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

Ballroom Dance Black and White Ball with Ray and Eileen

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

2

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

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

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 2 of 8

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

3

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

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

4

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

5

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

English Country Dancing Beginner Series Week 1 of 4

Dance of the Seven Veils~Sacred Dance Immersion 1 of 7

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

6

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

7

Argentine Tango With David and Thuy and Lesson With Jeremías Fors

LPT Salsa on Heartwood Soundstage

Uncle Morty's Rhythm Cream Block Party at The Bull

8

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Global Jazz Quintet

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

9

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 3 of 8

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

10

English Country Dancing

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

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

11

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

12

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

English Country Dancing Beginner Series Week 2 of 4

Dance of the Seven Veils~Sacred Dance Immersion 2 of 7

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

13

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

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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

14
15

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Contra Dance with JJ Gabriel and Category Five at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Ballroom Dance Oktoberfest Party with Ray and Eileen

Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

16

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 4 of 8

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

17

English Country Dancing

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

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

18

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

Mosso-Kan West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly

19

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

English Country Dancing Beginner Series Week 3 of 4

Dance of the Seven Veils~Sacred Dance Immersion 3 of 7

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

20

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

21

Art Show Closing: In the Eye of the Storm with Sarit Sela

Paco Trio at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

22

Uncle Morty's Rhythm Cream at One Love Cafe

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

23

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Ballroom Dance Afternoon Tea in Leesburg

