Florida North Central: Gainesville, Ocala - United States

Dance Events

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Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 5

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

Social Dancing with Andy

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

28

Dancing Through the Decades Benefit for Dance352

UF Argentine Tango Class

29

Summer Fling Folk Dancing

Elio's Latin Show

30

Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers - Advanced Registration

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Zafire Sunset Social

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

1

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

New Beginner Series Swing and Hustle with Andy 3 of 4

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Argentine Tango with Trista

Israeli Dancing Beginner Series with Andy 3 of 4

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

2

Ballroom Dance in Ocala

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

3

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

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5

UF Argentine Tango Class

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Summertime Blues West Coast Swing Dance with Josh and Brittany Coy

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve

Baila Caliente's Bachata Social

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Contra Dance

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

8

New Beginner Series Swing and Hustle with Andy 4 of 4

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Argentine Tango with Trista

Israeli Dancing Beginner Series with Andy 4 of 4

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

9

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

10

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

11

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 5

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

12

UF Argentine Tango Class

Contra Dance in Melrose

13

Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Salsa and Bachata Social with Koji - confirm

14

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

15

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Argentine Tango with Trista

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

16

Ballroom Dance in Ocala

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

17

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

18

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 5 of 5

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

19

UF Argentine Tango Class

20

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe - confirm

Contra Dance

Baila Caliente's Salsa Social - confirm

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Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 5 Thu 6/27 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 6/27 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 6/27 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 6/27 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 6/27 Gainesville GIFD
Social Dancing with Andy Thu 6/27 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 6/27 Gainesville Mundial
Dancing Through the Decades Benefit for Dance352 Fri 6/28 Gainseville Dance 352
UF Argentine Tango Class Fri 6/28 Gainesville UF Argentine
Summer Fling Folk Dancing Sat 6/29 Gainesville GIFD
Elio's Latin Show Sat 6/29 Gainesville GDA
Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers - Advanced Registration Sun 6/30 Gainesville GODS
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 6/30 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 6/30 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Zafire Sunset Social Sun 6/30 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 6/30 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance with Angela Sun 6/30 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm Mon 7/01 Ocala Ocala Twirle
New Beginner Series Swing and Hustle with Andy 3 of 4 Mon 7/01 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 7/01 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 7/01 Gainesville GSC
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 7/01 Gainesville GTE
Israeli Dancing Beginner Series with Andy 3 of 4 Mon 7/01 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 7/01 Gainesville Baila Calien
Ballroom Dance in Ocala Tue 7/02 Ocala USA Dance Oc
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 7/02 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 7/02 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 7/02 Gainesville Scottish
Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Tue 7/02 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 7/02 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 7/02 Gainesville Mundial
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 7/03 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 7/03 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 7/03 Gainesville Baila Calien
UF Argentine Tango Class Fri 7/05 Gainesville UF Argentine
Summertime Blues West Coast Swing Dance with Josh and Brittany Coy Sat 7/06 Gainesville WCSJA
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve Sat 7/06 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Baila Caliente's Bachata Social Sat 7/06 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 7/07 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Contra Dance Sun 7/07 Gainesville GODS
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 7/07 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 7/07 Ocala Ocala Dance
New Beginner Series Swing and Hustle with Andy 4 of 4 Mon 7/08 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 7/08 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 7/08 Gainesville GSC
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 7/08 Gainesville GTE
Israeli Dancing Beginner Series with Andy 4 of 4 Mon 7/08 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 7/08 Gainesville Baila Calien
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 7/09 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 7/09 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 7/09 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 7/09 Gainesville Scottish
Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Tue 7/09 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 7/09 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 7/09 Gainesville Mundial
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 7/10 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 7/10 Gainesville Nia Holistic
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 7/10 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 7/10 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 5 Thu 7/11 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 7/11 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 7/11 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 7/11 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 7/11 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 7/11 Gainesville Mundial
UF Argentine Tango Class Fri 7/12 Gainesville UF Argentine
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 7/12 Gainesville GODS
Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 7/13 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna Sat 7/13 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Salsa and Bachata Social with Koji - confirm Sat 7/13 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 7/14 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 7/14 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 7/14 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance with Angela Sun 7/14 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm Mon 7/15 Ocala Ocala Twirle
English Country Dancing Mon 7/15 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 7/15 Gainesville GSC
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 7/15 Gainesville GTE
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 7/15 Gainesville Baila Calien
Ballroom Dance in Ocala Tue 7/16 Ocala USA Dance Oc
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 7/16 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 7/16 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 7/16 Gainesville Scottish
Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Tue 7/16 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 7/16 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 7/16 Gainesville Mundial
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 7/17 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 7/17 Gainesville Nia Holistic
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 7/17 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 7/17 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 5 of 5 Thu 7/18 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 7/18 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 7/18 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 7/18 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 7/18 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 7/18 Gainesville Mundial
UF Argentine Tango Class Fri 7/19 Gainesville UF Argentine
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe - confirm Sat 7/20 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance Sat 7/20 Gainesville GODS
Baila Caliente's Salsa Social - confirm Sat 7/20 Gainesville Baila Calien
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2019


June 2019


Thursday 27 June 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 5

Thu 6/27, 12-1 pm. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 6/27, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 6/27, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata. All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 6/27, 7-9 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 6/27, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Social Dancing with Andy

Thu 6/27, 7-10 pm. We have two weeks before our next series. Not sure what dances we are going to do for these two Thursdays. Will let the people that show up decide. We have had requests for Nightclub Two Step, Cha Cha, Rumba, Salsa, Swing and Waltz. 7:00 pm Swing or Other 8:00 pm Salsa or Other 9:00 pm Argentine Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, or $5 student If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 6/27, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Friday 28 June 2019

Dancing Through the Decades Benefit for Dance352

Fri 6/28, 6. Dancing Through the Decades $10 per ticket (seated show) Tickets online or at the door. Come out and join us as Dance352 dances through the decades in various dance styles for your entertainment. Sit back and enjoy watch us dance through time and stay for a fun dance after party. Our little studio needs to earn some money in order to stay open. Plus we could really use some new flooring. High Dive, 210 SW 2 Ave, Suite A, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Fri 6/28, 6:15-8:15 pm. Want to learn tango or brush up on your skills? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free all-level tango class! Feel free to join even if you've never danced tango before. Where: Dance Studio A, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Teacher: Trista Brophy What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Feel free to invite your friends on FB. *Parking is free & open after 4:30 PM. It costs $2 to park at the Reitz union garage from 3:45-4:30pm, then it is free for the rest of the time. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


Saturday 29 June 2019

Summer Fling Folk Dancing

Sat 6/29, 11 am-5 pm. Join us for the first Gainesville International Folk Dancers “Summer Fling”, part of the statewide dance gatherings. No partners needed. Potluck lunch at 1 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $5. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [website][email][events]

Elio's Latin Show

Sat 6/29, 10 pm-2 am. We throw a party every day at Felipe's. We throw our biggest party on Saturday nights with Gainesville's best entertainer, Elio Piedra. $5 cover $10 cover for under 21. Felipe's Taqueria, 1209 W University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]


Sunday 30 June 2019

Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers - Advanced Registration

Sun 6/30. October 5-6, 2019 - Gainesville, FL Early Bird Registration opens May 1st, 8 am, $60 for the weekend Regular registration opens July 1st, 8 am, $70 for the weekend This venue will have a capacity of approximately 70, so be sure to register early to save your place. Donations can be made at any time to help sponsor those who are unable to afford the full ticket price, by visiting the registration page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/richard-powers-waltz-weekend-tickets-59229756797 Richard Powers is a dance historian and instructor at Stanford University specializing in both historic and contemporary social dance. He leads workshops around the world (see below for more about that). His Social Dance class is among Stanford University's most popular courses. The primary focus of the weekend will be waltzing, including cross-step waltz and traditional turning waltz with a few other dances of Richard's choice. This special we ... Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 6/30, 11-12 am. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 6/30, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Zafire Sunset Social

Sun 6/30, 5-10 pm. Zafire Ladies Team will be hosting their monthly social. Finish off your relaxing weekend by coming out to our Sunday Sunset social. It will kick off with an amazing Dominican bachata shine class with Lisbeth Guz and social dancing till 10 pm. We will have two separate rooms so you don’t have to wait for that salsa song or that sexy bachata song you love. We hope to see you all awesome Salseros and Bachateros at this amazing event. Please feel more than welcome to bring your family and friends. Workshop: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Dominican Bachata– Lisbeth Guz Social dancing to follow immediately from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm 2 Rooms: Salsa and Bachata Music by: DJ Rubixx from Orlando and DJ Brown Sugar from Gator Salsa Cost: Sunset Social – Student (ID Required) $5 Regular Admission $8 Workshop – Student (ID Required) $8 Regular Admission $10 Sunset Social and Workshop Student (ID Required) $10 Regular Admission $15 Cash or Vempo only. Gainesville Dance and Yoga, 1501 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

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

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

Sun 6/30, 7:30. We are super excited to announce that we will be in one of the new homes to ecstatic dance as the beloved energy/space of Aurora Healing Arts transforms into HOWL, The House of Waking Life, a creation by Brooke Rosen We are so excited. Our first dance will be June 30th, 7:30 pm and will be facilitated by the lovely Angela Betancourt. Our dances will then go on every other Sunday from that date forth. Beginning Sept. 1st (fingers crossed), alternating weekends will be hosted by HOWL. This dance will explore the 5 Rhythms of Ecstatic Dance. In this environment we will let go of judgment of ourselves and others, embrace whatever emotions arise, and feel free to move, shake and groove however our bodies choose. Please be sure to arrive on time if possible and reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there. Flow Space, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. $10. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][email][events]


July 2019


Monday 1 July 2019

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Mon 7/01, 12:45-4:15 pm. 12:45 to 2:00 Plus class 2:00 to 4:15 Dance This summer you can dance on alternate Monday afternoons in Ocala with the Ocala Twirlers. Ocala West Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105 Street, Ocala. Norm, 352-873-1734. Ocala Twirlers Square Dancers - [events]

New Beginner Series Swing and Hustle with Andy 3 of 4

Mon 7/01, 5:30. 5:30 pm Swing 6:30 pm Waltz 7:30 pm Israeli Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $60 for the four week beginner series, or $10 per night per person for experienced dancers, or $5 student, or $40 per family for Israeli dancing beginner series only, or $5 per family for experienced Israeli dancers, or Free for students for Israeli dancing only If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 7/01, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 7/01, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 7/01, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dancing Beginner Series with Andy 3 of 4

Mon 7/01, 7:30-9:30 pm. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. 7:30 pm Israeli Dancing Beginner Series 4 Weeks 8:30 pm Regular Israeli Dancing $40 family for 4 Week Beginner Series, or $20 for 4 Week Beginner Series for B'nai Israel members, or $5 per night for experienced dancers per family, or Free for college aged and under. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 7/01, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 2 July 2019

Ballroom Dance in Ocala

Tue 7/02, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lesson 7:30 Dancing DJ Josh Angel. Crystal Ballroom Ocala, 25 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, 34470. Ken Uggie Wardd, 407-757-2975. $10 members, $12 non-members. USA Dance Ocala - [website][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 7/02, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 7/02, 7-9 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

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

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Tue 7/02, 7. Every Tuesday, until Aug 6 Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Theatre. Join us at the Hipp Lower Level for swing dancing lessons taught by the Florida Swing Dancing Club! Classes are every Tuesday at 7 p.m. and only cost $5. Throughout the summer, we will be exploring concepts that are fundamental to Lindy Hop - such as pulse, rhythm, and connection - so that you can take your dancing to the next level. No previous experience or dance partner required for any of the lessons. Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 7/02, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 7/02, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Wednesday 3 July 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 7/03, 5:30-8:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 7/03, 6-7 pm. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 7/03, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Friday 5 July 2019

UF Argentine Tango Class

Fri 7/05, 6:15-8:15 pm. Want to learn tango or brush up on your skills? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free all-level tango class! Feel free to join even if you've never danced tango before. Where: Dance Studio A, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Teacher: Trista Brophy What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Feel free to invite your friends on FB. *Parking is free & open after 4:30 PM. It costs $2 to park at the Reitz union garage from 3:45-4:30pm, then it is free for the rest of the time. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


Saturday 6 July 2019

Summertime Blues West Coast Swing Dance with Josh and Brittany Coy

Sat 7/06, 7:30-10:30 pm. Please join us for a Blues themed West Coast Swing dance with a lesson from the talented Brittany Coy. Who: Josh and Judi - Hosts, Brittany Coy - Instructor, Josh - DJ What: A 30 minute WCS lesson with Brittany, followed by a Blues themed West Coast Swing social dance, with a little 2 Step, ECS, Waltz, and Night Club 2 mixed in. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $15, $10 with Student ID. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve

Sat 7/06, 8 pm-12 am. Argentine Tango Milonga located in Gainesville, Florida for dancers in Gainesville, and other nearby cities (Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Augustine, Palm Coast, Ormond, Daytona, Tallahassee, Ocala, Orlando, Tampa) in North Florida, and visitors to our wonderful community. BYO drinks, water, wine, food and snacks for passionate dancing all night. Milonga El Abrazo de Gainesville is held regularly on the second Saturday of each month. Easy parking, great lighting and security. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. $10, $5 student. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email][events]

Baila Caliente's Bachata Social

Sat 7/06, 9:30 pm-2:30 am. Calling all bachata lovers. This is not time for suzy-Q-ing, this is one you wanna get down and bachata for. We will begin with a bachata workshop at 9:30, social dancing to follow immediately. You will be in for a fun night. DJ Brown Shuga & DJ Lamb, will be playing your favorite bachata, salsa, and cha cha cha all night. Bachata Workshop: 9:30- 10:30 pm Instructor Conroy Smith Social dancing to immediately follow. The music will play until no one remains on the dace floor. ============================================== Cost: $12 for workshop and social; $10 with student ID $7 for workshop only; $5 with student ID $7 for social only; $5 with student ID $1 Party cups ============================================== Have a song you'd like to hear? Please feel free to send your musical request to the event page. See you there! Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Sunday 7 July 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 7/07, 11-12 am. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Contra Dance

Sun 7/07, 4-7 pm. Waltzing at 2:30 pm. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 7/07, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 7/07, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 8 July 2019

New Beginner Series Swing and Hustle with Andy 4 of 4

Mon 7/08, 5:30. 5:30 pm Swing 6:30 pm Waltz 7:30 pm Israeli Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $60 for the four week beginner series, or $10 per night per person for experienced dancers, or $5 student, or $40 per family for Israeli dancing beginner series only, or $5 per family for experienced Israeli dancers, or Free for students for Israeli dancing only If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 7/08, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 7/08, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 7/08, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dancing Beginner Series with Andy 4 of 4

Mon 7/08, 7:30-9:30 pm. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. 7:30 pm Israeli Dancing Beginner Series 4 Weeks 8:30 pm Regular Israeli Dancing $40 family for 4 Week Beginner Series, or $20 for 4 Week Beginner Series for B'nai Israel members, or $5 per night for experienced dancers per family, or Free for college aged and under. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 7/08, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 9 July 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 7/09, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 7/09, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 7/09, 7-9 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

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

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Tue 7/09, 7. Every Tuesday, until Aug 6 Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Theatre. Join us at the Hipp Lower Level for swing dancing lessons taught by the Florida Swing Dancing Club! Classes are every Tuesday at 7 p.m. and only cost $5. Throughout the summer, we will be exploring concepts that are fundamental to Lindy Hop - such as pulse, rhythm, and connection - so that you can take your dancing to the next level. No previous experience or dance partner required for any of the lessons. Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 7/09, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 7/09, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Wednesday 10 July 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 7/10, 5:30-8:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 7/10, 6-7 pm. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 7/10, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 7/10, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 11 July 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 5

Thu 7/11, 12-1 pm. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 7/11, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 7/11, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata. All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 7/11, 7-9 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

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

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 7/11, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Friday 12 July 2019

UF Argentine Tango Class

Fri 7/12, 6:15-8:15 pm. Want to learn tango or brush up on your skills? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free all-level tango class! Feel free to join even if you've never danced tango before. Where: Dance Studio A, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Teacher: Trista Brophy What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Feel free to invite your friends on FB. *Parking is free & open after 4:30 PM. It costs $2 to park at the Reitz union garage from 3:45-4:30pm, then it is free for the rest of the time. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]

Contra Dance in Melrose

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


Saturday 13 July 2019

Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 7/13, 7:30-10:30 pm. Great mix of ballroom, Latin, swing, and country music. Light refreshments. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32608. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $15 per person, $25 per couple, $12 for Parris Dance students, or $8 college student. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Sat 7/13, 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]

