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Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

2

First Fridays Social Dance Party

3

Dance with UF Swing Club

4

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Contra Dance

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

5

Cross Creek Cloggers

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Cha Cha and Hustle! with Andy

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

6

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Hip Hop

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom

7

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

8

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

9

Contra Dance in Melrose

10

Ballroom Dance Back to School Party with Ray and Eileen

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve

Dance with UF Swing Club

Salsa and Bachata Social with Koji

11

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

12

Cross Creek Cloggers

Hustle! and Social Dancing with Andy

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

13

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Hip Hop

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom

Kizomba Practica with Salil and Kathy

14

Irish Dance with Piper

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

Master Nia Class with Jag Urmston: Blue Earth Routine

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

15

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

16
17

Road Trip to Jacksonville for West Coast Swing with Josh and Debbie Figueroa

Contra Dance

Elio's Latin Show

18

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Vintage Waltz with Richard

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

19

Cross Creek Cloggers

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Hustle! and Social Dancing with Andy

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

20

Grand Squares with Jim

Hip Hop

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom

21

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

22

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4

English Country Dancing Nuts and Bolts Beginner Series 1 of 4

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Nightclub Two Step, Hustle! and Argentine Tango with Andy

Salsa and Bachata Open House with Salsa Mundial

23

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

Baila Caliente's Welcome Back Social

24

Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

25

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Zafire Sunset Social

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

Argentine Tango Preview Workshop with Trista and Alper

26

Cross Creek Cloggers

Hustle! and Social Dancing with Andy

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

27

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Hip Hop

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom

28

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Heels Class with Maria

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

29

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4

English Country Dancing Nuts and Bolts Beginner Series 2 of 4

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Nightclub Two Step, Hustle! and Argentine Tango with Andy

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

30

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

31

Elio's Latin Show

Impromptu Hurricane Pre-Party Social with Koji

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 8/01 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz Thu 8/01 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 8/01 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 8/01 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 8/01 Gainesville Mundial
First Fridays Social Dance Party Fri 8/02 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Dance with UF Swing Club Sat 8/03 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 8/04 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 8/04 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance Sun 8/04 Gainesville GODS
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 8/04 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 8/04 Ocala Ocala Dance
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 8/05 Gainesville Cross Creek
Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm Mon 8/05 Ocala Ocala Twirle
Cha Cha and Hustle! with Andy Mon 8/05 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 8/05 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 8/05 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 8/05 Gainesville IndepenDance
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 8/05 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 8/05 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 8/05 Gainesville Baila Calien
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 8/06 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 8/06 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/06 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 8/06 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 8/06 Gainesville Scottish
Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Tue 8/06 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 8/06 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 8/06 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Tue 8/06 Gainesville IndepenDance
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 8/07 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 8/07 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 8/07 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 8/07 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 8/07 Gainesville Baila Calien
Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze Wed 8/07 Gainesville GDA
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4 Thu 8/08 Gainesville GDA
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 8/08 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz Thu 8/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 8/08 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 8/08 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 8/08 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 8/09 Gainesville GODS
Ballroom Dance Back to School Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 8/10 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve Sat 8/10 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Dance with UF Swing Club Sat 8/10 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa and Bachata Social with Koji Sat 8/10 Gainesville Mundial
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 8/11 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 8/11 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 8/11 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 8/11 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance with Angela Sun 8/11 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 8/12 Gainesville Cross Creek
Hustle! and Social Dancing with Andy Mon 8/12 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 8/12 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 8/12 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 8/12 Gainesville IndepenDance
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 8/12 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 8/12 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 8/12 Gainesville Baila Calien
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 8/13 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 8/13 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/13 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 8/13 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 8/13 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 8/13 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 8/13 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Tue 8/13 Gainesville IndepenDance
Kizomba Practica with Salil and Kathy Tue 8/13 Gainesville SwingDance
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 8/14 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 8/14 Gainesville IndepenDance
Master Nia Class with Jag Urmston: Blue Earth Routine Wed 8/14 Gainesville Nia Holistic
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 8/14 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 8/14 Gainesville Baila Calien
Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze Wed 8/14 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 8/15 Gainesville GDA
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 8/15 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz Thu 8/15 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 8/15 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 8/15 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 8/15 Gainesville Mundial
Road Trip to Jacksonville for West Coast Swing with Josh and Debbie Figueroa Sat 8/17 Jacksonville WCSJA
Contra Dance Sat 8/17 Gainesville GODS
Elio's Latin Show Sat 8/17 Gainesville GDA
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 8/18 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vintage Waltz with Richard Sun 8/18 Gainesville Waltz
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 8/18 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 8/18 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 8/18 Ocala Ocala Dance
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 8/19 Gainesville Cross Creek
Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm Mon 8/19 Ocala Ocala Twirle
Hustle! and Social Dancing with Andy Mon 8/19 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 8/19 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 8/19 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 8/19 Gainesville IndepenDance
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 8/19 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 8/19 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 8/19 Gainesville Baila Calien
Grand Squares with Jim Tue 8/20 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 8/20 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/20 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 8/20 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 8/20 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 8/20 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 8/20 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Tue 8/20 Gainesville IndepenDance
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 8/21 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 8/21 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 8/21 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 8/21 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 8/21 Gainesville Baila Calien
Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze Wed 8/21 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4 Thu 8/22 Gainesville GDA
English Country Dancing Nuts and Bolts Beginner Series 1 of 4 Thu 8/22 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 8/22 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz Thu 8/22 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 8/22 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 8/22 Gainesville GIFD
Nightclub Two Step, Hustle! and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 8/22 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata Open House with Salsa Mundial Thu 8/22 Gainesville Mundial
UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social Fri 8/23 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Baila Caliente's Welcome Back Social Fri 8/23 Gainesville Baila Calien
Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 8/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 8/25 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach Sun 8/25 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 8/25 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 8/25 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Zafire Sunset Social Sun 8/25 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 8/25 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance with Angela Sun 8/25 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Argentine Tango Preview Workshop with Trista and Alper Sun 8/25 Gainesville GTE
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 8/26 Gainesville Cross Creek
Hustle! and Social Dancing with Andy Mon 8/26 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 8/26 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 8/26 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 8/26 Gainesville IndepenDance
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 8/26 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 8/26 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 8/26 Gainesville Baila Calien
Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy Tue 8/27 Gainesville GSC
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 8/27 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 8/27 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 8/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 8/27 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 8/27 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 8/27 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 8/27 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Tue 8/27 Gainesville IndepenDance
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 8/28 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 8/28 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 8/28 Gainesville UF Argentine
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 8/28 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 8/28 Gainesville WCSJA
Heels Class with Maria Wed 8/28 Gainseville Dance 352
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 8/28 Gainesville Baila Calien
Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze Wed 8/28 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4 Thu 8/29 Gainesville GDA
English Country Dancing Nuts and Bolts Beginner Series 2 of 4 Thu 8/29 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 8/29 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz Thu 8/29 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 8/29 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 8/29 Gainesville GIFD
Nightclub Two Step, Hustle! and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 8/29 Gainesville SwingDance
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 8/29 Gainesville Mundial
UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social Fri 8/30 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Elio's Latin Show Sat 8/31 Gainesville GDA
Impromptu Hurricane Pre-Party Social with Koji Sat 8/31 Gainesville Mundial

2019


August 2019


Thursday 1 August 2019

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 8/01, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

Thu 8/01, 7-9:15 pm. Viennese Waltz I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Learn the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Starting with the basics and progressing each week. Emphasis on technique as well as patterns and lead and follow. 5 weeks. Cost $55 per person, $44 college student, or $100 couple. Try first week for $12 per person. Viennese Waltz II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Dance will be the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Strong emphasis on technique. Must know the basics to attend this class. 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 8/01, 7-9 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 with Julieta

Thu 8/01, 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 8/01, 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]


Friday 2 August 2019

First Fridays Social Dance Party

Fri 8/02, 7-10 pm. Smooth Flava's Social Dance Party on First Fridays. Everyone is welcome. Help create our own dance community. Each one, invite one. DJ 44 will keep the music right. Get your eat, drink and dance. 7 to 9 pm happy hour drink specials. Drink and food specials. Elks, 511 SW 4 Avenue, Gainesville. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. $5. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Saturday 3 August 2019

Dance with UF Swing Club

Sat 8/03, 8:30-11:30 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Saturday in the Dance Studios located on the Lower Level of the Reitz Union for some swing dancing. 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. Parking is free and is available at the Reitz Union Parking Garage and in the parking lot directly outside. 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. Dance Studio, Lower Level, J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Sunday 4 August 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 8/04, 11-12 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Sun 8/04, 3-5 pm. On2 Salsa Class 3 to 4 pm Beginners 4 to 5 pm Intermediate. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Contra Dance

Sun 8/04, 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 8/04, 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 8/04, 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 5 August 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 8/05, 5:30-8:30 am. Confirm times before going. Rosa B Williams, 601 NW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Eleta Sucsy, 352-473-7761. Cross Creek Cloggers - [email][events]

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Mon 8/05, 12:45-4:15 pm. 12:45 to 2:00 Plus class 2:00 to 4:15 Dance This summer you can dance on alternate Monday afternoons in Ocala with the Ocala Twirlers. Ocala West Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105 Street, Ocala. Norm, 352-873-1734. Ocala Twirlers Square Dancers - [events]

