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Gator Salsa Club Casino and Bachata Thu 7/20 Gainesville GSC
Swing Dancing at Depot Park Thu 7/20 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
West Coast Swing Nights in Ocala 6 of 6 Thu 7/20 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero Thu 7/20 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Swing N Motion with Robert Thu 7/20 Gainesville TexasSwing
Jazz for Adults Thu 7/20 Gainseville IndepenDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 7/20 Gainesville Mundial
International Folk Dancing Fri 7/21 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Party Fri 7/21 Gainesville Mundial
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 7/21 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 7/22 Gainesville ParrisDanc
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 7/23 Ocala Ocala Dance
Baila Caliente Sun 7/23 Gainesville Baila Calien
Flamenco Fusion Sun 7/23 Gainesville Najmah Nour
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 7/23 Gainesville UF Argentine
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Mon 7/24 Gainesville GSC
English Country Dancing Mon 7/24 Gainesville ECD
Clogging for Adults Mon 7/24 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro Mon 7/24 Gainesville SCAA
Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen Tue 7/25 Gainesville Line Dancing
Tap with Chaya Tue 7/25 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 7/25 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 7/25 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Clogging Tue 7/25 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
Flamenco Fusion and Pop Up Belly Dance Tue 7/25 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 7/25 Gainesville Scottish
Hip Hop for Adults Tue 7/25 Gainseville IndepenDance
Salsa Tue 7/25 Gainesville Mundial
Irish Dance Summer Series Sean Nos Wed 7/26 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
West Coast Swing Class and Social Dance Wed 7/26 Gainesville WCSJA
Ballet, Contemporary and Modern for Adults Wed 7/26 Gainseville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 7/26 Gainesville Baila Calien
Gator Salsa Club Casino and Bachata Thu 7/27 Gainesville GSC
Swing Dancing at Depot Park Thu 7/27 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero Thu 7/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Swing N Motion with Robert Thu 7/27 Gainesville TexasSwing
Jazz for Adults Thu 7/27 Gainseville IndepenDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 7/27 Gainesville Mundial
International Folk Dancing at ArtWalk Fri 7/28 Gainesville GIFD
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 7/28 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 7/30 Ocala Ocala Dance
Advanced Contra Dance Sun 7/30 Gainesville GODS
Baila Caliente Sun 7/30 Gainesville Baila Calien
Flamenco Fusion Sun 7/30 Gainesville Najmah Nour
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 7/30 Gainesville UF Argentine
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Mon 7/31 Gainesville GSC
English Country Dancing Mon 7/31 Gainesville ECD
Clogging for Adults Mon 7/31 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro Mon 7/31 Gainesville SCAA
Ballroom Dance in Ocala Tue 8/01 Ocala USA Dance Oc
Waltz, Rumba and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 8/03 Gainesville SwingDance
Swing Dancing at Depot Park Thu 8/03 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
West Coast Swing Dance Sat 8/05 Gainesville WCSJA
Contra Dance Sun 8/06 Gainesville GODS
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 8/06 Gainesville UF Argentine
Swing Dancing at Depot Park Thu 8/10 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 8/11 Gainesville GODS
Argentine Tango Milonga Sat 8/12 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 8/12 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Baila Caliente Social Sat 8/12 Gainesville Baila Calien
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 8/13 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ballroom Dance in Ocala Tue 8/15 Ocala USA Dance Oc
Swing Dancing at Depot Park Thu 8/17 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Party Fri 8/18 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance Sat 8/19 Gainesville GODS
Blues Dancing Sat 8/19 Gainesville Chad Big Dad
Monthly Milonga at Thuy’s Sat 8/19 Gainesville Tango y Té
West Coast Swing Class and Social Dance Wed 8/23 Gainesville WCSJA
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 8/26 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Ballroom Dance in Ocala Tue 9/05 Ocala USA Dance Oc
Ballroom Dance in Ocala Tue 9/19 Ocala USA Dance Oc
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Gator Salsa Club Casino and Bachata

