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Tuesday April 25

Bhangra Dance

Dholrhythms Dance Company

Tuesday April 25, 8:00 PM

San Francisco

Want to add a little exercise to your week thats not the same old cardio workouts while trying something cultural and positive? Heard of or ever been to a Non Stop Bhangra event? Voted one of the best dance parties in SF, it's a place where people get down to some of the most energetic and contagious beats found on a dance floor. Come try out their Bhangra Dance Class with Dholrhythms Dance Co. ...

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Friday April 21

Ethnic Dances from the Balkans and Beyond

Kopachka Folk Dancers

Friday April 21, 7:30 PM

Mill Valley

Discover your inner rhythm, timing and love of learning new, sometimes intricate, often mesmerizing dances from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Turkey, Greece and beyond. Lesson from 7:30-8:30pm; dance program starts at 8:30pm.

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Sunday April 23

The Nia Technique: Mind Body Spirit Dance

San Francisco Bay Nia

Sunday April 23, 10:00 AM

Walnut Creek

Combining dance, martial arts and mindfulness, Nia tones your body while transforming your mind. More than just a workout, Nia is a holistic fitness practice addressing each aspect of your life - body, mind and soul. We believe every person can discover, explore, unleash, and enhance their individual potential to live a healthy and meaningful life by engaging their senses and listening to ...

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Friday April 28

The Nia Technique- Mind, Body, Spirit Dance

San Francisco Bay Nia

Friday April 28, 9:30 AM

Orinda

Combining dance, martial arts and mindfulness, Nia tones your body while transforming your mind. More than just a workout, Nia is a holistic fitness practice addressing each aspect of your life - body, mind and soul. We believe every person can discover, explore, unleash, and enhance their individual potential to live a healthy and meaningful life by engaging their senses and listening to ...

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Thursday April 27

Ballet Fundamentals

Danspace

Thursday April 27, 7:30 PM

Oakland

A ballet class that focuses on basic fundamentals of ballet technique.

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Teen/Adult Hip Hop

Danspace

Thursday April 27, 6:30 PM

Oakland

A hip hop class for dancers 16 and up that focuses on the foundations of hip hop movement.

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Tuesday April 25

Modern Jazz

Danspace

Tuesday April 25, 6:15 PM

Oakland

A class that explores basic Horton modern exercises and combinations along with classic Jazz technique.

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Wednesday April 26

Advanced Beginning- Intermediate Ballet

Danspace

Wednesday April 26, 7:30 PM

Oakland

An advanced beginning- intermediate ballet class.

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Saturday April 22

dNaga Open Rehearsal

Danspace

Saturday April 22, 1:30 PM

Oakland

Enjoy a one time only opportunity to observe dNaga in an open rehearsal.

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Sunday April 23

Adult Beginning Ballet

Danspace

Sunday April 23, 10:30 AM

Oakland

A beginning ballet class where students will learn the basic movements of ballet.

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Sunday April 30

Experience Breema Afternoon

The Breema Center

Sunday April 30, 2:00 PM

San Francisco

Breema bodywork and Self-Breema exercises are the ideal vehicles to practice body-mind connection, the first step towards an actual taste of being present. Breema's Nine Principles of Harmony can nurture receptivity in your relationship to yourself, to others, and to all life. Intro to Breema Class 2:30-3:45pm Complimentary mini-sessions from 2-2:30pm and 4-4:30pm Call 510-428-0937 to ...

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Sunday April 30, 10:00 AM

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Saturday April 29, 7:00 AM

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Sunday April 30

Afro-Haitian Dance with Laure Fleurentin (Free Class)

Alonzo King LINES Dance Center

Sunday April 30, 4:00 PM

San Francisco

Join us for a new class steeped in the African Diaspora from the Caribbean nation of Haiti with elements of traditional West African Dance. Afro-Haitian dance has greatly influenced the modern dance world, largely through the research and exposure of the legendary Katherine Dunham. Laure breaks down the movements and explains what the dance and its accompanying rhythm mean and what you should be ...

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Monday April 24

Adult Beginning Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Monday April 24, 7:30 PM

Berkeley

Join us for an open ballet class designed for students with at least one year of movement experience but no ballet necessary. Learn the basic elements of ballet and combine them into simple steps that develop your grace, strength, and artistry.

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Friday April 28

Adult Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Friday April 28, 6:30 PM

Berkeley

Join us for an open ballet class recommended for students at least two years of ballet training. Work on your musicality, artistry, strength, and technique while dancing to live musical accompaniment.

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Adult Beginning to Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Friday April 28, 11:30 AM

Berkeley

Open ballet class recommended for students with at least two years of ballet experience. Come expand your movement vocabulary as we focus on musicality, artistry, strength, and proper alignment in this class designed for beginning and intermediate level dancers.

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Tuesday April 25

Introductory class to North India's kathak

Chitresh Das Institute

Tuesday April 25, 7:00 PM

San Francisco

Introductory class to kathak, classical dance of North India, with Charlotte Moraga, Artistic Director of the Chitresh Das institute.

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Thursday April 27

Adult Beginning to Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Thursday April 27, 7:30 PM

Berkeley

Open ballet class recommended for students with at least two years of ballet experience. Come expand your movement vocabulary as we focus on musicality, artistry, strength, and proper alignment in this class designed for beginning and intermediate level dancers.

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Wednesday April 26

Adult Beginning Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Wednesday April 26, 7:30 PM

Berkeley

Join us for an open ballet class designed for students with at least one year of movement experience but no ballet necessary. Learn the basic elements of ballet and combine them into simple steps that develop your grace, strength, and artistry.

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Tuesday April 25

Adult Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Tuesday April 25, 6:30 PM

Berkeley

Join us for an open ballet class recommended for students at least two years of ballet training. Work on your musicality, artistry, strength, and technique while dancing to live musical accompaniment.

