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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, Waltz, and Dance Mix with Andy

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd

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

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, Dance Mix, and Hustle! with Andy

Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

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 Janet Shepherd with Kingfisher

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Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

3

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

4

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Beginning Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

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

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

6

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hustle!, Dance Practice Mix, and Argentine Tango with Andy

7

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sip n Sway Ballroom Dance Party with Miranda Madison in Ocala

8

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

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

Ballroom Dance USA Party with Ray and Eileen

9

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

10

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Hustle with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

11

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

12

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

13

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hustle!, Dance Practice Mix, and Argentine Tango with Andy

14

Social Dancing in High Springs

The Savants of Soul at Bo Diddley Plaza

15

Contra Dance with Vicki Morrison and Comes When Called

Nelson Blanchard Remembrance Dance

16

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Swing to Gainesville Big Band Basie Straight Ahead

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

17

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Hustle with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

18

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Beginning Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

19

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

20

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hustle!, Dance Practice Mix, and Argentine Tango with Andy

21

Contra Dance with the GODS Indoors at GHFC with Jonathan King and The New Southern Broadcasters

Crooked Counsel at Bo Diddley Plaza

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Baila Caliente's Monthly Gainesville Social

22

Swing Theory at Arthur Murray in Ocala

Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

23

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

24

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Hustle with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

25

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Sip N' Swing at The Bull - confirm

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

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Monthly Ballroom Dance in Summerfield with USA Dance Ocala

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

27

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Hustle!, Dance Practice Mix, and Argentine Tango with Andy

