Have you always wanted to ballroom dance? Join this group class and learn a different Smooth, Rhythm or Swing dance style each month. Instructor Amy Tranchida brings 38 years of experience, a diverse dance background and a great sense of humor to her classes. She offers tips and techniques to ensure student progress and build life-long learning. No partner necessary. Dress shoes recommended. Please avoid slip-on, backless or tennis shoes.
Session 1: Rumba Thursdays, March 8, 15, 22 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm A romantic, slow Latin dance, originating from Cuba, that is considered the “dance of love”.
Session 2: East Coast Swing Thursdays, April 12, 19, 26 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm An extremely popular dance of the 30s and 40s, this upbeat style showcases triple steps and a rock step, and is performed to both big band, rhythm and blues, and pop music.
Session 3: Tango Thursdays, May 17, 24, 31 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm A dramatic and evocative dance that originated in Argentina; Tango music incorporates staccato movements, a strong drum roll, and a driving beat.