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UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Liz Hutchinson

Swing Dance Class and Social Speakeasy Night at the Hipp

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UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Liz Hutchinson

Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Baila Caliente Monthly Wine and Bachata Social

3

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Liz Hutchinson

Nia Holistic Movement

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Tap Dancing

Contra Dance

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

4

Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Clogging with Katie and Pat

Adult Hip Hop with Ronke

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Ballroom

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Swing Dance Class and Social

5

Adult Tap with Leacy

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk

Ballroom Dance with Liz Nelson

6

Adult Modern Dance

Balboa Swing Dance Class

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

Adult West African with Barakissa

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Salsa On2 Fundamentals Course 3 of 6

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

7

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Hustle 1 of 4

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Fiesta at Fluid with Elio

8

Contra Dance in Melrose

Swing Dance Class and Social

9

Judy and Jon Argentine Tango Weekend

Ballroom Dance Chinese New Year Party

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social 4th Annual White Out Party

10

Judy and Jon Argentine Tango Weekend

Nia Holistic Movement

Don Page Memorial Dance

Tap Dancing

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

11

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Clogging with Katie and Pat

Adult Hip Hop with Ronke

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Ballroom

Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Swing Dance Class and Social

12

Adult Tap with Leacy

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk

Ballroom Dance with Liz Nelson

13

Adult Modern Dance

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

Adult West African with Barakissa

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Salsa On2 Fundamentals Course 4 of 6

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

14

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Hustle 2 of 4

DFW Swing Out Class

Gator Salsa Club Casino Bachata

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Fiesta at Fluid with Elio

15

Swing Dance Class and Social Valentine's Dance

16

Contra Dance

Monthly Milonga at Thuy’s

17

Nia Holistic Movement

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Vintage Waltz with Richard

Tap Dancing

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

18

Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Clogging with Katie and Pat

Adult Hip Hop with Ronke

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Ballroom

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Swing Dance Class and Social

19

Adult Tap with Leacy

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk

Ballroom Dance with Liz Nelson

20

Adult Modern Dance

Balboa Swing Dance Class

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

Adult West African with Barakissa

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Salsa On2 Fundamentals Course 5 of 6

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

21

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Hustle 3 of 4

Contra Dance at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 4

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Fiesta at Fluid with Elio

22

Contra Dancing with the GODS Weekend 2019

Salsa Mundial Happy Hour with Elio's Latin Concert

Swing Dance Class and Social Valentine's Dance

23

Contra Dancing with the GODS Weekend 2019

Ballroom Dance Party

Gator Salsa Club Spring Social

24

Contra Dancing with the GODS Weekend 2019

Nia Holistic Movement

Tap Dancing

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Zafire Sunset Social Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial and Baila Caliente

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Gator Salsa Club Spring Social Extravaganza

25

Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy

Theatre Dance

English Country Dancing

Adult Clogging with Katie and Pat

Adult Hip Hop with Ronke

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Ballroom

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Baila Caliente Cha Cha Cha Lessons with Shaka Brown

Swing Dance Class and Social

26

Adult Tap with Leacy

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk

Ballroom Dance with Liz

27

Adult Modern Dance with Adam

Beginner Belly Dance

Irish Dance

Nia Holistic Movement

Adult West African with Barakissa

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Salsa On2 Fundamentals Course 6 of 6

