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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

Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

2

Jazz With Decyo McDuffie at Summer in the Park in Williston

Argentine Tango With David and Thuy and Lesson With Jorge Mendoza

Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose

3

Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

4

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

5

English Country Dancing

Ballroom East Coast Swing Class with Ray and Eileen

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

6

Historic Preservation Board to discuss Thelma Boltin Center

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy

7

Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga

8

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Ballroom Dance in Belleview

Beginner Series in Swing, Waltz, and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 4

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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10

Tu Fiesta Radio Festival 2022 With Elio Piedra

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with The Shufle Tones

Ballroom Dance Retro Party with Ray and Eileen

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

11

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

12

English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

13

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Shuffle Dance Meetup

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy

14

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga

Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

15

Salsa Dance Class with Baila Caliente in Ocala

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Beginner Series in Swing, Waltz, and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

West Coast Swing Workshop with Brittany and Eileen

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

16

Argentine Tango With David and Thuy and Lesson With Jorge Mendoza

Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

17

Dances of Universal Peace With Diana Kanoy in Crystal River

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Contra Dance with Stan Prince and The Gadabouts at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

18

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

19

English Country Dancing

Ballroom Basics American Tango Class with Ray and Eileen

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

20

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy

Bachata and Variety Class with Salsa Mundial

21

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga

Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

22

Salsa for Hispanic Heritage Month With Baila Caliente at Marion Country Public Library

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Beginner Series in Swing, Waltz, and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 4

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

23
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Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

25

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Ballroom Dance Afternoon Tea in Leesburg

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 1 of 8

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

26

English Country Dancing

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ecstatic Dance with Riley

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

27

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Shuffle Dance Meetup

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

28

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

English Country Dancing Beginner Series Week 1 of 4

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga

Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

29

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

30

Canceled - Contra Dance Weekend with Seth Tepfer and Kalos in Melrose

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 9/01 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 9/01 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 9/01 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 9/01 Gainesville GCC
Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 9/01 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Thu 9/01 Gainesville Mundial
Jazz With Decyo McDuffie at Summer in the Park in Williston Fri 9/02 Williston SwingDance
Argentine Tango With David and Thuy and Lesson With Jorge Mendoza Fri 9/02 Gainesville TangoThuy
Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose Fri 9/02 Melrose GODS
Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose Sat 9/03 Melrose GODS
Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo Sat 9/03 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 9/04 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose Sun 9/04 Melrose GODS
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 9/04 Gainesville GSC
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 9/04 Ocala Ocala Dance
English Country Dancing Mon 9/05 Gainesville ECD
Ballroom East Coast Swing Class with Ray and Eileen Mon 9/05 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 9/05 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 9/05 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 9/05 Gainesville Mundial
Tap Dance Classes in Alachua Mon 9/05 Alachua Momentum Dan
Historic Preservation Board to discuss Thelma Boltin Center Tue 9/06 Gainesville SwingDance
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 9/06 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 9/06 Ocala Baila Calien
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 9/06 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 9/06 Alachua Momentum Dan
Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 9/06 Gainesville SwingDance
Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba Wed 9/07 Gainesville GCC
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 9/07 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 9/07 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga Wed 9/07 Newberry Momentum Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 9/08 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 9/08 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 9/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Thu 9/08 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ballroom Dance in Belleview Thu 9/08 Belleview USA Dance Oc
Beginner Series in Swing, Waltz, and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 4 Thu 9/08 Gainesville SwingDance
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 9/08 Gainesville GCC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Thu 9/08 Gainesville Mundial
Tu Fiesta Radio Festival 2022 With Elio Piedra Sat 9/10 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with The Shufle Tones Sat 9/10 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dance Retro Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 9/10 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Sat 9/10 Gainesville Mundial
Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo Sat 9/10 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 9/11 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 9/11 Gainesville GSC
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 9/11 Ocala Ocala Dance
English Country Dancing Mon 9/12 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 9/12 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 9/12 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 9/12 Gainesville Mundial
Tap Dance Classes in Alachua Mon 9/12 Alachua Momentum Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 9/13 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 9/13 Ocala Baila Calien
Shuffle Dance Meetup Tue 9/13 Gainesville Momentum Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 9/13 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 9/13 Alachua Momentum Dan
Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 9/13 Gainesville SwingDance
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 9/14 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 9/14 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga Wed 9/14 Newberry Momentum Dan
Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba Wed 9/14 Gainesville GCC
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 9/14 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa Dance Class with Baila Caliente in Ocala Thu 9/15 Ocala Baila Calien
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 9/15 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 9/15 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 9/15 Gainesville ParrisDanc
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Thu 9/15 Gainesville UF Argentine
Beginner Series in Swing, Waltz, and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 9/15 Gainesville SwingDance
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 9/15 Gainesville GCC
West Coast Swing Workshop with Brittany and Eileen Thu 9/15 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Thu 9/15 Gainesville Mundial
Argentine Tango With David and Thuy and Lesson With Jorge Mendoza Fri 9/16 Gainesville TangoThuy
Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy Fri 9/16 Micanopy SwingDance
Dances of Universal Peace With Diana Kanoy in Crystal River Sat 9/17 Crystal River Dances of Un
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 9/17 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance with Stan Prince and The Gadabouts at the Dancing Fish in Melrose Sat 9/17 Melrose GODS
Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown Sat 9/17 Gainesville GSC
Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo Sat 9/17 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 9/18 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Sun 9/18 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 9/18 Gainesville GSC
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 9/18 Ocala Ocala Dance
English Country Dancing Mon 9/19 Gainesville ECD
Ballroom Basics American Tango Class with Ray and Eileen Mon 9/19 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 9/19 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 9/19 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 9/19 Gainesville Mundial
Tap Dance Classes in Alachua Mon 9/19 Alachua Momentum Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 9/20 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 9/20 Ocala Baila Calien
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 9/20 Alachua Momentum Dan
Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 9/20 Gainesville SwingDance
Bachata and Variety Class with Salsa Mundial Tue 9/20 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 9/21 Gainesville Nia Holistic
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 9/21 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 9/21 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga Wed 9/21 Newberry Momentum Dan
Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba Wed 9/21 Gainesville GCC
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 9/21 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa for Hispanic Heritage Month With Baila Caliente at Marion Country Public Library Thu 9/22 Ocala Baila Calien
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 9/22 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 9/22 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 9/22 Gainesville ParrisDanc
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Thu 9/22 Gainesville UF Argentine
Beginner Series in Swing, Waltz, and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 4 Thu 9/22 Gainesville SwingDance
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 9/22 Gainesville GCC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Thu 9/22 Gainesville Mundial
Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo Sat 9/24 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 9/25 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ballroom Dance Afternoon Tea in Leesburg Sun 9/25 Lessburg USA Dance Oc
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 9/25 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 1 of 8 Sun 9/25 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 9/25 Ocala Ocala Dance
English Country Dancing Mon 9/26 Gainesville ECD
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 9/26 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 9/26 Gainesville Mundial
Ecstatic Dance with Riley Mon 9/26 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Tap Dance Classes in Alachua Mon 9/26 Alachua Momentum Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 9/27 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 9/27 Ocala Baila Calien
Shuffle Dance Meetup Tue 9/27 Gainesville Momentum Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 9/27 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 9/27 Alachua Momentum Dan
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 9/28 Gainesville Nia Holistic
English Country Dancing Beginner Series Week 1 of 4 Wed 9/28 Gainesville ECD
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 9/28 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 9/28 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga Wed 9/28 Newberry Momentum Dan
Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba Wed 9/28 Gainesville GCC
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 9/28 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 9/29 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 9/29 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 9/29 Gainesville ParrisDanc
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Thu 9/29 Gainesville UF Argentine
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 9/29 Gainesville GCC
Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 9/29 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Thu 9/29 Gainesville Mundial
Canceled - Contra Dance Weekend with Seth Tepfer and Kalos in Melrose Fri 9/30 Melrose GODS

2022


September 2022


Thursday 1 September 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 1 Sep, 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]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 1 Sep, 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 - [website][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 1 Sep, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Lots of space, 100% of air is replaced every twenty minutes and plenty of hand sanitizer. Every Thursday in three week intervals, $36 for three weeks. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 1 Sep, 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 - [website][email][events]

Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 1 Sep, 7-10 pm. 7:00 West Coast Swing or Other 8:00 Waltz or Other 9:00 Argentine Tango Beginner $10 per person for one session, stay for the others at no additional charge. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. The program will be adjusted for those attending. Invite others. Let me know if you are coming. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Thu 1 Sep, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm On1 Salsa Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Practice Social. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Friday 2 September 2022

Jazz With Decyo McDuffie at Summer in the Park in Williston

Fri 2 Sep, 6-9 pm. Swing and social dance. Join us for live music, food, drinks, and more. Heritage Park, Williston. Swing Dance Gainesville - [events]

Argentine Tango With David and Thuy and Lesson With Jorge Mendoza

Fri 2 Sep, 7 pm-12 am. 7:00 pm: lesson 8:00 pm: general dancing and practicing. Dancing and practicing with great music in milonga format, sets of 3 songs. Every 1st and 3rd Friday. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. David Chayes. $15, $10 students. Tango with Thuy - [email][events]

Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose

Fri 2 Sep to Sun 4 Sep, 7-10 pm. Friday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sunday afternoon: 12:00 - 3:00 pm Note: 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. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]


Saturday 3 September 2022

Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose

Sat 3 Sep to Sun 4 Sep, 7-10 pm. Friday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sunday afternoon: 12:00 - 3:00 pm Note: 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. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

Sat 3 Sep, 9 pm-2 am. 9-10 pm Free Beer Saturday Nights at Vecinos come dance the night away with DJ ENZO playing all your favorite Latin Music. Look out for our Latin Night events brought to you by La Arenosa's Sabados Gigantes. Free Entry • Drink Specials • Good Vibes. Vecinos Gainesville, 208 W University Avenue, Gainesville. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Sunday 4 September 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 4 Sep, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 AM Please join us for fun and effective all-level movement. Beginners Welcome. Contact Sarit Sela to inquire and Rsvp. Free to all. To pay it forward, consider donating to Bread of the Mighty food bank or your organization of choice. ABOUT NIA Nia is a holistic fitness technique inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness. Nia promotes physical wellness, mental clarity, and emotional balance and joy. Beginners are welcome. Moves can be easily adapted to all levels of fitness and experience. ABOUT NIA GAINESVILLE Nia Gainesville is a community-based activity, led by Sarit Sela. Classes are held outdoors at no charge, with an invitation to pay it forward by donating to local organizations. Our mission is to enjoy Nia and other forms of art through classes and collaborations, and to contribute to the greater community by promoting a healthy lifestyle to all and donating to community causes. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose

Sun 4 Sep, 12-3 pm. Friday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sunday afternoon: 12:00 - 3:00 pm Note: 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. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 4 Sep, 3-5:30 pm. 3:00 pm Urban Kiz class 4:30 pm Social dancing untill 5:30 PM The music during social dancing will be ~50% kizomba and ~50% zouk, bachata and blues. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 4 Sep, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 5 September 2022

English Country Dancing

Mon 5 Sep, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. At this time, proof of vaccination will be required. If you have come to one of our dances during the pandemic and shown proof, then I have you on a list and you do not need to bring again. If not, then please bring your vaccine card for entry. No one will be allowed in without proof. We will revisit this requirement as time goes on. It is also a requirement of UCG's at this time. 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]

Ballroom East Coast Swing Class with Ray and Eileen

Mon 5 Sep, 7-8 pm. Join us in week 3 if you know the basics of EC Swing. We will be reviewing the last 2 weeks and add something fun. Please rsvp to register, you pay at class. Cost is $13/pp or $25/couple. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 5 Sep, 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]

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Mon 5 Sep, 7 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class Ages 13 to 18 West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 5 Sep, 7:30-9:30 pm. Bachata Intermediate Level: 7:30-8:30PM Salsa Intermediate Level: 8:30-9:30PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

Mon 5 Sep, 7:30-8:30 pm. For our adult classes you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop in to our office 15 minutes early to sign waivers and make your payment or you may call ahead to make payment over the phone/reserve your spot. Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441 Mondays - 7:30-8:30 pm Tap Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa) Tuesdays - 7-8 pm Ballet/Stretch Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Wednesdays - 7:30-8:30 pm Ballet/Stretch (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop Ups $40 for 5 classes $10 drop in. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]


Tuesday 6 September 2022

Historic Preservation Board to discuss Thelma Boltin Center

Tue 6 Sep, 5:30 pm. Thelma Boltin Center update scheduled for next Historic Preservation Board meeting. The public is invited to the next meeting of the City’s Historic Preservation Board where staff from Wannemacher Jensen Architects, Inc. (WJA) will present design concepts and a vision for the City’s Thelma Boltin Center. Everyone interested in learning more about the challenges to reopening the cultural landmark are encouraged to attend. The Historic Preservation Board will not vote on any proposal at the meeting but expects to hear from stakeholders. Members of the board are area residents who are appointed by the Gainesville City Commission, in addition to a staff liaison. Built in the Northeast Residential Historic District in 1943, the facility originally known as the Gainesville Servicemen's Center was an entertainment venue for U.S. service members stationed at nearby military bases. The City of Gainesville purchased the facility in 1946 ... City Hall Auditorium, 200 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Pete McNiece, project manager, 352-393-8544. Swing Dance Gainesville - [more][website][email][events]

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 6 Sep, 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 6 Sep, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa Beginners 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa Intermediate $10 one class, $18 two classes Wear comfortable clothing. You do not need a partner. This is a group class that is open to the public, no sign up necessary. You can simply show up. All level of dancers welcome. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 6 Sep, 7-10 pm. Bachata Beginner Level: 7:00-8:00PM Salsa Basic-Beginner Level: 8:00-9:00PM Salsa Advanced-Beginner Level: 9:00-10:00PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Tue 6 Sep, 7-8 pm. For our adult classes you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop in to our office 15 minutes early to sign waivers and make your payment or you may call ahead to make payment over the phone/reserve your spot. Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441 Mondays - 7:30-8:30 pm Tap Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa) Tuesdays - 7-8 pm Ballet/Stretch Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Wednesdays - 7:30-8:30 pm Ballet/Stretch (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop Ups $40 for 5 classes $10 drop in. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]

Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 6 Sep, 7-10 pm. 7:00 West Coast Swing or Other 8:00 Waltz or Other 9:00 Argentine Tango Beginner $10 per person for one session, stay for the others at no additional charge. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. The program will be adjusted for those attending. Invite others. Let me know if you are coming. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Wednesday 7 September 2022

Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba

Wed 7 Sep, 6:15 pm. There is something for everyone at the circus. Ground skills classes in world dance, juggling, stilt-walking, and more. Intermediate Adult Ballet - Wednesdays, 6:15 pm Brazilian Samba - Wednesdays 7:30 pm Juggling - Wednesdays 6:15 pm Balancing - Wednesdays 7:30 pm (unicycle, rola bola, Stilts) Belly Dance - Thursdays 7:00 pm Handstands - Saturdays 12:15 pm Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [website][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 7 Sep, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $2. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 7 Sep, 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 - [website][events]

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga

Wed 7 Sep, 7:30-8:30 pm. For our adult classes you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop in to our office 15 minutes early to sign waivers and make your payment or you may call ahead to make payment over the phone/reserve your spot. Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441 Mondays - 7:30-8:30 pm Tap Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa) Tuesdays - 7-8 pm Ballet/Stretch Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Wednesdays - 7:30-8:30 pm Ballet/Stretch (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop Ups $40 for 5 classes $10 drop in. Momentum Dance Arts, 133 SW 130 Way, Suite H, Newberry. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]


Thursday 8 September 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 8 Sep, 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]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 8 Sep, 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 - [website][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 8 Sep, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Lots of space, 100% of air is replaced every twenty minutes and plenty of hand sanitizer. Every Thursday in three week intervals, $36 for three weeks. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Thu 8 Sep, 6-8 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][website][email][events]

Ballroom Dance in Belleview

Thu 8 Sep, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lesson 7:30 pm Dancing 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 - [website][email][events]

Beginner Series in Swing, Waltz, and Argentine Tango with Andy 1 of 4

Thu 8 Sep, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Beginning Swing 8:00 pm Beginning Waltz 9:00 pm Beginning Argentine Tango 4-week introductory series for new dancers. $60 per person for one dance. Stay for the other dances at no extra charge. Learn the basics of how to dance with a partner. Invite others. 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. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 8 Sep, 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 - [website][email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Thu 8 Sep, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm On1 Salsa Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Practice Social. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Saturday 10 September 2022

Tu Fiesta Radio Festival 2022 With Elio Piedra

Sat 10 Sep, 4-10 pm. Tu Fiesta Radio is pleased to invite you to the first edition of our Festival. An opportunity to enjoy good music, tasty food, vendors and the unique experience of exchanging and meeting our live speakers. From 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at night. We will have Live Djs, Dance Groups and to close with a flourish the great @Melina Almodovar-La Muneca de la Salsa. Visiting us from Miami, FL with her orchestra and giving us a tribute to the Queen of Salsa: "CELIA CRUZ". Bo Diddley Plaza, Gainesville. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][events]

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with The Shufle Tones

Sat 10 Sep, 7-9 pm. Jazz on the Green is back. 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 - [website][events]

Ballroom Dance Retro Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 10 Sep, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, dance mixer at 7:50 with dancing until 10 pm. Dance to all your favorite 50s to 80s music. Dress from your favorite decade. Prize for best costume. Light refreshments in a beautiful venue with the coldest AC. Celebrating September birthdays. RSVP to attend. $15/person or $25/couple. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

Sat 10 Sep, 8 pm-1 am. 8-9 PM: Pre-social lesson 9 PM-1 AM: Social Join us for another awesome night of dancing. Price: $12. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

Sat 10 Sep, 9 pm-2 am. 9-10 pm Free Beer Saturday Nights at Vecinos come dance the night away with DJ ENZO playing all your favorite Latin Music. Look out for our Latin Night events brought to you by La Arenosa's Sabados Gigantes. Free Entry • Drink Specials • Good Vibes. Vecinos Gainesville, 208 W University Avenue, Gainesville. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Sunday 11 September 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 11 Sep, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 AM Please join us for fun and effective all-level movement. Beginners Welcome. Contact Sarit Sela to inquire and Rsvp. Free to all. To pay it forward, consider donating to Bread of the Mighty food bank or your organization of choice. ABOUT NIA Nia is a holistic fitness technique inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness. Nia promotes physical wellness, mental clarity, and emotional balance and joy. Beginners are welcome. Moves can be easily adapted to all levels of fitness and experience. ABOUT NIA GAINESVILLE Nia Gainesville is a community-based activity, led by Sarit Sela. Classes are held outdoors at no charge, with an invitation to pay it forward by donating to local organizations. Our mission is to enjoy Nia and other forms of art through classes and collaborations, and to contribute to the greater community by promoting a healthy lifestyle to all and donating to community causes. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 11 Sep, 3-5:30 pm. 3:00 pm Urban Kiz class 4:30 pm Social dancing untill 5:30 PM The music during social dancing will be ~50% kizomba and ~50% zouk, bachata and blues. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 11 Sep, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 12 September 2022

English Country Dancing

Mon 12 Sep, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. At this time, proof of vaccination will be required. If you have come to one of our dances during the pandemic and shown proof, then I have you on a list and you do not need to bring again. If not, then please bring your vaccine card for entry. No one will be allowed in without proof. We will revisit this requirement as time goes on. It is also a requirement of UCG's at this time. 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 12 Sep, 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]

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Mon 12 Sep, 7 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class Ages 13 to 18 West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 12 Sep, 7:30-9:30 pm. Bachata Intermediate Level: 7:30-8:30PM Salsa Intermediate Level: 8:30-9:30PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

Mon 12 Sep, 7:30-8:30 pm. For our adult classes you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop in to our office 15 minutes early to sign waivers and make your payment or you may call ahead to make payment over the phone/reserve your spot. Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441 Mondays - 7:30-8:30 pm Tap Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa) Tuesdays - 7-8 pm Ballet/Stretch Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Wednesdays - 7:30-8:30 pm Ballet/Stretch (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop Ups $40 for 5 classes $10 drop in. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]


Tuesday 13 September 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 13 Sep, 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 13 Sep, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa Beginners 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa Intermediate $10 one class, $18 two classes Wear comfortable clothing. You do not need a partner. This is a group class that is open to the public, no sign up necessary. You can simply show up. All level of dancers welcome. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Shuffle Dance Meetup

