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Swing Time Newsletter — Tuesday JANUARY 27th 2015

This Wednesday JAN 28th is Pretzel Night 2015 at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!  In honor of that fun & twisty swing-dance move, The Pretzel, Swing Time is providing free pretzels for everyone!  Enter the prize drawing to win free passes and chocolate-covered pretzels.  Learn a variety of pretzelly moves in the 6-7pm & 7-8pm dance lessons, plus the secret to doing these moves well!  ...Swing-Dance Lesson 6-7pm (Pretzels Part A) ...Swing-Dance Lesson 7-8pm (Pretzels Part B) ...Swing Music & Dance 8-11pm.  You can take either lesson by itself or take both to learn everything.  Just $8 includes both lessons and the dance and students get $5 admission.  Is your birthday coming up?  Celebrate your birthday at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night.


West-Coast Swing lessons start next Wednesday February 4th at the Gulfport Casino Swing NightFeaturing special guest instructors, John Henning & Tina Castle, West-Coast Swing lessons run every Wednesday in February during the 6-7pm Bonus Lesson hour.


Cha Cha lessons happen Sunday February 22nd at Ballroom Fusion NightSwing Time instructors, Sam & Bri, teach Cha Cha to both modern & retro music, with topics ranging from fun to funky!  We'll cover all bases and basics, then progress to cool intermediate-level patterns.  Finally, we'll show you how to transform your Cha Cha, to instantly dance moves in the Lindy Hop!  We'll show you how to fuse the two dances and transition back & forth.  Lessons happen 6-8pm, followed by dancing 8-11pm.  See below for full details of February 22nd's Ballroom Fusion Night.


 BALLROOM FUSION NIGHT — Sunday February 22nd 

LESSONS 6-8PM:
Beginning-Level (Ballroom) 6-7pm — Cha Cha
Intermediate-Level (Fusion) 7-8pm — Cha Cha / Lindy Fusion

DANCING 8-11PM:
8-10pm: Ballroom Mix
10-11pm: Fusion Mix...Anything Goes!

SPECIAL DANCE PERFORMANCE AT INTERMISSION
All Ages       No Partners Needed       Admission $8 (Students $5)       Door Prizes       Cash Bar

Ballroom Fusion Night returns to the Gulfport Casino Sunday February 22nd!  All social dancers from a diversity of dance scenes, ranging from Swing to Latin/Salsa to Tango to Ballroom to West-Coast to Blues and more, are encouraged to attend and help create this partner-dancing fusion!  Ballroom Fusion Night is social dancing "outside the box", featuring lessons and music for over 30 different partner dances!  We've modernized the ballroom-dance concept, expanding it to include all of today's most popular partner dances, plus exciting new dance music.  Most songs during the evening support multiple dances.


Ballroom Fusion Night is held one Sunday per month at the Gulfport Casino.  Mark your calendar with 2015's Schedule of Ballroom Fusion Nights and Ballroom Fusion Night Lessons.  The Gulfport Casino Ballroom is one of the world's top dance destinations, offering social dance excitement in a picturesque beachfront setting.  It features a rich history, a grand dance floor, a full cash bar, a smoke-free atmosphere, and free parking.  It's located in the St. Petersburg, Florida area at 5500 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport, FL 33707.


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