Tag: dancing

Recognizing Our Many Tenured Members

Anne Romeo and Dottie Adams Whether you are a relative newcomer to the SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club (SBLDC) or have been a member for many years, you have without a doubt encountered some of our longer-term, tenured members. They are generally low key about their accomplishments and their many contributions to the club over the years.…

Partner’s Western Dance Club—Why We Dance

Partner's Western Dance 2019 holiday party

Jane Gromelski I am sure you have read articles that inform you of the health benefits gained by dancing. It is good aerobic exercise. It benefits the brain by building synapses. And what other sport allows you to hold your partner in your arms while you participate? But the most important reason to dance is that it…

Dancing Lifts Our Spirits

Diana Durham Your SaddleBrooke Ballroom Dance Club (SBDC) friends are optimistic, so we are proceeding with our plans for May and early June in SaddleBrooke and you’re invited! A fabulous Thank Goodness It’s Friday (TGIF) Dance Party happens on May 15 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom. Start off the weekend swinging and swaying to…

When Are Line Dance Lessons with Rebecca?

Mondays in January were a joy, line dancing and having fun with Rebecca. Oh, the way we were. We'll be back to dancing as soon as the dust settles.

Dr. Mark Magdanz Well, that’s a great, unanswerable question. The projection of Ariz. case numbers as of this writing say that we would peak the last week of June. If that comes true, and one follows current relaxation guidelines from Washington, we would have relaxation two weeks later. It’s scary to ponder another 80 days away from most…

Partners Western Dance Activities in April

Our February dance

Jane Gromelski Every Thursday in April, we will continue our series of Partner Pattern dance classes. Beginners start at 6 p.m.; intermediate classes start at 7 p.m. These classes are held in the Mariposa Room in DesertView. These are a fun alternative to our other two step and waltz classes. They are similar to line dancing, but…

TGIFriday Dance Party

SBDC dance in the beautiful MountainView Ballroom (Photo by Sheila Honey)

Diana Durham You’re invited! A Fabulous Thank Goodness It’s Friday Dance Party happens on April 17, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom. Start off the weekend swinging and swaying to a great selection of dance tunes. This fun event is sponsored by the SaddleBrooke Ballroom Dance Club (SBDC) and all SaddleBrooke residents…

Sign Up Season for Line Dance is Now

Thursday fun in Level 1 Line Dance was much more fun several weeks ago. We’ll be returning soon but not soon enough.

Dr. Mark Magdanz What happens next? Well, we are planning on dancing in the future and would like you to join us. The calendars are not set and our Mexico vacation is canceled, so everything is fluid, but the series will begin about one week after we get the authorization to return to the facilities.…

Free Dance Classes

Instructors Tom and Mary Borkovec are dancing the Argentine tango. (Photo by Sheila Honey)

Diana Durham In April, you can register for the SaddleBrooke Ballroom Dance Club’s Beginning and Beyond Tango Rumba Fusion dance classes to be held on Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Mariposa Room at the DesertView Performing Arts Center. Two of the most romantic and beautiful of the…

Exercise with Latin Dancing

Wally Mara, President The Latin Rhythm Dance Club is in its 15th year of providing professional level instruction in authentic Latin dance styles for SaddleBrooke residents. About Dancing Taking a dance class – with its defined steps and different tempos – provides deeper cognitive and balance challenges than repetitive movement fitness training, like walking or cycling. Dancing improves…