Cha Cha and Hustle! with Andy

Mon 8/05, 5:30. 5:30 pm Cha Cha 6:30 pm Hustle! 7:30 pm Israeli Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, or $5 student, or $5 per family for experienced Israeli dancers, or Free for students for Israeli dancing only 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 8/05, 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]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 8/05, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Clogging

Mon 8/05, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 8/05, 7:30-9:30 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. 7:30 pm Israeli Dancing $40 family for 4 Week Beginner Series, or $20 for 4 Week Beginner Series for B'nai Israel members, or $5 per night for experienced dancers per family, or Free for college aged and under. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 8/05, 7:45-8:45 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 8/05, 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]


Tuesday 6 August 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 8/06, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Hip Hop

Tue 8/06, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 8/06, 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 8/06, 7-9 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 8/06, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome

Tue 8/06, 7. Every Tuesday, until Aug 6 Swing Dance Lessons at the Hippodrome Theatre. Join us at the Hipp Lower Level for swing dancing lessons taught by the Florida Swing Dancing Club! Classes are every Tuesday at 7 p.m. and only cost $5. Throughout the summer, we will be exploring concepts that are fundamental to Lindy Hop - such as pulse, rhythm, and connection - so that you can take your dancing to the next level. No previous experience or dance partner required for any of the lessons. Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 8/06, 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]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 8/06, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 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]

Ballroom

Tue 8/06, 7:45-8:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 7 August 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 8/07, 5:30-8:30 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 with Sarit

Wed 8/07, 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 Live Percussionists with Barakissa

Wed 8/07, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 8/07, 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]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 8/07, 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]

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

Wed 8/07, 9 pm-12 am. You asked for it, and now, after popular demand, Elio is back. Wednesday nights at Bahama Breeze Island Grille just got a little hotter. Gainesville's premier latin music act, Elio Piedra, will be bringing the party to keep you dancing all night. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]


Thursday 8 August 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4

Thu 8/08, 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 LA and Casino

Thu 8/08, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

Thu 8/08, 7-9:15 pm. Viennese Waltz I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Learn the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Starting with the basics and progressing each week. Emphasis on technique as well as patterns and lead and follow. 5 weeks. Cost $55 per person, $44 college student, or $100 couple. Try first week for $12 per person. Viennese Waltz II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Dance will be the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Strong emphasis on technique. Must know the basics to attend this class. 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 8/08, 7-9 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 with Julieta

Thu 8/08, 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 8/08, 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]


Friday 9 August 2019

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 8/09, 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]


Saturday 10 August 2019

Ballroom Dance Back to School Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 8/10, 7:30-10:30 pm. Great mix of ballroom, Latin, swing, and country music. Light refreshments. 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]

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve

Sat 8/10, 8 pm-12 am. Argentine Tango Milonga located in Gainesville, Florida for dancers in Gainesville, and other nearby cities (Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Augustine, Palm Coast, Ormond, Daytona, Tallahassee, Ocala, Orlando, Tampa) in North Florida, and visitors to our wonderful community. BYO drinks, water, wine, food and snacks for passionate dancing all night. Milonga El Abrazo de Gainesville is held regularly on the second Saturday of each month. Easy parking, great lighting and security. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, 32606. Steve Littler, 352-226-1103. $10, $5 student. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email][events]

Dance with UF Swing Club

Sat 8/10, 8:30-11:30 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Saturday in the Dance Studios located on the Lower Level of the Reitz Union for some swing dancing. 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. Parking is free and is available at the Reitz Union Parking Garage and in the parking lot directly outside. 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. Dance Studio, Lower Level, J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

Salsa and Bachata Social with Koji

Sat 8/10, 9 pm-2 am. Let's start the new semester off on the right note with great dancing. Join us for another awesome night of dancing with great Latin music. DJ Brown Sugar will be playing your favorite Salsa and Bachata songs all night long. JD salsa team will be performing at midnight. There will be a Chacha workshop (all level) by Aniel and Danely before the social. This event is open to the public, so please bring your friends and family. Chacha workshop: 9:00-10:00PM Social: 10:00PM-2:00AM Performance: 12:00AM Pricing: 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. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Sunday 11 August 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 8/11, 11-12 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Sun 8/11, 3-5 pm. On2 Salsa Class 3 to 4 pm Beginners 4 to 5 pm Intermediate. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 8/11, 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 8/11, 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 with Angela

Sun 8/11, 7:30. We are super excited to announce that we will be in one of the new homes to ecstatic dance as the beloved energy/space of Aurora Healing Arts transforms into HOWL, The House of Waking Life, a creation by Brooke Rosen We are so excited. Our first dance will be June 30th, 7:30 pm and will be facilitated by the lovely Angela Betancourt. Our dances will then go on every other Sunday from that date forth. Beginning Sept. 1st (fingers crossed), alternating weekends will be hosted by HOWL. This dance will explore the 5 Rhythms of Ecstatic Dance. In this environment we will let go of judgment of ourselves and others, embrace whatever emotions arise, and feel free to move, shake and groove however our bodies choose. Please be sure to arrive on time if possible and reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there. Flow Space, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. $10. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][email][events]


Monday 12 August 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 8/12, 5:30-8:30 am. Confirm times before going. Rosa B Williams, 601 NW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Eleta Sucsy, 352-473-7761. Cross Creek Cloggers - [email][events]

Hustle! and Social Dancing with Andy

Mon 8/12, 5:30. 5:30 pm Hustle! 6:30 pm Other Social Dance 7:30 pm Israeli Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, or $5 student, or $5 per family for experienced Israeli dancers, or Free for students for Israeli dancing only 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 8/12, 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]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 8/12, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Clogging

Mon 8/12, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 8/12, 7:30-9:30 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. 7:30 pm Israeli Dancing $40 family for 4 Week Beginner Series, or $20 for 4 Week Beginner Series for B'nai Israel members, or $5 per night for experienced dancers per family, or Free for college aged and under. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 8/12, 7:45-8:45 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 8/12, 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]


Tuesday 13 August 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 8/13, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Hip Hop

Tue 8/13, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 8/13, 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 8/13, 7-9 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 8/13, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 8/13, 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]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 8/13, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 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]

Ballroom

Tue 8/13, 7:45-8:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Kizomba Practica with Salil and Kathy

Tue 8/13, 8:30-10:30 pm. We will be hosting our second Kizomba Practica this Tuesday. All levels are welcome, even if you haven't danced Kizomba before. This is a practice social to learn and improve your Kizomba. There will be a short 30-minute lesson at the beginning, followed by a practica for the remaining time. The practica is based on working with your partners while giving and receiving feedback. UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


Wednesday 14 August 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 8/14, 5:30-8:30 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 Live Percussionists with Barakissa

Wed 8/14, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Master Nia Class with Jag Urmston: Blue Earth Routine

Wed 8/14, 7-8 pm. JAG is a Second Degree Black Belt Nia teacher who, with his dog River, travels the USA sharing his talent and passion for Nia, which he has taught since 1996. JAG has taught in all 48 lower states and in Europe. JAG’s beloved routine, Blue Earth, was created by collaboration. JAG orchestrated a team of about six Nia teachers from all over the world and using Facebook, they co-created this routine. It is a wonderfully strong and flowing routine that focuses on the power accessed through awareness of our feet touching the earth. The music of Vibrasphere, Sacred Earth, Club de Belugas and more creates a beautiful sonic flow, expanding the Nia experience. Don't miss this opportunity to dance with JAG while he visits GNV for the second time! Let's give JAG a warm welcome! Participants of all levels of experience are welcome. Nia is usually done barefoot and can be adjusted to personal needs; a bottle of water is recommended. ... Visionary Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [more][website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 8/14, 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]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 8/14, 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]

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

Wed 8/14, 9 pm-12 am. You asked for it, and now, after popular demand, Elio is back. Wednesday nights at Bahama Breeze Island Grille just got a little hotter. Gainesville's premier latin music act, Elio Piedra, will be bringing the party to keep you dancing all night. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][events]


Thursday 15 August 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 8/15, 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 LA and Casino

Thu 8/15, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

Thu 8/15, 7-9:15 pm. Viennese Waltz I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Learn the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Starting with the basics and progressing each week. Emphasis on technique as well as patterns and lead and follow. 5 weeks. Cost $55 per person, $44 college student, or $100 couple. Try first week for $12 per person. Viennese Waltz II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Dance will be the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Strong emphasis on technique. Must know the basics to attend this class. 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 8/15, 7-9 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 with Julieta

Thu 8/15, 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 8/15, 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]


Saturday 17 August 2019

Road Trip to Jacksonville for West Coast Swing with Josh and Debbie Figueroa

Sat 8/17, 12-11 pm. It is time for a road trip to Jacksonville. The Jax WCS Club will have the amazing Debbie Figueroa teaching workshops earlier in the day, and a social dance DJ'ed by Josh Angel from 7-11 pm. Want to Carpool? Let Josh know and he will help organize the carpools. Shoot him a private message or call him at 352-514-4238 What Time ot Leave? The Workshops are 12 to 3 pm. The Social is 7 to 11 pm. You will need to decide if you want to do the full event, or just the social dance. Here is a link to the Jax WCS Club's Facebook event for all the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2819180898097793/. Avondale Dance, 1080 Edgewood Ave. South #11, Jacksonville, 32205. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [website][email][events]

