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1

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

2

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

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

Swing N Motion with Robert

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

3

International Folk Dancing

Dueling Dance DJs

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Pre-Spring Break Party

4

West Coast Swing Dance with Josh Angel

Latin Night Dancing

5

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Nia Holistic Movement

Vertical Arabesque

Contra Dance

Baila Caliente

West African Dance

UF Argentine Tango Class

6

Beginner Tribal Fusion with Karina

English Country Dancing

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Israeli Dancing with Cyd

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

7

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares - New Beginner Class

Nia Holistic Movement

Clogging

Scottish Country Dancing

Swing N Motion with Robert

Salsa

8

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

9

Swing N Motion with Robert

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

10

International Folk Dancing

Contra Dance in Melrose

Rena's Dance Party with Stardust

11

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo - Beginners Milonga

Ballroom Dance Party

Latin Night Dancing

12

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Nia Holistic Movement

Vertical Arabesque

Baila Caliente

West African Dance

UF Argentine Tango Class

13

Hustle, Foxtrot and Swing with Andy 1 of 3

English Country Dancing

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Israeli Dancing with Andy 1 of 3

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

14

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tap with Chaya

Nia Holistic Movement

Clogging

Scottish Country Dancing

Swing N Motion with Robert

Salsa

15

Wake and Shake Belly Dance with Najmah Nour

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

16

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4

Argentine Tango, Rumba, Waltz with Andy 1 of 3

Swing N Motion with Robert

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Sensual Bachata Workshop by Christian and Alejandra

17

International Folk Dancing

Rena's St. Patrick Day Dance Party with Gosia and Ali

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social White Party

18

Harn Museum of Dance

Contra Dance

Dance Alive Champagne Gala

Monthly Milonga at Thuy’s

Latin Night Dancing

19

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Nia Holistic Movement

Vertical Arabesque

Rena's Sunday Best

Baila Caliente

West African Dance

UF Argentine Tango Class

20

Hustle, Foxtrot and Swing with Andy 2 of 3

English Country Dancing

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Israeli Dancing with Andy 2 of 3

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

21

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Ballroom Dance St. Patty's Theme in Ocala

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares - New Beginner Class

Nia Holistic Movement

Clogging

Scottish Country Dancing

Swing N Motion with Robert

Salsa

22

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

West Coast Swing Class and Social Dance

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

23

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4

Argentine Tango, Rumba, Waltz with Andy 2 of 3

Swing N Motion with Robert

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

24

International Folk Dancing

Rena's Dance Party

25

English Country Dancing

Ballroom Dance Party

Latin Night Dancing

26

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Nia Holistic Movement

Vintage Waltz Brunch

Vertical Arabesque

Baila Caliente

West African Dance

UF Argentine Tango Mardi Gras Milonga

27

Hustle, Foxtrot and Swing with Andy 3 of 3

English Country Dancing

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Israeli Dancing with Andy 3 of 3

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

28

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Salsa for Free at Bo Diddley Plaza

