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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe

Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Argentine Tango, Salsa, and Dance Mix with Andy

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Boots Dance with Vanessa

International Folk Dancing in Gainesville

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Argentine Tango with Andrea

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Argentine Tango, Hustle!, and Dance Mix with Andy

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

West Coast Swing with Sharrone Smith

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All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala

Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa

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Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Country Two Step with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight

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Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

4

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy

5

Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga Weekend With Maja and Marko

Bachata Dance Nights Lessons at GHFC

Contra Dance Weekend with Janine Smith and Stomp Rocket in Melrose

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

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Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga Weekend With Maja and Marko

Nia Flow and Sound Healing with Sarit

Baila Caliente Dancing at the Historic Downtown Square in Ocala

Contra Dance Weekend with Janine Smith and Stomp Rocket in Melrose

7

Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga Weekend With Maja and Marko

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Celebration of Life in Loving Memory of Al Rogers

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 7 of 8

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Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Country Two Step with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight

9

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

10

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

11

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Monthly Ballroom Dance in Belleview with USA Dance Ocala

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Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Decyo McDuffie and the Newcombs

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 8 of 8

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Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Rumba with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight

16

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

17

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy

19

Contra Dance with the GODS in Gainesville

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

20

Gold Star Mini Match with Ray and Eileen in Daytona

Contra Dance with Joey Norton and Katie’s Contradiction at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

22

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Rumba with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight

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Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull - confirm

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

24

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

25

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy

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Swing Theory at Arthur Murray in Ocala

Ballroom Dance Red, White, and Blue Party with Ray and Eileen

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Gosia and Ali at One Love Cafe

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Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Rumba with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight

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Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Healing Through Raqs: Breathe, Flow, and Experience the Healing Power of Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sundays Gainesville Nia Holistic
Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe Sundays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sundays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sundays Gainesville Najmah Nour
Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Mondays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mondays Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mondays Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mondays Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mondays Gainesville Mundial
Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tuesdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango, Salsa, and Dance Mix with Andy Tuesdays Gainesville SwingDance
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tuesdays Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tuesdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tuesdays Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd Tuesdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith Tuesdays Gainesville Public
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wednesdays Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wednesdays Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wednesdays Gainesville Baila Calien
Boots Dance with Vanessa Wednesdays Gainesville Public
International Folk Dancing in Gainesville Wednesdays Gainesville GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wednesdays Ocala Ocala Dance
Argentine Tango with Andrea Wednesdays Gainesville Tango Papiru
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Wednesdays Gainesville GCC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wednesdays Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala Thursdays Ocala Public
Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thursdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango, Hustle!, and Dance Mix with Andy Thursdays Gainesville SwingDance
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thursdays Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thursdays Gainesville ParrisDanc
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Thursdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
West Coast Swing with Sharrone Smith Fridays Gainesville Public
All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala Other Ocala AM
Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa Other Gainesville Public
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 5/01 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 5/01 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 5/01 Gainesville ECD
Country Two Step with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3 Mon 5/01 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 5/01 Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 5/01 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight Mon 5/01 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 5/02 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 5/02 Ocala Baila Calien
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 5/02 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 5/02 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 5/03 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 5/03 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 5/03 Gainesville Baila Calien
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 5/03 Hawthorne GIFD
Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy Wed 5/03 Gainesville SwingDance
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 5/03 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 5/03 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 5/03 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 5/04 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 5/04 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thu 5/04 Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 5/04 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 5/04 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 5/04 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 5/04 Gainesville SwingDance
Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga Weekend With Maja and Marko Fri 5/05 Gainesville TangoThuy
Bachata Dance Nights Lessons at GHFC Fri 5/05 Gainesville Baila Calien
Contra Dance Weekend with Janine Smith and Stomp Rocket in Melrose Fri 5/05 Melrose GODS
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 5/05 Ocala Ocala Dance
Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga Weekend With Maja and Marko Sat 5/06 Gainesville TangoThuy
Nia Flow and Sound Healing with Sarit Sat 5/06 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Baila Caliente Dancing at the Historic Downtown Square in Ocala Sat 5/06 Ocala Baila Calien
Contra Dance Weekend with Janine Smith and Stomp Rocket in Melrose Sat 5/06 Melrose GODS
Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga Weekend With Maja and Marko Sun 5/07 Gainesville TangoThuy
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 5/07 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Celebration of Life in Loving Memory of Al Rogers Sun 5/07 Gainesville GODS
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 5/07 Gainesville Najmah Nour
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 7 of 8 Sun 5/07 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 5/08 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 5/08 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 5/08 Gainesville ECD
Country Two Step with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3 Mon 5/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 5/08 Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 5/08 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight Mon 5/08 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 5/09 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 5/09 Ocala Baila Calien
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 5/09 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 5/09 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 5/09 Gainesville SwingDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 5/10 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 5/10 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 5/10 Gainesville Baila Calien
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 5/10 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 5/10 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 5/10 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 5/10 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 5/11 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 5/11 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thu 5/11 Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 5/11 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe Thu 5/11 Gainesville SwingDance
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 5/11 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 5/11 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 5/11 Gainesville SwingDance
Monthly Ballroom Dance in Belleview with USA Dance Ocala Thu 5/11 Belleview USA Dance Oc
Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Decyo McDuffie and the Newcombs Sat 5/13 Gainesville SwingDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 5/14 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 5/14 Gainesville Najmah Nour
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 8 of 8 Sun 5/14 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 5/15 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 5/15 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 5/15 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 5/15 Gainesville IDanceAW
Rumba with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3 Mon 5/15 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 5/15 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight Mon 5/15 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 5/16 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 5/16 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 5/16 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 5/16 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 5/16 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 5/16 Gainesville SwingDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 5/17 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 5/17 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 5/17 Gainesville Baila Calien
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 5/17 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 5/17 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 5/17 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 5/17 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 5/18 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 5/18 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 5/18 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 5/18 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 5/18 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 5/18 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance with the GODS in Gainesville Fri 5/19 Gainesville GODS
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 5/19 Ocala Ocala Dance
Gold Star Mini Match with Ray and Eileen in Daytona Sat 5/20 ParrisDanc
Contra Dance with Joey Norton and Katie’s Contradiction at the Dancing Fish in Melrose Sat 5/20 Melrose GODS
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 5/21 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Sun 5/21 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 5/21 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 5/22 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 5/22 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 5/22 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 5/22 Gainesville IDanceAW
Rumba with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3 Mon 5/22 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 5/22 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight Mon 5/22 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 5/23 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 5/23 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull - confirm Tue 5/23 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 5/23 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 5/23 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 5/23 Gainesville SwingDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 5/24 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 5/24 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 5/24 Gainesville Baila Calien
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 5/24 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 5/24 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 5/24 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 5/24 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 5/25 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 5/25 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 5/25 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 5/25 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 5/25 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 5/25 Gainesville SwingDance
Swing Theory at Arthur Murray in Ocala Sat 5/27 Ocala SwingDance
Ballroom Dance Red, White, and Blue Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 5/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 5/28 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 5/28 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Gosia and Ali at One Love Cafe Sun 5/28 Gainesville SwingDance
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 5/29 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 5/29 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 5/29 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 5/29 Gainesville IDanceAW
Rumba with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3 Mon 5/29 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 5/29 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight Mon 5/29 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 5/30 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 5/30 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 5/30 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 5/30 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 5/30 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 5/30 Gainesville SwingDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 5/31 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 5/31 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 5/31 Gainesville Baila Calien
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 5/31 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 5/31 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 5/31 Ocala Ocala Dance
Healing Through Raqs: Breathe, Flow, and Experience the Healing Power of Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Wed 5/31 Gainesville GCC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 5/31 Gainesville Mundial

Ongoing


Sundays

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Ongoing Sundays, 10-11 am. Join Sarit for weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe

Ongoing Sundays, 3-8 pm. 3-5 pm Swingout Workshop 5-8 pm Dance Party including line dancing with James Wesley Jr. $25 for dance workshop and dance party $20 workshop only $15 dance party only Cashapp $blssdfuture Conch and More will be on location. If you cannot attend, donations will be greatly appreciated. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [facebook][events]

Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Sundays, 4-7 pm. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bartley Temple, 1936 NE 8 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Ongoing Sundays, 6-7:30 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]


Mondays

Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Mondays, 5:30-6:30 pm. Come get your steps in y'all. Everyone is welcome. Gainesville Movement Studio, 1724 NE 2 Street, Gainesville. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Ongoing Mondays, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Ongoing Mondays, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. 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

Ongoing Mondays, 7-9 pm. We are not Israeli dancing the first four weeks in April because I will be out of town and because of conflicts with Passover. We resume dancing on Monday, April 30. 7:00 - 8:00 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:00 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per family. Beginners welcome. Come out to enjoy great music and exuberant dancing. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ongoing Mondays, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Tuesdays

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Argentine Tango, Salsa, and Dance Mix with Andy

