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Senior Line Dancing with Andy 5 of 5

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

DFW Swing Out Class

Hustle!, Nightclub Two Step and Argentine Tango with Andy

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Salsa Workshop with Justin

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UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista

UF Swing Hipster Dance at the Hippodrome

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Flexibility, Balance and Hula Hoops with Shaina Sky

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe - confirm

Contra Dance

Soul Circuit Dance Party

Baila Caliente's Salsa Social

21

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Vintage Waltz with Richard

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

22

Cross Creek Cloggers

Hustle! with Andy

Aerial Skills Master Class with Shaina Sky

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

23

Grand Squares with Jim

Hip Hop

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom

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Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Elio's Latin Night

25

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

DFW Swing Out Class

Hustle!, Nightclub Two Step and Argentine Tango with Andy

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

26

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista

27

Summer in the City Downtown Dance Party

Ballroom Dance Tropical Heatwave Party with Ray and Eileen

28

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Zafire Sunset Social - confirm

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

29

Cross Creek Cloggers

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

30

Hip Hop

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom

31

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Elio's Latin Night

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Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

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First Fridays Social Dance Party with Wanda - confirm

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Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Baila Caliente's Bachata Social

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Contra Dance

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Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Hustle! with Andy

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Grand Squares with Lonnie

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Ballroom

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Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

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Ballroom Dance Back to School Party with Ray and Eileen

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve

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Ecstatic Dance with Angela

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Grand Squares with Lonnie

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Ballroom

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Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

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Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga with Trista and Mike Eblen

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Road Trip to Jacksonville for West Coast Swing with Josh and Debbie Figueroa

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Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

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Grand Squares with Jim

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Senior Line Dancing with Andy 5 of 5 Thu 7/18 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 7/18 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 7/18 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 7/18 Gainesville TexasSwing
Hustle!, Nightclub Two Step and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 7/18 Gainesville SwingDance
International Folk Dancing Thu 7/18 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 7/18 Gainesville Mundial
Salsa Workshop with Justin Thu 7/18 Gainesville ParrisDanc
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista Fri 7/19 Gainesville UF Argentine
UF Swing Hipster Dance at the Hippodrome Fri 7/19 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Flexibility, Balance and Hula Hoops with Shaina Sky Sat 7/20 Gainesville SCAA
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe - confirm Sat 7/20 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance Sat 7/20 Gainesville GODS
Soul Circuit Dance Party Sat 7/20 Gainesville GIFD
Baila Caliente's Salsa Social Sat 7/20 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 7/21 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vintage Waltz with Richard Sun 7/21 Gainesville Waltz
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 7/21 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 7/21 Ocala Ocala Dance
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 7/22 Gainesville Cross Creek
Hustle! with Andy Mon 7/22 Gainesville SwingDance
Aerial Skills Master Class with Shaina Sky Mon 7/22 Gainesville SCAA
English Country Dancing Mon 7/22 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 7/22 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 7/22 Gainesville IndepenDance
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 7/22 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 7/22 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 7/22 Gainesville Baila Calien
Grand Squares with Jim Tue 7/23 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 7/23 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 7/23 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 7/23 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 7/23 Gainesville Scottish
Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Tue 7/23 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 7/23 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 7/23 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Tue 7/23 Gainesville IndepenDance
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 7/24 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 7/24 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 7/24 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 7/24 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 7/24 Gainesville Baila Calien
Elio's Latin Night Wed 7/24 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 7/25 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 7/25 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 7/25 Gainesville TexasSwing
Hustle!, Nightclub Two Step and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 7/25 Gainesville SwingDance
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 7/25 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 7/25 Gainesville Mundial
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista Fri 7/26 Gainesville UF Argentine
Summer in the City Downtown Dance Party Sat 7/27 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dance Tropical Heatwave Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 7/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 7/28 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 7/28 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Zafire Sunset Social - confirm Sun 7/28 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 7/28 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance with Angela Sun 7/28 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 7/29 Gainesville Cross Creek
English Country Dancing Mon 7/29 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 7/29 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 7/29 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 7/29 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 7/29 Gainesville Baila Calien
Hip Hop Tue 7/30 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 7/30 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 7/30 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 7/30 Gainesville Scottish
Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Tue 7/30 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 7/30 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 7/30 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Tue 7/30 Gainesville IndepenDance
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 7/31 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 7/31 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 7/31 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 7/31 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 7/31 Gainesville Baila Calien
Elio's Latin Night Wed 7/31 Gainesville GDA
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz Thu 8/01 Gainesville ParrisDanc
First Fridays Social Dance Party with Wanda - confirm Fri 8/02 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna Sat 8/03 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Baila Caliente's Bachata Social Sat 8/03 Gainesville Baila Calien
Contra Dance Sun 8/04 Gainesville GODS
Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm Mon 8/05 Ocala Ocala Twirle
Hustle! with Andy Mon 8/05 Gainesville SwingDance
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 8/06 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/06 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Tue 8/06 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Ballroom Tue 8/06 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz Thu 8/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Ballroom Dance Back to School Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 8/10 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve Sat 8/10 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Ecstatic Dance with Angela Sun 8/11 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 8/13 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/13 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Ballroom Tue 8/13 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz Thu 8/15 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga with Trista and Mike Eblen Fri 8/16 Gainesville GTE
Road Trip to Jacksonville for West Coast Swing with Josh and Debbie Figueroa Sat 8/17 Jacksonville WCSJA
Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm Mon 8/19 Ocala Ocala Twirle
Grand Squares with Jim Tue 8/20 Gainesville Grand Square
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2019


July 2019


Thursday 18 July 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 5 of 5

Thu 7/18, 12-1 pm. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 7/18, 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]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 7/18, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata. All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 7/18, 7-9 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Hustle!, Nightclub Two Step and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 7/18, 7-10 pm. We are having so much fun, we are going to do Hustle! twice a week, Mondays and Thursdays. 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm Nightclub Two Step 9:00 pm Argentine Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, 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]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 7/18, 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 and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 7/18, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, 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 Workshop with Justin

Thu 7/18, 7:30-8:45 pm. Join us for a fun time learning some cools moves. Singles or couples are welcome. Cost is $15/person, $12/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]


Friday 19 July 2019

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista

Fri 7/19, 6:15-8:15 pm. Want to learn tango or brush up on your skills? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free all-level tango class! Feel free to join even if you've never danced tango before. Where: Dance Studio A, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Teacher: Trista Brophy What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Feel free to invite your friends on FB. *Parking is free & open after 4:30 PM. It costs $2 to park at the Reitz union garage from 3:45-4:30pm, then it is free for the rest of the time. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]

UF Swing Hipster Dance at the Hippodrome

Fri 7/19, 8 pm-1 am. Join the Hippodrome Theatre for Hippster Night, presented by the Florida Swing Dancing Club. Lindy Hop your heart out to unconventional tunes from the past and present. Beginner lesson and social dance included for just $10. One night only Lesson from 8 pm - 9 pm Social dance from 9 pm - 1 am No dance experience or dance partner required, so come and learn some new moves with us. Dressing up in hipster fashion is encouraged." Location: Hippodrome Theatre Lower Level Tickets can be purchased at thehipp.org or at the Box Office window. Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Saturday 20 July 2019

Flexibility, Balance and Hula Hoops with Shaina Sky

Sat 7/20, 10 am-3 pm. Gainesville Circus Center is excited to host the fabulous talented and amazing Shaina Sky July 20-22. JULY 20 10am-12:30pm Deep Flexibility & Balancing w/Shaina / $40 1pm-3pm Hula Hoops w/Shaina / $35 July 22 6pm-9pm Aerial Silks Master Class w/Shaina / $50 Shaina Sky is an aerialist, hoop artist, and visual artist based on Portland, OR. Ms. Sky got her start in aerial arts right here in Gainesville with S-Connection Aerial Arts school (GCC's parent company). Since then she has traveled the globe showcasing her incredible talents. We are so honored to host her at GCC this summer. Ms. Sky is also available for private lessons as early as July 15. Discount for private lessons purchased with workshops. Gainesville Circus Center, 250 SE 10 Ave, Suite C, Gainesville, 32601. Corey Souza, 352-316-0682. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [website][email][events]

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe - confirm

Sat 7/20, 6-9 pm. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

Contra Dance

Sat 7/20, 7-10 pm. 5:45 Waltz. 6:30 Beginners lesson a half hour before the contra dance starts. No partner needed. Please wear clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the floor. Dress in your pirate best. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Soul Circuit Dance Party

Sat 7/20, 8-11 pm. An evening with Music from the late 40s to the mid 70s. Come to our private back room to listen and dance. Party benefiting the local public radio station. Donations optional. Please gather your friends, bring them to Big Top Brewery. Listen to Margi Hatch’s radio show Soul Circuit. BI Top Brewing Company, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente's Salsa Social

Sat 7/20, 9:30 pm-2:30 am. Salsa lovers, this one is for you. Come celebrate the beginning of summer and Congress season with us, dancing. We will begin with a salsa workshop at 9:30, with social dancing to follow immediately. Come out and show us that fancy footwork/turn-patterns you've been practicing all semester. You'll be in for a fun night. DJ Chocolate Pecan & DJ Butter Pecan, will be playing your favorite bachata, salsa, merengue and cha cha cha all night. ============================================= Location: 1925 NW 2nd St. Gainesville, FL 32609 ============================================== Salsa On 2 Workshop: 9:30- 10:30pm by Bob Ocho & TBA Social dancing to immediately follow. The music will play until no one remains on the dace floor. ============================================== 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 $2 Party cu ... Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [more][website][email][events]


Sunday 21 July 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 7/21, 11-12 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Vintage Waltz with Richard

Sun 7/21, 1:45-5 pm. Lesson followed by dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Richard Nalli, 352-213-8769. $10, $5 students. Vintage Waltz - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 7/21, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 7/21, 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, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 22 July 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 7/22, 5:30-8:30 am. Confirm times before going. Rosa B Williams, 601 NW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Eleta Sucsy, 352-473-7761. Cross Creek Cloggers - [email][events]

Hustle! with Andy

Mon 7/22, 5:30. We are having so much fun, we are going to do Hustle! for two hours on Mondays and an hour on Thursdays. 5:30 pm Hustle! 7:30 pm Israeli Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, or $5 student, or $5 per family for experienced Israeli dancers, or Free for students for Israeli dancing only 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]

Aerial Skills Master Class with Shaina Sky

Mon 7/22, 6-9 pm. Gainesville Circus Center is excited to host the fabulous talented and amazing Shaina Sky July 20-22. JULY 20 10am-12:30pm Deep Flexibility & Balancing w/Shaina / $40 1pm-3pm Hula Hoops w/Shaina / $35 July 22 6pm-9pm Aerial Silks Master Class w/Shaina / $50 Shaina Sky is an aerialist, hoop artist, and visual artist based on Portland, OR. Ms. Sky got her start in aerial arts right here in Gainesville with S-Connection Aerial Arts school (GCC's parent company). Since then she has traveled the globe showcasing her incredible talents. We are so honored to host her at GCC this summer. Ms. Sky is also available for private lessons as early as July 15. Discount for private lessons purchased with workshops. Gainesville Circus Center, 250 SE 10 Ave, Suite C, Gainesville, 32601. Corey Souza, 352-316-0682. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [website][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 7/22, 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]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 7/22, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Clogging

Mon 7/22, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 7/22, 7:30-9 pm. 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. $5 per night per family, or Free for college aged and under. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 7/22, 7:45-8:45 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 7/22, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 23 July 2019

Grand Squares with Jim

Tue 7/23, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Hip Hop

Tue 7/23, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 7/23, 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 7/23, 7-9 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 with Norma

Tue 7/23, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Tue 7/23, 7. Every Tuesday, until Aug 6 Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Theatre. Join us at the Hipp Lower Level for swing dancing lessons taught by the Florida Swing Dancing Club! Classes are every Tuesday at 7 p.m. and only cost $5. Throughout the summer, we will be exploring concepts that are fundamental to Lindy Hop - such as pulse, rhythm, and connection - so that you can take your dancing to the next level. No previous experience or dance partner required for any of the lessons. Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 7/23, 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]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 7/23, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Ballroom

Tue 7/23, 7:45-8:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 24 July 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 7/24, 5:30-8:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 7/24, 6-7 pm. 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

Wed 7/24, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 7/24, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 7/24, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Elio's Latin Night

Wed 7/24, 9 pm-12 am. You asked for it, and now, after popular demand, Elio is back. Wednesday nights at Bahama Breeze Island Grille just got a little hotter. Gainesville's premier latin music act, Elio Piedra, will be bringing the party to keep you dancing all night. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]