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares - New Beginner Class

Nia Holistic Movement

Clogging

Scottish Country Dancing

Swing N Motion with Robert

Salsa

29

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

30

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4

Argentine Tango, Rumba, Waltz with Andy 3 of 3

Swing N Motion with Robert

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

31

International Folk Dancing

Rena's Dance Party

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle Wed 3/01 Gainesville Pofahl
West Coast Swing Class Wed 3/01 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 3/01 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 3/02 Gainesville GDA
Beginning Argentine Tango, West Coast Swing and Salsa with Andy 6 of 6 Thu 3/02 Gainesville GDA
Swing N Motion with Robert Thu 3/02 Gainesville TexasSwing
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango Thu 3/02 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 3/02 Gainesville Mundial
International Folk Dancing Fri 3/03 Gainesville GIFD
Dueling Dance DJs Fri 3/03 Gainesville RB
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Pre-Spring Break Party Fri 3/03 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance with Josh Angel Sat 3/04 Gainesville WCSJA
Latin Night Dancing Sat 3/04 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 3/05 Ocala Ocala Dance
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 3/05 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vertical Arabesque Sun 3/05 Gainesville SCAA
Contra Dance Sun 3/05 Gainesville GODS
Baila Caliente Sun 3/05 Gainesville Baila Calien
West African Dance Sun 3/05 Gainesville SCAA
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 3/05 Gainesville UF Argentine
Beginner Tribal Fusion with Karina Mon 3/06 Gainesville GDA
English Country Dancing Mon 3/06 Gainesville ECD
Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro Mon 3/06 Gainesville SCAA
Israeli Dancing with Cyd Mon 3/06 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 3/06 Gainesville Baila Calien
Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen Tue 3/07 Gainesville Line Dancing
Tap with Chaya Tue 3/07 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares - New Beginner Class Tue 3/07 Gainesville Grand Square
Nia Holistic Movement Tue 3/07 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Clogging Tue 3/07 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 3/07 Gainesville Scottish
Swing N Motion with Robert Tue 3/07 Gainesville TexasSwing
Salsa Tue 3/07 Gainesville Mundial
Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle Wed 3/08 Gainesville Pofahl
West Coast Swing Class Wed 3/08 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 3/08 Gainesville Baila Calien
Swing N Motion with Robert Thu 3/09 Gainesville TexasSwing
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango Thu 3/09 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 3/09 Gainesville Mundial
International Folk Dancing Fri 3/10 Gainesville GIFD
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 3/10 Gainesville GODS
Rena's Dance Party with Stardust Fri 3/10 Gainesville RB
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo - Beginners Milonga Sat 3/11 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 3/11 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Latin Night Dancing Sat 3/11 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 3/12 Ocala Ocala Dance
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 3/12 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vertical Arabesque Sun 3/12 Gainesville SCAA
Baila Caliente Sun 3/12 Gainesville Baila Calien
West African Dance Sun 3/12 Gainesville SCAA
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 3/12 Gainesville UF Argentine
Hustle, Foxtrot and Swing with Andy 1 of 3 Mon 3/13 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 3/13 Gainesville ECD
Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro Mon 3/13 Gainesville SCAA
Israeli Dancing with Andy 1 of 3 Mon 3/13 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 3/13 Gainesville Baila Calien
Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen Tue 3/14 Gainesville Line Dancing
Tap with Chaya Tue 3/14 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Nia Holistic Movement Tue 3/14 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Clogging Tue 3/14 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 3/14 Gainesville Scottish
Swing N Motion with Robert Tue 3/14 Gainesville TexasSwing
Salsa Tue 3/14 Gainesville Mundial
Wake and Shake Belly Dance with Najmah Nour Wed 3/15 Gainesville GDA
Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle Wed 3/15 Gainesville Pofahl
West Coast Swing Class Wed 3/15 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 3/15 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4 Thu 3/16 Gainesville GDA
Argentine Tango, Rumba, Waltz with Andy 1 of 3 Thu 3/16 Gainesville GDA
Swing N Motion with Robert Thu 3/16 Gainesville TexasSwing
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango Thu 3/16 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Sensual Bachata Workshop by Christian and Alejandra Thu 3/16 Gainesville Mundial
International Folk Dancing Fri 3/17 Gainesville GIFD
Rena's St. Patrick Day Dance Party with Gosia and Ali Fri 3/17 Gainesville RB
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social White Party Fri 3/17 Gainesville Mundial
Harn Museum of Dance Sat 3/18 Gainesville GDA
Contra Dance Sat 3/18 Gainesville GODS
Dance Alive Champagne Gala Sat 3/18 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Monthly Milonga at Thuy’s Sat 3/18 Gainesville Tango y Té
Latin Night Dancing Sat 3/18 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 3/19 Ocala Ocala Dance
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 3/19 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vertical Arabesque Sun 3/19 Gainesville SCAA
Rena's Sunday Best Sun 3/19 Gainesville RB
Baila Caliente Sun 3/19 Gainesville Baila Calien
West African Dance Sun 3/19 Gainesville SCAA
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 3/19 Gainesville UF Argentine
Hustle, Foxtrot and Swing with Andy 2 of 3 Mon 3/20 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 3/20 Gainesville ECD
Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro Mon 3/20 Gainesville SCAA
Israeli Dancing with Andy 2 of 3 Mon 3/20 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 3/20 Gainesville Baila Calien
Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen Tue 3/21 Gainesville Line Dancing
Ballroom Dance St. Patty's Theme in Ocala Tue 3/21 Ocala USA Dance Oc
Tap with Chaya Tue 3/21 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares - New Beginner Class Tue 3/21 Gainesville Grand Square
Nia Holistic Movement Tue 3/21 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Clogging Tue 3/21 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 3/21 Gainesville Scottish
Swing N Motion with Robert Tue 3/21 Gainesville TexasSwing
Salsa Tue 3/21 Gainesville Mundial
Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle Wed 3/22 Gainesville Pofahl
West Coast Swing Class and Social Dance Wed 3/22 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 3/22 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4 Thu 3/23 Gainesville GDA
Argentine Tango, Rumba, Waltz with Andy 2 of 3 Thu 3/23 Gainesville GDA
Swing N Motion with Robert Thu 3/23 Gainesville TexasSwing
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango Thu 3/23 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 3/23 Gainesville Mundial
International Folk Dancing Fri 3/24 Gainesville GIFD
Rena's Dance Party Fri 3/24 Gainesville RB
English Country Dancing Sat 3/25 Gainesville ECD
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 3/25 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Latin Night Dancing Sat 3/25 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 3/26 Ocala Ocala Dance
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 3/26 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vintage Waltz Brunch Sun 3/26 Gainesville Waltz
Vertical Arabesque Sun 3/26 Gainesville SCAA
Baila Caliente Sun 3/26 Gainesville Baila Calien
West African Dance Sun 3/26 Gainesville SCAA
UF Argentine Tango Mardi Gras Milonga Sun 3/26 Gainesville UF Argentine
Hustle, Foxtrot and Swing with Andy 3 of 3 Mon 3/27 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 3/27 Gainesville ECD
Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro Mon 3/27 Gainesville SCAA
Israeli Dancing with Andy 3 of 3 Mon 3/27 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 3/27 Gainesville Baila Calien
Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen Tue 3/28 Gainesville Line Dancing
Salsa for Free at Bo Diddley Plaza Tue 3/28 Gainesville GDA
Tap with Chaya Tue 3/28 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares - New Beginner Class Tue 3/28 Gainesville Grand Square
Nia Holistic Movement Tue 3/28 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Clogging Tue 3/28 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 3/28 Gainesville Scottish
Swing N Motion with Robert Tue 3/28 Gainesville TexasSwing
Salsa Tue 3/28 Gainesville Mundial
Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle Wed 3/29 Gainesville Pofahl
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 3/29 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4 Thu 3/30 Gainesville GDA
Argentine Tango, Rumba, Waltz with Andy 3 of 3 Thu 3/30 Gainesville GDA
Swing N Motion with Robert Thu 3/30 Gainesville TexasSwing
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 3/30 Gainesville Mundial
International Folk Dancing Fri 3/31 Gainesville GIFD
Rena's Dance Party Fri 3/31 Gainesville RB

2017


March 2017


Wednesday 1 March 2017

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

Wed 3/01, 7-8 pm. This is an ongoing class. No prior experience in Hip-Hop is needed. Starts from the beginning, covering all of the basics. The music is great and the class is fun. Mr. Dingle is an experiences dancer, instructor and choreographer. A graduate of Keiser University and Dreyfoos School of the Arts, he received further training from Julliard, Alvin Ailey, Tennessee Ballet and Howard University. Background includes TV commercials, halftime performances for NBA, commercial shots for Vogue, performances at the Kravis Center, Gusman Center, Tennessee Performing and Miami Arena among others. Dance forms taught include ballet, pointe, pas de deux, modern, jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary West African, Graham, Limon, Horton and Musical Theatre. Mr. Dingle will teach beginning through advanced and adult hip-hop as well as intermediate tap and jazz. 1325 NW 2 Street, Pofahl Studio, Gainesville. 352-373-1166. Pofahl Studio - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Class

Wed 3/01, 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][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 3/01, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio Percussion, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Ste 500, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 2 March 2017

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 3/02, 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. $34. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

