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MON FREE 'DWTS' Watch Party!+12:00Noon 'Ballroom & Tango and Latin at Lunchtime'

From: Terry
Sent on: Monday, April 2, 2012 8:57 AM

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/58078522/

When: Monday, April 2,[masked]:00 PM

Where: DanceSport at Dupont Circle, 2201 P St. NW
2201 P St. NW [masked]nd St. on google maps), Washington DC 20037
Washington, DC 20037

Event fee:FREE or  $12.00/class before 8pm,  $95/10-class dance card

This Meetup repeats every week on Monday.

MON FREE! 'DWTS' Watch Party!+12:00Noon 'Ballroom & Tango and Latin at Lunchtime' and 6-8pm Salsa, Tango and Ballroom beginner classes.

 

Don't miss the most

reality show on National TV

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

Dancing With The Stars Graphic

LIVE Premiere Event
on Mon Mar 19, 2012 at 8/7c on WJLA7

Join us weekly for our
Monday evening

'Dancing With The DC Stars Watch Party'
at DanceSport Dupont Circle
Visit: www.DancingWithTheDCstars.com
or www.DanceSportDupont.com


From 8pm-10pm we'll be watching 'Dancing With The Stars' on WJLA7 and learn the basics (plus higher level material on request) of all of the dances performed each week during intermission. AND IT'S FREE!!! We'll be serving our infamous desserts with ice cream between mini-classes of the dances being performed so JOIN US!!!
Bring your family and friends or potential new boy/girl friend or dance and practice partners ...and join the fun! ...no previous dance experience or partner necessary!

(PLENTY of FREE PARKING! ...we're surrounded by embassy row!!)

PLUS DURING YOUR MONDAY LUNCH HOUR!
'Ballroom and Tango and Latin at Lunchtime'

.... early Monday 'Ballroom and Tango and Latin at Lunchtime' at DanceSport Dupont Circle from 12 noon to 2:15pm, followed by dancing and assisted practice for those who can stay longer and evening classes rigt after work from 6-8pm.

MON LUNCHTIME:
($12/class or $95/10-class dance card. 1 class 'FREE!' on your birthday!)
12:00 noon - 12:45pm:

1) Beginner to intermed Salsa On1 (taught by Terry Chasteen)
12:45pm - 1:30pm:
1) Beginner to beginner+ Argentine Tango and Milonga basics (taught by Terry Chasteen)
1:30pm - 2:15pm
3) Beginner Social Ballroom and Dance-at-Your-Wedding Workshops ( taught by Terry Chasteen)

MON EVENINGS:
6:00pm - 6:40pm:
Beginner to beginner+ Argentine Tango and Milonga basics

6:40pm - 7:20pm:
1) Beginner to beginner+ Salsa On1
(taught by Terry Chasteen)
(for
those who drive, the surrounding free embassy and parking across the street opens up at 6:30pm. Arrive before 7pm and you can usually get one of 10 free parking spots directly across the street)

7:20pm - 8:00pm:
1) Social Ballroom / Dance-at-Your-Wedding Workshop / Beginner Social Ballroom, Latin, Tango, Swing, Disc/Hustle and more. Dance(s) chosen by request of those attending (not strictly for wedding couples; great also for parents, wedding party members and family members).
(taught by Terry Chasteen)

 

 

 

ALSO EVERY SUNDAY DURING
'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'

3:00-11pm ...Beg & int classes in Salsa, Argentine Tango, Bachata, Ballroom, Social Latin, Swing, Country/Westen and more PLUS social dancing and practice.
Refreshments, desserts from the oven with Ice cream,
and practice .all included (www.DanceportDupont.com).

New Bachata classes every Sun at 3pm (intermed) and 3:45pm (Beginner)


'Domingo en Dupont Milonga'
Tango classes at 7 & 7:45 plus FREE MILONGA CLASS withTango dancing and practice between 8:30pm to 11pm
(con Postres y Helado!)
Milonga and Tango social dancing/practice
from 8:30-11pm with
'GREAT' Tango music (plus non-Tango selections if requested) by DJ David Liu

 

animated clip art birthday cake with flickering candlesFREE DANCE CLASS during the week of your BIRTHDAY!animated clip art jack-in-the-box wrapped giftbirthday balloons at any PleaseDanceWithMe.com location. 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).

 

Scroll down for the complete Sunday 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle' schedule, including ongoing classes and dancing from 3pm-11pm EVERY SUNDAY!! (6-10pm on Wednesdays)


(... just a reminder that there is PLENTY of parking within 2 blocks after 6:30pm weekdays and all weekend long at the nearby vacant embassies if one knows which adjacent streets to drive down [see below])

 

Photo Hecter Chavez Dominican style Bachata turn patterns and shines at 'DanceSport Dupont' with Hecter Chavez of Latin Dance Vibe on Sundays. Intermediate at 3pm and beginner at 3:45pm (immediately following beginner Salsa On1 and On2 from 3-3:45pm so you can take both beg classes back-to-back).

These incredibly fun and energetic drop-in classes are starting weekly beginning March 4. If interested, email [address removed] with any questions and just COME!!.

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

 

Location: Photo of the Dupont Circle 'Church of the Pilgrims', location of DanceSport at Dupont Ciircle
'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.
Animated clip art old record player with musical notes


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


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

$12/person/class, $10 full-time students with ID; $95/10-class dance card (which can be shared with a dance partner), $85/10-class student class card (class cards good at any of 4 present locations).

 


Complete Sunday 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle' schedule
3:00pm - 3:45 pm:
1) Beginner SalsaOn1 ~ (taught by Earl Rush of StuckOnSalsa, 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) Bachata Dominican style Intermed/adv shines, footwork and turn patterns taught by Hecter Chavez and Latin Dance Vibe. Drop-in classes ongoing now as of March.... please RSVP at [address removed]. Send an email if planning to come so we have a number but COME!! This is a fun, fun Latin dance taking place now every Sunday.