28

Crooked Counsel at One Love Cafe

Kundalini Activated Dance with Astarte Tzighan

29

Crooked Counsel at the Eagles Club

30

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

31

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville

English Country Dancing

Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Hustle with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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, Waltz, and Dance Mix with Andy Tuesdays Gainesville SwingDance
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tuesdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith Tuesdays Gainesville Public
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tuesdays Gainesville Mundial
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tuesdays Ocala Baila Calien
Ballroom, Swing, and Steppin with Wanda Lloyd Tuesdays Gainesville Smooth Flava
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
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, Dance Mix, and Hustle! with Andy Thursdays Gainesville SwingDance
Israeli Dance Beginners with Kathie Thursdays Gainesville KolSimcha
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thursdays Gainesville ParrisDanc
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Thursdays Gainesville UF Swing Dan
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 Janet Shepherd with Kingfisher Sat 7/01 Melrose GODS
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 7/02 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 7/02 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 7/03 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 7/03 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 7/03 Gainesville ECD
Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 7/03 Gainesville IDanceAW
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 7/03 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 7/04 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 7/04 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 7/04 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 7/04 Gainesville Mundial
Beginning Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 7/04 Gainesville SwingDance
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 7/04 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 7/05 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 7/05 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 7/05 Gainesville Baila Calien
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 7/05 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 7/05 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 7/05 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 7/05 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala Thu 7/06 Ocala GDA
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 7/06 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 7/06 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 7/06 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 7/06 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, Dance Practice Mix, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 7/06 Gainesville SwingDance
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 7/07 Ocala Ocala Dance
Sip n Sway Ballroom Dance Party with Miranda Madison in Ocala Fri 7/07 Ocala AM
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 7/08 Gainesville SwingDance
Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Decyo McDuffie and the Newcombs Sat 7/08 Gainesville SwingDance
Ballroom Dance USA Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 7/08 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 7/09 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 7/09 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 7/10 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 7/10 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 7/10 Gainesville ECD
Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 7/10 Gainesville IDanceAW
Hustle with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3 Mon 7/10 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 7/10 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 7/11 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 7/11 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 7/11 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 7/11 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 7/11 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 7/11 Gainesville SwingDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 7/12 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 7/12 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 7/12 Gainesville Baila Calien
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 7/12 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 7/12 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 7/12 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 7/12 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala Thu 7/13 Ocala GDA
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 7/13 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 7/13 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 7/13 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 7/13 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, Dance Practice Mix, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 7/13 Gainesville SwingDance
Social Dancing in High Springs Fri 7/14 High Springs SwingDance
The Savants of Soul at Bo Diddley Plaza Fri 7/14 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance with Vicki Morrison and Comes When Called Sat 7/15 Melrose GODS
Nelson Blanchard Remembrance Dance Sat 7/15 Gainesville SwingDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 7/16 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Swing to Gainesville Big Band Basie Straight Ahead Sun 7/16 Gainesville SwingDance
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 7/16 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 7/17 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 7/17 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 7/17 Gainesville ECD
Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 7/17 Gainesville IDanceAW
Hustle with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3 Mon 7/17 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 7/17 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 7/18 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 7/18 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull Tue 7/18 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 7/18 Gainesville Mundial
Beginning Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 7/18 Gainesville SwingDance
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 7/18 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 7/19 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 7/19 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 7/19 Gainesville Baila Calien
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 7/19 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 7/19 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 7/19 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 7/19 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala Thu 7/20 Ocala GDA
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 7/20 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 7/20 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 7/20 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 7/20 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, Dance Practice Mix, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 7/20 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance with the GODS Indoors at GHFC with Jonathan King and The New Southern Broadcasters Fri 7/21 Gainesville GODS
Crooked Counsel at Bo Diddley Plaza Fri 7/21 Gainesville SwingDance
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Fri 7/21 Ocala Ocala Dance
Baila Caliente's Monthly Gainesville Social Fri 7/21 Gainesville Baila Calien
Swing Theory at Arthur Murray in Ocala Sat 7/22 Ocala SwingDance
Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 7/22 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 7/23 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 7/23 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 7/24 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 7/24 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 7/24 Gainesville ECD
Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 7/24 Gainesville IDanceAW
Hustle with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3 Mon 7/24 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 7/24 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 7/25 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 7/25 Ocala Baila Calien
Sip N' Swing at The Bull - confirm Tue 7/25 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 7/25 Gainesville Mundial
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Tue 7/25 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Swing and Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 7/25 Gainesville SwingDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Wed 7/26 Gainesville Nia Holistic
UF Argentine Tango Class with Trista and Alper Wed 7/26 Gainesville UF Argentine
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Wed 7/26 Gainesville Baila Calien
Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing Wed 7/26 Gainesville UF Swing Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 7/26 Hawthorne GIFD
Monthly Ballroom Dance in Summerfield with USA Dance Ocala Wed 7/26 Summerfield USA Dance Oc
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 7/26 Ocala Ocala Dance
Salsa with Salsa Mundial Wed 7/26 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala Thu 7/27 Ocala GDA
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 7/27 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 7/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Thu 7/27 Gainesville GCC
Club Ballroom with K Smooth Thu 7/27 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Hustle!, Dance Practice Mix, and Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 7/27 Gainesville SwingDance
Crooked Counsel at One Love Cafe Fri 7/28 Gainesville SwingDance
Kundalini Activated Dance with Astarte Tzighan Fri 7/28 Gainesville Aurora Heali
Crooked Counsel at the Eagles Club Sat 7/29 Gainesville SwingDance
Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit Sun 7/30 Gainesville Nia Holistic
Belly Dance Love with Najmah Sun 7/30 Gainesville Najmah Nour
Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti Mon 7/31 Gainesville GCC
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Gainesville Mon 7/31 Gainesville Baila Calien
English Country Dancing Mon 7/31 Gainesville ECD
Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 7/31 Gainesville IDanceAW
Hustle with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3 Mon 7/31 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 7/31 Gainesville Mundial

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, Waltz, 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 Waltz 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]

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]

