Social Dance Classes Begin April 10 at SCC

March 21, 2011

Get into the groove this spring with social dance classes at St. Charles Community College. Beginning April 10, you can learn the moves step-by-step with award-winning dance instructors Linda Landwehr and Stan Mayer.

The classes, held one night each week for eight weeks, will be in the College Center dance studio on the SCC campus, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville. Classes will be held from April 10-June 6.

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, jitterbug and tango for all skill levels, ages 14 and up.  Partners are required for all classes except line dance.  The spacious dance studio has a floating wood dance floor, mirrors and air conditioning.

Registration is $46 per person. The following eight-week social dance classes are available:

Sundays, April 10-June 5 

  • Ballroom I (foxtrot, waltz, tango, rumba, swing): 12:55-1:55 p.m.
  • Imperial Swing Basic I: 2-3 p.m.
  • Merengue: 3:05-4:05 p.m.
  • Jitterbug Swing I & II: 4:10-5:10 p.m.

Mondays, April 11-June 6

  • Ballroom II (foxtrot, waltz, tango, rumba, swing): 5:50-6:50 p.m.
  • Ballroom I (foxtrot, waltz, tango, rumba, swing): 6:55-7:55 p.m.
  • Ballroom III/Rumba II: 8-9 p.m
  • Line Dance: 9:05-10:05 p.m. (no partner required)

Tuesdays, April 12-May 31

  • Imperial Swing Basic I: 6:55-7:55 p.m.
  • Ballroom III/Foxtrot II: 8-9 p.m.
  • Imperial Swing Basic II: 9:05-10:05 p.m.           

Wednesdays, April 13-June 1

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

Thursdays, April 14-June 2

  • Imperial Swing Basic I: 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.  

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

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