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

Thu 3/02, 6-8 pm. 6:00 pm Beginning Argentine Tango. 7:00 pm Beginning West Coast Swing. 8:00 pm Beginning Salsa. These classes cater to new dancers, that is those people who have never danced before. If you have wanted to dance, but been apprehensive about going, these sessions are for you. Everyone learns at their own pace. These are social dance classes. The focus is on having fun, while you learn to dance with a partner. You build your confidence in a non-judgmental atmosphere. Safety comes first. These are gentle classes. There is no pushing and no pulling. Everyone does their own dancing. Couples friendly classes. You can dance just with your partner, if you like. You do not need to rotate. You can rotate as much or as little as you like. Singles friendly classes. You do not need a partner. We do rotate partners, so you get a chance to dance with everyone else. No experienced needed. Experienced dancers welcome. Nearly the entir ... Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [more][website][email][events]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Thu 3/02, 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 Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Thu 3/02, 7:45-9:30 pm. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 3/02, 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][events]


Friday 3 March 2017

International Folk Dancing

Fri 3/03, 7-10 pm. All levels, no partners needed, instructions provided. $3 donation suggested. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Dueling Dance DJs

Fri 3/03, 7:30-11 pm. North Florida's #1 place to dance, Rena's Ballroom, presents a special Dueling Dance DJ's Night. Two DJ's, Jeremy South and Robert de Rochemont II, will be dueling it out to see who can keep everyone's feet dancing. Not only do they play danceable music, they will be asking ladies to dance. Doors open at 7:30. Fun starts at 8 pm. With your Host, Bob de Rohemont, Sr. have a complimentary glass of red, white or chocolate wine, or BYOB. There will be hors d'ouervres and decadent desserts. Swing dance contest. Best dressed contest. Mixers and ladies choice dances. Reservations recommended, seats are limited. Admission $10, $35 reserves a table for 4. Call to reserve your seat. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. RIck, 352-317-2357. Rena's Ballroom - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Pre-Spring Break Party

Fri 3/03, 9:30 pm-3 am. It is that time of the year again. Spring Break is right around the corner. We invite you to join us as we dance and get ourselves ready for the week off before you head off to the beach. This social is themed. Wear your favorite pre-beach wear. 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. Workshop: Salsa on 1 dips and tricks Workshop at 9:30 pm Cost: $10 for one Workshop and social $5 for Workshop $5 for social only Performances: TBA See you there. Studio Percussion, 1925 NW 2 Street, Studio C, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Saturday 4 March 2017

West Coast Swing Dance with Josh Angel

Sat 3/04, 7:30-11:30 pm. The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $15, $10 students. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Latin Night Dancing

Sat 3/04, 10:30 pm-2 am. Merengue, Bachata, Salsa, Reggaeton and more. Vida Social Productions is happy to present: Grand Opening of Latin Saturdays at Rain The new home of Latin Saturdays is Rain Nightclub, come checkout the new sound and professional lights. The full bar carries the best bartenders in town. Ladies enjoy open bar until midnight. Music by DJ RoRi from Venezuela and resident DJ Jonstar. Rain Nightclub and Lounge, 7 SW 1 Street, Gainesville. 305-824-7976. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Sunday 5 March 2017

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 3/05. 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 - [events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 3/05, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: "Through Movement We Find Health." Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. We will be playing with a new routine called Magic. First Class Free Single Class: $12 4-Class Pass: $40 (good for one month after first use) Unlimited One Month: $60. Stillpoint Therapy Studio (right of the main building), 2730 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Vertical Arabesque

Sun 3/05, 11. Traditional ballet class with vertical bar. Elegant Body Pilates, 4003 NW 18 Place, Gainesville, 32605. Jacqueline Valdez, 352-256-2054. $35 per class, four for $115. First class only $15. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [email][events]

Contra Dance

Sun 3/05, 4-7 pm. 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][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 3/05, 4:30-7:30 pm. 4:30 Dance Variety. 5:45 - 7:30pm Social Dancing. Studio Percussion, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Ste 500, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

West African Dance

Sun 3/05, 5. No experience necessary. 250 SE 10 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Corey Souza, 352-316-0682. $5-$10. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 3/05, 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 - [website][email][events]


Monday 6 March 2017

Beginner Tribal Fusion with Karina

Mon 3/06, 6:30-7:30 pm. Join Karina in a weekly one hour tribal fusion class on Monday nights. Classes will be held at Dance 352 in Gainesville Florida address will be given out in a group message via Facebook one week before the first class. Karina is an up-and-coming Tribal Fusion Belly Dancer, Costumer, and, Choreographer located in North Central Florida. Gainesville. $40 per month. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 3/06, 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]

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Mon 3/06, 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][events]

Israeli Dancing with Cyd

Mon 3/06, 7:30-8:30 pm. 7:30 - 8:30 pm. Dance to a higher purpose. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. At 8:30 we will do Israeli partner dances for those that want. No partner needed. We rotate partners. You are not required to rotate. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. $5 per night. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 3/06, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio Percussion, 809 W University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 7 March 2017

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tue 3/07, 4:30-6 pm. Beginner and intermediate. Trinity Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53 Ave, Gainesville, 32653. Terrie Nielsen. $5. Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen - [email][events]

Tap with Chaya

Tue 3/07, 6-7 pm. Designed to demonstrate that creativity can be fun for everyone and can make our community stronger and healthier. Experience fun, exercise and creative expression, musicality and feeling great through the language and joy of tap dancing as an art form for healing the body, mind and spirit, with rhythm, movement, music and sound. Wear comfortable clothing and tap shoes. Free childcare while you dance. Arrive early, class will begin promptly. North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Chaya Heller, 561-330-2929. 6 classes $74 or $66 member, 10 classes $108 or $98 member, 1 class $15. Ayurveda Alternatives - [email][events]

Grand Squares - New Beginner Class

Tue 3/07, 6:15-9 pm. 6:15 Beginning Square Dancing instruction. 7:15 Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Tue 3/07, 6:30-7:30 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. We will be playing with a new routine called Magic. First Class Free Single Class: $12 4-Class Pass: $40 (good for one month after first use) Unlimited One Month: $60. Stillpoint Therapy Studio (right of the main building), 2730 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Clogging

