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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe

Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Argentine Tango, Swing or Hustle!, and Dance Mix with Andy

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Boots Dance with Vanessa

International Folk Dancing in Gainesville

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Argentine Tango with Andrea

Beginning Swing Dancing Lesson and Social Dancing

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Argentine Tango, Swing, and Dance Mix with Andy

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

West Coast Swing with Sharrone Smith

Other

All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala

Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

2

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy

3

Swing Theory at Art Walk in Ocala

Sweet Swingouts VIII: Teacakes & Ticktocks

Contra Dance Weekend with Angela DeCarlis and Nova in Melrose

4

Contra Dance Weekend with Angela DeCarlis and Nova in Melrose

Sweet Swingouts VIII: Teacakes & Ticktocks

Baila Caliente's Monthly Gainesville Social

5

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sweet Swingouts VIII: Teacakes & Ticktocks

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

6

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

7

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

8

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Brazilian Samba 1 of 4

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

9

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Monthly Ballroom Dance in Belleview with USA Dance Ocala

10

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

11

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social - confirm

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Decyo McDuffie and the Newcombs

Ballroom Dance St. Patrick's Day with Ray and Eileen

12

Santa Fe College Swing Into Spring Concert

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd - canceled due to spring break

13

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

14

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd - canceled due to spring break

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Sip N' Swing at The Bull Balboa with Shannon and James

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Club Ballroom with K Smooth - canceled due to spring break

15

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Brazilian Samba 2 of 4

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing - not this week due to Spring Break

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

16

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd - canceled due to spring break

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth - canceled due to spring break

17

Argentine Tango With David and Thuy with Maestro Jorge Mendoza

Contra Dance with the GODS

18

Contra Dance with John Rogers with Jenny and the Stray Dogs at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

19

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

20

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

21

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

22

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Brazilian Samba 3 of 4

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

23

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

24

Baila Caliente Dancing at the Historic Downtown Square in Ocala

Spring Blues and West Coast Swing Dance Party With Chad

Salsa Mundial Monthly Bachata Social - confirm

25

Egyptian Belly Dance Class with Najmah Nour

Dances of Universal Peace at Peacock Paradise with Diana Kanoy

The Front Porch Backsteppers Band at the Depot and Speakeasy in Micanopy

Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala - confirm

26

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 1 of 8

27

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Ballroom Basics 101 Cha Cha 1 of 3

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight Salsa and Balboa

28

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull Balboa with Shannon and James

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Beginning Swing with Andy Week 5 of 4 Make Up

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

29

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Brazilian Samba 4 of 4

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

30

Art After Dark Front Porch Backsteppers Bluegrass Band at the Harn

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy

31

Contra Dance Weekend with Diane Silver and Party of Three in Melrose

Baila Caliente Monthly Social in Ocala

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sundays Gainesville Nia Holistic
Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe Sundays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sundays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sundays Gainesville Najmah Nour
Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Mondays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mondays Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mondays Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mondays Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mondays Gainesville Mundial
Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tuesdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango, Swing or Hustle!, and Dance Mix with Andy Tuesdays Gainesville SwingDance
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tuesdays Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tuesdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tuesdays Gainesville Mundial
Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd Tuesdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith Tuesdays Gainesville Public
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wednesdays Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wednesdays Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wednesdays Gainesville Baila Calien
Boots Dance with Vanessa Wednesdays Gainesville Public
International Folk Dancing in Gainesville Wednesdays Gainesville GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wednesdays Ocala Ocala Dance
Argentine Tango with Andrea Wednesdays Gainesville Tango Papiru
Beginning Swing Dancing Lesson and Social Dancing Wednesdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Wednesdays Gainesville GCC
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wednesdays Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala Thursdays Ocala Public
Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thursdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango, Swing, and Dance Mix with Andy Thursdays Gainesville SwingDance
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thursdays Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thursdays Gainesville ParrisDanc
Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd Thursdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Thursdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
West Coast Swing with Sharrone Smith Fridays Gainesville Public
All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala Other Ocala AM
Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa Other Gainesville Public
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 3/01 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 3/01 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Wed 3/01 Gainesville Baila Calien
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 3/01 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 3/01 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 3/01 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 3/01 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 3/02 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 3/02 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 3/02 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 3/02 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 3/02 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 3/02 Gainesville SwingDance
Swing Theory at Art Walk in Ocala Fri 3/03 Ocala SwingDance
Sweet Swingouts VIII: Teacakes & Ticktocks Fri 3/03 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Contra Dance Weekend with Angela DeCarlis and Nova in Melrose Fri 3/03 Melrose GODS
Contra Dance Weekend with Angela DeCarlis and Nova in Melrose Sat 3/04 Melrose GODS
Sweet Swingouts VIII: Teacakes & Ticktocks Sat 3/04 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Baila Caliente's Monthly Gainesville Social Sat 3/04 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 3/05 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sweet Swingouts VIII: Teacakes & Ticktocks Sun 3/05 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 3/05 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 3/05 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sun 3/05 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 3/06 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 3/06 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 3/06 Gainesville ECD
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 3/06 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 3/06 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 3/06 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 3/07 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 3/07 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 3/07 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 3/07 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 3/07 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 3/08 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 3/08 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Wed 3/08 Gainesville Baila Calien
Brazilian Samba 1 of 4 Wed 3/08 Gainesville GCC
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 3/08 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 3/08 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 3/08 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 3/08 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 3/09 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 3/09 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 3/09 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe Thu 3/09 Gainesville SwingDance
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 3/09 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 3/09 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Monthly Ballroom Dance in Belleview with USA Dance Ocala Thu 3/09 Belleview USA Dance Oc
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 3/10 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social - confirm Sat 3/11 Gainesville Mundial
Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Decyo McDuffie and the Newcombs Sat 3/11 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dance St. Patrick's Day with Ray and Eileen Sat 3/11 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Santa Fe College Swing Into Spring Concert Sun 3/12 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 3/12 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 3/12 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd - canceled due to spring break Sun 3/12 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 3/13 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 3/13 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 3/13 Gainesville ECD
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 3/13 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 3/13 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 3/13 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd - canceled due to spring break Tue 3/14 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 3/14 Ocala Baila Calien
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Tue 3/14 Gainesville KolSimcha
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Balboa with Shannon and James Tue 3/14 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 3/14 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth - canceled due to spring break Tue 3/14 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 3/15 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville Wed 3/15 Gainesville Baila Calien
Brazilian Samba 2 of 4 Wed 3/15 Gainesville GCC
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 3/15 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 3/15 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing - not this week due to Spring Break Wed 3/15 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 3/15 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd - canceled due to spring break Thu 3/16 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 3/16 Gainesville GSC
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 3/16 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 3/16 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth - canceled due to spring break Thu 3/16 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango With David and Thuy with Maestro Jorge Mendoza Fri 3/17 Gainesville TangoThuy
Contra Dance with the GODS Fri 3/17 Gainesville GODS
Contra Dance with John Rogers with Jenny and the Stray Dogs at the Dancing Fish in Melrose Sat 3/18 Melrose GODS
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 3/18 Gainesville SwingDance
Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Sun 3/19 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 3/19 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 3/19 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd Sun 3/19 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 3/20 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 3/20 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 3/20 Gainesville ECD
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 3/20 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 3/20 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 3/20 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 3/21 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 3/21 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 3/21 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 3/21 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 3/21 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 3/22 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 3/22 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 3/22 Gainesville Baila Calien
Brazilian Samba 3 of 4 Wed 3/22 Gainesville GCC
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 3/22 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 3/22 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 3/22 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 3/22 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 3/23 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 3/23 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thu 3/23 Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 3/23 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 3/23 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 3/23 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Dancing at the Historic Downtown Square in Ocala Fri 3/24 Ocala Baila Calien
Spring Blues and West Coast Swing Dance Party With Chad Fri 3/24 Gainesville Chad Big Dad
Salsa Mundial Monthly Bachata Social - confirm Fri 3/24 Gainesville Mundial
Egyptian Belly Dance Class with Najmah Nour Sat 3/25 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Dances of Universal Peace at Peacock Paradise with Diana Kanoy Sat 3/25 Gainesville Dances of Un
The Front Porch Backsteppers Band at the Depot and Speakeasy in Micanopy Sat 3/25 Micanopy SwingDance
Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 3/25 Gainesville ParrisDanc
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala - confirm Sat 3/25 Ocala Ocala Dance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 3/26 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 3/26 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 3/26 Gainesville Najmah Nour
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 1 of 8 Sun 3/26 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 3/27 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 3/27 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 3/27 Gainesville ECD
Ballroom Basics 101 Cha Cha 1 of 3 Mon 3/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 3/27 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 3/27 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 3/27 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight Salsa and Balboa Mon 3/27 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 3/28 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 3/28 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Balboa with Shannon and James Tue 3/28 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 3/28 Gainesville Mundial
Beginning Swing with Andy Week 5 of 4 Make Up Tue 3/28 Gainesville SwingDance
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 3/28 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 3/29 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 3/29 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 3/29 Gainesville Baila Calien
Brazilian Samba 4 of 4 Wed 3/29 Gainesville GCC
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 3/29 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 3/29 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 3/29 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 3/29 Gainesville Mundial
Art After Dark Front Porch Backsteppers Bluegrass Band at the Harn Thu 3/30 Gainesville SwingDance
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 3/30 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 3/30 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thu 3/30 Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 3/30 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 3/30 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 3/30 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 3/30 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance Weekend with Diane Silver and Party of Three in Melrose Fri 3/31 Melrose GODS
Baila Caliente Monthly Social in Ocala Fri 3/31 Ocala Baila Calien

Ongoing


Sundays

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Ongoing Sundays, 10-11 am. Join Sarit for weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Swingin into Dance with Ladell Headroe

Ongoing Sundays, 3-8 pm. 3-5 pm Swingout Workshop 5-8 pm Dance Party including line dancing with James Wesley Jr. $25 for dance workshop and dance party $20 workshop only $15 dance party only Cashapp $blssdfuture Conch and More will be on location. If you cannot attend, donations will be greatly appreciated. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [facebook][events]

Dance Dance Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Sundays, 4-7 pm. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bartley Temple, 1936 NE 8 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Ongoing Sundays, 6-7:30 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]


Mondays

Cardio Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Mondays, 5:30-6:30 pm. Come get your steps in y'all. Everyone is welcome. Gainesville Movement Studio, 1724 NE 2 Street, Gainesville. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Ongoing Mondays, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Ongoing Mondays, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Ongoing Mondays, 7-9 pm. We are not Israeli dancing the first four weeks in April because I will be out of town and because of conflicts with Passover. We resume dancing on Monday, April 30. 7:00 - 8:00 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:00 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per family. Beginners welcome. Come out to enjoy great music and exuberant dancing. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ongoing Mondays, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Tuesdays

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Argentine Tango, Swing or Hustle!, and Dance Mix with Andy

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6-9 pm. No dancing on April 2, 9, and 23 because I will be out of town and because of a conflict with Passover. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Swing or Hustle! 8:00 pm Dance Mix $10 You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Contact me to get on the newsletter for these sessions. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672 voice, 352-559-3750 text. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm. Join us every Tuesday at The Bull for Sip N' Swing. We cannot wait to dance with you. Jazz Jam: For those who are musically inclined, please join us for the Pre-Sip Jazz Jam starting at 6 pm. No partner or experience needed. Relax, have a drink, and dip your toes into swing dancing. We welcome beginners and experienced dancers, come share some time with friends. While this event is free, please support the Bull who is generously hosting and providing a welcoming space for dancing. Connect with Us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gainesvillelindyscoop/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gainesville.swingdancing/ GroupMe: https://groupme.com/join_group/94661829/xshrLqwd The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III, 352-246-4525. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bartley Temple, 1936 NE 8 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. Tuesdays January 16 through April 2. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. $10. Public - [facebook][events]


Wednesdays

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Ongoing Wednesdays, 12:15-1:15 pm. Join Sarit for weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Ongoing Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm. Feel like a new, fun and challenging hobby? Give Argentine Tango a try. Confirm dates as there is no dancing during breaks. We will do individual exercises and partner activities to understand this improvisational dance! We will explore various concepts of connection (to oneself, to the music, to the dance partner, to the dance floor, to other social dancers). Parking is available on campus after 5 pm. What to wear? If you own a pair of salsa shoes, jazz/ballet flats, or Toms, those work great. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Partner Dance? You are welcome to join with or without a partner. Those who come alone will be paired up. Everyone is expected to be respectful of others. UF Student Conduct Code applies (please review the UF Orange Book). UF J Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio B, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Ongoing Wednesdays, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Bachata Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork 9:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Salsa Footwork and Styling 8:00 pm Salsa Partnerwork 9:00 pm Bachata Partnerwork All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente1][email][events]

Boots Dance with Vanessa

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7 pm. Location may vary. Book your class at [link="https://www.vagaro.com/gainesvillemovementstudio/classes"]. Gainesville Movement Studio, 1724 NE 2 Street, Gainesville, 32609. 352-757-2932. Public - [gainesvillemovement][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Gainesville

