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“When the music changes, so does the dance.” -African Proverb
See our Calendar for upcoming DJs and classes.
SF Intensive Workshop Weekend with Ruth and Mike
Join Ruth and Mike for a weekend of workshops! Saturday’s theme is Leading and Following, and is divided into two 2-hour classes. This first is a high-level look at aspects of leading and following, and is designed to challenge even very advanced dancers. The second class is devoted to exploration of your non-primary dance role.
Sunday is a partner-required all day intensive. This is for dancers ready to take their dancing to a new level.
This Week at Shades
DJs: 9:30 Christie Fremon, 10:30 Angie Huang, 11:30 Ian Carr.
8:30 Fundamentals with Cat Cooper
8:30 “Milking it”with David Shackelford
At their core, most dances don’t really have that many different movements: what separates the novices from the experts is what they do with those movements. In this class, we’ll take familiar movements, add elements of dynamics and drama to them, and discover that the how is often just as important as the what.
Every Monday night in the Mission, from 9:30-12:30, come have fun and dance with your friends to blues music and beyond. Check out our drop-in lessons at 8:30 (No partner or experience needed). Sliding Scales: $12-$15 lesson plus dance, $6-$10 dance only.
We love variety, so we partner dance to many styles of music, exploring different styles of movement to go with it. To blues music we dance blues dances. To other music we branch out and explore AltDancing.
Classes 8:30pm – 9:30pm
Social Dance 9:30pm – 12:30am
3040 22nd St (Polish Club)
San Francisco, CA