Pilgrims Country, Latin & Swing Dancing

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    Thank God It's our next 

    'Country, Latin and Swing Dancing 2nd & 4th Saturdays ...'The Pilgrims Dance!' ...at DanceSport DuPont Circle!
    Beginner classes in many dance styles early in the evening (including
    1. Social Ballroom & Latin [5:15],
    2. Argentine Tango [6pm],
    3. Salsa [6:45],
    4. Swing [7:30] and
    5. C/W Two Step [8:15]) with
    6) Evening teacher and more advanced student-assisted social dancing and practice to help you with your new moves. Classes from 5:15pm to 9:00pm and the social dance event, including a beginner line dance class, from 9-11:30 at DanceSport DuPont Circle.


    ... TGIS classes early in the evening teacher-assisted social dancing as needed and practice for all levels. 5 classes in 5 dance styles avail from 5:15-9pm plus an easy 'DC Rawhides' line dance class at 9:00, followed by Country, Latin, Swing and line dancing from 9:30-11:30pm.

    Dancer assistance avail for both beginner dancers and those more experienced who just want to improve their dancing technique and lead and follow skills.

    Sponsored by DanceSport at DuPont Circle, the DC Rawhides and Lambda DanceSport DC.


    Drop-in TGIF class times from 5:15pm-9pm:
    1)
    Beg wedding dances (Ballroom, Latin or Swing. RSVP at [masked] for all classes) [5:15pm-6:00pm]

    2) Beg Arg Tango [6pm-6:45pm],

    3) Beg to int+ Salsa
    depending on the level of those attending [6:45pm-7:30pm],

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    4) Beg Swing (East Coastt or west Coast) 
    [7:30-8:15pm]

    5) Beg, int and adv C/W two step 

    (1-3 levels at once if needed) [8:15-9pm]

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    5) [9pm-11:30pm] Dancing, preceded by an 
    easy line dance class from 9-9:30 

    9:00-11:30pm - Open dancing and practice, including assistance by many more advanced dancers to help you get started to many styles of Country, Latin & swing music.

    Admission: $12/class drop-in. Dance 8-11:30pm - $8 or FREE to anyone taking any earlier Fri class before 9:00. Cost/class - $12, $10 students, $95/10-class dance card,  $50/5-class dance card (good for any class any day at DanceSport DuPont Circle).



    If you've been watching 'Dancing With The Stars', we teach all of those dances and more throughout the day and evening. Guaranteed to be a long and FUN-FILLED DANCE DAY at 'DanceSport Dupont Circle' [schedule below].

    NO PREVIOUS DANCE EXPERIENCE OR PARTNER NECESSARY. WE'LL BE SWITCHING PARTNERS THROUGHOUT ALL CLASSES. ALL ARE WELCOME, INCLUDING SINGLES, COUPLES, SAME-GENDER COUPLES AND THE SEEING AND HEARING IMPAIRED (TO PRACTICE OUR ASL!).


    Visit www.DancingWithTheDCstars.com (or www.DanceSportDupont.com).

    Private dance coaching is available by appointment at one time or another nearly every day of the week for wedding preparation, for fine-tunung the material from your classes, for pro/am competition (the student would compete with the teacher) or amateur competition (two amateur dancers compete together as a couple) and in preparation for both the social and competitive events for the lgbt Games Cleveland, 2014. Contact [masked] or[masked] to make an appointment.


    Classes & dancing practice Mon, wed, Thurs, specified Fri's and sat's and EVERY SUNDAY from 3pm-11pm at
    'DanceSport Dupont Circle'

    3:oo-11pm ...includes beg & int classes PLUS social dancing,
    refreshments, and practice [schedule below]. Includes plus our weekly


    Salsa on both 1 & 2, Social Ballroom, Swing of all styles, International Ballroom & Latin, Bachata, C/W Two Step, 'Dance-at-Your-Wedding Workshops, Argentine Tango and Milonga classes, Disco/Hustle and more ...

     

     


    (Tango Reo on Halloween)

    FREE DANCE CLASS during the week of your BIRTHDAY! at DanceSport DuPont Circle. Get your friends together or the friends of a loved one and CELEBRATE ALL OF YOUR BIRTHDAYS ...by DANCING!!! (desserts and ice cream served every Sun during the social dances at DanceSport Dupont Circle).

