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Swing at NMSU
Summer 2014 Schedule

7:30pm-11:00pm in Room 151 of O’Donnell Hall (Map)

This summer, we will be offering A, hour long lesson, followed by social dancing. The social dance will have a variety of styles played, including West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Blues, Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia, Foxtrot, Waltz and more. Requests are welcome!

Dates and Classes:

May 22 – Naomi with Solo Charleston/Balboa
May 29 – Naomi with Swing

June 5, 12 & 19 – Katherine with Lindy Hop
June 26 – Morgan with  East Coast

July 3 – George with Blues Fusion
July 10 –  Morgan with East Coast
July 17, 24 & 31  – Angel with (TBA)

August 7, 14 & 21  –  Morgan, Charleston/Swing​

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