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

Gator Salsa Club Extravaganza Meets Hollywood

Intuitive Art & Mindful Movement workshop: Finding Center with Sarit

2

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 2 of 8

3

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

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

4

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Beginning Swing, Waltz, Argentine Tango with Andy Week 1 of 4

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

5

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons 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

6

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

7

Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

8

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social with Eymar and Jennifer

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

Ballroom Dance Spring Party with Ray and Eileen

9

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 3 of 8

10

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

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

11

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

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

Swing, Hustle, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

12

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons 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

13

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Bachata Boulevard Downtown

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

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

14

Contra Dance Wild Asparagus Weekend in Melrose

15

Contra Dance Wild Asparagus Weekend in Melrose

Larry Newcomb at The Bull to Benefit KTC

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Baila Caliente's Monthly Gainesville Social

16

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Contra Dance Wild Asparagus Weekend in Melrose

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 4 of 8

17

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

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

18

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sip N' Swing at the Bull Lindy Hop and Blues with Jen and Liz

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

19

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons 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

20

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

21

Contra Dance with the GODS - no dance this month dancing at FOTMC

Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga with Maestro Jorge Mendoza

Belly Dance Kangoo Fitness with Karen Muratti

Swing Spring Formal Dinner and Dance Open to Everyone

22

Harn Museum of Dance

Dances of Universal Peace at Peacock Paradise with Diana Kanoy

Ballroom Dance Anniversary Party with Ray and Eileen

23

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 5 of 8

24

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Country Two Step with Ray and Eileen 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

25

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

26

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons 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

27

Art After Dark Gosia and Ali 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