Contra Dance

Sat 8/17, 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]

Elio's Latin Show

Sat 8/17, 10 pm-2 am. We throw a party every day at Felipe's. We throw our biggest Fiesta on Saturday nights with Elio Piedra $5 Cover $10 for under 21. Felipe's Taqueria, 1209 W Universitay Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]


Sunday 18 August 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 8/18, 11-12 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

Vintage Waltz with Richard

Sun 8/18, 2-4:30 pm. Open dancing. Partner not required. Mostly waltz dances from our playlists of favorites. Bring your own playlist with waltz plus swing, foxtrot, cha-cha, etc, and we can play your favorites too. First time? You get in for half price. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Richard Nalli, 352-213-8769. $10, $5 students. Vintage Waltz - [email][events]

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Sun 8/18, 3-5 pm. On2 Salsa Class 3 to 4 pm Beginners 4 to 5 pm Intermediate. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 8/18, 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 8/18, 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 19 August 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 8/19, 5:30-8:30 am. Confirm times before going. Rosa B Williams, 601 NW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Eleta Sucsy, 352-473-7761. Cross Creek Cloggers - [email][events]

Square Dancing in Ocala with Norm

Mon 8/19, 12:45-4:15 pm. 12:45 to 2:00 Plus class 2:00 to 4:15 Dance This summer you can dance on alternate Monday afternoons in Ocala with the Ocala Twirlers. Ocala West Methodist Church, 9330 SW 105 Street, Ocala. Norm, 352-873-1734. Ocala Twirlers Square Dancers - [events]

Hustle! and Social Dancing with Andy

Mon 8/19, 5:30. 5:30 pm Hustle! 6:30 pm Other Social Dance 7:30 pm Israeli Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, or $5 student, or $5 per family for experienced Israeli dancers, or Free for students for Israeli dancing only 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 8/19, 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]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 8/19, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Clogging

Mon 8/19, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 8/19, 7:30-9:30 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. 7:30 pm Israeli Dancing $40 family for 4 Week Beginner Series, or $20 for 4 Week Beginner Series for B'nai Israel members, or $5 per night for experienced dancers per family, or Free for college aged and under. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 8/19, 7:45-8:45 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 8/19, 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]


Tuesday 20 August 2019

Grand Squares with Jim

Tue 8/20, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Hip Hop

Tue 8/20, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 8/20, 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 8/20, 7-9 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 8/20, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 8/20, 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]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 8/20, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 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]

Ballroom

Tue 8/20, 7:45-8:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 21 August 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 8/21, 5:30-8:30 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 with Sarit

Wed 8/21, 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 Live Percussionists with Barakissa

Wed 8/21, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 8/21, 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]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 8/21, 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]

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

Wed 8/21, 9 pm-12 am. You asked for it, and now, after popular demand, Elio is back. Wednesday nights at Bahama Breeze Island Grille just got a little hotter. Gainesville's premier latin music act, Elio Piedra, will be bringing the party to keep you dancing all night. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][events]


Thursday 22 August 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 3 of 4

Thu 8/22, 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]

English Country Dancing Nuts and Bolts Beginner Series 1 of 4

Thu 8/22, 6:30-9:30 pm. Would you like to check out English Country Dancing? Have you come to dance but wished there was more instruction? Beginning this Thursday, August 22, Randy Thorp and Annette Merritt will begin a 4 week session to teach the basics of English Dancing. This is a great place to begin. Slow paced. Small group. Everyone is welcome, even if you have come to dance and just want to do more dancing. English Nuts and Bolts (a/k/a English Terms and Figures) (6:30 - 9:00) on 4 Thursday evenings, August 22 through September 12, at the Rosa B. Center, 524 NW 1st St, Gainesville. The cost will be $5 (charged by the city per person). But if you come the first 3 weeks and pay, then your 4th week will be free. This is for newcomers, for those who want to brush up on their skills, and for those who enjoy partnering to help less experienced people. Please pass the word to your friends who might feel overwhelmed on Monday, or if there's som ... Rosa B Williams, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [more][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 8/22, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

Thu 8/22, 7-9:15 pm. Viennese Waltz I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Learn the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Starting with the basics and progressing each week. Emphasis on technique as well as patterns and lead and follow. 5 weeks. Cost $55 per person, $44 college student, or $100 couple. Try first week for $12 per person. Viennese Waltz II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Dance will be the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Strong emphasis on technique. Must know the basics to attend this class. 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 8/22, 7-9 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 with Julieta

Thu 8/22, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Nightclub Two Step, Hustle! and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 8/22, 7-10 pm. We are having so much fun, we are going to do Hustle! twice a week, Mondays and Thursdays. 7:00 pm Nightclub Two Step 8:00 pm Hustle! 9:00 pm Argentine Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, or $5 student 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 Open House with Salsa Mundial

Thu 8/22, 7:30-9:30 pm. Let us start the new semester off on the right note. Please join us for an open house! Salsa and Bachata classes for free. Classes are divided into three levels for Salsa and two levels for Bachata. All levels are welcome and a partner is not required. Bring your family and friends along. We will have some specials at the studio. The door opens at 7:10 pm. Please come to the studio 10-15 min prior to class, so that we can check you in before class. Because of safety reasons, we will serve you on a first come first served basis (Max occupancy: 65 clients). Salsa Classes: 7:30-8:30 pm -Instructors- Basic-Beginner: Veronica Experienced-Beginner: Emer Intermediate: Sean and Stephnie Bachata Classes: 8:40-9:40 pm -Instructors- Beginner: Emer and Stephanie Intermediate/Advanced: Sean and Veronica See you on the dance floor. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Friday 23 August 2019

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

Fri 8/23, 7:45-11 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday. This event is completely free so come check it out. There will be a friendly beginner lesson will to help you get into the swing of things! 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. 7:45 - 8:00: Doors open 8:00 - 9:00: Beginner Lesson 9:00 - 11:00: Social Dance If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers! We hope to dance with you all soon. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [email][events]

Baila Caliente's Welcome Back Social

Fri 8/23, 9:30 pm-2:30 am. Salsa and Bachata lovers, this one is for you. We will begin with a salsa workshop at 9:30, with social dancing to follow immediately. Show off your fancy footwork/turn-patterns you've been practicing. You are in for a fun night. DJ Chocolate Pecan, will be playing your favorite bachata, salsa, merengue and cha cha cha all night. Salsa partner work Workshop: 9:30- 10:30pm by Mr. Caliente himself, Bob Ocho. Social dancing to begin immediately following the workshop. The music will continue to play until no one remains on the dace floor. ============================================== Cost: $12 for workshop and social; $10 with student ID $7 for workshop only; $5 with student ID $7 for social only; $5 with student ID $2 Party cups ============================================== Have a song you'd like to hear? Please feel free to send your musical request to the event page. See you there. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]


Saturday 24 August 2019

Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 8/24, 7:30-10:30 pm. Great mix of ballroom, Latin, swing, and country music. Light refreshments. 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]


Sunday 25 August 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 8/25, 11-12 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 Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach

Sun 8/25, 1:45-3:45 pm. The Lindy Hop bug can be quite the terror once you've been afflicted. Maybe it's your competitive nature that drives you to expand your skills past a one-hour beginner lesson. Perhaps it's your desire to form deeper friendships among one of the most compassionate, accepting communities in the world. Or maybe you just want to be able to better communicate your art on the dance floor with your partner and share your style with the most experienced dancers. Join our Teaching Director, Zack Buchillon, as he shares his extensive experience in the form of a thoughtful, engaging lesson series. Zack has attended a large number of different workshops where he has learned from and engaged with many of the most renowned international Lindy Hop instructors of our time! We welcome you to explore with other students and dive into the rich culture and history of the dance we are lucky to partake in. Here's the nitty gritty: 1) We begin with a s ... J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][email][events]

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Sun 8/25, 3-5 pm. On2 Salsa Class 3 to 4 pm Beginners 4 to 5 pm Intermediate. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 8/25, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Zafire Sunset Social

Sun 8/25, 5-10 pm. Zafire Ladies Team will be hosting their back to school social. Finish off your awesome summer weekend before classes start with us. It will kick off with an amazing on 1 salsa partnering class with Fanni & Gustavo and social dancing. 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 & Bachateros at this amazing event. Please feel more than welcome to bring your family and friends. Workshop: 5:00pm - 6:00pm: On 1 salsa partnering class with Fanni & Gustavo Social dancing to follow immediately from 6:00pm – 10:00pm 2 ROOMS: SALSA AND BACHATA Music by: DJ Rubixx from Orlando & DJ Brown Sugar from Gator Salsa Cost: Sunset Social – Student (ID Required) $5 Regular Admission $8 Workshop – Student (ID Required) $8 Regular Admission $10 Sunset Social & Workshop – Student (ID Required) $10 Regular Admission $15. Gainesville Dance Academy, 1501 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 8/25, 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 with Angela

