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DANCE EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

Fri, Dec 15 at 6:30pm · Christmas · Holiday · Line Dancing

Christmas Line Dancing Party to Benefit the Lakeview Center Senior Programs
Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk
($5)

This is the 5th Annual Holiday Lakeview Center Line Dance Party. We invite you to bring one & all, dancers and non-dancers. If you've never line danced before, but always wanted to, I promise you will before the night is through! Or, if you prefer to just enjoy the music, camaraderie, and watch some awesome dancers, then this party is for you, too. It's all about FUN! As always, I will teach a couple of new easy beginner line dances, do a quick walk-through of all beginner dances as needed. And, if necessary, a quick review of Intermediate/Advanced dances for our more experienced dancers. Your requests are welcome! For more info: host Cindy Hady at 828-669-8610


Fri, Dec 15 at 7:00pm · Ballroom · Cha-cha · Christmas · Country · Country Couple · East Coast Swing · Group Lessons · Holiday · Nightclub · Private and Group Lessons · Swing · Texas Swing · Triple-Two · Two-Step · Waltz · West Coast Swing

CHRISTMAS COUNTRY DANCE PARTY w/ LESSON – Asheville’s Premier Country Dance
Asheville Ballroom & Dance Centre
($10-15)

Get your Dance Shoes Ready for our monthly Country dance at the Asheville Ballroom, 291 Sweeten Creek Rd, Asheville, NC. Inclusive - No partner necessary, bring one if you can. 1-hour Triple-Two Dance lesson from 7-8 taught by Richard & Sue Cicchetti. Open dancing 8 to 11pm. Dance to Two-Step, Waltz, East Coast Swing, Cha-cha, West Coast Swing, Triple-two, Viennese Waltz, Nightclub-Two & Polka. Dance/Lesson package $15, Dance only $10. Contact Richard for information: 828-333-0715, naturalrichard@mac.com. Pay at the door or online at: www.DanceForLife.net


Fri, Dec 15 at 7:15pm · Country

DECEMBER CHRISTMAS COUNTRY DANCE PARTY
Asheville Ballroom & Dance Centre
($10-15)

December 15 (Friday - 7-10:30pm) CHRISTMAS COUNTRY DANCE PARTY w/ LESSON - Asheville’s Premier Country Dance. Get your Dance Shoes Ready for our monthly Country dance. Dance Host Tables Available for the ladies at no Extra Charge. Hot Apple Cider and Holiday cookies (bring some of your favorites to share) Inclusive - No partner necessary, bring one if you can. 1-hour Triple-Two Dance lesson from 7-8 taught by Richard & Sue Cicchetti. Open dancing 8 to 10:30pm. Special performance Showcase by the Starr Dancers. Dance to Two-Step, Waltz, East Coast Swing, Cha-cha, West Coast Swing, Triple-two, Viennese Waltz, Nightclub-Two & Polka. Dance/Lesson package $15, Dance only $10. Contact Richard for information: 828-333-0715, naturalrichard@mac.com. Pay at the door or online at: www.DanceForLife.net


Fri, Dec 15 at 8:00pm · Swing

Swing Dance at the Henderson County Athletic Center every Friday
Henderson County Athletics and Activity Center
($5)

Get dancing down in Hendersonville. Lesson from 7-8p with an open dance from 8-11pm.


Fri, Dec 15 at 8:30pm · Blues

Blues Workshop & Dance Every 3rd Friday
Blue Ridge Dance Lab
($5-10)

Blues Fundamental Workshop 7-8:30pm $10 Open Blues Dance 8:30-11:00pm $5 (included with class)


Sat, Dec 16 at 4:00pm · Contact Improv

Contact Improv every Saturday
Center for Art and Spirit
($5)

The Asheville Contact Improv community supports regular Contact Improvisation events including Contact Improv Jams, Labs, Underscores, workshops and classes in Asheville, North Carolina. Most events are held at the Center for Art and Spirit but please check the calendar on http://www.ashevillejam.com/ as some events are held in other locations. Jams typically have a suggested donation of $5 but sometimes classes are offered at additional cost.


Sat, Dec 16 at 7:30pm · Contra

Contra at River Falls every Saturday night
River Falls Lodge
($8)

Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!


Sat, Dec 16 at 7:30pm · Ballroom

HENDERSONVILLE BALLROOM DANCE Club: Weekly on Saturdays
Hendersonville Elk's Lodge #1616
($7)

7:30PM-10PM. Upstairs room at the Elks Lodge, 546 N. Justice St., Hendersonville. Dance professional Paulette Cole teaches a free lesson for us from 6:30-7:30 before each dance. All are welcome…we always have singles and beginners! No membership required but members pay $15 annual fee and $5 per dance. Non-members are $7. Please check our FB page or website (www.hendesonvilleballroomclub.com) for changes in the monthly schedule.


Sat, Dec 16 at 9:30pm · salsa

Latin Rhythms & Salsa every Saturday with DJ Malinalli
the Block off Biltmore
(Free-$5)

Join us from 9:30-10:30 pm every Saturday night for free salsa dance lessons! Latin Rhythms & Salsa Saturday with DJ Malinalli is free before 10pm, and $5 cover after 10pm. Dance until 2am to all the best in world music. Plus – enjoy great drink specials! Featuring DJ Malinalli!