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    Scroll down for the complete Sunday 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle' schedule

    Location: 
    'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'
    The Church of the Pilgrims Fellowship Hall
    2201 P St. NW [masked]nd St on Google Maps),
    Washington DC 20037
    Two blocks West of Dupont Circle (red line Metro) at 22nd & P NW between P and Q.
    Entrance indicated by balloons at the South corner of the building at 22nd & P.

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    Contact:
    [masked],
    [masked],
    www.DanceSportDupont.com
    www.TangoDanceSport.com,
    www.TangoDupontCircle.com


    Complete Sunday 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle' schedule
    3:00pm - 3:45 pm:
    1) Beginner SalsaOn1 ~ (taught by Mein Son Mas and/or Terry chasteen)

    2) Beginner Salsa Rueda
    ~ Casino Style Cuban Salsa danced in a Circle (taught by Mein Son Mas)

    3) Beginner SalsaOn2 (Mambo) basic patterns and shines/technique (taught by Mambo and technique expert Psyn Mauricio Scott)

     

    3:45pm - 4:30pm:
    1) Intermediate SalsaOn1 (taught by Terry and Mein Son Mas)

    3) ALL LEVELS Beginner/int Salsa On2 New York Style technique, styling balance, rotation, musicality, Shines, etc (Considered technique class EXCELLENT for all levels - taught by Mambo and technique expert Psyn Mauricio Scott)

     

    5:00pm - 5:45pm:

    1) Beginner International Latin ~ Rumba, ChaChaCha, Samba, Paso Doble or Jive taught by Sunny Kwa or Terry Chasteen (Included as one of the beginner thru int/adv level competitive dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).

    2) International Jive or East Coast Swing - technique and basics for all levels (taught by Sunny Kwa or Terry Chasteen).

     

     



    3) Beginner West Coast Swing (taught by Mein)


    5:45-6:30pm:

    1) Beginner International Ballroom ~ Dance changes each month (Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Quickstep or Viennese Waltz) taught by Sunny Kwa or Terry Chasteen. (included as one of the beginner level competitive dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).

    2) C/W Two Step - (taught by Mein for social dancing and LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland)

    3) Bachata partnering and turn patterns (Yulio)

    6:30pm - 7:15pm

    1) Dance-at-Your-Wedding Workshop ~ Beginner Social Ballroom, Latin and Swing(not strictly for wedding couples ...taught by Terry Chasteen)

    Also for wedding party members, parents, family members and friends, not only wedding coulpes.


    2) More Salsa On1 with Yulio immediately following 5:15pm Bachata


    6:00pm-7:30pm:
    1) Social dancing practice available in all dance styles to 7:00 and then Argentine Tango music only for dancing after 7pm during the adjacent Tango class. Includes teacher assistance, refreshments and desserts with ice cream. FREE to anyone taking any class throughout the day or $5 for just the dancing and practice from 6:15-7:30pm and $8 from 8:30-11pm.

    2) 'Michael Jackson's Thriller' in preparation for a future MJ medley Flashmob. This includes THE AUTHENTIC and ORIGINAL 'Michael Jackson's Thriller' dance routine in it's entirety directly from the video. We will also eventually be including excerps from 'Beat It', )

    We'll be learning the 'Michael Jackson's Thriller' dance routine plus other MJ favorites for a future MJ medley FlashMob on Sundays and 9pm Wed when requested ...(FREE to anyone taking any earlier class!!)


    Visit www.MichaelJacksonsThriller.com

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    Sunday 'Tango at Dupont Circle' from 7:15pm
    at
    The Church of the Pilgrims Fellowship Hall 2201 P St. NW
    Washington, DC 20037

     

    Level I beginner and level II Tango classes taught Terry Chasteen
    7:15pm-8:00pm : Level I beginners - basic figures (Tango basic, front and back ochos, molinetes, fundamental structure and walking technique (body alignment, weight shifting vs stepping, body positioning, basic turns technique
    8:00pm: Level II - Intermediate patterns and styling beyond basic patterns.

    Two blocks West of Dupont Circle (red line Metro) at 22nd & P NW between P and Q.
    Entrance indicated by balloons at the South corner of the building at 22nd & P.

