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Afro Fusion Dance

Afro-Caribbean folkloric dance styles, with an occasional shake of old-school Afro-American funk, led by Novuyo Masakhane. $10/class.

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina, 974-4926

www.carvermuseum.org, carver.museum@ici.austin.tx.us

Austin Ballroom Dancers

Classes: Tue., Thu., & Fri. Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E 41st. Social dance: First, third, and fifth Saturdays, 7:30-11pm. Go Dance Studio, 2525 W Anderson. $8. See website for details.

512/989-3939

Austin International Folk Dancers

Learn a variety of couples and line dances from around the world. All levels of experience welcome. No partner required. Saturdays, 7:30pm (lessons); 8:15-11pm (open dance). $5.

Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E. 41st, 481-9362

www.aifd.cc, contact@aifd.cc

Austin Parks and Recreation: Classes for Kids

Dance Associates presents classes for kids ages 2 years and older in a variety of locations. (Dance, gymnastics, and movement classes are taught at three locations.)

323-6013

Austin Uptown Dance: Ballroom & Latin Dance Classes for Youth

Ages 10-17 can learn a variety of ballroom and social dances including salsa, swing, tango, cha-cha, two step, waltz, and more. Beginners: Saturdays, noon. Intermediate: Sundays, 3pm. $10 per class.

459-5678

Bollywood Dance Classes

Learn Bhangra, classical Indian style, and more. 10700 Anderson Mill #208,

432-5716

www.bollywoodshake.com, info@bollywoodshake.com

Brass Ovaries Pole Dancing

Ongoing classes for aerial hoop and static/spinning pole dance will add a tint of Eros to your Terpsichore.

477-POLE

Contemporary Dance Classes Taught by Cheryl Chaddick

For intermediate and advanced dancers at three locations. Saturdays, noon-1:30pm. Khabele Studio, 701 W. 7th. Sundays, 11:15am-12:45pm. The Dance Zone, 2323 San Antonio. Tuesdays, 6:45-8:15pm. Ballet Austin, 501 W. Third.

476-9151

Flamenco Classes with Mariana Maduell

Tapestry Dance Company, 2302 Western Trails, 474-9846

www.myspace.com/marianamaduell

Flamencura Music and Dance: Flamenco Classes

Flamencura is dedicated to teaching flamenco dance (and music) for all ages. Classes forming now for adult beginners, kids, and teens. Some youth scholarships available. Check out the full schedule of classes on the studio's website. Flamencura Music and Dance, 7113 Burnet, #111.

www.flamencura.org, info@flamencura.org

Hawaiian Dance Classes

The Hula Hulau Kaepa Polynesian Dance Academy is accepting students for beginning hula and Tahitian dance classes. Hawaiian Tiki Imports, 3500 S. Congress.

440-7171

Looking for Dance Classes?

Swing? Ballet? Tango? Hip-hop? Pole-dancing? We've got a myriad of classes listed online, waiting to get your feet firmly on the floor to joyful moves.

Lucila Dance Productions: Classes

Classes are forming now in belly dancing (all levels), flamenco, salsa/merengue, creative movement for kids, and tai-chi. See website for details. Lucila Dance Studio, 7 Carriage House.

416-8800

Middle-Eastern Belly Dance with La Shen

Access Gallery, 3701 Guadalupe #103. $10, class; $60, six-week session.

454-9912

www.vsatx.org, lynn@vsatx.org

Nia Classes

The Nia technique is an energizing workout inspired by dance, martial arts, and healing arts. First class is free. Mon. & Fri., 9:30-10:30am; Mon. & Thu., 6-7pm; Sat., 10:30am. $10 per class.

Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E. 41st, 922-1581

www.cityofaustin.org/parks/hancock.htm, hancocknia@yahoo.com

No Assurance

What exactly does "modern dance" mean, these days? We suggest that this night of movement works will give you a compelling and memorable clue. The No Assurance project brings together choreographers willing to venture out of comfort zones and safety nets, with this show presenting different expressions of “No Assurance." Featuring Julia Duffy-Dzubinski, Katherine Hodges, Magdalena Jarkowiec, Erin Lane, Rosalyn Nasky, and more. Fri.-Sat., Jan. 25-26, 8pm. $12 ($10, students).

The Off Center, 2211-A Hidalgo, 512/476-7833

www.noassurance.org

Space to Dance!

Galaxy Studios (at 1700 S. Lamar #338, next to Yoga, Yoga) has changed its name to Galaxy Moving Arts and is looking for partners who need office space, rehearsal space, or a bare-boned performance space with LED lights and 80 chairs. Excellent for classes, workshops, performances, or whatever your imagination can conjure – with some of the best dance floors in Austin. For details, call Tom Giebink at 426-5729 or Amparo Garcia-Crow at 441-6085.

Tapestry Dance Company

North America's only professional tap company offers classes for adults and teens and even younger. Tap and ballet are just part of what's on offer. 2302 Western Trails.

474-9864

www.tapestry.org, dance@tapestry.org

Tapestry Intro Classes

Introductory classes for teens and adults. Saturdays, 11am. Free.

Tapestry Dance Company, 2302 Western Trails, 917/873-5219

www.tapestry.org, arts_mktg@yahoo.com