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Dinner Dance Benefit for Marion Therapeutic Riding Association

West Coast Swing Dance with Danielle Blouin Oates

Latin Night Dancing

2

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Nia Holistic Movement

Contra Dance

Baila Caliente

West African Dance

UF Argentine Tango Class

3

Hustle and West Coast Swing Intermediate with Andy 1 of 4

English Country Dancing

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Israeli Dancing with Andy 1 of 4

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

4

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Ballroom Dance in Ocala

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Clogging

Scottish Country Dancing

Swing N Motion with Robert

Salsa

5

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

6

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

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

Swing N Motion with Robert

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

7

Nia Holistic Movement

International Folk Dancing

Rena's Dance Party

8

Argentine Tango Weekend Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Judy and Jon

Spring Showcase Elegant Body Pilates with Jaqueline Valdez

Ballroom Dance Party

UF Swing Club Spring Formal Social with Floridance

Baila Caliente April Blue Jeans And White Shirt Social

Latin Night Dancing

9

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Nia Holistic Movement

Argentine Tango Weekend Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Judy and Jon

Baila Caliente

West African Dance

UF Argentine Tango Class

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

10

English Country Dancing

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

11

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Clogging

Scottish Country Dancing

Swing N Motion with Robert

Hip Hop for Adults

Salsa

12

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

West Coast Swing Class

Ballet, Contempary and Modern for Adults

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

13

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4

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

Swing N Motion with Robert

Jazz for Adults

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

14

Nia Holistic Movement

International Folk Dancing

Contra Dance in Melrose

Rena's Dance Party

15

Sean Nos Step Dance Workshop with Brian O'Hairt

Contra Dance

The Taxman Cometh Blues Night Is Back

Monthly Milonga at Thuy’s

Latin Night Dancing

16

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Nia Holistic Movement

Baila Caliente

West African Dance

UF Argentine Tango Class

17

Clogging for Adults

English Country Dancing

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

18

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Ballroom Dance in Ocala

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Clogging

Scottish Country Dancing

Swing N Motion with Robert

Hip Hop for Adults

Salsa

19

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

West Coast Swing Class and Social Dance

Ballet, Contemporary and Modern for Adults

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

20

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4

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

Swing N Motion with Robert

Jazz for Adults

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

21

Nia Holistic Movement

International Folk Dancing

Wild Asparagus Contra Dance Weekend in Melrose

Rena's Dance Party with the Gainesville Big Band

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Party

22

Wild Asparagus Contra Dance Weekend in Melrose

Nia Holistic Movement Guest Master Workshop with Kathy Wolstenholme

Ballroom Dance Party

Latin Night Dancing

23

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Nia Holistic Movement

Wild Asparagus Contra Dance Weekend in Melrose

Danzin Through the Decades

Rena's Sunday Best

Baila Caliente

West African Dance

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

UF Argentine Tango Weekend 2017

24

Hustle and West Coast Swing Intermediate with Andy 2 of 4

Clogging for Adults

English Country Dancing

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Israeli Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

