Practice and Lessons – February 14 – 17

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All of the dances listed below are on the Dance List. Click on the dance, and choose the tutorial that is most helpful for you.

Level 1 – Tuesday

  • Warm up: Rockin’ the Wagon Wheel
  • Warm up: Simply Blue
  • Warm up: Cut a Rug (contra)
  • Review: My Blue Tree
  • Review: Stroll Along Cha
  • NEW: Fisher’s Hornpipe

Practice – Friday, February 17 @ 1:00

Stroll Along Cha, My Blue Tree, Fisher’s Hornpipe

Cost is $2.00.

 

Level 1 – Friday

  • Warm up: Cut a Rug (contra)
  • Warm up: Stroll along Cha
  • Warm up: My Blue Tree
  • Review: Fisher’s Hornpipe
  • NEW: Crash and Burn

Practice – Tuesday, February 14 @ 1:00

Level 1 Dances: Stroll Along Cha, My Blue Tree, Fisher’s Hornpipe

Level 1.5 Dances: Little Red Book, Come Dance with Me, Jo ‘n Jo Tango, Fisher’s Hornpipe

Cost is $2.00.

 

Level 1.5

We are delighted that Carolyn Jurek will be teaching the lesson this week! Carolyn is an excellent line dance instructor who is temporarily living in Calgary.

The plan for Friday:

  • Warm up (no review): Little Red Book
  • Walk-thru: Jo ‘n Jo Tango
  • New: Boot Scootin’ Boogie
  • Review: Fisher’s Hornpipe

Practice – Tuesday, February 14 @ 1:00

Level 1 Dances: Stroll Along Cha, My Blue Tree, Fisher’s Hornpipe

Level 1.5 Dances: Little Red Book, Come Dance with Me, Jo ‘n Jo Tango, Fisher’s Hornpipe

 

Level 2

We are delighted that Carolyn Jurek will be teaching the lesson this week! Carolyn is an excellent line dance instructor who is temporarily living in Calgary.

The plan for Friday:

  • Warm up: Come Dance with Me
  • Warm up: American Kids
  • Review (quick): The Bomp
  • New: Your Heaven
  • Time permitting: Stiches

Practice – Level 2 – February 14 @ 3:00

American Kids, The Bomp, Stiches, Something in the Water

 

Level 3

We are delighted that Carolyn Jurek will be teaching the lesson this week! Carolyn is an excellent line dance instructor who is temporarily living in Calgary.

The plan for Friday:

  • Warm up (no review): Something in the Water
  • Warm up (no review): Gypsy Queen
  • Review (quick): Beautiful Goodbye
  • NEW: So Just Dance Dance
  • Time Permitting: Blessed

Practice – Level 2, February 14 @ 3:00

Level 3 dancers are welcome if you know the dances, or you may wish to learn them online before the practice.

American Kids, The Bomp, Stiches, Something in the Water

Cost is $2.00.

Practice and Lessons – February 7 – 10

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All of the dances listed below are on the Dance List. Click on the dance, and choose the tutorial that is most helpful for you.

Level 1 – Tuesday

  • Warm up (short): Good Morning
  • Warm up (short): Rockin’ the Wagon Wheel
  • Warm up: Simply Blue
  • Reviews: Cut a Rug (contra)
  • Review: My Blue Tree

Practice – Friday, February 10 @ 1:00

Warm ups: Cut a Rug, Simply Blue
Practice: My Blue Tree, Stroll Along Cha.

Cost is $2.00.

 

Level 1 – Friday

  • Warm up (short): Rockin’ the Wagon Wheel
  • Warm up: Simply Blue
  • Warm up: Cut a Rug (contra)
  • Review: My Blue Tree
  • Review: Stroll along Cha
  • New: Fishers Hornpipe

Practice – Tuesday, February 7 @ 1:00

Warm ups: Cut a Rug, Simply Blue
Practice: My Blue Tree, Stroll Along Cha

Cost is $2.00.

Level 1.5

By request from a couple of your fellow dancers, we are teaching Fishers’ Hornpipe this week. This is a FUN Celtic dance that you will have lots of time to learn before St. Patrick’s Day.

The plan for Friday:

  • Warm up: Come Dance with Me
  • Warm up: Marvin Gaye AB
  • Review: Jo ‘n Jo Tango
  • New: Fishers Hornpipe

Practice – Tuesday, February 7 @ 1:00

Come Dance with Me, Marvin Gaye AB, Jo ‘n Jo Tango.

Level 2

This will be a review week.