28

Baila Caliente Monthly Social in Ocala

29

Intuitive Art & Mindful Movement workshop: Finding Center with Sarit

30

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 6 of 8

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, Salsa, 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
Contra Dance Weekend with Diane Silver and Party of Three in Melrose Sat 4/01 Melrose GODS
Gator Salsa Club Extravaganza Meets Hollywood Sat 4/01 Gainesville GSC
Intuitive Art & Mindful Movement workshop: Finding Center with Sarit Sat 4/01 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 4/02 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 4/02 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 4/02 Gainesville Najmah Nour
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 2 of 8 Sun 4/02 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 4/03 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 4/03 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 4/03 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 4/03 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 4/03 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 4/03 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Mon 4/03 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 4/04 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 4/04 Ocala Baila Calien
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 4/04 Gainesville Mundial
Beginning Swing, Waltz, Argentine Tango with Andy Week 1 of 4 Tue 4/04 Gainesville SwingDance
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 4/04 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 4/05 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 4/05 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 4/05 Gainesville Baila Calien
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 4/05 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 4/05 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 4/05 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 4/05 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 4/06 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 4/06 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thu 4/06 Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 4/06 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 4/06 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 4/06 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga Fri 4/07 Gainesville TangoThuy
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 4/07 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa Mundial Monthly Social with Eymar and Jennifer Sat 4/08 Gainesville Mundial
Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Decyo McDuffie and the Newcombs Sat 4/08 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dance Spring Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 4/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 4/09 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 4/09 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 4/09 Gainesville Najmah Nour
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 3 of 8 Sun 4/09 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 4/10 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 4/10 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 4/10 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 4/10 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 4/10 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 4/10 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight Mon 4/10 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 4/11 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 4/11 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Balboa with Jen and James Tue 4/11 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Swing, Hustle, and Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 4/11 Gainesville SwingDance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 4/11 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 4/11 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 4/12 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 4/12 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 4/12 Gainesville Baila Calien
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 4/12 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 4/12 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 4/12 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 4/12 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 4/13 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 4/13 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thu 4/13 Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 4/13 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Cafe Thu 4/13 Gainesville SwingDance
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 4/13 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 4/13 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Monthly Ballroom Dance in Belleview with USA Dance Ocala Thu 4/13 Belleview USA Dance Oc
Contra Dance Wild Asparagus Weekend in Melrose Fri 4/14 Melrose GODS
Contra Dance Wild Asparagus Weekend in Melrose Sat 4/15 Melrose GODS
Larry Newcomb at The Bull to Benefit KTC Sat 4/15 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 4/15 Gainesville SwingDance
Baila Caliente's Monthly Gainesville Social Sat 4/15 Gainesville Baila Calien
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 4/16 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Contra Dance Wild Asparagus Weekend in Melrose Sun 4/16 Melrose GODS
Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Sun 4/16 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 4/16 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 4/16 Gainesville Najmah Nour
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 4 of 8 Sun 4/16 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 4/17 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 4/17 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 4/17 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 4/17 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 4/17 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 4/17 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight Mon 4/17 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 4/18 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Sip N' Swing at the Bull Lindy Hop and Blues with Jen and Liz Tue 4/18 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 4/18 Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 4/18 Ocala Baila Calien
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 4/18 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 4/18 Gainesville SwingDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 4/19 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 4/19 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 4/19 Gainesville Baila Calien
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 4/19 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 4/19 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 4/19 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 4/19 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 4/20 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 4/20 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thu 4/20 Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 4/20 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 4/20 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 4/20 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 4/20 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance with the GODS - no dance this month dancing at FOTMC Fri 4/21 Gainesville GODS
Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga with Maestro Jorge Mendoza Fri 4/21 Gainesville TangoThuy
Belly Dance Kangoo Fitness with Karen Muratti Fri 4/21 Gainesville GCC
Swing Spring Formal Dinner and Dance Open to Everyone Fri 4/21 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Harn Museum of Dance Sat 4/22 Gainesville GDA
Dances of Universal Peace at Peacock Paradise with Diana Kanoy Sat 4/22 Gainesville Dances of Un
Ballroom Dance Anniversary Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 4/22 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 4/23 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 4/23 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 4/23 Gainesville Najmah Nour
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 5 of 8 Sun 4/23 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 4/24 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 4/24 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 4/24 Gainesville ECD
Country Two Step with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3 Mon 4/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 4/24 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 4/24 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 4/24 Gainesville Mundial
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons Tonight Mon 4/24 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 4/25 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 4/25 Ocala Baila Calien
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 4/25 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 4/25 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 4/25 Gainesville SwingDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 4/26 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 4/26 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 4/26 Gainesville Baila Calien
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 4/26 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 4/26 Ocala Ocala Dance
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 4/26 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 4/26 Gainesville Mundial
Art After Dark Gosia and Ali at the Harn Thu 4/27 Gainesville SwingDance
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 4/27 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Bachata Boulevard Downtown Thu 4/27 Gainesville GSC
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thu 4/27 Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 4/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 4/27 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 4/27 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 4/27 Gainesville SwingDance
Baila Caliente Monthly Social in Ocala Fri 4/28 Ocala Baila Calien
Intuitive Art & Mindful Movement workshop: Finding Center with Sarit Sat 4/29 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 4/30 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 4/30 Gainesville GSC
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 4/30 Gainesville Najmah Nour
DFW Swingout Beginners Class with Wanda Lloyd 6 of 8 Sun 4/30 Gainesville Smooth Flava

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, Salsa, and Dance Mix with Andy

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6-9 pm. No dancing on April 23 because of a conflict with Passover. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Salsa 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


April 2023


Saturday 1 April 2023

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

Sat 1 Apr, 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, 24800 State Road 26, Melrose. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Extravaganza Meets Hollywood

Sat 1 Apr, 12:30 pm-1:30 am. 12:30 - 4:30 pm Kizomba, Salsa, Zook, Swing, Bachata workshops 9:00 pm - 1:30 am Dance Party Performances at 11 pm. Theme is Hollywood Glam. DJ Cognition. Free for UF Students, $10 non-UF Students, $20 non-students. Price includes both workshops and night time social. Workshops held at Florida Gym, Unit 200, 1864 Stadium Road. Night time social at the Senior Recreation Center. Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Blvd, Gainesville. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

Intuitive Art & Mindful Movement workshop: Finding Center with Sarit

Sat 1 Apr, 2-5 pm. Through discussion, journaling, simple mindful movement, and basic intuitive collage-making, we will explore the meaning of finding our own center, what it is, how it feels, and how to strengthen and maintain it. No need for experience in either art or movement. Just a curious mind and an open heart. Everyone is welcome. Sarit Ben-David Sela is an architect and urban thinker, a mixed media artist, and a Nia movement Black Belt instructor. This 3-hour workshop will be offered two times, on Saturdays, 2 to 5 PM, on April 1 and April 29. Space is very limited. For further details and to register, please contact Sarit. Gainesville. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]


Sunday 2 April 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 2 Apr, 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 2 Apr, 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 2 Apr, 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 2 of 8

