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Florida North Central: Gainesville, Ocala - United States

Dance Events

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe

Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Argentine Tango, Salsa, and Dance Mix with Andy

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Boots Dance with Vanessa

International Folk Dancing in Gainesville

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Argentine Tango with Andrea

Beginning Swing Dancing Lesson and Social Dancing

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, Swing, and Dance Mix with Andy

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

West Coast Swing with Sharrone Smith

Other

All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala

Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa

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English Country Dancing - canceled

Sacred Dance Series with Astarte Tzighan 1 of 4

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

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Argentine Tango With David and Thuy

Contra Dance Weekend with Mary Wesley & The Figments in Melrose

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

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Contra Dance Weekend with Mary Wesley & The Figments in Melrose

Crooked Counsel at the Depot and Speakeasy in Micanopy - Outdoors

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Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

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Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

English Country Dancing

Sacred Dance Series with Astarte Tzighan 2 of 4

Salsa Basics 101

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

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

10

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

11

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe

Marty Liquori and Company at the Harn

Ballroom Dance in Belleview

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

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West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

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Line Dance Workshop Dance the Dream MLK Day Party with Wanda Lloyd

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Whiteout Party With Atacka y La Alemana

Enlightened Rogues at The Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

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

Ballroom Dance with Ray and Eileen

15

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

16

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Sacred Dance Series with Astarte Tzighan 3 of 4

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

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

17

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

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

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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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 1 of 3

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

19

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

Social Dancing Hustle!, Swing, Argentine Tango with Andy

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21

Egyptian Belly Dance Class with Najmah Nour

The Power of the Empress Series: Flamenco Technique Workshop with Vanessa Cerallo

Contra Dance with Joe DePaolo & Katie’s Contradiction at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

22

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

23

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez

Ballroom Basics 101 Waltz and Foxtrot 1 of 4

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Sacred Dance Series with Astarte Tzighan 4 of 4

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

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

24

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

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

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

Jazzy Heels 2 of 3

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

26

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Social Dance Practice Evening with Andy

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

27

Ballroom Dance Afternoon Tea in Leesburg

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Baila Caliente Ocala January Social

Salsa Mundial Monthly Bachata Social

28

Urban Kiz Intensive with Pamelita

Dances of Universal Peace at Peacock Paradise with Diana Kanoy

Ballroom Dance Chinese NYE with Ray and Eileen

KiZouk in the Ville

29

Urban Kiz Intensive with Pamelita

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

30

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez

Ballroom Basics 101 Waltz and Foxtrot 2 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

31

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Simple Social Dancing for Nightclubs, Weddings, and so on with Andy