Tue 13 Sep, 6 pm. Alternating Tuesdays with the Shuffle Circle. All levels and styles welcome. Follow us on Instagram @gnvshufflers for up to date info on events we are attending around town. Depot Park, 811 S Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 13 Sep, 7-10 pm. Bachata Beginner Level: 7:00-8:00PM Salsa Basic-Beginner Level: 8:00-9:00PM Salsa Advanced-Beginner Level: 9:00-10:00PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Tue 13 Sep, 7-8 pm. For our adult classes you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop in to our office 15 minutes early to sign waivers and make your payment or you may call ahead to make payment over the phone/reserve your spot. Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441 Mondays - 7:30-8:30 pm Tap Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa) Tuesdays - 7-8 pm Ballet/Stretch Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Wednesdays - 7:30-8:30 pm Ballet/Stretch (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop Ups $40 for 5 classes $10 drop in. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]

Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 13 Sep, 7-10 pm. 7:00 West Coast Swing or Other 8:00 Waltz or Other 9:00 Argentine Tango Beginner $10 per person for one session, stay for the others at no additional charge. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. The program will be adjusted for those attending. Invite others. Let me know if you are coming. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Wednesday 14 September 2022

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 14 Sep, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $2. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 14 Sep, 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 - [website][events]

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga

Wed 14 Sep, 7:30-8:30 pm. For our adult classes you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop in to our office 15 minutes early to sign waivers and make your payment or you may call ahead to make payment over the phone/reserve your spot. Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441 Mondays - 7:30-8:30 pm Tap Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa) Tuesdays - 7-8 pm Ballet/Stretch Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Wednesdays - 7:30-8:30 pm Ballet/Stretch (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop Ups $40 for 5 classes $10 drop in. Momentum Dance Arts, 133 SW 130 Way, Suite H, Newberry. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]

Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba

Wed 14 Sep, 7:30 pm. There is something for everyone at the circus. Ground skills classes in world dance, juggling, stilt-walking, and more. Intermediate Adult Ballet - Wednesdays, 6:15 pm Brazilian Samba - Wednesdays 7:30 pm Juggling - Wednesdays 6:15 pm Balancing - Wednesdays 7:30 pm (unicycle, rola bola, Stilts) Belly Dance - Thursdays 7:00 pm Handstands - Saturdays 12:15 pm Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [website][email][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 14 Sep, 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. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][events]


Thursday 15 September 2022

Salsa Dance Class with Baila Caliente in Ocala

Thu 15 Sep, 5:30-7 pm. To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, join us in learning on-1, aka LA-style, salsa dance taught by Baila Caliente. Baila will do some basic footwork followed by smooth partner work. https://www.facebook.com/BailaCaliente1G The class is $10 for each person. Wear comfortable clothing. You do not need a partner. All levels of dancers are welcome. Purchase your ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/400894645677 Questions? Please visit mcaocala.org or contact us at 352-369-1500. The Brick City Center for the Arts, 23 SW Broadway Street, Ocala. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 15 Sep, 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]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 15 Sep, 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 - [website][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 15 Sep, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Lots of space, 100% of air is replaced every twenty minutes and plenty of hand sanitizer. Every Thursday in three week intervals, $36 for three weeks. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Thu 15 Sep, 6-8 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][website][email][events]

Beginner Series in Swing, Waltz, and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 15 Sep, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Beginning Swing 8:00 pm Beginning Waltz 9:00 pm Beginning Argentine Tango 4-week introductory series for new dancers. $60 per person for one dance. Stay for the other dances at no extra charge. Learn the basics of how to dance with a partner. Invite others. 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. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 15 Sep, 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 - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Workshop with Brittany and Eileen

Thu 15 Sep, 7:15-8:45 pm. Join Brittany and Eileen for a fun West Coast Swing Workshop. This will be for intermediate and above WCS dancers. You need to have a solid knowledge of WCS basics. There will be time after class for some social dancing too. Please reply to register, you can pay at the door. Cost is $17/person, cash or check. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Thu 15 Sep, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm On1 Salsa Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Practice Social. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Friday 16 September 2022

Argentine Tango With David and Thuy and Lesson With Jorge Mendoza

Fri 16 Sep, 7 pm-12 am. 7:00 pm: lesson 8:00 pm: general dancing and practicing. Dancing and practicing with great music in milonga format, sets of 3 songs. Every 1st and 3rd Friday. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. David Chayes. $15, $10 students. Tango with Thuy - [email][events]

Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

Fri 16 Sep, 7-10 pm. The Depot and Speakeasy Room, 22060 N US Hwy 441, Micanopy, 32667. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


Saturday 17 September 2022

Dances of Universal Peace With Diana Kanoy in Crystal River

Sat 17 Sep, 1:30-5:30 pm. In connection with the upcoming United Nations annual International Day of Peace, to reaffirm commitment to living in harmony with one another and the world through songs flowing Peace and Love like Water. $20 Snacks included. Everyone participates in the songs and simple dances taught in the moment by DiAnahita. Invite your friends. Please RSVP. GFWC Crystal River Woman's Club, 320 N Citrus Avenue, Crystal River. Dances of Universal Peace - Gainesville - [website][email][events]

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 17 Sep, 5-7:30 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band at One Love Cafe. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

Contra Dance with Stan Prince and The Gadabouts at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Sat 17 Sep, 7-10 pm. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including spectators. 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. Susie, 352-466-9150. $10. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown

Sat 17 Sep, 9 pm-1 am. All-levels bachata class at 9 PM, followed by salsa and bachata music all night. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

