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First Fridays Social Dance Party with Wanda

2

Dancing with the Stars at Dance Alive Ballet Gala

Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social

3

Nia Holistic Movement

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Bulla Cabana Free Latin Dance Intro Lessons with Koji and Dance Alive

Contra Dance

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

4

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

5

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

6

Nia Holistic Movement

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

7

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing and Latin Rhythm Technique

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

8

Contra Dance in Melrose

Hippvana Nights in the Hipp Lower Level

9

India Sand Art and Nia Dance

The Bucksnort Barndance Band at Morningside Nature Park

Ballroom Dance Party Mardi Gras

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve

10

Nia Holistic Movement

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

11

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Swing Dance Class and Social

12

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

13

Nia Holistic Movement

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

14

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing and Latin Rhythm Technique

DFW Swing Out Class

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

International Folk Dancing

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

15

Bulla Cubana at the Historic Thomas Center

Swing Dance Class and Social Valentine's Dance

16

UF Argentine Tango Workshop with Yari Helfed

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Contra Dance

17

Nia Holistic Movement

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Vintage Waltz with Richard

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

18

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Swing Dance Class and Social

19

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

20

Balboa Swing Dance Class

Nia Holistic Movement

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

21

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing and Smooth Technique

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

22

Swing Dance Class and Social Lindy Games

Zafire Gainesville Pre-Party for Gator Salsa Extravaganza

23

Harn Museum of Dance

Splendor Welcome to the Sixties

Ballroom Dance Party

Gator Salsa Club Spring Extravaganza

24

Gator Salsa Club Spring Extravaganza

Nia Holistic Movement

Line Dancing and Swingout with Wanda

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

25

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Argentine Tango with Trista

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Swing Dance Class and Social

