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Learn to Swing Dance, Waltz, and Salsa!

Original post made by Nick Enge, another community, on Dec 19, 2012

Dance for fitness and fun while meeting new friends in the new year!

Join social dance instructor Nick Enge at the Portola Valley Community Hall for an introduction to social dancing, offered for the first time as a Community Class, and learn the basic steps and common variations of the most popular forms of partner dancing in America today. Types of dance include swing (4-count and 6-count), waltz (cross-step and rotary), fox-trot (magic step and club two-step), and Latin (tango, cha cha, salsa). It is not required to bring a partner, but light-weight, soft-soled, and comfortable shoes are highly recommended.

When: Monday nights, 7:00 - 9:00 pm (January 7th - March 25th, excluding January 21 and February 18)
Where: Portola Valley Community Hall
Cost: $200

Register here! Web Link

Nick Enge is a social dance instructor, social dance DJ, and social dance innovator who has trained extensively with the acclaimed social dance historian Richard Powers at Stanford University. He has taught social dance classes for Friday Night Waltz, Austria Fortnight, the Stanford Educational Studies Program and the Stanford Humanities Education and Leadership Program, helping adults, university and high-school students move together in harmony.

Nick is a member of the Viennese Ball Opening Committee, co-chair of the 36th Annual Viennese Ball, and a weekly contributor to the Waltz Lab. He is also currently co-authoring a dance manual with Richard Powers, in which they weave together dance instruction and positive psychology, citing important life lessons that can be learned through social dancing.

For questions, please contact Nick at


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