Second Friday English Country Dance

It's fun, it's elegant, it's easy to learn--it's English Country dancing! If you've enjoyed contra dancing, you should have a lot of fun with this style. It's not as vigorous as a contra dance, but some of the dances can move quite quickly. The music and the dances emphasize a playful yet elegant dance style, and our dancers end up flirting and laughing all night long. One or more of Austin's dance callers will first teach each dance by walking it through, then will call the dance to guide participants successfully through. Each English dance has its own unique melody to accompany it, and our group uses recordings from the world's finest English country dance bands for our accompaniment. On occasion, we dance to live music. No costume is required, but please wear soft-soled shoes. You don't have to bring a partner, but if you've got friends who might enjoy the dance, please bring them along! We usually have 20-30 regular dancers attending, so first-timers will have lots of folks to help them through, and leave feeling successful! 

This is a free dance

You can learn more about Austin English Country Dancing at http://www.taada.us/ecd.html.

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  • Carol W.

    Enjoyed dancing with you all! Thank you for a fun evening. See you in two weeks.

    September 12

  • Carol W.

    Looking forward to giving it a whirl!

    September 7

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