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Ballroom Dance Red, White and Blue Party with Ray and Eileen

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Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck - confirm

Nia Holistic Movement

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Zafire Sunset Salsa and Bachata Social - confirm

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

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English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Argentine Tango with Trista

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

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Grand Squares with Lonnie

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

29

Clover Squares in Williston

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

30

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Fox Trot and American Tango 5 of 5

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

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Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers - Advanced Registration

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Baila Caliente's Bachata Social

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Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers - Advanced Registration

Nia Holistic Movement

Contra Dance

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

UF Argentine Tango Class

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck - confirm

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English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Argentine Tango with Trista

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

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Grand Squares with Lonnie

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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Clover Squares in Williston

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

6

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

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Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve

Salsa and Bachata Social with Koji - confirm

9

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck - confirm

Nia Holistic Movement

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

10

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Argentine Tango with Trista

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

11

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Dance Camp International Folk

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

12

Clover Squares in Williston

Irish Dance with Piper

Nia Holistic Movement

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

13

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

DFW Swing Out Class

International Folk Dancing

Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial

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Contra Dance in Melrose

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Swing Theory at One Love Cafe - confirm

Contra Dance

16

Nia Holistic Movement

Vintage Waltz with Richard

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck - confirm

17

New Beginner Series Swing and Hustle with Andy 1 of 4

English Country Dancing

Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino

Argentine Tango with Trista

Israeli Dancing Beginner Series with Andy 1 of 4

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

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Grand Squares with Lonnie

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Ballroom Dance Red, White and Blue Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 5/25 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck - confirm Sun 5/26 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 5/26 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 5/26 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Zafire Sunset Salsa and Bachata Social - confirm Sun 5/26 Gainesville Mundial
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 5/26 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 5/26 Gainesville UF Argentine
English Country Dancing Mon 5/27 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 5/27 Gainesville GSC
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 5/27 Gainesville GTE
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 5/27 Gainesville Baila Calien
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 5/28 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 5/28 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 5/28 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 5/28 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 5/28 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 5/28 Gainesville Mundial
Clover Squares in Williston Wed 5/29 Williston Grand Square
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 5/29 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement Wed 5/29 Gainesville Nia Holistic
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 5/29 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 5/29 Gainesville Baila Calien
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 5/30 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 5/30 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen - Fox Trot and American Tango 5 of 5 Thu 5/30 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 5/30 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 5/30 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 5/30 Gainesville Mundial
Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers - Advanced Registration Fri 5/31 Gainesville GODS
Baila Caliente's Bachata Social Sat 6/01 Gainesville Baila Calien
Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers - Advanced Registration Sun 6/02 Gainesville GODS
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 6/02 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Contra Dance Sun 6/02 Gainesville GODS
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 6/02 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 6/02 Ocala Ocala Dance
UF Argentine Tango Class Sun 6/02 Gainesville UF Argentine
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck - confirm Sun 6/02 Gainesville Aurora Heali
English Country Dancing Mon 6/03 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 6/03 Gainesville GSC
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 6/03 Gainesville GTE
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 6/03 Gainesville Baila Calien
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 6/04 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 6/04 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 6/04 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 6/04 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 6/04 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 6/04 Gainesville Mundial
Clover Squares in Williston Wed 6/05 Williston Grand Square
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 6/05 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement Wed 6/05 Gainesville Nia Holistic
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 6/05 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 6/05 Gainesville Baila Calien
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 6/06 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 6/06 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 6/06 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 6/06 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 6/06 Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 6/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Argentine Tango Milonga El Abrazo with Steve Sat 6/08 Gainesville Tango El Abr
Salsa and Bachata Social with Koji - confirm Sat 6/08 Gainesville Mundial
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck - confirm Sun 6/09 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 6/09 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 6/09 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 6/09 Ocala Ocala Dance
English Country Dancing Mon 6/10 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 6/10 Gainesville GSC
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 6/10 Gainesville GTE
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 6/10 Gainesville Baila Calien
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 6/11 Gainesville Grand Square
Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen Tue 6/11 Gainesville ParrisDanc
DFW Swing Out Class with Eric and Donna Tue 6/11 Gainesville TexasSwing
Scottish Country Dancing with Norma Tue 6/11 Gainesville Scottish
Dance Camp International Folk Tue 6/11 Gainesville DC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 6/11 Gainesville Mundial
Clover Squares in Williston Wed 6/12 Williston Grand Square
Irish Dance with Piper Wed 6/12 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Nia Holistic Movement Wed 6/12 Gainesville Nia Holistic
West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social Wed 6/12 Gainesville WCSJA
Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata Wed 6/12 Gainesville Baila Calien
Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4 Thu 6/13 Gainesville GDA
Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo Thu 6/13 Gainesville KolSimcha
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Thu 6/13 Gainesville GSC
DFW Swing Out Class Thu 6/13 Gainesville TexasSwing
International Folk Dancing Thu 6/13 Gainesville GIFD
Salsa and Bachata with Salsa Mundial Thu 6/13 Gainesville Mundial
Contra Dance in Melrose Fri 6/14 Gainesville GODS
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe - confirm Sat 6/15 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance Sat 6/15 Gainesville GODS
Nia Holistic Movement Sun 6/16 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Vintage Waltz with Richard Sun 6/16 Gainesville Waltz
Line Dancing and Swingout Class Sun 6/16 Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 6/16 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck - confirm Sun 6/16 Gainesville Aurora Heali
New Beginner Series Swing and Hustle with Andy 1 of 4 Mon 6/17 Gainesville SwingDance
English Country Dancing Mon 6/17 Gainesville ECD
Gator Salsa Club LA and Casino Mon 6/17 Gainesville GSC
Argentine Tango with Trista Mon 6/17 Gainesville GTE
Israeli Dancing Beginner Series with Andy 1 of 4 Mon 6/17 Gainesville IDanceAW
Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa Mon 6/17 Gainesville Baila Calien
Grand Squares with Lonnie Tue 6/18 Gainesville Grand Square
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2019