26

Grand Squares

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

27

Clover Squares in Williston

Nia Holistic Movement

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

28

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing and Smooth Technique

DFW Swing Out Class

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

International Folk Dancing

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

29

Swing Dance Class and Social

30
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Nia Holistic Movement

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Advanced Contra Dance

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

First Fridays Social Dance Party with Wanda Fri 3/01 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Dancing with the Stars at Dance Alive Ballet Gala Sat 3/02 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna Sat 3/02 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social Sat 3/02 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 3/03 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 3/03 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Bulla Cabana Free Latin Dance Intro Lessons with Koji and Dance Alive Sun 3/03 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance Sun 3/03 Gainesville GODS
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 3/03 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 3/03 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 3/03 Gainesville UF Argentine
Two Step and Hustle with Andy Mon 3/04 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 3/04 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie Mon 3/04 Gainseville Dance 352
Argentine Tango Practica and Class Mon 3/04 Gainesville GTE
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 3/04 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 3/04 Gainesville Baila Calien
Grand Squares Tue 3/05 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 3/05 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 3/05 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 3/05 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 3/05 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 3/05 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement Wed 3/06 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social Wed 3/06 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 3/06 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4 Thu 3/07 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 3/07 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing and Latin Rhythm Technique Thu 3/07 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 3/07 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 3/07 Gainesville GIFD
Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 3/07 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 3/07 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 3/08 Gainesville GODS
Hippvana Nights in the Hipp Lower Level Fri 3/08 Gainesville Baila Calien
India Sand Art and Nia Dance Sat 3/09 Gainesville Nia Holistic
The Bucksnort Barndance Band at Morningside Nature Park Sat 3/09 Gainesville GODS
Ballroom Dance Party Mardi Gras Sat 3/09 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve Sat 3/09 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 3/10 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 3/10 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 3/10 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 3/10 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Two Step and Hustle with Andy Mon 3/11 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 3/11 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie Mon 3/11 Gainseville Dance 352
Argentine Tango Practica and Class Mon 3/11 Gainesville GTE
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 3/11 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 3/11 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 3/11 Gainesville Baila Calien
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 3/11 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Grand Squares Tue 3/12 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 3/12 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 3/12 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 3/12 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 3/12 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 3/12 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement Wed 3/13 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social Wed 3/13 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 3/13 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 3/14 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 3/14 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing and Latin Rhythm Technique Thu 3/14 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 3/14 Gainesville TexasSwing
Gator Salsa Club Bachata Thu 3/14 Gainesville GSC
International Folk Dancing Thu 3/14 Gainesville GIFD
Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 3/14 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 3/14 Gainesville Mundial
Bulla Cubana at the Historic Thomas Center Fri 3/15 Gainesville GDA
Swing Dance Class and Social Valentine's Dance Fri 3/15 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
UF Argentine Tango Workshop with Yari Helfed Sat 3/16 Gainesville UF Argentine
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 3/16 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance Sat 3/16 Gainesville GODS
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 3/17 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 3/17 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Vintage Waltz with Richard Sun 3/17 Gainesville Waltz
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 3/17 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 3/17 Ocala Ocala Dance
Two Step and Hustle with Andy Mon 3/18 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 3/18 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie Mon 3/18 Gainseville Dance 352
Argentine Tango Practica and Class Mon 3/18 Gainesville GTE
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 3/18 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 3/18 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 3/18 Gainesville Baila Calien
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 3/18 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Grand Squares Tue 3/19 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 3/19 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 3/19 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 3/19 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 3/19 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 3/19 Gainesville Mundial
Balboa Swing Dance Class Wed 3/20 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Nia Holistic Movement Wed 3/20 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social Wed 3/20 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 3/20 Gainesville Baila Calien
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa Thu 3/21 Gainesville GSC
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4 Thu 3/21 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 3/21 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing and Smooth Technique Thu 3/21 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 3/21 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 3/21 Gainesville GIFD
Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 3/21 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 3/21 Gainesville Mundial
Swing Dance Class and Social Lindy Games Fri 3/22 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Zafire Gainesville Pre-Party for Gator Salsa Extravaganza Fri 3/22 Gainesville Mundial
Harn Museum of Dance Sat 3/23 Gainesville GDA
Splendor Welcome to the Sixties Sat 3/23 Gainesville UFTheatre
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 3/23 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Gator Salsa Club Spring Extravaganza Sat 3/23 Gainesville GSC
Gator Salsa Club Spring Extravaganza Sun 3/24 Gainesville GSC
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 3/24 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Line Dancing and Swingout with Wanda Sun 3/24 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 3/24 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 3/24 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 3/24 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Two Step and Hustle with Andy Mon 3/25 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 3/25 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie Mon 3/25 Gainseville Dance 352
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 3/25 Gainesville GTE
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 3/25 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 3/25 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 3/25 Gainesville Baila Calien
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 3/25 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Grand Squares Tue 3/26 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 3/26 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 3/26 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 3/26 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 3/26 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 3/26 Gainesville Mundial
Clover Squares in Williston Wed 3/27 Williston Grand Square
Nia Holistic Movement Wed 3/27 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social Wed 3/27 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 3/27 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4 Thu 3/28 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 3/28 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East Coast Swing and Smooth Technique Thu 3/28 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 3/28 Gainesville TexasSwing
Gator Salsa Club Bachata Thu 3/28 Gainesville GSC
International Folk Dancing Thu 3/28 Gainesville GIFD
Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 3/28 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 3/28 Gainesville Mundial
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 3/29 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 3/31 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 3/31 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Advanced Contra Dance Sun 3/31 Gainesville GODS
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 3/31 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 3/31 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 3/31 Gainesville UF Argentine

2019


March 2019


Friday 1 March 2019

First Fridays Social Dance Party with Wanda

Fri 3/01, 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. The Elks, 511 SW 4 Avenue, Gainesville. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Saturday 2 March 2019

Dancing with the Stars at Dance Alive Ballet Gala

Sat 3/02, 2:30-6 pm. Join us for an evening of food, drinks, and dancing at the annual Dancing with the Stars event sponsored by Parris Dance. Gainesville, 32608. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Sat 3/02, 8 pm-12 am. 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]

Baila Caliente Monthly Bachata Social

Sat 3/02, 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 3 March 2019

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 3/03, 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 Athletes, 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 3/03, 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]

