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UF Swing Club Yogurtology Fundraiser

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Salsa, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4

International Folk Dancing

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Waltz

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

2

Swing Dance Class and Social

Argentine Tango Papirusa Milonga

3
4

Nia Holistic Movement

Contra Dance

Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

5

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

English Country Dancing

Israeli Dancing One-Year Beginner Series Starts with Andy

Ballroom

6

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa

7

Irish Dance

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

8

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

International Folk Dancing

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Waltz

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

9

Contra Dance in Melrose

Swing Dance Class and Social

10

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Jon and Judy

Swinging Speakeasy at Depot Park with Miranda Wilson

Ballroom Dance Party

11

Nia Holistic Movement

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Jon and Judy

Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

12

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

English Country Dancing

Israeli Dancing One-Year Beginner Series Starts with Andy

Ballroom

13

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa

14

Irish Dance

Fort King Valentines Barn Dance

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

15

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Salsa, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 4

International Folk Dancing

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Waltz

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

16

Swing Dance Class and Social

Salsa Mundial Social

17

Contra Dance

18

Nia Holistic Movement

Vintage Waltz

Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

19

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Israeli Dancing One-Year Beginner Series Starts with Andy

Ballroom

20

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa

21

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

West Coast Swing Social Dance

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

22

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Salsa, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 4