May 2019


Saturday 25 May 2019

Ballroom Dance Red, White and Blue Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 5/25, 7:30-10:30 pm. We will be celebrating May birthdays too. Great mix of ballroom, Latin, swing, and country music. Light refreshments. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32608. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $15 per person, $25 per couple, $12 for Parris Dance students, or $8 college student. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]


Sunday 26 May 2019

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck - confirm

Sun 5/26, 11. Warm up beginning at 10:30 am. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance ha ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 5/26, 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]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 5/26, 5-8 pm. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Ave, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd. Smooth Flava Dance - [website][events]

Zafire Sunset Salsa and Bachata Social - confirm

Sun 5/26, 5-10 pm. Zafire ladies Gainesville will be hosting their monthly social. Finish off your relaxing weekend by coming out to our Sunday Sunset social. It will kick off with an amazing On2 salsa shine class with Lisbeth Guz and social dancing till 10pm. We will have two separate rooms so you do not have to wait for that salsa song or that sexy bachata song you love. We hope to see you all awesome Salseros and Bachateros at this amazing event. Please feel more than welcome to bring your family and friends. Workshop: 5:00pm - 6:00pm: On2 Salsa Shine – Lisbeth Guz Social dancing to follow immediately from 6:00pm – 10:00pm 2 ROOMS: SALSA AND BACHATA Music by: DJ Rubixx from Orlando & DJ Brown Sugar from Gator Salsa Cost: Sunset Social – Student (ID Required) $5 Regular Admission $8 Workshop – Student (ID Required) $8 Regular Admission $10 Sunset Social & Workshop – Student (ID Requi ... Gainesville Dance and Yoga, 1501 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Salsa Mundial - [more][website][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

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

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 5/26, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]


Monday 27 May 2019

English Country Dancing

Mon 5/27, 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 5/27, 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]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 5/27, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 5/27, 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 28 May 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 5/28, 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 5/28, 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 5/28, 7-8:30 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Tue 5/28, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 5/28, 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 5/28, 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]


Wednesday 29 May 2019

Clover Squares in Williston

Wed 5/29, 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 5/29, 5:30-8:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Wed 5/29, 6-7 pm. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 5/29, 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 #4 Beginner and Int WCS classes Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 5/29, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 30 May 2019

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 5/30, 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 5/30, 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 - Fox Trot and American Tango 5 of 5

Thu 5/30, 7-9:15 pm. Fox Trot I 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 5 week progressive class with the classic dance the Fox Trot. We start with the basics & build each week. Singles or couples, rotating partners is optional. Cost for 5 weeks: $50/person, $90/couple, $40/college student. Try out the first class for $12/person. Cash or check accepted American Tango II 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm 5 week class in American Tango. If you already know the basics of Tango, you are invited to join. Tango technique will be stressed. Cost for 5 weeks: $60/person, $110/couple, $40/college student. Try the first class for $15/person or $25/couple. 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 5/30, 7-8:30 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 5/30, 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 5/30, 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 31 May 2019

Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers - Advanced Registration

Fri 5/31. October 5-6, 2019 - Gainesville, FL 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 time to help sponsor those who are unable to afford the full ticket price, by visiting the registration page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/richard-powers-waltz-weekend-tickets-59229756797 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 we ... Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]


June 2019


Saturday 1 June 2019

Baila Caliente's Bachata Social

Sat 6/01, 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 2 June 2019

Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers - Advanced Registration

Sun 6/02. October 5-6, 2019 - Gainesville, FL 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 time to help sponsor those who are unable to afford the full ticket price, by visiting the registration page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/richard-powers-waltz-weekend-tickets-59229756797 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 we ... Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 6/02, 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]