Swing Dancing at Depot Park

West Coast Swing Nights in Ocala 6 of 6

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero

Swing N Motion with Robert

Jazz for Adults

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

21

International Folk Dancing

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Party

Swing Dance Class and Social

22

Ballroom Dance Party

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West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Baila Caliente

Flamenco Fusion

UF Argentine Tango Class

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Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

English Country Dancing

Clogging for Adults

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

25

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Clogging

Flamenco Fusion and Pop Up Belly Dance

Scottish Country Dancing

Hip Hop for Adults

Salsa

26

Irish Dance Summer Series Sean Nos

West Coast Swing Class and Social Dance

Ballet, Contemporary and Modern for Adults

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

27

Gator Salsa Club Casino and Bachata

Swing Dancing at Depot Park

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero

Swing N Motion with Robert

Jazz for Adults

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

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International Folk Dancing at ArtWalk

Swing Dance Class and Social

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West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Advanced Contra Dance

Baila Caliente

Flamenco Fusion

UF Argentine Tango Class

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Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

English Country Dancing

Clogging for Adults

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

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Ballroom Dance in Ocala

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Waltz, Rumba and Argentine Tango with Andy

Swing Dancing at Depot Park

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West Coast Swing Dance

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Contra Dance

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Swing Dancing at Depot Park

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Contra Dance in Melrose

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Argentine Tango Milonga

Ballroom Dance Party

Baila Caliente Social

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UF Argentine Tango Class

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Ballroom Dance in Ocala

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Swing Dancing at Depot Park

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Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Party

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Contra Dance

Blues Dancing

Monthly Milonga at Thuy’s

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West Coast Swing Class and Social Dance

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Ballroom Dance Party

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2017


July 2017


Thursday 20 July 2017

Gator Salsa Club Casino and Bachata

Thu 7/20, 6. 6 pm Casino style. 7:15 pm Bachata. Reitz Union, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email]

Swing Dancing at Depot Park

Thu 7/20, 6:30-7:30 pm. Get in the swing of things this summer with Gainesville Move at Depot Park. Join the Florida Swing Dancing Club on Thursdays from June 1 to August 17. No experience and no partner needed, family friendly, bring water and be prepared to have fun. Meet outside Depot Park’s Pop-A-Top. Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park. For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions. Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. $5. UF Swing Dance Club - [email]

West Coast Swing Nights in Ocala 6 of 6

Thu 7/20, 6:30-9:30 pm. West Coast Swing Basics class beginning at 6:30 till 7:15. Intermediate Class till 8 pm-ish. Dance practice till 9:00. They will be set up as 6 week sessions for progression purposes for $10 per person each for the whole night, or $50 for all 6 if paid up front. West Coast Swing Classes (and other dance styles will be covered in time including: Two-Step, Cha cha, Waltz and Nightclub Two Step. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero

Thu 7/20, 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]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Thu 7/20, 7-9 pm. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Robert Whitehead, 770-530-9292. Free. Swing N Motion with Robert Whitehead - [email]

Jazz for Adults

Thu 7/20, 7:30. Do you ever just feel like busting a move? IndepenDance Studio would like to invite you to come try our Adult Classes. If you are new to the studio your first class is free. We currently offer the following classes: Adult Clogging - Mon, 630pm & 730pm Adult Hip Hop - Tue, 730pm Adult Ballet - Wed, 730pm Adult Contemporary & Modern - Wed, 830pm Adult Jazz - Thur, 730pm If you are a returning member, classes are $10 to drop-in, or purchase a package deal to receive special discounts. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainseville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 7/20, 8:30-10:30 pm. We offer two hours of group classes each Tuesday and Thursday. All are welcome to join in for group classes, no partner is needed. Classes are divided into three levels for Salsa: Beginner, Intermediate A and Intermediate B, and two levels for Bachata: Beginner and Intermediate. A single instructor teaches each level, and students rotate partners throughout the class. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm and 8:30-9:30 pm Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 9:30-10:30 pm. The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email]


