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The Dance Pavilion
Our “outdoor dance studio and events area!”
Check out all the photos on our facebook page:
My daughters manage my facebook page. I’m totally fb-phobic, so please continue to email me directly or through this website. Oh . . . I’m told to ask friends to “like” us on facebook . . . .
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Dance Classes: 2021
So awesome to get moving and shaking again!
Safety Format: Classes may be held indoors or outdoors at the instructor’s discretion. Every student will be responsible for their own comfort level, including optional mask wearing, distancing and staying with your same partner. Hand Sanitizer, bathrooms, and masks available. Please do not attend if you are ill or have a fever.
for more information, click on the tab under the header photo!
WELCOME MICHAEL MARANGIO!
I am so excited to present our newest dance instructor, Michael Marangio, specializing in all the 1920’s and 30’s Swing Classics, such as East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Shim Sham, St. Louis Shag, Balboa and Charleston!
Michael’s Classes will resume in 2022. Happy Holidays!
Inspiring videos for our next flash mob! (the second video takes great creative liberties with the basic steps (fun!):
6 p.m.: Beginning West Coast Swing
7 p.m.: Beginning Salsa
Register at any time.
Thursday Classes with Kayla
Starting Thursday, February 10, 2022:
6 p.m.: beginning Foxtrot
7 p.m.: beginning Rumba
This is a series of 4 Thursday classes. Classes are $10/person/class.
Register at any time.
Folk Dancing will continue in 2022
2022 Folk Dance Classes at The Dance Castle:
Friday, January 21, 6-8 p.m.
Friday, January 28, 6-8 p.m.
Dates to be announced. Folk Dancing has been traditionally on the first, third and fifth Fridays with Carlos. We’re going to play it week-by-week, depending on Carlos’ availability. Dancers and non-dancers of all ages will have fun learning these beautiful international dances. No partner is needed. We are loving the music, the dancing, and the wonderful time together with other dancers. Join us! There is no charge to be with this fun group!
See you out dancing!
Big hugs from Jim & Ilene
just to share . . . .
2016 was a BLAST and full of dance!
Congratulations to the West Coast Swing Flash Mob group under the direction of Stephanie Merfeld and Jim Clapp:
We had an amazing time performing all over the county for the International West Coast Swing Flash Mob Day! Dancers: Jim Duffy with Ilene Tassano, Kyle McDonald with Colleen McHenry, Mark Wright with Lisa Reza, Quentin Jongejan with April Foster and Jim Tassano with Bonnie Brunk.
The Thriller/Zombie class entertained the living in October. Big thanks to Heather Nordstrom for the classes! (see photo below)
Dance Fitness Instructor, Susan Forbes, has been amazing at instrumenting our Witchy Dances in October. The “Dance Castle Witches” had their All Hallow’s Faire Debut on October 22nd as a pre-show for the Tinder Fire Dancers:
The Fire-Dancers were amazing:
I was honored to work with this talented group of young men and women:
Teresa’s Quinceanera, choreographed September, 2014: