaya Tue 8/21 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 8/21 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/21 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 8/21 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 8/21 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 8/21 Gainesville DC
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 8/22 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos Wed 8/22 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Beginner and Intermediate West Coast Swing Class Wed 8/22 Gainesville WCSJA
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa Wed 8/22 Gainesville GSC
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 8/22 Gainesville Baila Calien
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Cha Cha and Quickstep Thu 8/23 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Gator Salsa Club Bachata Thu 8/23 Gainesville GSC
International Folk Dancing Thu 8/23 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa Mundial Open House Thu 8/23 Gainesville Mundial
Salsa in Space Thu 8/23 Gainesville GDA
McIntosh Summer Contra Dance Sat 8/25 McIntosh GODS
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 8/25 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 8/26 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Baila Caliente Sun 8/26 Gainesville Baila Calien
Ladies Styling Workshop Sun 8/26 Gainesville BD
Tap Dancing Sun 8/26 Gainseville Dance 352
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 8/26 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 8/26 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 8/26 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 8/26 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Theatre Dance Mon 8/27 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 8/27 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 8/27 Gainseville Dance 352
Gator Salsa Club LA Style Mon 8/27 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 8/27 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Mon 8/27 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 8/28 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 8/28 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/28 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 8/28 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 8/28 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 8/28 Gainesville DC
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 8/29 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos Wed 8/29 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Beginner and Intermediate West Coast Swing Class Wed 8/29 Gainesville WCSJA
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa Wed 8/29 Gainesville GSC
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 8/29 Gainesville Baila Calien
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Cha Cha and Quickstep Thu 8/30 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Gator Salsa Club Bachata Thu 8/30 Gainesville GSC
International Folk Dancing Thu 8/30 Gainesville GIFD
West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 8/30 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 8/30 Gainesville Mundial
Salsa in Space Thu 8/30 Gainesville GDA
Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social Sat 9/01 Gainesville Baila Calien
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 9/03 Gainesville IDanceAW
Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos Wed 9/05 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 9/06 Gainesville KolSimcha
West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 6 Thu 9/06 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 9/06 Gainesville Mundial
First Fridays Social Dance Party Fri 9/07 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos Sat 9/08 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos Wed 9/12 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 9/13 Gainesville KolSimcha
Vintage Waltz Sun 9/16 Gainesville Waltz
Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos Wed 9/19 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 9/20 Gainesville KolSimcha
West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 6 Thu 9/20 Gainesville SwingDance
Baila Caliente Red, Black and White 3 Year Anniversary Social Sat 9/22 Gainesville Baila Calien
Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos Wed 9/26 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 9/27 Gainesville KolSimcha
West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 6 Thu 9/27 Gainesville SwingDance
Square Dance Lessons for Beginners Starts Today Tue 10/02 Gainesville Grand Square
West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 6 Thu 10/04 Gainesville SwingDance
Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social Sat 10/06 Gainesville Baila Calien
Square Dance Lessons for Beginners Tue 10/09 Gainesville Grand Square
UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Yari Helfeld Fri 10/12 Gainesville UF Argentine
UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Yari Helfeld Sat 10/13 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ballroom Dance Annual Showcase Sun 10/14 Gainesville ParrisDanc
UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Yari Helfeld Sun 10/14 Gainesville UF Argentine
Square Dance Lessons for Beginners Tue 10/16 Gainesville Grand Square
West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 5 of 6 Thu 10/18 Gainesville SwingDance
West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 6 of 6 Thu 10/25 Gainesville SwingDance
Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social Sat 11/03 Gainesville Baila Calien
UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Michelle Lamb Fri 11/09 Gainesville UF Argentine
UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Michelle Lamb Sat 11/10 Gainesville UF Argentine
UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Michelle Lamb Sun 11/11 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social Sat 12/01 Gainesville Baila Calien
Josh Angel's 40 Birthday Nerdstravaganza West Coast Swing Dance Sat 1/05/19 Gainesville WCSJA

2018


August 2018


Tuesday 21 August 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 8/21, 6-7 pm. Designed to demonstrate that creativity can be fun for everyone and can make our community stronger and healthier. Experience fun, exercise and creative expression, musicality and feeling great through the language and joy of tap dancing as an art form for healing the body, mind and spirit, with rhythm, movement, music and sound. Wear comfortable clothing and tap shoes. Free childcare while you dance. Arrive early, class will begin promptly. North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Chaya Heller, 561-330-2929. 6 classes $74 or $66 member, 10 classes $108 or $98 member, 1 class $15. Ayurveda Alternatives - [email][events]

