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1

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Samba Performance Series with Corey

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 Dancing at IndepenDance

2

Clover Squares in Williston

Irish Dance with Piper

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

3

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 4 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

New Beginner Series in Hustle!, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 4

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Beginner Country Two Step

Celebrity Squares in Anthony with Rod

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

4

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

First Fridays Social Dance Party

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

5

Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers

Intro to Contact Dance

Zafire Ladies Gainesville Auditions

UF Homecoming Dance Party with Wanda

West Coast Swing Dance with Jennifer Norris

Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Baila Caliente's Bachata Social

6

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

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

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Contra Dance

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance with Angela

7

Cross Creek Cloggers

Nightclub Two Step, Country Two Step and Hustle with Andy

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

8

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 Dancing at IndepenDance

9

Clover Squares in Williston

Irish Dance with Piper

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

10

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 1 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Beginner Country Two Step

Celebrity Squares Pie Night in Anthony with Rod

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

11

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Contra Dance in Melrose

Havana Nights Salsa at the Wooly with Elio Piedra

12

Salsa Mundial Anniversary Social, Kizomba, Salsa Bachata Workshops with Koji

Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve

UF Swing Club Speakeasy Night

13

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

3rd Annual Ballroom Dance Showcase with Ray and Eileen

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

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala - canceled

Salsa and Bachata Sundays

14

Cross Creek Cloggers

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Country Polka

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

15

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Hip Hop

Ballroom Annual Halloween Dance in Ocala

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Clogging with Laura

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom Dancing at IndepenDance

16

Clover Squares in Williston

Irish Dance with Piper

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

17

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 2 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Salsa, Bachata, Rumba, Cha Cha, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Beginner Country Two Step

Celebrity Squares in Anthony with Rod

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

18

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper - Canceled

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

19

Haitian Dance Workshop With Jean-Sebastien

Night of Dance with UF HealthStreet

Contra Dance

Baila Caliente's Social

20

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Vintage Waltz with Richard

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

Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Salsa and Bachata Sundays

21

Cross Creek Cloggers

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Country Polka

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

22

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Hip Hop

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Clogging with Laura

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom Dancing at IndepenDance

23

Clover Squares in Williston

Irish Dance with Piper

Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

24

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 3 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Salsa, Bachata, Rumba, Cha Cha, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Beginner Country Two Step

