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Free Blues Dance Class

Posted by Obi Simpson on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, In : Dance Lessons 


Join Laynee Day as she debuts the newest class at Take The Lead: Blues! Blues is a one of a kind social dance that is both creative and playful. Utilizing improvisation based on a set of standard patterns and techniques, this dance is built on strong partner connection, spins, rhythm changes, and compression to name a few. Blues can be an intimate slow dance or develop into a faster paced and energetic style.

Often danced to blues music (duh!), it can also be danced to many different genres ...


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Shane & Keri Workshop Weekend 2015

Posted by Obi Simpson on Thursday, July 16, 2015, In : Dance Lessons 



Are you looking to improve your current dance skills? Good news Springfield, the accomplished Shane & Keri will be in town August 21st-23rd. They will be teaching Workshops, Private Lessons, Private Groups, and even hosting a dance party! Mark your calendars, and be sure to take advantage of the "early bird" deals, this is an event you don't want to miss!



Friday August 21st 

7pm Lesson & Dance Party 

$15 per person


Saturday August 22nd

Private Lessons & *Private Groups*


Sunday August 23rd

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Take The Lead on Live TV!

Posted by Obi Simpson on Monday, February 24, 2014, In : Dance Lessons 


In Case you missed it, Take The Lead was featured on Ozarks Live on Valentine's Day!  We had to opportunity to teach Tom and Shannon the basic step to Rumba!










We always have so much fun being on this program.  I love how they are up for anything!




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Salsa Dance Lessons

Posted by Obi Simpson, Take The Lead on Thursday, June 13, 2013, In : Dance Lessons 
Intro to Social Dance
August 1st - August 24th

     For the month of August, we will be studying basic Salsa.  As a Latin dance, Salsa tends to be on the fun and flirty side of social dancing.  It emphasizes upbeat rhythms and movement of the hips called Cuban Motion.  The cost for this class is $129 per couple and includes one free private lesson in addition to free open practice nights!  No prior dance experience necessary!  Registration for this series is required: Call 417-234-7511 to check...

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Dancing With a Disability

Posted by Obi Simpson on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, In : Dance Lessons 
One of my greatest joys of being a dance instructor comes from getting to share these skills with everyone, especially those who need it most.  I love my Arc kiddos, and it brings a huge smile to my face every time I think about the massive improvements to their social abilities dancing has brought.











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