Social Dance classes begin in June at SCC

May 23, 2014

Make a lifetime investment in fun and wellness this summer with social dance classes at St. Charles Community College. Beginning in June, 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 June 15-Aug. 7.

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, June 15-Aug. 3

  • 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, June 16-Aug. 4

  • 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, June 17-Aug. 5 

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

Wednesdays, June 18-Aug. 6 

  • Ballroom III (tango 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, June 19-Aug. 7 

  • 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. Saturday, July 19, 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, 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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