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Two Step and Hustle with Andy

English Country Dancing

Argentine Tango with Trista

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Swing Dance Class and Social

2

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

3

Clover Squares in Williston

Balboa Swing Dance Class

Irish Dance

Nia Holistic Movement

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

4

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East and West Coast Swing

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

New Beginner Series Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 4

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

5

Koji's Birthday Party at Fluid Lounge

First Fridays Social Dance Party with Wanda

Swing Dance Class and Social Spring Formal

6

Ladies Styling Workshop with Brittany

Afro-Brazilian Dance Workshop with Edwin Carvalho

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Jorge and Anabel

West Coast Swing Dance with Josh and Brittany Coy

Baila Caliente's Bachata Social

7

Nia Holistic Movement

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Jorge and Anabel

Contra Dance

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

8

English Country Dancing

Argentine Tango with Trista

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Swing Dance Class and Social

9

Grand Squares with Lonnie

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

10

Clover Squares in Williston

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

11

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East and West Coast Swing

DFW Swing Out Class

Gator Salsa Club Bachata

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

12

Contra Dance in Melrose

Swing Dance Class and Social

13

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Jorge and Anabel

Special Bachata Workshop with Ataca y La Alemana

Ballroom Dance Party Swing into Spring with Ray and Eileen

Special Salsa and Bachata Social with Ataca y La Alemana

14

Nia Holistic Movement

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Jorge and Anabel

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

15

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

English Country Dancing

Argentine Tango with Trista

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Swing Dance Class and Social

16

Grand Squares with Lonnie

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

17

Clover Squares in Williston

Balboa Swing Dance Class

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

18

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East and West Coast Swing

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

New Beginner Series Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

19

Sweet Swingouts V with UF Swing Club

UF Argentine Tango Spring Fling with Yuli B

20

Sweet Swingouts V with UF Swing Club

UF Argentine Tango Spring Fling with Yuli B

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Contra Dance

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga with Thuy, Jorge and Anabel

21

Sweet Swingouts V with UF Swing Club

Nia Holistic Movement

Vintage Waltz with Richard

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga with Thuy, Jorge and Anabel

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

UF Argentine Tango Spring Fling with Yuli B in Tampa

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

22

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

English Country Dancing

Argentine Tango with Trista

UF Argentine Tango Spring Fling with Yuli B

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Swing Dance Class and Social

23

Grand Squares with Lonnie

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

24

Clover Squares in Williston

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

25

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East and West Coast Swing

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

New Beginner Series Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

26

Swing Dance Class and Social

27

Ballroom Dance Anniversary Party with Ray and Eileen

28

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Nia Holistic Movement

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

29

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

English Country Dancing

Argentine Tango with Trista

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Swing Dance Class and Social

