Meetup details changed: Tango class changed to 7:45pm - Wed THRILLER! classes & dancing +Beg Ballroom / Tango/ Salsa On 1&2/ Rueda /Swing/ C/W 2-Step & More!

From: Terry
Sent on: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 1:28 PM

I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:
http://www.meetup.com/DC-Salsa-Rueda-and-Social-Latin-Dance-and-Music-Meetup-Group/events/dzlzdcypnbqb/

When: Wednesday, October 12,[masked]:15 PM

Where: DanceSport at Dupont Circle
2201 Pst, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Event fee: $12.00, $95/10-class dance card

This Meetup repeats every week on Wednesday.

 

Wed MICHAEL JACKSON'S THRILLER classes & dancing + Beg Ballroom / Tango / Salsa On1&2 / Rueda / Swing / 2 Step & More!

 

DanceSport at Dupont Circle-weekly Wed/Ballroom/Salsa/Latin/Swing/Tango,C/W&more

'Tango at Dupont Circle' every Wednesday at 7:45
7:45 - 8:30pm
:
Beginner Argentine Tango taught by Terry Chasteen
8:30 - 9:15pm:
Intermediate Argentine Tango [coming soon]
9:15pm - 10:30pm:
Social dancing and practica, including Tango and all of the social dances:
$12/ Wed class ($10 F/T students), $95/10-class dance card ($85 F/T student card)
Social dancing and practice to Tango and all styles of dance music, including teacher assistance for all levels, free to anyone taking any class from 6-9:15pm or $5 for dancing and practice only from 9:15-10:30pm.
(includes our infamous desserts with ice cream)

 

Complete Wednesday 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle' schedule:
6:15pm - 7:00pm:
1) Beginner SalsaOn1 (taught by Earl Rush of StuckOnSalsa)
2) Dance-at-Your-Wedding Workshop / Beginner Social Ballroom, Latin and Swing
(taught by Terry Chasteen)
3) Beginner Salsa Rueda ~ Casino Style Cuban Salsa danced in a Circle
(taught by Mein Son Mas)

DanceSport at Dupont Circle every Wednesday
7:00pm - 7:45pm:
1) Intermediate SalsaOn1 (taught by Earl Rush of StuckOnSalsa)
2) Beginner West Coast Swing (taught by Mein Son Mas or Terry Chasteen)
(included as one of the beginner level competitive or social C/W dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).
3) Beginner International Ballroom
(included as one of the beginner level competitive or social dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).

9:15pm - 10:30pm social dancing and practica:
Social dancing and practice in Tango and all dance styles to include teacher assistance - free to anyone taking any class throughout the evening or $5 for dancing and practice only.
(Refreshments and desserts with ice cream included)

7:00pm - 7:45pm:
1) Intermediate SalsaOn1 (taught by Earl Rush of StuckOnSalsa)
2) Beginner West Coast Swing (taught by Mein Son Mas or Terry Chasteen)
(included as one of the beginner level competitive or social C/W dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).
3) Beginner International Ballroom ~ Waltz in Sept (taught by Terry Chasteen)
(included as one of the beginner level competitive or social dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).

7:45pm -8:30pm:
1) Beginner Social Club Latin Dances ~ ChaChaCha, Merengue or Bachata
(taught by Earl Rush of StuckOnSalsa)
2) Intermediate West Coast Swing (taught by Mein Son Mas or Terry Chasteen)
(included as one of the intermediate level competitive or social C/W dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).
3) Beginner International Latin ~ Jive in Sept (taught by Terry Chasteen)
(included as one of the beginner level competitive or social dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).
4) Beginner Argentine Tango taught by Terry Chasteen

8:30pm - 9:15pm:
1) Beginner C/W Two Step in Sept (taught by Mein Son Mas or Terry Chasteen)
(included as one of the beginner level competitive or social dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).
2) Intermediate C/W Two Step in Sept (taught by Mein Son Mas or Terry Chasteen)
(included as one of the intermediate level competitive or social dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).

