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Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen

Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social

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Nia Holistic Movement

Tap Dancing

Baila Caliente Variety Sunday

Contra Dance

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

3

Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy 4 of 4

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Gator Salsa Club LA Style

Ballroom

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Swing Dance Class and Social

4

Ballroom Dance

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

5

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

6

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 3

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Nightclub Two Step

DFW Swing Out Class

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

International Folk Dancing

Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 3

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Salsa in Space

7

First Fridays Social Dance Party

Swing Dance Class and Social - Winter Formal

8

Ballroom Dance Party

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Andy

Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

9

Nia Holistic Movement

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Tap Dancing

Baila Caliente Variety Sunday

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

10

Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Gator Salsa Club LA Style

Ballroom

Israeli Dancing with Andy

11

Ballroom Dance

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

12

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Baila Caliente End of 2018 Gift Exchange Potluck

13

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Nightclub Two Step

DFW Swing Out Class

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Salsa in Space

14

Contra Dance in Melrose

15

Contra Dance

Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen

16

Nia Holistic Movement

Vintage Waltz

Tap Dancing

Baila Caliente Variety Sunday

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

17

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet

Gator Salsa Club LA Style

Ballroom

18

Ballroom Dance

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing

Dance Camp International Folk

19

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

West Coast Swing Class Holidaze Blues 9th Annual

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

20

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Nightclub Two Step

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Salsa in Space

21
22

Holiday Ballroom Dance Party

Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen

23

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Tap Dancing

Baila Caliente Variety Sunday

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

24

Israeli Dancing with Andy

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Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Nightclub Two Step

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

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Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen

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Advanced Contra Dance

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

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Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen Sat 12/01 Gainesville GDA
Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social Sat 12/01 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 12/02 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Tap Dancing Sun 12/02 Gainseville Dance 352
Baila Caliente Variety Sunday Sun 12/02 Gainesville Baila Calien
Contra Dance Sun 12/02 Gainesville GODS
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 12/02 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 12/02 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 12/02 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 12/02 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy 4 of 4 Mon 12/03 Gainesville SwingDance
Theatre Dance Mon 12/03 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 12/03 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 12/03 Gainseville Dance 352
Gator Salsa Club LA Style Mon 12/03 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Mon 12/03 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 12/03 Gainesville IDanceAW
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 12/03 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Ballroom Dance Tue 12/04 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 12/04 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 12/04 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 12/04 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 12/04 Gainesville DC
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 12/05 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 12/05 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa Wed 12/05 Gainesville GSC
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 12/05 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 3 Thu 12/06 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 12/06 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Nightclub Two Step Thu 12/06 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 12/06 Gainesville TexasSwing
Gator Salsa Club Bachata Thu 12/06 Gainesville GSC
International Folk Dancing Thu 12/06 Gainesville GIFD
Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 3 Thu 12/06 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 12/06 Gainesville Mundial
Salsa in Space Thu 12/06 Gainesville GDA
First Fridays Social Dance Party Fri 12/07 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Swing Dance Class and Social - Winter Formal Fri 12/07 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 12/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Andy Sat 12/08 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen Sat 12/08 Gainesville GDA
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Sat 12/08 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 12/09 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 12/09 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Tap Dancing Sun 12/09 Gainseville Dance 352
Baila Caliente Variety Sunday Sun 12/09 Gainesville Baila Calien
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 12/09 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 12/09 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 12/09 Gainesville UF Argentine
Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy Mon 12/10 Gainesville SwingDance
Theatre Dance Mon 12/10 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 12/10 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 12/10 Gainseville Dance 352
Gator Salsa Club LA Style Mon 12/10 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Mon 12/10 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 12/10 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Dance Tue 12/11 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 12/11 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 12/11 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 12/11 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 12/11 Gainesville DC
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 12/12 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 12/12 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa Wed 12/12 Gainesville GSC
Baila Caliente End of 2018 Gift Exchange Potluck Wed 12/12 Gainesville Baila Calien
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Nightclub Two Step Thu 12/13 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 12/13 Gainesville TexasSwing
Gator Salsa Club Bachata Thu 12/13 Gainesville GSC
International Folk Dancing Thu 12/13 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 12/13 Gainesville Mundial
Salsa in Space Thu 12/13 Gainesville GDA
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 12/14 Gainesville GODS
Contra Dance Sat 12/15 Gainesville GODS
Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna Sat 12/15 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen Sat 12/15 Gainesville GDA
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 12/16 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vintage Waltz Sun 12/16 Gainesville Waltz
Tap Dancing Sun 12/16 Gainseville Dance 352
Baila Caliente Variety Sunday Sun 12/16 Gainesville Baila Calien
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 12/16 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 12/16 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 12/16 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 12/16 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Theatre Dance Mon 12/17 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 12/17 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet Mon 12/17 Gainseville Dance 352
Gator Salsa Club LA Style Mon 12/17 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Mon 12/17 Gainseville Dance 352
Ballroom Dance Tue 12/18 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 12/18 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 12/18 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing Tue 12/18 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 12/18 Gainesville DC
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 12/19 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 12/19 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
West Coast Swing Class Holidaze Blues 9th Annual Wed 12/19 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 12/19 Gainesville Baila Calien
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Nightclub Two Step Thu 12/20 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 12/20 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 12/20 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 12/20 Gainesville Mundial
Salsa in Space Thu 12/20 Gainesville GDA
Holiday Ballroom Dance Party Sat 12/22 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen Sat 12/22 Gainesville GDA
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 12/23 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Tap Dancing Sun 12/23 Gainseville Dance 352
Baila Caliente Variety Sunday Sun 12/23 Gainesville Baila Calien
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 12/23 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 12/23 Ocala Ocala Dance
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 12/24 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Nightclub Two Step Thu 12/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 12/27 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 12/27 Gainesville GIFD
Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 12/27 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 12/27 Gainesville Mundial
Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen Sat 12/29 Gainesville GDA
Advanced Contra Dance Sun 12/30 Gainesville GODS
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 12/30 Gainesville Aurora Heali