Sun, Dec 17 at 8:30am · Ecstatic Dance

Ecstatic Dance every Sunday
Jewish Community Center
($8-20)

Asheville Movement Collective hosts dance waves for personal and community transformation. First Dance 8:30 am warm up, 9:00 circle Doors are closed at 9:00 am. Second Dance 10:30 am warm up, 11:00 circle Childcare is available. Suggested: $10 Flex Ticket: $8 – 20


Sun, Dec 17 at 7:00pm · Waltz

Social Waltz at the Orange Peel
The Orange Peel
($10-15)

Music: Cailen Campbell & David Brown Dance: 7:00 - 9:45 $10 Intro Lesson: 6:00 - 6:45 $5


Mon, Dec 18 at 5:30pm · 5Rhythms

Monday Evening Women’s 5Rhythms SoulRock Class
Homewood
($10-20)

Every week, Monday Evenings, 5:30-7:15pm, we come together in various states of wonder, confusion, fear, pain, ecstasy, distraction, presence... finding a meeting place through our body, breath and the beat, a place beyond space, time and head trips. This holy place, where we hear the chorus of our souls, all souls, one soul...and this "oneness thing" stops being a "thing". ♥ You are welcome here. There is nothing to do, fix, change or be. It's a safe place to soften and move with the mystery of it all, held and inspired by your sisters. May we be gifted with the presence of you.... For more info check out 5Rhythms.com and/or contact Susan Campbell: joyfullyhere@gmail.com.


Mon, Dec 18 at 7:00pm · Triple-Two

December 18 (Monday) DANCE WORKSHOP – TRIPLE-TWO – Level 1-2. 7-8:30pm.
Asheville Ballroom & Dance Centre
($20)

Learn this beautiful dance. Taught by Richard and Sue Cicchetti. Inclusive-No partner necessary, bring one if you can. 1½-hour workshop starting with the foundation, you will learn steps, techniques, styling and patterns with easy start and finish points. There are 3 different workshops: >Two-Step-Dec 11, >Triple-Two-Dec 18, >Nightclub-Two-Dec 20. $20 for 1, $35 for 2, $50 for 3, Early Bird Special $45 for 3 by Dec. 9. Contact Richard for information: 828-333-0715, naturalrichard@mac.com. Pay at the door or online at: www.DanceForLife.net


Mon, Dec 18 at 7:30pm · Contra

Weekly Monday Night Contra
Center for Art and Spirit
($7)

We invite you to join us at the Monday Night Dance this week for a rockin' good time! New to contra dancing? Come for the earliest part of the dance at 7:30 for the first dances which are designed to be an orientation for new dancers.


Mon, Dec 18 at 7:30pm · Contemporary Flow

Contemporary Flow every Monday
Dance Club Asheville
($6)

Come dance with instructor Emma Jenkins and learn a new, fun contemporary routine every Monday from 7:30-8:30pm at Dance Club Asheville! Great for all levels!


Mon, Dec 18 at 8:00pm · tango

Tango Class and Practica every Monday at Blue Ridge Dance Lab
Blue Ridge Dance Lab
($5-12)

Tango Foundations 8:00-9:00pm This will be a four week series which will have a different theme each month. Classes will be suitable for dancers with little to no experience although experienced dancers are encouraged to attend to continue refining their fundamentals. Cost: $12 Guided Practica 9:00 - 10:00pm Cost: $5 or free for class participants


Tue, Dec 19 at 9:15am · 5Rhythms

5Rhythms Sweat Your Prayers Tuesday Morn!
French Broad Food Co-Op Movement Space
($10-20)

This is an hour long movement journey of unraveling, unwinding and embodying the thread that connects us all. Soften as your soul borrows your head, hands, feet, hips... giving you an internal shower and sending you back out in this unpredictably magical world with a renewed lightness of being, knowing more clearly what you've always known....but perhaps, temporarily, forgot. ♥ $10-20 Energy Exchange. ***Please do not Park in the French Broad Food Co-Op lots!! Park in the small lot across from the Orange Peel, the LaZoom Lot to the left of the FBFC or the ALoft Parking Lot (all the lots have a small parking fee).


Tue, Dec 19 at 5:30pm · Ballroom · Latin · Line Dancing

Black Mountain – Improver Contemporary Line Dancing every Tuesday
Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk
($5)

Come join the fun! Drop-in format. Challenge yourself to the next level up from Beginner. You will learn the next level of Line Dancing Step Fundamentals and dance great Improver Line Dances from around the globe. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady, “My main focus is, Fun!”


Tue, Dec 19 at 6:30pm · Shag

Mountain Shag Club every Tuesday night
550 Tavern & Grille
($5)

FREE Shag Basic Lessons from 6:30 to 7:00. Shag DJ plays music from 6:30 to 9:00 Everyone is welcome and we hope you will join us! Please call Debbie at 828-298-9382 for more information.