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 5 of 8

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

24

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

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

25

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

Mosso-Kan West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly

26

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

English Country Dancing Beginner Series Week 4 of 4

Dance of the Seven Veils~Sacred Dance Immersion 4 of 7

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

27

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd - canceled

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

28

The Jameson Daniels Band at Mother's Pub

Baila Caliente Halloween Social in Ocala

West Coast Swing Halloween Dance Party With Chad

29

Dancing in the Park

Ballroom Dance Halloween Day of the Dead Party with Ray and Eileen

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

30

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 6 of 8

Jazz on the River in Palatka

Ballroom Couples Class I with Ray and Eileen 1 of 4

31

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

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

Canceled - Contra Dance Weekend with Seth Tepfer and Kalos in Melrose Sat 10/01 Melrose GODS
Ballroom Dance Black and White Ball with Ray and Eileen Sat 10/01 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo Sat 10/01 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 10/02 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Canceled - Contra Dance Weekend with Seth Tepfer and Kalos in Melrose Sun 10/02 Melrose GODS
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 10/02 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 2 of 8 Sun 10/02 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 10/02 Ocala Ocala Dance
English Country Dancing Mon 10/03 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 10/03 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 10/03 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 10/03 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 10/03 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Tap Dance Classes in Alachua Mon 10/03 Alachua Momentum Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 10/04 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 10/04 Ocala Baila Calien
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 10/04 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 10/04 Alachua Momentum Dan
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 10/05 Gainesville Nia Holistic
English Country Dancing Beginner Series Week 1 of 4 Wed 10/05 Gainesville ECD
Dance of the Seven Veils~Sacred Dance Immersion 1 of 7 Wed 10/05 Gainesville Aurora Heali
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 10/05 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 10/05 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga Wed 10/05 Newberry Momentum Dan
Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba Wed 10/05 Gainesville GCC
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 10/05 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 10/06 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 10/06 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 10/06 Gainesville ParrisDanc
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Thu 10/06 Gainesville UF Argentine
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 10/06 Gainesville GCC
Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 10/06 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Thu 10/06 Gainesville Mundial
Argentine Tango With David and Thuy and Lesson With Jeremías Fors Fri 10/07 Gainesville TangoThuy
LPT Salsa on Heartwood Soundstage Fri 10/07 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Uncle Morty's Rhythm Cream Block Party at The Bull Fri 10/07 Gainesville SwingDance
Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Global Jazz Quintet Sat 10/08 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Sat 10/08 Gainesville Mundial
Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo Sat 10/08 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 10/09 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 10/09 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 3 of 8 Sun 10/09 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 10/09 Ocala Ocala Dance
English Country Dancing Mon 10/10 Gainesville ECD
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 10/10 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 10/10 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 10/10 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Tap Dance Classes in Alachua Mon 10/10 Alachua Momentum Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 10/11 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 10/11 Ocala Baila Calien
Shuffle Dance Meetup Tue 10/11 Gainesville Momentum Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 10/11 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 10/11 Alachua Momentum Dan
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 10/12 Gainesville Nia Holistic
English Country Dancing Beginner Series Week 2 of 4 Wed 10/12 Gainesville ECD
Dance of the Seven Veils~Sacred Dance Immersion 2 of 7 Wed 10/12 Gainesville Aurora Heali
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 10/12 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 10/12 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga Wed 10/12 Newberry Momentum Dan
Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba Wed 10/12 Gainesville GCC
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 10/12 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 10/13 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 10/13 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 10/13 Gainesville ParrisDanc
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Thu 10/13 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ballroom Dance in Belleview Thu 10/13 Belleview USA Dance Oc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 10/13 Gainesville GCC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Thu 10/13 Gainesville Mundial
Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 10/13 Gainesville SwingDance
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 10/15 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance with JJ Gabriel and Category Five at the Dancing Fish in Melrose Sat 10/15 Melrose GODS
Ballroom Dance Oktoberfest Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 10/15 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown Sat 10/15 Gainesville GSC
Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo Sat 10/15 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 10/16 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Sun 10/16 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 10/16 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 4 of 8 Sun 10/16 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 10/16 Ocala Ocala Dance
English Country Dancing Mon 10/17 Gainesville ECD
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 10/17 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 10/17 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 10/17 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Tap Dance Classes in Alachua Mon 10/17 Alachua Momentum Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 10/18 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 10/18 Ocala Baila Calien
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 10/18 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 10/18 Alachua Momentum Dan
Mosso-Kan West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly Tue 10/18 Gainesville IndepenDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 10/19 Gainesville Nia Holistic
English Country Dancing Beginner Series Week 3 of 4 Wed 10/19 Gainesville ECD
Dance of the Seven Veils~Sacred Dance Immersion 3 of 7 Wed 10/19 Gainesville Aurora Heali
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 10/19 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 10/19 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga Wed 10/19 Newberry Momentum Dan
Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba Wed 10/19 Gainesville GCC
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 10/19 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 10/20 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 10/20 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 10/20 Gainesville ParrisDanc
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Thu 10/20 Gainesville UF Argentine
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 10/20 Gainesville GCC
Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 10/20 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Thu 10/20 Gainesville Mundial
Art Show Closing: In the Eye of the Storm with Sarit Sela Fri 10/21 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Paco Trio at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy Fri 10/21 Micanopy SwingDance
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 10/21 Ocala Ocala Dance
Uncle Morty's Rhythm Cream at One Love Cafe Sat 10/22 Gainesville SwingDance
Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo Sat 10/22 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 10/23 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ballroom Dance Afternoon Tea in Leesburg Sun 10/23 Lessburg USA Dance Oc
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 10/23 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 5 of 8 Sun 10/23 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 10/23 Ocala Ocala Dance
English Country Dancing Mon 10/24 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 10/24 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 10/24 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 10/24 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 10/24 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Tap Dance Classes in Alachua Mon 10/24 Alachua Momentum Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 10/25 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 10/25 Ocala Baila Calien
Shuffle Dance Meetup Tue 10/25 Gainesville Momentum Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 10/25 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 10/25 Alachua Momentum Dan
Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 10/25 Gainesville SwingDance
Mosso-Kan West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly Tue 10/25 Gainesville IndepenDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 10/26 Gainesville Nia Holistic
English Country Dancing Beginner Series Week 4 of 4 Wed 10/26 Gainesville ECD
Dance of the Seven Veils~Sacred Dance Immersion 4 of 7 Wed 10/26 Gainesville Aurora Heali
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 10/26 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 10/26 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Tioga Wed 10/26 Newberry Momentum Dan
Intermediate Adult Ballet and Brazilian Samba Wed 10/26 Gainesville GCC
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 10/26 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd - canceled Thu 10/27 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 10/27 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 10/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Thu 10/27 Gainesville UF Argentine
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 10/27 Gainesville GCC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Thu 10/27 Gainesville Mundial
The Jameson Daniels Band at Mother's Pub Fri 10/28 Gainesville SwingDance
Baila Caliente Halloween Social in Ocala Fri 10/28 Ocala Baila Calien
West Coast Swing Halloween Dance Party With Chad Fri 10/28 Gainesville Chad Big Dad
Dancing in the Park Sat 10/29 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dance Halloween Day of the Dead Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 10/29 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo Sat 10/29 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 10/30 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 10/30 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 6 of 8 Sun 10/30 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Jazz on the River in Palatka Sun 10/30 Palatka SwingDance
Ballroom Couples Class I with Ray and Eileen 1 of 4 Sun 10/30 Gainesville ParrisDanc
English Country Dancing Mon 10/31 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 10/31 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 10/31 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 10/31 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 10/31 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Tap Dance Classes in Alachua Mon 10/31 Alachua Momentum Dan