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

28

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Hustle 4 of 4

DFW Swing Out Class

Gator Salsa Club Casino Bachata

International Folk Dancing

Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 4

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Fiesta at Fluid with Elio

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Liz Hutchinson Fri 2/01 Gainesville UF Argentine
Swing Dance Class and Social Speakeasy Night at the Hipp Fri 2/01 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Liz Hutchinson Sat 2/02 Gainesville UF Argentine
Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna Sat 2/02 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Baila Caliente Monthly Wine and Bachata Social Sat 2/02 Gainesville Baila Calien
UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Liz Hutchinson Sun 2/03 Gainesville UF Argentine
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 2/03 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 2/03 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Tap Dancing Sun 2/03 Gainseville Dance 352
Contra Dance Sun 2/03 Gainesville GODS
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 2/03 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 2/03 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy Mon 2/04 Gainesville SwingDance
Theatre Dance Mon 2/04 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 2/04 Gainesville ECD
Adult Clogging with Katie and Pat Mon 2/04 Gainesville IndepenDance
Adult Hip Hop with Ronke Mon 2/04 Gainesville IndepenDance
Argentine Tango Practica and Class Mon 2/04 Gainesville GTE
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 2/04 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Mon 2/04 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 2/04 Gainesville IDanceAW
Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie Mon 2/04 Gainesville IndepenDance
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 2/04 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Adult Tap with Leacy Tue 2/05 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 2/05 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 2/05 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 2/05 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 2/05 Gainesville DC
Ballroom Dance with Liz Nelson Tue 2/05 Gainesville IndepenDance
Adult Modern Dance Wed 2/06 Gainesville IndepenDance
Balboa Swing Dance Class Wed 2/06 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 2/06 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 2/06 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Adult West African with Barakissa Wed 2/06 Gainesville IndepenDance
Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social Wed 2/06 Gainesville WCSJA
Salsa On2 Fundamentals Course 3 of 6 Wed 2/06 Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 2/06 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 2/07 Gainesville GDA
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa Thu 2/07 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 2/07 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Hustle 1 of 4 Thu 2/07 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 2/07 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 2/07 Gainesville GIFD
Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 2/07 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 2/07 Gainesville Mundial
Fiesta at Fluid with Elio Thu 2/07 Gainesville GDA
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 2/08 Gainesville GODS
Swing Dance Class and Social Fri 2/08 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Judy and Jon Argentine Tango Weekend Sat 2/09 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Ballroom Dance Chinese New Year Party Sat 2/09 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social 4th Annual White Out Party Sat 2/09 Gainesville Mundial
Judy and Jon Argentine Tango Weekend Sun 2/10 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 2/10 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Don Page Memorial Dance Sun 2/10 Gainesville Waltz
Tap Dancing Sun 2/10 Gainseville Dance 352
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 2/10 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 2/10 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 2/10 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Theatre Dance Mon 2/11 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 2/11 Gainesville ECD
Adult Clogging with Katie and Pat Mon 2/11 Gainesville IndepenDance
Adult Hip Hop with Ronke Mon 2/11 Gainesville IndepenDance
Argentine Tango Practica and Class Mon 2/11 Gainesville GTE
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 2/11 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Mon 2/11 Gainseville Dance 352
Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie Mon 2/11 Gainesville IndepenDance
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 2/11 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Adult Tap with Leacy Tue 2/12 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 2/12 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 2/12 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 2/12 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 2/12 Gainesville DC
Ballroom Dance with Liz Nelson Tue 2/12 Gainesville IndepenDance
Adult Modern Dance Wed 2/13 Gainesville IndepenDance
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 2/13 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 2/13 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Adult West African with Barakissa Wed 2/13 Gainesville IndepenDance
Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social Wed 2/13 Gainesville WCSJA
Salsa On2 Fundamentals Course 4 of 6 Wed 2/13 Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 2/13 Gainesville Baila Calien
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 2/14 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Hustle 2 of 4 Thu 2/14 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 2/14 Gainesville TexasSwing
Gator Salsa Club Casino Bachata Thu 2/14 Gainesville GSC
International Folk Dancing Thu 2/14 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 2/14 Gainesville Mundial
Fiesta at Fluid with Elio Thu 2/14 Gainesville GDA
Swing Dance Class and Social Valentine's Dance Fri 2/15 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Contra Dance Sat 2/16 Gainesville GODS
Monthly Milonga at Thuy’s Sat 2/16 Gainesville Tango y Té
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 2/17 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 2/17 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Vintage Waltz with Richard Sun 2/17 Gainesville Waltz
Tap Dancing Sun 2/17 Gainseville Dance 352
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 2/17 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 2/17 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 2/17 Gainesville UF Argentine
Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy Mon 2/18 Gainesville SwingDance
Theatre Dance Mon 2/18 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 2/18 Gainesville ECD
Adult Clogging with Katie and Pat Mon 2/18 Gainesville IndepenDance
Adult Hip Hop with Ronke Mon 2/18 Gainesville IndepenDance
Argentine Tango Practica and Class Mon 2/18 Gainesville GTE
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 2/18 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Mon 2/18 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 2/18 Gainesville IDanceAW
Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie Mon 2/18 Gainesville IndepenDance
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 2/18 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Adult Tap with Leacy Tue 2/19 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 2/19 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 2/19 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 2/19 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 2/19 Gainesville DC
Ballroom Dance with Liz Nelson Tue 2/19 Gainesville IndepenDance
Adult Modern Dance Wed 2/20 Gainesville IndepenDance
Balboa Swing Dance Class Wed 2/20 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 2/20 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 2/20 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Adult West African with Barakissa Wed 2/20 Gainesville IndepenDance
Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social Wed 2/20 Gainesville WCSJA
Salsa On2 Fundamentals Course 5 of 6 Wed 2/20 Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Wed 2/20 Gainesville Baila Calien
Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa Thu 2/21 Gainesville GSC
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4 Thu 2/21 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 2/21 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Hustle 3 of 4 Thu 2/21 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Contra Dance at the Dancing Fish in Melrose Thu 2/21 Melrose GODS
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 2/21 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 2/21 Gainesville GIFD
Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 4 Thu 2/21 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 2/21 Gainesville Mundial
Fiesta at Fluid with Elio Thu 2/21 Gainesville GDA
Contra Dancing with the GODS Weekend 2019 Fri 2/22 Gainesville GODS
Salsa Mundial Happy Hour with Elio's Latin Concert Fri 2/22 Gainesville Mundial
Swing Dance Class and Social Valentine's Dance Fri 2/22 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Contra Dancing with the GODS Weekend 2019 Sat 2/23 Gainesville GODS
Ballroom Dance Party Sat 2/23 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Gator Salsa Club Spring Social Sat 2/23 Gainesville GSC
Contra Dancing with the GODS Weekend 2019 Sun 2/24 Gainesville GODS
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 2/24 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Tap Dancing Sun 2/24 Gainseville Dance 352
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 2/24 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Zafire Sunset Social Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial and Baila Caliente Sun 2/24 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 2/24 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 2/24 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck Sun 2/24 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Gator Salsa Club Spring Social Extravaganza Sun 2/24 Gainesville GSC
Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy Mon 2/25 Gainesville SwingDance
Theatre Dance Mon 2/25 Gainseville Dance 352
English Country Dancing Mon 2/25 Gainesville ECD
Adult Clogging with Katie and Pat Mon 2/25 Gainesville IndepenDance
Adult Hip Hop with Ronke Mon 2/25 Gainesville IndepenDance
Argentine Tango Practica and Class Mon 2/25 Gainesville GTE
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 2/25 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Mon 2/25 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 2/25 Gainesville IDanceAW
Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie Mon 2/25 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 2/25 Gainesville Baila Calien
Baila Caliente Cha Cha Cha Lessons with Shaka Brown Mon 2/25 Gainesville Baila Calien
Swing Dance Class and Social Mon 2/25 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Adult Tap with Leacy Tue 2/26 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 2/26 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 2/26 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 2/26 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 2/26 Gainesville DC
Ballroom Dance with Liz Tue 2/26 Gainesville IndepenDance
Adult Modern Dance with Adam Wed 2/27 Gainesville IndepenDance
Beginner Belly Dance Wed 2/27 Gainseville Dance 352
Irish Dance Wed 2/27 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement Wed 2/27 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Adult West African with Barakissa Wed 2/27 Gainesville IndepenDance
Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social Wed 2/27 Gainesville WCSJA
Salsa On2 Fundamentals Course 6 of 6 Wed 2/27 Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 2/27 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4 Thu 2/28 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 2/28 Gainesville KolSimcha
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Hustle 4 of 4 Thu 2/28 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 2/28 Gainesville TexasSwing
Gator Salsa Club Casino Bachata Thu 2/28 Gainesville GSC
International Folk Dancing Thu 2/28 Gainesville GIFD
Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 4 Thu 2/28 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 2/28 Gainesville Mundial
Fiesta at Fluid with Elio Thu 2/28 Gainesville GDA

2019


February 2019


Friday 1 February 2019

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Liz Hutchinson

Fri 2/01 to Sun 2/03. Join us for another UF Tango Weekend in the new year. We are so happy to welcome Liz Hutchinson from Portland, Oregon for a weekend of tango workshops and milongas. Event Schedule: Friday February 1 Workshop 1 Technique for All: Posture, Body Mechanics and Moving Through Space Time: 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm Location: Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave UF Tango Night Milonga DJ: Liz Hutchinson, Portland Time: 8 pm to midnight Location: Rena's Ballroom Food: Snacks will be provided by the Argentine Tango Club. Saturday February 2 Workshop 2 Learning to Share: Compression and Connection Time: 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm Location: Rena's Ballroom 4 pm to 6 pm UF Workshop for beginners and Practica Location: Reitz Union Dance Studio B Milonga Dell'Amicizia Local monthly event organized by Rosanna Marsella DJ: Ramiz Aliyev, Orlando Time: 8 pm Location: Rosa Williams Center, 524 NW 1 Street Sunday February 3 Wo ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social Speakeasy Night at the Hipp