30

Grand Squares with Lonnie

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

Two Step and Hustle with Andy Mon 4/01 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 4/01 Gainesville ECD
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 4/01 Gainesville GTE
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 4/01 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 4/01 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 4/01 Gainesville Baila Calien
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 4/01 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Grand Squares Tue 4/02 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/02 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 4/02 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 4/02 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 4/02 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 4/02 Gainesville Mundial
Clover Squares in Williston Wed 4/03 Williston Grand Square
Balboa Swing Dance Class Wed 4/03 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Irish Dance Wed 4/03 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement Wed 4/03 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social Wed 4/03 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 4/03 Gainesville Baila Calien
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa Thu 4/04 Gainesville GSC
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4 Thu 4/04 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 4/04 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East and West Coast Swing Thu 4/04 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 4/04 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 4/04 Gainesville GIFD
New Beginner Series Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 4 Thu 4/04 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 4/04 Gainesville Mundial
Koji's Birthday Party at Fluid Lounge Fri 4/05 Gainesville Mundial
First Fridays Social Dance Party with Wanda Fri 4/05 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Swing Dance Class and Social Spring Formal Fri 4/05 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Ladies Styling Workshop with Brittany Sat 4/06 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Afro-Brazilian Dance Workshop with Edwin Carvalho Sat 4/06 Gainesville Brazilian Cu
Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Jorge and Anabel Sat 4/06 Gainesville Tango El Abr
West Coast Swing Dance with Josh and Brittany Coy Sat 4/06 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente's Bachata Social Sat 4/06 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/07 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Jorge and Anabel Sun 4/07 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Contra Dance Sun 4/07 Gainesville GODS
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 4/07 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/07 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 4/07 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 4/07 Gainesville Aurora Heali
English Country Dancing Mon 4/08 Gainesville ECD
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 4/08 Gainesville GTE
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 4/08 Gainesville GSC
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 4/08 Gainesville Baila Calien
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 4/08 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 4/09 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/09 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 4/09 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 4/09 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 4/09 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 4/09 Gainesville Mundial
Clover Squares in Williston Wed 4/10 Williston Grand Square
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 4/10 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement Wed 4/10 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social Wed 4/10 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 4/10 Gainesville Baila Calien
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 4/11 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East and West Coast Swing Thu 4/11 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 4/11 Gainesville TexasSwing
Gator Salsa Club Bachata Thu 4/11 Gainesville GSC
International Folk Dancing Thu 4/11 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 4/11 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 4/12 Gainesville GODS
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 4/12 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Jorge and Anabel Sat 4/13 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Special Bachata Workshop with Ataca y La Alemana Sat 4/13 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Dance Party Swing into Spring with Ray and Eileen Sat 4/13 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Special Salsa and Bachata Social with Ataca y La Alemana Sat 4/13 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/14 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 4/14 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Jorge and Anabel Sun 4/14 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 4/14 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/14 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 4/14 Gainesville UF Argentine
Two Step and Hustle with Andy Mon 4/15 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 4/15 Gainesville ECD
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 4/15 Gainesville GTE
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 4/15 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 4/15 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 4/15 Gainesville Baila Calien
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 4/15 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 4/16 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/16 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 4/16 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 4/16 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 4/16 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 4/16 Gainesville Mundial
Clover Squares in Williston Wed 4/17 Williston Grand Square
Balboa Swing Dance Class Wed 4/17 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 4/17 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement Wed 4/17 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social Wed 4/17 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 4/17 Gainesville Baila Calien
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa Thu 4/18 Gainesville GSC
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 4/18 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 4/18 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East and West Coast Swing Thu 4/18 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 4/18 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 4/18 Gainesville GIFD
New Beginner Series Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 4/18 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 4/18 Gainesville Mundial
Sweet Swingouts V with UF Swing Club Fri 4/19 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
UF Argentine Tango Spring Fling with Yuli B Fri 4/19 Gainesville UF Argentine
Sweet Swingouts V with UF Swing Club Sat 4/20 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
UF Argentine Tango Spring Fling with Yuli B Sat 4/20 Gainesville UF Argentine
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 4/20 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance Sat 4/20 Gainesville GODS
Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga with Thuy, Jorge and Anabel Sat 4/20 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Sweet Swingouts V with UF Swing Club Sun 4/21 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/21 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vintage Waltz with Richard Sun 4/21 Gainesville Waltz
Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga with Thuy, Jorge and Anabel Sun 4/21 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 4/21 Gainesville Smooth Flava
UF Argentine Tango Spring Fling with Yuli B in Tampa Sun 4/21 Gainesville UF Argentine
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/21 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 4/21 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Two Step and Hustle with Andy Mon 4/22 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 4/22 Gainesville ECD
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 4/22 Gainesville GTE
UF Argentine Tango Spring Fling with Yuli B Mon 4/22 Gainesville UF Argentine
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 4/22 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 4/22 Gainesville Baila Calien
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 4/22 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 4/23 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/23 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 4/23 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 4/23 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 4/23 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 4/23 Gainesville Mundial
Clover Squares in Williston Wed 4/24 Williston Grand Square
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 4/24 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement Wed 4/24 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social Wed 4/24 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 4/24 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4 Thu 4/25 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 4/25 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - East and West Coast Swing Thu 4/25 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 4/25 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 4/25 Gainesville GIFD
New Beginner Series Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 4/25 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 4/25 Gainesville Mundial
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 4/26 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Ballroom Dance Anniversary Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 4/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 4/28 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 4/28 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 4/28 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 4/28 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 4/28 Gainesville UF Argentine
Two Step and Hustle with Andy Mon 4/29 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 4/29 Gainesville ECD
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 4/29 Gainesville GTE
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 4/29 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 4/29 Gainesville Baila Calien
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 4/29 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 4/30 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 4/30 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 4/30 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 4/30 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 4/30 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 4/30 Gainesville Mundial

