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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Contra Dance

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

2

Cross Creek Cloggers

Beginner Balboa Series

Social Dancing with Andy

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

3

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Grand Squares

Hip Hop

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom

4

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social - Canceled

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

5

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 1 of 4

Celebrity Squares Welcome Back Covered Dish in Anthony with Rod

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

English Country Dancing Nuts and Bolts Beginner Series 3 of 4

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

New Beginner Series in Hustle!, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 4

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

6

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

First Fridays Social Dance Party

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

Havana Nights Salsa with Elio Piedra

7

Flamenco Workshop with Vanessa Cerallo

Night on the Nile featuring Flamenco with Vanessa Cerallo

Soul Circuit Dance Party

Baila Caliente's Bachata Social

8

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Flamenco Workshop with Vanessa Cerallo

UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

9

Cross Creek Cloggers

Beginner Balboa Series

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

10

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Grand Squares

Hip Hop

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom

11

Irish Dance with Piper

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

12

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

English Country Dancing Nuts and Bolts Beginner Series 4 of 4

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero

Celebrity Squares in Anthony with Rod

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

13

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Contra Dance in Melrose

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

14

Unicef Dance Fundraiser: Make A Difference

Ballroom Dance Disco Night with Ray and Eileen

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve

Salsa and Bachata Social with Koji

15

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Vintage Waltz with Richard

UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

16

Cross Creek Cloggers

Beginner Balboa Series

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Waltz, Nightclub Two Step and Hustle! with Andy

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

17

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Grand Squares

Hip Hop

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom

18

Irish Dance with Piper

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

19

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 2 of 4

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

New Beginner Series in Hustle!, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero

Celebrity Squares T-Shirt Night in Anthony with Rod

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

20

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

UF Swing Club Disney Night Dance Class and Social

21

Ballroom Dancing Practice with Laura and Roberta

Contra Dance

Baila Caliente's 4 Year Anniversary Social

Elio's Latin Show

22

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit and Thai Massage

UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

23

Cross Creek Cloggers

Beginner Balboa Series

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Waltz, Nightclub Two Step and Hustle! with Andy

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

24

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Hip Hop

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom

25

Irish Dance with Piper

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

26

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 3 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

New Beginner Series in Hustle!, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 4

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero

Celebrity Squares in Anthony with Rod

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

27

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Contra Dance with Lisa Greenleaf and the Latter Day Lizards in Melrose

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

Barbie Swing Dance Gala Benefit

Havana Nights Salsa with Elio Piedra

28

Gods Contra Dance Mini-Weekend with Lisa Greenleaf and the Latter Day Lizards

Hot Rod Lincoln Band Swing Dance

Ballroom Dance Black and White Ball with Ray and Eileen

Nia Holistic Movement Dance Party with Sarit

29

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit and Yoga Nidre

Gods Contra Dance Mini-Weekend with Lisa Greenleaf and the Latter Day Lizards

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

30

Cross Creek Cloggers

Beginner Balboa Series

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

12
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 9/01 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach Sun 9/01 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 9/01 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance Sun 9/01 Gainesville GODS
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 9/01 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 9/01 Ocala Ocala Dance
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 9/02 Gainesville Cross Creek
Beginner Balboa Series Mon 9/02 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Social Dancing with Andy Mon 9/02 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 9/02 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 9/02 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 9/02 Gainesville IndepenDance
Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby Mon 9/02 Gainseville Dance 352
Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby Mon 9/02 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 9/02 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 9/02 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 9/02 Gainesville Baila Calien
Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy Tue 9/03 Gainesville GSC
Grand Squares Tue 9/03 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 9/03 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 9/03 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 9/03 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 9/03 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 9/03 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 9/03 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Tue 9/03 Gainesville IndepenDance
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 9/04 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 9/04 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 9/04 Gainesville UF Argentine
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 9/04 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social - Canceled Wed 9/04 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 9/04 Gainesville Baila Calien
Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze Wed 9/04 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 1 of 4 Thu 9/05 Gainesville GDA
Celebrity Squares Welcome Back Covered Dish in Anthony with Rod Thu 9/05 Anthony Celebrity Sq
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 9/05 Gainesville KolSimcha
English Country Dancing Nuts and Bolts Beginner Series 3 of 4 Thu 9/05 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 9/05 Gainesville GSC
New Beginner Series in Hustle!, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 4 Thu 9/05 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero Thu 9/05 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 9/05 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 9/05 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 9/05 Gainesville Mundial
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Fri 9/06 Gainesville UF Argentine
First Fridays Social Dance Party Fri 9/06 Gainesville Smooth Flava
UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social Fri 9/06 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Havana Nights Salsa with Elio Piedra Fri 9/06 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Flamenco Workshop with Vanessa Cerallo Sat 9/07 Gainesville Belly Dance
Night on the Nile featuring Flamenco with Vanessa Cerallo Sat 9/07 Gainesville Belly Dance
Soul Circuit Dance Party Sat 9/07 Gainesville GIFD
Baila Caliente's Bachata Social Sat 9/07 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 9/08 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Flamenco Workshop with Vanessa Cerallo Sun 9/08 Gainesville Belly Dance
UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach Sun 9/08 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 9/08 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 9/08 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 9/08 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance with Angela Sun 9/08 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 9/09 Gainesville Cross Creek
Beginner Balboa Series Mon 9/09 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
English Country Dancing Mon 9/09 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 9/09 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 9/09 Gainesville IndepenDance
Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby Mon 9/09 Gainseville Dance 352
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 9/09 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 9/09 Gainesville Baila Calien
Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy Tue 9/10 Gainesville GSC
Grand Squares Tue 9/10 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 9/10 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 9/10 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 9/10 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 9/10 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 9/10 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 9/10 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Tue 9/10 Gainesville IndepenDance
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 9/11 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 9/11 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 9/11 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 9/11 Gainesville Baila Calien
Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze Wed 9/11 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 9/12 Gainesville KolSimcha
English Country Dancing Nuts and Bolts Beginner Series 4 of 4 Thu 9/12 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 9/12 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero Thu 9/12 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Celebrity Squares in Anthony with Rod Thu 9/12 Anthony Celebrity Sq
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 9/12 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 9/12 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 9/12 Gainesville Mundial
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Fri 9/13 Gainesville UF Argentine
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 9/13 Gainesville GODS
UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social Fri 9/13 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Unicef Dance Fundraiser: Make A Difference Sat 9/14 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dance Disco Night with Ray and Eileen Sat 9/14 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve Sat 9/14 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Salsa and Bachata Social with Koji Sat 9/14 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 9/15 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vintage Waltz with Richard Sun 9/15 Gainesville Waltz
UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach Sun 9/15 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 9/15 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 9/15 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 9/15 Ocala Ocala Dance
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 9/16 Gainesville Cross Creek
Beginner Balboa Series Mon 9/16 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm Mon 9/16 Ocala Ocala Twirle
Waltz, Nightclub Two Step and Hustle! with Andy Mon 9/16 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 9/16 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 9/16 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 9/16 Gainesville IndepenDance
Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby Mon 9/16 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 9/16 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 9/16 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 9/16 Gainesville Baila Calien
Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy Tue 9/17 Gainesville GSC
Grand Squares Tue 9/17 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 9/17 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 9/17 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 9/17 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 9/17 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 9/17 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 9/17 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Tue 9/17 Gainesville IndepenDance
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 9/18 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 9/18 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 9/18 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 9/18 Gainesville Baila Calien
Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze Wed 9/18 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 9/19 Gainesville GDA
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 9/19 Gainesville GSC
New Beginner Series in Hustle!, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 9/19 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero Thu 9/19 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Celebrity Squares T-Shirt Night in Anthony with Rod Thu 9/19 Anthony Celebrity Sq
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 9/19 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 9/19 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 9/19 Gainesville Mundial
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Fri 9/20 Gainesville UF Argentine
UF Swing Club Disney Night Dance Class and Social Fri 9/20 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Ballroom Dancing Practice with Laura and Roberta Sat 9/21 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Contra Dance Sat 9/21 Gainesville GODS
Baila Caliente's 4 Year Anniversary Social Sat 9/21 Gainesville Baila Calien
Elio's Latin Show Sat 9/21 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit and Thai Massage Sun 9/22 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach Sun 9/22 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 9/22 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 9/22 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 9/22 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance with Angela Sun 9/22 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 9/23 Gainesville Cross Creek
Beginner Balboa Series Mon 9/23 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm Mon 9/23 Ocala Ocala Twirle
Waltz, Nightclub Two Step and Hustle! with Andy Mon 9/23 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 9/23 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 9/23 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 9/23 Gainesville IndepenDance
Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby Mon 9/23 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 9/23 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 9/23 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 9/23 Gainesville Baila Calien
Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy Tue 9/24 Gainesville GSC
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 9/24 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 9/24 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 9/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 9/24 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 9/24 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 9/24 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 9/24 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Tue 9/24 Gainesville IndepenDance
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 9/25 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 9/25 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 9/25 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 9/25 Gainesville Baila Calien
Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze Wed 9/25 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 3 of 4 Thu 9/26 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 9/26 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 9/26 Gainesville GSC
New Beginner Series in Hustle!, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 4 Thu 9/26 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero Thu 9/26 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Celebrity Squares in Anthony with Rod Thu 9/26 Anthony Celebrity Sq
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 9/26 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 9/26 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 9/26 Gainesville Mundial
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Fri 9/27 Gainesville UF Argentine
Contra Dance with Lisa Greenleaf and the Latter Day Lizards in Melrose Fri 9/27 Melrose GODS
UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social Fri 9/27 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Barbie Swing Dance Gala Benefit Fri 9/27 Gainesville SwingDance
Havana Nights Salsa with Elio Piedra Fri 9/27 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Gods Contra Dance Mini-Weekend with Lisa Greenleaf and the Latter Day Lizards Sat 9/28 Gainesville GODS
Hot Rod Lincoln Band Swing Dance Sat 9/28 Gainesville WCSJA
Ballroom Dance Black and White Ball with Ray and Eileen Sat 9/28 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement Dance Party with Sarit Sat 9/28 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit and Yoga Nidre Sun 9/29 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Gods Contra Dance Mini-Weekend with Lisa Greenleaf and the Latter Day Lizards Sun 9/29 Gainesville GODS
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 9/29 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 9/29 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 9/29 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance with Angela Sun 9/29 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 9/30 Gainesville Cross Creek
Beginner Balboa Series Mon 9/30 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
English Country Dancing Mon 9/30 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 9/30 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 9/30 Gainesville IndepenDance
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September 2019


