Life may not be all you expected,
but while you're here . . . DANCE! Dancing Around the World Video
All of the videos posted on this website have been upgraded to include cue points. Below each video you will see an elapsed time for each element of the video: Demo, Walkthrough, Count, and Tags/Restarts.
By clicking on the elapsed time for the section you want to view, the video will skip directly to that section. I personally think this is the best thing since sliced bread or more specifically since all the videos were filmed with Stephie (the instructor) facing away from us so we can actually dance along with the video.
A huge thanks to John and Stephie for all their hard work to make these videos. Please check them out!
Try this one to test out the cue points: Video with Cue Points
Fountain Valley OUTSIDE CLASSES: Our Tuesday night classes will resume on Sept. 15th on the Basketball Courts on the South Side of the Fountain Valley Rec Center. They will be 6-8 p.m.
Session 1: Sept.15 - Oct. 6
Session 2: Oct. 13 - Nov. 3
Session 3: Nov. 10 - Dec. 8
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.
Newport OUTSIDE CLASSES: 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 will have enough room for 20 dancers.
Classes will begin Sept. 17 and Sept. 18.
Online registration is now open. In person registration is NOT available.
If you have any trouble registering online please call: 949.270.8100 during normal
Links to register for Thursday and / or Friday classes are on "Calendar" page.
1:00-2:00 Level 1
2:00-3:30 Levels 2 & 3
Session 1: Sept. 17 - Oct. 22
Session 2: Oct. 29 - Dec. 10
6:30-8:30 p.m. All Levels - Social Line Dancing
This class is full for the first session.
Session 1: Sept. 18 - Oct. 23
Session 2: Oct. 30 - Dec. 11
Covid Protocols for ALL outside classes:
Visitors will not be allowed at any of the venues.
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 would normally be teaching each week are posted on the "Weekly Lessons" page along with a link to an Instructional / Demo Video. (Demo is first and is followed by Instructions and count at the end). Links to pdf Step Sheets are on the "Step Sheet" page.|
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).
"Chicken Soup for the Soul"
Try these out. They might make you feel better. Click on title for Instructional and full length practice video. (Instruction is at the end of the video) - CS for the Soul dances now have their own page.
All previous lessons will be posted on the CS Dances Page.
|Line Dance Sundays|
Previous Playlists are archived on the Weekly Lessons Page and include active links to demo / instructional videos.
Sept. 13, Theme "Until We Meet Again . . . "
I greatly appreciate all who are helping me through this downtime. Your donations have been so appreciated. Click Link: paypal.me/SomeDanced
Class Closures due to C-virus
Newport: Fall Classes will resume OUTSIDE at the Newport Coast Community Center. (see above)
Fountain Valley: Fall Rec Center classes will resume OUTSIDE on the Basketball Courts on
the south side of the Rec Center. Senior Center classes will remain closed but you are
encouraged to join one of the other classes being offered outside (see above).
Line Dance Sunday's
All lodges are closed for events until further notice. When this changes, I will immediately post the information along with updates regarding the next Line Dance Sunday.
|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.
|Corp. Events, Private Parties||Please 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!