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua

Beginning Swing, Waltz, Argentine Tango with Andy Week 1 of 4

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sundays Gainesville Nia Holistic
Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe Sundays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sundays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sundays Gainesville Najmah Nour
Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Mondays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mondays Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mondays Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mondays Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mondays Gainesville Mundial
Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tuesdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango, Salsa, and Dance Mix with Andy Tuesdays Gainesville SwingDance
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tuesdays Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tuesdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tuesdays Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd Tuesdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith Tuesdays Gainesville Public
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wednesdays Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wednesdays Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wednesdays Gainesville Baila Calien
Boots Dance with Vanessa Wednesdays Gainesville Public
International Folk Dancing in Gainesville Wednesdays Gainesville GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wednesdays Ocala Ocala Dance
Argentine Tango with Andrea Wednesdays Gainesville Tango Papiru
Beginning Swing Dancing Lesson and Social Dancing Wednesdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
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, Swing, and Dance Mix with Andy Thursdays Gainesville SwingDance
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thursdays Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thursdays Gainesville ParrisDanc
Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd Thursdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Thursdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
West Coast Swing with Sharrone Smith Fridays Gainesville Public
All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala Other Ocala AM
Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa Other Gainesville Public
English Country Dancing - canceled Mon 1/02 Gainesville ECD
Sacred Dance Series with Astarte Tzighan 1 of 4 Mon 1/02 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 1/02 Gainesville Mundial
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 1/03 Gainesville Mundial
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 1/05 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 1/05 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 1/05 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 1/05 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango With David and Thuy Fri 1/06 Gainesville TangoThuy
Contra Dance Weekend with Mary Wesley & The Figments in Melrose Fri 1/06 Melrose GODS
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Fri 1/06 Gainesville GCC
Contra Dance Weekend with Mary Wesley & The Figments in Melrose Sat 1/07 Melrose GODS
Crooked Counsel at the Depot and Speakeasy in Micanopy - Outdoors Sat 1/07 Micanopy SwingDance
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 1/08 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 1/08 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sun 1/08 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 1/09 Gainesville GCC
English Country Dancing Mon 1/09 Gainesville ECD
Sacred Dance Series with Astarte Tzighan 2 of 4 Mon 1/09 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Salsa Basics 101 Mon 1/09 Gainesville ParrisDanc
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 1/09 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 1/09 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 1/09 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 1/10 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 1/10 Ocala Baila Calien
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 1/10 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 1/10 Gainesville Smooth Flava
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 1/11 Gainesville UF Argentine
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 1/11 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 1/11 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 1/11 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 1/11 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 1/12 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 1/12 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 1/12 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe Thu 1/12 Gainesville SwingDance
Marty Liquori and Company at the Harn Thu 1/12 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dance in Belleview Thu 1/12 Belleview USA Dance Oc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 1/12 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 1/12 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 1/13 Ocala Ocala Dance
Line Dance Workshop Dance the Dream MLK Day Party with Wanda Lloyd Sat 1/14 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Whiteout Party With Atacka y La Alemana Sat 1/14 Gainesville Mundial
Enlightened Rogues at The Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy Sat 1/14 Micanopy UF Swing Dan
Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Decyo McDuffie and the Newcombs Sat 1/14 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dance with Ray and Eileen Sat 1/14 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 1/15 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 1/15 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sun 1/15 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 1/16 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Mon 1/16 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 1/16 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez Mon 1/16 Gainesville JValdez
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 1/16 Gainesville IDanceAW
Sacred Dance Series with Astarte Tzighan 3 of 4 Mon 1/16 Gainesville Aurora Heali
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 1/16 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 1/16 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 1/16 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 1/17 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 1/17 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 1/17 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Social Dancing, Quickstep, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 1/17 Gainesville SwingDance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 1/17 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 1/17 Alachua Momentum Dan
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 1/17 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga Tue 1/17 Newberry Momentum Dan
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 1/18 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Wed 1/18 Gainesville Baila Calien
Contemporary Ballet Intermediate Wed 1/18 Gainesville GCC
Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua Wed 1/18 Alachua Momentum Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 1/18 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 1/18 Ocala Ocala Dance
Jazzy Heels 1 of 3 Wed 1/18 Gainesville GCC
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 1/18 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 1/18 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 1/19 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 1/19 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 1/19 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 1/19 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 1/19 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Social Dancing Hustle!, Swing, Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 1/19 Gainesville SwingDance
Egyptian Belly Dance Class with Najmah Nour Sat 1/21 Gainesville Najmah Nour
The Power of the Empress Series: Flamenco Technique Workshop with Vanessa Cerallo Sat 1/21 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance with Joe DePaolo & Katie’s Contradiction at the Dancing Fish in Melrose Sat 1/21 Melrose GODS
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 1/21 Gainesville SwingDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 1/22 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 1/22 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 1/22 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sun 1/22 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 1/23 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Mon 1/23 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 1/23 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez Mon 1/23 Gainesville JValdez
Ballroom Basics 101 Waltz and Foxtrot 1 of 4 Mon 1/23 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 1/23 Gainesville IDanceAW
Sacred Dance Series with Astarte Tzighan 4 of 4 Mon 1/23 Gainesville Aurora Heali
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 1/23 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 1/23 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 1/23 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 1/24 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 1/24 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 1/24 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Social Dancing, Quickstep, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 1/24 Gainesville SwingDance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 1/24 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 1/24 Alachua Momentum Dan
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 1/24 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga Tue 1/24 Newberry Momentum Dan
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 1/25 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 1/25 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Wed 1/25 Gainesville Baila Calien
Contemporary Ballet Intermediate Wed 1/25 Gainesville GCC
Hip Hop Dance Classes in Alachua Wed 1/25 Alachua Momentum Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 1/25 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 1/25 Ocala Ocala Dance
Jazzy Heels 2 of 3 Wed 1/25 Gainesville GCC
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 1/25 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 1/25 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 1/26 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 1/26 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 1/26 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Social Dance Practice Evening with Andy Thu 1/26 Gainesville SwingDance
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 1/26 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 1/26 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Ballroom Dance Afternoon Tea in Leesburg Fri 1/27 Lessburg USA Dance Oc
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 1/27 Ocala Ocala Dance
Baila Caliente Ocala January Social Fri 1/27 Ocala Baila Calien
Salsa Mundial Monthly Bachata Social Fri 1/27 Gainesville Mundial
Urban Kiz Intensive with Pamelita Sat 1/28 Gainesville Mundial
Dances of Universal Peace at Peacock Paradise with Diana Kanoy Sat 1/28 Gainesville Dances of Un
Ballroom Dance Chinese NYE with Ray and Eileen Sat 1/28 Gainesville ParrisDanc
KiZouk in the Ville Sat 1/28 Gainesville Mundial
Urban Kiz Intensive with Pamelita Sun 1/29 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 1/29 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 1/29 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 1/29 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sun 1/29 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 1/30 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Mon 1/30 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 1/30 Gainesville ECD
Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez Mon 1/30 Gainesville JValdez
Ballroom Basics 101 Waltz and Foxtrot 2 of 4 Mon 1/30 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 1/30 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 1/30 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 1/30 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 1/30 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 1/31 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 1/31 Ocala Baila Calien
Simple Social Dancing for Nightclubs, Weddings, and so on with Andy Tue 1/31 Gainesville SwingDance
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 1/31 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 1/31 Gainesville Mundial
Ballet and Stretch Dance Classes in Alachua Tue 1/31 Alachua Momentum Dan
Beginning Swing, Waltz, Argentine Tango with Andy Week 1 of 4 Tue 1/31 Gainesville SwingDance
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 1/31 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hip Hop Dance Classes in Tioga Tue 1/31 Newberry Momentum Dan