Sat 17 Sep, 9 pm-2 am. 9-10 pm Free Beer Saturday Nights at Vecinos come dance the night away with DJ ENZO playing all your favorite Latin Music. Look out for our Latin Night events brought to you by La Arenosa's Sabados Gigantes. Free Entry • Drink Specials • Good Vibes. Vecinos Gainesville, 208 W University Avenue, Gainesville. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Sunday 18 September 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 18 Sep, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 AM Please join us for fun and effective all-level movement. Beginners Welcome. Contact Sarit Sela to inquire and Rsvp. Free to all. To pay it forward, consider donating to Bread of the Mighty food bank or your organization of choice. ABOUT NIA Nia is a holistic fitness technique inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness. Nia promotes physical wellness, mental clarity, and emotional balance and joy. Beginners are welcome. Moves can be easily adapted to all levels of fitness and experience. ABOUT NIA GAINESVILLE Nia Gainesville is a community-based activity, led by Sarit Sela. Classes are held outdoors at no charge, with an invitation to pay it forward by donating to local organizations. Our mission is to enjoy Nia and other forms of art through classes and collaborations, and to contribute to the greater community by promoting a healthy lifestyle to all and donating to community causes. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 18 Sep, 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]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 18 Sep, 3-5:30 pm. 3:00 pm Urban Kiz class 4:30 pm Social dancing untill 5:30 PM The music during social dancing will be ~50% kizomba and ~50% zouk, bachata and blues. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 18 Sep, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 19 September 2022

English Country Dancing

Mon 19 Sep, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. At this time, proof of vaccination will be required. If you have come to one of our dances during the pandemic and shown proof, then I have you on a list and you do not need to bring again. If not, then please bring your vaccine card for entry. No one will be allowed in without proof. We will revisit this requirement as time goes on. It is also a requirement of UCG's at this time. 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]

Ballroom Basics American Tango Class with Ray and Eileen

Mon 19 Sep, 7-8 pm. Not too late to join us in week 2 for American Tango on 9/19. No experience needed. Singles and couples welcome. Per class is $13/pp or $25/couple. Email to register, but pay at class with cash or check. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 19 Sep, 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]

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Mon 19 Sep, 7 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class Ages 13 to 18 West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

Mon 19 Sep, 7:30-8:30 pm. For our adult classes you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop in to our office 15 minutes early to sign waivers and make your payment or you may call ahead to make payment over the phone/reserve your spot. Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441 Mondays - 7:30-8:30 pm Tap Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa) Tuesdays - 7-8 pm Ballet/Stretch Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Wednesdays - 7:30-8:30 pm Ballet/Stretch (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop Ups $40 for 5 classes $10 drop in. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]


Tuesday 20 September 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 20 Sep, 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 20 Sep, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa Beginners 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa Intermediate $10 one class, $18 two classes Wear comfortable clothing. You do not need a partner. This is a group class that is open to the public, no sign up necessary. You can simply show up. All level of dancers welcome. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Tue 20 Sep, 7-8 pm. For our adult classes you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop in to our office 15 minutes early to sign waivers and make your payment or you may call ahead to make payment over the phone/reserve your spot. Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441 Mondays - 7:30-8:30 pm Tap Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa) Tuesdays - 7-8 pm Ballet/Stretch Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Wednesdays - 7:30-8:30 pm Ballet/Stretch (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop Ups $40 for 5 classes $10 drop in. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]

Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 20 Sep, 7-10 pm. 7:00 West Coast Swing or Other 8:00 Waltz or Other 9:00 Argentine Tango Beginner $10 per person for one session, stay for the others at no additional charge. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. The program will be adjusted for those attending. Invite others. Let me know if you are coming. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Bachata and Variety Class with Salsa Mundial

Tue 20 Sep, 7:30-8:30 pm. 7:30 - 8:30 Bachata Beginner and Intermediate 8:30 - 9:30 Variety Class. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Wednesday 21 September 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 21 Sep, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 AM Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Please join us for fun and effective all-level movement. Beginners Welcome. Contact Sarit Sela to inquire and Rsvp. Free to all. To pay it forward, consider donating to Bread of the Mighty food bank or your organization of choice. ABOUT NIA Nia is a holistic fitness technique inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness. Nia promotes physical wellness, mental clarity, and emotional balance and joy. Beginners are welcome. Moves can be easily adapted to all levels of fitness and experience. ABOUT NIA GAINESVILLE Nia Gainesville is a community-based activity, led by Sarit Sela. Classes are held outdoors at no charge, with an invitation to pay it forward by donating to local organizations. Our mission is to enjoy Nia and other forms of art through classes and collaborations, and to contribute to the greater community by promoting a healthy lifestyle to all and donating to community causes. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 21 Sep, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $2. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 21 Sep, 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 - [website][events]

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga

Wed 21 Sep, 7:30-8:30 pm. For our adult classes you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop in to our office 15 minutes early to sign waivers and make your payment or you may call ahead to make payment over the phone/reserve your spot. Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441 Mondays - 7:30-8:30 pm Tap Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa) Tuesdays - 7-8 pm Ballet/Stretch Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Wednesdays - 7:30-8:30 pm Ballet/Stretch (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop Ups $40 for 5 classes $10 drop in. Momentum Dance Arts, 133 SW 130 Way, Suite H, Newberry. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]

Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba

Wed 21 Sep, 7:30 pm. There is something for everyone at the circus. Ground skills classes in world dance, juggling, stilt-walking, and more. Intermediate Adult Ballet - Wednesdays, 6:15 pm Brazilian Samba - Wednesdays 7:30 pm Juggling - Wednesdays 6:15 pm Balancing - Wednesdays 7:30 pm (unicycle, rola bola, Stilts) Belly Dance - Thursdays 7:00 pm Handstands - Saturdays 12:15 pm Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [website][email][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 21 Sep, 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 - [website][events]


Thursday 22 September 2022

Salsa for Hispanic Heritage Month With Baila Caliente at Marion Country Public Library

Thu 22 Sep, 4:30 pm. Baila Caliente Dance Studio gets into the groove of Hispanic Heritage Month by sharing the love of salsa. Pick up the tempo and spin into the basics of this lively dance. No previous dance experience required. Marion County Public Library, 2720 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, 34470. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 22 Sep, 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]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 22 Sep, 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 - [website][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 22 Sep, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Lots of space, 100% of air is replaced every twenty minutes and plenty of hand sanitizer. Every Thursday in three week intervals, $36 for three weeks. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Thu 22 Sep, 6-8 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][website][email][events]

Beginner Series in Swing, Waltz, and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 4

Thu 22 Sep, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Beginning Swing 8:00 pm Beginning Waltz 9:00 pm Beginning Argentine Tango 4-week introductory series for new dancers. $60 per person for one dance. Stay for the other dances at no extra charge. Learn the basics of how to dance with a partner. Invite others. 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. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 22 Sep, 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 - [website][email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Thu 22 Sep, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm On1 Salsa Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Practice Social. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Saturday 24 September 2022

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

Sat 24 Sep, 9 pm-2 am. 9-10 pm Free Beer Saturday Nights at Vecinos come dance the night away with DJ ENZO playing all your favorite Latin Music. Look out for our Latin Night events brought to you by La Arenosa's Sabados Gigantes. Free Entry • Drink Specials • Good Vibes. Vecinos Gainesville, 208 W University Avenue, Gainesville. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Sunday 25 September 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 25 Sep, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Please join us for fun and effective all-level movement. Beginners Welcome. Contact Sarit Sela to inquire and Rsvp. Free to all. To pay it forward, consider donating to Bread of the Mighty food bank or your organization of choice. ABOUT NIA Nia is a holistic fitness technique inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness. Nia promotes physical wellness, mental clarity, and emotional balance and joy. Beginners are welcome. Moves can be easily adapted to all levels of fitness and experience. ABOUT NIA GAINESVILLE Nia Gainesville is a community-based activity, led by Sarit Sela. Classes are held outdoors at no charge, with an invitation to pay it forward by donating to local organizations. Our mission is to enjoy Nia and other forms of art through classes and collaborations, and to contribute to the greater community by promoting a healthy lifestyle to all and donating to community causes. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance Afternoon Tea in Leesburg

Sun 25 Sep, 3-6 pm. 3:00 pm Lesson 3:30 pm Dancing Enter on the side of the building. Second floor. Our chapter hosts a Sunday Tea Dance on the fourth Sunday of each month in Leesburg. Every second Thursday our chapter also hosts an evening ballroom dance in Belleview. Ross Plumbing Ballroom, 930 Thomas Avenue, Lessburg, 34748. Susan Heaney, 407-757-2975. $10 members, $14 non-members. USA Dance Ocala - [website][email][events]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 25 Sep, 3-5:30 pm. 3:00 pm Urban Kiz class 4:30 pm Social dancing untill 5:30 PM The music during social dancing will be ~50% kizomba and ~50% zouk, bachata and blues. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 1 of 8

Sun 25 Sep, 4-5 pm. DFW, Dallas Fort Worth, Swingout beginners class 8-week session on Sundays starts September 25 with Smooth Flava Dance Gainesville Chapter. You must have a partner. Masks are required. Temperature checks upon entrance. All proceeds benefit I Am STEM Summer Camp. Cash App: $blssdfuture Paypal: www.paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. $10 per class per person. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 25 Sep, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 26 September 2022

English Country Dancing

Mon 26 Sep, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. At this time, proof of vaccination will be required. If you have come to one of our dances during the pandemic and shown proof, then I have you on a list and you do not need to bring again. If not, then please bring your vaccine card for entry. No one will be allowed in without proof. We will revisit this requirement as time goes on. It is also a requirement of UCG's at this time. 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]

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Mon 26 Sep, 7 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class Ages 13 to 18 West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 26 Sep, 7:30-9:30 pm. Bachata Intermediate Level: 7:30-8:30PM Salsa Intermediate Level: 8:30-9:30PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Ecstatic Dance with Riley

Mon 26 Sep, 7:30 pm. Hi Beautiful Friends, Come celebrate community again with a 5-rhythms inspired Ecstatic Dance at the eco-property where I used to live. Riley Leachman also known as Vortexual will be dj for the evening. Natalia Marie will setting the space and leading us through this journey together. Allow yourself some time to arrive early and get settled if possible The opening circle will begin at 7:40. There is no charge for the event, but donations are appreciated. $5-$15 suggested Randy and Erica are raising funds to acquire sound equipment to keep the dances coming more frequently in my absence. Nobody will be turned away due to lack of funds. Please come. Please text Riley at 352-432-8599 if you have questions. The dance will be held inside a giant pole barn. Feel free to invite friends. Look for the building on the right when you arrive, the dance will be held upstairs. The event is kid friendly, but you will need to p ... 10910 SW 52 Terrace, Gainesville, 32608s4886. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][website][email][events]