Sun 2 Apr, 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 3 April 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 3 Apr, 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 3 Apr, 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 3 Apr, 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

Mon 3 Apr, 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 3 Apr, 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 3 Apr, 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 3 Apr, 7:30-9:40 pm. 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 4 April 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 4 Apr, 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 4 Apr, 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]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 4 Apr, 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, Waltz, Argentine Tango with Andy Week 1 of 4

Tue 4 Apr, 7-10 pm. 7:00 Beginning Beginning Swing 8:00 Beginning Beginning Waltz 9:00 Beginning Beginning Argentine Tango $60 for 4-week beginner series for new dancers. $10 per night for those with experience. 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 4 Apr, 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 5 April 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 5 Apr, 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 5 Apr, 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 5 Apr, 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 5 Apr, 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 5 Apr, 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 5 Apr, 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 5 Apr, 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 6 April 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 6 Apr, 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 6 Apr, 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 6 Apr, 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 6 Apr, 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 6 Apr, 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 6 Apr, 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 7 April 2023

Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga

Fri 7 Apr, 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 - [facebook][email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 7 Apr, 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 8 April 2023

Salsa Mundial Monthly Social with Eymar and Jennifer

Sat 8 Apr, 3 pm-1 am. 8-9 pm: Workshop 9-1 am: Social Join us for another awesome night of dancing at Salsa Mundial. Eymar and Jennifer from Salsa Heat, El Monstro Dance Company. 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 8 Apr, 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 Spring Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 8 Apr, 7:30-10 pm. Celebrating April birthdays. Wear spring colors. 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 9 April 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 9 Apr, 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 9 Apr, 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 9 Apr, 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 3 of 8

Sun 9 Apr, 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 10 April 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 10 Apr, 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 10 Apr, 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

Mon 10 Apr, 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

Mon 10 Apr, 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 10 Apr, 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 10 Apr, 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

Mon 10 Apr, 7:30-9:40 pm. 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 11 April 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 11 Apr, 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 11 Apr, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa Beginners 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 Balboa with Jen and James

Tue 11 Apr, 6-8 pm. 6 pm Balboa 7 pm Slow Balboa 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]

Swing, Hustle, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 11 Apr, 6-10 pm. 6:00 Beginning Argentine Tango by request 7:00 Beginning Swing for Beginners and Experienced 8:00 Beginning Hustle! 9:00 Beginning Argentine Tango by request $10 per night for those with experience. 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]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 11 Apr, 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 11 Apr, 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 12 April 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 12 Apr, 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 12 Apr, 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 12 Apr, 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]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 12 Apr, 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 12 Apr, 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 12 Apr, 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 12 Apr, 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 13 April 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 13 Apr, 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 13 Apr, 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 13 Apr, 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 13 Apr, 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 13 Apr, 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 13 Apr, 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 13 Apr, 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 13 Apr, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Lesson 7:30 - 9:30 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 14 April 2023

Contra Dance Wild Asparagus Weekend in Melrose

Fri 14 Apr to Sun 16 Apr, 7-10 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 pm Sunday 12-3 pm Adult (age 26+) $20 per dance. Weekend Pass: $60 for entire weekend Youth (age 16-25) $10 per dance Package Price: $30 for entire weekend (ages 15 & under). Children & non-dancers may watch & listen for 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 15 April 2023

Contra Dance Wild Asparagus Weekend in Melrose

Sat 15 Apr to Sun 16 Apr, 12-9 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 pm Sunday 12-3 pm Adult (age 26+) $20 per dance. Weekend Pass: $60 for entire weekend Youth (age 16-25) $10 per dance Package Price: $30 for entire weekend (ages 15 & under). Children & non-dancers may watch & listen for 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]

Larry Newcomb at The Bull to Benefit KTC

Sat 15 Apr, 4-7 pm. Two performances, one from 4 to 5 pm and one from 6 to 7 pm. Gainesville Karma Thegsum Chöling-KTC is asking for donations. For years, Lama Losang has covered the costs of our center, paying the mortgage, insurance, and repairs while the center paid a small stipend toward utilities. Our heartfelt aspiration is to pay off the remaining mortgage over the next five years, honoring our teacher's great kindness and securing the center’s future. Here is a way you can help. Come Out for a Night of Jazz. On Saturday, April 15th, sangha member and professional jazz guitarist Larry Newcomb will play American and Brazilian jazz standards with his friend, world-renown jazz professor, guitarist, and singer Welson Tremura. All proceeds will benefit Gainesville KTC’s building fund. We aim to raise $5,000, which means selling all 40 tickets for the two limited-seat performances at The Bull (18 SW 1st Avenue, Gainesville), as well as ... The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville. Jennifer Fill. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][facebook][events]

