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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.

Ongoing - Private Lessons
1:00 AM   Duration: 1h:0m
WHAT: In addition to group classes, Esther Brill offers one-hour private lessons. You decide what you want to work on - SWING, LINDY HOP, CAJUN, ZYDECO, BLUES, WALTZ, FOXTROT, SALSA, BALBOA, "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
---in her Park Ave area home studio room

Private Lessons to fit your schedule --
Park Ave

Esther Brill
585 721-8684

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

Ongoing - SOCIAL DANCING for Everyone!
1:00 AM   Duration: 1h:30m
Wednesday, January 1 2020
ESTHER BRILL's "CAN-DO" DANCING! Easy to Learn / Fun to Do
4-week Class Series -
YOU: Give a Gift Certificate! THEY: Choose a class...

Fall: ... "CAN-DO" SWING
.......... "NEXT-STEP" SWING 2

Winter: Louisiana Dance Hall CAJUN/ZYDECO
..........WALTZ Intensive

Spring: WEDDING DANCE Class Series


Workshops: Party Dancing. Social Line Dancing.


ESTHER BRILL, Personal Dance Trainer
585 721-8684

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

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

Info/FAQs on

$90 for initial 75 min lesson, $150 package includes 60 min follow-up lesson

Private Lessons to fit your schedule
in my Park Ave area studio

ESTHER BRILL, Personal Dance Trainer
585 721-8684

$90 initial 75 min. lesson

Special: Enliven Your EVENT!
1:00 AM   Duration: 1h:30m
Fun DANCE WORKSHOPS - customized for your organization's event or program!

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

your organization's event/program

ESTHER BRILL, Personal Dance Trainer
585 721-8684


Special: Workplace Team Building
1:00 AM   Duration: 2h:0m
Esther Brill offers a unique & enjoyable ENERGIZE YOUR WORKPLACE Partner Dance Connection 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.

at your workplace

ESTHER BRILL, Personal Dance Trainer
585 721-8684

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