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In Person Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

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Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals

Online Contra and English Country Dance from Atlanta

Block Party Concert Featuring Uncle Morty's Rhythm Cream

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Online Contra Dance

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In Person Sunday Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

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Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

In Person Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

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In Person Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons

In Person Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy

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Beginner Irish Set Dancing with Piper 3 of 6

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In Person Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

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Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals

Online Contra and English Country Dance from Atlanta

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Ballroom Dancing Country Western Party with Ray and Eileen

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In Person Sunday Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

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Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

In Person Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

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In Person Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons

In Person Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy

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Ecstatic Dance Outdoor with Cacao at Fortress of Light

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Social

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Dance Party at Spruce Creek South in Ocala

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In Person Gator Salsa Club Downtown Thu 6/17 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo Thu 6/17 Gainesville KolSimcha
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Thu 6/17 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals Fri 6/18 Alachua Momentum Dan
Online Contra and English Country Dance from Atlanta Fri 6/18 Gainesville GODS
Block Party Concert Featuring Uncle Morty's Rhythm Cream Fri 6/18 Gainesville SwingDance
Online Contra Dance Sat 6/19 Gainesville GODS
In Person Sunday Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 6/20 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Sun 6/20 Gainesville ParrisDanc
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 6/20 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Mon 6/21 Gainesville ParrisDanc
In Person Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 6/21 Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Mon 6/21 Gainesville Mundial
In Person Gator Salsa Club Downtown Tue 6/22 Gainesville GSC
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Tue 6/22 Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Tue 6/22 Ocala Baila Calien
In Person Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy Tue 6/22 Gainesville SwingDance
Beginner Irish Set Dancing with Piper 3 of 6 Wed 6/23 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
In Person Gator Salsa Club Downtown Thu 6/24 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo Thu 6/24 Gainesville KolSimcha
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Thu 6/24 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals Fri 6/25 Alachua Momentum Dan
Online Contra and English Country Dance from Atlanta Fri 6/25 Gainesville GODS
Ballroom Dancing Country Western Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 6/26 Gainesville ParrisDanc
In Person Sunday Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 6/27 Gainesville GSC
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Sun 6/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 6/27 Ocala Ocala Dance
Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen Mon 6/28 Gainesville ParrisDanc
In Person Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 6/28 Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Mon 6/28 Gainesville Mundial
In Person Gator Salsa Club Downtown Tue 6/29 Gainesville GSC
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person Tue 6/29 Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Tue 6/29 Ocala Baila Calien
In Person Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy Tue 6/29 Gainesville SwingDance
Ecstatic Dance Outdoor with Cacao at Fortress of Light Fri 7/02 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Lindy Hop Swing Dance Social Fri 7/02 Alachua Momentum Dan
Beginner Irish Set Dancing with Piper 4 of 6 Wed 7/07 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals Fri 7/09 Alachua Momentum Dan
Dance Party at Spruce Creek South in Ocala Sat 7/10 Summerfield Ocala Dance
Beginner Irish Set Dancing with Piper 5 of 6 Wed 7/14 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Beginner Irish Set Dancing with Piper 6 of 6 Wed 7/21 Gainesville Inisheer Iri
Dance Party at Spruce Creek South in Ocala Fri 8/13 Summerfield Ocala Dance
Dance Party at Spruce Creek South in Ocala Sat 9/11 Summerfield Ocala Dance

2021


June 2021


Thursday 17 June 2021

In Person Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Thu 17 Jun, 6-11 pm. This spring, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville. FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXECPTIONS. Price is Free **Tuesday** On1 Salsa Lower level 6 - 6:45 pm : Basic steps and turns (solo) 6:45 - 7:30 pm - Basic partnerwork Upper level 6 - 7:30 pm : Advanced partnerwork **Thursday** 6 - 7 pm : Casino Salsa (all levels) 7:15 - 8:15 pm : Bachata (all levels) 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) For the partner-work classes, you will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a Bachata Boulevard social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/DilNxNgA ... The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo

Thu 17 Jun, 6-7 pm. Israeli Dance Class hosted by Rabbi Tony, Candace Fox & Rebekah Constantin. For the remainder of the summer it is only the Beginner's Class. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Thu 17 Jun, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Salsa Advanced Beginner and Intermediate. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Friday 18 June 2021

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals

Fri 18 Jun, 7-8 pm. Come build and improve your Lindy Hop by learning some of the fundamentals that will make your dancing more enjoyable and successful! Whether you have experience with swing dancing, or you're brand new, there is something in this series for you. The first lesson will take place on Saturday morning, June 5 at 10:00 am. All following lessons will take place on Friday evenings at 7:00 pm. Registration is limited to 20 spots, so to ensure you get yours, register in advance. 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]

Online Contra and English Country Dance from Atlanta

Fri 18 Jun, 7-9 pm. Join us for Contra, ECD, waltz, tai chi and more at Atlanta's Virtual Friday DistDance! When: Friday Nov 6; doors open 7:00pm Eastern; live music and dance 7:30-8:45 Caller: Kappy Laning Band: Jeff Spero and Kira Otte Link: http://contradance.link/ATLDistDance Enjoy dancing if you are moved, or just enjoy chatting with your friends or enjoying good music. The program of contra and ECD (and a free waltz or two) is selected by the caller to be easy and satisfying with one or two people. If you'd like to warm up with 20 minutes of tai chi, arrive at 7:10 for a session with Cis Hinkle. Kappy presents delightful and fun programs. Her teaching and calling are very skilled and reflect her strong connection to the dances and the music. (A fellow caller gave me this description of me recently!) Enjoy the amazing Celtic fiddler Kira Ott, and well-traveled contra keyboardist Jeff Spero for this exciting evening of dances. Doors ... Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]

Block Party Concert Featuring Uncle Morty's Rhythm Cream

Fri 18 Jun, 9 pm. Come join us for an OUTDOOR night of fun and great music in hopping downtown Gainesville. It is a BLOCK PARTY outside. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32606. Free. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


Saturday 19 June 2021

Online Contra Dance

Sat 19 Jun, 7-8:30 pm. Please join us for the G.O.D.S. Virtual (online) Dance and Social event series. Online dance socials are currently scheduled thru Sep 2021, or until we dance in person again: 1st Sundays of every month (except Jul 4, 2021) start time 4pm Eastern 3rd Saturdays of every month start time 7pm Eastern 5th Sundays of the month when they occur (11/29/20, 1/31/21, 5/30/21, 8/29/21) start time 4pm Eastern Time: Start at 4:00pm on Sundays Start at 7:00pm on Saturdays Schedule to be announced during the week of the event. The online meeting link will be announced during the week of the event. Check on the G.O.D.S. website www.godsdance.org, and look for email announcements from our Google Group. Clear out a space in your house for dancing. Charge your devices, and enjoy some music and dance or watching your friends dance. Or, simply come and enjoy chatting and socializing with your friends. Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]


Sunday 20 June 2021

In Person Sunday Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 20 Jun, 3:30-7 pm. We are back for some Kizomba. We are moving our classes to The Bull, and we will be indoors. We have a special event this Sunday. George Jusu, an instructor from Orlando, will be teaching a kizomba class at 4 PM. We will have social dancing after, with about 50% kizomba and 50% salsa and bachata. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Sun 20 Jun, 5-6 pm. Class is limited to 5 couples. You must pre-register to attend. Email Eileen. A different dance will be introduced every 2 weeks. The 1st week will be basics of the dance. 2nd week we will review and build on it. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow concepts in a fun environment. No experience necessary. Cost is $12/person per class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 20 Jun, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 21 June 2021

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Mon 21 Jun, 6:30-7:30 pm. We work on a different dance every two weeks. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow. No experience necessary. Email Eileen if you wish to attend. Limited to 5 couples. Cost is $12/person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