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Sunday April 23

Adult Beginning to Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Sunday April 23, 1:30 PM

Berkeley

Open ballet class recommended for students with at least two years of ballet experience. Come expand your movement vocabulary as we focus on musicality, artistry, strength, and proper alignment in this class designed for beginning and intermediate level dancers.

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Monday April 24

Adult Beginning to Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Monday April 24, 11:30 AM

Berkeley

Open ballet class recommended for students with at least two years of ballet experience. Come expand your movement vocabulary as we focus on musicality, artistry, strength, and proper alignment in this class designed for beginning and intermediate level dancers.

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Sunday April 23

Adult Ballet: Pas De Deux

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Sunday April 23, 3:00 PM

Berkeley

Expand your ballet vocabulary by learning elements of male/female partnering from classical ballet. This class is open to female students who have been en pointe for one or more years. Men can be complete beginners. Dancers are encouraged to take the prior ballet class in order to be sufficiently warmed up.

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Saturday April 22

Adult Beginning to Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Saturday April 22, 10:30 AM

Berkeley

Open ballet class recommended for students with at least two years of ballet experience. Come expand your movement vocabulary as we focus on musicality, artistry, strength, and proper alignment in this class designed for beginning and intermediate level dancers.

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Thursday April 27

Fusion at Women's Building with Ken Scott

Rhythm & Motion at ODC School

Thursday April 27, 6:00 PM

San Francisco

Rhythm & Motion's Dance Workout is a high energy dance-based workout class that develops fitness through dance and creative physical expression.

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Sunday April 23

Essentials with Heather Bornfeld

Rhythm & Motion at ODC School

Sunday April 23, 10:00 AM

San Francisco

Rhythm & Motion's Dance Workout is a high energy dance-based workout class that develops fitness through dance and creative physical expression. Essential Rhythms is an excellent introductory class for students new to the workout program, and is ideal for all Rhythm & Motion students who wish to focus more intently on workout choreography and on the fundamentals of dance technique. For ...

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Modern Essentials with Becca Kim

Rhythm & Motion at ODC School

Sunday April 23, 8:30 AM

San Francisco

Modern Essentials is perfect for beginning students, those new to our regular modern classes, or experienced dancers looking to focus more on choreography and technique. Spend more time breaking down combinations than in our Fusion or Modern classes, while still working up a sweat!

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Sunday April 30

May Dance: Advanced Modern with Randee Paufve

Shawl-Anderson Dance Center

Sunday April 30, 10:00 AM

Berkeley

We honor Frank Shawl and Victor Anderson's mentor, May O'Donnell, with a free advanced modern class. Sacramento-born on May 1, 1906, O'Donnell was a soloist in the Graham company before she developed her own technique and company. O'Donnell was a major influence in Frank and Victor's life and her ethos and approach to dance lives on through our professional modern dance classes, performances and ...

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Saturday April 29

Beginning Salsa and Musicality

Allegro Ballroom

Saturday April 29, 1:00 PM

Emeryville

Come learn the basic steps of the dance... but with and extra twist! You will also learn how to dance to the feel of the music. Simple variations of the basics will allow you to express yourself creatively! I promise you will leave with new found self-confidence and freedom of expression.

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Saturday April 22

Beginning Salsa and Musicality

Allegro Ballroom

Saturday April 22, 1:00 PM

Emeryville

Come learn the basic steps of the dance... but with and extra twist! You will also learn how to dance to the feel of the music. Simple variations of the basics will allow you to express yourself creatively! I promise you will leave with new found self-confidence and freedom of expression.

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Friday April 21

Learn Two Ballroom Dances!

Allegro Ballroom

Friday April 21, 7:00 PM

Emeryville

Learn how to connect with a partner and move gracefully across the floor! No partner required - just bring your awesome self and come ready to have fun.

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Saturday April 22

Youth Ballroom Program

Allegro Ballroom

Saturday April 22, 2:00 PM

Emeryville

The Allegro Youth Program provides ongoing free ballroom classes for youth 8-18 taught by champion dancers Olga & Dima Sukachov. Dima and Olga will quickly move you through the awkward stage and you'll be amazed at the dancer you'll become

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Wednesday April 26

Balkan and International Folk Dance

Carriage House Folk Dancers

Wednesday April 26, 7:45 PM

Atherton

Please come join our welcoming group of dancers as we explore a wide variety of musical styles, cultures and movements in the 100+ year old historic Carriage House at Holbrook Palmer Park, complete with wood floors! We dance to great music, enjoy heart-healthy exercise and especially enjoy the warmth of good friends.

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Tuesday April 25

Beginning Zumba

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Tuesday April 25, 12:00 PM

San Francisco

"Break a sweat and get your groove on in ZUMBA! Zumba is a cardio dance class based on Latin and street dance forms."

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Wednesday April 26

Beginning Bachata

Allegro Ballroom

Wednesday April 26, 7:30 PM

Emeryville

Come learn this simple sexy dance from the Dominican Republic. Rodney is a master teacher who passionately believes in and teaches the Authentic style. No partner required!

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Sunday April 30

Bharatanatyam - traditions and trends

Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance

Sunday April 30, 4:00 PM

Berkeley

An introduction to Bharatanatyam, the classical dance of South India. An interactive session introducing the basic steps, history and evolution of the dance form!

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Friday April 28

Energy in Movement

City Aikido

Friday April 28, 6:15 PM

San Francisco

submitted In this non-violent martial arts class, you will collaborate and blend with your partner’s energy and the present situation. Aikido’s applications for harmony and peace is effective in receiving and responding to life’s daily pressures. In Aikido, like in dance, there’s alignment, mind body practice, flexibility, rhythm, extension and flow. In class, there will also ...

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Wednesday April 26

Beginning Zumba

City College San Francisco

Wednesday April 26, 5:00 PM

San Francisco

"Shake what ya mama gave ya" move to world-wide rhythms while getting sweaty. No dance experience required, just a good attitude and willing to shake! "shake what ya mama gave ya" move to world-wide rhythms while getting sweaty. No dance experience required, just a good attitude and willing to shake!

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Tuesday April 25

Energy in Movement

City Aikido

Tuesday April 25, 6:15 PM

San Francisco

In this non-violent martial arts class, you will collaborate and blend with your partner’s energy and the present situation. Aikido’s applications for harmony and peace is effective in receiving and responding to life’s daily pressures. In Aikido, like in dance, there’s alignment, mind body practice, flexibility, rhythm, extension and flow. In class, there will also be a performance ...

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Beginning Salsa and Latin Dance

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Tuesday April 25, 7:30 PM

San Francisco

Learn how to dance Salsa and Bachata to passionate Latin music.

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Monday April 24

Beginning Zumba

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Monday April 24, 5:00 PM

San Francisco

"Shake what ya mama gave ya" move to world-wide rhythms while getting sweaty. No dance experience required, just a good attitude and willing to shake!

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Saturday April 22

Polynesian Dance Conditioning - Basic Steps and Fitness Fun

Halau Makana Polynesian Cultural Arts Center, Inc

Saturday April 22, 9:30 AM

Alameda

Learn the basic Hula & Tahitian dance steps used in our Polynesian Dance Conditioning class, and then enjoy fun and fitness with us at 10 am.

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Tuesday April 25

Beginning Swing Dance

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Tuesday April 25, 6:00 PM

San Francisco

Join us for an introduction to the basic footwork for East Coast Swing, the dance seen in the 1950s on American Band Stand. No partner required.

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Hula - Beginning Basics for Teens and Adults

Halau Makana Polynesian Cultural Arts Center, Inc

Tuesday April 25, 6:00 PM

Alameda

An introduction to Hula, one of Hawai'i's beautiful cultural arts. All levels welcome.

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Wednesday April 26

Tahitian Dance and Drumming

Halau Makana Polynesian Cultural Arts Center, Inc

Wednesday April 26, 7:15 PM

Alameda

Introductory class to the rhythm and dance from the Islands of Tahiti. All levels welcome.

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Saturday April 29

Intro to Aerial Yoga

Zaccho Center for Dance and Aerial

Saturday April 29, 10:00 AM

San Francisco

Our Aerial Yoga class is a combination of traditional yoga poses and postures practiced using a soft fabric suspended at waist height, allowing students to achieve proper postural alignment in exciting new ways. In this class, you will sample various exercises that will promote a deep understanding of your body through an adventurous and restorative practice. You will develop core, upper and ...

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Creative Movement & Tumbling for kids of all abilities! (Ages 3-8)

MAGIC Dance Arts

Saturday April 29, 9:00 AM

Milpitas

This sensory-friendly dance class for children ages 3-8 will move creatively with the use of props, visuals, and imaginative prompts. We specialize in working with children with special needs, however children of any and all abilities love to dance with us!

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Free Classes for Newcomers

Alonzo King LINES Dance Center

Saturday April 29, 9:00 AM

San Francisco

If you're new to the Dance Center or you haven't taken class with us for more than a year, come take any of our open classes FREE of charge. The number of free slots are limited so come early.

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Thursday April 27

Maori, the Dance of New Zealand

Halau Makana Polynesian Cultural Arts Center, Inc

Thursday April 27, 7:15 PM

Alameda

An introduction to Maori Waiata A Ringa (action dances) as well as a dance demonstration using Maori Poi (dance implement).

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Friday April 28

Capoeira and Traditional African-Brazilian Dances

Project Commotion/Capoeira Ijexá

Friday April 28, 6:30 PM

San Francisco

Capoeira is an African-Brazilian ritualized way of combat, it’s a self-defense disguised as a dance. This class, led by Mestre Urubu Malandro of Capoeira Ijexá, will explore movements of capoeira along with other traditional Afro-Brazilian dances of maculelê and dança guerreira.

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Wednesday April 26

Body Tales & Authentic Movement for Women

With Oliva Corson & Lysa Castro

Wednesday April 26, 6:15 PM

Berkeley

Authentic Movement is a simple and profound, self-listening movement exploration done with ones eyes closed. Body Tales integrates intuitive movement, voice and spoken word for creative expression and healing. Come experience the synergy and support of these two somatic practices, interwoven for a potent combination of inner-directed movement, embodied stories and empathetic witnessing.

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Saturday April 29

Bodywerk Dance

Flying Studios

Saturday April 29, 2:00 PM

Oakland

Bodywerk is a dynamic hip hop dance jam, good for all levels, blending a variety of contemporary urban styles. Class starts with a warm-up to get blood flowing and to orient students on the basic moves. The core of the class is focused on building short sequences -- song by song. Students repeat the sequences to raise the heart rate, challenge the mind, and invigorate the soul. Class ends with a ...

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Junior & Parent Creative Dance

Project Commotion

Saturday April 29, 12:00 PM

San Francisco

Children and their parents/caretakers are invited to come and play, dance and enjoy the Project Commotion experience. Families will share the studio for this combo class that combines free exploration, guided gross motor and sensory activities, and exploration of rhythm and dance. Children begin to organize patterns of movement individually and alongside peers and parents model and interact with ...

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Monday April 24

Teen & Adult Creative Dance (16+)

Project Commotion

Monday April 24, 7:00 PM

San Francisco

Enjoy the Project Commotion experience with a playful approach to contemporary dance, incorporating self-expression, body conditioning and exploration of creative processes. Expect to sit, lay down and move across our sprung dance floor. Instructor: Yaxkin Hernandez Melville

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Wednesday April 26

American Tribal Style® Belly Dance

Sandi Ball

Wednesday April 26, 7:00 PM

Alameda

Learn the basics of ATS® - our unique belly dance language! We will (dis)cover posture & body awareness, slow & fast movements, zils, as well as introductions to lead and follow concepts and group formations for improvisation.

