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Dance Socials

Hello Dancers!


Listed below, are upcoming social dance events, some with workshops and lessons, just for you.
Please check the Instruction page for more lessons and workshops.

Contact information, and to join the Highland Park Dance mailing list:

Marc Liebeskind

Phone: 201-320-9176

Email: marc@DancingInHighlandPark.com
Website: http://dancinginhighlandpark.com

Mailing address: P.O. Box 1463, Highland Park, NJ 08904
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salsa-5Dances, classes and workshops are held at:

IM Gallery, 233 Raritan Avenue, (side entrance) Highland Park, N.J. 08904
(Located between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, behind Somewhere In Time)
GPS may bring you 1/4 block too far south.

Please Note:  There is no on-premise parking, and vehicles should not use the driveway.  It is a designated fire lane and it must remain clear at all times, or you could be issued a ticket.  If you need to bring or pick up something or someone to or from the Gallery, we do have a back entrance you can bring your vehicle to.  Please contact us if you need more information about it.


There is plenty of street parking.  For directions, parking area map, and photos, ­click here: IM Gallery

IM Gallery is a smoke-free property.

Spectators are not permitted in the studio during classes, workshops or other events without paying a fee without prior arrangement.  Videotaping during instruction is not permitted.  You will have an opportunity to take a video of the pattern after the workshop is over.

Need a reservation or have a question?  Please call or text Marc at 201-320-9176.
Reservations are held for 30 minutes after event starts unless other arrangements are made.



Dance Events


Give the gift of fun!  Gift certificates are now available!

Please note: If you are not feeling well, or you know you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 within the past 5 days, please do not attend.  If you are showing symptoms at any event, you will be asked to leave.

Unless otherwise noted, the music mix for the dance socials at IM Gallery is a broad ballroom-Latin-swing mix and includes Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz, Swing, Hustle, Rumba, Cha Cha, Salsa, Merengue, Samba, Bachata, Night Club Two Step, Country Two Step.  Requests and line dances when possible.

Payment accepted by Cash, check, Venmo, Zelle, Paypal.


May 2024 Schedule

Saturday, May 25, 2024  – Dance Social with American Style Foxtrot Lesson taught by Vitaly Novikov!
Lesson: 7pm 
for about an hour
8:10-11pm: Dance Social
Admission: $15

June 2024 Schedule

Saturday, June1 and Sunday June 2, 2024

West Coast Swing Bootcamps!

Do you or someone you know want to learn West Coast Swing?
Do you already know some West Coast Swing and want to improve?
Then join us on Saturday June 1 and Sunday June 2 for Beginner and Intermediate level West Coast Swing Bootcamps led by Alan Saperstein and Mary Capurso!

Class descriptions:
Beginner WCS Bootcamp: You will learn and practice all the basic patterns and common variations in WCS including the Right Side Pass, Left Side Pass, Sugar Push, Basket Whip, Release Whip, turns, lead and follow and connection.

Intermediate WCS Bootcamp: We will go beyond the basics showing variations of what you already know. We will add new intermediate patterns, work on intermediate lead and follow, timing, pulse and connection.

Dates and Time:
Saturday June 1

Beginner Bootcamp, 1pm to 3pm.
Practice Social: 3pm to 4pm

Sunday June 2
Intermediate Bootcamp, 1pm to 3pm.
Practice Social: 3pm to 4pm


Bootcamp Fees:  $25 each day.  $40 for both days.
Pre-payment is required no later than Saturday, May 25, 2024
A minimum number of attendees is required for the Bootcamps to proceed.

To register and for more information, please contact Marc @ 201-320-9176 or by email: Marc@dancinginhighlandpark.com
Payment accepted via Zelle, Venmo, Paypal, cash.


Saturday, June 8, 2024 - Dance Social with Lesson (tba)
Lesson: 7pm 
for about an hour (“TBA”)
8:10-11pm: Dance Social
Admission: $15

Saturday, June 22, 2024  – Dance Social with Lesson taught by Alan Saperstein and Mary Capurso!
Lesson: 7pm 
for about an hour (“TBA”)
8:10-11pm: Dance Social
Admission: $15


Salsa Dip



Dance and exercise, like any physical activity, may involve risk of injury, and your participation assumes that you are in good health and you take responsibility for any risk of injury that may occur.



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