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3/12 – Beginner Lindy Hop L1-PC: with Frankie & Kellie (Swing Dancing)

NEW INFORMATION:
We’re extending registration because it is a small class.  Pro-rated enrollment is available starting on the 12th of March.  Contact Southern Star Ballroom for details.
Kellie Baggett and Frankie Hagan teach their first 6-Week Class series in North Raleigh at the all new Southern Star Ballroom Center, Inc. The course will run on Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM. Registration is with SSBC.
6 Week Sessions: For students age 15+. No Partner Necessary. Tuition: $75 for the entire 6 week course must be paid up front for entire 6 week session to SSBC. Drop-in classes are subject to instructor placement and $15 per person, per class. FIRST CLASS is WEDNESDAY March 5th, 2014. class will start at 7 PM and run for an hour.
Contact SSBC for payment and enrollment. 919-977-3467 and southernstarballroom@gmail.com.http://southernstarballroom.com/wp/contact-us/

3/10 – American Rumba L1-PC: with Frankie (Latin Dancing)

  • First Class at 7 PM on Monday Night, March 10th.DESCRIPTIONDevelop an understanding for the foundation of all Latin dancing with a popular, romantic couples dance, appropriate for weddings, ballroom parties, nightclubs, and more. Usable for a wide range of musical styles — the American Rumba is one of the most practical and enjoyable dance there is to learn!HISTORYThe Rumba is made up of several dances that were popular in Cuba, including the Guaracha, the Cuban Bolero, the Cuban Son, and the Rural Rumba. The Rural Rumba is more an exhibition dance than a participation dance and depicts the movements of barnyard animals. The Cuban Bolero and the Cuban Son on the other hand are moderate tempo danced in a traditional ballroom style and lastly the Guaracha is characterised by its fast, upbeat tempo. All these dances have similar rhythms but in styling, the American Rumba closely resembles the Cuban Son and the Cuban Bolero.PREREQUISITES

    None. A perfect dance for absolute beginners.

    FORMAT

    6 Week Sessions: For students age 15+. No Partner Necessary. Tuition: $75 for the entire 6 week course must be paid up front for entire 6 week session to SSBC. Drop-in classes are subject to instructor placement and $15 per person, per class. FIRST CLASS is Monday, March 10th, 2014. Class will start at 7 PM and run for an hour.

    PAYMENT

    Contact SSBC for payment and enrollment. 919-977-3467 and southernstarballroom@gmail.com.

    http://southernstarballroom.com/wp/contact-us/

    LOCATION

    6625-015 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27615
    http://southernstarballroom.com/wp/location/

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2/1 – Southern Star Ballroom Center Grand Opening!

Check out the registration for Southern Star Ballroom Center, Inc. SSBC Grand Opening Celebration! We are super excited that we have FREE classes available for your non-dance friends to be introduced to the world of dancing! Waltz featuring Susie Buck, Twostep featuring Becky Smith-Deitrick, West Coast Swing featuring Brent Daigle and East Coast Swing featuring Frankie Hagan! Woot Woot! Not to mention our amazing guests Gary McIntyre & Susan Kirklin! What an awesome weekend we have planned!
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1/7 – Tuesday Night Dance Classes: The Garden on Millbrook (January) Enroll Here!

 

Six Weeks Series Tuesday Classes


1240463_10201462201570312_645704678_nThe Garden on Millbrook is pleased to present group dance classes with celebrated instructor Frankie Hagan: Dance Teacher on Tuesday nights starting January 7th. This exciting night of dance instruction will be complimented with a cash bar.6:15 PM to 7:15 PM Wedding Ease & Preparation7:15 PM to 8:15 PM The Swing (East Coast Swing)CLASS: Each class series will be six weeks in length and consist of a one hour weekly class. This course will be taught in a progressive series. A series will be $70/per individual (or a discounted $120 for both classes).WEDDING EASE & PREPARATION: Perfect for the inexperienced dancer wanting to prepare for a first dance, the father/daughter dance, the mother/son dance, and more at an upcoming wedding. Wanting to feel more comfortable in a slow dance situation, or have more skills to maneuver a wedding dance floor? do you need a basic understanding of the popular wedding line dances? — This class is for you! (Elements of foxtrot, waltz and rumba will be explored).THE SWING (EAST COAST SWING): One of the most popular partnered dances of all-time is the swing. This introduction to east coast swing helps you get comfortable with the basics of the dance and confidentially using it at social events. There will be an emphasis on rhythm, fun moves, and knowing what kinds of music to dance to with your new skill! Great for beginners or someone who needs to brush up their dancing.WHERE: 2400 East Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC, 27604. The Garden on Millbrook is a beautiful wedding and special events venue in the heart of North Raleigh with a gorgeous professional dance floor. On site parking can accommodate up to 200 cars. Cash bar will be available during classes.