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing with Julieta

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

25

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Ciko

Dance Dance Dance at Artwalk with Wanda

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Halloween Social

26

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Ciko

Leveling Up Your Balboa

Coupe DeCale Workshop with Barakissa Coulibaly

Hot Rod Lincoln Band Swing Dance

Ballroom Dance Halloween Party with Ray and Eileen

Costume Dance Party with Wanda

UF Swing Club Balblues Dance

Gator Salsa Club Halloween Social

27

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Ciko

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

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Salsa and Bachata Sundays

28

Cross Creek Cloggers

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Clogging

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

29

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Hip Hop

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - West Coast Swing Workshop

12
Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy Tue 10/01 Gainesville GSC
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 10/01 Gainesville Grand Square
Samba Performance Series with Corey Tue 10/01 Gainesville Samba with C
Hip Hop Tue 10/01 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 10/01 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 10/01 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 10/01 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 10/01 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 10/01 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Dancing at IndepenDance Tue 10/01 Gainesville IndepenDance
Clover Squares in Williston Wed 10/02 Williston Grand Square
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 10/02 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 10/02 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 10/02 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 10/02 Gainesville Baila Calien
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 10/02 Gainesville UF Argentine
Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze Wed 10/02 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 4 of 4 Thu 10/03 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 10/03 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 10/03 Gainesville GSC
New Beginner Series in Hustle!, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 4 Thu 10/03 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Beginner Country Two Step Thu 10/03 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Celebrity Squares in Anthony with Rod Thu 10/03 Anthony Celebrity Sq
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 10/03 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 10/03 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 10/03 Gainesville Mundial
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Fri 10/04 Gainesville UF Argentine
First Fridays Social Dance Party Fri 10/04 Gainesville Smooth Flava
UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social Fri 10/04 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers Sat 10/05 Gainesville GODS
Intro to Contact Dance Sat 10/05 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Zafire Ladies Gainesville Auditions Sat 10/05 Gainesville Mundial
UF Homecoming Dance Party with Wanda Sat 10/05 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance with Jennifer Norris Sat 10/05 Gainesville WCSJA
Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna Sat 10/05 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Baila Caliente's Bachata Social Sat 10/05 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 10/06 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach Sun 10/06 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 10/06 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance Sun 10/06 Gainesville GODS
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 10/06 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 10/06 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance with Angela Sun 10/06 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 10/07 Gainesville Cross Creek
Nightclub Two Step, Country Two Step and Hustle with Andy Mon 10/07 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 10/07 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 10/07 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 10/07 Gainesville IndepenDance
Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby Mon 10/07 Gainseville Dance 352
Israeli Dancing with Andy Mon 10/07 Gainesville IDanceAW
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 10/07 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 10/07 Gainesville Baila Calien
Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy Tue 10/08 Gainesville GSC
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 10/08 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 10/08 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 10/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 10/08 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 10/08 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 10/08 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 10/08 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Dancing at IndepenDance Tue 10/08 Gainesville IndepenDance
Clover Squares in Williston Wed 10/09 Williston Grand Square
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 10/09 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 10/09 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 10/09 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 10/09 Gainesville Baila Calien
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 10/09 Gainesville UF Argentine
Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze Wed 10/09 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 1 of 4 Thu 10/10 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 10/10 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 10/10 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Beginner Country Two Step Thu 10/10 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Celebrity Squares Pie Night in Anthony with Rod Thu 10/10 Anthony Celebrity Sq
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 10/10 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 10/10 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 10/10 Gainesville Mundial
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Fri 10/11 Gainesville UF Argentine
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 10/11 Gainesville GODS
Havana Nights Salsa at the Wooly with Elio Piedra Fri 10/11 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Salsa Mundial Anniversary Social, Kizomba, Salsa Bachata Workshops with Koji Sat 10/12 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 10/12 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve Sat 10/12 Gainesville Tango El Abr
UF Swing Club Speakeasy Night Sat 10/12 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 10/13 Gainesville Nia Holistic
3rd Annual Ballroom Dance Showcase with Ray and Eileen Sun 10/13 Gainesville ParrisDanc
UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach Sun 10/13 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 10/13 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 10/13 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala - canceled Sun 10/13 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa and Bachata Sundays Sun 10/13 Gainesville Mundial
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 10/14 Gainesville Cross Creek
English Country Dancing Mon 10/14 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 10/14 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 10/14 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Country Polka Mon 10/14 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby Mon 10/14 Gainseville Dance 352
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 10/14 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 10/14 Gainesville Baila Calien
Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy Tue 10/15 Gainesville GSC
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 10/15 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 10/15 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Annual Halloween Dance in Ocala Tue 10/15 Ocala USA Dance Oc
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 10/15 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Clogging with Laura Tue 10/15 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 10/15 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 10/15 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 10/15 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 10/15 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Dancing at IndepenDance Tue 10/15 Gainesville IndepenDance
Clover Squares in Williston Wed 10/16 Williston Grand Square
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 10/16 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 10/16 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 10/16 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 10/16 Gainesville Baila Calien
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 10/16 Gainesville UF Argentine
Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze Wed 10/16 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 2 of 4 Thu 10/17 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 10/17 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 10/17 Gainesville GSC
Salsa, Bachata, Rumba, Cha Cha, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 10/17 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Beginner Country Two Step Thu 10/17 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Celebrity Squares in Anthony with Rod Thu 10/17 Anthony Celebrity Sq
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 10/17 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 10/17 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 10/17 Gainesville Mundial
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper - Canceled Fri 10/18 Gainesville UF Argentine
UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social Fri 10/18 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Haitian Dance Workshop With Jean-Sebastien Sat 10/19 Gainesville SwingDance
Night of Dance with UF HealthStreet Sat 10/19 Gainesville HealthStreet
Contra Dance Sat 10/19 Gainesville GODS
Baila Caliente's Social Sat 10/19 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 10/20 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vintage Waltz with Richard Sun 10/20 Gainesville Waltz
UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach Sun 10/20 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 10/20 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 10/20 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 10/20 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa and Bachata Sundays Sun 10/20 Gainesville Mundial
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 10/21 Gainesville Cross Creek
English Country Dancing Mon 10/21 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 10/21 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 10/21 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Country Polka Mon 10/21 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby Mon 10/21 Gainseville Dance 352
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 10/21 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 10/21 Gainesville Baila Calien
Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy Tue 10/22 Gainesville GSC
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 10/22 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 10/22 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 10/22 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Clogging with Laura Tue 10/22 Gainesville Hogtown Heel
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 10/22 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 10/22 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret Tue 10/22 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 10/22 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Dancing at IndepenDance Tue 10/22 Gainesville IndepenDance
Clover Squares in Williston Wed 10/23 Williston Grand Square
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 10/23 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Adult West African with Live Percussionists with Barakissa Wed 10/23 Gainesville IndepenDance
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 10/23 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 10/23 Gainesville Baila Calien
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 10/23 Gainesville UF Argentine
Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze Wed 10/23 Gainesville Elio Piedra
Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 3 of 4 Thu 10/24 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 10/24 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 10/24 Gainesville GSC
Salsa, Bachata, Rumba, Cha Cha, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 10/24 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Beginner Country Two Step Thu 10/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 10/24 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing with Julieta Thu 10/24 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 10/24 Gainesville Mundial
UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Ciko Fri 10/25 Gainesville UF Argentine
Dance Dance Dance at Artwalk with Wanda Fri 10/25 Gainesville Smooth Flava
UF Swing Club Dance Class and Halloween Social Fri 10/25 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Ciko Sat 10/26 Gainesville UF Argentine
Leveling Up Your Balboa Sat 10/26 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Coupe DeCale Workshop with Barakissa Coulibaly Sat 10/26 Gainesville SwingDance
Hot Rod Lincoln Band Swing Dance Sat 10/26 Gainesville WCSJA
Ballroom Dance Halloween Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 10/26 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Costume Dance Party with Wanda Sat 10/26 Gainesville Smooth Flava
UF Swing Club Balblues Dance Sat 10/26 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Gator Salsa Club Halloween Social Sat 10/26 Gainesville GSC
UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Ciko Sun 10/27 Gainesville UF Argentine
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 10/27 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Swing Club Lindy Hop to the Top Lesson Series with Zach Sun 10/27 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa On 2 with Salsa Mundial Sun 10/27 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 10/27 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 10/27 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa and Bachata Sundays Sun 10/27 Gainesville Mundial
Cross Creek Cloggers Mon 10/28 Gainesville Cross Creek
English Country Dancing Mon 10/28 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 10/28 Gainesville GSC
Clogging Mon 10/28 Gainesville IndepenDance
Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby Mon 10/28 Gainseville Dance 352
Ballet, Stretch and Tone Mon 10/28 Gainesville IndepenDance
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 10/28 Gainesville Baila Calien
Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy Tue 10/29 Gainesville GSC
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 10/29 Gainesville Grand Square
Hip Hop Tue 10/29 Gainesville IndepenDance
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - West Coast Swing Workshop Tue 10/29 Gainesville ParrisDanc
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Tuesday 1 October 2019

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Tue 10/01, 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 10/01, 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]

