Where: Saint Stephen's and Saint Agnes School
What: Alexandria Contra Dance
When: Saturday, March 8 at 7:30 pm
Never been contra dancing? Here are some videos:
For a video that covers the basics, step by step:
Contra Dancing is easy pick up even if you are not a natural dancer. They will start with a beginners' lesson and the first couple of dances will be simple ones to help you get the hang of it.
Where: St. Stephen's/St. Agnes Lower School Campus, Daniel Gym
400 Fontaine Street, Alexandria, Virginia
This is very easy to get to located right off King Street in Alexandria.
From Shirley Highway (I-395), take Exit 5, King Street east.
At fifth traffic light, bear left onto Braddock Road.
At second traffic light, turn left onto Fontaine Street. Pull into entrance for school. Parking is on left. Gym is towards the right side.
Cost: $12 per person
7:00 – 7:30 - Beginners' lesson
7:30 – 8:45 - First half dancing
8:45 – 9:10 - Break time is couples dancing to CDs of blues, swing, waltz. Please bring something to eat and share with your fellow dancers during the break.
9:10 – 10:30 Second half dancing
The school has a strict policy of not allowing shoes that mark the floor to be worn. Soft soled leather shoes for men and flats/low heeled shoes for women - non marking.
Please come dance, eat, and have fun.