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Swing by for an afternoon of fun

Summer Road TripI'm super excited about swinging by Nesselrod on the New for Sapphire's first outdoor Dance Party of the year on April 16. We will have an East Coast Swing lesson and an intro to Carolina Shag lesson 4:00-5:30. Then we'll swing into gear for a dance party heavy in those featured styles, but also including lots of other dance music so you can groove the afternoon away.

We will have 4 of these outdoor, afternoon parties this year, typically on the second Sunday of the month:

-   April 16 (the 3rd Sunday),
-   June 11,
-   August 13,
-   October 8.

By request, each one will have a Swing lesson to start them, then we'll get a little bit of a second style afterwards. That way, if you come to all four, you'll get 4 hours of Swing instruction plus the chance to learn, dance, and enjoy a few other populuar styles as well. If you've been to a Friday Workshop, it will be a lot like that, only with more time and with a bit of something for more expereinced dancers as well.

Want to help make these events a success? Bring your friends, share the Facebook event, like our Instagram posts. It all helps!

Remember, you can keep up with our news on Facebook at SapphireBallroom and Instagram at SapphireBallroom. We are have Twitter at DanceAtSapphire, but don't keep it as up to date as we should. .

Date Night at BP&RThanks to everyone who came out to the Date Night Dance Class in Blacksburg last week.

Thank you to Lisa for a great Swing lesson.

The dancing was fun and the people were wonderful!

Salsa is coming April 25.



Summer Road Trip

Sunday, April 16
Swinging on the New - Sign up today!

Join us for a lovely afternoon of dance workshops and social dancing in a spectacular outdoor space.

Reserve your space.

More details, as well as online registration at and




Friday, April 7 then April 14, 21, & 28
Friday Night Bachata Then Fox Trot

We have one more night of sassy Bachata and then Fridays are gonna get FOXY! Want the class of an old-time movie? The flair of a DWTS finalist? Fox Trot will get you there. This smooth, suave dance will have you gliding across the floor in no time.

Missed last week? No problem. Each week we teach a 40-50 minute, "starting with the basics" lesson in a fun, popular dance style. And then, finish off the hour with a little taste of a style that will be on the schedule later in the season. Hustle will be on tap starting in May. Hmmmm. Need an awesome Mother's Day present? 'Cause, you know...

Details and online registration at



NRV Historic


Tueday, April 11
Learn to dance like Jane Austin

Keep the jeans and sneakers. Or even the yoga pants and slippers. You don't need to dress up to enjoy the elegance of historic dancing.

Details and online registration at

Spring Sale

Line Dance


Spring Line Dance Sale - 6 workshops for $36!

You’ve heard of line dancing. Maybe you’ve done the Electric Slide or the Wobble. But there’s so much more! More music, more moves, more variety - and now, it’s on sale.
Now through Summer Solstice (June 21), the “official” days of spring, you can buy a package of 6 beginner Line Dance Workshops for just $36! Share them with friends, family, or keep them for yourself - it’s up to you. Registration for any particular workshop is required by noon the day of that workshop, not at the time of purchase. So, you can take advantage of the sale now, then take your time, choose the nights that suit you, and learn to line dance. The dance floor is waiting for you.
Sale is for Beginner Line Dance Workshops only. See the spring schedule on our webpage at Please use your Spring Sale workshops within 6 months of purchase.

GRoup Classes

Tuesday, April 25
Date Night Dance Class: Salsa

Finish your Spring on a high note (with lots of trumpets and percussion)!
Want to spend more quality time with your special someone? Learn to dance together at the last DNDC until Fall. First share the learning experience, then share the dancing for years to come.
Blacksburg Date Night Dance Classes (DNDC) make for fantastic memories of fun, laughter, and joy. Sign up today to help make this class happen: visit the Blacksburg Community Center registration page at and search on Adult Dance.

You’ll have the Time of Your Life!


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Sapphire's group classes and workshops are always small, low stress, and fun. They are a great way to meet other people who have also decided to learn to dance, as well as get to know our teaching staff. It doesn't take any long-term investment to get started, no special clothing or shoes - just something comfortable to wear and a sense of adventure. So, take the plunge and try it out.

All classes (in person or online) require registration by noon the day the class starts. We are happy to add late-comers if we can, but classes may be cancelled or rescheduled if registration is low.

Five ways to register, just choose one and we'll take care of the rest:
1 - reply to this email;
2 - register and pay at the same time at our online store at;
3 - talk to your favorite Sapphire Staff member;
4 - give us a ring at 540-382-8782;
5 - Blacksburg Group classes are best registered through the Blacksburg Community Center webpage.

Thanks for reading; we hope you found something you liked. Until we see you again, happy dancing!


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