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Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

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Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice

3

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Hustle and Other Social Dancing with Andy

4
5

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo

Beginner Series in Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

6

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Social

7

Ballroom Dancing Back to School Party with Ray and Eileen

8

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

9

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice

10

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Hustle and Other Social Dancing with Andy

11

Intro to Solo Jazz Dancing

12

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo

Beginner Series in Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

13

Dance Party at Spruce Creek South in Ocala

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals

14

Ballroom Dancing Palm Coast Classic Challenge with Ray and Eileen

Swingin in the Streets

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

15

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

16

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice

17

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Hustle and Other Social Dancing with Andy

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19

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo

Beginner Series in Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Online Intuit Somatic Movement

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

20

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals

Swing to Live Jazz with Jazz Bandits at Cypress and Grove

21

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Online Contra Dance

Salsa in the Streets Downtown

22

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

23

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

English Country Dancing

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice

24

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

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26

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

27

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals

West African Dance with Barakissa Coulibaly 1 of 4

28

Alchemical Ecstatic Dance & Cacao Karaoke

Alchemical Ecstatic Dance & Cacao Karaoke

Ballroom Dancing Retro Party with Ray and Eileen

29

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

30

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice

31

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Social Dancing with Andy

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 8/01 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Sun 8/01 Gainesville ParrisDanc
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 8/01 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Mon 8/02 Gainesville ParrisDanc
English Country Dancing Mon 8/02 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 8/02 Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Mon 8/02 Gainesville Mundial
Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice Mon 8/02 Boston UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 8/03 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Gator Salsa Club Downtown Tue 8/03 Gainesville GSC
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 8/03 Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 8/03 Ocala Baila Calien
Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/03 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Hustle and Other Social Dancing with Andy Tue 8/03 Gainesville SwingDance
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 8/05 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Gator Salsa Club Downtown Thu 8/05 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo Thu 8/05 Gainesville KolSimcha
Beginner Series in Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy Thu 8/05 Gainesville SwingDance
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 8/05 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Thu 8/05 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dance Social Fri 8/06 Alachua Momentum Dan
Ballroom Dancing Back to School Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 8/07 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 8/08 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Sun 8/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 8/08 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Mon 8/09 Gainesville ParrisDanc
English Country Dancing Mon 8/09 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 8/09 Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Mon 8/09 Gainesville Mundial
Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice Mon 8/09 Boston UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 8/10 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Gator Salsa Club Downtown Tue 8/10 Gainesville GSC
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 8/10 Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 8/10 Ocala Baila Calien
Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/10 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Hustle and Other Social Dancing with Andy Tue 8/10 Gainesville SwingDance
Intro to Solo Jazz Dancing Wed 8/11 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 8/12 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Gator Salsa Club Downtown Thu 8/12 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo Thu 8/12 Gainesville KolSimcha
Beginner Series in Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy Thu 8/12 Gainesville SwingDance
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 8/12 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Thu 8/12 Gainesville Mundial
Dance Party at Spruce Creek South in Ocala Fri 8/13 Summerfield Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals Fri 8/13 Alachua Momentum Dan
Ballroom Dancing Palm Coast Classic Challenge with Ray and Eileen Sat 8/14 Palm Coast ParrisDanc
Swingin in the Streets Sat 8/14 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Sat 8/14 Gainesville Mundial
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 8/15 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Sun 8/15 Gainesville ParrisDanc
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 8/15 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Mon 8/16 Gainesville ParrisDanc
English Country Dancing Mon 8/16 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 8/16 Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Mon 8/16 Gainesville Mundial
Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice Mon 8/16 Boston UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 8/17 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Gator Salsa Club Downtown Tue 8/17 Gainesville GSC
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 8/17 Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 8/17 Ocala Baila Calien
Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/17 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Hustle and Other Social Dancing with Andy Tue 8/17 Gainesville SwingDance
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 8/19 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Gator Salsa Club Downtown Thu 8/19 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo Thu 8/19 Gainesville KolSimcha
Beginner Series in Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy Thu 8/19 Gainesville SwingDance
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 8/19 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Online Intuit Somatic Movement Thu 8/19 GDA
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Thu 8/19 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals Fri 8/20 Alachua Momentum Dan
Swing to Live Jazz with Jazz Bandits at Cypress and Grove Fri 8/20 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 8/21 Gainesville SwingDance
Online Contra Dance Sat 8/21 Gainesville GODS
Salsa in the Streets Downtown Sat 8/21 Gainesville GSC
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 8/22 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Sun 8/22 Gainesville ParrisDanc
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 8/22 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Mon 8/23 Gainesville ParrisDanc
English Country Dancing Mon 8/23 Gainesville ECD
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Mon 8/23 Gainesville Mundial
Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice Mon 8/23 Boston UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 8/24 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Gator Salsa Club Downtown Tue 8/24 Gainesville GSC
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 8/24 Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 8/24 Ocala Baila Calien
Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 8/26 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Gator Salsa Club Downtown Thu 8/26 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo Thu 8/26 Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 8/26 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Thu 8/26 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals Fri 8/27 Alachua Momentum Dan
West African Dance with Barakissa Coulibaly 1 of 4 Fri 8/27 Gainesville GCC
Alchemical Ecstatic Dance & Cacao Karaoke Sat 8/28 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Alchemical Ecstatic Dance & Cacao Karaoke Sat 8/28 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Ballroom Dancing Retro Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 8/28 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 8/29 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Sun 8/29 Gainesville ParrisDanc
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 8/29 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Mon 8/30 Gainesville ParrisDanc
English Country Dancing Mon 8/30 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 8/30 Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Mon 8/30 Gainesville Mundial
Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice Mon 8/30 Boston UF Swing Dan
Gator Salsa Club Downtown Tue 8/31 Gainesville GSC
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 8/31 Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 8/31 Ocala Baila Calien
Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/31 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Social Dancing with Andy Tue 8/31 Gainesville SwingDance

