Social Dance classes begin in April at SCC

March 12, 2014

Break out your dancing shoes for spring social dance classes at St. Charles Community College. Beginning in April, 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. Classes will be held from April 6-June 8.

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. 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. The following eight-week classes are available:

Sundays, April 6-June 8 (no classes April 20 and May 25)

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

Mondays, April 7-June 2 (no classes May 26)

  • 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 III (waltz) I: 8-9 p.m.
  • Line Dance: 9:05-10:05 p.m. (no partner required

Tuesdays, April 8-May 27 

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

Wednesdays, April 9-May 28 

  • Ballroom III (foxtrot I): 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, April 10-May 29 

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

“Spins, Turns and Techniques,” a special, one-session class, will be offered noon-2 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 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.

Social dance classes are offered through the Continuing Education Department of the SCC Division of Corporate and 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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