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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe

Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Argentine Tango, Waltz, and Dance Mix with Andy

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Boots Dance with Vanessa

International Folk Dancing in Gainesville

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Argentine Tango with Andrea

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Argentine Tango, Dance Mix, and Hustle! with Andy

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

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All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala

Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Contemporary Ballet Intermediate

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Jazzy Heels 3 of 3

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

2

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

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

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Argentine Tango With David and Thuy with DJ Bill Edgeworth

Contra Dance Weekend with Will Mentor with The Old-Time Superstars in Melrose

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Contra Dance Weekend with Will Mentor with The Old-Time Superstars in Melrose

Bar Stool Prophets at the Depot and Speakeasy in Micanopy

Baila Caliente's February 2023 Gainesville Social

5

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

6

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Sacred Dance Series with Frame Drum Series with Astarte Tzighan 1 of 4

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez

Ballroom Basics 101 Waltz and Foxtrot 3 of 4

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

7

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Contemporary Ballet Intermediate

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

9

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

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

10

Santa Fe College Valentine Swing Dance

Kundalini Activated Dance with Astarte Tzighan

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

11

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

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

Ballroom Dance Lady in Red with Ray and Eileen

12

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

13

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Sacred Dance Series with Frame Drum Series with Astarte Tzighan 2 of 4

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez

Ballroom Basics 101 Waltz and Foxtrot 4 of 4

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

14

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Beginning Swing with Andy Week 2 of 4

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Contemporary Ballet Intermediate

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

16

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

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

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Argentine Tango With Thuy and Maestro Jorge Mendoza

Contra Dance with the GODS JoLaine and Big Taters in the Sandy Land

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Swingin in the Streets

Contra Dance with Katie Zanders & Taters in the Sandy Land at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Ballroom Dance Lady in Red Valentine Party in Ocala

19

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit at the Thomas Center

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit at Roper Park for Sarah's Greenway Loop Festival

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

BanAngie Bass Bananza B-Day Bash Ecstatic Dance

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Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Sacred Dance Series with Frame Drum Series with Astarte Tzighan 3 of 4

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez

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

21

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Beginning Swing with Andy Week 3 of 4

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga

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Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Contemporary Ballet Intermediate

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Empowered Empress Workshop Fusion Dance Ther-arabe with Najmah Nour

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

23

Art After Dark Nick DeCarlis Jazz Trio at the Harn

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

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

24

Urban Dance Expo celebrates Black History Month with Wanda Lloyd

Salsa Mundial Monthly Bachata Social

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Ballroom Dance Mardi Gras Party with Ray and Eileen

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

KiZouk in the Ville

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

27

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Sacred Dance Series with Frame Drum Series with Astarte Tzighan 4 of 4

