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Contra dancing!

This is a ton of fun, huge dance floor in a beautifully restored old Spanish Ballroom, live band, caller who tells you which steps to do and when, and lots of friendly aging hippies who are the dance regulars. They do a lesson for beginners from 7:00 -7:30 pm at which time the main dance begins. It is easier than it looks. Dancers come with partners, solo, or in groups. But the culture is you only dance once or twice with the same person, and in most dances you weave in and out and dance with 15-20 other people throughout. The video below is from a special dance outing so it won't be this full on Sunday, probably[masked] or so depending on the weather. (And no, most of the contra songs won't break into Katy Perry -see 4:48 in the video).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t71Ui3ygyYY 

http://www.glenechopark.org/social-dances


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  • Frances

    Toby, I've been trying to post for so long and couldn't get meetup page to load. I would love to come, but I have an injury that prevents from dancing :-(

    April 6, 2014

  • Diane P

    I am changing my response to no ... Just so I wont be a " no show" but there is a possibility I will be able to go.

    April 5, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    This isn't a good night for me, but would definitely be interested another time!!

    April 3, 2014

  • Frances

    Great idea Toby !

    April 3, 2014

    • Toby

      Does this mean you'll attend? : )

      April 3, 2014

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