Bulla Cabana Free Latin Dance Intro Lessons with Koji and Dance Alive

Sun 3/03, 2-5 pm. As part of Bulla Cubana, join us for free Latin Dance lessons. No experience or partner needed. 2–3 pm Intro to Salsa and Bachata with Koji Hosaka of Salsa Mundial Gainesville. 3:30–5 pm Up your Latin dance game—intro to Casino, Mambo and Cha-Cha-Cha, and Conga, with Jessie Dominguez Reyes and Aaron Gomez of Dance Alive National Ballet. Bulla Cubana, a celebration of arts and culture promoting the exchange of ideas and inspiration between Cuba and North Central Florida. Bulla Cubana’s 2017 inaugural festival received the City of Gainesville’s Individual Arts Award. Taking place in cultural centers of Gainesville, including the Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention, the Harn Museum of Art, the Hippodrome Theatre, and more, Bulla Cubana showcases the talent of invited fine artists, muralists, dancers, musicians, chefs, photographers and filmmakers from March 9–24, 2019; please visit www.bullacubana.org for a complete sched ... Rosa B Williams, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [more][website][email][events]

Contra Dance

Sun 3/03, 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 3/03, 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 3/03, 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, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 3/03, 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 4 March 2019

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

Mon 3/04, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 pm Two Step 6:30 pm Hustle 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 3/04, 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, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Mon 3/04, 7-8 pm. Teacher Gabby. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Mon 3/04, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 3/04, 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]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 3/04, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 5 March 2019

Grand Squares

Tue 3/05, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 3/05, 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 3/05, 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 with Norma

Tue 3/05, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 3/05, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 3/05, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 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]


Wednesday 6 March 2019

Nia Holistic Movement

Wed 3/06, 6-7 pm. 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Wed 3/06, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 3/06, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 7 March 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4

Thu 3/07, 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 3/07, 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 - East Coast Swing and Latin Rhythm Technique

Thu 3/07, 7-9:15 pm. East Coast Swing I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm The dance for March is the fun East Coast Swing. Can be danced to a variety of music genres. We will start with the basics & build each week. All dancers welcome-singles & couples. Rotating partners is optional for couples. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person, $32/college student, we accept cash or check Latin/Rhythm Technique 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Take your rhythm dancing to the next level. 2 weeks of technique to be applied to all rhythm dances-rumba, cha cha, salsa, and swing. The following two weeks will be smooth dance technique. Rhythm for 2 weeks cost is $15 a class. All 4 weeks cost is $45. 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 3/07, 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 3/07, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 3/07, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing, Lindy and West Coast 8:00 pm Salsa and Latin 9:00 pm Argentine Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, $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 3/07, 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]


Friday 8 March 2019

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 3/08, 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]

Hippvana Nights in the Hipp Lower Level

Fri 3/08, 8:15 pm-0:15 am. We are back with the most caliente salsa night in the swamp. Hippvana Nights is back Friday, March 8 at the Hipp Lower Level. A hot night of salsa dancing in the Hipp Lower Level begins at 8:15 pm for ONLY $5 at the door. A salsa dancing class will be taught by Gainesville's premier Latin dance studio, Baila Caliente. At 9:15 pm, DJ Elio Piedra brings the party when floor opens up for a night of picante salsa dancing FREE and open to the public! Elio is a DJ with live beats so people can move with the rhythm of his live percussion. Let's spice up the Hippodrome with our salsa skills. Food will be Latin Flair and can be purchased hot off the grill right outside. DJ: Elio Piedra "Bringing The Fiesta to you" For more information and similar events, visit http://thehipp.org Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Saturday 9 March 2019