Tue, Dec 19 at 6:30pm · 5Rhythms

5Rhythms Wave Classes: every Tuesday nights!
Our Movement Studio
($10-20)

Gabrielle Roth created the 5Rhythms®-Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness that helps us to move through life in motion! Striving for the highest potential that life can offer you. Living your life fully, being Alive in your body. Imagine yourself being curious, having fluidity, engaging in creative expression and being able to create community around movement! Join Karen, certified 5Rhythms teacher every Tuesday nights, 6:30-8:30pm, fee is sliiding scale $10-20! Our Movement Studio, 606 New Leicester Hwy, Asheville, NC, 28806 Any questions or concerns please email Karen, karenchapman237@yahoo.com


Tue, Dec 19 at 7:30pm · tango

Argentine Tango Class and Practica
In His Steps Dance Ministry
($5)

7:30pm Tuesdays at 159 Church St. in downtown Asheville. All Level class with rotating local instructors, followed by practica. Class By Donation, practica $5.


Tue, Dec 19 at 9:00pm · Swing

Jazz-n-Justice Swing Dance Benefit every Tuesday!
the Block off Biltmore
($5)

Join Swing Asheville for Swing lessons from 7-9pm and a Swing Dance Social from 9-11pm every Tuesday night!!


Wed, Dec 20 at 12:00pm · Line Dancing

Intermediate/ Advanced Contemporary Line Dancing every Wednesday
Harvest House Community Center
($5)

Drop-in format-$5 per class. Wonderful challenge for the experienced Line Dancer, wanting to take it to the max! Instructor, Cindy Hady, “My main focus is, Fun!” For more Info: 828-350-2051


Wed, Dec 20 at 5:30pm · Line Dancing

Black Mountain- Beginner Contemporary Line Dancing every Wednesday
Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk
($5)

Come join the fun! Drop-in format. You will learn great Beginner Line Dances from around the globe. No experience necessary. No partner required. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady, “My main focus is, Fun!”


Wed, Dec 20 at 6:00pm · 5Rhythms

5Rhythms Sweat Your Prayers Wednesday Night!
Homewood
($10-20)

Sweat Your Prayers™ is a gathering where we move through the rhythms of Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness with intention and in community. Led by 5Rhythms teachers, the intention of this class is to have relatively little formal instruction, relying on the individual to create and support one’s own and therefore one another’s dance. Come explore the endless boundaries of the 5Rhythms.


Wed, Dec 20 at 7:00pm · Nightclub

DANCE WORKSHOP – NIGHTCLUB-TWO – Level 1-2. 7-8:30pm
Asheville Ballroom & Dance Centre
($20)

Learn this romantic dance often referred to as “The Dance of Love”. Taught by Richard and Sue Cicchetti. Inclusive-No partner necessary, bring one if you can. 1½-hour workshop starting with the foundation, you will learn steps, techniques, styling and patterns with easy start and finish points. There are 3 different workshops: >Two-Step-Dec 11, >Triple-Two-Dec 18, >Nightclub-Two-Dec 20. $20 for 1, $35 for 2, $50 for 3, Early Bird Special $45 for 3 by Dec. 9. Contact Richard for information: 828-333 0715, naturalrichard@mac.com. Pay at the door or online at: www.DanceForLife.net


Wed, Dec 20 at 7:30pm · Ballroom

Hendersonville – Ballroom Dancing Every Wednesday
Hendersonville VFW Post 5206
($5)

At the Topside at the VFW in Hendersonville, a ballroom dance with a wonderful wood floor, with DJ's Phil and Sonny. Dance lesson at 6:30-7:00 by Janet and Tom Lezenby.


Wed, Dec 20 at 8:00pm · Rock & Roll

3 Cool Cats @ the Polanco Restaurant every Wednesday
Polanco Restaurant

Looking for vintage rock & roll? This funky little trio plays all the hits (and quite a few obscure oddities) from the 50's & 60's.


Thu, Dec 21 at 1:00pm · Ballroom · Country · Latin · Line Dancing · Rock & Roll

Beginner Contemporary Line Dancing
Senior Opportunity Center
($5)

Come join the fun! You will learn great Beginner Line Dances from around the globe. No experience necessary. No partner required. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady, “My main focus is, Fun!”


Thu, Dec 21 at 6:30pm · Hip Hop Yoga

Hip Hop Yoga every Thursday
Dance Club Asheville
($6)

Come join yoga instructor, Emma Jenkins 500RYT, in this fun, energizing yoga/dance class perfect for all levels!! This class offers a traditional vinyasa style yoga class, mixed with dance breaks, all set to your favorite hip hop music!


Thu, Dec 21 at 7:30pm · Contra

Weekly Thursday Night Old Farmer’s Ball Contra Dance
Bryson Gym at Warren Wilson College
($7)

Thursdays at Warren-Wilson College. Free beginners' lesson at 7:30PM and the dancing starts at 8pm. Non-members $7, OFB members $6, Warren Wilson students $1.


Thu, Dec 21 at 9:00pm · Blues · Funk · Soul

Jesse Barry & The Jam at Tressa’s every Thursday
Tressa's Downtown Jazz and Blues

Head over to Tressa's for blues, funk, and soul dancing.


Fri, Dec 22 at 7:00pm · Country

Line Dancing & Country Couple Social Dance Lab
Blue Ridge Dance Lab
($5)

Every 4th Friday


Fri, Dec 22 at 8:00pm · Swing

Swing Dance at the Henderson County Athletic Center every Friday
Henderson County Athletics and Activity Center
($5)

Get dancing down in Hendersonville. Lesson from 7-8p with an open dance from 8-11pm.


