Learning to dance is a juggling act. It involves managing body frame, foot positions, weight transfer, eight lines of dance, and, of course, learning to lead and follow.
Arguably, the leader faces the toughest challenge. He (or she), must understand the technique and mechanics of leading a partner, as well as master the sequence. The leader also has to execute the proper start, use the appropriate lines of dance, and finish the pattern. All while keeping clear of other dancers. On the other hand, the follower has to respond to the lead.
As the 40th Anniversary T-shirts are being sold online this year, some members may recall the T-shirts we've had in the past.
Custom club T-shirts were made available six times over the past 40 years:
March 10th - Friday Nite Kick-Off Dance at the Austrian Club, tickets are $15.00 at the door; admission includes two West Coast Swing lessons.
March 11th & 12th - Workshops at the Turvey Centre. Two days of action-packed workshops, with a focus on new dance moves and technique; includes all levels of dance. Workshops will be led by
The 40th Anniversary Ruby Red “spotlight” is swinging over to the sound system cabinet unit at the Austrian Club location and taking a shine on those who made it possible for the new cabinets to be ‘rolled out’ in time for the Winter Semester.