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6-9 pm. No dancing on April 23 because of a conflict with Passover. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Salsa 8:00 pm Dance Mix $10 You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Contact me to get on the newsletter for these sessions. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672 voice, 352-559-3750 text. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm. Join us every Tuesday at The Bull for Sip N' Swing. We cannot wait to dance with you. Jazz Jam: For those who are musically inclined, please join us for the Pre-Sip Jazz Jam starting at 6 pm. No partner or experience needed. Relax, have a drink, and dip your toes into swing dancing. We welcome beginners and experienced dancers, come share some time with friends. While this event is free, please support the Bull who is generously hosting and providing a welcoming space for dancing. Connect with Us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gainesvillelindyscoop/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gainesville.swingdancing/ GroupMe: https://groupme.com/join_group/94661829/xshrLqwd The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III, 352-246-4525. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bartley Temple, 1936 NE 8 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. Tuesdays January 16 through April 2. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. $10. Public - [facebook][events]


Wednesdays

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Ongoing Wednesdays, 12:15-1:15 pm. Join Sarit for weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Ongoing Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm. Feel like a new, fun and challenging hobby? Give Argentine Tango a try. Confirm dates as there is no dancing during breaks. We will do individual exercises and partner activities to understand this improvisational dance! We will explore various concepts of connection (to oneself, to the music, to the dance partner, to the dance floor, to other social dancers). Parking is available on campus after 5 pm. What to wear? If you own a pair of salsa shoes, jazz/ballet flats, or Toms, those work great. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Partner Dance? You are welcome to join with or without a partner. Those who come alone will be paired up. Everyone is expected to be respectful of others. UF Student Conduct Code applies (please review the UF Orange Book). UF J Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio B, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Ongoing Wednesdays, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente1][email][events]

Boots Dance with Vanessa

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7 pm. Location may vary. Book your class at [link="https://www.vagaro.com/gainesvillemovementstudio/classes"]. Gainesville Movement Studio, 1724 NE 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. 352-757-2932. Public - [gainesvillemovement][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Gainesville

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7-9 pm. $10 - Beginner Class 7 - 8 pm $10 - Beyond the Basics Class 8 - 9 pm Every Wednesday Two Classes. No partner needed. At 7 pm learn a New Dance or drill your Basics to continue building that muscle memory. Then at 8 pm learn fundamentals to bridge the basic concepts in our Beyond the Basics lesson. Casual Attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels (but not flip flops) are best for this dance. Join our every Wednesday West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for each lesson is $10 Instructor : Carol Smith 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 - [facebook][events]

Argentine Tango with Andrea

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7:30-9 pm. Ongoing Argentine Tango class and practice in a private home. Gainesville. Andrea Pham. Tango Papirusa - [email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Thursdays

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Ongoing Thursdays, 1-5 pm. 1 pm Intermediate to Advanced $6 3 pm Improver $3 4 pm Beginner $3 Line dancing with instructor Weber Wen. Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 SW State Road 200, Ocala, 34476. Weber Wen. Public - [email][events]

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Thursdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Argentine Tango, Hustle!, and Dance Mix with Andy

Ongoing Thursdays, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm Dance Mix $10 Dancing is for all levels except brand-new dancers. If you have never danced before, take our 4-week beginner series. You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Contact me to get on the newsletter for these sessions. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672 voice, 352-559-3750 text. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Ongoing Thursdays, 6-7 pm. Israeli dance class with Kathie Kline. Confirm before going. Not held every week. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [kolsimcha][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Ongoing Thursdays, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Ongoing Thursdays, 7:30-10:30 pm. Gainesville Swing Dancing every Thursday evening from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM, you can find us at the Rosa B Williams Center. We kick off the night with a one-hour beginner lesson, followed by two hours of social dancing in a beautiful, air-conditioned hardwood dance hall. We cannot wait to hit the dance floor with all of you. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]


Fridays

West Coast Swing with Sharrone Smith

Ongoing Fridays, 5:30-6:30 pm. Come join me for West Coast Swing classes. No experience necessary. I am trying something new. The first 30 minutes will be L1 beginner basics and the last 30 minutes will be intermediate L2. Gainesville Movement Studio, 1724 NE 2 Street, Gainesville. $20. Public - [facebook][events]


Other

All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala

Ongoing Other. Not only do you get to learn new dance moves at our social dances, but you can meet new people from the Ocala area and make new friends with an obvious shared interest. As you learn, you will be able to take these dances to family gatherings, clubs, and anywhere else you hear music. The instructors at Arthur Murray Dance Centers Ocala include: Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Swing, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Mambo, Merengue, and Zouk. 304 SW Broadway Street, Ocala, 34471. 352-231-8485. Arthur Murray Dance Center Ocala - [arthurmurrayocala][events]

Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa

Ongoing Other. Times and Locations vary. January 2024 Sundays 9 am at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, not Jan 21 Tuesdays 6:30 pm am at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Wednesdays 9 am at 3415 SW 39 Blvd Fridays 9 am at 3415 SW 39 Blvd Saturday Jan 20 Bootcamp, the hub Newberry, black and white BootCamp with Melany and Vanessa at 9 am, Depot Village. Gainesville. 352-757-2932. Public - [gainesvillemovement][email][events]


2023


May 2023


Monday 1 May 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 1 May, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Mon 1 May, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 1 May, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. 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]

Country Two Step with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3

Mon 1 May, 7-7:50 pm. Join our 3-week series for Two Step. We start with the basics, so no experience is necessary. Couples and singles are welcome. 3-week series is $39/person or $75/couple, cash or check. Register by emailing us but pay at first class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 1 May, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:15 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:15 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per person. If you are a beginner, contact me. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 1 May, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight

Mon 1 May, 7:30-9:40 pm. Normally, join us on Monday nights from 7:30 in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. We have beginner and intermediate lessons followed by free private lessons you can sign up for. No partner needed. Open to students, non-students, and community members. We hope to see many familiar and new faces. Have a hep day. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 2 May 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 2 May, 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]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 2 May, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 2 May, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 2 May, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Wednesday 3 May 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 3 May, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 3 May, 5:15-6:30 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. When and Where: All classes are on Thursdays starting at 6 pm with open practice after class until 8 pm. Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Classes on 9/29 and 10/6 will be a shorter class/practice from 6-7 pm and held in Studio A. The dance studios are located on the bottom floor of the Reitz Union. Parking on campus is free and open after 4:30 pm. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. Toms also are a comfortable option. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Our Promise To Our Tango Students: -Everyone is welcome to dance any role they like. We welcome and encourage men as followers, women as leaders, non-binary dancers, and any combination in between. Tango i ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Wed 3 May, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 3 May, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

Wed 3 May, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Let me know what you want to do 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels, except new dancers. If you have not danced before, contact me. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 3 May, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith 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 - [facebook][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 3 May, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Lesson 8:30 pm Social Dancing Join us for Fall Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 3 May, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Thursday 4 May 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 4 May, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 4 May, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Thu 4 May, 6-7 pm. Israeli dance class with Kathie Kline. Confirm before going. Not held every week. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [kolsimcha][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 4 May, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 4 May, 7-8 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Thu 4 May, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 4 May, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm West Coast Swing or Other 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Learn to Hustle! Have the most fun. See for yourself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNoKXnMMyIg This is the dance that kept partner dancing alive. This is a bit different from the ballroom studio version of Hustle. This is sometimes called Latin Hustle. If you want to go where people dance Hustle, this is the kind of Hustle you need to know. $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels except novice. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Friday 5 May 2023

Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga Weekend With Maja and Marko

Fri 5 May to Sun 7 May. All the major details are in. Please see www.thuysmilonga.com for details. IMPORTANT NOTE: The weekend of May 5-7 happens to be a super busy graduation weekend here in Gainesville. Finding affordable hotel rates is a problem. Make sure you use our group discount rates. The link is on the website. Thank you, Thuy and David. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. David Chayes, 786-524-8259. Tango with Thuy - [thuysmilonga][email][events]

Bachata Dance Nights Lessons at GHFC

Fri 5 May, 6-7:45 pm. This three-week series breaks down the fundamentals and techniques of bachata, a Latin social dance that is partner-oriented. Everyone is welcome and you do not need a partner to sign up. Each week will build on each other as you learn new moves, sweat, and laugh. Gainesville Health and Fitness Center, Gainesville. $60. Baila Caliente - [ghfc][events]

Contra Dance Weekend with Janine Smith and Stomp Rocket in Melrose

Fri 5 May to Sat 6 May, 7-10 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 6-9 pm Single dances on weekends are $15 for adults, $30 for a weekend pass Weekend dances are $7.50 for youth age 18-25, $15 for a weekend pass. Children under 18 accompanied by adults are free. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including children and spectators. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 5 May, 7:30-10:30 pm. Come and get your Dance Fix Friday night here in Ocala. Hope you will come and join us. This will be Dancing only, no Class. This is a West Coast Swing Dance, but we can play a few requests so just ask. Let's Have Fun. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. $10. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]