Friday 21 July 2017

International Folk Dancing

Fri 7/21, 7-10 pm. UUFG, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $4 donation for rent. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [website][email]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Party

Fri 7/21, 7:30-9:30 pm. We offer two hours of group classes each Tuesday and Thursday. All are welcome to join in for group classes, no partner is needed. Classes are divided into three levels for Salsa: Beginner, Intermediate A and Intermediate B, and two levels for Bachata: Beginner and Intermediate. A single instructor teaches each level, and students rotate partners throughout the class. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm and 8:30-9:30 pm Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 9:30-10:30 pm. The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 7/21, 8:30 pm-12 am. Free lesson followed by open dancing. All ages welcome. No partner necessary. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle. Reitz Union, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email]


Saturday 22 July 2017

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 7/22, 8-10:30 pm. We will also be celebrating birthdays for this month. Great mix of music of ballroom, latin, swing, and a little country. Light refreshments, large floating dance floor. Lots of free parking. $10, $7 student. No partner necessary. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32608. Ray Parris, 352-375-7763. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email]


Sunday 23 July 2017

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 7/23. 5 pm Beginner class. 6 pm Intermediate class. 7 pm Social dance. Only $5 for both lessons and Social Dance. BOGO for students with ID. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith. Ocala West Coast Swing

Baila Caliente

Sun 7/23, 4:30-7:30 pm. 4:30 Dance Variety. 5:45 - 7:30pm Social Dancing. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email]

Flamenco Fusion

Sun 7/23, 6-7:15 pm. Flamenco Fusion combines contemporary, flamenco and middle eastern dances. Hip Moves Studio, Gainesville, 32603. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 7/23, 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]


Monday 24 July 2017

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Mon 7/24, 6. 6 pm LA style salsa. 7:15 pm Casino style. Reitz Union, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email]

English Country Dancing

Mon 7/24, 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]

Clogging for Adults

Mon 7/24, 7-9 pm. We clog for fun and exercise. All ages and skill levels are welcome. It is best to text message us to make sure we will be there. We are pretty reliably there each week, but sometimes need to cancel. Grace Baptist Church, 7100 NW 39 Averue, Gainesville. Gail Roser, 352-256-3742. Hogtown Heelers - [email]

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Mon 7/24, 7:15-8:15 pm. Learn authentic Brazilian partner samba from Rio de Janeiro and forro from the Brazilian northeast. 250 SE 10 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Corey Souza, 352-316-0682. $10. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [website][email]


Tuesday 25 July 2017

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tue 7/25, 4-6 pm. 4 to 5 Beginner. 5 to 6 Intermediate class. Trinity Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53 Ave, Gainesville, 32653. Terrie Nielsen, 352-339-4000. $5. Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen - [email]

Tap with Chaya

Tue 7/25, 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]

Grand Squares

Tue 7/25, 6:15-9 pm. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 7/25, 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]

Clogging

Tue 7/25, 7-9 pm. We clog for fun and exercise. All ages and skill levels are welcome. It is best to text message us to make sure we will be there. We are pretty reliably there each week, but sometimes need to cancel. Grace Baptist Church, 7100 NW 39 Averue, Gainesville. Gail Roser, 352-256-3742. Hogtown Heelers - [email]

Flamenco Fusion and Pop Up Belly Dance

Tue 7/25, 7-9 pm. 7 to 8 Flamenco Fusion combines contemporary, flamenco and middle eastern dances. 8 to 9 Belly dance. Hip Moves Studio, Gainesville, 32603. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 7/25, 7-9:30 pm. At a private home. Contact us for directions. Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email]

