Portland Waltz Eclectic
... an organization providing opportunities for dancers at all levels to learn and enjoy the waltz and other partner dances

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Waltz and other Dance Instruction

New: Richard Powers' definitive Cross Step Waltz page

Connect to Dance
Uwe Hessinger and Colleen Suzanne
Classes Tuesdays- Winter classes start Oct.1
Waltz, Swing, and Fox trot
Check webiste for details and to register.

Classes with Ariel
Nightclub & Cross-step Waltz
Sundays at Uptown Ballroom in Tigard

Classes with Steve Caruthers at the Viscount

Other Portland Waltz events

Scandieclectic Sundays
Most Sundays
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Norse Hall

Where We Dance
Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th St, Ptld

Fulton Park Community Center,
68 SW Miles St, Ptld,

Upcoming Dance Events

Every Thursday
Dance: 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Waltz Eclectic Thursday nights at Fulton Park

DJ Dennis Myers, Host Colleen Suzanne
All styles of waltz plus an eclectic mix of other dance music. All ages, all levels. Everyone welcome
Fulton Park C. C., 68 SW Miles, Ptld. Cost: $8
Sat. Dec. 5, 2015
Lesson: 7:30 Dance: 8:30 -11:00
Blues Eclectic Saturday Night Dance

Blues, West Coast Swing, Blues, Waltz
Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th St, Ptld
7:30 - Lesson with Marjorie Taylor

8:30: Guest DJ, Dennis Myers, The focus of the Blues Eclectic playlist is all blues: There will be various styles of blues from classic to contemporary: blues that swing and blues where you feel the rhythm in your body that gets you to move.
Cost: $12 for lesson and dance, $10 for dance only

Saturday, Dec. 12 , 2015
11:30am - 3:30pm
The Keys to Rotary Waltz (Plus a Taste of Foxtrot)

An Afternoon Workshop for Social Dancers with Seattle’s Dean Paton

Designed for Intermediate and More Experienced Dancers
Saturday, December 12, at Lenora’s Ballroom—11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
For More details
Sunday, Dec. 12 , 2015

Lesson: 7pm -
Dance: 8-11pm
Sat., Dec. 14, Annual Dance Eclectic Holiday Dance

Start the Holiday season with this annual celebration of dance and music. Use your entire repertoire dancing to a uplifting and classy selection of waltz, swing, Latin, nightclub two step music.
• Dress is urban eclectic- Blues jeans to Ballgowns.
• Enjoy Holiday decorations and treats .
• Dance on Portland's premier large dance floor.
* No Host Bar and Lounge open.

7pm - Lesson: All levels Rotary Waltz lesson with Dean Patton from Seattle. Dean will be doing an afternoon workshop also.
Details here.

8pm to 11pm: Dance, DJ Dennis myers

Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th Ave, Portland, Main Ballroom
Cost: $15 for lesson and dance, $12 for dance only
Sunday, Dec. 20 , 2015

Lesson: 10:30 - 11:30 am
Dance: 11:30-2:30 pm
Sunday Waltz Brunch and Dance plus Holiday Dance Music

10:30 to 11:30 Introduction to Waltz: Lesson by Uwe Hessinger and Colleen Suzanne
11:30 to 2:30pm: Eclectic Dance music djed by Dennis Myers The music we play is a ballroom-like mix of contemporary dance styles: a number of varieties waltz and waltz tempos, swing both east and west coast, two steps, latin and music that you can do both blues and tango style dancing to. 

Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th St, Ptld 

Cost- $14 for dance, brunch and lesson, $12 for brunch and dance