Contra Dance

Sun 6/02, 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 6/02, 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 6/02, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

UF Argentine Tango Class

Sun 6/02, 6:15-8:15 pm. 6:15 pm Beginners 7:15 pm Intermediate and Advanced Want to learn tango? Come join the UF Argentine Tango Club for a free beginner tango class. Feel free to join even if you have never danced tango before, there are teachers for whatever level you might be. Who: Everyone can come. The beginner class is geared for people who have never danced before or who want to practice the basics. The intermediate class is for those who have been to at least some classes and is for you if you feel ready and confident enough to learn some new steps. The advanced class is for those who have been dancing for a long while now and will feature more complicated steps, so ask a teacher to make sure you are experienced enough for this level. What to wear: Bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz or ballet flats, those work great too. Fancy shoes are not necessary. Reitz Union, Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [email][events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck - confirm

Sun 6/02, 7. Warm up beginning at 6:30 pm. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance hap ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]


Monday 3 June 2019

English Country Dancing

Mon 6/03, 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 6/03, 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]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 6/03, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 6/03, 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 4 June 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 6/04, 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 6/04, 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 6/04, 7-8:30 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Tue 6/04, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 6/04, 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 6/04, 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]


Wednesday 5 June 2019

Clover Squares in Williston

Wed 6/05, 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 6/05, 5:30-8:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Wed 6/05, 6-7 pm. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 6/05, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 6/05, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 6 June 2019

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 6/06, 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 6/06, 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]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 6/06, 7-8:30 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 6/06, 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 6/06, 7:30-9:30 pm. Salsa Class: Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Class: Thursday 8:30-9:30 pm. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. $10 for 1 hour, $20 for 2 hours per night. Discounts for students and packages. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Saturday 8 June 2019

Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 6/08, 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 6/08, 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]

Salsa and Bachata Social with Koji - confirm

Sat 6/08, 9 pm-2 am. 3501 SW 2 Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. Jose, 888-616-4786. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Sunday 9 June 2019

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck - confirm

Sun 6/09, 11. Warm up beginning at 10:30 am. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance ha ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 6/09, 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]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 6/09, 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 6/09, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 10 June 2019

English Country Dancing

Mon 6/10, 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 6/10, 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]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 6/10, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 6/10, 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 11 June 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 6/11, 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]

Ballroom Dancing with Ray and Eileen

Tue 6/11, 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 6/11, 7-8:30 pm. Dallas Fort Worth Swing Out class. Learn Texas swing, a smooth style of swing dancing. Wilhelmina Johnson Center, 321 NW 10 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Eric Fisher. 5. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

Scottish Country Dancing with Norma

Tue 6/11, 7-9 pm. At Norma Wilson's place, Gainesville. Norma Wilson. Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers - [email][events]

Dance Camp International Folk

Tue 6/11, 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 6/11, 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]


Wednesday 12 June 2019

Clover Squares in Williston

Wed 6/12, 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 6/12, 5:30-8:30 pm. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [email][events]

Nia Holistic Movement

Wed 6/12, 6-7 pm. Nia's philosophy is: Through Movement We Find Health. Nia fitness is based on the idea that exercise should feel good inside and out. Nia is a cardio dance group fitness class that incorporates martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. As an ongoing practice, Nia promotes mindfulness, holistic fitness and well-being. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes to connect to their body, mind, emotions and spirit by paying attention to sensation. This one-hour class is perfect for all levels of experience and fitness. Parking is available at the back of the building Wear comfortable movement clothes. Bring a bottle of water. You are encouraged to be practice Nia barefoot. First class is free. Come with a friend: both of you enjoy a free class. Visionary Athletes, 716 N Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. $10. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Class and Dance Social

Wed 6/12, 7-9:30 pm. Our schedule for the month: Class #1 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #2 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class #3 Beginner and Int WCS classes Class Beginner Swing Class and Social Dance Cost $45 Month, or $15 Night, or $5 Beginners per night, or $5 Ages 16 to 29 per night. Rena's Ballroom, Gainesville, 32605. Josh Angel, 352-514-4238. $40 per month includes the entire evening. West Coast Swing with Josh Angel - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa and Bachata

Wed 6/12, 8-10 pm. 8 pm - 9 pm Salsa. 9 pm - 10 pm Bachata. Studio C, 1925 NW 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [email][events]


Thursday 13 June 2019

Senior Line Dancing with Andy 1 of 4

Thu 6/13, 12-1 pm. 12 to 12:30 Newcomers. 12:30 to 1:00 Regulars. Everyone is encouraged to come for the whole time. The first half-hour caters to newcomers and the second half-hour caters to the regulars. Have fun line dancing to a wide variety of music. Register via Santa Fe College Community Education, under Seniors. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Street, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Gainesville Dance Association - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dance with Tony Arroyo