25

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Clogging

Scottish Country Dancing

Swing N Motion with Robert

Hip Hop for Adults

Salsa

26

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

West Coast Swing Class

Ballet, Contemporary and Modern for Adults

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

27

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4

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

Swing N Motion with Robert

Jazz for Adults

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

28

Nia Holistic Movement

International Folk Dancing

Rena's Dance Party with Gosia and Aly

29

English Country Dancing Mayfair Ball

Ciara's Blues Dance After Party

Latin Night Dancing

30

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Nia Holistic Movement

Advanced Contra Dance

Baila Caliente

West African Dance

Dinner Dance Benefit for Marion Therapeutic Riding Association Sat 4/01 Gainesville GDA
West Coast Swing Dance with Danielle Blouin Oates Sat 4/01 Gainesville WCSJA
Latin Night Dancing Sat 4/01 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/02 Ocala Ocala Dance
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/02 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Contra Dance Sun 4/02 Gainesville GODS
Baila Caliente Sun 4/02 Gainesville Baila Calien
West African Dance Sun 4/02 Gainesville SCAA
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 4/02 Gainesville UF Argentine
Hustle and West Coast Swing Intermediate with Andy 1 of 4 Mon 4/03 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 4/03 Gainesville ECD
Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro Mon 4/03 Gainesville SCAA
Israeli Dancing with Andy 1 of 4 Mon 4/03 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 4/03 Gainesville Baila Calien
Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen Tue 4/04 Gainesville Line Dancing
Ballroom Dance in Ocala Tue 4/04 Ocala USA Dance Oc
Tap with Chaya Tue 4/04 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 4/04 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/04 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Clogging Tue 4/04 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 4/04 Gainesville Scottish
Swing N Motion with Robert Tue 4/04 Gainesville TexasSwing
Salsa Tue 4/04 Gainesville Mundial
Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle Wed 4/05 Gainesville Pofahl
West Coast Swing Class Wed 4/05 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 4/05 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 4/06 Gainesville GDA
Argentine Tango, Salsa and West Coast Swing with Andy 1 of 6 Thu 4/06 Gainesville SwingDance
Swing N Motion with Robert Thu 4/06 Gainesville TexasSwing
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango Thu 4/06 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 4/06 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement Fri 4/07 Gainesville Nia Holistic
International Folk Dancing Fri 4/07 Gainesville GIFD
Rena's Dance Party Fri 4/07 Gainesville RB
Argentine Tango Weekend Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Judy and Jon Sat 4/08 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Spring Showcase Elegant Body Pilates with Jaqueline Valdez Sat 4/08 Gainesville SCAA
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 4/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
UF Swing Club Spring Formal Social with Floridance Sat 4/08 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Baila Caliente April Blue Jeans And White Shirt Social Sat 4/08 Gainesville Baila Calien
Latin Night Dancing Sat 4/08 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/09 Ocala Ocala Dance
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/09 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Argentine Tango Weekend Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Judy and Jon Sun 4/09 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Baila Caliente Sun 4/09 Gainesville Baila Calien
West African Dance Sun 4/09 Gainesville SCAA
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 4/09 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 4/09 Gainesville Aurora Heali
English Country Dancing Mon 4/10 Gainesville ECD
Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro Mon 4/10 Gainesville SCAA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 4/10 Gainesville Baila Calien
Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen Tue 4/11 Gainesville Line Dancing
Tap with Chaya Tue 4/11 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 4/11 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/11 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Clogging Tue 4/11 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 4/11 Gainesville Scottish
Swing N Motion with Robert Tue 4/11 Gainesville TexasSwing
Hip Hop for Adults Tue 4/11 Gainseville IndepenDance
Salsa Tue 4/11 Gainesville Mundial
Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle Wed 4/12 Gainesville Pofahl
West Coast Swing Class Wed 4/12 Gainesville WCSJA
Ballet, Contempary and Modern for Adults Wed 4/12 Gainseville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 4/12 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4 Thu 4/13 Gainesville GDA
Argentine Tango, Salsa and West Coast Swing with Andy 2 of 6 Thu 4/13 Gainesville SwingDance
Swing N Motion with Robert Thu 4/13 Gainesville TexasSwing
Jazz for Adults Thu 4/13 Gainseville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango Thu 4/13 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 4/13 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement Fri 4/14 Gainesville Nia Holistic
International Folk Dancing Fri 4/14 Gainesville GIFD
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 4/14 Gainesville GODS