2019


April 2019


Monday 1 April 2019

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

Mon 4/01, 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 4/01, 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]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 4/01, 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 4/01, 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 4/01, 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 4/01, 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 4/01, 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 2 April 2019

Grand Squares

Tue 4/02, 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 4/02, 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 4/02, 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 4/02, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 4/02, 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 4/02, 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 3 April 2019

Clover Squares in Williston

Wed 4/03, 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]

Balboa Swing Dance Class

Wed 4/03, 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]

Irish Dance

Wed 4/03, 5:30-8:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Wed 4/03, 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 4/03, 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 4/03, 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 4 April 2019

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Thu 4/04, 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 1 of 4

Thu 4/04, 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 4/04, 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 and West Coast Swing

Thu 4/04, 7-9:15 pm. East Coast Swing II 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm The continuation of the fun versatile dance East Coast Swing will be the April dance. Beyond the basics. If you attended in March or you have a strong foundation in triple time swing-basic and turns. Singles or couples are welcome. Rotating partners is optional. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person or $332/college student West Coast Swing III 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm 4 week class in Advanced West Coast Swing. You must be an intermediate West Coast Swing dancer to attend. You must know pushes, passes, and whips. Brittany Coy is the instructor. You can attend the first class for $15. Cost for 4 weeks: $45/person, $85/couple, $32/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 4/04, 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 4/04, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

New Beginner Series Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 4

Thu 4/04, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Waltz 9:00 pm Argentine Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $60 for the four week beginner series on 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2 $10 per night per person for experienced dancers $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 4/04, 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 5 April 2019

Koji's Birthday Party at Fluid Lounge

Fri 4/05, 6-9 pm. Hello Friends, I do not usually celebrate my birthday... But since I will be hitting my favorite number, I want to throw a party this year before someone else throws a surprise party ;) Please come and hangout with me and let’s celebrate my youngness. It will be a private party at Fluid Lounge. DJ JT will be playing music for us. I will be behind the bar occasionally with other cool bartenders and making some cocktails. Food is available for purchase from WOB, or if you would like Cilantro Tacos is just around the corner. I will be opening Hibiki 30 years at around 7:00 PM. Hope to see you all at the party Attire: A little nicer than going to Gainesville Health and Fitness Rules: 1. No drunk driving 2. Please tip the bartenders 3. Have fun. Fluid Lounge, 140 SW 128 Street, Suite C, Gainesville, 32669. Koji Hosaka. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

First Fridays Social Dance Party with Wanda

Fri 4/05, 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]

Swing Dance Class and Social Spring Formal

Fri 4/05, 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]


Saturday 6 April 2019

Ladies Styling Workshop with Brittany

Sat 4/06, 2-3:30 pm. Brittany Coy will be holding an arms styling workshop for latin & smooth dances. She'll also be teaching technique for spins & turns. Take your dancing to the next level. Don't miss out on this great opportunity. Limited to 15 ladies. 2716 SW 100 Street, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Afro-Brazilian Dance Workshop with Edwin Carvalho

Sat 4/06, 6:30-8:30 pm. Come dance and have a blast with us. Edwin Carvalho is from Salvador Bahia, Brazil and has dedicated himself to studying traditional Brazilian dances and dances from the African Diaspora. The workshop will be developed from the movement of the Black people of Salvador with a mixture of elements such as capoeira, samba, pagoda, and folkloric dance that give a special touch and a unique way of doing the dances of Bahia. Space is limited to 30 people. This workshop is open to anyone and all experience levels. Beginners and experts welcome. Located right across from Curia on the Drag. Allied Capoeira League Gainesville, 2020 NW 6 Street, Gainesville, 32609. 352-219-6106. $20. Brazilian Cultural Arts Exchange - [more][website][events]

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Jorge and Anabel

Sat 4/06 to Sun 4/07, 6:30 pm-12 am. Guest teachers: Jorge & Anabel from Buenos Aires These very popular teachers are back in Gainesville for their 3rd consecutive year prior to touring Florida and then Europe. Private lessons will be available and encouraged. Call/message Thuy to schedule privates. These friendly, approachable teachers are known for their unique way of explaining, demonstrating and drilling classic and advanced ways of elegant posture, embrace, walking, and musicality, in new and simple ways such that the average person can more easily understand how it feels in their own body and put into their own dance right away. We will also have Sandra Angel here with her Mussa Collection Tango Shoes and Clothes from Orlando, so take advantage of her while she is here April 6/7. Pricing for Jorge and Anabel workshops in Gainesville April 6-21, 2019. Students half price. Workshops: $25.00 ea. $45-two, $90-four Pre-milonga class $10.00 Milonga: $15.0 ... Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. $10, $5 student. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [more][website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance with Josh and Brittany Coy

