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Last Updated on 2/5/2017

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It’s a party!!!  Come join us at Fatcat Ballroom in Phoenix for an evening of West Coast Swing Dancing.  Learn this popular social dance and practice it with open dancing on a large, beautiful hardwood floor!  Great West Coast Swing music with some Night Club and Hustle as well.  No partner necessary, all ages welcome!

Time: 7:00PM - Basic West Coast Swing Lesson

          7:45PM - Intermediate West Coast Swing Lesson

          8:30 - 10:30PM - Open Dancing (West Coast Swing, Night Club, and Hustle)

Instructor:  Mona Brandt

Price:  $7/person for the whole evening

Location:  Fatcat Ballroom

                 3131 E Thunderbird, #33

                 Phoenix, Az.  85032

 

West Coast Swing Dance Party  every Thursday night!!!

Ongoing Classes

EVERYONE WELCOME!!!  West Coast Swing Dancers - If you would like to

          *improve your dancing,

          *meet people,

          *enjoy the camaraderie of a team and

          *have fun,

Then check it out!  We are starting new: Come try it out – no obligation! No Partner Necessary, all ages and levels welcome!

Time: 2:00PM – 4:00PM

Instructor/Choreographer:  Mona Brandt

Price: $80/month

Location: Apollo’s Ballroom

                3002 N Arizona Ave (NW Corner Arizona and Elliot)

                Chandler, Az. 

Call 480-491-2393 to sign up!

 

 

West Coast Swing Formation Team - Sundays, 2:00 - 4:00PM

 

Learn your favorite Country Dances, including, Progressive 2-Step, Waltz, West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Night Club, Cha Cha…..,. Each month will feature a different dance for the month….. Open dancing will include all dances in the mix of Country music.

 

Time: 7:00PM Basic Progressive 2-Step Lesson (Mar. 1,8,15)

                      Basic Arizona 2-Step Lesson (Mar. 22, 29)

          7:45PM Intermediate Progressive 2-Step Lesson (Mar. 1,8,15)

                      Intermediate Arizona 2-Step Lesson (Mar. 22, 29)

          8:30PM Country Dance Mix

Instructor:  Mona Brandt, 6-Time Country Dance World Champion

Price: $7 Entire evening

Location: Fatcat Ballroom

                 3131 E Thunderbird, #33

                 Phoenix, Az.  85032

                   

 

Country Dance Party every Wednesday night!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day, and join us for a great night of Country & Swing dancing with your friends from Shall We Dance Phoenix, Dance Lane and the East Valley Kickers....

Come see why this is the hottest Country & Swing Dance in the Valley!

Time: 7:30 - 8:30PM Beginner & Intermediate Night Club 2-Step lessons

          8:30 - 11:00PM Open Dancing to your favorite Country & Swing Mix (Progressive & Arizona 2-Step, Night Club, Waltz, Cha Cha, Hustle, Polka, East and West Coast Swing

No partner needed. Couples and singles welcome.

Instructor:  Mona Brandt (Int. Lesson), Laina Lee (Beg. Lesson)

Price: $10/person, Lesson & Dance, $7/person dance only (after 8:30)

Location:  Paragon Dance Center

                 931 E Elliot Rd.

                 Tempe, Az.

Country Rain Country & Swing Dance -  Saturday, Mar. 11th, at the Paragon

Country Rain Country & Swing Dance - Sat. Mar. 11th, 7:30PM at the Paragon

Super Saturday Workshops - Saturday March 25th at Fatcat Ballroom

1PM – 2PM – West Coast Swing Footwork & Styling for All WorkshopThis workshop is for Ladies AND Guys!  Learn fancy footwork variations and super styling.  Learn how to spice up your swing and dance to the music.  Knowledge of West Coast Swing basics is recommended.

2PM – 3PM - West Coast “Hijacking 101”  Workshop This workshop is for leaders AND followers.  Followers: learn how to “hijack” your West Coast Swing!  Leaders: learn how to present hijacking opportunities, and what to do while you are being “hijacked”.