West Coast Swing with Gainesville Westies and Sharrone Smith

Ongoing Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm. 6:30 pm L1 work on your basics 7:30 pm L2 class starts 8:30 to 9 pm practice Social dancing will now be the first Tuesday of every month. Rosa B Williams Dance Center, 524 NW 1 Street, Gainesville, 32601. $10. Public - [facebook][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]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Ongoing Tuesdays, 7-10 pm. Join us for a night of Latin dancing. We will have classes for all levels, followed by a social dance party. $12 for one class, $20 for two classes, or $45 for a monthly pass. Introductory offers available for new students. PM Respitory Services, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][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]


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]

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, Dance Mix, and Hustle! with Andy

Ongoing Thursdays, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango 7:00 pm Dance Mix 8:00 pm Hustle! $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]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Ongoing Thursdays, 7:30-10:30 pm. Gainesville Swing Dancing every Thursday evening from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM, you can find us at the Rosa B Williams Center. We 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. Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW First Street, Gainesville, 32601. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [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


July 2023


Saturday 1 July 2023

Contra Dance Weekend with Janet Shepherd with Kingfisher

Sat 1 Jul, 12-9 pm. Friday 7-10 pm Saturday 12-3 pm Saturday 6-9 pm Single dances are $15 per dance for adults. Weekend passes are $30. $7.50 for youth age 18-25. Weekend passes are $15. Children 17 and under accompanied by adults are free. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including spectators. Make your booking online at the dancingfish.dance. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]


Sunday 2 July 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 2 Jul, 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]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 2 Jul, 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]


Monday 3 July 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 3 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 3 Jul, 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]

Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 3 Jul, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:15 pm Beginning Israeli Circle Dancing 8:15 - 9:00 pm Beginning Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per person, kids with adults are free. Since some of our experienced dancers are away, we are doing beginner Israeli dancing for the summer. 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

Mon 3 Jul, 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]


Tuesday 4 July 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 4 Jul, 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 Jul, 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

Tue 4 Jul, 6-8 pm. 6 pm Balboa 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 4 Jul, 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 and Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 4 Jul, 7 pm. 7:00 pm Beginning Swing 8:00 pm Beginning Argentine Tango $10 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. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 4 Jul, 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 July 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 5 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 Jul, 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]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 5 Jul, 6:30-9 pm. Welcome to Summer in sunny Gainesville. Every Wednesday into August, we are going to have a summer series of dancing and lessons. These lessons and dances are open to everyone. No partner required. Come join us for some dancing and fun. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 5 Jul, 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 Jul, 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]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 5 Jul, 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 July 2023

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Thu 6 Jul, 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. Gainesville Dance Association - [email][events]

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 6 Jul, 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]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 6 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 Jul, 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!, Dance Practice Mix, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 6 Jul, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm Dance Practice Mix take requests 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 7 July 2023

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 7 Jul, 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]

Sip n Sway Ballroom Dance Party with Miranda Madison in Ocala

Fri 7 Jul, 8 pm. Come out for a relaxing, fun night of live vintage and jazz music, lounge-like decor, and refreshments. BYOB. We have mixers and will serve drinks for attendees in our glassware. The date changes every month so make sure you check the calendar. Must call or text to RSVP. 304 SW Broadway Street, Ocala, 34471. 352-231-8485. $25. Arthur Murray Dance Center Ocala - [arthurmurrayocala][events]


Saturday 8 July 2023

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 8 Jul, 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]

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

Sat 8 Jul, 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 USA Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 8 Jul, 7:30-10 pm. Celebrating July 4th. Wear your patriotic 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 July 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 9 Jul, 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]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 9 Jul, 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]


Monday 10 July 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 10 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 Jul, 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]

Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 10 Jul, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:15 pm Beginning Israeli Circle Dancing 8:15 - 9:00 pm Beginning Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per person, kids with adults are free. Since some of our experienced dancers are away, we are doing beginner Israeli dancing for the summer. 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]

Hustle with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3

Mon 10 Jul, 7-8 pm. Join us for a super fun dance. We start with the basics is week 1, no experience needed. Singles and couples welcome. 3 week cost is $39 per person or $75 per couple, cash or check. Register by emailing us. Pay at first class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $40. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 10 Jul, 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]