4) Beginner SalsaOn2 (Mambo) basic patterns (taught by Mambo and technique expert Psyn Mauricio Scott)

 

3:45pm - 4:30pm:
1) Intermediate SalsaOn1 (taught by Earl Rush of StuckOnSalsa and Mein Son Mas)

2) 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).


 

 

 

 

3) Beg Bachata Dominican style beginner basics in easy shines, footwork and basic turn patterns. Drop-in classes ongoing now as of March.... please RSVP at [address removed]. Send an email if planning to come but COME! This is a fun, fun Latin dance taking place now every Sunday.

 

4) 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)


4:30pm - 5:15pm
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) Salsa On2, New York Style int/advanced turn patterns
~ (intermediate/adv + turn patterns and shines - taught by Psyn Mauricio Scott)

3) Beginner West Coast Swing (taught by Mein)

 

 

 

5:15pm-6:00pm:
1) C/W Two Step - technique, basics nd fun turn patterns for all levels (taught by Mein for social dancing and LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland)

2) 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.

3) International Jive or East Coast Swing - technique and basics for all levels (taught by Sunny Kwa or Terry Chasteen) (included as one of the beginner level competitive dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland or Country/Western events).

 

6:00pm-7:30pm:
1) Social dancing and practice 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 at 6pm on Sundays and 8:30 or 9pm Wed whenever requested ...(and it's FREE to anyone taking any earlier class!!)

 The medley of Michael's choreography, including 'Thriller', 'Beat It' and others will be taught at our weekly Wed and Sun Dance-&-Learn social parties during
'DanceSport at Dupont Circle',

2201 P St. NW, Washington DC


MJ's Thriller dancersMichael Jackson dancing 'Thriller'
Prepare to dance with us by request at 6pm the entire routine of 'Michael Jackson's Thriller'. We'll be teaching it for a future combination MJ Flashmob on both Wednesdays and Sundays ( ....but only for those who DARE!).
Visit www.MichaelJacksonsThriller.com

 

Sunday 'Tango at Dupont Circle' from 7-11pm
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
7pm (sharp) - 7:45 : 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
7.45 (sharp) - 8:30: Level II - Intermediate patterns and styling beyond basic patterns.


1 Tango class - $12, 2nd class an additional $5 for those who want to warm up on the basics but are qualified to take level II, $10 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 6-7:30pm (FREE for anyone taking any Sunday class. Includes only Tango music from 7-7:30pm during Tango class) and $7 for dancing from 8:30-11pm. Both dances free to anyone taking any Sunday class.
Milonga 8:30-11pm with DJ David Liu.
(Refreshments and desserts with ice cream included )

Location: Photo of the Dupont Circle 'Church of the Pilgrims', location of DanceSport at Dupont Ciircle
'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.
Animated clip art old record player with musical notes


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

www.PleaseDanceWithMe.com


Tango at Dupont Circle

Every Wed and Sun 2 blocks West of Dupont Circle
at the Church of the Pilgrims (red line Metro)


Terry will be teaching both classes, including the figures below until a new associate Sunday teacher is confirmed, at which time we'll return to the earlier format of one hour of separate beginner and intermediate at the same time from 7-8pm. Classes will be followed by the 'Domingo en Dupont Milonga' (con postres y Helado! ...desserts with ice cream!) from 8pm-11pm (now beginning at 8:30 until further notice).



1) 7:00pm 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.

 

Church of the pilgrims with entrance arrow

 

 

Every Wed, Thurs, Sun and Mon 2 blocks West of Dupont Circle
at the Church of the Pilgrims (red line Metro)

 

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 a1 Tango class - $15, 2nd class an additional $5, $10 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 6-7:30pm (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.
Milonga 8:30-11pm with DJ David Liu. ( Refreshments and desserts with ice cream included )

 

Location: Photo of the Dupont Circle 'Church of the Pilgrims', location of DanceSport at Dupont Ciircle
'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.
Animated clip art old record player with musical notes


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

www.TangoDupontCircle.com

 

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

 

Two blocks west of Dupont Circle (red line metro) - between P and Q Sts. NW (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 St NW.
$10/drop-in class for Full time students with ID

$95/10-class dance card good for any class taught by Terry and associate teachers at this location or any future DC & Md locations

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

moving balloons LOOK FOR THE BALLOONS ON THE ENTRANCE SINCE THERE ARE NUMEROUS ENTRANCES TO THE BUILDING. AND IF YOU KNOW 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.

 

Michael Jackson's Thriller posterwithch on broom Thriller Routine with Terry Chasteen
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 AVAIL)

Location:
'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'

The Church of the Pilgrims Fellowship Hall
2201 P St. NW
Washington DC 20037
www.DanceSportDupont.com balloons

LOOK FOR THE BALLOONS ON THE ENTRANCE SINCE THERE ARE NUMEROUS ENTRANCES TO THE BUILDING. AND IF YOU KNOW ANYONE WITH A BIRTHDAY, BRING THEM, those with birthdays are FREE!! WE ALREADY HAVE THE ICE CREAM AND DESSERTS. JUST BRING A CAKE TO SHARE IF YOU CARE TO.


This entrance going downstairs directly into the Fellowship Hall is on the hill at the very SE corner of the Church facing 22nd and P. 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 into the Fellowship Hall. The entrance overlooks the small Park and Monument at 22nd and P St NW. Since people have had trouble finding it, we'll have balloons tied to the entrance railing.

 

For additional information on any of the above, contact:

 

Terry Chasteen's 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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