Grand Squares

Tue 8/21, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 8/21, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 8/21, 7-8:30 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 8/21, 7-9:30 pm. At a private home. Contact us for directions. Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 8/21, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]


Wednesday 22 August 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 8/22, 6-7 pm. Teacher Karina. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

Wed 8/22, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Sean Nos. 7 pm Set Dancing. 8 pm Performance Class. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Beginner and Intermediate West Coast Swing Class

Wed 8/22, 7-9:30 pm. New dancers get in free their first class. If you have been coming to our classes already, and bring someone new to our dances you get $5 off the months admission and they get in free. July Classes: We begin a new month of Beginner West Coast Swing classes, followed by Intermediate WCS. Our schedule for the month: Class #1. Newbie Night Class fee due for Intermediate Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Social Dance. (no lesson, just dancing) Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes West Coast Wednesdays Schedule: 7:00 - 7:15pm Doors Open / Warm Up 7:15 - 8:00pm Beginner West Coast Swing 8:00 - 9:00pm Intermediate West Coast Swing 9:00 - 10:00pm Open Social Dancing Admission Costs: - BEGINNER CLASS: Beginner class may pay per night: $5 for the 7:15-8:00pm Beginner Class. - INTERMEDIATE CLASS: $40 per month due at the first class of the month, which includes all the Beginner and Intermediate classes for the mon ... Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [more][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Wed 8/22, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 8/22, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 23 August 2018

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Cha Cha and Quickstep

Thu 8/23, 7-9:15 pm. Foxtrot I 7 to 8 pm 5 week progressive class with the fun dance the Cha Cha. Starting with basics & building each week. Can be danced to a variety of music, not just latin. Singles or couples, rotating partners is optional. Cost for 5 weeks: $50/person, $90/couple, $40/college student. Cash or check accepted. Qucikstep II 8 to 9:15 pm Continuing July's dance of Quickstep. Must know Quickstep to join in August. Singles & couples welcomed. We do rotate partners. 5 week cost: $60/person, $110/couple, $40/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

Thu 8/23, 7. O'Connell Center Practice Court, by Gate 3, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 8/23, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Salsa Mundial Open House

Thu 8/23, 7:30-11 pm. Let's start the fall semester off on the right note. Please join us for an open house on the 23rd, Thursday. Salsa and Bachata classes for free. Classes are divided into three levels for Salsa and Bachata. All levels are welcome and a partner is not required. Bring your family and friends along. This time, we will have a mini social after the classes. We will also have some specials at the studio. Salsa Classes: 7:30-8:30PM -Instructors- Basic-Beginner: Emer Experienced-Beginner: Angela Intermediate: Koji and Veronica Bachata Classes: 8:40-9:40PM -Instructors- Basic-Beginner: Angela Experienced-Beginner: Emer Intermediate/Advanced: Koji and Veronica Social: after class -11:00PM See you on the dance floor. Sulsa Mundial, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]

Salsa in Space

Thu 8/23, 10 pm-4 am. Gainesville's newest Latin Night. Every Thursday Night Salsa and Bachata from 10 pm to midnight. A Mix of Salsa, Bachata, Reggaeton and Requests from midnight to 4 am. Must Be 18+ to enter. Free before midnight, $5 Cover after midnight. Refreshments available. No outside food or drinks allowed inside. No alcohol sold or allowed inside Space. Space Ultralounge, 601 S Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]


Saturday 25 August 2018

McIntosh Summer Contra Dance

Sat 8/25, 6:45-10 pm. Come on out for the second seasonal family contra dance of the year. All are welcome - beginners and advanced contra dancers alike. Fun for the whole family, couples, and singles too. No partner necessary. Our caller will be Tom Greene and our band Possum Trot. Entry is only $7 per person. Kids 8 and under and free. Donations/entry fees are what pay for the dance expenses. This is a not-for-profit event where your help is what allows us to continue arranging dances. The theme is Country Summer Cookout. Please bring a yummy dish to share and wear your cowboy or cowgirl boots. We look forward to seeing you there. McIntosh United Methodist Church, Avenue G 5709, McIntosh, 32667. Leah Oxendine Miller. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 8/25, 7:30-10:30 pm. Great mix of music of ballroom, latin, swing, and a little country. Light refreshments, large floating dance floor. Lots of free parking. No partner necessary. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32608. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $15 per person, $25 per couple, $12 for Parris Dance students, or $8 college student. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]