India Sand Art and Nia Dance

Sat 3/09, 10 am-12 pm. Please join us to celebrate the beauty of life by creating traditional Indian sand mandalas, sipping Indian chai, and dancing Nia to Indian tunes and world music. No previous experience or special talent needed, just some curiosity and an open mind. Anupama Priyadarshini is a visual artist and an Artist-in-Residence at the UF Health Arts In Medicine program. Originally from india, Anu is living and creating in Gainesville. Sarit Sela is a City Architect and a Black Degree Nia instructor. Originally from Israel, Sarit is living and creating in Gainesville. Space is limited to 12 participants. Email to secure your spot: $25: Early Bird Registration, by March 4 $30: March 5 or later. Please wear comfortable movement clothes and bring a bottle of water. Feel free to contact Anu or Sarit with any questions. Visionary Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

The Bucksnort Barndance Band at Morningside Nature Park

Sat 3/09, 5-7 pm. The Bucksnort Barndance Band plays for the annual Friends of the Morningside Nature Park Meeting. This is a family friendly occassion, which will include a modest dinner and a campfire and a brief meeting to talk about park issues. Come support Morningside Nature Park. Cost: $10 individual membership, $15 for a couple membership. More membership info: https://friendsofnatureparks.org/memberships. Morningside Nature Park, 3540 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Chuck Levy, 352-393-8240. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][events]

Ballroom Dance Party Mardi Gras

Sat 3/09, 7:30-10:30 pm. Doors open at 7:30, free lesson at 7:45, dancing at 8:15pm. 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 Steve

Sat 3/09, 8-11 pm. 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]


Sunday 10 March 2019

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 3/10, 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 3/10, 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 3/10, 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, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 3/10, 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 11 March 2019

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

Mon 3/11, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 pm Two Step 6:30 pm Hustle 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 3/11, 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, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Mon 3/11, 7-8 pm. Teacher Gabby. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Mon 3/11, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 3/11, 7. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Bachata (Casino salsa every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Check out the full calendar at the link below: https:// ... Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 3/11, 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]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 3/11, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Mon 3/11, 8:30-10:30 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 12 March 2019

Grand Squares

Tue 3/12, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 3/12, 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 3/12, 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 with Norma

Tue 3/12, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 3/12, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 3/12, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 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]


Wednesday 13 March 2019

Nia Holistic Movement

Wed 3/13, 6-7 pm. 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Wed 3/13, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 3/13, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 14 March 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 3/14, 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 3/14, 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 - East Coast Swing and Latin Rhythm Technique

Thu 3/14, 7-9:15 pm. East Coast Swing I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm The dance for March is the fun East Coast Swing. Can be danced to a variety of music genres. We will start with the basics & build each week. All dancers welcome-singles & couples. Rotating partners is optional for couples. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person, $32/college student, we accept cash or check Latin/Rhythm Technique 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Take your rhythm dancing to the next level. 2 weeks of technique to be applied to all rhythm dances-rumba, cha cha, salsa, and swing. The following two weeks will be smooth dance technique. Rhythm for 2 weeks cost is $15 a class. All 4 weeks cost is $45. 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 3/14, 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 3/14, 7. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Bachata (Casino salsa every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Check out the full calendar at the link below: https:// ... Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 3/14, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 3/14, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing, Lindy and West Coast 8:00 pm Salsa and Latin 9:00 pm Argentine Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, $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 3/14, 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]


Friday 15 March 2019

Bulla Cubana at the Historic Thomas Center

Fri 3/15, 7:30-10:30 pm. Join the The Historic Thomas Centerr in celebration of Bulla Cubana. Start your evening with an Artist Talk from Eduardo Sarmiento, the artist showcased in the ongoing exhibit Intimate States | Work on Paper by Eduardo Sarmiento, and end it with live Latin music by Elio Piedra "Bringing The Fiesta to you" and Cuban dancing. Experience the artistic and movement Bulla Cubanabana represents at this special Historic Thomas Center event. Evening schedule: 7:30 – 8:30 pm Artist Talk in the Gallery 8:30 – 10:30 pm Live Music and Cuban Dancing, featuring Cuban musician, Elio Piedra "Bringing The Fiesta to you" and his band. Admission is free. Light snacks and cocktails available for a small fee. Bulla Cubana, a celebration of arts and culture promoting the exchange of ideas and inspiration between Cuba and North Central Florida. Bulla Cubana’s 2017 inaugural festival received the City of Gainesville’s Individual Arts Award. ... The Historic Thomas Center, 302 NE 6 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [more][website][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social Valentine's Dance