Fri 2/01, 8 pm-1 am. Get excited. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday for some swing dancing. Come check it out if you have not. You may come alone or with a group of friends. Coming with a dance partner is not necessary and no prior dance experience is required. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers and we'll try to help you out. We hope to dance with you all soon. Hippodrome Theater, Gainesville. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]


Saturday 2 February 2019

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Liz Hutchinson

Sat 2/02 to Sun 2/03. Join us for another UF Tango Weekend in the new year. We are so happy to welcome Liz Hutchinson from Portland, Oregon for a weekend of tango workshops and milongas. Event Schedule: Friday February 1 Workshop 1 Technique for All: Posture, Body Mechanics and Moving Through Space Time: 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm Location: Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave UF Tango Night Milonga DJ: Liz Hutchinson, Portland Time: 8 pm to midnight Location: Rena's Ballroom Food: Snacks will be provided by the Argentine Tango Club. Saturday February 2 Workshop 2 Learning to Share: Compression and Connection Time: 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm Location: Rena's Ballroom 4 pm to 6 pm UF Workshop for beginners and Practica Location: Reitz Union Dance Studio B Milonga Dell'Amicizia Local monthly event organized by Rosanna Marsella DJ: Ramiz Aliyev, Orlando Time: 8 pm Location: Rosa Williams Center, 524 NW 1 Street Sunday February 3 Wo ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][email][events]

Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Sat 2/02, 8 pm-12 am. Lovely Argentine Tango Milonga with Rosanna's home cooking. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Andrea Pham. $10, $5 student. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Monthly Wine and Bachata Social

Sat 2/02, 9:30 pm-2:30 am. Bachata lovers, this one is for you. Baila Caliente celebrates lovers month with an amazing social. We will begin with a bachata sensual workshops at 9:30, social dancing to follow immediately. The theme for this event is white and red semi-formal attire. Dress to impress. Caliente's own photographer will be taking pictures of best dress. Come on out and show us that fancy footwork/turn-patterns you've been practicing. You'll be in for a fun night. Dj Bob Ocho a.k.a. Chocolate Pecan and Dj Lamb Chop will be playing your favorite bachata, salsa and chachacha all night. ============================================== Location: 1925 NW 2nd Street, Gainesville Fl. ============================================== Workshop: 9:30 -10:30pm Bachata - TBA Social dancing to follow immediately. The music will play until there is no one remains on the dance floor. ============================================== Cost ... Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [more][website][email][events]


Sunday 3 February 2019

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Liz Hutchinson

Sun 2/03. Join us for another UF Tango Weekend in the new year. We are so happy to welcome Liz Hutchinson from Portland, Oregon for a weekend of tango workshops and milongas. Event Schedule: Friday February 1 Workshop 1 Technique for All: Posture, Body Mechanics and Moving Through Space Time: 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm Location: Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave UF Tango Night Milonga DJ: Liz Hutchinson, Portland Time: 8 pm to midnight Location: Rena's Ballroom Food: Snacks will be provided by the Argentine Tango Club. Saturday February 2 Workshop 2 Learning to Share: Compression and Connection Time: 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm Location: Rena's Ballroom 4 pm to 6 pm UF Workshop for beginners and Practica Location: Reitz Union Dance Studio B Milonga Dell'Amicizia Local monthly event organized by Rosanna Marsella DJ: Ramiz Aliyev, Orlando Time: 8 pm Location: Rosa Williams Center, 524 NW 1 Street Sunday February 3 Wo ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 2/03, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Crossfit, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 2/03, 11. Warm up beginning at 10:30 am. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance ha ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]

Tap Dancing

Sun 2/03, 3:10-4:10 pm. Adult multilevel tap dancing with Shay. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Contra Dance

Sun 2/03, 4-7 pm. Waltzing at 2:30 pm. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 2/03, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 2/03, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 4 February 2019

Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy

Mon 2/04, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 pm Two Step 6:30 pm Lindy Swing Each class is one hour with lots of dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. As always, if financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. $10 per night per person, or $5 per night students. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Theatre Dance

Mon 2/04, 6-7 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 2/04, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. 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 Clogging with Katie and Pat

Mon 2/04, 6:45-7:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email][events]

Adult Hip Hop with Ronke

Mon 2/04, 6:45-7:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Mon 2/04, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 2/04, 7. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Bachata (Casino salsa every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Check out the full calendar at the link below: https:// ... Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 2/04, 7:10-8:10 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 2/04, 7:30-9 pm. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. $5 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Mon 2/04, 7:45-8:45 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Mon 2/04, 8:30-10:30 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Monday at the Collonade for some swing dancing. There are no lessons, but we will have teachers there to help out with things you have learned in previous lessons. This event is completely free so come check it out if you have not. You may come alone or with a group of friends. Coming with a dance partner is not necessary and no prior dance experience is required. Location: Collonade As for parking, you can park in the Reitz Union Parking Garage, it is free after 4:30 pm. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers and we will try to help you out. We hope to dance with you all soon. J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Tuesday 5 February 2019

Adult Tap with Leacy

Tue 2/05, 7-7:45 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 2/05, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 2/05, 7-8:30 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Tue 2/05, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 2/05, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance with Liz Nelson

Tue 2/05, 7:45-8:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 6 February 2019

Adult Modern Dance

Wed 2/06, 7:45 am-8:45 pm. With Adam Leguerre. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email][events]

Balboa Swing Dance Class

Wed 2/06, 5-6 pm. A series of bimonthly balboa lessons. In this meeting we will learn basic down - hold footwork and connection and start exploring how to use it to move with our partners. Due to unavailability of the dance studios, the second session will not begin until February 6. From then on we will meet every other week from 4 to 6 pm with an hour for lessons and an hour for practice. If you are unable to attend this first session you are welcome to come at 4 pm on Feb 6 to get a re-cap. For these lessons please bring shoes that will allow you to slide or else, wear socks. This will not go well for you if your shoes are causing you to grip the floor. We may have a gap of about 3 weeks before the next session, but I highly encourage you to use this time to practice your footwork and get confortable with it, it will make the rest of the semester easier for you. Reitz Union Dance Studio, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 2/06, 6-7 pm. Teacher Karina. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Irish Dance

Wed 2/06, 6-9 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Adult West African with Barakissa

