Singles and couples welcome.
Contact: Esther (845) 635-3341
For pictures of dance classes, please scroll down.
Dear Dancing Friends. Due to COVID-19 all classes and parties are on hold, except private lessons. We miss all of you incredibly and because we cannot be with you in person, we want to provide you with a ”distant learning” opportunitiy. To view the videos, check "Distant Learning Opportunity" below. All links are hyperlinks, so just click, view and try! Wishing all of you good health and a quick Wiedersehen! Esther and Mark
- PRIVATE CLASSES $60 (students $50)
- GROUP CLASSES vary depending on the sponsoring organization and location -- from $12:50 to $14:00 per class (multiplied by the number of weeks)
"Distant Learning" Opportunity
To lessen your “dance withdrawal syndrome” here are tutorial videos of different patterns. We keep adding new ones as indicated in our "Dance Classes and Events" memos emailed to you. We hope you enjoy them and practice them (in your kitchens!?)
- Foxtrot sequence for the advanced dancer: cross box with spin out, butterfly, chair, rock steps.
Foxtrot sequence - cross box, spin out, butterfly, chair, rock steps
- Parallel in the Foxtrot
Parallel in the FOXTROT
- This is the Grapevine in the Waltz.
Grapevine in the WALTZ
- This is the TRIPLE TWINKLE in the waltz. An universal pattern that you can do in several dances. Enjoy!
TRIPLE TWINKLE in the waltz
- Several BASIC WALTZ patterns: box step, progressive, turning on box, under arm turn, and fifth position
Basic patterns of the WALTZ
- RUMBA patterns for experienced students:
(we are taking larger steps than you should so you could see them clearly): hook, wrap around, cross box, cross box variation,
RUMBA patterns for experienced dancers
RUMBA peek-a-boo, pose, la longa, figure 8
More RUMBA patterns for experienced dancers
- Basic SWING patters: basic, tuck & turn, sugar push, sweetheart
Basic SWING patterns
For our Bolero enthusiasts at ARC, a segment from the International Dance festival Bolero performance
BOLERO patterns for experienced dancers
Dance Class Schedule -- 2020 Spring/Summer
Pictures from the Dance Classes
Some of the 2019 summer students of the swing class at Germania Hall celebrating Paulette's birthday
Meet our BOCES winter 2019 class
The 2019 winter basic class at Arlington Reformed Church Hall
The 2019 winter intermediate and advanced classes at Arlington Reformed Church Hall
Some of the Arlington High School students of the winter 2019 class
Meet our Dancing Angels
The graduating class of the 2016 winter semester at Dutchess Community College
Dutchess Community College Class 2018
Arlington High School Class 2018
The graduates of the 2016 summer swing class at Germania Hall
We tried the "leglift" after a few glasses of wine, with more less success
Graduation 2014 at BOCES. Paul, staighten up!
When they have a Super-ball party before the class, early birds can help sweep up the pasta!
Paul is cutting his birthday cake in November 2014
2014 The July Graduates at Germania. (Some are missing) What a great group! .
2013 Swing Class "Graduation"- we drink to that!
2012 Summer Class at Germania.
More summer class pictures.
Another shot by Paul on graduation day,
July 19 2012.
Advanced Class of 2011 at ARC.
More advanced students at ARC.
Class of 2010 Graduation.
Advanced Class 2010 at Casperkill.
Bolero lesson 2010
Watch that posture! 2010