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 15 Apr, 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]

Baila Caliente's Monthly Gainesville Social

Sat 15 Apr, 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 - [facebook][email][events]


Sunday 16 April 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 16 Apr, 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]

Contra Dance Wild Asparagus Weekend in Melrose

Sun 16 Apr, 12-3 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 pm Sunday 12-3 pm Adult (age 26+) $20 per dance. Weekend Pass: $60 for entire weekend Youth (age 16-25) $10 per dance Package Price: $30 for entire weekend (ages 15 & under). Children & non-dancers may watch & listen for 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]

Family and Friends Outdoor Dance Party Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Sun 16 Apr, 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 16 Apr, 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 16 Apr, 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 4 of 8

Sun 16 Apr, 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 17 April 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 17 Apr, 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 17 Apr, 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

Mon 17 Apr, 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

Mon 17 Apr, 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 17 Apr, 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 17 Apr, 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

Mon 17 Apr, 7:30-9:40 pm. 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 18 April 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 18 Apr, 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]

Sip N' Swing at the Bull Lindy Hop and Blues with Jen and Liz

Tue 18 Apr, 6-8 pm. 6 pm Lindy Hop 7 pm Blues 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 18 Apr, 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]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 18 Apr, 7-9 pm. :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]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 18 Apr, 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]

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 18 Apr, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Let me know what you want to do 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels, except new dancers. If you have not danced before, contact me. 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]


Wednesday 19 April 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 19 Apr, 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 19 Apr, 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 19 Apr, 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]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 19 Apr, 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 19 Apr, 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 19 Apr, 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 19 Apr, 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 20 April 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 20 Apr, 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 20 Apr, 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 20 Apr, 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 20 Apr, 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 20 Apr, 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 20 Apr, 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 20 Apr, 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 21 April 2023

Contra Dance with the GODS - no dance this month dancing at FOTMC

Fri 21 Apr. The April 21st dance will not happen at our regular venue in deference to the Florida Old Time Music Championship. There will be a contra dance on both Friday night and Saturday night of the event. JJ Luxe is the caller with multiple fine Florida bands. Our dance will be back at the Echo Pavilion on May 19th with Alice Raiburn calling to the tunes of Hoggetown Fancy. The Florida Old Time Music Championships is at Florida Sand Music Ranch, formerly Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Rd, Brooksville, FL 34602. Gainesville Health and Fitness Center, Main Center, Echo Pavilion, 4820 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [fotmc][email][events]

Argentine Tango Thuy's Milonga with Maestro Jorge Mendoza

Fri 21 Apr, 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 - [facebook][email][events]

Belly Dance Kangoo Fitness with Karen Muratti

Fri 21 Apr, 7-8 pm. Are you ready for a unique and fun class? Belly Dance Kangoo Fitness blends Kangoo Jumps with Middle Eastern Dance Movements. This class flows from a warmup and isolations that engage your core muscles, to dance combinations and a beautiful dance routine. This class is suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. The Cost is $20, hip scarves are provided and Kangoo jumps rebound boots will be available for no extra charge. All levels are Welcome. Wear black. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [karenmurattibellydance][email][events]

Swing Spring Formal Dinner and Dance Open to Everyone

Fri 21 Apr, 7-11 pm. 7:00 pm Dinner and Beginner Lesson 8:00 pm Social Dancing with Gainesville Big Band Calling all hep cats. That means you. You are invited to a formal dinner and dance hosted by the Florida Swing Dancing Club. This 1930s-style Supper Club event will take place in the lovely Ríon Ballroom of the Reitz Union Hotel on April 21st: There will be live music, dinner, and of course, plenty of dancing. You will see everything from Savoy Style Swing, East Coast Swing, Hollywood Swing, Fox-Trot, Peabody, Balboa, Shag, Charleston, and more. And the best part is, it’s all FREE. The event starts at 7:00 pm and continues until 11:00 pm. Dinner will be served from 7 pm to 8 pm. No experience with any type of dance? No worries! We will be starting the night with a beginner Swing Lesson during the dinner hour for those interested and our more experienced dancers will guide you through the steps all throughout the night. No partner is ... UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Rion Ballroom, Gainesville. Edward Stephen Gavlick III. UF Swing Dance Club - [more][facebook][events]