Fri 3/15, 8-11 pm. Get excited. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday for some swing dancing. 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. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers and we'll try to help you out. We hope to dance with you all soon. Reitz Union Dance Studio, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]


Saturday 16 March 2019

UF Argentine Tango Workshop with Yari Helfed

Sat 3/16 to Sun 3/17, 1-2:30 pm. SATURDAY March 16 in Gainesville HAILE WORKSHOP Topic: To be announced Time: 1 pm- 2:30pm Location: Haile Plantation Studio, GAINESVILLE Cost: $25 for adults, $15 for students UF TANGO Weekend goes ON THE ROAD. We plan to have half of the weekend in GAINESVILLE and half in TAMPA. Super excited to have YARI HELFED from Puerto Rico back in Florida. With this On the Road version, hopefully some of you will be visiting and hosting each other and help us make it a festive weekend. MILIONGAS: Friday in Gainesville, Saturday in Tampa WORKSHOPS: Friday & early Saturday in Gainesville; late Saturday & Sunday in Tampa FRIDAY, March 15 UF TANGO WORKSHOP Topic: To be announced Time: 7 pm- 9pm Location: Rena's Ballroom (720 NW 23rd Ave, GAINESVILLE) Cost: Free for UF students UF TANGO NIGHT MILONGA Time: 9pm to midnight+ DJ: To be announced Location: Rena's Ballroom (720 NW 23rd Ave, G'ville) Food: Snac ... Haile Plantation Studio, Gainesville. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][email][events]

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 3/16, 6-9 pm. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing! 6 PM to 9 PM. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

Contra Dance

Sat 3/16, 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]


Sunday 17 March 2019

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 3/17, 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 Athletes, 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 3/17, 11. Warm up beginning at 10:30 am. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance ha ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]

Vintage Waltz with Richard

Sun 3/17, 1:45-5 pm. Lesson followed by dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Richard Nalli, 352-213-8769. $10, $5 students. Vintage Waltz - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 3/17, 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 3/17, 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, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 18 March 2019

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

Mon 3/18, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 pm Two Step 6:30 pm Hustle 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 3/18, 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, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Mon 3/18, 7-8 pm. Teacher Gabby. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Mon 3/18, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 3/18, 7. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Bachata (Casino salsa every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Check out the full calendar at the link below: https:// ... Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 3/18, 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]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 3/18, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Mon 3/18, 8:30-10:30 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 19 March 2019

Grand Squares

Tue 3/19, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 3/19, 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 3/19, 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 with Norma

Tue 3/19, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 3/19, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 3/19, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 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]


Wednesday 20 March 2019

Balboa Swing Dance Class

Wed 3/20, 5-6 pm. A series of bimonthly balboa lessons. In this meeting we will learn basic down - hold footwork and connection and start exploring how to use it to move with our partners. Due to unavailability of the dance studios, the second session will not begin until February 6. From then on we will meet every other week from 4 to 6 pm with an hour for lessons and an hour for practice. If you are unable to attend this first session you are welcome to come at 4 pm on Feb 6 to get a re-cap. For these lessons please bring shoes that will allow you to slide or else, wear socks. This will not go well for you if your shoes are causing you to grip the floor. We may have a gap of about 3 weeks before the next session, but I highly encourage you to use this time to practice your footwork and get confortable with it, it will make the rest of the semester easier for you. Reitz Union Dance Studio, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Wed 3/20, 6-7 pm. 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Wed 3/20, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 3/20, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 21 March 2019

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Thu 3/21, 5:45. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Casino style salsa (Bachata every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:30 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Check out the full calendar at the link below: h ... O'Connell Center Practice Court, by Gate 3, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4

Thu 3/21, 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 3/21, 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 - East Coast Swing and Smooth Technique