Hip Hop for Adults

Tue 7/25, 7:30. Do you ever just feel like busting a move? IndepenDance Studio would like to invite you to come try our Adult Classes. If you are new to the studio your first class is free. We currently offer the following classes: Adult Clogging - Mon, 630pm & 730pm Adult Hip Hop - Tue, 730pm Adult Ballet - Wed, 730pm Adult Contemporary & Modern - Wed, 830pm Adult Jazz - Thur, 730pm If you are a returning member, classes are $10 to drop-in, or purchase a package deal to receive special discounts. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainseville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email]

Salsa

Tue 7/25, 7:30-9:30 pm. We offer two hours of group classes each Tuesday and Thursday. All are welcome to join in for group classes, no partner is needed. Classes are divided into three levels for Salsa: Beginner, Intermediate A and Intermediate B, and two levels for Bachata: Beginner and Intermediate. A single instructor teaches each level, and students rotate partners throughout the class. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm and 8:30-9:30 pm Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 9:30-10:30 pm. The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email]


Wednesday 26 July 2017

Irish Dance Summer Series Sean Nos

Wed 7/26, 7-7:45 pm. Introduction to Irish Set Dancing June 14, June 21, June 28 Introduction to Sean Nos steps for Sets and Solos. July 12, July 19, July 26 Set dancing and Sean Nos are old forms of Irish dance that are playful and relaxed, allowing for spirited self-expression. $5 per class Wear comfortable, smooth soled shoes and bring water bottle. Hogan School of Irish Dance Studio, 16 NW 7th Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email]

West Coast Swing Class and Social Dance

Wed 7/26, 7-10 pm. The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email]

Ballet, Contemporary and Modern for Adults

Wed 7/26, 7:30. 7:30 Ballet. 8:30 Contemporary and Modern. Do you ever just feel like busting a move? IndepenDance Studio would like to invite you to come try our Adult Classes. If you are new to the studio your first class is free. We currently offer the following classes: Adult Clogging - Mon, 630pm & 730pm Adult Hip Hop - Tue, 730pm Adult Ballet - Wed, 730pm Adult Contemporary & Modern - Wed, 830pm Adult Jazz - Thur, 730pm If you are a returning member, classes are $10 to drop-in, or purchase a package deal to receive special discounts. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainseville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 7/26, 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]


Thursday 27 July 2017

Gator Salsa Club Casino and Bachata

Thu 7/27, 6. 6 pm Casino style. 7:15 pm Bachata. Reitz Union, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email]

Swing Dancing at Depot Park

Thu 7/27, 6:30-7:30 pm. Get in the swing of things this summer with Gainesville Move at Depot Park. Join the Florida Swing Dancing Club on Thursdays from June 1 to August 17. No experience and no partner needed, family friendly, bring water and be prepared to have fun. Meet outside Depot Park’s Pop-A-Top. Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park. For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions. Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. $5. UF Swing Dance Club - [email]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero

Thu 7/27, 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]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Thu 7/27, 7-9 pm. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Robert Whitehead, 770-530-9292. Free. Swing N Motion with Robert Whitehead - [email]

Jazz for Adults

Thu 7/27, 7:30. Do you ever just feel like busting a move? IndepenDance Studio would like to invite you to come try our Adult Classes. If you are new to the studio your first class is free. We currently offer the following classes: Adult Clogging - Mon, 630pm & 730pm Adult Hip Hop - Tue, 730pm Adult Ballet - Wed, 730pm Adult Contemporary & Modern - Wed, 830pm Adult Jazz - Thur, 730pm If you are a returning member, classes are $10 to drop-in, or purchase a package deal to receive special discounts. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainseville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 7/27, 8:30-10:30 pm. We offer two hours of group classes each Tuesday and Thursday. All are welcome to join in for group classes, no partner is needed. Classes are divided into three levels for Salsa: Beginner, Intermediate A and Intermediate B, and two levels for Bachata: Beginner and Intermediate. A single instructor teaches each level, and students rotate partners throughout the class. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm and 8:30-9:30 pm Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 9:30-10:30 pm. The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email]