Rena's Dance Party Fri 4/14 Gainesville RB
Sean Nos Step Dance Workshop with Brian O'Hairt Sat 4/15 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Contra Dance Sat 4/15 Gainesville GODS
The Taxman Cometh Blues Night Is Back Sat 4/15 Gainesville Chad Big Dad
Monthly Milonga at Thuy’s Sat 4/15 Gainesville Tango y Té
Latin Night Dancing Sat 4/15 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/16 Ocala Ocala Dance
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/16 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Baila Caliente Sun 4/16 Gainesville Baila Calien
West African Dance Sun 4/16 Gainesville SCAA
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 4/16 Gainesville UF Argentine
Clogging for Adults Mon 4/17 Gainseville IndepenDance
English Country Dancing Mon 4/17 Gainesville ECD
Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro Mon 4/17 Gainesville SCAA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 4/17 Gainesville Baila Calien
Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen Tue 4/18 Gainesville Line Dancing
Ballroom Dance in Ocala Tue 4/18 Ocala USA Dance Oc
Tap with Chaya Tue 4/18 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 4/18 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/18 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Clogging Tue 4/18 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 4/18 Gainesville Scottish
Swing N Motion with Robert Tue 4/18 Gainesville TexasSwing
Hip Hop for Adults Tue 4/18 Gainseville IndepenDance
Salsa Tue 4/18 Gainesville Mundial
Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle Wed 4/19 Gainesville Pofahl
West Coast Swing Class and Social Dance Wed 4/19 Gainesville WCSJA
Ballet, Contemporary and Modern for Adults Wed 4/19 Gainseville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 4/19 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4 Thu 4/20 Gainesville GDA
West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 6 Thu 4/20 Gainesville SwingDance
Swing N Motion with Robert Thu 4/20 Gainesville TexasSwing
Jazz for Adults Thu 4/20 Gainseville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango Thu 4/20 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 4/20 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement Fri 4/21 Gainesville Nia Holistic
International Folk Dancing Fri 4/21 Gainesville GIFD
Wild Asparagus Contra Dance Weekend in Melrose Fri 4/21 Melrose GODS
Rena's Dance Party with the Gainesville Big Band Fri 4/21 Gainesville RB
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Party Fri 4/21 Gainesville Mundial
Wild Asparagus Contra Dance Weekend in Melrose Sat 4/22 Melrose GODS
Nia Holistic Movement Guest Master Workshop with Kathy Wolstenholme Sat 4/22 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 4/22 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Latin Night Dancing Sat 4/22 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/23 Ocala Ocala Dance
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/23 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Wild Asparagus Contra Dance Weekend in Melrose Sun 4/23 Melrose GODS
Danzin Through the Decades Sun 4/23 Gainesville GDA
Rena's Sunday Best Sun 4/23 Gainesville RB
Baila Caliente Sun 4/23 Gainesville Baila Calien
West African Dance Sun 4/23 Gainesville SCAA
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 4/23 Gainesville Aurora Heali
UF Argentine Tango Weekend 2017 Sun 4/23 Gainesville UF Argentine
Hustle and West Coast Swing Intermediate with Andy 2 of 4 Mon 4/24 Gainesville SwingDance
Clogging for Adults Mon 4/24 Gainseville IndepenDance
English Country Dancing Mon 4/24 Gainesville ECD
Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro Mon 4/24 Gainesville SCAA
Israeli Dancing with Andy 2 of 4 Mon 4/24 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 4/24 Gainesville Baila Calien
Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen Tue 4/25 Gainesville Line Dancing
Tap with Chaya Tue 4/25 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 4/25 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/25 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Clogging Tue 4/25 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 4/25 Gainesville Scottish
Swing N Motion with Robert Tue 4/25 Gainesville TexasSwing
Hip Hop for Adults Tue 4/25 Gainseville IndepenDance
Salsa Tue 4/25 Gainesville Mundial
Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle Wed 4/26 Gainesville Pofahl
West Coast Swing Class Wed 4/26 Gainesville WCSJA
Ballet, Contemporary and Modern for Adults Wed 4/26 Gainseville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 4/26 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4 Thu 4/27 Gainesville GDA
West Coast Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 6 Thu 4/27 Gainesville SwingDance
Swing N Motion with Robert Thu 4/27 Gainesville TexasSwing
Jazz for Adults Thu 4/27 Gainseville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango Thu 4/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 4/27 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement Fri 4/28 Gainesville Nia Holistic
International Folk Dancing Fri 4/28 Gainesville GIFD
Rena's Dance Party with Gosia and Aly Fri 4/28 Gainesville RB
English Country Dancing Mayfair Ball Sat 4/29 Gainesville ECD
Ciara's Blues Dance After Party Sat 4/29 Gainesville SwingDance
Latin Night Dancing Sat 4/29 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/30 Ocala Ocala Dance
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/30 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Advanced Contra Dance Sun 4/30 Gainesville GODS
Baila Caliente Sun 4/30 Gainesville Baila Calien
West African Dance Sun 4/30 Gainesville SCAA