In Person Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 21 Jun, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:00 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:00 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $5 per person -------------------- You Can Also Join On Zoom -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Mon 21 Jun, 7:30-9:30 pm. Bachata Intermediate Level: 7:30-8:30PM Salsa Intermediate Level: 8:30-9:30PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Tuesday 22 June 2021

In Person Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Tue 22 Jun, 6-8 pm. This spring, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville. FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXECPTIONS. Price is Free **Tuesday** On1 Salsa Lower level 6 - 6:45 pm : Basic steps and turns (solo) 6:45 - 7:30 pm - Basic partnerwork Upper level 6 - 7:30 pm : Advanced partnerwork **Thursday** 6 - 7 pm : Casino Salsa (all levels) 7:15 - 8:15 pm : Bachata (all levels) 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) For the partner-work classes, you will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a Bachata Boulevard social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/DilNxNgA ... The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Tue 22 Jun, 7-10 pm. Bachata Beginner Level: 7:00-8:00PM Salsa Basic-Beginner Level: 8:00-9:00PM Salsa Advanced-Beginner Level: 9:00-10:00PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons

Tue 22 Jun, 7-9 pm. Whether you are looking for a group to socialize with, dance for a passion for simply want to have some fun. Come join us for a fun series of Salsa dance classes. Classes will be held every Tuesday. Cost is $12.00 per one hour of class $20.00 for both classes. 7:00 - 8:00 beginners/intermediate 8:00 - 9:00 Intermediate/advance. All levels of dancers are welcome. You do not have to bring a partner (One will be provided for you). Wear Comfortable clothing. See you on the dance floor. 108 N Magnolia Avenue, Ocala, 34475-6628. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

In Person Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy

Tue 22 Jun, 7-9 pm. The program for the session will be adjusted to those attending. This session is for all levels, including both new and experienced dancers. 7:00-8:00 Swing 8:00-9:00 Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, or Other Social Dancing $10 per person in person Invite others. You can follow this session online. -------------------- To Join Zoom Meeting -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Wednesday 23 June 2021

Beginner Irish Set Dancing with Piper 3 of 6

Wed 23 Jun, 6-7 pm. Steps for sets. In person. Wear face covering. Strongly recommend that you are vaccinated for COVID. Class size limited. Signature on Covid-19/Physical Injury Release Waiver required (at first class). We'll continue to follow COVID 19 developments closely. At this time things seem to be moving in a positive direction with vaccinations. Space is limited to 8 students. (One "ticket" registers you for all 6 sessions) Wear comfortable, smooth soled shoes and bring water bottle. No partner required. Donation: $5 per class IF you are able - pay in cash at class Instructor: Piper Call Throughout the six sessions you'll learn: The Connemara Set The Antrim Square The Merchant Set Basic steps for sets: Lead around step, Advance & Retire, House, Swing Dancing to different time signatures: Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes, Polkas The Connemara Step The Clare Step. Gainesville Irish Dancers Studio, 16 NW 7th Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [website][email][events]


Thursday 24 June 2021

In Person Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Thu 24 Jun, 6-11 pm. This spring, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville. FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXECPTIONS. Price is Free **Tuesday** On1 Salsa Lower level 6 - 6:45 pm : Basic steps and turns (solo) 6:45 - 7:30 pm - Basic partnerwork Upper level 6 - 7:30 pm : Advanced partnerwork **Thursday** 6 - 7 pm : Casino Salsa (all levels) 7:15 - 8:15 pm : Bachata (all levels) 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) For the partner-work classes, you will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a Bachata Boulevard social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/DilNxNgA ... The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Tony Arroyo

Thu 24 Jun, 6-7 pm. Israeli Dance Class hosted by Rabbi Tony, Candace Fox & Rebekah Constantin. For the remainder of the summer it is only the Beginner's Class. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Thu 24 Jun, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Salsa Advanced Beginner and Intermediate. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Friday 25 June 2021