Thu 3/21, 7-9:15 pm. East Coast Swing I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm The dance for March is the fun East Coast Swing. Can be danced to a variety of music genres. We will start with the basics & build each week. All dancers welcome-singles & couples. Rotating partners is optional for couples. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person, $32/college student, we accept cash or check Smooth Technique 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Take your smooth dancing to the next level-fox trot, waltz, and tango. Must know basic patterns in the dances. Two week cost is $15 a class. Take both rhythm and smooth technique classes (4 weeks) for $45/person. 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 3/21, 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 3/21, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 3/21, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing, Lindy and West Coast 8:00 pm Salsa and Latin 9:00 pm Argentine Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, $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 3/21, 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]


Friday 22 March 2019

Swing Dance Class and Social Lindy Games

Fri 3/22, 8-11 pm. Get excited. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday for some swing dancing. 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. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers and we'll try to help you out. We hope to dance with you all soon. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Zafire Gainesville Pre-Party for Gator Salsa Extravaganza

Fri 3/22, 10 pm-2 am. It is such a pleasure to present to you Zafire Ladies Team from Gainesville, Florida. Directed by Lisbeth Guzman, Zafire Ladies Team is made up of 11 strong beautiful women. What better than to introduce ourselves than with a social. Zafire Gainesville will be hosting the Pre-Party for Gator Salsa Club Spring 2019 Extravaganza. Gainesville Dance and Yoga, 1501 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Saturday 23 March 2019

Harn Museum of Dance

Sat 3/23, 1-4 pm. Harn Museum of Dance (HMoD) 4.0: Off the Wall Explore galleries set-into-motion as performers dance art “off the wall." In sinew, kinetic shape and space, choreography and live performance will bring visual art and the body into captivating dialogue. Drop-in or pick up a schedule and map. Simultaneous performances by students and special guests offer front-row experiences throughout the afternoon; and talk-backs activate reflection and conversation. Also featured are excerpts from José Limón’s “The Traitor,” the singular performance of a Zaouli mask (Cote d’Ivoire), and an Afro-Brazilian Samba Reggae culminating in a dance party for all. In its 4th year, HMoD is a collaboration with the UF Center for World Arts presenting the faculty and students of the UF School of Theatre + Dance. Harn Museum of Art, 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, 32611. Joan Frosch. Free. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]

Splendor Welcome to the Sixties

Sat 3/23, 5-10:30 pm. 5:00 pm Dinner 6:30 pm After-party University of Florida’s Friends of Music and Friends of Theatre and Dance invite you to join us for an evening of groovy entertainment, dining, and dancing at this year’s 1960s-themed Splendor. Space-age times are in store for you at this annual benefit gala for the UF School of Music and the School of Theatre and Dance. This far out event provides our fab students with scholarships, masterclasses, and travel opportunities. Your attendance is pretty neato and supports the greatest needs of our schools and programs. Jet on over to Splendor. Highlights Include: -A Keith Watson Events production -Silent auction featuring a variety of unique items, including exclusive behind-the-scenes opportunities with the college -Dinner catered by Blue Water Bay -Full-service bar -Gala concert featuring one-of-a kind student performances in Constans Theatre -After party featuring music by the UF Jazz Band ... University of Florida Performing Arts, 3201 Hull Road, Gainesville, 32611. 352-392-2787. UF School of Theatre & Dance - [more][website][events]

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 3/23, 7:30-10:30 pm. Doors open at 7:30, free lesson at 7:45, dancing at 8:15pm. 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]

Gator Salsa Club Spring Extravaganza

Sat 3/23 to Sun 3/24, 9 pm-2 am. It is that time of the year again. We want you to be a part of our Gator Salsa Club Extravaganza on March 23, 2019!! Hundreds of people from all around the state of Florida and beyond come every semester to make this one of the largest student-run salsa events in Florida. The venue is amazing and classy, with very high ceilings, chandeliers, fantastic air conditioning and perfect floors. *** PRESOCIAL: FRIDAY, MARCH 22 *** TBA *** SATURDAY, MARCH 23 *** **Workshops (11:00 AM - 5:00 PM)** Location: Reitz Union Grand Ballroom The Grand Ballroom is located on the 2nd floor of the Reitz Union. You can park for free in the garage or the lot across the street. Parking restrictions are lifted on weekends. Workshop Schedule: Ballroom Side A: 11:30am - 12:20pm: Workshop TBA 12:30pm - 1:20pm: Workshop TBA 1:30pm - 2:20pm: Workshop TBA 2:30pm - 3:00pm: Break 3:00pm - 3:50pm: Workshop TBA 4:00pm - 4:50pm: Workshop TBA Bal ... Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]