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $6. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7-9 pm. $10 - Beginner Class 7 - 8 pm $10 - Beyond the Basics Class 8 - 9 pm Every Wednesday Two Classes. No partner needed. At 7 pm learn a New Dance or drill your Basics to continue building that muscle memory. Then at 8 pm learn fundamentals to bridge the basic concepts in our Beyond the Basics lesson. Casual Attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels (but not flip flops) are best for this dance. Join our every Wednesday West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for each lesson is $10 Instructor : Carol Smith 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 - [facebook][events]

Argentine Tango with Andrea

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7:30-9 pm. Ongoing Argentine Tango class and practice in a private home. Gainesville. Andrea Pham. Tango Papirusa - [email][events]

Beginning Swing Dancing Lesson and Social Dancing

Ongoing Wednesdays to 4/24/24, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Lesson 8:30 pm Social Join us every Wednesday night for a FREE Swing Dancing Beginner lesson and Social. No partner is needed. We are beginner friendly and open to all students and community members. Be there or be a square dancer. Reitz Union Dance Studio A, UF Campus, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Ongoing Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Thursdays

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Ongoing Thursdays, 1-5 pm. 1 pm Intermediate to Advanced $6 3 pm Improver $3 4 pm Beginner $3 Line dancing with instructor Weber Wen. Countryside Presbyterian Church, 7768 SW State Road 200, Ocala, 34476. Weber Wen. Public - [email][events]

Beginner Line Dance Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Thursdays, 5:45-6:45 pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Argentine Tango, Swing, and Dance Mix with Andy

Ongoing Thursdays, 6-9 pm. No dancing on March 28, April 4, 11, and 18 because I will be out of town and conflicts with scheduling at the location. Come out on Tuesday, April 16. On April 25 we start a 4-week Beginner Series in Argentine Tango and Swing. The cost is $60 for new dancers for the series. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend. The cost for those with experience is $10 per night. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Dance Mix $10 Dancing is for all levels except brand-new dancers. If you have never danced before, take our 4-week beginner series. You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Contact me to get on the newsletter for these sessions. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672 voice, 352-559-3750 text. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Ongoing Thursdays, 6-7 pm. Israeli dance class with Kathie Kline. Confirm before going. Not held every week. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [kolsimcha][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Ongoing Thursdays, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

Ongoing Thursdays, 7-9 pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Dance with a purpose. Donations are welcome. $blssdfuture. Bartley Temple, 1936 NE 8 Avenue, Gainesville, 32641. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Ongoing Thursdays, 7:30-10:30 pm. Gainesville Swing Dancing is proud to announce that we have secured a downtown Gainesville venue for our events. Starting September 21st, every Thursday evening from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM, you can find us at the Rosa B Williams Center. We'll kick off the night with a one-hour beginner lesson, followed by two hours of social dancing in a beautiful, air-conditioned hardwood dance hall. We cannot wait to hit the dance floor with all of you and look forward to seeing you at our new venue on September 21st. Keep an eye out for our upcoming flyer and Facebook/Instagram event post – more details coming soon. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [events]


Fridays

West Coast Swing with Sharrone Smith

Ongoing Fridays, 5:30-6:30 pm. Come join me for West Coast Swing classes. No experience necessary. I am trying something new. The first 30 minutes will be L1 beginner basics and the last 30 minutes will be intermediate L2. Gainesville Movement Studio, 1724 NE 2 Street, Gainesville. $20. Public - [facebook][events]


Other

All-Levels Variety of Dancing at Arthur Murray in Ocala

Ongoing Other. Not only do you get to learn new dance moves at our social dances, but you can meet new people from the Ocala area and make new friends with an obvious shared interest. As you learn, you will be able to take these dances to family gatherings, clubs, and anywhere else you hear music. The instructors at Arthur Murray Dance Centers Ocala include: Bachata, Salsa, Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Swing, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Mambo, Merengue, and Zouk. 304 SW Broadway Street, Ocala, 34471. 352-231-8485. Arthur Murray Dance Center Ocala - [arthurmurrayocala][events]

Kangoo Boots Dance with Melany and Vanessa

Ongoing Other. Times and Locations vary. January 2024 Sundays 9 am at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, not Jan 21 Tuesdays 6:30 pm am at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Wednesdays 9 am at 3415 SW 39 Blvd Fridays 9 am at 3415 SW 39 Blvd Saturday Jan 20 Bootcamp, the hub Newberry, black and white BootCamp with Melany and Vanessa at 9 am, Depot Village. Gainesville. 352-757-2932. Public - [gainesvillemovement][email][events]


2023


March 2023


Wednesday 1 March 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 1 Mar, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 1 Mar, 5:15-6:30 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. When and Where: All classes are on Thursdays starting at 6 pm with open practice after class until 8 pm. Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Classes on 9/29 and 10/6 will be a shorter class/practice from 6-7 pm and held in Studio A. The dance studios are located on the bottom floor of the Reitz Union. Parking on campus is free and open after 4:30 pm. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. Toms also are a comfortable option. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Our Promise To Our Tango Students: -Everyone is welcome to dance any role they like. We welcome and encourage men as followers, women as leaders, non-binary dancers, and any combination in between. Tango i ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Wed 1 Mar, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 1 Mar, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $2. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 1 Mar, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith 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 - [facebook][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 1 Mar, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Lesson 8:30 pm Social Dancing Join us for Fall Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 1 Mar, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Thursday 2 March 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 2 Mar, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 2 Mar, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 2 Mar, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 2 Mar, 7-8 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Thu 2 Mar, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 2 Mar, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm West Coast Swing or Other 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Learn to Hustle! Have the most fun. See for yourself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNoKXnMMyIg This is the dance that kept partner dancing alive. This is a bit different from the ballroom studio version of Hustle. This is sometimes called Latin Hustle. If you want to go where people dance Hustle, this is the kind of Hustle you need to know. $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels except novice. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Friday 3 March 2023

Swing Theory at Art Walk in Ocala

Fri 3 Mar, 6-9 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band. Ocala Downtown Square, Ocala, 34470. Swing Dance Gainesville - [swingtheoryjazz][events]

Sweet Swingouts VIII: Teacakes & Ticktocks

Fri 3 Mar to Sun 5 Mar, 6:30-10:30 pm. Come to the swamp for one of the biggest Lindy Hop events in Florida! Sweet Swingouts is back for a full weekend workshop of dancing and learning! All the way from Hollywood, California, professional swing dance instructor Ashley Perretta will be guiding us through eight hours of Lindy Hop swing dance instruction in the beautiful Rion Ballroom of the Reitz Student Union on UF's campus. Meet dancers from across Florida at the main dances with live jazz music happening Friday and Saturday nights! Keep the night going at late night dances happening right after. https://sweetswingouts.weebly.com Schedule Friday, March 3, 2023 Main Dance The Boxcar at Depot Park 6:30 pm Lindy Hop Beginner Lesson 7:30-10:30 pm Main Dance with Harrison Jazz Ensemble Late Night Civic Media Center Midnight-2:30 am Late Night Dancing Saturday, March 4, 2023 Lessons Rion Ballroom, Reitz Student Union, UF Campus Noon-4 pm Lessons ... Rion Ballroom, J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, Gainesville. Bryn Taylor. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][facebook][events]

Contra Dance Weekend with Angela DeCarlis and Nova in Melrose

Fri 3 Mar to Sat 4 Mar, 7-10 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 pm Note: Single dances on weekends are $15 for adults, $30 for a weekend pass Weekend dances are $7.50 for youth age 18-25, $15 for a weekend pass. Children under 18 accompanied by adults are free. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including children and spectators. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]


Saturday 4 March 2023

Contra Dance Weekend with Angela DeCarlis and Nova in Melrose

Sat 4 Mar, 12-9 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 pm Note: Single dances on weekends are $15 for adults, $30 for a weekend pass Weekend dances are $7.50 for youth age 18-25, $15 for a weekend pass. Children under 18 accompanied by adults are free. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including children and spectators. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

Sweet Swingouts VIII: Teacakes & Ticktocks

Sat 4 Mar to Sun 5 Mar, 12 pm-2:30 am. Come to the swamp for one of the biggest Lindy Hop events in Florida! Sweet Swingouts is back for a full weekend workshop of dancing and learning! All the way from Hollywood, California, professional swing dance instructor Ashley Perretta will be guiding us through eight hours of Lindy Hop swing dance instruction in the beautiful Rion Ballroom of the Reitz Student Union on UF's campus. Meet dancers from across Florida at the main dances with live jazz music happening Friday and Saturday nights! Keep the night going at late night dances happening right after. https://sweetswingouts.weebly.com Schedule Friday, March 3, 2023 Main Dance The Boxcar at Depot Park 6:30 pm Lindy Hop Beginner Lesson 7:30-10:30 pm Main Dance with Harrison Jazz Ensemble Late Night Civic Media Center Midnight-2:30 am Late Night Dancing Saturday, March 4, 2023 Lessons Rion Ballroom, Reitz Student Union, UF Campus Noon-4 pm Lessons ... Rion Ballroom, J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, Gainesville. Bryn Taylor. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][facebook][events]

Baila Caliente's Monthly Gainesville Social

Sat 4 Mar, 8:30 pm-2 am. 8:30 - 9:30 pm Workshop with Elena Y Bob Social dancing to immediately follow. The music will play nonstop until 2:00 am Cost: $20 for both workshop and social; $12 for workshop only; $12 for social only; You can pay with cash, CashApp or Venmo @bailacaliente1 Have a song you would like to hear? Please feel free to send your musical request to the event page. We are baaack. Welcome to our first social of 2023 and the first since the pandemic. Our Socials happens once every month. We will kick off the night with with a salsa workshop by Bob and Elena at 8:30 pm. Social dancing to follow immediately. Come out and show us that fancy turn-patterns you have been practicing. You will be in for a fun night. DJ Bob Ocho, will be playing your favorite salsa, bachata, merengue, and cha cha cha all night. See you there. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]


Sunday 5 March 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 5 Mar, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Sweet Swingouts VIII: Teacakes & Ticktocks

Sun 5 Mar, 10 am-4 pm. Come to the swamp for one of the biggest Lindy Hop events in Florida! Sweet Swingouts is back for a full weekend workshop of dancing and learning! All the way from Hollywood, California, professional swing dance instructor Ashley Perretta will be guiding us through eight hours of Lindy Hop swing dance instruction in the beautiful Rion Ballroom of the Reitz Student Union on UF's campus. Meet dancers from across Florida at the main dances with live jazz music happening Friday and Saturday nights! Keep the night going at late night dances happening right after. https://sweetswingouts.weebly.com Schedule Friday, March 3, 2023 Main Dance The Boxcar at Depot Park 6:30 pm Lindy Hop Beginner Lesson 7:30-10:30 pm Main Dance with Harrison Jazz Ensemble Late Night Civic Media Center Midnight-2:30 am Late Night Dancing Saturday, March 4, 2023 Lessons Rion Ballroom, Reitz Student Union, UF Campus Noon-4 pm Lessons ... Rion Ballroom, J. Wayne Reitz Union, UF Campus, Gainesville. Bryn Taylor. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][facebook][events]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 5 Mar, 3-5:30 pm. 3:00 pm Urban Kiz class 4:30 pm Social dancing untill 5:30 PM The music during social dancing will be ~50% kizomba and ~50% zouk, bachata and blues. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 5 Mar, 5-6 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 5 Mar, 5-8 pm. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 6 March 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 6 Mar, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Mon 6 Mar, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 6 Mar, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Mon 6 Mar, 7 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class Ages 13 to 18 West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 6 Mar, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Mon 6 Mar, 7:30-8:30 pm. Join us on Monday nights from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. We have beginner and intermediate lessons followed by free private lessons you can sign up for. No partner needed. We hope to see many familiar and new faces. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 7 March 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 7 Mar, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 7 Mar, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa Beginners 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa Intermediate $10 one class, $18 two classes Wear comfortable clothing. You do not need a partner. This is a group class that is open to the public, no sign up necessary. You can simply show up. All level of dancers welcome. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Tue 7 Mar, 6-8 pm. 6-8 pm Lesson and social dancing Relax, have a drink, and dip your toes into swing dancing. We welcome beginners and experienced dancers, come share some time with friends. While this event is free, please support the Bull who is generously hosting and providing a welcoming space for dancing. Stay on top of swing dance events by joining the Discord server. https://discord.gg/GgGh8cEV32. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 7 Mar, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 7 Mar, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Wednesday 8 March 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 8 Mar, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 8 Mar, 5:15-6:30 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. When and Where: All classes are on Thursdays starting at 6 pm with open practice after class until 8 pm. Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Classes on 9/29 and 10/6 will be a shorter class/practice from 6-7 pm and held in Studio A. The dance studios are located on the bottom floor of the Reitz Union. Parking on campus is free and open after 4:30 pm. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. Toms also are a comfortable option. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Our Promise To Our Tango Students: -Everyone is welcome to dance any role they like. We welcome and encourage men as followers, women as leaders, non-binary dancers, and any combination in between. Tango i ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Wed 8 Mar, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Brazilian Samba 1 of 4