Tue 3/07, 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][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 3/07, 7-9:30 pm. At a private home. Contact us for directions. Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Tue 3/07, 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 Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Salsa

Tue 3/07, 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][events]


Wednesday 8 March 2017

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

Wed 3/08, 7-8 pm. This is an ongoing class. No prior experience in Hip-Hop is needed. Starts from the beginning, covering all of the basics. The music is great and the class is fun. Mr. Dingle is an experiences dancer, instructor and choreographer. A graduate of Keiser University and Dreyfoos School of the Arts, he received further training from Julliard, Alvin Ailey, Tennessee Ballet and Howard University. Background includes TV commercials, halftime performances for NBA, commercial shots for Vogue, performances at the Kravis Center, Gusman Center, Tennessee Performing and Miami Arena among others. Dance forms taught include ballet, pointe, pas de deux, modern, jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary West African, Graham, Limon, Horton and Musical Theatre. Mr. Dingle will teach beginning through advanced and adult hip-hop as well as intermediate tap and jazz. 1325 NW 2 Street, Pofahl Studio, Gainesville. 352-373-1166. Pofahl Studio - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Class

Wed 3/08, 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][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 3/08, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio Percussion, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Ste 500, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 9 March 2017

Swing N Motion with Robert

Thu 3/09, 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 Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Thu 3/09, 7:45-9:30 pm. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 3/09, 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][events]


Friday 10 March 2017

International Folk Dancing

Fri 3/10, 7-10 pm. All levels, no partners needed, instructions provided. $3 donation suggested. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 3/10, 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][events]

Rena's Dance Party with Stardust

Fri 3/10, 8-11 pm. Doors open at 7:30. Fun starts at 8 pm. With your Host, Bob de Rohemont, Sr. have a complimentary glass of red, white or chocolate wine, or BYOB. There will be hors d'ouervres and decadent desserts. Swing dance contest. Best dressed contest. Mixers and ladies choice dances. Reservations recommended, seats are limited. Admission $15 at the door, $12 in advance, $45 reserves a table for 4. Call to reserve your seat. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. RIck, 352-317-2357. Rena's Ballroom - [email][events]


Saturday 11 March 2017

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo - Beginners Milonga

Sat 3/11, 8 pm-12 am. From 8:00 to 9:00 there will be a special Beginners Milonga. If you have taken one or more lessons in Argentine Tango, come out and enjoy an Argentine Tango dance social designed specifically for new dancers. Stay afterwards for the regular milonga for Argentine Tango dancers. Held on the second Saturday of each month. Non-dancers welcome to come and watch for free. Music is predominately Golden Age 1935-1945, some 20s and 50s, some Alternative and Nuevo. Bring drinks and snacks. The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32605. Steve Littler, Sarah Bollinger. $10. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 3/11, 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][events]

Latin Night Dancing

Sat 3/11, 10:30 pm-2 am. Merengue, Bachata, Salsa, Reggaeton and more. Vida Social Productions is happy to present: Grand Opening of Latin Saturdays at Rain The new home of Latin Saturdays is Rain Nightclub, come checkout the new sound and professional lights. The full bar carries the best bartenders in town. Ladies enjoy open bar until midnight. Music by DJ RoRi from Venezuela and resident DJ Jonstar. Rain Nightclub and Lounge, 7 SW 1 Street, Gainesville. 305-824-7976. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Sunday 12 March 2017

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 3/12. 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 - [events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 3/12, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: "Through Movement We Find Health." Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. We will be playing with a new routine called Magic. First Class Free Single Class: $12 4-Class Pass: $40 (good for one month after first use) Unlimited One Month: $60. Stillpoint Therapy Studio (right of the main building), 2730 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Vertical Arabesque

Sun 3/12, 11. Traditional ballet class with vertical bar. Elegant Body Pilates, 4003 NW 18 Place, Gainesville, 32605. Jacqueline Valdez, 352-256-2054. $35 per class, four for $115. First class only $15. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [email][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 3/12, 4:30-7:30 pm. 4:30 Dance Variety. 5:45 - 7:30pm Social Dancing. Studio Percussion, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Ste 500, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

West African Dance

Sun 3/12, 5. No experience necessary. 250 SE 10 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Corey Souza, 352-316-0682. $5-$10. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 3/12, 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 - [website][email][events]


Monday 13 March 2017

Hustle, Foxtrot and Swing with Andy 1 of 3

Mon 3/13, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 to 6:30 pm Hustle 6:30 to 7:30 pm Foxtrot and Lindy Style Swing On Monday nights, learn basic, social Foxtrot, which you can use at social dances. You will also learn how to mix Foxtrot in with your Swing dancing for added variety. We are doing a short, 3-week series, before our next 6-week series starts. During these 3 weeks, you will learn the basics of some useful, often played social dances. The more dances you know, the more dances you can do at a social. On Thursday nights, the dances you will learn are Argentine Tango, Waltz and Rumba. All levels. Suitable for beginners and those with experience. No partner needed. Couples friendly. You do not need to rotate. Two awesomely fun dances. The exhilarating Hustle. This is the dance that kept partner dancing alive during the 1970s and 1980s. Hustle inspired the cool moves you see in Salsa. Hustle helps you learn precision and turning. Lindy Style Swing is the mo ... 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. $40 for 3 weeks or $15 per night, or 9 evenings on Mondays and Thursdays for $90. Swing Dance Gainesville - [more][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 3/13, 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]

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Mon 3/13, 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][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy 1 of 3

Mon 3/13, 7:30-8:30 pm. 7:30 - 8:30 pm. Dance to a higher purpose. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. At 8:30 we will do Israeli partner dances for those that want. No partner needed. We rotate partners. You are not required to rotate. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. $5 per night. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 3/13, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio Percussion, 809 W University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 14 March 2017

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tue 3/14, 4:30-6 pm. Beginner and intermediate. Trinity Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53 Ave, Gainesville, 32653. Terrie Nielsen. $5. Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen - [email][events]

Tap with Chaya

Tue 3/14, 6-7 pm. Designed to demonstrate that creativity can be fun for everyone and can make our community stronger and healthier. Experience fun, exercise and creative expression, musicality and feeling great through the language and joy of tap dancing as an art form for healing the body, mind and spirit, with rhythm, movement, music and sound. Wear comfortable clothing and tap shoes. Free childcare while you dance. Arrive early, class will begin promptly. North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Chaya Heller, 561-330-2929. 6 classes $74 or $66 member, 10 classes $108 or $98 member, 1 class $15. Ayurveda Alternatives - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Tue 3/14, 6:30-7:30 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. We will be playing with a new routine called Magic. First Class Free Single Class: $12 4-Class Pass: $40 (good for one month after first use) Unlimited One Month: $60. Stillpoint Therapy Studio (right of the main building), 2730 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Clogging

Tue 3/14, 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][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 3/14, 7-9:30 pm. At a private home. Contact us for directions. Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Tue 3/14, 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 Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Salsa

Tue 3/14, 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][events]


Wednesday 15 March 2017

Wake and Shake Belly Dance with Najmah Nour

Wed 3/15, 9-9:30 am. Every Monday and Wednesday I will teach a 30 minute class. You can wake up the body and prepare mentally for the day with a little dance! Warning: This class will include a lot of shimmies. Wear something comfortable but there is no dress code. Times or days are subject to change so check with me for latest details. Fork & Pasta, 1800 W University Ave, Gainesville, 32603. Najmah Nour. Free. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

Wed 3/15, 7-8 pm. This is an ongoing class. No prior experience in Hip-Hop is needed. Starts from the beginning, covering all of the basics. The music is great and the class is fun. Mr. Dingle is an experiences dancer, instructor and choreographer. A graduate of Keiser University and Dreyfoos School of the Arts, he received further training from Julliard, Alvin Ailey, Tennessee Ballet and Howard University. Background includes TV commercials, halftime performances for NBA, commercial shots for Vogue, performances at the Kravis Center, Gusman Center, Tennessee Performing and Miami Arena among others. Dance forms taught include ballet, pointe, pas de deux, modern, jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary West African, Graham, Limon, Horton and Musical Theatre. Mr. Dingle will teach beginning through advanced and adult hip-hop as well as intermediate tap and jazz. 1325 NW 2 Street, Pofahl Studio, Gainesville. 352-373-1166. Pofahl Studio - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Class

Wed 3/15, 7-10 pm. Reminder: we have changed this months schedule. We will be having a class on all 5 Wednesdays. This Wednesday will be a Group Private Lesson which is free if you paid for the month ($40). If you did not, then it will only be $5. There will be no formal class instruction, just individual feedback. Also, the class social dance will be pushed off to the 22nd, and we will have class on the 29th. So if you paid for the month, you get all 5 Wednesdays instead of the usual 4. That's a pretty good deal, eh? 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][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 3/15, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio Percussion, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Ste 500, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 16 March 2017

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4

Thu 3/16, 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. $34. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango, Rumba, Waltz with Andy 1 of 3

Thu 3/16, 6-8 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Rumba (Salsa) 8:00 pm Waltz On Thursday nights, learn basic, social Rumba (and Salsa) and slow Waltz, which you can use at social dances. You will also learn how to mix Rumba (and Salsa) in with your Swing dancing for added variety. We are doing a short, 3-week series, before our next 6-week series starts. During these 3 weeks, you will learn the basics of some useful, often played social dances. The more dances you know, the more dances you can do at a social. On Monday nights, the dances you will learn are Hustle and Foxtrot. These classes cater to new dancers, that is those people who have never danced before. If you have wanted to dance, but been apprehensive about going, these sessions are for you. Everyone learns at their own pace. These are social dance classes. The focus is on having fun, while you learn to dance with a partner. You build your confidence in a non-judgmental atmospher ... Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [more][email][events]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Thu 3/16, 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 Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Thu 3/16, 7:45-9:30 pm. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Sensual Bachata Workshop by Christian and Alejandra

Thu 3/16, 8:30 pm-12 am. Bahhari Productions & Salsa Mundial presents Christian & Alejandra Sensual Bachata Workshop followed by Practice Dance Party. As the Founder of the Sensual Bachata Style, Chrstian Sola has traveled around the World sharing the Core Elements & Signature Moves that define this particular style. Alejandra Fontao has a background and Modern Arts as well as Ballet and has been dancing and performing Latin Dances along with Christian. Their workshops are Fun, Energetic, and loaded with lots of great Material to dominate the Sensual Bachata Style. Sensual Bachata Workshop 8:30-10:30 pm Practice Dance Party 10:30 pm to midnight ===Pricing=== Pre-sale (ends 3/15 midnight) $20 with student ID $30 non-student At the Door $30 with student ID $40 non-student Please purchase your ticket here https://salsamundial.com/workshop-ticket/ See you on the dance floor. The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Friday 17 March 2017

International Folk Dancing

Fri 3/17, 7-10 pm. All levels, no partners needed, instructions provided. $3 donation suggested. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Rena's St. Patrick Day Dance Party with Gosia and Ali

Fri 3/17, 7:30-11 pm. Doors open at 7:30. Fun starts at 8 pm. With your Host, Bob de Rohemont, Sr. have a complimentary glass of red, white or chocolate wine, or BYOB. There will be hors d'ouervres and decadent desserts. Best dressed contest. Mixers and ladies choice dances. Reservations recommended, seats are limited. Admission $15 at the door, $12 in advance, $45 reserves a table for 4. Call to reserve your seat. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. RIck, 352-317-2357. Rena's Ballroom - [email][events]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social White Party

Fri 3/17, 10 pm-2 am. Salsa Mundial is going white hot for our winter social again. Please come and join our 2nd annual White Party. Dress to impress in your sexiest white attire. DJ Mike will be playing your favorite salsa, bachata, and more all night long. There will be a dance performance by Tallahassee Touch Ladies Salsa team. You don not want to miss. Their performance starts at 11:45. $7 ($5 if you come in before 10:20) $2 discount for out-of-town guests. Just show your photo ID at the door. The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Saturday 18 March 2017

Harn Museum of Dance

Sat 3/18, 1-4 pm. On Saturday, March 18, we turn the Harn Museum of Art into The Harn Museum of Dance. Watch art come to life before your eyes. Join us for beautiful dance performances and delightful movement workshops for all ages anytime between the hours of 1 and 4 pm. Be There. Be Moved Be there for performances of contemporary dance, hip-hop, ballet and West African dance in dialogue with visual art. Be moved by facilitated discussions and interactive movement experiences for visitors of all ages. Harn Museum of Dance calls upon the democracy of the body to awaken an active, engaged and empathetic present. The project is a collaboration with the UF Center for World Arts featuring the faculty and students of the UF School of Theatre and Dance. Harn Museum of Art, 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, 32611. Joan Frosch. Free. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]

Contra Dance

Sat 3/18, 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][events]

Dance Alive Champagne Gala

Sat 3/18, 7:30. Hosted by Ilene Silverman this event will include music by Gosia and Ali, TV 20s anchorman Dave Snyder, as Master of Ceremonies, an art sale, cuisine by Chef Brothers, and Thornebrook Chocolates. A Keith Watson event. Black tie. The highlight of this Gala will again be our immensely popular Dancing with the Stars sponsored by Parris Dance, with local community leaders paired with our fabulous Dance Alive National Ballet Dancers. Touchdown Terrace, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville. 352-371-2986. $150. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Monthly Milonga at Thuy’s

Sat 3/18, 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][events]

Latin Night Dancing

Sat 3/18, 10:30 pm-2 am. Merengue, Bachata, Salsa, Reggaeton and more. Vida Social Productions is happy to present: Grand Opening of Latin Saturdays at Rain The new home of Latin Saturdays is Rain Nightclub, come checkout the new sound and professional lights. The full bar carries the best bartenders in town. Ladies enjoy open bar until midnight. Music by DJ RoRi from Venezuela and resident DJ Jonstar. Rain Nightclub and Lounge, 7 SW 1 Street, Gainesville. 305-824-7976. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Sunday 19 March 2017

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 3/19. 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 - [events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 3/19, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: "Through Movement We Find Health." Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. We will be playing with a new routine called Magic. First Class Free Single Class: $12 4-Class Pass: $40 (good for one month after first use) Unlimited One Month: $60. Stillpoint Therapy Studio (right of the main building), 2730 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Vertical Arabesque

Sun 3/19, 11. Traditional ballet class with vertical bar. Elegant Body Pilates, 4003 NW 18 Place, Gainesville, 32605. Jacqueline Valdez, 352-256-2054. $35 per class, four for $115. First class only $15. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [email][events]

Rena's Sunday Best

Sun 3/19, 2:30-4:30 pm. A variety of ballroom music including Latin, foxtrot and swing. You do not need a partner and even if you do not dance you can come and enjoy a wide variety of music, socialize, or just watch the fun. Cookies provided and water and soft drinks are available, you may want to bring light snacks to share. Also you may bring your own beer and wine (restrictions will apply). Please drink responsibly. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Gary Cook, 352-481-2576. Rena's Ballroom - [email][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 3/19, 4:30-7:30 pm. 4:30 Dance Variety. 5:45 - 7:30pm Social Dancing. Studio Percussion, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Ste 500, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

West African Dance

Sun 3/19, 5. No experience necessary. 250 SE 10 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Corey Souza, 352-316-0682. $5-$10. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 3/19, 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 - [website][email][events]


Monday 20 March 2017

Hustle, Foxtrot and Swing with Andy 2 of 3

Mon 3/20, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 to 6:30 pm Hustle 6:30 to 7:30 pm Foxtrot and Lindy Style Swing On Monday nights, learn basic, social Foxtrot, which you can use at social dances. You will also learn how to mix Foxtrot in with your Swing dancing for added variety. We are doing a short, 3-week series, before our next 6-week series starts. During these 3 weeks, you will learn the basics of some useful, often played social dances. The more dances you know, the more dances you can do at a social. On Thursday nights, the dances you will learn are Argentine Tango, Waltz and Rumba. All levels. Suitable for beginners and those with experience. No partner needed. Couples friendly. You do not need to rotate. Two awesomely fun dances. The exhilarating Hustle. This is the dance that kept partner dancing alive during the 1970s and 1980s. Hustle inspired the cool moves you see in Salsa. Hustle helps you learn precision and turning. Lindy Style Swing is the mo ... 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. $40 for 3 weeks or $15 per night, or 9 evenings on Mondays and Thursdays for $90. Swing Dance Gainesville - [more][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 3/20, 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]

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Mon 3/20, 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][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy 2 of 3

Mon 3/20, 7:30-8:30 pm. 7:30 - 8:30 pm. Dance to a higher purpose. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. At 8:30 we will do Israeli partner dances for those that want. No partner needed. We rotate partners. You are not required to rotate. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. $5 per night. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 3/20, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio Percussion, 809 W University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 21 March 2017

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tue 3/21, 4:30-6 pm. Beginner and intermediate. Trinity Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53 Ave, Gainesville, 32653. Terrie Nielsen. $5. Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance St. Patty's Theme in Ocala

Tue 3/21, 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][events]

Tap with Chaya

Tue 3/21, 6-7 pm. Designed to demonstrate that creativity can be fun for everyone and can make our community stronger and healthier. Experience fun, exercise and creative expression, musicality and feeling great through the language and joy of tap dancing as an art form for healing the body, mind and spirit, with rhythm, movement, music and sound. Wear comfortable clothing and tap shoes. Free childcare while you dance. Arrive early, class will begin promptly. North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Chaya Heller, 561-330-2929. 6 classes $74 or $66 member, 10 classes $108 or $98 member, 1 class $15. Ayurveda Alternatives - [email][events]

Grand Squares - New Beginner Class

Tue 3/21, 6:15-9 pm. 6:15 Beginning Square Dancing instruction. 7:15 Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Tue 3/21, 6:30-7:30 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. We will be playing with a new routine called Magic. First Class Free Single Class: $12 4-Class Pass: $40 (good for one month after first use) Unlimited One Month: $60. Stillpoint Therapy Studio (right of the main building), 2730 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Clogging

Tue 3/21, 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][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 3/21, 7-9:30 pm. At a private home. Contact us for directions. Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Tue 3/21, 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 Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Salsa

Tue 3/21, 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][events]