Samba Performance Series with Corey

Tue 10/01, 6:15-7:15 pm. 7 Week Samba performance series is back. We will learn a fun Brazilian samba choreography to perform at the Gainesville downtown arts festival! Learn the sensual and smooth art of Brazilian samba with master instructor Dr. Corey Cheval. Cheval has studied samba since 2001, traveled and performed internationally with samba groups in the US and Brazil. Check out her TEDxUF talk on dancing here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwN2j6wfwxE Performance not required to participate, however, participation is required for performance! 7 week class series = $115 Costume Fee = $60. Gainesville Circus Center, 250 SE 10 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Samba with Corey - [website][events]

Hip Hop

Tue 10/01, 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 10/01, 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 10/01, 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 10/01, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 10/01, 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 10/01, 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 Dancing at IndepenDance

Tue 10/01, 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 2 October 2019

Clover Squares in Williston

Wed 10/02, 2-4 pm. Western Style Square Dancing with Clover Squares, a square dance club of Levy County. We have a workshop class from 4-5 if we have new students interested. First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 213 W Noble Avenue, Williston, 32696. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. Grand Squares - [website][email][events]

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 10/02, 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 10/02, 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 10/02, 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 West Coast Wednesdays Class Schedule: 7:00 Doors Open, Warm Up Music 7:15 Beginner Patterns, Practice 7:45 Technique and Styling, Practice 8:15 Intermediate Patterns 8:45 Social Dancing, Practice Instructor Josh Angel Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 10/02, 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]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 10/02, 8:30-10:30 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]

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

Wed 10/02, 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 3 October 2019

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 4 of 4

Thu 10/03, 12-1 pm. 4 week series in World Line Dancing. Skips September 12. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 10/03, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 10/03, 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]

New Beginner Series in Hustle!, Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy 4 of 4

Thu 10/03, 6:30-9:30 pm. 4-Week beginner series for new dancers. Experienced dancers meet at the same time to practice. Skips September 12. 6:30 pm Hustle! 7:30 pm Swing 8:30 pm Argentine Tango - let me know if you are coming for Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. Per Person $60 for 4-week beginner series, or $10 per night for experienced dancers, or $5 student, or $5 Argentine Tango practice only, students free 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Beginner Country Two Step

Thu 10/03, 7-9:15 pm. Starting with the basics and building each week. Singles and couples are welcomed, rotating partners is optional. 4 week cost is $40 per person. Try out the first class for $12 per person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Celebrity Squares in Anthony with Rod

Thu 10/03, 7-9 pm. We dance every Thursday. Anthony United Methodist Church, 2396 NE 97 Street, Anthony. Rod Barngrover, 386-749-4767. Celebrity Squares - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 10/03, 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 10/03, 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 10/03, 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 4 October 2019

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Fri 10/04, 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]

First Fridays Social Dance Party

Fri 10/04, 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. The Elks Club, 511 SW 4 Avenue, Gainesville. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. $5. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

Fri 10/04, 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 5 October 2019

Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers

Sat 10/05 to Sun 10/06, 10 am-2 pm. Richard Powers is a dance historian and instructor at Stanford University specializing in both historic and contemporary social dance. He leads workshops around the world (see below for more about that). His Social Dance class is among Stanford University's most popular courses. The primary focus of the weekend will be waltzing, including cross-step waltz and traditional turning waltz with a few other dances of Richard's choice. This special weekend is only for those with at least some waltz experience (traditional, cross-step, box, Viennese, etc.) This is not a workshop for waltz beginners. If you already know some basic waltz steps, then this waltz weekend is for you. Early Bird Registration opens May 1st, 8 am, $60 for the weekend Regular registration opens July 1st, 8 am, $70 for the weekend This venue will have a capacity of approximately 70, so be sure to register early to save your place. Donations can be made at any ... Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]

Intro to Contact Dance

Sat 10/05, 1-2:30 pm. Experience what it feels like to move through space in response to gravity, momentum, and inertia. This workshop will cover the foundations of contact improvisation. Contact improvisation is a partner-based movement practice involving connection, flow, rhythm, timing, supporting, and being supported. The goal is for dancers to become more attuned to their center and to the subtleties of touch. Justin will share introductory contact points, supportive structures, and the process of push in pull in partner movement. Come as you are, no experience or partner is necessary! Self-investment: Flow Space members: $28 | Guests: $35 Instructor bio: Justin has a diverse background in movement arts and yoga. He is a certified corrective exercise specialist and RYT200hr. Flow Space, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 561-332-4142. Aurora Healing Arts - [website][events]

Zafire Ladies Gainesville Auditions

Sat 10/05, 2-3:30 pm. Zafire Ladies GVL is expanding their army of fierce ladies. To all the ladies who missed last year auditions, this is your chance to show up and show out. If you are looking to: • Grow as a dancer • Improve your technique • Improve your confidence • Travel to perform in world known Latin Congresses/festivals • Build friendships with an amazing group of ladies Then this is the team for you. Please arrive at 2 pm to sign in and get your number. Auditions start at 2:30 pm. You do not need any salsa experience to audition. Just bring your sassy fierce self and some ballroom heels or comfortable heels that you can dance in. Hope to see all of you beautiful ladies out there. Please feel free to message me for any questions or concerns. Salsa Mundial, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

UF Homecoming Dance Party with Wanda

Sat 10/05, 7-10 pm. Demonstrating Urban Dance during the night. Represent your favorite football team. Thomas Center, 302 NE 6 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. $10 donation. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

