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NMSU offers free Tuesday night dance classes

New Mexico State University?s College of Education DanceSport Company offers free dance lessons every Tuesday night starting at 7 p.m. Classes are held at Rentfrow Gymnasium.

Man poses in front of dancers.
New Mexico State University student Zachary Pohl is one of the instructors for the NMSU DanceSport Company that is offering free dance lessons every Tuesday night. (NMSU photo by Darren Phillips)

Beginning classes in salsa, foxtrot, cha-cha, waltz, east coast swing, tango and Viennese Waltz will be taught. Experience isn?t necessary and a partner is not required. Advanced classes are offered at 8:15 p.m. for $5 per session. The lessons conclude Dec. 2 with a dance party.

?These lessons help us to fulfill our mission to foster a thriving regional dance community and to promote partner dance as a healthy lifestyle alternative,? said Hannah Cole, NMSU DanceSport Company coach and dance assistant professor.

NMSU DanceSport Company members teach the lessons, which are a practicum for professional development. Classes will not be taught on Nov. 25 due to Thanksgiving break.

For more information, email dancesport@nmsu.edu or call 575-646-4067.