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Class Schedule

Fridays: 7:30 pm & 8:20 pm
Sundays: 7:00 pm & 7:50 pm

Doors open at 6:45 pm both nights.

Special Dance Times
See monthly schedule for dates when our dance space will be closed or dances held at an alternate location.

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Class Schedule

 

"Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals." - Charles Baudelaire
January 2017
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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Closed for the New Year

HNY


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6:45 Open dancing

7:30 Viennese Waltz

8:20 Nightclub Two Step

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6:45 Open dancing

7:00 Viennese Waltz

7:50 Nightclub Two Step

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6:45 Party Night

Steve Showers Hosting

Steve

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6:45 Open dancing

7:00 Viennese Waltz

7:50 Nightclub Two Step

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6:45 Open dancing

7:30 Viennese Waltz

8:20 Nightclub Two Step

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6:45 Open dancing

7:00 Viennese Waltz

7:50 Nightclub Two Step

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Closed by the city

Dark

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6:45 Open dancing

7:00 Viennese Waltz

7:50 Nightclub Two Step

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January Syllabus


Beginner Intermediate Advanced
Viennese Waltz Viennese Waltz Viennese Waltz

VW

 

VW

 
Viennese Waltz
Right turn
Right turn
1/2 Right turn
Right spin turn
Left pivot
Left turn
1/2 Left turn
Unknown figure before whisk
Whisk
Right pivot

Right pivot

VW

Beginner Intermediate Advanced
Nightclub Two Step Nightclub Two Step Nightclub Two Step

NCTS2

 

NCTS1

 
NCTS
Basic starting with man's left foot
Man leads two handed right - first left hand then right to wrap
Open out on slow and lead an outside right turn, man follows woman
Open break to cross body lead
Man leads outside right turn and takes both hands to lead the walking steps (name?)
Man leads an outside right turn and changes hands taking left below right
Man leads turns the woman to the right allowing a rande, continues leading the woman behind his back to his left and stops the woman on his right
Opening out for two measures
Telespin
Two steps on quick, hold on slow
Man steps back then to the side and holds, leads the woman to turn right into shadow
Sway
Man leads the woman out to open position
Man leads outside turn and steps in for opening out
After opening out man leads a spiral to lead woman to take two steps away and holds on the slow leading the woman to turn back
Man steps back then to the side taking right to right and holds
Man leads a right potstir turn and steps forward on slow
Man leads a free spin and spots the woman to step outside
Man takes hold of the woman's shoulder blades and leads SOMETHING

Man leads the woman to open out, turn to spiral then back to open dance position

 

Part 1:

NC1

Part 2:

NC2


Past and Upcoming Monthly Calendars


October 2016
November 2016
December 2016
January 2017
February 2017
March 2017
April 2017
May 2017
June 2017
Dancing 'til you drop During the Depression, dance marathons were popular as a means to forget about daily troubles and to compete for cash prizes. Marathoners danced for hours and days at a time, usually resting only 15 minutes for every hour of dancing. Americans Mike Ritof and Edith Boudreaux hold the world record. From August 29th, 1930, to April 1st, 1931, they danced for 5,154 hours and 48 minutes - that's 214 days. They won $2,000 at the Merry Garden Ballroom Dance Marathon in Chicago, Illinois. Due to potential health risks, Depression-era dance marathons were eventually banned.