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Monday April 24

Pre-Teen/Teen Family Creative Dance

Project Commotion

Monday April 24, 6:00 PM

San Francisco

Youth and their parents are invited to come and play, dance and enjoy the Project Commotion experience. Families will share the studio for this combo class that explores dance from a creative approach while building basic skills, body control and conditioning and space awareness.

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Saturday April 22

Chinese Dance for Children

Lily Cai Dance Company

Saturday April 22, 2:00 PM

San Francisco

Lily Cai Dance Company would like to invite students from all over San Francisco Bay Area to experience joy and beauty through Chinese dance.

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Thursday April 27

International Folk Dance for Beginners

Berkeley Folk Dancers

Thursday April 27, 7:45 PM

Berkeley

Beginners and experienced dancers welcome to learn dances from Europe, the British Isles, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, the USA and other places. Our repertoire includes couple, line, circle, and set dances. Berkeley Folk Dancers (BFD) has been dancing over seventy years! It is a group of nearly 200 people of all ages who enjoy doing a great variety of folk dances. Free, easy parking ...

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Tuesday April 25

International Dance in the Afternoon

Berkeley Folk Dancers

Tuesday April 25, 1:30 PM

Berkeley

Beginners and experienced dancers welcome to learn dances from Europe, the British Isles, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, the USA and other places. Our repertoire includes couple, line, circle, and set dances. Berkeley Folk Dancers (BFD) has been dancing over seventy years! It is a group of nearly 200 people of all ages who enjoy doing a great variety of folk dances. Free, easy parking ...

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Monday April 24

Flamenco

YWCA Berkeley/Oakland

Monday April 24, 7:45 PM

Berkeley

Explore the foundations of this dynamic art form of multicultural Southern Spain known for its intricate rhythms, percussive footwork with an emphasis on a strong, grounded and expressive upper body.

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Saturday April 29

Tahitian Fitness

Westlake School for the Performing Arts

Saturday April 29, 2:30 PM

Daly City

Low aerobic and body strengthening with live Tahitian drumming and moves.

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Tuesday April 25

Adult Ballet

Westlake School for the Performing Arts

Tuesday April 25, 10:30 AM

Daly City

For teens and adults, teachers, and former dancers, who love to stay fit in an open ballet training taught by Miss Irene Liu. Miss Liu was trained by world renowned teacher/choreographer Viktor Kabaniaev and is currently a teacher/choreographer in WSPA.

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Saturday April 29

Creative Movement for Children using Ballet and Jazz

Westlake School for the Performing Arts

Saturday April 29, 2:30 PM

Daly City

Using ballet and jazz moves, children ages 3-6 will learn to dance in a controlled but fun environment.

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Monday April 24

Beginning Argentine Tango

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Monday April 24, 6:00 PM

San Francisco

Introduction to Vals (Argentine waltz), a subset of Argentine Tango: identifying the basic musical pulse of vals and applying Argentine Tango fundamentals (walking, ochos) to that musical pulse."

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Wednesday April 26

Feldenkrais, Awareness through Movement®

City College San Francisco

Wednesday April 26, 2:00 PM

San Francisco

Experience benefits for dancers and other performers in Feldenkrais, Awareness Through Movement® class. Likely Performance demo by current students included.

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Monday April 24

Beginning Argentine Tango

City College San Francisco

Monday April 24, 12:00 PM

San Francisco

Introduction to Vals (Argentine waltz), a subset of Argentine Tango: identifying the basic musical pulse of vals and applying Argentine Tango fundamentals (walking, ochos) to that musical pulse."

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Tuesday April 25

Modern Dance from The Inside Out

Berkeley Moving Arts

Tuesday April 25, 7:30 PM

Berkeley

A unique approach to modern dance technique based on the teachings of Erick Hawkins, That encourages the efficient use of the Body's natural structure.

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Friday April 28

Modern Dance from The Inside Out

Berkeley Moving Arts

Friday April 28, 10:00 AM

Berkeley

A unique approach to modern dance technique taught by Ruth Botchan, based on the teachings of Erick Hawkins, that encourages the efficient use of the body's natural structure.

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Tuesday April 25

Jazz Funk

YWCA Berkeley/Oakland

Tuesday April 25, 5:00 PM

Berkeley

Get a workout, acquire jazz dance technique and flexibility. Learn a variety of routines that incorporate jazz, hip hop and other styles. For beginners and all levels! Instructor: Jenny DeRuntz, former instructor and coach for United Spirit Association and for Columbia University.

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Salsa

YWCA Berkeley/Oakland

Tuesday April 25, 6:30 PM

Berkeley

Connect to the passion, music and dance of Salsa! Ruth Caspary will teach the footwork, mini-patterns and styling you need to be a great Social Salsa Dancer. Review and practice are part of the program as well as lead and follow techniques. More experienced students will be challenged. No partner required. Non-rubber soled shoes suggested. Instructor: Ruth Caspary, Owner of Latin Connection Dance ...

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Saturday April 29

Bollywood Dance-based Cardio Fitness

Bombay Jam

Saturday April 29, 9:00 AM

San Jose

Bombay Jam® is the ultimate dance fitness total body workout that is effective, safe, easy to follow and packed with authentic Bollywood flavor!

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Wednesday April 26

Bollywood

YWCA Berkeley/Oakland

Wednesday April 26, 6:00 PM

Berkeley

Want to get a great workout while learning Bollywood dance steps? Please join us at the YWCA "Chalo Let's Dance" Bollywood class. No experience required.

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Thursday April 27

Bollywood Dance-based Cardio Fitness

Bombay Jam

Thursday April 27, 8:30 PM

San Jose

Bombay Jam® is the ultimate dance fitness total body workout that is effective, safe, easy to follow and packed with authentic Bollywood flavor!

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Wednesday April 26

Bollywood Dance-based Cardio Fitness

Bombay Jam

Wednesday April 26, 8:00 PM

San Jose

Bombay Jam® is the ultimate dance fitness total body workout that is effective, safe, easy to follow and packed with authentic Bollywood flavor!

