Tag: dancing

SaddleBrooke English Country Dancers

Enid Fowler We hope that you have been getting some good exercise with lots of fun this summer. It has been said that the problem with older people is they just don’t dance anymore! Dancing is terrific exercise – it’s fun and something most people can easily do. Besides giving you a great cardio boost,…

Monsoon Madness

Monsoon Madness line dancers

Dorothy Wood Monsoon madness-—that delight we all feel when the rains begin, delivering relief from the grueling summer heat and humidity-—makes us want to run outside and dance! But here in Tucson, the lightning capital of the world, that could be deadly! On July 30, the SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club had a better and safer,…

Flip flops off – dance shoes on!

Dedicated dance students Debbie and Don Grafmller prepare to learn the West Coast Swing

Ruth Birkhead It’s time to put away the flip flops and put on the dance shoes. The Let’s Dance Club of SaddleBrooke is offering an ambitious lineup of ballroom dance instruction. From the peppy West Coast Swing to the elegant American Tango there is a dance for every one coming this fall. Even if you…

Part 24: About Argentine Tango operas and symphonies

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 23 of this series. It has been hard for Argentinean classical music composers to gain acceptance in international circles for reasons beyond the…

Swing lessons at night

Instructors Jane and Stan

Jane Gromelski Just in time for the ‘50s and ‘60s Sock Hop in the MountainView Ballroom, on November 5, we will offer Beginning Swing lessons in the Aerobics Room by the Mesquite Grill at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings. If you missed out on the fun of rock ‘n roll when you were young, now…

Larry Kraber: resident square dance caller

Caller Larry Kraber with his wife Bonnie

Rita Fletcher SaddleBrooke residents have access to a professional square dance caller in Larry Kraber who has been calling for 24 years. Larry and his wife Bonnie have helmed the SaddleBrooke Squares dance club for 20 years. As part of the entertainment Larry called at the opening of the HOA 2 models, at the grand…

Part 23: About Argentine Tango dancing steps

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 22 of this series. Argentine Tango dancing is different from other social dances in the sense that seasoned dancers do not dance to…

Latin Rhythm Dance Club

Hot August nights are back Latin dancing is an exciting activity that exercises your body and mind while improving your balance. And it’s fun! The Latin Rhythm Dance Club is dedicated to bringing professional level dance instruction to SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents. Our dance activities include basic classes, specialized workshops, private instruction, members’ social…