August 3, 2018

Fall 2018 Noncredit Ballroom Dancing Class

This course offers an opportunity to gain experience in social/ballroom dancing.

It is an excellent choice for those looking to develop fundamental dance skills as well as building on previous experience. The instructor will break down and demonstrate all dance figures and combine them to form amalgamated routines. Best-practice, syllabus-based techniques in timing, feet positions, alignment, footwork, and lead and follow will be demonstrated. This class is suitable for first-time dancers as well as those with previous experience. It is designed to build confidence and enhance social enjoyment on the dance floor.

Enrollment with a partner is recommended, however, singles are welcome. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and leather-bottom shoes or dance shoes. Sneakers or rubber-bottom shoes are not recommended.

Download the Application (PDF)

Class dates for Fall 2018 are on Fridays and include:

  • September 14
  • September 21
  • September 28
  • October 5
  • October 12
  • October 19
  • October 26
  • November 2
  • November 9
  • November 16
  • November 30

Instructor for the course is:

Richard Fiore
Dual Licentiate, USISTD

» View Complete Schedule, Including Dance Styles (PDF)

For more information, please contact:

Noreen DeNicola
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