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Dance Lessons in San Fransisco, California

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Dance Lessons in Arroyo Grande, CA (93420)
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Dance Lessons in Yuba City, CA (95991)
I want to learn Salsa Dancing, meet new people, and have fun doing what i love to to.…
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Dance Lessons in San Ramon, CA (94582)
waltz or fox trot dance lessons for a wedding. first dance for us.…
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Dance Lessons in Redondo Beach, CA (90277)
Group dance lesson for approximately 16 people. Would like to learn 2-step and maybe a line dance for a wedding in Nov.…
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Dance Lessons in Oakhurst, CA (93644)
A gift for my mother who loves to dance for her birthday.…
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On Saturday, Richard Requested
Dance Lessons in Clovis, CA (93619)
Looking for A dance partner who wants to dance as much as me that would be 7 days a week if l could find a place to dance,can teach what I know.Swing,West Coast,Two Step, And some partner dances.Any age over 21.Yes I May be old am 58 but I would still like to dance at least 4 hours a day,But I have no one to dance with.I will be at the clovis dance hopefully,And also the Fresno Z…
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On Saturday, luis Requested
Dance Lessons in Napa, CA (94559)
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On Friday, Allison Requested
Dance Lessons in Corona, CA (92883)
To learn how to ballroom dance…
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On Thursday, Cecilia Requested
Dance Lessons in Fontana, CA (92337)
Want to learn Bachata, salsa.…
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On Thursday, Karen Requested
Dance Lessons in Tustin, CA (92780)
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On Wednesday, Kristen Requested
Dance Lessons in Wrightwood, CA (92397)
Hi! I am with an elementary school pta and we are hosting a mother/son event where we would like to have someone come and teach swing dancing.…
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On Wednesday, Chris Requested
Dance Lessons in Norco, CA (92860)
Dance lesson(s) to learn the two-step & waltz for social functions…
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On Wednesday, Sonia Requested
Dance Lessons in Morgan Hill, CA (95037)
looking to learn west coast swing primarily. But anything really from that era :)…
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On Tuesday, Alison Requested
Dance Lessons in Visalia, CA (93277)
First dance wedding lessons…
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On Tuesday, Renata Requested
Dance Lessons in San Pedro, CA (90731)
Hallo! Our names are Valentin & Renata. We are dancing couple from Germany. And dance Ballroom and Showdance in Amateur. We make Holiday in USA and we wonted to ask you, if is it possible to practice in your Studio 2 hours on 4.05.2017 (Mai) because we have on 13.05 important Competition in Germany. But it is only in Mai possible to make holidays, because we have almost every week competitions in other months. Of course we can Pay something for practice in your Studio. We are delighted to meet you! With best wishes Valentin & Renata (Sorry for englisch mistakes ????)…
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On Tuesday, Linda Requested
Dance Lessons in Mckinleyville, CA (95519)
Group that teaches square dancing-beginner. Wedding reception this summer will be square dancing with wedding couple's square dance group-really would like to join in the celebration with them.…
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On Monday, Allison Requested
Dance Lessons in Panorama City, CA (91402)
I'm looking for beginning salsa lessons for my husband and myself. We'd like to go once a week or so. We want to go some place close to home so there's not a ton of travel involved.…
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Latin
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Samba
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On Sunday, Alina Requested
Dance Lessons in Anaheim, CA (92804)
enjoyable physical activity Updated 4/11: I work in Torrance (zip code 90502) an I leave in Anaheim (zip code 92804) I will like a location between these zip codes. Preferably Long Beach area around HWy 405.…
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West Coast Swing
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On Saturday, Glenda Requested
Dance Lessons in Gridley, CA (95948)
Dance lessons…
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Dance Lessons in Bakersfield, CA (93306)
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