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Dance Events

Ongoing
SundaysMondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdays

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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Argentine Tango Night at Superette with Nico

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Contra Dance Weekend with Janine Smith and Stomp Rocket

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Salsa Mundial Bachata Social

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Contra Dance Weekend with Janine Smith and Stomp Rocket

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Beginning and Beyond Salsa with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3

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Intro to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

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Line Dance Spring Flower Social in Ocala

Ballroom Dance with Ray and Eileen

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Beginning and Beyond Salsa with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3

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Argentine Tango, Swing or Hustle!, and Dance Mix with Andy

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Monthly Ballroom Dance with USA Dance Ocala

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Contra Dance with George Marshall and Wild Asparagus Weekend

Social Dancing in High Springs

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

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Contra Dance with George Marshall and Wild Asparagus Weekend

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

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Contra Dance with George Marshall and Wild Asparagus Weekend

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

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Beginning Argentine Tango, SWING, and Dance Mix with Andy 1 of 4

Intro to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

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Advanced Salsa with Brittany and Eileen

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Ballroom Dance Anniversary Party with Ray and Eileen

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Beginning and Beyond Salsa with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3

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Beginning Argentine Tango, SALSA, and Dance Mix with Andy

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
Argentine Tango Night at Superette with Nico Mon 4/01/24 Gainesville Public
Contra Dance Weekend with Janine Smith and Stomp Rocket Fri 4/05/24 Melrose GODS
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 4/05/24 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa Mundial Bachata Social Fri 4/05/24 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance Weekend with Janine Smith and Stomp Rocket Sat 4/06/24 Melrose GODS
Beginning and Beyond Salsa with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3 Mon 4/08/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Intro to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Thu 4/11/24 Gainesville GCC
Line Dance Spring Flower Social in Ocala Sat 4/13/24 Ocala Public
Ballroom Dance with Ray and Eileen Sat 4/13/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Beginning and Beyond Salsa with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3 Mon 4/15/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Argentine Tango, Swing or Hustle!, and Dance Mix with Andy Tue 4/16/24 Gainesville SwingDance
Monthly Ballroom Dance with USA Dance Ocala Thu 4/18/24 Ocala USA Dance Oc
Contra Dance with George Marshall and Wild Asparagus Weekend Fri 4/19/24 Melrose GODS
Social Dancing in High Springs Fri 4/19/24 High Springs Public
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 4/19/24 Ocala Ocala Dance
Contra Dance with George Marshall and Wild Asparagus Weekend Sat 4/20/24 Melrose GODS
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 4/20/24 Gainesville Public
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social Sat 4/20/24 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance with George Marshall and Wild Asparagus Weekend Sun 4/21/24 Melrose GODS
Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Sun 4/21/24 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Beginning Argentine Tango, SWING, and Dance Mix with Andy 1 of 4 Thu 4/25/24 Gainesville SwingDance
Intro to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Thu 4/25/24 Gainesville GCC
Advanced Salsa with Brittany and Eileen Fri 4/26/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Ballroom Dance Anniversary Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 4/27/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Beginning and Beyond Salsa with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3 Mon 4/29/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Beginning Argentine Tango, SALSA, and Dance Mix with Andy Tue 4/30/24 Gainesville SwingDance

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]


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April 2024


Monday 1 April 2024

Argentine Tango Night at Superette with Nico

Mon 1 Apr 2024, 5:30-10 pm. 5:30 pm Class 6:30 pm Milonga $10 class and a glass of wine with reservation. To reserve nomazza@gmail.com ig: tango_y_cumbia Milonga is free. Wine, yummy food and great company. Superette, 1511 NW 2nd Street, Gainesville, 32601. Public - [email][events]


Friday 5 April 2024

Contra Dance Weekend with Janine Smith and Stomp Rocket

Fri 5 Apr to Sat 6 Apr 2024, 7-10 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 pm. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 5 Apr 2024, 7:30-10:30 pm. It is that time again. First Friday of the month always join us for lots of music and dancing. As always, it is a West Coast Swing dance, but there will be a sprinkle of other dances. We can play a few requests as well. Doors open at 7:30. A few snacks will be provided. So C'mon down and Let's Dance Conveniently located 5 minutes off of I-75 and just down the road from Paddock Mall. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. $10. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Salsa Mundial Bachata Social