2022


October 2022


Saturday 1 October 2022

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

Sat 1 Oct 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]

Ballroom Dance Black and White Ball with Ray and Eileen

Sat 1 Oct, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, dance mixer at 7:50 with dancing until 10 pm. Chance to dress to impress. Josh Angel will be DJing. Special refreshments and the coldest AC for dancing. Limited reserved seating, rsvp to attend. Cost is $15/pp, cash no cards. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

Sat 1 Oct, 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 2 October 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 2 Oct, 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]

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

Sun 2 Oct, 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 2 Oct, 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 2 of 8

Sun 2 Oct, 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 2 Oct, 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 3 October 2022

English Country Dancing

Mon 3 Oct, 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 3 Oct, 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 3 Oct, 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 3 Oct, 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]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Mon 3 Oct, 7:30-8:30 pm. Join us on Monday nights from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

Mon 3 Oct, 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 4 October 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 4 Oct, 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 4 Oct, 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 4 Oct, 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 4 Oct, 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 5 October 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 5 Oct, 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 5 Oct, 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]

Dance of the Seven Veils~Sacred Dance Immersion 1 of 7

Wed 5 Oct, 7-8 pm. Dance of the Seven Veils October 5 through November 16. This seven week long immersion into Sacred Dance will explore the ancient art of Bellydance in correlation to the seven Chakras. Each week we will focus on one of Chakras and work on the dance isolations that activate that energy point in the body. At the end of this course you will understand how to raise Kundalini energy through dance techniques for the purpose of physical, emotional and spiritual health and well-being. This class will help you feel more connected to empowered to embody the divine feminine energy of the universe. $120 for 7 weeks or $20 drop-in. 13 Moons Healing Art Studio, 4114 NW 13 Street, Gainesville, 32609-1807. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 5 Oct, 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 5 Oct, 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 5 Oct, 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 5 Oct, 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 5 Oct, 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 6 October 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 6 Oct, 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 6 Oct, 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 6 Oct, 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 6 Oct, 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 6 Oct, 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 6 Oct, 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 6 Oct, 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 7 October 2022

Argentine Tango With David and Thuy and Lesson With Jeremías Fors

Fri 7 Oct, 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. Bring your own water. Light snacks are provided but contributions to share are wholeheartedly welcome. Good time is on the house and is gratis. Private lessons are available. Maestro Jeremías has 15 years of experience as a full time Argentine tango instructor, dancer and performer. He has a gift for breaking things down and understanding the structures within the dance. His progressive style of teaching has constantly been complemented by his students. For a full biography, visit https://miamitangoshow.com/about/. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. David Chayes, 786-524-8259. $15, $10 students. Tango with Thuy - [email][events]

LPT Salsa on Heartwood Soundstage

Fri 7 Oct, 8-11 pm. North Florida’s best all original salsa band returns to the Heartwood indoor stage. Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S Main Street, Gainesville. $12. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][events]

Uncle Morty's Rhythm Cream Block Party at The Bull

Fri 7 Oct, 9 pm-12 am. Come out for an outdoor block party in Downtown Gainesville. Uncle Morty's Rhythm Cream Party Band will get our Gators hyped for the big game with some of your favorite uptempo funk, R&B, Soul and Rock tunes. Grab a beer at The Bull and a noodle bowl at Crane Ramen, add that Uncle Morty's Rhythm Cream, and it's a night to remember! See you there. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


Saturday 8 October 2022

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Global Jazz Quintet

Sat 8 Oct, 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]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

Sat 8 Oct, 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 8 Oct, 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 9 October 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 9 Oct, 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]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 9 Oct, 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 3 of 8

