An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021
Tuesdays | 2:00pm | October 5 – December 21
Shake off the blahs with this upbeat online class!
Sarah Riddle of Viscount Dance Studio is back at Friendly House with Online Dance Fitness. This low impact cardio exercise class will groove and sway to a fun mix of songs from Latin inspired dance music to retro hits from across the decades. Sarah brings her joy, humor, and personable teaching style to this class where everyone is welcome. Dance Fitness is personally adjustable for many different fitness levels, and participants are encouraged to engage with dance in whatever way feels good and fun!
Preregistration is required. Email or call the Friendly House Front Desk to register: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 503-228-4391.
Instructor: Sarah Riddle
Sarah Riddle has been dancing, teaching, and performing Latin dances since 1997. Her lifelong training in Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, Cabaret, and Jazz, have deeply influenced her style of Latin dance, teaching, and choreography. A former member and co-director of Portland’s first Salsa dance company, Sabor Latino, and one of Portland’s early Salsa pioneers, Sarah has studied, performed, choreographed, and taught all over the world. Her training in Caribbean based social dances is vast (LA style Salsa, Puerto Rican, Columbian, Casino, Afro-Cuban, NY Salsa on ‘2’, Classic Mambo, Forro, Kizomba, Boogaloo, Plena, Bomba, and even Samba) making her approach to dancing and teaching not only well researched, but thorough. Sarah is a former PCC faculty member in the Humanities department teaching World Dance: History of Salsa, so if you have an interest in the history of Salsa, she loves to talk about it! Her classes are upbeat, fun, sometimes analytical, and full of dancing (not just demo). She applies a no-scold policy to all of her classes, so don’t be afraid to make mistakes 😉 She also spent 10 years as an early childhood educator, so you can be sure that she will cover all styles of learning in her approach to teaching, and with supernatural patience.