Saturday 6 May 2023

Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga Weekend With Maja and Marko

Sat 6 May to Sun 7 May. All the major details are in. Please see www.thuysmilonga.com for details. IMPORTANT NOTE: The weekend of May 5-7 happens to be a super busy graduation weekend here in Gainesville. Finding affordable hotel rates is a problem. Make sure you use our group discount rates. The link is on the website. Thank you, Thuy and David. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. David Chayes, 786-524-8259. Tango with Thuy - [thuysmilonga][email][events]

Nia Flow and Sound Healing with Sarit

Sat 6 May, 4-6 pm. This event begins with a Nia Dance Flow, led by Sarit Ben-David Sela, accompanied by Richard Brookens’ percussion, vocals, flute and saxophone to create a tapestry of uplifting and peaceful vibes to open the heart. The 2nd hour you will be bathed in the healing sounds of 3 Gongs, Tibetan and Crystal Bowls, Chimes, Healing Mantra and Flute. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. This event is facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Self Investment: $40. Flow Space Yoga and Arts, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Dancing at the Historic Downtown Square in Ocala

Sat 6 May, 6-9:30 pm. Join us as we celebrate Latin culture in Ocala. We will have Dj Ocho mixing the best Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, and Reggaeton. We will have food and local vendors. Open to everyone. Come out and enjoy a fun night of dancing. Bring the entire family. Downtown Historic Square, Ocala. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Contra Dance Weekend with Janine Smith and Stomp Rocket in Melrose

Sat 6 May, 6-9 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 6-9 pm Single dances on weekends are $15 for adults, $30 for a weekend pass Weekend dances are $7.50 for youth age 18-25, $15 for a weekend pass. Children under 18 accompanied by adults are free. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including children and spectators. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]


Sunday 7 May 2023

Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga Weekend With Maja and Marko

Sun 7 May. All the major details are in. Please see www.thuysmilonga.com for details. IMPORTANT NOTE: The weekend of May 5-7 happens to be a super busy graduation weekend here in Gainesville. Finding affordable hotel rates is a problem. Make sure you use our group discount rates. The link is on the website. Thank you, Thuy and David. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. David Chayes, 786-524-8259. Tango with Thuy - [thuysmilonga][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 7 May, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Celebration of Life in Loving Memory of Al Rogers

Sun 7 May, 2-5 pm. 1 pm Doors open 2 – 5 pm Celebration of life and memorial dance Please join us for a celebration of Al’s life with a memorial service followed by a dance including some of his favorite dance forms. Admission is free and open to the public. Celebration of Life in Loving Memory of Al Rogers, June 9, 1948 – March 1, 2023. Al was a prominent member of several dance communities (English Country, Contra, Scottish, and Irish dance) in Gainesville, FL. He regularly traveled throughout north and central Florida to support other dance communities. Al was an accomplished and kind dancer, a true gentleman in all respects. It didn’t matter if someone was the newest or most experienced dancer—he danced joyfully with all dancers and he took great pride in helping new dancers learn to dance. Al was the true embodiment of a dance angel. A longtime resident of Gainesville, Al was a superb trumpet player in the Gainesville High School ban ... Gainesville Women’s Club, 2809 West University Avenue, Gainesville, 32607. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][facebook][email][events]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 7 May, 5-6 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 7 of 8

Sun 7 May, 5-6 pm. $10 per person each class. Cash App: $blssdfuture Paypal: www.paypal.me/blssdfuture You must have a partner. Masks are required. All proceeds benefit I AM STEM Summer Camp. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 8 May 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 8 May, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Mon 8 May, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 8 May, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. 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]

Country Two Step with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3

Mon 8 May, 7-7:50 pm. Join our 3-week series for Two Step. We start with the basics, so no experience is necessary. Couples and singles are welcome. 3-week series is $39/person or $75/couple, cash or check. Register by emailing us but pay at first class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 8 May, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:15 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:15 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per person. If you are a beginner, contact me. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight

Mon 8 May, 7:30-9:40 pm. Normally, join us on Monday nights from 7:30 in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. We have beginner and intermediate lessons followed by free private lessons you can sign up for. No partner needed. Open to students, non-students, and community members. We hope to see many familiar and new faces. Have a hep day. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 9 May 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 9 May, 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]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 9 May, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 9 May, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 9 May, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 9 May, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Let me know what you want to do 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels, except new dancers. If you have not danced before, contact me. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Wednesday 10 May 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 10 May, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 10 May, 5:15-6:30 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. When and Where: All classes are on Thursdays starting at 6 pm with open practice after class until 8 pm. Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Classes on 9/29 and 10/6 will be a shorter class/practice from 6-7 pm and held in Studio A. The dance studios are located on the bottom floor of the Reitz Union. Parking on campus is free and open after 4:30 pm. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. Toms also are a comfortable option. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Our Promise To Our Tango Students: -Everyone is welcome to dance any role they like. We welcome and encourage men as followers, women as leaders, non-binary dancers, and any combination in between. Tango i ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Wed 10 May, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 10 May, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 10 May, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith 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 - [facebook][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 10 May, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Lesson 8:30 pm Social Dancing Join us for Fall Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 10 May, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Thursday 11 May 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 11 May, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 11 May, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Thu 11 May, 6-7 pm. Israeli dance class with Kathie Kline. Confirm before going. Not held every week. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [kolsimcha][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 11 May, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe

Thu 11 May, 6-9 pm. If you like to dance the blues, and swing to old-school jazz tunes you will enjoy Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe from 6-9 pm. They play on the second Thursday night of every month. Yep, all they play is old-school jazz and the blues. Fun, fun dancing. Hope to see some of you there. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 11 May, 7-8 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Thu 11 May, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 11 May, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm West Coast Swing or Other 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Learn to Hustle! Have the most fun. See for yourself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNoKXnMMyIg This is the dance that kept partner dancing alive. This is a bit different from the ballroom studio version of Hustle. This is sometimes called Latin Hustle. If you want to go where people dance Hustle, this is the kind of Hustle you need to know. $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels except novice. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Monthly Ballroom Dance in Belleview with USA Dance Ocala

Thu 11 May, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lesson 7:30 - 9:30 pm Dancing We will be having a guest instructor to give us a salsa lesson. Every second Thursday evening ballroom dance. The venue is close to US 441 in Belleview. The cross street is SE 56th Avenue, between the McDonald’s and the Burger King. This dance provides us with a venue that is convenient to Ocala and Belleview. Our Chapter also hosts a Sunday Tea Dance on the fourth Sunday of each month at the Ross Plumbing Ballroom, 930 Thomas Avenue, Leesburg, Florida. Belleview Community Center, 5615 SE 110 Place, Belleview, 34420. Susan Heaney, 407-757-2975. $10 members, $14 non-members. USA Dance Ocala - [usadanceocala][email][events]


Saturday 13 May 2023

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Decyo McDuffie and the Newcombs

Sat 13 May, 7-9 pm. Join us for live music, food, and drinks and more. Do not miss Gainesville Big Band on the stage in the Promenade. Spread a blanket under the setting sun, and catch some beautiful music on the green. See you there. We are taking all precautions during this time to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for this event. We recommend that event attendees follow CDC recommendations to wear a mask and maintain a safe social distance while enjoying the music. If you have any questions or concerns please message us. Celebration Pointe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [facebook][events]


Sunday 14 May 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 14 May, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 14 May, 5-6 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 8 of 8

Sun 14 May, 5-6 pm. $10 per person each class. Cash App: $blssdfuture Paypal: www.paypal.me/blssdfuture You must have a partner. Masks are required. All proceeds benefit I AM STEM Summer Camp. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 15 May 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 15 May, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Mon 15 May, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 15 May, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. 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 15 May, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:15 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:15 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per person. If you are a beginner, contact me. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Rumba with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3

Mon 15 May, 7-7:50 pm. We start with the basics in week 1, no experience necessary. Couples and singles welcome. Slower latin dance but can be danced to non latin music too. 3 week series cost is $39/pp or $75/couple. May 15-June 5. No class Monday, May 29. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 15 May, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight

Mon 15 May, 7:30-9:40 pm. Normally, join us on Monday nights from 7:30 in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. We have beginner and intermediate lessons followed by free private lessons you can sign up for. No partner needed. Open to students, non-students, and community members. We hope to see many familiar and new faces. Have a hep day. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 16 May 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 16 May, 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]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 16 May, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Tue 16 May, 6-8 pm. 6 pm Balboa 7 pm Blues Relax, have a drink, and dip your toes into swing dancing. We welcome beginners and experienced dancers, come share some time with friends. While this event is free, please support the Bull who is generously hosting and providing a welcoming space for dancing. Stay on top of swing dance events by joining the Discord server. https://discord.gg/GgGh8cEV32. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 16 May, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 16 May, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 16 May, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Let me know what you want to do 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels, except new dancers. If you have not danced before, contact me. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Wednesday 17 May 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 17 May, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 17 May, 5:15-6:30 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. When and Where: All classes are on Thursdays starting at 6 pm with open practice after class until 8 pm. Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Classes on 9/29 and 10/6 will be a shorter class/practice from 6-7 pm and held in Studio A. The dance studios are located on the bottom floor of the Reitz Union. Parking on campus is free and open after 4:30 pm. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. Toms also are a comfortable option. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Our Promise To Our Tango Students: -Everyone is welcome to dance any role they like. We welcome and encourage men as followers, women as leaders, non-binary dancers, and any combination in between. Tango i ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Wed 17 May, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 17 May, 6:30-9 pm. Join us for Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 17 May, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 17 May, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith 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 - [facebook][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 17 May, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Thursday 18 May 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 18 May, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 18 May, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 18 May, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 18 May, 7-8 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Thu 18 May, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 18 May, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm West Coast Swing or Other 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Learn to Hustle! Have the most fun. See for yourself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNoKXnMMyIg This is the dance that kept partner dancing alive. This is a bit different from the ballroom studio version of Hustle. This is sometimes called Latin Hustle. If you want to go where people dance Hustle, this is the kind of Hustle you need to know. $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels except novice. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Friday 19 May 2023

Contra Dance with the GODS in Gainesville

Fri 19 May, 7-9:30 pm. This is a Mask-Required Dance. At the outdoor, open-air pavilion at Gainesville Health & Fitness Main Center. Schedule: 6:00 pm Setup 7:00 - 09:30 pm Contra Dance 9:30 - 10:00 pm Cleanup Suggested Donation: $10 ages 26+ $5 ages 16-25 Dancers ages 15 and under get in free when accompanied by an adult. Please bring your own non-alcoholic beverage. This is a friendly welcoming recreational activity and all are welcome. No partner or experience is necessary. Contra dancing is fun and we will teach you how. No special dress is required. Wear comfortable, casual attire and soft-soled shoes. Smoking and alcoholic beverages are not allowed at our dances. This is a Mask-Required Dance. COVID Safety and COVID Protocol: If you choose to take your mask down or off, you will be asked by a board member or volunteer to pull it up or to go outside the pavilion. Masks are optional for callers and musicians while on stag ... Gainesville Health and Fitness Center, Main Center, Echo Pavilion, 4820 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][facebook][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 19 May, 7:30-10:30 pm. Come and get your Dance Fix Friday night here in Ocala. Hope you will come and join us. This will be Dancing only, no Class. This is a West Coast Swing Dance, but we can play a few requests so just ask. Let's Have Fun. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. $10. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]


Saturday 20 May 2023

Gold Star Mini Match with Ray and Eileen in Daytona

Sat 20 May, 11 am-5 pm. Join us in Daytona Beach for a fun day of competition. Ask Eileen for details. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Contra Dance with Joey Norton and Katie’s Contradiction at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Sat 20 May, 6-9 pm. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including spectators. Masks are optional. The Dancing Fish is now insulated with heating and air conditioning for your year-round dancing comfort. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. $10. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]


Sunday 21 May 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 21 May, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 21 May, 3-6 pm. Bring your own food and drinks. There are many eateries nearby. Open to everyone. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 21 May, 5-6 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]


Monday 22 May 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 22 May, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Mon 22 May, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 22 May, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. 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 22 May, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:15 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:15 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per person. If you are a beginner, contact me. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Rumba with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3

Mon 22 May, 7-7:50 pm. We start with the basics in week 1, no experience necessary. Couples and singles welcome. Slower latin dance but can be danced to non latin music too. 3 week series cost is $39/pp or $75/couple. May 15-June 5. No class Monday, May 29. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 22 May, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight

Mon 22 May, 7:30-9:40 pm. Normally, join us on Monday nights from 7:30 in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. We have beginner and intermediate lessons followed by free private lessons you can sign up for. No partner needed. Open to students, non-students, and community members. We hope to see many familiar and new faces. Have a hep day. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 23 May 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 23 May, 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]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 23 May, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull - confirm