Tuesday 11 July 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 11 Jul, 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 Jul, 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

Tue 11 Jul, 6-8 pm. 6 pm Balboa 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 11 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 11 Jul, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Argentine Tango by request $10 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. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Wednesday 12 July 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 12 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 Jul, 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]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 12 Jul, 6:30-9 pm. Welcome to Summer in sunny Gainesville. Every Wednesday into August, we are going to have a summer series of dancing and lessons. These lessons and dances are open to everyone. No partner required. Come join us for some dancing and fun. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 12 Jul, 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 Jul, 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]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 12 Jul, 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 July 2023

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Thu 13 Jul, 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. Gainesville Dance Association - [email][events]

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 13 Jul, 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]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 13 Jul, 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 13 Jul, 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 Jul, 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!, Dance Practice Mix, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 13 Jul, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm Dance Practice Mix take requests 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 14 July 2023

Social Dancing in High Springs

Fri 14 Jul, 7-9 pm. With DJ Chad Young. Dance ballroom, Latin, swing, country two-step, and more. Everyone welcome. High Springs Civic Center, 330 NW 240 Street, High Springs, 32643. Ken Najorka at 407-721-9711 or Katherine at 321-243-1907. Swing Dance Gainesville - [events]

The Savants of Soul at Bo Diddley Plaza

Fri 14 Jul, 7-9 pm. Free Fridays live music downtown. Bo Diddley Plaza, 111 E University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. Swing Dance Gainesville - [events]


Saturday 15 July 2023

Contra Dance with Vicki Morrison and Comes When Called

Sat 15 Jul, 6-9 pm. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including spectators. Masks are optional. The Dancing Fish is now insulated with heating and air conditioning for your year-round dancing comfort. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [dancingfish][email][events]

Nelson Blanchard Remembrance Dance

Sat 15 Jul, 7:30-10:30 pm. Please join us for a celebration of Nelson Blanchard's life. A beloved member of our dance community, one of his last wishes was that we come together and celebrate his memory with dance. Who: Judi Markell - Hostess, Josh Angel - DJ What: This will be mostly a West Coast Swing dance, as it was one of Nelson's passions, but DJ Josh will throw in a few other dances as well. How Much: No cost. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. Swing Dance Gainesville - [facebook][events]


Sunday 16 July 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 16 Jul, 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]

Swing to Gainesville Big Band Basie Straight Ahead

Sun 16 Jul, 2 pm. Marco Thomas director. Visit the website to but tickets in advance. Santa Fe College, 3411 NW 83 Street, Gainesville, 32606. $10 advanced, $15 at the door. Swing Dance Gainesville - [gainesvillebigband][email][events]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 16 Jul, 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]


Monday 17 July 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 17 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 Jul, 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]

Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 17 Jul, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:15 pm Beginning Israeli Circle Dancing 8:15 - 9:00 pm Beginning Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per person, kids with adults are free. Since some of our experienced dancers are away, we are doing beginner Israeli dancing for the summer. 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]

Hustle with Ray and Eileen 2 of 3

Mon 17 Jul, 7-8 pm. Join us for a super fun dance. We start with the basics is week 1, no experience needed. Singles and couples welcome. 3 week cost is $39 per person or $75 per couple, cash or check. Register by emailing us. Pay at first class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $40. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 17 Jul, 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]


Tuesday 18 July 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 18 Jul, 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 18 Jul, 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

Tue 18 Jul, 6-8 pm. 6 pm Balboa 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 Jul, 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 and Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 18 Jul, 7 pm. 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Argentine Tango $10 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. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Club Ballroom with K Smooth

Tue 18 Jul, 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 19 July 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 19 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 Jul, 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]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 19 Jul, 6:30-9 pm. Welcome to Summer in sunny Gainesville. Every Wednesday into August, we are going to have a summer series of dancing and lessons. These lessons and dances are open to everyone. No partner required. Come join us for some dancing and fun. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 19 Jul, 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 Jul, 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]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 19 Jul, 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 July 2023

