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Learn to dance at HCC

Hagerstown Community College’s Center for Continuing Education is offering a variety of dance classes this fall for people of all ages and skill levels.
     
The first course, “Find Pleasure in Social Ballroom – Beginning,” is a course designed for first-time students who are interested in learning the basic dance figures of the most popular rhythms, such as the Cha Cha, Swing, the Foxtrot, the Waltz, and the Rumba. Beginning Sept. 8, this course is offered on Tuesdays, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Western Maryland Hospital.
     
Intermediate-level courses include “Dancing Like Stars,” which is offered on Wednesdays, from 7 to 9:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 16; “Find Pleasure in Social Ballroom – Intermediate,” which is offered on Tuesdays, from 8:15 to 9:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 8; and “Intermediate Social Ballroom,” which is offered on Tuesdays, from 10 to 11 a.m., beginning Sept. 8. Intermediate courses are designed for those who have previous ballroom dancing experience.
     
Advanced level courses include “Advanced Social Ballroom,” which is offered on Tuesdays, from 11 a.m. to noon, beginning Sept. 8. This course is intended to build on skills learned in previous intermediate ballroom and social dancing classes.
     
All classes are taught by HCC instructors Betty and Irv Easterday, who have been teaching ballroom dancing for more than 35 years. For more information, or to register, call 301-790-2800, ext. 236, or go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/coned.