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! November-December dance Salsa.

6:00 Jacob switches dances every month or two. Contact him to see which dance they're working on. Drop-ins always welcome! November-December dance WC Swing.

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

Monday

Zumba

Host: Kelly Henry

8:15-9:15 High energy Latin dance class with some Hip Hop. Medium-level workout. All levels welcome!

Cost: $5 drop-in or $25/month. First class is free!

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.

September 9-23: Swing  — NEW SEASON STARTS TODAY!!*
September 30-October 14: Foxtrot
October 21-November 4: Rumba
November 11-25: Waltz
December 2-16: Night Club Two-Step

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 for 15 classes (one class/night); $105/person; $195/couple for 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

Zumba

Host: Kelly Henry

8:15-9:15 High energy Latin dance class with some Hip Hop. Medium-level workout. All levels welcome!

Cost: $5 drop-in or $25/month. First class is free!

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. No class July 30.

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

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

Zumba

Host: Kelly Henry

8:15-9:15 High energy Latin dance class with some Hip Hop. Medium-level workout. All levels welcome!

Cost: $5 drop-in or $25/month. First class is free!

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

Beginning Belly Dance

Host: Saraleno Dance Co.

5:00-5:45 Beginning — Learn the fundamentals & technique of Belly dance while getting a great workout with big health benefits.

Cost: $8 Drop-in; $20 for 3-weeks (November); $5 drop-in; $10 for the month for youth

Begins in November.

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

Zumba

Host: Kelly Henry

8:15-9:15 High energy Latin dance class with some Hip Hop. Medium-level workout. All levels welcome!

Cost: $5 drop-in or $25/month. First class is free!

Youth Competition Prep

Host: Colette Kuhl

6:00-7:00 Get extra help with the Youth Competition Syllabus.

Cost: $5/couple

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 September-October:

  • 4th Friday (October 25) Masquerade Party and Fundraiser with Colette. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Waltz and a Contredanse. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing. Masks or Family-friendly costumes encouraged. $2 of each entry will go to Sparrow Clubs and Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars Teams.
  • 1st Friday (November 1) Ballroom Party with Cori. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Foxtrot and Swing. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing.
  • 2nd Friday (November 8) 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 (November 15) Ballroom Party with Cori. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Waltz and Cha Cha. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing.
  • 4th Friday (November 22) Ballroom Party with Wendy. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in 4- and 6-Count East Coast Swing and a Line Dance. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing.
  • 5th Friday (November 29) Country/Western with Tanya. 7:30 Beginning Lessons. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Country/Westerna and WC Swing.

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

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

Saturday

Youth Competition Workshop

Date: Sat, Nov. 16th
Host: Cori Grimm

10:00-12:30 Ballroom Dance Competition Workshop. Learn all you need to know for the Southern Oregon Youth Ballroom Competition Compulsories (held Dec. 7) at this two-hour workshop. Open to couples ages 8-25.

Colette, Cori, Sydney and Tina will work individually with couples to learn the required Waltz and Swing Syllabus.

This competition is hosted by the non-profit Open Floor Community Ballroom Association. Learn more about the competition on their web site: openfloorcba.org.

Cost: $20/couple (Discount for families with 3 or more children participating)

Youth Competition Workshop

Date: Sat, Nov. 16th
Host: Colette Kuhl

10:00-12:30 Ballroom Dance Competition Workshop. Learn all you need to know for the Southern Oregon Youth Ballroom Competition Compulsories (held Dec. 7) at this two-hour workshop. Open to couples ages 8-25.

Colette, Cori, Sydney and Tina will work individually with couples to learn the required Waltz and Swing Syllabus.

This competition is hosted by the non-profit Open Floor Community Ballroom Association. Learn more about the competition on their web site: openfloorcba.org.

Cost: $20/couple (Discount for families with 3 or more children participating)

Belly Dance & Bachata Workshops

Date: Sat, Nov. 30th
Host: Saraleno Dance Co.

4:00-5:15 Belly Dance Class — all levels Get a great workout in a fun and engaging class with big health benefits. 

5:30-6:45 Bachata Styling and Footwork for Followers — All Levels. Bachata is a beautiful dance from the Caribbean. Learn fun footwork patterns and styling to embellish a dancer's basic step and build confidence to shine on and off the dance floor.

Cost: $10/Workshop; $7 Youth

4th Saturday Swing Party

Host: Derrik and Maria Coghill

7:00 Intro Lesson

7:30-9:00 Open Swing Dance Party featuring all tempos of swing from fast to slow and groovy.

Cost: $5