Social Dance

This class will focus on three contrasting styles of social dance: Waltz, Contra Dance, and Swing. We will explore the origins of these three classic dances and talk about what makes them unique. We will explore “lead and follow” dynamics and have fun practicing these enjoyable and vibrant dance styles.   Instructor:  Wesley Brown

Sections

Fall Term: Waltz & Contra Dance

Intended for students in grades 7-12, Social Dance will meet once a week for 11 weeks in the fall for 75-minute classes to learn Contra Dancing and the Waltz. Students will need comfortable shoes in which to dance. There will be no homework for this class.

Spring Term: Swing Dance

Dates: March 22, April 5, 12,  19,  26, May 3, 10

Intended for students in grades 7-12, Social Dance will meet once a week for 7 weeks in the spring for 75-minute classes to learn Swing Dancing. Students will need comfortable shoes in which to dance. There will be no homework for this class.