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez

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

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Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sundays Gainesville Nia Holistic
Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe Sundays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sundays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sundays Gainesville Najmah Nour
Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Mondays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mondays Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mondays Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mondays Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mondays Gainesville Mundial
Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tuesdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango, Waltz, and Dance Mix with Andy Tuesdays Gainesville SwingDance
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tuesdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith Tuesdays Gainesville Public
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tuesdays Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tuesdays Ocala Baila Calien
Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd Tuesdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wednesdays Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wednesdays Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wednesdays Gainesville Baila Calien
Boots Dance with Vanessa Wednesdays Gainesville Public
International Folk Dancing in Gainesville Wednesdays Gainesville GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wednesdays Ocala Ocala Dance
Argentine Tango with Andrea Wednesdays Gainesville Tango Papiru
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Wednesdays Gainesville GCC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wednesdays Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala Thursdays Ocala Public
Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thursdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango, Dance Mix, and Hustle! with Andy Thursdays Gainesville SwingDance
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thursdays Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thursdays Gainesville ParrisDanc
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Thursdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala Other Ocala AM
Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa Other Gainesville Public
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 2/01 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 2/01 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Wed 2/01 Gainesville Baila Calien
Contemporary Ballet Intermediate Wed 2/01 Gainesville GCC
Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua Wed 2/01 Alachua Momentum Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 2/01 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 2/01 Ocala Ocala Dance
Jazzy Heels 3 of 3 Wed 2/01 Gainesville GCC
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 2/01 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 2/01 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 2/02 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 2/02 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 2/02 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 2/02 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 2/02 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 2/02 Gainesville SwingDance
Argentine Tango With David and Thuy with DJ Bill Edgeworth Fri 2/03 Gainesville TangoThuy
Contra Dance Weekend with Will Mentor with The Old-Time Superstars in Melrose Fri 2/03 Melrose GODS
Contra Dance Weekend with Will Mentor with The Old-Time Superstars in Melrose Sat 2/04 Melrose GODS
Bar Stool Prophets at the Depot and Speakeasy in Micanopy Sat 2/04 Micanopy SwingDance
Baila Caliente's February 2023 Gainesville Social Sat 2/04 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 2/05 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 2/05 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 2/05 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sun 2/05 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 2/06 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Mon 2/06 Gainesville Baila Calien
Sacred Dance Series with Frame Drum Series with Astarte Tzighan 1 of 4 Mon 2/06 Gainesville Aurora Heali
English Country Dancing Mon 2/06 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez Mon 2/06 Gainesville JValdez
Ballroom Basics 101 Waltz and Foxtrot 3 of 4 Mon 2/06 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 2/06 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 2/06 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 2/06 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 2/06 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 2/07 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 2/07 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 2/07 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 2/07 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 2/07 Alachua Momentum Dan
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 2/07 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga Tue 2/07 Newberry Momentum Dan
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 2/08 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 2/08 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Wed 2/08 Gainesville Baila Calien
Contemporary Ballet Intermediate Wed 2/08 Gainesville GCC
Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua Wed 2/08 Alachua Momentum Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 2/08 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 2/08 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 2/08 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 2/08 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 2/09 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 2/09 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 2/09 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe Thu 2/09 Gainesville SwingDance
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 2/09 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 2/09 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 2/09 Gainesville SwingDance
Santa Fe College Valentine Swing Dance Fri 2/10 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Kundalini Activated Dance with Astarte Tzighan Fri 2/10 Gainesville Aurora Heali
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 2/10 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Sat 2/11 Gainesville Mundial
Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Decyo McDuffie and the Newcombs Sat 2/11 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dance Lady in Red with Ray and Eileen Sat 2/11 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 2/12 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Sun 2/12 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 2/12 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 2/12 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sun 2/12 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 2/13 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Mon 2/13 Gainesville Baila Calien
Sacred Dance Series with Frame Drum Series with Astarte Tzighan 2 of 4 Mon 2/13 Gainesville Aurora Heali
English Country Dancing Mon 2/13 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez Mon 2/13 Gainesville JValdez
Ballroom Basics 101 Waltz and Foxtrot 4 of 4 Mon 2/13 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 2/13 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 2/13 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 2/13 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 2/13 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 2/14 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 2/14 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 2/14 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 2/14 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 2/14 Alachua Momentum Dan
Beginning Swing with Andy Week 2 of 4 Tue 2/14 Gainesville SwingDance
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 2/14 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga Tue 2/14 Newberry Momentum Dan
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 2/15 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 2/15 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Wed 2/15 Gainesville Baila Calien
Contemporary Ballet Intermediate Wed 2/15 Gainesville GCC
Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua Wed 2/15 Alachua Momentum Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 2/15 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 2/15 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 2/15 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 2/15 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 2/16 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 2/16 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 2/16 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 2/16 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 2/16 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 2/16 Gainesville SwingDance
Argentine Tango With Thuy and Maestro Jorge Mendoza Fri 2/17 Gainesville TangoThuy
Contra Dance with the GODS JoLaine and Big Taters in the Sandy Land Fri 2/17 Gainesville GODS
Swingin in the Streets Sat 2/18 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Contra Dance with Katie Zanders & Taters in the Sandy Land at the Dancing Fish in Melrose Sat 2/18 Melrose GODS
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 2/18 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dance Lady in Red Valentine Party in Ocala Sat 2/18 Ocala USA Dance Oc
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit at the Thomas Center Sun 2/19 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit at Roper Park for Sarah's Greenway Loop Festival Sun 2/19 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 2/19 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 2/19 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sun 2/19 Gainesville Smooth Flava
BanAngie Bass Bananza B-Day Bash Ecstatic Dance Sun 2/19 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 2/20 Gainesville Baila Calien
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 2/20 Gainesville GCC
Sacred Dance Series with Frame Drum Series with Astarte Tzighan 3 of 4 Mon 2/20 Gainesville Aurora Heali
English Country Dancing Mon 2/20 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez Mon 2/20 Gainesville JValdez
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 2/20 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 2/20 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 2/20 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 2/20 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 2/21 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 2/21 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 2/21 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 2/21 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 2/21 Alachua Momentum Dan
Beginning Swing with Andy Week 3 of 4 Tue 2/21 Gainesville SwingDance
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 2/21 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga Tue 2/21 Newberry Momentum Dan
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 2/22 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 2/22 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 2/22 Gainesville UF Argentine
Contemporary Ballet Intermediate Wed 2/22 Gainesville GCC
Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua Wed 2/22 Alachua Momentum Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 2/22 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 2/22 Ocala Ocala Dance
Empowered Empress Workshop Fusion Dance Ther-arabe with Najmah Nour Wed 2/22 Gainesville GCC
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 2/22 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 2/22 Gainesville Mundial
Art After Dark Nick DeCarlis Jazz Trio at the Harn Thu 2/23 Gainesville SwingDance
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 2/23 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 2/23 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 2/23 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 2/23 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 2/23 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 2/23 Gainesville SwingDance
Urban Dance Expo celebrates Black History Month with Wanda Lloyd Fri 2/24 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Salsa Mundial Monthly Bachata Social Fri 2/24 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Dance Mardi Gras Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 2/25 Gainesville ParrisDanc
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sat 2/25 Ocala Ocala Dance
KiZouk in the Ville Sat 2/25 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 2/26 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 2/26 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 2/26 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sun 2/26 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 2/27 Gainesville Baila Calien
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 2/27 Gainesville GCC
Sacred Dance Series with Frame Drum Series with Astarte Tzighan 4 of 4 Mon 2/27 Gainesville Aurora Heali
English Country Dancing Mon 2/27 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez Mon 2/27 Gainesville JValdez
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 2/27 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 2/27 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 2/27 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 2/27 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 2/28 Gainesville Smooth Flava
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Ongoing


Sundays

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

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

Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe

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

Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd

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

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

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


Mondays

Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

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

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

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

English Country Dancing

Ongoing Mondays, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

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

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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


