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Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Argentine Tango Beginners with Nico Mazza 1 of 4

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

2

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

3

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 5

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

4

Argentine Tango Papirusa Milonga

5

Cinco De Mayo West Coast Swing Dance with Josh and Judi

6

Nia Holistic Movement

Special Waltz Brunch with Notorious

Tap Dancing

Contra Dance

Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

7

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballroom

8

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Argentine Tango Beginners with Nico Mazza 2 of 4

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

9

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

10

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

11

Contra Dance in Melrose

Swing and More Dance Practice for Everyone with Andy

12

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Susanna Miller

Ballroom Dance Party

13

Nia Holistic Movement

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Tap Dancing

Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

14

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Gator Salsa Club LA Style

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballroom

15

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Argentine Tango Beginners with Nico Mazza 3 of 4

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

16

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

17

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 5

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Salsa Mundial Open House

18

Latin Dance Party at First Magnitude Brewing Company with La Calle

Salsa Mundial Social

19

Cairo Retreat with Luna Belly Dance Workshops

Ballroom Dance Gold Star Mini Match in Daytona

A Night on the Nile with Special Guest Luna of Cairo

Contra Dance

Baila Caliente May Monthly Social

20

Cairo Retreat with Luna Belly Dance Workshops

Nia Holistic Movement

Vintage Waltz

Tap Dancing

Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

21

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Gator Salsa Club LA Style

Ballroom

22

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Argentine Tango Beginners with Nico Mazza 4 of 4

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

23

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Israeli Dancing with Andy

West Coast Swing Class

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

24

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 5 of 5

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

25

Irish Dance at the Florida Folk Festival

26

Irish Dance at the Florida Folk Festival

Ballroom Dance Red, White and Blue Party

27

Irish Dance at the Florida Folk Festival

Nia Holistic Movement

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Baila Caliente

Tap Dancing

28

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Gator Salsa Club LA Style

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Swing Dancing at Depot Park

Ballroom

29

Tap with Chaya

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Scottish Country Dancing

Tango Tuesdays at Haile with Alper

Dance Camp International Folk

30

Beginner Belly Dance

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Memorial Day West Coast Swing Dance

