May I Have this Contra Dance?

In a time not so long ago, there were group folk dances that people went to, where you could go to have a great time dancing in synchrony with friends, family and strangers.  Dancing nowadays mostly consists of going to loud and dark clubs and “doing your own thing.”  While individual dancing is can be fun, the structure of a group dance puts you into a part of a whole, something that we’ve lost along the way....more

I think I felt dizzy the very first time I tried to swing, but the old ballet and ballroom dance ...more

Wandering Lost in the Biltmore House

This week Dave and I are headed to Asheville, North Carolina for the "Summer Soiree" contra dance weekend. It's a welcome relief to leave the heat and humidity of Florida for the cool crisp mountain air and all our dancing buddies! ...more