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Zouk Bootcamp

Nia Holistic Movement

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Tap Dancing

Contra Dance

Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

2

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballroom

3

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa

Salsa Mundial

4

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

5

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 4

International Folk Dancing

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

6

Noche de Gala

Swing Dance Class and Social

Argentine Tango Papirusa Milonga

7

Irish Dance at the Sping Arts Festival

Gator Salsa Club Spring Extravaganza

8

Nia Holistic Movement

Tap Dancing

Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Once Upon A Time with Floridance

9

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballroom

10

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa

Salsa Mundial

11

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

12

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa and Bachata

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

International Folk Dancing

Argentine Tango the Essence of Milonga with Jorge and Anabel

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

13

Styling Accents in Social Swing Class with Brittany

Contra Dance in Melrose

Swing Dance Class and Social

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Yari Helfeld

14

American Legion Dance West Coast Swing

Ballroom Dance Party

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with UF Tango Weekend

Baila Caliente Social

15

Nia Holistic Movement

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Vintage Waltz

Tap Dancing

Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

16

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballroom

17

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa

Salsa Mundial

18

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

19

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 5

International Folk Dancing

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

20

Contra Dance Weekend with Wild Asparagus

UF Spring Formal Swing Dance Class and Social

Salsa Mundial Social

21

Irish Dance Performance at Ormond Beach Celtic Fest

Contra Dance Weekend with Wild Asparagus

22

Nia Holistic Movement

Contra Dance Weekend with Wild Asparagus

Irish Dance Performance at Ormond Beach Celtic Fest

Tap Dancing

Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

23

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballroom

24

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa

Salsa Mundial

25

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

26

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 5

International Folk Dancing

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

27

Styling Accents in Social Swing Class with Brittany

Swing Dance Class and Social

28

Ballroom Dance Party

29

Nia Holistic Movement

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Tap Dancing

Advanced Contra Dance

Israeli Dancing at Depot Park for Yom Haatmaut

Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

30

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballroom

Zouk Bootcamp Sun 4/01 Gainesville GSC
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/01 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 4/01 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Tap Dancing Sun 4/01 Gainseville Dance 352
Contra Dance Sun 4/01 Gainesville GODS
Baila Caliente Sun 4/01 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/01 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 4/01 Gainesville UF Argentine
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Mon 4/02 Gainesville GSC
Theatre Dance Mon 4/02 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 4/02 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 4/02 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 4/02 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Mon 4/02 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 4/03 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 4/03 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/03 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Tue 4/03 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 4/03 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 4/03 Gainesville DC
Salsa Tue 4/03 Gainesville Mundial
Salsa Mundial Tue 4/03 Gainesville Mundial
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 4/04 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 4/04 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
West Coast Swing Class Wed 4/04 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 4/04 Gainesville Baila Calien
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Thu 4/05 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 4/05 Gainesville KolSimcha
Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 4 Thu 4/05 Gainesville SwingDance
International Folk Dancing Thu 4/05 Gainesville GIFD
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing Thu 4/05 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 4/05 Gainesville Mundial
Noche de Gala Fri 4/06 Gainesville GSC
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 4/06 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Argentine Tango Papirusa Milonga Fri 4/06 Gainesville Papirusa
Irish Dance at the Sping Arts Festival Sat 4/07 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Gator Salsa Club Spring Extravaganza Sat 4/07 Gainesville GSC
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/08 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Tap Dancing Sun 4/08 Gainseville Dance 352
Baila Caliente Sun 4/08 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/08 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 4/08 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 4/08 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Once Upon A Time with Floridance Sun 4/08 Gainesville UFTheatre
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Mon 4/09 Gainesville GSC
Theatre Dance Mon 4/09 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 4/09 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 4/09 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 4/09 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Mon 4/09 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 4/10 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 4/10 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/10 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Tue 4/10 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 4/10 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 4/10 Gainesville DC
Salsa Tue 4/10 Gainesville Mundial
Salsa Mundial Tue 4/10 Gainesville Mundial
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 4/11 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 4/11 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
West Coast Swing Class Wed 4/11 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 4/11 Gainesville Baila Calien
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa and Bachata Thu 4/12 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 4/12 Gainesville KolSimcha
