Spring dance workshops upcoming

Natalie WardCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department continues its instructional dance programs with spring workshops.

Beginning/Intermediate Dance Workshops provides new dancers and dancers with previous experience the opportunity to learn dance patterns and footwork in the appropriate setting. The workshop is 2-5 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at the Community Building, 115 West 11th St. Fee is $20 per person. To register online, visit: http://lprd.org/activity?n=214149.

Dance Fundamentals II gives participants the opportunity to learn triple-rhythm dance movements and patterns like sailor steps, coaster steps, and crossing triples. The instructor will also review the foot positions and basic techniques that were explained in Dance Fundamentals I. Class takes place 2-5 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at the Community Building. Singles and partners welcome. Cost is $20 per person. To register online, visit: http://lprd.org/activity?n=214151

Registration can also be done at any Parks and Recreation facility, including: Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Prairie Park Nature Center or the Administrative Offices in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, please contact Jo Ellis, recreation instruction supervisor, at (785) 330-7355.