Sun 9 Oct, 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 9 Oct, 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 10 October 2022

English Country Dancing

Mon 10 Oct, 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 10 Oct, 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 10 Oct, 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]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Mon 10 Oct, 7:30-8:30 pm. Join us on Monday nights from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

Mon 10 Oct, 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 11 October 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 11 Oct, 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 11 Oct, 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 11 Oct, 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 11 Oct, 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 11 Oct, 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 12 October 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 12 Oct, 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 2 of 4

Wed 12 Oct, 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]

Dance of the Seven Veils~Sacred Dance Immersion 2 of 7

Wed 12 Oct, 7-8 pm. Dance of the Seven Veils October 5 through November 16. This seven week long immersion into Sacred Dance will explore the ancient art of Bellydance in correlation to the seven Chakras. Each week we will focus on one of Chakras and work on the dance isolations that activate that energy point in the body. At the end of this course you will understand how to raise Kundalini energy through dance techniques for the purpose of physical, emotional and spiritual health and well-being. This class will help you feel more connected to empowered to embody the divine feminine energy of the universe. $120 for 7 weeks or $20 drop-in. 13 Moons Healing Art Studio, 4114 NW 13 Street, Gainesville, 32609-1807. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 12 Oct, 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 12 Oct, 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 12 Oct, 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 12 Oct, 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 12 Oct, 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 13 October 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 13 Oct, 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 13 Oct, 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 13 Oct, 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 13 Oct, 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 13 Oct, 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]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 13 Oct, 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 13 Oct, 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]

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

Thu 13 Oct, 8-10 pm. Note we are starting at 8 pm this week due to a scheduling conflict. 8:00 Swing or Other 9:00 Waltz or Other 10:00 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]


Saturday 15 October 2022

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 15 Oct, 6-9 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band at One Love Cafe. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

Contra Dance with JJ Gabriel and Category Five at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Sat 15 Oct, 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]

Ballroom Dance Oktoberfest Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 15 Oct, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, dance mixer at 7:50 with dancing until 10 pm. Celebrating October birthdays, Great mix of music. Light refreshments and the coldest AC for dancing. Rsvp to attend. Cost is $15/pp, cash no cards. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown

Sat 15 Oct, 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 15 Oct, 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 16 October 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 16 Oct, 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]

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 16 Oct, 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 16 Oct, 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 4 of 8

Sun 16 Oct, 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 16 Oct, 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 17 October 2022

English Country Dancing

Mon 17 Oct, 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 17 Oct, 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 17 Oct, 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]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Mon 17 Oct, 7:30-8:30 pm. Join us on Monday nights from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

Mon 17 Oct, 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 18 October 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 18 Oct, 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 18 Oct, 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 18 Oct, 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 18 Oct, 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]

Mosso-Kan West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly

Tue 18 Oct, 7:45 pm. All levels are welcome. Cost $15 per class in advance. $18 at the door. Register via Cashapp: cbarakissa Venmo: Bara0613. Capoeira Massape Academy, 501 SE 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Barakissa Coulibaly, 352-339-8749. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 19 October 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 19 Oct, 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 3 of 4

Wed 19 Oct, 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]

Dance of the Seven Veils~Sacred Dance Immersion 3 of 7

Wed 19 Oct, 7-8 pm. Dance of the Seven Veils October 5 through November 16. This seven week long immersion into Sacred Dance will explore the ancient art of Bellydance in correlation to the seven Chakras. Each week we will focus on one of Chakras and work on the dance isolations that activate that energy point in the body. At the end of this course you will understand how to raise Kundalini energy through dance techniques for the purpose of physical, emotional and spiritual health and well-being. This class will help you feel more connected to empowered to embody the divine feminine energy of the universe. $120 for 7 weeks or $20 drop-in. 13 Moons Healing Art Studio, 4114 NW 13 Street, Gainesville, 32609-1807. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 19 Oct, 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 19 Oct, 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 19 Oct, 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 19 Oct, 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 19 Oct, 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 20 October 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 20 Oct, 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 20 Oct, 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 20 Oct, 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 20 Oct, 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 20 Oct, 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 20 Oct, 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 20 Oct, 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 21 October 2022