International Folk Dancing Thu 4/12 Gainesville GIFD
Argentine Tango the Essence of Milonga with Jorge and Anabel Thu 4/12 Gainesville Tango y Té
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing Thu 4/12 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 4/12 Gainesville Mundial
Styling Accents in Social Swing Class with Brittany Fri 4/13 Gainesville BD
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 4/13 Gainesville GODS
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 4/13 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Yari Helfeld Fri 4/13 Gainesville UF Argentine
American Legion Dance West Coast Swing Sat 4/14 Gainesville WCSJA
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 4/14 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with UF Tango Weekend Sat 4/14 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Baila Caliente Social Sat 4/14 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/15 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 4/15 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Vintage Waltz Sun 4/15 Gainesville Waltz
Tap Dancing Sun 4/15 Gainseville Dance 352
Baila Caliente Sun 4/15 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/15 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 4/15 Gainesville UF Argentine
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Mon 4/16 Gainesville GSC
Theatre Dance Mon 4/16 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 4/16 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 4/16 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 4/16 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Mon 4/16 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 4/17 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 4/17 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/17 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Tue 4/17 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 4/17 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 4/17 Gainesville DC
Salsa Tue 4/17 Gainesville Mundial
Salsa Mundial Tue 4/17 Gainesville Mundial
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 4/18 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 4/18 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
West Coast Swing Class Wed 4/18 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 4/18 Gainesville Baila Calien
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Thu 4/19 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 4/19 Gainesville KolSimcha
Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 5 Thu 4/19 Gainesville SwingDance
International Folk Dancing Thu 4/19 Gainesville GIFD
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing Thu 4/19 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 4/19 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance Weekend with Wild Asparagus Fri 4/20 Melrose GODS
UF Spring Formal Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 4/20 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa Mundial Social Fri 4/20 Gainesville Mundial
Irish Dance Performance at Ormond Beach Celtic Fest Sat 4/21 Ormond Beach Inisheer Iri
Contra Dance Weekend with Wild Asparagus Sat 4/21 Melrose GODS
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/22 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Contra Dance Weekend with Wild Asparagus Sun 4/22 Melrose GODS
Irish Dance Performance at Ormond Beach Celtic Fest Sun 4/22 Ormond Beach Inisheer Iri
Tap Dancing Sun 4/22 Gainseville Dance 352
Baila Caliente Sun 4/22 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/22 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 4/22 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 4/22 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Mon 4/23 Gainesville GSC
Theatre Dance Mon 4/23 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 4/23 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 4/23 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 4/23 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Mon 4/23 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 4/24 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 4/24 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Tue 4/24 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 4/24 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 4/24 Gainesville DC
Salsa Tue 4/24 Gainesville Mundial
Salsa Mundial Tue 4/24 Gainesville Mundial
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 4/25 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 4/25 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
West Coast Swing Class Wed 4/25 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 4/25 Gainesville Baila Calien
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Thu 4/26 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 4/26 Gainesville KolSimcha
Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 5 Thu 4/26 Gainesville SwingDance
International Folk Dancing Thu 4/26 Gainesville GIFD
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing Thu 4/26 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 4/26 Gainesville Mundial
Styling Accents in Social Swing Class with Brittany Fri 4/27 Gainesville BD
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 4/27 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 4/28 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/29 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 4/29 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Tap Dancing Sun 4/29 Gainseville Dance 352
Advanced Contra Dance Sun 4/29 Gainesville GODS
Israeli Dancing at Depot Park for Yom Haatmaut Sun 4/29 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Sun 4/29 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/29 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 4/29 Gainesville UF Argentine
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Mon 4/30 Gainesville GSC
Theatre Dance Mon 4/30 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 4/30 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 4/30 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 4/30 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Mon 4/30 Gainseville Dance 352

2018


April 2018


Sunday 1 April 2018

Zouk Bootcamp

Sun 4/01. Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 4/01, 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]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 4/01, 11. Warm up beginning at 10:30 am. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance ha ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]

Tap Dancing

Sun 4/01, 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]

Contra Dance

Sun 4/01, 4-7 pm. Waltzing at 2:45 pm. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 4/01, 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 4/01, 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 4/01, 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 2 April 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Mon 4/02, 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 4/02, 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 4/02, 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 4/02, 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 Andy