Ongoing


Sundays

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

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

Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe

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

Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd

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

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

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


Mondays

Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

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

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

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

English Country Dancing

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

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

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

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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


Tuesdays

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

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

Argentine Tango, Salsa, and Dance Mix with Andy

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

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

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

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

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

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

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

West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith

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


Wednesdays

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

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

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

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

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

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

Boots Dance with Vanessa

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

International Folk Dancing in Gainesville

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

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

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

Argentine Tango with Andrea

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

Beginning Swing Dancing Lesson and Social Dancing

Ongoing Wednesdays to 4/24/24, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Lesson 8:30 pm Social Join us every Wednesday night for a FREE Swing Dancing Beginner lesson and Social. No partner is needed. We are beginner friendly and open to all students and community members. Be there or be a square dancer. Reitz Union Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [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, Swing, and Dance Mix with Andy

Ongoing Thursdays, 6-9 pm. No dancing on March 28, April 4, 11, and 18 because I will be out of town and conflicts with scheduling at the location. Come out on Tuesday, April 16. On April 25 we start a 4-week Beginner Series in Argentine Tango and Swing. The cost is $60 for new dancers for the series. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend. The cost for those with experience is $10 per night. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Dance Mix $10 Dancing is for all levels except brand-new dancers. If you have never danced before, take our 4-week beginner series. You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Contact me to get on the newsletter for these sessions. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672 voice, 352-559-3750 text. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