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Monday April 24

Bollywood Dance-based Cardio Fitness

Bombay Jam

Monday April 24, 8:30 PM

San Jose

Bombay Jam® is the ultimate dance fitness total body workout that is effective, safe, easy to follow and packed with authentic Bollywood flavor!

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Tuesday April 25

Bollywood Dance-based Cardio Fitness

Bombay Jam

Tuesday April 25, 6:00 PM

San Francisco

Bombay Jam® is the ultimate dance fitness total body workout that is effective, safe, easy to follow and packed with authentic Bollywood flavor!

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Saturday April 22

Bollywood Dance-based Cardio Fitness

Bombay Jam

Saturday April 22, 9:00 AM

San Jose

Bombay Jam® is the ultimate dance fitness total body workout that is effective, safe, easy to follow and packed with authentic Bollywood flavor!

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Sunday April 23

Bollywood Dance-based Cardio Fitness

Bombay Jam

Sunday April 23, 9:30 AM

San Francisco

Bombay Jam® is the ultimate dance fitness total body workout that is effective, safe, easy to follow and packed with authentic Bollywood flavor!

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Sunday April 30

Bollywood Dance-based Cardio Fitness

Bombay Jam

Sunday April 30, 9:30 AM

San Francisco

Bombay Jam® is the ultimate dance fitness total body workout that is effective, safe, easy to follow and packed with authentic Bollywood flavor!

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Bollywood Dance-based Cardio Fitness

Bombay Jam

Sunday April 30, 9:00 AM

Milpitas

Bombay Jam® is the ultimate dance fitness total body workout that is effective, safe, easy to follow and packed with authentic Bollywood flavor!

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Friday April 21

Intermediate Hip Hop

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Friday April 21, 3:00 PM

San Francisco

Move to the beat with isolations, footwork & have a power warm up to get you toned & ready to learn hot new fresh hip hop dance moves.

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Thursday April 27

Bollywood Dance-based Cardio Fitness

Bombay Jam by Mona Khan Company

Thursday April 27, 7:30 PM

Milpitas

Bombay Jam® is the ultimate dance fitness total body workout that is effective, safe, easy to follow and packed with authentic Bollywood flavor!

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Sunday April 23

Bollywood Dance-based Cardio Fitness

Bombay Jam

Sunday April 23, 9:00 AM

Milpitas

Bombay Jam® is the ultimate dance fitness total body workout that is effective, safe, easy to follow and packed with authentic Bollywood flavor!

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Saturday April 29

Afro-Cuban Modern with Natalia Aceves

Alonzo King LINES Dance Center

Saturday April 29, 3:00 PM

San Francisco

Ramón Ramos Alayo is a dancer, teacher, choreographer and the founder and artistic director of the Alayo Dance Company and CubaCaribe. Ramos was selected by the Cuban government to study dance in Santiago de Cuba at age eleven. In 1990 he earned a masters degree in contemporary and folkloric dance and dance education from the Havana’s National School of Art. He was the principal dancer with ...

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Wednesday April 26

The Art of Social Dance: African American Couple Dances

Dimensions Dance Theater

Wednesday April 26, 7:00 PM

Oakland

African American Couple Dances from the 1920's-present. Participants will explore the styles of Lindy, Chicago Stepping and Detroit Ballroom. Please, bring a friend!

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Beginning Hip Hop

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Wednesday April 26, 12:00 PM

San Francisco

Move to the beat with isolations, footwork & have a power warm up to get you toned & ready to learn hot new fresh hip hop dance moves.

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Thursday April 27

East Bay 5Rhythms Dance!

Sayrah Garrison

Thursday April 27, 7:30 PM

Oakland

The 5Rhythms is a conscious dance practice rooted in the principle that if you put the psyche in motion it will heal itself. The 5Rhythms are Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness. These Rhythms are a moving map to ecstasy that, when practiced, help us to get grounded in our bodies, express our hearts and clear our minds. In essence it is a dynamic moving meditation that nourishes ...

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Monday April 24

5Rhythms Based Creative Expression

Syzygy Dance Project/Sylvie Minot

Monday April 24, 7:00 PM

Sausalito

5Rhythms teacher Sylvie Minot will lead an introductory dance class using music and movement exercises to explore self-expression and creativity. 5Rhythms movement releases the dancer in everybody - regardless of shape, age, size or previous dance experience - and has the power to catalyze healing and creative-expression. This class will be a great introduction to the 5Rhythms!

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Beginning Ballroom Dance

City College San Francico Physical Education and Dance

Monday April 24, 7:30 PM

San Francisco

Learn the basics of 4 different Ballroom dances - Foxtrot, Tango, Cha cha, and Rumba

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Movement Meditation

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

Monday April 24, 6:00 PM

San Francisco

Space Awareness, Qi Gong Energy Work, and Mind-Body Training

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Saturday April 22

Beginning Hip Hop

City College San Francisco

Saturday April 22, 11:00 AM

San Francisco

Move to the beat with isolations, footwork & have a Power warm up to get you toned & ready to learn hot hip hop dance moves.

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Thursday April 27

Persian and Silk Road Dance

Farima Dance

Thursday April 27, 8:30 PM

San Jose

Experience one of the world’s most enchanting dance forms! Learn choreography, culture, history, and technique of Persian, Near Eastern, and Central Asian dance. Classical Persian and Silk Road dance combines swirling arabesques, sweeping gestures, shoulder isolations, footwork patterns, and dazzling spins to beautiful music.

