Tag: dancing

English country dancers

Enid Fowler Well, even though those hot days of summer are fast approaching, the English country dancers of SaddleBrooke will continue through the summer months as we meet in the lovely, air-conditioned Vermilion Room at SaddleBrooke One and can enjoy the dancing without the summer heat affecting us. It’s a great way to get exercise…

Let’s Dance Ballroom Club

An eager group awaits Two Step instructions.

A crowded dance floor of eager wanna be Night Club Two Steppers awaited instruction under the expert tutelage of Tom and Ann Kurtz. Night Club Two Step is often called the cruise ship dance because of the small dance floors on most cruise ships. NCTS can be danced beautifully with grace and stylish movement in…

Birthdays are a piece of cake!

Line Dance Club members throw a birthday bash.

Dorothy Wood “Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.” These veritable words were brought to life by twenty-five members of the SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club who threw themselves a party on April 13 to celebrate what we often try to forget—our birthdays! This wasn’t your boring cake and candle event, this was a bash…

Let’s Dance & SaddleBrooke Ballroom Dance Clubs

Steve Holdener What is a cockchafer and its relationship to a bodkin? According to Wikepedia a cockchafer is a European beetle and it’s also called a May bug, Mitchamador, Billy Witch or Spang Beetle. A bodkin has been described as a dagger, stiletto, ornamental hairpin shaped like a stiletto or a sharp slender instrument for…

Dance Expo highlights

Linda Rosenkrans, Walter Teike and Trudy Varga

SaddleBrooke resident members of Why Not Dance participated in a Dance Expo held recently at the MountainView Ballroom dance floor. Trudy Varga participated in International and American style ballroom dances with Miro Tomosiak. Linda Rosenkrans and Walt Teike partnered in American smooth and rhythm dances. The Expo was an all day program attended by ballroom…

Part 20: Classic Argentine Tango Dance styles

Lidia and Hector Legrand If you are interested in learning more about Argentine Tango and Tango events in SaddleBrooke, please visit our website, http://tangoargentino.sharepoint.com, where you can also read Parts 1 through 19 of this series. Tango Canyengue is a style from the early 1900s, still popular today. It contains all elements of traditional Argentine…

All aboard the Cha Cha Choo Choo train

The beginners Cha Cha class.

Little did the thirty dancers who attended the Let’s Dance Club’s Cha Cha beginning level class, taught by Linda and Barry Moore, know that they would be hopping aboard the Cha Cha Choo-Choo Train for four weeks of fabulous fun and instruction. Yes, the students actually moved into a single line holding on to each…

Square Dancin’ Thursdays

The SaddleBrooke Square Dancers take their club on a road trip to several outside venues.

Rita Fletcher Thursday evenings the SaddleBrooke Square Dance Club holds dances at 7:00 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom. Some Thursdays the club steps out to frequent fun venues in the area. So was the case on March 12. The Oracle Inn Saloon has some great food choices and great food to boot! The place allowed…