Announcements

Life may not be all you expected,
but while you're here . . .  DANCE! 
Dancing Robots Video  and Dancing Kids!

Where There

is a Will There is a Way!











Thanks to the cities of Newport and Fountain Valley -----WE DANCED! 

On the back patio in Newport (see above) and on the basketball courts in Fountain Valley!


Shoe Sliders

Available

Now

I now have shoe sliders available. These are the kind that slip

over the toe of your shoe with a strap around the back of your heel. Suggested Donation $15.00 per pair.

If you want me to ship them to you, just add $5 (for as many as you want). When you make a donation, indicate "shoe slider" and then send me an email (or use the "Contact Us" page) and send me your address, the number of slider pairs, what size (medium or large) and your preferred color. I need your email address so I can contact you if I have any questions. 

New Theme For April and Until We're Done!

"Better When I'm Dancing"


(Thank you, Julia, for our theme dance!)

Useful ideas

for classes 

during Covid


1. Vinyl / linoleum scraps to put over the concrete for a better dancing surface. Suggested size 6'x8'.

You can get scraps and custom cuts at Home Depot and Lowes. My scrap piece cost $25.00.

Not all stores have scraps but you can call around to find out: Home Depot

3. Whatever shoes or dance socks you used for dancing on regular surfaces work well on vinyl but the addition

of wearing "shoe sliders" over your shoes makes movement even easier. (see above)

4. For those times when we have to wear masks, the following inserts give you a little extra

breathing room: Mask Inserts on Amazon

5. Tip from Takako. Wrap painters tape around the toes of your shoes: Link to Tape Tip


Outside

In-Person

Classes

Fountain Valley OUTSIDE CLASSES: Our Tuesday night classes are currently being conducted on the Basketball Courts on the South Side of the Fountain Valley Rec Center from 6-8 p.m. 


Second Spring Session begins May 11.


Registration online is open. Link to register is on "Calendar" page. You can also register in person

at the FV Rec Center. Address on "Calendar" page.

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Newport OUTSIDE CLASSES: First Spring Session begins March 25 / 26. Second Spring Session begins May 5.

On the back patio at the Newport Coast Community Center (If you are coming from the north on the 73 freeway, it is recommended that you exit on MacArthur to avoid paying a toll at the next exit). The back patio has been marked with tape boxes for each individual dancer. There is more than enough space between dancers to be safe. We have enough room for 20 dancers. 


If you have any trouble registering online please call: 949.270.8100 during normal

business hours.

Links to register for Thursday and / or Friday classes are on "Calendar" page.


NEW Level 1 Evening Class begins Wednesday, May 5. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Registration opens 4/1 at 8 a.m.

(Instructor: Barb Succi)


Thursdays:

1:00-2:00 Level 1 

2:00-3:30 Levels 2 & 3



Fridays:

6:30-8:30 p.m. All Levels - Social Line Dancing


Upcoming Registration Dates for Newport Classes:


5/7 - 6/11 Session - Online Reg. opens 3/4 at 8 a.m.

5/5 - 6/9 Level 1, evening class - Online Reg. opens 4/1 at 8 a.m.

All Summer Classes: 6/16 - 8/15 - Online Reg. opens 5/20 at 8 a.m.

All Fall Classes: 8/18 - 12/12 - Online Reg. opens 7/29 at 8 a.m.



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Covid Protocols for ALL outside classes:

Visitors will not be allowed at any of the venues.

Temperatures will be taken before you are allowed into the venue area.

Masks will be required at all times except when everyone is in their marked position to dance and the teacher has given the all clear to remove masks.

If you leave the dance floor for any reason, you must put your mask back on. 

Restrooms inside will be available. 

It is suggested that you bring your own chair to sit in during breaks.

All chairs, except for those of family members who live together, should be placed a minimum   

of six feet apart, and all dancers should maintain a minimum of six feet between themselves and anyone else at ALL times, including break times.

These protocols are for the safety and the peace of mind of all dancers. 

Anyone not abiding by these rules will be asked to leave the class. 


Dancing on Cement

For those of us who might be worried about dancing on a cement surface, we can at least be thankful that we have shoes. Check it out:  For the Joy of Dancing


Virtual Lessons

The Weekly Lessons that I am teaching each week are posted on the "Weekly Lessons" page. Links to pdf Step Sheets and Instructional / Demo Videos are on the "Step Sheets & Videos" page. This will allow anyone who

cannot make it to in person classes to participate.

Another Virtual

Dance Option

https://www.facebook.com/dancewithira

Ira Weisburd holds classes every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. (Pacific) and makes them available for viewing on Facebook (select More, and then Videos). 

April

"Chicken Soup for the Soul"

DANCE

Try this out. It might make you feel better. Click on title for Instructional and full length practice video. (Instruction is at the end of the video) 

All previous "Chicken Soup For The Soul" dances will be posted on the CS Dances Page.


"Live Laugh & Line Dance"


Virtual

Line Dance Sundays

Play List and Links to Instructional Videos are Posted On Line Dance Sunday page toward the end of each month.


DONATIONS

I greatly appreciate all who are helping me through this downtime. Your donations have been so appreciated.  Click Link: paypal.me/SomeDanced


 In Person

Line Dance Sunday's

Postponed

Virtual Events are posted on Line Dance Sunday page.


Basic Beginner Steps & Sequences

Just for Beginners that would like to learn the basic vocabulary, steps and sequences. We created a set of four "YouTube" videos to help your beginner friends so they don't have to feel so overwhelmed when they try to join a class without knowing any of the vocabulary. 

Link: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2jl6r39SSU&list=PLU41Td9V15Rgay_eD2OqgiC7zzXBatJnW


Corp. Events, Private PartiesPlease don't forget to give us a call if you, your friends, your company, your relatives, your neighbors, etc. are throwing a party! Gift Certificates available. Parties of any size! Recommendations are much appreciated!
WE ARE NOT JUST COUNTRY!