Lessons & Practice

Dance Lessons and Practice

NOTE: Always Confirm with the listed provider for each Lesson or Practice as dates, times, and content may change!!!!

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linedance      trumanrec
The First Step For Beginners, 2-3PM – Truman
The First Step — Advanced Class, 3-4PM – Truman

“The First Step for Beginners” offered by DieterDance.com, meets every Thursday afternoon at Truman Rec. Center from 2-3 PM.   “The First Step — Advanced Class” meets 3-4PM.  I will teach you what I know so that you can dance here in the Villages. All you need to bring for this class is the desire to want to learn the basics.

Dieter, Dieterdance.com, 352-603-4133

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bridgeport ballroom
Bridgeport Ballroom Dance
Lesson, Sat., 6pm, Bridgeport (Ed & Louise Hanlon
248-345-7595)
Practice, Sat., 7pm, Bridgeport (Russ Wells and Carol Krzizike, 608-444-9452)

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pimlico country
Country Two-Step, Pimlico
Practice, 1st & 3rd Thurs., 7pm, Nov.-Apr. (Pat & Bob Behrens 753-1513)

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swingcoconutcovecountry
Dance Connection, Coconut Cove

Beginner swing & country two step lessons, Sat. 2pm
Practice what you just learned.   Sat. 3pm
Lessons change monthly.
For information please e-mail me at andreat55@centurylink.net or call

(Andrea Thorne C-954-494-4887 H 391-1181)

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mulberrygroveshagbigcypressshagsterlingheights
Carolina Shag

1st Wednesday:  Big Cypress – 2 pm – Beginner
1st Wednesday:  Sterling Heights – 6:30 pm – Intermediate (partners required)
4th Wednesday:  Big Cypress – 2 pm – Beginner
4th Wednesday:  Sterling Heights – 6:30 pm – Intermediate (partners required)

Bradenton Rec Center:  Thursdays – 6 to 8:50 pm – Bring snacks & beverage of choice – $3/person

Contacts:
Sterling Heights – Bob/Darleen Petty @753-6269 or 412-443-7917
Bradenton – Carl/Peggy Mullin @carlnpeg@gmail.com

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lahacienda ballroom

Showcase Dancers, La Hacienda
Advanced ballroom lesson, Wed., 1pm (Geri & John Conrad 259-9763)

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Singles Ballroom Dance
Beginner Classes, 2 to 4pm – 2cd & 4th Fri, La Hacienda
Beginner Classes, 2 to 4pm –  1st, 3rd, & 5th Fri, Odell
(Joyce A Borden,  Dance Masters of America certified, National Dance Council adjudicator – 352 561 4984)

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Social Dancing Steppin’ Out, O’Dell, 1/22+ Eisenhower
Beginning ballroom lesson, Wed., 3pm (Don & Suzanne 391-5333)

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Villages Ballroom Dance (Membership is $2.50 per person)
Practice-experienced, 4th Fri. 7pm, Laurel Manor (Jim and Carol Hutchens  750-4920)
Practice-beginning, 4th Fri., 7pm, Mulberry Grove (David & Ina Eriksen 259-4885)

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Cha Cha Club, La Hacienda
Beginning Cha Cha lesson, Mon., 11am (Phil & Yvette Rand 750-3324)
No summer lessons.

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Villages Swing Dance, La Hacienda
Beginning Swing lesson, Mon., 12pm (Jim and Carol Hutchens 750-4920)
No summer lessons.
Intermediate/advanced Swing lesson, Mon., 1pm (Jim and Carol Hutchens 750-4920)
No summer lessons.

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Wanna Dance Ballroom
Practice dance, Mon., 7pm, SeaBreeze (Rowena & David Seibert 446-3183)
Practice dance, 3rd  Mon., 7pm, Rohan

Come and practice the ballroom, latin, country, and nightclub steps you have learned.  A free dance for all Villages residents and guests every Monday, except the third Monday of the month, at Seabreeze Recreation Center from 7 to 8:45 pm.  The third Monday the dance is held at Rohan Recreation Center.  For more information contact David and Rowena Seibert at 446-3183.

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westcoastlahacienda

West Coast Swing Basic And Beyond, La Hacienda
Lessons, Tues., 2pm (Gene’o Langlois 813-394-8880)
Practice, Tues., 3pm

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OTHER LESSONS, PRACTICES, & DANCES

Listed below are dances, free lessons, and/or practice sessions (offered by various clubs and instructors) which are available exclusively to Village residents. Please call the contacts and/or verify details at: http://www.thevillagesdailysun.com/app/recnews/index.html

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DANCE LESSONS

Monday, 11am, free beginning cha cha dance lesson: ‘Cha Cha Clu’, La Hacienda R.C. (Phil & Yvette Rand 750-3324)
No summer lessons.

Monday, 12pm, free beginning swing dance lesson: ‘Villages Swing Dance’, La Hacienda R.C. (Jim and Carol Hutchens 750-4920)
No summer lessons.

Monday, 1pm, free intermediate/advanced swing dance lesson: ‘Villages Swing Dance’, La Hacienda R.C. (Jim and Carol Hutchens 750-4920)
No summer lessons.

Monday, 6pm, free beginning/intermediate dance lesson: ‘Country Dancing’, Big Cypress R.C. (Rocky & Jacquie Brandman 633-1815)

Tuesday, 2pm, free dance lesson: ‘West Coast Swing Basic And Beyond’, La Hacienda R.C. (Gene’o Langlois 813-394-8880)

Wednesday, 1pm, free advanced ballroom dance lesson: ‘Showcase Dancers’, La Hacienda R.C. (Geri & John Conrad 259-9763)

Wednesday (1st 4th), 2pm, free beginner dance lesson: ‘Shag – Carolina’, Big Cypress R.C. (Carl & Peggy Mullin 753-1075)

Wednesday, 3pm, free beginning ballroom dance lesson: ‘Social Dancing Steppin’ Out’, Eisenhower R.C. (Don & Suzanne 391-5333)

Wednesday (2nd) 6pm, free beginner dance lesson: ‘Shag – Carolina’, Mulberry Grove R.C. (Carl & Peggy Mullin 753-1075)

Wednesday (1st 4th), 6:30pm, free intermediate dance lesson: ‘Shag – Carolina’, Sterling Heights R.C. (Carl & Peggy Mullin 753-1075)

Wednesday (2nd), 7pm, free intermediate dance lesson: ’Shag Dance’ Mulberry Grove (Carl & Peggy Mullin 753-1075)

Thursday, 1pm, free beginning dance lesson: ‘The First Step’, Truman R.C., Beginners 2PM, Intermediate 3-4:50PM (Dieter , 352-603-4133)

Friday (1st 3rd 5th), 2-4pm, free beginner I dance lesson: ’Singles Ballroom Dance’, Odell R.C. (352 561 4984 –  Joyce A Borden,  Dance Masters of America certified, National Dance Council adjudicator)

Friday (2nd 4th), 2-4pm, free beginner I dance lesson: ‘Singles Ballroom Dance’, La Hacienda R.C. (352 561 4984 – Joyce A Borden, Dance Masters of America certified, National Dance Council adjudicator)

Saturday, 2pm,  ‘Dance Connection Ballroom,  Free Beginner swing & country two step lessons, Sat.   Practice what you just learned at 3pm Lessons change monthly.  Coconut Grove R.C. For information please e-mail me at andreat55@centurylink.net or call (Andrea Thorne C-954-494-4887 H 391-1181)

Saturday, 6pm, free dance lesson: ‘Bridgeport Ballroom Dance’ Bridgeport R.C. (Ed & Louise Hanlon 248-345-7595)

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PRACTICE SESSIONS

Monday, 7pm, free practice session: ‘Country Dancing’, Big Cypress R.C. (Rocky & Jacquie Brandman 633-1815)

Monday (1st 2nd 4th), 7pm, free practice session: ‘Wanna Dance Ballroom’, SeaBreeze R.C. (Rowena & David Seibert 446-3183)

Monday (3rd), 7pm, free practice session: ‘Wanna Dance Ballroom’, Sterling Heights R.C. (Rowena & David Seibert 446-3183)

Tuesday, 3pm, free practice session: ‘West Coast Swing Basic And Beyond’, La Hacienda R.C. (Gene’o Langlois 813-394-8880)

“The First Step” offered by DieterDance, is for “beginners” and it meets every Thursday afternoon at Truman Rec. Center from 3-4:45 Pm. I will teach you what I know so that you can dance here in the Villages. All you need to bring for this class is the desire to want to learn the basics and how to do it.

Thursday (1st 3rd, Nov.-Apr.), 7pm, free practice session: ‘Country Two-Step’, Pimlico R.C. (Pat & Bob Behrens 753-1513)

Saturday (3rd), ‘Latin Music Dancing, 6-9:30PM, This is a free dance (not practice or lessons about Latin music) to all Villages residents and guests every second Friday of the month.  People come to dance or to enjoy listening to the music.  It is BYOB.  Dress casual. Laurel Manor R.C. (Noel Carvajal 751-7545)

Saturday, 3pm, free beginner practice session: ‘Dance Connection Ballroom’ Coconut Grove R.C. (Andrea Thorne 954-494-4887 391-1181)

Saturday, 7pm, free practice session: ‘Bridgeport Ballroom Dance’, Bridgeport R.C. (Mick & Caroline Mickelson 920 675-0083)

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NOTE: If you are aware of other dance lessons, practice sessions, and/or dances which should be included in this listing, please email details to Dieter at: DieterDancers@aol.com

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PRESENTS

LEARN TO DANCE SOCIAL COUNTRY

TWO STEP, WEST COAST SWING,
EAST COAST SWING, NIGHT CLUB TWO,
WALTZ, CHA CHA, RUMBA

Private lessons available
Ballroom, Country, Latin, Styling

MONDAY MARCH 3

6 – 7 pm – Beginning West Coast Swing
7 – 8 pm – Dance and Practice
With instructor assistance


FREE CLASS
NO REGISTRATION
PROPER FOOTWEAREmphasis on proper footwork and technique******************
Couples and Singles Welcome, Partner Recommended
VILLAGE ID REQUIREDBIG CYPRESS RECREATION
Hendry Dr. off PinellasContact Rocky or Jacquie for Information
rjbfla@yahoo.com
352-633-1815