Thursday 25 July 2019

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 7/25, 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]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 7/25, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata. All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 7/25, 7-9 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Hustle!, Nightclub Two Step and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 7/25, 7-10 pm. We are having so much fun, we are going to do Hustle! twice a week, Mondays and Thursdays. 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm Nightclub Two Step 9:00 pm Argentine Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, 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]

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Thu 7/25, 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 and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 7/25, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, 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 26 July 2019

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista

Fri 7/26, 6:15-8:15 pm. Want to learn tango or brush up on your skills? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free all-level tango class! Feel free to join even if you've never danced tango before. Where: Dance Studio A, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Teacher: Trista Brophy What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Feel free to invite your friends on FB. *Parking is free & open after 4:30 PM. It costs $2 to park at the Reitz union garage from 3:45-4:30pm, then it is free for the rest of the time. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


Saturday 27 July 2019

Summer in the City Downtown Dance Party

Sat 7/27, 11 am-11 pm. From 11 am to 7 pm, the UF Center for Arts in Medicine and The City of Gainesville invites you to The Electric Slide and Other Sacred Geometries, a National Dance Day celebration at Bo Diddley Plaza. This day-long event is part of an ongoing project inspired by the diverse threads of American social dance. The Electric Slide, the Cupid Shuffle, the Wobble, the Tootsie Roll, the Hustle, the Git Up and other classic line dances are a call to action, empowering Gainesville residents through movement and highlighting the importance of preventative care. Come groove with us, it is Electric. From 6 to 11 pm, downtown Gainesville will be transformed into a party atmosphere for an evening of non-stop dancing. Summer in the City is a free, family-friendly block party with DJ-spun music provided by Genius Entertainment. Revelers can enjoy refreshing snacks and non-alcoholic beverages for sale at onsite food trucks and also visit downtown bars ... Gainesville, 32605. Kenya Robinson. Swing Dance Gainesville - [more][website][email][events]

Ballroom Dance Tropical Heatwave Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 7/27, 7:30-10:30 pm. Great mix of ballroom, Latin, swing, and country music. Light refreshments. 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 28 July 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 7/28, 11-12 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 7/28, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Zafire Sunset Social - confirm

Sun 7/28, 5-10 pm. Zafire Ladies Team will be hosting their monthly social. Finish off your relaxing weekend by coming out to our Sunday Sunset social. It will kick off with an amazing Dominican bachata shine class with Lisbeth Guz and social dancing till 10 pm. We will have two separate rooms so you don’t have to wait for that salsa song or that sexy bachata song you love. We hope to see you all awesome Salseros and Bachateros at this amazing event. Please feel more than welcome to bring your family and friends. Workshop: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Dominican Bachata– Lisbeth Guz Social dancing to follow immediately from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm 2 Rooms: Salsa and Bachata Music by: DJ Rubixx from Orlando and DJ Brown Sugar from Gator Salsa Cost: Sunset Social – Student (ID Required) $5 Regular Admission $8 Workshop – Student (ID Required) $8 Regular Admission $10 Sunset Social and Workshop Student (ID Required) $10 Regular Admission $15 Cash or Vempo only. Gainesville Dance and Yoga, 1501 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 7/28, 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, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

Sun 7/28, 7:30. We are super excited to announce that we will be in one of the new homes to ecstatic dance as the beloved energy/space of Aurora Healing Arts transforms into HOWL, The House of Waking Life, a creation by Brooke Rosen We are so excited. Our first dance will be June 30th, 7:30 pm and will be facilitated by the lovely Angela Betancourt. Our dances will then go on every other Sunday from that date forth. Beginning Sept. 1st (fingers crossed), alternating weekends will be hosted by HOWL. This dance will explore the 5 Rhythms of Ecstatic Dance. In this environment we will let go of judgment of ourselves and others, embrace whatever emotions arise, and feel free to move, shake and groove however our bodies choose. Please be sure to arrive on time if possible and reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there. Flow Space, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. $10. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][email][events]


Monday 29 July 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 7/29, 5:30-8:30 am. Confirm times before going. Rosa B Williams, 601 NW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Eleta Sucsy, 352-473-7761. Cross Creek Cloggers - [email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 7/29, 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]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 7/29, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Clogging

Mon 7/29, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 7/29, 7:45-8:45 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 7/29, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 30 July 2019

Hip Hop

Tue 7/30, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 7/30, 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 7/30, 7-9 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 with Norma

