not what you did in school!
It’s a challenge.
Modern American square dancing is a mental and physical challenge. It is
dancing; it is thinking; it is teamwork.
Moving in rhythm to the music keeps you physically fit. Reacting quickly to the
square dance caller’s cues keeps you mentally on your toes. And your team of
eight dancers depends on you to keep those toes moving.
Learning the basic steps is fun. Experienced square dance callers teach you the
moves and the names of the calls. You practice those moves until they feel as
natural as walking. Your square dance caller combines the calls into a whole
dance pattern. You and your teammates follow the calls .. each arm turn brings
surprise .. and as the pattern concludes, all those arm turns bring you back to
challenge: join the New Generation of Square Dancing!
starts the very first night when you meet new people and make new friends. The
fun keeps right on going as long as you keep on dancing. It’s a wonderful way
to share common interests with other people and to escape the worries and
pressures of today’s busy world.
square dancing is the world’s greatest social mixer, using non-alcoholic
fun and fellowship.
It gives you that “great-to-be-alive” feeling.
special skills are needed for square dancing, just know your left hand from your
right hand. This should not be mistaken for the old-fashioned “corn Likker”
barn dancing of years back, nor should it be compared with the clogging,
tapping square dancing as seen in the movies or on television.
dancers are all kinds of folks sharing a love of action and teamwork. Square
dancers work at whatever occupation you can think of, a real mix of people from
all walks of life.
YOU’RE MISSING OUT
you’re not participating in square dancing. You’re missing:
- life long recreational enjoyment
- friendships that span most boundaries
- no age limitations
Remember, "Square Dancing is
Friendship set to Music"!