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Hey guys - COVID is Evil. Dance is GOOD.
It would be a shame to loose one because of the other.
Let's all wear our masks OK?

Masks are now required in studio.

Questions or Concerns? Email us at info@SapphireDance.com.

Group Lessons and Events

Visit our Square Store to pay online (and register at the same time) for classes and private lessons.

The lesson listing is updated about once a month, unless something unexpected happens. If you see less than a week's worth of several types of events, an update should be on its way.
Our typical schedule includes Friday Beginner Workshops, Line Dancing on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, What's Next Classes and Workshops (not for beginners) on Mondays, and (seasonally) 4-Hour Group Classes in Blacksburg on week nights.

Coming soon ...

Hustle baby!

Hustle Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, January 21, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Get into the Groove and learn to Hustle! The simplest of the #swingdance styles, Hustle will get you moving and grooving in no time.
Missed last week? No problem! Each week we teach a 40-50 minute, starting with the basics in a fun, popular dance style. And then, finish off the hour with a little taste of the style that will be on the schedule the later in the season.
It makes an awesome #DateNight, #ParentsNightOut, or just an evening of #FunWithFriends.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $6/person online or $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners! What a great way to start your new year.
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Strong Foundations: Free Spins

Level 3 Carolina Shag What's Next Workshop
Sunday, January 23, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Tossing caution to the wind, we're going to talk some more about the freedom of letting go in your spins.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $9/person online or $14/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: Level 2 Carolina Shag or equivalent experience. Talk to an instructor if you think you might qualify.
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Lots and lots of fancy ways to use what you already know.

Level 3+ West Coast Swing Group Class
Mondays, January 24 - February 07, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

(Delayed start from last week.)
This group class is the current newest adventure for a group of dancers who started last fall and have not stopped devouring material. We're going to take a break from the progress to play a little more with the concepts and moves we already have focusing on ways to dress up some old favorites.
IF you have danced through Level 3 WCS before and join us! Please register by noon of the first day.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $42/person.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: Participants should be familiar with Level 1-3 material including several 6, 8, 10 count patterns, side passes, pushes and basic whip. You should also be able to dance to entire songs at a variety of moderately slow speeds. Talk to a teacher if you think you qualify and would like to join - we'd love to have you!
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Strong Foundations

Quickstep What's Next Workshop
Monday, January 24, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reviewing fundamental moves in Quickstep.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $9/person online or $14/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: Participants should have danced 6-10 Quickstep patterns before.
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Date Night Dance Class

Intro to Partner Dance Workshop
Tuesday, January 25, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Is there someone in your life who deserves more of your time? Sign up for a shared experience that will have you both tapping your toes and swaying your hips for years to come. With a small class size, you get a fantastic student-teacher ratio and lots of instructor attention. It’s the best kind of date night: a great way to meet people, have fun with friends, and treat your sweetheart.
Please register in advance with the Blacksburg Community Center, Activity #212100-S1. Registration begins in January.

Location: Blacksburg Community Center
Price: $14/person (Sapphire) + $5 (BCC)
Total = $19/person or $38/couple.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None! This is just for beginners, just for you!
Read more about Intro to Partner Dance.
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Embrace the romance.

Rumba Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, January 28, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Embrace the romance with Rumba!
One of the easiest of the #latindance styles, Rumba will get you dancing comfortably and confidently to a great variety of music. Make this Valentine's Day the best with a gift you'll revisit over and over again.
Missed last week? No problem! Each week we teach a 40-50 minute lesson, starting with the absolute basics in a fun, popular dance style. And then, finish off the hour with a little taste of the style that will be on the schedule the later in the season.
It makes an awesome #DateNight, #ParentsNightOut, or an evening of #FunWithFriends.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $6/person online or $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners! What a great way to start your new year.
Read more about Rumba.
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Let's get in the groove.

Level 1 Swing Group Class
Sundays, January 30 - February 20, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us on the dance floor as we learn the foundations of East Coast Swing - both Single Time Swing for super fast songs and Triple Time Swing for slower songs. No experience or special shoes required!