Sat, Dec 23 at 4:00pm · Contact Improv

Contact Improv every Saturday
Center for Art and Spirit
($5)

The Asheville Contact Improv community supports regular Contact Improvisation events including Contact Improv Jams, Labs, Underscores, workshops and classes in Asheville, North Carolina. Most events are held at the Center for Art and Spirit but please check the calendar on http://www.ashevillejam.com/ as some events are held in other locations. Jams typically have a suggested donation of $5 but sometimes classes are offered at additional cost.


Sat, Dec 23 at 7:30pm · Contra

Contra at River Falls every Saturday night
River Falls Lodge
($8)

Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!


Sat, Dec 23 at 7:30pm · Ballroom

HENDERSONVILLE BALLROOM DANCE Club: Weekly on Saturdays
Hendersonville Elk's Lodge #1616
($7)

7:30PM-10PM. Upstairs room at the Elks Lodge, 546 N. Justice St., Hendersonville. Dance professional Paulette Cole teaches a free lesson for us from 6:30-7:30 before each dance. All are welcome…we always have singles and beginners! No membership required but members pay $15 annual fee and $5 per dance. Non-members are $7. Please check our FB page or website (www.hendesonvilleballroomclub.com) for changes in the monthly schedule.


Sat, Dec 23 at 9:30pm · salsa

Latin Rhythms & Salsa every Saturday with DJ Malinalli
the Block off Biltmore
(Free-$5)

Join us from 9:30-10:30 pm every Saturday night for free salsa dance lessons! Latin Rhythms & Salsa Saturday with DJ Malinalli is free before 10pm, and $5 cover after 10pm. Dance until 2am to all the best in world music. Plus – enjoy great drink specials! Featuring DJ Malinalli!


Sun, Dec 24 at 8:30am · Ecstatic Dance

Ecstatic Dance every Sunday
Jewish Community Center
($8-20)

Asheville Movement Collective hosts dance waves for personal and community transformation. First Dance 8:30 am warm up, 9:00 circle Doors are closed at 9:00 am. Second Dance 10:30 am warm up, 11:00 circle Childcare is available. Suggested: $10 Flex Ticket: $8 – 20


Sun, Dec 24 at 7:00pm · Waltz

Community Waltz
Harvest House Community Center
(Free)

Enjoy an evening of waltzing in a variety of styles danced to the wonderful music of the community waltz band. Music led by Suzanne Hosch and varying guest musicians. Please make a donation at the door. Thanks


Mon, Dec 25 at 5:30pm · 5Rhythms

Monday Evening Women’s 5Rhythms SoulRock Class
Homewood
($10-20)

Every week, Monday Evenings, 5:30-7:15pm, we come together in various states of wonder, confusion, fear, pain, ecstasy, distraction, presence... finding a meeting place through our body, breath and the beat, a place beyond space, time and head trips. This holy place, where we hear the chorus of our souls, all souls, one soul...and this "oneness thing" stops being a "thing". ♥ You are welcome here. There is nothing to do, fix, change or be. It's a safe place to soften and move with the mystery of it all, held and inspired by your sisters. May we be gifted with the presence of you.... For more info check out 5Rhythms.com and/or contact Susan Campbell: joyfullyhere@gmail.com.


Mon, Dec 25 at 7:30pm · Contemporary Flow

Contemporary Flow every Monday
Dance Club Asheville
($6)

Come dance with instructor Emma Jenkins and learn a new, fun contemporary routine every Monday from 7:30-8:30pm at Dance Club Asheville! Great for all levels!


Mon, Dec 25 at 8:00pm · tango

Tango Class and Practica every Monday at Blue Ridge Dance Lab
Blue Ridge Dance Lab
($5-12)

Tango Foundations 8:00-9:00pm This will be a four week series which will have a different theme each month. Classes will be suitable for dancers with little to no experience although experienced dancers are encouraged to attend to continue refining their fundamentals. Cost: $12 Guided Practica 9:00 - 10:00pm Cost: $5 or free for class participants


Tue, Dec 26 at 9:15am · 5Rhythms

5Rhythms Sweat Your Prayers Tuesday Morn!
French Broad Food Co-Op Movement Space
($10-20)

This is an hour long movement journey of unraveling, unwinding and embodying the thread that connects us all. Soften as your soul borrows your head, hands, feet, hips... giving you an internal shower and sending you back out in this unpredictably magical world with a renewed lightness of being, knowing more clearly what you've always known....but perhaps, temporarily, forgot. ♥ $10-20 Energy Exchange. ***Please do not Park in the French Broad Food Co-Op lots!! Park in the small lot across from the Orange Peel, the LaZoom Lot to the left of the FBFC or the ALoft Parking Lot (all the lots have a small parking fee).


Tue, Dec 26 at 5:30pm · Ballroom · Latin · Line Dancing

Black Mountain – Improver Contemporary Line Dancing every Tuesday
Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk
($5)

Come join the fun! Drop-in format. Challenge yourself to the next level up from Beginner. You will learn the next level of Line Dancing Step Fundamentals and dance great Improver Line Dances from around the globe. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady, “My main focus is, Fun!”


Tue, Dec 26 at 6:30pm · Shag

Mountain Shag Club every Tuesday night
550 Tavern & Grille
($5)

FREE Shag Basic Lessons from 6:30 to 7:00. Shag DJ plays music from 6:30 to 9:00 Everyone is welcome and we hope you will join us! Please call Debbie at 828-298-9382 for more information.


