Tag: dancing

Ballroom Dance Club – swing to the beat

Steve Holdener I love a song that has a nice swing beat. In SaddleBrooke we like to dance to both an East Coast Swing (ECS) and West Coast Swing (WCS). There is both commonality and differences between the two swing dances. They are both social partner dances and belong to the group of swing dances;…

A few theories about the origins of the Argentine Tango

Lidia and Hector Legrand If you are interested in learning more about Argentine Tango and Argentine Tango events in SaddleBrooke, please visit our website http://tangoargentino.sharepoint.com where you can also read Parts 1 through 15 of this series. Historians as well as musicologists have arrived at different conclusions (sometimes these conclusions complement one another) about the…

Learn to clog – great fun and exercise

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Clogging is like Appalachian mountain dancing done mostly to Country Western music. There’s lots of hootin’ and hollerin’ and plenty of laughs. You wear taps on your shoes so there are great sounds coming from your dancing feet. The beginning class starts this year on Tuesday, October 21 from 4:45 to 6:00p.m. The classes take…

Latin Rhythm Dance Club – October 2014

Latin dance classes keep your body and mind fit while having fun.

Wally Mara The Latin Rhythm Dance Club is SaddleBrooke’s premier nonprofit dance organization. In its regular dance sessions, club members learn and practice Salsa, Samba, Rumba, Mambo, Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia, Cha Cha Cha, Bolero and many other dances. In addition, the Latin Rhythm Dance Club offerings include monthly dance parties, specialized small group workshops on…

On the road again…

Vivian Herman This summer the SilverBelles toured with Jukebox Journey and performed at various venues around Tucson. August had them dancing at a sock hop at Desert Springs and in early September they entertained at the Splendido memory care facility. Later in the month they performed at the Elizabeth Ann Seton Hall for a very…

SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club – June 2014

Spring Bling Fling Spring was in the air as the SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club dancers donned bright colors and sparkly stuff for an afternoon Spring Bling Fling social at the MountainView Ballroom. This party was held as a festive send off for our snowbirds who fly the coop for the summer. As a new twist,…

An important health update from Line Dance Lessons with Rebecca

Dr. Mark Magdanz I’ve written about this a few times before but since it’s mentioned in three different places in May’s AARP Bulletin, I thought a mention again might get someone up from their recliner and on the move. Exercise – the simple guidelines are two and one half hours of moderate intensity aerobic activity…

Line Dancing Road Show

Camping and dancing for Interfaith Community Services

Dorothy Wood The SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club was recently invited to perform at three separate events in the local Tucson area. The first performance was held February 20 at the Desert Springs Retirement Living center in Oro Valley. The residents celebrated Tucson Rodeo Week and our line dancers supported the theme with four country/western dances…