Out Dancing in January and February

Latin Beginning Series

Sundays, January 3rd—February 7th, 6:30 — 7:30 PM
Latin Partner Dance Sampler (All Levels)
at the Ankeny Street Studio; 975 SE Sandy Blvd., PDX
Experience the passion of Latin Partner Dancing! This class will cover the basics of Rumba, Cha Cha, and Salsa! Warm up this winter with the spice and energy that Latin Dances bring!
—$60 for 6 classes
—or $15 per drop-in

West Coast Swing Series

Fridays, January 8th—February 12th, 6:30 — 7:30 PM
West Coast Swing (Beginner/Beginner Plus)
at the Ankeny Street Studio; 975 SE Sandy Blvd., PDX
Learn the basics of this fun and playful dance. It can be danced to many styles of music including; Pop, CW, Hip-Hop, Blues and many more. Get ready for dancing the West Coast Swing at Stomptown!
—$60 for 6 classes
—or $15 per drop-in

Sundays, February 21st—March 27th, 6:30 — 7:30 PM
West Coast Swing (Intermediate)
at the Ankeny Street Studio; 975 SE Sandy Blvd., PDX
We switch to Sunday nights as we continue to develop our skills with interesting patterns in this playful dance.
—$60 for 6 classes
—or $15 per drop-in

Waltz Series

Fridays, February 19th—March 25th, 6:30 — 7:30 PM
Latin Partner Dance Sampler (Beginning and Intermediate)
at the Ankeny Street Studio; 975 SE Sandy Blvd., PDX
The wondrous Waltz; What goes into making it ‘Waltz-like’. Learn how to float with ease with your partner.
—$60 for 6 classes
—or $15 per drop-in

Valentine Tango Workshop

Sunday, February 14th, 6:30 — 8:30 PM
Special Tango Workshop
at the Ankeny Street Studio; 975 SE Sandy Blvd., PDX
One must pre-register for this workshop; send me an email that you’d like to attend this workshop. There is a class minimum of 8 people. If there’s not enough people the workshop will be cancelled. Discover the pleasant addiction of Tango in this introduction to all things Tango!—$20 for 2 hours of Tango

Private Lessons

Private instruction is also available for those who wish to go beyond the level of the group classes. Private lessons are also great as a supplement to group instruction. With individualized attention you can focus on your specific dancing needs while learning at your own pace.

Coming Attractions

Saturdays, January 9th and 23rd and February 13th and 27th, 7:00 PM-11:PMstomptownlogo(the LGBTQ Country Dance)
upstairs at the Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th Ave., PDX

Daniel Hutchison hosts and DJ’s this wonderful night of LGBTQ dancing. Enjoy a lesson and an evening of your favorite Country Western music, upstairs at the Norse Hall. The lesson starts about 7:00 PM with a review of a popular line dance. Then we’ll transition into Country Western 2-Step (intermediate) and finish the lesson with 2-Step for beginners. The dance starts at 8:00 PM.

  • Norse Hall Sign and Door$ 10 per person, includes everything:
  • 7 pm, both Line & Country-Western 2-Step dance lessons
  • 8:00 – 11:00 PM, dancing
  • stompin’ good DJ’d CW music
  • wood dance floor
  • no-host full bar
  • air-conditioned, free parking in west lot
  • lots of fun, new friends & more!

Stomptown is also looking for volunteers. By volunteering every so often, you can help make this community resource thrive for years to come. We can always use help in set-up, take-down, ticket taking and more. Contact Daniel Hutchison for more information.