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1113 Lincoln Ave
Marquette, MI 49855

Phone: +1 906 2361457

E-mail: marge@ dancezonemqt.org

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ONGOING:

Sundays - Contras and Community Dance, September - May; monthly ballroom dances to live bands; beginning ballroom class

Mondays - Square Dance class and Mainstream session

Tuesdays -

Salsa Exercise Class, Line Dance Class, International Folk Dance

Thursdays -

Salsa Exercise Class, Line Dance Class, Ballroom Class

Saturdays - Monthly Ballroom Dances

CLASSES:

Square Dance

Ballroom

Belly Dance

Line Dancing

Hula

Salsercise (Salsa Exercise Class)

Movement & Dance for Parkinson's

 

 

 

 

Dance Zone The Place to Dance in Marquette County 1113 Lincoln Avenue Marquette, MI 49855 906-236-1457 marge@dancezonemqt.org Please bring clean-soled low-tread shoes to protect the floor and dancers' knees.
Dance ZoneThe Place to Dance in Marquette County1113 Lincoln AvenueMarquette, MI  49855906-236-1457marge@dancezonemqt.org Please bring clean-soled low-tread shoes to protect the floor and dancers' knees.    

Resources for Square Dance Class

Square Dance class meets on Mondays from 6-7:30 pm.  This is a class, so please do  be prepared to commit the time if you want to learn.  You may miss a class, but remember that the entire class is affected if you miss much class time.  If you must miss, please review the videos for that date.

 

Let Marge know (906-236-1457) if you must miss a class. 

 

Below are some items that will be useful in class.

 

Web sites that show Square Dancing moves:

 

Japanese Version with descriptions and basic illustrations: http://www.bekkoame.ne.jp/~noriks/ENGLISH/English-Index2.html

German Version with descriptions and pretty illustrations:    http://www.opensquares.de/figuren.html

 

 

Note:  Both of these sites give directions in English as well as the language at the origin site.  Just tap on the web address to open the websites.

 

Taminations- Schematic directions for square dance calls:

https://www.tamtwirlers.org/taminations/

 

There is a series of YouTube videos that show different square dance lessons.  We will be using these lessons in the 6-week review class.

 

 

     Mainstream Square Dance Lessons on YouTube:

-- Class, January 21:

Defines Heads, Sides, Positions 1,2,3,4; Learn to Circle Left/Right, Do Sa Do, Forward & Back, Swing, Promenade, Promenade 1/2, Single File Promenade.

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Allemande Left, Right Hand Turn (Turn Thru), Right & Left Grand, Weave the Ring, Star Left/Right

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Pass Thru, U Turn Back, California Twirl, Partner Trade, Star Promenade

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Promenade Full 3/4, Grand Square, Half Sashay, Roll Away with a Half Sashay, Ladies In, Men Sashay

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Right & Left Thru, Courtesy Turn, Box the Gnat, Wrong Way Grand, Ladies Chain (Heads, Sides, 3/4, All)

Plus:  All around your corner; see saw your own (in lesson 4).

 

-- Class, January 27:

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Back Track, Lead Right, Circle to a Line, Bend the Line, All Around your Left Hand Lady, See Saw

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Square Thru (2,3,4), Wheel Around, Star Thru, Slide Thru

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Veer Left/Right, Wheel & Deal (Two Faced Line), Ladies/Gents Promenade

 

-- Class, February 3:

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Ocean Wave, Swing Thru, Run (Boys, Girls, Centers, Ends), Pass the Ocean, Trades (Boys, Girls, Ends, Centers), Dive Thru, Extend

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Circulates (Ends, Centers, Couples, All 8), Ferris Wheel, Zoom

 

 

-- Class, February 10:

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Touch a Quarter, Scoot Back, Flutter Wheel, Reverse Flutter Wheel

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Do Paso, Thar, Allemande Thar, Slip the Clutch, Shoot the Star, Wrong Way Thar

 

-- Class, February 17:

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Spin the Top, Alamo Style Wave, Wave Balance, Circulates (Column, Box, Split, 1 1/2), Chain Down the Line, Sweep a Quarter

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Cross Run, Left Swing Thru, Single Hinge, Separate, Trade By, Wheel & Deal (Lines of 4)

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Couples Trade, Couples Hinge, Folds, Cross Fold, Centers In/Out, Split the Outside Couple, Double Pass Thru, Cloverleaf

 

-- Class, February 24:

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Left Square Thru, Cast Off 3/4, Walk & Dodge, Pass to the Center, Dixie Style to an Ocean Wave

This video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Tag the Line, Half Tag the Line, Recycle, 8 Chain 4/Thru, Spin Chain Thru

 

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