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Dancin Newz - June 2016

Dancin Newz - June 2016
Dancin' Newz is provided as a courtesy to the entire dance community. Anyone is welcome to submit info regarding a special, one-time event. Email:
Deadline is the 25th of each month.
USA Dance Phoenix Chapter

Hello Dancers!

Our Next Chapter Dance is
Saturday, July 16, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

(Doors open at 6:30)

Location: Paragon Dance Center
931 E. Elliot Road, Suite 101
Tempe, AZ 85284

Rumba lesson at 7:15 p.m. instructor to be announced.
Open dancing starting at 8:00 p.m.
Performances, light refreshments, mixers, and dance hosts.

The outreach team will be hosting the July dance.
Our theme this year will be "BLACK & WHITE"
Raid your closet for your favorite black, white or combo outfit.

The music will also follow the Black & White theme!

Reminder - prices have been increased to:
$5 for Members
$10 for Non-members

Click here to join USA Dance - Phoenix Chapter ##4033

~ Save the Date ~
2016 Black Tie Event

Saturday, October 22, 2016

We will begin taking reservations at the July dance.

We hope to see there!!!

Upcoming Dance Opportunities

Note: The following events are NOT USA Dance affiliated. For info on regularly occurring dance events, see "Ballroom at a Glance" on our website.

Jim & Jenell's 1st Summer Workshop: Gentleman's Styling Class
Jim will pass on the essential skills to be a good ballroom dancer. He will focus directly on the subtleties of how to move like a dancer and lead commonly used figures.
Dates: Saturday, June 4 - Gentleman's Styling Class
Time: 11:00 - 12:30 pm
Price: $25 for 90 minutes
Location: Academy of Ballroom Dance
832 E Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85014
Contact: 602-285-1569
Special Rounds Practice for individual Guys and Gals
A special 1 full hour of Rounds Practice for dancers without an established partner whether single or married who want to:
  • Begin new Amateur competitive partnerships in a supportive environment
  • Improve your dancing by 50% in 2016
Unlike previous Rounds Practice this one will target those without a partner who are unfamiliar with or need more experience competing as an Amateur couple.
Hosted by Jenell Maranto
Cost: $15 per person
Date: Sunday, June 5
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: The Academy of Ballroom Dance
832 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85014
RSVP for additional information to: Cheryl Leggett 602-867-3958 or
Rhythm of the Seasons ~ Annual Summer Showcase:
Presented by Radomir Pashev and Gergana Slavova.
Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016
Location: Paragon Dance Center
931 E. Elliot Rd., Tempe, AZ 85284
Watch for upcoming details and ticket sale information on Facebook
1-hour Mock Competition Rounds Practice
For International Standard and American Smooth amateur competitors of all levels. Help you focus on Floor Craft, Musicality, Showmanship, Presentation and more.
Hosted by Chad & Marie Burson
Date: Sunday, June 26 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Price: $15 per person or $5.00 per ASU student - Advanced registration and payment recommended.
Cost: Payment can be received at the door by credit card or cash!
Reservation Deadline Due Date: June 19
Location: Arizona State University Campus at the green gym
400 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85287
Registration details: Call Cheryl Leggett - 602-867-3958 or

In addition to the special events and one-time events listed in the Dancin' Newz check the websites below for studios that hold dances and classes that are open to the general public: