Beginning Level Classes

Sunday

Beginning Ballroom, Latin and Swing

Host: Jacob Jagger

No partner or experience needed.

5:00 Jacob switches dances every two months. Contact him to see which dance they're working on. Drop-ins always welcome! May-June dance is West Coast Swing. Summer break July and August.

6:00 Jacob switches dances every month or two. Contact him to see which dance they're working on. Drop-ins always welcome! May-June Dance is East Coast Swing. Summer break July and August.

Cost: $5 drop-in per person per hour; Discount for two-month session: $30/person for one class; $70/person for both classes.

Monday

Beginning Ballroom, Latin and Swing

Host: Cori Grimm

6:45-7:40 No partner or experience needed. New dancers should start on the first day of a three-week series.

June 10-June 24: Salsa  — NEW SEASON STARTS TODAY!!*
July 8-22: Tango
August 5-19: Foxtrot

Cost: $8 Drop-in; $20 for a 3-week punch card. Second class the same day is half price. 

*Summer Season Pass: $36/person; $60/couple for 9 classes (one class/night); $60/person; $110/couple for 18 classes (two classes/night, including the 7:40 Evening class). A couple is one leader and one follower. Discount for students. Register on-line at www.upanddancing.com or at the first class. 

Tuesday

Adult Ballet Barre

Host: Jeannine Engelhardt

1:30-2:45 Ballet Barre class for adults. No experience needed. Recommended: bring a yoga mat, ballet shoes (bare feet OK, too) and leg warmers or a small towel.

Cost: $10 drop-in. $90 for 10-week punch card.

Zumba

Host: Diane Rasmusson

4:00-5:00 Zumba! All fitness levels welcome. 

Cost: First time Free; $5 drop-in; 5 classes for $20; Senior Discounts

Country/Western

Host: Tanya DeHart

6:00-6:30 Beginning Line Dancing
6:30-7:00 Intermediate Line Dancing
7:00-8:00 Partner or Specialty Dancing (Usually Country Two-Step)

No partner needed! No experience needed for Beginning Classes. It's best to start the Partner Dance classes toward the beginning of each month, if you're new.

Cost: $6 Drop-in for the whole night!

 

Wednesday

Argentine Tango

Host: Judith and Jean-Paul

No partner or experience needed for Beginning Lesson.

7:00-8:00pm Basic Beginner (Finding Your Feet) - Drills and exercises to improve connection, balance and technique.

8:00-8:30pm Practica.

8:30-9:30pm Beyond the Basics - Based on requests we will work on Tango, Vals and Milonga to keep skills current and expanding.

Cost: $10 drop-in; $32 for 4-week punch card; $60 for an 8-week punch card. Second class the same day is 50% off. 

Thursday

Zumba Gold

Host: Diane Rasmusson

4:00-5:00 Zumba Gold! All fitness levels welcome. Most Thursdays, check monthly calendar.

Cost: First time Free; $5 drop-in; 5 classes for $20; Senior Discounts

Belly Dance

Host: Sarah and Galeno

5:30 All levels, ages, from beginners to advanced are welcome. Learn the fundamentals & technique of Belly dance while getting a great workout with big health benefits. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bare feet or ballet slippers. No experience necessary.

Cost: $10 drop-in; $30 for the month. $7 Youth; $20 Youth for the month of June. $25 adult or $15 Youth for the month of July (3 weeks).

West Coast Swing Lessons and Party

Host: West Coast Swing Group

7-8:00 Beginner, Beyond Beginner, and Intermediate/Advanced lessons (separate rooms)

8:00-9:30 Open dance. Singles and couples welcome!

Cost: $7/person for drop-ins; $24 for a 4-week punch card.

Friday

Friday Night Lesson and Dance

7:30-8:30 Lessons. No partner or experience required.
8:30-10:30 Dance Party.
1st-4th Fridays are Ballroom Nights.
5th Friday is Country/Western Night.
2nd Fridays are especially Beginner-Friendly. 4th Fridays are especially Family-Friendly.

Friday Night Lesson Schedule for June-July:

  • 4th Friday (June 28) Neon Nights Ballroom Party with Colette. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Swing and Cha Cha. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing. Neon or glow-in-the-dark attire encouraged!
  • 1st Friday (July 5) Ballroom Party with Cori. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Tango and Night Club Two-Step. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing.  
  • 2nd Friday (July 12) Beginner-Friendly Ballroom Party with Cori. 7:30 Intro to Ballroom Lesson. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing, additional mini-lesson, mixer and dance hosts.
  • 3rd Friday (July 19) Ballroom Party with Cori. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Waltz and Swing. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing.
  • 4th Friday (July 26) 1950's Themed Ballroom Party with Colette. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Swing and The Madison Line Dance. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing. 1950's attire encouraged!

Hosts: Cori G. (1st, 2nd and 3rd Fridays); The Kuhl's (4th Fridays); Tanya (5th Fridays)

Cost: $8 General; $6 Youth or after 8:30; 12 and under free with paid adult. 

Saturday

2nd and 4th Saturday WC Swing Party

Host: Derrik and Maria Coghill

6:00 Beginning Lesson 4th Saturdays or Flash mob rehearsal 2nd Saturdays

7:00-9:00 West Coast Swing open dance party

Cost: $7 with lesson; $5 for just the party