Wednesday 22 March 2017

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

Wed 3/22, 7-8 pm. This is an ongoing class. No prior experience in Hip-Hop is needed. Starts from the beginning, covering all of the basics. The music is great and the class is fun. Mr. Dingle is an experiences dancer, instructor and choreographer. A graduate of Keiser University and Dreyfoos School of the Arts, he received further training from Julliard, Alvin Ailey, Tennessee Ballet and Howard University. Background includes TV commercials, halftime performances for NBA, commercial shots for Vogue, performances at the Kravis Center, Gusman Center, Tennessee Performing and Miami Arena among others. Dance forms taught include ballet, pointe, pas de deux, modern, jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary West African, Graham, Limon, Horton and Musical Theatre. Mr. Dingle will teach beginning through advanced and adult hip-hop as well as intermediate tap and jazz. 1325 NW 2 Street, Pofahl Studio, Gainesville. 352-373-1166. Pofahl Studio - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Social Dance

Wed 3/22, 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][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 3/22, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio Percussion, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Ste 500, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 23 March 2017

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4

Thu 3/23, 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. $34. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango, Rumba, Waltz with Andy 2 of 3

Thu 3/23, 6-8 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Rumba (Salsa) 8:00 pm Waltz On Thursday nights, learn basic, social Rumba (and Salsa) and slow Waltz, which you can use at social dances. You will also learn how to mix Rumba (and Salsa) in with your Swing dancing for added variety. We are doing a short, 3-week series, before our next 6-week series starts. During these 3 weeks, you will learn the basics of some useful, often played social dances. The more dances you know, the more dances you can do at a social. On Monday nights, the dances you will learn are Hustle and Foxtrot. These classes cater to new dancers, that is those people who have never danced before. If you have wanted to dance, but been apprehensive about going, these sessions are for you. Everyone learns at their own pace. These are social dance classes. The focus is on having fun, while you learn to dance with a partner. You build your confidence in a non-judgmental atmospher ... Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [more][email][events]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Thu 3/23, 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 Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Thu 3/23, 7:45-9:30 pm. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 3/23, 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][events]


Friday 24 March 2017

International Folk Dancing

Fri 3/24, 7-10 pm. All levels, no partners needed, instructions provided. $3 donation suggested. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Rena's Dance Party

Fri 3/24, 7:30-11 pm. Doors open at 7:30. Fun starts at 8 pm. With your Host, Bob de Rohemont, Sr. have a complimentary glass of red, white or chocolate wine, or BYOB. There will be hors d'ouervres and decadent desserts. Swing dance contest. Best dressed contest. Mixers and ladies choice dances. Reservations recommended, seats are limited. Admission $10, $35 reserves a table for 4. Call to reserve your seat. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. RIck, 352-317-2357. Rena's Ballroom - [email][events]


Saturday 25 March 2017

English Country Dancing

Sat 3/25. Please plan to dance with us on Saturday, March 25 at Depot Park. Details yet to be determined, but I envision some demo dances and some participation dances, so you could be in either group or both. Just come to dance and have fun and share with the community. This is the best way to recruit new local dancers. Please help. Show your enthusiasm just like at the library events that we do. Think of it as a party for all. Depot Park, Gainesville, 32601. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 3/25, 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, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Latin Night Dancing

Sat 3/25, 10:30 pm-2 am. Merengue, Bachata, Salsa, Reggaeton and more. Vida Social Productions is happy to present: Grand Opening of Latin Saturdays at Rain The new home of Latin Saturdays is Rain Nightclub, come checkout the new sound and professional lights. The full bar carries the best bartenders in town. Ladies enjoy open bar until midnight. Music by DJ RoRi from Venezuela and resident DJ Jonstar. Rain Nightclub and Lounge, 7 SW 1 Street, Gainesville. 305-824-7976. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Sunday 26 March 2017

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 3/26. 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 - [events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 3/26, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: "Through Movement We Find Health." Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. We will be playing with a new routine called Magic. First Class Free Single Class: $12 4-Class Pass: $40 (good for one month after first use) Unlimited One Month: $60. Stillpoint Therapy Studio (right of the main building), 2730 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Vintage Waltz Brunch

Sun 3/26, 10:30 am-1:30 pm. Greetings vintage waltzers. Don Page will be there by 10:15. Set up should not take too long. Rena's Ballroom has plenty of tables, chairs and other amenities to help us be very comfortable. Parking space extends east and west along the back of the studio building. Invite a new dancer. Bring a friend. First time attendees get in free. Otherwise, $5 students. $10 adults. Please wear non-scuff shoes in the building. Please bring a covered dish to share. Don will have the coffee on for you. Please wear non-scuff shoes in the building. Bob has disallowed me making coffee there as he said that there is a chance doing so would trip a circuit breaker and shut down one of the air conditioners. Bob has another coffee option there that might interest you. Some have said that it is delicious. A dance lesson is not planned. Many of our dancers will provide assistance to new or advanced dancers if asked to do so. It is that simple to ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32609. Joyce Thompson 352-371-8054, Don Page 352-377-1918. $10, $5 students. Vintage Waltz - [more][email][events]

Vertical Arabesque

Sun 3/26, 11. Traditional ballet class with vertical bar. Elegant Body Pilates, 4003 NW 18 Place, Gainesville, 32605. Jacqueline Valdez, 352-256-2054. $35 per class, four for $115. First class only $15. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [email][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 3/26, 4:30-7:30 pm. 4:30 Dance Variety. 5:45 - 7:30pm Social Dancing. Studio Percussion, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Ste 500, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

West African Dance

Sun 3/26, 5. No experience necessary. 250 SE 10 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Corey Souza, 352-316-0682. $5-$10. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Mardi Gras Milonga

Sun 3/26, 8:30-10:30 pm. Join the UF Argentine Tango Club for our Mardi Gras Milonga. There will be free food, music and dancing. Our event will be held in the common room of Corry Village. This is a great chance to get to dance with other students and many members of the community, so come out and have a good time. The event is free for everyone. Help us by inviting your friends. All levels of experience welcome, even if you have only been to the beginner classes. Non-tango dancers are also welcome to join us to socialize and watch. 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. Parking: The Brown lot directly in front of Corry Village and the Green Zone on the street are restricted 24/7. Alternate parking locations will include Green decals in front of Baby Gator and the parking lots in front of the Law school (only a two-minute walk). Corry Village, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [website][email][events]


