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Swing Time Newsletter — Monday MAY 26th 2014

Swing Dance this Wednesday MAY 28th at the Gulfport Casino!  Learn CHARLESTON LINES — danced to "Sing, Sing, Sing" — along with many cool Charleston step variations in the 6-7pm Bonus Lesson.  Also get ready — for the first time ever — to add some new moves to this exciting group dance!  Swing Dance Lesson 7-8pm ...Dancing 8-11pm.  Just $7 includes EVERYTHING and students get 2-for-1 admission.  Is your birthday coming up?  Celebrate your birthday at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night.

Ballroom Fusion Dance this Sunday JUNE 1st at the Gulfport Casino!  A new dance is coming to Tampa Bay, ballroom dancing with a fusion element.  Swing Time has been given the opportunity to host one of the Gulfport Casino's ballroom dances, so we're modernizing the format, the music, and expanding the supported dances!  It's going to be a great chance to learn and practice some new dances, and we're encouraging the combination and fusion of different dance forms.  If this one-time dance is successful, we'll hold these once a month, and the possibilities are endless!  Beginning Lesson 6-7pm: Rumba featuring special guest instructors, Troy Agresta & Cathy Nelson, from Dance Forever studio.  Intermediate Lesson (7-8pm): Rumba/Blues Fusion featuring special guest instructor, Dana RyannDance 8-11pm to a Ballroom Musical Mix 8-10pm and to a Fusion Mix 10-11pm...most songs will support multiple dances.  Admission is $7.  All ages & skill levels are welcome! 

Upcoming Bonus Lessons: (6-7pm Wednesdays at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night)

Charleston is the 6pm Bonus Lesson topic every Wednesday in June at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!  Half of swing dancing is Charleston-based, so get good at Charleston, and you'll get A LOT better at swing!  In these classes, we'll cover partnering, leading & following, and dozens of Charleston moves that you can incorporate into your swing dancing.  GET MORE THAN JUST KICKS!  Most people think Charleston is all about kicks.  Well, kicks are sometimes part of it, but what you do with your arms and your body is more important than what you do with your legs.  In these classes, you'll learn numerous Charleston steps & styles, plus how to work not just your legs, but your arms and body into the dance.  We'll get you feeling and dancing that Charleston!

A new concept in ballroom dancing...over 25 dances!

Beginning-Level 6-7pm (Learn the Rumba)
Intermediate-Level 7-8pm (Rumba/Blues Fusion)

8-10pm: Ballroom Mix
10-11pm: Fusion Mix...Anything Goes!

All Ages       No Partners Needed       Admission $7       Door Prizes       Cash Bar

Dance Lessons — Free with Admission!           Map & Directions           More Info

 Tampa Fusion Dance — Saturday June 14th 


Check out the video from the last two Tampa Fusion dances!

Get your Fusion costumes ready!
June 14th's Dance will be a Fusion Costume Party!
Use your imagination to wear at least two costumes...at the same time!

Mark your calendars for Saturday June 14th, the next Tampa Fusion Dance!  Dancing happens 10:30pm-3:00am and features DJ Mineh Ishida spinning for a talented gathering of dancers from all across Florida!  Bring your entire repertoire of partner-dance skills and dance to a mix of pop, r&b, electronica, and other musical fusions ranging from today's club hits to the sultry, groovy, and more.  Admission is $10.  Whatever's your favorite style of dance, join us!

Simone Salsa's main studio on Hillsborough Avenue features awesome atmosphere, lighting, sound, and smooth hardwood dance floor!  Address — It's located in the Home Design Plaza shopping center at 8336 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, FL 33615Parking — Simone Salsa has a huge (and free) parking lot just a few feet from its entrance.  Drinks — You can BYO beverages to this venue (as long as you keep 'em off the dance floor).  Bottled water is also available for purchase.

PHOTOS from Recent Fusion Dances           What is Fusion Dancing?           FusionTampa Website          

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