Sunday 1 September 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 9/01, 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]

UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach

Sun 9/01, 1:45-3:45 pm. The Lindy Hop bug can be quite the terror once you've been afflicted. Maybe it's your competitive nature that drives you to expand your skills past a one-hour beginner lesson. Perhaps it's your desire to form deeper friendships among one of the most compassionate, accepting communities in the world. Or maybe you just want to be able to better communicate your art on the dance floor with your partner and share your style with the most experienced dancers. Join our Teaching Director, Zack Buchillon, as he shares his extensive experience in the form of a thoughtful, engaging lesson series. Zack has attended a large number of different workshops where he has learned from and engaged with many of the most renowned international Lindy Hop instructors of our time! We welcome you to explore with other students and dive into the rich culture and history of the dance we are lucky to partake in. Here's the nitty gritty: 1) We begin with a s ... J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][email][events]

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Sun 9/01, 3-5 pm. On2 Salsa Class 3 to 4 pm Beginners 4 to 5 pm Intermediate. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Contra Dance

Sun 9/01, 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 9/01, 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 9/01, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 2 September 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 9/02, 5:30-8:30 am. Confirm times before going. Rosa B Williams, 601 NW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Eleta Sucsy, 352-473-7761. Cross Creek Cloggers - [email][events]

Beginner Balboa Series

Mon 9/02, 8:30. What is this balboa thing all about? If you are interested in learning about balboa, how to dance the basics, or want to comfortably dance to faster tempos, this is the place to come! This is not a series you want to miss as it will not only allow students to dance balboa socially, but also prepare them for our October balboa dance and workshop with a special guest instructor! This series will consist of five weeks of lessons and although there may be time to review topics, many of the lessons will build upon those learned the previous week so attending every session will be to your benefit! Shoes with suede or leather soles are highly encouraged; students may experience some difficulty wearing shoes that don't allow them to slide. Lessons will be held in the dance studios in the basement of the Reitz union. Parking at the Reitz is free after 4:30 pm. UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

Social Dancing with Andy

Mon 9/02, 5:30. Dances to be determined by who is there. We have not yet decided what dances to do this month. Some suggestions have been Country Two Step, Foxtrot, Rumba, Waltz and others. 5:30 pm TBD 6:30 pm TBD 7:30 pm Israeli Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, or $5 student, or $5 per family for experienced Israeli dancers, or Free for students for Israeli dancing only 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 9/02, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 9/02, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Clogging

Mon 9/02, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Mon 9/02, 7-9:10 pm. Modern Dance Mondays 7:00-8:00 pm A dance form which includes special techniques for using the whole body in movements to express abstract ideas. Taught by Shay Smith. All Levels. For Dancers Ages 16+. Adult Ballet Mondays 8:10-9:10 pm This class is geared towards students age 16 and over who wish to start dancing, return to a passion for dance, or are looking for a new form of exercise. This class focuses on the poise and strength needed for the art form known as classical ballet. Taught by Gabby Lafond. All Levels. For Dancers Ages 16+. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Mon 9/02, 7-9:10 pm. Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Thursdays 7:10-8:10 pm Tribal Fusion Belly Dance is for dancers of all shapes, sizes, and genders. Tribal Fusion combines the techniques of American Tribal Style, Hip Hop, Classic Westernized dance, American Cabaret Bellydance and much more to create a style that is modern, serpentine, and smooth, Tribal Fusion Belly Dance also uses some of the same movement principles from traditional forms such as Flamenco, Kathak, Odissi, and other folkloric and classical dance styles. This class is perfect for anyone wanting to try something new, even if you're a beginner or experienced dancer. We'll break down posture, isolations, arm and footwork, traveling and we'll work on combinations that will give students a solid grasp of this fun. For Dancers Ages 14+. Adult Beginner Tap Thursdays 8:15-8:15 pm A class where adults can have fun learning the basic steps of tap dance. This class is also great for “brushi ... Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [more][email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 9/02, 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. $5 per night Free for college aged and under. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 9/02, 7:45-8:45 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 9/02, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 3 September 2019