Wed 2/06, 6:45-7:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Wed 2/06, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Salsa On2 Fundamentals Course 3 of 6

Wed 2/06, 7:30-9 pm. This 6 week progressive course will ingrain the fundamentals of On2 salsa. Both lead and follow will learn from basic steps of On2 salsa, and how to connect, communicate, and read their partner with On2 salsa footwork and musicality. And then, start learning towards more intermediate moves/footwork. Participants are encouraged to social dance with all students and instructors for feedback and to practice their new skills at the end of each class. Participants will be expected to watch the homework assignments and practice footwork outside of class. You only get out what you are willing to put in. Date/Time 1/23 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 1/30 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/06 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/13 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/20 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/27 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM Pre-registration is required by January 22nd. You can register at the studio. Online registration is closed. Limit to total of 8 leads and 8 follows (8 couples) Price: $80 ... 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [more][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 2/06, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 7 February 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 2/07, 12-1 pm. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Thu 2/07, 5:45. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Casino style salsa (Bachata every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:30 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Check out the full calendar at the link below: h ... O'Connell Center Practice Court, by Gate 3, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 2/07, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Hustle 1 of 4

Thu 2/07, 7-9:15 pm. Hustle I 7:00 to 8:10 pm No experience needed. Instructor starts with basics & builds each week. Singles or couples. Rotating partners is optional. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person or $32/college student Try out the 1st class for $12/person. Cash or check accepted Hustle II 8:00 to 9:15 pm 4 week progressive class in the fun dance-the Hustle. You must know the basics of Hustle to join the class or approval by instructor. Singles or couples, we do rotate partners in this class. Cost for 4 weeks: $45/person, $85/couple, $32/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 2/07, 7-8:30 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 2/07, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 2/07, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lindy Swing 8:00 pm Waltz 9:00 pm Argentine Tango This New Beginner Series is a progressive 4 week series, starting January 31, skipping February 14 and ending February 28. You learn the basics of swing dancing and how to dance with a partner. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The cost is $60 per person for the four weeks. The cost is for one dance. You are invited to stay for the other dances on the same night at no extra charge. Experienced Dancers meet at the same time to dance. During the beginner series there is limited to no instruction for the experienced dancers. The cost for experienced dancers is $10 per night per person. The cost for students is $5 per night. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 2/07, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Fiesta at Fluid with Elio

Thu 2/07, 9 pm-1 am. You have been asking for it and here we go. The fiesta is coming to Fluid here in Town of Tioga on Thursday nights. Starting Thursday February 7th. Bring your dance shoes and make sure your energy tank is full,because the house is going down on fire. The Historic Thomas Center, 302 NE 6 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]


Friday 8 February 2019

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 2/08, 7:30-10 pm. Melrose Art and Culture Center, #301, Hwy 26, corner of Grove Street, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Fri 2/08, 8-11 pm. Get excited. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday for some swing dancing. Come check it out if you have not. You may come alone or with a group of friends. Coming with a dance partner is not necessary and no prior dance experience is required. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers and we'll try to help you out. We hope to dance with you all soon. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]


Saturday 9 February 2019

Judy and Jon Argentine Tango Weekend

Sat 2/09 to Sun 2/10. Saturday, February 9, 2019 2:00 - 3:15 pm Workshop 1 Musicality and Connection at Hip Moves 3:30 - 4:45 pm Workshop 2 Fancy Moves Go Social at Hip Moves 7:00 - 8:00 pm Pre-Milonga Class: A Classic Figure From Buenos Aires at Rosa B 8:00 pm - 12:00 am Milonga el Abrazo de Gainesville at Rosa B Sunday, February 10, 2019 2:00 - 3:15 pm Workshop 3 Milonga Picante and Fun Tricks at Hip Moves 3:30 - 4:45 pm Workshop 4 Giros with Sacadas in Vals Time at Hip Moves This weekend Judy and Jon from Las Vegas and Buenos Aires return again for the 3rd year in a row. There will be two venues. One at Hip Moves Studio and the other at the Rosa B for a pre-milonga class, Milonga and Show. Check out their website if you have not seen them before: https://tangowithjudy.com Maestros of Milonguero close embrace style social dancing. They are Americans who have previously taught Tango in Buenos Aires to Argentinians for 10 years. They share ... Gainesville. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [more][website][email][events]

Ballroom Dance Chinese New Year Party

Sat 2/09, 7:30-10:30 pm. Get your flapper dresses & zuit suits ready. Doors open at 7:30, free lesson at 7:45, dancing at 8:15pm. Great mix of music of ballroom, latin, swing, and a little country. Light refreshments, large floating dance floor. Lots of free parking. No partner necessary. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32608. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $15 per person, $25 per couple, $12 for Parris Dance students, or $8 college student. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social 4th Annual White Out Party

Sat 2/09, 9 pm-2 am. Once again! Salsa Mundial is going white hot for our winter social! Please come and join our 4th annual White-Out Party at Salsa Mundial dance studio! Dress to impress in your cool & sexy white attire (optional)! We will have a new DJ, DJ Catatonic! And this is her debut social!! She will be playing your favorite Salsa and Bachata songs collaborating with DJ Koji!! There will be a workshop (TBA) 9-10PM!! This event is open to the public, so please bring your friends and family. +Schedule+ Workshop (TBA): 9:00-10:00PM Social: 10:00PM-2:00AM Attire: White! +Prices+ Workshop: $5 Social: $10 $7 for student or out-of-town guest with valid photo ID Workshop and Social: $12 or $10 for student or out-of-town guest. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Sunday 10 February 2019

Judy and Jon Argentine Tango Weekend

Sun 2/10. Saturday, February 9, 2019 2:00 - 3:15 pm Workshop 1 Musicality and Connection at Hip Moves 3:30 - 4:45 pm Workshop 2 Fancy Moves Go Social at Hip Moves 7:00 - 8:00 pm Pre-Milonga Class: A Classic Figure From Buenos Aires at Rosa B 8:00 pm - 12:00 am Milonga el Abrazo de Gainesville at Rosa B Sunday, February 10, 2019 2:00 - 3:15 pm Workshop 3 Milonga Picante and Fun Tricks at Hip Moves 3:30 - 4:45 pm Workshop 4 Giros with Sacadas in Vals Time at Hip Moves This weekend Judy and Jon from Las Vegas and Buenos Aires return again for the 3rd year in a row. There will be two venues. One at Hip Moves Studio and the other at the Rosa B for a pre-milonga class, Milonga and Show. Check out their website if you have not seen them before: https://tangowithjudy.com Maestros of Milonguero close embrace style social dancing. They are Americans who have previously taught Tango in Buenos Aires to Argentinians for 10 years. They share ... Gainesville. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [more][website][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 2/10, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Crossfit, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Don Page Memorial Dance

