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WEST COAST SWING CLASSES AT THE DOWNTOWN Y! AWESOME VENUE!
FRIDAY WEST COAST SWING CLASSES AT THE DOWNTOWN Y! Singles, couples, and beginners are welcome! No partner or previous dance experience necessary! Description: Two classes take place simultaneously in the spacious 70'x40' multipurpose room at the Downtown Y; one class is for beginners and one class is for those that already know the basics. Richard will teach one class and Debbie the other. Join the class that best matches your level. From 7pm-8pm, both classes will take place and, from 8pm-8:30pm, we can all practice dancing together. This venue is a dancer's dream! Large wood floor with floor length mirrors and, as always, a fun, friendly group of people! Please remember to RSVP! Happy New Year! New reduced cost for classes effective January 2018! Punch cards and drop-in rates: YMCA Members: 5 classes for $45 or 10 classes for $80 (Drop-in $10) Non-Y Members: 5 classes for $55 or 10 classes for $100 (Drop-in $12) Note to non-members purchasing a punch card for the first time: Please arrive early to allot for time for payment and to get set up into the Y system. Parking: Parking is FREE! The YMCA has a private parking garage next to the Y building. The entrance to the parking garage is on Bijou Ave. The main entrance to the Y is in the alley adjacent to the parking lot. Looking forward to seeing and dancing with everyone at this awesome venue! Debbie and Richard

DOWNTOWN Y (YMCA)

207 North Nevada Avenue · Colorado Springs, CO

What we're about

Public Group

LEARN TO DANCE!

Learn to dance ballroom, swing, tango, salsa, and lots more from nationally certified dance instructors, Richard and Debbie Love!

Group classes and social dance events are available throughout the year! Singles, couples, and beginners welcome! You do not need to have any previous dance experience to attend. Always a fun, friendly group of people!

WEST COAST SWING AT THE DOWNTOWN YMCA!

We have weekly Friday evening West Coast Swing classes at the Downtown Y! Two separate classes take place simultaneously: one class for beginners and another class for those that are beyond the basics. Richard teaches one class and Debbie the other. Check our meetup calendar for details!

What is West Coast Swing? Here is a video of a West Coast Swing performance routine danced by us with our students:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-wlJX7QCew

SALSA-RUEDA!

Want to salsa? We teach a casino style of salsa called rueda. It is danced in a circle with a continual change of partners. To see what this looks like, check out this video of us dancing a salsa-rueda performance routine with our students! Currently, we are working on a performance routine with a group of our students. Check our meetup calendar for our monthly salsa-rueda classes at the Y!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbUrqpKy2mg

SOCIAL EVENTS!

We attend a variety of social dance events throughout the year. Some of these events will be posted on our meetup calendar, other social events will be announced to regular students only. Attend our classes and learn to dance, so you can join us too!

OUT-OF-TOWN DANCE MEETUP IN PAGOSA SPRINGS, COLORADO!

Every summer, we host an out-of-town dance meetup in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Over a three-day weekend, we teach a variety of dance workshops where our meetup members come together with the Let's Dance Pagosa! meetup group to learn, have fun dancing, and socialize together. This is a great way to vacation and meet new dance friends too! Both singles and couples of all ages are welcome; plus, it is not necessary to have a partner to attend. For more information on our next summer out-of-town meetup, see our calendar.

GIFT CERTIFICATES!

Give the gift of dancing! Personalized gift certificates are available. Let us know what you want, and we'll customize a gift certificate for you.

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN?!!!

Here is a list of all dances that we teach:

Swing dances: West Coast Swing & East Coast Swing

Night Club dances: Argentine Tango, Night Club 2 Step, Hustle, & Swango (Fusion of WCS & Arg tango)

Latin dances: Salsa, Salsa-Rueda, Rumba, & Cha Cha

Ballroom dances (American style): Waltz, Foxtrot, and Tango

MEETUP WITH US AND LEARN TO DANCE, ASAP!

Richard and Debbie Love, *DVIDA Certified Dance Instructors

*Dance Vision International Dance Association

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