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Online Waltz & Swing beginner lessons & dances with a variety of ballroom and social dances.

For SOLO dancers (couples welcome too) aimed to develop PARTNER dancing skills . . . for that glorious future when we dance in-person again . . . ahhhh . . . sighhhhhh . . . sniffffffff.

Ahem. Meanwhile, we can STILL dance together separately, with 87% of the fun!

Beginner friendly!

Learn to waltz, Swing (East Coast and West Coast) Tango, Foxtrot, Hustle, Polka, Nightclub 2-Step etc in no-stress beginner lessons with plenty of time for lead & follow open dancing.

. All ages and levels of dancers are welcome

Social dancing is THE best exercise for all your life -- great music, nice people, continual learning of skills, social connection in a safe manner, low-impact, high-quality exercise, plus when you get a compatible partner synchronized in a rotary waltz you can even enter a higher state of consciousness, and happiness whirling around the room!

our previous PRE-COVID SCHEDULE: Thursdays weekly @ The Gym at The Abbey-VF Church, 350 Mission St. Santa Cruz -- 7 pm Waltz , 8 pm Swing, 9 pm open dancing

Wednesdays -- Santa Cruz Parks & Rec series @ Depot Park Freight Blg. (see P&R catalogue for details)

NO need to bring a partner, we rotate partners rapidly in clas

Upcoming events (4+)

August WALTZ & SWING 3-week series: "SMOOTH Moves: Lead & Follow Successfully"

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$10.00

SANTA CRUZ WALTZ & SWING
3-week Wednesday series
AUGUST : "SMOOTH MOVES: How to Lead & Follow Successfully"
- 10 am WALTZ dance
- 11 am SWING dance

(Sept: "Use Your Arms to Your Advantage")

For solo or couples, no need to bring a partner needed, we rotate partners frequently

Fully vaccinated and boosted dancers only. Bring proof.
Masks required.

Our Beginner Level Lessons:
Learn basics of Waltz & Swing partner dancing:
-- How to find the beat, and identify which music fits which dance
-- How to launch
-- How to synchronize with your partner
-- How to do the basic dance in each dance genre.
-- plus learn lots of moves for lead and follow social dancing.

Step into the wonderful global community of social dancing, where you can connect with nice people to
-- bounce and jive with Swing dancing,
-- whirl in a heavenly waltz around the room.
Once you learn those basics, you can easily learn the similar ballroom dances, West Coast Swing, Hustle, Two-Step, Tango, Foxtrot, Polka, etc.

-- SCO Dance Hall has a large & lovely wooden dance floor, plenty of space to whirl around the room

$10/person per dance session (one or both hours) pay at door
see more info
www.PeggyDance.weebly.com

FIRST LESSON FREE!

WALTZ & SWING-ercise ballroom dance workouts (no partners)

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$10.00

WALTZ - ercise 3 pm
SWING - ercise: 3:30 pm

Ballroom dance workouts (NO partners)
your FIRST LESSON FREE
then $10/person per 1-hour class (2 half-hours = 1 class)
EMAIL at least 15 minutes ahead for Zoom link:
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Follow the teacher for great Waltz and Swing dance exercise
using Ballroom dance technique,
for fitness, coordination
and developing your skills for future partner dancing

more info:
Santa Cruz Waltz & Swing website

WALTZ & SWING-ercise ballroom dance workouts (no partners)

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$10.00

Summer Schedule: 1st & 3d Wednesdays
WALTZ - ercise 3 pm
SWING - ercise: 3:30 pm

Ballroom dance workouts (NO partners)
your FIRST LESSON FREE
then $10/person per 1-hour class (2 half-hours = 1 class)
EMAIL at least 15 minutes ahead for Zoom link:
[masked]

Follow the teacher for great Waltz and Swing dance exercise
using Ballroom dance technique,
for fitness, coordination
and developing your skills for future partner dancing

more info:
Santa Cruz Waltz & Swing website

WALTZ & SWING-ercise ballroom dance workouts (no partners)

Link visible for attendees

$10.00

Summer Schedule: 1st & 3d Wednesdays
WALTZ - ercise 3 pm
SWING - ercise: 3:30 pm

Ballroom dance workouts (NO partners)
your FIRST LESSON FREE
then $10/person per 1-hour class (2 half-hours = 1 class)
EMAIL at least 15 minutes ahead for Zoom link:
[masked]

Follow the teacher for great Waltz and Swing dance exercise
using Ballroom dance technique,
for fitness, coordination
and developing your skills for future partner dancing

more info:
Santa Cruz Waltz & Swing website

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WALTZ & SWING-ercise ballroom dance workouts (no partners)

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$10.00

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