 

3PM – 4PM– West Coast Swing Dance to the Music Workshop: Take your West Coast Swing dancing up a notch by attending this workshop which will teach you how to listen to the music, how to hear the phrase changes, how to hear the breaks, what to do to different parts of the music, moves and steps to use to different types of musical sounds.

 

Instructor:  Mona Brandt

Price: $10/class

Location: Fatcat Ballroom

              3131 E Thunderbird Rd

              Phoenix, Az.

East Coast Swing, also called Triple Time Swing, Jitterbug or Jive is a popular social dance done to Swing, Rock and Roll or Country music.  Learn the basics and some fun social patterns.  No partner necessary.

Time: Mondays, 7:00 - 8:00PM

Price: $7 per person

Location: Viewpoint RV & Golf Resort, Northpoint Building, Dance Room

                8700  E University

                Mesa, Az.

                (Between Main & University)

                Mesa, Az.

 

          

 

East Coast Swing Group Class - Mondays, 7PM

Arizona 2-Step Group Class - Wednesdays, 12PM

This class is designed to take you to the next level!!  For those students who are comfortable with the basics of West Coast Swing, we will cover taking those basics to the next level.  Expand your West Coast Swing to include common variations of the basic Push, Pass and Whip.  Understand Lead/follow and connection aspects of West Coast Swing.  This class will prepare you to succeed in the Intermediate class!   No partner necessary - Singles & Couples welcome!

Time: Mondays, 6:00 - 7:00PM

Price: $7 per person

Location: Viewpoint RV & Golf Resort, Northpoint Building, Dance Room

                8700  E University

                Mesa, Az.

 

          

 

Beyond the Basics West Coast Swing Group Class - Mondays, 6PM

Probably the most popular Country dance done in the clubs, and specific to Arizona. Learn some fun social moves you can do on the dance floor.  No partner necessary, singles and couples welcome!

 

Time: Wednesdays, 12 - 1PM

Price: $7 per person

Location: Sunland Springs Village

               2233 S Springwood Blvd

               Mesa, Az.

               Santan Center

              (Follow Springwood South past Guadalupe)

 

  

 

West Coast Swing Footwork & Styling for All Workshop - Saturday, Mar. 25th, 1PM at Fatcat BallroomWest Coast Swing Dance to the Music Workshop - Saturday Mar. 25th, 3PM at Fatcat BallroomWest Coast Swing "Hijacking 101" Workshop - Saturday, Mar. 25th, 2PM at Fatcat Ballroom
**Unless otherwise noted, all classes are DROP-IN classes, meaning you may join at any time!
All Mesa classes are $7 per person or take 2 or more classes, same location and day, for $5 per person per class

Smooth dances are Waltz, Foxtrot and Tango.  In this class you will learn all the skills you need to be successful on the social dance floor. No partner necessary - Singles & Couples welcome!

Time: Mondays, 1:50 - 2:40PM

Price: $7 per person

Location: Venture Out RV Resort, Auxiliary Ballroom

                5001 E Main

               Mesa, Az.

 

          

 

Smooth Dances Group Class - Mondays, 1:50 - 2:40PM

Rhythm Dances Group Class - Mondays, 2:40 - 3:30PM

Ongoing class for beginners to learn one of the most popular social dances, West Coast Swing.  Also for more experienced dancers to brush up on the basics.  No partner necessary - Singles & Couples welcome!

Time: Mondays, 1:00-1:50PM

Price: $7 per person

Location: Venture Out RV Resort, Auxiliary Ballroom

                5001 E Main

               Mesa, Az.

 

          

 

Basic West Coast Swing Group Class - Mondays, 1-1:50PM

This class will start with Cha Cha and/or Rumba, popular Latin dances.  Learn all the skills you need to be successful on the social dance floor.  No partner necessary - Singles & Couples welcome!

Time: Mondays, 2:40 - 3:30PM

Price: $7 per person

Location: Venture Out RV Resort, Auxiliary Ballroom

                5001 E Main

               Mesa, Az.