International Folk Dancing

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Waltz

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

23

Dancing with the GODS Weekend

Argentine Tango Milonga Tardecito with Manuel Mazariego

Swing Dance Class and Social

24

Dancing with the GODS Weekend

MCI Dance Classes at Flow Space

Argentine Tango Milonga Tardecito with Manuel Mazariego

Ballroom Dance Party

25

Dancing with the GODS Weekend

Nia Holistic Movement

Active Streets at Depot Park

Argentine Tango Milonga Tardecito with Manuel Mazariego

Tap Dancing

Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

26

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Israeli Dancing with Cyd

Ballroom

27

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa

Aloha. Hula, Samoan and Tahitian Dancing

28

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

UF Swing Club Yogurtology Fundraiser Thu 2/01 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 2/01 Gainesville KolSimcha
Salsa, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 2/01 Gainesville SwingDance
International Folk Dancing Thu 2/01 Gainesville GIFD
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Waltz Thu 2/01 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 2/01 Gainesville Mundial
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 2/02 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Argentine Tango Papirusa Milonga Fri 2/02 Gainesville Papirusa
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 2/04 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Contra Dance Sun 2/04 Gainesville GODS
Baila Caliente Sun 2/04 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 2/04 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 2/04 Gainesville UF Argentine
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Mon 2/05 Gainesville GSC
English Country Dancing Mon 2/05 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Dancing One-Year Beginner Series Starts with Andy Mon 2/05 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Mon 2/05 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 2/06 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 2/06 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 2/06 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Tue 2/06 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 2/06 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 2/06 Gainesville DC
Salsa Tue 2/06 Gainesville Mundial
Irish Dance Wed 2/07 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
West Coast Swing Class Wed 2/07 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 2/07 Gainesville Baila Calien
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 2/08 Gainesville KolSimcha
International Folk Dancing Thu 2/08 Gainesville GIFD
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Waltz Thu 2/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 2/08 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 2/09 Gainesville GODS
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 2/09 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Jon and Judy Sat 2/10 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Swinging Speakeasy at Depot Park with Miranda Wilson Sat 2/10 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 2/10 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 2/11 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Jon and Judy Sun 2/11 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Baila Caliente Sun 2/11 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 2/11 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 2/11 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 2/11 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Mon 2/12 Gainesville GSC
English Country Dancing Mon 2/12 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Dancing One-Year Beginner Series Starts with Andy Mon 2/12 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Mon 2/12 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 2/13 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 2/13 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 2/13 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Tue 2/13 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 2/13 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 2/13 Gainesville DC
Salsa Tue 2/13 Gainesville Mundial
Irish Dance Wed 2/14 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Fort King Valentines Barn Dance Wed 2/14 Ocala FK
West Coast Swing Class Wed 2/14 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 2/14 Gainesville Baila Calien
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 2/15 Gainesville KolSimcha
Salsa, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 4 Thu 2/15 Gainesville SwingDance
International Folk Dancing Thu 2/15 Gainesville GIFD
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Waltz Thu 2/15 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 2/15 Gainesville Mundial
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 2/16 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa Mundial Social Fri 2/16 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance Sat 2/17 Gainesville GODS
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 2/18 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vintage Waltz Sun 2/18 Gainesville Waltz
Baila Caliente Sun 2/18 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 2/18 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 2/18 Gainesville UF Argentine
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Mon 2/19 Gainesville GSC
Theatre Dance Mon 2/19 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 2/19 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 2/19 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing One-Year Beginner Series Starts with Andy Mon 2/19 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Mon 2/19 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 2/20 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 2/20 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 2/20 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Tue 2/20 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 2/20 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 2/20 Gainesville DC
Salsa Tue 2/20 Gainesville Mundial
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 2/21 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 2/21 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
West Coast Swing Social Dance Wed 2/21 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 2/21 Gainesville Baila Calien
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 2/22 Gainesville KolSimcha
Salsa, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 4 Thu 2/22 Gainesville SwingDance
International Folk Dancing Thu 2/22 Gainesville GIFD
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Waltz Thu 2/22 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 2/22 Gainesville Mundial
Dancing with the GODS Weekend Fri 2/23 Gainesville GODS
Argentine Tango Milonga Tardecito with Manuel Mazariego Fri 2/23 Gainesville UF Argentine
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 2/23 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Dancing with the GODS Weekend Sat 2/24 Gainesville GODS
MCI Dance Classes at Flow Space Sat 2/24 Gainesville GDA
Argentine Tango Milonga Tardecito with Manuel Mazariego Sat 2/24 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 2/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Dancing with the GODS Weekend Sun 2/25 Gainesville GODS
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 2/25 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Active Streets at Depot Park Sun 2/25 Gainesville GDA
Argentine Tango Milonga Tardecito with Manuel Mazariego Sun 2/25 Gainesville UF Argentine
Tap Dancing Sun 2/25 Gainseville Dance 352
Baila Caliente Sun 2/25 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 2/25 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 2/25 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 2/25 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Mon 2/26 Gainesville GSC
Theatre Dance Mon 2/26 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 2/26 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 2/26 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Cyd Mon 2/26 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Mon 2/26 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 2/27 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 2/27 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 2/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Tue 2/27 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 2/27 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 2/27 Gainesville DC
Salsa Tue 2/27 Gainesville Mundial
Aloha. Hula, Samoan and Tahitian Dancing Tue 2/27 Gainesville GDA
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 2/28 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 2/28 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
West Coast Swing Class Wed 2/28 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 2/28 Gainesville Baila Calien

2018


February 2018


Thursday 1 February 2018

UF Swing Club Yogurtology Fundraiser

Thu 2/01, 11-12 am. I scream you scream, we all scream for frozen yogurt? Join us at Yogurology as we raise money for our annual swing workshop Sweet Swingouts 4: Glaze It. Mention Florida Swing Dancing Club at the register and 20% of the proceeds will be donated and used for SSO. Do yourself a favor, and support our club while also enjoying this frozen delight. Bring a friend and see you there. Yogurtology, 3730 SW Archer Road, Suite 230, Gainesville, 32608. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 2/01, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Salsa, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 2/01, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Salsa 7 pm Swing 8 pm Argentine Tango Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. Cost: $50 for 4 week series, or $15 drop-in, or $5 student If financial considerations are keeping you for dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 2/01, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $5. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Waltz

Thu 2/01, 7:30-8:45 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 2/01, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Friday 2 February 2018

Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 2/02, 7:30-11 pm. Free lesson followed by open dancing. All ages welcome. No partner necessary. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Argentine Tango Papirusa Milonga

Fri 2/02, 8-11 pm. 8:00 Lesson 8:30 Dancing Feel free to bring your own drink and favorite snacks to perfect the night. DJ: Andrea Pham. Free parking around the building. We look forward to seeing you and sharing the embrace with you. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Andrea Pham. $10, $5 students. Argentine Tango Papirusa - [email][events]


Sunday 4 February 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 2/04, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: "Through Movement We Find Health." Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Crossfit, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Contra Dance

Sun 2/04, 4-7 pm. Waltzing at 2:45 pm. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. $10. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 2/04, 4:30-7:30 pm. 4:30 Dance Variety. 5:45 - 7:30 pm Social Dancing. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 2/04, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 2/04, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


Monday 5 February 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Mon 2/05, 6. 6 pm LA style salsa. 7:15 pm Casino style. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 2/05, 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]

