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All the good dancing stuff we've got going on!



For now, all in-person/ in-studio events, classes and private lessons are canceled. We are eagerly awaiting the day when we can meet you on the dance floor again!


But we're still dancing! Read on for exciting new ONLINE events and classes!!



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EVENTS - Online!


We're Going Virtual!



80's Dance Party

ONLINE 2nd Saturday Swing Dance Party - 80's Theme!


This Saturday's online dance party theme is "The 80's"!! Woo hoo!! We're going to rock out to classic rock and pop songs, and you can dress up in your favorite 80's attire—your best Michael Jackson or "Miami Vice" look, or draw from Flashdance, Cyndi Lauper, or Madonna—super fun!!

For your classes this month, Christy will be teaching favorite 80's freestyle dance moves—think "moon-walking" and more! Then Liz will be teaching 4-count Swing (a.k.a. 4-count Hustle), a great partner or solo style perfect for pop songs with a solid beat. (Fun fact: this was the first Swing style Liz learned! And yes, it was in the 80's!! You never know where it might take you!)

After classes, we're DJ'ing a great set of awesome 80's tunes so you can dance your new moves, plus Jitterbug, East and West Coast Swing, etc. and a bit of Country.


Date: Sat May 9, 2020
Time: 7-9pm
6:50pm: Virtual doors open - Join us early to get acquainted with Zoom
7-7:30pm: 80's Party Dances Class with Christy
7:30-8pm: Beg. 4-count Swing Dance Class with Liz
8-9pm: DJ Music for Dancing
Location: Online! (How to join below)
Cost: Pay What You Can - Suggested Donation $10
Donation Link: https://www.paypal.me/EOGrady or use Venmo ID: @Christy-Johnson-121


How To Participate
Join the event by clicking this link: ONLINE 2nd Saturday Swing - May 9, 2020
Meeting ID: 830 9998 4944
Password: 057503
(Info on Zoom at bottom of page)



Charleston Dancers

ONLINE 4th Saturday Swing Dance Party - 1920's Gatsby & Charleston Theme!


Leapin' lizards, it's Charleston time! Roll up the rug and get ready to dance! This Saturday's theme is "1920's Great Gatsby." It's the bees knees, the cat's meow, and all that jazz!

You're invited to doll up in vintage "flapper era" style to make it extra special, and pop a bit of bubbly, too! (Bubbly anything will do. ;-) )

Christy Johnson will be teaching the easy cousin of Charleston, the "Black Bottom" first. Then Liz O'Grady will be teaching a nifty Charleston combination with kicks and turns that you can do with or without a partner.

After classes, we're DJ'ing a mix of new and old Swing and Jazz for your dancing enjoyment. You can do Jitterbug, East and West Coast Swing, and of course, your new (old!) moves!


Date: Sat May 23, 2020
Time: 7-9pm
6:50pm: Virtual doors open
7-7:30pm: "Black Bottom" Line Dance Class with Christy
7:30-8pm: Classic Charleston Dance Class with Liz
8-9pm: DJ Music for Dancing
Location: Online! (How to join below)
Refreshments: Get your favorite snacks ready and BYOB ;-)
Cost: Pay What You Can - Suggested Donation $10
Donation Link: https://www.paypal.me/EOGrady or use Venmo ID: @Christy-Johnson-121


How To Participate
Join the event by clicking this link: ONLINE 4th Saturday Swing - May 23, 2020
Meeting ID: 819 8013 3320
Password: 029164
(Info on Zoom at bottom of page)




May Classes - Online!


PLEASE NOTE:

Classes below will take place ONLINE. Live, in-person classes are currently on hold for the health and safety of both students and teachers.




Salsa dancers twirling illustration

Intro to Salsa

Salsa is the perfect dance to learn at home! It's fun, compact, and it can be danced solo or with a partner! Get inspired and in motion! In this class, you'll learn the basics of Salsa, plus exciting turns and spins, Latin movement and styling, and timing. We'll also cover the basics of lead and follow, so when it's time to go out to the clubs again, you'll be ready. No experience necessary.


Dates: 6 Classes: Mon & Wed 5/4, 5/6, 5/11, 5/13, 5/18, 5/20
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Online via Zoom (links to attend classes sent after registration; info on Zoom below)
Fee: $75/person

Registration Now Closed



Waltz dancers illustration

Intro to Waltz

This beautiful dance is known for its romantic flavor and gliding style. It's perfect for many love songs and ballads. While Waltz is often danced on large dance floors, the basic moves are moderate in size. So you can start learning it at home, even if you have limited space! Class will cover Waltz fundamentals, turns and twirls, including both classic ballroom and country Waltz styles. By the end of class, you’ll be ready to Waltz in any setting, large or small! No partner or experience needed to participate.


Dates: 6 Classes: Tues & Thurs 5/5, 5/7, 5/12, 5/14, 5/19, 5/21
Time: 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Online via Zoom (links to attend classes sent after registration; info on Zoom below)
Fee: $75/person

Registration Now Closed




How to Use ZOOM


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Download Zoom App

If you've never used it before, you may need to download the app first. It's quick and free. Go to:
Zoom.us

Once installed, open the app, then return here and click the link above to go straight into the conference.
When you first arrive, your camera and audio will be automatically paused. You can unmute them when you are ready. (If you prefer to leave your camera off for an event, you can still participate and dance with us. But we'd love to see your smiling face. :-) )



Tips For A Great Online Video Meeting

  1. Choose a quiet room with space to move freely. Turn off tv's and try to eliminate background noise.
  2. Test out where to put your phone or computer beforehand, so you can see it easily and it can see you.
  3. Get your beverages/snacks together beforehand.
  4. Go to the bathroom, you guessed it, beforehand. ;-)

Questions? Contact us! Call or text us at (760) 525-7331.