Art Show Closing: In the Eye of the Storm with Sarit Sela

Fri 21 Oct, 7-9 pm. My art show is on display at Cypress & Grove until October 25. I will be at C&G this Friday, October 21, 7-9 PM, to see you and chat. Please come if you have not had a chance yet, or if you want to hang out together some more. The Jazz Bandits will be playing outdoors and Mystery Masala serving food. I hope to see you there. Closing Event of the solo mixed-media exhibition In The Eye of the Storm by Sarit Ben-David Sela. About the exhibition: Discovering intuitive art as a self-expression tool during the pandemic, Sarit Ben-David Sela is opening her visual journal to us. Sarit’s work is inspired by myths, stories, dreams, and daily experiences, and uses a wide variety of materials and techniques. The art is on display at Cypress & Grove till October 25. To view the works online, visit shorturl.at/bGO46 Cypress & Grove Brewing Co., 1001 NW 4 Street, Gainesville. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Paco Trio at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

Fri 21 Oct, 7-10 pm. The Depot and Speakeasy Room, 22060 N US Hwy 441, Micanopy, 32667. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 21 Oct, 7:30-10:30 pm. Dancing this Friday night. October 21st, our first ever Friday Night Dance. We are letting go of our Sunday Classes and Dance for now, Hope you will come and join us this Friday. This will be Dancing only, no Class. West Coast Swing Dance, but we can play requests for all variety of dances. Let's Have Fun. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]


Saturday 22 October 2022

Uncle Morty's Rhythm Cream at One Love Cafe

Sat 22 Oct, 7-10 pm. Uncle Morty's Rhythm Cream was voted #1 Local Band in Alachua by Our Town Magazine and we are super proud. We will be live in the fraîche at One Love Cafe on Saturday, October 22. It is a family show, but we will serving adult sized platters of Classic R&B, rock, and pop. Bring dancing shoes, and a friend. If you have not visited One Love Cafe, you will love the local, farm to table food, drinks, and outdoor seating, and the family and dog friendly setting. See you there. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

Sat 22 Oct, 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 23 October 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 23 Oct, 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 23 Oct, 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 23 Oct, 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 5 of 8

Sun 23 Oct, 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 23 Oct, 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 24 October 2022

English Country Dancing

Mon 24 Oct, 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 24 Oct, 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 24 Oct, 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 24 Oct, 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]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Mon 24 Oct, 7:30-8:30 pm. Join us on Monday nights from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

Mon 24 Oct, 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 25 October 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 25 Oct, 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 25 Oct, 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 25 Oct, 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 25 Oct, 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][email][events]

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Tue 25 Oct, 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 25 Oct, 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]

Mosso-Kan West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly

Tue 25 Oct, 7:45 pm. All levels are welcome. Cost $15 per class in advance. $18 at the door. Register via Cashapp: cbarakissa Venmo: Bara0613. Capoeira Massape Academy, 501 SE 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Barakissa Coulibaly, 352-339-8749. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 26 October 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 26 Oct, 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 4 of 4

Wed 26 Oct, 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]

Dance of the Seven Veils~Sacred Dance Immersion 4 of 7

Wed 26 Oct, 7-8 pm. Dance of the Seven Veils October 5 through November 16. This seven week long immersion into Sacred Dance will explore the ancient art of Bellydance in correlation to the seven Chakras. Each week we will focus on one of Chakras and work on the dance isolations that activate that energy point in the body. At the end of this course you will understand how to raise Kundalini energy through dance techniques for the purpose of physical, emotional and spiritual health and well-being. This class will help you feel more connected to empowered to embody the divine feminine energy of the universe. $120 for 7 weeks or $20 drop-in. 13 Moons Healing Art Studio, 4114 NW 13 Street, Gainesville, 32609-1807. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 26 Oct, 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 26 Oct, 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 26 Oct, 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 26 Oct, 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 26 Oct, 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 27 October 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd - canceled

Thu 27 Oct, 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 27 Oct, 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 27 Oct, 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 27 Oct, 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 27 Oct, 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 27 Oct, 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][email][events]


Friday 28 October 2022

The Jameson Daniels Band at Mother's Pub

Fri 28 Oct. Had a great turnout last month. We will be at mothers pub again. Bring your dancing shoes as we play all the best variety of oldies and fun dance tunes. Join us for a great time. Mother's Pub & Grill North, 5109 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32606. Natas Shapiro. Swing Dance Gainesville - [events]

