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Closures and Changes (please always be sure to check our Facebook as well, you don't need to have an account to see our posts):

All Pi-Yo and Piloxing classes are now closed.

Memorial Weekend Closures: Bollywood Fusion on Saturday 5/23, Bellyesque Troupe on Monday 5/26. All other classes are on as usual! 

Burlesque Fitness will be offered at TWO new times beginning May 19th and 21st, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm. Try them for free during May! On June 6th, yet another Burlesque Fitness class opens on Saturdays at 10a.

Bellydance Fitness on Sundays will move from 9a to noon beginning June 7th.

$5 Drop In for the month of May: Tone and Tease Burlesque Tuesdays at 5pm and Thursdays at 6pm

Check out our newsletter: Click here to read May's newsletter- especially important are the points on the lefthand side of the newsletter with lots of need-to-know info for those who are new to Dance Life. 


Inappropriate Song Night
Date: May 22nd, 2015
Held at Dance Life from 7-10pm
Cost: Suggested $5 donation

We're putting out the announcement EARLY so all of you who wanted to perform last time will have plenty of opportunity to prepare a piece! 
Adult ladies 18+ only, join us on May 22nd for an outrageous night of fun. 
Possibly the best event we offer, performers of all varieties perform acts to their favorite inappropriate song, in their favorite inappropriate outfit, doing their favorite inappropriate dance- or all of the above! Courtesy panties are required, and otherwise no holds barred. 
Event is BYOB so bring drinks and snacks; we'll socialize for the first hour and a half before we get going with the performances; then, get ready to laugh until your sides hurt. 
Email us with your name letting us know you would like to attend.
Interested in performing? You especially will be after you see how loving this crowd is! Seriously, who doesn't love a room full of ladies hooting and cheering for them?? Don't be shy! Contact us if you want to be put on our roster.

Burlesque Ladies Night
Date: June 26th, 2015 
Held at Dance Life from 6-8PM
Cost: $20

Learn a sultry routine to perform for someone else, or just for you!
Get loose, have fun, and make some new friends. Adult beverages provided. 
Email us  with your name letting us know you would like to attend.

Shimmy in the Grain 2015- 
Try Something New
Date: July 31st, August 1st, August 2nd 
Held at Dance Life  
Cost: Varies 

It's almost Shimmy Season! Our biggest event of the year is back for a fifth time. Join us for a weekend of workshops, shows, shopping and fun- No matter what your interest, we have something for you! 
Friday night features a hip hop workshop, followed by a trip to Club 5 with our amazing Zumba instructors.
Saturday and Sunday both feature an array of workshops and a gala show on each night! 

Workshop topics include: 

Acting for Dancers- It's So Much More Than Animated Wallpaper
Ballet Essentials for a Graceful, Polished Look
Burlesque- Unleashing Your Confident Sex Tiger
Uncover the Secret behind Bollywood Choreography
Fiery Flamenco Footwork and Fan
Romany Tribal Fusion- Skirtwork with Sass
Heat Your Body, Open Your Heart- Traditional Guinean Dance
Balkan Rebranded- the Roma Retread Village Dance
Hip Hop Moves You Can Actually Use

Our staggering array of talented instructors includes Kelly Holder of Tribal Virgo, Tina Freitag of Fusion Dance Academy, Tania Tandias of Tania Tandias Spanish and Flamenco Dance, Arielle Juliette of Dance Life, Cindy Severt- choreographer extraordinaire, Sunita Patolia (Dance Life's first Bollywood teacher!), Maya Kadakia of Limanya Drum and Dance Ensemble and Michael Kuharski of the Madison Folk Ball. 

Our schedule, prices, registration and more are all now available at www.shimmyinthegrain.com.