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

31

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 1

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Salsa in Space

Tap with Chaya Tue 5/01 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 5/01 Gainesville Grand Square
Argentine Tango Beginners with Nico Mazza 1 of 4 Tue 5/01 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 5/01 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Tue 5/01 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 5/01 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 5/01 Gainesville DC
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 5/02 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 5/02 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
West Coast Swing Class Wed 5/02 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 5/02 Gainesville Baila Calien
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Thu 5/03 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 5/03 Gainesville KolSimcha
Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 5 Thu 5/03 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba Thu 5/03 Gainesville ParrisDanc
International Folk Dancing Thu 5/03 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 5/03 Gainesville Mundial
Argentine Tango Papirusa Milonga Fri 5/04 Gainesville Papirusa
Cinco De Mayo West Coast Swing Dance with Josh and Judi Sat 5/05 Gainesville WCSJA
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 5/06 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Special Waltz Brunch with Notorious Sun 5/06 Gainesville Waltz
Tap Dancing Sun 5/06 Gainseville Dance 352
Contra Dance Sun 5/06 Gainesville GODS
Baila Caliente Sun 5/06 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 5/06 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 5/06 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Mon 5/07 Gainesville GSC
Theatre Dance Mon 5/07 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 5/07 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 5/07 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 5/07 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Mon 5/07 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 5/08 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 5/08 Gainesville Grand Square
Argentine Tango Beginners with Nico Mazza 2 of 4 Tue 5/08 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 5/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Tue 5/08 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 5/08 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 5/08 Gainesville DC
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 5/09 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 5/09 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
West Coast Swing Class Wed 5/09 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 5/09 Gainesville Baila Calien
Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa Thu 5/10 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 5/10 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba Thu 5/10 Gainesville ParrisDanc
International Folk Dancing Thu 5/10 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 5/10 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 5/11 Gainesville GODS
Swing and More Dance Practice for Everyone with Andy Fri 5/11 Gainesville SwingDance
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Susanna Miller Sat 5/12 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 5/12 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 5/13 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 5/13 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Tap Dancing Sun 5/13 Gainseville Dance 352
Baila Caliente Sun 5/13 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 5/13 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 5/13 Gainesville UF Argentine
Theatre Dance Mon 5/14 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 5/14 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 5/14 Gainseville Dance 352
Gator Salsa Club LA Style Mon 5/14 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 5/14 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Mon 5/14 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 5/15 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 5/15 Gainesville Grand Square
Argentine Tango Beginners with Nico Mazza 3 of 4 Tue 5/15 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 5/15 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Tue 5/15 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 5/15 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 5/15 Gainesville DC
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 5/16 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 5/16 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa Wed 5/16 Gainesville GSC
West Coast Swing Class Wed 5/16 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 5/16 Gainesville Baila Calien
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 5/17 Gainesville KolSimcha
Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 5 Thu 5/17 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba Thu 5/17 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Gator Salsa Club Bachata Thu 5/17 Gainesville GSC
International Folk Dancing Thu 5/17 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 5/17 Gainesville Mundial
Salsa Mundial Open House Thu 5/17 Gainesville Mundial
Latin Dance Party at First Magnitude Brewing Company with La Calle Fri 5/18 Gainesville GDA
Salsa Mundial Social Fri 5/18 Gainesville Mundial
Cairo Retreat with Luna Belly Dance Workshops Sat 5/19 Gainesville Belly Dance
Ballroom Dance Gold Star Mini Match in Daytona Sat 5/19 Daytona ParrisDanc
A Night on the Nile with Special Guest Luna of Cairo Sat 5/19 Gainesville Belly Dance
Contra Dance Sat 5/19 Gainesville GODS
Baila Caliente May Monthly Social Sat 5/19 Gainesville Baila Calien
Cairo Retreat with Luna Belly Dance Workshops Sun 5/20 Gainesville Belly Dance
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 5/20 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vintage Waltz Sun 5/20 Gainesville Waltz
Tap Dancing Sun 5/20 Gainseville Dance 352
Baila Caliente Sun 5/20 Gainesville Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 5/20 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 5/20 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Theatre Dance Mon 5/21 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 5/21 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 5/21 Gainseville Dance 352
Gator Salsa Club LA Style Mon 5/21 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Mon 5/21 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 5/22 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 5/22 Gainesville Grand Square
Argentine Tango Beginners with Nico Mazza 4 of 4 Tue 5/22 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 5/22 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 5/22 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 5/22 Gainesville DC
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 5/23 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 5/23 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa Wed 5/23 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dancing with Andy Wed 5/23 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Class Wed 5/23 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 5/23 Gainesville Baila Calien
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 5/24 Gainesville KolSimcha
Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 5 of 5 Thu 5/24 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba Thu 5/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Gator Salsa Club Bachata Thu 5/24 Gainesville GSC
International Folk Dancing Thu 5/24 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 5/24 Gainesville Mundial
Irish Dance at the Florida Folk Festival Fri 5/25 White Springs Inisheer Iri
Irish Dance at the Florida Folk Festival Sat 5/26 White Springs Inisheer Iri
Ballroom Dance Red, White and Blue Party Sat 5/26 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Irish Dance at the Florida Folk Festival Sun 5/27 White Springs Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 5/27 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 5/27 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Baila Caliente Sun 5/27 Gainesville Baila Calien
Tap Dancing Sun 5/27 Gainseville Dance 352
Theatre Dance Mon 5/28 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 5/28 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 5/28 Gainseville Dance 352
Gator Salsa Club LA Style Mon 5/28 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 5/28 Gainesville IDanceAW
Swing Dancing at Depot Park Mon 5/28 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Ballroom Mon 5/28 Gainseville Dance 352
Tap with Chaya Tue 5/29 Gainesville Ayurveda Alt
Grand Squares Tue 5/29 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 5/29 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Tue 5/29 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 5/29 Gainesville Scottish
Tango Tuesdays at Haile with Alper Tue 5/29 Gainesville UF Argentine
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 5/29 Gainesville DC
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 5/30 Gainseville Dance 352
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa Wed 5/30 Gainesville GSC
Memorial Day West Coast Swing Dance Wed 5/30 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 5/30 Gainesville Baila Calien
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 5/31 Gainesville KolSimcha
Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 1 Thu 5/31 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba Thu 5/31 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Gator Salsa Club Bachata Thu 5/31 Gainesville GSC
International Folk Dancing Thu 5/31 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 5/31 Gainesville Mundial
Salsa in Space Thu 5/31 Gainesville GDA