Mon 4/02, 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. $20 for 4 weeks, or $8 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 4/02, 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 3 April 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 4/03, 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 4/03, 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 4/03, 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, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Tue 4/03, 7-9 pm. Celebrity's Soul Food, 201 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 4/03, 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 4/03, 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 4/03, 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]

Salsa Mundial

Tue 4/03, 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 4 April 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 4/04, 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 4/04, 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 4/04, 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 4/04, 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 5 April 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Thu 4/05, 6. 6 pm Casino style. 7:15 pm LA Style Salsa. O'Connell Center Practice Court, by Gate 3, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 4/05, 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]

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 4

Thu 4/05, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Swing 7 pm Salsa 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: $45 for 4 week series, or $15 drop-in, or $5 student If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 4/05, 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 - East Coast Swing

Thu 4/05, 7:30-8:45 pm. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 4/05, 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 6 April 2018

Noche de Gala

Fri 4/06, 7-9 pm. Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 4/06, 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 4/06, 8-11 pm. Pre-milonga lesson with Andrea from 8 to 8:30. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Andrea Pham. $10, $5 students. Argentine Tango Papirusa - [email][events]


Saturday 7 April 2018

Irish Dance at the Sping Arts Festival

Sat 4/07, 3. Garden Stage at the Thomas Center, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Spring Extravaganza

Sat 4/07, 10 pm-12 am. Elder Care Center of Alachua County, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]


Sunday 8 April 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 4/08, 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]

Tap Dancing

Sun 4/08, 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 4/08, 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 4/08, 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 4/08, 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 4/08, 7. Warm up beginning at 6:30 pm. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance hap ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]

Once Upon A Time with Floridance

Sun 4/08, 7-9 pm. Come join Floridance for a magical night of dance at our Spring Showcase, "Once Upon A Time". Floridance is the University of Florida's original student run dance company, and our entire show is choreographed and organized by company members. The performance will feature numbers of all different styles including jazz, contemporary, musical theatre, and ballet. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the show will begin at 7:00 pm. Bring all of your friends for a fantastic show. University of Florida Performing Arts, 3201 Hull Road, Gainesville, 32611. 3542-392-2787. Free. UF School of Theatre & Dance - [website][events]


Monday 9 April 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Mon 4/09, 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 4/09, 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 4/09, 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 4/09, 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 Andy

Mon 4/09, 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. $20 for 4 weeks, or $8 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 4/09, 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 10 April 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 4/10, 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 4/10, 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 4/10, 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, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Tue 4/10, 7-9 pm. Celebrity's Soul Food, 201 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 4/10, 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 4/10, 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 4/10, 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]

Salsa Mundial

Tue 4/10, 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 11 April 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 4/11, 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 4/11, 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 4/11, 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 4/11, 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 12 April 2018

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa and Bachata

Thu 4/12, 6. 6 pm Casino style. 7:15 pm Bachata. O'Connell Center Practice Court, by Gate 3, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 4/12, 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 4/12, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Argentine Tango the Essence of Milonga with Jorge and Anabel

Thu 4/12, 7:30-11 pm. This will be the 3rd Thursday of the special focus classes that Jorge and Anabel are offering during their stay at Thuy's. The previous ones have been very empowering. Topics of these classes are chosen in response to popular demand. Those who attended the two followers technique classes (men are welcome) will recognize the appeal: "Imagine enriching your body's knowledge with the milonga feelings in a similar way as you did for your followers technique feelings" The first hour will again consist of the class itself, with the last part being a guided practice, with hands-on individual attention from Jorge and Anabel. What: Argentine Tango Class, Let's Dive Into The Essence of Milonga Teachers: Anabel Saldana with Jorge Mendoza and Anabel Saldaña Where: Gainesville (send a private message for directions) See you all, and dance with you soon. In a Private Home, Gainesville, 32605. David Chayes. $20, $10 for students. Tango y Té - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing

Thu 4/12, 7:30-8:45 pm. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 4/12, 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 13 April 2018