Israeli Dancing One-Year Beginner Series Starts with Andy

Mon 2/05, 7. Israeli Dancing One-Year Beginner Series starts Monday January 29. Have fun learning to dance to a higher purpose. Awesome music, great dancing, get some exercise, make friends, have a new experience. After the one year, you will be a dancer. Cost per family for the first 5 week series Jan 29 to Feb 26 is: $25 in advance $30 at the door Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 2/05, 7:10-8:10 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]


Tuesday 6 February 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 2/06, 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 2/06, 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 2/06, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Tue 2/06, 7-9 pm. Celebrity's Soul Food, 201 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 2/06, 7-9:30 pm. At a private home. Contact us for directions. Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 2/06, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa

Tue 2/06, 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 7 February 2018

Irish Dance

Wed 2/07, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Sean Nos. 7 pm Set Dancing. 8 pm Performance Class. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Class

Wed 2/07, 7-10 pm. New dancers get in free their first class. If you have been coming to our classes already, and bring someone new to our dances you get $5 off the months admission and they get in free. July Classes: We begin a new month of Beginner West Coast Swing classes, followed by Intermediate WCS. Our schedule for the month: Class #1. Newbie Night Class fee due for Intermediate Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Social Dance. (no lesson, just dancing) Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes West Coast Wednesdays Schedule: 7:00 - 7:15pm Doors Open / Warm Up 7:15 - 8:00pm Beginner West Coast Swing 8:00 - 9:00pm Intermediate West Coast Swing 9:00 - 10:00pm Open Social Dancing Admission Costs: - BEGINNER CLASS: Beginner class may pay per night: $5 for the 7:15-8:00pm Beginner Class. - INTERMEDIATE CLASS: $40 per month due at the first class of the month, which includes all the Beginner and Intermediate classes for the mon ... Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [more][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 2/07, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 8 February 2018

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 2/08, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 2/08, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $5. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Waltz

Thu 2/08, 7:30-8:45 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 2/08, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Friday 9 February 2018

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 2/09, 7:30-10 pm. Melrose Art and Culture Center, #301, Hwy 26, corner of Grove Street, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 2/09, 7:30-11 pm. Free lesson followed by open dancing. All ages welcome. No partner necessary. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]


Saturday 10 February 2018

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Jon and Judy

Sat 2/10, 1-11 pm. This month we welcome back Judy and Jon from Las Vegas. Judy and Jon have been teaching all over the world for decades and even taught for a decade in Buenos Aires to Argentinians and have been recognized by the City of Buenos Aires as authentic milonguero close embrace style teachers. They have millions of tips and stories from the old milongueros they studied with and share them with us now. What we learn from them is invaluable knowledge for social dancing in any milonga in the world, including the most famous traditional milongas in Buenos Aires today. Do not miss it. Private lessons are also available so call them direct on their cell phone as soon as possible to start scheduling privates starting around Friday Feb 9, 2018. 1 hour Private Lesson for one student (or a couple) with both Judy and Jon together $110. 3 hours for $300: Call Judy's Cell phone to reserve private lessons: 520-907-2050. http://www.tangowithjudy.com ... Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [more][website][email][events]

Swinging Speakeasy at Depot Park with Miranda Wilson

Sat 2/10, 7-9 pm. Guys show up in your suits and dolls wear your best party dress 1920s attire recommended, ticket and password required. We will dance the night alive with musical styling from the swing era. "It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing" If you do not know how to swing we recommend checking out the free lessons on Friday nights put on by the Florida Swing Dance Club. For entry to the party make sure you are not being followed to tip off the whereabouts of this nights soiree Shhhh, I did n0t tell you but there will be giggle water (beer and wine) available for purchase, just keep it cool. Show up at Seven O Clock on Saturday night the tenth of February. Doors will be locked so have your password ready. Soiree ends when the sprits run dry or our feet get too sore which ever comes first as long as it is by 9 pm. Entry is $15 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the UF Swing Club Friday night dances from myself, Miranda Wilson, or at the door. Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 2/10, 8-10:30 pm. Great mix of music of ballroom, latin, swing, and a little country. Light refreshments, large floating dance floor. Lots of free parking. $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]


Sunday 11 February 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 2/11, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: "Through Movement We Find Health." Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Crossfit, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Jon and Judy