2021


August 2021


Sunday 1 August 2021

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 1 Aug, 3:30-7 pm. We are back for some Kizomba. We are moving our classes to The Bull, and we will be indoors. We have a special event this Sunday. George Jusu, an instructor from Orlando, will be teaching a kizomba class at 4 PM. We will have social dancing after, with about 50% kizomba and 50% salsa and bachata. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Sun 1 Aug, 5-6 pm. Class is limited to 5 couples. You must pre-register to attend. Email Eileen. A different dance will be introduced every 2 weeks. The 1st week will be basics of the dance. 2nd week we will review and build on it. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow concepts in a fun environment. No experience necessary. Cost is $12/person per class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 1 Aug, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 2 August 2021

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Mon 2 Aug, 6:30-7:30 pm. We work on a different dance every two weeks. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow. No experience necessary. Email Eileen if you wish to attend. Limited to 5 couples. Cost is $12/person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 2 Aug, 6:30-9:30 pm. Contact Annette to reserve your place. 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]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 2 Aug, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:00 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:00 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $5 per person -------------------- You Can Also Join On Zoom -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Mon 2 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. Bachata Intermediate Level: 7:30-8:30PM Salsa Intermediate Level: 8:30-9:30PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice

Mon 2 Aug, 8:30-10:30 pm. 8:30 pm Lindy Hop Lesson 9:30 pm Open Practice No dance partner need. No registration needed. Hi there! My name is Chris Ortega. When I went to my first swing dance 3 years ago here in Gainesville, I instantly fell in love with Lindy Hop and swing dancing, and I want to share this awesome dance style with you!! Join me Monday nights at the UF Reitz Union Dance Studios for a FREE 1-hour lesson each night followed by 1 hour of open practice. Here's the lowdown: PRICE: Absolutely FREE!! WHERE: UF Reitz Union Dance Studios, located in the Lower Level of the UF Reitz Union WHEN: - 8:30 - 9:30 pm | Lesson - 9:30 - 10:30 pm | Open Practice PARKING: Parking is free at the Reitz Union Parking Garage after 4:30 pm. For most other parking lots at UF, parking decal restrictions lift after 5:30 pm. WHO ARE THESE LESSONS FOR? All members of the Gainesville community are welcome, this includes UF students and non-students al ... Boston. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][events]


Tuesday 3 August 2021

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 3 Aug, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Tue 3 Aug, 6-8:30 pm. This summer, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXCECPTIONS. **Tuesday** 6 pm - Check-in, Q&A, test-in to higher levels 6:15 - 7:15 pm : On1 Salsa 7:30 - 8:30 pm : Specialty class (alternating between Kizomba and other classes) **Thursday** 6 pm - Check-in, Q&A, test-in to higher levels 6:15 - 7:15 pm : Casino Salsa 7:30 - 8:30 pm : Bachata 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) You will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a "Bachata Boulevard" social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/5gHaczeQ0 We are super excited to see everyone and have some fun. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 3 Aug, 7-10 pm. Bachata Beginner Level: 7:00-8:00PM Salsa Basic-Beginner Level: 8:00-9:00PM Salsa Advanced-Beginner Level: 9:00-10:00PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 3 Aug, 7-9 pm. Whether you are looking for a group to socialize with, dance for a passion for simply want to have some fun. Come join us for a fun series of Salsa dance classes. Classes will be held every Tuesday. Cost is $12.00 per one hour of class $20.00 for both classes. 7:00 - 8:00 beginners/intermediate 8:00 - 9:00 Intermediate/advance. All levels of dancers are welcome. You do not have to bring a partner (One will be provided for you). Wear Comfortable clothing. See you on the dance floor. 108 N Magnolia Avenue, Ocala, 34475-6628. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Tue 3 Aug, 7-8 pm. Class is limited to 5 couples. You must pre-register to attend. Email Eileen. A different dance will be introduced every 2 weeks. The 1st week will be basics of the dance. 2nd week we will review and build on it. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow concepts in a fun environment. No experience necessary. Cost is $12/person per class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Hustle and Other Social Dancing with Andy

Tue 3 Aug, 7-9 pm. The program for the session will be adjusted to those attending. This session is for all levels, including both new and experienced dancers. 7:00-8:00 Hustle 8:00-9:00 Other Social Dancing $10 per person in person Invite others. You can follow this session online. -------------------- To Join Zoom Meeting -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Thursday 5 August 2021

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 5 Aug, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Thu 5 Aug, 6-11 pm. This spring, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville. FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXECPTIONS. Price is Free **Tuesday** On1 Salsa Lower level 6 - 6:45 pm : Basic steps and turns (solo) 6:45 - 7:30 pm - Basic partnerwork Upper level 6 - 7:30 pm : Advanced partnerwork **Thursday** 6 - 7 pm : Casino Salsa (all levels) 7:15 - 8:15 pm : Bachata (all levels) 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) For the partner-work classes, you will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a Bachata Boulevard social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/DilNxNgA ... The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo

Thu 5 Aug, 6-7 pm. Israeli Dance Class hosted by Rabbi Tony, Candace Fox & Rebekah Constantin. For the remainder of the summer it is only the Beginner's Class. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Beginner Series in Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy

Thu 5 Aug, 7-9 pm. 7:00-8:00 Beginning Swing 8:00-9:00 Beginning Salsa and maybe other $10 night Learn how to dance with a partner. Join this 6 week progressive series for new dancers. Following this series will be a second 6 week series to complete the basics for new dancer. No experienced needed. No partner needed. All levels are encouraged to attend. Those with experience will be able to improve their basics. Most of the hour is practice time. Invite others. You can follow this session online. -------------------- To Join Zoom Meeting -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 5 Aug, 7-8 pm. Join us as Lisa teaches the newest line dances and as well as some classics. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Lots of space, 100% of air is replaced every twenty minutes and plenty of hand sanitizer. Please reply if you would like to attend. To kick off our first line dance classes, cost is only $8 per person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Thu 5 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Salsa Advanced Beginner and Intermediate. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Friday 6 August 2021

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Social

Fri 6 Aug, 8-11 pm. Once again, Vintage Dance Company is inviting you to bring the jazz dance community back to life at their July social dance. This week, we will have a special topic lesson. The price is $10 and can be paid upfront at the dance. Cash, checks and cards are all accepted. The lesson will begin at 8:00 pm, followed promptly by the social dance at 9:00 pm www.eventbrite.com/e/july-social-swing-dance-in-gainesville-tickets-159180526239. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. $10. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]


Saturday 7 August 2021

Ballroom Dancing Back to School Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 7 Aug, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, Fox Trot mixer at 7:50 and general dancing until 10. Enjoy dancing to great music and refreshments. 100% of air is replaced every 20 minutes, and hand sanitizer at every table. RSVP to attend. $15/person or $25/couple. Masks are optional. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]


Sunday 8 August 2021

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 8 Aug, 3:30-7 pm. We are back for some Kizomba. We are moving our classes to The Bull, and we will be indoors. We have a special event this Sunday. George Jusu, an instructor from Orlando, will be teaching a kizomba class at 4 PM. We will have social dancing after, with about 50% kizomba and 50% salsa and bachata. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Sun 8 Aug, 5-6 pm. Class is limited to 5 couples. You must pre-register to attend. Email Eileen. A different dance will be introduced every 2 weeks. The 1st week will be basics of the dance. 2nd week we will review and build on it. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow concepts in a fun environment. No experience necessary. Cost is $12/person per class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 8 Aug, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 9 August 2021

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Mon 9 Aug, 6:30-7:30 pm. We work on a different dance every two weeks. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow. No experience necessary. Email Eileen if you wish to attend. Limited to 5 couples. Cost is $12/person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 9 Aug, 6:30-9:30 pm. Contact Annette to reserve your place. 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]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 9 Aug, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:00 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:00 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $5 per person -------------------- You Can Also Join On Zoom -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Mon 9 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. Bachata Intermediate Level: 7:30-8:30PM Salsa Intermediate Level: 8:30-9:30PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice

Mon 9 Aug, 8:30-10:30 pm. 8:30 pm Lindy Hop Lesson 9:30 pm Open Practice No dance partner need. No registration needed. Hi there! My name is Chris Ortega. When I went to my first swing dance 3 years ago here in Gainesville, I instantly fell in love with Lindy Hop and swing dancing, and I want to share this awesome dance style with you!! Join me Monday nights at the UF Reitz Union Dance Studios for a FREE 1-hour lesson each night followed by 1 hour of open practice. Here's the lowdown: PRICE: Absolutely FREE!! WHERE: UF Reitz Union Dance Studios, located in the Lower Level of the UF Reitz Union WHEN: - 8:30 - 9:30 pm | Lesson - 9:30 - 10:30 pm | Open Practice PARKING: Parking is free at the Reitz Union Parking Garage after 4:30 pm. For most other parking lots at UF, parking decal restrictions lift after 5:30 pm. WHO ARE THESE LESSONS FOR? All members of the Gainesville community are welcome, this includes UF students and non-students al ... Boston. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][events]


Tuesday 10 August 2021

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 10 Aug, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Tue 10 Aug, 6-8:30 pm. This summer, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXCECPTIONS. **Tuesday** 6 pm - Check-in, Q&A, test-in to higher levels 6:15 - 7:15 pm : On1 Salsa 7:30 - 8:30 pm : Specialty class (alternating between Kizomba and other classes) **Thursday** 6 pm - Check-in, Q&A, test-in to higher levels 6:15 - 7:15 pm : Casino Salsa 7:30 - 8:30 pm : Bachata 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) You will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a "Bachata Boulevard" social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/5gHaczeQ0 We are super excited to see everyone and have some fun. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 10 Aug, 7-10 pm. Bachata Beginner Level: 7:00-8:00PM Salsa Basic-Beginner Level: 8:00-9:00PM Salsa Advanced-Beginner Level: 9:00-10:00PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 10 Aug, 7-9 pm. Whether you are looking for a group to socialize with, dance for a passion for simply want to have some fun. Come join us for a fun series of Salsa dance classes. Classes will be held every Tuesday. Cost is $12.00 per one hour of class $20.00 for both classes. 7:00 - 8:00 beginners/intermediate 8:00 - 9:00 Intermediate/advance. All levels of dancers are welcome. You do not have to bring a partner (One will be provided for you). Wear Comfortable clothing. See you on the dance floor. 108 N Magnolia Avenue, Ocala, 34475-6628. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Tue 10 Aug, 7-8 pm. Class is limited to 5 couples. You must pre-register to attend. Email Eileen. A different dance will be introduced every 2 weeks. The 1st week will be basics of the dance. 2nd week we will review and build on it. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow concepts in a fun environment. No experience necessary. Cost is $12/person per class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Hustle and Other Social Dancing with Andy

Tue 10 Aug, 7-9 pm. The program for the session will be adjusted to those attending. This session is for all levels, including both new and experienced dancers. 7:00-8:00 Hustle 8:00-9:00 Other Social Dancing $10 per person in person Invite others. You can follow this session online. -------------------- To Join Zoom Meeting -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Wednesday 11 August 2021

Intro to Solo Jazz Dancing

Wed 11 Aug, 6-7 pm. Develop the skills and confidence to dance to swing music (such as lindy hop and charleston) with your own flair! This session is an introduction to some basic moves and ideas in solo jazz dancing. Learning to dance solo will help you express yourself individually, while jamming with others, and in partner dancing! And not just on the dance floor... anywhere you hear swing music! ?? I hope it will inspire you to continue on a beautiful and fun journey of creativity! Where: UF Reitz Union Dance Studio When: August 11 6-7 PM. UF Reitz Union Dance Studio, UF Campus, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][events]


Thursday 12 August 2021

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 12 Aug, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Thu 12 Aug, 6-11 pm. This spring, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville. FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXECPTIONS. Price is Free **Tuesday** On1 Salsa Lower level 6 - 6:45 pm : Basic steps and turns (solo) 6:45 - 7:30 pm - Basic partnerwork Upper level 6 - 7:30 pm : Advanced partnerwork **Thursday** 6 - 7 pm : Casino Salsa (all levels) 7:15 - 8:15 pm : Bachata (all levels) 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) For the partner-work classes, you will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a Bachata Boulevard social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/DilNxNgA ... The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo

Thu 12 Aug, 6-7 pm. Israeli Dance Class hosted by Rabbi Tony, Candace Fox & Rebekah Constantin. For the remainder of the summer it is only the Beginner's Class. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Beginner Series in Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy

Thu 12 Aug, 7-9 pm. 7:00-8:00 Beginning Swing 8:00-9:00 Beginning Salsa and maybe other $10 night Learn how to dance with a partner. Join this 6 week progressive series for new dancers. Following this series will be a second 6 week series to complete the basics for new dancer. No experienced needed. No partner needed. All levels are encouraged to attend. Those with experience will be able to improve their basics. Most of the hour is practice time. Invite others. You can follow this session online. -------------------- To Join Zoom Meeting -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 12 Aug, 7-8 pm. Join us as Lisa teaches the newest line dances and as well as some classics. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Lots of space, 100% of air is replaced every twenty minutes and plenty of hand sanitizer. Please reply if you would like to attend. To kick off our first line dance classes, cost is only $8 per person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Thu 12 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Salsa Advanced Beginner and Intermediate. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Friday 13 August 2021

Dance Party at Spruce Creek South in Ocala

Fri 13 Aug, 7-9 pm. Friday night dance. Pay at the door. Your DJs for the night are Gail and Alan, The Keichers Jr. Dance being held inside the club house. Spruce Creek South, 9880 SE 176 Street, Summerfield. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. $10. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals

Fri 13 Aug, 7-8 pm. Come build and improve your Lindy Hop by learning some of the fundamentals that will make your dancing more enjoyable and successful! Whether you have experience with swing dancing, or you're brand new, there is something in this series for you. The first lesson will take place on Saturday morning, June 5 at 10:00 am. All following lessons will take place on Friday evenings at 7:00 pm. Registration is limited to 20 spots, so to ensure you get yours, register in advance. 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]


Saturday 14 August 2021

Ballroom Dancing Palm Coast Classic Challenge with Ray and Eileen

Sat 14 Aug, 11 am-6 pm. Join us for a day of competition in beautiful Palm Coast. All levels of dancing, beginner to advance. See Eileen for details. VFW Hall, 47 Old Kings Road North, Palm Coast, 32137. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Swingin in the Streets

Sat 14 Aug, 7-10 pm. Come out and swing dance in the streets outside The Bull downtown! The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull if you can. Are you new to swing dancing? Need a refresher after all this time away? We've got you covered! There will be a beginner's level class at 7pm, followed by a social dance with plenty of jazz to swing to! Dance with your friends or with everyone, whatever you are comfortable with. We love partnering up with new dancers, so don't be afraid to ask for a dance! If you don't feel comfortable partner dancing, you can do some solo jazz. We will have someone to teach you a few moves. Masks? Please follow CDC guidelines. Parking: There is parking at the SW downtown parking garage near Loosey’s. I don’t think it’s free anymore. However there may be free parking around or near this parking garage. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Shelley MacLean, Shannon Sechrest. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][events]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

Sat 14 Aug, 8-11:45 pm. Let's dance with our instructors' favorite Salsa and Bachata songs! Join us for another awesome night of dancing with great music! Our DJ will play our instructors' and staff's favorite Salsa and Bachata songs all night! Can you guess which one is whose favorite? There will be a workshop (TBA) before the social! +Schedule+ 8-9PM: Pre-social workshop (TBA) 9PM-1AM: Social +Price+ $12 (workshop included) https://checkout.square.site/.../HP6CD3ME3W6Y4QFWWZSK6IK3 Here are some of our restrictions for our social to keep everyone safe in the studio. Please see following restrictions. + Limited to total of 80 people + Wearing a mask/face-covering is recommended + Please wash or sanitize your hands between your dances + If you feel sick, please stay home. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Sunday 15 August 2021