Sunday 26 August 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 8/26, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Crossfit, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 8/26, 2-5 pm. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Ladies Styling Workshop

Sun 8/26, 2-3:30 pm. Learn drills to practice on your own for Rumba and Cha Cha, Waltz and Foxtrot. Private lessons 10 minutes for 10 dollars offered all day before and after the workshop. 2716 SW 100th Street, Gainesville. Brittany Coy, 352-231-6498. Britta Dance - [website][events]

Tap Dancing

Sun 8/26, 3:10-4:10 pm. Adult multilevel tap dancing with Shay. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 8/26, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 8/26, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 8/26, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 8/26, 7. Warm up beginning at 6:30 pm. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance hap ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]


Monday 27 August 2018

Theatre Dance

Mon 8/27, 6-7 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 8/27, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Adult Ballet

Mon 8/27, 7-8 pm. Teacher Gabby. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA Style

Mon 8/27, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 8/27, 7-9 pm. 7 to 7:45 Beginners. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. $20 for 4 weeks, or $8 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 8/27, 7:10-8:10 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]


Tuesday 28 August 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 8/28, 6-7 pm. Designed to demonstrate that creativity can be fun for everyone and can make our community stronger and healthier. Experience fun, exercise and creative expression, musicality and feeling great through the language and joy of tap dancing as an art form for healing the body, mind and spirit, with rhythm, movement, music and sound. Wear comfortable clothing and tap shoes. Free childcare while you dance. Arrive early, class will begin promptly. North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Chaya Heller, 561-330-2929. 6 classes $74 or $66 member, 10 classes $108 or $98 member, 1 class $15. Ayurveda Alternatives - [email][events]

Grand Squares

Tue 8/28, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 8/28, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 8/28, 7-8:30 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 8/28, 7-9:30 pm. At a private home. Contact us for directions. Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 8/28, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]


Wednesday 29 August 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 8/29, 6-7 pm. Teacher Karina. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

Wed 8/29, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Sean Nos. 7 pm Set Dancing. 8 pm Performance Class. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Beginner and Intermediate West Coast Swing Class

Wed 8/29, 7-9:30 pm. New dancers get in free their first class. If you have been coming to our classes already, and bring someone new to our dances you get $5 off the months admission and they get in free. July Classes: We begin a new month of Beginner West Coast Swing classes, followed by Intermediate WCS. Our schedule for the month: Class #1. Newbie Night Class fee due for Intermediate Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Social Dance. (no lesson, just dancing) Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes West Coast Wednesdays Schedule: 7:00 - 7:15pm Doors Open / Warm Up 7:15 - 8:00pm Beginner West Coast Swing 8:00 - 9:00pm Intermediate West Coast Swing 9:00 - 10:00pm Open Social Dancing Admission Costs: - BEGINNER CLASS: Beginner class may pay per night: $5 for the 7:15-8:00pm Beginner Class. - INTERMEDIATE CLASS: $40 per month due at the first class of the month, which includes all the Beginner and Intermediate classes for the mon ... Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [more][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Wed 8/29, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 8/29, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 30 August 2018

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Cha Cha and Quickstep

Thu 8/30, 7-9:15 pm. Foxtrot I 7 to 8 pm 5 week progressive class with the fun dance the Cha Cha. Starting with basics & building each week. Can be danced to a variety of music, not just latin. Singles or couples, rotating partners is optional. Cost for 5 weeks: $50/person, $90/couple, $40/college student. Cash or check accepted. Qucikstep II 8 to 9:15 pm Continuing July's dance of Quickstep. Must know Quickstep to join in August. Singles and couples welcomed. We do rotate partners. 5 week cost: $60/person, $110/couple, $40/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

Thu 8/30, 7. O'Connell Center Practice Court, by Gate 3, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 8/30, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 8/30, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm West Coast Swing 8:00 pm Salsa 9:00 pm Argentine Tangoo Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. Cost per person: $40 for 4 nights, or $15 per night, or $5 student If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. 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]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 8/30, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Salsa in Space