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

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

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

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Thursdays, 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]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Ongoing Thursdays, 7:30-10:30 pm. Gainesville Swing Dancing is proud to announce that we have secured a downtown Gainesville venue for our events. Starting September 21st, every Thursday evening from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM, you can find us at the Rosa B Williams Center. We'll 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 and look forward to seeing you at our new venue on September 21st. Keep an eye out for our upcoming flyer and Facebook/Instagram event post – more details coming soon. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]


Fridays

West Coast Swing with Sharrone Smith

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


Other

All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala

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

Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa

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


2023


January 2023


Monday 2 January 2023

English Country Dancing - canceled

Mon 2 Jan, 6:30-8:30 pm. Randy has the flu. See you next week. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. At this time, proof of vaccination will be required. If you have come to one of our dances during the pandemic and shown proof, then I have you on a list and you do not need to bring again. If not, then please bring your vaccine card for entry. No one will be allowed in without proof. We will revisit this requirement as time goes on. It is also a requirement of UCG's at this time. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Sacred Dance Series with Astarte Tzighan 1 of 4

Mon 2 Jan, 7-8 pm. New Sacred Dance 4 week series starting at HER Healing Arts in Gainesville. Mondays November 7, 14, 21, 28 $80 pre-registration required— Space is limited Venmo @Astarte-Tzighan 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 will explore our connection to the energies of the universe through ancient dance techniques. We will focus our intention on channeling these energies through our movements, expressing our divine cre ... HER Healing Arts, 900 NW 8 Averue, Gainesville, 32601. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][facebook][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 2 Jan, 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]


Tuesday 3 January 2023

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 3 Jan, 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]


Thursday 5 January 2023

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 5 Jan, 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 5 Jan, 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 5 Jan, 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 5 Jan, 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]


Friday 6 January 2023

Argentine Tango With David and Thuy

Fri 6 Jan, 7 pm-12 am. 7:00 pm: lesson 8:00 pm: general dancing and practicing. Dancing and practicing with great music in milonga format, sets of 3 songs. Every 1st and 3rd Friday. Bring your own water. Light snacks are provided but contributions to share are wholeheartedly welcome. Good time is on the house and is gratis. Private lessons are available. Maestro Jeremías has 15 years of experience as a full time Argentine tango instructor, dancer and performer. He has a gift for breaking things down and understanding the structures within the dance. His progressive style of teaching has constantly been complemented by his students. For a full biography, visit https://miamitangoshow.com/about/. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. David Chayes, 786-524-8259. $15, $10 students. Tango with Thuy - [email][events]

Contra Dance Weekend with Mary Wesley & The Figments in Melrose

Fri 6 Jan to Sat 7 Jan, 7-10 pm. Friday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday 12-3 pm: Contra dance with Mary Wesley & The Figments 3:15 – 4:15 pm: Smooth Flava (January 7th dance) 4:30 – 5:30 pm: Covered Dish/Pot Luck Dinner for all (including the talent) 5:30 – 6 pm: Waltzing and Cross Step 6-9 pm: Contra dance with Mary Wesley & The Figments 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]

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Fri 6 Jan, 7-8 pm. This Friday 7 - 8 pm Mondays 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]


Saturday 7 January 2023

Contra Dance Weekend with Mary Wesley & The Figments in Melrose

Sat 7 Jan, 12-9 pm. Friday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday 12-3 pm: Contra dance with Mary Wesley & The Figments 3:15 – 4:15 pm: Smooth Flava (January 7th dance) 4:30 – 5:30 pm: Covered Dish/Pot Luck Dinner for all (including the talent) 5:30 – 6 pm: Waltzing and Cross Step 6-9 pm: Contra dance with Mary Wesley & The Figments 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]

Crooked Counsel at the Depot and Speakeasy in Micanopy - Outdoors

Sat 7 Jan, 7 pm. Crooked Counsel will Rock the Depot and Speakeasy. 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]


