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Introduction to Ballroom Dancing
Why are those folks out on the dance floor having such a good time? Because ballroom dancing is fun! This class is designed for those who are interested in learning the basic dance figures of the most popular rhythms: Cha-Cha, Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz, Rumba and more. Registration is based upon each member of your Ballroom Dancing Team - so grab a partner and register today!

Intermediate Ballroom Dancing
Join in the excitement of Ballroom Dancing! This class is designed for those who have had previous ballroom dancing experience and are ready to gain more dance knowledge and improve your dance skills. This popular intermediate class will take you to the next level. Find your comfort zone with many rhythms: Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha-Cha, Rumba, Swing, Tango, and more. You will soon enjoy the social benefits as you make new friends in the dance world. Learn from Irv and Betty Easterday who have trained with top national ballroom professionals and have been teaching social ballroom dancing for over 35 years. You will be surprised at how quickly you will master dance techniques and soon be dancing like a star!

Dancing Like Stars!
Have you been watching the dancing programs on TV? Have you marveled at the accomplishments of the non-professionals?  You too can join in the fun of exciting Ballroom Choreography! Pre-determined sequences for specific musical arrangements will be offered in many rhythms (i.e. foxtrot, waltz, tango, quickstep, cha cha, jive, rumba, bolero, samba, salsa, and mambo).  These exciting choreographies are borrowed from Sequence Dance that is popular in Europe and Round Dance that is very popular in the US.  It is an easy method of learning and leading interesting choreography on the ballroom floor.  This course is available to those who have experienced intermediate dance training. Please contact the instructors- if you have any questions. Irv and Betty have been teaching ballroom dancing for more than 35 years. They continue to study dance technique with top world dance professionals.

Beginning Classical Ballet
There is no better way to appreciate the art of classical ballet than to try it yourself. This beginner's level class will strengthen your body, increase your flexibility and give you a much richer appreciation of ballet as a viewer. Please contact instructor Karen Carpenter at to discuss class attire.

Swing Dance - Beginning
It was called "Swing" in the forties and "Jitterbug" in the fifties.  In England it's called "Jive."  Whatever you call it, it's big again -- REALLY BIG.  Whether your scene is ballroom, country & western, or high school gym, you'll be glad you took this class! You and your partner need to register individually TODAY!  You won't want to miss this opportunity!

Gotta Dance?
Class Reunion, Wedding, Want to look great at the prom? Try our crash course for survival on the dance floor. Learn how to Waltz, Fox Trot, Rumba, and Cha Cha. You'll need a partner, so if you're without a significant other, recruit a parent, child, sibling, pal, neighbor, or co-worker--anyone who wants or needs to dance. You and your partner need to register TODAY! This course is designed for beginners. You'll have fun! (Note: sneakers are not recommended.)

Middle Eastern Dancing

Middle Eastern Dancing
Discover your inner beauty and strength through an exciting and ancient art form of dance. This introduction to belly dancing is a wonderful recreational activity and art form that can be enjoyed at any fitness level. Participants will learn what is common in all belly dance styles and work on exercises that can help them improve posture, strength, and flexibility. Dancing is a great way to relieve tension and stress. This class embraces all body types and ages.

For more information or to register, call 240-500-2236.

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