Monday 27 March 2017

Hustle, Foxtrot and Swing with Andy 3 of 3

Mon 3/27, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 to 6:30 pm Hustle 6:30 to 7:30 pm Foxtrot and Lindy Style Swing On Monday nights, learn basic, social Foxtrot, which you can use at social dances. You will also learn how to mix Foxtrot in with your Swing dancing for added variety. We are doing a short, 3-week series, before our next 6-week series starts. During these 3 weeks, you will learn the basics of some useful, often played social dances. The more dances you know, the more dances you can do at a social. On Thursday nights, the dances you will learn are Argentine Tango, Waltz and Rumba. All levels. Suitable for beginners and those with experience. No partner needed. Couples friendly. You do not need to rotate. Two awesomely fun dances. The exhilarating Hustle. This is the dance that kept partner dancing alive during the 1970s and 1980s. Hustle inspired the cool moves you see in Salsa. Hustle helps you learn precision and turning. Lindy Style Swing is the mo ... 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. Swing Dance Gainesville - [more][email][events]

English Country Dancing

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

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Mon 3/27, 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][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy 3 of 3

Mon 3/27, 7:30-8:30 pm. 7:30 - 8:30 pm. Dance to a higher purpose. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. At 8:30 we will do Israeli partner dances for those that want. No partner needed. We rotate partners. You are not required to rotate. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. $5 per night. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 3/27, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio Percussion, 809 W University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 28 March 2017

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tue 3/28, 4:30-6 pm. Beginner and intermediate. Trinity Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53 Ave, Gainesville, 32653. Terrie Nielsen. $5. Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen - [email][events]

Salsa for Free at Bo Diddley Plaza

Tue 3/28, 5:30-6:30 pm. Bi-weekly free salsa classes at Bo Diddley Plaza downtown Gainesville every 2nd and 4th Tuesday. Bring a water bottle and comfortable attire and shoes. In the event of rain, still come. We will dance on stage. Maybe you have never danced salsa. Or maybe you already dance salsa dura de la buena. Come build connections and community. All ages, all abilities, all levels. In an inclusive and body positive environment. Reflective dance workshop series coming up. Connect with salsa dance teams or free event entertainment for your organization. Build confidence and ownership in your performance skills. Engage in a supportive network of dancers. Share and explore your joy of dance with others and in your own community. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Tap with Chaya

Tue 3/28, 6-7 pm. Designed to demonstrate that creativity can be fun for everyone and can make our community stronger and healthier. Experience fun, exercise and creative expression, musicality and feeling great through the language and joy of tap dancing as an art form for healing the body, mind and spirit, with rhythm, movement, music and sound. Wear comfortable clothing and tap shoes. Free childcare while you dance. Arrive early, class will begin promptly. North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Chaya Heller, 561-330-2929. 6 classes $74 or $66 member, 10 classes $108 or $98 member, 1 class $15. Ayurveda Alternatives - [email][events]

Grand Squares - New Beginner Class

Tue 3/28, 6:15-9 pm. 6:15 Beginning Square Dancing instruction. 7:15 Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Tue 3/28, 6:30-7:30 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. We will be playing with a new routine called Magic. First Class Free Single Class: $12 4-Class Pass: $40 (good for one month after first use) Unlimited One Month: $60. Stillpoint Therapy Studio (right of the main building), 2730 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Clogging

Tue 3/28, 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][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 3/28, 7-9:30 pm. At a private home. Contact us for directions. Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Tue 3/28, 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 Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Salsa

Tue 3/28, 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][events]


Wednesday 29 March 2017

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

Wed 3/29, 7-8 pm. This is an ongoing class. No prior experience in Hip-Hop is needed. Starts from the beginning, covering all of the basics. The music is great and the class is fun. Mr. Dingle is an experiences dancer, instructor and choreographer. A graduate of Keiser University and Dreyfoos School of the Arts, he received further training from Julliard, Alvin Ailey, Tennessee Ballet and Howard University. Background includes TV commercials, halftime performances for NBA, commercial shots for Vogue, performances at the Kravis Center, Gusman Center, Tennessee Performing and Miami Arena among others. Dance forms taught include ballet, pointe, pas de deux, modern, jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary West African, Graham, Limon, Horton and Musical Theatre. Mr. Dingle will teach beginning through advanced and adult hip-hop as well as intermediate tap and jazz. 1325 NW 2 Street, Pofahl Studio, Gainesville. 352-373-1166. Pofahl Studio - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 3/29, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio Percussion, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Ste 500, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 30 March 2017

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4

Thu 3/30, 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. $34. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango, Rumba, Waltz with Andy 3 of 3

Thu 3/30, 6-8 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Rumba (Salsa) 8:00 pm Waltz On Thursday nights, learn basic, social Rumba (and Salsa) and slow Waltz, which you can use at social dances. You will also learn how to mix Rumba (and Salsa) in with your Swing dancing for added variety. We are doing a short, 3-week series, before our next 6-week series starts. During these 3 weeks, you will learn the basics of some useful, often played social dances. The more dances you know, the more dances you can do at a social. On Monday nights, the dances you will learn are Hustle and Foxtrot. These classes cater to new dancers, that is those people who have never danced before. If you have wanted to dance, but been apprehensive about going, these sessions are for you. Everyone learns at their own pace. These are social dance classes. The focus is on having fun, while you learn to dance with a partner. You build your confidence in a non-judgmental atmospher ... Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [more][email][events]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Thu 3/30, 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 Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 3/30, 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][events]


Friday 31 March 2017

International Folk Dancing

Fri 3/31, 7-10 pm. All levels, no partners needed, instructions provided. $3 donation suggested. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Rena's Dance Party

Fri 3/31, 7:30-11 pm. Doors open at 7:30. Fun starts at 8 pm. With your Host, Bob de Rohemont, Sr. have a complimentary glass of red, white or chocolate wine, or BYOB. There will be hors d'ouervres and decadent desserts. Swing dance contest. Best dressed contest. Mixers and ladies choice dances. Reservations recommended, seats are limited. Generally admission is $10, $35 reserves a table for 4. When there is a live band, admission may be higher. Call to reserve your seat. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. RIck, 352-317-2357. Rena's Ballroom - [email][events]

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