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! Summer break July and August. September-October dance is Foxtrot. No Class September 1.

6:00 Jacob switches dances every month or two. Contact him to see which dance they're working on. Drop-ins always welcome! Summer break July and August. September-October dance is Waltz. No Class September 1.

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!

Youth/Teen Ballroom

Host: Cori Grimm

Youth and Teen Performance Groups with Cori.

2:00 Pre-Teen
2:55 Beginning Teen
3:55 Intermediate Teen

Pre-registration required.

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; $15 for both October classes (Oct. 3 & 31). $7 Youth.

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 (September 27) Ballroom Party with Wendy. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Salsa and Conituity/Silver Waltz. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing.
  • 1st Friday (October 4) Exhibition Night with Cori. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Foxtrot and Swing. 8:30-10:45 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing. Bonus: Extra dancing and exhibitions by Cori's students.
  • 2nd Friday (October 11) 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 (October 18) 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.
  • 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.

Hosts: Cori G. (1st, 2nd and 3rd Fridays); The Kuhl's (4th Fridays — Wendy in August and September); 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, Oct. 19th
Host: Cori Grimm

10:00-12:00 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, Oct. 19th
Host: Colette Kuhl

10:00-12:00 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)

2nd and 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