3) Intermediate Argentine Tango [coming soon]

9:15pm - 10:30pm social dancing and practica:
Social dancing and practice in all dance styles to include teacher assistance - free to anyone taking any class throughout the evening or $5 for dancing and practice only.

Sunday and Wednesday authentic Michael Jackson's THRILLER! classes & dancing+ Beginner Ballroom, Tango, Salsa On 1&2, Salsa Rueda, all styles of Swing, C/W 2-step, Disco/Hustle & More!

 

THANK YOU!...
... to the many who joined us for a great first-of-the-season

'Milonga de Postres y Helado'

on Sun, Oct 9th during Sunday evening's
Tango at Dupont Circle
(... just a reminder that there is PLENTY of parking within 2 blocks after 6:30pm weekdays and
all weekend long at the embassies if one knows which adjacent streets to drive down)

Thanks as well to everyone behind the scenes who made it possible, including Katya Merezhinsky for teaching the earlier Tango classes (new 3-month schedule below), the Giant Bakery of Columbua Heights for their delectable desserts, Pam Anikeeff and David Liu for the wonderful lighting and David's always incredible mix of GREAT dance music.
Look forward to our Halloween Milonga on Oct 30th, including DJ David Liu at 8:30pm plus two sets of live dance music by vocalist Claudia Gargiulo and 'Tango Reo' starting at 9pm.

MJ's Thriller dancersMichael Jackson dancing 'Thriller'
Prepare to dance with us on Oct 30 as we did for Holloween last year during the 2010 Halloween 'Milonga de Primera' (2010 photos online at www.TangoDanceSport.com). We'll once again be dancing the entire routine of 'Michael Jackson's Thriller' and teaching it on both Wednesdays and Sundays until then ( ....but only for those who DARE!).
Visit www.MichaelJacksonsThriller.com

 

 

Join us every Wed and Sun for classes plus social
dancing and practice during
'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'.

Sundays from 7:00-11pm:
Class I (7pm) & II (7:45pm) followed by
'La Milonga de Postres y Helado'
with DJ David Liu.

(Includes our infamous desserts with ice cream. Visit
www.TangoDanceSport.com for directions to
PLENTY of free available parking)

 

photo - Dupont Circle Fountain with people


Complete Sunday 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle' schedule

3:15pm - 4:00pm:
1) Beginner SalsaOn1 ~ (taught by Earl Rush of StuckOnSalsa)
2) Beginner Salsa Rueda ~ Casino Style Cuban Salsa danced in a Circle (taught by Mein Son Mas)
3) Dominican style Bachata shines and footwork (taught by Hecter Chavez and Latin Dance Vibe)
4) intermediate West Coast Swing ~ (taught by Greg Scott and Lemery Rollins - dates not conflicting with competition schedule to-be-announced here.
5) ALL LEVELS Beginner through advanced Salsa On2 New York Style technique, styling, balance, rotation, musicality, etc ~ (beginner technique class, though EXCELLENT for all levels - Mambo and technique expert Psyn Mauricio Scott)

4:00pm - 4:45pm:
1) Intermediate SalsaOn1 (taught by Earl Rush of StuckOnSalsa or Mein)
2) Intermediate Salsa On2 New York Style turn patterns, technique, shines, styling balance, rotation, etc ~ Mambo and technique expert Psyn Mauricio Scott)
3) Beginner West Coast Swing (taught by Mein Son Mas or Lemery Rollins)
4) Beginner International Ballroom ~ Waltz in Sept (taught by Sunny Kwa or Terry Chasteen)
(included as one of the beginner level competitive or social dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).

4:45pm - 5:30pm
1) Beginner West Coast Swing (taught by Mein Son Mas)
2) Beginner International ChaChaCha in Sept ~ (taught by Sunny Kwa or Terry Chasteen)
(included as one of the beginner level competitive or social dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland)
3) Dance-at-Your-Wedding Workshop / Beginner Social Ballroom, Latin and Swing (taught by Terry Chasteen)

5:30pm-6:15pm:
1) C/W Two Step - technique and basics for all levels (taught by Mein or Terry)
(included as one of the beginner level competitive or social dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland)
2) International Jive - technique and basics for all levels in Sept (taught by Sunny Kwa or Terry Chasteen)
(included as one of the beginner level competitive or social dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).