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 15 Aug, 3:30-7 pm. We are back for some Kizomba. We are moving our classes to The Bull, and we will be indoors. We have a special event this Sunday. George Jusu, an instructor from Orlando, will be teaching a kizomba class at 4 PM. We will have social dancing after, with about 50% kizomba and 50% salsa and bachata. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Sun 15 Aug, 5-6 pm. Class is limited to 5 couples. You must pre-register to attend. Email Eileen. A different dance will be introduced every 2 weeks. The 1st week will be basics of the dance. 2nd week we will review and build on it. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow concepts in a fun environment. No experience necessary. Cost is $12/person per class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 15 Aug, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 16 August 2021

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Mon 16 Aug, 6:30-7:30 pm. We work on a different dance every two weeks. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow. No experience necessary. Email Eileen if you wish to attend. Limited to 5 couples. Cost is $12/person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 16 Aug, 6:30-9:30 pm. Contact Annette to reserve your place. 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]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 16 Aug, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:00 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:00 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $5 per person -------------------- You Can Also Join On Zoom -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Mon 16 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. Bachata Intermediate Level: 7:30-8:30PM Salsa Intermediate Level: 8:30-9:30PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice

Mon 16 Aug, 8:30-10:30 pm. 8:30 pm Lindy Hop Lesson 9:30 pm Open Practice No dance partner need. No registration needed. Hi there! My name is Chris Ortega. When I went to my first swing dance 3 years ago here in Gainesville, I instantly fell in love with Lindy Hop and swing dancing, and I want to share this awesome dance style with you!! Join me Monday nights at the UF Reitz Union Dance Studios for a FREE 1-hour lesson each night followed by 1 hour of open practice. Here's the lowdown: PRICE: Absolutely FREE!! WHERE: UF Reitz Union Dance Studios, located in the Lower Level of the UF Reitz Union WHEN: - 8:30 - 9:30 pm | Lesson - 9:30 - 10:30 pm | Open Practice PARKING: Parking is free at the Reitz Union Parking Garage after 4:30 pm. For most other parking lots at UF, parking decal restrictions lift after 5:30 pm. WHO ARE THESE LESSONS FOR? All members of the Gainesville community are welcome, this includes UF students and non-students al ... Boston. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][events]


Tuesday 17 August 2021

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 17 Aug, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Tue 17 Aug, 6-8:30 pm. This summer, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXCECPTIONS. **Tuesday** 6 pm - Check-in, Q&A, test-in to higher levels 6:15 - 7:15 pm : On1 Salsa 7:30 - 8:30 pm : Specialty class (alternating between Kizomba and other classes) **Thursday** 6 pm - Check-in, Q&A, test-in to higher levels 6:15 - 7:15 pm : Casino Salsa 7:30 - 8:30 pm : Bachata 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) You will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a "Bachata Boulevard" social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/5gHaczeQ0 We are super excited to see everyone and have some fun. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 17 Aug, 7-10 pm. Bachata Beginner Level: 7:00-8:00PM Salsa Basic-Beginner Level: 8:00-9:00PM Salsa Advanced-Beginner Level: 9:00-10:00PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 17 Aug, 7-9 pm. Whether you are looking for a group to socialize with, dance for a passion for simply want to have some fun. Come join us for a fun series of Salsa dance classes. Classes will be held every Tuesday. Cost is $12.00 per one hour of class $20.00 for both classes. 7:00 - 8:00 beginners/intermediate 8:00 - 9:00 Intermediate/advance. All levels of dancers are welcome. You do not have to bring a partner (One will be provided for you). Wear Comfortable clothing. See you on the dance floor. 108 N Magnolia Avenue, Ocala, 34475-6628. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Tue 17 Aug, 7-8 pm. Class is limited to 5 couples. You must pre-register to attend. Email Eileen. A different dance will be introduced every 2 weeks. The 1st week will be basics of the dance. 2nd week we will review and build on it. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow concepts in a fun environment. No experience necessary. Cost is $12/person per class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Hustle and Other Social Dancing with Andy

Tue 17 Aug, 7-9 pm. The program for the session will be adjusted to those attending. This session is for all levels, including both new and experienced dancers. 7:00-8:00 Hustle 8:00-9:00 Other Social Dancing $10 per person in person Invite others. You can follow this session online. -------------------- To Join Zoom Meeting -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Thursday 19 August 2021

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 19 Aug, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Thu 19 Aug, 6-11 pm. This spring, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville. FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXECPTIONS. Price is Free **Tuesday** On1 Salsa Lower level 6 - 6:45 pm : Basic steps and turns (solo) 6:45 - 7:30 pm - Basic partnerwork Upper level 6 - 7:30 pm : Advanced partnerwork **Thursday** 6 - 7 pm : Casino Salsa (all levels) 7:15 - 8:15 pm : Bachata (all levels) 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) For the partner-work classes, you will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a Bachata Boulevard social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/DilNxNgA ... The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo

Thu 19 Aug, 6-7 pm. Israeli Dance Class hosted by Rabbi Tony, Candace Fox & Rebekah Constantin. For the remainder of the summer it is only the Beginner's Class. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Beginner Series in Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy

Thu 19 Aug, 7-9 pm. 7:00-8:00 Beginning Swing 8:00-9:00 Beginning Salsa and maybe other $10 night Learn how to dance with a partner. Join this 6 week progressive series for new dancers. Following this series will be a second 6 week series to complete the basics for new dancer. No experienced needed. No partner needed. All levels are encouraged to attend. Those with experience will be able to improve their basics. Most of the hour is practice time. Invite others. You can follow this session online. -------------------- To Join Zoom Meeting -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 19 Aug, 7-8 pm. Join us as Lisa teaches the newest line dances and as well as some classics. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Lots of space, 100% of air is replaced every twenty minutes and plenty of hand sanitizer. Please reply if you would like to attend. To kick off our first line dance classes, cost is only $8 per person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Online Intuit Somatic Movement