Fri 5 Apr 2024, 8 pm-12 am. 8-9 pm: Bachata Workshop 9-12 am: Social Please join our monthly Bachata social with DJ Rosh. Mostly Bachata with a dash of Salsa all night. Join us for another awesome night of dancing at Salsa Mundial. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. $15. Salsa Mundial - [facebook][salsamundial][email][events]


Saturday 6 April 2024

Contra Dance Weekend with Janine Smith and Stomp Rocket

Sat 6 Apr 2024, 12-9 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 pm. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]


Monday 8 April 2024

Beginning and Beyond Salsa with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3

Mon 8 Apr 2024, 7-8:45 pm. 7:00-7:45 pm Beginning Salsa Join us for the most popular latin dance. Learn fun patterns, lead/follow, and rhythm/timing in a stress-free environment. Singles & couples are welcome. We start with the basics in week 1, no experienced needed. 3 week series is $39/pp or $75/couple, cash or check. Class dates, 4/8, 4/15, & 4/29. No class April 22nd. 8:00-8:45 pm Beyond the Basics Salsa Must know the basics, crossbody lead, and underarm turn or get instructor approval. Learn more fun patterns and how to lead/follow. Singles & couples are welcome. 3 week series is $39/pp or $75/couple, cash or check. Class dates, 4/8, 4/15, & 4/29. No class April 22nd. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]


Thursday 11 April 2024

Intro to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Thu 11 Apr 2024, 7 pm. Upcoming dates: 3/28, 4/11, and 4/25. Dance, flow & find bliss through movement. $22 walk-in at [link="bookheartmind.as.me/bellydance"] Money-saving packages at [link="app.acuityscheduling.com/catalog.php?owner=26201350"] Use code INSTA10 to get 10% off your first class at Heart Mind Healing. Heart Mind Healing, Thornebrook Village, 2441 NW 43rd Street, Suite25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmuratti][email][events]


Saturday 13 April 2024

Line Dance Spring Flower Social in Ocala

Sat 13 Apr 2024, 1-5 pm. Come join us for another fun afternoon with 2 new teaches TBA. Wear your favorite florals or pastels. We will do a group photo and survivor photo. The kitchen will also be open selling coffee, lemonade, iced tea, and snacks. Parking will be on the backside of the church opposite of where we normally park. A flea market is in the church lot until 1 pm so check that out too. Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 SW State Road 200, Ocala, 34476. Joe Ship. $8. Public - [facebook][email][events]

Ballroom Dance with Ray and Eileen

Sat 13 Apr 2024, 8-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Celebrating April birthdays. Great music, yummy snacks, and cold AC. RSVP by email to attend. Limited to 60 dancers. $15 per person or $25 per couple, cash or check. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]


Monday 15 April 2024

Beginning and Beyond Salsa with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3

Mon 15 Apr 2024, 7-8:45 pm. 7:00-7:45 pm Beginning Salsa Join us for the most popular latin dance. Learn fun patterns, lead/follow, and rhythm/timing in a stress-free environment. Singles & couples are welcome. We start with the basics in week 1, no experienced needed. 3 week series is $39/pp or $75/couple, cash or check. Class dates, 4/8, 4/15, & 4/29. No class April 22nd. 8:00-8:45 pm Beyond the Basics Salsa Must know the basics, crossbody lead, and underarm turn or get instructor approval. Learn more fun patterns and how to lead/follow. Singles & couples are welcome. 3 week series is $39/pp or $75/couple, cash or check. Class dates, 4/8, 4/15, & 4/29. No class April 22nd. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]


Tuesday 16 April 2024

Argentine Tango, Swing or Hustle!, and Dance Mix with Andy

Tue 16 Apr 2024, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Swing or Hustle! 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]


Thursday 18 April 2024

Monthly Ballroom Dance with USA Dance Ocala

Thu 18 Apr 2024, 7-9:30 pm. 7:00 Lesson 7:30 Dancing Our DJs will be Gail and Alan (the Keicher's, Jr.). Greg Nelson will give us a lesson. The Christopher Hall has a large (38' by 59') dance space, lighted parking and 10 tons of air conditioning. Our monthly dance will now be held on the third Thursday of each month. Christopher Hall, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 1510 SE 3 Ave, Ocala, 34478. Susan Heaney, Rsvp 352-81-0909, 352-307-8486 Questions. $10 members, $14 non-members. USA Dance Ocala - [usadanceocala][email][events]


Friday 19 April 2024

Contra Dance with George Marshall and Wild Asparagus Weekend

Fri 19 Apr to Sun 21 Apr 2024, 7-10 pm. Friday Evening 4/19: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday Afternoon 4/20: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Saturday Evening 4/20: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Sunday Afternoon 4/21: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. 904-403-9523 text only. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