Sat 4/06, 7:30. Please join us for our 1st Saturday West Coast Swing dance. Special guest instructor Brittany Coy will be teaching a lesson before the dance. Josh and Judi Hosts, Brittany Coy Instructor, Josh Angel DJ. With a 30 minute WCS lesson with Brittany Coy followed by social dancing with DJ Josh Angel. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $15. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente's Bachata Social

Sat 4/06, 9:30 pm-2:30 am. Calling all bachata lovers. This is not time for suzy-Q-ing, this is one you wanna get down and bachata for. We will begin with a bachata workshop at 9:30, social dancing to follow immediately. You will be in for a fun night. DJ Brown Shuga & DJ Lamb, will be playing your favorite bachata, salsa, and cha cha cha all night. Bachata Workshop: 9:30- 10:30 pm Instructor Conroy Smith Social dancing to immediately follow. The music will play until no one remains on the dace floor. ============================================== 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 $1 Party cups ============================================== Have a song you'd like to hear? Please feel free to send your musical request to the event page. See you there! Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Sunday 7 April 2019

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 4/07, 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]

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Jorge and Anabel

Sun 4/07, 1:30-3:15 pm. Guest teachers: Jorge & Anabel from Buenos Aires These very popular teachers are back in Gainesville for their 3rd consecutive year prior to touring Florida and then Europe. Private lessons will be available and encouraged. Call/message Thuy to schedule privates. These friendly, approachable teachers are known for their unique way of explaining, demonstrating and drilling classic and advanced ways of elegant posture, embrace, walking, and musicality, in new and simple ways such that the average person can more easily understand how it feels in their own body and put into their own dance right away. We will also have Sandra Angel here with her Mussa Collection Tango Shoes and Clothes from Orlando, so take advantage of her while she is here April 6/7. Pricing for Jorge and Anabel workshops in Gainesville April 6-21, 2019. Students half price. Workshops: $25.00 ea. $45-two, $90-four Pre-milonga class $10.00 Milonga: $15.0 ... Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. $10, $5 student. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [more][website][email][events]

Contra Dance

Sun 4/07, 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 4/07, 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 4/07, 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 4/07, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 4/07, 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 8 April 2019

English Country Dancing

Mon 4/08, 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]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 4/08, 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 4/08, 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]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 4/08, 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 4/08, 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 9 April 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 4/09, 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 4/09, 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 4/09, 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 4/09, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 4/09, 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 4/09, 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 10 April 2019

Clover Squares in Williston

Wed 4/10, 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]

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 4/10, 5:30-8:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Wed 4/10, 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 4/10, 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 4/10, 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 11 April 2019

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 4/11, 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 and West Coast Swing

Thu 4/11, 7-9:15 pm. East Coast Swing II 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm The continuation of the fun versatile dance East Coast Swing will be the April dance. Beyond the basics. If you attended in March or you have a strong foundation in triple time swing-basic and turns. Singles or couples are welcome. Rotating partners is optional. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person or $332/college student West Coast Swing III 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm 4 week class in Advanced West Coast Swing. You must be an intermediate West Coast Swing dancer to attend. You must know pushes, passes, and whips. Brittany Coy is the instructor. You can attend the first class for $15. Cost for 4 weeks: $45/person, $85/couple, $32/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 4/11, 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 4/11, 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: 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 4/11, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 4/11, 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 12 April 2019

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 4/12, 7:30-10 pm. Melrose Art and Culture Center, #301, Hwy 26, corner of Grove Street, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 4/12, 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]


