16 April 2024 Edition      

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Check out the next NTA Meeting/Workshop/Testing Event coming in April. We will be teaching proper techniques, safe body mechanics, balance, appearance, as well as proper terminology to any dancer wanting to better themselves. Testing for accreditation is available to NTA members.

The NTA is a worldwide dancer's personal trainer and coaching program. We produce better dancers, dance teachers and choreographers. The NTA dance education program is taught using a progressive learning method. Starting with the feet and how to use them properly, going through proper body movement for each pattern, including proper dance frame, balance, control, safe body mechanics, proper terminology, etc.
Being a member of NTA is an asset for any dancer or dance teacher. NTA has been around since 1980 and is one of the most highly respected dance education/accreditation programs. NTA teaches many different styles of dance.   Line, Couples, Latin, Swing, etc. You can join NTA on our website ( ) (under the shop tab) or at our workshops or meetings. Some people become members only to support what we do for the dancers.
What we offer:  We offer Dance Fundamentals (DF) levels (dance basics used by both line and couples' dancers) which also includes a level on music for dancers/choreographers. We also offer our couples school figures (SF) program which includes patterns using proper lead and follow technique for many dances like Two Step, Swing, Cha, etc.
You don't have to be a member to take the training, but testing and obtaining an  accreditation certificate is reserved for members only. Testing is not required unless you desire a certificate for prospective employers.

Join Julie Griggs, Certified Tester and Debra Cleckler, Interim NTA President at Brimstone Tavern in Alpharetta, Georgia.
"Trust NTA with Your Professional Testing and Accreditation!"
Book Your Spot Today!
April 27-28, 2024
Dance Family:                                                                    
Nothing reported… Assume everyone is healthy…  😊

MOVIE SHOOTING….Upcoming for FRIDAY 4/19 in Senoia GA –

We are looking for folks generally 20's to 50's - to portray country bar patrons -- fun little scene -- email a recent photo, all contact info and all clothing sizes to:  -
Put BAR in Subject –

(NOTE if you worked the Bar scene with us in Senoia on 4/1 and you should know who you are - do not submit - we will be reaching out again soon but this scene has to be all new)





See Club 201 which holds weekly events with details below. 
Julie Griggs
Line Up, Let's Dance – Line Dancing with Julie Griggs – FB
Lineup.letsdance – Instagram
770 823 2886
Brimstone Restaurant and Tavern
Monday and Wednesday
10595 Old  Alabama Road Connector
Alpharetta GA

Join me and an amazing group of fun and friendly dancers for line dancing every Monday and Wednesday.  We have a great dance floor, good food, amazing servers, full bar, and lessons!  No entrance fees, we just ask that you support the restaurant by enjoying their food and drink.
Mondays and Wednesdays
6:00 – 7:00  Foundations class – this class is designed for new dancers.  We cover dance steps needed for the dances we learn at Brimstone – what they are called and how to do them correctly.
7:30 – 8:30  Line Dance Lessons – beginner through improver lessons (with an easy intermediate every now and then)
8:30 – 11:00 – Social dancing with a review of the dances we learned during lessons.  DJ Dan plays our music and will take requests.
Beginner Line Dancing at Northminster Presbyterian Church
May 3, 2024
Beginner lessons with reviews of previous dances taught.
Northminster Presbyterian Church
2400 Old Alabama Rd Roswell
Line dancing the first Friday of each month. 
Beginner dance lessons from 7:30 – 9:00. 
Doors open at 7:15. 
$5.00 fee
Indio Brewing
May 10     8:00 PM
We had a full house at Indio on Friday night. So much fun! Thank you all for coming out to dance.
5019 W Broad St NE M145, Sugar Hill
Once a month beginner line dance lessons at this brewing company.  Come and enjoy a beer and line dance lessons.  Lesson from 7:30- 8:30 or later, but dancing till 10ish. 
No fee or cover charge.  Please support the business
Slow Pour Brewing Co
407 N Clayton St
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Tuesday, April 16   6:30 – 9:00
Monthly Beginner lessons with Julie Griggs at 6:30.
Social dancing (all levels) to follow. 
The Brewery does not serve food, but you are welcome to bring your own or order from Uber Eats.  Please support the business through your drink orders. 
Happy to do requests.
This one is Free, so come give us a try!
Right now this is monthly, but maybe we can convince them to have it more often if we make a good showing.  So come on out and dance!

Contact Julie Griggs for questions
          770 823 2886 (please text)
          FB -  Line up, Let's Dance – line dancing with Julie Griggs
          Email –
Website will be up and running soon. 
Available for parties/events, large or small groups as well as private lessons.
I am a nationally accredited dance instructor.
NTA – Interim Vice President, Dance Committee, Zone S Director, Instructor and Assessor

We have found another place to line dance. We are starting this coming Tuesday night. There will be a $10 cover.  7-10 pm.
Candella Bar
5780 CH James Pkwy . Suite 250 .
Powder Springs, GA 30127
Ph: 404-242-3829
Laura Mae Kitchens Boggs  ·


The Fayetteville Line Dance Class for the Month of April is held at the Kiwanis Center at 936 Redwine Rd., Fayetteville. Classes begin on April 8th for four weeks at 6:30. Register online at no later than 3/29/24. Fee is $30 beginner class or intermediate class for Fayette County residents and $45 nonresidents and then we hold a combo class (both beginner & intermediate classes) $45 Fayette County residents $67.50 for non-residents. This class is to get you started line dancing or refresh you if you haven't danced in a while. Hope to see you April 8th on the dance floor.. Register at
Cynthia Diane Baldwin


Let's line dance. Every Thursday at the VFW Post 5408 Acworth Georgia. 6:30 beginner lessons, 8 pm not so beginner. Open dance in between. "No cover charge, come as you are.  I love this bar"!
4764 Cobb Parkway (Hwy.41)
Acworth, GA

Just listing dances below in case you want to take a peek…

Geneva Bjerklie

RuthEllen - Line Dance Instructor
Come dance with me Wednesday night at Big Daddy's in Gainesville  212 Spring Street SW

Our Gainesville line dancing community comes to play and learn new dances with lessons by The Dancing Ruth. Three lessons are taught throughout the night typically including one easy beginner, one beginner, and one improver dance. They are taught in a three-week rotation. The rest of the time is spent doing dances we've recently learned, old favorites, and new favorites. 

This week at Big Daddy's Honky Tonk downtown Gainesville, we're dancing between 7-10pm with these three lessons mixed in:
Pony Express (first week) Easy Beginner
Never Drinking Again (final week) Beginner
Poison In That Well (second week) Low Intermediate


Come join the fun and kick up your boots and come Line Dancing with Rachel's Dance Connection. Classes are on Thursday nights at 7:00
Classes are at the Sharpsburg Community Center (105 Main Street) at 7:00. $25 a month, or $7 a class. You can sign up at the door.
We also offer a monthly dance party the first Saturday night each month with a covered dish dinner and a night full of dancing.

BOGART,  Gainesville, Jefferson & Grayson….  GA

This is a new monthly event. Sometimes, it will be me. Other times it will be Julie Griggs. This time, it's me. I'll be teaching and leading dances at Indio Brewing in Sugar Hill Friday from 7-10:30. The lessons will start at 7:30. This event will be on the 4th Friday each month.
5019 W Broad St NE
Sugar Hill, GA 30518

Subject: Line Dance Classes this week. - Meridian Park Loganville Georgia.
I will continue 4 weeks of beginner Line Dance lessons at Meridian Park Loganville.

Thursday night at 4:45pm-5:45pm.

Cost is $60.00 for four weeks .
Drop in cost is $17.00 each week.

Come join the fun!
We will learn several popular cruise and wedding line dances plus some classic dances that are danced at most line dance venues.

Make sure you are connected to me on FaceBook: Tina Hendrix with the boots and hat picture.  Also, the Eastside line dancing group.  Send me a request to join and I will accept your request.
101 Generation Blvd, 
Loganville, GA · 
(770) 266-1605
Let me know if you have any questions. please call 770-639-3010.
Thank you,
Tina Hendrix
Come Line Dance with me.
 Eastside Station Snellville Georgia Line Dancing every Wednesday night.  No scheduled lessons

Doors open at 5pm, dancing starts at 7pm. No cover charge , nonsmoking , and great food and drinks.

If new to line dancing, we will help you with easy-to-follow dances.
Line dances of all levels danced here.

Send requests to join our Facebook group for all the information :Eastside Line Dancing.     No lessons.

Fun with John Robinson coming March 13th at Eastside Station 7pm.
Come early to eat and drink to support the line dancing. No cover charge but tips for John Robinson will be appreciated.

