Social Dance Mini-Sessions Begin Nov. 11 at SCC

October 23, 2012

Brush up on your kicks, dips and spins for the holidays this November and December with social dance mini-sessions at St. Charles Community College. Beginning Nov. 11, experienced dancers can sign up for dance classes with award-winning dance instructors Linda Landwehr and Stan Mayer.

The classes, held one night each week for just four 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 Nov. 11-Dec. 13.
The mini-sessions are recommended for those who have taken dance classes in the past, or have some dance background. They are not recommended for new students.
Also new in December is a two-hour, one-time class, “Spins, Turns and Techniques” from 11:55 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. Learn spins and turn techniques; foot, arm, hand and body style positions; Latin rhythm and more for just $20.
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 $24 per person. The following four-week social dance classes are available:
Sundays, Nov. 11-Dec. 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 I and II: 3:05-4:05 p.m.
  • Ballroom III – East Coast Swing I: 4:10-5:10 p.m.

Mondays, Nov. 12-Dec. 3

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

Tuesdays, Nov. 13-Dec. 4

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

Wednesdays, Nov. 14-Dec. 12

  • Ballroom III – Waltz 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, Nov. 15-Dec. 13

  • 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 and Community Development. Register online at, or call 636-922-8233. For more information, visit
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