2017


April 2017


Saturday 1 April 2017

Dinner Dance Benefit for Marion Therapeutic Riding Association

Sat 4/01, 6-11 pm. Join us on April 1st for our second annual Date Night Dinner Dance. The fun begins at 6:00 with Happy Hour, Dinner at 7:00 and Dancing until 11:00. There will be raffles, silent auction, cash bar, dance showcases by local dance professionals from 8 to 8:30, and, of course, some April Fools Day shenanigans. Entertainment will be provided by Gail and Allen Kelcher’s Junior. Sponsor tables are available for $200. Tickets are $20. Tickets may be purchased from the Silver Springs Moose Lodge at 352-687-3744 or the MTRA office at 352-732-7300. Cash, check, MC, VISA or AmEx. Order tickets by March 15th to ensure seating and choice of entrée, chicken cordon blue or beef tips over noodles. Silver Springs Moose Lodge, 7100 SE Maricamp Road, Gainesville, 32603. Ken Ward, 352-615-0362. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance with Danielle Blouin Oates

Sat 4/01, 7:30-11:30 pm. Please join us for an extra foolish 1st Saturday of the Month West Coast Swing (WCS) dance with guest instructor Danielle Blouin Oates, who will be teaching an April Fools themed lesson. We will also be handing out a prize for the wackiest outfit. So bring the craziest-funniest-weirdest-most-eye-straining-est outfit (not costume mind you, we are talking about weird articles of cloting, not masks) and you could walk away with a nifty prize. Danielle Blouin Oates - Instructor, Josh Angel - DJ, Judi - Hostess. 1 hour WCS lesson with Danielle, followed by a WCS social dance with a little 2 Step, ECS, Waltz, and Night Club 2 thrown in. 7:30pm Doors Open 7:45 - 8:45pm April Fools themed lesson w/ Danielle 8:45 -11:30pm Social Dance with DJ Josh Angel. 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 4/01, 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 2 April 2017

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 4/02. 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 4/02, 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]

Contra Dance

Sun 4/02, 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][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 4/02, 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 4/02, 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 4/02, 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 3 April 2017

Hustle and West Coast Swing Intermediate with Andy 1 of 4

Mon 4/03, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 pm Hustle. 6:30 pm West Coast Swing. 7:30 pm Israeli Dancing. No dancing on Mondays April 10 and April 17 due to Passover. On Monday nights, we go at a pace for intermediate dancers. Beginners are welcome to attend and go at their own pace. On Thursday nights, the dances you learn are Argentine Tango, Salsa and West Coast Swing. On Thursday nights we go at a pace for beginners. Intermediate dancers are welcome to attend and go at their own pace. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. To encourage you to dance twice a week, you get a big discount for coming on both Mondays and Thursdays. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge. Cost: $100 for six Mondays and six Thursdays, or $45 for four Mondays, or $75 for six Thursdays, or ... 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 4/03, 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 4/03, 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 4

Mon 4/03, 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 4/03, 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 4 April 2017

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tue 4/04, 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 in Ocala

Tue 4/04, 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 4/04, 6-7 pm. Designed to demonstrate that creativity can be fun for everyone and can make our community stronger and healthier. Experience fun, exercise and creative expression, musicality and feeling great through the language and joy of tap dancing as an art form for healing the body, mind and spirit, with rhythm, movement, music and sound. Wear comfortable clothing and tap shoes. Free childcare while you dance. Arrive early, class will begin promptly. North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Chaya Heller, 561-330-2929. 6 classes $74 or $66 member, 10 classes $108 or $98 member, 1 class $15. Ayurveda Alternatives - [email][events]

Grand Squares

Tue 4/04, 6:15-9 pm. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 4/04, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Clogging

Tue 4/04, 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 4/04, 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 4/04, 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 4/04, 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 5 April 2017

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

Wed 4/05, 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 4/05, 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 4/05, 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 6 April 2017

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 4/06, 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, Salsa and West Coast Swing with Andy 1 of 6

Thu 4/06, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Argentine Tango 7 pm Salsa 8 pm West Coast Swing On Thursday nights, we go at a pace for beginner dancers. Intermediate dancers are welcome to attend and go at their own pace. On Monday nights, the dances you learn are Hustle and West Coast Swing. On Monday nights we go at a pace for intermediate dancers. Beginners are welcome to attend and go at their own pace. Note no dancing on Mondays April 10 and April 17 due to Passover. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. To encourage you to dance twice a week, you get a big discount for coming on both Mondays and Thursdays. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge. Cost: $100 for four Mondays and six Thursdays, or $45 for four Mondays, or $75 for six Thursdays, or $15 per night, o ... 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]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Thu 4/06, 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 4/06, 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 4/06, 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 7 April 2017

Nia Holistic Movement

Fri 4/07, 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]

International Folk Dancing

Fri 4/07, 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 4/07, 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]


Saturday 8 April 2017

Argentine Tango Weekend Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Judy and Jon

Sat 4/08 to Sun 4/09. International Argentine tango masters Judy and Jon relocated to Las Vegas in 2013 after 10 years working as tango professionals in Buenos Aires. During the years they lived in Buenos Aires they acquired a profound understanding of the dance, history, culture, and music of the Tango. In Buenos Aires they performed regularly on stage and at famous Buenos Aires milongas including Sunderland, Salon Canning, Porteno y Bailarin, Gricel, Sin Rumbo, La Baldoza, La Ideal and La Nacional. They were on the teaching staff of prestigious tango schools: Torquato Tasso, La Ideal, and Academia Tanguera. Judy and Jon are esteemed for their connection and impeccable technique. Jon is known for his elegance, connection, sentimiento, and musicality. Judy is admired for her embellishments and beautiful footwork. They teach and perform traditional Argentine Tango de Salon social and exhibition style based in their own Tango Verdad Method. Judy an ... The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32605. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [more][website][email][events]

Spring Showcase Elegant Body Pilates with Jaqueline Valdez

Sat 4/08, 6. We will have 2 celebrity guest artists, special appearance with Derick Pierson and Jason Rex, a singer and contortionist, pole dancing and more. This will be an inspiring evening. Limited seating, raffle. Friends, I wanted to invite you to our spring showcase. See what all the buzz is about - Gainesville's number 1 alternative fitness studio and zumba event leader. Elegant Body Pilates, 4003 NW 18 Place, Gainesville, 32605. Jacqueline Valdez, 352-256-2054. $15. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 4/08, 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]

UF Swing Club Spring Formal Social with Floridance

Sat 4/08, 8:30 pm-12 am. Join us for our Spring formal to end your year right. We will be having food, lessons, games, and of course, plenty of swing dancing. We'll also be handing out our famous Paper Plate Awards to our members. Dress cute cause it'll be an unforgettable night. The lessons are at 8:30 pm at the Dance Studios on the lower level of the Reitz Union. Lessons will be: Intro - Basic 6 count with Zach Bush and Juliette Morgan Special Topics - Music/Choreography Studies with Sundeep Singh and Gabor Horvath We will have glowsticks so rave at 11:30 pm. Reitz Union Ballroom, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. $7. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente April Blue Jeans And White Shirt Social

Sat 4/08, 9:30 pm-4:30 am. Join us for our monthly social in your favorite blue jeans and white shirt. Dancers of all levels are welcome. You do not need a partner. DJ Ocho will be playing the best salsa, bachata, merengue, and chacha. Workshop: Sensual Bachata with Bob and Brittany at 9:30 Social dancing will begin at 10:30 Cost: $11 for Workshop and Social $6 for Workshop only $6 for Social only * Bring your favorite drink for reduced cover. Studio C, 1925 NW 2nd Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Latin Night Dancing

Sat 4/08, 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 9 April 2017

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 4/09. 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 4/09, 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]

Argentine Tango Weekend Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Judy and Jon

Sun 4/09, 12-3 pm. International Argentine tango masters Judy and Jon relocated to Las Vegas in 2013 after 10 years working as tango professionals in Buenos Aires. During the years they lived in Buenos Aires they acquired a profound understanding of the dance, history, culture, and music of the Tango. In Buenos Aires they performed regularly on stage and at famous Buenos Aires milongas including Sunderland, Salon Canning, Porteno y Bailarin, Gricel, Sin Rumbo, La Baldoza, La Ideal and La Nacional. They were on the teaching staff of prestigious tango schools: Torquato Tasso, La Ideal, and Academia Tanguera. Judy and Jon are esteemed for their connection and impeccable technique. Jon is known for his elegance, connection, sentimiento, and musicality. Judy is admired for her embellishments and beautiful footwork. They teach and perform traditional Argentine Tango de Salon social and exhibition style based in their own Tango Verdad Method. Judy an ... The Movement, 1212 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32605. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [more][website][email][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 4/09, 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 4/09, 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 4/09, 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]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 4/09, 7-9 pm. What is ecstatic dance? It is magical. It is mystical. It is freeing and wonderful. It is you. A time and place in sacred space to let go and live and be your self. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath be your guide. Let the music move you. No need to run or hide. Join us in this free-form movement called ecstatic dance. Lead yourself through a mix of music from all different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. Come together with this ever-fresh and changing awesome group of beautiful people, for 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. This will be followed by a scintillating gong bath and a delectable vegan potluck. Join with friends of new and old in a sweet community of soft-hearted people you're sure to be welcomed by. Whether you think you can dance or not, please come out. This is an opportunity to step into the unknown and find ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][website][email][events]


Monday 10 April 2017

English Country Dancing

Mon 4/10, 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 4/10, 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]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 4/10, 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 11 April 2017

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tue 4/11, 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 4/11, 6-7 pm. Designed to demonstrate that creativity can be fun for everyone and can make our community stronger and healthier. Experience fun, exercise and creative expression, musicality and feeling great through the language and joy of tap dancing as an art form for healing the body, mind and spirit, with rhythm, movement, music and sound. Wear comfortable clothing and tap shoes. Free childcare while you dance. Arrive early, class will begin promptly. North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Chaya Heller, 561-330-2929. 6 classes $74 or $66 member, 10 classes $108 or $98 member, 1 class $15. Ayurveda Alternatives - [email][events]

Grand Squares

Tue 4/11, 6:15-9 pm. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 4/11, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Clogging

Tue 4/11, 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 4/11, 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 4/11, 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]

Hip Hop for Adults

Tue 4/11, 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][events]