Thu 8/30, 10 pm-4 am. Gainesville's newest Latin Night. Every Thursday Night Salsa and Bachata from 10 pm to midnight. A Mix of Salsa, Bachata, Reggaeton and Requests from midnight to 4 am. Must Be 18+ to enter. Free before midnight, $5 Cover after midnight. Refreshments available. No outside food or drinks allowed inside. No alcohol sold or allowed inside Space. Space Ultralounge, 601 S Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]


September 2018


Saturday 1 September 2018

Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social

Sat 9/01, 9:30 pm-3 am. Come dance your heart out with Baila Caliente studios. Show us that fancy footwork you've been practicing or let us see you body roll, we just want to dance and have some fun. Dj Ocho-Pecan will be playing 70% bachata with some salsa merengue and chacha thrown into the mix as well. Workshop: Bachata Workshop from 9:30 - 10:30 pm Social dancing to follow immediately. Cost: $12 for workshop and social. $10 with student ID $7 for workshop only. $5 with student ID $7 for social only. $5 with student ID Please feel free to send your musical request to this post. See you there. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Monday 3 September 2018

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 9/03, 7-9 pm. 7 to 7:45 Beginners. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. $20 for 4 weeks, or $8 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 5 September 2018

Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

Wed 9/05, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Sean Nos. 7 pm Set Dancing. 8 pm Performance Class. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]


Thursday 6 September 2018

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 9/06, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 6

Thu 9/06, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Salsa 9:00 pm Argentine Tango New series starting September 6 for beginners. This series caters to people who have never danced before. This is a progressive series, starting at the beginning. This is a 6-week series, skipping Thursday September 13 and Thursday October, ending Thursday October 25. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend this series as well. We have a group of experienced dancers who have been through this series before. If you have experience, you can dance with them during this time. Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. Cost ... 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 - [more][email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 9/06, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Friday 7 September 2018

First Fridays Social Dance Party

Fri 9/07, 7-10 pm. Smooth Flava's 1st Social Dance Party, First Fridays. Everyone is welcome. Help create our own dance community. Each one, invite one. DJ 44 will keep the music right. Get your eat, drink and dance. 7 to 9 pm happy hour drink specials. Drink and food specials. Xclusive Cafe and Lounge, 2445 SW 13 Street, Gainesville. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Saturday 8 September 2018

Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

Sat 9/08, 10 am-3 pm. Sean nos (Old style) Irish Dance Workshops with Mary Beth Taylor About Mary Beth Taylor: http://www.irishdancedublin.com/testimonials/ Saturday, September 8, 2018 Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mary-beth-taylor-sean-nos-workshops-tickets-48001506799 MORNING 10-11am Sean-Nos Steps for Beginners 11am-12pm Battering Steps for Set Dancing (Connemara) LUNCH 12-1pm Lunch at Vine Sourdough Bakery AFTERNOON 1-2pm Sean-Nos Steps for Intermediate/Advanced 2-3pm Body Percussion & Sean-Nos Morning or Afternoon (one 2 hour session) - $30 Morning and Afternoon (both 2 hour sessions) - $50 Bring cash or check to pay at the workshop Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mary-beth-taylor-sean-nos-workshops-tickets-48001506799. Hogan School of Irish Dance, 16 NW 7 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]


Wednesday 12 September 2018

Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

Wed 9/12, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Sean Nos. 7 pm Set Dancing. 8 pm Performance Class. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]


Thursday 13 September 2018

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 9/13, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]


Sunday 16 September 2018

Vintage Waltz

Sun 9/16, 2-5 pm. Invite a new dancer. Bring a friend. First time attendees get in free. Please wear non-scuff shoes in the building to protect the fine dance floor. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Patrick Harrigan. $10, $5 students. Vintage Waltz - [events]


Wednesday 19 September 2018

Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

Wed 9/19, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Sean Nos. 7 pm Set Dancing. 8 pm Performance Class. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]


Thursday 20 September 2018

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 9/20, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 6

Thu 9/20, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Salsa 9:00 pm Argentine Tango New series starting September 6 for beginners. This series caters to people who have never danced before. This is a progressive series, starting at the beginning. This is a 6-week series, skipping Thursday September 13 and Thursday October, ending Thursday October 25. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend this series as well. We have a group of experienced dancers who have been through this series before. If you have experience, you can dance with them during this time. Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. Cost ... 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 - [more][email][events]


Saturday 22 September 2018

Baila Caliente Red, Black and White 3 Year Anniversary Social

Sat 9/22, 9:30 pm-2 am. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 26 September 2018

