February 2020 SCDC Newsletter

Dances and Events are held at 1049 Julia Dr., Melbourne, FL 32935

Swing/Country Dance with Danielle Blouin
Date:Saturday, February 29
Lesson: Nightclub 2-Step Lesson 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM with Danielle
Cost for Lesson: $5
Dance: 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM at FOP
Cost for Dance $8 Members/$12 Guests


Danielle Blouin will be our guest instructor and DJ on February 29. Danielle will teach a Night Club
Two-Step workshop from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. The cost for this workshop is only $5!  We know this will be
a treat for our Dancers.

Danielle is one of the most popular and versatile instructors anywhere. She is known nationally as a
competitor, teacher, and Event Director, including the big Floorplay New Years Eve celebration each
year in Orlando. Her dances in the Tampa area are hugely popular and  she has a big fan club among
our SCDC dancers. We always enjoy her visits.


Jeff Mumford Is Coming! Members-Intermediate Series

SCDC is delighted to announce that Jeff Mumford will continue his very popular Members-Intermediate workshops for 2020. These are a Members-only offering, which allows the lessons to have stable attendance, a balance between leaders and follows, and an opportunity to explore more complex dance topics. Enrollment for members is open now. These Saturday afternoon workshops give SCDC Members a great opportunity to work closely with Jeff and have fun with their West Coast Swing. The average class size last year was 15 dancers, so everybody gets a chance to work 1:1 with Jeff on their personal WCS skills and style.

There will be four sessions in 2020:

March 28
April 11
August 8 and
August 29

Private Lessons will be available for each of these dates.

All sessions are held at the FOP, 1049 Julia Drive, Melbourne. Cost is $15 per person for each session. To reserve your spot or reserve a Private lesson, contact Ron Smith at 202-664-0707.

No Dance On February 22!

FOP has claimed the date for a wedding reception.
Congratulations to the Bride and Groom.

SCDC is excited to present our Guest Instructor program for 2020. Thanks to our event committee we will host this group of Florida favorites and out-of-state pros. Our newest additions are Michael Kiehm and Carrie Smith, who will be visiting SCDC in April. We know our dancers will enjoy all of our returning professionals: John Lindo, PJ Turner, Matt Auclair, Danielle Blouin, and Jeff Mumford. In addition to his Guest Instructor workshops in August, Jeff will also be continuing his Members Intermediate WCS lesson series at SCDC. Thanks to all of our Guest Instructors for making these workshops such a great success.

If you would like a Private Lesson with any of these great teachers, please contact Ron Smith (202)664-0707, text or voice to reserve a place. We know these will fill up quickly.

January 25—John Lindo Record Attendance! Fun Pizza Party! Great Dance with Members and Guests from all over Florida!
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February 29 and May 30—Danielle Blouin --NEXT!
Danielle Blouin is returning to SCDC for two Saturday night dances in 2020. Both Saturdays will feature private lessons in the afternoon with a $5 group lesson at 6:30pm and a big dance with DJ Danielle at 7:30pm. Danielle is a long-time SCDC fan favorite as both a teacher and DJ. These will be great parties.

April 25—Michael Kiehm and Carrie Smith
This is the first SCDC weekend event for this incredible team. Michael is known throughout the WCS world as the “Teacher's Teacher” who has been the mentor and inspiration for an entire generation of WCS champions. Carrie is legendary teacher and DJ who will have SCDC jumping all evening at the big Saturday dance.

June 27—Matt Auclair
Six-time US Open Swing champion Matt Auclair returns for three workshops, the Saturday dance and private lessons in June. SCDC dancers love his relaxed and congenial teaching style. He is a gracious and gifted teacher who breaks loose when the music starts. SCDC does not guarantee that Matt will lead The Wobble again this year, but it could happen.

August 22—Jeff Mumford
Jeff Mumford is Family at SCDC. He has been a long-time supporter and a beloved teacher. His workshop weekends are always packed and he continues to be one of the most enthusiastic social dancers anywhere. In addition to his big August weekend, watch the SCDC newsletter and Facebook for the announcement of dates for his hugely popular Members Saturday workshops.

October 24—PJ Turner
Boom! PJ Turner is back again for his 4th year. PJ dances in the dark, dances with a broken foot, dances with everybody in the room including the babies. He has boundless energy and a wealth of dance knowledge to share.

Mark these dated and don't miss any of these amazing Event Weekends!