Thu 6/13, 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 6/13, 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]

DFW Swing Out Class

Thu 6/13, 7-8:30 pm. DFW Swingout is a partner, six-count dance of the Swing family, and a child of Lindy Hop. We learn using the Smooth Flava Dance method of instruction. Join us on Thursdays as we practice the basics and learn advance moves. Reichert House, 1704 SE 2 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Swing N Motion with Eric and Donna - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing

Thu 6/13, 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 6/13, 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 14 June 2019

Contra Dance in Melrose

Fri 6/14, 7:30-10 pm. Melrose Art and Culture Center, #301, Hwy 26, corner of Grove Street, Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]


Saturday 15 June 2019

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe - confirm

Sat 6/15, 6-9 pm. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

Contra Dance

Sat 6/15, 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]


Sunday 16 June 2019

Nia Holistic Movement

Sun 6/16, 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 6/16, 1:45-5 pm. Lesson followed by dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Richard Nalli, 352-213-8769. $10, $5 students. Vintage Waltz - [email][events]

Line Dancing and Swingout Class

Sun 6/16, 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 6/16, 5:30-8:30 pm. Join us this Sunday for our usual Sunday Class and Dance. Paul Fairbanks, our regular instructor will be teaching once again in Ocala. Build a solid foundation gaining more knowledge of West Coast Swing concepts and patterns at our West Coast Swing Group class. Stay and practice at our usual social dance, which continues until everyone is done dancing. The more you dance, the better you get. Dancing is fun. No Partner needed, casual attire, flat or low heeled shoes for ladies is best for this dance. Beginner Class 5:30 PM Group Class 6:00 PM Social Dance 7:00 PM Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. Afterwards, we usually go nearby to Logan’s Roadhouse, where we hang out and eat and drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Admission for lesson and dance is $10. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Ave, Suite 402, Ocala. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]

Ecstatic Dance Plus Gong and Potluck - confirm

Sun 6/16, 7. Warm up beginning at 6:30 pm. Sweat your prayers at Dance Church. Let love be your religion and move with us in that spirit, every other Sunday morning. What a way to start your day, with movement, good vibrations, awesome community of people who are here to be authentic and real and have fun. Ecstatic Dance is a magical time and place in sacred space to completely let go and be yourself. Listen to your intuition. Let your body and breath, be your guide. Let the music move you. Join us in this free-form movement. Lead yourself through a diverse mix of music from different genres, eras and places around the world. Follow your heart to get in the flow and find yourself in the dance. - 90 minutes of 5-rhythms style ecstatic dance. - Culminate the dance by relaxing in a gong bath. - Followed by a delectable vegan potluck. - This is a substance free event - Get in an altered state completely naturally This dance hap ... Aurora Healing Arts, 109 SE 4 Ave, Gainesville, 32601. 352-562-9919. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][email][events]


Monday 17 June 2019

New Beginner Series Swing and Hustle with Andy 1 of 4

Mon 6/17, 5:30. 5:30 pm Swing 6:30 pm Waltz 7:30 pm Israeli Couples friendly, you rotate as much as you want or not at all. Singles friendly, no partner needed. $60 for the four week beginner series, or $10 per night per person for experienced dancers, or $5 student, or $40 per family for Israeli dancing beginner series only, 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 6/17, 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 6/17, 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]

Argentine Tango with Trista

Mon 6/17, 7-10 pm. There is an all-levels class with rotating topics held from 7-8 pm. The Monday Milonga runs 8 pm to 10 pm and is open to the community. We play Traditional Tango Music played in 3 song tandas. DJ Trista Brophy Light snacks provided. Please bring your own water bottle to refill. Milonga is $5. Class is $10, $5 for students. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville, 32609. Trista, 862-208-2646. Gainesville Tango Exchange - [website][email][events]

Israeli Dancing Beginner Series with Andy 1 of 4

Mon 6/17, 7:30-9:30 pm. Have fun doing beautiful Israeli folk dances to great music, while learning how to dance. The best exercise for your mind, body and soul. All ages. No experience needed. 7:30 pm Israeli Dancing Beginner Series 4 Weeks 8:30 pm Regular Israeli Dancing $40 family for 4 Week Beginner Series, or $20 for 4 Week Beginner Series for B'nai Israel members, or $5 per night for experienced dancers per family, or Free for college aged and under. Congregation B'nai Israel, around the left side, 3830 NW 16 Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [website][email][events]

Baila Caliente Bachata and Salsa

Mon 6/17, 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 18 June 2019

Grand Squares with Lonnie

Tue 6/18, 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]

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