Styling Accents in Social Swing Class with Brittany

Fri 4/13, 7. You all have been asking, and finally, it is here. Styling Accents in Social Swing (AKA SASS). This will be in a line dance format so no partner is required. Each week, you learn a piece of choreography to a certain song (chosen by your instructor). Each section you learn, will contain moves you can use to add style and flair to your overall dance skills. With a special focus of West Coast Swing ;) We will be using different parts of the body (isolations). I.E. Shoulders, feet, hands. Along with some common moves you may already know, we will create a dance to the chosen song. Please note, this will be a progressive class, adding more moves to the same song each week. By Ear Musician, 7230 W University Avenue, Gainesville. Brittany Coy, 352-231-6498. $15 per night or $35 for 3 weeks. Britta Dance - [website][events]

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 4/13, 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 4/13, 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]

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Yari Helfeld

Fri 4/13 to Sun 4/15, 9. Join us for UF TANGO Weekend Spring 2018 We are so happy to welcome Yari Helfeld from Puerto Rico for a weekend of beginners, intermediate and advanced seminars as part of UF Tango Weekend. Event Schedule: Friday April 13th: UF Tango Night Milonga (9pm to ~) DJs: Dj Trista (Tampa), Dj Alper (Gainesville) Location: The beautiful Rena's Ballroom Cost: Free for UF Students, Public = $12 (see below to receive perks) Free Tango music CD from Daphne and Robert’s private collection, for the first 20 people who show up (and yes, you get 2 if you are a couple). This gift is only for the paying public, it does not apply to UF students Food: There will be free snacks provided by the Argentine Tango Club. Saturday April 14th: Workshops with Yari Helfeld Schedule coming up soon Sunday April 15th: Workshops with Yari Helfeld Schedule coming up soon Locations: will be updated soon This event is free for UF students. Public pricing coming up soon. Gainesville. UF Argentine Tango Club - [website][email][events]


Saturday 14 April 2018

American Legion Dance West Coast Swing

Sat 4/14, 7-10 pm. They will have a DJ for this one and hopefully have bands in the near future. If we support this, they will try to have one once a month. So come on dancers lets give our support. They usually have a bar and refreshments for these dances. Hope to see You there. American Legion Haisley Lynch Post 16, 4701 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, 32609. $7. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [website][events]

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 4/14, 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. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with UF Tango Weekend

Sat 4/14, 8-11 pm. UF Tango Club has their UF TANGO Weekend with Yari Helfeld – Spring18, and everyone should go, starting with opening milonga at Rena’s Ballroom 720 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32609 Friday night at 9:00 pm April 13 https://www.facebook.com/events/1951036448545767/ And then Saturday night April 14 at 8:00 pm everyone should come to our regular Milonga El Abrazo de Gainesville at the Rosa B: NOTE: No pre-milonga class this month, just dancing starts at 8:00 and we welcome lots of visitors from the UF Tango Weekend! PLUS: Special demo with Gainesville’s own Robert De Rochemont II and Daphne Thomas who just placed 2nd at ATUSA championships Senior Salon division in San Francisco on their first attempt! We are so proud of them and all their hard work and practice has resulted in a well earned prestigious award! Everybody come out and celebrate with them! Time: 8:00 pm – 11:00 DJ: ‘El Stevito’ Steve Littler Cost: A ... 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 Social

Sat 4/14, 9:30 pm-2:30 am. Every month Baila Caliente host a monthly social. We invite you to join us as we dance and get ourselves ready for spring. This social is themed. Wear your favorite beachwear. Come dance the night away, enjoy the festivities, raffle and meet new people. DJ Ocho-Pecan will be playing the best salsa, bachata, merengue and chacha. Performances: TBA Workshop: Salsa Workshop at 9:30 pm Social dancing to follow immediately Cost: $12 for workshop and social $10 with student ID $7 for workshop only $5 with student ID $7 for social only. $5 with student ID Please feel free to send your musical request. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Sunday 15 April 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 4/15, 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]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 4/15, 11. Warm up beginning at 10:30 am. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance ha ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]

Vintage Waltz

Sun 4/15, 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]

Tap Dancing

Sun 4/15, 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 4/15, 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 4/15, 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 4/15, 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 16 April 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Mon 4/16, 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 4/16, 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 4/16, 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 4/16, 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 Andy