2018


December 2018


Saturday 1 December 2018

Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen

Sat 12/01, 9 pm-1:30 am. Taste Modern Kitchen and Old San Juan Gastronomia host Saturday Latin Dance Nights. Dance, dance, dance the night away at our Taste Modern Kitchen, located downtown in the Sun Center East. We have a different band each Saturday for you!!! Mark the day at your calendar and come ready to dance, eat our authentic Puerto Rican Food and drink from Taste Modern Kitchen Full cash bar. We will open at 5 pm with a happy hour until 8 pm. All drinks will have a 50% off (except Medalla beer). The food will be served from 5 pm until 11 pm. Taste Modern Kitchen, 101 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. Free. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]

Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social

Sat 12/01, 9:30 pm-3 am. Come dance your heart out with Baila Caliente studios. Show us that fancy footwork you've been practicing or let us see you body roll, we just want to dance and have some fun. Dj Ocho-Pecan will be playing 70% bachata with some salsa merengue and chacha thrown into the mix as well. Workshop: Bachata Workshop from 9:30 - 10:30 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 to this post. See you there. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Sunday 2 December 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 12/02, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. 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 12/02, 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 Variety Sunday

Sun 12/02, 4-6 pm. Our Variety Classes includes Body Isolation/Afro Cuban, Salsa On2, Cha-Cha-Cha, Kizomba, and Ladies Styling. The variety classes do not teach salsa on1 and regular bachata because we offer those classes during the week. Each Variety class will have a special guest instructor or an instructor from Baila Caliente. Each session will challenge you and open your eyes to other dance that will improve you regular salsa and bachata dances. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. $15. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Contra Dance

Sun 12/02, 4-7 pm. Waltzing at 2:30 pm. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 12/02, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 12/02, 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 12/02, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 12/02, 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 3 December 2018

Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy 4 of 4

Mon 12/03, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 pm Two Step 6:30 pm Lindy Swing New series for beginners. This series caters to people who have never danced before. This is a progressive series, starting at the beginning. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend this series as well. We have a group of experienced dancers who have been through this series before. If you have experience, you can dance with them during this time. 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. As always, if financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. $60 for New Beginner Series, or $10 per night for experienced dancers, or $5 per night students. 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]

Theatre Dance

Mon 12/03, 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 12/03, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Adult Ballet

Mon 12/03, 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 12/03, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 12/03, 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]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 12/03, 7:30-9 pm. 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. $5 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Mon 12/03, 7:30-10:30 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Monday at the Collonade for some swing dancing. There are no lessons, but we will have teachers there to help out with things you have learned in previous lessons. This event is completely free so come check it out if you have not. You may come alone or with a group of friends. Coming with a dance partner is not necessary and no prior dance experience is required. Location: Collonade As for parking, you can park in the Reitz Union Parking Garage, it is free after 4:30 pm. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers and we will try to help you out. We hope to dance with you all soon. J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Tuesday 4 December 2018

Ballroom Dance

Tue 12/04, 7-7:45 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 12/04, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 12/04, 7-8:30 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 12/04, 7-9:30 pm. Rena's Ballroom, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 12/04, 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 5 December 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 12/05, 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 12/05, 6-9 pm. 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 12/05, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 12/05, 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 6 December 2018

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 3

Thu 12/06, 12-1 pm. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 12/06, 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 - Nightclub Two Step

Thu 12/06, 7-9:15 pm. 7:00 to 8:00 pm Nightclub Two Step Level I Great dance to know for slow music. Starting with the basics and building each week. Singles and couples welcome. Rotating partners is optional. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person, $75/couple, $32/college student 8:00 to 9:15 pm Nightclub Two Step Level II Great alternative dance for slow music. Must know basics for this class. We do rotate partners. Cost for 4 weeks: $45/person, $85/couple, $32/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 12/06, 7-8:30 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

Thu 12/06, 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 12/06, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 3

Thu 12/06, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lindy Swing 8:00 pm Waltz 9:00 pm Argentine Tango For all levels. Mostly practice time. Some instruction. Walk around help as requested. Come on out for a fun evening of dancing. Three week series, skipping Thanksgiving Thursday November 22. Each hour 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 per person: $10 per night, 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]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 12/06, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, 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 12/06, 11 pm-4 am. Gainesville's newest Latin Night. Every Thursday Night. Salsa and Bachata from 11 pm to 2 am. A Mix of Salsa, Bachata, Reggaeton and Requests from 2 am to 4 am. ID Required, must be 18+ to enter. $2 Cover before 12 am, $5 Cover 12 am to 4 am. Refreshments available. No outside food or drinks allowed inside. No alcohol sold or allowed inside Space. Space Ultralounge, 601 S Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]


Friday 7 December 2018

First Fridays Social Dance Party

Fri 12/07, 7-10 pm. Smooth Flava's First Fridays Social Dance Party. Everyone is welcome. Help create our own dance community. Each one, invite one. DJ 44 will keep the music right. Get your eat, drink and dance. 7 to 9 pm happy hour drink specials. Drink and food specials. Elks Lodge, 511 SW 4 Avenue, Gainesville. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Swing Dance Class and Social - Winter Formal

Fri 12/07, 8 pm-12 am. Dress your best and join us for our annual Winter Formal at the Rion Ballroom at the Reitz Union to end the year! There will be lessons, a photo booth, and lots of swing dancing. And we'll be having Swing Theory as our live band! Lessons: Basic 6 Count: 6 count Connection Cont. Demi Bauta and Zach Bush Special Topic: Aesthetic and Stylization Gabor Horvath and Jennifer Yu Live Band: Swing Theory Photographer: Jonathan Hui The admission is $10 and it will be at the Rion Ballroom at the Reitz Union. Parking is available in the Reitz Union parking garage after 4:30 pm. Reitz Union, Rion Ballroom, UF Campus, Gainesville. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Saturday 8 December 2018

