SCC Social Dance classes begin in September

August 07, 2014

Take time for yourself and enroll in social dance classes at St. Charles Community College this fall. A lifetime investment in fun and wellness, dance is a great way to exercise without working out.

SCC Social Dance classes begin in September

Beginning in September, learn how to swing, rumba, line dance and more with award-winning dance instructors Linda Landwehr and Stan Mayer. The classes will be in the College Center dance studio on the SCC campus, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville.

Instructors Landwehr and Mayer are former professional champion dancers with more than 25 years experience in dance competition and instruction. 

Dance instruction is available in various dance forms, including foxtrot, waltz, rumba, swing and tango for all skill levels, ages 14 and up. The spacious dance studio has a floating wood dance floor, mirrors and air conditioning.

Registration for the eight-week social dance classes, held one night each week, is $50 per person. Enroll with a partner. 

The following eight-week classes are available: 

Sundays, Sept. 7-Nov. 2

  • Ballroom I (foxtrot, waltz, rumba, East Coast Swing): 12:55-1:55 p.m.
  • Imperial Swing Basic I: 2-3 p.m. (beginners)
  • Ballroom II (foxtrot, waltz, tango, rumba, East Coast Swing): 3:05-4:05 p.m.
  • Ballroom IV – Amalgamation of Dance: 4:10-5:10 p.m. (advanced students only)

Mondays, Sept. 8-Oct. 27

  • Ballroom II (foxtrot, waltz, tango, rumba, East Coast Swing): 5:50-6:50 p.m.
  • Ballroom I (foxtrot, waltz, rumba, East Coast Swing): 6:55-7:55 p.m.
  • Ballroom IV (bolero I): 8-9 p.m.
  • Line Dance: 9:05-10:05 p.m. (no partner required)

Tuesdays, Sept. 9-Oct. 28 

  • Imperial Swing Basic I: 6:55-7:55 p.m.
  • Night Club Two-Step: 8-9 p.m.
  • Imperial Swing Basic II: 9:05-10:05 p.m.           

Wednesdays, Sept. 10-Oct. 29 

  • Ballroom III (tango II): 5:50-6:50 p.m.
  • Ballroom I (foxtrot, waltz, rumba, East Coast Swing): 6:55-7:55 p.m.
  • West Coast Swing I and II: 8-9 p.m.
  • Ballroom II (foxtrot, waltz, tango, rumba, East Coast Swing): 9:05-10:05 p.m. 

Thursdays, Sept. 11-Oct. 30 

  • Imperial Swing Basic I (beginners): 6:55-7:55 p.m.
  • Imperial Swing Basic II: 8-9 p.m.
  • Imperial Swing Basic III (Lindy): 9:05-10:05 p.m.  

“Spins, Turns and Techniques,” a special, one-session class, will be offered noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, and is $20 per person. Students will learn the proper foot, arm and hand style positions as well as spins, turns and body positions. This class is for students who have already taken a social dance class at SCC.

Students who have taken a previous class with Stan and Linda may also participate in four-week mini-sessions at $25 per person. The mini-sessions run Nov. 9-Dec. 11. 

Social dance classes are offered through the Continuing Education Department of the SCC Division of Corporate and Community Development. Register online at stchas.edu/learnforlife, or call 636-922-8233. For more information, visit stchas.edu/dance.

St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit stchas.edu.

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