Sunday 24 March 2019

Gator Salsa Club Spring Extravaganza

Sun 3/24. It is that time of the year again. We want you to be a part of our Gator Salsa Club Extravaganza on March 23, 2019!! Hundreds of people from all around the state of Florida and beyond come every semester to make this one of the largest student-run salsa events in Florida. The venue is amazing and classy, with very high ceilings, chandeliers, fantastic air conditioning and perfect floors. *** PRESOCIAL: FRIDAY, MARCH 22 *** TBA *** SATURDAY, MARCH 23 *** **Workshops (11:00 AM - 5:00 PM)** Location: Reitz Union Grand Ballroom The Grand Ballroom is located on the 2nd floor of the Reitz Union. You can park for free in the garage or the lot across the street. Parking restrictions are lifted on weekends. Workshop Schedule: Ballroom Side A: 11:30am - 12:20pm: Workshop TBA 12:30pm - 1:20pm: Workshop TBA 1:30pm - 2:20pm: Workshop TBA 2:30pm - 3:00pm: Break 3:00pm - 3:50pm: Workshop TBA 4:00pm - 4:50pm: Workshop TBA Bal ... Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 3/24, 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout with Wanda

Sun 3/24, 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 3/24, 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, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 3/24, 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 3/24, 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 25 March 2019

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

Mon 3/25, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 pm Two Step 6:30 pm Hustle 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 3/25, 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, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Mon 3/25, 7-8 pm. Teacher Gabby. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 3/25, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 3/25, 7. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Bachata (Casino salsa every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Check out the full calendar at the link below: https:// ... Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 3/25, 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]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 3/25, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Mon 3/25, 8:30-10:30 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 26 March 2019

Grand Squares

Tue 3/26, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 3/26, 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 3/26, 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 with Norma

Tue 3/26, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 3/26, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 3/26, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 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]


Wednesday 27 March 2019

Clover Squares in Williston

Wed 3/27, 2-4 pm. Western Style Square Dancing with Clover Squares, , a square dance club of Levy County. We have a workshop class from 4-5 if we have new students interested. First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 213 W Noble Avenue, Williston, 32696. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. Grand Squares - [website][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Wed 3/27, 6-7 pm. 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Wed 3/27, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 3/27, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 28 March 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4

Thu 3/28, 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 3/28, 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 - East Coast Swing and Smooth Technique

Thu 3/28, 7-9:15 pm. East Coast Swing I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm The dance for March is the fun East Coast Swing. Can be danced to a variety of music genres. We will start with the basics & build each week. All dancers welcome-singles & couples. Rotating partners is optional for couples. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person, $32/college student, we accept cash or check Smooth Technique 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Take your smooth dancing to the next level-fox trot, waltz, and tango. Must know basic patterns in the dances. Two week cost is $15 a class. Take both rhythm and smooth technique classes (4 weeks) for $45/person. 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 3/28, 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 3/28, 7. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Bachata (Casino salsa every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Check out the full calendar at the link below: https:// ... Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 3/28, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Swing, Salsa and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 3/28, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing, Lindy and West Coast 8:00 pm Salsa and Latin 9:00 pm Argentine Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, $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 3/28, 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]


Friday 29 March 2019

Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 3/29, 8-11 pm. Get excited. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday for some swing dancing. 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. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers and we'll try to help you out. We hope to dance with you all soon. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]


Sunday 31 March 2019

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 3/31, 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 Athletes, 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 3/31, 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]

Advanced Contra Dance

Sun 3/31, 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 3/31, 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 3/31, 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, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 3/31, 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]

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