CSULA Ballroom Dancers

Dances

 

Cha cha cha

There once was a dream that was Cal State LA intramural ballroom dancing. A whisper, and it vanished. It was so fragile – it did not survive the winter.

Jim Brownfield, a retired physical education instructor at Cal State Los Angeles, specialized in folk dance and shared his love of dancing with his students. Jim conducted intramural ballroom events at CSULA along with Lisa Wong, a student, but the University eventually terminated the program. However, in 1987 Jim, along with Lisa and other students, organized a campus club, which would provide a wonderful way for CSULA students, as well as people from the surrounding community, to learn and enjoy social dance. With the support of his wife, Shake, Jim created a place where new and experienced dancers could enjoy social dancing. The lessons were free in 1987 and they are free now.

Lisa, who competes successfully in dance competitions across the United States and performs for studios and showcases, teaches the lessons, and Douglas Wood, the DJ, provides the music and harmony. Lisa also routinely invites other dancers as guest instructors.

Waltz

There once was a dream that was Cal State LA intramural ballroom dancing. A whisper, and it vanished. It was so fragile – it did not survive the winter.

Jim Brownfield, a retired physical education instructor at Cal State Los Angeles, specialized in folk dance and shared his love of dancing with his students. Jim conducted intramural ballroom events at CSULA along with Lisa Wong, a student, but the University eventually terminated the program. However, in 1987 Jim, along with Lisa and other students, organized a campus club, which would provide a wonderful way for CSULA students, as well as people from the surrounding community, to learn and enjoy social dance. With the support of his wife, Shake, Jim created a place where new and experienced dancers could enjoy social dancing. The lessons were free in 1987 and they are free now.

Lisa, who competes successfully in dance competitions across the United States and performs for studios and showcases, teaches the lessons, and Douglas Wood, the DJ, provides the music and harmony. Lisa also routinely invites other dancers as guest instructors.

Fox Trot

There once was a dream that was Cal State LA intramural ballroom dancing. A whisper, and it vanished. It was so fragile – it did not survive the winter.

Jim Brownfield, a retired physical education instructor at Cal State Los Angeles, specialized in folk dance and shared his love of dancing with his students. Jim conducted intramural ballroom events at CSULA along with Lisa Wong, a student, but the University eventually terminated the program. However, in 1987 Jim, along with Lisa and other students, organized a campus club, which would provide a wonderful way for CSULA students, as well as people from the surrounding community, to learn and enjoy social dance. With the support of his wife, Shake, Jim created a place where new and experienced dancers could enjoy social dancing. The lessons were free in 1987 and they are free now.

Lisa, who competes successfully in dance competitions across the United States and performs for studios and showcases, teaches the lessons, and Douglas Wood, the DJ, provides the music and harmony. Lisa also routinely invites other dancers as guest instructors.

Salsa

There once was a dream that was Cal State LA intramural ballroom dancing. A whisper, and it vanished. It was so fragile – it did not survive the winter.

Jim Brownfield, a retired physical education instructor at Cal State Los Angeles, specialized in folk dance and shared his love of dancing with his students. Jim conducted intramural ballroom events at CSULA along with Lisa Wong, a student, but the University eventually terminated the program. However, in 1987 Jim, along with Lisa and other students, organized a campus club, which would provide a wonderful way for CSULA students, as well as people from the surrounding community, to learn and enjoy social dance. With the support of his wife, Shake, Jim created a place where new and experienced dancers could enjoy social dancing. The lessons were free in 1987 and they are free now.

Lisa, who competes successfully in dance competitions across the United States and performs for studios and showcases, teaches the lessons, and Douglas Wood, the DJ, provides the music and harmony. Lisa also routinely invites other dancers as guest instructors.

Tango

There once was a dream that was Cal State LA intramural ballroom dancing. A whisper, and it vanished. It was so fragile – it did not survive the winter.

Jim Brownfield, a retired physical education instructor at Cal State Los Angeles, specialized in folk dance and shared his love of dancing with his students. Jim conducted intramural ballroom events at CSULA along with Lisa Wong, a student, but the University eventually terminated the program. However, in 1987 Jim, along with Lisa and other students, organized a campus club, which would provide a wonderful way for CSULA students, as well as people from the surrounding community, to learn and enjoy social dance. With the support of his wife, Shake, Jim created a place where new and experienced dancers could enjoy social dancing. The lessons were free in 1987 and they are free now.

Lisa, who competes successfully in dance competitions across the United States and performs for studios and showcases, teaches the lessons, and Douglas Wood, the DJ, provides the music and harmony. Lisa also routinely invites other dancers as guest instructors.