Tuesdays

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

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

Argentine Tango, Waltz, and Dance Mix with Andy

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

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

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

West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm. 6:30 pm L1 work on your basics 7:30 pm L2 class starts 8:30 to 9 pm practice Social dancing will now be the first Tuesday of every month. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. $10. Public - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7-10 pm. Join us for a night of Latin dancing. We will have classes for all levels, followed by a social dance party. $12 for one class, $20 for two classes, or $45 for a monthly pass. Introductory offers available for new students. PM Respitory Services, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

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


Wednesdays

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

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

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

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

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

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

Boots Dance with Vanessa

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

International Folk Dancing in Gainesville

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

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7-9 pm. $10 - Beginner Class 7 - 8 pm $10 - Beyond the Basics Class 8 - 9 pm Every Wednesday Two Classes. No partner needed. At 7 pm learn a New Dance or drill your Basics to continue building that muscle memory. Then at 8 pm learn fundamentals to bridge the basic concepts in our Beyond the Basics lesson. Casual Attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels (but not flip flops) are best for this dance. Join our every Wednesday West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for each lesson is $10 Instructor : Carol Smith Private Lessons Available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the Dance Floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Argentine Tango with Andrea

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

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

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

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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


Thursdays

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

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

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

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

Argentine Tango, Dance Mix, and Hustle! with Andy

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

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

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

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

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

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

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


Other

All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala

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

Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa

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


2023


February 2023


Wednesday 1 February 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

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

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 1 Feb, 5:15-6:30 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. When and Where: All classes are on Thursdays starting at 6 pm with open practice after class until 8 pm. Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Classes on 9/29 and 10/6 will be a shorter class/practice from 6-7 pm and held in Studio A. The dance studios are located on the bottom floor of the Reitz Union. Parking on campus is free and open after 4:30 pm. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. Toms also are a comfortable option. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Our Promise To Our Tango Students: -Everyone is welcome to dance any role they like. We welcome and encourage men as followers, women as leaders, non-binary dancers, and any combination in between. Tango i ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Wed 1 Feb, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Contemporary Ballet Intermediate

Wed 1 Feb, 6:15 pm. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. 352-316-0682. Gainesville Circus Center - [gainesvillecircus][email][events]

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua

Wed 1 Feb, 7-8 pm. For our adult classes, you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop into 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. $40 for 5 classes $10 drop-in Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441? Tuesdays- Ballet/Stretch 7-8 pm Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Wednesdays- Hip Hop 7-8 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Thursdays- Zumba 8-9 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Tuesdays- 7:30-8:30 pm Hip Hop (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop-Ups. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Main Studio, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404 Alachua. Momentum Dance Arts - [momentumdancearts][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 1 Feb, 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 - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 1 Feb, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith Private Lessons Available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Jazzy Heels 3 of 3

Wed 1 Feb, 7:30 pm. Beginners welcome. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. 352-316-0682. Gainesville Circus Center - [gainesvillecircus][email][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 1 Feb, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Lesson 8:30 pm Social Dancing Join us for Fall Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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


Thursday 2 February 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 2 Feb, 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 2 Feb, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 2 Feb, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

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

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

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

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

Thu 2 Feb, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 7:00 pm West Coast Swing or Other 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Learn to Hustle! Have the most fun. See for yourself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNoKXnMMyIg This is the dance that kept partner dancing alive. This is a bit different from the ballroom studio version of Hustle. This is sometimes called Latin Hustle. If you want to go where people dance Hustle, this is the kind of Hustle you need to know. $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels except novice. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Friday 3 February 2023

Argentine Tango With David and Thuy with DJ Bill Edgeworth

Fri 3 Feb, 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. $20, $10 students. Tango with Thuy - [email][events]

Contra Dance Weekend with Will Mentor with The Old-Time Superstars in Melrose

Fri 3 Feb to Sat 4 Feb, 7-10 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 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 - [dancingfish][email][events]


Saturday 4 February 2023

Contra Dance Weekend with Will Mentor with The Old-Time Superstars in Melrose

Sat 4 Feb, 12-9 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 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 - [dancingfish][email][events]

Bar Stool Prophets at the Depot and Speakeasy in Micanopy

Sat 4 Feb, 7-10 pm. Come and enjoy wonderful cooking, music, drinks, and fun. The Depot and Speakeasy Room, 22060 N US Hwy 441, Micanopy, 32667. Swing Dance Gainesville - [facebook][events]

Baila Caliente's February 2023 Gainesville Social

Sat 4 Feb, 8:30 pm-2 am. 8:30 - 9:30 pm Workshop with Elena Y Bob Social dancing to immediately follow. The music will play nonstop until 2:00 am Cost: $20 for both workshop and social; $12 for workshop only; $12 for social only; You can pay with cash, CashApp or Venmo @bailacaliente1 Have a song you would like to hear? Please feel free to send your musical request to the event page. We are baaack. Welcome to our first social of 2023 and the first since the pandemic. Our Socials happens once every month. We will kick off the night with with a salsa workshop by Bob and Elena at 8:30 pm. Social dancing to follow immediately. Come out and show us that fancy turn-patterns you have been practicing. You will be in for a fun night. DJ Bob Ocho, will be playing your favorite salsa, bachata, merengue, and cha cha cha all night. See you there. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]


Sunday 5 February 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 5 Feb, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 5 Feb, 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]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

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

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 5 Feb, 5-8 pm. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 6 February 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 6 Feb, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Mon 6 Feb, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Sacred Dance Series with Frame Drum Series with Astarte Tzighan 1 of 4