Friday 28 July 2017

International Folk Dancing at ArtWalk

Fri 7/28, 7:30-10 pm. Meet behind Hippodrome. Gainesville, L. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 7/28, 8:30 pm-12 am. Free lesson followed by open dancing. All ages welcome. No partner necessary. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle. Reitz Union, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email]


Sunday 30 July 2017

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 7/30. 5 pm Beginner class. 6 pm Intermediate class. 7 pm Social dance. Only $5 for both lessons and Social Dance. BOGO for students with ID. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith. Ocala West Coast Swing

Advanced Contra Dance

Sun 7/30, 4-7 pm. 2:45 Waltz. 3:30 Beginners lesson, a half hour before the contra dance starts. No partner needed. Please wear clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the floor. Thelma Bolton Recreation Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. $10, $8 under 21. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email]

Baila Caliente

Sun 7/30, 4:30-7:30 pm. 4:30 Dance Variety. 5:45 - 7:30pm Social Dancing. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email]

Flamenco Fusion

Sun 7/30, 6-7:15 pm. Flamenco Fusion combines contemporary, flamenco and middle eastern dances. Hip Moves Studio, Gainesville, 32603. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 7/30, 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]


Monday 31 July 2017

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Mon 7/31, 6. 6 pm LA style salsa. 7:15 pm Casino style. Reitz Union, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email]

English Country Dancing

Mon 7/31, 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]

Clogging for Adults

Mon 7/31, 7-9 pm. We clog for fun and exercise. All ages and skill levels are welcome. It is best to text message us to make sure we will be there. We are pretty reliably there each week, but sometimes need to cancel. Grace Baptist Church, 7100 NW 39 Averue, Gainesville. Gail Roser, 352-256-3742. Hogtown Heelers - [email]

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Mon 7/31, 7:15-8:15 pm. Learn authentic Brazilian partner samba from Rio de Janeiro and forro from the Brazilian northeast. 250 SE 10 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Corey Souza, 352-316-0682. $10. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [website][email]


August 2017


Tuesday 1 August 2017

Ballroom Dance in Ocala

Tue 8/01, 6-10 pm. 6 to 7 pm Beginner lesson. 7:30 Open dancing. Our bi-weekly dance is held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. Some of them are themed to create a fun atmosphere for dancing these are only a suggestion they are not required. 1st and 3rd Tuesday. Music by Gail and Alan, The Keichers, Jr. Lesson by Ed and Louise Hanlon. Light Snacks and beverages provided. Singles and couples are welcome. USA Dance Ocala Ballroom Dance Classes Dancing is fun and easy. If you ever imagined learning to dance, or improving your dancing, this is the time to act. USA Dance Ocala is offering dance lessons immediately before our Tuesday dances. No partner required. Our dance instructors are Ed and Louise Hanlon, award winning champion DanceSport competitors, and Greg Nelson and Rachel Palmieri, dance competitors and certified dance instructors. Our dance instructors will have you learning quickly and you will have fun. From now through June, the lesson ... Armenian Hall, 8831 SE 58th Avenue (Baseline Rd), Ocala, 34480. Pat Vollman, 352-307-8486. USA Dance Ocala - [more][website][email]


Thursday 3 August 2017

Waltz, Rumba and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 8/03, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Waltz 7 pm Rumba 8 pm Argentine Tango Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. If financial considerations are keeping you for dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall or around the right side in the back, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. $10 per person per night. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email]

Swing Dancing at Depot Park

Thu 8/03, 6:30-7:30 pm. Get in the swing of things this summer with Gainesville Move at Depot Park. Join the Florida Swing Dancing Club on Thursdays from June 1 to August 17. No experience and no partner needed, family friendly, bring water and be prepared to have fun. Meet outside Depot Park’s Pop-A-Top. Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park. For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions. Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. $5. UF Swing Dance Club - [email]