Sun 2/11, 1-3:45 pm. This month we welcome back Judy and Jon from Las Vegas. Judy and Jon have been teaching all over the world for decades and even taught for a decade in Buenos Aires to Argentinians and have been recognized by the City of Buenos Aires as authentic milonguero close embrace style teachers. They have millions of tips and stories from the old milongueros they studied with and share them with us now. What we learn from them is invaluable knowledge for social dancing in any milonga in the world, including the most famous traditional milongas in Buenos Aires today. Do not miss it. Private lessons are also available so call them direct on their cell phone as soon as possible to start scheduling privates starting around Friday Feb 9, 2018. 1 hour Private Lesson for one student (or a couple) with both Judy and Jon together $110. 3 hours for $300: Call Judy's Cell phone to reserve private lessons: 520-907-2050. http://www.tangowithjudy.com ... Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [more][website][email][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 2/11, 4:30-7:30 pm. 4:30 Dance Variety. 5:45 - 7:30 pm Social Dancing. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 2/11, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 2/11, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 2/11, 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 12 February 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Mon 2/12, 6. 6 pm LA style salsa. 7:15 pm Casino style. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 2/12, 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]

Israeli Dancing One-Year Beginner Series Starts with Andy

Mon 2/12, 7. Israeli Dancing One-Year Beginner Series starts Monday January 29. Have fun learning to dance to a higher purpose. Awesome music, great dancing, get some exercise, make friends, have a new experience. After the one year, you will be a dancer. Cost per family for the first 5 week series Jan 29 to Feb 26 is: $25 in advance $30 at the door Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 2/12, 7:10-8:10 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]


Tuesday 13 February 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 2/13, 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 2/13, 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 2/13, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Tue 2/13, 7-9 pm. Celebrity's Soul Food, 201 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 2/13, 7-9:30 pm. At a private home. Contact us for directions. Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 2/13, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa

Tue 2/13, 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 14 February 2018

Irish Dance

Wed 2/14, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Sean Nos. 7 pm Set Dancing. 8 pm Performance Class. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Fort King Valentines Barn Dance

Wed 2/14, 7-10 pm. Join us at Fort King National Historic Landmark for a very special Valentines dance inside the Fort. With live music this old fashion dance event does not require you to have a partner, this is great for couples and singles alike. This will be a mixture of styles, square, country, and contra. The caller will be calling lots of circles, old-fashioned longways, promenade dances, and squares. Beginners come early for intro lessons. This will be fun for all. Fort King National Historic Landmark and Visitor Center, 3925 E Fort King Street, Ocala, 34470. 352-368-5535. $5. Fort King National Historic Landmark - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Class

Wed 2/14, 7-10 pm. New dancers get in free their first class. If you have been coming to our classes already, and bring someone new to our dances you get $5 off the months admission and they get in free. July Classes: We begin a new month of Beginner West Coast Swing classes, followed by Intermediate WCS. Our schedule for the month: Class #1. Newbie Night Class fee due for Intermediate Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Social Dance. (no lesson, just dancing) Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes West Coast Wednesdays Schedule: 7:00 - 7:15pm Doors Open / Warm Up 7:15 - 8:00pm Beginner West Coast Swing 8:00 - 9:00pm Intermediate West Coast Swing 9:00 - 10:00pm Open Social Dancing Admission Costs: - BEGINNER CLASS: Beginner class may pay per night: $5 for the 7:15-8:00pm Beginner Class. - INTERMEDIATE CLASS: $40 per month due at the first class of the month, which includes all the Beginner and Intermediate classes for the mon ... Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [more][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 2/14, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 15 February 2018

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 2/15, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Salsa, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 4

Thu 2/15, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Salsa 7 pm Swing 8 pm Argentine Tango Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. Cost: $50 for 4 week series, or $15 drop-in, or $5 student If financial considerations are keeping you for dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 2/15, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $5. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Waltz

Thu 2/15, 7:30-8:45 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 2/15, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Friday 16 February 2018

Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 2/16, 7:30-11 pm. Free lesson followed by open dancing. All ages welcome. No partner necessary. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Salsa Mundial Social

Fri 2/16, 9 pm-1:30 am. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Saturday 17 February 2018

Contra Dance

Sat 2/17, 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. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]


Sunday 18 February 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 2/18, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: "Through Movement We Find Health." Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Crossfit, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Vintage Waltz

Sun 2/18, 2-5 pm. Invite a new dancer. Bring a friend. First time attendees get in free. Please wear non-scuff shoes in the building to protect the fine dance floor. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Patrick Harrigan. $10, $5 students. Vintage Waltz - [events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 2/18, 4:30-7:30 pm. 4:30 Dance Variety. 5:45 - 7:30 pm Social Dancing. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 2/18, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 2/18, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


Monday 19 February 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Mon 2/19, 6. 6 pm LA style salsa. 7:15 pm Casino style. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Theatre Dance

Mon 2/19, 6-7 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 2/19, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Adult Ballet

Mon 2/19, 7-8 pm. Teacher Gabby. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Israeli Dancing One-Year Beginner Series Starts with Andy

Mon 2/19, 7. Israeli Dancing One-Year Beginner Series starts Monday January 29. Have fun learning to dance to a higher purpose. Awesome music, great dancing, get some exercise, make friends, have a new experience. After the one year, you will be a dancer. Cost per family for the first 5 week series Jan 29 to Feb 26 is: $25 in advance $30 at the door Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 2/19, 8:10-9:10 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]


Tuesday 20 February 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 2/20, 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 2/20, 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 2/20, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Tue 2/20, 7-9 pm. Celebrity's Soul Food, 201 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 2/20, 7-9:30 pm. At a private home. Contact us for directions. Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 2/20, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa

Tue 2/20, 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 21 February 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 2/21, 6-7 pm. Teacher Karina. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Irish Dance

Wed 2/21, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Sean Nos. 7 pm Set Dancing. 8 pm Performance Class. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Social Dance

Wed 2/21, 7-10 pm. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 2/21, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 22 February 2018

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 2/22, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Salsa, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 4

Thu 2/22, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Salsa 7 pm Swing 8 pm Argentine Tango Each class is one hour and consists of both instruction and dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. Cost: $50 for 4 week series, or $15 drop-in, or $5 student If financial considerations are keeping you for dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 2/22, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Waltz

Thu 2/22, 7:30-8:45 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 2/22, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Friday 23 February 2018

Dancing with the GODS Weekend

Fri 2/23 to Sun 2/25. Three days of dancing. Some events of the weekend will be held at: - Thelma Boktin Ceter - The Thomas Center, 302 NE 6th Ave - The Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW 1st St Register at: https://www.eve?ntbrite.com/e/d?ancing-with-the?-gods-weekend-2?018-tickets-381?66869133. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango Milonga Tardecito with Manuel Mazariego

Fri 2/23, 7:30 pm-0:30 am. Come to Afternoon for a special night of Argentine Tango dancing, delicious natural wines, great music, and a special tango performance. There will be an absolute beginners class from 7:30-8:30 pm where we invite any and all people to learn the basics. Class $7 Class plus Milonga $12 Milonga $10. Afternoon Restaurant, 231 NW 10 Avenue, Gainesville. UF Argentine Tango Club - [website][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 2/23, 7:30-11 pm. Free lesson followed by open dancing. All ages welcome. No partner necessary. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]


Saturday 24 February 2018

Dancing with the GODS Weekend

Sat 2/24 to Sun 2/25. Three days of dancing. Some events of the weekend will be held at: - Thelma Boktin Ceter - The Thomas Center, 302 NE 6th Ave - The Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW 1st St Register at: https://www.eve?ntbrite.com/e/d?ancing-with-the?-gods-weekend-2?018-tickets-381?66869133. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

MCI Dance Classes at Flow Space

Sat 2/24, 11:30 am-12:30 pm. Hosted by Dina Tigeleiro and Henna Hummingbird. M.C.I. Dance is Modern, Contemporary, and Improv dance all rolled into one awesome class, taught by Dina Tigeleiro. (Formerly known as Dina Zinni). All levels of dance experience are welcome as long as you are open to trying out new movement, and getting into the groove. Please join us at Flow Space, on the following dates: Sat, Feb 24th - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Sat, March 10th - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Sat, March 31st - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm The price is only $10 per Class. Flow Space, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]

Argentine Tango Milonga Tardecito with Manuel Mazariego

Sat 2/24, 2-5 pm. Workshop Schedule and Pricing Saturday 2-3:15 (The Limin Room) Connection to the floor and you partner 3:45-5 (The Limin Room) Musicality and Orchestras Sunday 2-3:15 (The Limin Room) LA VARACIÓN : In this class you will learn about “La Variación:” how to identify it on the song, it’s musicality and how to dance it. ***THE LIMIN ROOM (2029 NW 6th Street) In the Curia Complex. Regular Pricing Individual Workshops: $12 Three Workshops Including Milonga: $35 Student Pricing (non-UF students) Individual Workshops: $10 Three Workshops Including Milonga: $25. Limin Room, in the Curia Complex, 2029 NW 6 Street, Gainesville. UF Argentine Tango Club - [website][events]

