Newcomers are always warmly welcomed! We love the dances and music of Scotland. Join us for great fun and friendship. We encourage everyone to come try a class anytime! You don't need a partner or Scottish heritage to enjoy this very entertaining form of social dance.

Starting on September 3, 2014, classes will run from 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. at the Durant Center in Old Town Alexandria, just two blocks from the King Street Metro. Please join us on that date for our Fall Welcome Dance Party!  (

Fall 2014 Introduction to Scottish Country Dance: September 10 - October 29, 2014
This eight-week beginner's course will ease you into the elegant and lively form of Scottish Country Dancing. Perfect for people with no or limited experience in dance, get ready to enjoy toe-tapping music, good company and great fun. By the end of the course, new dancers will be familiar with basic Scottish Country Dance steps and formations. Whether you want to set the dance floor on fire or just find a fun way to keep fit, Scottish Country Dance is a great and accessible activity for all ages. Download our flyer on the "FILES" page of this meetup site and register for classes here:

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