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Groups that meet on Thursdays
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All Types (Grouped by Type)
World Dance (other)
American Folk Dances (Contra, squares)
Germanic Dances
Anglo, Irish, and Scottish Dances
Other European Dances
Ballroom Dances
Participatory Music Jams
Anglo, Irish, and Scottish Dances
Medieval Dancing: Barony of Three Rivers
Meets at Olivette Community Center at 9723 Grandview Dr, Olivette MO 63132. Dancers can dance from 6 pm until the business meeting for the SCA at 7 PM. Then resume dancing after 7:30. Occasional live music. Dances always taught prior to dancing. No partner required
Visit or email or call 314-849-3891
St. Louis African Chorus
Tuesdays and Thursdays, By appointment only
Song, dance and drumming from authentic African traditions. For adults and children. Call to audition or to receive a newsletter.
Ablawa Reine conducts After-School Cultural Exchange dance workshops and French language immersion programs at the Marian Middle School and the St Louis Language Immersion Schools.
For information call 314-652-6800 or visit
World Dance (other)
Aalim Middle Eastern Folk and Belly Dancing
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Call
Aalim Dance Academy offers weekly classes in authentic Middle-Eastern folk dancing and the ancient art of belly dancing. A fun way to exercise and benefit body and the mind. Beginner through advanced classes are offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
Call For info call Salwa at (314) 961-3790 or visit
Israeli Folk Dancing
Thursday evenings, except on Jewish Holidays
Classic and new Israeli folk dances taught and danced. Circle and line dances. No partner needed. Beginners/easy/classics taught and danced 8-9 p.m. Intermediate/advanced dances 9-11 p.m. Teens through senior citizens.
At Traditional Congregation, 12437 Ladue Rd., Creve Coeur MO. $5 per person. Open to all skill levels.
See FolkFire's descriptive article from March 1997.
More info at:, email or or call 314-569-1333.
Rhythms in Anoa Dance Theatre
Tuesdays & Thursdays, Wednesday drumming
Learn traditional West African dances of Mali. Youths (ages 5 yrs.and up) and adults from 5:30 to 7:00 PM. Cost is $5.00. Dancing is to both live and taped drums. Classes are held at West End Community Center, 724 North Union between Delmar and Enwright, in the dance studio on the second floor. Classes are $5 each.
Bring plenty of water to drink. Women should wear a t-shirt or leotard top and should bring enough fabric to wrap once around their waist. Men should wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothes.
Wednesdays: West Afrikan percussion classes will be taught by Weedie Braimah, 6-8pm, also at the West End Community Center. Classes will be $10 each, with a $4 fee for drum rentals.
Call DeBorah Ahmed at 314-367-3440 for information.
Ballroom Dances
Los Flamencos
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
Flamenco dance lessons are offered on
Saturdays at Just Dancing, 141 and Manchester

All levels taught.
For more information call Beth at 314-954-5594 email or visit
Participatory Music Jams
Bluegrass and Classic Country Music Jam in Troy, Missouri
Every Thursday 5:15 to 8:30 pm
Come to Krumbly Burger Restaurant, 70 Front Street, Troy, MO 63379.
This is a jam, everybody welcome to join in.
Contact Tom Pini, 636-866-5343 or email: