Social Dance classes begin in January at SCC

December 17, 2013

Warm up this winter with social dance classes at St. Charles Community College. Beginning in January, learn how to swing, rumba, 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 Jan. 12-March 10.

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, Jan. 12-March 2

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

Mondays, Jan. 13-March 10 (no classes Jan. 20)

  • 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, Jan. 14-March 4 

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

Wednesdays, Jan. 15-March 5 

  • Ballroom III (cha cha) I: 5:50-6:50 p.m.
  • Ballroom I (beginners: 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, Jan. 16-March 6 

  • 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.  

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

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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