Join all your dancing friends for a night of live music and great dancing on Friday, July 25 at 7:30. Dance to the tunes of the popular Jimmy Stadler Band, admission is $15 for this non-smoking and alcohol free event. Soft drinks will be available for purchase.
Two exciting social dance events this weekend at the Dance Station. First, Friday, July 11 the Friday Variety Dance rescheduled from last weekend’s holiday, Jason is teaching a short class at 7 pm followed by dancing to all your favorite ballroom, swing, and latin rhythms. Admission is $5.
Second, on Saturday, July 12 at 7:30 pm is the Second Saturday Latin Dance Party. This event, hosted by Michael Walker, offers an opportunity to enjoy your latin dancing, including; Rumba, Cha Cha, Salsa, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango. This event has proven to be the dancer’s dance with lots of experienced partners. Admission is $5.
Join our newest class on Thursday at 7:15 pm beginning July 10. “International Ballroom Bronze Syllabus” will be an ongoing class, beginning with Waltz, following with Tango, Slow Foxtrot and Quickstep.
We will be learning our syllabus patterns and developing technique for all the International Ballroom dances. While beginner friendly, this class will be technique intensive and involve some lecture portions. This class will develop a strong understanding of ballroom dance position and relationship. Register for four weeks for $50.
Join our special workshop on Sunday, July 6 at 2pm with visiting coach Ian Gillett. Ian is working through his signature workshop series on dance technique, his last visit the workshop was a highlight and this time teaching “Contra Body Movement Position” will be no exception. Workshop is $20 per person.
Happy Fourth of July! In observance of the Holiday there are a few schedule changes this Friday. Michael Walker’s 9:15 am Dance Technique Class and Jazzercise 11:45 am lunch class will not meet. Our first Friday Variety Dance, hosted by Jason, will meet next Friday, July 11 at 7pm. Have a safe and Happy Holiday!
Lawrence Black and Kathy Roybal
Dance Station students and teachers — along with friends of the studio — who competed at the 2014 Colorado Star Ball are home icing their feet and eating all the good stuff they couldn’t indulge in while they were dancing.
Meanwhile, we’ve posted new photos from American smooth day on Saturday. Check them out in the gallery.
Hayward and Mary receiving his scholarship award from Dasha Sushko and Michael Mead
Congratulations to Hayward Simoneaux, who with his instructor, Mary Brennecke, took first place in an American bronze smooth scholarship and second place in another smooth scholarship dance — both crowded with some other fine dancers.
Mary Brennecke and Lawrence Black
Mary and Lawrence returned to the professional smooth circuit with their stunning routines on Saturday and Sunday nights.
Kristine Poole and Michael Roybal
For the second year in a row, Kristine Poole’s student Michael Roybal won top gold male student, while Doug McClellan was top silver male student.
Congratulations to everyone who danced in Denver along with those mentioned above: Ken Duerre, Pamela Epple, Glen Nicolet, Rhonda Romero, Kathy Roybal, Eileen Tenn, Caroline Townsley, Ssu Weng, and friends of the studio Patricia Duran and Victoria Lujan, who danced with instructor Ross Pearce of Phoenix. Patricia and Arturo Chavez also performed Argentine tango.
Live music at the Dance Station continues with The Rifters on Friday, June 27 from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm.
This popular dance band will provide a music filled evening at this non-smoking and alcohol free event. Soft drinks will be available for purchase. Admission is $15 per person.
For questions email or phone Ron and Micki at SantaFeHouses@gmail.com or 505-629-8408.