Irish Dance Introduction to Sean Nos

Wed 9/26, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Sean Nos. 7 pm Set Dancing. 8 pm Performance Class. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]


Thursday 27 September 2018

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 9/27, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 6

Thu 9/27, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Salsa 9:00 pm Argentine Tango New series starting September 6 for beginners. This series caters to people who have never danced before. This is a progressive series, starting at the beginning. This is a 6-week series, skipping Thursday September 13 and Thursday October, ending Thursday October 25. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend this series as well. We have a group of experienced dancers who have been through this series before. If you have experience, you can dance with them during this time. Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. Cost ... 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 - [more][email][events]


October 2018


Tuesday 2 October 2018

Square Dance Lessons for Beginners Starts Today

Tue 10/02, 6:30-7:30 pm. October 2nd and 9th are free. After that, $5 a class. Casual attire. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. Free. Grand Squares - [email][events]


Thursday 4 October 2018

West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 6

Thu 10/04, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Salsa 9:00 pm Argentine Tango New series starting September 6 for beginners. This series caters to people who have never danced before. This is a progressive series, starting at the beginning. This is a 6-week series, skipping Thursday September 13 and Thursday October, ending Thursday October 25. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend this series as well. We have a group of experienced dancers who have been through this series before. If you have experience, you can dance with them during this time. Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. Cost ... 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 - [more][email][events]


Saturday 6 October 2018

Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social

Sat 10/06, 9:30 pm-3 am. Come dance your heart out with Baila Caliente studios. Show us that fancy footwork you've been practicing or let us see you body roll, we just want to dance and have some fun. Dj Ocho-Pecan will be playing 70% bachata with some salsa merengue and chacha thrown into the mix as well. Workshop: Bachata Workshop from 9:30 - 10:30 pm Social dancing to follow immediately. Cost: $12 for workshop and social. $10 with student ID $7 for workshop only. $5 with student ID $7 for social only. $5 with student ID Please feel free to send your musical request to this post. See you there. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Tuesday 9 October 2018

Square Dance Lessons for Beginners

Tue 10/09, 6:30-7:30 pm. October 2nd and 9th are free. After that, $5 a class. Casual attire. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. Free. Grand Squares - [email][events]


Friday 12 October 2018

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Yari Helfeld

Fri 10/12 to Sun 10/14. We are so happy to welcome back Yari Helfeld from Puerto Rico for a weekend of tango workshops and milongas. Event Schedule: FRIDAY October 12th UF TANGO NIGHT MILONGA TIME: 8pm to midnight+ DJs: TBA LOCATION: Rena's Ballroom (720 NW 23rd Ave, G'ville) FOOD: Snacks will be provided by the Argentine Tango Club. SATURDAY October 13th 1:30 pm- 2:45pm WorkShop 1 Location: Rena's Ballroom (720 NW 23rd Ave, G'ville) 3 pm - 4:15 pm WorkShop 2 Location: Rena's Ballroom (720 NW 23rd Ave, G'ville) 8 pm Milonga El Abrazo (Local monthly event by Steve Littler) DJs: TBA Location: Rosa Williams Center (524 NW 1st St) SUNDAY October 14th 1:30 pm - 2:45pm WorkShop 3 Follower's technique Location: TBA 6:15pm - 7:15pm Workshop UF1 Location: Reitz Union Dance Studio A 7:15pm - 8:15pm Workshop UF2 Location: Reitz Union Dance Studio A REGISTRATION Please contact us in advance to save your spa ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][email][events]


Saturday 13 October 2018

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Yari Helfeld

Sat 10/13 to Sun 10/14. We are so happy to welcome back Yari Helfeld from Puerto Rico for a weekend of tango workshops and milongas. Event Schedule: FRIDAY October 12th UF TANGO NIGHT MILONGA TIME: 8pm to midnight+ DJs: TBA LOCATION: Rena's Ballroom (720 NW 23rd Ave, G'ville) FOOD: Snacks will be provided by the Argentine Tango Club. SATURDAY October 13th 1:30 pm- 2:45pm WorkShop 1 Location: Rena's Ballroom (720 NW 23rd Ave, G'ville) 3 pm - 4:15 pm WorkShop 2 Location: Rena's Ballroom (720 NW 23rd Ave, G'ville) 8 pm Milonga El Abrazo (Local monthly event by Steve Littler) DJs: TBA Location: Rosa Williams Center (524 NW 1st St) SUNDAY October 14th 1:30 pm - 2:45pm WorkShop 3 Follower's technique Location: TBA 6:15pm - 7:15pm Workshop UF1 Location: Reitz Union Dance Studio A 7:15pm - 8:15pm Workshop UF2 Location: Reitz Union Dance Studio A REGISTRATION Please contact us in advance to save your spa ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][email][events]


Sunday 14 October 2018

Ballroom Dance Annual Showcase

Sun 10/14. Join us for an afternoon of dancing. Great opportunity for new students to perform in front of an audience or experienced dancers to try out a new routine. Single dances, solos and formations. Awards to top students. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Yari Helfeld

Sun 10/14 to Sun 10/14. We are so happy to welcome back Yari Helfeld from Puerto Rico for a weekend of tango workshops and milongas. Event Schedule: FRIDAY October 12th UF TANGO NIGHT MILONGA TIME: 8pm to midnight+ DJs: TBA LOCATION: Rena's Ballroom (720 NW 23rd Ave, G'ville) FOOD: Snacks will be provided by the Argentine Tango Club. SATURDAY October 13th 1:30 pm- 2:45pm WorkShop 1 Location: Rena's Ballroom (720 NW 23rd Ave, G'ville) 3 pm - 4:15 pm WorkShop 2 Location: Rena's Ballroom (720 NW 23rd Ave, G'ville) 8 pm Milonga El Abrazo (Local monthly event by Steve Littler) DJs: TBA Location: Rosa Williams Center (524 NW 1st St) SUNDAY October 14th 1:30 pm - 2:45pm WorkShop 3 Follower's technique Location: TBA 6:15pm - 7:15pm Workshop UF1 Location: Reitz Union Dance Studio A 7:15pm - 8:15pm Workshop UF2 Location: Reitz Union Dance Studio A REGISTRATION Please contact us in advance to save your spa ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][email][events]


Tuesday 16 October 2018

Square Dance Lessons for Beginners

Tue 10/16, 6:30-7:30 pm. October 2nd and 9th are free. After that, $5 a class. Casual attire. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. Free. Grand Squares - [email][events]


Thursday 18 October 2018

West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 5 of 6

Thu 10/18, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Salsa 9:00 pm Argentine Tango New series starting September 6 for beginners. This series caters to people who have never danced before. This is a progressive series, starting at the beginning. This is a 6-week series, skipping Thursday September 13 and Thursday October, ending Thursday October 25. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend this series as well. We have a group of experienced dancers who have been through this series before. If you have experience, you can dance with them during this time. Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. Cost ... 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 - [more][email][events]


Thursday 25 October 2018

West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 6 of 6

Thu 10/25, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Salsa 9:00 pm Argentine Tango New series starting September 6 for beginners. This series caters to people who have never danced before. This is a progressive series, starting at the beginning. This is a 6-week series, skipping Thursday September 13 and Thursday October, ending Thursday October 25. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend this series as well. We have a group of experienced dancers who have been through this series before. If you have experience, you can dance with them during this time. Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. Cost ... 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 - [more][email][events]


November 2018


Saturday 3 November 2018

Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social

Sat 11/03, 9:30 pm-3 am. Come dance your heart out with Baila Caliente studios. Show us that fancy footwork you've been practicing or let us see you body roll, we just want to dance and have some fun. Dj Ocho-Pecan will be playing 70% bachata with some salsa merengue and chacha thrown into the mix as well. Workshop: Bachata Workshop from 9:30 - 10:30 pm Social dancing to follow immediately. Cost: $12 for workshop and social. $10 with student ID $7 for workshop only. $5 with student ID $7 for social only. $5 with student ID Please feel free to send your musical request to this post. See you there. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Friday 9 November 2018

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Michelle Lamb

Fri 11/09 to Sun 11/11. We are so happy to welcome Michelle Lamb from New York for a weekend of tango workshops and milongas Event Schedule: Friday November 9 UF Tango Night Milonga 8 pm to midnight+ Location: Rena's Ballroom Snacks will be provided by the Argentine Tango Club. Saturday November 10 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Workshop 1 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Workshop 2 Location: Rena's Ballroom 8 pm Milonga El Abrazo Local monthly event by Steve Littler at Location: Rosa Williams Center, 524 NW 1st St) Sunday November 11 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Workshop 3 Follower's technique Location: TBA 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm Workshop UF1 Reitz Union Dance Studio A 7:15pm - 8:15pm Workshop UF2 Location: Reitz Union Dance Studio A Registration Please contact us in advance to save your space. Pricing for Workshops 1, 2, 3 One Workshop: $25 for public, $20 for non-UF students Two Workshops: $45 for public, $35 for non-UF students Three Workshops: $65 for public, $50 for non-UF students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


Saturday 10 November 2018

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Michelle Lamb

Sat 11/10 to Sun 11/11. We are so happy to welcome Michelle Lamb from New York for a weekend of tango workshops and milongas Event Schedule: Friday November 9 UF Tango Night Milonga 8 pm to midnight+ Location: Rena's Ballroom Snacks will be provided by the Argentine Tango Club. Saturday November 10 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Workshop 1 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Workshop 2 Location: Rena's Ballroom 8 pm Milonga El Abrazo Local monthly event by Steve Littler at Location: Rosa Williams Center, 524 NW 1st St) Sunday November 11 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Workshop 3 Follower's technique Location: TBA 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm Workshop UF1 Reitz Union Dance Studio A 7:15pm - 8:15pm Workshop UF2 Location: Reitz Union Dance Studio A Registration Please contact us in advance to save your space. Pricing for Workshops 1, 2, 3 One Workshop: $25 for public, $20 for non-UF students Two Workshops: $45 for public, $35 for non-UF students Three Workshops: $65 for public, $50 for non-UF students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


Sunday 11 November 2018

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Michelle Lamb

Sun 11/11 to Sun 11/11. We are so happy to welcome Michelle Lamb from New York for a weekend of tango workshops and milongas Event Schedule: Friday November 9 UF Tango Night Milonga 8 pm to midnight+ Location: Rena's Ballroom Snacks will be provided by the Argentine Tango Club. Saturday November 10 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Workshop 1 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Workshop 2 Location: Rena's Ballroom 8 pm Milonga El Abrazo Local monthly event by Steve Littler at Location: Rosa Williams Center, 524 NW 1st St) Sunday November 11 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Workshop 3 Follower's technique Location: TBA 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm Workshop UF1 Reitz Union Dance Studio A 7:15pm - 8:15pm Workshop UF2 Location: Reitz Union Dance Studio A Registration Please contact us in advance to save your space. Pricing for Workshops 1, 2, 3 One Workshop: $25 for public, $20 for non-UF students Two Workshops: $45 for public, $35 for non-UF students Three Workshops: $65 for public, $50 for non-UF students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


December 2018


Saturday 1 December 2018

Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social

Sat 12/01, 9:30 pm-3 am. Come dance your heart out with Baila Caliente studios. Show us that fancy footwork you've been practicing or let us see you body roll, we just want to dance and have some fun. Dj Ocho-Pecan will be playing 70% bachata with some salsa merengue and chacha thrown into the mix as well. Workshop: Bachata Workshop from 9:30 - 10:30 pm Social dancing to follow immediately. Cost: $12 for workshop and social. $10 with student ID $7 for workshop only. $5 with student ID $7 for social only. $5 with student ID Please feel free to send your musical request to this post. See you there. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


2019


January 2019


Saturday 5 January 2019

Josh Angel's 40 Birthday Nerdstravaganza West Coast Swing Dance

Sat 1/05/19, 7:30 pm-1 am. Please join us as Josh finally accrues enough experience points to level up to 40. Demery and Derek will be teaching a West Coast Swing lesson, followed by a Nerd themed social dance with DJ Danielle Blouin Oates. Did we mention this is free and everyone is invited. Who: Demery and Derek Leyva - Instructors, Danielle Blouin Oates - DJ, Josh Angel - Birthday Boy, Judi Markell - Hostess with the Mostess What: A WCS lesson, followed by a Nerd themed WCS social dance, with a little 2 Step, ECS, Waltz, and Night Club 2 mixed in. Theme: Wear something nerdy, be it a TV shirt for your favorite nerdy hobby (Star Wars, Comic Books, sports, etc.) or go full-nerd and wear a costume - up to you. Or just show up in whatever is clean. 7:30 pm Door Open, Warm Up 7:45 - 8:45 WCS Lesson with Derek and Demery 8:45 - 1 am Social Dancing with DJ Danielle Bring your friends. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. Free. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [website][email][events]

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