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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.

    

Nightclub 2-Step

    

Looking for something interesting to do to all those slow songs at weddings or office parties? Here's your dance. Night Club 2 is a slow, romantic dance suitable for proms, banquets, weddings (especially the First Dance), and any other special occasion.
We offer Levels 1-6 Night Club 2 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 2

  

Activity #312100-Q3 Prerequisite: Level 1 Night Club 2

            Tuesdays, 7/09 - 7/30, 7:15pm, 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.

  

Level 1

  

Activity #312100-S1 Prerequisite: None, but prior swing experience is encouraged.

            Wednesdays, 7/10 - 7/31, 8:15pm, 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 #312100-Q6 Prerequisite: Varies

            Wednesdays, 8/14 - 9/04, 6:15pm, Registration Details
  

  

Activity #312100-Q5 Prerequisite: Varies

            Tuesdays, 8/20 - 9/10, 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 #312100-L2 Prerequisite: None - a fun, romantic dance to start with!

            Wednesdays, 8/14 - 9/04, 8:15pm, Registration Details
    

Tango

    

One of the standards of the Ballroom world, the staccato timing and stalking grace of Tango create a passionate energy perfect for avid dancers.
Once you've embraced Tango, try gliding through Waltz or Fox Trot.
We offer Levels 1-4 Tango 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.

  

High Powered

  

Activity #312100-Q4 Prerequisite: varies - see description

            Wednesdays, 7/17 - 7/31, 6:15pm, Registration Details
    

Fox Trot

    

Breezy and fun for beginners! Step out with your baby and swagger like Astair onto the dance floor with this Ballroom classic, perfect for dancing to to the old crooners. Frequently done to big band favorites, Fox Trot makes a great wedding dance.
Once you've embraced Fox Trot, try gliding through Waltz or Tango.
We offer Levels 1-4 Fox Trot 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 #312100-B1 Prerequisite: None - a great dance to get dancing with!

            Tuesdays, 8/20, 6:15pm, Registration Details
  

Variations

  

Activity #312100-B3 Prerequisite: Varies - see below

            Wednesdays, 7/10 - 7/31, 7:15pm, Registration Details
  

Variations

  

Dips and tricks to make your first and final flourishes really stand out! Activity #312100-Q6 Prerequisite: Varies - see below

            Wednesdays, 8/14 - 9/04, 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 #312100-S3 Prerequisite: None - a great class for beginners!

            Tuesdays, 7/09 - 7/30, 6:15pm, Registration Details

See a list of all the classes currently being offered.
  

 

     
540-382-8782 - info@sapphiredance.com