Mon 4/16, 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. $20 for 4 weeks, or $8 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 4/16, 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 17 April 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 4/17, 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 4/17, 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 4/17, 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, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Tue 4/17, 7-9 pm. Celebrity's Soul Food, 201 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 4/17, 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 4/17, 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 4/17, 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]

Salsa Mundial

Tue 4/17, 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 18 April 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 4/18, 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 4/18, 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 4/18, 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 4/18, 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 19 April 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Thu 4/19, 6. 6 pm Casino style. 7:15 pm LA Style Salsa. O'Connell Center Practice Court, by Gate 3, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 4/19, 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]

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 5

Thu 4/19, 6-9 pm. 6 pm Swing 7 pm Salsa 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: $45 for 4 week series, or $15 drop-in, or $5 student If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 4/19, 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 - East Coast Swing

Thu 4/19, 7:30-8:45 pm. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 4/19, 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 20 April 2018

Contra Dance Weekend with Wild Asparagus

Fri 4/20 to Sun 4/22, 7-10 pm. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 20, 21 and 22, 2018. Friday Evening: 7:00 - 10:00 pm Saturday Afternoon: 2:00 - 5:00 pm Saturday Evening: 7:00 - 10:00 pm Sunday Afternoon: Noon - 3:00 pm Contra dance to one of New England's finest bands, in the covered dance barn at The Dancing Fish of Lake Santa Fe. Caller: George Marshall Band: Wild Asparagus $20 per dance Weekend Package Price - $60 for entire weekend of dances (individual dances paid at the door total $80). Reserve your spot by buying the weekend package online. You can pay at the door for individual dances. The $60 package can also be bought at the door, providing space is available. Buying the package online guarantees your spot for all 4 dances. The Dancing Fish of Lake Santa Fe is on the western edge of Melrose, Florida. 6304 Dogwood Ln might work better in your mapping software. Turn on Dogwood Ln, go to the end of the road and turn left. Bring a ... The Dancing Fish of Lake Santa Fe, 6228 Dogwood Lane, Melrose, 32666. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]

UF Spring Formal Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 4/20, 8-11 pm. 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. $5. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Salsa Mundial Social

Fri 4/20, 9 pm-2 am. Join us for another awesome night of dancing with great Latin music. Our DJ will be playing your favorite Salsa, Bachata and Chacha songs all night long. As usual, song request forms will be available at the front desk, or you can request your favorite songs here. There will be a Bachata class (Beginner/Intermediate level) before the social. If you are a beginner dancer but know the basic steps, this class is for you. This event is open to the public, so please bring your friends and family. Come early to get a discounted rate! Bachata class: 9:00 - 10:00 PM Social: 10:00 PM-2:00 AM Attire: Dress to impress Prices: Bachata class: $5 Social: $8 ($5 if you come in before 10:20PM) $5 (student or out-of-town guest with valid photo ID) Workshop and Social: $10. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Saturday 21 April 2018

Irish Dance Performance at Ormond Beach Celtic Fest

Sat 4/21 to Sun 4/22, 12:50. April 21 and April 22. Two performances each day at 12:50 and 2:15. Ormond Beach. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Contra Dance Weekend with Wild Asparagus

Sat 4/21 to Sun 4/22, 2-10 pm. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 20, 21 and 22, 2018. Friday Evening: 7:00 - 10:00 pm Saturday Afternoon: 2:00 - 5:00 pm Saturday Evening: 7:00 - 10:00 pm Sunday Afternoon: Noon - 3:00 pm Contra dance to one of New England's finest bands, in the covered dance barn at The Dancing Fish of Lake Santa Fe. Caller: George Marshall Band: Wild Asparagus $20 per dance Weekend Package Price - $60 for entire weekend of dances (individual dances paid at the door total $80). Reserve your spot by buying the weekend package online. You can pay at the door for individual dances. The $60 package can also be bought at the door, providing space is available. Buying the package online guarantees your spot for all 4 dances. The Dancing Fish of Lake Santa Fe is on the western edge of Melrose, Florida. 6304 Dogwood Ln might work better in your mapping software. Turn on Dogwood Ln, go to the end of the road and turn left. Bring a ... The Dancing Fish of Lake Santa Fe, 6228 Dogwood Lane, Melrose, 32666. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]


Sunday 22 April 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 4/22, 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 Weekend with Wild Asparagus

