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Lake Merritt Dance Center Inc.
200 Grand Avenue at Harrison
Oakland CA 94610
is a 501(c)3 non profit corporation dedicated to promoting a wide variety of dances and dance classes for all adults. LMDC sponsors weekly dances and collaborates with other non-profits, commmunity groups and dance instructors to offer a varied dance programs.

   Our normal hours of operation are
 Monday - Friday:          5:00 p.m. - Midnight
 Saturday and Sunday:  12:00 p.m. - Midnight
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For more information contact:
Gloria Anderson
   Program Director
   Phone: 510 504-2176
Email Address: lakemerrittdancecenter@gmail.com

Home     LMDC Dances Other Dances Classes and Instruction Room Gallery Rental Info Map

DayClass TimeRoomContact Info
 Mon  Zumba Dance for Mature
Woman (and Man)
with Helen Vaughn
5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
$8 per class or
5 for $32
Lounge Phone: 415-308-1626
 Mon  West African Guinea Dance
M'Mah Toure
Guinea's Les Ballets Africains
See M'Mah's Video
6:30 - 8:00 pm
$14 per class
Hall 1 Email: mmahguineadance@yahoo.com
Phone: 510 927-5986
 Mon  Trip the Light Fantastic
Zoe Balfour
See Zoe's Video
6:30 - 10:00 pm
Ballroom Website: www.tripthelightfantastic.org

Email: zoebalfour@yahoo.com
 Mon 
Bavarian Austrian Folk Dance
and Schuhplattler

7:00 - 9:00 pm MPR Email: almenrausch1971@yahoo.com
 Mon  Ballroom Dance with
Lisa-Anice Sutphen
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Beginning International Waltz and East Coast Swing

$10 per class
Hall 2
Website: www.Dancepulpit.com

Email: lisaanicedancer@gmail.com
Phone: 415-596-9002
 Mon  Swing and Lindy
Karen and Michael

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
East Coast Swing and Lindy
Beginning and Intermediate
Lounge
Website: www.swingout.info
Phone: 925 705-4902
 Mon  Salsa Rueda
Karen and Michael

8:00 p.m. Practice
8:15 p.m. Level Two
8:45 p.m. Level Three
9:15 p.m. Level Four
Hall 1
Website: www.salsarueda.info
Phone: 925 705-4902

DayClass TimeRoomContact Info
 Tue 
Zumba Dance Class
Angie Shin

5:45 - 6:45 pm
$8 Drop-in or $32 for 5 class card
All levels welcome
Lounge Email: fitwithangie@gmail.com
 Tue  Wushu West Tai Chi
Master Hao Zhi Hua (Patti)
See Washu West Video

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Ballroom Website: www.wushuwest.com
Phone: 510-882-3025
 Tue 
Trip the Light Fantastic
Zoe Balfour

6:30 - 10:00 pm Hall 1 Website: www.tripthelightfantastic.org

Email: zoebalfour@yahoo.com
 Tue  Waltz
Persephone
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Beginning Waltz
(all levels welcome)

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Intermediate Vintage Dances
(returning students only)

9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Practice
Lounge Website: www.VintageWaltz.com

Email: DiscJockey@VintageWaltz.com      
Phone: 510 535-9760

DayClass TimeRoomContact Info
 Wed  Zumba Dance for Mature
Woman (and Man)
with Helen Vaughn
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
$8 per class or
5 for $32
Hall 2 Phone: 415-308-1626
 Wed  Square Dance Lessons
Oaktowns8s
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Returning Students and
Experienced Square Dancers
Cost: $5:00-10.00
(sliding scale)
Hall 1 Website: www.oaktown8s.org

Email: jspitzer@sfcm.edu      
Phone: 510 541-5019
 Wed  Dancing the Everyday
A Soul Motion Practice
with Nikki Kurtz
7:15 - 9:00 p.m.
$15 Drop-in or
Class passes available
5 for $60 or 10 for $110

Hall 2
Website: www.BodyCuriosity.com
Phone Nikki Kurtz: 831 236-0161
 Wed 
Salsa and Bachata Guided Practice  
- All Levels with Ruth Caspary

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
$5 per class
Hall 3 Phone: 510 593-3676

DayClass TimeRoomContact Info
 Thu 
Zumba Dance Class
with
Angie Shin

5:45 - 6:45 pm
$8 Drop-in or
$32 for a 5 Class Card
All levels welcome
Lounge Email: fitwithangie@gmail.com
 Thu  Wushu West
Tai Chi
Master Hao Zhi Hua (Patti)
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Ballroom
Lounge
Website: www.wushuwest.com
Phone: 510-882-3025
 Thu  Deep Dive Oakland
'A 5Rhythms Waves Exploration'
with Sayrah Garrison

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

$20 Drop-in
$15 Students/Seniors
$100 for book of 6 classes

Hall 1
Website:www.sayrahgarrison.com
Phone: 808 430-9423

DayClass TimeRoomContact Info
  Saturday Footprint of Many Dance Class
Shirley Peques

All Ages Welcome
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Hall 1 Email:footprintofmany@hotmail.com          
Contact Shirley: 510 379-0245
  Saturday Tai Chi
Wushu West
Master Hao Zhi Hua (Patti)
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Lounge Website: www.wushuwest.com
Phone: 510-882-3025
  1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
       Saturdays

  March

      5th
    12th
    19th
    26th
Salsa with Tiffany

7:30 - 8:15 p.m. Beginning Salsa
$10 drop-in
$35 for 4 classes

8:15 - 9:00 p.m. Intermediate Salsa
$12 drop-in
$40 for 4 classes

9:00 - 9:45 p.m. Advanced Salsa
$14 drop-in
$45 for 4 classes

MPR Website:www.SalsaWithTiffany.com

Email: SalsaWithTiffany@gmail.com
Phone: 510-575-8477
  3rd Saturdays
  March 19th

~ Sweat Your Prayers ~
     4Rhythms Dance Class
  with Sayrah Garrison


8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

March 19th

$15 Drop-in per class
$75 for book of 6 classes

Hall 2 Website:www.sayrahgarrison.com
Phone: 808 430-9423

DayClass TimeRoomContact Info
          Sunday          Argentine Tango
Mat Ma Moody
See Matt MaMoody Video
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Class
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Practica

Both Classes: $15
       or
$60 for 5 weeks

One Class + Practica: $10
Practica Only: $5
Hall 1 Website: www.tangonation.com

Email:tangolesson@gmail.com
Phone: 510 847-8596
          Sunday         

Wushu West Tai Chi
Master Hao Zhi Hua (Patti)

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Ballroom



Website: www.wushuwest.com
Phone: 510-882-3025