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 Will Be Continuing

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.

Many people mentioned that they enjoyed Fulton Park, its location, and its park-like atmosphere. Also, the floor has been better the last few weeks (similar to how it was last fall).
Sat. June 4
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: 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

Sunday, June 19

Lesson: 10:30 - 11:30 am
Dance: 11:30-2:30 pm
Sunday Waltz Brunch and Dance
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
Sat, July 9, 2016

Dance: 7:30-11pm
Dance Eclectic: Saturday Night at Norse Hall

Lesson and Playlist to be determined

Dance on Portland's premier large dance floor.
Bar and Lounge will be open

Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th Ave, Portland,
Cost: $14 for lesson and dance, $12 for dance only
Sunday, July 17

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

2016 Black and White Ball - July 30, 7 - 10pm
Director Park, Downtown Portland
Registration opens June 10

Sat. August 6
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: 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

Sunday, August 21

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

2016 Encore Ball - August 27, 7 - 10pm
Director Park, Downtown Portland
Registration opens July 30

Sat. August 6
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: 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

Sunday, Sept. 18

Lesson: 10:30 - 11:30 am
Dance: 11:30-2:30 pm
Sunday Waltz Brunch and Dance
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
Sat. Oct. 1
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: 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

Sat, Oct. 8, 2016

Dance: 7:30-11pm
Dance Eclectic: Saturday Night at Norse Hall

Lesson and Playlist to be determined

Dance on Portland's premier large dance floor.
Bar and Lounge will be open

Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th Ave, Portland,
Cost: $14 for lesson and dance, $12 for dance only
Sunday, Oct. 23

Lesson: 10:30 - 11:30 am
Dance: 11:30-2:30 pm
Sunday Waltz Brunch and Dance
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
Sat. Oct. 29
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: 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

Sunday, Nov. 20

Lesson: 10:30 - 11:30 am
Dance: 11:30-2:30 pm
Sunday Waltz Brunch and Dance
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
Sat. Dec. 3
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: 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

Sat, Dec. 10, 2016

Dance: 7:30-11pm
Holiday Ball
Lesson and Playlist to be determined

Dance on Portland's premier large dance floor.
Bar and Lounge will be open

Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th Ave, Portland,
Cost: $14 for lesson and dance, $12 for dance only
Sunday, Dec. 18

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