Tue 7/30, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Tue 7/30, 7. Every Tuesday, until Aug 6 Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Theatre. Join us at the Hipp Lower Level for swing dancing lessons taught by the Florida Swing Dancing Club! Classes are every Tuesday at 7 p.m. and only cost $5. Throughout the summer, we will be exploring concepts that are fundamental to Lindy Hop - such as pulse, rhythm, and connection - so that you can take your dancing to the next level. No previous experience or dance partner required for any of the lessons. Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 7/30, 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]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 7/30, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Ballroom

Tue 7/30, 7:45-8:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 31 July 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 7/31, 5:30-8:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 7/31, 6-7 pm. 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

Wed 7/31, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 7/31, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 7/31, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Elio's Latin Night

Wed 7/31, 9 pm-12 am. You asked for it, and now, after popular demand, Elio is back. Wednesday nights at Bahama Breeze Island Grille just got a little hotter. Gainesville's premier latin music act, Elio Piedra, will be bringing the party to keep you dancing all night. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]


August 2019


Thursday 1 August 2019

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

Thu 8/01, 7-9:15 pm. Viennese Waltz I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Learn the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Starting with the basics and progressing each week. Emphasis on technique as well as patterns and lead and follow. 5 weeks. Cost $55 per person, $44 college student, or $100 couple. Try first week for $12 per person. Viennese Waltz II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Dance will be the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Strong emphasis on technique. Must know the basics to attend this class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]


Friday 2 August 2019

First Fridays Social Dance Party with Wanda - confirm

Fri 8/02, 7-10 pm. Smooth Flava's First Fridays Social Dance Party. 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. The Elks, 511 SW 4 Avenue, Gainesville. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Saturday 3 August 2019

Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Sat 8/03, 8 pm-12 am. Lovely Argentine Tango Milonga with Rosanna's home cooking. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Andrea Pham. $10, $5 student. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email][events]

Baila Caliente's Bachata Social

Sat 8/03, 9:30 pm-2:30 am. Calling all bachata lovers. This is not time for suzy-Q-ing, this is one you wanna get down and bachata for. We will begin with a bachata workshop at 9:30, social dancing to follow immediately. You will be in for a fun night. DJ Brown Shuga & DJ Lamb, will be playing your favorite bachata, salsa, and cha cha cha all night. Bachata Workshop: 9:30- 10:30 pm Instructor Conroy Smith Social dancing to immediately follow. The music will play until no one remains on the dace floor. ============================================== 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 $1 Party cups ============================================== Have a song you'd like to hear? Please feel free to send your musical request to the event page. See you there! Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Sunday 4 August 2019

Contra Dance

Sun 8/04, 4-7 pm. Waltzing at 2:30 pm. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]


Monday 5 August 2019

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Mon 8/05, 12:45-4:15 pm. 12:45 to 2:00 Plus class 2:00 to 4:15 Dance This summer you can dance on alternate Monday afternoons in Ocala with the Ocala Twirlers. Ocala West Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105 Street, Ocala. Norm, 352-873-1734. Ocala Twirlers Square Dancers - [events]

Hustle! with Andy

Mon 8/05, 5:30. We are having so much fun, we are going to do Hustle! for two hours on Mondays and one hour on Thursdays. 5:30 pm Hustle! 7:30 pm Israeli Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, or $5 student, or $5 per family for experienced Israeli dancers, or Free for students for Israeli dancing only 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]


Tuesday 6 August 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 8/06, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 8/06, 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]

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Tue 8/06, 7. Every Tuesday, until Aug 6 Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Theatre. Join us at the Hipp Lower Level for swing dancing lessons taught by the Florida Swing Dancing Club! Classes are every Tuesday at 7 p.m. and only cost $5. Throughout the summer, we will be exploring concepts that are fundamental to Lindy Hop - such as pulse, rhythm, and connection - so that you can take your dancing to the next level. No previous experience or dance partner required for any of the lessons. Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Ballroom

Tue 8/06, 7:45-8:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Thursday 8 August 2019

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

Thu 8/08, 7-9:15 pm. Viennese Waltz I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Learn the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Starting with the basics and progressing each week. Emphasis on technique as well as patterns and lead and follow. 5 weeks. Cost $55 per person, $44 college student, or $100 couple. Try first week for $12 per person. Viennese Waltz II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Dance will be the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Strong emphasis on technique. Must know the basics to attend this class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]


