Everyone is welcome to the 1st Saturday Dance, this Saturday evening, January 3, 2015. An Argentine Tango Beginner Lesson will start at 7:00PM. Social dancing begins at 8:00PM. $10/pp. Refreshments are welcome. If you bring someone for the first time, you pay only $5.

The Touch is Magic!


Let’s start the New Year together with a wonderful evening of dancing, a skill that will last a lifetime.  All civilians and military members are invited to the 1st Saturday Monthly Dance, this Saturday evening, January 3, 2015 at the USO of Jacksonville, 9 Tallman Street, Jacksonville, NC.

An Argentine Tango beginner lesson will be given at 7:00pm followed by social dancing at 8:00-10:00pm.

Admission is $10/pp.  If you bring someone new, you come in for only $5.

Bring a refreshment to share with others.

Looking forward to seeing and dancing with you, Sharon.


Happy Holidays to all


There are so many things to be thankful for and you are one of them.  Be safe during the holidays, enjoy friends and family, take time to be refreshed for the future.  It has been a wonderful year and I look forward to sharing another year with you.  See you next year!  Sharon


Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is our greatest pleasure to invite you all to our monthly dance at the USO, 9 Tallman St, in Jacksonville, NC. There will be a short lesson that starts at 7:00 p.m. followed by social dancing until 10:00 p.m. The lesson covered will be the West Coast Swing! What an exciting and invigorating dance! There will be refreshments provided but all donations for refreshments would be most appreciated!brdnc1

This is a night for fun, learning, and most importantly DANCING! We love dancing and we want to provide this evening for all who love to dance as well! Take a night out on the town and treat yourself to an evening of excitement. Remember, Dancing is not just fun but it is an easy way to work out. Most people do not even realize the extra benefits of dancing! Come and enjoy yourself and ask us how dancing can help you achieve different goals you may have already set for yourself!

WHEN: November 1, 2014

TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

COST: $10/person/the entire evening

WHAT TO BRING: Energy, Enthusiasm, Love of Dance, Soft Soled Shoes, and a refreshment(optional)

QUESTIONS? Call: (910) 265-8939


Over the past four years, over 400 students have passed through the doors of the USO of North Carolina – Jacksonville Center for dance lessons.  Some have come every week, some for preparation for a wedding, fundraising for DWTS, tornado victims, Jacksonville Follies on behalf of the USO.  Many have  made new friends and have learned a skill that will last a lifetime.

It is now a new chapter for Ballroom Dancing NC.  The Group lessons will be discontinued on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.  Private lessons are still available and will be held at the USO.  Contact Sharon to schedule private lessons at 910-265-8939.

The First Saturday Monthly Dance will continue with a beginner lesson at 7:00pm followed by social dancing until 10:00pm.  $10.00/pp

Come join the dancing on the First Saturday in September.

Best wishes,





Robert’s surgery is Thursday, August 7 at UNC Chapel Hill.  Please keep prayers going for him and the surgical team.  No classes for Thursday night, August 7.


Join us for an exceptionally charged evening that embraces the excitement and entertainment that ballroom dancing offers!!!ballroomdancing

Is it about time for you to treat yourself? Is it about time to get out of the house and doing something fun, entertaining, and enjoyable?

On Saturday, August 2, 2014, we will be teaching beginner east coast swing lesson at 7:00 p.m.

Following the beginner East Coast Swing will be: Ballroom, Latin, and Social dancing until 10:00 P.M.

Bring your shoes, energy, enthusiasm, and love of dancing!

aug2 danceSaturday, August 2, 2014

Time: 7:00 P.M.- 10:00 P.M.

Admission: $10/ person.

Please bring a refreshment to share.


For more information, call Sharon at (910) 265-8939.




July 22-August 1 Summer Vacation

August 2  1st Saturday Dance, 7:00-10:00pm.  Beginner Swing class at 7:00pm

No classes August 18-22 – USO has a military commitment.

Tuesday classes: 7pm Cha Cha, 7:45 Bacchata, 8:30 Salsa

Thursday classes: 7pm – Waltz, 7:45pm Shag, 8:30 Salsa

Churches, schools, clubs, organizations and private lessons are available by calling Sharon at 910-265-8939

July’s 1st Saturday Dance on July 5 was wonderful.  The evening began with an East Coast Swing beginner lesson followed by dancing until past 10pm.  For those that were new to the dance floor, instruction was given throughout the evening, and enjoyed by all.  Thank you, Cheryl and Shelly, for the delicious refreshments!

Fair winds and following seas to Adalberto Navarro as he retires from the USMC on July 18th.  We will all miss you and give best wishes and blessings for the new chapter in your life in California.

We are back in class after much prayer for one of our instructor’s multiple surgeries.  Thank you for your prayers for Robert and Sophia.  Please keep them in your prayers as Robert will return for a third surgery at the end of July or first week of August.

Classes in July

Thursday classes: 7:00pm Slow Foxtrot (Level 2), 7:45pm Shag

Friday classes: 7:00pm Waltz, 7:45 Salsa

All classes are currently taught at the USO in Jacksonville and are open to both military and civilian.  The doors close at 8pm, so please come by 7:45 for the second class of the evening.

Best wishes for a safe and fun summer,






We regret to inform all students that classes will be cancelled for tonight through Friday, July 4,2014.

Today our assistant instructor, Robert, will be going into surgery. We ask that you keep Robert and his wife Sophia, along with the surgery team in your prayers as this is a very complicated surgery. Classes will be cancelled next week for the July 4th weekend.

First Saturday monthly dance will be held July 5, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Regular classes will resume on Thursday, July 10, 2014.

Come prepared for Level 1 Ballroom at 7:00pm, Salsa at 7:45pm, and additional Ballroom at 8:30pm.

What you will need to bring with you: your ENERGY, ENTHUSIASM, soft soled shoes, and your LOVE OF DANCE!!!

If you have any questions at all, please feel free to call (910) 265-8939.

Sincerely, Sharon

keep calm


Looking for something new to do?  Come out and learn some new dance moves that you can do at the beach, summer holiday parties, weddings, and improve your health.  Classes are for everyone, military and civilian, all are welcome.


Thursdays in June – 7:00pm Foxtrot, 7:45pm Shag

Fridays in June 7:00pm Swing, 7:45 Salsa

Classes are only $10/pp.


Private lessons available all summer long.  Call Sharon to schedule your private lesson.  Her number is 910-265-8939.

All classes and lessons are held at the USO of North Carolina, Jacksonville Center, located on the waterfront in downtown Jacksonville.  The address is 9 Tallman Street, Jacksonville, NC 28540.