Tue, Dec 26 at 6:30pm · 5Rhythms

5Rhythms Wave Classes: every Tuesday nights!
Our Movement Studio
($10-20)

Gabrielle Roth created the 5Rhythms®-Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness that helps us to move through life in motion! Striving for the highest potential that life can offer you. Living your life fully, being Alive in your body. Imagine yourself being curious, having fluidity, engaging in creative expression and being able to create community around movement! Join Karen, certified 5Rhythms teacher every Tuesday nights, 6:30-8:30pm, fee is sliiding scale $10-20! Our Movement Studio, 606 New Leicester Hwy, Asheville, NC, 28806 Any questions or concerns please email Karen, karenchapman237@yahoo.com


Tue, Dec 26 at 7:30pm · tango

Argentine Tango Class and Practica
In His Steps Dance Ministry
($5)

7:30pm Tuesdays at 159 Church St. in downtown Asheville. All Level class with rotating local instructors, followed by practica. Class By Donation, practica $5.


Tue, Dec 26 at 9:00pm · Swing

Jazz-n-Justice Swing Dance Benefit every Tuesday!
the Block off Biltmore
($5)

Join Swing Asheville for Swing lessons from 7-9pm and a Swing Dance Social from 9-11pm every Tuesday night!!


Wed, Dec 27 at 12:00pm · Line Dancing

Intermediate/ Advanced Contemporary Line Dancing every Wednesday
Harvest House Community Center
($5)

Drop-in format-$5 per class. Wonderful challenge for the experienced Line Dancer, wanting to take it to the max! Instructor, Cindy Hady, “My main focus is, Fun!” For more Info: 828-350-2051


Wed, Dec 27 at 5:30pm · Line Dancing

Black Mountain- Beginner Contemporary Line Dancing every Wednesday
Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk
($5)

Come join the fun! Drop-in format. You will learn great Beginner Line Dances from around the globe. No experience necessary. No partner required. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady, “My main focus is, Fun!”


Wed, Dec 27 at 6:00pm · 5Rhythms

5Rhythms Sweat Your Prayers Wednesday Night!
Homewood
($10-20)

Sweat Your Prayers™ is a gathering where we move through the rhythms of Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness with intention and in community. Led by 5Rhythms teachers, the intention of this class is to have relatively little formal instruction, relying on the individual to create and support one’s own and therefore one another’s dance. Come explore the endless boundaries of the 5Rhythms.


Wed, Dec 27 at 7:30pm · Ballroom

Hendersonville – Ballroom Dancing Every Wednesday
Hendersonville VFW Post 5206
($5)

At the Topside at the VFW in Hendersonville, a ballroom dance with a wonderful wood floor, with DJ's Phil and Sonny. Dance lesson at 6:30-7:00 by Janet and Tom Lezenby.


Wed, Dec 27 at 8:00pm · Rock & Roll

3 Cool Cats @ the Polanco Restaurant every Wednesday
Polanco Restaurant

Looking for vintage rock & roll? This funky little trio plays all the hits (and quite a few obscure oddities) from the 50's & 60's.


Thu, Dec 28 at 1:00pm · Ballroom · Country · Latin · Line Dancing · Rock & Roll

Beginner Contemporary Line Dancing
Senior Opportunity Center
($5)

Come join the fun! You will learn great Beginner Line Dances from around the globe. No experience necessary. No partner required. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady, “My main focus is, Fun!”


Thu, Dec 28 at 6:30pm · Hip Hop Yoga

Hip Hop Yoga every Thursday
Dance Club Asheville
($6)

Come join yoga instructor, Emma Jenkins 500RYT, in this fun, energizing yoga/dance class perfect for all levels!! This class offers a traditional vinyasa style yoga class, mixed with dance breaks, all set to your favorite hip hop music!


Thu, Dec 28 at 7:30pm · Contra

Weekly Thursday Night Old Farmer’s Ball Contra Dance
Bryson Gym at Warren Wilson College
($7)

Thursdays at Warren-Wilson College. Free beginners' lesson at 7:30PM and the dancing starts at 8pm. Non-members $7, OFB members $6, Warren Wilson students $1.


Thu, Dec 28 at 9:00pm · Blues · Funk · Soul

Jesse Barry & The Jam at Tressa’s every Thursday
Tressa's Downtown Jazz and Blues

Head over to Tressa's for blues, funk, and soul dancing.


Fri, Dec 29 at 8:00pm · Swing

Swing Dance at the Henderson County Athletic Center every Friday
Henderson County Athletics and Activity Center
($5)

Get dancing down in Hendersonville. Lesson from 7-8p with an open dance from 8-11pm.


Sat, Dec 30 at 4:00pm · Contact Improv

Contact Improv every Saturday
Center for Art and Spirit
($5)

The Asheville Contact Improv community supports regular Contact Improvisation events including Contact Improv Jams, Labs, Underscores, workshops and classes in Asheville, North Carolina. Most events are held at the Center for Art and Spirit but please check the calendar on http://www.ashevillejam.com/ as some events are held in other locations. Jams typically have a suggested donation of $5 but sometimes classes are offered at additional cost.


Sat, Dec 30 at 7:30pm · Contra

Contra at River Falls every Saturday night
River Falls Lodge
($8)

Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!