Social Dancing in High Springs

Fri 19 Apr 2024, 7-9 pm. Come dance with us. Dancing includes Ballroom, Swing, Latin, Country, Two-Step. Everyone welcome. High Springs Civic Center, 19107 NW 240 Street, High Springs, 32643. Ken Najorka at 407-721-9711 or Katherine at 321-243-1907. Public - [facebook][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 19 Apr 2024, 7:30-10:30 pm. Let your hair down and come join us for lots of music and dancing. This a West Coast Swing Dance, but with a sprinkling of other dance styles, and we can do some requests. No Class this time. Doors open at 7:30. Only $10 per person. Snacks and water are provided. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. $10. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]


Saturday 20 April 2024

Contra Dance with George Marshall and Wild Asparagus Weekend

Sat 20 Apr to Sun 21 Apr 2024, 12-9 pm. Friday Evening 4/19: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday Afternoon 4/20: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Saturday Evening 4/20: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Sunday Afternoon 4/21: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. 904-403-9523 text only. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 20 Apr 2024, 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. Public - [swingtheoryjazz][events]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social

Sat 20 Apr 2024, 8 pm-1 am. 8-9 pm: Workshop 9-1 am: Social Join us for another awesome night of dancing at Salsa Mundial. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. $15. Salsa Mundial - [facebook][salsamundial][email][events]


Sunday 21 April 2024

Contra Dance with George Marshall and Wild Asparagus Weekend

Sun 21 Apr 2024, 12-3 pm. Friday Evening 4/19: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday Afternoon 4/20: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Saturday Evening 4/20: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Sunday Afternoon 4/21: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. 904-403-9523 text only. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 21 Apr 2024, 3-6 pm. Bring your own water and lawn chairs. There are many eateries nearby. Open to everyone. Depot Park, 874 SE 4 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Thursday 25 April 2024

Beginning Argentine Tango, SWING, and Dance Mix with Andy 1 of 4

Thu 25 Apr 2024, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Beginning Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Beginning Swing 8:00 pm Dance Mix by request $60 per person for the 4-week series $10 per night for experienced dancers Let me know if you are coming. 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]

Intro to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Thu 25 Apr 2024, 7 pm. Upcoming dates: 3/28, 4/11, and 4/25. Dance, flow & find bliss through movement. $22 walk-in at [link="bookheartmind.as.me/bellydance"] Money-saving packages at [link="app.acuityscheduling.com/catalog.php?owner=26201350"] Use code INSTA10 to get 10% off your first class at Heart Mind Healing. Heart Mind Healing, Thornebrook Village, 2441 NW 43rd Street, Suite25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmuratti][email][events]


Friday 26 April 2024

Advanced Salsa with Brittany and Eileen

Fri 26 Apr 2024, 7-8:45 pm. Intermediate & above dancers join Brittany & Eileen for a fun class in Salsa. Singles & couples are welcome, we do rotate partners. Learn some cool moves along with how to lead & follow the pattern as well. Cost is $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]


Saturday 27 April 2024

Ballroom Dance Anniversary Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 27 Apr 2024, 8-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Chance to dress up for a wonderful evening of dancing. Great music, yummy snacks, and cold AC. RSVP by email to attend. Limited to 60 dancers. $15 per person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]


Monday 29 April 2024

Beginning and Beyond Salsa with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3

Mon 29 Apr 2024, 7-8:45 pm. 7:00-7:45 pm Beginning Salsa Join us for the most popular latin dance. Learn fun patterns, lead/follow, and rhythm/timing in a stress-free environment. Singles & couples are welcome. We start with the basics in week 1, no experienced needed. 3 week series is $39/pp or $75/couple, cash or check. Class dates, 4/8, 4/15, & 4/29. No class April 22nd. 8:00-8:45 pm Beyond the Basics Salsa Must know the basics, crossbody lead, and underarm turn or get instructor approval. Learn more fun patterns and how to lead/follow. Singles & couples are welcome. 3 week series is $39/pp or $75/couple, cash or check. Class dates, 4/8, 4/15, & 4/29. No class April 22nd. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]


Tuesday 30 April 2024

Beginning Argentine Tango, SALSA, and Dance Mix with Andy

Tue 30 Apr 2024, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango - All levels including beginners 7:00 pm Beginning Salsa 8:00 pm Dance Mix - All levels including beginners $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]

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