Tag: dancing

You Can You Wear What When Square Dancing!

Steve and LuAnn Johnson (center) getting their square dance graduation certificate from J.P. Blount (left) and Cindy Blount (right)

Steve and Lu Ann Johnson When we say square dance clothing, what comes to your mind? Maybe women dressed in wide colorful skirts with multiple layers of crinolines, petticoats and even petti pants? Maybe men dressed in long-sleeved western styled shirts, bolo ties, kerchiefs, metal tipped shirt collars, cowboy hats, and boots? That was our…

Partners Western Dance

These are western dancers outside on Jan. 17, 2021.

Jane Gromelski Partners western dance activities spring 2021: our next series of dance classes will be the Arizona 2 Step and Western Waltz. Classes will start on Wednesday, March 3. We will have six to eight classes in the series. These will be classes held outside, behind DesertView, on the volleyball courts. Our first meeting…

Creating Joy and Sharing Love!

Pam and Daryl Floit enjoy a romantic dance at our outdoor dance venue. (Photo by Diana Wille)

Diana Wille What is it like to walk into a Ballroom Dance Club get–together for the first time? Imagine for a moment you are planning on making a first trip to a place far from your familiar SaddleBrooke oasis. You have no prior experience with this new culture, and you have no idea what to…

SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club: Moving On in 2021

Shirley Miller Our usual festive Christmas party with food, drinks and dancing was downsized to just dance, dance, dance. On Dec. 23, the level three dancers, dressed in their holiday attire, line danced to a playlist created by Terri Gage. The Christmas classics included “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Swinging with the King,” “White Christmas,” “A Marshmallow…

Line Dance: Did You Know?

Sandy Gianotti So, what is line dancing, you may ask. In an article, Treva Bedinghaus aptly summarized “Line dances are choreographed dances with a repeating series of steps that are performed in unison by a group of people in lines or rows, most often without the dancers making contact with one another. All the dancers…