Sunday 8 January 2023

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

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


Monday 9 January 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 9 Jan, 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 9 Jan, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. At this time, proof of vaccination will be required. If you have come to one of our dances during the pandemic and shown proof, then I have you on a list and you do not need to bring again. If not, then please bring your vaccine card for entry. No one will be allowed in without proof. We will revisit this requirement as time goes on. It is also a requirement of UCG's at this time. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Sacred Dance Series with Astarte Tzighan 2 of 4

Mon 9 Jan, 7-8 pm. New Sacred Dance 4 week series starting at HER Healing Arts in Gainesville. Mondays November 7, 14, 21, 28 $80 pre-registration required— Space is limited Venmo @Astarte-Tzighan 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 will explore our connection to the energies of the universe through ancient dance techniques. We will focus our intention on channeling these energies through our movements, expressing our divine cre ... HER Healing Arts, 900 NW 8 Averue, Gainesville, 32601. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][facebook][email][events]

Salsa Basics 101

Mon 9 Jan, 7-8 pm. Not too late to join our Salsa(week 2) series. Learn patterns, lead/follow, and timing in a stress-free environment. No experience needed. Singles & couples welcomed. Email parris@parrisdance.com to register, pay at class, cash or check. Per class is $13/pp or $25/couple. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23rd Ave. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

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

Mon 9 Jan, 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 9 Jan, 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 9 Jan, 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 10 January 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 10 Jan, 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 10 Jan, 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]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 10 Jan, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Wednesday 11 January 2023

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 11 Jan, 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]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 11 Jan, 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 11 Jan, 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 11 Jan, 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 11 Jan, 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 12 January 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 12 Jan, 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 12 Jan, 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 12 Jan, 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 12 Jan, 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]

Marty Liquori and Company at the Harn

Thu 12 Jan, 6-9 pm. Swing dance at the Harn Museum on the UF campus with Marty Liquori, who will be joined by Erik Abernathy on guitar, Aaron Colverson on violin, and Dan Peterson on bass from 6 to 8 for museum nights. Harn Muserm, UF Campus, Gainesville. Swing Dance Gainesville - [events]

Ballroom Dance in Belleview

Thu 12 Jan, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lesson 7:30 pm Dancing Every second Thursday evening ballroom dance. The venue is close to US 441 in Belleview. The cross street is SE 56th Avenue, between the McDonald’s and the Burger King. This dance provides us with a venue that is convenient to Ocala and Belleview. Our Chapter also hosts a Sunday Tea Dance on the fourth Sunday of each month at the Ross Plumbing Ballroom, 930 Thomas Avenue, Leesburg, Florida. Belleview Community Center, 5615 SE 110 Place, Belleview, 34420. Susan Heaney, 407-757-2975. $10 members, $14 non-members. USA Dance Ocala - [usadanceocala][email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 12 Jan, 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 12 Jan, 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]


Friday 13 January 2023

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 13 Jan, 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 14 January 2023

Line Dance Workshop Dance the Dream MLK Day Party with Wanda Lloyd

Sat 14 Jan, 12-6 pm. 12 pm - 2 pm Line dance workshop 3 pm - 6 pm Day party Come learn your favorite line dances and some new ones from our excellent instructors. Advance tickets are $10 and includes a pizza lunch. Send payment via Cash App to $BLSSDFUTURE. Thomas Center, 302 NE 6 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Whiteout Party With Atacka y La Alemana

Sat 14 Jan, 3 pm-1 am. 3 - 5 pm Bachata Workshop 8 - 9 pm: Pre-social Workshop 9 pm - 1 am: Social. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Enlightened Rogues at The Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

Sat 14 Jan, 7-10 pm. Enlightened Rogues are one wildly talented band that was one of the first to play out here. Bring your dancing shoes. The Depot and Speakeasy Room is located in a historic train station built in 1881. Come enjoy fresh, traditionally made pizzas, calzones, sandwiches, and wings. Florida craft beers on tap and wine available. Full liquor and whiskey cabinet! Live Music on the weekends. http://thedepot1881.co. The Depot and Speakeasy Room, 22060 N US Hwy 441, Micanopy, 32667. 352-591-0145. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][email][events]

