Activities

For details relating to our lessons, see the Dance Lessons page.

Upcoming Activities

FREE Beginner Hip Hop Lessons!

 

 

 

 Hey everybody!  Hopkins Dance Club will be hosting 5-weeks of beginner Hip Hop lessons on the Medical Campus* starting on Thursday 2/20 at 7:30 PM.  Lessons will be taught by instructors Ken Estrellas and Cynthia Chavez of Baltimore Dance Crews Project (http://www.baltimoredcp.org/about.html).  There is NO experience required.  Everyone/anyone is welcome!  Each week Ken and Cynthia will teach a new suite of moves/styles.  The last week they will put everything together into a mini routine.  The best part is: it’s completely FREE for graduate students!!!  There is no registration; simply show up with your graduate student ID (or $5 if you are not a grad student).  Here’s the details:

 

What: Beginner Hip Hop Lessons

When: Thursdays, Feb 20th – Mar 20th7:30 – 8:30 PM

Where: Daily Grind (Medical Campus - Ross Research Bldg 3rd floor) - section 2H on the medical campus map

Cost: FREE for graduate students (with valid graduate student ID), $5 per lesson for all others (undergraduates, postdocs, staff, alumni, non-JHU community members, etc.)

Attire recommendations: wear comfortable, loose clothes that are easy to move in and comfortable shoes / sneakers.

 

*For those of you on Homewood campus, there is a free shuttle for Hopkins students and affiliates that runs frequently to the Medical campus.  And fear not!  We will be having Tango lessons soon on the Homewood campus J

 

Email hopkinsdance@gmail.com with questions.

Funding provided by the GSA.



Past Activities

Salsa & Swing Dancing Social w/ Performances!

Hey everybody!  Hopkins Dance Club will be hosting a night of Salsa and Swing social dancing on Saturday evening Oct 26th on Homewood campus.*  There will also be performances by the first ever Hopkins Dance Club performance team!!! 

 

What:  Salsa & Swing Dancing Social w/ Performances

When: Saturday October 26th, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM (performances9:30 – 9:45 PM)

Where: Levering Hall Great Hall (Homewood campus – bldg. 40 oncampus map)

Cost:  FREE!

Attire:  dress nice and wear comfortable shoes that are easy to dance in (flip flops are not recommended).

If you have attended our Salsa and/or Swing lessons in the past (or you have any outside Salsa/Swing experience), this is a great opportunity to practice, show off your moves, meet new people and watch some beautiful performances.  There will be a brief introduction / warm-up to each of the dances at the beginning (~15 minutes each).  Then, we will alternate between playing Salsa and Swing music.  There is no partner necessary, and we encourage everyone to mingle.  Best of all, it’s completely FREE for everyone!

* For those of you coming from the Medical campus or School of Public Health, there is a free shuttle that runs hourly between the Medical and Homewood campuses until 1 AM.

 

Funding for this event is provided by the Graduate Representative Organization.

Please email hopkinsdance@gmail.com with any questions.


Square Dancing Social 

Hey everybody! Hopkins Dance Club will be hosting a night of Square Dancing on Friday evening Oct 18th. Professional caller Shane Knudsen will call moves to the lively music of Brad Kolodner (banjo, fiddle, guitar), Ken Kolodner (fiddle, hammered dulcimer) and Alex Lacquement (bass). At the beginning, Shane will go over some of the terminology and explain the basic moves. There is no experience or partner necessary, so everyone is welcome! Free snacks and refreshment provided too. Here is an example of a square dance night to get you excited:
This event is sponsored by the Office of Student Life.
Email hopkinsdance@gmail.com with questions.


What: Square Dancing Social
When: Friday October 18th, 8–10:30pm
Where: Levering Hall Great Hall (Homewood campus)
Cost: FREE!

Swing & Salsa Inter-School Holiday Social!

Hopkins Dance Club is teaming up with Pulse Dance Club and the MMI student group to bring you a night of Swing and Salsa dance next Wednesday evening (Dec 4th) at 6:30 PMon the Medical campus.  This event is FREE and open to everyone.  Plus, there is no experience or partner required!  Come unwind and hang out with friends before the holidays.  See the attached flyer for details.

Note: the Armstrong Medical Education Building is located in section 3D on the 
medical campus map.

* For those of you coming from the Homewood campus, there is a free shuttle that runs frequently between the Medical and Homewood campuses.


Email hopkinsdance@gmail.com with any questions.

Beginner Salsa Dance Lessons
What: Beginner Salsa Dance Lessons (3 weeks standard Salsa + 3 weeks Rueda de Casino Salsa)
When: Wednesdays, Oct 9th - Nov 13th6:30-8pm
Where: Daily Grind (Medical Campus - Ross Research Bldg 3rd floor) - section 2H on the attached map
Cost: FREE for graduate students (with valid graduate student ID), $5 per lesson for all others (postdocs, alumni, staff, non-Hopkins community members, etc.)
 
 Hey everybody!  Hopkins Dance Club will be hosting 6-weeks of beginner Salsa Dance lessons on the Medical Campus on Wednesday evenings.  There will be 3 weeks of standard (slot) Salsa followed by 3 weeks of (circular) Rueda de Casino Salsa.  No experience or partner required!  Lessons will be taught by professional instructor Niss Albaig of SalsaNow.  For those of you on Homewood campus, there is a free shuttle that goes to the Medical campus every 15-20 minutes: (http://www.parking.jhu.edu/shuttles_jhmi_homewood.html).  Everyone is welcome! 
Email hopkinsdance@gmail.com with questions.
Funding provided by the GRO and GSA.
Salsa Styling Workshop

What: Salsa Styling Workshop (for Men and Women)
When: Sunday (April 21st) 2-3:30pm
Where: SDS room in the Mattin Building (Homewood Campus)
Cost: FREE for graduate students - $5 for all others
Hey everybody! Hopkins Dance Club will be hosting a Salsa Styling workshop this Sunday.  If you have taken a beginner Salsa series and you want to learn some styling techniques, you will love this workshop taught by our own Club President, Alexi Russell!  Whether you are an advanced-beginner or a seasoned dancer, whether you are a guy or a girl, you will really benefit from this workshop which will teach you how to move your torso and shoulders to make your dancing more fluid.  At the end of the workshop, you will learn a mini styling routine that you can use at social dances.

Argentine Tango Social
Roger Peterson, our Tango instructor, held a special milonga (social) for our group on Thursday at the Homewood Friends Meeting House on Homewood Campus. We encourage everyone to go. 


Argentine Tango lessons
Keep warm this winter by learning to dance Tango with Instructors Roger Peterson and Claire Braswell from Tango Esta Noche (www.tangoestanoche.com). Hopkins Dance Club will be hosting 6 weekly progressive-Beginner lessons.
Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm
January 16th - Febrary 20th
Location: Daily Grind 
3rd floor of the Broadway/Miller Research Building - Corner of E. Madison and N. Broadway
Medical campus*
 
FREE for graduate/medical students (JHU/JHMI/SON/SPH) 
$5 for guests and non-grad students
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Association

No experience or partner necessary. If you are not familiar with this dance style, here is a video of an Argentine tango performance.  

Come and learn a new dance!



*From Homewood campus take the JHU-JHMI shuttle from Barnes & Noble stop on St. Paul street. Shuttle schedule.


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