Sun 2/10, 2-5 pm. Don Page was a long-time member of the Gainesville dance community. He was active in GODS, zydeco, Cajun, waltz brunch and swing dancing. Every moment that he was on the dance floor was filled with joy. He was inventive and gentle with his partners. He believed that dancing release one's true spirit and could transport the dancers to a higher plane of existence. Let us celebrate the life of Don Page with a dance, as he wanted us to do. Doors open at 1 pm. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Richard Nalli, 352-213-8769. Free. Vintage Waltz - [email][events]

Tap Dancing

Sun 2/10, 3:10-4:10 pm. Adult multilevel tap dancing with Shay. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 2/10, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 2/10, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 2/10, 7. Warm up beginning at 6:30 pm. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance hap ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]


Monday 11 February 2019

Theatre Dance

Mon 2/11, 6-7 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 2/11, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. 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 Clogging with Katie and Pat

Mon 2/11, 6:45-7:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email][events]

Adult Hip Hop with Ronke

Mon 2/11, 6:45-7:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Mon 2/11, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 2/11, 7. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Bachata (Casino salsa every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Check out the full calendar at the link below: https:// ... Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 2/11, 7:10-8:10 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Mon 2/11, 7:45-8:45 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Mon 2/11, 8:30-10:30 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Monday at the Collonade for some swing dancing. There are no lessons, but we will have teachers there to help out with things you have learned in previous lessons. This event is completely free so come check it out if you have not. You may come alone or with a group of friends. Coming with a dance partner is not necessary and no prior dance experience is required. Location: Collonade As for parking, you can park in the Reitz Union Parking Garage, it is free after 4:30 pm. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers and we will try to help you out. We hope to dance with you all soon. J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Tuesday 12 February 2019

Adult Tap with Leacy

Tue 2/12, 7-7:45 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 2/12, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 2/12, 7-8:30 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Tue 2/12, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 2/12, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance with Liz Nelson

Tue 2/12, 7:45-8:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 13 February 2019

Adult Modern Dance

Wed 2/13, 7:45 am-8:45 pm. With Adam Leguerre. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email][events]

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 2/13, 6-7 pm. Teacher Karina. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Irish Dance

Wed 2/13, 6-9 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Adult West African with Barakissa

Wed 2/13, 6:45-7:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Wed 2/13, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Salsa On2 Fundamentals Course 4 of 6

Wed 2/13, 7:30-9 pm. This 6 week progressive course will ingrain the fundamentals of On2 salsa. Both lead and follow will learn from basic steps of On2 salsa, and how to connect, communicate, and read their partner with On2 salsa footwork and musicality. And then, start learning towards more intermediate moves/footwork. Participants are encouraged to social dance with all students and instructors for feedback and to practice their new skills at the end of each class. Participants will be expected to watch the homework assignments and practice footwork outside of class. You only get out what you are willing to put in. Date/Time 1/23 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 1/30 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/06 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/13 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/20 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/27 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM Pre-registration is required by January 22nd. You can register at the studio. Online registration is closed. Limit to total of 8 leads and 8 follows (8 couples) Price: $80 ... 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [more][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 2/13, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 14 February 2019

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 2/14, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Hustle 2 of 4

Thu 2/14, 7-9:15 pm. Hustle I 7:00 to 8:10 pm No experience needed. Instructor starts with basics & builds each week. Singles or couples. Rotating partners is optional. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person or $32/college student Try out the 1st class for $12/person. Cash or check accepted Hustle II 8:00 to 9:15 pm 4 week progressive class in the fun dance-the Hustle. You must know the basics of Hustle to join the class or approval by instructor. Singles or couples, we do rotate partners in this class. Cost for 4 weeks: $45/person, $85/couple, $32/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 2/14, 7-8:30 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Casino Bachata

Thu 2/14, 7. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Bachata (Casino salsa every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Check out the full calendar at the link below: https:// ... Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 2/14, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 2/14, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Fiesta at Fluid with Elio

Thu 2/14, 9 pm-1 am. You have been asking for it and here we go. The fiesta is coming to Fluid here in Town of Tioga on Thursday nights. Starting Thursday February 7th. Bring your dance shoes and make sure your energy tank is full,because the house is going down on fire. The Historic Thomas Center, 302 NE 6 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]


Friday 15 February 2019

Swing Dance Class and Social Valentine's Dance

Fri 2/15, 8-11 pm. Get excited. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday for some swing dancing. Come check it out if you have not. You may come alone or with a group of friends. Coming with a dance partner is not necessary and no prior dance experience is required. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers and we'll try to help you out. We hope to dance with you all soon. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]


Saturday 16 February 2019

Contra Dance

Sat 2/16, 7-10 pm. 5:45 Waltz. 6:30 Beginners lesson a half hour before the contra dance starts. No partner needed. Please wear clean, soft-soled shoes to protect the floor. Dress in your pirate best. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Monthly Milonga at Thuy’s

Sat 2/16, 8:30 pm-1:30 am. Cozy, elegant milonga. Attendance is free. Do not hesitate to bring your favorite dish and, or beverage, to share. Email David for directions. In a Private Home, Gainesville, 32605. David Chayes. Tango y Té - [website][email][events]


Sunday 17 February 2019

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 2/17, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Crossfit, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 2/17, 11. Warm up beginning at 10:30 am. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance ha ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]

Vintage Waltz with Richard

Sun 2/17, 2-5 pm. Sunday Vintage Waltz with Richard Nalli The way it used to be Richard Nalli is hosting the January 20th afternoon Vintage Waltz Dance. Starting at 2 pm there will be a free 15-minute beginning/refresher waltz lesson. All dancers are encouraged to participate and share the Waltz experience with newcomers. Open dancing to Richard’s select playlist until 5 pm. At 3 pm Richard will offer to teach one intermediate Waltz step (hint- the single-most useful transition step in Waltz and Foxtrot dance). Every half-hour Richard will play an alternative dance tune, swing, Foxtrot, cha-cha, etc. Partner not required. The Gainesville Area Waltzers are the nicest dancers anywhere. A Vintage Waltz dancer and Bronze level dance instructor of 12-years Richard Nalli has taught dancers of all levels to enjoy this fun and elegant social dance. Waltz is the easiest of all dances to learn because you step to each beat of the music. If you c ... Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Richard Nalli, 352-213-8769. $10, $5 students. Vintage Waltz - [more][email][events]