Come Line Dance with me.  
Tina Hendrix <>
What's happening in Villa Rica –April 2024
VPLEX - 1605 Hwy 61 Villa Rica (2 miles from Exit 24 off I-20)
Regular Classes in Villa Rica at the VPLEX
COUPLES - Tuesday Nights  $25 per month
April is Cha-Cha!
Beg 7-8pm.  Experienced 8-9pm. $25 pp per month
Line Dance – Monday Nights
Beg 6-7pm $25pp, Improver 7-7:30 (no extra charge for Beg or Exp.), Experienced 7-8:30pm $25pp
Lots of new updated line dances as well as some oldie classics here and there.
Line Dance Socials  Every Third Wednesday  10:30 till 2:30  only $15per person.  Powell Park 524 Leslie Dr. Villa Rica
April 17 -- Please RSVP! (and send dance requests)

Debra Cleckler – Accredited Dance Teacher, Choreographer, Dance Team Leader.
Villa Rica Dance Classes:  Mondays – Line Dance, Tuesdays – Couples, Private hours available.
Local Motion Dance Team: Wednesdays.
NTA: Dance Committee, Zone AC Director, Director of Promotions and Advertising.
NTA- International personal trainer & coach program for dancers, incorporating many styles of dance.
779 Elliott Rd, Temple, GA 30179
770-456-6244 Home Phone, 404-398-2150 Cell
Web Site

June Shuman posts:  Senior line dance class Wednesday mornings 10AM-11AM  at Woodie Fife Senior Center.  Must sign up monthly.  They accept Silver Sneakers.   
Senior Line Dance class. Wednesdays. Gold Dust Park in Senior Center Dining room 10am.

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Dance Schedule for Club 201 
Must be 21 or Over for Admittance
Friday and Saturday Nights!  Dance Lessons Included with Paid Admission Absolutely No Containers or Liquids Allowed in Facility
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Admission Prices
$12.00 for Band Nights  (Cash or Credit Cards)
$12.00 for DJ Nights (Cash or Credit Cards)
$10 for Wednesday Nights (Cash ONLY)
$12.00 for Sunday Nights  (Cash Only)
Note:  You do not have to sign Credit Card slip
Please let management know if you will have six at your table This can be done when you arrive You are permitted to have your own food/snacks at your table If you need additional tables for these items please Notify management and we will assist you Per State Licensing and liquor laws: No outside beverages will be permitted.    While dancing, remember to do your best to Practice Social Distancing.

Our great DJs and bands will allow Guests to freestyle, line dance and couple dance Please remember to use good hand hygiene while dancing Guests must take responsibility for their own safety and protection As they see fit Guests will not be required to wear a mask, however, you may Wear a mask for your own protection Club 201 suggests you bring your own tablecloth or plastic cover We do clean and sanitize every table And every chair after every event for your safety  Guests assume their own risk with Admission or entrance to the American Legion Post 201 events
It is still acceptable to decorate tables, please do not forget to remove all decorations from tables and remove trash upon leaving
Each table is setup to allow four Guests
We can accommodate up to a party of six
Please let management know if you will have six at your table.  This can be done when you arrive
You are permitted to have your own food/snacks at your table  If you need additional tables for these items please.  Notify management and we will assist you
Per State Licensing and liquor laws: No outside beverages will be permitted
While dancing, remember to do your best to Practice Social Distancing
Our great DJs and bands will allow
Guests to freestyle, line dance and couple dance
Please remember to use good hand hygiene while dancing
Guests must take responsibility for their own safety and protection
As they see fit Guests will not be required to wear a mask, however, you may Wear a mask for your own protection
Club 201 suggests you bring your own tablecloth or plastic cover
We do clean and sanitize every table and every chair after every event for your safety
Guests assume their own risk with Admission or entrance to the American Legion Post 201 events.

Wednesday, April 17th - Line Dancing with instructor Nancy Anthony
                                       6:30 - 7:15 PM - Beginner Line Dance Class.
                                       7:15 - 8:00 PM - Intermediate Line Dance Class.
                                       8:00 - 9:30 PM - Open line dancing.
                                       $10.00 Cash or credit card at the door.                                   

Thursday, April 18th -  No Thursday night dance lessons this week only. See you next week.

Friday, April 19th - Friday Morning Line Dancing with instructor Jean Maggio.
                              10:00 - 11:00 AM - Beginning line dancing.
                              11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Intermediate line dancing.
                              $10.00 cash for one class. $15.00 for both classes.