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 12/08, 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]

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Andy

Sat 12/08, 8 pm-12 am. Argentine Tango Milonga located in Gainesville, Florida for dancers in Gainesville, and other nearby cities (Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Augustine, Palm Coast, Ormond, Daytona, Tallahassee, Ocala, Orlando, Tampa) in North Florida, and visitors to our wonderful community. BYO drinks, water, wine, food and snacks for passionate dancing all night. Milonga El Abrazo de Gainesville is held regularly on the second Saturday of each month. Easy parking, great lighting and security. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. $10, $5 student. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email][events]

Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen

Sat 12/08, 9 pm-1:30 am. Taste Modern Kitchen and Old San Juan Gastronomia host Saturday Latin Dance Nights. Dance, dance, dance the night away at our Taste Modern Kitchen, located downtown in the Sun Center East. We have a different band each Saturday for you!!! Mark the day at your calendar and come ready to dance, eat our authentic Puerto Rican Food and drink from Taste Modern Kitchen Full cash bar. We will open at 5 pm with a happy hour until 8 pm. All drinks will have a 50% off (except Medalla beer). The food will be served from 5 pm until 11 pm. Taste Modern Kitchen, 101 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. Free. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

Sat 12/08, 9 pm-2 am. Join us for another awesome night of dancing with great Latin music. Let's dance with our instructors favorite songs. DJ Koji will be playing your favorite Salsa, Bachata and Cha Cha songs all night long. Between 11 pmand 1 am, he will be playing Salsa Mundial instructors' favorites. There will be a Salsa workshop (Intermediate Level) by Choeeta and Koji, 9-10 pm. This event is open to the public, so please bring your friends and family. Come before 10:20 pm to get a discounted rate. Salsa workshop: 9:00 - 10:00 pm Social: 10:00 pm - 2:00 am Attire: Dress to impress Prices: Salsa workshop: $5 Social: $10 ($7 if you come in before 10:20 pm) $7 ($5 if you come in before 10:20 pm) for student or out-of-town guest with valid photo ID Workshop and Social: $12 or $10 for student or out-of-town guest. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Sunday 9 December 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 12/09, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. 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 12/09, 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 12/09, 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 Variety Sunday

Sun 12/09, 4-6 pm. Our Variety Classes includes Body Isolation/Afro Cuban, Salsa On2, Cha-Cha-Cha, Kizomba, and Ladies Styling. The variety classes do not teach salsa on1 and regular bachata because we offer those classes during the week. Each Variety class will have a special guest instructor or an instructor from Baila Caliente. Each session will challenge you and open your eyes to other dance that will improve you regular salsa and bachata dances. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. $15. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 12/09, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 12/09, 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 12/09, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


Monday 10 December 2018

Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy

Mon 12/10, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 pm Two Step 6:30 pm Lindy Swing Each class is one hour with lots of 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. As always, if financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. $10 per night per person, or $5 per night students. 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]

Theatre Dance

Mon 12/10, 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 12/10, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Adult Ballet

Mon 12/10, 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 12/10, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 12/10, 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]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 12/10, 7:30-9 pm. 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. $5 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]


Tuesday 11 December 2018

Ballroom Dance

Tue 12/11, 7-7:45 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 12/11, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 12/11, 7-8:30 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 12/11, 7-9:30 pm. Rena's Ballroom, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 12/11, 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 12 December 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 12/12, 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 12/12, 6-9 pm. 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 12/12, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Baila Caliente End of 2018 Gift Exchange Potluck

Wed 12/12, 8-11 pm. We have so much to be thankful for. Lets get together and share stories reflect on the year that was, exchange gifts and and spread love. If you attended last year you remember how much fun it was. Join us for our annual holiday gift exchange and potluck. If you decide to attend, please bring a gift of no more and $15 to exchange. We will hangout and eat good food and drink your favorite beverage. Dj Ocho will keep the music live. Looking Forward to see you all. Happy Holidays. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Thursday 13 December 2018