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Tue 9/03, 8:30. It is Kizomba time. Your only local weekly Kizomba party is here. Come out to learn different styles of Kizomba the right way from real instructors, and stay to party and enjoy social dancing with top local Kizomba DJ's Brown Sugar and Katatonik (and a delicious island cocktail or two from Bahama Breeze Island Grille). All ages and levels are welcome and basics will be taught each week, so whether you are a Kizomba mazter or have never heard of this sexy style of dance from the islands, come by for what is sure to be a fiesta. Schedule 8:30 Open Floor/Basics with Kathy Lastra 9:00 Class with Salil Bavdekar, Kathy Lastra 9:45 Social Dancing. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Grand Squares

Tue 9/03, 6:30-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Hip Hop

Tue 9/03, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 9/03, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 9/03, 7-9 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 9/03, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 9/03, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 9/03, 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]

Ballroom

Tue 9/03, 7:45-8:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 4 September 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 9/04, 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 with Sarit

Wed 9/04, 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]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 9/04, 6:15-8:15 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. Start your tango journey with the UF Argentine Tango Club. You’ll be challenged to think and move using tango ideas with an engaging and diverse group. You will do individual exercises and partner activities to explore what tango is all about. Classes will be held on Wednesdays and Fridays during the Fall semester, with some exceptions so be sure to check each week. Where: Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. A few will be held in Studio A next door to B. So be sure to just check the schedule information at the door if you are unsure. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Feel free to invite your friends. Parking at th ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][website][email][events]

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

Wed 9/04, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social - Canceled

Wed 9/04, 7-9:30 pm. Today class canceled due to hurricane. 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 9/04, 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]

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

Wed 9/04, 9 pm-12 am. You asked for it, and now, after popular demand, Elio is back. Wednesday nights at Bahama Breeze Island Grille just got a little hotter. Gainesville's premier latin music act, Elio Piedra, will be bringing the party to keep you dancing all night. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][events]


Thursday 5 September 2019

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 1 of 4

Thu 9/05, 12-1 pm. 4 week series in World Line Dancing. Skips September 12. 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]

Celebrity Squares Welcome Back Covered Dish in Anthony with Rod

Thu 9/05, 6-9 pm. 6:00 Covered dish 7:00 Dancing We dance every Thursday. Anthony United Methodist Church, 2396 NE 97 Street, Anthony. Rod Barngrover, 386-749-4767. Celebrity Squares - [email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 9/05, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

English Country Dancing Nuts and Bolts Beginner Series 3 of 4

Thu 9/05, 6:30-9:30 pm. Would you like to check out English Country Dancing? Have you come to dance but wished there was more instruction? Beginning this Thursday, August 22, Randy Thorp and Annette Merritt will begin a 4 week session to teach the basics of English Dancing. This is a great place to begin. Slow paced. Small group. Everyone is welcome, even if you have come to dance and just want to do more dancing. English Nuts and Bolts (a/k/a English Terms and Figures) (6:30 - 9:00) on 4 Thursday evenings, August 22 through September 12, at the Rosa B. Center, 524 NW 1st St, Gainesville. The cost will be $5 (charged by the city per person). But if you come the first 3 weeks and pay, then your 4th week will be free. This is for newcomers, for those who want to brush up on their skills, and for those who enjoy partnering to help less experienced people. Please pass the word to your friends who might feel overwhelmed on Monday, or if there's som ... Rosa B Williams, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [more][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 9/05, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

New Beginner Series in Hustle!, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 4

Thu 9/05, 6:30-9:30 pm. 4-Week beginner series for new dancers. Experienced dancers meet at the same time to practice. Skips September 12. 6:30 pm Hustle! 7:30 pm Swing 8:30 pm Argentine Tango - let me know if you are coming for Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. Per Person $60 for 4-week beginner series, or $10 per night for experienced dancers, or $5 student, or $5 Argentine Tango practice only, students free If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero

Thu 9/05, 7-9:15 pm. Progressive I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Starting with the basics and progressing each week. Emphasis on technique as well as patterns and lead and follow. 5 weeks. Cost $55 per person, $44 college student, or $100 couple. Try first week for $12 per person. Progressive II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Strong emphasis on technique. Must know the basics to attend this class. 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 9/05, 7-9 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 with Julieta

Thu 9/05, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 9/05, 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 6 September 2019

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Fri 9/06, 6:15-8:15 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. Start your tango journey with the UF Argentine Tango Club. You’ll be challenged to think and move using tango ideas with an engaging and diverse group. You will do individual exercises and partner activities to explore what tango is all about. Classes will be held on Wednesdays and Fridays during the Fall semester, with some exceptions so be sure to check each week. Where: Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. A few will be held in Studio A next door to B. So be sure to just check the schedule information at the door if you are unsure. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Feel free to invite your friends. Parking at th ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][website][email][events]

First Fridays Social Dance Party

Fri 9/06, 7-10 pm. Smooth Flava's Social Dance Party on First Fridays. 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 Club, 511 SW 4 Avenue, Gainesville. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. $5. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

Fri 9/06, 7:45-11 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday at Thelma A. Boltin Community Center This event will cost $5 to help support the club and bring you more swing dancing events in Gainesville. There will be a friendly beginner lesson will to help you get into the swing of things. 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. 7:45 - 8:00: Doors open 8:00 - 9:00: Beginner Lesson 9:00 - 11:00: Social Dance If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers. We hope to dance with you all soon. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

Havana Nights Salsa with Elio Piedra

Fri 9/06, 10 pm-1:30 am. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with our Havana-themed Salsa Night. For one night only, prepare to party and dance as DJ Elio Piedra "Bringing The Fiesta to you" brings the fiesta to The Wooly. Working with Gator Salsa Club and the Gainesville Latino Film Festival we will bring passion and rhythm to the dance floor. Photo ops, vibrant dance floors and a specialty drink will be available to keep the party going all night long. So dress spicy, bring your friends and get ready to cha-cha-cha. 21 & Over: $5 Under 21: $10 DOORS OPEN AT 10 PM. The Wooly, 20 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32608. Elio Piedra, 352-327-5089. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][email][events]


Saturday 7 September 2019

Flamenco Workshop with Vanessa Cerallo

Sat 9/07 to Sun 9/08, 12-2 pm. Najmah and Oralia will be hosting the stunning Vanessa Cerallo September 7th and 8th. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS Workshop 1 TECHNIQUE, FANS, AND SEVILLANAS Saturday, September 7th, 12-2pm The first hour Vanessa will dive deep into Flamenco Technique starting with posture, arms and feet then she will move to a flamenco favorite, Fans! The fan is a traditionally added to compliment flamenco dance. It is known for its artistic expression not only in Flamenco but in all of Spanish Culture. Second hour she will share with us the Spanish tradition of Sevillanas! These dances come from Sevilla and its region. They were derived from seguidilla, and old Castilian folk music and dance genre in the 19th century and were influenced by Flamenco. Sevillanas are traditionally danced during Feria (lots of people go as tourist to La Feria de Sevilla/ Feria de Abril) and it is pretty cool to be able to participate in the festivities by ... Gainesville. Belly Dance with Leela - [more][website][events]

Night on the Nile featuring Flamenco with Vanessa Cerallo

Sat 9/07, 7-10 pm. Join us for another Night on the Nile Showcase! We are excited to present Flamenco, Belly Dance, and Flamenco/Belly Dance Fusion--also known as Flamenco Arabe! FEATURED PERFORMER--VANESSA CERALLO Our featured performer, Vanessa Cerallo is originally from Caracas, Venezuela where she started dancing Flamenco at a very young age at the El Rocio Flamenco School with the famous dancer—Diana Patricia “La Macarena”. Currently, she performs weekly shows at Ceviche in downtown Saint Petersburg with Sombras Flamencas--with whom she has performed with for over 10 years! In addition, she performs monthly shows at Spain Restaurant in downtown Tampa, she used to perform at the Columbia Restaurant in Ybor city and she performs in many private and public functions like performing at the Palladium Theatre with amazing musicians like Kafkasso. Blackadder Brewing Company, 618 NW 60 Street, Suite A, Gainesville, 32607. Belly Dance with Leela - [more][website][events]

Soul Circuit Dance Party

Sat 9/07, 8-11 pm. An evening with Music from the late 40s to the mid 70s. Come to our private back room to listen and dance. Party benefiting the local public radio station. Donations optional. Please gather your friends, bring them to Big Top Brewery. Listen to Margi Hatch’s radio show Soul Circuit. Big Top Brewing Company, 201 SE 2nd Ave, #101, Gainesville, 32601. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente's Bachata Social

Sat 9/07, 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 8 September 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 9/08, 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]

Flamenco Workshop with Vanessa Cerallo

Sun 9/08, 12-2 pm. Najmah and Oralia will be hosting the stunning Vanessa Cerallo September 7th and 8th. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS Workshop 1 TECHNIQUE, FANS, AND SEVILLANAS Saturday, September 7th, 12-2pm The first hour Vanessa will dive deep into Flamenco Technique starting with posture, arms and feet then she will move to a flamenco favorite, Fans! The fan is a traditionally added to compliment flamenco dance. It is known for its artistic expression not only in Flamenco but in all of Spanish Culture. Second hour she will share with us the Spanish tradition of Sevillanas! These dances come from Sevilla and its region. They were derived from seguidilla, and old Castilian folk music and dance genre in the 19th century and were influenced by Flamenco. Sevillanas are traditionally danced during Feria (lots of people go as tourist to La Feria de Sevilla/ Feria de Abril) and it is pretty cool to be able to participate in the festivities by ... Gainesville. Belly Dance with Leela - [more][website][events]

UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach

Sun 9/08, 1:45-3:45 pm. The Lindy Hop bug can be quite the terror once you've been afflicted. Maybe it's your competitive nature that drives you to expand your skills past a one-hour beginner lesson. Perhaps it's your desire to form deeper friendships among one of the most compassionate, accepting communities in the world. Or maybe you just want to be able to better communicate your art on the dance floor with your partner and share your style with the most experienced dancers. Join our Teaching Director, Zack Buchillon, as he shares his extensive experience in the form of a thoughtful, engaging lesson series. Zack has attended a large number of different workshops where he has learned from and engaged with many of the most renowned international Lindy Hop instructors of our time! We welcome you to explore with other students and dive into the rich culture and history of the dance we are lucky to partake in. Here's the nitty gritty: 1) We begin with a s ... J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][email][events]

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Sun 9/08, 3-5 pm. On2 Salsa Class 3 to 4 pm Beginners 4 to 5 pm Intermediate. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 9/08, 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 9/08, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

Sun 9/08, 7:30. We are super excited to announce that we will be in one of the new homes to ecstatic dance as the beloved energy/space of Aurora Healing Arts transforms into HOWL, The House of Waking Life, a creation by Brooke Rosen We are so excited. Our first dance will be June 30th, 7:30 pm and will be facilitated by the lovely Angela Betancourt. Our dances will then go on every other Sunday from that date forth. Beginning Sept. 1st (fingers crossed), alternating weekends will be hosted by HOWL. This dance will explore the 5 Rhythms of Ecstatic Dance. In this environment we will let go of judgment of ourselves and others, embrace whatever emotions arise, and feel free to move, shake and groove however our bodies choose. Please be sure to arrive on time if possible and reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there. Flow Space, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. $10. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][email][events]


Monday 9 September 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 9/09, 5:30-8:30 am. Confirm times before going. Rosa B Williams, 601 NW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Eleta Sucsy, 352-473-7761. Cross Creek Cloggers - [email][events]

Beginner Balboa Series

Mon 9/09, 8:30. What is this balboa thing all about? If you are interested in learning about balboa, how to dance the basics, or want to comfortably dance to faster tempos, this is the place to come! This is not a series you want to miss as it will not only allow students to dance balboa socially, but also prepare them for our October balboa dance and workshop with a special guest instructor! This series will consist of five weeks of lessons and although there may be time to review topics, many of the lessons will build upon those learned the previous week so attending every session will be to your benefit! Shoes with suede or leather soles are highly encouraged; students may experience some difficulty wearing shoes that don't allow them to slide. Lessons will be held in the dance studios in the basement of the Reitz union. Parking at the Reitz is free after 4:30 pm. UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 9/09, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 9/09, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Clogging

Mon 9/09, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Mon 9/09, 7-9:10 pm. Modern Dance Mondays 7:00-8:00 pm A dance form which includes special techniques for using the whole body in movements to express abstract ideas. Taught by Shay Smith. All Levels. For Dancers Ages 16+. Adult Ballet Mondays 8:10-9:10 pm This class is geared towards students age 16 and over who wish to start dancing, return to a passion for dance, or are looking for a new form of exercise. This class focuses on the poise and strength needed for the art form known as classical ballet. Taught by Gabby Lafond. All Levels. For Dancers Ages 16+. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 9/09, 7:45-8:45 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 9/09, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 10 September 2019

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Tue 9/10, 8:30. It is Kizomba time. Your only local weekly Kizomba party is here. Come out to learn different styles of Kizomba the right way from real instructors, and stay to party and enjoy social dancing with top local Kizomba DJ's Brown Sugar and Katatonik (and a delicious island cocktail or two from Bahama Breeze Island Grille). All ages and levels are welcome and basics will be taught each week, so whether you are a Kizomba mazter or have never heard of this sexy style of dance from the islands, come by for what is sure to be a fiesta. Schedule 8:30 Open Floor/Basics with Kathy Lastra 9:00 Class with Salil Bavdekar, Kathy Lastra 9:45 Social Dancing. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Grand Squares

Tue 9/10, 6:30-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Hip Hop

Tue 9/10, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 9/10, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 9/10, 7-9 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 9/10, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 9/10, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 9/10, 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]

Ballroom

Tue 9/10, 7:45-8:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 11 September 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 9/11, 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]

