Tag: dancing

Hello spring – we’re ballroom dancing

Wanda Ross Spring has sprung so we’re dancing in the rain and looking forward to spring flowers. What fun we had at our Hello Spring Dinner Dance Party on Saturday, March 9. Our dinner started with ensalada fresca with watermelon, arugula, feta cheese and pepitas. Our entrée choices were chicken piccata, trout beurre blanc and…

Watch professional dancers showcase their talents

Wanda Ross How fortunate we are to have an opportunity to see professional dancing right here in SaddleBrooke. The Spring Dance Expo will showcase dance professionals and their students, who will be dancing a variety of ballroom, Latin, swing and country dances. This event is on Sunday, March 31 from 10:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. in the…

Why do we dance?

Dr. Mark Magdanz Delaying the effects of aging has become one highly researched topic as our Boomer Generation retires. Aging is inevitable, but we may delay the rapidity and severity of life’s changes. Some things, if done, delay brain decline caused by aging. These are well established: 1) Stay socially active, read and do mental…

Line Dance Lessons with Rebecca

Dr. Mark Magdanz There are four classes and one “happy feet” practice session of Line Dance each week with Rebecca this winter. Two Level 1 classes for those who are new to line dance and those who like a relaxed pace. The Level 2/Intermediate class is substantially more vigorous and the dances more complex. All…

English Country Dance Group

Britt O’Grady We’re back dancing after the holidays. It’s a fun way to get some exercise. We would like some more men to come and join us. Even with a shortage of men, there is no problem since we ladies double up which is very simple since the male and female parts are much the…

Ballroom dance parties galore

Wanda Ross The SaddleBrooke Ballroom Dance Club members love to dance so we have parties galore. Our most elegant dance of the year, the annual Ballroom Dance Gala, was held on February 2. Over 40 people enjoyed a delicious dinner at the MountainView Ballroom then danced the night away to music provided by our guest…

SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club

Sue Robisch T’was just before Christmas when down in the ‘Brooke The Vermillion Room glistened with a festive holiday look. The tables were covered with bright red and green, Poinsettias and holly wreaths set a welcoming scene. Then out on the dance floor who should appear Those SaddleBrooke Line Dancers filled with holiday cheer. The…

SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club

Listen to the music What would a line dance be without music? It wouldn’t! A couple months (issues) ago we, the SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club, explored the origin of our dances. Now let’s look at where the music comes from. The SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club has a Music Committee whose responsibility is to provide a…