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Nightclub Two Step

Thu 12/13, 7-9:15 pm. 7:00 to 8:00 pm Nightclub Two Step Level I Great dance to know for slow music. Starting with the basics and building each week. Singles and couples welcome. Rotating partners is optional. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person, $75/couple, $32/college student 8:00 to 9:15 pm Nightclub Two Step Level II Great alternative dance for slow music. Must know basics for this class. We do rotate partners. Cost for 4 weeks: $45/person, $85/couple, $32/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 12/13, 7-8:30 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

Thu 12/13, 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 12/13, 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 12/13, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, 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 12/13, 11 pm-4 am. Gainesville's newest Latin Night. Every Thursday Night. Salsa and Bachata from 11 pm to 2 am. A Mix of Salsa, Bachata, Reggaeton and Requests from 2 am to 4 am. ID Required, must be 18+ to enter. $2 Cover before 12 am, $5 Cover 12 am to 4 am. Refreshments available. No outside food or drinks allowed inside. No alcohol sold or allowed inside Space. Space Ultralounge, 601 S Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]


Friday 14 December 2018

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 12/14, 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]


Saturday 15 December 2018

Contra Dance

Sat 12/15, 7-10 pm. 5:45 Waltz. 6:30 Beginners lesson a half hour before the contra dance starts. No partner needed. Please wear clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the floor. Dress in your pirate best. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Sat 12/15, 8-11 pm. Lovely Argentine Tango Milonga with Rosanna's home cooking. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Andrea Pham. $10, $5 student. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email][events]

Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen

Sat 12/15, 9 pm-1:30 am. Taste Modern Kitchen and Old San Juan Gastronomia host Saturday Latin Dance Nights. Dance, dance, dance the night away at our Taste Modern Kitchen, located downtown in the Sun Center East. We have a different band each Saturday for you!!! Mark the day at your calendar and come ready to dance, eat our authentic Puerto Rican Food and drink from Taste Modern Kitchen Full cash bar. We will open at 5 pm with a happy hour until 8 pm. All drinks will have a 50% off (except Medalla beer). The food will be served from 5 pm until 11 pm. Taste Modern Kitchen, 101 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. Free. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]


Sunday 16 December 2018

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 12/16, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. 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 12/16, 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 12/16, 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 Variety Sunday

Sun 12/16, 4-6 pm. Our Variety Classes includes Body Isolation/Afro Cuban, Salsa On2, Cha-Cha-Cha, Kizomba, and Ladies Styling. The variety classes do not teach salsa on1 and regular bachata because we offer those classes during the week. Each Variety class will have a special guest instructor or an instructor from Baila Caliente. Each session will challenge you and open your eyes to other dance that will improve you regular salsa and bachata dances. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. $15. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 12/16, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 12/16, 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 12/16, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 12/16, 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 17 December 2018

Theatre Dance

Mon 12/17, 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 12/17, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Adult Ballet

Mon 12/17, 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 12/17, 7. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 12/17, 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 18 December 2018

Ballroom Dance

Tue 12/18, 7-7:45 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 12/18, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 12/18, 7-8:30 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing

Tue 12/18, 7-9:30 pm. Rena's Ballroom, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 12/18, 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 19 December 2018

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 12/19, 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 12/19, 6-9 pm. 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 Holidaze Blues 9th Annual

Wed 12/19, 7-9:30 pm. Please join us for our 9th annual Holidaze Blues West Coast Swing Dance. We will be having an ugly sweater contest too. Be sure to wear your worst, er, I mean, best. WHO: Josh and Judi, Hosts with the Mosts WHAT: A mix of Blues and Holiday West Coast Swing tunes, along with a little 2 Step, East Coast Swing, Waltz, and Night Club 2. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $15 per person. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 12/19, 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 20 December 2018