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

Sat 14 Jan, 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 with Ray and Eileen

Sat 14 Jan, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, dance mixer at 7:50 with dancing until 10 pm. Light refreshments and the coldest AC for dancing. RSVP to attend. $15/pp, cash or check. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]


Sunday 15 January 2023

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 15 Jan, 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 15 Jan, 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 15 Jan, 5-8 pm. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 16 January 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 16 Jan, 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 16 Jan, 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 16 Jan, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. At this time, proof of vaccination will be required. If you have come to one of our dances during the pandemic and shown proof, then I have you on a list and you do not need to bring again. If not, then please bring your vaccine card for entry. No one will be allowed in without proof. We will revisit this requirement as time goes on. It is also a requirement of UCG's at this time. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Adult Ballet with Jacqueline Valdez

Mon 16 Jan, 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 16 Jan, 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]

Sacred Dance Series with Astarte Tzighan 3 of 4

Mon 16 Jan, 7-8 pm. New Sacred Dance 4 week series starting at HER Healing Arts in Gainesville. Mondays November 7, 14, 21, 28 $80 pre-registration required— Space is limited Venmo @Astarte-Tzighan 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 will explore our connection to the energies of the universe through ancient dance techniques. We will focus our intention on channeling these energies through our movements, expressing our divine cre ... HER Healing Arts, 900 NW 8 Averue, Gainesville, 32601. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][facebook][email][events]

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

Mon 16 Jan, 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 16 Jan, 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 16 Jan, 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 17 January 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 17 Jan, 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 17 Jan, 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 17 Jan, 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]

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

Tue 17 Jan, 6-9 pm. 6:00 Argentine Tango 7:00 Quickstep 8:00 Waltz or Other $10 per person for one session, stay for the others at no additional charge. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. The program will be adjusted for those attending. Invite others. Let me know if you are coming. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 17 Jan, 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 17 Jan, 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 17 Jan, 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 17 Jan, 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 18 January 2023

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 18 Jan, 5:15 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 18 Jan, 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 18 Jan, 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 18 Jan, 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 18 Jan, 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 18 Jan, 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 1 of 3

Wed 18 Jan, 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 18 Jan, 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 18 Jan, 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 19 January 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 19 Jan, 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 19 Jan, 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 19 Jan, 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 19 Jan, 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 19 Jan, 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]

Social Dancing Hustle!, Swing, Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 19 Jan, 7-9 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm Swing 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request $10 per night Let me know if you are coming. Not required. You can drop in. 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. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Saturday 21 January 2023

Egyptian Belly Dance Class with Najmah Nour

Sat 21 Jan, 10:30-11:30 am. Najmah's Egyptian Style Bellydance class is welcoming all levels. We will work on core basic movements, with a emphasis of body positivity and empowerment. This art form can be expressive and inspiring at any level you decide to take it. Najmah's goal as an instructor is to promote health and to educate through the creativity of dance. Class cost is $20 and includes a beer. We will be capping the class at 20 people to allow for movement space. Blackadder Brewing Company, 618 NW 60 Street, Suite A, Gainesville, 32607. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [blackadderbrewing][email][events]

The Power of the Empress Series: Flamenco Technique Workshop with Vanessa Cerallo

Sat 21 Jan, 3-5 pm. The one and only Vanessa Cerallo, will be coming here to Gainesville teaching us 2 amazing Flamenco Technique workshops. 1 Workshop: $60 2 Workshops: $100 WHAT TO BRING Please bring the following to class (if you have it) *Flamenco style skirt *Leotard *Flamenco shoes or character shoes *Fan Workshop 1: Tango Flamenco Workshop 2: Fans & Flamenco Vanessa Cerallo is originally from Caracas, Venezuela Registration: https://www.zenshells.com/event-details/the-power-of-the-empress-flamenco-dance-class-1 After registering, please send your payment to the payment options listed on the site. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Vanessa Cerallo. Salsa Mundial - [zenshells][email][events]