Saturday 13 April 2019

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Jorge and Anabel

Sat 4/13 to Sun 4/14, 2 pm-12 am. Guest teachers: Jorge & Anabel from Buenos Aires These very popular teachers are back in Gainesville for their 3rd consecutive year prior to touring Florida and then Europe. Private lessons will be available and encouraged. Call/message Thuy to schedule privates. These friendly, approachable teachers are known for their unique way of explaining, demonstrating and drilling classic and advanced ways of elegant posture, embrace, walking, and musicality, in new and simple ways such that the average person can more easily understand how it feels in their own body and put into their own dance right away. We will also have Sandra Angel here with her Mussa Collection Tango Shoes and Clothes from Orlando, so take advantage of her while she is here April 6/7. Pricing for Jorge and Anabel workshops in Gainesville April 6-21, 2019. Students half price. Workshops: $25.00 ea. $45-two, $90-four Pre-milonga class $10.00 Milonga: $15.0 ... Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [more][website][email][events]

Special Bachata Workshop with Ataca y La Alemana

Sat 4/13, 3-5 pm. 2:30 pm Door opens. We are thrilled to announce our special guest artists, Ataca (Jorge) and La Alemana (Tanja) of Island Touch, as Salsa Mundial’s special workshop instructors for the special weekend. Do not miss the weekend’s exclusive events. Space is extremely limited. Buy your ticket now and reserve your spot. Special 2-Hour Bachata Workshop with Ataca y La Alemana (Intermediate level) Pricing $45 (till April 12th) online $55 (at the door) Transferable, non-refundable https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ataca-y-la-alemana-special-workshop-tickets-57844732151 Monthly social is happening later in the evening. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dance Party Swing into Spring with Ray and Eileen

Sat 4/13, 7:30-10:30 pm. Celebrate spring with us and wear spring colors. We will be celebrating April birthdays too. Great mix of ballroom, Latin, swing, and country music. Light refreshments and maybe a visit from the Easter. 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]

Special Salsa and Bachata Social with Ataca y La Alemana

Sat 4/13, 9 pm-2 am. Salsa Mundial will have a special monthly social in April. We will have special guest instructors/artists, Ataca and La Alemana. Please come and join our special monthly social at Salsa Mundial dance studio. There will be a Bachata workshop (beginner level) and performance by Ataca y La Alemana. And DJ Catatonic will be back for the special night. She will be playing your favorite Salsa and Bachata songs all night long. Since we are expecting many attendees, and because of safety reasons, we will serve you on a first come first served basis (max occupancy: 65 clients) for the workshop. We will also have a max occupancy limit for the social. Come early and save your spot. Do not forget to sign-up for the 2-hour special workshop (Intermediate level), which will happen in the afternoon. https://www.facebook.com/events/343061856313630/ This event is open to the public, so please bring your friends and family. Schedule Works ... 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [more][website][email][events]


Sunday 14 April 2019

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 4/14, 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 4/14, 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]

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga El Abrazo with Jorge and Anabel

Sun 4/14, 1:30-4:45 pm. Guest teachers: Jorge & Anabel from Buenos Aires These very popular teachers are back in Gainesville for their 3rd consecutive year prior to touring Florida and then Europe. Private lessons will be available and suggested/encouraged (Call/message Thuy to schedule privates) These friendly, approachable teachers are known for their unique way of explaining/demonstrating/drilling classic/advanced ways of elegant posture, embrace, walking, and musicality, in new/simple ways such that the average person can more easily understand how it feels in their own body and put into their own dance right away. We will also have Sandra Angel here with her Mussa Collection Tango Shoes and Clothes from Orlando, so take advantage of her while she is here April 6/7. Pricing for Jorge & Anabel workshops in Gainesville April 6-21, 2019 (students half price) Workshops: $25.00 ea. $45-two, $90-four Pre-milonga class $10.00 Milonga: $15.00 (Stu ... Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [more][website][email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 4/14, 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 4/14, 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 4/14, 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 15 April 2019

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

Mon 4/15, 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 4/15, 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]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 4/15, 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 4/15, 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 4/15, 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 4/15, 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 4/15, 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 16 April 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 4/16, 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 4/16, 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 4/16, 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 4/16, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 4/16, 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 4/16, 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 17 April 2019

Clover Squares in Williston

Wed 4/17, 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]

Balboa Swing Dance Class

Wed 4/17, 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]

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 4/17, 5:30-8:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Wed 4/17, 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 4/17, 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 4/17, 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 18 April 2019

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Thu 4/18, 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 2 of 4

Thu 4/18, 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 4/18, 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 and West Coast Swing