Salsa

Tue 4/11, 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 12 April 2017

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

Wed 4/12, 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 4/12, 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]

Ballet, Contempary and Modern for Adults

Wed 4/12, 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][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 4/12, 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 13 April 2017

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4

Thu 4/13, 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, Salsa and West Coast Swing with Andy 2 of 6

Thu 4/13, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Argentine Tango 7 pm Salsa 8 pm West Coast Swing On Thursday nights, we go at a pace for beginner dancers. Intermediate dancers are welcome to attend and go at their own pace. On Monday nights, the dances you learn are Hustle and West Coast Swing. On Monday nights we go at a pace for intermediate dancers. Beginners are welcome to attend and go at their own pace. Note no dancing on Mondays April 10 and April 17 due to Passover. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. To encourage you to dance twice a week, you get a big discount for coming on both Mondays and Thursdays. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge. Cost: $100 for four Mondays and six Thursdays, or $45 for four Mondays, or $75 for six Thursdays, or $15 per night, o ... 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]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Thu 4/13, 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]

Jazz for Adults

Thu 4/13, 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][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Thu 4/13, 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 4/13, 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 14 April 2017

Nia Holistic Movement

Fri 4/14, 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]

International Folk Dancing

Fri 4/14, 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 4/14, 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

Fri 4/14, 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]


Saturday 15 April 2017

Sean Nos Step Dance Workshop with Brian O'Hairt

Sat 4/15, 10 am-3 pm. 10am-12pm Beg/Int sean nos workshop 1-3pm Int/Adv sean nos workshop I do not want anyone not to be able to participate due to lack of funds, but request donations as follows: Both workshops: $40 One workshop: $25 Donations can be made at the time of the workshop. Hogan School of Irish Dance Studio, 16 NW 7th Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 386-454-5685. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [website][email][events]

Contra Dance

Sat 4/15, 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]

The Taxman Cometh Blues Night Is Back

Sat 4/15, 8-11:59 pm. Taxman Blues got you down? Come join us at the 6th Street North bar for the grand return of Blues Dancing to the Gainesville scene. Music, dancing, drinks, no cover, how can you go wrong? DJ Big Daddy will be spinning the Blues all night long for your dancing pleasure. Bring your dance shoes, bring a friend, and lose your blues on the dance floor. Free Admission. 6th Street North, 4401 NW 6 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Chad Young. Chad Big Daddy Young Swing Time - [website][email][events]

Monthly Milonga at Thuy’s

Sat 4/15, 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 4/15, 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 16 April 2017

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 4/16. 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 4/16, 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]

Baila Caliente

Sun 4/16, 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 4/16, 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 4/16, 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 17 April 2017

Clogging for Adults

Mon 4/17, 6:30. 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][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 4/17, 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 4/17, 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]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 4/17, 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 18 April 2017

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tue 4/18, 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 in Ocala

Tue 4/18, 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 4/18, 6-7 pm. Designed to demonstrate that creativity can be fun for everyone and can make our community stronger and healthier. Experience fun, exercise and creative expression, musicality and feeling great through the language and joy of tap dancing as an art form for healing the body, mind and spirit, with rhythm, movement, music and sound. Wear comfortable clothing and tap shoes. Free childcare while you dance. Arrive early, class will begin promptly. North Central Florida YMCA, 5201 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Chaya Heller, 561-330-2929. 6 classes $74 or $66 member, 10 classes $108 or $98 member, 1 class $15. Ayurveda Alternatives - [email][events]

Grand Squares

Tue 4/18, 6:15-9 pm. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 4/18, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Clogging

Tue 4/18, 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 4/18, 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 4/18, 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]

Hip Hop for Adults

Tue 4/18, 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][events]

Salsa

Tue 4/18, 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][events]


Wednesday 19 April 2017

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

Wed 4/19, 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 4/19, 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]

Ballet, Contemporary and Modern for Adults

Wed 4/19, 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][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 4/19, 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 20 April 2017

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4

Thu 4/20, 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]

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

Thu 4/20, 6-10 pm. 6 pm West Coast Swing 7 pm Salsa 8 pm Argentine Tango 8 to 10 pm Argentine Tango Practica Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. From 8 to 9 pm there is a one hour Argentine Tango class. From 8 to 10 pm, overlapping with the class, is a two hour Argentine Tango practica. You can participate in either one. The cost for the practica is $5. Student aged folks can come to the practica for free. On Thursday nights, we go at a pace for beginner dancers. Intermediate dancers are welcome to attend and go at their own pace. On Monday nights, the dances you learn are Hustle and West Coast Swing. On Monday nights we go at a pace for intermediate dancers. Beginners are welcome to attend and go at their own pace. Note no dancing on Mondays April 10 and April 17 due to Passover. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, ... 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]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Thu 4/20, 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 Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Jazz for Adults

