Friday, September 20, 2019 through Friday, December 6, 2019


Woodruff Hall 304

Fall 2019 Noncredit Ballroom Dancing Class

This course offers an opportunity to gain experience in social / ballroom dancing. It is an excellent choice for those looking to develop fundamental social dance skills as well as building on previous experience. The instructor will demonstrate and break down all dance figures. The figures will then be combined to form amalgamated routines. Best practice syllabus based techniques in timing, feet positions, alignment, footwork, and lead and follow will be demonstrated. This class is suitable for first time dancers as well as those with previous experience. It is designed to build confidence and enhance social enjoyment on the dance floor.

Enrollment with a partner is recommended; however singles are welcome. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and leather bottom or dance shoes. Sneakers or rubber bottom shoes are not recommended.

Candidate Dances:

Smooth: Foxtrot, Waltz, and Tango
Rhythm: Rumba, Cha Cha, Swing, Bolero, and Meringue

Dates: The class will meet Fridays from 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Fridays – 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, and 12/6

Week/Date Time Slot 1
(3/4 hour)
Time Slot 2
(3/4 hour)
Week 1 – 9/20/19 Foxtrot Rumba
Week 2 – 9/27/19 Foxtrot Rumba
Week 3 – 10/4/19 Foxtrot Rumba
Week 4 – 10/11/19 Waltz Cha Cha
Week 5 – 10/18/19 Waltz Cha Cha
Week 6 – 10/25/19 Waltz Cha Cha
Week 7 – 11/1/19 Swing Salsa
Week 8 – 11/8/19 Swing Salsa
Week 9 – 11/15/19 Swing Bolero
Week 10 – 11/22/19 Bolero Tango
Week 11 – 11/29/19 No Class No Class
Week 12 – 12/6/19 Tango Meringue

Instructor: Richard Fiore, Licentiate, USISTD

Price: The course is $75/person for all 11 sessions for members of the Adelphi community (students, faculty, staff and alumni), as well as their partners.

The cost for non-Adelphi community members is $125/person for all 11 sessions.

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Refunds are not available unless the course is canceled.

The payment for noncredit courses cannot be applied to courses taken in the future for university credit.