  

 

Beginning Ballroom Group Class - Fridays, 11AM

Ongoing class to learn one of the most popular Country dances done in the clubs.  No partner necessary - Singles & Couples welcome!

Time: Fridays, 12PM - 1PM

Price: $7 per person

Location: Monte Vista RV Resort

                8865 E Baseline Rd.

               Mesa, Az.

  

 

Ballroom dances are Waltz, Foxtrot and Tango.  In this class you will learn all the skills you need to be successful on the social dance floor. No partner necessary - Singles & Couples welcome!

Time: Fridays, 11AM - 12PM

Price: $7 per person

Location: Monte Vista RV Resort

                8865 E Baseline Rd.

               Mesa, Az.

 

          

 

Progressive 2-Step  Group Class - Fridays, 12 Noon

 

  

 

Night Club 2-Step Group Class - Mondays, 8PM

Learn the Night Club (sometimes called Night Club 2-Step)!  A slow, romantic dance, this is one of the most popular social dances.  Learn how to shine on the social dance floor.

No partner necessary, singles and couples welcome!

 

Time: Mondays, 8:00 - 9:00PM

Price: $7 per person

Location: Viewpoint RV & Golf Resort, Northpoint Building, Dance Room

                8700  E University

                Mesa, Az.

 

  

 

NEW MEMBERS WELCOME!!!  Ladies, would you like to have fun, meet people, get exercise and improve your dancing?  Come join the Desert Divas!  No experience necessary.  We will work on stretching, turn technique, general dance moves and styling, and putting it all together in a fun routine to “All That Jazz”.  Teams are a great way to work on your dance skills, improve your confidence and build a sense of camaraderie.  We are starting new: Come try it out – no obligation!

Time: 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Instructor:  Mona Brandt

Price: $40/month

Location: Apollo’s Ballroom

                3002 N Arizona Ave (NW Corner Arizona and Elliot)

                Chandler, Az. 

 

 

Shall We Dance Desert Divas Ladies Performing Team - Sundays, 1:00 - 2:00PM

Dance Sensation Swing & Country Dance - Sat. Mar. 25th, 7:30PM at the Paragon

Dance Sensation Swing & Country Dance -  Saturday, Mar. 25th, at the Paragon

It's the Fifth Friday and why is it special? Because there is a BRAND NEW Country & Swing Dance at Fatcat Ballroom! Now you don't have to wonder where to go Country Dancing on the Fifth Friday night.

 

7:30PM – Progressive 2-Step Lessons

8:30PM – 11PM – Open Dancing (Mix of Progressive 2-Step, Arizona 2-Step, Night Club, West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Cha Cha, Waltz, Polka, Triple 2-Step and Hustle)

 

Instructors: Intermediate with Mona Brandt, Beginner with Rich and Ginna Mitch

Price: $10/person, Lesson & Dance, $7/person, Dance Only

Location: Fatcat Ballroom

               3131 E Thunderbird Rd.

               Phoenix, Az. 

 

For Info: www.shallwedancephoenix.com, info@shallwedancephoenix.com, 480-491-2393

Fifth Friday Country & Swing Dance - Fri. Mar. 31st, 7:30PM at Fatcat Ballroom

Country  & Swing  “Fifth Friday” Dance -  Friday Mar. 31st at Fatcat Ballroom

Come out to the preeminent Country Western event in the Valley, with Mona, Laina and your dance friends from Shall We Dance, Dance Lane and the East Valley Kickers!  …..  Enjoy dancing to great music on a large dance floor!  We will have dance hosts, mixers, refreshments, and more…

Time: 7:30 – 8:30PM Beginning & Intermediate West Coast Swing Lessons

          8:30 - 11:00PM Open Dancing to your favorite Country & Swing Mix (Progressive & Arizona 2-Step, Night Club, Waltz, Cha Cha, Hustle, Polka, East and West Coast Swings)

Instructor:  Mona Brandt (Int. Lesson), Laina Lee (Beg. Lesson)

Price: $10/person, Lesson & Dance, $7/person dance only (after 8:30)

Location: Paragon Dance Center

              931 E Elliot Rd

              Tempe, Az.