Florida North Central: Gainesville, Ocala - United States

Dance Events


2020


January 2020


Saturday 4 January 2020

West Coast Swing Pajama Party Dance

Sat 1/04. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]


Tuesday 7 January 2020

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 1/07, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Hip Hop

Tue 1/07, 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 1/07, 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 1/07, 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]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 1/07, 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 1/07, 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 Dancing at IndepenDance

Tue 1/07, 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 8 January 2020

Cross Step Waltz with Patrick

Wed 1/08, 5-6:30 pm. Waltz on Wednesdays is the Rosa B's regular weekly practice for anyone who wants to learn or improve their Cross-Step Waltz or other waltz steps taught by Richard Powers recently in Gainesville. Waltz sessions are led by Patrick Harrigan, an adept in soft martial arts. Patrick has been doing cross-step waltz for the past six years and now also coaches individuals and couples, beginners and experienced waltzers alike, in the basics of cross-step waltz. "Cross-Step Waltz is one of the newest social dance forms, spreading quickly because it is easy to learn yet endlessly innovative, satisfying for both beginners and the most experienced dancers. It travels and rotates like traditional waltz, but the addition of the cross-step opens up a wide range of playful yet gracefully flowing variations." ~ Richard Powers The amazing part of all this is the price. For a limited time only, improve your cross-step waltz with Patrick and friends ... Rosa B Williams, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Patrick Harrigan. $5. Vintage Waltz - [more][email][events]

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

Wed 1/08, 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 1/08, 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 West Coast Wednesdays Class Schedule: 7:00 Doors Open, Warm Up Music 7:15 Beginner Patterns, Practice 7:45 Technique and Styling, Practice 8:15 Intermediate Patterns 8:45 Social Dancing, Practice Instructor Josh Angel Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]


Saturday 11 January 2020

Dances of Universal Peace

Sat 1/11, 3-5 pm. Usually second Saturday of the month afternoon dance. Join Hakim and friends for these simple, beloved dances celebrating many faiths. Live music always. Beginners welcomed. Bring friends. Free love offering. A participatory spiritual event with singing and circle dancing for men and women. Come early to greet people. Only Love is Flowing Here The simple circle dances will be taught and everyone joins in. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Nurallah, 352-262-3798, Hakim 352-235-6471. Dances of Universal Peace - Gainesville - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 15 January 2020

GLX 2019 Gainesville Lindy Exchange

Wed 1/15. After many years, it is back. Welcome to the Gainesville Lindy Exchange. We are excited to offer a weekend of dancing in our home scene and cannot wait to see you there. Stay tuned as we reveal our venues, musical talents, and other exciting activities for this event. Pricing: All main and afternoon dances are free; late nights will be $10 each. Registration can be completed and updated information can be found on our website: https://gainesvillelindyexchange.weebly.com/. Gainesville. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 1/15, 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 West Coast Wednesdays Class Schedule: 7:00 Doors Open, Warm Up Music 7:15 Beginner Patterns, Practice 7:45 Technique and Styling, Practice 8:15 Intermediate Patterns 8:45 Social Dancing, Practice Instructor Josh Angel Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]


Saturday 18 January 2020

Belly Dance Workshop with Oriana

Sat 1/18, 12-2:30 pm. Are you Ready to LEVEL UP! 12-2:30 Oriana will lead a 2.5 hour workshop designed to Strengthen your Shimmies, Connect to your Music, and Supercharge your Dance First, we will start with a SHIMMY CLINIC! Need a shimmy tune-up? Learn psoas stretching techniques and weight placement strategies to make your shimmies come to life. Build stamina, depth and speed to take your shimmies to the next level! Next up--POWER SURGE!!! Give your audience more to chew on and leave a lasting impact through strength, dynamism and power! Students will be lead through three music clips of differing musical styles and guided on how to supercharge and strengthen their choreographies via advanced concepts of musicality and abstraction. COST $35 for the entire 2.5 hour workshop Send PayPal to Gainesville.raqs@gmail.com (friends and family please) or you can pay either Oralia or Najmah Nour at any time! BIOGRAPHY Oriana is a profession ... Hip Moves Fitness Studio, 708 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Leela Corman, 718-687-7433. Belly Dance with Leela - [more][website][email][events]


Sunday 19 January 2020

Ballroom Dance Ocala Florida Fun Mini Match Competition

Sun 1/19, 10 am-6 pm. In its seventh year, the Florida Fun Mini Match competition stiffened in 2019, with almost 200% growth in competitor numbers from last year. Dancers of all ages competed in waltz, tango, foxtrot, salsa and two step from the early afternoon into the evening for a chance to be 1st place in their heat and win fabulous prizes. At the end of the night, there was a special performance by celebrity judges Ekaterina Derevleva and Aleksei Alekseev, complete with flashy costumes, fancy steps, and a buzzing flare all their own. The 2019 event was the most successful mini match to date, with over 275 attendees and over 140 heats. We look forward to another great year in 2020. Proceeds benefit the Marion Therapeutic Riding Association and help to raise awareness for their services, possible through competitor and spectator attendance, event sponsors and donors to our silent auction. The support of the dance community in North Central Florida is ... Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 SW 80 Street, Ocala, 34481. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [more][website][email][events]


Wednesday 22 January 2020

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 1/22, 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 #4 Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance West Coast Wednesdays Class Schedule: 7:00 Doors Open, Warm Up Music 7:15 Beginner Patterns, Practice 7:45 Technique and Styling, Practice 8:15 Intermediate Patterns 8:45 Social Dancing, Practice Instructor Josh Angel Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]


Wednesday 29 January 2020

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 1/29, 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 #4 Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance West Coast Wednesdays Class Schedule: 7:00 Doors Open, Warm Up Music 7:15 Beginner Patterns, Practice 7:45 Technique and Styling, Practice 8:15 Intermediate Patterns 8:45 Social Dancing, Practice Instructor Josh Angel Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]