Baila Caliente Halloween Social in Ocala

Fri 28 Oct, 8 pm. 8:00- 9:00 pm Bachata Workshop followed by dancing Ocala, welcome to another dance social. We will do this evey month. We will kick off the night with with a bachata workshop at 8:00pm. Social dancing to follow immediately. Come out and show us that fancy turn-patterns you've been practicing. You'll be in for a fun night. DJ Bob Ocho, will be playing your favorite salsa, bachata, merengue, and cha cha cha all night. Bachata Workshop: 8:00- 9:00pm Instructor Bob. Social dancing to immediately follow. The music will play nonstop until its time to go. Cost: $18 for both workshop and social; $10 for workshop only; $10 for social only; You can pay with cash, CashApp or Venmo @bailacaliente1 Have a song you'd like to hear? Please feel free to send your musical request to the event page. See you there. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Halloween Dance Party With Chad

Fri 28 Oct, 8-10:30 pm. Hello everyone. Time for another fun (mostly) West Coast Swing dance hosted by yours truly! Nothing fancy, just 2.5 hours of mostly West Coast Swing dancing, a beautiful dance floor, and air conditioning that will put frost on a polar bear. Music will be mostly West Coast Swing with some East Coast Swing, Hustle, Country 2 step, and maybe some other random stuff for no good reason. Please, no alcoholic beverages. COVID guidelines If you have cold or flu symptoms or have recently been in close contact with someone who has shown these symptoms, please be kind and stay home. We will love to have you back for future dances when you are well and can safely attend. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. Chad Young. $15. Chad Big Daddy Young Swing Time - [website][email][events]


Saturday 29 October 2022

Dancing in the Park

Sat 29 Oct, 3 pm. Hey Gainesville. Calling all out everybody, school kids, homeschool, co-op groups, and adults. Come meet me near the Cade Museum to learn some new dance moves. And have fun. Learn how to groove. Be yourself. This is a free event. This month we are going to learn about House Dance. See you there. Make sure you bring water and towels. Keeping yourself hydrated is important. Depot Park, Gainesville, 32601. Dominique Revell. Swing Dance Gainesville - [events]

Ballroom Dance Halloween Day of the Dead Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 29 Oct, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, dance mixer at 7:50 with dancing until 10 pm. Join us for a Halloween and Day of the Dead Party. Prizes for best costumes. Lots of deadly music. Enjoy light refreshments and a beautiful venue. Coldest AC in town for dancing. RSVP. $15/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]

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

Sat 29 Oct, 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 30 October 2022

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 30 Oct, 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]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 30 Oct, 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 6 of 8

Sun 30 Oct, 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]

Jazz on the River in Palatka

Sun 30 Oct, 4-8 pm. An Autumn Concert Series bought to you by Ancient City Entertainment. Join us for Vendors, Food trucks, and phenomenal live entertainment. Two free concerts. Bring your chairs and blankets because last Sundays in fall means the river is the place to be. October 30 Let's Ride High Energy 12 piece brass band spectacular November 27 Ulysses Owens Jr. and Friends Grammy Award winning jazz triple threat Acclaimed Entertainer and gifted bandleader Ulysses Owens Jr. VIP Wine Tasting Wristband 8 Unique Seasonal Wines per event $10 advance per event , $15 day of Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jazz-on-the-river-palatka-tickets-407128601607. Riverfront Park, Palatka. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Couples Class I with Ray and Eileen 1 of 4

Sun 30 Oct, 5-6 pm. Join our 4 week series. Learn three popular dances Waltz, East Coast Swing, and Rumba. Enjoy dancing on a cruise, parties, at your wedding or a friend's. No experience needed. Learn basic patterns, lead and follow, and timing in a stress-free environment. 4 week cost is $100/couple. Limited to 5 couples. Register to attend. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]


Monday 31 October 2022

English Country Dancing

Mon 31 Oct, 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 31 Oct, 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 31 Oct, 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 31 Oct, 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][email][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Mon 31 Oct, 7:30-8:30 pm. Join us on Monday nights from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. We have beginner and intermediate lessons followed by free private lessons you can sign up for. No partner needed. We hope to see many familiar and new faces. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][events]

Tap Dance Classes in Alachua

Mon 31 Oct, 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]

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