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

Wed 9/11, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 9/11, 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 9/11, 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]

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

Wed 9/11, 9 pm-12 am. You asked for it, and now, after popular demand, Elio is back. Wednesday nights at Bahama Breeze Island Grille just got a little hotter. Gainesville's premier latin music act, Elio Piedra, will be bringing the party to keep you dancing all night. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][events]


Thursday 12 September 2019

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 9/12, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

English Country Dancing Nuts and Bolts Beginner Series 4 of 4

Thu 9/12, 6:30-9:30 pm. Would you like to check out English Country Dancing? Have you come to dance but wished there was more instruction? Beginning this Thursday, August 22, Randy Thorp and Annette Merritt will begin a 4 week session to teach the basics of English Dancing. This is a great place to begin. Slow paced. Small group. Everyone is welcome, even if you have come to dance and just want to do more dancing. English Nuts and Bolts (a/k/a English Terms and Figures) (6:30 - 9:00) on 4 Thursday evenings, August 22 through September 12, at the Rosa B. Center, 524 NW 1st St, Gainesville. The cost will be $5 (charged by the city per person). But if you come the first 3 weeks and pay, then your 4th week will be free. This is for newcomers, for those who want to brush up on their skills, and for those who enjoy partnering to help less experienced people. Please pass the word to your friends who might feel overwhelmed on Monday, or if there's som ... Rosa B Williams, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [more][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 9/12, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero

Thu 9/12, 7-9:15 pm. Progressive I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Starting with the basics and progressing each week. Emphasis on technique as well as patterns and lead and follow. 5 weeks. Cost $55 per person, $44 college student, or $100 couple. Try first week for $12 per person. Progressive II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Strong emphasis on technique. Must know the basics to attend this class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Celebrity Squares in Anthony with Rod

Thu 9/12, 7-9 pm. We dance every Thursday. Anthony United Methodist Church, 2396 NE 97 Street, Anthony. Rod Barngrover, 386-749-4767. Celebrity Squares - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 9/12, 7-9 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 with Julieta

Thu 9/12, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 9/12, 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 13 September 2019

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Fri 9/13, 6:15-8:15 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. Start your tango journey with the UF Argentine Tango Club. You’ll be challenged to think and move using tango ideas with an engaging and diverse group. You will do individual exercises and partner activities to explore what tango is all about. Classes will be held on Wednesdays and Fridays during the Fall semester, with some exceptions so be sure to check each week. Where: Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. A few will be held in Studio A next door to B. So be sure to just check the schedule information at the door if you are unsure. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Feel free to invite your friends. Parking at th ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][website][email][events]

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 9/13, 7:30-10 pm. Melrose Art and Culture Center, #301, Hwy 26, corner of Grove Street, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

Fri 9/13, 7:45-11 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday at Thelma A. Boltin Community Center This event will cost $5 to help support the club and bring you more swing dancing events in Gainesville. There will be a friendly beginner lesson will to help you get into the swing of things. 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. 7:45 - 8:00: Doors open 8:00 - 9:00: Beginner Lesson 9:00 - 11:00: Social Dance If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers. We hope to dance with you all soon. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Saturday 14 September 2019

Unicef Dance Fundraiser: Make A Difference

Sat 9/14, 2-4 pm. Make a difference in the lives of refugee children. Please spend your afternoon with us, as our diverse dance community comes together to bring you a spectacular multicultural variety show. We appreciate your generous donation, as every cent counts and makes a difference! Hosted by Taraneh Darabi and June D. Littler. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Free. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dance Disco Night with Ray and Eileen

Sat 9/14, 7:30-10:30 pm. Great mix of ballroom, Latin, swing, and country music. Light 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]

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve

Sat 9/14, 8 pm-12 am. Argentine Tango Milonga located in Gainesville, Florida for dancers in Gainesville, and other nearby cities (Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Augustine, Palm Coast, Ormond, Daytona, Tallahassee, Ocala, Orlando, Tampa) in North Florida, and visitors to our wonderful community. BYO drinks, water, wine, food and snacks for passionate dancing all night. Milonga El Abrazo de Gainesville is held regularly on the second Saturday of each month. Easy parking, great lighting and security. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. $10, $5 student. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata Social with Koji

Sat 9/14, 9 pm-2 am. Let's start the new semester off on the right note with great dancing. Join us for another awesome night of dancing with great Latin music. DJ Brown Sugar will be playing your favorite Salsa and Bachata songs all night long. JD salsa team will be performing at midnight. There will be a Chacha workshop (all level) by Aniel and Danely before the social. This event is open to the public, so please bring your friends and family. Chacha workshop: 9:00-10:00PM Social: 10:00PM-2:00AM Performance: 12:00AM Pricing: Workshop: $5 Social: $10 $7 for student or out-of-town guest with valid photo ID Workshop and Social: $12 or $10 for student or out-of-town guest. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Sunday 15 September 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 9/15, 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 9/15, 1:30-4:30 pm. Lesson at 1:30. Open dancing thereafter. Partner not required. Mostly waltz dances from our playlists of favorites. Bring your own playlist with waltz plus swing, foxtrot, cha-cha, etc, and we can play your favorites too. First time? You get in for half price. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Richard Nalli, 352-213-8769. $10, $5 students. Vintage Waltz - [email][events]

UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach

Sun 9/15, 1:45-3:45 pm. The Lindy Hop bug can be quite the terror once you've been afflicted. Maybe it's your competitive nature that drives you to expand your skills past a one-hour beginner lesson. Perhaps it's your desire to form deeper friendships among one of the most compassionate, accepting communities in the world. Or maybe you just want to be able to better communicate your art on the dance floor with your partner and share your style with the most experienced dancers. Join our Teaching Director, Zack Buchillon, as he shares his extensive experience in the form of a thoughtful, engaging lesson series. Zack has attended a large number of different workshops where he has learned from and engaged with many of the most renowned international Lindy Hop instructors of our time! We welcome you to explore with other students and dive into the rich culture and history of the dance we are lucky to partake in. Here's the nitty gritty: 1) We begin with a s ... J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][email][events]

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Sun 9/15, 3-5 pm. On2 Salsa Class 3 to 4 pm Beginners 4 to 5 pm Intermediate. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 9/15, 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 9/15, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 16 September 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 9/16, 5:30-8:30 am. Confirm times before going. Rosa B Williams, 601 NW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Eleta Sucsy, 352-473-7761. Cross Creek Cloggers - [email][events]

Beginner Balboa Series

Mon 9/16, 8:30. What is this balboa thing all about? If you are interested in learning about balboa, how to dance the basics, or want to comfortably dance to faster tempos, this is the place to come! This is not a series you want to miss as it will not only allow students to dance balboa socially, but also prepare them for our October balboa dance and workshop with a special guest instructor! This series will consist of five weeks of lessons and although there may be time to review topics, many of the lessons will build upon those learned the previous week so attending every session will be to your benefit! Shoes with suede or leather soles are highly encouraged; students may experience some difficulty wearing shoes that don't allow them to slide. Lessons will be held in the dance studios in the basement of the Reitz union. Parking at the Reitz is free after 4:30 pm. UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Mon 9/16, 12:45-4:15 pm. 12:45 to 2:00 Plus class 2:00 to 4:15 Dance This summer you can dance two Monday afternoons a month in Ocala with the Ocala Twirlers. Ocala West Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105 Street, Ocala. Norm, 352-873-1734. Ocala Twirlers Square Dancers - [events]

Waltz, Nightclub Two Step and Hustle! with Andy

Mon 9/16, 5:30. Dances to be determined by who is there. We have not yet decided what dances to do this month. Some suggestions have been Country Two Step, Foxtrot, Rumba, Waltz and others. 5:30 pm Waltz, Nightclub Two Step 6:30 pm Hustle! 7:30 pm Israeli Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, or $5 student, or $5 per family for experienced Israeli dancers, or Free for students for Israeli dancing only 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 9/16, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 9/16, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Clogging

Mon 9/16, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Mon 9/16, 7-9:10 pm. Modern Dance Mondays 7:00-8:00 pm A dance form which includes special techniques for using the whole body in movements to express abstract ideas. Taught by Shay Smith. All Levels. For Dancers Ages 16+. Adult Ballet Mondays 8:10-9:10 pm This class is geared towards students age 16 and over who wish to start dancing, return to a passion for dance, or are looking for a new form of exercise. This class focuses on the poise and strength needed for the art form known as classical ballet. Taught by Gabby Lafond. All Levels. For Dancers Ages 16+. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 9/16, 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. $5 per night Free for college aged and under. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 9/16, 7:45-8:45 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 9/16, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 17 September 2019

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Tue 9/17, 8:30. It is Kizomba time. Your only local weekly Kizomba party is here. Come out to learn different styles of Kizomba the right way from real instructors, and stay to party and enjoy social dancing with top local Kizomba DJ's Brown Sugar and Katatonik (and a delicious island cocktail or two from Bahama Breeze Island Grille). All ages and levels are welcome and basics will be taught each week, so whether you are a Kizomba mazter or have never heard of this sexy style of dance from the islands, come by for what is sure to be a fiesta. Schedule 8:30 Open Floor/Basics with Kathy Lastra 9:00 Class with Salil Bavdekar, Kathy Lastra 9:45 Social Dancing. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Grand Squares

Tue 9/17, 6:30-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Hip Hop

Tue 9/17, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 9/17, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 9/17, 7-9 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 9/17, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 9/17, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 9/17, 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]

Ballroom

Tue 9/17, 7:45-8:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 18 September 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 9/18, 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]

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

Wed 9/18, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 9/18, 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 9/18, 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]

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

Wed 9/18, 9 pm-12 am. You asked for it, and now, after popular demand, Elio is back. Wednesday nights at Bahama Breeze Island Grille just got a little hotter. Gainesville's premier latin music act, Elio Piedra, will be bringing the party to keep you dancing all night. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][events]


Thursday 19 September 2019

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 9/19, 12-1 pm. 4 week series in World Line Dancing. Skips September 12. 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]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 9/19, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club and Dominican Student Association is proud to present Thursday Tradicional. The schedule will be modified for this class and we will be focussing on Traditional Dominican Bachata. 5:45 PM - Check-in, social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - On1 style salsa (advanced level will be On2) 7:00 PM - Traditional bachata class 8:00 PM - Mini-social featuring traditional dominican bachata Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 and 4. Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

New Beginner Series in Hustle!, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 9/19, 6:30-9:30 pm. 4-Week beginner series for new dancers. Experienced dancers meet at the same time to practice. Skips September 12. 6:30 pm Hustle! 7:30 pm Swing 8:30 pm Argentine Tango - let me know if you are coming for Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. Per Person $60 for 4-week beginner series, or $10 per night for experienced dancers, or $5 student, or $5 Argentine Tango practice only, students free If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero

Thu 9/19, 7-9:15 pm. Progressive I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Starting with the basics and progressing each week. Emphasis on technique as well as patterns and lead and follow. 5 weeks. Cost $55 per person, $44 college student, or $100 couple. Try first week for $12 per person. Progressive II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Strong emphasis on technique. Must know the basics to attend this class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Celebrity Squares T-Shirt Night in Anthony with Rod

Thu 9/19, 7-9 pm. Casual dress tonight. We dance every Thursday. Anthony United Methodist Church, 2396 NE 97 Street, Anthony. Rod Barngrover, 386-749-4767. Celebrity Squares - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 9/19, 7-9 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 with Julieta

Thu 9/19, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 9/19, 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 20 September 2019

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Fri 9/20, 6:15-8:15 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. Start your tango journey with the UF Argentine Tango Club. You’ll be challenged to think and move using tango ideas with an engaging and diverse group. You will do individual exercises and partner activities to explore what tango is all about. Classes will be held on Wednesdays and Fridays during the Fall semester, with some exceptions so be sure to check each week. Where: Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. A few will be held in Studio A next door to B. So be sure to just check the schedule information at the door if you are unsure. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Feel free to invite your friends. Parking at th ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][website][email][events]

UF Swing Club Disney Night Dance Class and Social

Fri 9/20, 7:45-11 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday at Thelma A. Boltin Community Center for a special Disney theme swing dance. We will be playing Disney swing music throughout the night and we encourage you to come dressed up as your favorite Disney character. This event will cost $5 to help support the club and bring you more swing dancing events in Gainesville. There will be a friendly beginner lesson will to help you get into the swing of things. 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. 7:45 - 8:00: Doors open 8:00 - 9:00: Beginner Lesson 9:00 - 11:00: Social Dance If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers. We hope to dance with you all soon. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Saturday 21 September 2019

Ballroom Dancing Practice with Laura and Roberta

Sat 9/21, 1:30-4:30 pm. Open floor dancing. Take advantage of the big space to practice Foxtrot, Waltz, American Tango, Two Step, Latin dances and Swing. Please Rsvp. Rosa B Williams, 601 NW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Roberta Cook, Laura Thomley, 352-317-4243. $6. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Contra Dance

Sat 9/21, 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]

Baila Caliente's 4 Year Anniversary Social

Sat 9/21, 9:30 pm-2:30 am. BailaCaliente is turning the big 4. Join us for a fun filled night of dance and festivities. The theme for this event is red, black and white semi-formal attire. Dress to impress. Dj Bob Ocho a.k.a. Chocolate Pecan will be playing your favorite bachata, salsa and chachacha all night. Workshop: 9:30 -10:30 pm Salsa On2 - Bob Ocho Social dancing to follow immediately. The music will play until there is no one on the dance floor. $10 for individual workshop, $7 with student ID $14 for night workshop and social, $12 with student ID $10 for social only, $7 with student ID. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Elio's Latin Show

Sat 9/21, 10 pm-2 am. We throw a party every day at Felipe's. We throw our biggest Fiesta on Saturday nights with Elio Piedra $5 Cover $10 for under 21. Felipe's Taqueria, 1209 W Universitay Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][events]


Sunday 22 September 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit and Thai Massage

Sun 9/22, 11 am-1 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]

UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach

Sun 9/22, 1:45-3:45 pm. The Lindy Hop bug can be quite the terror once you've been afflicted. Maybe it's your competitive nature that drives you to expand your skills past a one-hour beginner lesson. Perhaps it's your desire to form deeper friendships among one of the most compassionate, accepting communities in the world. Or maybe you just want to be able to better communicate your art on the dance floor with your partner and share your style with the most experienced dancers. Join our Teaching Director, Zack Buchillon, as he shares his extensive experience in the form of a thoughtful, engaging lesson series. Zack has attended a large number of different workshops where he has learned from and engaged with many of the most renowned international Lindy Hop instructors of our time! We welcome you to explore with other students and dive into the rich culture and history of the dance we are lucky to partake in. Here's the nitty gritty: 1) We begin with a s ... J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][email][events]

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Sun 9/22, 3-5 pm. On2 Salsa Class 3 to 4 pm Beginners 4 to 5 pm Intermediate. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 9/22, 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 9/22, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

Sun 9/22, 7:30. We are super excited to announce that we will be in one of the new homes to ecstatic dance as the beloved energy/space of Aurora Healing Arts transforms into HOWL, The House of Waking Life, a creation by Brooke Rosen We are so excited. Our first dance will be June 30th, 7:30 pm and will be facilitated by the lovely Angela Betancourt. Our dances will then go on every other Sunday from that date forth. Beginning Sept. 1st (fingers crossed), alternating weekends will be hosted by HOWL. This dance will explore the 5 Rhythms of Ecstatic Dance. In this environment we will let go of judgment of ourselves and others, embrace whatever emotions arise, and feel free to move, shake and groove however our bodies choose. Please be sure to arrive on time if possible and reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there. Flow Space, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. $10. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][email][events]


Monday 23 September 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 9/23, 5:30-8:30 am. Confirm times before going. Rosa B Williams, 601 NW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Eleta Sucsy, 352-473-7761. Cross Creek Cloggers - [email][events]

Beginner Balboa Series

Mon 9/23, 8:30. What is this balboa thing all about? If you are interested in learning about balboa, how to dance the basics, or want to comfortably dance to faster tempos, this is the place to come! This is not a series you want to miss as it will not only allow students to dance balboa socially, but also prepare them for our October balboa dance and workshop with a special guest instructor! This series will consist of five weeks of lessons and although there may be time to review topics, many of the lessons will build upon those learned the previous week so attending every session will be to your benefit! Shoes with suede or leather soles are highly encouraged; students may experience some difficulty wearing shoes that don't allow them to slide. Lessons will be held in the dance studios in the basement of the Reitz union. Parking at the Reitz is free after 4:30 pm. UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Mon 9/23, 12:45-4:15 pm. 12:45 to 2:00 Plus class 2:00 to 4:15 Dance This summer you can dance two Monday afternoons a month in Ocala with the Ocala Twirlers. Ocala West Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105 Street, Ocala. Norm, 352-873-1734. Ocala Twirlers Square Dancers - [events]

Waltz, Nightclub Two Step and Hustle! with Andy

Mon 9/23, 5:30. Dances to be determined by who is there. We have not yet decided what dances to do this month. Some suggestions have been Country Two Step, Foxtrot, Rumba, Waltz and others. 5:30 pm Waltz, Nightclub Two Step 6:30 pm Hustle! 7:30 pm Israeli Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, or $5 student, or $5 per family for experienced Israeli dancers, or Free for students for Israeli dancing only 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 9/23, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 9/23, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Clogging

Mon 9/23, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Mon 9/23, 7-9:10 pm. Modern Dance Mondays 7:00-8:00 pm A dance form which includes special techniques for using the whole body in movements to express abstract ideas. Taught by Shay Smith. All Levels. For Dancers Ages 16+. Adult Ballet Mondays 8:10-9:10 pm This class is geared towards students age 16 and over who wish to start dancing, return to a passion for dance, or are looking for a new form of exercise. This class focuses on the poise and strength needed for the art form known as classical ballet. Taught by Gabby Lafond. All Levels. For Dancers Ages 16+. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 9/23, 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. $5 per night Free for college aged and under. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 9/23, 7:45-8:45 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 9/23, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 24 September 2019

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Tue 9/24, 8:30. It is Kizomba time. Your only local weekly Kizomba party is here. Come out to learn different styles of Kizomba the right way from real instructors, and stay to party and enjoy social dancing with top local Kizomba DJ's Brown Sugar and Katatonik (and a delicious island cocktail or two from Bahama Breeze Island Grille). All ages and levels are welcome and basics will be taught each week, so whether you are a Kizomba mazter or have never heard of this sexy style of dance from the islands, come by for what is sure to be a fiesta. Schedule 8:30 Open Floor/Basics with Kathy Lastra 9:00 Class with Salil Bavdekar, Kathy Lastra 9:45 Social Dancing. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 9/24, 6:30-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Hip Hop

Tue 9/24, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 9/24, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 9/24, 7-9 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 9/24, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 9/24, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 9/24, 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]

Ballroom

Tue 9/24, 7:45-8:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 25 September 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 9/25, 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]

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

Wed 9/25, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 9/25, 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 9/25, 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]

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

Wed 9/25, 9 pm-12 am. You asked for it, and now, after popular demand, Elio is back. Wednesday nights at Bahama Breeze Island Grille just got a little hotter. Gainesville's premier latin music act, Elio Piedra, will be bringing the party to keep you dancing all night. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][events]


Thursday 26 September 2019

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 3 of 4

Thu 9/26, 12-1 pm. 4 week series in World Line Dancing. Skips September 12. 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 9/26, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 9/26, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

New Beginner Series in Hustle!, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 4

Thu 9/26, 6:30-9:30 pm. 4-Week beginner series for new dancers. Experienced dancers meet at the same time to practice. Skips September 12. 6:30 pm Hustle! 7:30 pm Swing 8:30 pm Argentine Tango - let me know if you are coming for Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. Per Person $60 for 4-week beginner series, or $10 per night for experienced dancers, or $5 student, or $5 Argentine Tango practice only, students free If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Bolero

Thu 9/26, 7-9:15 pm. Progressive I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Starting with the basics and progressing each week. Emphasis on technique as well as patterns and lead and follow. 5 weeks. Cost $55 per person, $44 college student, or $100 couple. Try first week for $12 per person. Progressive II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Strong emphasis on technique. Must know the basics to attend this class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Celebrity Squares in Anthony with Rod

Thu 9/26, 7-9 pm. We dance every Thursday. Anthony United Methodist Church, 2396 NE 97 Street, Anthony. Rod Barngrover, 386-749-4767. Celebrity Squares - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 9/26, 7-9 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 with Julieta

Thu 9/26, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 9/26, 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 27 September 2019

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Fri 9/27, 6:15-8:15 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. Start your tango journey with the UF Argentine Tango Club. You’ll be challenged to think and move using tango ideas with an engaging and diverse group. You will do individual exercises and partner activities to explore what tango is all about. Classes will be held on Wednesdays and Fridays during the Fall semester, with some exceptions so be sure to check each week. Where: Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. A few will be held in Studio A next door to B. So be sure to just check the schedule information at the door if you are unsure. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Feel free to invite your friends. Parking at th ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][website][email][events]