Thu 4/18, 7-9:15 pm. East Coast Swing II 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm The continuation of the fun versatile dance East Coast Swing will be the April dance. Beyond the basics. If you attended in March or you have a strong foundation in triple time swing-basic and turns. Singles or couples are welcome. Rotating partners is optional. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person or $332/college student West Coast Swing III 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm 4 week class in Advanced West Coast Swing. You must be an intermediate West Coast Swing dancer to attend. You must know pushes, passes, and whips. Brittany Coy is the instructor. You can attend the first class for $15. Cost for 4 weeks: $45/person, $85/couple, $32/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 4/18, 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 4/18, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

New Beginner Series Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 4/18, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Waltz 9:00 pm Argentine Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $60 for the four week beginner series on 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2 $10 per night per person for experienced dancers $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 4/18, 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 19 April 2019

Sweet Swingouts V with UF Swing Club

Fri 4/19 to Sun 4/21. Cheers to 5 years of Sweet Swingouts Lindy HOP with us Easter weekend, April 19th - 21st for a weekend workshop with instruction from Blake Thiessen and Hannah Manning Also enjoy two nights of the musical styling from Hot Toddy & His Fully Dressed Po' Boys! There will be lots of learn, laughing, hopping and egg finding the whole weekend, you won't want to miss this! Keep an eye out as more details are released on our website. FRIDAY Thelma Boltin Center 8:00pm : Main dance begins featuring "Hot Toddy & His Fully Dressed Po' Boys" ?9:30pm: announcements 10:30pm: End of Main dance $25 The BoxCar 11:30 am - 2:00 am Late night dance ?$10 SATURDAY Reitz Union Rion Ballroom Lessons 10am - 11:00am: Connection Communication 11:15am-12:15pm: Slingshots and Sugar Pushes 12:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch break 1:30pm-2:30pm: Let's Take Things Rotationally 2:45pm-3:45pm: Swivels, Switches, and Spins ? 4:15pm: Mix and Matc ... Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Spring Fling with Yuli B

Fri 4/19 to Mon 4/22, 6:15 pm-12 am. Develop your dance skills and springboard yourself onto the social dance floor with Yuli B from Los Angeles! Yuli's targeted classes and workshops are focused on the unique needs of tango dancers. She enjoys helping dancers achieve their fullest potential. Florida's own Alper Ungor will be teaching with Yuli. It will be a spectacular learning opportunity. Join us in either Gainesville, Tampa, or both locations. Private classes also available. Contact Alper Ungor to arrange. Friday: UF Workshop at UF Reitz Union Studio A, Gainesville 6:15pm-8:15pm Free UF Tango Club Milonga at Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville 9pm-12am Free for UF students, $12 for adults, $5 for non-UF students Saturday: Workshop at Haile Plantation, Gainesville 1:30pm-3pm $25 Regular, $15 Students Pre-Milonga Class at Milonga Bohemia Spring Fling! in Tampa 7pm-8:15pm $25 Regular (includes milonga), $15 Students (includes milonga) Milonga Bohem ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][email][events]


Saturday 20 April 2019

Sweet Swingouts V with UF Swing Club

Sat 4/20 to Sun 4/21. Cheers to 5 years of Sweet Swingouts Lindy HOP with us Easter weekend, April 19th - 21st for a weekend workshop with instruction from Blake Thiessen and Hannah Manning Also enjoy two nights of the musical styling from Hot Toddy & His Fully Dressed Po' Boys! There will be lots of learn, laughing, hopping and egg finding the whole weekend, you won't want to miss this! Keep an eye out as more details are released on our website. FRIDAY Thelma Boltin Center 8:00pm : Main dance begins featuring "Hot Toddy & His Fully Dressed Po' Boys" ?9:30pm: announcements 10:30pm: End of Main dance $25 The BoxCar 11:30 am - 2:00 am Late night dance ?$10 SATURDAY Reitz Union Rion Ballroom Lessons 10am - 11:00am: Connection Communication 11:15am-12:15pm: Slingshots and Sugar Pushes 12:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch break 1:30pm-2:30pm: Let's Take Things Rotationally 2:45pm-3:45pm: Swivels, Switches, and Spins ? 4:15pm: Mix and Matc ... Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Spring Fling with Yuli B

