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Beginner's Line Dance - First & Third Tuesdays at 7:00pm - $9/person
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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 several types 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 for beginners) on Mondays, and (seasonally) 4-Hour Group Classes in Blacksburg on week nights.

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Dance with me, my lady

Tango Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, April 19, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

American Tango is smooth and powerful - really a little exciting. If you've been looking for the dramatic side of partner dance, you found it.
Missed last week? No problem! Each week we teach a 40-50 minute lesson, starting with the absolute basics in a fun, popular dance style. And then, finish off the hour with a little taste of another style that will be on the schedule later in the season.
It makes an awesome #DateNight, #ParentsNightOut, or an evening of #FunWithFriends.

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $9/person in-studio (online options available, contact us for details).
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners! Tango is a little challenging, but you can do it. You just need to get started.
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Did someone say MORE Two-Step?

Level 2 Country Two-Step 4-Week Class
Sundays, April 21 - May 12, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This class is a continuation from Level 1, taught in March and April. It will start with review and move onward into more cool and complex moves.
With a small class size, you get a fantastic student-teacher ratio and lots of instructor attention. It’s the best kind of date night: a great way to meet people, have fun with friends, and treat your sweetheart.
This semester's schedule is still growing; have something you'd like to learn? Let us know and we'll see what we can do. Summer's coming - Carolina Shag next?

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $42/person for all 4 lessons.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: Level 1 Country Two-Step or equivalent experience. Participants shoudl feel comfortable dancing the basic in closed and cape positions to a variety of speeds, as well as be able to get to and from cape position.
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High Dive into Nightclub 2-Step
Take your spins for a spin

Nightclub 2-Step Deep Dive Workshop
Monday, April 22, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Take the plunge and learn more, more, more Nightclub 2-Step. This is it - as challenging as we're going to get in this series. You've trained for this; you're ready.

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $21/person in-studio for one hour and a half workshop
$48/person in-studio for all 3 Deep Dives this month.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: Participants should either know 10-15 moves in Nightclub 2-Step (including multiple partner positions and rotations) or have attended the previous workshops.
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Looking for the dramatic side of dance?

Tango Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, April 26, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

American Tango is smooth and powerful - really a little exciting. If you've been looking for the dramatic side of partner dance, you found it.
Missed last week? No problem! Each week we teach a 40-50 minute lesson, starting with the absolute basics in a fun, popular dance style. And then, finish off the hour with a little taste of another style that will be on the schedule later in the season.
It makes an awesome #DateNight, #ParentsNightOut, or an evening of #FunWithFriends.

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $9/person in-studio (online options available, contact us for details).
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners! Tango is a little challenging, but you can do it. You just need to get started.
Read more about Tango.
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So much more fun than T-A-N-G-O

Tango Friday Beginner Workshop
Friday, May 3, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

American Tango is smooth and powerful - really a little exciting. If you've been looking for the dramatic side of partner dance, you found it.
Missed last week? No problem! Each week we teach a 40-50 minute lesson, starting with the absolute basics in a fun, popular dance style. And then, finish off the hour with a little taste of another style that will be on the schedule later in the season.
It makes an awesome #DateNight, #ParentsNightOut, or an evening of #FunWithFriends.

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $9/person in-studio (online options available, contact us for details).
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: None - this is just for beginners! Tango is a little challenging, but you can do it. You just need to get started.
Read more about Tango.
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Next Level Line Dance
Hey Barbie!

Line Dance Workshop
Monday, May 6, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

So you've danced around the walls a time or two and you're ready for more? Awesome. We'd love to have you! The dances taught on Monday nights tend to have a larger variety of figures, rhythms, and more complicated transitions than beginner line dances (taught on Tuesdays), so be prepared to battle wall-nesia and get your feet tangled on the path to ALD success. But the result will be worth it, without doubt.

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $14/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: Dancers participating in these ALD workshops should be comfortable dancing common Line Dance figures including vines, turns, triple steps, and more, prepared to dance fast, and be challenged.
Read more about Line Dance.
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Exercises to Improve Balance

Technique What's Next Workshop
Monday, May 6, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $14/person in-studio or $9/person online.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
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.
Read more about Technique.
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Beginner Line Dancing
You don't need a partner to have a great time dancing!

