Social Dance Classes Begin Sept. 11 at SCC

August 16, 2011

Get back into the swing of things this fall with social dance classes at St. Charles Community College. Beginning Sept. 11, 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 Sept. 11-Nov. 29.

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 $48 per person. The following eight-week social dance classes are available:

Sundays, Sept. 11-Oct. 30 

  • Ballroom I (foxtrot, waltz, rumba, east coast swing): 12:55-1:55 p.m.
  • Imperial Swing Basic I: 2-3 p.m.
  • Imperial Swing Basic III: 3:05-4:05 p.m.
  • Salsa – Mambo I: 4:10-5:10 p.m.

Mondays, Sept. 12-Oct. 31

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

Tuesdays, Sept. 13-Nov. 1

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

Wednesdays, Sept. 14-Nov. 2

  • Hustle – Disco 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, Sept. 15-Nov. 3

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

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

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