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals

Fri 25 Jun, 7-8 pm. Come build and improve your Lindy Hop by learning some of the fundamentals that will make your dancing more enjoyable and successful! Whether you have experience with swing dancing, or you're brand new, there is something in this series for you. The first lesson will take place on Saturday morning, June 5 at 10:00 am. All following lessons will take place on Friday evenings at 7:00 pm. Registration is limited to 20 spots, so to ensure you get yours, register in advance. 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]

Online Contra and English Country Dance from Atlanta

Fri 25 Jun, 7-9 pm. Join us for Contra, ECD, waltz, tai chi and more at Atlanta's Virtual Friday DistDance! When: Friday Nov 6; doors open 7:00pm Eastern; live music and dance 7:30-8:45 Caller: Kappy Laning Band: Jeff Spero and Kira Otte Link: http://contradance.link/ATLDistDance Enjoy dancing if you are moved, or just enjoy chatting with your friends or enjoying good music. The program of contra and ECD (and a free waltz or two) is selected by the caller to be easy and satisfying with one or two people. If you'd like to warm up with 20 minutes of tai chi, arrive at 7:10 for a session with Cis Hinkle. Kappy presents delightful and fun programs. Her teaching and calling are very skilled and reflect her strong connection to the dances and the music. (A fellow caller gave me this description of me recently!) Enjoy the amazing Celtic fiddler Kira Ott, and well-traveled contra keyboardist Jeff Spero for this exciting evening of dances. Doors ... Gainesville. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][website][email][events]


Saturday 26 June 2021

Ballroom Dancing Country Western Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 26 Jun, 7:30-10 pm. Get your boots on & have some fun dancing Two Step along with your dances with a CW twist. Doors open at 7:30, Fox Trot mixer at 7:50 and general dancing until 10. Enjoy dancing to great music and refreshments. 100% of air is replaced every 20 minutes, and hand sanitizer at every table. RSVP to attend. $15/person or $25/couple. Masks are optional. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]


Sunday 27 June 2021

In Person Sunday Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 27 Jun, 3:30-7 pm. We are back for some Kizomba. We are moving our classes to The Bull, and we will be indoors. We have a special event this Sunday. George Jusu, an instructor from Orlando, will be teaching a kizomba class at 4 PM. We will have social dancing after, with about 50% kizomba and 50% salsa and bachata. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Sun 27 Jun, 5-6 pm. Class is limited to 5 couples. You must pre-register to attend. Email Eileen. A different dance will be introduced every 2 weeks. The 1st week will be basics of the dance. 2nd week we will review and build on it. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow concepts in a fun environment. No experience necessary. Cost is $12/person per class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 27 Jun, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 28 June 2021

Ballroom Dancing Couples Class with Ray and Eileen

Mon 28 Jun, 6:30-7:30 pm. We work on a different dance every two weeks. You will learn patterns, rhythm/timing, and lead/follow. No experience necessary. Email Eileen if you wish to attend. Limited to 5 couples. Cost is $12/person. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

In Person Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 28 Jun, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:00 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:00 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $5 per person -------------------- You Can Also Join On Zoom -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Mon 28 Jun, 7:30-9:30 pm. Bachata Intermediate Level: 7:30-8:30PM Salsa Intermediate Level: 8:30-9:30PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Tuesday 29 June 2021

In Person Gator Salsa Club Downtown

Tue 29 Jun, 6-8 pm. This spring, we will be having in-person classes every Tuesday and Thursday in the streets outside The Bull, located in downtown Gainesville. FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED! NO EXECPTIONS. Price is Free **Tuesday** On1 Salsa Lower level 6 - 6:45 pm : Basic steps and turns (solo) 6:45 - 7:30 pm - Basic partnerwork Upper level 6 - 7:30 pm : Advanced partnerwork **Thursday** 6 - 7 pm : Casino Salsa (all levels) 7:15 - 8:15 pm : Bachata (all levels) 8:30 - 11:00 pm : Social dancing (Bachata Boulevard) For the partner-work classes, you will have the option of rotating between partners or staying with your partner for the entire class. If you are rotating, you are not required (but are encouraged) to bring a partner with you. Every Thursday, the classes will be followed by a Bachata Boulevard social dancing event, to practice your moves and socialize with the members. More details here: https://fb.me/e/DilNxNgA ... The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [more][website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial in Person