Wed 8 Mar, 6:15 pm. Open level samba teaches the beautiful art of Brazilian samba dance. Each class begins with a full body warm-up and stretch, followed by technique drills and fun choreography to explore and express yourself through samba. Dance heels are optional. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Gainesville Circus Center - [gainesvillecircus][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 8 Mar, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $2. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 8 Mar, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith 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 - [facebook][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 8 Mar, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Lesson 8:30 pm Social Dancing Join us for Fall Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 8 Mar, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Thursday 9 March 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 9 Mar, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 9 Mar, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 9 Mar, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe

Thu 9 Mar, 6-9 pm. If you like to dance the blues, and swing to old-school jazz tunes you will enjoy Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe from 6-9 pm. They play on the second Thursday night of every month. Yep, all they play is old-school jazz and the blues. Fun, fun dancing. Hope to see some of you there. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 9 Mar, 7-8 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Thu 9 Mar, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Monthly Ballroom Dance in Belleview with USA Dance Ocala

Thu 9 Mar, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lesson 7:30 pm Dancing Every second Thursday evening ballroom dance. The venue is close to US 441 in Belleview. The cross street is SE 56th Avenue, between the McDonald’s and the Burger King. This dance provides us with a venue that is convenient to Ocala and Belleview. Our Chapter also hosts a Sunday Tea Dance on the fourth Sunday of each month at the Ross Plumbing Ballroom, 930 Thomas Avenue, Leesburg, Florida. Belleview Community Center, 5615 SE 110 Place, Belleview, 34420. Susan Heaney, 407-757-2975. $10 members, $14 non-members. USA Dance Ocala - [usadanceocala][email][events]


Friday 10 March 2023

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 10 Mar, 7:30-10:30 pm. Come and get your Dance Fix Friday night here in Ocala. Hope you will come and join us. This will be Dancing only, no Class. This is a West Coast Swing Dance, but we can play a few requests so just ask. Let's Have Fun. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. $10. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]


Saturday 11 March 2023

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social - confirm

Sat 11 Mar, 3 pm-1 am. 8-9 pm: Pre-social Bachata workshop by Jorge and Candy 9-1 am: Social 11 pm: Performance with Jorge and Candy, Gator Salsa Casino Team Join us for another awesome night of dancing, the Valentine's Day edition, at Salsa Mundial. Dress to impress in your cool and sexy red and pink attire. Jorge and Candy (Tampa) will be teaching the pre-social Bachata workshop. Also, there will be performances by Jorge and Candy and the Gator Salsa Casino team. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. $15. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Decyo McDuffie and the Newcombs

Sat 11 Mar, 7-9 pm. Join us for live music, food, and drinks and more. Do not miss Gainesville Big Band on the stage in the Promenade. Spread a blanket under the setting sun, and catch some beautiful music on the green. See you there. We are taking all precautions during this time to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for this event. We recommend that event attendees follow CDC recommendations to wear a mask and maintain a safe social distance while enjoying the music. If you have any questions or concerns please message us. Celebration Pointe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [facebook][events]

Ballroom Dance St. Patrick's Day with Ray and Eileen

Sat 11 Mar, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, dance mixer at 7:50 with dancing until 10 pm. Light refreshments, great music, a beautiful venue, and the coldest AC for dancing. $15 per person, $25 per couple, cash or check. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]


Sunday 12 March 2023

Santa Fe College Swing Into Spring Concert

Sun 12 Mar, 3 pm. Celebrate a return back to the golden era of music with a concert filled with the songs of Millers, Ellington, Basie, and more. R Gary Langford Conductor, Gainesville Community Band. Jackson N. Sasser Fine Arts Hall at the Northwest Campus of Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83 Street, Gainesville. $5. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 12 Mar, 3-5:30 pm. 3:00 pm Urban Kiz class 4:30 pm Social dancing untill 5:30 PM The music during social dancing will be ~50% kizomba and ~50% zouk, bachata and blues. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 12 Mar, 5-6 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd - canceled due to spring break

Sun 12 Mar, 5-8 pm. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 13 March 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 13 Mar, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Mon 13 Mar, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 13 Mar, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Mon 13 Mar, 7 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class Ages 13 to 18 West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 13 Mar, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Mon 13 Mar, 7:30-8:30 pm. Join us on Monday nights from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. We have beginner and intermediate lessons followed by free private lessons you can sign up for. No partner needed. We hope to see many familiar and new faces. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 14 March 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd - canceled due to spring break

Tue 14 Mar, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 14 Mar, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa Beginners 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa Intermediate $10 one class, $18 two classes Wear comfortable clothing. You do not need a partner. This is a group class that is open to the public, no sign up necessary. You can simply show up. All level of dancers welcome. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Tue 14 Mar, 6-7 pm. Israeli dance class with Kathie Kline. Confirm before going. Not held every week. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [kolsimcha][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull Balboa with Shannon and James

Tue 14 Mar, 6-8 pm. 6-8 pm Lesson and social dancing Relax, have a drink, and dip your toes into swing dancing. We welcome beginners and experienced dancers, come share some time with friends. While this event is free, please support the Bull who is generously hosting and providing a welcoming space for dancing. Stay on top of swing dance events by joining the Discord server. https://discord.gg/GgGh8cEV32. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 14 Mar, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth - canceled due to spring break

Tue 14 Mar, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Wednesday 15 March 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 15 Mar, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons Back in Gainesville

Wed 15 Mar, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Brazilian Samba 2 of 4

Wed 15 Mar, 6:15 pm. Open level samba teaches the beautiful art of Brazilian samba dance. Each class begins with a full body warm-up and stretch, followed by technique drills and fun choreography to explore and express yourself through samba. Dance heels are optional. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Gainesville Circus Center - [gainesvillecircus][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 15 Mar, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $2. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 15 Mar, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith 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 - [facebook][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing - not this week due to Spring Break

Wed 15 Mar, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Lesson 8:30 pm Social Dancing Join us for Fall Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 15 Mar, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Thursday 16 March 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd - canceled due to spring break

Thu 16 Mar, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 16 Mar, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 16 Mar, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 16 Mar, 7-8 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth - canceled due to spring break

Thu 16 Mar, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Friday 17 March 2023

Argentine Tango With David and Thuy with Maestro Jorge Mendoza

Fri 17 Mar, 7 pm-12 am. 7:00 pm: lesson 8:00 pm: general dancing and practicing. Dancing and practicing with great music in milonga format, sets of 3 songs. Every 1st and 3rd Friday. Bring your own water. Light snacks are provided but contributions to share are wholeheartedly welcome. Good time is on the house and is gratis. Private lessons are available. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. David Chayes, 786-524-8259. $20, $10 students. Tango with Thuy - [email][events]

Contra Dance with the GODS

Fri 17 Mar, 7-9:30 pm. This is a Mask-Required Dance. At the outdoor, open-air pavilion at Gainesville Health & Fitness Main Center. Schedule: 6:00 pm Setup 7:00 - 09:30 pm Contra Dance 9:30 - 10:00 pm Cleanup Suggested Donation: $10 ages 26+ $5 ages 16-25 Dancers ages 15 and under get in free when accompanied by an adult. Please bring your own non-alcoholic beverage. This is a friendly welcoming recreational activity and all are welcome. No partner or experience is necessary. Contra dancing is fun and we will teach you how. No special dress is required. Wear comfortable, casual attire and soft-soled shoes. Smoking and alcoholic beverages are not allowed at our dances. This is a Mask-Required Dance. COVID Safety and COVID Protocol: If you choose to take your mask down or off, you will be asked by a board member or volunteer to pull it up or to go outside the pavilion. Masks are optional for callers and musicians while on stag ... Gainesville Health and Fitness Center, Main Center, Echo Pavilion, 4820 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][email][events]


Saturday 18 March 2023

Contra Dance with John Rogers with Jenny and the Stray Dogs at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Sat 18 Mar, 6-9 pm. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including spectators. Masks are optional. The Dancing Fish is now insulated with heating and air conditioning for your year-round dancing comfort. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 24800 State Road 26, Melrose. $10. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 18 Mar, 6-9 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band at One Love Cafe. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [swingtheoryjazz][events]


Sunday 19 March 2023

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 19 Mar, 3-6 pm. Bring your own food and drinks. There are many eateries nearby. Open to everyone. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 19 Mar, 3-5:30 pm. 3:00 pm Urban Kiz class 4:30 pm Social dancing untill 5:30 PM The music during social dancing will be ~50% kizomba and ~50% zouk, bachata and blues. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 19 Mar, 5-6 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]

Line Dance with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 19 Mar, 5-8 pm. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 20 March 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 20 Mar, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Mon 20 Mar, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 20 Mar, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Mon 20 Mar, 7 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class Ages 13 to 18 West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 20 Mar, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons

Mon 20 Mar, 7:30-8:30 pm. Join us on Monday nights from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. We have beginner and intermediate lessons followed by free private lessons you can sign up for. No partner needed. We hope to see many familiar and new faces. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 21 March 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 21 Mar, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 21 Mar, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa Beginners 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa Intermediate $10 one class, $18 two classes Wear comfortable clothing. You do not need a partner. This is a group class that is open to the public, no sign up necessary. You can simply show up. All level of dancers welcome. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Tue 21 Mar, 6-8 pm. 6-8 pm Lesson and social dancing Relax, have a drink, and dip your toes into swing dancing. We welcome beginners and experienced dancers, come share some time with friends. While this event is free, please support the Bull who is generously hosting and providing a welcoming space for dancing. Stay on top of swing dance events by joining the Discord server. https://discord.gg/GgGh8cEV32. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 21 Mar, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 21 Mar, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Wednesday 22 March 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 22 Mar, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 22 Mar, 5:15-6:30 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. When and Where: All classes are on Thursdays starting at 6 pm with open practice after class until 8 pm. Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Classes on 9/29 and 10/6 will be a shorter class/practice from 6-7 pm and held in Studio A. The dance studios are located on the bottom floor of the Reitz Union. Parking on campus is free and open after 4:30 pm. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. Toms also are a comfortable option. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Our Promise To Our Tango Students: -Everyone is welcome to dance any role they like. We welcome and encourage men as followers, women as leaders, non-binary dancers, and any combination in between. Tango i ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Wed 22 Mar, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Brazilian Samba 3 of 4

Wed 22 Mar, 6:15 pm. Open level samba teaches the beautiful art of Brazilian samba dance. Each class begins with a full body warm-up and stretch, followed by technique drills and fun choreography to explore and express yourself through samba. Dance heels are optional. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Gainesville Circus Center - [gainesvillecircus][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 22 Mar, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $2. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 22 Mar, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith 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 - [facebook][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 22 Mar, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Lesson 8:30 pm Social Dancing Join us for Fall Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 22 Mar, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Thursday 23 March 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 23 Mar, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 23 Mar, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Thu 23 Mar, 6-7 pm. Israeli dance class with Kathie Kline. Confirm before going. Not held every week. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [kolsimcha][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 23 Mar, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 23 Mar, 7-8 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Thu 23 Mar, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Friday 24 March 2023

Baila Caliente Dancing at the Historic Downtown Square in Ocala

Fri 24 Mar, 5-8 pm. Join us for a night of salsa and bachata dancing on the historic Downtown Square. We will be dancing to spread to culture of Salsa and Bachata dance to the Ocala Community. Downtown Historic Square, Ocala. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

Spring Blues and West Coast Swing Dance Party With Chad

Fri 24 Mar, 8-10:30 pm. Yes, dance friends, it is time for my latest West Coast Swing dance at Rena's Ballroom with Spring Blues and West Coast Swing. So, my great and wonderful dance helper BJ asked me last dance if I could do a West Coast Swing dance that featured a lot of Blues and classic West Coast Swing music. I, of course, was happy to oblige. If you like a more laid-back music mix with a generous helping of blues music, this is the dance for you. There will, of course, be plenty of contemporary WCS music as well for all to enjoy. Music is going to be mostly West Coast Swing, with a sprinkling of East Coast Swing, Country Two Step, Nightclub Two Step, and maybe some other dances by request. COVID guidelines If you have any cold, flu, or Covid symptoms, please stay home and join us for the next dance. Masks optional. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. Chad Young. $15. Chad Big Daddy Young Swing Time - [facebook][email][events]

Salsa Mundial Monthly Bachata Social - confirm

Fri 24 Mar, 9 pm-12 am. Please join our monthly Bachata social. 100% Bachata all night. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. $10. Salsa Mundial - [email][events]