Line Dance Workshop
Tuesday, May 7, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

With an exciting combination of ultra beginner and slightly more challenging dances, 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, with a bit of social dancing and practice time in between. So, if you've never done this before, come early!

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: None! We search the Line Dance world for dances that both beginner and advanced line dancers will love. If you want something more challenging, look for ALD typically on the first Monday of the month.
Read more about Line Dance.
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Theme TBD

Dance Party
Saturday, May 11, 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Details are coming soon!
Join fellow dancers, young, old, experienced, and shiny new for an evening of good food, good friends, good times, great music, and incredible dancing. Bring a snack to share and earn our eternal appreciation.
Join us at 7 for a complementary lesson - it will start friendly and end with a bang!

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $14/person general ~ $8/Full Time HS or University Student ~ Free for members BD@VT
Early registration is super helpful..
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: While no one dances to all the music at a dance party, we suggest you be comfortable with at least a few styles. Otherwise, you might be watching more than dancing - way less fun. The pre-dance lesson begins beginner but progresses to intermediate.
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Dive into Salsa
Basics of a not basic dance

Salsa Deep Dive Workshop
Monday, May 13, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We will be diving into what makes Salsa so spicy, versatile, and fun. And how to master all those fast turns. Participants will learn and practice several moves, improve their balance and spin technique, and get a short routine that can be used over and over again while social dancing.

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $21/person in-studio for one hour and a half workshop
$32/person in-studio for both hour and a half workshops this month.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable dancing Salsa at medium speed: able to dance the fundamental moves of Level 1 & 2 on command including switch turns, cross body leads, and side passes.
Read more about Salsa.
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Historic Dance (in casual clothes)

Historic Dance (English Country Dance) Workshop
Tuesday, May 14, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the English Country Dancers of the New River Valley Historic Dance Society as we laugh, dance, and enjoy each other's company while learning dance new to us, but old as the 13 Colonies. This is the dancing you find in Pride and Prejudice, that George Washington did on vacation, and that evolved into modern Contra and Square dancing.
Beginners, groups, singles, and families are always welcome. Every dance will be taught by being broken down into simple components and cued while dancing. If you can walk, you can dance, and we'd love to have you join the set.

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: This workshop is free, but a donation jar will be out during the dancing, if you feel like adding a couple of dollars. .
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: None! Beginner and advanced dancers will find lots to love at this workshop.
Read more about Historic Dance (English Country Dance).
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Climb Higher, Dive Deeper
The next step to mastering Salsa

Salsa Deep Dive Workshop
Monday, May 20, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Take the plunge and learn more, more, more Salsa. We only have 2 Dives this month, so prepare for an explosive evening.

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $21/person in-studio for one hour and a half workshop
$32/person in-studio for both hour and a half workshops this mont.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: Participants should know basic Salsa and be able to dance it at medium speed: 7-10 moves including turns, rolls, and cross body leads, or have attended the previous workshop.
Read more about Salsa.
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Beginner Line Dancing
#FriendsNightOut

Line Dance Workshop
Tuesday, May 21, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

With an exciting combination of ultra beginner and slightly more challenging dances, 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, with a bit of social dancing and practice time in between. So, if you've never done this before, come early!

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: None! We search the Line Dance world for dances that both beginner and advanced line dancers will love. If you want something more challenging, look for ALD typically on the first Monday of the month.
Read more about Line Dance.
Like, share, or invite friends on Facebook.
 



 

Next Level Line Dance
We're looking for the next Shivers

Line Dance Workshop
Monday, June 3, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

So you've danced around the walls a time or two and you're ready for more? Awesome. We'd love to have you! The dances taught on Monday nights tend to have a larger variety of figures, rhythms, and more complicated transitions than beginner line dances (taught on Tuesdays), so be prepared to battle wall-nesia and get your feet tangled on the path to ALD success. But the result will be worth it, without doubt.

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $14/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: Dancers participating in these ALD workshops should be comfortable dancing common Line Dance figures including vines, turns, triple steps, and more, prepared to dance fast, and be challenged.
Read more about Line Dance.
Like, share, or invite friends on Facebook.
 



 

Exercises to Improve Balance

Technique What's Next Workshop
Monday, June 3, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Location: Sapphire Studio (downtown Christiansburg) and online
Price: $14/person in-studio or $9/person online.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
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.
Read more about Technique.
Like, share, or invite friends on Facebook.
 