Mon 6 Feb, 6-8 pm. $80 pre-registration required— Space is limited Venmo @Astarte-Tzighan In this 4 week series we will focus on using the frame drum as spiritual tool in our sacred dance practice. We will begin with an open frame drumming circle from 6-7 pm and then move into our dance flow with the drum from 7-8 pm. All levels welcome. Sacred Dance is one of the oldest forms of human creative expression. Movement communicates in a way that transcends vocabulary and connects the mind, body, and spirit in physical and emotional release. Dance has a holistically healing power to unite us with the rhythms of the universe through celebration of the cycles of nature. Dance has its roots in ancient ritual and worship of the sacred. By exploring the transformational and empowering dynamics of sacred dance movements, we can connect with and embody the divine spirit within all things. In this class we explore our connection to the energies of the univer ... HER Healing Arts, 900 NW 8 Averue, Gainesville, 32601. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][facebook][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 6 Feb, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez

Mon 6 Feb, 7-8 pm. Jacqueline Valdez (celebrity dancer, model, author, fitness expert) will be teaching adult ballet. Register at front desk or call. Also, looking for a fun and unique way to work out? Pilates Adult Ballet Yoga flow Pole dancing and more Gainesville. Jacqueline Valdez - [jacquelinevaldez][events]

Ballroom Basics 101 Waltz and Foxtrot 3 of 4

Mon 6 Feb, 7-8 pm. Join us for a 4-week series with Waltz and Fox Trot, 2 weeks for each. We start with the basics. We work on lead and follow, rhythm and timing, and fun patterns. The cost for the 4-week series is $50 per person or $100 per couple, cash or check. Register by emailing us. Pay at first class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 6 Feb, 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 6 Feb, 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 - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 6 Feb, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Mon 6 Feb, 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 - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 7 February 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 7 Feb, 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 7 Feb, 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 - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

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

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Tue 7 Feb, 7-8 pm. For our adult classes, you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop into 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. $40 for 5 classes $10 drop-in Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441? Tuesdays- Ballet/Stretch 7-8 pm Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Wednesdays- Hip Hop 7-8 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Thursdays- Zumba 8-9 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Tuesdays- 7:30-8:30 pm Hip Hop (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop-Ups. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Lower Studio, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404 Alachua. Momentum Dance Arts - [momentumdancearts][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

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

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga

Tue 7 Feb, 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 into 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. $40 for 5 classes $10 drop-in Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441? Tuesdays- Ballet/Stretch 7-8 pm Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Wednesdays- Hip Hop 7-8 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Thursdays- Zumba 8-9 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Tuesdays- 7:30-8:30 pm Hip Hop (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop-Ups. Momentum Dance Arts, 133 SW 130 Way, Suite H, Newberry, 32699. 352-574-4564 Tioga. Momentum Dance Arts - [momentumdancearts][email][events]


Wednesday 8 February 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 8 Feb, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

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

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Wed 8 Feb, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Contemporary Ballet Intermediate

Wed 8 Feb, 6:15 pm. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. 352-316-0682. Gainesville Circus Center - [gainesvillecircus][email][events]

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua

Wed 8 Feb, 7-8 pm. For our adult classes, you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop into 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. $40 for 5 classes $10 drop-in Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441? Tuesdays- Ballet/Stretch 7-8 pm Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Wednesdays- Hip Hop 7-8 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Thursdays- Zumba 8-9 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Tuesdays- 7:30-8:30 pm Hip Hop (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop-Ups. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Main Studio, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404 Alachua. Momentum Dance Arts - [momentumdancearts][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 8 Feb, 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 - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 8 Feb, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith Private Lessons Available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

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

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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


Thursday 9 February 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 9 Feb, 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 9 Feb, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 9 Feb, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe

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

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 9 Feb, 7-8 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

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

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

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


Friday 10 February 2023

Santa Fe College Valentine Swing Dance

Fri 10 Feb, 6:30-9 pm. 6:30 pm Lesson 7:30 pm Dancing Everyone is invited to celebrate the joy of love and friendship at the annual Valentine’s Swing Dance, starting with a swing dance lesson. Bands will play live music from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will be held in the lobby of the Jackson N. Sasser Fine Arts Hall. Light refreshments will be provided. Tickets are $10 per person and are available from the Fine Arts Hall Box Office at 352-395-4181 or online at: https://www.showpass.com/valentines-swing-dance/. Jackson N. Sasser Fine Arts Hall at the Northwest Campus of Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83 Street, Gainesville. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Kundalini Activated Dance with Astarte Tzighan

Fri 10 Feb, 7:30-9:30 pm. In this workshop we will explore the healing arts of sacred music and movement. We will tap into the energy of the universe and channel this energy, using musical vibrations along with ancient dance techniques. We will begin with a grounding meditation and then move through each of the seven chakras, awakening our Kundalini. This transformational journey of sacred sound and dance will leave you feeling inspired, centered, energized and in touch with the divine spirit and passion within. Flow Space Yoga and Arts, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [facebook][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

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


Saturday 11 February 2023

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

Sat 11 Feb, 3 pm-1 am. 8-9 pm: Pre-social Bachata workshop by Jorge and Candy 9-1 am: Social 11 pm: Performance with Jorge and Candy, Gator Salsa Casino Team Join us for another awesome night of dancing, the Valentine's Day edition, at Salsa Mundial. Dress to impress in your cool and sexy red and pink attire. Jorge and Candy (Tampa) will be teaching the pre-social Bachata workshop. Also, there will be performances by Jorge and Candy and the Gator Salsa Casino team. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. $15. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