Friday, April 19th - Latin fusion night featuring DJs Chris Stone and Jennifer Egl.   
                              Intermediate Salsa/Bachata dance lesson with instructors Jennifer Egl and Chris Stone.
                              Beginning Salsa/Bachata dance lesson with instructors Mark and Elizabeth Williams.
                              8:30 - 11:30 PM - Dance the night away to the latin ballroom music of DJs Chris Stone and Jennifer Egl.
                              $12.00 cash or credit card at the door.

Saturday, April 20th - Country Mix with DJ Wray Sisk.
                                   7:30 - 8:30 PM - Beginning Ch- Cha dance lesson with instructors Mark and Elizabeth Williams.
                                                              Intermediate Cha-Cha dance lesson with instructor Wray Sisk.
                                   8:30 - 11:30 PM - Dance the night away with a great country dance mix provided by DJ Wray Sisk.
                                   $12.00 cash or credit card at the door.

Sunday, April 21st - Sunday Night West Coast Swing at Club 201.
                                6:00 - 6:45 PM -   Levels I and II dance lessons.
                                6:45 - 7:30 PM -   Levels III/IV and the "Competitive Edge" class. Guest instructor for the Competitive Edge class is Reggie Beason.
                                7:30 - 10:00 PM - DJ Harry Groom will be playing great West Coast Swing music.   

Monday, April 22nd  - Monday Morning Line Dancing with instructor Nancy Anthony.
                                  10:00 - 11:00 AM - Intermediate Line Dance Class.
                                  11:00 - 12:00 PM - Improver Line Dance Class.
                                  $10.00 cash for one class. $15.00 for both classes.
Elizabeth & Mark Williams
Dance Directors
More Information Call 404-579-9676
Hello Line Dancers,
Below are some Line Dance opportunities coming up: Lots of info – Please read entire email -Thank you!
*Paris Mountain Vineyards – 133 Bollen Road – Rockmart, GA 30153 – (678) 974-5306 - Friday, April 26th & May 10th – 7-9 pm (7-8 pm Lessons/8-9 pm Dance) – Come join me for a few hours of Fun & line dancing – NO ADMISSION FEE - *FREE* – I do ask that you please support Paris Mountain Vineyards by purchasing a drink/drinks (Please DO NOT bring your own drinks in – Paris Mountain Vineyards has a water station -Thank you) and/or something to munch on. Paris Mountain Vineyards has a nice variety on their menu.
*Tuesdays – Line Dance classes for the month of May, 2024 - City of Acworth – New location: *Rosenwald School* - 4410 Cherokee Street, Acworth, GA 30101 starting tomorrow, Tuesday, 4/16/24 - Dates: 5/7-5/28/24 (NO CLASSES ON TUESDAY, MAY 21st) - *INTERMEDIATE* class – 11 am – 12:30 pm – ***IMPORTANT CHANGE for the *EVENING* class – NO CLASSES FOR THE MONTH OF MAY : ( We will resume the *Evening* line dance class in June - 6:30 pm – 8 pm – 16+ up - $ 25 Resident/$ 30 Non-Resident – Maximum participants: 20 – Instructor: Dancia' Tweety Leslie Thompson – Can register online through City of Acworth Recreation & Parks – Programs & Camps, Community classes, call (770) 917-1234 or in person.
**Tuesdays – Senior Wellness Center – 1150 Powder Springs Street – Marietta, GA 30064 – (770) 528-5355 – Beginner line dance session – April 2nd – June 18th, 2024 (NO CLASSES on April 23rd & May 21st) – This class is currently FULL but you can put your name on a waiting list if interested - Please contact the center at (770) 528-5355 for more info.
***Wednesdays – Line Dance classes - North Cobb Senior Center - Spring session started Wednesday, April 3rd – June 12th, 2024 (Excluding May 15th & May 22nd) – Nine (9) sessions - 3900 S Main Street – Acworth, Ga 30101 – (770) 975-7740 – Maximum participants: 20 - Instructor: Dancia' Tweety Leslie Thompson - *INTERMEDIATE* class – 11:15 am-12:15 pm – Still availabilities for Intermediate class - *BEGINNER* class – 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – Class is FULL with a waiting list – Please call center for more info. & cost of classes.
****Thursdays – Line Dance class - Onelife Fitness Woodstock – Silver Sneakers welcome – 301 Gold Creek Trail – Woodstock, GA 30188 – (678) 445-9140 - *Beginner-Improver* class – 10 am-10:55 am – Call if interested & for more info. Instructor: Dancin' Tweety Leslie Thompson
*****Thursdays – Line Dance class – Paulding County Senior Center – 54 Industrial Way N – Dallas, GA 30132 – (770) 443-8873 - *BEGINNER* class – Cost is *FREE* – 2 pm-3 pm - Instructor: Dancin' Tweety Leslie Thompson
*****Fridays - Senior Wellness Center – 1150 Powder Springs Street – Marietta, GA 30064 – (770) 528-5355 – Intermediate line dance session – April 5th – June 21st, 2024 (NO CLASSES on May 17th & June 7th) – This class still has availability for dancers interested - Please contact the center at (770) 528-5355 for more info.
*******Fridays – Line Dance class - Paulding County Senior Center – 54 Industrial Way N – Dallas, GA 30132 – (770) 443-8873 - *INTERMEDIATE* class – Cost is *FREE* – 1:30 pm-2:30 pm - Instructor: Dancin' Tweety Leslie Thompson
See you somewhere on the dance floor soon,
Dancin' Tweety Leslie
Leslie Thompson
NTA Line Dance Accredited Instructor
152 Stonewood Creek Court
Dallas, GA 30132
home (770) 529-6264
mobile (678) 234-8904

