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January Blues
Salsa and Tango Group Classes start this week!

 

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Group Lessons and Events

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The lesson listing is updated about once a month, unless something unexpected happens. If you see less than a week's worth 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 beginner) on Mondays, and (seasonally) 4-Hour Group Classes in Blacksburg on week nights.

Coming soon ...

Cha Cha and Hustle - they will Rock You

Cha Cha and Hustle Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, January 22, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Are you itching to get out on the dance floor at your next office party? That wedding coming up next year? Or do you really want to groove in your living room? Cha Cha is fast and fun, a little challenging, but you can handle it. Pair it with Hustle and you've got nearly every up-tempo song covered with flair.
Advance registration required for in-studio attendance - email us today at info@SapphireDance.com!

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83888968088
Price: $6/person online, $9/in-studio.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners!
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Intro to Bolero - Outside Breaks and Turkish Towel

Bolero What's Next Workshop
Monday, January 25, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Outside Breaks really come into their own in Bolero - becoming a sweeping and dramatic move when you add Drop and Drift.

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89290202984
Price: $9/person online or $14 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable dancing some Latin style dances- especially those with break steps. Bolero experience not expected.
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Stepping up your Quickstep - Adding Depth

Quickstep What's Next Workshop
Monday, January 25, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Crunch your angles to fit more in limited space.

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89290202984
Price: $9/person online or $14 each in person.
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Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable dancing some Quickstep at a medium slow speed.
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Fast and Fun gets paired with drama and flair

Hustle and Tango Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, January 29, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ever wonder what made the Disco Inferno burn? It was the hot dancing! Hustle is one of the easiest Swing Styles, a great way to get started dancing, and works to almost every kind of music including lots of current pop, country, and alternative. After spinning 'round, right round, we'll get a taste of the wonderfully dramatic Tango. Bonus: if we have returning students, we will review some of last week's Cha Cha at 8:00.
Advance registration required for in-studio attendance - email us today at info@SapphireDance.com!

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83888968088
Price: $6/person online, $9/in-studio.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners!
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101 variations on a Reverse Whip

West Coast Swing What's Next Workshop
Monday, February 1, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

No, not really, but I bet we cover 11 variations of this awesome, fundamental figure.

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89290202984
Price: $9/person online or $14 each in person.
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Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable dancing a basic whip in West Coast Swing.
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Exercises to Improve Balance

Class-By-Request What's Next Workshop
Monday, February 1, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This exercise class for all levels 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; your may be sore; you will probably complain (we all do); but we keep coming back for more.

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89290202984
Price: $9/person online or $14 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
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.
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Line Dancing With Lisa

Line Dance Workshop
Tuesday, February 2, 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.
- Early registration required for in person attendance! (Email us now at info@SapphireDance.com!)

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87992146924
Price: $6/person online - $9 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None! Beginner and advanced line dancers will find lots to love at this workshop.
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Tango and Rumba - Bring out the romance!

Tango and Rumba Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, February 5, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Romantic and exciting, Tango is the dance "to woo the woman" in your life. Whether you're already a dancer or not, we will get you moving on the dance floor in this wonderfully iconic dance. Pair it with the casual luxury of Rumba, and you're got a great pair for a great date night! Bonus: if we have returning students, we will review some of last week's Hustle lesson at 8:00.
Advance registration required for in-studio attendance - email us today at info@SapphireDance.com!

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83888968088
Price: $6/person online, $9/in-studio.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None - this is perfect for sweethearts and beginners!
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Coming later ...

Untangling Travelling Twinkles

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

This classic Waltz move is not easy. But once it's in your repertoire, it will become a long time favorite.

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89290202984
Price: $9/person online or $14 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable with boxes, change steps, and outside partner position.
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Hustle - Mastering 3-Count

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

Move your Hustle into a whole new level with this advanced rhythm.

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89290202984
Price: $9/person online or $14 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable dancing 4-Count Hustle or have seen 3-Count before. You do not need a large selection of Hustle knowledge for this workshop.
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It the perfect combo for the perfect Valentine's Date

Rumba and Single Time Swing Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, February 12, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Rumba is slow, casual, and romantic, making it an awesome choice for a date night or any special occasion. Easy to learn, it pairs beautifully with lots of types of music, as long as it's sweet and slow. Swing is fast, fun, and full of bounce: the spontaneous adventure side of life. Between the two of them, you'll be able to dance the night away! Bonus: if we have returning students, we will review last week's Tango Lesson at 8:00.
Advance registration required for in-studio attendance - email us today at info@SapphireDance.com!

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83888968088
Price: $6/person online, $9/in-person (advance registration required for in-person).
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None - this is perfect for sweethearts and new dancers!
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Peek-A-Boo Turns and Friends

Salsa What's Next Workshop
Monday, February 15, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Getting into the back and forth of Peek-A-Boo Turns.

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89290202984
Price: $9/person online or $14 each in person.
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Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable the Salsa Basic, Cross Body Lead, breaks, and common turns.
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Hustle - Parallel Breaks Vs Side Rocks

Hustle What's Next Workshop
Monday, February 15, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learning when it's better to go with the flow.

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89290202984
Price: $9/person online or $14 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable dancing 4-Count Hustle and have seen 3-Count before.
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Step into Swing

Level 1 Swing Group Class
Tuesdays, February 16 - February 23, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Get ready to dance the night away to groovy rock n' roll and up-beat blues with two hip, happy swing dance styles filled with exciting twists and turns. Learning to Swing is a fun and casual way to start partner dancing.
Maximum enrollment = 10.
Please register ahead of time with the Blacksburg Community Center, Activity #212100-S1

Location: Blacksburg Community Center
Price: $36/person (Sapphire) + $10/$15 (BCC).
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None! This is just for beginners, just for you!
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Line Dancing With Lisa

Line Dance Workshop
Tuesday, February 16, 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.
- Early registration required for in person attendance! (Email us now at info@SapphireDance.com!)

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87992146924
Price: $6/person online - $9 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None! Beginner and advanced line dancers will find lots to love at this workshop.
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Fall for Rumba

Level 1 Rumba Group Class
Wednesdays, February 17 - February 24, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Slow and romantic, Rumba's casual luxury embraces many popular music styles making it a favorite with new dancers and a great wedding dance. No experience necessary to learn this lovely dance.
Maximum enrollment = 10.
Please register ahead of time with the Blacksburg Community Center, Activity #212100-L2

Location: Blacksburg Community Center
Price: $36/person (Sapphire) + $10/$15 (BCC).
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None! This is just for beginners, just for you!
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Fast and Fun - with a side of spins.

Single Time Swing and Salsa Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, February 19, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Single Time Swing is one of the simplest (and fastest) styles of swing we teach. It's a bouncy, fun adventure on the dance floor ready to carry you through tons of fast, upbeat music. Salsa is slick and sassy. Both are full of spins and fun! Together they will surely get you moving, sweating, and laughing to exciting music. Bonus: if there are returning students, we will review some of last week's Rumba lesson at 8:00.
Advance registration required for in-studio attendance - email us today at info@SapphireDance.com!

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83888968088
Price: $6/person online, $9/in-person (advance registration required for in-person).
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for adventurous beginners!
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Powering Swivels from the waist down

Tango What's Next Workshop
Monday, February 22, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We'll be working on getting a great snap into our Swivels.

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89290202984
Price: $9/person online or $14 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable the Tango basic, promenade, and progressive rocks.
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Hustle - Push Turns in 4-Ct and 3-Ct

Hustle What's Next Workshop
Monday, February 22, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Push Turns, also frequently called a Turn-and-a-Half, are the next level of spinning in this already whirling dance.

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89290202984
Price: $9/person online or $14 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable dancing 4-Count Hustle and have seen 3-Count before. You do not need a large selection of Hustle knowledge for this workshop, though you may find the material challenging if you're still new to Hustle.
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Sassy and Classic

Salsa and Waltz Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, February 26, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a great pairing - Salsa and just a bit of Waltz. Like salty and sweet, both of these dances are excellent on their own, but get even better together. This is an extra prefect workshop if you're dancing at home and don't have a lot of space. Bonus: if there are returning students, we will review some of last week's Swing lesson at 8:00.
Advance registration required for in-studio attendance - email us today at info@SapphireDance.com!

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83888968088
Price: $6/person online, $9/in-person (advance registration required for in-person).
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners!
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Line Dancing With Lisa

Line Dance Workshop
Tuesday, March 2, 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.
- Early registration required for in person attendance! (Email us now at info@SapphireDance.com!)

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87992146924
Price: $6/person online - $9 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None! Beginner and advanced line dancers will find lots to love at this workshop.
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Waltz and Bachata - two great dances for absolute beginners!

