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Dance Classes

We offer a fun range of dance classes for the beginner to the advanced student. Join us and learn a new step or come and improve your skills. Some of our topics include Country Western, Argentine Tango and Ballroom Dancing. Enjoy Rockabilly Swing, Honky Tonk Style Country Swing and many more. Quit being a wallflower and get out on the dance floor!

Dance Fitness Classes

Join the growing number of people looking to dance their extra pounds away. We offer dance fitness classes in fun styles like Salsarobics©, The Nia Technique, Hot Zumba, and more!

Dance - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Enjoy learning ballet while developing self‐confidence, mental concentration, physical coordination and grace. This class is for students who are new to ballet. Emphasis will be on the basic positions of the feet and arms as they relate to proper body alignment and balance. Each class will start with warm‐up and stretches at the barre before progressing to center floor work, floor movement and creative expression. NOTE: This class is designed for adults. Check with program supervisor for youth enrollments (under 18 yrs).

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA‐PE

12782
$50
6/4/2019 - 6/25/2019
Tue 6:30 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Staff Keshet Arts
Keshet Center for the Arts

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This hip hop class, appropriate for all levels, provides a structured method of learning various Hip Hop dance movements in a fun‐filled and vibrant class environment, and offers new sets of combinations in each class. This is an energetic class that not only teaches you hip hop movements and techniques, but also instills rhythm and precision in your muscle memory. NOTE: This class is designed for adults. Check with program supervisor for youth enrollments (under 18 yrs).

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA‐PE

12779
$50
6/6/2019 - 6/27/2019
Thu 6:30 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Staff Keshet Arts
Keshet Center for the Arts

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Have FUN, learn how to dance and meet people in a friendly, non‐intimidating environment. Learn basic steps and beyond, or update what you already know of the most popular western dances done at local night clubs. Dances include Swing, 2‐Step, Waltz, and Night Club (a slow romantic dance!). Enjoy dance outings to local dance venues (some for under 21) to practice with fellow students. No experience or partner required‐singles and couples welcome. Students are encouraged to rotate in class‐ but optional. We will try to maintain an even ratio of leaders and followers. NOTE: $70 per couple when enrolling together. $45 per individual.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA‐PE

12776
$45
6/6/2019 - 7/18/2019
Thu 7:00 PM ‐ 8:45 PM
Susan Kellogg
Lloyd Shaw Studio

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This program is designed for anyone who wants to start their first steps in Tango. It is designed for the student to go slowly entering the dance, breaking cultural and personal barriers that may separate one from the development of the dance. In this month and a half you will work with the communication of the body and the relationship with your dance partner, the awareness of the music and space. There will be an emphasis on posture and embrace, which are essential for synchronization in the dance.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA‐PE

12774
$165
7/8/2019 - 7/31/2019
Mon, Wed 7:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Eva Garcia Gonzalez
Las Puertas Event Center

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Enjoy learning ballet while developing self‐confidence, mental concentration, physical coordination and grace. This class is for students who are new to ballet. Emphasis will be on the basic positions of the feet and arms as they relate to proper body alignment and balance. Each class will start with warm‐up and stretches at the barre before progressing to center floor work, floor movement and creative expression. NOTE: This class is designed for adults. Check with program supervisor for youth enrollments (under 18 yrs).

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUB‐PE

12782
$50
7/9/2019 - 7/30/2019
Tue 6:30 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Staff Keshet Arts
Keshet Center for the Arts

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Have you ever wanted to try Mexican Folk Dance but never had the chance? This is a fun way to try the class and to learn a little of the historical origins behind the dances. Practice skirts will be provided and students will need a pair of hard sole shoes with a heel. For students who wish to participate, there will be a small student performance at the end of the session. Please feel free to call Baila! Baila!, Inc. for more information. NOTE: A $20.00 class fee is fine for use of the skirts/costumes is paid to the instructor at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SUA‐PE

12784
$110
7/9/2019 - 8/27/2019
Tue 5:30 PM ‐ 6:30 PM
Israela Garcia
Baila! Baila! Dance Studio

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This hip hop class, appropriate for all levels, provides a structured method of learning various Hip Hop dance movements in a fun‐filled and vibrant class environment, and offers new sets of combinations in each class. This is an energetic class that not only teaches you hip hop movements and techniques, but also instills rhythm and precision in your muscle memory. NOTE: This class is designed for adults. Check with program supervisor for youth enrollments (under 18 yrs).