Contra Dance with Joe DePaolo & Katie’s Contradiction at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Sat 21 Jan, 6-9 pm. 5:00 pm Waltzing before the Contra Dance 6:00 pm Contra Dance 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 21 Jan, 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 - [facebook][events]


Sunday 22 January 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 22 Jan, 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 22 Jan, 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 22 Jan, 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 22 Jan, 5-8 pm. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 23 January 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 23 Jan, 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 23 Jan, 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 23 Jan, 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 23 Jan, 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 1 of 4

Mon 23 Jan, 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 23 Jan, 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]

Sacred Dance Series with Astarte Tzighan 4 of 4

Mon 23 Jan, 7-8 pm. New Sacred Dance 4 week series starting at HER Healing Arts in Gainesville. Mondays November 7, 14, 21, 28 $80 pre-registration required— Space is limited Venmo @Astarte-Tzighan 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 will explore our connection to the energies of the universe through ancient dance techniques. We will focus our intention on channeling these energies through our movements, expressing our divine cre ... HER Healing Arts, 900 NW 8 Averue, Gainesville, 32601. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][facebook][email][events]

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

Mon 23 Jan, 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 23 Jan, 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 23 Jan, 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 24 January 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 24 Jan, 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 24 Jan, 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 24 Jan, 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]

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

Tue 24 Jan, 6-9 pm. 6:00 Argentine Tango 7:00 Quickstep 8:00 Waltz or Other $10 per person for one session, stay for the others at no additional charge. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. The program will be adjusted for those attending. Invite others. Let me know if you are coming. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 24 Jan, 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 24 Jan, 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 24 Jan, 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 24 Jan, 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 25 January 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 25 Jan, 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 25 Jan, 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 25 Jan, 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 25 Jan, 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 25 Jan, 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 25 Jan, 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 25 Jan, 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 2 of 3

Wed 25 Jan, 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 25 Jan, 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 25 Jan, 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 26 January 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 26 Jan, 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 26 Jan, 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 26 Jan, 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]

Social Dance Practice Evening with Andy

Thu 26 Jan, 7-9 pm. Tentative Music Schedule - dance any way you like 7:00 pm Latin - Rumba, Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha 7:30 pm Pop - Lindy, West Coast Swing, Hustle, Two-Step 8:30 pm Waltz 9:00 pm Argentine Tango $10 No scheduled teaching, just dance practice. Instruction provided by request. Everyone welcome. You do not need to know what you are doing. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. There will be a mix of music to which you can do the dance of your choice. Let me know your requests. The program will be 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]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 26 Jan, 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 26 Jan, 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]


Friday 27 January 2023

Ballroom Dance Afternoon Tea in Leesburg

Fri 27 Jan, 3-6 pm. 3:00 pm Lesson 3:30 pm Dancing Enter on the side of the building. Second floor. Our chapter hosts a Sunday Tea Dance on the fourth Sunday of each month in Leesburg. Every second Thursday our chapter also hosts an evening ballroom dance in Belleview. Ross Plumbing Ballroom, 930 Thomas Avenue, Lessburg, 34748. Susan Heaney, 407-757-2975. $10 members, $14 non-members. USA Dance Ocala - [usadanceocala][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 27 Jan, 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]

Baila Caliente Ocala January Social

Fri 27 Jan, 8 pm-0:30 am. 8:00 - 9:00 pm Workshop with Bob and Anett 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. Ocala, welcome to another dance social. We will do this every month. We will kick off the night with a bachata workshop. 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. One Health Center, 1714 SW 17 Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Bachata Social

Fri 27 Jan, 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 28 January 2023