Tap Dancing

Sun 2/17, 3:10-4:10 pm. Adult multilevel tap dancing with Shay. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 2/17, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 2/17, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 2/17, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


Monday 18 February 2019

Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy

Mon 2/18, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 pm Two Step 6:30 pm Lindy Swing Each class is one hour with lots of dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. As always, if financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. $10 per night per person, or $5 per night students. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Theatre Dance

Mon 2/18, 6-7 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 2/18, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. 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 Clogging with Katie and Pat

Mon 2/18, 6:45-7:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email][events]

Adult Hip Hop with Ronke

Mon 2/18, 6:45-7:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Mon 2/18, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 2/18, 7. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Bachata (Casino salsa every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Check out the full calendar at the link below: https:// ... Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 2/18, 7:10-8:10 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 2/18, 7:30-9 pm. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. $5 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Mon 2/18, 7:45-8:45 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Mon 2/18, 8:30-10:30 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Monday at the Collonade for some swing dancing. There are no lessons, but we will have teachers there to help out with things you have learned in previous lessons. This event is completely free so come check it out if you have not. You may come alone or with a group of friends. Coming with a dance partner is not necessary and no prior dance experience is required. Location: Collonade As for parking, you can park in the Reitz Union Parking Garage, it is free after 4:30 pm. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers and we will try to help you out. We hope to dance with you all soon. J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Tuesday 19 February 2019

Adult Tap with Leacy

Tue 2/19, 7-7:45 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 2/19, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 2/19, 7-8:30 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Tue 2/19, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 2/19, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance with Liz Nelson

Tue 2/19, 7:45-8:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 20 February 2019

Adult Modern Dance

Wed 2/20, 7:45 am-8:45 pm. With Adam Leguerre. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email][events]

Balboa Swing Dance Class

Wed 2/20, 5-6 pm. A series of bimonthly balboa lessons. In this meeting we will learn basic down - hold footwork and connection and start exploring how to use it to move with our partners. Due to unavailability of the dance studios, the second session will not begin until February 6. From then on we will meet every other week from 4 to 6 pm with an hour for lessons and an hour for practice. If you are unable to attend this first session you are welcome to come at 4 pm on Feb 6 to get a re-cap. For these lessons please bring shoes that will allow you to slide or else, wear socks. This will not go well for you if your shoes are causing you to grip the floor. We may have a gap of about 3 weeks before the next session, but I highly encourage you to use this time to practice your footwork and get confortable with it, it will make the rest of the semester easier for you. Reitz Union Dance Studio, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 2/20, 6-7 pm. Teacher Karina. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Irish Dance

Wed 2/20, 6-9 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Adult West African with Barakissa

Wed 2/20, 6:45-7:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Wed 2/20, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Salsa On2 Fundamentals Course 5 of 6

Wed 2/20, 7:30-9 pm. This 6 week progressive course will ingrain the fundamentals of On2 salsa. Both lead and follow will learn from basic steps of On2 salsa, and how to connect, communicate, and read their partner with On2 salsa footwork and musicality. And then, start learning towards more intermediate moves/footwork. Participants are encouraged to social dance with all students and instructors for feedback and to practice their new skills at the end of each class. Participants will be expected to watch the homework assignments and practice footwork outside of class. You only get out what you are willing to put in. Date/Time 1/23 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 1/30 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/06 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/13 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/20 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/27 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM Pre-registration is required by January 22nd. You can register at the studio. Online registration is closed. Limit to total of 8 leads and 8 follows (8 couples) Price: $80 ... 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [more][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Wed 2/20, 8-10 pm. 8pm - 9pm Bachata. 9pm - 10pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 21 February 2019

Gator Salsa Club Casino Salsa

Thu 2/21, 5:45. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Casino style salsa (Bachata every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:30 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Check out the full calendar at the link below: h ... O'Connell Center Practice Court, by Gate 3, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4

Thu 2/21, 12-1 pm. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 2/21, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Hustle 3 of 4

Thu 2/21, 7-9:15 pm. Hustle I 7:00 to 8:10 pm No experience needed. Instructor starts with basics & builds each week. Singles or couples. Rotating partners is optional. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person or $32/college student Try out the 1st class for $12/person. Cash or check accepted Hustle II 8:00 to 9:15 pm 4 week progressive class in the fun dance-the Hustle. You must know the basics of Hustle to join the class or approval by instructor. Singles or couples, we do rotate partners in this class. Cost for 4 weeks: $45/person, $85/couple, $32/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Contra Dance at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Thu 2/21, 7-10 pm. Doors open at 6:30. Contra dance in open-air dance barn on Lake Santa Fe with The Stringrays. One night only. A three-hour contradance driven by the great tunes and the talent of the fabulous Stringrays. The Stringrays are visiting from New England for the Dancing with the Gods Weekend Feb 22-23-24. This is a bonus dance (not part of weekend pass) before the dance weekend. The Stringrays are Rodney Miller, Max Newman, Stuart Kenney, Sam Bartlett, and Mark Hellenberg Callers Angela DeCarlis and JoLaine Jones-Pokorney. This is a gender neutral dance. All are welcome. $10 - $25 sliding scale. This is a fundraiser for the Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society and is Nnot included in the Dancing with the Gods weekend pass. No charge for spectators, bring a lawn chair. Hosted by Joe and Christin Rush Dancing Fish is a private property about half an hour east of Gainesville, just off SR 26. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 2/21, 7-8:30 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 2/21, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 3 of 4

Thu 2/21, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lindy Swing 8:00 pm Waltz 9:00 pm Argentine Tango This New Beginner Series is a progressive 4 week series, starting January 31, skipping February 14 and ending February 28. You learn the basics of swing dancing and how to dance with a partner. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The cost is $60 per person for the four weeks. The cost is for one dance. You are invited to stay for the other dances on the same night at no extra charge. Experienced Dancers meet at the same time to dance. During the beginner series there is limited to no instruction for the experienced dancers. The cost for experienced dancers is $10 per night per person. The cost for students is $5 per night. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 2/21, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Fiesta at Fluid with Elio

Thu 2/21, 9 pm-1 am. You have been asking for it and here we go. The fiesta is coming to Fluid here in Town of Tioga on Thursday nights. Starting Thursday February 7th. Bring your dance shoes and make sure your energy tank is full,because the house is going down on fire. The Historic Thomas Center, 302 NE 6 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]


