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Shall we dance? Dance provides all the elements needed for overall health: cognitive, physical, and social! Whether you are part of a couple or on your own, ACE has the right kind of dance class for you. And the dance studio at the Sarasota campus is a beauty: sprung wood floors, mirrors, and a great sound system — all designed to bring out your inner Fred or Ginger!


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Latin Dance Club - Level 1 (registering w/ partner preferred)
Item: DBL1002 Jhon Galvez
Tu   6:00 PM - 7:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-107
Sessions: 12 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 1/19/2021 - 4/13/2021       Fee: $79.00

NO CLASS MARCH 16. Partners are recommended but not required. Students will need to bring and wear a mask at all times.
 

 

Latin Dance Club - Level 2 (registering w/ partner preferred)
Item: DBL2003 Jhon Galvez
Tu   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-107
Sessions: 12 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Tu 1/19/2021 - 4/13/2021       Fee: $79.00

NO CLASS MARCH 16.

Prerequisite: Latin Dance 1 or possess a good understanding of the basic patterns of Salsa, Bachata and Merengue as well as, variations of simple turns and the principles of timing and partnering.
NOTE: Registering with a partner preferred

 

Bellydancing for Beginners
Item: DBD1006 Sindy Slowinski
Th   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-107
Sessions: 8 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Th 1/21/2021 - 3/11/2021       Fee: $59.00

Students must bring and wear a mask at all times.
*Everyone is welcome, regardless of dance background. Class will consist of warm-up, belly dance technique, drills, combinations, and end with a cool down.

 

Ballroom Dance Beginning (must register w/partner)
Item: DB1004 Jhon Galvez
M   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-107
Sessions: 10 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 1/25/2021 - 4/12/2021       Fee: $69.00


NO CLASS FEB 15 & MARCH 15.

Winter Term will start with a new series of: Waltz (American Style - Smooth Dance) and Cha Cha (American Style - Rhythm Dance) 
Students will need to bring and wear a mask at all times. NOTE: Please register with a partner. Registering with a partner is preferred, as partners of the opposite sex are not guaranteed.
*Please wear proper clothing (no long dresses or rubber-soled shoes).

Please bring proper shoes (No flip flops or sandals, no backless shoes, no rubber sole – those don’t perform well on our dance floor), hand towel, bottle of water; Ladies can wear low heels and gentlemen can wear dress shoes if desired.
*Please arrive on time for each class.

 

Ballroom Dance Intermediate (must register w/partner)
Item: DB2004 Jhon Galvez
M   6:30 PM - 7:30 PM STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-107
Sessions: 10 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
M 1/25/2021 - 4/12/2021       Fee: $69.00

Winter Term Intermediate will continue with Foxtrot (American Style - Smooth Dance) and Rumba (American Style - Rhythm Dance)

NO CLASS FEB 15 & MARCH 15. Students will need to bring and wear a mask at all times.
Prerequisite: Must have taken Ballroom or know the steps from Ballroom I.
NOTE: MUST REGISTER WITH A PARTNER.
Please bring proper shoes (No flip flops or sandals, no backless shoes, no rubber sole – those don’t perform well on our dance floor), hand towel, bottle of water; Ladies can wear low heels and gentlemen can wear dress shoes if desired.
 
*Please arrive on time for each class.

 

 

Bellydancing- Continuation  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: DBD1007 Sindy Slowinski
Th 11/19/2020 - 12/10/2020 

This is a continuation of Belly Dance for Beginners class which started this fall. 

 
 

Latin Dance Club - Level 1 (registering w/ partner preferred)  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: DBL1001 Jhon Galvez
M 10/5/2020 - 12/14/2020 

Partners are recommended but not required. Students will need to bring and wear a mask at all times.
NO CLASS NOV 23.   Dates missed 11/9 and 12/14 (make-up 2 sessions on 12/15) 

 
 

Ballroom Dance Beginning (must register w/partner)  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: DB1003 Jhon Galvez
M 10/5/2020 - 12/14/2020 
NO CLASS NOV 23.
Students will need to bring and wear a mask at all times. NOTE: Please register with a partner. Registering with a partner is preferred, as partners of the opposite sex are not guaranteed.
*Please wear proper clothing (no long dresses or rubber-soled shoes).
**NO OUTSIDE SHOES PLEASE! (dirt on shoes). Shoes should have closed toes and heels, and leather soles.
*Please arrive on time for each class.
 
 

Ballroom Dance Intermediate (must register w/partner)  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: DB2003 Jhon Galvez
Tu 9/29/2020 - 12/8/2020  NO CLASS NOV 24.
Students will need to bring and wear a mask at all times.
Prerequisite: Must have taken Ballroom or know the steps from Ballroom I.
NOTE: MUST REGISTER WITH A PARTNER.
*Please wear proper clothing (no long dresses or rubber-soled shoes).
**NO OUTSIDE SHOES PLEASE! (dirt on shoes). Shoes should have closed toes and heels, and leather soles.
*Please arrive on time for each class.
 
 

Line Dancing Beginning  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: DLD1011 Jhon Galvez
W 11/4/2020 - 12/9/2020  NO CLASS NOV 25
Students must bring and wear a mask at all times.
*Please wear tennis shoes, bring a sweat towel, and a water bottle is encouraged!
 
 

Register early to avoid disappointment, as classes will fill up quickly!

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