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7pm Free Newbie Latin and Swing Dance Sampler Class

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Learning to dance is fun, easy, and can change your life! Try it FREE Friday at 7pm!

Always wanted to learn to dance but not sure where to start?

Then join us for our FREE Newbie Sampler Class, where we’ll introduce you to the basic steps of Salsa, Swing and several other popular dances so you can see what it’s like, try out the different dances, and choose which ones are your favorite! No partner, and no experience needed! Just show up and we’ll take care you from there!


The dances:

Salsa is fast, sexy, and sensual, and is the most popular dance in Jacksonville! You can find a Latin Night in Jax at various clubs and restaurants almost any night of the week!

Bachata is slow, sexy, romantic, and is very likely the hottest dance around! You’ll have lots of opportunities to use this dance; any Latin night that has Salsa dancing will also have plenty of Bachata! This sensual dance will teach you rhythm, hip movement, and style. And it’s easy to learn!

Cha-Cha is one of the most versitile dances! It’s fast and flirty, and goes to music from every dance “division” – Latin, Swing, Country, and Ballroom!

The fast and energetic East Coast Swing is one of the most popular and versatile dances in the world! You will find opportunities to Swing dance everywhere from country bars to oldies clubs, ballroom studios, and top 40 dance clubs! Young and old, the swing pulls from a universal crowd!

West Coast Swing is a more modern style of Swing dance that has a smooth blues-y feel and flirty body movements. It can be used to a huge variety of tempos and styles of music including blues, pop, R&B, and country. It’s popularity has grown tremendously in recent years making it a “must have” among dancers. It’s a great dance for learning rhythm, how to change your timing, and how to express yourself to the music!

Hustle is a type of swing that has super easy footwork, exciting turns, and a style that goes to almost ANY fast music! The turn patterns and whirling movements are exciting to watch, and even more fun to do! It’s simple footwork and timing make it a great dance for beginners to start with!


This class is for BRAND NEW people who have never danced, or for people who want to try out some dances they don’t know yet!

Again, no partner and absolutely no dance experience is needed, but you can bring as many friends as you like! So call your family, friends, and co-workers and bring em along!

If you’d rather come alone, don’t fret! There’ll be plenty of people to dance with!

It’s gonna be a blast!!!


March 6
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Dance Shack
3837 Southside Blvd. Ste. 1
Jacksonville, FL 32216


The Dance Shack