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

2016 Portland Waltz Weekend- April 9 & 10
with Richard Powers and Angela Amarillas
Details and Registration Here

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.
Sat, Feb. 13 2016

Lesson: 7pm -
Dance: 8-11pm
Sat., Feb. 13, Mardi Gras Dance

Its carnival season, a time for celebration, great music and dancing. The playlist for this dance will include music from Louisiana and some Latin in the Mardi Gras, carnival spirit

7:00pm - Zydeco lesson by "Cascade Zydeco"'s Adam and Ali Grimshaw
8pm - 11pm - Dance to recorded music, DJ Dennis Myers

Dance on Portland's premier large dance floor.

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

Lesson: 10:30 - 11:30 am
Dance: 11:30-2:30 pm
Sunday Waltz Brunch and Dance (Valentine Day special)
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
Sunday, Feb. 28

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. March 5
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, Sam Lieberman, 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, March 12 2016

Dance: 7:30-11pm
Sat., March 12, Waltz Ball

Start the 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.

• Dance on Portland's premier large dance floor.
* Bar and Lounge open.

7:00pm to 11pm: Dance, DJ Dennis myers

Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th Ave, Portland, Main Ballroom
Cost: $14 for lesson and dance, $12 for dance only
Sunday, March 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. April 2
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

2016 Portland Waltz Weekend- April 9 & 10
with Richard Powers and Angela Amarillas
Details and Registration Here

Sunday, April 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
Sat. May 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

Sunday, May 15

Lesson: 10:30 - 11:30 am
Dance: 11:30-2:30 pm
Special Sunday Waltz Brunch and Dance w.
Live Music from Seattle’s KGB

10:30 to 11:30 Lesson
11:30 to 3:00pm: Live Music with KGB with recorded Eclectic Music during breaks
Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th St, Ptld 

Cost- $15 for dance, brunch and lesson, $12 dance only