Thu 19 Aug, 7 pm. Intuit somatic movement is a space to be as you are. As we dance we listen with the body. Our embodiment is the clearest way to hear what needs to be attended to. It might be our emotions or insight into our own internal guidance. Many of us are dancing with I don't know right now, how do we befriend the mystery, finding freedom in the uncertainty if only for a moment while we are in motion and in stillness. This is a guided journey of 8 songs to move with our inner world to transform our outer world. We will meet over 12 weeks to develop community of like hearted people. We will have a sharing and closing circle to recognize we are held exactly as we are. Sliding scale $8 - 15 Paypal elementsmove@yahoo.com Venmo Cassandra-Brizzi About your guide Cassie Brizzi She was one of the original members of the Asheville movement collective from 2005 - 2012 and was directly involved in this collaboration helping to develop ... Gainesville Dance Association - [more][website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Thu 19 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Salsa Advanced Beginner and Intermediate. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Friday 20 August 2021

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals

Fri 20 Aug, 7-8 pm. Come build and improve your Lindy Hop by learning some of the fundamentals that will make your dancing more enjoyable and successful! Whether you have experience with swing dancing, or you're brand new, there is something in this series for you. The first lesson will take place on Saturday morning, June 5 at 10:00 am. All following lessons will take place on Friday evenings at 7:00 pm. Registration is limited to 20 spots, so to ensure you get yours, register in advance. 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]

Swing to Live Jazz with Jazz Bandits at Cypress and Grove

Fri 20 Aug, 7-9 pm. Let's support local jazz! The Jazz Bandits are playing at Cypress and Grove. Cypress & Grove Brewing Co. hosts live musicians every Friday evening from 7pm-9pm. The lawn is large, and open to social distancing. In case of rain, the music is played indoors, and tables are separated for social distancing. The event is free, but we encourage dancers to support Cypress & Grove by buying a drink or visiting one of the food trucks on site. Cypress & Grove Brewing Co., 1001 NW 4 Street, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][events]


Saturday 21 August 2021

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 21 Aug, 6-9 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band at One Love Cafe. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [events]

Online Contra Dance

Sat 21 Aug, 7-8:30 pm. Please join us for the G.O.D.S. Virtual (online) Dance and Social event series. Online dance socials are currently scheduled thru Sep 2021, or until we dance in person again: 1st Sundays of every month (except Jul 4, 2021) start time 4pm Eastern 3rd Saturdays of every month start time 7pm Eastern 5th Sundays of the month when they occur (11/29/20, 1/31/21, 5/30/21, 8/29/21) start time 4pm Eastern Time: Start at 4:00pm on Sundays Start at 7:00pm on Saturdays Schedule to be announced during the week of the event. The online meeting link will be announced during the week of the event. Check on the G.O.D.S. website www.godsdance.org, and look for email announcements from our Google Group. Clear out a space in your house for dancing. Charge your devices, and enjoy some music and dance or watching your friends dance. Or, simply come and enjoy chatting and socializing with your friends. Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Salsa in the Streets Downtown

Sat 21 Aug, 9 pm-1 am. The streets have been closed to make new city parks! Come out and dance to some Latin music every 1st Saturday! The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull if you can. There will be an all-levels bachata class at 9 PM, followed by salsa and bachata music all night! Although this is an outdoor event, please wear a mask while dancing and sanitize between dances. Dance with your friends or with everyone, whatever you are comfortable with. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]


Sunday 22 August 2021

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 22 Aug, 3:30-7 pm. We are back for some Kizomba. We are moving our classes to The Bull, and we will be indoors. We have a special event this Sunday. George Jusu, an instructor from Orlando, will be teaching a kizomba class at 4 PM. We will have social dancing after, with about 50% kizomba and 50% salsa and bachata. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Sun 22 Aug, 5-6 pm. Class is limited to 5 couples. You must pre-register to attend. Email Eileen. A different dance will be introduced every 2 weeks. The 1st week will be basics of the dance. 2nd week we will review and build on it. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow concepts in a fun environment. No experience necessary. Cost is $12/person per class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 22 Aug, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 23 August 2021

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Mon 23 Aug, 6:30-7:30 pm. We work on a different dance every two weeks. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow. No experience necessary. Email Eileen if you wish to attend. Limited to 5 couples. Cost is $12/person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 23 Aug, 6:30-9:30 pm. Contact Annette to reserve your place. 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]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Mon 23 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. Bachata Intermediate Level: 7:30-8:30PM Salsa Intermediate Level: 8:30-9:30PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice

Mon 23 Aug, 8:30-10:30 pm. 8:30 pm Lindy Hop Lesson 9:30 pm Open Practice No dance partner need. No registration needed. Hi there! My name is Chris Ortega. When I went to my first swing dance 3 years ago here in Gainesville, I instantly fell in love with Lindy Hop and swing dancing, and I want to share this awesome dance style with you!! Join me Monday nights at the UF Reitz Union Dance Studios for a FREE 1-hour lesson each night followed by 1 hour of open practice. Here's the lowdown: PRICE: Absolutely FREE!! WHERE: UF Reitz Union Dance Studios, located in the Lower Level of the UF Reitz Union WHEN: - 8:30 - 9:30 pm | Lesson - 9:30 - 10:30 pm | Open Practice PARKING: Parking is free at the Reitz Union Parking Garage after 4:30 pm. For most other parking lots at UF, parking decal restrictions lift after 5:30 pm. WHO ARE THESE LESSONS FOR? All members of the Gainesville community are welcome, this includes UF students and non-students al ... Boston. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][events]