Saturday 25 March 2023

Egyptian Belly Dance Class with Najmah Nour

Sat 25 Mar, 10:30-11:30 am. Najmah's Egyptian Style Bellydance class is welcoming all levels. We will work on core basic movements, with a emphasis of body positivity and empowerment. This art form can be expressive and inspiring at any level you decide to take it. Najmah's goal as an instructor is to promote health and to educate through the creativity of dance. Class cost is $20 and includes a beer. We will be capping the class at 20 people to allow for movement space. Blackadder Brewing Company, 618 NW 60 Street, Suite A, Gainesville, 32607. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [facebook][email][events]

Dances of Universal Peace at Peacock Paradise with Diana Kanoy

Sat 25 Mar, 2-9 pm. Join us for 4th Saturday monthly Dances of Universal Peace with DiAnahita & Friends. Dancing Peacock Paradise is in the country southeast of Gainesville, Florida, by a heart-shaped lake. Address and directions will be sent when you RSVP with your email. Open for Event from 2 to 9 pm. Dancing begins at 3. Please arrive by 2:30 to check in and begin together. Vegetarian Potluck Dinner at 6. Zikr at 7. Donation $15 – $35 sliding scale, plus potluck dish or $10. $35 to spend the night. Please Reserve in Advance. Peacock Paradise, Gainesville. Diana Kanoy. Dances of Universal Peace - Gainesville - [peacockparadise][email][events]

The Front Porch Backsteppers Band at the Depot and Speakeasy in Micanopy

Sat 25 Mar, 7-10 pm. Come and enjoy wonderful cooking, music, drinks, and fun. The Depot and Speakeasy Room, 22060 N US Hwy 441, Micanopy, 32667. Swing Dance Gainesville - [facebook][events]

Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 25 Mar, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, dance mixer at 7:50 with dancing until 10 pm. Light refreshments, great music, a beautiful venue, and the coldest AC for dancing. $15 per person, $25 per couple, cash or check. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala - confirm

Sat 25 Mar, 7:30-10:30 pm. Come and get your Dance fix here in Ocala. Hope you will come and join us. This will be Dancing only, no Class. This is a West Coast Swing Dance, but we can play a few requests so just ask. Let's Have Fun. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. $10. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]


Sunday 26 March 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 26 Mar, 10-11 am. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 26 Mar, 3-5:30 pm. 3:00 pm Urban Kiz class 4:30 pm Social dancing untill 5:30 PM The music during social dancing will be ~50% kizomba and ~50% zouk, bachata and blues. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 26 Mar, 5-6 pm. Engaging, challenging, empowering. $20 drop in. $72 for 4 classes. Salsa Mundial Studio, 3501 SW 2 Avenue, Suite G, Gainesville. Najmah Nour Bellydance - [email][events]

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 1 of 8

Sun 26 Mar, 5-6 pm. $10 per person each class. Cash App: $blssdfuture Paypal: www.paypal.me/blssdfuture You must have a partner. Masks are required. All proceeds benefit I AM STEM Summer Camp. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Monday 27 March 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 27 Mar, 11 am-12 pm. Let's start 2023 right. Let's dance. Heart Mind Healing Breathe, flow, and experience the healing power of dance with this Intro to Belly Dance workshop. Get centered, flexible, and fit with Middle Eastern dance. In this class, we will focus on balance, arm, and hip movements, fluidity and creativity, working on posture, and introducing new combinations. Breathe, move, flow, and experience the healing power of dance. Taught by Karen Muratti. Space is limited, register here: https://ed.gr/d9t0n. Thornebrook Village, Suite 25A, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Mon 27 Mar, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

English Country Dancing

Mon 27 Mar, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Ballroom Basics 101 Cha Cha 1 of 3

Mon 27 Mar, 7-7:55 pm. Join us for a 3-week series with Cha Cha. We start with the basics. We work on lead and follow, rhythm and timing, and fun patterns. The cost for the 3-week series is $39 per person or $75 per couple, cash or check. Register by emailing us. Pay at first class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 27 Mar, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:15 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:15 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per person. If you are a beginner, contact me. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Mon 27 Mar, 7 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class Ages 13 to 18 West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 27 Mar, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Bachata. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight Salsa and Balboa

Mon 27 Mar, 7:30-9:40 pm. 7:30 Salsa 8:40 Balboa At tonight's Swing lesson, we have two very special guest instructors from the Gator Salsa Club. Please give a warm hep cat welcome to Allison Elloy and Diego Noriega who will be introducing us swingers to the world of Salsa. The first hour of our Monday night lesson will be Salsa from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm followed by, in the second hour, Balboa practice with James and Shannon from 8:40 pm to 9:40 pm. Please join us for this very special crossover event. Normally, join us on Monday nights from 7:30 in Reitz Union Dance Studio B for Swing dancing lessons. We have beginner and intermediate lessons followed by free private lessons you can sign up for. No partner needed. Open to students, non-students, and community members. We hope to see many familiar and new faces. Have a hep day. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]


Tuesday 28 March 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 28 Mar, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 28 Mar, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa Beginners 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa Intermediate $10 one class, $18 two classes Wear comfortable clothing. You do not need a partner. This is a group class that is open to the public, no sign up necessary. You can simply show up. All level of dancers welcome. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Sip N' Swing at The Bull Balboa with Shannon and James

Tue 28 Mar, 6-8 pm. 6-8 pm Lesson and social dancing Relax, have a drink, and dip your toes into swing dancing. We welcome beginners and experienced dancers, come share some time with friends. While this event is free, please support the Bull who is generously hosting and providing a welcoming space for dancing. Stay on top of swing dance events by joining the Discord server. https://discord.gg/GgGh8cEV32. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 28 Mar, 7-10 pm. 7:30 pm Salsa 8:30 pm Team Rehearsal. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]

Beginning Swing with Andy Week 5 of 4 Make Up

Tue 28 Mar, 7-9 pm. 6:00 Beginning Argentine Tango by request 7:00 Beginning Swing 8:00 Beginning Fast Swing Practice 9:00 Beginning Argentine Tango by request No charge for those who missed a class. $10 for everyone else A new 4-week beginner series starts April 4. Invite others. Let me know if you are coming. Not required. You can drop in. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 28 Mar, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]


