Friday Night Waltz has mostly Waltzes in the dances and classes, along with Polka,Tango, and Cha Cha. People come from all over the Bay Area, including San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland, Santa Rosa, San Rafael, and Santa Cruz. People are friendly, and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Partners are not needed as we rotate rapidly in classes. Casual comfortable attire. All ages. Tickets at the door. Cash, Checks, debit/credit cards. Please wear your n95 or kn 95 mask. We have free bottles of water,  masks, hand wipes, gloves. due to covid, we will not be serving refreshments. Please no cotton masks. . Bring vax card, Stanford green card, cell phone QR, or printed QR. 625 Hamilton Avenue Palo Alto upstairs. Parking in rear parking lot. contact: Facebook page: or scott phone number Copyright 2001-2022 Scott Gamble


Night Club 2-Step Innovations: "Fun New Grooves"  

Learn a variety of fun, innovative combinations from Ari's library of moves and inventions; beautiful, flowing, and elegant as always.   

Cross-Step Waltz Magic    

Learn some beautifully flowing cross-step waltz variations that will have you floating 'n flying across the dance floor in no time at all!   


        Ari is a world-class instructor, well-known for both his fun, energetic, and delightful classes that can't help but inspire students with a love and passion for dance, and for his clear, articulate teaching style that can take even the most complex steps and concepts and make them easy to understand and fun to do.  Focusing on the art of social partner dancing, Ari has been teaching and performing nationally and internationally for over 30 years.  He is the co-founder and director of "Waltz Week in Vienna”, “Harrison Hot Springs Dance & Spa Retreat”, “Mexico Dance Week”, “Waltz Fest NW”, “Heart-Sound Fusion”, and "The New Zealand Dance Adventure"; and is one of this country's leading innovators and instructors in the areas of "blended" social-partner dance, cross-step waltz, "fusion" waltz, "fusion" swing, & night club 2-step.

You can learn more about Ari at, including information about his upcoming “Bike, Barge, & Dance Cruise” on the Danube (Aug 27-Sept 3); his Boston & Quebec City workshop weekends and New England Dance Cruise (Sept 29-Oct 11); and his Dance Week in San Miguel de Allende (Oct 23-30, Mexico).  Join our FB page to keep track of upcoming trips: 

NC2S Innovations:

Fun with “Waltz-Fusion”:

NC2S video from this weekend's workshop (5/14/22) is at Ari Levitt & Jodi Fleischman

6.03 Richard Powers
6.10 Cameron teaching . Lucas djing.
6.24 DJed by Jason Anderson in collaboration with Rebecca Chung Rainbow theme
7.15 Richard Powers Bastille Day Waltz Ball
7.22 jordan and sharon teaching
8.12 Richard Powers
8.19 Hold Richard Powers
8.26 Richard Powers Anniversary Dance
11.25 Closed for Thanksgiving
12.02 Possible closure for Church activities
12.16 Holiday Christmas dance
12.23 Closed

12.31 We have tentative agreement to rent the Oakland Scottish Rite Center for our New Year's Eve Ball. Dancing from 9 to midnight. Doors open at 8pm. This is a full dress up elegant attire dance evening with live music. The format will be very similar to the normal Friday Night Waltz with additional line dances, mixers and set dances. Waltz, polka, one step, cha cha, tango, swing, congress of vienna, t'smidge, cross step mixer, Sir Roger, Strip the Willow and more. No partner necessary. We expect to have 2-3 hours of introductory waltz classes in the afternoon. Admission will likely be $35 to $40. We expect attendance will be 200 to 250. in the 200 to 250 range.