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Thu 20 Jul, 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. Gainesville Dance Association - [email][events]

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 20 Jul, 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]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 20 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 Jul, 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!, Dance Practice Mix, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 20 Jul, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm Dance Practice Mix take requests 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 July 2023

Contra Dance with the GODS Indoors at GHFC with Jonathan King and The New Southern Broadcasters

Fri 21 Jul, 7-9:30 pm. 6:00 pm — Setup 7:00 – 9:30 pm — Contra Dance 9:30 – 10:00 pm — Cleanup Our dance will be indoors in air-conditioned comfort. Check in at the front desk and tell them you are attending the G.O.D.S. dance. Angela DeCarlis will be calling contra dances to the live music of The Fishcamp Cutups are Roger Eudy on guitar, Buz Sibley on fiddle, and Lloyd Baldwin on banjo. Suggested Donation: $10 (ages 26+) $5 (ages 16-25) Dancers ages 15 & under get in FREE when accompanied by an adult. Please bring your own non-alcoholic beverage. This is a friendly welcoming recreational activity and all are welcome. No partner or experience is necessary. Contra dancing is fun and we will teach you how. No special dress is required. Wear comfortable, casual attire and soft-soled non-marking shoes. Smoking and alcoholic beverages are not allowed at our dances. If you feel sick on dance night then please stay home. Please sho ... Gainesville Health and Fitness Center, Main Center, Main Aerobics Room, 4820 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, 32607. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [more][godsdance][email][events]

Crooked Counsel at Bo Diddley Plaza

Fri 21 Jul, 7-9 pm. Free Fridays live music downtown. Bo Diddley Plaza, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [crookedcounsel][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Fri 21 Jul, 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]

Baila Caliente's Monthly Gainesville Social

Fri 21 Jul, 8:30 pm-2 am. 8:30 - 9:30 pm Workshop Social dancing to immediately follow. The music will play nonstop until 2:00 am Cost: $15 for both workshop and social; $10 for workshop only; $10 for social only; $3 for cups This month we are teaming up with a mental health clinic to provide clothes for the less fortunate. Please donate those unwanted clothes you have sitting around. No dirty clothes please. Collecting clothes for all ages. Come to dance the best in Salsa and Bachata in a smoke-free environment with AC to keep you cool, while dancing all night long. Also, we will spice up this social into a big party by adding some of your favorite merengue and reggaeton songs. You can pay with cash, CashApp, PayPal, Zelle or Venmo @bailacaliente1 Reservations can be made at [link="https://baila-caliente1.punchpass.com"] Have a song you'd like to hear? Please feel free to send your musical request to the event page. Gainesville’s 5 Star Comedy & Jazz Event Center, 534 N. Main Street, Gainesville, 32601. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [facebook][email][events]


Saturday 22 July 2023

Swing Theory at Arthur Murray in Ocala

Sat 22 Jul, 7-9 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band. Arthur Murray Dance Center, 304 SW Broadway, St. B, Ocala, 34470. Swing Dance Gainesville - [swingtheoryjazz][events]

Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 22 Jul, 7:30-10 pm. We are celebrating birthdays in this month at the party. 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 23 July 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 23 Jul, 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]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 23 Jul, 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]


Monday 24 July 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 24 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 Jul, 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]

Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 24 Jul, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:15 pm Beginning Israeli Circle Dancing 8:15 - 9:00 pm Beginning Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per person, kids with adults are free. Since some of our experienced dancers are away, we are doing beginner Israeli dancing for the summer. 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]

Hustle with Ray and Eileen 3 of 3

Mon 24 Jul, 7-8 pm. Join us for a super fun dance. We start with the basics is week 1, no experience needed. Singles and couples welcome. 3 week cost is $39 per person or $75 per couple, cash or check. Register by emailing us. Pay at first class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $40. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 24 Jul, 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]


Tuesday 25 July 2023

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 25 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 - confirm