Sun 4/22, 12-3 pm. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 20, 21 and 22, 2018. Friday Evening: 7:00 - 10:00 pm Saturday Afternoon: 2:00 - 5:00 pm Saturday Evening: 7:00 - 10:00 pm Sunday Afternoon: Noon - 3:00 pm Contra dance to one of New England's finest bands, in the covered dance barn at The Dancing Fish of Lake Santa Fe. Caller: George Marshall Band: Wild Asparagus $20 per dance Weekend Package Price - $60 for entire weekend of dances (individual dances paid at the door total $80). Reserve your spot by buying the weekend package online. You can pay at the door for individual dances. The $60 package can also be bought at the door, providing space is available. Buying the package online guarantees your spot for all 4 dances. The Dancing Fish of Lake Santa Fe is on the western edge of Melrose, Florida. 6304 Dogwood Ln might work better in your mapping software. Turn on Dogwood Ln, go to the end of the road and turn left. Bring a ... The Dancing Fish of Lake Santa Fe, 6228 Dogwood Lane, Melrose, 32666. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]

Irish Dance Performance at Ormond Beach Celtic Fest

Sun 4/22, 12:50. April 21 and April 22. Two performances each day at 12:50 and 2:15. Ormond Beach. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Tap Dancing

Sun 4/22, 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 4/22, 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 4/22, 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 4/22, 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 4/22, 7. Warm up beginning at 6:30 pm. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance hap ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]


Monday 23 April 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Mon 4/23, 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 4/23, 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 4/23, 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 4/23, 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 Andy

Mon 4/23, 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. $20 for 4 weeks, or $8 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 4/23, 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 24 April 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 4/24, 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 4/24, 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 4/24, 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, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Tue 4/24, 7-9 pm. Celebrity's Soul Food, 201 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 4/24, 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 4/24, 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 4/24, 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]

Salsa Mundial

Tue 4/24, 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 25 April 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 4/25, 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 4/25, 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 4/25, 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 4/25, 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 26 April 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Thu 4/26, 6. 6 pm Casino style. 7:15 pm Bachata. O'Connell Center Practice Court, by Gate 3, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 4/26, 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]

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 5

Thu 4/26, 6:30-9:30 pm. 6:30 pm Swing 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 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: $45 for 4 week series, or $15 drop-in, or $5 student If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 4/26, 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 - East Coast Swing

Thu 4/26, 7:30-8:45 pm. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 4/26, 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 27 April 2018

Styling Accents in Social Swing Class with Brittany

Fri 4/27, 7. You all have been asking, and finally, it is here. Styling Accents in Social Swing (AKA SASS). This will be in a line dance format so no partner is required. Each week, you learn a piece of choreography to a certain song (chosen by your instructor). Each section you learn, will contain moves you can use to add style and flair to your overall dance skills. With a special focus of West Coast Swing ;) We will be using different parts of the body (isolations). I.E. Shoulders, feet, hands. Along with some common moves you may already know, we will create a dance to the chosen song. Please note, this will be a progressive class, adding more moves to the same song each week. By Ear Musician, 7230 W University Avenue, Gainesville. Brittany Coy, 352-231-6498. $15 per night or $35 for 3 weeks. Britta Dance - [website][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 4/27, 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 28 April 2018

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 4/28, 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. $15 per person, $25 per couple. No partner necessary. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32608. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]


Sunday 29 April 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 4/29, 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]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 4/29, 11. Warm up beginning at 10:30 am. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance ha ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]

Tap Dancing

Sun 4/29, 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]

Advanced Contra Dance

Sun 4/29, 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]

Israeli Dancing at Depot Park for Yom Haatmaut

Sun 4/29, 4. The Klezmer Katz are playing at 4 pm at Depot Park for Yom Haatmaut, Israel's 70 Anniversary. There will be pretty simple dancing that you can fake your way through. After the Klezmer Katz there will be other programming including the singer Batsheva. There will also be food. Depot Park, Gainesville, 32601. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Baila Caliente

Sun 4/29, 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 4/29, 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 4/29, 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 30 April 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Mon 4/30, 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 4/30, 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 4/30, 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 4/30, 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 Andy

Mon 4/30, 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. $20 for 4 weeks, or $8 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 4/30, 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]

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