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Dance Lessons in Asheville, North Carolina

The Asheville, North Carolina community of dance is a beautiful thing. With so many different personalities and backgrounds, the people who love dance find meaning in another's arms as they rhythmically move across the dance floor of life.

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On Thursday, Tezerue Requested
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I am 27 years old female. I want to learn; salsa, bachata, merengue, etc... I enjoy it and I want to do it to stay fit. I am a beginner and just know a little bit. What are the schedule like and classes cost?…
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On Thursday, Paige Requested
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I'm staying in Asheville and looking for swing dancing event(s) for Thursday 3/23. My college age sons want to learn!!!…
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On Wednesday, Matt Requested
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On Thursday, Jenn Requested
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Hi. Do you do weekly lessons at other places/open to it? I'd love to have lessons at my local pub. I could get dancers. Habitat brewery on Broadway. I live in the area and love to east coast swing dance! Jenn…
On Friday, Sheila Requested
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On Tuesday, Tanya Requested
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On Saturday, Aurora Requested
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On Tuesday, Kim Requested
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I live in Asheville and would like to have the lessons near Asheville. I don't want to do them online. The man who will be doing the lessons with me is traveling 3 hours. We are requesting every other Saturday. May 14 would be the first one we'd like to schedule. We would prefer an afternoon time. Both of us love to dance. Neither of us have ever had salsa lessons. Alex has done some ballroom dancing, but I haven't.…
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On Monday, Lissa Requested
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A little past experience, would like weekly classes, to be able to participate in group dances and parties. I am 66, in good shape.…
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On Monday, Josh Requested
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I've always wanted to learn how to dance past that awkward white guy shuffle, so what better time than now to learn?…
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On Monday, Ardenwoods Requested
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We are looking for an instructor to teach line dancing or English Country Dancing on our campus in a 5 week series to our senior 75-80 years old. The compensation is $80 for a each 50 minute class.…
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On Monday, Gail Requested
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My Latino man wants to learn the tango with me. I have 8 years of dance decades ago. He thinks he has rhythm.…
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On Tuesday, Debbie Requested
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Beginner, 60, female, I miss dancing, want to learn new dances,…
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On Friday, Alicia Requested
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I'd like to know how much it costs to dance at your studio and a schedule of the lessons.…
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On Monday, Aaron Requested
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Looking to get my Fiancé Samba lessons. I'm not sure if it's a couples type of dance but I'd like to get her in a class either way. She is already well versed in many dance styles from Latin to swing.…
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Salsa
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On Friday, Jolene Requested
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age 63, no experience, single, on my bucket list…
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On Monday, Aliyah Requested
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On Friday, Sue-Ellen Requested
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On Monday, Lauren Requested
Dance Lessons in Asheville, NC (28804)
A friend of mine and I are looking to take Country Western couples dance lessons...not really square or line dancing, but two step, I suppose. Most nights work for us, and I think we are just looking for a few lessons to get started. Thanks!…
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