Dance Classes

dance lessons
Fall 2018 Schedule


Ballroom Dancing: Beginning     
Fee: $69.00
Dates: September 10 - November 12 (No Class on 10/8 & 10/22)
Times: Mondays, 6:30 - 7:50 pm
Instructor: Karen J Merlin
In eight short weeks, you can learn to dance with grace and ease.  Be comfortable and confident at the next social event you attend! A variety of dance rhythms and steps will be covered.  Add a new dimension to your life by learning some of the classic favorites which can provide you with a lifetime of enjoyment.  It's a fun night out and you'll be amazed at what you can do!  Partners helpful though not required.  Rotation of partners is encouraged but not mandatory.  Fee is per person.  Dress shoes recommended.  No tennis shoes.  

Swing Dancing: Beginning 
Fee: $59.00
Dates: September 10 - November 12 (No class on 10/8 & 10/22)
Times: Mon 8:00-9:00 PM
Instructor: Karen J Merlin
Learn to swing dance in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.  You'll learn and practice a variety of easily performed swing dance steps that are the basic ingredients of all higher level swing dancing.  This class will teach the basics of swing along with combinations and patterns of various swing movements.  The techniques taught in this course will help you look great on the dance floor after just a few lessons!  A fun way to meet new friends and dance to great music.  Partners helpful though not required. Rotation of partners is encouraged but not mandatory.  Fee is per person.  Dress shoes recommended.  No tennis shoes.
  

Easy Social Dancing for Special Occasions 
Fee: $59.00
Dates: September 11 - November 6
Times: Tuesdays, 7:30 - 8:50 PM
Instructor: Karen J Merlin
Are you attending a cruise, wedding reception, or reunion where you'll have to dance?  Then take our fun course and learn several easy dances that will allow you to dance to anything- fast or slow.  You can learn how to look good and move with confidence on the dance floor.  It's fun, its's social, and you'll be out in the center of it all when the music starts playing at your next social gathering.  You'll develop the ability to lead (men) or follow (ladies) for a smooth, confident look.  If you know what music you'll be dancing to, feel free to bring it for helpful suggestions.  Partners helpful though not required.  Rotation of partners is encouraged but not mandatory.  Fee is per person.  Dress shoes recommended.  No tennis shoes.  

Easy Social Dancing for Special Occasions 
Fee: $59.00
Dates: September 13 - November 8                                     
Times: Thursdays 6:30 - 7:50 PM
Instructor: Karen J Merlin
Are you attending a cruise, wedding reception, or reunion where you'll have to dance?  Then take our fun course and learn several easy dances that will allow you to dance to anything- fast or slow.  You can learn how to look good and move with confidence on the dance floor.  It's fun, its's social, and you'll be out in the center of it all when the music starts playing at your next social gathering.  You'll develop the ability to lead (men) or follow (ladies) for a smooth, confident look.  If you know what music you'll be dancing to, feel free to bring it for helpful suggestions.  Partners helpful though not required.  Rotation of partners is encouraged but not mandatory.  Fee is per person.  Dress shoes recommended.  No tennis shoes.
 
Line Dancing for Adults











Fee: $59.00
Dates: September 11 - November 6
Times: Tuesdays, 6:15 - 7:15 PM
Instructor: Karen Merlin
Even if you think you have two left feet, you can learn basic line dancing steps.  No experience or partner necessary.  Come by yourself or bring a group of friends.  Be prepared for lots of fun, cardiovascular exercise, and the opportunity to make new friends.   Learn some new line dances and some old classics at an easy-going pace.  Non-rubber soled shoes recommended.
THIS CLASS IS ALSO AVAILABLE THURSDAY EVENINGS
Fee: $59.00
Dates: September 13 - November 8


Times: Thursdays,  8-9 PM

​Registration for these classes is through Saint Louis Community

College Continuing Education  314-984-7777


Even if you think you have two left feet, you can learn basic line dancing steps. No prior experience is necessary and no partner is required. Come by yourself or bring a group of friends. Be prepared for lots of fun, cardiovascular exercise, and the opportunity to make new friends. Learn some new line dances and some old classics at an easy-going pace. Non-rubber soled shoes recommended.