Waltz and Bachata Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, March 5, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dive into the smooth and graceful Waltz. A dance with so much history and elegance might be intimidating but we will make it friendly and comfortable for you. Then turn on the sass with a little Bachata - hey - you can't behave all the time! Bonus: If there are returning students, we will review some of last week's Salsa lesson at 8:00.
Advance registration required for in-studio attendance - email us today at info@SapphireDance.com!

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83888968088
Price: $6/person online, $9/in-studio.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None - this is absolutely for you beginners!
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Here comes the sassy, swishy fun.

Bachata and Triple Time Swing Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, March 12, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you love the idea of learning Salsa, but wish it weren't quite so fast, you should definitely try Bachata. It's got all that great Latin swagger, but at a much milder tempo. After playing with Bachata for a while, we'll end with a taste of Triple Time Swing - the big daddy of swing dances. Bonus: If there are returning students, we will review some of last week's Waltz lesson at 8:00.
Advance registration required for in-studio attendance - email us today at info@SapphireDance.com!

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83888968088
Price: $6/person online, $9/in-person (advance registration required for in-person).
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners!
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Line Dancing With Lisa

Line Dance Workshop
Tuesday, March 16, 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.
- Early registration required for in person attendance! (Email us now at info@SapphireDance.com!)

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87992146924
Price: $6/person online - $9 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None! Beginner and advanced line dancers will find lots to love at this workshop.
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Glide into Fox Trot

Level 1 Fox Trot Group Class
Tuesdays, March 23 - March 30, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Sail onto the dance floor like Fred Astaire with this Ballroom classic, perfect for dancing to the old crooners. No experience required to get moving in the suave style of Fox Trot.
Maximum enrollment = 10.
Please register ahead of time with the Blacksburg Community Center, Activity #212100-B2

Location: Blacksburg Community Center
Price: $36/person (Sapphire) + $10/$15 (BCC).
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None! This is just for beginners, just for you!
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Here comes the Hustle

Level 1 Hustle Group Class
Wednesdays, March 24 - March 31, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Get down and boogie - Disco Fever is still raging and there's nothing like Hustle to get you moving. This class will teach you how to dance to fast, popular music from the 70's, 80's, and all over today's radio. The simplest of the swing styles, this is a great way to get grooving on the dance floor.
Maximum enrollment = 10.
Please register ahead of time with the Blacksburg Community Center, Activity #212100-S2

Location: Blacksburg Community Center
Price: $36/person (Sapphire) + $10/$15 (BCC).
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None! This is just for beginners, just for you!
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Line Dancing With Lisa

Line Dance Workshop
Tuesday, April 6, 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.
- Early registration required for in person attendance! (Email us now at info@SapphireDance.com!)

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87992146924
Price: $6/person online - $9 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None! Beginner and advanced line dancers will find lots to love at this workshop.
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Learn the perfect Slow Dance- Nightclub 2-Step

Level 1 Nightclub 2-Step Group Class
Tuesdays, April 20 - April 27, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Looking for the perfect slow dance for weddings & parties? Nightclub 2-Step is it: graceful & romantic; ideal for proms, weddings, & special occasions. A great class for new dancers.
Maximum enrollment = 10.
Please register ahead of time with the Blacksburg Community Center, Activity #212100-C1

Location: Blacksburg Community Center
Price: $36/person (Sapphire) + $10/$15 (BCC).
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None! This is just for beginners, just for you!
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Line Dancing With Lisa

Line Dance Workshop
Tuesday, April 20, 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.
- Early registration required for in person attendance! (Email us now at info@SapphireDance.com!)

Location: Online and In Person at the Sapphire Studio
  Zoom link for online participation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87992146924
Price: $6/person online - $9 each in person.
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None! Beginner and advanced line dancers will find lots to love at this workshop.
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Welcome to Cha Cha

Level 1 Cha Cha Group Class
Wednesdays, April 21 - April 28, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Fast and sassy, Cha Cha is an exhilarating Latin dance perfect for dancing to contemporary R&B, country, and classic rock as well as traditional Latin music. This class will get your brain and body moving.
Maximum enrollment = 10.
Please register ahead of time with the Blacksburg Community Center, Activity #212100-L3

Location: Blacksburg Community Center
Price: $36/person (Sapphire) + $10/$15 (BCC).
    Pay online, before or after your class, at Sapphire's Square Store.
Prerequisite: None! This is just for beginners, just for you!
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