West Coast Swing Dance with Jennifer Norris

Sat 10/05, 7:30-10:30 pm. Please join us at our quarterly 1st Saturday Dance as we have special guest Instructor Jennifer Norris in to teach for us. Starts with a 45-ish minute WCS lesson with Jennifer Norris, followed by WCS social dancing with DJ Josh. There will be plenty of Pop, Rock, Blues, R&B, Acoustic, etc WCS tunes, with a little 2 Step, ECS, Waltz, and NC2 thrown in. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $15, $10 with Student ID. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [website][email][events]

Argentine Tango Milonga dell Amicizia with Rosanna

Sat 10/05, 8 pm-12 am. Lovely Argentine Tango Milonga with Rosanna's home cooking. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Andrea Pham. $10, $5 student. Tango El Abrazo Milonga - [email][events]

Baila Caliente's Bachata Social

Sat 10/05, 9:30 pm-2:30 am. Calling all bachata lovers. This is not time for suzy-Q-ing, this is one you wanna get down and bachata for. We will begin with a bachata workshop at 9:30, social dancing to follow immediately. You will be in for a fun night. DJ Brown Shuga & DJ Lamb, will be playing your favorite bachata, salsa, and cha cha cha all night. Bachata Workshop: 9:30- 10:30 pm Instructor Conroy Smith Social dancing to immediately follow. The music will 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 $1 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]


Sunday 6 October 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 10/06, 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 10/06, 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 10/06, 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 10/06, 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 10/06, 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 10/06, 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 10/06, 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 7 October 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 10/07, 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]

Nightclub Two Step, Country Two Step and Hustle with Andy

Mon 10/07, 5:30. 5:30 pm Nightclub Two Step, Country Two Step 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 10/07, 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 10/07, 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 10/07, 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]

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Mon 10/07, 7-9:10 pm. Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Thursdays 7:10-8:10 pm Tribal Fusion Belly Dance is for dancers of all shapes, sizes, and genders. Tribal Fusion combines the techniques of American Tribal Style, Hip Hop, Classic Westernized dance, American Cabaret Bellydance and much more to create a style that is modern, serpentine, and smooth, Tribal Fusion Belly Dance also uses some of the same movement principles from traditional forms such as Flamenco, Kathak, Odissi, and other folkloric and classical dance styles. This class is perfect for anyone wanting to try something new, even if you're a beginner or experienced dancer. We'll break down posture, isolations, arm and footwork, traveling and we'll work on combinations that will give students a solid grasp of this fun. For Dancers Ages 14+. Adult Beginner Tap Thursdays 8:15-8:15 pm A class where adults can have fun learning the basic steps of tap dance. This class is also great for “brushi ... Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [more][email][events]

Israeli Dancing with Andy

Mon 10/07, 7:30-9 pm. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. $5 per night 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 10/07, 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 10/07, 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 8 October 2019

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Tue 10/08, 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 10/08, 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 10/08, 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 10/08, 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 10/08, 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 10/08, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 10/08, 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 10/08, 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 Dancing at IndepenDance

Tue 10/08, 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 9 October 2019

Clover Squares in Williston

Wed 10/09, 2-4 pm. Western Style Square Dancing with Clover Squares, a square dance club of Levy County. We have a workshop class from 4-5 if we have new students interested. First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 213 W Noble Avenue, Williston, 32696. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. Grand Squares - [website][email][events]

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 10/09, 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 10/09, 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 10/09, 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 West Coast Wednesdays Class Schedule: 7:00 Doors Open, Warm Up Music 7:15 Beginner Patterns, Practice 7:45 Technique and Styling, Practice 8:15 Intermediate Patterns 8:45 Social Dancing, Practice Instructor Josh Angel Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 10/09, 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]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 10/09, 8:30-10:30 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]

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

Wed 10/09, 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 10 October 2019

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 1 of 4

Thu 10/10, 12-1 pm. 4 week series in World Line Dancing. Skips September 12. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 10/10, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 10/10, 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 - Beginner Country Two Step

Thu 10/10, 7-9:15 pm. Starting with the basics and building each week. Singles and couples are welcomed, rotating partners is optional. 4 week cost is $40 per person. Try out the first class for $12 per person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Celebrity Squares Pie Night in Anthony with Rod

Thu 10/10, 7-9 pm. We dance every Thursday. Anthony United Methodist Church, 2396 NE 97 Street, Anthony. Rod Barngrover, 386-749-4767. Celebrity Squares - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 10/10, 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 10/10, 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 10/10, 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 11 October 2019

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Fri 10/11, 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]

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 10/11, 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]

Havana Nights Salsa at the Wooly with Elio Piedra

Fri 10/11, 10 pm-1:30 am. We are bringing salsa back. Bring your rhythm and party feet to the dance floor as DJ Elio Piedra "Bringing The Fiesta to you" brings the fiesta to The Wooly again. Vibrant dance floors and a specialty drink will be available to keep the party going all night long. So dress spicy, bring your friends and get ready to cha-cha-cha. 21 and Over: $5 Under 21: $10 Doors open at 10 pm. The Wooly, 20 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32608. Elio Piedra, 352-327-5089. Elio Piedra Bringing the Fiesta to You - [website][email][events]


Saturday 12 October 2019

Salsa Mundial Anniversary Social, Kizomba, Salsa Bachata Workshops with Koji

Sat 10/12, 1 pm-2 am. Four years ago, a few of us decided to embark on an audacious journey to share our passion for Latin dance with the Gainesville community. We can’t believe it’s already been 4 years! Without your support, our dreams would have never turned into reality! We really appreciate your support! We promise to continue sharing our passion and inspire as many as we can. It’s time to celebrate our anniversary!! Please join us for our 4th anniversary event! This year, we are hosting an all-day event! We will have three hour Kizomba workshop by Naomi (Tampa), and two pre-social workshops (all levels) by Eymar and Jennifer from Salsa Heat (Orlando)!! Jorge from Ritmo Urbano (Tampa) will be the MC for the night! We will also have dance performances during the social! DJ Koji will be playing your favorite Salsa and Bachata all night long! There will be a raffle for a pair of dance shoes of your choice from Very Fine Dance Shoes. Kizomba workshop ... 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [more][website][email][events]

Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 10/12, 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 10/12, 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]

UF Swing Club Speakeasy Night

Sat 10/12, 8 pm-1 am. 8 pm - 9 pm Beginner Lesson Momentum and Linearity 9 pm - 1 am Social Dance Come on out to Speakeasy Night, presented by the Florida Swing Dancing Club. Our bar will be open and serving up crafty cocktails so Lindy Hop your way to the Hipp Lower Level for a night of swing. No dance experience or dance partner required. Tickets available online at thehipp.org or through the Box Office at 352-375-4477. The Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2 Place, Gainesville, 32601. $10. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]


Sunday 13 October 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 10/13, 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]

3rd Annual Ballroom Dance Showcase with Ray and Eileen

Sun 10/13, 11:30 am-5:30 pm. Enjoy an afternoon of dancing at the Rion Ballroom. Be a performer or a spectator. All styles of dance offered-International, American, and Country Western. There is general dancing as well as performances. Josh Angel is DJing. Tickets available now. Reitz Union, Rion Ballroom, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

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

Sun 10/13, 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 10/13, 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 10/13, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala - canceled

Sun 10/13, 5:30-8:30 pm. No dancing this week. Come out next week. Join us next 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]

Salsa and Bachata Sundays

Sun 10/13, 8 pm-2 am. 8 pm Bachata lesson. 8 pm to 11 pm BOGO happy hour. If you are looking for a true salsa dancing adventure, head over to The Holy Pipe Lounge where DJ Brown Sugar plays the Top Salsa and Bachata hits every Sunday. You will hardly find a more affordable option, with free dance lessons, free admission and easy parking plus drinks at great prices. Gainesville has a surprisingly big salsa dancing scene, with The Holy Pipe catering to both beginners and pros. No cover charge. 18 and over. The Holy Pipe, 7 W University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 424-666-9359. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Monday 14 October 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 10/14, 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 10/14, 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 10/14, 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 10/14, 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Country Polka

Mon 10/14, 7-9:15 pm. Starting with the basics and building each week. Singles and couples are welcomed, rotating partners is optional. 4 week cost is $40 per person. Try out the first class for $12 per person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Mon 10/14, 7-9:10 pm. Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Thursdays 7:10-8:10 pm Tribal Fusion Belly Dance is for dancers of all shapes, sizes, and genders. Tribal Fusion combines the techniques of American Tribal Style, Hip Hop, Classic Westernized dance, American Cabaret Bellydance and much more to create a style that is modern, serpentine, and smooth, Tribal Fusion Belly Dance also uses some of the same movement principles from traditional forms such as Flamenco, Kathak, Odissi, and other folkloric and classical dance styles. This class is perfect for anyone wanting to try something new, even if you're a beginner or experienced dancer. We'll break down posture, isolations, arm and footwork, traveling and we'll work on combinations that will give students a solid grasp of this fun. For Dancers Ages 14+. Adult Beginner Tap Thursdays 8:15-8:15 pm A class where adults can have fun learning the basic steps of tap dance. This class is also great for “brushi ... Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [more][email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 10/14, 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 10/14, 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 15 October 2019

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Tue 10/15, 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 10/15, 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 10/15, 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 Annual Halloween Dance in Ocala

Tue 10/15, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lesson 7:30 pm Dancing DJ and Lesson Mark Traynor. Crystal Ballroom Ocala, 25 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, 34470. Ken Uggie Wardd, 407-757-2975. $10 members, $12 non-members. USA Dance Ocala - [website][events]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 10/15, 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]

Clogging with Laura

Tue 10/15, 7-9 pm. We clog for fun and exercise. All ages and skill levels are welcome. It is best to text message us to make sure we will be there. We are pretty reliably there each week, but sometimes need to cancel. Grace Baptist Church, 7100 NW 39 Averue, Gainesville. Gail Roser, 352-256-3742. Hogtown Heelers - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 10/15, 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 10/15, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 10/15, 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 10/15, 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 Dancing at IndepenDance

Tue 10/15, 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 16 October 2019

Clover Squares in Williston

Wed 10/16, 2-4 pm. Western Style Square Dancing with Clover Squares, a square dance club of Levy County. We have a workshop class from 4-5 if we have new students interested. First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 213 W Noble Avenue, Williston, 32696. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. Grand Squares - [website][email][events]

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 10/16, 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 10/16, 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 10/16, 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 West Coast Wednesdays Class Schedule: 7:00 Doors Open, Warm Up Music 7:15 Beginner Patterns, Practice 7:45 Technique and Styling, Practice 8:15 Intermediate Patterns 8:45 Social Dancing, Practice Instructor Josh Angel Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 10/16, 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]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 10/16, 8:30-10:30 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]

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

Wed 10/16, 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 17 October 2019

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 2 of 4

Thu 10/17, 12-1 pm. 4 week series in World Line Dancing. Skips September 12. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 10/17, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 10/17, 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]

Salsa, Bachata, Rumba, Cha Cha, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 10/17, 6:30-9:30 pm. Dances to be decided. 6:30 pm Salsa, Bachata, Rumba, Cha Cha 7:30 pm Waltz 8:30 pm Argentine Tango - let me know if you are coming for Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. Per Person $60 for 4-week beginner series, or $10 per night for experienced dancers, or $5 student, or $5 Argentine Tango practice only, students free 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Beginner Country Two Step

Thu 10/17, 7-9:15 pm. Starting with the basics and building each week. Singles and couples are welcomed, rotating partners is optional. 4 week cost is $40 per person. Try out the first class for $12 per person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Celebrity Squares in Anthony with Rod