Friday 22 February 2019

Contra Dancing with the GODS Weekend 2019

Fri 2/22 to Sun 2/24. Why dance with mortals when you can Dance with the GODS? The Stringrays and Chimney Swift will be playing the tunes, Seth Tepfer and Roni Wiener will call the dances. This weekend does sell out, so secure your slot with early online registration. Tickets are now available only online (no paper registration) at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dancing-with-the-gods-weekend-2019-tickets-50377225638 Location: The beautiful Thelma Boltin Center in the historic Duckpond neighborhood of Gainesville, Florida. Featuring a heavenly talent lineup: Featuring: The Stringrays: Rodney Miller on fiddle, Max Newman on guitar, and Stuart Kenney on bass Chimney Swift Cecile Leroy on cello, Zoe Madonna on accordion, Daniel Raine on cittern and guitar, and Yaron Shragai on percussion and recorders Callers Seth Tepfer and Roni Wiener Tickets are non-transferrable. If you find later that you can't come to the weekend, please notify the reg ... Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]

Salsa Mundial Happy Hour with Elio's Latin Concert

Fri 2/22, 6-10 pm. Please join us for a Salsa Mundial happy hour with Elio’s Latin concert at Tioga Town Center this Friday. We will have some tables (Patio) at World of Beer (WOB) from 6PM, and enjoy Elio’s concert (outdoor, starting at 7 PM). WOB serves great beer, wine, sangria, non-alcoholic beverage and awesome food. You can also buy food from newly opened restaurant, Cilantro Tacos, and bring it to WOB. Then, let’s burn some calories by dancing with great live Latin music. Please bring your family and friends along. Tioga Town Center, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social Valentine's Dance

Fri 2/22, 8:30-11:30 pm. Get excited. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday for some swing dancing. Come check it out if you have not. You may come alone or with a group of friends. Coming with a dance partner is not necessary and no prior dance experience is required. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers and we'll try to help you out. We hope to dance with you all soon. Reitz Union Dance Studio, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]


Saturday 23 February 2019

Contra Dancing with the GODS Weekend 2019

Sat 2/23 to Sun 2/24. Why dance with mortals when you can Dance with the GODS? The Stringrays and Chimney Swift will be playing the tunes, Seth Tepfer and Roni Wiener will call the dances. This weekend does sell out, so secure your slot with early online registration. Tickets are now available only online (no paper registration) at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dancing-with-the-gods-weekend-2019-tickets-50377225638 Location: The beautiful Thelma Boltin Center in the historic Duckpond neighborhood of Gainesville, Florida. Featuring a heavenly talent lineup: Featuring: The Stringrays: Rodney Miller on fiddle, Max Newman on guitar, and Stuart Kenney on bass Chimney Swift Cecile Leroy on cello, Zoe Madonna on accordion, Daniel Raine on cittern and guitar, and Yaron Shragai on percussion and recorders Callers Seth Tepfer and Roni Wiener Tickets are non-transferrable. If you find later that you can't come to the weekend, please notify the reg ... Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]

Ballroom Dance Party

Sat 2/23, 7:30-10:30 pm. Get your flapper dresses & zuit suits ready. Doors open at 7:30, free lesson at 7:45, dancing at 8:15pm. Great mix of music of ballroom, latin, swing, and a little country. Light refreshments, large floating dance floor. Lots of free parking. No partner necessary. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32608. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $15 per person, $25 per couple, $12 for Parris Dance students, or $8 college student. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Spring Social

Sat 2/23, 9 pm-2 am. It is time for our Spring Social All levels of dancers are encouraged to attend. Social dancing is the best way to improve as a lead and a follow. Do not be shy. The best part, the social is free for everyone. We will have a free workshop followed by social dancing the rest of the night with the best salsa, bachata, and cha cha by DJ Brown Sugar. Schedule: 9 pm - Bachata workshop taught by Chris Duphren 10 pm - Social dancing till 2 am. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]


Sunday 24 February 2019

Contra Dancing with the GODS Weekend 2019

Sun 2/24. Why dance with mortals when you can Dance with the GODS? The Stringrays and Chimney Swift will be playing the tunes, Seth Tepfer and Roni Wiener will call the dances. This weekend does sell out, so secure your slot with early online registration. Tickets are now available only online (no paper registration) at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dancing-with-the-gods-weekend-2019-tickets-50377225638 Location: The beautiful Thelma Boltin Center in the historic Duckpond neighborhood of Gainesville, Florida. Featuring a heavenly talent lineup: Featuring: The Stringrays: Rodney Miller on fiddle, Max Newman on guitar, and Stuart Kenney on bass Chimney Swift Cecile Leroy on cello, Zoe Madonna on accordion, Daniel Raine on cittern and guitar, and Yaron Shragai on percussion and recorders Callers Seth Tepfer and Roni Wiener Tickets are non-transferrable. If you find later that you can't come to the weekend, please notify the reg ... Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 2/24, 10-11 am. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Crossfit, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Tap Dancing

Sun 2/24, 3:10-4:10 pm. Adult multilevel tap dancing with Shay. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 2/24, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Zafire Sunset Social Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial and Baila Caliente

Sun 2/24, 5-10 pm. 5 pm On2 Salsa Shine Workshop with Lisbeth Guz 6 pm Dancing DJs Brown Sugar and Bob Ocho Finish off your relaxing weekend by coming out to our Sunday Sunset social. It will kick off with an amazing On2 salsa shine class with Lisbeth Guz and social dancing till 10pm. We will have two separate rooms so you don’t have to wait for that salsa song or that sexy bachata song you love. We hope to see you all awesome Salseros and Bachateros at this amazing event. Please feel more than welcome to bring your family and friends. Cost: Sunset Social Regular Admission $8 Student (ID Required) $5 Workshop Regular Admission $8 Student (ID Required) $8 Sunset Social and Workshop Regular Admission $15 Student (ID Required) $10 Cash or Venmo only. Gainesville Dance and Yoga, 1501 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 2/24, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 2/24, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck

Sun 2/24, 7. Warm up beginning at 6:30 pm. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance hap ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Spring Social Extravaganza

Sun 2/24, 9 pm-2 am. It is that time of the year again. We want you to be a part of our Gator Salsa Club Extravaganza on March 23, 2019!! Hundreds of people from all around the state of Florida and beyond come every semester to make this one of the largest student-run salsa events in Florida. The venue is amazing and classy, with very high ceilings, chandeliers, fantastic air conditioning and perfect floors. *** PRESOCIAL: FRIDAY, MARCH 22 *** TBA *** SATURDAY, MARCH 23 *** **Workshops (11:00 AM - 5:00 PM)** Location: Reitz Union Grand Ballroom The Grand Ballroom is located on the 2nd floor of the Reitz Union. You can park for free in the garage or the lot across the street. Parking restrictions are lifted on weekends. Workshop Schedule: Ballroom Side A: 11:30am - 12:20pm: Workshop TBA 12:30pm - 1:20pm: Workshop TBA 1:30pm - 2:20pm: Workshop TBA 2:30pm - 3:00pm: Break 3:00pm - 3:50pm: Workshop TBA 4:00pm - 4:50pm: Workshop TBA Bal ... Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]


