Ballroom dance classes and parties offered
The Phipps Center for the Arts is offering ballroom and salsa/Latin dance classes as well as dance parties this winter.
On Sundays, Jan. 25-March 22, Tom Larson will offer beginning ballroom (foxtrot, waltz, tango, swing, and disco) from 4 to 5 p.m., beginning salsa/Latin (salsa, rhumba, cha cha, merengue) from 5 to 6 p.m., intermediate ballroom from 6 to 7 p.m. and advanced ballroom from 7 to 8 p.m., all for ages 8 to adult. There will be no class on March 1.
Partners are encouraged, but not required. All classes are $80 each. Dancers should wear smooth-soled shoes; no jeans or sweats.
Classes canceled because of bad weather will not be rescheduled. The fourth quarter begins March 29.
There will also be dance parties Saturdays, Jan. 17 and Feb. 21, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the dance studio. Larson will offer a ballroom dance lesson from 7:30 to 8:30 for dancers to try out new dance skills in a relaxed environment. Dancers of all experience levels are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Admission is $10 per person.
Larson has taught at The Phipps for the past four years and owns the Ballroom and Wedding Dance Studio in Minneapolis. He performed for two seasons with the Continental Ballet Company.
Fees are due one week prior to the first class. To register for any dance class, send the fee to The Phipps Center, 109 Locust St., Hudson WI 54016, call (715) 386-2305, ext. 101, to register with Visa or Mastercard, or visit www.ThePhipps.org.