Sun 8/25, 7:30. We are super excited to announce that we will be in one of the new homes to ecstatic dance as the beloved energy/space of Aurora Healing Arts transforms into HOWL, The House of Waking Life, a creation by Brooke Rosen We are so excited. Our first dance will be June 30th, 7:30 pm and will be facilitated by the lovely Angela Betancourt. Our dances will then go on every other Sunday from that date forth. Beginning Sept. 1st (fingers crossed), alternating weekends will be hosted by HOWL. This dance will explore the 5 Rhythms of Ecstatic Dance. In this environment we will let go of judgment of ourselves and others, embrace whatever emotions arise, and feel free to move, shake and groove however our bodies choose. Please be sure to arrive on time if possible and reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you there. Flow Space, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. $10. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango Preview Workshop with Trista and Alper

Sun 8/25, 8:30-10:30 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. Start your tango journey with our Tango Preview workshop. You’ll be challenged to think and move using tango ideas with an engaging and diverse group. You will do individual exercises and partner activities to explore what tango is all about! This class is a complete beginner workshop so absolutely no experience is necessary. If you like it and want to stick with it (we hope you will!), you can plan to join us for classes on Wednesdays and Fridays during the Fall semester. Where: Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Teachers: Alper Ungor & Trista Brophy What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Feel free to invite your friends on FB. Parking at the R ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [more][website][email][events]


Monday 26 August 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 8/26, 5:30-8:30 am. Confirm times before going. Rosa B Williams, 601 NW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Eleta Sucsy, 352-473-7761. Cross Creek Cloggers - [email][events]

Hustle! and Social Dancing with Andy

Mon 8/26, 5:30. 5:30 pm Cha Cha and Other Social Dance 6:30 pm Hustle! 7:30 pm Israeli Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, or $5 student, or $5 per family for experienced Israeli dancers, or Free for students for Israeli dancing only 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 8/26, 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]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Mon 8/26, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer! 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Clogging

Mon 8/26, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 8/26, 7:30-9:30 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. $40 family for 4 Week Beginner Series, or $20 for 4 Week Beginner Series for B'nai Israel members, or $5 per night for experienced dancers per family, or Free for college aged and under. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 8/26, 7:45-8:45 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 8/26, 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]


Tuesday 27 August 2019

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Tue 8/27, 8:30. It is Kizomba time. Your only local weekly Kizomba party is here. Come out to learn different styles of Kizomba the right way from real instructors, and stay to party and enjoy social dancing with top local Kizomba DJ's Brown Sugar and Katatonik (and a delicious island cocktail or two from Bahama Breeze Island Grille). All ages and levels are welcome and basics will be taught each week, so whether you are a Kizomba mazter or have never heard of this sexy style of dance from the islands, come by for what is sure to be a fiesta. Schedule 8:30 Open Floor/Basics with Kathy Lastra 9:00 Class with Salil Bavdekar, Kathy Lastra 9:45 Social Dancing. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 8/27, 6:15-9 pm. Western Style Square Dancing. Westside Park, 1001 NW 34 Street, Gainesville. Susie Beachy, 352-283-1296. $5. Grand Squares - [email][events]

Hip Hop

Tue 8/27, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 8/27, 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 8/27, 7-9 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 8/27, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 8/27, 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]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 8/27, 7:30-9:40 pm. Salsa Class: Tuesday 7:30-8:30 pm Tuesday 8:40-9:40 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]

Ballroom

Tue 8/27, 7:45-8:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 28 August 2019

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 8/28, 5:30-8:30 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 with Sarit

Wed 8/28, 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]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 8/28, 6:15-8:15 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. Start your tango journey with the UF Argentine Tango Club. You’ll be challenged to think and move using tango ideas with an engaging and diverse group. You will do individual exercises and partner activities to explore what tango is all about. Classes will be held on Wednesdays and Fridays during the Fall semester, with some exceptions so be sure to check each week. Where: Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. A few will be held in Studio A next door to B. So be sure to just check the schedule information at the door if you are unsure. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Feel free to invite your friends. Parking at th ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][website][email][events]

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

Wed 8/28, 6:45-7:30 pm. All levels and ages encouraged. Class Rates: $15 Class Drop-in $45 5 Class Booklet $70 Class Booklet Tickets from bundles can be used for any of our adult classes offered at the studio. They also work for iBaby and Me and iPlaydate Program Classes. Booklets expire one year after purchase date. Dress code for all Adult Classes (as well as iBaby and Me/iPlaydate) is up to your discretion. As long as it is comfortable, moveable attire, it is game. Please no denim or dirty street shoes. College Students Intermediate and Advanced Level Encouraged. Receive $10 off a class package with your current student ID. Dancers who want a fun and challenging class to just dance like you did before moving to college. 5745 SW 75 Street, #311, Gainesville, 32608. 352-337-0017. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 8/28, 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]