Monday 25 February 2019

Lindy Swing and Two Step with Andy

Mon 2/25, 5:30-7:30 pm. 5:30 pm Two Step 6:30 pm Lindy Swing Each class is one hour with lots of dancing. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The more you dance, the faster you learn. The cost is for one class per person. You are invited to stay for the other classes on the same night at no extra charge, because we want you to dance more and learn faster. As always, if financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. $10 per night per person, or $5 per night students. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Theatre Dance

Mon 2/25, 6-7 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 2/25, 6:30-9:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30. 6:50 lesson. Dancing starts at 7. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Bring light refreshments if you like. 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 Clogging with Katie and Pat

Mon 2/25, 6:45-7:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [email][events]

Adult Hip Hop with Ronke

Mon 2/25, 6:45-7:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango Practica and Class

Mon 2/25, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 2/25, 7. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Bachata (Casino salsa every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Check out the full calendar at the link below: https:// ... Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][email][events]

Ballroom

Mon 2/25, 7:10-8:10 pm. Teacher Howard Anderson. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 2/25, 7:30-9 pm. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. $5 per night, per family. College aged and under are free. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Adult Ballet, Stretch and Tone with Jackie

Mon 2/25, 7:45-8:45 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 2/25, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Bachata. 9 pm - 10 pm Salsa. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Cha Cha Cha Lessons with Shaka Brown

Mon 2/25, 8-10 pm. Shaka Brown returns. Join us for a night of classes with Shaka Brown. Cost $15 for two hours of workshop. Start time 8:00 pm sharp. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]

Swing Dance Class and Social

Mon 2/25, 8:30-10:30 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Monday at the Collonade for some swing dancing. There are no lessons, but we will have teachers there to help out with things you have learned in previous lessons. This event is completely free so come check it out if you have not. You may come alone or with a group of friends. Coming with a dance partner is not necessary and no prior dance experience is required. Location: Collonade As for parking, you can park in the Reitz Union Parking Garage, it is free after 4:30 pm. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers and we will try to help you out. We hope to dance with you all soon. J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Tuesday 26 February 2019

Adult Tap with Leacy

Tue 2/26, 7-7:45 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 2/26, 7-9:30 pm. Ballroom dance lesson followed by open dancing. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome. Different dance each week. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 2/26, 7-8:30 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Tue 2/26, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 2/26, 7:30-9:30 pm. More advanced ethnic dance. Beginners welcome. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Margaret Tolbert. $5. Dance Camp - [email][events]

Ballroom Dance with Liz

Tue 2/26, 7:45-8:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 27 February 2019

Adult Modern Dance with Adam

Wed 2/27, 7:45 am-8:45 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Beginner Belly Dance

Wed 2/27, 6-7 pm. Teacher Karina. Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [email][events]

Irish Dance

Wed 2/27, 6-9 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Wed 2/27, 6-7 pm. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Adult West African with Barakissa

Wed 2/27, 6:45-7:30 pm. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Beginner Class and West Coast Swing Dance Social

Wed 2/27, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Salsa On2 Fundamentals Course 6 of 6

Wed 2/27, 7:30-9 pm. This 6 week progressive course will ingrain the fundamentals of On2 salsa. Both lead and follow will learn from basic steps of On2 salsa, and how to connect, communicate, and read their partner with On2 salsa footwork and musicality. And then, start learning towards more intermediate moves/footwork. Participants are encouraged to social dance with all students and instructors for feedback and to practice their new skills at the end of each class. Participants will be expected to watch the homework assignments and practice footwork outside of class. You only get out what you are willing to put in. Date/Time 1/23 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 1/30 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/06 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/13 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/20 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM 2/27 (Wed) 7:30-9:00PM Pre-registration is required by January 22nd. You can register at the studio. Online registration is closed. Limit to total of 8 leads and 8 follows (8 couples) Price: $80 ... 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [more][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 2/27, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 28 February 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4

Thu 2/28, 12-1 pm. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 2/28, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Hustle 4 of 4

Thu 2/28, 7-9:15 pm. Hustle I 7:00 to 8:10 pm No experience needed. Instructor starts with basics & builds each week. Singles or couples. Rotating partners is optional. Cost for 4 weeks: $40/person or $32/college student Try out the 1st class for $12/person. Cash or check accepted Hustle II 8:00 to 9:15 pm 4 week progressive class in the fun dance-the Hustle. You must know the basics of Hustle to join the class or approval by instructor. Singles or couples, we do rotate partners in this class. Cost for 4 weeks: $45/person, $85/couple, $32/college student. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 2/28, 7-8:30 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Casino Bachata

Thu 2/28, 7. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Spring! We teach FREE classes in LA and Casino style salsa as well as Bachata! All levels of dancers are welcome, even if you've never set foot on the dance floor. So bring your friends and some water because all are welcome! You are not required to sign up or bring a partner. GENERAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE: Thursday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - Bachata (Casino salsa every other week) 7:15 PM - LA style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: O'Connell Center Practice Court. Enter through Gate 3 or 4. Monday: 5:45 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:00 PM - LA style salsa 7:15 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-East side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Check out the full calendar at the link below: https:// ... Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [more][email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 2/28, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Lindy Swing, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 4

Thu 2/28, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lindy Swing 8:00 pm Waltz 9:00 pm Argentine Tango This New Beginner Series is a progressive 4 week series, starting January 31, skipping February 14 and ending February 28. You learn the basics of swing dancing and how to dance with a partner. Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. The cost is $60 per person for the four weeks. The cost is for one dance. You are invited to stay for the other dances on the same night at no extra charge. Experienced Dancers meet at the same time to dance. During the beginner series there is limited to no instruction for the experienced dancers. The cost for experienced dancers is $10 per night per person. The cost for students is $5 per night. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact me. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side in the social hall, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

Thu 2/28, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Fiesta at Fluid with Elio

Thu 2/28, 9 pm-1 am. You have been asking for it and here we go. The fiesta is coming to Fluid here in Town of Tioga on Thursday nights. Starting Thursday February 7th. Bring your dance shoes and make sure your energy tank is full,because the house is going down on fire. The Historic Thomas Center, 302 NE 6 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]

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