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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

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.

Section SUA‐PE

12769
$65
08/03/2019 - 09/07/2019
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.

Section SUA‐PE

12783
$65
08/03/2019 - 09/07/2019
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.

Section SUA‐PE

12770
$65
08/04/2019 - 09/08/2019
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.

Section SUA‐PE

12781
$65
08/04/2019 - 09/08/2019
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.

Section SUA‐PE

12778
$65
08/05/2019 - 09/09/2019
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.

Section SUB‐PE

12774
$165
08/05/2019 - 08/28/2019
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

Section SUA‐PE

12775
$65
08/08/2019 - 09/12/2019
Thu 7:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
John Moore
Double Time Dance Studio

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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.

Section FAA‐PE

12776
$45
08/29/2019 - 10/10/2019
Thu 7:00 PM ‐ 8:45 PM
Susan Kellogg
Lloyd Shaw Studio

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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).

Section FAA‐PE

12782
$100
09/04/2019 - 10/23/2019
Wed 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).

Section FAA‐PE

12779
$100
09/05/2019 - 10/24/2019
Thu 6:30 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
Staff Keshet Arts
Keshet Center for the Arts

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Learn the basics in Flamenco dance movements, rhythm and footwork! Flamenco is a rich, colorful folk art from southern Spain. We will also learn how to play the castanets; a percussive hand instrument played to embellish and accompany the dance. The material fee for class is to buy the castanets from Spain. NOTE: A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class period.

Section FAA‐PE

12787
$79
09/10/2019 - 10/29/2019
Tue 5:30 PM ‐ 6:30 PM
Adriana Maresma Fois
Gitana's Garage Studio

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Learn the basics of flamenco dance, a beautiful art form from southern Spain, Andalucía. The class will touch on basic arm movements and footwork rhythms that will make your feet fly! Plus, we'll work on playing the castanets, a percussive hand instrument to embellish and accompany the dance. Olé! NOTE: A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class period.

Section FAB‐PE

12787
$79
09/19/2019 - 11/07/2019
Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 6:30 PM
Adriana Maresma Fois
Gitana's Garage Studio

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The Hustle is a fast paced, quick turning show stopper on the dance floor that is sure to be a hit at any wedding reception. Hustle takes its cues from latin dancing, but its heart lies in the club beats found in the 1970's New York discotheques of its origin. Hustle is the perfect dance for beginners looking to make a splash! No partner required. NOTE: A $20 floor fee will be collected at the first class. Note: A $20 floor fee is payable to the instructor at the first class.

Section FAA‐PE

12781
$65
10/06/2019 - 11/10/2019
Sun 3:00 PM ‐ 4:00 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.

Section FAA‐PE

12770
$65
10/06/2019 - 11/10/2019
Sun 4:00 PM ‐ 5:00 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.

Section FAA‐PE

12778
$65
10/07/2019 - 11/11/2019
Mon 7:00 PM ‐ 8:00 PM
John Moore
Double Time Dance Studio

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If you go to any Salsa night in Albuquerque they are sure to play a few sets of Bachata music. This dance originated in the Dominican Republic and it's known for its romantic, sexy and playful flair. NOTE: No partner required. A $20 floor fee will be collected at the first class.

Section FAA‐PE

12785
$65
10/07/2019 - 11/11/2019
Mon 8:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
John Moore
Double Time Dance Studio

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Country Waltz is very similar to Viennese Waltz. The difference in Country Waltz is we love to spin and twirl. Come and learn a new and inventive way to dance the very first recorded dance. This class is replacing Country Two Step and Swing for one session. No partner required. Note: A $20 floor fee will be collected at the first class.

Section FAA‐PE

12775
$65
10/10/2019 - 11/14/2019
Thu 7:00 PM ‐ 8:00 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.

Section FAA‐PE

12783
$65
10/12/2019 - 11/16/2019
Sat 5:00 PM ‐ 6:00 PM
John Moore
Double Time Dance Studio

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Swing is a carefree and joyous dance that became popular in the 1940's. It is danced to up‐tempo music from Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong and 50's style rock and roll, to bands playing today in Albuquerque's Rockabilly scene. Whether you're going to a wedding, a posh club or your company Christmas party, you're sure to get a chance to swing. NOTE: No partner required. A $20 floor fee will be collected at the first class.

Section FAA‐PE

12769
$65
10/12/2019 - 11/16/2019
Sat 4:00 PM ‐ 5:00 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.

Section FAA‐PE

12774
$165
11/04/2019 - 11/27/2019
Mon, Wed 7:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Eva Garcia Gonzalez
Las Puertas Event Center

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Dance Fitness - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

The Nia Technique is a blend of martial arts, dance, and body integration therapies and is adaptable to any fitness level. Done in bare feet, our dance relaxes the body and increases strength, stamina, and flexibility. Simple choreography and beautiful music encourage new, expressive ways of moving while visualizations create grace and greater self‐awareness.

Section FAA‐PE

06483
$105
09/09/2019 - 10/28/2019
Mon 5:30 PM ‐ 6:30 PM
Kathleen Fuchs
Healing Gate

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