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $42/person.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None at all! This is a great class for brand new dancers.
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Strong Foundations: Pivots

Level 3 Carolina Shag What's Next Workshop
Sunday, January 30, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Getting more experience with Pivots.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $9/person online or $14/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: Level 2 Carolina Shag or equivalent experience. Talk to an instructor if you think you might qualify.
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Fall-away Position

Tango What's Next Workshop
Monday, January 31, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Falling for Fall-away.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $9/person online or $14/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: Participants should have danced through level 2 Tango before joining this class.
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Line Dancing With Lisa

Line Dance Workshop
Tuesday, February 1, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

With an exciting combination of beginner friendly and more challenging dances, as well as tips on how to jazz up any choreography, this workshop will get your toes tapping in no time. Easiest dances are taught at the beginning of the evening, more challenging dances towards the end. And we always like to end by dancing everything we've learned one more time.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $6/person online or $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None! Beginner and advanced line dancers will find lots to love at this workshop.
Read more about Line Dance.
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Coming later ...

Embrace the romance.

Rumba Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, February 4, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Embrace the romance with Rumba!
One of the easiest of the #latindance styles, Rumba will get you dancing comfortably and confidently to a great variety of music. Make this Valentine's Day the best with a gift you'll revisit over and over again.
Missed last week? No problem! Each week we teach a 40-50 minute lesson, starting with the absolute basics in a fun, popular dance style. And then, finish off the hour with a little taste of the style that will be on the schedule the later in the season.
It makes an awesome #DateNight, #ParentsNightOut, or an evening of #FunWithFriends.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $6/person online or $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners! What a great way to start your new year.
Read more about Rumba.
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Exercises to Improve Balance

Technique What's Next Workshop
Monday, February 7, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This exercise class is specifically geared towards improving your balance while dancing. Of course, that also means improving your balance while standing and walking, which really can't be a bad thing. You will sweat; you may be sore; you will probably complain (we all do); but we keep coming back for more.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $9/person online or $14/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: No prerequisites in dance ability or fitness level - you just need to be willing to put the work into improving yourself as a dancer.
Read more about Technique.
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Embrace the romance.

Rumba Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, February 11, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Embrace the romance with Rumba!
One of the easiest of the #latindance styles, Rumba will get you dancing comfortably and confidently to a great variety of music. Make this Valentine's Day the best with a gift you'll revisit over and over again.
Missed last week? No problem! Each week we teach a 40-50 minute lesson, starting with the absolute basics in a fun, popular dance style. And then, finish off the hour with a little taste of the style that will be on the schedule the later in the season.
It makes an awesome #DateNight, #ParentsNightOut, or an evening of #FunWithFriends.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $6/person online or $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners! What a great way to start your new year.
Read more about Rumba.
Like, share, or invite friends on Facebook.
 


Date Night Dance Class

Intro to Partner Dance Workshop
Saturday, February 12, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Is there someone in your life who deserves more of your time? Sign up for a shared experience that will have you both tapping your toes and swaying your hips for years to come. With a small class size, you get a fantastic student-teacher ratio and lots of instructor attention. It’s the best kind of date night: a great way to meet people, have fun with friends, and treat your sweetheart.
Please register in advance with the Blacksburg Community Center, Activity #212100-S1. Registration begins in January.