Saturday 10 August 2019

Ballroom Dance Back to School Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 8/10, 7:30-10:30 pm. Great mix of ballroom, Latin, swing, and country music. Light refreshments. 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]

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve

Sat 8/10, 8 pm-12 am. Argentine Tango Milonga located in Gainesville, Florida for dancers in Gainesville, and other nearby cities (Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Augustine, Palm Coast, Ormond, Daytona, Tallahassee, Ocala, Orlando, Tampa) in North Florida, and visitors to our wonderful community. BYO drinks, water, wine, food and snacks for passionate dancing all night. Milonga El Abrazo de Gainesville is held regularly on the second Saturday of each month. Easy parking, great lighting and security. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. $10, $5 student. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email][events]


Sunday 11 August 2019

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

Sun 8/11, 7:30. We are super excited to announce that we will be in one of the new homes to ecstatic dance as the beloved energy/space of Aurora Healing Arts transforms into HOWL, The House of Waking Life, a creation by Brooke Rosen We are so excited. Our first dance will be June 30th, 7:30 pm and will be facilitated by the lovely Angela Betancourt. Our dances will then go on every other Sunday from that date forth. Beginning Sept. 1st (fingers crossed), alternating weekends will be hosted by HOWL. This dance will explore the 5 Rhythms of Ecstatic Dance. In this environment we will let go of judgment of ourselves and others, embrace whatever emotions arise, and feel free to move, shake and groove however our bodies choose. Please be sure to arrive on time if possible and reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there. Flow Space, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. $10. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][email][events]


Tuesday 13 August 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 8/13, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 8/13, 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]

Ballroom

Tue 8/13, 7:45-8:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Thursday 15 August 2019

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

Thu 8/15, 7-9:15 pm. Viennese Waltz I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Learn the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Starting with the basics and progressing each week. Emphasis on technique as well as patterns and lead and follow. 5 weeks. Cost $55 per person, $44 college student, or $100 couple. Try first week for $12 per person. Viennese Waltz II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Dance will be the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Strong emphasis on technique. Must know the basics to attend this class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]


Friday 16 August 2019

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga with Trista and Mike Eblen

Fri 8/16, 6:45 pm-12 am. Mike Eblen has been dancing and teaching tango for the past decade and has taught in many major cities across the United States, including New York City, Seattle, Portland, San Diego, Ann Arbor, and Los Angeles to name a few. He is known for connecting with his students through his use of comedy and tough love. His teaching puts a strong emphasis on connection and musicality and how connect those concepts to any level of vocabulary that his students are comfortable with. Please join us for an amazing weekend of learning and dancing together with Mike. 6:45pm-7:45pm in Gainesville: Tango Hypnosis Workshop, $20 or $15 if taking both classes. 8:00pm-9:00pm in Gainesville: Milonga Simplified Workshop, $20 or $15 if taking both classes. Milonga 9pm-12am in Gainesville with DJ Tara Thurau, $15. $10 if you are taking one class. $5 if you are taking both classes. Location: Rena’s Ballroom 720 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32609 Pr ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [more][website][email][events]


Saturday 17 August 2019

Road Trip to Jacksonville for West Coast Swing with Josh and Debbie Figueroa

Sat 8/17, 12-11 pm. It is time for a road trip to Jacksonville. The Jax WCS Club will have the amazing Debbie Figueroa teaching workshops earlier in the day, and a social dance DJ'ed by Josh Angel from 7-11 pm. Want to Carpool? Let Josh know and he will help organize the carpools. Shoot him a private message or call him at 352-514-4238 What Time ot Leave? The Workshops are 12 to 3 pm. The Social is 7 to 11 pm. You will need to decide if you want to do the full event, or just the social dance. Here is a link to the Jax WCS Club's Facebook event for all the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2819180898097793/. Avondale Dance, 1080 Edgewood Ave. South #11, Jacksonville, 32205. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [website][email][events]


Monday 19 August 2019

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Mon 8/19, 12:45-4:15 pm. 12:45 to 2:00 Plus class 2:00 to 4:15 Dance This summer you can dance on alternate Monday afternoons in Ocala with the Ocala Twirlers. Ocala West Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105 Street, Ocala. Norm, 352-873-1734. Ocala Twirlers Square Dancers - [events]


Tuesday 20 August 2019

Grand Squares with Jim

Tue 8/20, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

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