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Ballroom dance club seeks beginners

on August 22, 2014 10:54 AM

The Indiana Ballroom Dance Club is offering dance classes for beginners and intermediate workshops for experienced dancers in an effort to promote ballroom dancing and to attract members to the club.

The cost is $100 a couple for a series of four beginners classes that will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 13, 20, 27 and Oct. 4 at Sharon’s School of Dance, 496 Ben Franklin Road, White Township, across from Giant Eagle. Instruction will be provided on the fox trot, swing, waltz and rumba.

The cost for the intermediate workshops that will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on the same dates at Sharon’s School of Dance is $35 a couple for each workshop and will give dancers an opportunity to improve their skills in the rumba, cha cha, merengue and American tango.

Trevor Runco, of Punxsutawney, a professional dance instructor, will provide the lessons. Runco has taught jazz, ballet, tap and ballroom dancing in Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Enrollment in the classes and workshops is limited. Couples are preferred. To register, send a check written to the Indiana Ballroom Dance Club to P.O. Box 233, Indiana, PA 15701. For more information, call (724) 465-8502 or link to

The dance club is beginning its 26th year and schedules dinner-dances monthly September through December and periodic social dances.

The next social dance is scheduled for 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Indian Springs Golf and Country Club (VFW) along Indian Springs Road in White Township. The cost of admission is $5 a person.

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