Heels Class with Maria

Wed 8/28, 7:15-8:30 pm. Hosted by Maria Garcia Maria I Garcia's heels class is made to make dancers and non dancers feel empowered and tap into their sexy. Heels not required but recommended. A safe space where everyone is welcomed no matter your race, gender, religion, sexual orientation. Gainesville Dance and Yoga LLC, 1501 NW 16th Ave, Gainseville, 32605. Dance 352 - [website][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 8/28, 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]

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

Wed 8/28, 9 pm-12 am. You asked for it, and now, after popular demand, Elio is back. Wednesday nights at Bahama Breeze Island Grille just got a little hotter. Gainesville's premier latin music act, Elio Piedra, will be bringing the party to keep you dancing all night. Bahama Breeze Island Grille, 3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, 32608. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][events]


Thursday 29 August 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 4 of 4

Thu 8/29, 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]

English Country Dancing Nuts and Bolts Beginner Series 2 of 4

Thu 8/29, 6:30-9:30 pm. Would you like to check out English Country Dancing? Have you come to dance but wished there was more instruction? Beginning this Thursday, August 22, Randy Thorp and Annette Merritt will begin a 4 week session to teach the basics of English Dancing. This is a great place to begin. Slow paced. Small group. Everyone is welcome, even if you have come to dance and just want to do more dancing. English Nuts and Bolts (a/k/a English Terms and Figures) (6:30 - 9:00) on 4 Thursday evenings, August 22 through September 12, at the Rosa B. Center, 524 NW 1st St, Gainesville. The cost will be $5 (charged by the city per person). But if you come the first 3 weeks and pay, then your 4th week will be free. This is for newcomers, for those who want to brush up on their skills, and for those who enjoy partnering to help less experienced people. Please pass the word to your friends who might feel overwhelmed on Monday, or if there's som ... Rosa B Williams, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [more][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 8/29, 6:30. Gator Salsa Club is back for the Summer. 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: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Casino style salsa 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Thursday: 6:30 PM - Social dancing, Q&A with instructors and test-ins for class levels 6:50 PM - Bachata 8:15 PM - LA style salsa 9:15 PM - Social dancing Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, between gates 3 & 4 (North-West side of the Stadium, past the Heisman statues). Dress comfortably. Avoid flip flops and shoes without heel support. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UF Campus, Gainesville, 32601. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Viennese Waltz

Thu 8/29, 7-9:15 pm. Viennese Waltz I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Learn the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Starting with the basics and progressing each week. Emphasis on technique as well as patterns and lead and follow. 5 weeks. Cost $55 per person, $44 college student, or $100 couple. Try first week for $12 per person. Viennese Waltz II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm Dance will be the beautiful Viennese Waltz. Strong emphasis on technique. Must know the basics to attend this class. 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 8/29, 7-9 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 with Julieta

Thu 8/29, 7-10 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [email][events]

Nightclub Two Step, Hustle! and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 8/29, 7-10 pm. We are having so much fun, we are going to do Hustle! twice a week, Mondays and Thursdays. The room is in use until 7:30, so arrive then and we will get started as soon as we can. 7:30 pm Nightclub Two Step 8:30 pm Hustle! 9:30 pm Argentine Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $10 per night per person, or $5 student 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 8/29, 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]


Friday 30 August 2019

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

Fri 8/30, 7:45-11 pm. Florida Swing Dancing Club invites you all to join us again this Friday at Thelma A. Boltin Community Center This event will cost $5 to help support the club and bring you more swing dancing events in Gainesville. There will be a friendly beginner lesson will to help you get into the swing of things. 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. 7:45 - 8:00: Doors open 8:00 - 9:00: Beginner Lesson 9:00 - 11:00: Social Dance If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please come talk to any of the officers. We hope to dance with you all soon. Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2 Avenue, Gainesville. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Saturday 31 August 2019

Elio's Latin Show

Sat 8/31, 10 pm-2 am. We throw a party every day at Felipe's. We throw our biggest Fiesta on Saturday nights with Elio Piedra $5 Cover $10 for under 21. Felipe's Taqueria, 1209 W Universitay Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][events]

Impromptu Hurricane Pre-Party Social with Koji

Sat 8/31, 10 pm-1 am. Many cancelled their plans for the weekend because of the hurricane, and because of the gas situation, people may not be able to go to out-of-town socials this weekend. Some people asked for it, so we decided to provide one; please join us for our impromptu hurricane pre-party social tonight. We have a water fountain (filtered water) in our studio. Please feel free to bring some empty bottles and fill them up for the hurricane. This event is open to the public, please bring your friends and family. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $5. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]

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