Tue 23 May, 6-8 pm. 6 pm Balboa 7 pm Blues Relax, have a drink, and dip your toes into swing dancing. We welcome beginners and experienced dancers, come share some time with friends. While this event is free, please support the Bull who is generously hosting and providing a welcoming space for dancing. Stay on top of swing dance events by joining the Discord server. https://discord.gg/GgGh8cEV32. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 23 May, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 23 May, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 23 May, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Let me know what you want to do 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels, except new dancers. If you have not danced before, contact me. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Wednesday 24 May 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 24 May, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 24 May, 5:15-6:30 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. When and Where: All classes are on Thursdays starting at 6 pm with open practice after class until 8 pm. Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Classes on 9/29 and 10/6 will be a shorter class/practice from 6-7 pm and held in Studio A. The dance studios are located on the bottom floor of the Reitz Union. Parking on campus is free and open after 4:30 pm. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. Toms also are a comfortable option. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Our Promise To Our Tango Students: -Everyone is welcome to dance any role they like. We welcome and encourage men as followers, women as leaders, non-binary dancers, and any combination in between. Tango i ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Wed 24 May, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 24 May, 6:30-9 pm. Join us for Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 24 May, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 24 May, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith 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 - [facebook][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 24 May, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Thursday 25 May 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 25 May, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 25 May, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 25 May, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 25 May, 7-8 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Thu 25 May, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 25 May, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm West Coast Swing or Other 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Learn to Hustle! Have the most fun. See for yourself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNoKXnMMyIg This is the dance that kept partner dancing alive. This is a bit different from the ballroom studio version of Hustle. This is sometimes called Latin Hustle. If you want to go where people dance Hustle, this is the kind of Hustle you need to know. $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels except novice. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Saturday 27 May 2023

Swing Theory at Arthur Murray in Ocala

Sat 27 May, 7-9 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band. Arthur Murray Dance Center, 304 SW Broadway, St. B, Ocala, 34470. Swing Dance Gainesville - [swingtheoryjazz][events]

Ballroom Dance Red, White, and Blue Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 27 May, 7:30-10 pm. Wear your patriotic colors. Doors open at 7:30, dance mixer at 7:50 with dancing until 10 pm. Light refreshments, great music, a beautiful venue, and the coldest AC for dancing. $15 per person, cash or check. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]


Sunday 28 May 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 28 May, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 28 May, 5-6 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]

Gosia and Ali at One Love Cafe

Sun 28 May, 5-8 pm. Dance to Gosia and Ali 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 - [onelove][events]


Monday 29 May 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 29 May, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Mon 29 May, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 29 May, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. 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 29 May, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:15 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:15 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per person. If you are a beginner, contact me. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Rumba with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3

Mon 29 May, 7-7:50 pm. We start with the basics in week 1, no experience necessary. Couples and singles welcome. Slower latin dance but can be danced to non latin music too. 3 week series cost is $39/pp or $75/couple. May 15-June 5. No class Monday, May 29. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 29 May, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight

Mon 29 May, 7:30-9:40 pm. Normally, join us on Monday nights from 7:30 in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. We have beginner and intermediate lessons followed by free private lessons you can sign up for. No partner needed. Open to students, non-students, and community members. We hope to see many familiar and new faces. Have a hep day. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 30 May 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 30 May, 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]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 30 May, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Tue 30 May, 6-8 pm. Relax, have a drink, and dip your toes into swing dancing. We welcome beginners and experienced dancers, come share some time with friends. While this event is free, please support the Bull who is generously hosting and providing a welcoming space for dancing. Stay on top of swing dance events by joining the Discord server. https://discord.gg/GgGh8cEV32. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 30 May, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 30 May, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 30 May, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Let me know what you want to do 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels, except new dancers. If you have not danced before, contact me. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Wednesday 31 May 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 31 May, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 31 May, 5:15-6:30 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. When and Where: All classes are on Thursdays starting at 6 pm with open practice after class until 8 pm. Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Classes on 9/29 and 10/6 will be a shorter class/practice from 6-7 pm and held in Studio A. The dance studios are located on the bottom floor of the Reitz Union. Parking on campus is free and open after 4:30 pm. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. Toms also are a comfortable option. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Our Promise To Our Tango Students: -Everyone is welcome to dance any role they like. We welcome and encourage men as followers, women as leaders, non-binary dancers, and any combination in between. Tango i ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Wed 31 May, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 31 May, 6:30-9 pm. Join us for Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 31 May, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 31 May, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith 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 - [facebook][events]

Healing Through Raqs: Breathe, Flow, and Experience the Healing Power of Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Wed 31 May, 7:30 pm. Join us for the next Empowered Empress Series with the amazing Karen Muratti. Karen Muratti is an incredibly talented professional belly dancer originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico. She developed her unique style by learning from her favorite dancers, teaching and pursuing dance opportunities. She is passionate about mind body movement, and the influence it has on our own sense of healing. She will be teaching an amazing Bellydance class at Gainesville Circus Center, centered towards healing through movement, breathwork, and more. Join us, in this safe space of dance and healing. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. $20. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 31 May, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

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