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! September 9-October 28 Dance is West Coast Swing. No class in August. 

6:00 Jacob switches dances every month or two. Contact him to see which dance they're working on. Drop-ins always welcome! September 9-October 28 Dance is Salsa. No class in August. 

Cost: $5 drop-in per person per hour; Discount for two-month session: $40/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.

August 13-27: Salsa
(September 2: Performance Groups — No Regular classes)

September 10-24: Foxtrot — NEW SEASON STARTS TODAY!!*
October 1-15: Night Club Two-Step
October 22-November 5: Tango
November 12-26: Swing
December 3-17: Waltz

Cost: $8 Drop-in; $20 for a 3-week punch card. Second class the same day is half price.  
Fall Season Pass: 
$60/person; $105/couple. Covers 15 classes September 10-December 17 — one class per night. $105/person; $190/couple covers 30 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

Date: Tue, Oct. 2nd
Host: Diane Rasmusson

4:00-5:00 Starting in October: 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
8:00-8:15 Intermediate Partner Dancing

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

Date: Thu, Oct. 4th
Host: Diane Rasmusson

4:00-5:00 Starting in October: Zumba Gold! All fitness levels welcome.

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

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 August-September:

  • 4th Friday (August 24) Red Carpet Glam Ballroom Party with Colette. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and intermediate Step of the Week in Tango and Cha Cha. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing.
  • 5th Friday (August 31) Country/Western Dance Party with Tanya. 7:30 Beginning Country/Western lesson. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Country/Western and West Coast Swing. 
  • 1st Friday (September 7) 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.
  • 2nd Friday (September 14) 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 (September 21) Ballroom Party with Cori. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Foxtrot and Salsa. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing.
  • 4th Friday (September 28) Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars and Sparrows Fundraiser with Colette. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and intermediate Step of the Week in Waltz and a line dance. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing. Silent auction proceeds and $2/entry go to Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars Partners to support Sparrow Clubs. Theme: Take Wing. Flight-inspired or semi-formal attire encouraged.

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

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