Tue 25 Jul, 6-8 pm. 6 pm Balboa 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 25 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 Jul, 7 pm. 7:00 pm Swing 8:00 pm Argentine Tango $10 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. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]


Wednesday 26 July 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Wed 26 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 Jul, 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]

Lindy Hop Swing Dancing Lessons and Social Dancing

Wed 26 Jul, 6:30-9 pm. Welcome to Summer in sunny Gainesville. Every Wednesday into August, we are going to have a summer series of dancing and lessons. These lessons and dances are open to everyone. No partner required. Come join us for some dancing and fun. UF Campus, J. Wayne Reitz Union, Dance Studio, Gainesville. Chris Ortega. UF Swing Dance Club - [facebook][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 26 Jul, 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]

Monthly Ballroom Dance in Summerfield with USA Dance Ocala

Wed 26 Jul, 7-9:30 pm. 7:00 pm Lesson 7:30 - 9:30 pm Dancing USA Dance Ocala is exploring new dance venues. The Joke Joint is located just North of Del Webb Spruce Creek Country Club on US 441, between Belleview and The Villages. Gail and Alan will be our DJs. Joe Mounts will give the lesson. 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. Joke Joint, 13685 US 441, Summerfield, 34491. Susan Heaney, 407-757-2975. $10 members, $14 non-members. USA Dance Ocala - [usadanceocala][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 26 Jul, 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]

Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Wed 26 Jul, 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 July 2023

Line Dance Afternoon Lessons in Ocala

Thu 27 Jul, 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. Gainesville Dance Association - [email][events]

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 27 Jul, 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]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 27 Jul, 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 Jul, 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 Jul, 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!, Dance Practice Mix, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 27 Jul, 7 pm. 6:00 pm Argentine Tango by request 7:00 pm Hustle! 8:00 pm Dance Practice Mix take requests 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 July 2023

Crooked Counsel at One Love Cafe

Fri 28 Jul, 6-9 pm. Swing dance to Crooked Counsel 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 - [crookedcounsel][events]

Kundalini Activated Dance with Astarte Tzighan

Fri 28 Jul, 7:30-9 pm. This class begins with a grounding meditation and then moves through each of the seven chakras, awakening our Kundalini. This class will tap into universal energy by using live musical vibrations along with ancient dance techniques in a group setting. Wanna learn more? [link="https://www.facebook.com/astarte.moondancer/" text="See our bio."] Excited to see ya there. Flow Space Yoga and Arts, 117 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville. Astarte Tzighan. Aurora Healing Arts - [facebook][email][events]


Saturday 29 July 2023

Crooked Counsel at the Eagles Club

Sat 29 Jul, 6-9 pm. Swing dance to Crooked Counsel. Come and enjoy wonderful cooking, music, drinks, and fun. Visit the [link="https://foe4385.com." text="Eagles Club"]. Eagles Club, 7188 W University Avenue, Gainesville, 32607. Swing Dance Gainesville - [crookedcounsel][events]


Sunday 30 July 2023

Nia Holistic Movement with Sarit

Sun 30 Jul, 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]

Belly Dance Love with Najmah

Sun 30 Jul, 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]


Monday 31 July 2023

Introduction to Belly Dance with Karen Muratti

Mon 31 Jul, 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 31 Jul, 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 31 Jul, 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]

Beginning Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 31 Jul, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:15 pm Beginning Israeli Circle Dancing 8:15 - 9:00 pm Beginning Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per person, kids with adults are free. Since some of our experienced dancers are away, we are doing beginner Israeli dancing for the summer. 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]

Hustle with Ray and Eileen 1 of 3

Mon 31 Jul, 7-8 pm. Join us for a super fun dance. We start with the basics is week 1, no experience needed. Singles and couples welcome. 3 week cost is $39 per person or $75 per couple, cash or check. Register by emailing us. Pay at first class. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. $40. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [parrissdance][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 31 Jul, 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]

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