2018


May 2018


Tuesday 1 May 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 5/01, 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 5/01, 6:15-9 pm. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Argentine Tango Beginners with Nico Mazza 1 of 4

Tue 5/01, 7-8 pm. Absolute beginners tango classes for 4 Tuesdays in May. The 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd. No prior dance experience necessary. No partner necessary. The Limin Room 2029 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, 32609. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. $5. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 5/01, 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 5/01, 7-9 pm. Celebrity's Soul Food, 201 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 5/01, 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 5/01, 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]


Wednesday 2 May 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 5/02, 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 5/02, 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 5/02, 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 5/02, 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 3 May 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Thu 5/03, 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 5/03, 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 3 of 5

Thu 5/03, 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba

Thu 5/03, 7-8:45 pm. May's progressive dance is the very versatile Rumba. It can be danced to a variety of music, not just latin. If you are looking for a slower dance, this is it. We start with the basics and build each week. Singles and couples welcome-rotating partners is optional. No experience needed. 5 weeks of fun-$50 per person or $85 per couple. Try the first week for $12 per person or $20 per couple. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 5/03, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 5/03, 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 4 May 2018

Argentine Tango Papirusa Milonga

Fri 5/04, 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 5 May 2018

Cinco De Mayo West Coast Swing Dance with Josh and Judi

Sat 5/05, 7:30-11 pm. Please join us for our Cinco De Mayo flavored 1st Saturday West Coast Swing Dance. By request, no lesson, just dancing. 3 hours of West Coast Swing bliss with DJ Josh Angel. He will be playing a mix of old and new WCS tunes, from Blues, Pop, R&B, Funk, Rock, Acoustic, to 80s, 90s, and Death Metal Ukalali Music (kidding about the last one). There will also be a smidge of Two Step, ECS, Waltz, and Night Club 2 mixed in. Optional but fun: wear green and/or red or something with a Mexican flare. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $15. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [website][email][events]


Sunday 6 May 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 5/06, 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]

Special Waltz Brunch with Notorious

Sun 5/06, 11 am-2 pm. Waltzers, do not miss this special all-waltz event with three hours of live waltz music by Notorious. Notorious presents their vibrant, evocative, mostly original tunes for Waltz. Performances across many continents and at Kennedy Center in D.C. and in Ken Burns’ PBS documentaries have made this band famous. Oft played tunes from their CD’s Waltz Time, Waltz Time II and Notorious, including the tune Payne’s Prairie, have made them familiar favorites. Notorious will perform as a trio with Larry Unger on banjo and guitar; Eden MacAdam-Somer on fiddle and vocals; and Sam Bartlett on mandolin and jaw harp. No partner necessary. Even if you are new to waltz, don't miss this opportunity to dance to one of America's all-time great waltz bands. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. Patrick Harrigan. $15. Vintage Waltz - [events]

Tap Dancing

Sun 5/06, 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 5/06, 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 5/06, 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 5/06, 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]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 5/06, 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 7 May 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Mon 5/07, 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 5/07, 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 5/07, 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 5/07, 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 5/07, 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 5/07, 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 8 May 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 5/08, 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 5/08, 6:15-9 pm. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Argentine Tango Beginners with Nico Mazza 2 of 4

Tue 5/08, 7-8 pm. Absolute beginners tango classes for 4 Tuesdays in May. The 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd. No prior dance experience necessary. No partner necessary. The Limin Room 2029 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, 32609. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. $5. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 5/08, 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 5/08, 7-9 pm. Celebrity's Soul Food, 201 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 5/08, 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 5/08, 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]


Wednesday 9 May 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 5/09, 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 5/09, 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 5/09, 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 5/09, 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 10 May 2018

Gator Salsa Club LA Style and Casino Salsa

Thu 5/10, 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 5/10, 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba

Thu 5/10, 7-8:45 pm. May's progressive dance is the very versatile Rumba. It can be danced to a variety of music, not just latin. If you are looking for a slower dance, this is it. We start with the basics and build each week. Singles and couples welcome-rotating partners is optional. No experience needed. 5 weeks of fun-$50 per person or $85 per couple. Try the first week for $12 per person or $20 per couple. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 5/10, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 5/10, 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 11 May 2018

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 5/11, 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 and More Dance Practice for Everyone with Andy

Fri 5/11, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Possible Lesson in Hustle, slower Lindy or something else 8:30 pm Dance Practice until around 10:30 or so Come out for casual dance practice, get together, social or whatever. There will be a mix of music suitable mostly for West Coast Swing, slower Lindy, Hustle, with some Waltz, maybe some Salsa, Rumba, Two-Step, Cha Cha maybe an Argentine Tango or two. Music choice depends on who is there. Much of the music will be suitable for different dance choices. You can dance anyway you want to the music. Email me your requests, if you like. If people want, I will do a lesson at 7:30. The lesson will be suitable for anyone that has some partner dance experience. I would like to do the lesson in Hustle for people that do some other kind of spot dance like West Coast Swing, Lindy or Salsa. You will learn how to convert the moves you know into Hustle. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Rena's Place, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. $10. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Saturday 12 May 2018

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Susanna Miller

Sat 5/12, 6:30-11 pm. 6:30 - 7:45 pm with special guest teacher from Buenos Aires, Susana Miller Tango The Pioneer International Milonguero Instructor, for one night only: 1 workshop and mini-private lessons with Susanna during the following milonga from 8:00 to 11:00 pm. Contact Kathleen Ahearn Prucher at 727-742-3368 to arrange mini-private lessons. In the mini-private, Susanna will dance with you for a tanda during the milonga, and then take you to a separate room and give you instructions specific to you to help improve what you are doing. 6:30 – 7:45 pm $25 – Workshop – Figures are situations on the dance floor. Five basic figures for navigating impeccably for waltz as well as tango. We will film these figures, combining them with explanations in slow motion, for all Levels. 8:00 – 11:00 – Milonga with mini-privates available. $25 a tanda. 15 minutes. Milonga $10, Students $5. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 5/12, 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. No partner necessary. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32608. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $15 per person, $25 per couple, $12 for Parris Dance students, or $8 college student. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]


Sunday 13 May 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 5/13, 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 5/13, 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 5/13, 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 5/13, 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 5/13, 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 5/13, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


Monday 14 May 2018

Theatre Dance

Mon 5/14, 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 5/14, 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 5/14, 7-8 pm. Teacher Gabby. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA Style

Mon 5/14, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 5/14, 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 5/14, 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 15 May 2018

Tap with Chaya

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

Argentine Tango Beginners with Nico Mazza 3 of 4

Tue 5/15, 7-8 pm. Absolute beginners tango classes for 4 Tuesdays in May. The 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd. No prior dance experience necessary. No partner necessary. The Limin Room 2029 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, 32609. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. $5. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 5/15, 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 5/15, 7-9 pm. Celebrity's Soul Food, 201 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 5/15, 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 5/15, 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]


Wednesday 16 May 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 5/16, 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 5/16, 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]

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Wed 5/16, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Class

Wed 5/16, 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 5/16, 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 17 May 2018

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 5/17, 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 5

Thu 5/17, 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba

Thu 5/17, 7-8:45 pm. May's progressive dance is the very versatile Rumba. It can be danced to a variety of music, not just latin. If you are looking for a slower dance, this is it. We start with the basics and build each week. Singles and couples welcome-rotating partners is optional. No experience needed. 5 weeks of fun-$50 per person or $85 per couple. Try the first week for $12 per person or $20 per couple. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

Thu 5/17, 7. O'Connell Center Practice Court, by Gate 3, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 5/17, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 5/17, 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]

Salsa Mundial Open House

Thu 5/17, 7:30-9:40 pm. Let's start summer semester off on the right note. Please join us for an open house at our new location for Salsa and Bachata classes for free. Classes are divided into three levels for Salsa and two levels for Bachata. All levels are welcome and a partner is not required. Bring your family and friends along. We will also have a special for pre-paid classes at the studio. Salsa Classes: 7:30-8:30 PM -Instructors- Basic-Beginner: Angela Beginner: Emer/Steph Intermediate/Advanced: Koji/Veronica Bachata Classes: 8:40-9:40 PM -Instructors- Beginner: Angela/Emer Intermediate: Koji/Stephanie See you on the dance floor. Salsa Mundial, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32607-2854. Koji. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Friday 18 May 2018

Latin Dance Party at First Magnitude Brewing Company with La Calle

Fri 5/18, 7-11 pm. Hosted by Old San Juan Gastronomia. Old San Juan Gastronomia presents Latino's Night featuring Elio Piedra and his Latino Sound Machine Entertainment! Come out to First Magnitude for a night of authentic and delicious Puerto Rican food and some incredible dance music. The Latino Sound Machine will is a versatile movement where you can find styles like bachata, salsa, authentic Cuban music, merengue, and even world fusion music. The event is free so come ready to dance until we close it down! As always, if there is rain, we will move the party into the warehouse. First Magnitude Brewing Company, 1220 SE Veitch Street, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Salsa Mundial Social

Fri 5/18, 9 pm-2 am. Let’s start the summer semester off on the right note. Join us for another awesome night of dancing to your favorite Latin music at our new location. Yes. This social is happening at our new location! Located near campus with ample parking and the convenience of a bus stop. Try out our new floor and sound system. Do you want to eat dinner with a glass of beer or wine before the social? No worries. The Copper Monkey’s new location is right across from our studio. As usual, DJ Koji will be playing your favorite Salsa, Bachata and Cha Cha songs all night long. We will be holding another Beginner Cha Cha workshop before the social. This is the perfect opportunity to sharpen your skills, and our instructors will give you important tips for you to Cha Cha the night away. This event is open to the public, so please bring your friends and family. Come before 10:20 pm to get a discounted rate. 9:00 - 10;00 pm: Cha Cha class by ... 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [more][website][email][events]


Saturday 19 May 2018

Cairo Retreat with Luna Belly Dance Workshops

Sat 5/19 to Sun 5/20, 10:30 am-3:30 pm. Hosted by Najmah Nour and Oralia Kolaczkowski. Gainesville Florida Welcomes LUNA OF CAIRO in her first ever Florida retreat style workshop and fundraising event!!! Workshops and available lodging will be at Gainesville Retreat Center, a gorgeous 108-acre Wildlife Refuge. LUNA OF CAIRO BIO Luna is an international belly dance star who has performed in Egypt's top hotels and Nile cruises for the past nine years. She has an exceptionally exciting style of dance, and has been featured on Egyptian television channels such as El-Tet as a star dancer. Luna has also appeared in the music videos of some of Egypt's most popular singers, including Higazi Mitqal, Mahmoud El-Hosseiny, Simsim Shehab, Ragab El-Prince, and Ahmed Salah, and was a featured dancer in several movies. In addition to performing, Luna is in high demand to teach belly dance workshops around the world. She has taught all over the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, E ... Gainesville Retreat Center, 1551 SE 51 Street, Gainesville, 32641. Leela Corman, 718-687-7433. Belly Dance with Leela - [more][website][email][events]

Ballroom Dance Gold Star Mini Match in Daytona

Sat 5/19, 12-11 pm. Join us in South Daytona for a fun-filled day of competing and dancing in the evening. Join our fun group who is already going. See Eileen for details if you would like to compete or go as a spectator. Daytona. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

A Night on the Nile with Special Guest Luna of Cairo

Sat 5/19, 7-9 pm. Join us for our yearly Belly Dance Showcase Fundraiser. This year, we are super-excited that our featured performer is Luna of Cairo--an internationally known dancer from Cairo, Egypt. In addition, we have an array of dancers performing from Gainesville, Orlando, Tampa, Ocala, Tallahassee and St. Augustine!!! All proceeds will be donated to Peaceful Paths and Ocala Domestic Abuse Shelter. No cover but donations accepted! Luna of Cairo will also be teaching 2-days of belly dance workshops at the Gainesville Retreat Center. Blackadder Brewing Company, 618 NW 60 Street, Suite A, Gainesville, 32607. Leela Corman, 718-687-7433. Belly Dance with Leela - [more][website][email][events]

Contra Dance

Sat 5/19, 7-10 pm. 5:45 Waltz. 6:30 Beginners lesson a half hour before the contra dance starts. No partner needed. Please wear clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the floor. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente May Monthly Social

Sat 5/19, 9:30 pm-2:30 am. Lets ring in the summer right. Every month baila caliente host a monthly social. This Month's social will be May 19th. We invite you to join us as we dance and get ourselves ready for summer. This social is themed. Wear your favorite summer attire. 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. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609-3634. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Sunday 20 May 2018

Cairo Retreat with Luna Belly Dance Workshops

Sun 5/20, 9:30 am-1 pm. Hosted by Najmah Nour and Oralia Kolaczkowski. Gainesville Florida Welcomes LUNA OF CAIRO in her first ever Florida retreat style workshop and fundraising event!!! Workshops and available lodging will be at Gainesville Retreat Center, a gorgeous 108-acre Wildlife Refuge. LUNA OF CAIRO BIO Luna is an international belly dance star who has performed in Egypt's top hotels and Nile cruises for the past nine years. She has an exceptionally exciting style of dance, and has been featured on Egyptian television channels such as El-Tet as a star dancer. Luna has also appeared in the music videos of some of Egypt's most popular singers, including Higazi Mitqal, Mahmoud El-Hosseiny, Simsim Shehab, Ragab El-Prince, and Ahmed Salah, and was a featured dancer in several movies. In addition to performing, Luna is in high demand to teach belly dance workshops around the world. She has taught all over the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, E ... Gainesville Retreat Center, 1551 SE 51 Street, Gainesville, 32641. Leela Corman, 718-687-7433. Belly Dance with Leela - [more][website][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 5/20, 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 5/20, 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 5/20, 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 5/20, 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 5/20, 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]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 5/20, 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 21 May 2018

Theatre Dance

Mon 5/21, 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 5/21, 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 5/21, 7-8 pm. Teacher Gabby. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA Style

Mon 5/21, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 5/21, 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 22 May 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 5/22, 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 5/22, 6:15-9 pm. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Argentine Tango Beginners with Nico Mazza 4 of 4

Tue 5/22, 7-8 pm. Absolute beginners tango classes for 4 Tuesdays in May. The 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd. No prior dance experience necessary. No partner necessary. The Limin Room 2029 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, 32609. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. $5. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 5/22, 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]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 5/22, 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 5/22, 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]


Wednesday 23 May 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 5/23, 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 5/23, 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]

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Wed 5/23, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Wed 5/23, 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. Date changed to Wednesday this week, due to the holiday of Shavuot on Monday. 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]

West Coast Swing Class

Wed 5/23, 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 5/23, 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 24 May 2018

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 5/24, 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 5 of 5

Thu 5/24, 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba

Thu 5/24, 7-8:45 pm. May's progressive dance is the very versatile Rumba. It can be danced to a variety of music, not just latin. If you are looking for a slower dance, this is it. We start with the basics and build each week. Singles and couples welcome-rotating partners is optional. No experience needed. 5 weeks of fun-$50 per person or $85 per couple. Try the first week for $12 per person or $20 per couple. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

Thu 5/24, 7. O'Connell Center Practice Court, by Gate 3, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 5/24, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 5/24, 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 25 May 2018

Irish Dance at the Florida Folk Festival

Fri 5/25 to Sun 5/27. Stehen Foster State Park, White Springs. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]


Saturday 26 May 2018

Irish Dance at the Florida Folk Festival

Sat 5/26 to Sun 5/27. Stehen Foster State Park, White Springs. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance Red, White and Blue Party