Sat, Dec 30 at 7:30pm · Ballroom

HENDERSONVILLE BALLROOM DANCE Club: Weekly on Saturdays
Hendersonville Elk's Lodge #1616
($7)

7:30PM-10PM. Upstairs room at the Elks Lodge, 546 N. Justice St., Hendersonville. Dance professional Paulette Cole teaches a free lesson for us from 6:30-7:30 before each dance. All are welcome…we always have singles and beginners! No membership required but members pay $15 annual fee and $5 per dance. Non-members are $7. Please check our FB page or website (www.hendesonvilleballroomclub.com) for changes in the monthly schedule.


Sat, Dec 30 at 9:30pm · salsa

Latin Rhythms & Salsa every Saturday with DJ Malinalli
the Block off Biltmore
(Free-$5)

Join us from 9:30-10:30 pm every Saturday night for free salsa dance lessons! Latin Rhythms & Salsa Saturday with DJ Malinalli is free before 10pm, and $5 cover after 10pm. Dance until 2am to all the best in world music. Plus – enjoy great drink specials! Featuring DJ Malinalli!


Sun, Dec 31 at 8:30am · Ecstatic Dance

Ecstatic Dance every Sunday
Jewish Community Center
($8-20)

Asheville Movement Collective hosts dance waves for personal and community transformation. First Dance 8:30 am warm up, 9:00 circle Doors are closed at 9:00 am. Second Dance 10:30 am warm up, 11:00 circle Childcare is available. Suggested: $10 Flex Ticket: $8 – 20


Mon, Jan 1 - Mon, Dec 31 at 9:00am · Ecstatic Dance

Asheville Movement Collective Ecstatic Dance Waves
Jewish Community Center
($8-20)

Freeform movement in a conversation free space to diverse styles and rhythms of music music in a 'wave' format. We move/dance barefoot (or in soft soled dance shoes). $8-20 sliding scale Sundays 9am and 11am, Fridays 7:30 Sundays: Asheville Jewish Community Center 236 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801 Fridays: Terpsicorps Studio 1501 Patton Avenue Contact: info@ashevillemovementcollective.com


Mon, Jan 1 - Mon, Dec 31 at 12:00pm · Line Dancing

Intermediate/ Advanced Contemporary Line Dancing – Wednesdays
Harvest House Community Center
($5)

Drop-in format. Wonderful challenge for the experienced Line Dancer, wanting to take it to the max!  You will learn great Intermediate/Advanced Line Dances from around the globe. Instructor, Cindy Hady. Cost: $5 For more Info: 828-350-2051


Mon, Jan 1 - Mon, Dec 31 at 1:00pm · Line Dancing

Beginner Contemporary Line Dancing – Thursdays
Senior Opportunity Center
($5)

Drop-in format. You will learn great Beginner Line Dances from around the globe. No experience necessary. No partner required. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady. For more Info: 828-350-2062 (free parking on the south side of the facility)


Mon, Jan 1 - Mon, Dec 31 at 5:30pm · Line Dancing

Black Mountain- Beginner Contemporary Line Dancing – Wednesdays
Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk
($5)

Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk. Address: 401 Laurel Circle Drive, Black Mountain, NC. For more Info: 828-669-9610 (enter from outside upper level, across from the pool). Details: Drop-in format. You will learn great Beginner Line Dances from around the globe. No experience necessary. No partner required. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady. Cost: $5


Mon, Jan 1 - Mon, Dec 31 at 5:30pm · Line Dancing

Black Mountain –Improver Contemporary Line Dancing -Tuesdays
Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk
($5)

(upstairs) 5:30-6:30pm Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk. Address: 401 Laurel Circle Drive, Black Mountain, NC. For more Info: 828-669-9610 (enter from outside upper level, across from the pool). Details: Drop-in format. Challenge yourself to the next level up from Beginner. You will learn great Improver Line Dances from around the globe. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady. Cost: $5


Tue, Jan 2 at 5:30pm · Line Dancing

Black Mountain –Improver Contemporary Line Dancing -Tuesdays
Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk
($5)

(upstairs) 5:30-6:30pm Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk. Address: 401 Laurel Circle Drive, Black Mountain, NC. For more Info: 828-669-9610 (enter from outside upper level, across from the pool). Details: Drop-in format. Challenge yourself to the next level up from Beginner. You will learn great Improver Line Dances from around the globe. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady. Cost: $5


Wed, Jan 3 at 12:00pm · Line Dancing

Intermediate/ Advanced Contemporary Line Dancing – Wednesdays
Harvest House Community Center
($5)

Drop-in format. Wonderful challenge for the experienced Line Dancer, wanting to take it to the max!  You will learn great Intermediate/Advanced Line Dances from around the globe. Instructor, Cindy Hady. Cost: $5 For more Info: 828-350-2051


Wed, Jan 3 at 5:30pm · Line Dancing

Black Mountain- Beginner Contemporary Line Dancing – Wednesdays
Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk
($5)

Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk. Address: 401 Laurel Circle Drive, Black Mountain, NC. For more Info: 828-669-9610 (enter from outside upper level, across from the pool). Details: Drop-in format. You will learn great Beginner Line Dances from around the globe. No experience necessary. No partner required. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady. Cost: $5


Thu, Jan 4 at 1:00pm · Line Dancing

Beginner Contemporary Line Dancing – Thursdays
Senior Opportunity Center
($5)