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

Sat 11 Feb, 7-9 pm. Join us for live music, food, and drinks and more. Do not miss Gainesville Big Band on the stage in the Promenade. Spread a blanket under the setting sun, and catch some beautiful music on the green. See you there. We are taking all precautions during this time to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for this event. We recommend that event attendees follow CDC recommendations to wear a mask and maintain a safe social distance while enjoying the music. If you have any questions or concerns please message us. Celebration Pointe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [facebook][events]

Ballroom Dance Lady in Red with Ray and Eileen

Sat 11 Feb, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, dance mixer at 7:50 with dancing until 10 pm. Light refreshments, great music, a beautiful venue, and the coldest AC for dancing. $15 per person, $25 per couple, cash or check. Join us for our annual Lady in Red party. We will be celebrating February birthdays too. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]


Sunday 12 February 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

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

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 12 Feb, 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 12 Feb, 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]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 12 Feb, 5-6 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 12 Feb, 5-8 pm. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 13 February 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 13 Feb, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Mon 13 Feb, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Sacred Dance Series with Frame Drum Series with Astarte Tzighan 2 of 4

Mon 13 Feb, 6-8 pm. $80 pre-registration required— Space is limited Venmo @Astarte-Tzighan In this 4 week series we will focus on using the frame drum as spiritual tool in our sacred dance practice. We will begin with an open frame drumming circle from 6-7 pm and then move into our dance flow with the drum from 7-8 pm. All levels welcome. Sacred Dance is one of the oldest forms of human creative expression. Movement communicates in a way that transcends vocabulary and connects the mind, body, and spirit in physical and emotional release. Dance has a holistically healing power to unite us with the rhythms of the universe through celebration of the cycles of nature. Dance has its roots in ancient ritual and worship of the sacred. By exploring the transformational and empowering dynamics of sacred dance movements, we can connect with and embody the divine spirit within all things. In this class we explore our connection to the energies of the univer ... HER Healing Arts, 900 NW 8 Averue, Gainesville, 32601. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][facebook][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 13 Feb, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez

Mon 13 Feb, 7-8 pm. Jacqueline Valdez (celebrity dancer, model, author, fitness expert) will be teaching adult ballet. Register at front desk or call. Also, looking for a fun and unique way to work out? Pilates Adult Ballet Yoga flow Pole dancing and more Gainesville. Jacqueline Valdez - [jacquelinevaldez][events]

Ballroom Basics 101 Waltz and Foxtrot 4 of 4

Mon 13 Feb, 7-8 pm. Join us for a 4-week series with Waltz and Fox Trot, 2 weeks for each. We start with the basics. We work on lead and follow, rhythm and timing, and fun patterns. The cost for the 4-week series is $50 per person or $100 per couple, cash or check. Register by emailing us. Pay at first class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 13 Feb, 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 13 Feb, 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 - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 13 Feb, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Mon 13 Feb, 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 - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 14 February 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 14 Feb, 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 14 Feb, 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 - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Tue 14 Feb, 6-8 pm. 6-8 pm Lesson and social dancing Relax, have a drink, and dip your toes into swing dancing. We welcome beginners and experienced dancers, come share some time with friends. While this event is free, please support the Bull who is generously hosting and providing a welcoming space for dancing. Stay on top of swing dance events by joining the Discord server. https://discord.gg/GgGh8cEV32. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 14 Feb, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Tue 14 Feb, 7-8 pm. For our adult classes, you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop into 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. $40 for 5 classes $10 drop-in Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441? Tuesdays- Ballet/Stretch 7-8 pm Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Wednesdays- Hip Hop 7-8 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Thursdays- Zumba 8-9 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Tuesdays- 7:30-8:30 pm Hip Hop (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop-Ups. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Lower Studio, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404 Alachua. Momentum Dance Arts - [momentumdancearts][email][events]

Beginning Swing with Andy Week 2 of 4

Tue 14 Feb, 7-9 pm. 6:00 Beginning Argentine Tango by request 7:00 Beginning Swing 8:00 Beginning Fast Swing Practice 9:00 Beginning Argentine Tango by request $60 for 4-week beginner series for new dancers. $10 per night for those with experience. Invite others. Let me know if you are coming. Not required. You can drop in. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 14 Feb, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga

Tue 14 Feb, 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 into 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. $40 for 5 classes $10 drop-in Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441? Tuesdays- Ballet/Stretch 7-8 pm Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Wednesdays- Hip Hop 7-8 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Thursdays- Zumba 8-9 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Tuesdays- 7:30-8:30 pm Hip Hop (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop-Ups. Momentum Dance Arts, 133 SW 130 Way, Suite H, Newberry, 32699. 352-574-4564 Tioga. Momentum Dance Arts - [momentumdancearts][email][events]


Wednesday 15 February 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

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

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

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

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Wed 15 Feb, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Contemporary Ballet Intermediate

Wed 15 Feb, 6:15 pm. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. 352-316-0682. Gainesville Circus Center - [gainesvillecircus][email][events]

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua

Wed 15 Feb, 7-8 pm. For our adult classes, you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop into 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. $40 for 5 classes $10 drop-in Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441? Tuesdays- Ballet/Stretch 7-8 pm Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Wednesdays- Hip Hop 7-8 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Thursdays- Zumba 8-9 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Tuesdays- 7:30-8:30 pm Hip Hop (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop-Ups. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Main Studio, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404 Alachua. Momentum Dance Arts - [momentumdancearts][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 15 Feb, 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 - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 15 Feb, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith Private Lessons Available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 15 Feb, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Lesson 8:30 pm Social Dancing Join us for Fall Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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


