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Upcoming Classes


Sapphire Ballroom and Dance Center
Blacksburg Community Center

Please call us at 540-382-8782 with any questions.

No partner necessary. Please check theRegistration Information page for registration details. Group classes are offered in sessions of 4 lesson hours.Most classes meet for 1 hour per week.

Prerequisite classes can be replaced by private lessons. Contact us for details or to schedule your private lessons: 540-382-8782, info@sapphiredance.com.

    

Bolero

    

Bolero is a beautiful and dramatic dance, characterized by its smooth styling and drop & drift action. Testing our control and balance, this dance is suited for slower Rumba rhythms.
We offer up to Level 4 Bolero in group classes and workshops, but private lessons can continue even further. Don't see the level you're looking for? Check out the Class-By-Request listings.

  

Upper Level Workshop

  

Bolero 1-Night Workshop
Prerequisite: Level 2 Bolero Prerequisite: Varies - See description.

            Monday, 6/10, 7:00pm, Registration Details
    

Salsa

    

Learn the hottest dance around! Kick up your heels and make sparks fly as you spin and shine on the dance floor. This fast, sassy dance is the epitome of the Latin dance-club experience. We offer Levels 1-6 Salsa in group classes and workshops, but private lessons can continue even further. Don't see the level you're looking for? Check out the Class-By-Request listings.

  

Upper Level Workshop

  

Salsa 1-Night Workshop
Let’s take this hot rod dance for a spin - we’ll go from zero to sixty faster than you can say “more chips, please!”
Prerequisite: Level 2 Salsa Prerequisite: varies - see description

            Monday, 6/03, 7:00pm, Registration Details
    

West Coast Swing

    

Slinky, sassy, and sexy - what more can you ask for in a dance? Slightly more challenging than East Coast or Single Time Swing, West Coast is a swing style that's all about music and attitude.
We offer Levels 1-6 West Coast in group classes and workshops, but private lessons can continue even further. Don't see the level you're looking for? Check out the Class-By-Request listings.

  

Upper Level Workshop

  

West Coast Swing 1-Night Workshop
Turning Techniques for WCS - a great prep-class to take before the IRWCS Series starting next week.
Prerequisite: Level 2 WCS Prerequisite: Varies - See description.

            Monday, 6/10, 8:00pm, Registration Details
  

Upper Level Workshop

  

West Coast Swing - International Rally
A series of 8 (or more) workshops where we will learn the International Rally West Coast Swing 2019. The series it intended to be flexible, with each class as stand-alone as we can make it. But attendance at *some* of the earlier workshops is required to attend the last few workshops. Ask for help if you are uncertain!
Prerequisite: Level 2 WCS Prerequisite: Varies - See description.

            Mondays, 6/17 - 8/05, 8:00pm, Registration Details
    

Country Two-Step

    

Country two-step is a fast-paced dance that really travels around the floor, and is all about turning the girl. So, if you like to spin or be spun, this dance will knock your socks off! Boots and Hats not required.
We offer up to Level 4 Two-Step in group classes and workshops, but private lessons can continue even further. Don't see the level you're looking for? Check out the Class-By-Request listings.

  

Upper Level Workshop

  

Country Two-Step 1-Night Workshop
Prerequisite: Level 2 CTS Prerequisite: varies - see description

            Thursday, 6/20, 7:00pm, Registration Details
    

Rumba

    

Great for beginners, Rumba is the Dance of Love. Slow and romantic, Rumba's casual luxury suits many popular music styles making it a favorite with new dancers and a great first dance for a wedding.
Once you've fallen for Rumba, try flirting with Cha Cha or partying with Merengue.
We offer Levels 1-4 Rumba in group classes and in workshops, but private lessons can continue even further. Don't see the level you're looking for? Check out the Class-By-Request listings.

  

Upper Level Workshop

  

Rumba 1-Night Workshop
Prerequisite: Level 2 Rumba Prerequisite: varies - see description

            Monday, 6/17, 7:00pm, Registration Details
    

Cha Cha

    

Fast and sassy, Cha Cha is an energetic, sexy dance which works well with club, hip hop, country, and classic rock as well as popular Latin music. .
After the excitement of Cha Cha, try the romance of Rumba or the fun of Merengue.
We offer Levels 1-4 Cha Cha in group classes and in workshops, but private lessons can continue even further. Don't see the level you're looking for? Check out the Class-By-Request listings.

  

Upper Level Workshop

  

Cha Cha 1-Night Workshop
looking at moves that move you (around the floor).
Prerequisite: Level 2 Cha Cha Prerequisite: Varies - See description.

            Thursday, 6/06, 7:00pm, Registration Details
    

Hustle

    

Get down and boogie - Disco Fever is still raging and there's nothing like Hustle to get you groovin' and movin'. 4-Count Hustle is done to fast music and danced with a steady, driving rhythm. 3-Count Hustle speeds the steps up for slower music and adds some excitement and syncopation to the rhythm. These classes/workshops will cover both styles as well as the turns, turns, and more turns which made the Disco Inferno Hot! (4-week Classes focus more on 4-Count, while workshops address both styles equally.).
Looking for more swingin' styles? Give East Coast Swing or Single Time Swing a spin!

  

Upper Level Workshop

  

Hustle 1-Night Workshop
Prerequisite: Level 2 Hustle Prerequisite: Varies - See description.

            Monday, 6/24, 7:00pm, Registration Details
  

Upper Level Workshop

  

Hustle 1-Night Workshop
Prerequisite: Level 2 Hustle Prerequisite: Varies - See description.

            Monday, 6/24, 7:00pm, Registration Details
    

Waltz

    

The light and airy grace of Waltz will have you gliding across the floor - whirling like you're in a classic romantic movie! Excellent for beginners, Waltz will sweep you off your feet.
Once you've embraced Waltz, try gliding through Tango or Fox Trot.
We offer Levels 1-4 Waltz in group classes and in workshops, but private lessons can continue even further. Don't see the level you're looking for? Check out the Class-By-Request listings.

  

Upper Level Workshop

  

Waltz Promenades 1-Night Workshop
Prerequisite: Level 2 Prerequisite: varies - see description

            Monday, 6/03, 8:00pm, Registration Details
    

Wedding Series Class

    

Want to do something special for your first dance? Want to capture the elegance and whimsy of your special day in a dance? We can help with that.
In each of these 4-week classes, you will learn the basics of a dance style perfect for Wedding Couples to use for a First Dance. You will get few fun moves, an entrance, and an exit in that style as well as learn how to work with your partner to make an incredible wedding dance.
More details available at http://www.sapphiredance.com/BridalGroupClasses.htm

  

Rumba -

  

Prerequisite: None! Perfect for beginners.

            Saturdays, 5/04 - 6/01, 10:30am, Registration Details, Note: No class on May 25
  

Swing -

  

Prerequisite: None! Perfect for beginners.

            Saturdays, 6/08 - 6/29, 10:30am, Registration Details
    

Sweetheart

    

Looking for the ultimate date experience with your sweetheart? How about 4 dates, for a great price, that will give you something special to do with your sweetheart for years to come? Learn to dance together! Details available at http://www.sapphiredance.com/sweetheart.html

  

  

Prerequisite: None! Perfect for beginners.

            Wednesdays, 5/08 - 5/29, 8:00pm, Registration Details

See a list of all the classes currently being offered.
  

 

   
540-382-8782 - info@sapphiredance.com