Contra Dance with Lisa Greenleaf and the Latter Day Lizards in Melrose

Fri 9/27, 7-10 pm. Ages 26+: $10 Ages 16-25: $5. The Dancing Fish of Lake Santa Fe, 6228 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

Fri 9/27, 7:45-11 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday at Thelma A. Boltin Community Center This event will cost $5 to help support the club and bring you more swing dancing events in Gainesville. There will be a friendly beginner lesson will to help you get into the swing of things. 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. 7:45 - 8:00: Doors open 8:00 - 9:00: Beginner Lesson 9:00 - 11:00: Social Dance If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers. We hope to dance with you all soon. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

Barbie Swing Dance Gala Benefit

Fri 9/27, 8 pm-12 am. The Barbie Gala is an elegant night of some great swing dancing on beautiful hardwood floors. Tons of Authentic Cuban food- roast pork, beans and rice, salad, and cuban pastries. Silent auction of Vintage Collectible Barbies, Raffle, etc. All to benefit The Special Angel Fund, a small fund held at one of our local churches that helps families with seriously ill children in the hospital. We help pay for gas cards, food cars, household bills, car repairs, and in the worst cases, funerals. You can buy tickets or donate funds straight to The Special Angel fund by going to Bit.ly/BarbieGala Hope to catch you on the dance floor Ciara. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Ciara. $35. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Havana Nights Salsa with Elio Piedra

Fri 9/27, 8 pm-12 am. Hippvana Nights are back in the Hipp Lower Level. Come participate in the best salsa night in Gainesville. A hot night of salsa dancing begins at 8:00 pm with a class taught by salsa dancing pros At 9:00 pm Elio Piedra brings the party when the floor opens up for a night of salsa dancing free and open to the public. Elio is a DJ with live beats so people can move with the rhythm of his live percussion. Let's spice up the Hippodrome with our salsa skills. DJ: Elio Piedra "Bringing The Fiesta to you" #Hippvana #keepgainesvilleHIPP #whyilovegnv. Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. Elio Piedra, 352-327-5089. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][email][events]


Saturday 28 September 2019

Gods Contra Dance Mini-Weekend with Lisa Greenleaf and the Latter Day Lizards

Sat 9/28 to Sun 9/29, 1-10 pm. Sat 9/28 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Contra Dance 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm Contra Dance Sun 9/29 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Waltz (Latter Day Lizards) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Contra Dance (Advanced) At the door: (no online or advance sales) Ages 26+: $15 per dance ($40 for all 3) Ages 16-25: $8 per dance ($20 for all 3) Age 15 & under: FREE (when accompanied by an adult) Lisa Greenleaf has been treating dancers across the country to her high spirited, witty calling for many years, and is known for precise walk-throughs of zesty and flowing dances. Whether she is presenting cool contras, hot squares, or focused callers' workshops, Lisa engages the crowd with her humor and community spirit. Lisa Greenleaf and the Latter Day Lizards are ready to blow your socks off. Boston based caller extraordinaire, Lisa Greenleaf, teams up with New England's own: * Dave Langford - fiddle/guitar; * Bill Tomczak - clarinet/saxophone/banjo uke/dumbek; and * K ... Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]

Hot Rod Lincoln Band Swing Dance

Sat 9/28, 7-10 pm. American Legion, Gainesville, is hosting a dance. Hotrod Lincoln Band is performing all evening. Please invite all your friends and family to come out and enjoy an evening of Rock N Roll dance music. It is important that we show the Legion that these dances are wanted. We must pack the place. These dances are in danger of being cancelled if we do not show them the people. Spread the word to all groups, clubs, anyone you can invite. Full bar at inexpensive prices. All profits go to benefit our Veterans. Hope to see you. American Legion Haisley Lynch Post 16, 4701 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, 32609. Danny Shehee. $10. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [website][events]

Ballroom Dance Black and White Ball with Ray and Eileen

Sat 9/28, 7:30-10:30 pm. Great mix of ballroom, Latin, swing, and country music. Light 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]

Nia Holistic Movement Dance Party with Sarit

Sat 9/28, 8 pm-1 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]


Sunday 29 September 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit and Yoga Nidre

Sun 9/29, 11 am-1 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]

Gods Contra Dance Mini-Weekend with Lisa Greenleaf and the Latter Day Lizards

Sun 9/29, 12:15-4 pm. Sat 9/28 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Contra Dance 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm Contra Dance Sun 9/29 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Waltz (Latter Day Lizards) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Contra Dance (Advanced) At the door: (no online or advance sales) Ages 26+: $15 per dance ($40 for all 3) Ages 16-25: $8 per dance ($20 for all 3) Age 15 & under: FREE (when accompanied by an adult) Lisa Greenleaf has been treating dancers across the country to her high spirited, witty calling for many years, and is known for precise walk-throughs of zesty and flowing dances. Whether she is presenting cool contras, hot squares, or focused callers' workshops, Lisa engages the crowd with her humor and community spirit. Lisa Greenleaf and the Latter Day Lizards are ready to blow your socks off. Boston based caller extraordinaire, Lisa Greenleaf, teams up with New England's own: * Dave Langford - fiddle/guitar; * Bill Tomczak - clarinet/saxophone/banjo uke/dumbek; and * K ... Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Sun 9/29, 3-5 pm. On2 Salsa Class 3 to 4 pm Beginners 4 to 5 pm Intermediate. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 9/29, 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 9/29, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

Sun 9/29, 7:30-9:30 pm. Join me (Angela Betancourt) and Riley Leachman, my dear friend and owner of The Crystal Canvas, as we explore the 5 Rhythms of Ecstatic Dance. We'll let go of judgment of ourselves and others, embrace whatever emotions arise, and feel free to move, shake, and groove however our bodies choose! Ecstatic Dance gives us an opportunity to explore our inner worlds through movement and stillness. We let go of verbal communication and step in to the liberating joy of dancing in commUNITY. I carefully craft a playlist using a variety of rhythms from around the world that are sure to help you tap into your inner wisdom and playfulness. The energy exchange is just $10 paid in cash at the door. We'll begin with a brief opening circle at 7:30 pm sharp, so be sure to arrive on time if possible. Please reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there. The Crystal Canvas, 1801 NE 23 Avenue, Suite D5, Gainesville, 32609. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][email][events]


Monday 30 September 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 9/30, 5:30-8:30 am. Confirm times before going. Rosa B Williams, 601 NW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Eleta Sucsy, 352-473-7761. Cross Creek Cloggers - [email][events]

Beginner Balboa Series

Mon 9/30, 8:30. What is this balboa thing all about? If you are interested in learning about balboa, how to dance the basics, or want to comfortably dance to faster tempos, this is the place to come! This is not a series you want to miss as it will not only allow students to dance balboa socially, but also prepare them for our October balboa dance and workshop with a special guest instructor! This series will consist of five weeks of lessons and although there may be time to review topics, many of the lessons will build upon those learned the previous week so attending every session will be to your benefit! Shoes with suede or leather soles are highly encouraged; students may experience some difficulty wearing shoes that don't allow them to slide. Lessons will be held in the dance studios in the basement of the Reitz union. Parking at the Reitz is free after 4:30 pm. UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

English Country Dancing

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

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 9/30, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Clogging

Mon 9/30, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

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