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

Mon 26 Sep, 7:30-8:30 pm. For our adult classes you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop in to our office 15 minutes early to sign waivers and make your payment or you may call ahead to make payment over the phone/reserve your spot. Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441 Mondays - 7:30-8:30 pm Tap Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa) Tuesdays - 7-8 pm Ballet/Stretch Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Wednesdays - 7:30-8:30 pm Ballet/Stretch (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop Ups $40 for 5 classes $10 drop in. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]


Tuesday 27 September 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 27 Sep, 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 27 Sep, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa Beginners 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa Intermediate $10 one class, $18 two classes Wear comfortable clothing. You do not need a partner. This is a group class that is open to the public, no sign up necessary. You can simply show up. All level of dancers welcome. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Shuffle Dance Meetup

Tue 27 Sep, 6 pm. Alternating Tuesdays with the Shuffle Circle. All levels and styles welcome. Follow us on Instagram @gnvshufflers for up to date info on events we are attending around town. Depot Park, 811 S Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 27 Sep, 7-10 pm. Bachata Beginner Level: 7:00-8:00PM Salsa Basic-Beginner Level: 8:00-9:00PM Salsa Advanced-Beginner Level: 9:00-10:00PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Tue 27 Sep, 7-8 pm. For our adult classes you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop in to our office 15 minutes early to sign waivers and make your payment or you may call ahead to make payment over the phone/reserve your spot. Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441 Mondays - 7:30-8:30 pm Tap Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa) Tuesdays - 7-8 pm Ballet/Stretch Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Wednesdays - 7:30-8:30 pm Ballet/Stretch (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop Ups $40 for 5 classes $10 drop in. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 28 September 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 28 Sep, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Please join us for fun and effective all-level movement. Beginners Welcome. Contact Sarit Sela to inquire and Rsvp. Free to all. To pay it forward, consider donating to Bread of the Mighty food bank or your organization of choice. ABOUT NIA Nia is a holistic fitness technique inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness. Nia promotes physical wellness, mental clarity, and emotional balance and joy. Beginners are welcome. Moves can be easily adapted to all levels of fitness and experience. ABOUT NIA GAINESVILLE Nia Gainesville is a community-based activity, led by Sarit Sela. Classes are held outdoors at no charge, with an invitation to pay it forward by donating to local organizations. Our mission is to enjoy Nia and other forms of art through classes and collaborations, and to contribute to the greater community by promoting a healthy lifestyle to all and donating to community causes. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

English Country Dancing Beginner Series Week 1 of 4

Wed 28 Sep, 6-8 pm. First, we will be having a Small Group at UCG to teach the basics of English Country Dance. Have you come before but wish there had been more teaching? Want to learn the basic figures? Do you have a friend who might like to dance and this would be a good way to ease them into it? Would you like to hear again some of the basic figures—maybe have some questions answered? Want to review moves? Can you come to help and partner with new dancers? All are welcome. There is no charge for these workshops as they are sponsored by UCG. The class will be on Wednesday evenings beginning September 28 and ending October 19 at UCG in Reimer Hall (the same room as our regular dance). We will be there from 6 - 8. We will be using recorded music. Please join us. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 28 Sep, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $2. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 28 Sep, 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 - [website][events]

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga

Wed 28 Sep, 7:30-8:30 pm. For our adult classes you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop in to our office 15 minutes early to sign waivers and make your payment or you may call ahead to make payment over the phone/reserve your spot. Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441 Mondays - 7:30-8:30 pm Tap Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa) Tuesdays - 7-8 pm Ballet/Stretch Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Wednesdays - 7:30-8:30 pm Ballet/Stretch (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop Ups $40 for 5 classes $10 drop in. Momentum Dance Arts, 133 SW 130 Way, Suite H, Newberry. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]

Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba

Wed 28 Sep, 7:30 pm. There is something for everyone at the circus. Ground skills classes in world dance, juggling, stilt-walking, and more. Intermediate Adult Ballet - Wednesdays, 6:15 pm Brazilian Samba - Wednesdays 7:30 pm Juggling - Wednesdays 6:15 pm Balancing - Wednesdays 7:30 pm (unicycle, rola bola, Stilts) Belly Dance - Thursdays 7:00 pm Handstands - Saturdays 12:15 pm Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [website][email][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 28 Sep, 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 - [website][events]


Thursday 29 September 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 29 Sep, 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 29 Sep, 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 - [website][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 29 Sep, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Lots of space, 100% of air is replaced every twenty minutes and plenty of hand sanitizer. Every Thursday in three week intervals, $36 for three weeks. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Thu 29 Sep, 6-8 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][website][email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 29 Sep, 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 - [website][email][events]

Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 29 Sep, 7-10 pm. 7:00 West Coast Swing or Other 8:00 Waltz or Other 9:00 Argentine Tango Beginner $10 per person for one session, stay for the others at no additional charge. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. The program will be adjusted for those attending. Invite others. Let me know if you are coming. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Thu 29 Sep, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm On1 Salsa Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Practice Social. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Friday 30 September 2022

Canceled - Contra Dance Weekend with Seth Tepfer and Kalos in Melrose

Fri 30 Sep to Sun 2 Oct, 7-10 pm. Friday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sunday afternoon: 12:00 - 3:00 pm Note: 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. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

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