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Dance - West Coast Swing

$69

with Ben Mason

Calendar Aug 2, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

West Coast Swing

One of the most popular and universal dances in the world!!  Danced to a variety of different musical tastes:  Blues; Swing; Pop; Country & Jazz!  Fun and easy to learn.  By the end of the class you’ll not only have mastered the basics, but you’ll be impressing your friends on any dance floor you’re on! This class will cover the critical dance skills of body-movement; lead & follow; frame; connection; dance-etiquette; and foot-placement in the West Coast Dance.  Additionally, class-members will learn side-passes, sugar-pushes, turns, whips, and West Coast styling.  Furthermore, class-members will learn a specific amalgamation of moves that they can use in any West Coast Dance that they attempt.

NOTE: you are not required to sign up with a partner. If you do not have a partner one may be assigned to you for those dances that need a partner. 

IMPORTANT: if you do have a partner they too must register for the class. The fee of $69 is a 'per person' rate, not a couples rate.

Date: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2022

Schedule: Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30pm

Location: Redding Main Campus, Cafeteria Stage

Facilitator: Ben Mason

Fee: $69

Will run

Dance - Country & Western 2-Step

$69

with Ben Mason

Calendar Aug 4, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Country & Western 2-Step

The all-time classic popular country & western dance that is danced all over the World!  By the end of the class you’ll not only have learned the basics of this classic country dance, you’ll have learned a variety of impressive moves that will make this a fun & exciting dance that you and your partner will enjoy whenever you go dancing!  It’s easy to learn and fun to do!  This class will concentrate on teaching you the secrets of good 2-step dancing.  You’ll learn how to move on the dance floor like the pros.  You’ll learn the critical dance skills of body-movement; lead and follow; frame; connection; dance-etiquette; turns; and foot-placement in the 2-step.  Additionally, class-members will learn a specific amalgamation of moves that they can use in any 2-step dance that they attempt.

NOTE: you are not required to sign up with a partner. If you do not have a partner one may be assigned to you for those dances that need a partner.

IMPORTANT: if you do have a partner, they too must register for the class. The fee of $69 is a 'per person' rate, not a couples rate. 

Date: August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2022

Schedule: Thursdays, 6:00-7:30pm

Location: Redding Main Campus, Cafeteria Stage

Facilitator: Ben Mason

Fee: $69

Will run

Dance - Rumba & Cha Cha

$69

with Ben Mason

Calendar Sep 6, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Rumba & Cha-Cha

Learn the basic and most popular of the hot Latin dances: the Rumba & Cha-Cha!  At the end of this class you’ll be comfortable & confident dancing to any fast or slow music that has a Latin beat.  The Rumba and Cha-Cha are danced to a variety of different musical tastes.  This includes a large variety of Pop; Swing; Country; and Latin music.  You’ll conquer the dance floor with your new dance skills!  This class will cover the critical dance skills of body-movement; lead and follow; frame; connection; turns; dance-etiquette; and foot-placement in these 2 Latin dances.  Furthermore, class-members will learn a specific amalgamation of moves that they can use in any Rumba or Cha-Cha dance that they attempt.

NOTE: you are not required to sign up with a partner. If you do not have a partner one may be assigned to you for those dances that need a partner. 

IMPORTANT: if you do have a partner they too must register for the class. The fee of $69 is a 'per person' rate, not a couples rate.

Date: September 6, 13, 20, 27, 2022

Schedule: Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30pm

Location: Redding Main Campus, Cafeteria Stage

Facilitator: Ben Mason

Fee: $69

Will run

Dance - Swing: East Coast & Jitterbug

$69

with Ben Mason

Calendar Oct 6, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Swing Dancing – East Coast & Jitterbug

The most popular and universal dance that is danced literally everywhere and by everyone!  More that half of the songs played at any wedding, party, or dance will be a swing dance that fits the rhythm of a Jitterbug & East Coast Dance.  If you want to be able to dance the evening away wherever you go, then this is the mandatory dance for you to learn!  This class will cover the critical dance skills of body-movement; lead and follow; frame; connection; turns; dance-etiquette; and foot-placement in these swing dances.  Additionally, class-members will learn a specific amalgamation of moves that they can use in any Jitterbug or East Coast dance that they attempt.

NOTE: you are not required to sign up with a partner. If you do not have a partner one may be assigned to you for those dances that need a partner. 

IMPORTANT: if you do have a partner they too must register for the class. The fee of $69 is a 'per person' rate, not a couples rate.

Date: October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2022

Schedule: Thursdays, 6:00-7:30pm

Location: Redding Main Campus, Cafeteria Stage

Facilitator: Ben Mason

Fee: $69





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