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Friday Night Waltz is a high energy dance that features mainly Waltzes in the dances and classes, along with other dances like Polka, One Step, Swing, Salsa, Cha Cha, Lindy, and Tango. People are friendly, and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Casual comfortable attire. Attendance is between 130 and 190. Average age is about 30 or so. People come from San Francisco, Berkeley, San Jose, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and Oakland. We usually have two simultaneous classes from 7 to 9, introductory and intermediate, followed by 3 hours of dancing starting at 9pm.
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July 31
Jim Kleinrath with Melody Singleton are back to teach Viennese Waltz again for our Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm.

After practicing dentistry in Redwood City for many years, Jim started his dancing career at the Cubberley Pavilion in 1988.  With a former partner he was a USA Dance National Champion in the American Smooth division and won many top awards.

Melody has been ballroom dancing for about 19 years.  She and Jim first met at the Pavilion in 1993.  They became life partners and started competing together in 1997.  They have won many championships in the Smooth and Standard Divisions in California and around the country.  They are 12-time USA Dance National Champions in the Senior Smooth Division and 8-time finalists in the Senior Standard Division.  Currently they are USA Dance Senior IV National Champions in the American Smooth Division.  Their exhibition routines have won numerous top awards.



Viennese Waltz is a fast high energy typically left turning waltz dance almost always danced in closed position. The syllabus is has mainly natural and reverse turns, Changes, Fleckerls, Contra Check, Left Whisk, and canter time Pivots (Canter Pivots).

7pm Introduction to Viennese Waltz for the beginner.

8pm. Fun easy Viennese intermediate Waltz steps, new to Friday Night Waltz including Natural and Reverse Turns, Inside and Outside Under Arm Turns, Open Right Turns in Shadow Position, Explosion, Change of Place and Free Spin to Pick Up.

Bob Galloway is our dj for waltz and polka dancing from 9 to midnight.

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Aug 7
Mirage Marrou is our instructor for Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Diane Nesom is our dj for waltz and polka dancing from 9 to midnight.

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Aug 14

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Lucas and Anna are our co-djs for Waltz and polka dancing from 9 to midnight.

Downstairs hall (Kohlstedt Hall) open from 9:30 to 11:30 for tango and blues dancing.

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Aug 21

Mirage Marrou is our instructor for Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Brett is our dj for waltz and polka dancing from 9 to midnight.

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Aug 28 14th year anniversary dance. The 14th on the 14th. a MUST GO!

Richard Powers is our instructor for Intermediate dance classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Richard is our dj for waltz and polka dances from 9 to midnight

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Sep 4

Richard Powers is our instructor for Intermediate dance classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Richard is our dj for waltz and polka dances from 9 to midnight

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Sep 11

Richard Powers is our instructor for Intermediate dance classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Richard is our dj for waltz and polka dances from 9 to midnight

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Sep 18

Nick Enge and Melissa Carville are our instructors for Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Nick is also our dj for waltz and polka dancing from 9 to midnight.

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Sep 25

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Oct 2

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Oct 9

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Oct 16

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Oct 23

Richard Powers

Stanford Vintage Dance Ensemble and Danse Libre Reunion. Stanford Homecoming weekend,

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Oct 30

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Nov 6

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Nov 13

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Nov 20

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Nov 27 Thanksgiving holiday schedule

short schedule no intermediate class

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Dec 4 we may move to another location. The Hall is unavailable today

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Dec 11

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Dec 18 Holiday dance

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street

Dec 25 We might have a dance tonight, Dance only, no classes. check back later in year.

church not available. we may move to another location

$10 for dance for everyone

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

Dec 31 New Year Eve Waltz Dance

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9pm to midnight
Casual attire.
Dj Music.
Palo Alto
$15 general, $12 students with id under 25.

very many refreshments, cherry pie, veggie platters, cold cut platters,, grapes, mms, chocolate ice cream,
raspberry cheesecake, chocolate cream pie, fruit platter, gummy bears, and more. almost an entire meal!

Waltz, Polka, set dances, line dances, Bohemian National Polka, Congress of Vienna,

Introductory waltz class 7-9 pm rotary waltz to Congress of Vienna

Intermediate class 7-9 pm Bohemian National Polka

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