Tue 29 Jun, 7-10 pm. Bachata Beginner Level: 7:00-8:00PM Salsa Basic-Beginner Level: 8:00-9:00PM Salsa Advanced-Beginner Level: 9:00-10:00PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons

Tue 29 Jun, 7-9 pm. Whether you are looking for a group to socialize with, dance for a passion for simply want to have some fun. Come join us for a fun series of Salsa dance classes. Classes will be held every Tuesday. Cost is $12.00 per one hour of class $20.00 for both classes. 7:00 - 8:00 beginners/intermediate 8:00 - 9:00 Intermediate/advance. All levels of dancers are welcome. You do not have to bring a partner (One will be provided for you). Wear Comfortable clothing. See you on the dance floor. 108 N Magnolia Avenue, Ocala, 34475-6628. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

In Person Swing, Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Social Dancing with Andy

Tue 29 Jun, 7-9 pm. The program for the session will be adjusted to those attending. This session is for all levels, including both new and experienced dancers. 7:00-8:00 Swing 8:00-9:00 Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, or Other Social Dancing $10 per person in person Invite others. You can follow this session online. -------------------- To Join Zoom Meeting -------------------- https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3523273672?pwd=a1VxbmdiWnp6Z3NjZWJmS0VXb0VMUT09 Meeting ID: 352 327 3672 Password: dance2020 Note: all the dance sessions should have the same ID, so a link to anyone of them should work for any other session. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


July 2021


Friday 2 July 2021

Ecstatic Dance Outdoor with Cacao at Fortress of Light

Fri 2 Jul, 7-9:30 pm. Come dance! Join us Outdoors at The Fortress of Light for an Outdoor Ecstatic Dance, fireside and with a warm cup of Holy Wow Cacao and music by DJ Tailypo, AKA ( Riley Leachman) ???????? In this 5-Rhythms based movement practice, co-create with others, in your own individual journey, a stronger connection of body, mind and spirit - return to your center - energize, relax and release - find flow and fun with friends - let loose and shake off the week and welcome the present - all in a peaceful environment of community dance! Energy exchange $15 to Dance $20 with Cacao **Tickets for sale at door only** We are also are having a potluck! So if you would like to eat and share snacks after the dance, we hope you will participate!?? *please bring your own mug for Cacao and Water if possible!?? New to dance? Don’t know what your style is? Scared you might look silly? Have no fear - here in this space we create a safe containe ... The Crystal Canvas, 7131 NW 14th Ave, Gainesville, 32605-3121. Aurora Healing Arts - [more][website][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Social

Fri 2 Jul, 8-11 pm. Once again, Vintage Dance Company is inviting you to bring the jazz dance community back to life at their July social dance. This week, we will have a special topic lesson. The price is $10 and can be paid upfront at the dance. Cash, checks and cards are all accepted. The lesson will begin at 8:00 pm, followed promptly by the social dance at 9:00 pm www.eventbrite.com/e/july-social-swing-dance-in-gainesville-tickets-159180526239. Momentum Dance Arts, 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. $10. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 7 July 2021

Beginner Irish Set Dancing with Piper 4 of 6

Wed 7 Jul, 6-7 pm. Steps for sets. In person. Wear face covering. Strongly recommend that you are vaccinated for COVID. Class size limited. Signature on Covid-19/Physical Injury Release Waiver required (at first class). We'll continue to follow COVID 19 developments closely. At this time things seem to be moving in a positive direction with vaccinations. Space is limited to 8 students. (One "ticket" registers you for all 6 sessions) Wear comfortable, smooth soled shoes and bring water bottle. No partner required. Donation: $5 per class IF you are able - pay in cash at class Instructor: Piper Call Throughout the six sessions you'll learn: The Connemara Set The Antrim Square The Merchant Set Basic steps for sets: Lead around step, Advance & Retire, House, Swing Dancing to different time signatures: Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes, Polkas The Connemara Step The Clare Step. Gainesville Irish Dancers Studio, 16 NW 7th Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [website][email][events]


