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2020


May 2020


Friday 1 May 2020

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Fri 5/01, 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]


Saturday 2 May 2020

Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Sat 5/02, 8 pm-12 am. Lovely Argentine Tango Milonga with Rosanna's home cooking. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Andrea Pham. $10, $5 student. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email][events]


Wednesday 6 May 2020

Ecstatic Dance and Cacao with Riley

Wed 5/06, 7-9 pm. Ecstatic dance is a free-flow movement practice that incorporates music from all around the world into a wave of energy the rises and falls. Here we will open ourselves to feel what is real for us and express it without judgement. Cacao is a powerful plant medicine, and also the tasty bean that makes chocolate. Known for opening the heart, it will surely help you help the energy flow in this ecstatic dance. Come co-create as we combine the dance of life with this fresh Mayan cacao just brought back from Guatemala. The dance will be hosted and live mixed by Riley/DJ TAILYPO. Energy exchange for Wednesday night dances is $10 ! (For the cacao, it’s just $5 more for a heart-opening cup, should you choose to partake. Feel free to come to the whole evening, even if you are not drinking the cacao. PS the dance is a substance-free event aside from this special elixir. We will start the ceremony at 7 pm, and you can arrive as early ... The Crystal Canvas, 1801 NE 23 Avenue, Suite D5, Gainesville, 32609. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][website][email][events]


Friday 8 May 2020

Havana Nights Salsa at the Wooly with Elio Piedra

Fri 5/08, 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]


Sunday 10 May 2020

Ecstatic Dance at the House of Waking Life

Sun 5/10, 7-8:30 pm. Welcome. to the dance floor, the temple, the ground of inner being. Here, we let go of judgment, sweat our prayers, clear, move, and come alive. Inspired by the 5-Rhythms, each dance is a ceremony, bringing us ever closer with ourselves. Every-other Sunday night, 7 pm. The dance is 90 minutes, with a short circle beforehand and a closing at the end. We will circle up at 7 sharp. Please do come early. Registration is available online at intotheHOWL.com/when $10 exchange. The House of Waking Life, 109 SE 4th Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][email][events]


Saturday 16 May 2020

Luna of Cairo Belly Dance Workshops

Sat 5/16 to Sun 5/17, 10. LUNA OF CAIRO RETREAT RETURNS! Gainesville, Florida welcomes LUNA OF CAIRO in another retreat style workshop and evening showcase!!! This years workshops and limited on-site lodging will be held at the AMAZING Casa Micanopy Retreat Center—a gorgeous retreat center overlooking 6 acres of landscaped and natural scenery! ADDRESS 22259 NW 75 Avenue Road Micanopy, FL 32667 Casa Micanopy is a short 15 minute drive south of Gainesville LUNA BIO Luna is an international belly dance star who has performed in Egypt's top hotels and Nile cruises. She has an exceptionally exciting style of dance, and has been featured on Egyptian television channels such as El-Tet as a star dancer. Luna has also appeared in the music videos of some of Egypt's most popular singers, including Higazi Mitqal, Mahmoud El-Hosseiny, Simsim Shehab, Ragab El-Prince, and Ahmed Salah, and was a featured dancer in several movies. In addition to perf ... Casa Micanopy Retreat Center, 22259 NW 75 Avenue Road, Micanopy, 32667-7698. Leela Corman, 718-687-7433. Belly Dance with Leela - [more][website][email][events]

A Night on the Nile Featuring Luna

Sat 5/16, 7:30-10:30 pm. Join us for another Night on the Nile Bellydance Gala! Night on the Nile showcases performers from all over Florida. We are pleased to be able to welcome back the AMAZING Luna as our featured performer! Luna is an international belly dance star who has performed in Egypt's top hotels and Nile cruises. She has an exceptionally exciting style of dance, and has been featured on Egyptian television channels such as El-Tet as a star dancer. Luna has also appeared in the music videos of some of Egypt's most popular singers, including Higazi Mitqal, Mahmoud El-Hosseiny, Simsim Shehab, Ragab El-Prince, and Ahmed Salah, and was a featured dancer in several movies. Blackadder Brewery is very cozy relaxed space with with a variety of beer, wine and sodas. There will be a food truck outside if you are hungry. Recommended to arrive early for seating. This is a family friendly/no cover event. In addition, Luna will be teaching workshops at ... Blackadder Brewing Company, 618 NW 60 Street, Gainesville, 32607. Leela Corman, 718-687-7433. Belly Dance with Leela - [more][website][email][events]


Sunday 17 May 2020

Luna of Cairo Belly Dance Workshops

Sun 5/17, 10. LUNA OF CAIRO RETREAT RETURNS! Gainesville, Florida welcomes LUNA OF CAIRO in another retreat style workshop and evening showcase!!! This years workshops and limited on-site lodging will be held at the AMAZING Casa Micanopy Retreat Center—a gorgeous retreat center overlooking 6 acres of landscaped and natural scenery! ADDRESS 22259 NW 75 Avenue Road Micanopy, FL 32667 Casa Micanopy is a short 15 minute drive south of Gainesville LUNA BIO Luna is an international belly dance star who has performed in Egypt's top hotels and Nile cruises. She has an exceptionally exciting style of dance, and has been featured on Egyptian television channels such as El-Tet as a star dancer. Luna has also appeared in the music videos of some of Egypt's most popular singers, including Higazi Mitqal, Mahmoud El-Hosseiny, Simsim Shehab, Ragab El-Prince, and Ahmed Salah, and was a featured dancer in several movies. In addition to perf ... Casa Micanopy Retreat Center, 22259 NW 75 Avenue Road, Micanopy, 32667-7698. Leela Corman, 718-687-7433. Belly Dance with Leela - [more][website][email][events]


Wednesday 20 May 2020

Ecstatic Dance and Cacao with Riley

Wed 5/20, 7-9 pm. Ecstatic dance is a free-flow movement practice that incorporates music from all around the world into a wave of energy the rises and falls. Here we will open ourselves to feel what is real for us and express it without judgement. Cacao is a powerful plant medicine, and also the tasty bean that makes chocolate. Known for opening the heart, it will surely help you help the energy flow in this ecstatic dance. Come co-create as we combine the dance of life with this fresh Mayan cacao just brought back from Guatemala. The dance will be hosted and live mixed by Riley/DJ TAILYPO. Energy exchange for Wednesday night dances is $10 ! (For the cacao, it’s just $5 more for a heart-opening cup, should you choose to partake. Feel free to come to the whole evening, even if you are not drinking the cacao. PS the dance is a substance-free event aside from this special elixir. We will start the ceremony at 7 pm, and you can arrive as early ... The Crystal Canvas, 1801 NE 23 Avenue, Suite D5, Gainesville, 32609. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][website][email][events]


Saturday 23 May 2020

Dances of Universal Peace

Sat 5/23, 2:15-9 pm. Participatory sacred singing and dancing. 2:00 - 2:45 Arrival, walking, talking 3:00 - 5:00 Dances of Universal Peace 5:00 - 6:00 Free time in nature, meal set up 6:00 - 7:00 Potluck dinner 7:00 - 8:30 Dancing 8:30 - 9:00 Desserts. Dancing Peacock Paradise, Ft. McCoy, Hawthorne. Diana Kanoy, 352-546-1345. $10 plus potluck dish. Dances of Universal Peace - Gainesville - [website][email][events]


Friday 29 May 2020

Argentine Tango with Maja and Marko at Thuy’s Milonga

Fri 5/29 to Sun 5/31. We love Maja and Marko. This is huge for us. We are super excited for you to join us. Save the date. Details will be provided. Five immersive workshops. 15 couples maximum. Gainesville, 32605. David Chayes. Tango y Té - [website][email][events]

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