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Folk Dancing Classes

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Allerton Park & Retreat Center
Location
Allerton Park & Retreat Center - Mansion Library
Date
Nov 22, 2022   2:00 pm  
Cost
$10 per person, per class
Registration
Registration
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Originating Calendar
Campus Wellbeing Services - ALL UIUC Wellness Events

Folk Dancing Classes will be offered at Allerton Park at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, and at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 in the Mansion Library.

The instructor will be Judy Lachman, a retired teacher who has been dancing since college. She notes that folk dancing is not only good exercise but is a stress reliever. In this class, participants will also learn the origin of the various international dances they are taught.

Register here.

Registration is $10/person per session, and classes will be limited to 30 each. The primary focus will be on dancing, so wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

About the instructor

Lachman has combined a love of teaching and dancing into a retirement career and has taught international folk dancing to children and adults in a variety of settings. She recently taught a class through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute under the auspices of the University of Illinois.

Judy knows the dances well and is able to teach them in a clear and concise manner.

 

 

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