Tag: dancing

Line Dancing with Judee

Judee Curtis What a difference a month makes. January brought back dancers from our September session, returning “snowbirds,” plus new dancers. When we get together now, it’s quite a group! Fulltime residents dance all year except for July and August, “Returnees” are here January to April/May, and new dancers join us. Some have been with me…

Memories Swing Band to perform at San Tan Ballroom on December 8

John Yu On Dec. 8 in the Cottonwood San Tan Ballroom, enjoy Sunday evening with an Arizona and Sun Lakes favorite, Cheryl Thurston and her Memories Swing Band. The band of talented East Valley musicians plays a wonderful upbeat variety of songs to please and will have you dancing the foxtrot, waltz, swing, cha cha,…

Line Dancing with Judee

Judee Curtis Planning for current dancers, coming-back dancers in 2020, and dealing with life certainly makes the time go faster! Turning the monthly calendar pages seems like a “week”! Well, maybe two! If you are new and would like to join the Ultra Basic Class in the SunBird Ballroom, you need to register now for…

Dancing with Joan—Soft Shoe

Joan Davies This class is for people who love to dance and enjoy learning new dance steps. We wear smooth-soled shoes and learn choreographed routines to familiar music such as “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” and “Singing in the Rain.” Besides having a ton of fun, you will improve your balance, coordination, and memorization skills. It…

Diana Perez and Sentimental Breeze Band at San Tan Ballroom on November 10

John Yu On Nov. 10, enjoy Sunday evening with the ‘40s, ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s music of local favorite, the Sentimental Breeze Band, featuring lead singer Diana Perez. Many of you have heard Diana perform at Sun Lakes Phase 1 and Renaissance and nearby Cuisine & Wine Bistro on Alma School and Chandler Heights Roads. She…

Line Dancing with Judee

Judee Curtis There’s a new saying that “Time flies even when we aren’t dancing!” Completing registrations for new dancers have me excited, so I’m getting organized, learning new dances, getting the playlist ready, and emailing the dancers, “Line Dancing with Judee restarts on Monday, Sept. 9, in the SunBird Ballroom.” If you are new and…

Rags Allen Band at the San Tan Ballroom

Rags Allen Band

John Yu On Sept. 22, enjoy Sunday evening with the easy-listening and rhythmic music of an Arizona favorite, the Rags Allen Jazz Band, featuring Rags Allen on piano/keyboard. Rags Allen is a member of the Arizona Nightclub Performers Hall of Fame and has performed with Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Charlie Pride and Mickey Gilley at…

Line Dancing with Judee

If you are new and haven’t registered for classes that are starting on Monday, Sept. 9, in the SunBird Ballroom, now is the time! Summer’s almost over! However, we all know that statement is probably two months too soon! The blessing is that we dance on the biggest dance floor in the area with the…