DANCE CLASSES (Spring 2016)

Dance Classes are open to all UCI students and ARC Members.
Register online (starting Monday, 3/7)  with Visa and MasterCard or at the Campus Recreation Services desk (2nd Floor) with Visa, MasterCard, check or cash. Early registration is recommended. Registrations for all classes are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. All class fees must be paid prior to the first class meeting.
For Spring quarter, classes do not meet over Memorial Day Weekend (Sat 5/28 - Mon 5/30)
Argentine Tango Dates:  3/29 - 5/31 $45    Instructor:   James E REGISTER NOW
 
Tuesday 7:30pm - 8:20pm Physical Forum
  Learn to dance Argentine Tango, one of the most complex and challenging partner dances. The instructor will guide you through the basics of tango; the posture, embrace, walk, ochos, and molinetes. Returning and experienced dancers will find themselves challenged as they refine their technique while learning increasingly complex figures. Only non-marking soft soled shoes are permitted in Dance classes. Partners are not required in social dance classes as participants will rotate to new partners during each class meeting.
Ballroom Dance Dates:   3/30 - 6/1 $45    Instructor:   James E REGISTER NOW
 
Wednesday 8:00pm - 8:50pm Physical Forum
  Learn to dance in any social situation in Ballroom Dance. The instructor will teach you to distinguish and dance to a variety of tempos and rhythms. You will develop a dance repertoire that includes Fox Trot, Waltz, and Tango. Only non-marking soft soled shoes are permitted in Dance classes. Partners are not required in social dance classes as participants will rotate to new partners during each class meeting.
Belly Dance Dates:   3/30 - 6/1 $45    Instructor:  Lauren M REGISTER NOW
 
Wednesday 7:00pm - 8:20pm Training Zone
  Learn the basic moves and rhythms of this Middle Eastern dance style, while you tone those abdominal muscles. Our staff of exotic instructors will lead you through various dance patterns as you become more proficient in this ancient art. Only non-marking soft soled shoes are permitted in Dance classes. Partners are not required in social dance classes as participants will rotate to new partners during each class meeting.
Break Dance Dates:  3/28 - 5/23 $45    Instructor:  Johnny N REGISTER NOW
 
Wednesday 9:00pm - 9:50pm Training Zone
  Break Dance teaches participants the basic moves of one of the most exciting dance forms around. The instructor will guarantee you a headspinnin' time in this fun-filled, very physical class. Only non-marking soft soled shoes are permitted in Dance classes. Partners are not required in social dance classes as participants will rotate to new partners during each class meeting.
Hip Hop - Beg Dates: 3/28 - 5/23 $40    Instructor: Erika W REGISTER NOW
 
Monday 8:00pm - 8:50pm Training Zone
  Learn this popular style of dance. Workout to popular hip hop hits. Join our energetic instructors as they teach you some new moves. No class January 18 and February 15. Only non-marking soft soled shoes are permitted in Dance classes. Partners are not required in social dance classes as participants will rotate to new partners during each class meeting.
Hip Hop Dates:   3/31 - 6/2 $45    Instructor:  Care'n C REGISTER NOW
 
Thursday 7:30pm - 8:20pm Physical Forum
  Learn this popular style of dance. Workout to popular hip hop hits. Join our energetic instructors as they teach you some new moves. Only non-marking soft soled shoes are permitted in Dance classes. Partners are not required in social dance classes as participants will rotate to new partners during each class meeting.
House Dance Dates:  3/31 - 6/2 $45    Instructor:  Josephine S REGISTER NOW
 
Thursday 9:00pm - 9:50pm Training Zone
  House Dance - Do you want to feel free in a house club? Do you want more than 'Shuffling'? Then this class is for you. House is one of the street dance styles which gained great popularity in the East Coast, including New York. This will be a unique opportunity to learn how to House! Don’t miss it! Only non-marking soft soled shoes are permitted in Dance classes. Partners are not required in social dance classes as participants will rotate to new partners during each class meeting.
Jazz Dance Dates:  4/3 - 6/5 $45    Instructor:  Care'n C REGISTER NOW
 
Sunday 6:00pm - 7:20pm Physical Forum
  Jazz is a classic dance form featured in many popular mediums today including So You Think You Can Dance and many Broadway shows. Jazz has an exciting aerobically geared pace that will give you a fun work out. The class will be set within the framework of a traditional dance class. No class January 17 and February 14. Only non-marking soft soled shoes are permitted in Dance classes.
Lyrical Dance Dates:  4/3 - 6/5 $45    Instructor:  Care'n C REGISTER NOW
 
Sunday 7:30pm - 8:50pm Physical Forum
  Lyrical dance: combining elements of ballet, modern, and jazz technique with a focus on expression and emotional connection between music and movement. No class January 17 and February 14. Only non-marking soft soled shoes are permitted in Dance classes.
Salsa Dance Dates:  3/29 - 5/31 $45    Instructor:  James E REGISTER NOW
 
Tuesday 8:30pm - 9:20pm Physical Forum
  Salsa is a popular, highly energetic club dance. You will learn the fundamentals, including breaking on the one, turning, cross-body leads and shine. The instructor will teach you to dance to the basic rhythm of salsa with style and fancy footwork. Only non-marking soft soled shoes are permitted in Dance classes. Partners are not required in social dance classes as participants will rotate to new partners during each class meeting.
West Coast Swing Dates:  3/30 - 6/1 $45    Instructor:  Diana K REGISTER NOW
 
Wednesday 8:30pm - 9:20pm Training Zone
  Come learn the official state dance of California. It is the smoother version of Lindy Hop from the 1940s Big Band Era. West Coast Swing is taught worldwide and it can be danced to Blues and Contemporary music. You will learn how to lead/follow, patterns, connection and turns. Only non-marking soft soled shoes are permitted in Dance classes. Partners are not required in social dance classes as participants will rotate to new partners during each class meeting.