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Nightclub Two Step

Thu 12/20, 7-9:15 pm. 7:00 to 8:00 pm Nightclub Two Step Level I Great dance to know for slow music. Starting with the basics and building each week. Singles and couples welcome. Rotating partners is optional. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person, $75/couple, $32/college student 8:00 to 9:15 pm Nightclub Two Step Level II Great alternative dance for slow music. Must know basics for this class. We do rotate partners. Cost for 4 weeks: $45/person, $85/couple, $32/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 12/20, 7-8:30 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 12/20, 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 12/20, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, 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 12/20, 11 pm-4 am. Gainesville's newest Latin Night. Every Thursday Night. Salsa and Bachata from 11 pm to 2 am. A Mix of Salsa, Bachata, Reggaeton and Requests from 2 am to 4 am. ID Required, must be 18+ to enter. $2 Cover before 12 am, $5 Cover 12 am to 4 am. Refreshments available. No outside food or drinks allowed inside. No alcohol sold or allowed inside Space. Space Ultralounge, 601 S Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]


Saturday 22 December 2018

Holiday Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 12/22, 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]

Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen

Sat 12/22, 9 pm-1:30 am. Taste Modern Kitchen and Old San Juan Gastronomia host Saturday Latin Dance Nights. Dance, dance, dance the night away at our Taste Modern Kitchen, located downtown in the Sun Center East. We have a different band each Saturday for you!!! Mark the day at your calendar and come ready to dance, eat our authentic Puerto Rican Food and drink from Taste Modern Kitchen Full cash bar. We will open at 5 pm with a happy hour until 8 pm. All drinks will have a 50% off (except Medalla beer). The food will be served from 5 pm until 11 pm. Taste Modern Kitchen, 101 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. Free. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]


Sunday 23 December 2018

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 12/23, 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 12/23, 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 Variety Sunday

Sun 12/23, 4-6 pm. Our Variety Classes includes Body Isolation/Afro Cuban, Salsa On2, Cha-Cha-Cha, Kizomba, and Ladies Styling. The variety classes do not teach salsa on1 and regular bachata because we offer those classes during the week. Each Variety class will have a special guest instructor or an instructor from Baila Caliente. Each session will challenge you and open your eyes to other dance that will improve you regular salsa and bachata dances. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. $15. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 12/23, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 12/23, 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]


Monday 24 December 2018

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 12/24, 7:30-9 pm. 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. $5 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]


Thursday 27 December 2018

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Nightclub Two Step

Thu 12/27, 7-9:15 pm. 7:00 to 8:00 pm Nightclub Two Step Level I Great dance to know for slow music. Starting with the basics and building each week. Singles and couples welcome. Rotating partners is optional. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person, $75/couple, $32/college student 8:00 to 9:15 pm Nightclub Two Step Level II Great alternative dance for slow music. Must know basics for this class. We do rotate partners. Cost for 4 weeks: $45/person, $85/couple, $32/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 12/27, 7-8:30 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 12/27, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 12/27, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lindy Swing 8:00 pm Waltz 9:00 pm Argentine Tango For all levels. Mostly practice time. Some instruction. Walk around help as requested. Come on out for a fun evening of dancing. Each hour consists of some instruction and a lot of 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 per person: $10 per night, 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]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 12/27, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Saturday 29 December 2018

Latin Dance Night at Taste Modern Kitchen

Sat 12/29, 9 pm-1:30 am. Taste Modern Kitchen and Old San Juan Gastronomia host Saturday Latin Dance Nights. Dance, dance, dance the night away at our Taste Modern Kitchen, located downtown in the Sun Center East. We have a different band each Saturday for you!!! Mark the day at your calendar and come ready to dance, eat our authentic Puerto Rican Food and drink from Taste Modern Kitchen Full cash bar. We will open at 5 pm with a happy hour until 8 pm. All drinks will have a 50% off (except Medalla beer). The food will be served from 5 pm until 11 pm. Taste Modern Kitchen, 101 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. Free. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]


Sunday 30 December 2018

Advanced Contra Dance

Sun 12/30, 4-7 pm. Waltzing at 2:30 pm. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 12/30, 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]

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