Drop-in format. You will learn great Beginner Line Dances from around the globe. No experience necessary. No partner required. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady. For more Info: 828-350-2062 (free parking on the south side of the facility)


Sat, Jan 6 at 7:30pm · Ballroom

HENDERSONVILLE BALLROOM DANCE Club: Weekly on Saturdays
Hendersonville Elk's Lodge #1616
($7)

7:30PM-10PM. Upstairs room at the Elks Lodge, 546 N. Justice St., Hendersonville. Dance professional Paulette Cole teaches a free lesson for us from 6:30-7:30 before each dance. All are welcome…we always have singles and beginners! No membership required but members pay $15 annual fee and $5 per dance. Non-members are $7. Please check our FB page or website (www.hendesonvilleballroomclub.com) for changes in the monthly schedule.


Sun, Jan 7 at 9:00am · Ecstatic Dance

Asheville Movement Collective Ecstatic Dance Waves
Jewish Community Center
($8-20)

Freeform movement in a conversation free space to diverse styles and rhythms of music music in a 'wave' format. We move/dance barefoot (or in soft soled dance shoes). $8-20 sliding scale Sundays 9am and 11am, Fridays 7:30 Sundays: Asheville Jewish Community Center 236 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801 Fridays: Terpsicorps Studio 1501 Patton Avenue Contact: info@ashevillemovementcollective.com


Tue, Jan 9 at 5:30pm · Line Dancing

Black Mountain –Improver Contemporary Line Dancing -Tuesdays
Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk
($5)

(upstairs) 5:30-6:30pm Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk. Address: 401 Laurel Circle Drive, Black Mountain, NC. For more Info: 828-669-9610 (enter from outside upper level, across from the pool). Details: Drop-in format. Challenge yourself to the next level up from Beginner. You will learn great Improver Line Dances from around the globe. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady. Cost: $5


Wed, Jan 10 at 12:00pm · Line Dancing

Intermediate/ Advanced Contemporary Line Dancing – Wednesdays
Harvest House Community Center
($5)

Drop-in format. Wonderful challenge for the experienced Line Dancer, wanting to take it to the max!  You will learn great Intermediate/Advanced Line Dances from around the globe. Instructor, Cindy Hady. Cost: $5 For more Info: 828-350-2051


Wed, Jan 10 at 5:30pm · Line Dancing

Black Mountain- Beginner Contemporary Line Dancing – Wednesdays
Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk
($5)

Lakeview Center on Lake Tomahawk. Address: 401 Laurel Circle Drive, Black Mountain, NC. For more Info: 828-669-9610 (enter from outside upper level, across from the pool). Details: Drop-in format. You will learn great Beginner Line Dances from around the globe. No experience necessary. No partner required. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady. Cost: $5


Thu, Jan 11 at 1:00pm · Line Dancing

Beginner Contemporary Line Dancing – Thursdays
Senior Opportunity Center
($5)

Drop-in format. You will learn great Beginner Line Dances from around the globe. No experience necessary. No partner required. Just bring your love of dance! Variety of music & styles from; Latin, Country, Ballroom, Pop, Rock, etc. Instructor, Cindy Hady. For more Info: 828-350-2062 (free parking on the south side of the facility)


Sat, Jan 13 at 7:30pm · Ballroom

HENDERSONVILLE BALLROOM DANCE Club: Weekly on Saturdays
Hendersonville Elk's Lodge #1616
($7)

7:30PM-10PM. Upstairs room at the Elks Lodge, 546 N. Justice St., Hendersonville. Dance professional Paulette Cole teaches a free lesson for us from 6:30-7:30 before each dance. All are welcome…we always have singles and beginners! No membership required but members pay $15 annual fee and $5 per dance. Non-members are $7. Please check our FB page or website (www.hendesonvilleballroomclub.com) for changes in the monthly schedule.


Sun, Jan 14 at 9:00am · Ecstatic Dance

Asheville Movement Collective Ecstatic Dance Waves
Jewish Community Center
($8-20)

Freeform movement in a conversation free space to diverse styles and rhythms of music music in a 'wave' format. We move/dance barefoot (or in soft soled dance shoes). $8-20 sliding scale Sundays 9am and 11am, Fridays 7:30 Sundays: Asheville Jewish Community Center 236 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801 Fridays: Terpsicorps Studio 1501 Patton Avenue Contact: info@ashevillemovementcollective.com


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wed, Nov 15 - Wed, Dec 20 at 7:30pm2umbao · salsa

Salsa Classes With 2umbao
at Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance
(Drop-ins are $10/class or $40/6 wk series)

New 6wk Series starting November 15th through December 20th - Wednesdays - Level 1 will be 7:30-8:30pm, with Shines and Styling at 8:30-9:30pm. Drop-ins are $10/class or $40/6 wk series. For drop-ins when you attend your first class ask us about our Loyalty cards: Pay 5 drop-ins get your 6th Free. More info: 2umbaolatin@gmail.com or call 828-484-2016. No classes for Holiday break between Dec 27th - Jan 31st, will continue back with new 6wks Feb 7th!!