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    Tango at Dupont Circle

    'Domingo en Dupont Milonga' (con postres y Helado! ...desserts with ice cream!) from 8pm-11pm.



    1) 7:15pm review and drill in all beginner level material in Tango and Tango Waltz (cadencia or weight changes, cunita or rock steps to sides or forward and back, 1-8 of basic figure, front and back ochos, molinetes to the right and left.
    2) 7:45pm media lunar and easy Boleos, sacadas and ganchos. One class $15, $10 F/T students, $95/10-class dance card, $85/student 10-class dance card, an additional $5 to take the second Sunday class. Dancing and practice during the 'Domingo en Dupont Milonga' is FREE for anyone taking any Sunday class from 3pm-8pm.

     

     

     

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    Every Sun, Mon, Wed and Thurs (+-3 Fri's or Sat's /mo) 2 blocks West of Dupont Circle
    at the Church of the Pilgrims (red line Metro)


    PLENTY of free parking available

    Give someone special a gift of Ballroom, Salsa & Latin, Tango or Swing dancing & more......regardless of the occasion...

    What better gift is there for fun, exercise and socializing
    for all ages and all levels of experience than the gift of
    DANCING?


    The gift of Ballroom, Latin & Swing dance...
    ... a gift that will last a lifetime...
    and one that gives again and again, every time the band begins to play...

    Give friends and loved ones a
    "2-For-1-First-Class Gift Certificate".
    Visit our Gift Certificate coupon page....
    Gift certificates available for fexible, easy & fun classes, private coaching, dance-&-Learn Parties

    including any of the PleaseDanceWithMe.com classes in Ballroom, Latin,
    Salsa, Swing, Argentine Tango, Country/Western, Disco Hustle and more...www.TangoDupontCircle.com
    www.DanceSportDupont.com

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    PLENTY OF NEARBY 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle' FREE PARKING ALWAYS AVAILABLE.

    We are two 2 blocks West of Dupont Circle (on the red line Metro) next to Embassy Row with free parking during the weekends plus during the week after 6:30pm in front of the nearby embassies, including:
    1) on the adjacent block of Massachusetts Ave from 22nd St West to Sheridan Circle and several blocks beyond,
    2) on 22nd St directly North of Q and Mass Ave to R St,
    3) West along R St between 22nd and 23rd at Sheridan Circle,
    4) directly on Sheridan Circle, which is one block from the Church of the Pilgrims,
    5) non-embassy free parking is also available all weekend directly across from us on 22nd St between P and Q which opens up during the week daily at 6:30pm (so come to class early right after work and your parking space will be waiting for you at 6:30!).

    Contact:
    [masked],[masked],
    www.TangoDanceSport.com ,
    www.DanceSportDupont.com

    in the near future). LOOK FOR THE BALLOONS ON THE ENTRANCE. ANYONE WITH A BIRTHDAY, BRING THEM! BIRTHDAY BOYZ AND GIRZ OF ALL AGES ARE FREE! WE ALREADY HAVE THE ICE CREAM AND DESSERTS. JUST BRING A CAKE TO SHARE IF YOU CARE TO.

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    Thriller Routine with Terry Chasteen
    Dance Factory Halloween Ball 2011
    co-hosted by Mike Baris and Roxi Holloway, Washington DC

    Terry Chasteen visited as a special guest instructor

    to teach and lead everyone through the 'Michael Jackson's Thriller' dance routine.
    (Too much fun!!)
    Uploaded by mikebarisdotcom on Oct 28, 2011
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pa-b4cCLLCU&feature=youtube_gdata_player

     

    www.DanceSportDupont.com

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    For additional information on any of the above, contact:

     


    You've been watching "America's Ballroom Challenge" on PBS,

    "So you Think You Can Dance" on FOX plus

    "Dancing with the Stars" on ABC.

    Metropolitan Washington DC is definitely becoming a city of BALLROOM, LATIN, TANGO, HIP HOP & SWING DANCING

     

    ...It's time for YOU to

    "BECOME ONE OF THOSE STARS"...

    "Out on The Dance Floor"!...

     

    Wouldn't you rather STOP WATCHING all the fun....and START HAVING IT!?

     

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