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EVK is "One of a Kind"
If it's not fun, we ain't doing it!
EVK was created for people who like Country and/or Swing dancing, and for those who want to discover the joy of it. Our membership has grown tremendously over the past 9 years. Seems something special is happening here!
We embrace dancers of all skill levels, from "brand new" to "advanced". We have established a culture that is warm and inviting and where everyone helps everyone out no matter what their skill level.
We strive for "excellence in all we do". That is part of what makes EVK special.
EVK meetups include:
Group Dance lessons: We have group lesson series that typically span a 4-week period. By the end of the series, you not only know the particular dance step being taught, but you also have gotten to know the people in your group.
Individual or Couples Dance Lessons: Private lessons for individuals or couples can also be arranged with our instructors. Also small groups and private parties. See below for the list of dance styles that you can learn.
"Country Rain™": This is our premiere event! It is more than a dance event; it is an "evening out". Each one has a unique theme; separate lessons for beginners and intermediates followed by an open dance. Special surprises sprinkled throughout the evening (e.g. raffles, dance mixers, contests, etc.). There's always something new to keep every event fresh and exciting.
"Special Events": Stay tuned for New Member welcome nights
"Dinner & Dancing": Some of the venues where we hold meetups also have good restaurants with wine tasting, happy hours before dancing, etc.
EVK Meetup Locations:
Bourbon Jack's in Chandler
Catching Flights in Gilbert
Handlebar J's (Scottsdale)
Harold's & Buffalo Chip (Cave Creek)
Denim & Diamonds (Mesa)
And we are always looking for new venues and different things to do!
EVK Dance Lessons include:
Arizona Two Step
Progressive Two Step
Nightclub Two Step
West Coast Swing
East Coast Swing
Triple 2 Step
To view our calendar of current events, click here
Upcoming events (2)See all
- Dance Lessons at the Bachelor's Pad BBQ13407 N La Montana Dr, Fountain Hills, AZ
Join us for this new venue. We have our own raised dance floor and plenty of great BBQ!
7:00 Line Dance Lessons
7:45 AZ 2 Step Lessons
8:30 Open Dancing
Bring your family and friends along to the Best BBQ in town!
We will be teaching the fun, familiar line dances; Copperhead Road, Whiskey Drinking SOB, Country Girl and many more. All levels welcome.
AZ 2-Step is a partner dance, but no partner needed as we will rotate partners throughout the lessons. We will start with the basic step, incorporating turns and fun patterns.
This is a family owned restaurant, the owners last name is Bachelor. Check out their menu, come early with an empty belly!
- Country Rain! -Country Waltz LessonsNRG Ballroom, Tempe, AZ$12.00
Come join us for fun lessons and open dancing! The lessons this week will be Country Waltz Lessons!
This is the preeminent party event for country and swing dancing in the Valley! This event is designed for dancers of all levels -- from aspiring to experienced . The evening includes dance lessons followed by open dancing. No partner is needed. Both couples and singles are welcome.
> Lessons are designed to meet your skill level
> The BASIC/BEGINNER lesson is taught by Laina in Ballroom B
> The INTERMEDIATE lesson is taught by Mona in Ballroom A
> 7:00 – 8:00pm:----- Dance Lessons
> 8:00 –10:30pm:----- Open Dancing
> NRG Ballroom, 931 E. Elliot Rd., Tempe, AZ
> $12 CASH please for the entire evening (no credit cards please)
> A great mix of country and contemporary music.
> Have a favorite song? Send us your requests and we’ll do our best to include it.
> Refreshments: Light refreshments
> Dance Mixers: These are fun icebreakers creating an opportunity to mingle with a variety of people. (temporarily on hold)
> With over 25 years of dance experience, Laina has taught numerous couples and individuals the joy of dancing. From Country to NY Hustle to pre-wedding couples, she loves sharing her passion of dance! Laina keeps current through attending on-going workshops and professional instruction, while continuing to be a competitive dancer and performer. Originator of the performing line dance team, Renegade Ropers.
> For more information on group lessons, private lessons, or to see her event calendar, visit www.dancelane.net or call Laina at 480-707-2004