 

Beginner Line Dancing
#GetUpAndBoogie

Line Dance Workshop
Tuesday, June 4, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

With an exciting combination of ultra beginner and slightly more challenging dances, 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, with a bit of social dancing and practice time in between. So, if you've never done this before, come early!

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: None! We search the Line Dance world for dances that both beginner and advanced line dancers will love. If you want something more challenging, look for ALD typically on the first Monday of the month.
Read more about Line Dance.
Like, share, or invite friends on Facebook.
 



 

Theme TBD

Dance Party
Saturday, June 8, 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Details are coming soon!
Join fellow dancers, young, old, experienced, and shiny new for an evening of good food, good friends, good times, great music, and incredible dancing. Bring a snack to share and earn our eternal appreciation.
Join us at 7 for a complementary lesson - it will start friendly and end with a bang!

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $14/person general ~ $8/Full Time HS or University Student ~ Free for members BD@VT
Early registration is super helpful..
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: While no one dances to all the music at a dance party, we suggest you be comfortable with at least a few styles. Otherwise, you might be watching more than dancing - way less fun. The pre-dance lesson begins beginner but progresses to intermediate.
Read more about .
Like, share, or invite friends on Facebook.
 



 

Historic Dance (in casual clothes)

Historic Dance (English Country Dance) Workshop
Tuesday, June 11, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the English Country Dancers of the New River Valley Historic Dance Society as we laugh, dance, and enjoy each other's company while learning dance new to us, but old as the 13 Colonies. This is the dancing you find in Pride and Prejudice, that George Washington did on vacation, and that evolved into modern Contra and Square dancing.
Beginners, groups, singles, and families are always welcome. Every dance will be taught by being broken down into simple components and cued while dancing. If you can walk, you can dance, and we'd love to have you join the set.

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: This workshop is free, but a donation jar will be out during the dancing, if you feel like adding a couple of dollars. .
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: None! Beginner and advanced dancers will find lots to love at this workshop.
Read more about Historic Dance (English Country Dance).
Like, share, or invite friends on Facebook.
 



 

Beginner Line Dancing
Like the Wobble, but so much better!

Line Dance Workshop
Tuesday, June 18, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

With an exciting combination of ultra beginner and slightly more challenging dances, 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, with a bit of social dancing and practice time in between. So, if you've never done this before, come early!

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $9/person in-studio.
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: None! We search the Line Dance world for dances that both beginner and advanced line dancers will love. If you want something more challenging, look for ALD typically on the first Monday of the month.
Read more about Line Dance.
Like, share, or invite friends on Facebook.
 



 

Theme TBD

Dance Party
Saturday, July 13, 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Details are coming soon!
Join fellow dancers, young, old, experienced, and shiny new for an evening of good food, good friends, good times, great music, and incredible dancing. Bring a snack to share and earn our eternal appreciation.
Join us at 7 for a complementary lesson - it will start friendly and end with a bang!

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $14/person general ~ $8/Full Time HS or University Student ~ Free for members BD@VT
Early registration is super helpful..
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: While no one dances to all the music at a dance party, we suggest you be comfortable with at least a few styles. Otherwise, you might be watching more than dancing - way less fun. The pre-dance lesson begins beginner but progresses to intermediate.
Read more about .
Like, share, or invite friends on Facebook.
 



 

Theme TBD

Dance Party
Saturday, August 10, 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Details are coming soon!
Join fellow dancers, young, old, experienced, and shiny new for an evening of good food, good friends, good times, great music, and incredible dancing. Bring a snack to share and earn our eternal appreciation.
Join us at 7 for a complementary lesson - it will start friendly and end with a bang!

Location: Sapphire Studio
Price: $14/person general ~ $8/Full Time HS or University Student ~ Free for members BD@VT
Early registration is super helpful..
    Pay online and register at the same time at Sapphire's Square Store.
    Registration by noon the day of the event required. We will accommodate late registrations when we can.
Prerequisite: While no one dances to all the music at a dance party, we suggest you be comfortable with at least a few styles. Otherwise, you might be watching more than dancing - way less fun. The pre-dance lesson begins beginner but progresses to intermediate.
Read more about .
Like, share, or invite friends on Facebook.
 


540-382-8782 - info@SapphireDance.com  
30 W. Main Street, Suite C, Christiansburg, Va.