Wednesday 29 March 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 29 Mar, 12:15-1:15 pm. Sunday: 10-11 am Wednesday: 12:15 to 1:15 pm Join Sarit to weekly outdoor Nia classes at the Thomas Center Gardens. Nia is a low-impact movement technique, inspired by dance, martial arts, and mindfulness practices. Nia is easily adaptable to all levels of fitness and experience. Nia creates a playful and powerful experience, boosting pleasure, strength, mobility, stability, and overall well-being. Small group classes are facilitated in a relaxed, welcoming, and non-judgmental atmosphere. Sarit Ben-David Sela is a Black Belt Nia Instructor, who has been sharing her passion to Nia with the Gainesville community since 2011. To RSVP and for questions, please contact Sarit. Thomas Center Gardens, by the fountain, Gainesville, 32601. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Wed 29 Mar, 5:15-6:30 pm. Do something different. Explore new territory. Surprise yourself. Tango. When and Where: All classes are on Thursdays starting at 6 pm with open practice after class until 8 pm. Most classes will be held in Dance Studio B, located in the basement of the Reitz Union. Classes on 9/29 and 10/6 will be a shorter class/practice from 6-7 pm and held in Studio A. The dance studios are located on the bottom floor of the Reitz Union. Parking on campus is free and open after 4:30 pm. What to wear: If you own a pair of salsa shoes or jazz/ballet flats, those work great. Toms also are a comfortable option. If not, bring a thick pair of socks to dance in. Fancy shoes are not necessary and please avoid flip flops or tennis shoes. Our Promise To Our Tango Students: -Everyone is welcome to dance any role they like. We welcome and encourage men as followers, women as leaders, non-binary dancers, and any combination in between. Tango i ... UF J Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, 32611. Free. UF Argentine Tango Club - [more][facebook][email][events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Wed 29 Mar, 6-9 pm. Mondays 6:00 pm Beginners Salsa 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Salsa partner work 9:00 pm Bachata Partner work Wednesdays 6:00 pm Beginners Bachata 7:00 pm Variety class/Ladies styling/Men shine 8:00 pm Bachata Partner work 9:00 pm Salsa partner work All levels of dancers welcome. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [baila-caliente][email][events]

Brazilian Samba 4 of 4

Wed 29 Mar, 6:15 pm. Open level samba teaches the beautiful art of Brazilian samba dance. Each class begins with a full body warm-up and stretch, followed by technique drills and fun choreography to explore and express yourself through samba. Dance heels are optional. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Gainesville Circus Center - [gainesvillecircus][email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 29 Mar, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [gifd][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 29 Mar, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith 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 - [facebook][events]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 29 Mar, 7:30-10:30 pm. 7:30 pm Lesson 8:30 pm Social Dancing Join us for Fall Wednesday Night Swing Dances hosted by Florida Swing Dancing Club! There will be a beginner lesson followed by a social dance in the Reitz Union Lower Level Dance Studio. This event is free and open to both students and non-students. Cannot wait to see you there. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 29 Mar, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30 pm Bachata 8:30 pm Salsa. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [salsamundial][events]


Thursday 30 March 2023

Art After Dark Front Porch Backsteppers Bluegrass Band at the Harn

Thu 30 Mar, 5-9 pm. Swing dance at the Harn Museum on the UF campus. Harn visitors now have more time to explore exhibitions, shop in the store, and enjoy food and drinks while listening to music on select evenings. Wine Down Evenings Thursday, February 23 Nick DeCarlis Jazz Trio Thursday, March 30 Folk music by the Front Porch Backsteppers bluegrass band Thursday, April 27 Gosia and Ali Acoustic Duo providing a combination of Brazilian, jazz, pop and Latin jazz. Harn Museum, UF Campus, Gainesville. Swing Dance Gainesville - [events]

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 30 Mar, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Thu 30 Mar, 6-11 pm. 6:00 PM - On1 Salsa class 7:15 PM - Bachata class 8:30 PM - Social dancing Come out and dance to some Latin music every Thursday. As the name suggests, this night will be mostly bachata, with a splash of salsa, kizomba, and merengue. Do not know how to dance? Don't worry! This event is immediately after Gator Salsa Club's free classes. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. A portion of all sales made at The Bull during the event are donated to GNV Bridge Literacy Program, a local non-profit that responds to the large literacy disparities in Gainesville. The program is created for kids who far behind in their reading skills, helping them to catch up with their peers quickly. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [facebook][email][events]

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Thu 30 Mar, 6-7 pm. Israeli dance class with Kathie Kline. Confirm before going. Not held every week. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation, 2925 NW 39 Avenue, Gainesville, 32605. Tony Arroyo, 352-372-4574. Free. Kol Simcha Messianic Congregation - [kolsimcha][email][events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 30 Mar, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $12. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Thu 30 Mar, 7-8 pm. This is a belly dance technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. $18 per class or 5 classes for $72. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Thu 30 Mar, 7-9 pm. Dance fever and K Smooth of Smooth Flava Dance present Club Ballroom. Inviting all dancers to learn Beginner Urban Ballroom and Chicago Style Steppin. All dance styles are welcome to share the dance floor. Opportunity for open floor dance. Dance with purpose. Donations accepted for 501c3 BLSSD Future Inc. Cashapp $blssdfuture or Paypal www.Paypal.me/blssdfuture. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. K Smooth, 904-537-7763. Free. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 30 Mar, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm West Coast Swing or Other 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request You learn to dance gently, as light as a feather, without the use of force, with no pushing and pulling. Learn to Hustle! Have the most fun. See for yourself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNoKXnMMyIg This is the dance that kept partner dancing alive. This is a bit different from the ballroom studio version of Hustle. This is sometimes called Latin Hustle. If you want to go where people dance Hustle, this is the kind of Hustle you need to know. $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels except novice. Everyone welcome. Let me know if you can attend. Invite others. The program is adjusted for those attending. If financial considerations keep you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Friday 31 March 2023

Contra Dance Weekend with Diane Silver and Party of Three in Melrose

Fri 31 Mar to Sat 1 Apr, 7-10 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 pm Note: Single dances on weekends are $15 for adults, $30 for a weekend pass Weekend dances are $7.50 for youth age 18-25, $15 for a weekend pass. Children under 18 accompanied by adults are free. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including children and spectators. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 24800 State Road 26, Melrose. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

Baila Caliente Monthly Social in Ocala

Fri 31 Mar, 8 pm-1 am. 8:00 pm Lesson 9:00 pm Dancing Ocala, it is that time of the month. Welcome to another monthly social. We will kick off the night with a bachata workshop at 8:00 pm. Social dancing to follow immediately. Come out and show us that fancy turn-patterns you have been practicing. You will be in for a fun night. DJ Bob Ocho, will be playing your favorite salsa, bachata, merengue, and cha cha cha all night. Cost: $20 for both lesson and social; $12 for lesson only; $12 for social only; You can pay with cash, CashApp or Venmo @bailacaliente1 or https://baila-caliente1.punchpass.com Have a song you would like to hear? Please feel free to send your musical request to the event page. See you there. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]

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