Saturday 5 August 2017

West Coast Swing Dance

Sat 8/05, 7:30-11 pm. No lesson, just dancing with Josh and Judi. There will be a Blues heavy mix of WCS tunes, with a little 2 Step, ECS, Waltz, and Night Club 2. Across from the Rosa B. is a parking lot. You park, come inside and sign in. They give you a free parking voucher. You put the voucher on your car. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $15. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email]


Sunday 6 August 2017

Contra Dance

Sun 8/06, 4-7 pm. 2:45 Waltzing. 3:30 Contra dancing beginner lesson, a half hour before the contra dance starts. No partner needed. Please wear clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the floor. Thelma Bolton Recreation Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. $10, $8 under 21. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 8/06, 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]


Thursday 10 August 2017

Swing Dancing at Depot Park

Thu 8/10, 6:30-7:30 pm. Get in the swing of things this summer with Gainesville Move at Depot Park. Join the Florida Swing Dancing Club on Thursdays from June 1 to August 17. No experience and no partner needed, family friendly, bring water and be prepared to have fun. Meet outside Depot Park’s Pop-A-Top. Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park. For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions. Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. $5. UF Swing Dance Club - [email]


Friday 11 August 2017

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 8/11, 7:30-10 pm. Melrose Art and Culture Center, #301, Hwy 26, corner of Grove Street, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. $8, $5 under 21. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email]


Saturday 12 August 2017

Argentine Tango Milonga

Sat 8/12, 8-11 pm. 8 pm Lesson. 9 pm Dancing. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. $10. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email]

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 8/12, 8-10:30 pm. We will also be celebrating birthdays for this month. Great mix of music of ballroom, latin, swing, and a little country. Light refreshments, large floating dance floor. Lots of free parking. $10, $7 student. No partner necessary. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32608. Ray Parris, 352-375-7763. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email]

Baila Caliente Social

Sat 8/12, 10 pm-3 am. It is summer time again, which means more and more dancing. We invite you to join us as we dance and get ourselves ready for another monthly social. Come dance the night away, enjoy the festivities, raffle and meet new people. DJ Ocho will be playing the best salsa, bachata, merengue and cha cha. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. $6. Baila Caliente - [email]


Sunday 13 August 2017

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 8/13, 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]


Tuesday 15 August 2017

Ballroom Dance in Ocala

Tue 8/15, 6-10 pm. 6 to 7 pm Beginner lesson. 7:30 Open dancing. Our bi-weekly dance is held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. Some of them are themed to create a fun atmosphere for dancing these are only a suggestion they are not required. 1st and 3rd Tuesday. Music by Gail and Alan, The Keichers, Jr. Lesson by Ed and Louise Hanlon. Light Snacks and beverages provided. Singles and couples are welcome. USA Dance Ocala Ballroom Dance Classes Dancing is fun and easy. If you ever imagined learning to dance, or improving your dancing, this is the time to act. USA Dance Ocala is offering dance lessons immediately before our Tuesday dances. No partner required. Our dance instructors are Ed and Louise Hanlon, award winning champion DanceSport competitors, and Greg Nelson and Rachel Palmieri, dance competitors and certified dance instructors. Our dance instructors will have you learning quickly and you will have fun. From now through June, the lesson ... Armenian Hall, 8831 SE 58th Avenue (Baseline Rd), Ocala, 34480. Pat Vollman, 352-307-8486. USA Dance Ocala - [more][website][email]


Thursday 17 August 2017

Swing Dancing at Depot Park

Thu 8/17, 6:30-7:30 pm. Get in the swing of things this summer with Gainesville Move at Depot Park. Join the Florida Swing Dancing Club on Thursdays from June 1 to August 17. No experience and no partner needed, family friendly, bring water and be prepared to have fun. Meet outside Depot Park’s Pop-A-Top. Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park. For additional parking locations, visit http://www.depotpark.org/directions. Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. $5. UF Swing Dance Club - [email]