Thursday 16 February 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 16 Feb, 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 16 Feb, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 16 Feb, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 16 Feb, 7-8 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

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

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

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


Friday 17 February 2023

Argentine Tango With Thuy and Maestro Jorge Mendoza

Fri 17 Feb, 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. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. David Chayes, 786-524-8259. $20, $10 students. Tango with Thuy - [facebook][email][events]

Contra Dance with the GODS JoLaine and Big Taters in the Sandy Land

Fri 17 Feb, 7-9:30 pm. Welcome Back to the G.O.D.S. Dance. Below, please note the new dance location for this dance. This is a Mask-Required Dance. Gainesville's JoLaine will be calling contra dances to the live music of Big Taters in the Sandy Land. Big Taters in the Sandy Land are: • Bill Dudley - guitar • Rich Crew - fiddle and recorder • Kathie Aagaard - fiddle • Wes Maluk - banjo and percussion At the outdoor, open-air pavilion at Gainesville Health & Fitness Main Center. Schedule: 6:00 pm Setup 7:00 - 09:30 pm Contra Dance 9:30 - 10:00 pm Cleanup Suggested Donation: $10 ages 26+ $5 ages 16-25 Dancers ages 15 and under get in free when accompanied by an adult. Please bring your own non-alcoholic beverage. This is a friendly welcoming recreational activity and all are welcome. No partner or experience is necessary. Contra dancing is fun and we will teach you how. No special dress is required. Wear comfortable, casua ... Gainesville Health and Fitness Center, Main Center, Echo Pavilion, 4820 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][facebook][email][events]


Saturday 18 February 2023

Swingin in the Streets

Sat 18 Feb, 1-4 pm. 1 pm Beginner Lesson 2 pm Dancing Calling all you lindy hoppers and jazz dancers. Swing your heart out in the streets of Gainesville to classic jazz tunes of Decyo McDuffie and the Larry Newcomb Quartet. There will be a beginner Lindy Hop lesson at 1 pm and dancing from 2-4 pm. While this event is free, donations are more than welcome. Please support the Bull who is generously sponsoring this event, as well as the band who are bringing you their musical talent live. Remember to stay on top of swing dance events by joining the Discord server! https://discord.gg/GgGh8cEV32. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Contra Dance with Katie Zanders & Taters in the Sandy Land at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Sat 18 Feb, 6-9 pm. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including spectators. Masks are optional. The Dancing Fish is now insulated with heating and air conditioning for your year-round dancing comfort. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Susie, 352-466-9150. $10. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 18 Feb, 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 - [swingtheoryjazz][events]

Ballroom Dance Lady in Red Valentine Party in Ocala

Sat 18 Feb, 7-10 pm. 5:30 pm Doors open 6:00 pm Dinner 7:00 pm Dancing Come join us for our Lady in Red Valentine dinner dance. This year, our Valentine Dance will be held on Saturday, February 18th at the Oak Run Ballroom with Rachel Palmieri as the DJ. Admission is $30 per person. Please make checks payable to USA Dance and send to Pat Graffin by February 10th. Please include the names of the people you are paying for with your check. Pat's mailing information is 14140 SE 85 Ave, Summerfield, FL 34491. If you have any questions please contact Pat at 352 307-8486. This is a land line, so please do not text. This dance is in lieu of our regular February second Thursday dance. Oak Run Palm Grove Ballroom, 11220 SW 69 Circle, Ocala, 34491. Pat Graffin, 352-307-8486. $30. USA Dance Ocala - [usadanceocala][email][events]


Sunday 19 February 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit at the Thomas Center

Sun 19 Feb, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit at Roper Park for Sarah's Greenway Loop Festival

Sun 19 Feb, 11 am-12 pm. Bringing Nia to Roper Park as part of the Greenway Festival. This free multi-day festival celebrates GNV’s downtown, historic neighborhoods, and community. Nia is a joyful holistic workout, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness. Nia boosts fitness and overall wellness. Nia moves can be easily adapted to all levels of movement ability and experience. Sarit Ben-David Sela is an experienced Black Belt Nia instructor, who’s been sharing her passion for Nia locally since 2011. Free. Beginners are welcome. Roper Park, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 19 Feb, 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]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 19 Feb, 5-6 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 19 Feb, 5-8 pm. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

BanAngie Bass Bananza B-Day Bash Ecstatic Dance

Sun 19 Feb, 7:15-9:30 pm. Did someone say that our Ecstatic Dance falls on a Pisces New Moon? And that Angie, whose birthday just happens to be the next day, is DJing? Pshhhh. You know we are making a spectacle out of this. We welcome you to join us for BanAngie's Bass Bonanza B-Day Bash Ecstatic Dance. We will have a pisces altar for burn rituals and invite you to bring your banana offerings. We'll be needing the potassium we can get for the bass that DJ Ümami will be dropping for us. It also just sp happens to be mardi gras weekend. Come do with us what we do best get weird. Flow Space, 117 NW 6 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. $25. Gainesville Circus Center - [facebook][events]


Monday 20 February 2023

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Mon 20 Feb. Gainesville Health and Fitness Center, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 20 Feb, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Sacred Dance Series with Frame Drum Series with Astarte Tzighan 3 of 4

