January 18, 2007

SIUC to offer beginning ballroom dance lessons

by Chase Goble

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Southern Illinois University Carbondale will offer ballroom dance lessons for beginners during the spring semester.

The class provides a quick introduction to a variety of basic steps in the six most common ballroom dances, with instruction in lead-follow and good dance technique. The session will focus on the Rumba, Cha Cha and Swing.

Courses will be held 7-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, March 20-April 24, on the second floor in Davies Gymnasium on the SIUC campus. The fee is $30 per participant.

To register or for more information, contact the SIUC Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751 or visit our Web site atwww.dce.siu.edu. The deadline to register is March 20.