Saturday 22 April 2023

Harn Museum of Dance

Sat 22 Apr, 1-4 pm. Explore galleries set-into-motion as performers respond to photographs, contemporary sculpture, museum gardens, paintings and prints. Experience performances of CONTEMPORARY, WEST AFRICAN, AFRO-BRAZILIAN DANCE AND MORE. Attend an interactive mini-workshop to express yourself and return to the creative body. Move and be moved. Presented in partnership with students and faculty from the UF School of Theatre and Dance, HMoD merges the worlds of visual art and dance to create a museum experience like no other. SATURDAY'S SCHEDULE: Movement Workshops for All - Auditorium 1 – 1:20 pm Mindful Movement - A Movement Workshop for ALL Ages – with Melissa Jasmine Montilla 1:30 – 1:50 pm Becoming Works of Art - A Movement Workshop for KIDS! of All Ages – with Lexie Sealy 2 – 2:20 pm Mindful Movement - A Movement Workshop for ALL Ages – with Melissa Jasmine Montilla Performances Throughout the Museum 1 pm First Year Ensemble p ... Harn Museum of Art, 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, 32611. Joan Frosch. Free. Gainesville Dance Association - [more][facebook][events]

Dances of Universal Peace at Peacock Paradise with Diana Kanoy

Sat 22 Apr, 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]

Ballroom Dance Anniversary Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 22 Apr, 7:30-10 pm. Join us in celebrating 11 years as Parris Dance but over 30 years teaching in Gainesville. 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, 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 23 April 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 23 Apr, 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 23 Apr, 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 23 Apr, 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 5 of 8

Sun 23 Apr, 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 24 April 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 24 Apr, 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 24 Apr, 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

Mon 24 Apr, 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]

Country Two Step with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3

Mon 24 Apr, 7-7:50 pm. Join our 3-week series for Two Step. We start with the basics, so no experience is necessary. Couples and singles are welcome. 3-week series is $39/person or $75/couple, cash or check. Register by emailing us but 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 24 Apr, 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 24 Apr, 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 24 Apr, 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

Mon 24 Apr, 7:30-9:40 pm. 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 25 April 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 25 Apr, 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 25 Apr, 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]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 25 Apr, 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 25 Apr, 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]

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 25 Apr, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Let me know what you want to do 9:00 pm Argentine Tango by request $10 for the night includes this evening schedule: For all levels, except new dancers. If you have not danced before, contact me. 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]


Wednesday 26 April 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 26 Apr, 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 26 Apr, 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 26 Apr, 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]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 26 Apr, 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 26 Apr, 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 26 Apr, 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 26 Apr, 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 27 April 2023

Art After Dark Gosia and Ali at the Harn

Thu 27 Apr, 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 Muserm, UF Campus, Gainesville. Swing Dance Gainesville - [events]

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 27 Apr, 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 27 Apr, 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 27 Apr, 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 27 Apr, 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 27 Apr, 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 27 Apr, 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 27 Apr, 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 28 April 2023

Baila Caliente Monthly Social in Ocala

Fri 28 Apr, 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 follows immediately. Come out and show us the 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]


Saturday 29 April 2023

Intuitive Art & Mindful Movement workshop: Finding Center with Sarit

Sat 29 Apr, 2-5 pm. Through discussion, journaling, simple mindful movement, and basic intuitive collage-making, we will explore the meaning of finding our own center, what it is, how it feels, and how to strengthen and maintain it. No need for experience in either art or movement. Just a curious mind and an open heart. Everyone is welcome. Sarit Ben-David Sela is an architect and urban thinker, a mixed media artist, and a Nia movement Black Belt instructor. This 3-hour workshop will be offered two times, on Saturdays, 2 to 5 PM, on April 1 and April 29. Space is very limited. For further details and to register, please contact Sarit. Gainesville. Sarit Sela, 605-796-9956. Nia Holistic Dance with Sarit Sela - [facebook][email][events]


Sunday 30 April 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 30 Apr, 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 30 Apr, 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 30 Apr, 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 6 of 8

Sun 30 Apr, 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]

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