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Vintage Dance

June 23 at Friday Night Waltz
7:00pm - Ragtime Era One StepAlthough this is an easy dance for beginners, we hope to have you zooming around the room doing some fancier variations within the hour.  These One Step variations are also useful in other dances like the Tango and Foxtrot.

8pm - Two Step into Maxixe into Samba: Follow the historical progression of the late 19th Century Two Step through the Ragtime Era Maxixe, and into the Jazz Age Samba.  The versatile Two Step has been re-used - with Brazilian style added - to create new dances over time.  The Two-Step is Beginning level, the Maxixe and Samba will be Intermediate level.   

Although regular weekly instruction in Vintage Dance is difficult to find, see my Workshops page for other classes and workshops in Vintage and Social Dance styles.  Next up: the 35th Anniversary Cincinnati Vintage Dance Week, July 16-22, 2017

Also see my Contact page for information on helpful weekend private lessons taught in Palo Alto. 

Partial list of Vintage styles I teach:

19th CENTURY DANCE:  Waltz, Polka, Galop, Mazurka Waltz, Schottische, Quadrilles, and set dances

RAGTIME ERA DANCE: One Step/Castle Walk, Hesitation Waltz, Tango, Half & Half,  Texas Tommy, Foxtrot & Maxixe

DANCES OF THE JAZZ AGE: Charleston, Foxtrot, Tango, Blues, Samba, Toddle, Cross-Step Waltz, & The Peabody

DANCES OF THE SWING ERA: Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Shag, Shim-Sham, and Tap