Thu 4/20, 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][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Thu 4/20, 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 4/20, 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][events]


Friday 21 April 2017

Nia Holistic Movement

Fri 4/21, 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]

International Folk Dancing

Fri 4/21, 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]

Wild Asparagus Contra Dance Weekend in Melrose

Fri 4/21 to Sun 4/23, 7-10 pm. $20 per dance. $60 for all four dances. Buy 3 get 1 free. Friday Evening: 7- 10 pm Saturday Afternoon: 2 – 5 pm Saturday Evening: 7 – 1 0 pm Sunday: Noon- 3·pm Canoeing, Kayaking and Picnicking. Indoors in the new Dance Barn. The Dancing Fish of Lake Sante Fe, Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Rena's Dance Party with the Gainesville Big Band

Fri 4/21, 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]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Party

Fri 4/21, 10 pm-2 am. DJ Mike will be playing your favorite salsa, bachata, and more all night long. $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 22 April 2017

Wild Asparagus Contra Dance Weekend in Melrose

Sat 4/22 to Sun 4/23, 2-10 pm. $20 per dance. $60 for all four dances. Buy 3 get 1 free. Friday Evening: 7- 10 pm Saturday Afternoon: 2 – 5 pm Saturday Evening: 7 – 1 0 pm Sunday: Noon- 3·pm Canoeing, Kayaking and Picnicking. Indoors in the new Dance Barn. The Dancing Fish of Lake Sante Fe, Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement Guest Master Workshop with Kathy Wolstenholme

Sat 4/22, 2:30-5 pm. Last year I had the pleasure of taking Kathy Wolstenholme's Master Class in St. Pete., and wow, what an uplifting experience it was. Kathy, based in South Africa, is a radiant and inspiring trainer, founder of Nia South Africa and creator of Neo-Juice. I am so happy Kathy has agreed to visit Gainesville this spring, and share her knowledge and skills with us. I invite you to come and take a sip of this fantastic juice. Bring water and a snack. Wear anything you feel comfortable and beautiful in. The point is to feel at home and relaxed in your body, to be able to move freely, to feel good. Expect an energy-packed yet warm, soothing and totally inspiring and enlivening experience. Searchlight Yoga Studio, 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite O, Gainesville. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $35 by April 15, $40 thereafter. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 4/22, 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][events]

Latin Night Dancing

Sat 4/22, 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 23 April 2017

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 4/23. 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 - [events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 4/23, 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]

Wild Asparagus Contra Dance Weekend in Melrose

Sun 4/23, 12-3 pm. $20 per dance. $60 for all four dances. Buy 3 get 1 free. Friday Evening: 7- 10 pm Saturday Afternoon: 2 – 5 pm Saturday Evening: 7 – 1 0 pm Sunday: Noon- 3·pm Canoeing, Kayaking and Picnicking. Indoors in the new Dance Barn. The Dancing Fish of Lake Sante Fe, Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Danzin Through the Decades

Sun 4/23, 2-3:30 pm. Come watch our Spring 2017 Showcase. You will enjoy an afternoon full of jazz, contemporary, hip-hop and theater dance. You will not want to miss this. Phillips Center for Performing Arts, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32608. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]

Rena's Sunday Best

Sun 4/23, 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 4/23, 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 4/23, 5. No experience necessary. 250 SE 10 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Corey Souza, 352-316-0682. $5-$10. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [website][email][events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 4/23, 7-9 pm. What is ecstatic dance? It is magical. It is mystical. It is freeing and wonderful. It is you. A time and place in sacred space to let go and live and be your self. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath be your guide. Let the music move you. No need to run or hide. Join us in this free-form movement called ecstatic dance. Lead yourself through a mix of music from all different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. Come together with this ever-fresh and changing awesome group of beautiful people, for 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. This will be followed by a scintillating gong bath and a delectable vegan potluck. Join with friends of new and old in a sweet community of soft-hearted people you're sure to be welcomed by. Whether you think you can dance or not, please come out. This is an opportunity to step into the unknown and find ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Weekend 2017