Tuesday 24 August 2021

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 24 Aug, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Tue 24 Aug, 6-8:30 pm. This summer, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXCECPTIONS. **Tuesday** 6 pm - Check-in, Q&A, test-in to higher levels 6:15 - 7:15 pm : On1 Salsa 7:30 - 8:30 pm : Specialty class (alternating between Kizomba and other classes) **Thursday** 6 pm - Check-in, Q&A, test-in to higher levels 6:15 - 7:15 pm : Casino Salsa 7:30 - 8:30 pm : Bachata 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) You will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a "Bachata Boulevard" social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/5gHaczeQ0 We are super excited to see everyone and have some fun. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 24 Aug, 7-10 pm. Bachata Beginner Level: 7:00-8:00PM Salsa Basic-Beginner Level: 8:00-9:00PM Salsa Advanced-Beginner Level: 9:00-10:00PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 24 Aug, 7-9 pm. Whether you are looking for a group to socialize with, dance for a passion for simply want to have some fun. Come join us for a fun series of Salsa dance classes. Classes will be held every Tuesday. Cost is $12.00 per one hour of class $20.00 for both classes. 7:00 - 8:00 beginners/intermediate 8:00 - 9:00 Intermediate/advance. All levels of dancers are welcome. You do not have to bring a partner (One will be provided for you). Wear Comfortable clothing. See you on the dance floor. 108 N Magnolia Avenue, Ocala, 34475-6628. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Tue 24 Aug, 7-8 pm. Class is limited to 5 couples. You must pre-register to attend. Email Eileen. A different dance will be introduced every 2 weeks. The 1st week will be basics of the dance. 2nd week we will review and build on it. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow concepts in a fun environment. No experience necessary. Cost is $12/person per class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]


Thursday 26 August 2021

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 26 Aug, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Thu 26 Aug, 6-11 pm. This spring, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville. FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXECPTIONS. Price is Free **Tuesday** On1 Salsa Lower level 6 - 6:45 pm : Basic steps and turns (solo) 6:45 - 7:30 pm - Basic partnerwork Upper level 6 - 7:30 pm : Advanced partnerwork **Thursday** 6 - 7 pm : Casino Salsa (all levels) 7:15 - 8:15 pm : Bachata (all levels) 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) For the partner-work classes, you will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a Bachata Boulevard social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/DilNxNgA ... The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo

Thu 26 Aug, 6-7 pm. Israeli Dance Class hosted by Rabbi Tony, Candace Fox & Rebekah Constantin. For the remainder of the summer it is only the Beginner's Class. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 26 Aug, 7-8 pm. Join us as Lisa teaches the newest line dances and as well as some classics. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Lots of space, 100% of air is replaced every twenty minutes and plenty of hand sanitizer. Please reply if you would like to attend. To kick off our first line dance classes, cost is only $8 per person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Thu 26 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Salsa Advanced Beginner and Intermediate. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Friday 27 August 2021

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals

Fri 27 Aug, 7-8 pm. Come build and improve your Lindy Hop by learning some of the fundamentals that will make your dancing more enjoyable and successful! Whether you have experience with swing dancing, or you're brand new, there is something in this series for you. The first lesson will take place on Saturday morning, June 5 at 10:00 am. All following lessons will take place on Friday evenings at 7:00 pm. Registration is limited to 20 spots, so to ensure you get yours, register in advance. 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]

West African Dance with Barakissa Coulibaly 1 of 4

Fri 27 Aug, 8 pm. Join us for 4 fun-filled Fridays of West African Dance. This traditional West African dance class is full of fun, vivacious movements originating from the region of West Africa. This class is welcome to all levels and full of great energy. Music is provided by live drummers. Come and sweat with us. Gainesville Circus Center, 250 SE 10 Ave, Gainesville. 352-639-3651. Gainesville Circus Center - [events]


Saturday 28 August 2021

Alchemical Ecstatic Dance & Cacao Karaoke

Sat 28 Aug, 7 pm-12 am. Hi Beautiful Souls, Come join us this Friday for a vibrant Outdoor ECSTATIC Dance @ The Gainesville Shambhala. This event will be hosted by intuitive heart coach, Leonis Arias & DJ Tailypo, AKA (Riley Leachman ???????? Energy Exchange $15 Tickets Available @ Door **SCHEDULE** 7:00 PM ~Early Arrival 7:20 PM ~Opening Circle 9:30 PM ~Cacao Karaoke - after party & community potluck Karaoke is free for those who attended the dance. OR $10 FOR those who who arrive after. Please don't arrive before 9:30 if only coming for Karaoke At this dance we’ll weave a profound regenerative experience for your mind, body and soul. We combine embodiment practices such as breathwork, visualization, body awareness techniques to facilitate a space of restoration and creativity as you move on the dance floor. Get out of your daily routine! Let's tap into the flow of our bodies and connect with others in a safe heart centered community environm ... Shambhala Meditation Center, 1899 NE 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609-8921. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][website][events]

