MVCC’s Center for Corporate and Community Education announces open registration for the spring schedule of dance classes. With a variety of styles from Ballroom dancing to the Latin Salsa and Mamba, these classes offer a lively, fun way to reap health benefits in your life.
Ballroom Dance for Beginners
Don’t sit through another dance at your next party or wedding! Enhance your social life and gain poise while reaping the healthy benefits of dance participation. Just show up and the instructors will share their enthusiasm for dance with you. It’s contagious! You will want to sign up again and again as so many dancers before you have done. Learn classic ballroom styles - Fox Trot, Swing, Club Slow Dancing, Rhumba, Waltz and Polka. Learn with others in a relaxed environment. Singles are welcome, but partners are not guaranteed. Cost: $55
Mondays, Jan. 14 – February 18, 7-9 p.m., Utica
Saturdays, Jan. 19 – February 23, 10 a.m.-Noon, Rome
Ballroom Dance for Intermediate
For students who have basics and are ready for some new steps and techniques, this class will help advance skills while developing confidence and elegance on the dance floor. You will refresh beginner skills and learn introductory steps and patterns for Latin dances like the Cha-Cha, Mambo/Salsa, Samba, Merengue and Tango. Singles are welcome, but partners are not guaranteed. Cost: $55
Tuesdays, Jan. 15 – Feb. 19, 6:30-8:30 pm, Utica
Ballroom Dance for Advanced
Want to get ready for “Dancing with the Stars?” Advanced classes build on steps learned in the Intermediate class. Advanced steps and patterns in the smooth dances are covered, with an emphasis on style and technique. Singles are welcome, but partners are not guaranteed. Cost: $55
Thursdays, Jan. 17 – Feb. 21, 6:30-8:30 pm, Utica
Give in to the sultry and romantic moves of Latin dance! This exotic style of dance will get your heart racing and your feet moving. You will learn the steps and patterns for dances such as the Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Samba, Rhumba, Bolero, Tango, and the Cha-Cha! Many of these Latin rhythms are found in today’s popular music, so you can use these steps for a night on the town or at a party or wedding. Singles are welcome, but partners are not guaranteed. Cost: $55
Fridays, Jan. 18 – Feb. 22, 6:30-8:30 pm, Utica
Enrollment for these classes is limited and will be taken on a first come basis. For information or to register, call 792-5300 or visit mvcc.edu/cced. Office hours are 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday. All MVCC non-credit instruction is completely self-supporting, including indirect costs, and requires no public funding.