Sat 4/20 to Mon 4/22, 1:30-3 pm. Develop your dance skills and springboard yourself onto the social dance floor with Yuli B from Los Angeles! Yuli's targeted classes and workshops are focused on the unique needs of tango dancers. She enjoys helping dancers achieve their fullest potential. Florida's own Alper Ungor will be teaching with Yuli. It will be a spectacular learning opportunity. Join us in either Gainesville, Tampa, or both locations. Private classes also available. Contact Alper Ungor to arrange. Friday: UF Workshop at UF Reitz Union Studio A, Gainesville 6:15pm-8:15pm Free UF Tango Club Milonga at Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville 9pm-12am Free for UF students, $12 for adults, $5 for non-UF students Saturday: Workshop at Haile Plantation, Gainesville 1:30pm-3pm $25 Regular, $15 Students Pre-Milonga Class at Milonga Bohemia Spring Fling in Tampa 7pm-8:15pm $25 Regular (includes milonga), $15 Students (includes milonga) Milonga Bohemi ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][website][email][events]

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 4/20, 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 4/20, 7-10 pm. 5:45 Waltz. 6:30 Beginners lesson a half hour before the contra dance starts. No partner needed. Please wear clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the floor. Dress in your pirate best. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga with Thuy, Jorge and Anabel

Sat 4/20 to Sun 4/21, 7:30 pm-12 am. Guest teachers: Jorge & Anabel from Buenos Aires These very popular teachers are back in Gainesville for their 3rd consecutive year prior to touring Florida and then Europe. Private lessons will be available and encouraged. Call/message Thuy to schedule privates. These friendly, approachable teachers are known for their unique way of explaining, demonstrating and drilling classic and advanced ways of elegant posture, embrace, walking, and musicality, in new and simple ways such that the average person can more easily understand how it feels in their own body and put into their own dance right away. We will also have Sandra Angel here with her Mussa Collection Tango Shoes and Clothes from Orlando, so take advantage of her while she is here April 6/7. Pricing for Jorge and Anabel workshops in Gainesville April 6-21, 2019. Students half price. Workshops: $25.00 ea. $45-two, $90-four Pre-milonga class $10.00 Milonga: $15.0 ... Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [more][website][email][events]


Sunday 21 April 2019

Sweet Swingouts V with UF Swing Club

Sun 4/21. Cheers to 5 years of Sweet Swingouts Lindy HOP with us Easter weekend, April 19th - 21st for a weekend workshop with instruction from Blake Thiessen and Hannah Manning Also enjoy two nights of the musical styling from Hot Toddy & His Fully Dressed Po' Boys! There will be lots of learn, laughing, hopping and egg finding the whole weekend, you won't want to miss this! Keep an eye out as more details are released on our website. FRIDAY Thelma Boltin Center 8:00pm : Main dance begins featuring "Hot Toddy & His Fully Dressed Po' Boys" ?9:30pm: announcements 10:30pm: End of Main dance $25 The BoxCar 11:30 am - 2:00 am Late night dance ?$10 SATURDAY Reitz Union Rion Ballroom Lessons 10am - 11:00am: Connection Communication 11:15am-12:15pm: Slingshots and Sugar Pushes 12:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch break 1:30pm-2:30pm: Let's Take Things Rotationally 2:45pm-3:45pm: Swivels, Switches, and Spins ? 4:15pm: Mix and Matc ... Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 4/21, 11-12 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]

Vintage Waltz with Richard

Sun 4/21, 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]

Argentine Tango Workshops and Milonga with Thuy, Jorge and Anabel

Sun 4/21, 2-4:45 pm. Guest teachers: Jorge & Anabel from Buenos Aires These very popular teachers are back in Gainesville for their 3rd consecutive year prior to touring Florida and then Europe. Private lessons will be available and encouraged. Call/message Thuy to schedule privates. These friendly, approachable teachers are known for their unique way of explaining, demonstrating and drilling classic and advanced ways of elegant posture, embrace, walking, and musicality, in new and simple ways such that the average person can more easily understand how it feels in their own body and put into their own dance right away. We will also have Sandra Angel here with her Mussa Collection Tango Shoes and Clothes from Orlando, so take advantage of her while she is here April 6/7. Pricing for Jorge and Anabel workshops in Gainesville April 6-21, 2019. Students half price. Workshops: $25.00 ea. $45-two, $90-four Pre-milonga class $10.00 Milonga: $15.0 ... Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [more][website][email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 4/21, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