Thu 10/17, 7-9 pm. We dance every Thursday. Anthony United Methodist Church, 2396 NE 97 Street, Anthony. Rod Barngrover, 386-749-4767. Celebrity Squares - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 10/17, 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 10/17, 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 10/17, 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 18 October 2019

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper - Canceled

Fri 10/18, 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]

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Social

Fri 10/18, 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 19 October 2019

Haitian Dance Workshop With Jean-Sebastien

Sat 10/19, 11 am-12:30 pm. Jean-Sebastien Duvilaire (Babbas) is a Haitian Artist and Houngan who strongly believes in the use of the performing arts to trigger social change. He has trained in African and Afro-Haitian techniques, as well as in classical ballet, modern, and contemporary dance. Babbas has worked with many artists internationally, and travels to teach, choreograph, and collaborate with artists throughout the U.S., the Caribbean, and West Africa. He is the founder of the AfrikAyiti Project, and always wishes to promote Africa together with Haiti in sharing his culture wherever he teaches or performs. He recently moved to Boston, where he has worked with JAE/Jean Appolon Expressions before deciding to continue his work independently from the company. For now, Jean-Sebastien continues to teach, travel, and choreograph, pursue study of Vodou, and runs a small cacao processing company in Haiti called Tahomey. His commitment to cultural sustainability ... Hip Moves Fitness Studio, 708 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Swing Dance Gainesville - [more][website][events]

Night of Dance with UF HealthStreet

Sat 10/19, 4-7 pm. Join HealthStreet for a Night of Dance. Get your dancing shoes ready. Free dance and movement workshops. Live music. Health education, services and screenings. Food trucks. Night of Dance is free. Entry donations are appreciated. This family event aims to bring our diverse communities together through arts, while encouraging physical activity and spreading the word about health resources available to families in our city. Local dance studios will be offering dance sessions, including popular styles such as Latin and West African. Throughout the evening, HealthStreet along with various community and UF organizations will be providing health education, screenings and wellness resources. This community celebration will also include delicious food trucks, games, massages and family fun activities for the kids. Come one, come all to dance the evening away with us. Interested in leading a dance-along at Bo Diddley Plaza? Health ... Bo Didley Plaza, Gainesville, 32601. 352-294-4880. Free. UF HealthStreet - [more][website][email][events]

Contra Dance

Sat 10/19, 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]

Baila Caliente's Social

Sat 10/19, 9:30 pm-2:30 am. Dj Bob Ocho a.k.a. Chocolate Pecan will be playing your favorite bachata, salsa and chachacha all night. Workshop: 9:30 -10:30 pm Salsa On2 - Bob Ocho Social dancing to follow immediately. The music will play until there is no one on the dance floor. $10 for individual workshop, $7 with student ID $14 for night workshop and social, $12 with student ID $10 for social only, $7 with student ID. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Sunday 20 October 2019

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 10/20, 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 10/20, 1:30-4:30 pm. Lesson at 1:30. Open dancing thereafter. 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]

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

Sun 10/20, 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 10/20, 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 10/20, 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 10/20, 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]

Salsa and Bachata Sundays

Sun 10/20, 8 pm-2 am. 8 pm Bachata lesson. 8 pm to 11 pm BOGO happy hour. If you are looking for a true salsa dancing adventure, head over to The Holy Pipe Lounge where DJ Brown Sugar plays the Top Salsa and Bachata hits every Sunday. You will hardly find a more affordable option, with free dance lessons, free admission and easy parking plus drinks at great prices. Gainesville has a surprisingly big salsa dancing scene, with The Holy Pipe catering to both beginners and pros. No cover charge. 18 and over. The Holy Pipe, 7 W University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 424-666-9359. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Monday 21 October 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 10/21, 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 10/21, 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 10/21, 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 10/21, 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Country Polka

Mon 10/21, 7-9:15 pm. Starting with the basics and building each week. Singles and couples are welcomed, rotating partners is optional. 4 week cost is $40 per person. Try out the first class for $12 per person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Mon 10/21, 7-9:10 pm. Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Thursdays 7:10-8:10 pm Tribal Fusion Belly Dance is for dancers of all shapes, sizes, and genders. Tribal Fusion combines the techniques of American Tribal Style, Hip Hop, Classic Westernized dance, American Cabaret Bellydance and much more to create a style that is modern, serpentine, and smooth, Tribal Fusion Belly Dance also uses some of the same movement principles from traditional forms such as Flamenco, Kathak, Odissi, and other folkloric and classical dance styles. This class is perfect for anyone wanting to try something new, even if you're a beginner or experienced dancer. We'll break down posture, isolations, arm and footwork, traveling and we'll work on combinations that will give students a solid grasp of this fun. For Dancers Ages 14+. Adult Beginner Tap Thursdays 8:15-8:15 pm A class where adults can have fun learning the basic steps of tap dance. This class is also great for “brushi ... Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [more][email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 10/21, 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 10/21, 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 22 October 2019

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Tue 10/22, 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 10/22, 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 10/22, 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 10/22, 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]

Clogging with Laura

Tue 10/22, 7-9 pm. We clog for fun and exercise. All ages and skill levels are welcome. It is best to text message us to make sure we will be there. We are pretty reliably there each week, but sometimes need to cancel. Grace Baptist Church, 7100 NW 39 Averue, Gainesville. Gail Roser, 352-256-3742. Hogtown Heelers - [email][events]

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Tue 10/22, 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 10/22, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk with Margaret

Tue 10/22, 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 10/22, 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 Dancing at IndepenDance

Tue 10/22, 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 23 October 2019

Clover Squares in Williston

Wed 10/23, 2-4 pm. Western Style Square Dancing with Clover Squares, a square dance club of Levy County. We have a workshop class from 4-5 if we have new students interested. First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 213 W Noble Avenue, Williston, 32696. Susie Moon, 352-283-1296. Grand Squares - [website][email][events]

