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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, March 5 2019
Tuesday, March 12 2019
Tuesday, March 19 2019
Tuesday, March 26 2019
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 March 5, 12, 19, 26

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 PM   Duration: 1h:30m
Tuesday, April 9 2019
Tuesday, April 16 2019
Tuesday, April 23 2019
Tuesday, April 30 2019
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 April 9, 16, 23, 30

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


Survival SOCIAL Dance for weddings & more...
7:00 PM   Duration: 1h:30m
Tuesday, May 7 2019
Tuesday, May 14 2019
Tuesday, May 21 2019
Look good & feel good on the dance floor!
No more junior prom shuffle -
Sure cure for dance phobia -
Bring your two left feet - and a partner!

Location:
Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church
1200 S. Winton Rd

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

Fee:
$100/couple mail-in; $110 at door


BLUES You Can Use!
7:00 PM   Duration: 1h:30m
Tuesday, February 12 2019
Tuesday, February 19 2019
Blues music is everywhere!
Look good and feel good dancing to that slow Blues groove...
Develop your styling skills and put some spice in your slow dancing!

Taught from "scratch" - JOIN US with or without a partner

Location:
Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church
1200 S. Winton Rd

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

Fee:
$36/person mail-in; $40 at door


"Can-Do" SALSA!
7:00 PM   Duration: 1h:30m
Tuesday, February 26 2019
Find those hips and move them! Learn steps and turns! Cha-cha to '60's oldies! Rumba to pop tunes!

Workshop taught from scratch.

Join us with or without a partner!

Location:
Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church
1200 S. Winton Rd

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

Fee:
$18/person mail-in; $20 at door


Louisiana Dancing! ZYDECO & CAJUN
7:00 PM   Duration: 1h:30m
Tuesday, January 8 2019
Tuesday, January 15 2019
Tuesday, January 22 2019
Tuesday, January 29 2019
4 Tuesdays- Zydeco & Cajun Dance Workshops taught by ESTHER BRILL & RJ RUBLE

The hot dances that look so cool and feel so good! Learn these lively, popular dances from the dance halls of SW Louisiana - for the monthly dances at Harmony House in Webster, for summer music festivals or for your next trip to Cajun country.

Join us and master these wonderfully satisfying social dances that perfectly complement the powerful & intricate groove rhythms of Cajun/Zydeco music!

Taught from scratch, fun & easy to learn, relaxed classes - JOIN US with or without a partner!

Individual Workshops:
Jan 8: ZYDECO - Basics & beyond
Jan 15: ZYDECO - Club Style Zydeco in Open; Slides
Jan 22: TWO-STEP - Cajun & Country; Cajun Jitterbug; Zydeco & Cajun Blues
Jan 29: WALTZ - Zydeco & Cajun; Baisse Bas; Zydeco Line Dance

$18/workshop mail-in, $20 at door - or All-In price

Location:
Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church
1200 South Winton Rd, N 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


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
.......... SWING 3

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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