6:15pm-7:30pm:
Social dancing and practice in all dance styles of music to 7:00 and then Argentine Tango music only after 7pm during the adjacent Tango class, followed by 'La Milonga de Postres y Helado' including Tango dancing and practice from 8:30pm to 11pm. Includes teacher assistance, refreshments and desserts with ice cream. FREE to anyone taking any class throughout the day or $8 for just the dancing and practice.

 

'Tango at Dupont Circle' every Sunday and Wednesday evening unless posted here:

Sundays from 8:30pm-11:00pm
'La Milonga de Postres y Helado' with DJ David Liu.
(Includes our infamous delectable desserts with ice cream)
Milonga included with any Sunday class or $8 for Milonga only ($10 if live music)


Animated clip art old record player with musical notes

Sunday Tango classes taught by Katya Merezhinsky and Terry Chasteen
$15 one Sunday Tango class ($10 F/T students) or $5 additional for both classes,
$95/10-class dance card ($85 F/T student card)
Milonga included with any Sunday class or $8 for Milonga only
($10 with live music)

7-7.45pm (sharp):
Tango technique, kinesiology and tango body tune up (important for all levels)
Warm-up: body conditioning, frame work, balance, tango walk and foot work (wear comfortable clothes and bring low heels/flat shoes for practicing)

CLASS I :
Basic stepping. Basic and creative caminatas (walking)
-Parallel and cross walking systems
-Crosses
-Double beat/Syncopation
-Weight shifting/Cadencias/ Vaivenes
-Depositing step/dynamic walking
-Pauses
-Understanding the music/Musicality of the walk
-Walking adornos/footwork
-Principal floor patterns for walking

Turns. Giro Technique
-Ochos (various kinds)
-molinetes (grapewines)
-amaca girados (dynamic turns)
-Principal floor patterns

Frame work: Alignment/Body positioning/Connection technique
-Embrace
-Understanding of the axis
-Dissociation
-The lead and the following principals

CLASS II
(Sacadas continue from Oct thru at least Jan, depending on student progress)
[masked] (sharp):
Musicality, improvisation and more advanced material
(Beginners and newcomers welcome).

Complex turns:
-Colesitas and playing with the axis
-Giro combinations and fusions
Principals of displacement:
-Sacadas in linear motion (back and front)
-Sacadas in circular motion (back and front)
-Give and take sacadas
-Sacadas with flying leg/ producing different amplitudes
-Creating complex sacadas and fusions
-Choosing appropriate sacadas for the music
-Combining cruses, giros, sacadas


Photo Church of the Pilgrims
The Church of the Pilgrims Fellowship Hall
2201 P St. NW
Washington DC 20037

Two blocks West of Dupont Circle (red line Metro) at 22nd & P St. NW between P and Q.
Entrance indicated with balloons at the very corner of 22nd & P.
www.TangoDanceSport.com
www.DanceSportDupont.com

Contact:
[address removed],
[masked]
www.TangoDanceSport.com,


One Tango class - $15 (includes milonga), 2nd Tango class an additional $5, $10 first class for full-time students with full time ID; $95/10-class dance card, $85/10-class student class card. $5 for Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Tango and C/W dancing from 6:15-7:30pm (includes only Tango music from 7-7:30pm during Tango class) and $8 for dancing from 8:30-11pm. Both dances free to anyone taking any Sunday class and includes our decadent desserts with ice cream (to keep up your strength and energy for dancing).

 

Location: Photo Church of the Pilgrims
'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'
The Church of the Pilgrims Fellowship Hall
2201 P St. NW, Washington DC 20037
Use entrance marked by balloons at the very corner of 22nd & P - two blocks W. of Dupont Circle
(red line Metro) at 22nd NW & P between P and Q.

 

Animated clip art old record player with musical notes

 

moving balloonsLOOK FOR THE BALLOONS ON THE GATEWAY SINCE THERE ARE NUMEROUS ENTRANCES TO THE BUILDING.

 

 

balloonsbirthday balloonsThe entrance is down the short flight of stairs into the Fellowship Hall on the hill at the very SE corner of the 'Church of the Pilgrims' facing 22nd and P St. NW. It is to the right of the large Southern-facing entrance on the corner or left of the Eastern-facing entrance on that same corner and goes directly down into the Fellowship Hall. This entrance overlooks the small Park, fountain and Monument at 22nd and P St NW. Follow the balloons to the railing of the entrance way to the stairs.

 

PLENTY OF FREE 'DANCESPORT AT DUPONT CIRCLE' 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!).

 

Sunday and Wednesday authentic Michael Jackson's THRILLER! classes & dancing+ Beginner Ballroom, Tango, Salsa On 1&2, Salsa Rueda, all styles of Swing, C/W 2-step, Disco/Hustle & More!

 

New classes in the above plus Bachata, Disco/Hustle, both International and American style social Ballroom and Latin, Swing (East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop and Jive) and the ever-so-popular Argentine Tango for all levels with Terry and Katya. Social dancing and practice, including refreshments, desserts and ice cream included for anyone taking any Sunday class.

IN TIME FOR HALLOWEEN, LEARN THE AUTHENTIC 'MICHAEL JACKSON'S THRILLER' DANCE ROUTINE DURING THE DANCE BREAK (but only for those who dare ....).

 

MJ's Thriller dancers
Visit www.MichaelJacksonsThriller.com

ABSOLUTELY NO PREVIOUS DANCE EXPERIENCE OR PARTNER NECESSARY. ALL ARE WELCOME, INCLUDING SINGLES, COUPLES, SAME-GENDER COUPLES AND THE SEEING AND HEARING IMPAIRED (LIMITED ASL AVAIL)

balloons
Photo Church of the Pilgrims LOOK FOR THE BALLOONS ON THE GATEWAY SINCE THERE ARE NUMEROUS ENTRANCES TO THE BUILDING. birthday balloons

AND IF YOU KNOW ANYONE WITH A BIRTHDAY, INVITE THEM! THOSE WITH BIRTHDAYS OF ALL AGES ARE FREE! WE ALREADY HAVE THE ICE CREAM AND DESSERTS. JUST BRING A CAKE TO SHARE IF YOU CARE TO.
Use church entrance with balloons at the very corner of 22nd & P - two blocks W. of Dupont Circle (red line Metro) - between 22nd & 23rd and between P and Q.
birthday balloons
(Building has many entrances so follow balloons - use ground level separate entrance at the very corner of 22nd & P St. NW, overlooking the small park and monument at 22nd and P)
photo - Dupont Circle Fountain with people

You will not find more for your money with some of the finest teachers in each particular dance style throughout Metropolitan Washington DC, Md and Northern Va.
$12/class drop-in,
$10 F/T Students with ID,
$95.00/10-class dance card,
$85/student 10-class dance card.
Free social dancing and practice available after classes are over both on Sundays and Wednesdays or only $5 or $8 for dancing only. Private dance coaching also available weekly by appointment in each dance style.

There's PLENTY of FREE PARKING in front of the embassies surrounding our facility both weekdays at 6:30pm when their permit-only spaces open up and all weekend (parking details below in blue) so come to class early right after work and your parking space will be waiting for you at 6:30!

 


Location: Photo Church of the Pilgrims
'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'
The Church of the Pilgrims Fellowship Hall
2201 P St. NW, Washington DC 20037
Use entrance marked by balloons at the very corner of 22nd & P - two blocks W. of Dupont Circle
(red line Metro) at 22nd NW & P between P and Q.
Animated clip art old record player with musical notes


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

FEES:
$12/drop-in class (includes the social dancing/practice at 9pm on Wed and 6:15 and 8:30pm on Sun).
Each class of 45 minutes is charged separately and is as reasonably priced as any throughout the Washington Metropolitan area. We take pride in a very high level of experience and expertise of every teacher of 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'.