PAYMENT: Enroll the first night of class, or secure your place by paying securely with paypal.  Please include your full name and phone number with payment for class roll.


Six Weeks Series Tuesday Classes



 

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9/11 – A Fun Beginner Swing with Omega Phi Alpha!!

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What fun to be teaching a beginner swing dancing class for the Omega Phi Alpha sorority sisters at NC State this evening at 5:00 PM. If you’re on campus, come check us out! Looking forward to helping all of the sisters learn the basics of swing!
WHERE: Bragaw Residence Hall (www.ncsu.edu)
Bragaw Residence Hall is located on NC State’s west campus. The building is named after Henry C. Bragaw, who managed the Orton Plantation near Wilmington, North Carolina during the early 40’s. There, he developed one of the largest and finest collections of camellias and azaleas in the South.

8/11 – Beginner Lesson and Deejayed Set For the Carolina Dance Club

I’ll be teaching the beginner swing lesson for the Carolina Dance Club (at the North Raleigh Elk’s Lodge) this Sunday at 6:15 PM, and then I’ll follow that by deejaying the first classic swing dancing set of the evening. East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Balboa, and more!!! : www.musicanddance.com
CDC SALSA SUNDAY DANCE SOCIALRaleigh Elks – 5538 Leadmine Rd, Raleigh.FREE INTRODUCTORY SALSA LESSON: 3:30 PM (with paid admission) No Partner Necessary. SALSA, BACHATA, MERENGUE, CHA CHA DANCING: FROM 4:30 PM TILL 6:15 PM Smoke Free * Table Seating * Newcomer Friendly, Casual Atmosphere, All Welcome!
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6/28 – Line Dance Instruction and Entertainment for Duke! (Cotton Room)

Teaching line dances and salsa and fun swing stuff for a Duke graduate breakout group activity for my friends at The Cotton Room. Should be an exciting event, and yes, I will be wobbling. #danceteacher

Downtown Durham’s newest all-inclusive LEED certified event venue is on the scene and bringing the art of events to a whole new level. Innovative cuisine. Expert planning. Inspired decor.

6/16 – Lindy Hop Work Shop (Elk’s Lodge, North Raleigh)

Lindy Hop workshop event at the Raleigh Elks Lodge #735 for Music And Dance Productions, Inc. that I will be participating in. Just $10/class. I’ll be teaching at 4 PM.

Group Classes at Premier Dance

On Tuesday,May 21st Frankie Hagan will be teaching his final two group classes at the Premier Dance Studio in the existing format.

7:00 PM Newcomer  Latin**
8:00 PM Beginner Salsa Series (3rd Class)**

**Walk-Ins are very welcome to this class.

The 7:00 PM class is a “Newcomer” dance class, specifically designed for beginners and covering the most basic fundamentals of swing dancing. No experience is needed.
The 8:00 PM class is a “Beginner” series set to run for the month of May. It will be progressive, and deal with the dance fundamentals of the salsa. Lightly attended, feel free to enroll in classes without fear of being lost!
Pickup classes for non-program students will be $15/class or $25/class for a couple. If you’d like to participate in the beginner series, there will be a series price available at the studio.

 

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Group Dance Classes at Premier Dance

On Tuesday,May 14th Frankie Hagan will be teaching two group classes at the Premier Dance Studio.

7:00 PM Newcomer Swing**
8:00 PM Beginner Salsa Series (2nd Class)**

**Walk-Ins are very welcome to this class.

The 7:00 PM class is a “Newcomer” dance class, specifically designed for beginners and covering the most basic fundamentals of swing dancing. No experience is needed.
The 8:00 PM class is a “Beginner” series set to run for the month of May. It will be progressive, and deal with the dance fundamentals of the salsa. Lightly attended, feel free to enroll in classes without fear of being lost!
Pickup classes for non-program students will be $15/class or $25/class for a couple. If you’d like to participate in the beginner series, there will be a series price available at the studio.