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Saturday April 22

Beginning Tap

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Saturday April 22, 12:00 PM

San Francisco

Warm up with basic tap vocabulary and learn a rhythmic phrase or two

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An afternoon of half hour sampler classes followed by a performance

DanceVisions

Saturday April 22, 2:00 PM

Palo Alto

2:00-2:30 Hip hop, 2:40-3:10 Cardio Jazz, 3:20-3:50 Belly dance, 4:00-4:30, MindfullyFit Yoga, 4:40-5:10 MidfullyFit Posture, 5:20-5:50 Contemporary 6:15-6:45 Performance by faculty and students of DanceVisions, 8:00-10:00 Dance Jam- do your own dance

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Intermediate Ballet

Danspace

Saturday April 22, 11:00 AM

Oakland

An intermediate ballet class where students will focus on intermediate barre combinations and center work.

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Sunday April 30

Sunday Somatics: The Feldenkrais Method®

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Sunday April 30, 1:30 PM

Berkeley

Based in The Feldenkrais Method®, this open class emphasizes gentler movements tailored to dancers for gathering tools for coordination, stability, alignment, and flexibility. – DISCOVER options for increased fluidity and grace – DEVELOP dynamics connected to core power centers for well-organized dance form – IMPROVE coordination, stability, alignment, flexibility

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Adult Ballet: Pas de Deux

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Sunday April 30, 3:00 PM

Berkeley

Expand your ballet vocabulary by learning elements of male/female partnering from classical ballet. This class is open to female students who have been en pointe for one or more years. Men can be complete beginners. Dancers are encouraged to take the prior ballet class in order to be sufficiently warmed up.

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Adult Beginning to Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Sunday April 30, 1:30 PM

Berkeley

Join us for an open ballet class recommended for students with at least two years of ballet experience. Come expand your movement vocabulary as we focus on musicality, artistry, strength, and proper alignment in this class designed for beginning and intermediate level dancers.

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Saturday April 29

Adult Introduction to Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Saturday April 29, 12:30 PM

Berkeley

Have you always dreamt of learning ballet? It’s not too late. Intro to Ballet is recommended for students with little or no previous dance experience. Join us to learn the basic elements of ballet broken down into simple exercises that ensure the development of proper technique. Enjoy your newly developed posture, presence, and strength!

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Friday April 28

Adult Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Friday April 28, 6:30 PM

Berkeley

Join us for an open ballet class recommended for students at least two years of ballet training. Work on your musicality, artistry, strength, and technique while dancing to live musical accompaniment.

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Thursday April 27

Adult Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Thursday April 27, 6:30 PM

Berkeley

Join us for an open ballet class recommended for students at least two years of ballet training. Work on your musicality, artistry, strength, and technique while dancing to live musical accompaniment.

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Wednesday April 26

Adult Beginning to Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Wednesday April 26, 11:30 AM

Berkeley

Join us for an open ballet class recommended for students with at least two years of ballet experience. Come expand your movement vocabulary as we focus on musicality, artistry, strength, and proper alignment in this class designed for beginning and intermediate level dancers.

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Tuesday April 25

Adult Introduction to Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Tuesday April 25, 12:00 PM

Berkeley

Have you always dreamt of learning ballet? It’s not too late. Intro to Ballet is recommended for students with little or no previous dance experience. Join us to learn the basic elements of ballet broken down into simple exercises that ensure the development of proper technique. Enjoy your newly developed posture, presence, and strength!

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Monday April 24

Adult Advanced Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Monday April 24, 9:30 AM

Berkeley

Join us for an ballet class recommended for advanced students or professionals. Enjoy world-class instruction and live musical accompaniment.

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Sunday April 23

Adult Introduction to Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Sunday April 23, 4:00 PM

Berkeley

Have you always dreamt of learning ballet? It’s not too late. Intro to Ballet is recommended for students with little or no previous dance experience. Join us to learn the basic elements of ballet broken down into simple exercises that ensure the development of proper technique. Enjoy your newly developed posture, presence, and strength!

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Sunday Somatics: The Feldenkrais Method®

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Sunday April 23, 1:30 PM

Berkeley

Based in The Feldenkrais Method®, this open class emphasizes gentler movements tailored to dancers for gathering tools for coordination, stability, alignment, and flexibility. – DISCOVER options for increased fluidity and grace – DEVELOP dynamics connected to core power centers for well-organized dance form – IMPROVE coordination, stability, alignment, flexibility

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Adult Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Sunday April 23, 12:00 PM

Berkeley

Join us for an open ballet class recommended for students at least two years of ballet training. Work to develop musicality, artistry, strength, and technique while dancing to live musical accompaniment.

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Saturday April 22

Adult Beginning to Intermediate Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Saturday April 22, 10:30 AM

Berkeley

Open ballet class recommended for students with at least two years of ballet experience. Come expand your movement vocabulary as we focus on musicality, artistry, strength, and proper alignment in this class designed for beginning and intermediate level dancers.

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Friday April 21

Adult Advanced Ballet

Berkeley Ballet Theater

Friday April 21, 9:30 AM

Berkeley

Open ballet class recommended for advanced students or professionals. Enjoy world-class instruction and live musical accompaniment.

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Sunday April 30

Hula for Kids

Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance

Sunday April 30, 12:30 PM

Berkeley

A fun introduction to the hula tradition. Kids will learn a simple hula accompanied by live music.

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Wednesday April 26

Dance Art Sanctuary with Miriam Peretz

Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance

Wednesday April 26, 10:00 AM

Berkeley

Cultivate an empowered body, a polished heart, and a universal soul through the art of dance. A ritual infused, ethno-contemporary class focused on exploring ways to embody prayers and intentions through movement and dance. Opening the senses and awareness to the space and to each other we search for spirals in the body, fluidity in the spine, moving from the center, finding deeper ...

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Monday April 24

Sacred Dance of the Silk Road with Miriam Peretz

Mahea Uchiyama Center for International Dance

Monday April 24, 8:30 PM

Berkeley

Persian & Central Asian dance infused with contemporary and devotional movement practices This unique class form offers a full range of expression from traditional Silk Road dances, to devotional, contemporary, and improvisational movement. The class begins with an invocation, a greeting of the divine presence within the group and space, becoming fully present, and connecting with community in ...