Friday 9 July 2021

Lindy Hop Swing Dance Fundamentals

Fri 9 Jul, 7-8 pm. Come build and improve your Lindy Hop by learning some of the fundamentals that will make your dancing more enjoyable and successful! Whether you have experience with swing dancing, or you're brand new, there is something in this series for you. The first lesson will take place on Saturday morning, June 5 at 10:00 am. All following lessons will take place on Friday evenings at 7:00 pm. Registration is limited to 20 spots, so to ensure you get yours, register in advance. 15634 NW US Hwy 441, Suite E, Alachua, 32615. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [website][email][events]


Saturday 10 July 2021

Dance Party at Spruce Creek South in Ocala

Sat 10 Jul, 7-9 pm. Pay at the door. Your DJs for the night are Gail and Alan, The Keichers Jr. Dance being held inside the club house. Spruce Creek South, 9880 SE 176 Street, Summerfield. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. $10. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]


Wednesday 14 July 2021

Beginner Irish Set Dancing with Piper 5 of 6

Wed 14 Jul, 6-7 pm. Steps for sets. In person. Wear face covering. Strongly recommend that you are vaccinated for COVID. Class size limited. Signature on Covid-19/Physical Injury Release Waiver required (at first class). We'll continue to follow COVID 19 developments closely. At this time things seem to be moving in a positive direction with vaccinations. Space is limited to 8 students. (One "ticket" registers you for all 6 sessions) Wear comfortable, smooth soled shoes and bring water bottle. No partner required. Donation: $5 per class IF you are able - pay in cash at class Instructor: Piper Call Throughout the six sessions you'll learn: The Connemara Set The Antrim Square The Merchant Set Basic steps for sets: Lead around step, Advance & Retire, House, Swing Dancing to different time signatures: Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes, Polkas The Connemara Step The Clare Step. Gainesville Irish Dancers Studio, 16 NW 7th Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 21 July 2021

Beginner Irish Set Dancing with Piper 6 of 6

Wed 21 Jul, 6-7 pm. Steps for sets. In person. Wear face covering. Strongly recommend that you are vaccinated for COVID. Class size limited. Signature on Covid-19/Physical Injury Release Waiver required (at first class). We'll continue to follow COVID 19 developments closely. At this time things seem to be moving in a positive direction with vaccinations. Space is limited to 8 students. (One "ticket" registers you for all 6 sessions) Wear comfortable, smooth soled shoes and bring water bottle. No partner required. Donation: $5 per class IF you are able - pay in cash at class Instructor: Piper Call Throughout the six sessions you'll learn: The Connemara Set The Antrim Square The Merchant Set Basic steps for sets: Lead around step, Advance & Retire, House, Swing Dancing to different time signatures: Reels, Jigs, Hornpipes, Polkas The Connemara Step The Clare Step. Gainesville Irish Dancers Studio, 16 NW 7th Ave, Gainesville, 32601. Piper Call, 352-327-1090. Inisheer Irish Dance Company - [website][email][events]


August 2021


Friday 13 August 2021

Dance Party at Spruce Creek South in Ocala

Fri 13 Aug, 7-9 pm. Friday night dance. Pay at the door. Your DJs for the night are Gail and Alan, The Keichers Jr. Dance being held inside the club house. Spruce Creek South, 9880 SE 176 Street, Summerfield. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. $10. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]


September 2021


Saturday 11 September 2021

Dance Party at Spruce Creek South in Ocala

Sat 11 Sep, 7-9 pm. Friday night dance. Pay at the door. Your DJs for the night are Gail and Alan, The Keichers Jr. Dance being held inside the club house. Spruce Creek South, 9880 SE 176 Street, Summerfield. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. $10. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]