Location: Blacksburg Community Center
Price: $14/person (Sapphire) + $5 (BCC)
Total = $19/person or $38/couple.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None! This is just for beginners, just for you!
Read more about Intro to Partner Dance.
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Line Dancing With Lisa

Line Dance Workshop
Tuesday, February 15, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

With an exciting combination of beginner friendly and more challenging dances, as well as tips on how to jazz up any choreography, this workshop will get your toes tapping in no time. Easiest dances are taught at the beginning of the evening, more challenging dances towards the end. And we always like to end by dancing everything we've learned one more time.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $6/person online or $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None! Beginner and advanced line dancers will find lots to love at this workshop.
Read more about Line Dance.
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Learn the Tango

Tango Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, February 18, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Oh, the power, the passion of Tango!
The drama of the dancefloor comes alive in this exciting dance. Come on - get off the couch and make this the year you learned how to Tango!
Missed last week? No problem! Each week we teach a 40-50 minute lesson, starting with the absolute basics in a fun, popular dance style. And then, finish off the hour with a little taste of the style that will be on the schedule the later in the season.
It makes an awesome #DateNight, #ParentsNightOut, or an evening of #FunWithFriends.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $6/person online or $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners! What a great way to start your new year.
Read more about Tango.
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Leveling up the Choreo

Line Dance What's Next Workshop
Monday, February 21, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

So, you've danced all four walls a time or two (or two hundred) and want to know What's Next. Check it out - we will be tackling Line Dances rated from "Improver" up to "Intermediate." Why not harder? Give us a chance; we'll get there. ;)
Please note - we're at a different time than usual!

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $9/person online or $14/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable with Line Dance foundations, including common moves, turns, and forms of counting.
Read more about Line Dance.
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Learn the Tango

Tango Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, February 25, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Oh, the power, the passion of Tango!
The drama of the dancefloor comes alive in this exciting dance. Come on - get off the couch and make this the year you learned how to Tango!
Missed last week? No problem! Each week we teach a 40-50 minute lesson, starting with the absolute basics in a fun, popular dance style. And then, finish off the hour with a little taste of the style that will be on the schedule the later in the season.
It makes an awesome #DateNight, #ParentsNightOut, or an evening of #FunWithFriends.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $6/person online or $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners! What a great way to start your new year.
Read more about Tango.
Like, share, or invite friends on Facebook.
 


Learn the Tango

Tango Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, March 4, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Oh, the power, the passion of Tango!
The drama of the dancefloor comes alive in this exciting dance. Come on - get off the couch and make this the year you learned how to Tango!
Missed last week? No problem! Each week we teach a 40-50 minute lesson, starting with the absolute basics in a fun, popular dance style. And then, finish off the hour with a little taste of the style that will be on the schedule the later in the season.
It makes an awesome #DateNight, #ParentsNightOut, or an evening of #FunWithFriends.

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $6/person online or $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners! What a great way to start your new year.
Read more about Tango.
Like, share, or invite friends on Facebook.
 


Date Night Dance Class

Intro to Partner Dance Workshop
Wednesday, March 23, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Is there someone in your life who deserves more of your time? Sign up for a shared experience that will have you both tapping your toes and swaying your hips for years to come. With a small class size, you get a fantastic student-teacher ratio and lots of instructor attention. It’s the best kind of date night: a great way to meet people, have fun with friends, and treat your sweetheart.
Please register in advance with the Blacksburg Community Center, Activity #212100-S1. Registration begins in January.

Location: Blacksburg Community Center
Price: $14/person (Sapphire) + $5 (BCC)
Total = $19/person or $38/couple.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None! This is just for beginners, just for you!
Read more about Intro to Partner Dance.
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Date Night Dance Class

Intro to Partner Dance Workshop
Tuesday, April 19, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Is there someone in your life who deserves more of your time? Sign up for a shared experience that will have you both tapping your toes and swaying your hips for years to come. With a small class size, you get a fantastic student-teacher ratio and lots of instructor attention. It’s the best kind of date night: a great way to meet people, have fun with friends, and treat your sweetheart.
Please register in advance with the Blacksburg Community Center, Activity #212100-S1. Registration begins in January.

Location: Blacksburg Community Center
Price: $14/person (Sapphire) + $5 (BCC)
Total = $19/person or $38/couple.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can. Zoom link for online classes provided with registration.
Prerequisite: None! This is just for beginners, just for you!
Read more about Intro to Partner Dance.
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540-382-8782 - info@SapphireDance.com  
30 W. Main Street, Suite C, Christiansburg, Va.