Sat 5/26, 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. $15 per person, $25 per couple, $12 for Parris Dance students, or $8 college student. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]


Sunday 27 May 2018

Irish Dance at the Florida Folk Festival

Sun 5/27. Stehen Foster State Park, White Springs. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 5/27, 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 5/27, 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]

Baila Caliente

Sun 5/27, 2-5 pm. It's congress season! Join us for 5 weeks of boot camp to fine tune those dancing skills and get you feeling confident enough to dance with the pros. Boot Camp Dates: Sunday May 27th - Salsa Sunday June 3rd - Salsa Saturday June 9th - Bachata Sunday June 17th - Salsa Sunday June 24th- Salsa Pricing: Individual Workshops - $12 Boot Camp Weekend - $20 Salsa Only Boot Camp - $70 Salsa & Bachata Boot Camp- $80 Pay at our studio or via paypal (link below). Workshops will be divided into shines and partner work. Shines (2:00 -3:15): These workshops will help you jazz up your footwork and learn the foundational and fundamental skills needed to better your overall salsa dancing ability, whether it be freestyling or partner work. Partner Work (3:30- 5:00): These workshops will focus on teaching intricate turn patterns, musicality and timing. They’ll help take your salsa dancing to the next level so that you’ll be able to dance with anyone, anytime, anywhere. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Tap Dancing

Sun 5/27, 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]


Monday 28 May 2018

Theatre Dance

Mon 5/28, 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 5/28, 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 5/28, 7-8 pm. Teacher Gabby. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA Style

Mon 5/28, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 5/28, 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]

Swing Dancing at Depot Park

Mon 5/28, 7-8 pm. Get in the swing of things this summer. Join the Florida Swing Dancing Club on Mondays from May 21 to August 6 to learn swing dancing. No experience and no partner needed, family friendly, bring water and be prepared to have fun. Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. $5. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 5/28, 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 29 May 2018

Tap with Chaya

Tue 5/29, 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 5/29, 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 5/29, 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 5/29, 7-9 pm. Celebrity's Soul Food, 201 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 5/29, 7-9:30 pm. At a private home. Contact us for directions. Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Tango Tuesdays at Haile with Alper

Tue 5/29, 7-9:30 pm. Join us for a new series of Tango classes on Tuesdays. 7 pm Beginners Class 8:15 pm Intermediate/Advanced Class Classes will be held at a home studio. Please RSVP this event, you will receive the address and the direction. Haile Plantation, Gainesville, 32608. Alper Unger. $10, $7 for students. UF Argentine Tango Club - [website][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 5/29, 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]


Wednesday 30 May 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 5/30, 6-7 pm. Teacher Karina. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Wed 5/30, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Memorial Day West Coast Swing Dance

Wed 5/30, 7-9 pm. Please join us for a Memorial Day themed social dance. No lesson, just dancing, and cheap. Only $5 per person. A little birdie tells me Suzanne Chester will be there. Judi hostess, Josh DJ. A West Coast Swing social dance with a little 2 Step, East Coast, Waltz, and Night Club 2 mixed in. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $5. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 5/30, 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 31 May 2018

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 5/31, 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 1

Thu 5/31, 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Rumba

Thu 5/31, 7-8:45 pm. May's progressive dance is the very versatile Rumba. It can be danced to a variety of music, not just latin. If you are looking for a slower dance, this is it. We start with the basics and build each week. Singles and couples welcome-rotating partners is optional. No experience needed. 5 weeks of fun-$50 per person or $85 per couple. Try the first week for $12 per person or $20 per couple. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

Thu 5/31, 7. O'Connell Center Practice Court, by Gate 3, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 5/31, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 5/31, 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]

Salsa in Space

Thu 5/31, 10 pm-4 am. Gainesville's newest Latin Night. Every Thursday Night Salsa and Bachata from 10 pm to midnight. A Mix of Salsa, Bachata, Reggaeton and Requests from midnight to 4 am. Must Be 18+ to enter. Free before midnight, $5 Cover after midnight. Refreshments available. No outside food or drinks allowed inside. No alcohol sold or allowed inside Space. 601 S Main Street, Space Ultralounge, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

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