$15 Sunday Tango 7pm-8pm or use of 10-class dance card (includes milonga and practice to 11pm on Sundays)
(one 45 minute Tango class 7 to 7:45pm followed by a second intermediate class to 8:30pm by Katya Merezhinsky and Terry Chasteen. Includes teacher-assisted Tango and open dancing to 11pm with music by talented DJ David Liu)

$10/class Full time students with ID.

$5 for Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Tango, etc social dancing & practice from 6:15-7:30pm on Sundays.
(FREE to anyone taking any Sunday class. Tango music only from 7-7:30 as there'll be a Tango class going on at the same time requiring Tango music)

$8 Argentine Tango milonga from 8pm-11pm or FREE if taking any Sunday class. Includes weekly desserts and ice cream for those attending. (DJ David Liu)

$95/10-class dance card good for any class taught by Terry and associate teachers here in Dupont Circle or any future DC & Md locations (including future Hollywood Ballroom of Silver Spring, Md or future Bethesda DanceSport classes [www.BethesdaDanceSport.com] or at the Tenleytown DanceSport Center [www.TenleytownDanceSport.com or www.TenleyCircleDanceSportCenter.com] in the near future).

 

 

 

... Remember ...
those with birthdays admitted FREE! ...birthday balloons

As always our infamous desserts with ice cream will be available during the practice and social dances. Not-to-worry about the diet and the waistline, however .... there'll be PLENTY of dancing for everyone to wear it off!

 

 

 

...and don't miss
the most


reality show on National TV

"Dancing with the Stars"
on ABC.
Click on the graphic to link to the official web site of

Dancin with the Stars graphic

moving balloonsLOOK FOR THE BALLOONS ON THE GATEWAY SINCE THERE ARE NUMEROUS ENTRANCES TO THE BUILDING.

 

 

balloonsbirthday balloons

 

PLENTY OF FREE 'DANCESPORT AT DUPONT CIRCLE' PARKING ALWAYS AVAILABLE.
 

We want YOU!!...
Uncle Sam 'We Want YOU'
...to DANCE!!...

 

Join us 'OUT on the DANCE FLOOR' on Wednesdays and Sundays during 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'!

photo_fountain at Dupont Circle with people

 

 

Attend our new OUT on the Dance Floor program of classes and practice at historic Dupont Circle, Washington DC every Wednesday from 6:00pm-10:30pm and most Sundays (unless posted in advance here) from 3pm-11pm during 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle', located 2 blocks from Dupont Circle (red line Metro) at 2201 P St NW.

Adult classes take place every 45 minutes with 2-3 dance styles and sometimes multiple levels and teachers at once from 6:15 to 9:15pm on Wednesdays and 3pm-6pm on Sundays followed by FREE teacher-assisted open dancing and practice (to 10:15pm on Wednesdays and 11pm on Sundays).

Sunday schedule and detailed Wed schedule found below or online at www.OutOnTheDanceFloor.com, www.DanceSportDupont.com or contact by email at [address removed]

ABSOLUTELY NO PREVIOUS DANCE EXPERIENCE OR PARTNER NECESSARY FOR ADULT CLASSES. ALL ARE WELCOME, INCLUDING SINGLES, COUPLES, SAME-GENDER COUPLES AND THE SEEING AND HEARING IMPAIRED (LIMITED ASL AVAIL)

birthday balloonswww.DanceSportDupont.comballoons
LOOK FOR THE BALLOONS ON THE GATEWAY SINCE THERE ARE NUMEROUS ENTRANCES TO THE BUILDING.

Photo Church of the Pilgrims
The Church of the Pilgrims Fellowship Hall 2201 P St. NW
Washington, DC 20037


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


For additional information on any of the above, contact:

Terry Chasteen
International DanceSPORT & Entertainment
[address removed]
[address removed]
[address removed]
[masked]

 

www.PleaseDanceWithMe.com
www.InternationalDanceSPORT.com
www.DancingWithTheDCstars.com
www.DanceAtYourWeddingWorkshops.com
www.TangoDanceSPORT.com
www.TheDancingKidsNetwork.com
www.MichaelJacksonsThriller.com
www.OUTonTheDanceFloor.org
(including the annual "Out On The Dance Floor Charity Ball")

 

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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