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Saturday April 29

Intro to Breema

The Breema Center

Saturday April 29, 10:00 AM

Oakland

Breema bodywork and Self-Breema movements are ideal for practicing body-mind connection and the art of being present. No prior bodywork experience is necessary, but please be comfortable sitting and working on a padded floor.

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Thursday April 27

The Gateway to Being Present: Self-Breema

The Breema Center

Thursday April 27, 12:00 PM

Oakland

The simple, natural movements of Self-Breema exercises support body, mind, and feelings to work together in the direction of increasing receptivity, balance, and openness to life. This class features instruction and practice of Self-Breema exercises.

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Wednesday April 26

The Gateway to Being Present: Self-Breema

The Breema Center

Wednesday April 26, 6:00 PM

Oakland

The simple, natural movements of Self-Breema exercises support body, mind, and feelings to work together in the direction of increasing receptivity, balance, and openness to life. This class features instruction and practice of Self-Breema exercises.

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Saturday April 22

Breema: The Art of Being Present

The Breema Center

Saturday April 22, 10:00 AM

Oakland

The more you are present, the more you can connect with others, and with all life. Please be comfortable sitting and working on a padded floor. Sign up to receive a mini-session 11:30am-noon.

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Monday April 24

Breema Bodywork and Principles

The Breema Center

Monday April 24, 7:00 PM

Oakland

Find out how Breema’s universal principles can support us in doing the bodywork and in daily life as we learn and practice Breema sequences and Self-Breema. Please be comfortable sitting and working on a padded floor.

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Wednesday April 26

Advanced Beginning/Intermediate Jazz Dance

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Wednesday April 26, 2:00 PM

San Francisco

Get your top hats and character shoes ready for a Fosse inspired Jazz class. Students experience Broadway-style jazz warm-up and combinations.

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Beginning/Advanced Beginning African Haitian Dance

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Wednesday April 26, 6:00 PM

San Francisco

Come learn the beautiful dances of Haiti and dance to the wonderful accompaniment of live percussion by Baba Duru

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Sunday April 30

Energy in Movement

City Aikido

Sunday April 30, 11:00 AM

San Francisco

In this non-violent martial arts class, you will collaborate and blend with your partner’s energy and the present situation. Aikido’s applications for harmony and peace is effective in receiving and responding to life’s daily pressures. In Aikido, like in dance, there’s alignment, mind body practice, flexibility, rhythm, extension and flow. In class, there will also be a performance ...

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Saturday April 22

Advanced Beginning/Intermediate Modern Dance

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Saturday April 22, 1:30 PM

San Francisco

Body movement through modern dance emphasizing alignment, muscular endurance, flexibility, coordination, musicality, and dance vocabulary using techniques pioneered by Martha Graham and Katherine Dunham

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Monday April 24

Beginning Jazz Dance

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Monday April 24, 12:00 PM

San Francisco

A beginning Jazz Dance that incorporates across the floor movement and a short Jazz combination

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Beginning European Folk Dance

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Monday April 24, 6:00 PM

San Francisco

Folk dances from around the world

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Tuesday April 25

Intermediate Modern Dance

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Tuesday April 25, 11:00 AM

San Francisco

Body movement through modern dance emphasizing alignment, muscular endurance, flexibility, coordination, musicality, and dance vocabulary using techniques pioneered by Martha Graham and Katherine Dunham

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Dance History

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Tuesday April 25, 9:30 AM

San Francisco

A lecture on the historical basis of dance and aspects of Modernism as it occurs in ballet, modern, & contemporary dance traditions

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Friday April 28

Brazilian Samba

Mission Cultural Center for Latino

Friday April 28, 6:30 PM

San Francisco

A lively, rhythmical dance of Afro-Brazilian origin

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Saturday April 22

Argentine Tango

Mission Cultural Center for Latino

Saturday April 22, 11:30 AM

San Francisco

Partnered Social dance in an embrace

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Thursday April 27

Capoeira

Mission Cultural Center for Latino

Thursday April 27, 6:30 PM

San Francisco

Afro-Brazilian Martial Art

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Friday April 28

Latin Hip Hop (Mixtiso)

Mission Cultural Center for Latino

Friday April 28, 6:15 PM

San Francisco

Modern Hip Hop fusing Latin dance moves

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Tuesday April 25

Pre-Ballet for Kids

Mission Cultural Center for Latino

Tuesday April 25, 5:00 PM

San Francisco

Introduction to ballet for children aged 6-7

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Sunday April 30

Intro to Tahitian Dance

Mahea Uchiyama Center for Intʻl Dance

Sunday April 30, 3:00 PM

Berkeley

Tahitian dance is a dynamic dance form that features intricate hip articulation and high energy movement. Join Halau Ka Ua Tuahine as we introduce you to the basics of this form.

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Intro to Hawaiian Hula

Mahea Uchiyama Center for Intʻl Dance

Sunday April 30, 2:00 PM

Berkeley

The hula is the national dance of the people of Hawaiʻi. Join Hālau Ka Ua Tuahine as we share the basic footwork and hand gestures of the tradition. Live musical accompaniment.

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Saturday April 22

Sample Classes JCCSF: Hip Hop, Bollywood, Zumba and more...

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Saturday April 22, 10:00 AM

San Francisco

Come Dance with Us! - JCCSF celebrates Bay Area Dance Week 2017 on April 22 with a fun morning of hip hop, Zumba, Bollywood and more. 10:00am-12:00pm, four different styles to try in 30 minute segments. FREE, don't miss out!

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Tuesday April 25

Biodanza: To Dance With Life

Biodanza

Tuesday April 25, 7:30 PM

Berkeley

Biodanza is a transformational movement practice that expands our capacity to live in the present. Integrating music, movement, and authentic interactions, a weekly Biodanza practice increases joy and aliveness, reduces stress, awakens creative expression and enriches our relationships. Through this unique personal and spiritual growth practice, discover the best of yourself, others and life! All ...