Urban Kiz Intensive with Pamelita

Sat 28 Jan to Sun 29 Jan. This intensive offers 6 hours of Urban Kiz training with Pamelita. Group sizes are limited to a maximum of 7 couples. We have two separate tracks, based on your skill and experience. **Fundamental track** 4 pm - 7 pm (Sat and Sun) - You will take a deep dive into the basic movements - You will learn to combine movements into continuous patterns - This track is for dancers who struggle doing the above without a Basic 2 **Intermediate track** 11 am - 2 pm (Sat and Sun) - We will go over the concepts of time changes, shadows, crosses, etc. - Pamelita will also cover topics requested by attendees - We will create a group chat will all attendees in this track to see what topics y'all want to cover **Social** Kizouk in the Ville Saturday, 9 pm - 1 am (included with intensive) This will also include an additional all-levels class with Pamelita at 9 pm More details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/3263158103920442/344 ... Salsa Mundial, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Salsa Mundial - [more][facebook][events]

Dances of Universal Peace at Peacock Paradise with Diana Kanoy

Sat 28 Jan, 2-9 pm. Join us for 4th Saturday monthly Dances of Universal Peace with DiAnahita & Friends. Dancing Peacock Paradise is in the country southeast of Gainesville, Florida, by a heart-shaped lake. Address and directions will be sent when you RSVP with your email. Open for Event from 2 to 9 pm. Dancing begins at 3. Please arrive by 2:30 to check in and begin together. Vegetarian Potluck Dinner at 6. Zikr at 7. Donation $15 – $35 sliding scale, plus potluck dish or $10. $35 to spend the night. Please Reserve in Advance. Peacock Paradise, Gainesville. Diana Kanoy. Dances of Universal Peace - Gainesville - [peacockparadise][email][events]

Ballroom Dance Chinese NYE with Ray and Eileen

Sat 28 Jan, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, dance mixer at 7:50 with dancing until 10 pm. Light refreshments and the coldest AC for dancing. RSVP to attend. $15/pp, cash or check. We will be celebrating the Chinese New Year-the year of the Rabbit. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

KiZouk in the Ville

Sat 28 Jan, 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 29 January 2023

Urban Kiz Intensive with Pamelita

Sun 29 Jan. This intensive offers 6 hours of Urban Kiz training with Pamelita. Group sizes are limited to a maximum of 7 couples. We have two separate tracks, based on your skill and experience. **Fundamental track** 4 pm - 7 pm (Sat and Sun) - You will take a deep dive into the basic movements - You will learn to combine movements into continuous patterns - This track is for dancers who struggle doing the above without a Basic 2 **Intermediate track** 11 am - 2 pm (Sat and Sun) - We will go over the concepts of time changes, shadows, crosses, etc. - Pamelita will also cover topics requested by attendees - We will create a group chat will all attendees in this track to see what topics y'all want to cover **Social** Kizouk in the Ville Saturday, 9 pm - 1 am (included with intensive) This will also include an additional all-levels class with Pamelita at 9 pm More details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/3263158103920442/344 ... Salsa Mundial, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Salsa Mundial - [more][facebook][events]

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 29 Jan, 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 29 Jan, 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 29 Jan, 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 29 Jan, 5-8 pm. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 30 January 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 30 Jan, 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 30 Jan, 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 30 Jan, 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 30 Jan, 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 2 of 4

Mon 30 Jan, 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 30 Jan, 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 30 Jan, 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 30 Jan, 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 30 Jan, 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 31 January 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 31 Jan, 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 31 Jan, 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]

Simple Social Dancing for Nightclubs, Weddings, and so on with Andy

Tue 31 Jan, 6-7 pm. 6:00 Social Dancing for Nightclubs, Weddings, and so on $15 per person Learn the basics of how to dance with a partner with simple steps. This is for those that want to dance at social events like bars, restaurants, weddings, parties, and other occasions. No experience is needed. Couples friendly, you do not need to change partners. Singles friendly, you do not need a partner. 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]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Tue 31 Jan, 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 31 Jan, 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 31 Jan, 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, Waltz, Argentine Tango with Andy Week 1 of 4

Tue 31 Jan, 7-9 pm. 7:00 Beginning Swing 8:00 Beginning Waltz 9:00 Beginning Argentine Tango $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 31 Jan, 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 31 Jan, 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]

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