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Swing Time Newsletter — Tuesday MARCH 26th 2019

This Wednesday, March 27th, is the Gulfport Casino Swing Night, with Blues-Dance Lesson 6-7pm (featuring special guest instructors, Will & Katy Flanery; learn techniques for dancing to slower music), Swing-Dance Lesson 7-8pm, and Dancing 8-11pm.  Just $8 includes both lessons and the dance, students get $6 admission, and birthday people get free admission.

Need Dance Shoes?  Traveling dance shoe store, Delight in Dance, will be in the house this Wednesday, starting 6:00pm, with their collection of ultra-quality swing shoes and other dance shoes.  See Nina on Wednesday to get outfitted with a great pair of shoes.

Upcoming Bonus Lessons (6-7pm) at Gulfport Casino Swing Night:
      MAR 27 (Wed): Blues Dancing — Slow/Lyrical Moves
      APR  3 (Wed): Shim Sham

This Saturday, March 30th, The Connection (Swing, Blues, & Fusion) returns to Simone Salsa studio in Tampa.  The Connection features 3 simultaneous rooms of music & dancing.  One $10 admission gets you into all three dances!  Doors open 7:45pm.  Lessons start 8pm.  Dancing starts 9pm.

Join us 8-9pm for a special Fusion Lesson — How to Lead & Follow Anything — led by special guest instructor James H.  Learn the three dimensions of connecting with your social dance partners — the visual, the physical, and the musical!  Explore the essential elements as you transform the science of dancing to the art of partner dancing.  Instructor, James H, is a West Coast Swing Champion / all-star dancer, author, coach, and instructor since 2008.  The night also includes a Blues Lesson, happening 9:30-10:00pm in the Blues room.  Lessons are free with admission to the dance.  Dancing starts 9:00pm in the Swing & Fusion Rooms, and 10:00pm in the Blues Room.

Friday, April 12th, is Soul Night at the Gulfport Casino.  Dance 8pm-midnight to the best in Funk, Soul, Disco, Motown, Rhythm & Blues, featuring an exciting mix of retro & modern dance music, great for a variety of partner dances (Hustle, Swing, West-Coast, Blues, Fusion, etc) plus group, line, and freestyle dancing!  Arrive early for a Soul Line Dancing Lesson 7-8pm.  Just $10 includes the dance AND the lesson.  Students get $6 admission if they show up by 7pm and take the lesson.  Soul Night happens at the Gulfport Casino the 2nd Friday of every month.

Join special guest instructor, Angie Causey, and the United Soul Line Dancers of Florida for a Soul Line Dancing lesson at 7pm.  You'll learn three new soul line dances, and you'll get to dance them all later during the dance!  Dance instructor & choreographer, Angie Causey, is founder of the United Soul Line Dancers.  She's been dancing and teaching for over 10 years, and regularly travels and teaches all across the USA.

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