Dust off those dancing shoes for lessons in country western and ballroom

02.24.2014 | By Jeannie Peng-Armao

San Jacinto College is bringing in the experts to make sure everyone is ready for the party this summer. The College's Continuing and Professional Development division will offer classes in country western and ballroom dancing from March 27 through April 17.

The public is invited to pre-register for the special rate of $49 for four dance classes, to be held on Thursday evenings inside Anders Gymnasium at the Central Campus, located at 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena. The country western class will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and the ballroom dance class will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dance instructors are Gordon and Gail Smith, a master dance duo with experience teaching aboard ship for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and are now teaching within the local community.

Beginners, as well as experienced dancers, are invited to sign up for a class by the March 20 registration deadline. A dance partner is recommended for classes but not required. Find the course online at http://www.sanjac.edu/continuing-professional-development/lifelong-learn... or call 281-476-1838.

About the Continuing and Professional Development division
This noncredit division of the College provides training for both current and future employees in the professional and technical job sectors, as well as provides participants with open enrollment course options to enhance their lives. Professional and technical training is available through contract training, open enrollment and grant funding. For more information, call 281-476-1838.

About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.

For more information about San Jacinto College, please call 281-998-6150, visit www.sanjac.edu, or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SanJacintoCollege.