I am the owner of DancEncounters dance Co-op in the Kee Lox Business Park on Tremont St. DancEncounters is an all-purpose venue used by local dance teachers to teach all ages and all styles of dance.

We are home to Dunwoody Dance, which apart from producing many great young dancers including many who made it into the School of the Arts, also has a dynamic young performance team. Dunwoody Dance teaches tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop and modern dance to young people from age 3 through high school.

Roc-City Dance Council holds classes for young adults at DancEncounters in tap, lyrical, jazz, hip hop and Ballet. Roc-City draws many of their students from the local colleges, and also includes other young adults from late teens up.

Frances Hare (formerly with Garth Fagen and Arthur Murray) teaches African-Caribbean  Dance, Belly dance for Fitness, and Salsa.

Antoinette Giancursio, former pro-am National Latin champion, teaches West Coast Swing, Salsa, and Hustle.

Mike Osborne, winner of 4th place in the National Rising Star Ballroom competition in both smooth and rhythm categories, teaches Ballroom.

I have been teaching social dance for 20 years, and teach regular classes in Argentine Tango, Ballroom and Swing.

We also have 3 regular social dances every week which are open to the public -- Ballroom on Monday,  Swing on Friday, and Argentine Tango on Sunday.

Check us out at www.dancencounters.com

Information about Dunwoody Dance can be found at https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Dunwoody-Dance-5678/190086827708536

Roc-City Dance Council's website is: http://www.roccitydancecouncil.com/

Antoinette Giancursio's webiste is: www.rochesterwestcoastswing.com

Mike Osborne's website is: www.rochesterballroomdance.com

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How interesting!!!  Might stop in for a look-see!

You are welcome any time!

Frances has a great event coming up the first Sunday in June that will involve crafts Karioke, face painting, dance, and a lot of other fun stuff. I will be posting the info about it when I get it, and really hope to get a good turnout from the neighborhood.

Hey, Judi.   We could work off our breakfasts!

Thinking about it. As a former Prima Ballerina, these old feet might just move again in another genre!  LOL

Thank you very much for posting your business Barbara.  You have done a great job of interacting with Anthony on businesses he is planning to launch in your neighborhood.  Keep up the good work.


What a great thing for our neighborhood!!!!  My sister has been pushing me to get involved in dancing.  Looks like it could actually happen.

DancEncounters is the featured Groupon on Wednesday May 9th. So if you  want to try out dancing, now's your chance to do it REALLY cheaply. You can sign up for Groupon at http://www.groupon.com.

Mr Andrae (Dunwoody Dance) is doing great things with these kids! Check it out!


DancEncounters is applying for a small business grant sponsored by Chase bank ad Living Social. But before they will even look at the grant I need to get 250 people to vote to support DancEncounters. Here is the link. Please, please log in and vote for DancEncounters. I have until midnight Saturday to get 250 votes. Support your local dance studio!!!


DancEncounters and Dunwoody Dance have performed at functions throughout the summer. Check out the links!!

Dunwoody Dance: African Dance    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=338452986246004

DancEncounters Argentine Tango:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LKfcUCzlis&feature=youtu.be


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