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Sunday April 23

Biodanza in Nature

Biodanza in Nature

Sunday April 23, 2:00 PM

Larkspur

Exhilarating, Playful, Heartwarming, Community, Joyous, Profound, Relaxing. Biodanza is a beautiful ritual of movement that gently facilitates deep personal transformation. It opens your heart and activates your inherent potential for joy, connection, play, imagination, creativity, and curiosity. Through movement and inspirational music Biodanza reduces stress, awakens your zest for life and ...

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Friday April 21

Chloë Test

Chloë Test

Friday April 21, 2:15 PM

San Francisco

The sun had not yet risen. The sea was indistinguishable from the sky, except that the sea was slightly creased as if a cloth had wrinkles in it. Gradually as the sky whitened a dark line lay on the horizon dividing the sea from the sky and the grey cloth became barred with thick strokes moving, one after another, beneath the surface, following each other, pursuing each other, perpetually. As ...

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Thursday April 27

Biodanza: To Dance with Life

Biodanza

Thursday April 27, 7:00 PM

Berkeley

Biodanza is a transformational movement practice that awakens creative expression and expands our capacity to live in the present. Integrating music, movement, and authentic interactions, a weekly Biodanza practice increases the joy and aliveness we feel in life, enriches our relationships, and honors the inherent beauty of the human journey. Key words: Authentic Movement, Creative expression, ...

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Friday April 21

La Zumba Latina

Flying Studios

Friday April 21, 6:30 PM

Oakland

Join Zumba instructors, Andreina Febres and Adriana Oyarzun, for a 75 minute, latin dance workout, where you'll learn to dance merengue, salsa, reggaeton, samba, and more. No experience is necessary and all levels are welcomed. Get ready for an energetic dance happy hour (and half)!

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Sunday April 30

Movement Prep

Athletic Playground

Sunday April 30, 4:30 PM

Emeryville

This 1-hour class is a fusion of strength and conditioning, mobility and coordination, and restorative movements. It will help you move with more ease, fluidity, and power in everything you do. Participants can expect to play games, move like animals, and smile and sweat.

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Sunday April 23

Movement Prep

Athletic Playground

Sunday April 23, 4:30 PM

Emeryville

This 1-hour class is a fusion of strength and conditioning, mobility and coordination, and restorative movements. It will help you move with more ease, fluidity, and power in everything you do. Participants can expect to play games, move like animals, and smile and sweat.

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Tuesday April 25

Intermediate Ballet

City College San Francisco Physical Education and Dance

Tuesday April 25, 6:00 PM

San Francisco

Builds upon and refines the foundations of ballet technique with emphasis on balances, turns, epaulment, adagio and traveling combinations.

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Saturday April 29

Bhangra Dance

Dholrhythms Dance Company

Saturday April 29, 9:00 AM

San Francisco

Want to add a little exercise to your week thats not the same old cardio workouts while trying something cultural and positive? Heard of or ever been to a Non Stop Bhangra event? Voted one of the best dance parties in SF, it\'s a place where people get down to some of the most energetic and contagious beats found on a dance floor. Come try out their Bhangra Dance Class with Dholrhythms Dance Co. ...

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Friday April 28

Join Hands for World Dance

Stanford International Dancers

Friday April 28, 8:00 PM

Palo Alto

Explore, learn, and participate in dances originating from cultures worldwide. Emphasis is on fun, not skill. Join us for a world dance lesson then later travel the world with us in dance to lively ethnic music. No partner necessary.

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Friday April 21

Family Night Folk Dancing

Changs International Dancers

Friday April 21, 7:30 PM

San Francisco

Come dance with other families at a very special evening of children's dances, taught by our own children's dance teacher. It will be followed by easy folk dances from the world village at 8:30pm-10:30pm. Stay for some of the night or all! Remember, the families that dance together, have fun together.

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Wednesday April 26

International Folk Dance

San Francisco Dance Circle

Wednesday April 26, 10:45 AM

San Francisco

Learn a variety of folk dances from many parts of the world at this weekly class. Have fun, meet new people. All levels are welcome. Lines, sets, partners, trios--we do it all! Beginners welcome to start anytime.

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Friday April 28

International Folk Dance

Changs International Dancers

Friday April 28, 7:30 PM

San Francisco

Changs International Dancers offer both traditional and current dances of the world for all dancing levels. There will be easy dances and requests for favorite dances. Perfect for an introduction or return to folk dancing.

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Monday April 24

Step into Greek Dance!

Greek Feet

Monday April 24, 7:00 PM

San Francisco

OPA! Here's your chance to step into the world of Greek Dance. Learn fundamental steps and distinctive rhythms in this introductory class. Join us to discover the rich culture and spirit of Greek music and dancing. Most of all this class is interesting, good exercise and great fun.

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Thursday April 27

Balkans and Beyond

Mandala Folk Dance

Thursday April 27, 7:30 PM

San Francisco

The Mandala Folk Dance Center with instruction by Edith Bourbin first hour and request dancing to follow. All are welcome and no partners are needed.

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Fusion Belly Dance with Kamille of RockaBelly

RockaBelly

Thursday April 27, 6:00 PM

Oakland

Come to a sassy and body-enhancing fusion bellydance class with Kamille of local dance company RockaBelly. Moving muscles was never so fun and felt so good.

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Monday April 24

Intro to Aerial Dance

UpSwing Aerial Dance Company

Monday April 24, 6:00 PM

Berkeley

Ready to try something new? Come take a class with UpSwing Company and see why it has been said to be the most fun, creative workout!

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Thursday April 27

DANCE TO MUSIC FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Saratoga International Dance Family

Thursday April 27, 7:30 PM

Saratoga

There will be lots of fun, easy-to-follow dances for all ages. You'll dance to music from all over the world - from Japan to Bulgaria, from Brazil to Serbia, from Poland to Turkey.

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