Mon, Dec 18 at 7:00pm · Triple-Two

DANCE WORKSHOP – TRIPLE-TWO – Level 1-2
at Asheville Ballroom & Dance Centre
($20)

Learn this beautiful dance. Taught by Richard and Sue Cicchetti. Inclusive-No partner necessary, bring one if you can. 1½-hour workshop starting with the foundation, you will learn steps, techniques, styling and patterns with easy start and finish points. There are 3 different workshops: >Two-Step-Dec 11, >Triple-Two-Dec 18, >Nightclub-Two-Dec 20. $20 for 1, $35 for 2, $50 for 3, Early Bird Special $45 for 3 by Dec. 9. Contact Richard for information: 828-333-0715, naturalrichard@mac.com. Pay at the door or online at: www.DanceForLife.net


Tue, Dec 19 at 7:00pm · Belly Dance · Fusion · Hip Hop

Winter Dance Spectacular: A Benefit for LEAF
at The Orange Peel
($15-20)

Studio Zahiya presents their annual Winter Dance Spectacular, a world dance showcase benefiting L.E.A.F. Community Arts on Tuesday, December 19th 2017, 7pm, at The Orange Peel. The show will feature various styles of Belly Dance, Indian, Hip Hop, Irish, Ballet, Fusion, and more, danced by students and professionals of all ages and levels. Tickets are available for purchase at squareup.com/store/studiozahiya/item/winter-show: $15 advance, $17 at the door, $5 for kids, and $20 for VIP seating. All proceeds benefit L.E.A.F. Community Arts programs. Contact Studio Zahiya at info@studiozahiya.com, call (828) 537-0892, or visit www.studiozahiya.com for more information.


Wed, Dec 20 at 7:00pm · Nightclub

DANCE WORKSHOP – NIGHTCLUB-TWO – Level 1-2
at Asheville Ballroom & Dance Centre
($20)

Learn this romantic dance often referred to as “The Dance of Love”. Taught by Richard and Sue Cicchetti. Inclusive-No partner necessary, bring one if you can. 1½-hour workshop starting with the foundation, you will learn steps, techniques, styling and patterns with easy start and finish points. There are 3 different workshops: >Two-Step-Dec 11, >Triple-Two-Dec 18, >Nightclub-Two-Dec 20. $20 for 1, $35 for 2, $50 for 3, Early Bird Special $45 for 3 by Dec. 9. Contact Richard for information: 828-333-0715, naturalrichard@mac.com. Pay at the door or online at: www.DanceForLife.net


Sun, Dec 31 at 12:00am · Group Lessons · Private and Group Lessons · Private Dance Lessons

Richard & Sue Cicchetti – Private Dance Lessons

Do you want to enjoy social dancing at one of Asheville’s downtown pubs, enjoy dancing with your partner, dance at a Wedding, dance the night away on your next Cruise, have a dance event for your organization, have a moral booster group class for your employees, or any other activity that includes dancing? Dance For Life provides Dance lessons, Dance workshops and Dance events in Asheville, NC Richard & Sue Cicchetti are the co-founders of Dance For Life. Richard is a certified dance instructor. In addition to teaching Ballroom and Country dance lessons, they produce Dance Workshops and Dance Events. Together they hold seven World Dance Titles and numerous National titles with the UCWDC, an International Dance Organization. Their desire to help people enjoy dancing inspired Richard to create their dance company Dance For Life. Students enjoy his progressive style of teaching and learn how to dance quickly. Contact Richard for information and registration. 828-333-0715, naturalrichard@mac.com Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/danceforlife2 View & Purchase Dance Lessons, Workshops & Dance Events online: www.DanceForLife.net


Wed, Jan 10 - Wed, Feb 14 at 7:00pm · Two-Step

Two-Step – Level 1-2 – 6-Week Series
at Asheville Ballroom & Dance Centre
($75)

Wednesdays - 7-8pm, six-week session with Richard & Sue Cicchetti. Inclusive, No partner needed, bring one if you can. Classes held at Asheville Ballroom, 291 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC. $65 Early Bird Special by Jan 3, $75 for 6-week session, $40 for 3-weeks, $15 drop-in single session. Contact Richard for information: 828-333-0715, naturalrichard@mac.com. Pay at the door or online at: www.DanceForLife.net


Wed, Jan 10 - Wed, Feb 14 at 7:00pm · Nightclub

Nightclub-Two Level 3-4 – 6-Week Series
at Asheville Ballroom & Dance Centre
($75)

Wednesdays - 8-9pm, six-week class with World Champion Lee Starr. No partner needed. Classes held at Asheville Ballroom, 291 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC. $65 Early registration by Jan 3, $75 for 6-week session, $40 for 3-weeks, $15 drop-in single session.


Thu, Feb 15 - Sun, Feb 18 at 12:00am · 5Rhythms

Connections with Visudha De Los Santos, accredited 5Rhythms teacher
at Veda Studios
($145)

In this movement workshop workshop, we will explore our relationships with ourselves as well as with others. "Deep relationships require responsibility-the ability to respond with attention, focus, presence and deep listening. Through reconnecting to and listening with your whole body you will unlock relating and communications wisdom that will help to elevate your relationship dynamics to new forms. We will breathe life into all our relationships!" Visudha De Los Santos Friday, 6:30-9:30pm, Sat. 11-6, Sun. 11-5pm Early Bird price $145 before Jan.19th! Contact Karen, Chapman5Rhythms@gmail.com for registration, information and questions!



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