New Mexico Classes and Sponsors

FIVE class locations in NM now!

Growing, growing, growing!

(1) Albuquerque East -  3805 Academy Parkway South NE on Tuesdays.  Class is hosted by (and located at) Dance Theatre Southwest.   Class times are Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:15pm.  We start classes back (after the Christmas break) on Tuesday, January 8.

(2) Albuquerque West - At Saint Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church. January through June class schedule: 4th Sundays from 2:15 to 3:00pm in the John Conway building, and 2nd Mondays at 4:30 to 5:15pm in the Parish Hall. Address: 5712 Paradise Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114.  Please check website for changes on this class.

(3) Rio Rancho Class - for all ages

Location: St Francis Episcopal Church at 2903 Cabezon Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124.  Classes begin again on Thursday, January 10 and will be on Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:15pm. 

(4) Rio Rancho Class for LITTLE CHILDREN - NEW!!!

Location: St. Francis Episcopal Church at 2903 Cabezon Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124. Classes will begin on Wednesday, January 9 and will continue on Wednesdays from from 4:30 to 5:15.

(5) Silver City, NM - Sunshine Ambassadors is the "buzz" in Silver City! We had a great kick-off dance at the Buddy Walk on October 20.  

Classes start on Monday, January 21 at the Armory in the Village of Santa Clara from 4:00 to 4:45pm.   

Contact Vicki Galindo of The Arc (575-590-7957) in Silver City for more information or Maria Perkins (see email below). We have great community support there! Thanks, Silver City!

CLASSES ARE FREE (donations are accepted, but not pushed. No one is turned away!) Questions? email or call Lurley Noe at 865-384-6156.  It takes volunteers and community support to start a class.  Please contact Lurley Noe at if you are interested in starting a class in your area! 


In Albuquerque and Rio Rancho: Lurley Noe  865-384-6156

In Silver City: Vicki Galindo  575-590-7957  OR Maria Perkins 




  • Celebrate Dental & Braces - South Valley and Bernalillo locations - thanks for the terrific sign!

  • The ARC of NM - helping to start up the Silver City, NM class!

  • New Mexico Gas Co. for monetary support.

  • desiree & seth, Wedding Photographers - thanks for the great high def pictures for our website and signage!

  • Daniel Quat Photography - thanks for the great video you took at The Women of Light Conference! We use it on presentations when our dancers cannot dance (during school hours.)

  • West Mesa Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, PC (Dr. Stephen Christiansen) - thanks for helping to fund our class!

  • Dance Theatre Southwest - thanks for the space to dance each week!

  • Noe 2 Alike, Functional Art by Charles D. Noe - thanks for the occasional raffles of your beautiful pens!  And thank you for constructing our Sunshine Corn Hole Game!

  • Sunrun Solar - for in-kind goodies and working our booth at the Autism Walk!

  • Kristy Lewis, Lularoe fashion consultant for donating leggings for the autism walk!

  • Antoinette Baca, Farmers Insurance Agent for monetary support.

  • St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church for hosting our Westside class!

  • St. Francis Episcopal Church for hosting our Rio Rancho, NM class!

  • LS Enterprises, LLC - for monetary support!

  • Oxford Wealth Advisors - for monetary support!

  • Parents and other donors - thanks for the volunteer hours and the financial support!