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Blacksburg Community Center
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 the Registration 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.

  

Level 1

  

Activity #112100-L3 Prerequisite: Previous Latin dance experience recommended.

            Wednesdays, 11/13 - 12/11, 6:15 pm, 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.

  

Level 1

  

Activity # 112100-L1 Prerequisite: None

            Tuesdays, 10/08 - 10/29, 6:15 pm, Registration Details
    

Class-By-Request

    

These time slots are reserved for students to request specific classes. If you have a class in mind, look for a couple time slots that work for you and contact us. We’ll try to find at least 5 other people who want that class, and presto! We have a new class (by request). Note - CBRs must be organized no less than a week before the class starts.

  

  

Activity # 112100-Q3 Prerequisite: Varies

            Tuesdays, 11/12 - 12/10, 6:15 pm, Registration Details
  

  

Activity #112100-Q4 Prerequisite: Varies

            Wednesdays, 11/13 - 12/11, 7:15pm, 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.

  

Level 1

  

Activity # 112100-L2 Prerequisite: None - a fun, romantic dance to start with!

            Tuesdays, 11/12 - 12/10, 7:15pm, 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!

  

Level 1

  

Activity #112100-S1 Prerequisite: None - a fun-tastic class for beginners!

            Wednesdays, 10/09 - 10/30, 6:15 pm, 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.

  

Level 1

  

Activity # 112100-B1 Prerequisite: None - the perfect class to start with!

            Tuesdays, 10/08 - 10/29, 7:15pm, Registration Details
    

Sampler

    

Absolutely perfect for new dancers, the Sampler is for everyone interested in dance classes, but not sure where to start. Come out to see styles featured in the upcoming classes, hear about discounts, ask questions, and learn a little dancing. This one-hour class is your chance to try us out before committing to a 4-week class.

  

  

FREE! Prerequisite: None

            Wednesday, 9/25, 7:15pm, Registration Details
    

Paso Doble

    

Get swept up in the drama of the matador! This dance starts deceptively simple, but adds flash and passion in quick movements, exciting and variable timing, and lots of complex partnering.

  

Level 1

  

Activity #112100-B2

            Wednesdays, 10/09 - 10/30, 7:15pm, Registration Details
    

Swing

    

Single Time and East Coast Swings - two of our most popular swinging styles pair up to make this class fun and energetic full of bounce, rhythm, and groovy moves.

  

Level 1

  

Activity #112100-S2 Prerequisite: None - a great class for beginners!

            Wednesdays, 11/13 - 12/11, 8:15pm, Registration Details
    

Polka

    

Tired of watching other people Polka? You’ll find this fun dance at family reunions, festivals, and (of course) Oktoberfest - really anywhere there’s a fiddle. This class will take bits and pieces of several traditional polka styles and combine them into a fun, socially dance-able ensemble that will serve you well in lots of environments. Learn the basics, stop watching, and start dancing!

  

Level 1

  

Activity #112100-C2 Prerequisite: None - great for beginners!

            Wednesdays, 10/09 - 10/30, 8:15pm, Registration Details

See a list of all the classes currently being offered.
  

 

     
540-382-8782 - info@sapphiredance.com