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Saint Patrick's Day CONTRA DANCING! (Men Sign Up Here!!)

Men Sign Up on This Page.

Put down that Green Beer and spin with a partner instead!

If everyone who says they'd LOOOOVE to contra "next time" comes to this event, we'll pack the hall! Mostly Marin has co-hosted 3 contra events since last December and each one has gotten 5-stars! This is just plain and simple good-time dancing. Once you learn some basic steps and get with a veteran partner for a dance or two, you will be "a dancer"!!

Men: Leave your "dance anxiety" behind and come enjoy the workout. If you can walk, you can contra.

Scent-free dancing is requested.

Lesson at 6:45, dance starts at 7:30.

$12 at the door.

For the price you get a FREE lesson taught by the evening's dance caller, Susan Kevra (she knows what the dances will be that night!), guaranteed dancing with a partner as often as you want all evening long, yummy snacks at intermission AND LIVE MUSIC!!

(Contra dance music features fantastic fiddle tunes, driving Celtic rhythms, Cajun, old-timey and sometimes dashes of Eastern-European and swing.)

In addition to calling contra dances, Susan Kevra is a professor of French and American Studies at Vanderbilt University!! http://www.susankevra.com/

See contra dance with the Syncopaths here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XJzIRfl7gQ

Contra dancing focuses on pattern, flow and rhythm. It's energetic, so wear loose, comfortable clothes and low, smooth-soled shoes that will stay on your feet (not sandals or running shoes).
Beginners are WELCOME!

What a terrific Saint Paddy's Day activity!! JOIN US!

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  • Linda B

    If you arrived before the lesson was over and joined us in "the circle" I was able to spot you and give you your glow bracelet! If you came after 7:30 I missed you in the crowd and didn't get a chance to say, "Hello," in person. I'm sorry about that. But give MM another chance! And let me know if you DID attend and I've marked you as a No-Show in error.

    March 17, 2013

  • Jonathan

    sorry folks, last one was fun but intense, with my foot acting up, no Es possible :(

    March 17, 2013

  • Scott

    I'm sorry, but I damaged my back. Had hoped to still attend, until I got up today and reality set in. It's getting better each day, but too much pain to stomp and spin, I'm afraid.

    March 17, 2013

  • David B.

    Very sorry I will miss this event. I'm told that because I had eye surgery only this past Tuesday, it is too soon for me to do contra dancing, with its vigorous movements. The Luck of the Irish! (And I'm not even Irish.) Hope you all have fun!

    March 16, 2013

    • Linda B

      We will miss you, David. Recover well, recover quickly, and we will do it again!

      March 17, 2013

  • Rich R.

    I wanted to attend but won't make it back to the area in time tonight

    March 16, 2013

    • Linda B

      We will miss your grace and expertise on the floor :-(

      March 17, 2013

  • Linda B

    Hey guys...we're trying to get a gender balance going for this event. Girls sign up on the OTHER page, you masculine types sign up here!

    February 19, 2013

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