Mon 20 Feb, 6-8 pm. $80 pre-registration required— Space is limited Venmo @Astarte-Tzighan In this 4 week series we will focus on using the frame drum as spiritual tool in our sacred dance practice. We will begin with an open frame drumming circle from 6-7 pm and then move into our dance flow with the drum from 7-8 pm. All levels welcome. Sacred Dance is one of the oldest forms of human creative expression. Movement communicates in a way that transcends vocabulary and connects the mind, body, and spirit in physical and emotional release. Dance has a holistically healing power to unite us with the rhythms of the universe through celebration of the cycles of nature. Dance has its roots in ancient ritual and worship of the sacred. By exploring the transformational and empowering dynamics of sacred dance movements, we can connect with and embody the divine spirit within all things. In this class we explore our connection to the energies of the univer ... HER Healing Arts, 900 NW 8 Averue, Gainesville, 32601. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][facebook][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 20 Feb, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez

Mon 20 Feb, 7-8 pm. Jacqueline Valdez (celebrity dancer, model, author, fitness expert) will be teaching adult ballet. Register at front desk or call. Also, looking for a fun and unique way to work out? Pilates Adult Ballet Yoga flow Pole dancing and more Gainesville. Jacqueline Valdez - [jacquelinevaldez][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 20 Feb, 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 20 Feb, 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 - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 20 Feb, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Mon 20 Feb, 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 - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 21 February 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 21 Feb, 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 21 Feb, 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 - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Tue 21 Feb, 6-8 pm. 6-8 pm Lesson and social dancing Relax, have a drink, and dip your toes into swing dancing. We welcome beginners and experienced dancers, come share some time with friends. While this event is free, please support the Bull who is generously hosting and providing a welcoming space for dancing. Stay on top of swing dance events by joining the Discord server. https://discord.gg/GgGh8cEV32. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 21 Feb, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Tue 21 Feb, 7-8 pm. For our adult classes, you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop into 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. $40 for 5 classes $10 drop-in Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441? Tuesdays- Ballet/Stretch 7-8 pm Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Wednesdays- Hip Hop 7-8 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Thursdays- Zumba 8-9 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Tuesdays- 7:30-8:30 pm Hip Hop (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop-Ups. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Lower Studio, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404 Alachua. Momentum Dance Arts - [momentumdancearts][email][events]

Beginning Swing with Andy Week 3 of 4

Tue 21 Feb, 7-9 pm. 6:00 Beginning Argentine Tango by request 7:00 Beginning Swing 8:00 Beginning Fast Swing Practice 9:00 Beginning Argentine Tango by request $60 for 4-week beginner series for new dancers. $10 per night for those with experience. Invite others. Let me know if you are coming. Not required. You can drop in. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 21 Feb, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga

Tue 21 Feb, 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 into 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. $40 for 5 classes $10 drop-in Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441? Tuesdays- Ballet/Stretch 7-8 pm Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Wednesdays- Hip Hop 7-8 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Thursdays- Zumba 8-9 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Tuesdays- 7:30-8:30 pm Hip Hop (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop-Ups. Momentum Dance Arts, 133 SW 130 Way, Suite H, Newberry, 32699. 352-574-4564 Tioga. Momentum Dance Arts - [momentumdancearts][email][events]


Wednesday 22 February 2023

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Wed 22 Feb. Gainesville Health and Fitness Center, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 22 Feb, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 22 Feb, 5:15-6:30 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. When and Where: All classes are on Thursdays starting at 6 pm with open practice after class until 8 pm. Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Classes on 9/29 and 10/6 will be a shorter class/practice from 6-7 pm and held in Studio A. The dance studios are located on the bottom floor of the Reitz Union. Parking on campus is free and open after 4:30 pm. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. Toms also are a comfortable option. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Our Promise To Our Tango Students: -Everyone is welcome to dance any role they like. We welcome and encourage men as followers, women as leaders, non-binary dancers, and any combination in between. Tango i ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][facebook][email][events]

Contemporary Ballet Intermediate

Wed 22 Feb, 6:15 pm. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. 352-316-0682. Gainesville Circus Center - [gainesvillecircus][email][events]

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua

Wed 22 Feb, 7-8 pm. For our adult classes, you can wear comfortable athletic wear. Ballet shoes are recommended but not required. Plan to stop into 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. $40 for 5 classes $10 drop-in Alachua 15634 NW US HWY 441? Tuesdays- Ballet/Stretch 7-8 pm Lower Studio (Next to LifeSouth) Wednesdays- Hip Hop 7-8 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Thursdays- Zumba 8-9 pm Main Studio (Next to Mi Apa)? Tioga 133 SW 130th Way Ste. H, Newberry Tuesdays- 7:30-8:30 pm Hip Hop (Studio in Between 352 and Gainesville Family Physicians) Check Back for Hip Hop, Zumba, and Yoga Pop-Ups. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Main Studio, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404 Alachua. Momentum Dance Arts - [momentumdancearts][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 22 Feb, 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 - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 22 Feb, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith Private Lessons Available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Empowered Empress Workshop Fusion Dance Ther-arabe with Najmah Nour

Wed 22 Feb, 7:30 pm. Najmah Nour is facilitating the 2nd Empowered Empress workshop of the year with a Fusion Dance Ther-arabe workshop. It is love month and we are honoring ourselves all month long. The beautiful Najmah Nour is not only an incredibly gifted Bellydancer and Flamenco Fusion Instructor and Performer, but also an amazing teacher of self-love and self-nurture among women. Najmah's classes are truly transformative, dynamic, and healing in every single way. This class focuses on the fusion of Flamenco and middle eastern dance genres while empowering self-love and nurture, and reminding you of your divine power. Registration: This class is a sliding fee of $15-$20 Payment can be sent to: Paypal: najmahdance@yahoo.com Venmo:@Najmah-Nour Hope to see you there xoxo. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. 352-316-0682. Gainesville Circus Center - [gainesvillecircus][email][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 22 Feb, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Lesson 8:30 pm Social Dancing Join us for Fall Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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