Alchemical Ecstatic Dance & Cacao Karaoke

Sat 28 Aug, 7 pm-12 am. Hi Beautiful Souls, Come join us this Friday for a vibrant Outdoor ECSTATIC Dance @ The Gainesville Shambhala. This event will be hosted by intuitive heart coach, Leonis Arias & DJ Tailypo, AKA (Riley Leachman ???????? Energy Exchange $15 Tickets Available @ Door **SCHEDULE** 7:00 PM ~Early Arrival 7:20 PM ~Opening Circle 9:30 PM ~Cacao Karaoke - after party & community potluck Karaoke is free for those who attended the dance. OR $10 FOR those who who arrive after. Please don't arrive before 9:30 if only coming for Karaoke At this dance we’ll weave a profound regenerative experience for your mind, body and soul. We combine embodiment practices such as breathwork, visualization, body awareness techniques to facilitate a space of restoration and creativity as you move on the dance floor. Get out of your daily routine! Let's tap into the flow of our bodies and connect with others in a safe heart centered community environm ... Shambhala Meditation Center, 1899 NE 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609-8921. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][website][events]

Ballroom Dancing Retro Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 28 Aug, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, Fox Trot mixer at 7:50 and general dancing until 10. Enjoy dancing to great music and refreshments. 100% of air is replaced every 20 minutes, and hand sanitizer at every table. RSVP to attend. $15/person or $25/couple. Masks are optional. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]


Sunday 29 August 2021

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 29 Aug, 3:30-7 pm. We are back for some Kizomba. We are moving our classes to The Bull, and we will be indoors. We have a special event this Sunday. George Jusu, an instructor from Orlando, will be teaching a kizomba class at 4 PM. We will have social dancing after, with about 50% kizomba and 50% salsa and bachata. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Sun 29 Aug, 5-6 pm. Class is limited to 5 couples. You must pre-register to attend. Email Eileen. A different dance will be introduced every 2 weeks. The 1st week will be basics of the dance. 2nd week we will review and build on it. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow concepts in a fun environment. No experience necessary. Cost is $12/person per class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 29 Aug, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 30 August 2021

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Mon 30 Aug, 6:30-7:30 pm. We work on a different dance every two weeks. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow. No experience necessary. Email Eileen if you wish to attend. Limited to 5 couples. Cost is $12/person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 30 Aug, 6:30-9:30 pm. Contact Annette to reserve your place. 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]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 30 Aug, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:00 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:00 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $5 per person -------------------- You Can Also Join On Zoom -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Mon 30 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. Bachata Intermediate Level: 7:30-8:30PM Salsa Intermediate Level: 8:30-9:30PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Summer Swing Dance All-Levels Lessons and Open Practice

Mon 30 Aug, 8:30-10:30 pm. 8:30 pm Lindy Hop Lesson 9:30 pm Open Practice No dance partner need. No registration needed. Hi there! My name is Chris Ortega. When I went to my first swing dance 3 years ago here in Gainesville, I instantly fell in love with Lindy Hop and swing dancing, and I want to share this awesome dance style with you!! Join me Monday nights at the UF Reitz Union Dance Studios for a FREE 1-hour lesson each night followed by 1 hour of open practice. Here's the lowdown: PRICE: Absolutely FREE!! WHERE: UF Reitz Union Dance Studios, located in the Lower Level of the UF Reitz Union WHEN: - 8:30 - 9:30 pm | Lesson - 9:30 - 10:30 pm | Open Practice PARKING: Parking is free at the Reitz Union Parking Garage after 4:30 pm. For most other parking lots at UF, parking decal restrictions lift after 5:30 pm. WHO ARE THESE LESSONS FOR? All members of the Gainesville community are welcome, this includes UF students and non-students al ... Boston. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][events]


Tuesday 31 August 2021

Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Tue 31 Aug, 6-8:30 pm. This summer, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXCECPTIONS. **Tuesday** 6 pm - Check-in, Q&A, test-in to higher levels 6:15 - 7:15 pm : On1 Salsa 7:30 - 8:30 pm : Specialty class (alternating between Kizomba and other classes) **Thursday** 6 pm - Check-in, Q&A, test-in to higher levels 6:15 - 7:15 pm : Casino Salsa 7:30 - 8:30 pm : Bachata 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) You will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a "Bachata Boulevard" social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/5gHaczeQ0 We are super excited to see everyone and have some fun. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 31 Aug, 7-10 pm. Bachata Beginner Level: 7:00-8:00PM Salsa Basic-Beginner Level: 8:00-9:00PM Salsa Advanced-Beginner Level: 9:00-10:00PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 31 Aug, 7-9 pm. Whether you are looking for a group to socialize with, dance for a passion for simply want to have some fun. Come join us for a fun series of Salsa dance classes. Classes will be held every Tuesday. Cost is $12.00 per one hour of class $20.00 for both classes. 7:00 - 8:00 beginners/intermediate 8:00 - 9:00 Intermediate/advance. All levels of dancers are welcome. You do not have to bring a partner (One will be provided for you). Wear Comfortable clothing. See you on the dance floor. 108 N Magnolia Avenue, Ocala, 34475-6628. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing Novice Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Tue 31 Aug, 7-8 pm. Class is limited to 5 couples. You must pre-register to attend. Email Eileen. A different dance will be introduced every 2 weeks. The 1st week will be basics of the dance. 2nd week we will review and build on it. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow concepts in a fun environment. No experience necessary. Cost is $12/person per class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Social Dancing with Andy

Tue 31 Aug, 7-9 pm. The program for the session will be adjusted to those attending. This session is for all levels, including both new and experienced dancers. 7:00-9:00 Social Dancing $10 per person in person Invite others. You can follow this session online. -------------------- To Join Zoom Meeting -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

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