Irish Dance with Piper

Wed 10/23, 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 10/23, 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 10/23, 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 West Coast Wednesdays Class Schedule: 7:00 Doors Open, Warm Up Music 7:15 Beginner Patterns, Practice 7:45 Technique and Styling, Practice 8:15 Intermediate Patterns 8:45 Social Dancing, Practice Instructor Josh Angel Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 10/23, 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]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 10/23, 8:30-10:30 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]

Elio's Latin Night at Bahama Breeze

Wed 10/23, 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 24 October 2019

Line Dancing at Senior Center with Andy 3 of 4

Thu 10/24, 12-1 pm. 4 week series in World Line Dancing. Skips September 12. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 10/24, 6-8:30 pm. 6:00-6:45 pm Beginners 6:45-7:30 pm Intermediate 7:30-8:30 pm Open Dance. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 5020 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, 32606. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Thu 10/24, 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]

Salsa, Bachata, Rumba, Cha Cha, Waltz and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 10/24, 6:30-9:30 pm. Dances to be decided. 6:30 pm Salsa, Bachata, Rumba, Cha Cha 7:30 pm Waltz 8:30 pm Argentine Tango - let me know if you are coming for Tango Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. Per Person $10 per night, or $5 student, or $5 Argentine Tango practice only, students free 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Beginner Country Two Step

Thu 10/24, 7-9:15 pm. Starting with the basics and building each week. Singles and couples are welcomed, rotating partners is optional. 4 week cost is $40 per person. Try out the first class for $12 per person. 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 10/24, 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 10/24, 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 10/24, 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 25 October 2019

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Ciko

Fri 10/25 to Sun 10/27. Mark your calendars for October 25-27th and plan to join us in Gainesville. We are so excited to welcome Ciko from NYC for a weekend of excellent workshops! We also will have the fun musical genius Mariano Bejarano DJing the Friday night Milonga. Event Schedule: Fridy October 25 UF WORKSHOP Topic: Strengthening for Tango: Grounding and Embrace Time: 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm Location: UF Reitz Union Dance Studio B UF TANGO NIGHT MILONGA Time: 8:30 pm to midnight+ DJ: Mariano from Miami Location: Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville Food: Snacks will be provided by the Argentine Tango Club. Cost: Free for UF students, For all others suggested donation of $10 Saturday October 26 WORKSHOP 1: Ciko, Alper, and Trista Topic: Close embrace twisty turns with entradas. Moving through your partner vs around your partner. Time: 2 pm - 3:30 pm Location: Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville WORKSHOP 2 ... Gainesville. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][website][email][events]

Dance Dance Dance at Artwalk with Wanda

Fri 10/25, 7-9 pm. Smooth Flava Dance, Gainesville Chapter invites you onto the dance floor with free introductory lessons and demos during Artwalk Gainesville. No partner needed, everyone is welcome. Info on weekly classes and opportunities for ballroom, line dancing to R&B tunes, and Swing Out. Join in, watch, or find out more. Rosa B Williams, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

UF Swing Club Dance Class and Halloween Social

Fri 10/25, 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 26 October 2019

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Ciko

Sat 10/26 to Sun 10/27. Mark your calendars for October 25-27th and plan to join us in Gainesville. We are so excited to welcome Ciko from NYC for a weekend of excellent workshops! We also will have the fun musical genius Mariano Bejarano DJing the Friday night Milonga. Event Schedule: Fridy October 25 UF WORKSHOP Topic: Strengthening for Tango: Grounding and Embrace Time: 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm Location: UF Reitz Union Dance Studio B UF TANGO NIGHT MILONGA Time: 8:30 pm to midnight+ DJ: Mariano from Miami Location: Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville Food: Snacks will be provided by the Argentine Tango Club. Cost: Free for UF students, For all others suggested donation of $10 Saturday October 26 WORKSHOP 1: Ciko, Alper, and Trista Topic: Close embrace twisty turns with entradas. Moving through your partner vs around your partner. Time: 2 pm - 3:30 pm Location: Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville WORKSHOP 2 ... Gainesville. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][website][email][events]

Leveling Up Your Balboa

Sat 10/26, 9 am-1:30 pm. Do you know the basics of balboa and want to learn more? Have you already taken several lessons in balboa and want to improve your dancing? Whether you are a beginner or intermediate balboa dancer, if you are looking to take your dancing to the next level, this is the workshop for you! Join Gainesville local Amye M. Francis and special guest instructor and award winning dancer from Orlando, Aaron Able Seals, on an adventure into balboa. The price is $10 and can be paid at the door. We accept cash, card, check, Venmo or Paypal Stay tuned as more details are released and don't forget about the balboa and blues social dance afterwards; what better opportunity could you find to practice the new material you just learned? And workshop attendees get in for free! More information about the dance can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/429064727737914/ If you are traveling from out of town and are interested in finding local ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][website][email][events]

Coupe DeCale Workshop with Barakissa Coulibaly

Sat 10/26, 2:30-3:45 pm. Come join us with the amazing Barakissa Coulibaly for an amazing Coupe De Cale dance workshop. This is an up beat West African Flavor class that is full of highly energetic movement and fun Coupe de Cale hails from Ivory Coast, West Africa, and we are lucky enough to get a taste of West Africa right here in Gainesville. No experience necessary. Come out, shake, roll, sweat, vibe, and have FUN! See you there. Price: $15.00 Cash Cashapp $Cbarakissa More information on our instructor Barakissa below. Barakissa Coulibaly Member of CID UNESCO The International Dance Council. Brakissa is a West African dancer and choreographer from Abobo, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. She started her career in traditional African dance in 1990 with “Fotemogoban”. She continued her career with “Djolem” and performed in Switzerland, Greece, Spain, France, Germany and many other countries! In fall 2012, she traveled to the United States to chore ... Hip Moves Fitness Studio, 708 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Swing Dance Gainesville - [more][website][events]

Hot Rod Lincoln Band Swing Dance

Sat 10/26, 7-10 pm. Smoke free. Costumes welcome. Bring snack to share, if you want. Bring friends, men too. Dance and have fun. American Legion Haisley Lynch Post 16, 4701 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, 32609. Danny Shehee. $10. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [website][events]

Ballroom Dance Halloween Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 10/26, 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]

Costume Dance Party with Wanda

Sat 10/26, 8 pm-12 am. It is a party month with Smooth Flava Dance, Gainesville Chapter. Tickets are available now. blssdfuture using Cashapp. Music by DJ Elo. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Blvd, Gainesville, 32653. James Bethel, 352-214-1297, Jamel Cheeseborough, 352-339-2400. $15, $100 table for 10. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

UF Swing Club Balblues Dance

Sat 10/26, 8:30 pm-0:30 am. Do you want to get some more balboa or blues in? Then please join us at FSDC's first balboa dance, followed by a few hours of blues. Although you will hear a lot of fast and slow songs here, lindy is certainly welcome! Our djs will be Aaron Able Seals for balboa and Bryn Taylor for blues. The price is $5, or free if you are a participant in the preceding balboa workshop which can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/960743474277892/ We can accept cash, card, check, PayPal and Venmo. UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. UF Swing Dance Club - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Halloween Social

Sat 10/26, 9 pm-2 am. Gator Salsa Club is hosting a Halloween Social. Costumes are heavily encouraged and there will be prizes for the best costume. Price: $7 for bachata workshop and social. Cash or Venmo only. All funds go towards Gator Salsa Club activities. Schedule: 9 pm - Bachata workshop (All levels) 10 pm - Social dancing Costume competition at midnight All levels of dancers are encouraged to attend. Social dancing is the best way to improve as a lead and a follow. Salsa Mundial, LLC, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville, 32607. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]


Sunday 27 October 2019

UF Argentine Tango Weekend with Ciko

Sun 10/27. Mark your calendars for October 25-27th and plan to join us in Gainesville. We are so excited to welcome Ciko from NYC for a weekend of excellent workshops! We also will have the fun musical genius Mariano Bejarano DJing the Friday night Milonga. Event Schedule: Fridy October 25 UF WORKSHOP Topic: Strengthening for Tango: Grounding and Embrace Time: 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm Location: UF Reitz Union Dance Studio B UF TANGO NIGHT MILONGA Time: 8:30 pm to midnight+ DJ: Mariano from Miami Location: Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville Food: Snacks will be provided by the Argentine Tango Club. Cost: Free for UF students, For all others suggested donation of $10 Saturday October 26 WORKSHOP 1: Ciko, Alper, and Trista Topic: Close embrace twisty turns with entradas. Moving through your partner vs around your partner. Time: 2 pm - 3:30 pm Location: Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville WORKSHOP 2 ... Gainesville. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][website][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 10/27, 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 10/27, 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 10/27, 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 10/27, 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 10/27, 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]

Salsa and Bachata Sundays

Sun 10/27, 8 pm-2 am. 8 pm Bachata lesson. 8 pm to 11 pm BOGO happy hour. If you are looking for a true salsa dancing adventure, head over to The Holy Pipe Lounge where DJ Brown Sugar plays the Top Salsa and Bachata hits every Sunday. You will hardly find a more affordable option, with free dance lessons, free admission and easy parking plus drinks at great prices. Gainesville has a surprisingly big salsa dancing scene, with The Holy Pipe catering to both beginners and pros. No cover charge. 18 and over. The Holy Pipe, 7 W University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 424-666-9359. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Monday 28 October 2019

Cross Creek Cloggers

Mon 10/28, 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]

English Country Dancing

Mon 10/28, 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 10/28, 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 10/28, 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]

Modern Dance and Adult Ballet with Shay and Gabby

Mon 10/28, 7-9:10 pm. Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Thursdays 7:10-8:10 pm Tribal Fusion Belly Dance is for dancers of all shapes, sizes, and genders. Tribal Fusion combines the techniques of American Tribal Style, Hip Hop, Classic Westernized dance, American Cabaret Bellydance and much more to create a style that is modern, serpentine, and smooth, Tribal Fusion Belly Dance also uses some of the same movement principles from traditional forms such as Flamenco, Kathak, Odissi, and other folkloric and classical dance styles. This class is perfect for anyone wanting to try something new, even if you're a beginner or experienced dancer. We'll break down posture, isolations, arm and footwork, traveling and we'll work on combinations that will give students a solid grasp of this fun. For Dancers Ages 14+. Adult Beginner Tap Thursdays 8:15-8:15 pm A class where adults can have fun learning the basic steps of tap dance. This class is also great for “brushi ... Dance 352 Studio, 2512 NE 1 Blvd, Suite 500, Gainseville, 32601. 407-683-3841. Dance 352 - [more][email][events]

Ballet, Stretch and Tone

Mon 10/28, 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 10/28, 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 29 October 2019

Kizomba Tuesdays with Salil and Kathy

Tue 10/29, 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 10/29, 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 10/29, 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 - West Coast Swing Workshop

Tue 10/29, 7-9:30 pm. Here is a chance to take your West Coast Swing to the next level. Brittany will be focusing on the following concepts in a fun way. Compression and Extension, Walks and Triples, Side passes with attitude/play, Common patterns/concept and their mistakes (how to fix). Take advantage of Brittany’s expertise in West Coast Swing. Cost $17/person, $12/college student, or $30/couple. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [email][events]

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