Sun 4/23, 7 pm-12 am. Join us for the UF Tango Night Spring Night Spring 2017. Doors open at 8 pm and dancing until midnight! The event is free and open to everyone (including non-students). We will be hosting a special tango weekend to wrap up the spring semester and welcome in the summer. Weekend Schedule: 04/22/2017 – Potluck at Lake Wauberg (11:30am – 3:30pm) 04/23/2017 – Beginner Tango Crash Course (7:00pm – 8:00pm) 04/23/2017 – UF Spring Milonga (8:00pm – 12:00am) Non-tango dancers are also welcome to join us to learn (Beginner Tango Crash Course*), socialize, and watch. * Want to learn tango? Join us for the Beginner Tango Crash Course at Dance Studio A in the Lower Level of the Reitz Union. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before. There are teachers for whatever level you might be. Afterwards, you can go upstairs and check out the big event. Please help us by inviting your friends. Reitz Union, Rion Ballroom, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [website][email][events]


Monday 24 April 2017

Hustle and West Coast Swing Intermediate with Andy 2 of 4

Mon 4/24, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 pm Hustle. 6:30 pm West Coast Swing. 7:30 pm Israeli Dancing. No dancing on Mondays April 10 and April 17 due to Passover. On Monday nights, we go at a pace for intermediate dancers. Beginners are welcome to attend and go at their own pace. On Thursday nights, the dances you learn are Argentine Tango, Salsa and West Coast Swing. On Thursday nights we go at a pace for beginners. Intermediate dancers are welcome to attend and go at their own pace. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. To encourage you to dance twice a week, you get a big discount for coming on both Mondays and Thursdays. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge. Cost: $100 for six Mondays and six Thursdays, or $45 for four Mondays, or $75 for six Thursdays, or ... 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]

Clogging for Adults

Mon 4/24, 6:30. 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][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 4/24, 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][events]

Brazilian Samba de Gafieira and Forro

Mon 4/24, 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][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

Mon 4/24, 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 4/24, 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 25 April 2017

Line Dancing with Terrie Nielsen

Tue 4/25, 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 4/25, 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][events]

Grand Squares

Tue 4/25, 6:15-9 pm. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 4/25, 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][events]

Clogging

Tue 4/25, 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][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 4/25, 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 4/25, 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]

Hip Hop for Adults

Tue 4/25, 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][events]

Salsa

Tue 4/25, 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][events]


Wednesday 26 April 2017

Hip Hop for Adults with Herbert Dingle

Wed 4/26, 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 4/26, 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][events]

Ballet, Contemporary and Modern for Adults

Wed 4/26, 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][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 4/26, 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 27 April 2017

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4

Thu 4/27, 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]

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

Thu 4/27, 6-9 pm. 6 pm West Coast Swing 7 pm Salsa 8 pm Argentine Tango 8 to 10 pm Argentine Tango Practica Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. From 8 to 9 pm there is a one hour Argentine Tango class. From 8 to 10 pm, overlapping with the class, is a two hour Argentine Tango practica. You can participate in either one. The cost for the practica is $5. Student aged folks can come to the practica for free. On Thursday nights, we go at a pace for beginner dancers. Intermediate dancers are welcome to attend and go at their own pace. On Monday nights, the dances you learn are Hustle and West Coast Swing. On Monday nights we go at a pace for intermediate dancers. Beginners are welcome to attend and go at their own pace. Note no dancing on Mondays April 10 and April 17 due to Passover. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, ... 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]

Swing N Motion with Robert

Thu 4/27, 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 Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Jazz for Adults

Thu 4/27, 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][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - American Tango

Thu 4/27, 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 4/27, 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][events]


Friday 28 April 2017

Nia Holistic Movement

Fri 4/28, 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]

International Folk Dancing

Fri 4/28, 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 with Gosia and Aly

Fri 4/28, 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. $12. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. RIck, 352-317-2357. Rena's Ballroom - [email][events]


Saturday 29 April 2017

English Country Dancing Mayfair Ball

Sat 4/29. There are two dances this weekend at the United Church of Gainesville, an afternoon tea dance and evening ball. The first from 2:30 to 5:30 with Full Circle playing, Al Rogers and myself calling. The evening ball is from 7:30 to 10:30 with Hoggetowne Fancy and Randy and John Rogers calling. Each dance is $12 at the door. As usual, bring snacks. Dress up. There will be a place to change at the venue if people wish. Hope to see you there. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Ciara's Blues Dance After Party

Sat 4/29, 8 pm-12 am. 6th Street North, 4401 NW 6 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Free. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

Latin Night Dancing

Sat 4/29, 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 30 April 2017

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 4/30. 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 - [events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 4/30, 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]

Advanced Contra Dance

Sun 4/30, 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][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 4/30, 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 4/30, 5. No experience necessary. 250 SE 10 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Corey Souza, 352-316-0682. $5-$10. S-Connection Aerial Arts - [website][email][events]

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