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 2/24, 7:30-10:30 pm. Great mix of music of ballroom, latin, swing, and a little country. Light refreshments, large floating dance floor. Lots of free parking. $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]


Sunday 25 February 2018

Dancing with the GODS Weekend

Sun 2/25. Three days of dancing. Some events of the weekend will be held at: - Thelma Boktin Ceter - The Thomas Center, 302 NE 6th Ave - The Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW 1st St Register at: https://www.eve?ntbrite.com/e/d?ancing-with-the?-gods-weekend-2?018-tickets-381?66869133. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 2/25, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: "Through Movement We Find Health." Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Crossfit, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Active Streets at Depot Park

Sun 2/25, 11 am-3 pm. Active streets at Depot Park host a variety of different dancing through out the day. Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Free. Gainesville Dance Association - [events]

Argentine Tango Milonga Tardecito with Manuel Mazariego

Sun 2/25, 2-3:15 pm. Workshop Schedule and Pricing Saturday 2-3:15 (The Limin Room) Connection to the floor and you partner 3:45-5 (The Limin Room) Musicality and Orchestras Sunday 2-3:15 (The Limin Room) LA VARACIÓN : In this class you will learn about “La Variación:” how to identify it on the song, it’s musicality and how to dance it. ***THE LIMIN ROOM (2029 NW 6th Street) In the Curia Complex. Regular Pricing Individual Workshops: $12 Three Workshops Including Milonga: $35 Student Pricing (non-UF students) Individual Workshops: $10 Three Workshops Including Milonga: $25. Limin Room, in the Curia Complex, 2029 NW 6 Street, Gainesville. UF Argentine Tango Club - [website][events]

Tap Dancing

Sun 2/25, 3:10-4:10 pm. Adult multilevel tap dancing with Shay. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 2/25, 4:30-7:30 pm. 4:30 Dance Variety. 5:45 - 7:30 pm Social Dancing. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 2/25, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 2/25, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 2/25, 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 26 February 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Mon 2/26, 6. 6 pm LA style salsa. 7:15 pm Casino style. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Theatre Dance

Mon 2/26, 6-7 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 2/26, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Adult Ballet

Mon 2/26, 7-8 pm. Teacher Gabby. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Cyd

Mon 2/26, 7-9 pm. 7 to 7:45 Beginners. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 2/26, 7:10-8:10 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]


Tuesday 27 February 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 2/27, 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 2/27, 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 2/27, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Tue 2/27, 7-9 pm. Celebrity's Soul Food, 201 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 2/27, 7-9:30 pm. At a private home. Contact us for directions. Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 2/27, 7:30-9:30 pm. An ethnic adventure in dance and music. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa

Tue 2/27, 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]

Aloha. Hula, Samoan and Tahitian Dancing

Tue 2/27, 7:45-8:45 pm. Hula, Samoan and Tahitian dancing last Tuesday of the month. Satchel's Pizza, 1800 NE 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]


Wednesday 28 February 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 2/28, 6-7 pm. Teacher Karina. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Irish Dance

Wed 2/28, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Sean Nos. 7 pm Set Dancing. 8 pm Performance Class. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Class

Wed 2/28, 7-10 pm. New dancers get in free their first class. If you have been coming to our classes already, and bring someone new to our dances you get $5 off the months admission and they get in free. July Classes: We begin a new month of Beginner West Coast Swing classes, followed by Intermediate WCS. Our schedule for the month: Class #1. Newbie Night Class fee due for Intermediate Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Social Dance. (no lesson, just dancing) Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes West Coast Wednesdays Schedule: 7:00 - 7:15pm Doors Open / Warm Up 7:15 - 8:00pm Beginner West Coast Swing 8:00 - 9:00pm Intermediate West Coast Swing 9:00 - 10:00pm Open Social Dancing Admission Costs: - BEGINNER CLASS: Beginner class may pay per night: $5 for the 7:15-8:00pm Beginner Class. - INTERMEDIATE CLASS: $40 per month due at the first class of the month, which includes all the Beginner and Intermediate classes for the mon ... Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [more][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 2/28, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

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