UF Argentine Tango Spring Fling with Yuli B in Tampa

Sun 4/21 to Mon 4/22, 5-6:30 pm. Develop your dance skills and springboard yourself onto the social dance floor with Yuli B from Los Angeles! Yuli's targeted classes and workshops are focused on the unique needs of tango dancers. She enjoys helping dancers achieve their fullest potential. Florida's own Alper Ungor will be teaching with Yuli. It will be a spectacular learning opportunity. Join us in either Gainesville, Tampa, or both locations. Private classes also available. Contact Alper Ungor to arrange. Friday: UF Workshop at UF Reitz Union Studio A, Gainesville 6:15pm-8:15pm Free UF Tango Club Milonga at Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville 9pm-12am Free for UF students, $12 for adults, $5 for non-UF students Saturday: Workshop at Haile Plantation, Gainesville 1:30pm-3pm $25 Regular, $15 Students Pre-Milonga Class at Milonga Bohemia Spring Fling in Tampa 7pm-8:15pm $25 Regular (includes milonga), $15 Students (includes milonga) Milonga Bohemi ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 4/21, 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 4/21, 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 22 April 2019

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

Mon 4/22, 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 4/22, 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]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 4/22, 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]

UF Argentine Tango Spring Fling with Yuli B

Mon 4/22, 7-10 pm. Develop your dance skills and springboard yourself onto the social dance floor with Yuli B from Los Angeles! Yuli's targeted classes and workshops are focused on the unique needs of tango dancers. She enjoys helping dancers achieve their fullest potential. Florida's own Alper Ungor will be teaching with Yuli. It will be a spectacular learning opportunity. Join us in either Gainesville, Tampa, or both locations. Private classes also available. Contact Alper Ungor to arrange. Friday: UF Workshop at UF Reitz Union Studio A, Gainesville 6:15pm-8:15pm Free UF Tango Club Milonga at Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville 9pm-12am Free for UF students, $12 for adults, $5 for non-UF students Saturday: Workshop at Haile Plantation, Gainesville 1:30pm-3pm $25 Regular, $15 Students Pre-Milonga Class at Milonga Bohemia Spring Fling in Tampa 7pm-8:15pm $25 Regular (includes milonga), $15 Students (includes milonga) Milonga Bohemi ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][website][email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 4/22, 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 4/22, 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 4/22, 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 23 April 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 4/23, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 4/23, 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 4/23, 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 4/23, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 4/23, 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 4/23, 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 24 April 2019

Clover Squares in Williston

Wed 4/24, 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]

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 4/24, 5:30-8:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Wed 4/24, 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 4/24, 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 4/24, 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 25 April 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4

Thu 4/25, 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 4/25, 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 and West Coast Swing

Thu 4/25, 7-9:15 pm. East Coast Swing II 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm The continuation of the fun versatile dance East Coast Swing will be the April dance. Beyond the basics. If you attended in March or you have a strong foundation in triple time swing-basic and turns. Singles or couples are welcome. Rotating partners is optional. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person or $332/college student West Coast Swing III 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm 4 week class in Advanced West Coast Swing. You must be an intermediate West Coast Swing dancer to attend. You must know pushes, passes, and whips. Brittany Coy is the instructor. You can attend the first class for $15. Cost for 4 weeks: $45/person, $85/couple, $32/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 4/25, 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 4/25, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

New Beginner Series Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 4/25, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Waltz 9:00 pm Argentine Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $60 for the four week beginner series on 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2 $10 per night per person for experienced dancers $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 4/25, 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 26 April 2019

Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 4/26, 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]


Saturday 27 April 2019

Ballroom Dance Anniversary Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 4/27, 7:30-10:30 pm. Join us to celebrate 7 years of Parris Dance in Gainesville. Josh Angel will be DJing with a great mix of Latin, ballroom, swing, and country. Free lesson at 7:45, dancing starts at 8:15. Drawing for prizes , dance routines performed and refreshments. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32608. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $15 per person, $25 per couple, $12 for Parris Dance students, or $8 college student. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]


Sunday 28 April 2019

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 4/28, 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]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 4/28, 11-12 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 4/28, 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 4/28, 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 4/28, 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 29 April 2019

Two Step and Hustle with Andy

Mon 4/29, 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 4/29, 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]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 4/29, 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 4/29, 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 4/29, 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 4/29, 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 30 April 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 4/30, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 4/30, 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 4/30, 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 4/30, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 4/30, 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 4/30, 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]

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