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RICHARD NEWMAN & ESTHER BRILL teach Swing, Lindy Hop, Balboa, Waltz, Blues and Cajun & Zydeco dancing in their classes and at dances, festivals and public events in upstate New York. Founders of RSDN in 1993, they are known for their clear, humorous and supportive teaching style.

Classes, taught in a fun, relaxed atmosphere, are offered throughout the year. Click here to read class descriptions. You are welcome with or without a partner. Richard & Esther also offer private lessons - including wedding dance - as well as instruction for groups and special events and consultation for dance-related events.

."Can-Do" SWING! for beginners...
7:00 PM   Duration: 1h:30m
Tuesday, September 25 2018
Tuesday, October 2 2018
Tuesday, October 9 2018
Tuesday, October 16 2018
Learn to Swing dance! Footwork, follower's and leader's turns,
cuddle, peek-a-boo, lean & yoyo, butterfly, pinwheel - -
Dance to vintage rock 'n roll, R&B, and pop tunes!

Join us with or without a partner --

4-week class series taught by E* & RJ:
Tuesdays Sept 25, Oct 2, 9 16

Location:
Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church
1200 S. Winton Rd
North Entrance, Lower Level

Contact:
Esther Brill & RJ Ruble, Personal Dance Trainers
585 721-8684
ebrill@frontiernet.net
http://www.EstherBrillPartnerDance.com

Fee:
$65/person mail-in / $70 at door


."Next-Step" SWING 2!
7:00 AM   Duration: 1h:30m
Tuesday, October 23 2018
Tuesday, October 30 2018
Tuesday, November 6 2018
Tuesday, November 13 2018
Take your Swing dancing to that next level - or - come back for a refresher!
"Can-Do" steps, styling & moves: footwork options, fun sequences,
cross-hand variety, lead & follow with your partner to the music!

Join us with or without a partner!

4 week class series: Tuesdays Oct 23,30; Nov 6, 13

Location:
Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church
1200 S. Winton Rd
North Entrance, Lower Level

Contact:
Esther Brill & RJ Ruble, Personal Dance Trainers
585 721-8684
ebrill@frontiernet.net
http://www.EstherBrillPartnerDance.com

Fee:
$65/person mail-in; $70 door


.SWING 3 - NEW!
7:00 PM   Duration: 1h:30m
Tuesday, November 27 2018
Tuesday, December 4 2018
Tuesday, December 11 2018
NEW! You asked for more Swing moves & styling -
We'll explore more cross-hand and 8-count moves, and develop your musicality!

Join us with or without a partner!

3-week class series: Nov 27, Dec 4, 11

Location:
Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church
1200 S. Winton Rd
North Entrance,Lower Level
Rochester, NY NY 14618

Contact:
Esther Brill & RJ Ruble, Personal Dance Trainers
585 721-8684
ebrill@frontiernet.net
http://www.EstherBrillPartnerDance.com

Fee:
$50/person mail-in; $55 at door


Ongoing - PRIVATE LESSONS
1:00 AM   Duration: 1h:0m
WHAT: In addition to group classes, Esther Brill & RJ Ruble offer one-hour private lessons.
You decide what you want to work on - SWING, CAJUN, ZYDECO, BLUES, WALTZ, FOXTROT, SALSA,"survival" SOCIAL DANCING.

WHY? Improve your dancing and enjoy it more!
> Learn better with individualized attention
> Review what you're learning in group classes - discount for current students
> Get back into dancing if you've been away
> Introduce dancing to "reluctant" dancers

WHEN: Schedule lessons weekdays/evenings/ weekends
WHERE: with Esther Brill & RJ Ruble, Personal Dance Trainers ebrill@frontiernet.net -- Park Ave area

Location:
Private Lessons to fit your schedule --
Park Ave ara

Contact:
Esther Brill & RJ Ruble, Personal Dance Trainers
585 721-8684
ebrill@frontiernet.net
http://www.EstherBrillPartnerDance.com

Fee:
$75/hr:1-2 people;$90/hr:3-4


Ongoing - SOCIAL DANCING for Everyone!
1:00 AM   Duration: 0h:0m
Wednesday, January 1 2020
E* & RJ's "CAN-DO" DANCING! -- Look good & feel good on the dance floor -- Easy to Learn, Fun to Do

Fall: ... "CAN-DO" SWING for beginners
.......... "Next-Step" SWING 2
.......... "Can-Do FOXTROT & "Can-Do" SALSA

Winter:..Louisiana ZYDECO
...........Country & Cajun TWO-STEP & WALTZ
...........Dancing to Slow BLUES

Spring:.."Can-Do" SWING for Beginners
..........."Next-Step" SWING 2
..........."Survival" Social Dance for weddings & more...

Always: PRIVATE LESSONS

Location:

Contact:
Esther Brill & RJ Ruble, Personal Dance Trainers
585 721-8684
ebrill@frontiernet.net
http://www.EstherBrillPartnerDance.com


Ongoing - WEDDING Dance Private Lessons
1:00 AM   Duration: 1h:15m
Your Wedding Dance...
with ESTHER & RJ - Teaching couples to dance for over a decade

We make it simple, fun and relaxed, so you step into the spotlight with confidence!
Together we will create a beautiful dance customized to your wedding song in only 1 or 2 lessons.
Gift Certificates available


$95 for initial 75 min lesson, $160 package includes 60 min follow-up lesson

Location:
Private Lessons to fit your schedule
in our Park Ave area location

Contact:
Esther Brill & RJ Ruble, Personal Dance Trainers
585 721-8684
ebrill@frontiernet.net
http://www.EstherBrillPartnerDance.com

Fee:
$95 initial 75 min. lesson


Special: Enliven Your EVENT!
1:00 AM   Duration: 0h:0m
Fun DANCE WORKSHOPS - customized for your event or program!

Social & Family Gatherings
Meetings & Conventions
Community Festivals
Workplace Team-Building
Galas & Fundraisers
Wellness Programs
Experiential Education
Youth & Senior Programs

Location:
Your event/program

Contact:
Esther Brill & RJ Ruble, Personal Dance Trainers
585 721-8684
ebrill@frontiernet.net
http://www.EstherBrillPartnerDance.com

Fee:
TBA


Special: Workplace Team Building
1:00 AM   Duration: 2h:0m
Esther Brill & RJ Ruble offer a unique & enjoyable ENERGIZE YOUR WORKPLACE Workshop session designed to promote positive organizational change in not-for-profit community organizations.

Goals: Build and sustain high-quality connections among people - marked by respectful engagement, mutual regard, effective communication and trust. Activate and renew the energy and vitality people bring to their jobs.

Dance Activities: Explore 3 dance relationships... Then your team will learn a simple dance-step pattern, and try it with 3 kinds of music - Swing, Salsa, and Cajun!
1. You & the Music (Your environment & culture): perception, emotion, diversity
2. You & the Floor (You): testing limits, taking risks, changing how you move
3. You & Your Partner (Your team): sharing weight, leading & following, moving together, reversing roles, changing partners.

Location:
at your workplace

Contact:
Esther Brill & RJ Ruble, Personal Dance Trainers
585 721-8684
ebrill@frontiernet.net
http://www.EstherBrillPartnerDance.com

Fee:
tba



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