Thursday 23 February 2023

Art After Dark Nick DeCarlis Jazz Trio at the Harn

Thu 23 Feb, 5-9 pm. Swing dance at the Harn Museum on the UF campus. Harn visitors now have more time to explore exhibitions, shop in the store, and enjoy food and drinks while listening to music on select evenings. Wine Down Evenings Thursday, February 23 Nick DeCarlis Jazz Trio Thursday, March 30 Folk music by the Front Porch Backsteppers bluegrass band Thursday, April 27 Gosia and Ali Acoustic Duo providing a combination of Brazilian, jazz, pop and Latin jazz. Harn Muserm, UF Campus, Gainesville. Swing Dance Gainesville - [events]

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 23 Feb, 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 23 Feb, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

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

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 23 Feb, 7-8 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

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

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

Thu 23 Feb, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 7:00 pm West Coast Swing or Other 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Learn to Hustle! Have the most fun. See for yourself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNoKXnMMyIg This is the dance that kept partner dancing alive. This is a bit different from the ballroom studio version of Hustle. This is sometimes called Latin Hustle. If you want to go where people dance Hustle, this is the kind of Hustle you need to know. $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels except novice. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Friday 24 February 2023

Urban Dance Expo celebrates Black History Month with Wanda Lloyd

Fri 24 Feb, 6-9 pm. February Artwalk at Rosa B Williams/352artspace. Dance Expo and Black History Month Celebration featuring the artwork of Ms. Alyne Harris. An introduction to the basics of 4 dances. Come early, stay late: Line Dance, Urban Ballroom, DFW Swingout, Chicago-style Steppin’. No partner required. Everyone welcome, any age, any experience level. Demonstrations, participation, and information about free classes in Gainesville. Featuring Smooth Flava Dance / Gainesville Chapter A GNV ART JAM program, sponsored by the City of Gainesville, Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Bachata Social

Fri 24 Feb, 9 pm-12 am. Please join our monthly Bachata social. 100% Bachata all night. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. $10. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Saturday 25 February 2023

Ballroom Dance Mardi Gras Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 25 Feb, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, dance mixer at 7:50 with dancing until 10 pm. Light refreshments, great music, a beautiful venue, and the coldest AC for dancing. $15 per person, $25 per couple, cash or check. Join us in celebrating Mardi Gras. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sat 25 Feb, 7:30-10:30 pm. Come and get your Dance Fix Friday night here in Ocala. Hope you will come and join us. This will be Dancing only, no Class. This is a West Coast Swing Dance, but we can play a few requests so just ask. Let's Have Fun. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. $10. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

KiZouk in the Ville

Sat 25 Feb, 9 pm-1 am. 9 PM - Urban Kiz class with Elvis Amisi from Ottawa, Canada 10 PM - Kizomba, Urban Kiz, and BZouk social dancing. Price (includes class and social): Presale: $20 At door: $25 You asked for it. We brought it. A night dedicated to only Kizomba and Zouk in little ole’ Gainesville and Jacksonville representing the Florida Kizomba Community. Florida dancers, you cannot miss this special event series. The studio has large beautiful mirrors and wonderful wooden floors. This monthly KiZouk social will alternate between Gainesville and Jacksonville on the last weekend of every month. Salsa Mundial, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. 352 433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [facebook][email][events]


Sunday 26 February 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 26 Feb, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 26 Feb, 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]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 26 Feb, 5-6 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 26 Feb, 5-8 pm. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 27 February 2023

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Mon 27 Feb. Gainesville Health and Fitness Center, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 27 Feb, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Sacred Dance Series with Frame Drum Series with Astarte Tzighan 4 of 4

Mon 27 Feb, 6-8 pm. $80 pre-registration required— Space is limited Venmo @Astarte-Tzighan In this 4 week series we will focus on using the frame drum as spiritual tool in our sacred dance practice. We will begin with an open frame drumming circle from 6-7 pm and then move into our dance flow with the drum from 7-8 pm. All levels welcome. Sacred Dance is one of the oldest forms of human creative expression. Movement communicates in a way that transcends vocabulary and connects the mind, body, and spirit in physical and emotional release. Dance has a holistically healing power to unite us with the rhythms of the universe through celebration of the cycles of nature. Dance has its roots in ancient ritual and worship of the sacred. By exploring the transformational and empowering dynamics of sacred dance movements, we can connect with and embody the divine spirit within all things. In this class we explore our connection to the energies of the univer ... HER Healing Arts, 900 NW 8 Averue, Gainesville, 32601. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][facebook][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 27 Feb, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez

Mon 27 Feb, 7-8 pm. Jacqueline Valdez (celebrity dancer, model, author, fitness expert) will be teaching adult ballet. Register at front desk or call. Also, looking for a fun and unique way to work out? Pilates Adult Ballet Yoga flow Pole dancing and more Gainesville. Jacqueline Valdez - [jacquelinevaldez][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 27 Feb, 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 27 Feb, 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 - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 27 Feb, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Mon 27 Feb, 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 - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 28 February 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 28 Feb, 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]

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