Friday 18 August 2017

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Party

Fri 8/18, 7:30-9:30 pm. We offer two hours of group classes each Tuesday and Thursday. All are welcome to join in for group classes, no partner is needed. Classes are divided into three levels for Salsa: Beginner, Intermediate A and Intermediate B, and two levels for Bachata: Beginner and Intermediate. A single instructor teaches each level, and students rotate partners throughout the class. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm and 8:30-9:30 pm Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 9:30-10:30 pm. The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email]


Saturday 19 August 2017

Contra Dance

Sat 8/19, 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. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. $8, $5 under 21. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email]

Blues Dancing

Sat 8/19, 8-11 pm. Come enjoy the sultry, rhythmic sounds of Blues as you dance the night away with your friends. Refresh your thirst with a delicious cocktail from the bar. Admission is free. This event is 18+. 6th Street North, 4401 NW 6 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Chad Young. Chad Big Daddy Young Swing Time - [website][email]

Monthly Milonga at Thuy’s

Sat 8/19, 8:30-12:30 pm. Please come to share great tango music and connect with us in tango embraces, socializing and food/drink! Attendance is free (but we appreciate very much that you always bring food and beverages to share). In a Private Home, Gainesville, 32605. David Chayes. Tango y Té - [website][email]


Wednesday 23 August 2017

West Coast Swing Class and Social Dance

Wed 8/23, 7-10 pm. The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email]


Saturday 26 August 2017

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 8/26, 8-10:30 pm. We will also be celebrating birthdays for this month. Great mix of music of ballroom, latin, swing, and a little country. Light refreshments, large floating dance floor. Lots of free parking. $10, $7 student. No partner necessary. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32608. Ray Parris, 352-375-7763. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email]


September 2017


Tuesday 5 September 2017

Ballroom Dance in Ocala

Tue 9/05, 6-10 pm. 6 to 7 pm Beginner lesson. 7:30 Open dancing. Our bi-weekly dance is held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. Some of them are themed to create a fun atmosphere for dancing these are only a suggestion they are not required. 1st and 3rd Tuesday. Music by Gail and Alan, The Keichers, Jr. Lesson by Ed and Louise Hanlon. Light Snacks and beverages provided. Singles and couples are welcome. USA Dance Ocala Ballroom Dance Classes Dancing is fun and easy. If you ever imagined learning to dance, or improving your dancing, this is the time to act. USA Dance Ocala is offering dance lessons immediately before our Tuesday dances. No partner required. Our dance instructors are Ed and Louise Hanlon, award winning champion DanceSport competitors, and Greg Nelson and Rachel Palmieri, dance competitors and certified dance instructors. Our dance instructors will have you learning quickly and you will have fun. From now through June, the lesson ... Armenian Hall, 8831 SE 58th Avenue (Baseline Rd), Ocala, 34480. Pat Vollman, 352-307-8486. USA Dance Ocala - [more][website][email]


Tuesday 19 September 2017

Ballroom Dance in Ocala

Tue 9/19, 6-10 pm. 6 to 7 pm Beginner lesson. 7:30 Open dancing. Our bi-weekly dance is held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. Some of them are themed to create a fun atmosphere for dancing these are only a suggestion they are not required. 1st and 3rd Tuesday. Music by Gail and Alan, The Keichers, Jr. Lesson by Ed and Louise Hanlon. Light Snacks and beverages provided. Singles and couples are welcome. USA Dance Ocala Ballroom Dance Classes Dancing is fun and easy. If you ever imagined learning to dance, or improving your dancing, this is the time to act. USA Dance Ocala is offering dance lessons immediately before our Tuesday dances. No partner required. Our dance instructors are Ed and Louise Hanlon, award winning champion DanceSport competitors, and Greg Nelson and Rachel Palmieri, dance competitors and certified dance instructors. Our dance instructors will have you learning quickly and you will have fun. From now through June, the lesson ... Armenian Hall, 8831 SE 58th Avenue (Baseline Rd), Ocala, 34480. Pat Vollman, 352-307-8486. USA Dance Ocala - [more][website][email]

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