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUB‐PE

12779
$50
7/11/2019 - 8/1/2019
Thu 6:30 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Staff Keshet Arts
Keshet Center for the Arts

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Dance swing like they did back in the day. This course will consist of Charleston, Lindy, Balboa and Shag. This style is so distinct that it rocked the nation from the 30's to today. We will also go over the history and origins of these dances. Come ready for a workout! No partner required. NOTE: A $20 floor fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA‐PE

12769
$65
8/3/2019 - 9/7/2019
Sat 4:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
John Moore
Double Time Dance Studio

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To take this course you must know the lindy hop basics (the lindy hop whip, circle and the eight‐count send out). If you know these, come ready for a great workout and to learn some cool moves in lindy. NOTE: A $20 floor fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. No partner required.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission Eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SUA‐PE

12783
$65
8/3/2019 - 9/7/2019
Sat 5:00 PM ‐ 6:00 PM
John Moore
Double Time Dance Studio

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Experience the fun of ballroom dancing with this introductory class in partner dancing. You'll learn the most popular ballroom dances including: waltz, fox trot, east coast swing, and cha‐ cha. Couples and singles are welcome as participants will change partners often during the class. No partner is required. NOTE: A $20 floor fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SUA‐PE

12770
$65
8/4/2019 - 9/8/2019
Sun 4:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
John Moore
Double Time Dance Studio

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The death of disco is a mere fantasy. There has always been a small group of us hiding in the closet, waiting for the perfect moment to get up and shake our groove thing. This class will cover freestyle disco, hustle and tango hustle. This class will teach you how to have many boogie nights. Couples and singles are welcome as participants will change patners often during the class. No partner required. NOTE: A $20 floor fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment

Section SUA‐PE

12781
$65
8/4/2019 - 9/8/2019
Sun 3:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
John Moore
Double Time Dance Studio

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Hit the clubs in L.A., New York, or Albuquerque and you'll see dancers doing the popular L.A. style salsa. Learn how to get your salsa started in this introductory course where you'll begin with the basics of L.A. style salsa and take it from there. No partner is required. NOTE: A $20 floor fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA‐PE

12778
$65
8/5/2019 - 9/9/2019
Mon 7:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
John Moore
Double Time Dance Studio

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This program is designed for anyone who wants to start their first steps in Tango. It is designed for the student to go slowly entering the dance, breaking cultural and personal barriers that may separate one from the development of the dance. In this month and a half you will work with the communication of the body and the relationship with your dance partner, the awareness of the music and space. There will be an emphasis on posture and embrace, which are essential for synchronization in the dance.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUB‐PE

12774
$165
8/5/2019 - 8/28/2019
Mon, Wed 7:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Eva Garcia Gonzalez
Las Puertas Event Center

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Get into the swing of country dancing! Pick up the basics of country two‐step and swing is this fun and energetic course. No partner is required. NOTE: A $20 floor fee will be collected at the first class

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA‐PE

12775
$65
8/8/2019 - 9/12/2019
Thu 7:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
John Moore
Double Time Dance Studio

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Dance Fitness - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Come and enjoy aerobics ‐ Latin style! In salsaerobics, you'll lose weight and get in shape as you exercise to the Latin beat. Learn basic Latin dance steps including: salsa, cumbia, cha cha, mambo, merengue, and more. This class starts at a beginning level and gradually increases to higher fitness levels. NOTE: Wear comfortable clothing and good aerobic shoes.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUA‐PE

10684
$95
7/8/2019 - 8/28/2019
Mon, Wed 5:30 PM ‐ 6:30 PM
Israela Garcia
Baila! Baila! Dance Studio

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Come and enjoy aerobics ‐ Latin style! In salsaerobics, you'll lose weight and get in shape as you exercise to the Latin beat. Learn basic Latin dance steps including: salsa, cumbia, cha cha, mambo, merengue, and more. This class starts at a beginning level and gradually increases to higher fitness levels. NOTE: Wear comfortable clothing and good aerobic shoes.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Health and Fitness.

Section SUB‐PE

10684
$95
7/9/2019 - 8/29/2019
Tue, Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 6:30 PM
Israela Garcia
Baila! Baila! Dance Studio

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UNM Staff, Faculty & Retirees: You may use your Personal Enrichment Tuition Remission for Dance Classes.

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