Sautee Community Dance
Location: Campus,
Sautee Nacoochee Center,
283 Highway 255 N,
Sautee, GA 30571

If you are sick, please consider not attending. SNCA COVID-19 details can be found here.

Visit the Sautee Community Dance website for current information.

Websites:  or
Call:  706-878-3300 (SNC)
Dancing at SNC
Sautee Community Dance
Saturday, April 27. Appalachian Roots Band with Jennie Inglis calling.


Country Western and Swing social dance 6 PM to 9 PM..   We will be doing this every 4th Saturday of every month.   We will be dancing Line and Pattern Partner.

Candlelight Lounge
8606 White Bluff Rd.
Savannah, Ga. 31406.

There will be a TNT 2024 -"tain't nuttin' to it"
Great news!! We are back "home" this year at The Smokey Mountain Convention Center!! 2 Ballrooms - lots of space - 3 hotels within walking distance - LOTS of dancing!! Larry, Leslie, Lisa, Liz, myself, and of course TommyTNT invite you to join us for this 14th Annual event!! Come join the FUN!!

TNT 2024!! Registrations are coming in every day! So, if you want to secure your spot on the dance floor don't wait too long! We have a beginner level ballroom this year as well as the main ballroom so we can easily accommodate all levels of dancers. If you have any questions or need a PDF of the registration form, please let me know. Let's Fill The Floor in'24!!!


If you have not yet mailed in your registration form for TNT, please note that the check is to be made out to my name. It is mailed to Sue Alexander. Thank you!! And thanks for getting your registration in early!



Hello dance friends!

The Atlanta Swing Dancers Club invites you to join us for the 2024 Atlanta Swing Classic, October 3-6, 2024.
Registration is open and weekend passes are $140 through the end of April. 
Please click "Going" to our Facebook Event (and invite your friends!) to ensure that you receive regular updates about the Atlanta Swing Classic.
If you continue reading below, you will find links to our draft schedule and information about hotel reservations. (While you should always stay Sunday night, be certain to arrive  Thursday!) 
We are also diligently working to update our website with confirmed staff and registration. More announcements will be made soon! For now, see below for links and more information!
We appreciate your support and look forward to welcoming you to the 2024 Atlanta Swing Classic! 
The Atlanta Swing Classic Event Team

In the  "Did ya know" department… 

Here is the link to the World Line Dance Events page.  We are aware that some on here are canceled but the promoters have not sent in the cancellation to Carol and Stacey.  
SUBJECT:  Our World Event Calendar 2024 has been updated
FROM: Stacy J Garcia, 
If you would like your event to be deleted/canceled, changed, or added to our website, please fill out the form below.
Be SURE to call before making plans to attend to be sure the event you would like to attend is still a "go".
In accordance with Federal Regulations and Law, if you find that this newsletter is no longer of interest to you and you wish to have your name removed from our listing, we will gladly do as you desire.  Simply reply to this email with the following subject line; "REMOVE from Dance list".  If you will list both your name (as given for this e-mail) and the actual e-mail address….
If you'd prefer that we use a different email address, respond with "Dance list E-MAIL CHANGE" in the subject and your preferred email address in the body of your response.
If you have suggestions or comments, respond with "Dance SUGGESTIONS & COMMENTS" in the subject and we'll direct your comments to the appropriate people. 
If you are not included on our distribution and wish to be, merely send us an email with "SUBSCRIBE to Dance list" in the subject.
Dave Williams