Social Dance Classes Begin June 19 at SCC

June 02, 2011

Step it up this summer with social dance classes at St. Charles Community College. Beginning June 19, learn how to swing, cha cha, line dance and more 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 June 19-Aug. 11.

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

Sundays, June 19-Aug. 14* 

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

Mondays, June 20-Aug. 15*

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

Tuesdays, June 21-Aug. 9

  • Imperial Swing Basic I: 6:55-7:55 p.m.
  • Cha Cha I: 8-9 p.m.
  • Imperial Swing Basic II: 9:05-10:05 p.m.           

Wednesdays, June 22-Aug. 10

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

Thursdays, June 23-Aug. 11

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

*There will be no classes Sunday, July 3, and Monday, July 4.

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

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

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