Edwin Roa Argentine Tango Workshops
Sep
22
11:00 AM11:00

Edwin Roa Argentine Tango Workshops

Edwin Roa is back for another great Argentine Tango workshop!

11:00-11:45     Session 1 Principles of Salon Tango– Carminatas & Traspies

11:45-12:30      Session 2 Exploring Momentum – Sospensiones & Planeos

12:30-12:45      Break/Practice/Questions

12:45-1:30        Session 3 Molinetes and Colgadas

1 session- $20  2 Sessions $30  3 sessions $40

https://youtu.be/6kc7qitE2Vs

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Sunday Dance / Dance-wear Sale & Exchange
Sep
30
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday Dance / Dance-wear Sale & Exchange

A beginner friendly dance party, perfect for the newer student who wants to practice in a stress-free, supervised environment. Staff will be on hand to trouble-shoot when you get stuck.

At the same time, we'll have our first dance-wear swap and sale. Bring your gently used shoes, costumes and dance accessories for sale or swap. Not necessary to bring an item to participate. All are welcome!

Dance Party only $12  No charge for dance-wear swap & sale

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Bolero Workshop with Michele
Oct
6
11:00 AM11:00

Bolero Workshop with Michele

Another great Saturday Workshop with Michele! Start with a review of fundamentals to make even your basic steps look and feel great. Next we'll teach a fun, leadable combination that you'll use forever! We'll finish with something a little challenging to satisfy the most craven step-monger!

$25.00 (cash or check, please)

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Cha Cha Workshop with Justin
Oct
13
11:00 AM11:00

Cha Cha Workshop with Justin

Every Saturday from 11am-12:30pm.

A little something for everyone - We begin with a review of basics, stressing proper technique and drills. Then we move on to a fun, "off-syllabus" intermediate level pattern that you will really use! We finish this 90 minute workshop with something a little challenging. Plenty of drill, constant partner changes and lots of laughter. Join Justin for this workshop.

$25.00 (cash or check, please)

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Fall Showcase
Oct
20
6:00 PM18:00

Fall Showcase

Join us for the most enjoyable, inspiring night of the year! Our fall showcase is not to be missed. You'll see amazing, creative performances by our acclaimed staff and talented students. General Dancing as time allows; refreshments served.

Starts at 6:00pm

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Argentine Tango Workshops w/ Edwin Roa
Oct
29
7:00 PM19:00

Argentine Tango Workshops w/ Edwin Roa

Another great opportunity to learn from Edwin Roa, Argentine Tango expert! This time, Edwin joins us on a Monday for a day of private lessons and an evening of exciting AT Workshops. (Note: no regular group classes Monday night, 10/29)

7-7:45pm.          1st session

7:45-8:30pm.   2nd session 

8:30-9:15pm.   3rd session 

One session $20    Two sessions $30    All three sessions $40

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Members Only - 7 Year Anniversary - Zach Bon Voyage
Sep
8
7:30 PM19:30

Members Only - 7 Year Anniversary - Zach Bon Voyage

If you take group or private lessons at Elegant Dancing in August or September, YOU ARE A MEMBER! Join Chris, Lee, Jim and the teachers for a special evening with our group and private students. We'll be celebrating Chris and Lee's 7 year anniversary as Elegant Dancing and say Godspeed to Zach after more than 6 years at ED. It's sure to be a fun night! Great refreshments by Elena.

A fun 50's / 60's theme in honor of our 7 year (itch) anniversary. Get in the spirit by dressing for the "Marilyn & Madmen" theme or come as yourself - either way COME!

7pm-8pm Social Hour, Refreshments & Mock-tails

Dance Party 8:00-10:30

$20 if paid by 9/5; $25 after 9/5

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Lifelong Learning Dance Classes & Demo at Nova
Sep
5
10:00 AM10:00

Lifelong Learning Dance Classes & Demo at Nova

Lifelong Learning Institute & Elegant Dancing  
Wednesday, September 5, 2018  10 - 11am
Large Stage at Richard J. Ernst Community and Cultural Center Theater
At NOVA College at the Annandale Campus

Performances by professional dancers Silvia Beltran & Matthew Charlesworth
Mini lessons in Foxtrot,  Viennese Waltz & Swing
Social Dance Party for all

Elegant Dancing students welcome to come and participate at no cost! 

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Third Saturday Party
Aug
18
7:30 PM19:30

Third Saturday Party

We are having a special Third Saturday dance this month. Not only will it be the last party Zach will host at Elegant Dancing, but it will be two parties in one!

7:30-8pm Lesson

8-10pm Ballroom Party (all your favorite Smooth and Rhythm dance music!)

10-11 Argentine Party (Vals, Tango and Milonga!)

$15 gets you into both parties and the lesson! Come to the workshop earlier in the day to ge ready for some late night dancing!

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Fairfax Family Safety Day
Aug
11
10:00 AM10:00

Fairfax Family Safety Day

Join the staff and students of Elegant Dancing at the 1st annual Fairfax Family Safety Day, which takes place outdoors in our very own parking lot! We'll have our tent and portable floor set up for impromptu dancing, mini lessons and giveaways. Many area businesses will gather to support and encourage family safety.

Saturday, August 11th, 10am-2pm

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"A Night in Buenos Aires" Fifth Saturday Party
Jun
30
7:00 PM19:00

"A Night in Buenos Aires" Fifth Saturday Party

7-8 Lessons in Argentine Dancing

8-10:30 Social Dance Party

$15

We will be playing a wide variety of Ballroom, Latin and Argentine music to dance to, with some extra tangos and fast waltzes. Don't worry if you don't know any Argentine tango. We will have special food, music and performances! Dressing up is encouraged but not required (think Golden Age fashions of the 1930s and 1940s). 

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Taste of Fairfax at Fair Oaks Mall
Jun
30
1:00 PM13:00

Taste of Fairfax at Fair Oaks Mall

Join Chris, Lee, Jim and the Elegant Dancing teachers and students at Fairfax's annual "Taste of Fairfax" event.  Sample the cuisine of local restaurants and watch our teachers and students perform dance demos and mini-lessons on a portable dance floor under our tent. We know you'll enjoy this open house event outside at the Fair Oaks Mall. Be part of the scenery in between classes and demos when we invite spectators to show off and enjoy dancing at this upbeat event!

Saturday, June 30th, 1-5pm  

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Friday Free Open House
Jun
1
7:00 PM19:00

Friday Free Open House

In place of our regular Friday night party this week we're inviting you to bring your friends and join us for a free open house!

Come 7:00 - 8:00 pm and enjoy 3 FREE group classes in:

Beginner Foxtrot / Swing, Intermediate Rumba or Advanced Quickstep!

Then stay 8:00-10:30 pm for plenty of dancing, pro and amateur performances, mini lessons and mixers. Bring a friend. They'll thank you!

You don't want to miss this free event! Crazy discounts for everyone!

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Saturday & Sunday Peter Perzhu Workshops
May
19
to May 20

Saturday & Sunday Peter Perzhu Workshops

Back by Popular demand, Peter Perzhu is four-time US Professional 9-Dance Champion (2010-2013) as well as U.S. Professional Smooth Champion.

Workshops are mostly technique to take your dancing to the next level. Great for both social dancers and competitors.

Saturday, May 19th 11:00am-12:30pm

Sunday, May 20th 1:00pm-2:30pm

Each 90 minute workshop is $50.00, or get both for $90.00

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Continuity Foxtrot Workshop
May
12
11:00 AM11:00

Continuity Foxtrot Workshop

Join Chris for Continuity Foxtrot - We begin with a review of basics, stressing proper technique and drills. Then we move on to some popular syllabus patterns that you will really use! We finish this 90 minute workshop with something a little challenging. Plenty of drill, constant partner changes and lots of laughter.  $25- Read about Chris Thompson

All level 3 or above students are welcome, but attendees should understand that "silver level" foxtrot is significantly different from "bronze level" and may be challenging!

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Foxtrot Workshop
Mar
17
11:00 AM11:00

Foxtrot Workshop

Join Kit for another terrific Saturday morning American style workshop. Improve your basics and styling and learn a fun new combination that you won't see in our regular curriculum classes. This jazz-based dance is perhaps the most important dance you'll learn.

$25.00 for 90 minutes  (cash or check, please)

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Baltimore Dancesport Challenge
Mar
17
8:30 AM08:30

Baltimore Dancesport Challenge

Join the Elegant Dancing crew at the terrific one day competition at The Westin, near BWI. The competition begins at 8:30am and ends after 11:00pm. You can come for the entire day, or just come for the competition, pro show and general dancing Saturday night. The cost for the evening session is $35 or $40 after March 12th. Sign up at Elegant Dancing to be at our studio table, or just show up and pay at the door. Most of the gang will be there...join us!

For more info go to: https://www.baltimoredancesportchallenge.com/

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Intro to Continuity Waltz
Feb
24
11:00 AM11:00

Intro to Continuity Waltz

Join Chris for an introduction and review of the basics of Continuity Waltz. We'll look at how Continuity (Silver level) waltz is different from bronze and how they are the same. You'll love this style of dancing for its flow and musicality. Level 3 and above are welcome. Patterns to be covered include Various twinkles, open box, open right turn. This workshop is perfect for the bronze level dancer looking to take that first step into the silver waltz!

$25.00 for 90 minutes (cash or check please)

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Intro to Bolero
Feb
17
11:00 AM11:00

Intro to Bolero

Join Lorin and Carlo for an introduction to one of the most soulful, beautiful dances - Bolero. Level 3 and above students can expect an introduction to basic technique and patterns, using familiar Rumba patterns as a starting place. It's a good starting place for those new to the dance, and a great review for the seasoned Bolero aficionado!

$25.00 (cash or check please)

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