Salsa and Bachata Social with Koji - confirm

Sat 7/13, 9 pm-2 am. Let's start the new semester off on the right note with great dancing. Join us for another awesome night of dancing with great Latin music. DJ Brown Sugar will be playing your favorite Salsa and Bachata songs all night long. JD salsa team will be performing at midnight. There will be a Chacha workshop (all level) by Aniel and Danely before the social. This event is open to the public, so please bring your friends and family. Chacha workshop: 9:00-10:00PM Social: 10:00PM-2:00AM Performance: 12:00AM Pricing: Workshop: $5 Social: $10 $7 for student or out-of-town guest with valid photo ID Workshop and Social: $12 or $10 for student or out-of-town guest. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Sunday 14 July 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 7/14, 11-12 am. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 7/14, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 7/14, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

Sun 7/14, 7:30. We are super excited to announce that we will be in one of the new homes to ecstatic dance as the beloved energy/space of Aurora Healing Arts transforms into HOWL, The House of Waking Life, a creation by Brooke Rosen We are so excited. Our first dance will be June 30th, 7:30 pm and will be facilitated by the lovely Angela Betancourt. Our dances will then go on every other Sunday from that date forth. Beginning Sept. 1st (fingers crossed), alternating weekends will be hosted by HOWL. This dance will explore the 5 Rhythms of Ecstatic Dance. In this environment we will let go of judgment of ourselves and others, embrace whatever emotions arise, and feel free to move, shake and groove however our bodies choose. Please be sure to arrive on time if possible and reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there. Flow Space, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. $10. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][email][events]


Monday 15 July 2019

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Mon 7/15, 12:45-4:15 pm. 12:45 to 2:00 Plus class 2:00 to 4:15 Dance This summer you can dance on alternate Monday afternoons in Ocala with the Ocala Twirlers. Ocala West Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105 Street, Ocala. Norm, 352-873-1734. Ocala Twirlers Square Dancers - [events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 7/15, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 7/15, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 7/15, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 7/15, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Tuesday 16 July 2019

Ballroom Dance in Ocala

Tue 7/16, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lesson 7:30 Dancing DJ Josh Angel. Crystal Ballroom Ocala, 25 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, 34470. Ken Uggie Wardd, 407-757-2975. $10 members, $12 non-members. USA Dance Ocala - [website][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 7/16, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 7/16, 7-9 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

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

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Tue 7/16, 7. Every Tuesday, until Aug 6 Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Theatre. Join us at the Hipp Lower Level for swing dancing lessons taught by the Florida Swing Dancing Club! Classes are every Tuesday at 7 p.m. and only cost $5. Throughout the summer, we will be exploring concepts that are fundamental to Lindy Hop - such as pulse, rhythm, and connection - so that you can take your dancing to the next level. No previous experience or dance partner required for any of the lessons. Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 7/16, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 7/16, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Wednesday 17 July 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 7/17, 5:30-8:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 7/17, 6-7 pm. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 7/17, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 7/17, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 18 July 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 5 of 5

Thu 7/18, 12-1 pm. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 7/18, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 7/18, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata. All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 7/18, 7-9 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

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

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 7/18, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Friday 19 July 2019

UF Argentine Tango Class

Fri 7/19, 6:15-8:15 pm. Want to learn tango or brush up on your skills? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free all-level tango class! Feel free to join even if you've never danced tango before. Where: Dance Studio A, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Teacher: Trista Brophy What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Feel free to invite your friends on FB. *Parking is free & open after 4:30 PM. It costs $2 to park at the Reitz union garage from 3:45-4:30pm, then it is free for the rest of the time. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


Saturday 20 July 2019

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe - confirm

Sat 7/20, 6-9 pm. 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 - [website][events]

Contra Dance

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

Baila Caliente's Salsa Social - confirm

Sat 7/20, 9:30 pm-2:30 am. Salsa lovers, this one is for you. Come celebrate the beginning of summer and Congress season with us, dancing. We will begin with a salsa workshop at 9:30, with social dancing to follow immediately. Come out and show us that fancy footwork/turn-patterns you've been practicing all semester. You'll be in for a fun night. DJ Chocolate Pecan & DJ Butter Pecan, will be playing your favorite bachata, salsa, merengue and cha cha cha all night. ============================================= Location: 1925 NW 2nd St. Gainesville, FL 32609 ============================================== Salsa On 2 Workshop: 9:30- 10:30pm by Bob Ocho & TBA Social dancing to immediately follow. The music will play until no one remains on the dace floor. ============================================== Cost: $12 for workshop and social; $10 with student ID $7 for workshop only; $5 with student ID $7 for social only; $5 with student ID $2 Party cu ... Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [more][website][email][events]