  • Review: Louisiana Swing
  • Review: American Kids
  • Review: The Bomp
  • Review: Bosa Nova
  • If time permits: Stiches

Practice – next Level 2 session will be February 14 @ 3:00

 

Level 3

This will be a review week:

  • Review: Beautiful Goodbye
  • Review: Blessed
  • Review: Toes
  • Review: Dock of the Bay
  • Time Permitting: Gypsy Queen

Practice – Level 3, February 7 @ 3:00

Beautiful Goodbye.

Cost is $2.00.

Practice and Lessons – January 31 – February 3

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Updated Friday, February 3

All of the dances listed below are on the Dance List. Click on the dance, and choose the tutorial that is most helpful for you.

Level 1 – Tuesday

  • Warm up (short): Ah Si
  • Warm up (short): Cut a Rug
  • Warm up (short): Good Morning
  • Warm up (short): Rockin’ the Wagon Wheel
  • Review: Simply Blue
  • New: My Blue Tree

Practice – Friday, February 3 @ 1:00

Warm ups: Cut a Rug, Good Morning (short), Rockin’ the Wagon Wheel (short) Practice: Simply Blue, My Blue Tree. Cost is $2.00.

 

Level 1 – Friday

  • Warm up (short): Good Morning
  • Warm up (short): Rockin’ the Wagon Wheel
  • Warm up: Simply Blue
  • New: Stroll Along Cha

Practice – Tuesday, January 31 @ 1:00

Warm ups: Cut a Rug, Good Morning (short), Rockin’ the Wagon Wheel (short) Practice: Simply Blue, My Blue Tree. Cost is $2.00.

Level 1.5

Mary will be with us for our lesson this Friday. We have not confirmed the warm ups / reviews with her, but here is the tentative plan:

  • Warm up: Come Dance with Me
  • Warm up: DHSS
  • New: Jo ‘n Jo Tango
  • Review: Marvin Gaye AB 
  • Time permitting: Little Red Book or My Blue Tree

Practice – Tuesday, January 31 @ 1:00

We will review and dance some of your Level 1 dances (including My Blue Tree), and then practice Come Dance with Me, Little Red Book, DHSS and Marvin Gaye AB. Cost is $2.00

 

Level 2

Mary will be with us for our lesson this Friday. We have not confirmed the warm ups / reviews with her, but here is the tentative plan:

  • Warm up: Bosa Nova
  • Warm up: Peligrosa
  • New: The Bomp
  • Review: American Kids
  • Time permitting: Louisiana Swing

Practice – Level 2, January 31 @ 3:00

The practice plan includes: Bosa Nova, Louisiana Swing, American Kids, Peligrosa, Homegrown. Cost is $2.00.

 

Level 3

Mary will be with us for our lesson this Friday. We have not confirmed the warm ups / reviews with her, but here is the tentative plan:

  • Warm up: Blessed
  • Warm up: Toes
  • New: Beautiful Goodbye
  • Review: Dock of the Bay
  • Time Permitting: Gypsy Queen

Practice – Level 2, January 31 @ 3:00

The practice plan includes: Bosa Nova, Louisiana Swing, American Kids, Peligrosa, Homegrown. Cost is $2.00.

Practice and Lessons – January 24 – 27

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All of the dances listed below are on the Dance List. Click on the dance, and choose the tutorial that is most helpful for you.

Level 1

Tuesday/Friday lesson plan:

  • Warm up (reminder, but no review): Ah Si
  • Warm up (reminder, but no review): Cut a Rug
  • Warm up (reminder, but no review): Good Morning
  • New: My Blue Tree
  • Review: Rockin’ the Wagon Wheel
  • Review: Simply Blue

Practice (Friday class) – January 24 @ 1:00

We will review all 5 dances in your current repertoire. Cost is $2.00.

Practice (Tuesday class) – January 27 @ 1:00

We will review all 5 dances in your current repertoire. Cost is $2.00.

 

Level 1.5

Friday’s lesson plan:

  • Review: Crash and Burn
  • Review: Come Dance with Me
  • Review: Marvin Gaye AB
  • Review: Little Red Book
  • Review: My Blue Tree
  • Review: DHSS

Practice – January 24 @ 1:00

We will review and dance some of your Level 1 dances (with the Level 1 dancers), and then practice Come Dance with Me, Little Red Book, and Marvin Gaye AB. Cost is $2.00

 

Level 2

Friday’s lesson plan:

  • Review: Bosa Nova
  • Review: Louisiana Swing
  • Review: Peligrosa
  • Review: Stitches
  • Review: Homegrown
  • Review: Rock and Roll Music
  • New: American Kids

 Practice – next session January 31 @ 3:00

 

Level 3

  • Warmup (no review): Stitches
  • Warmup (no review): Something in the Water
  • Review: Blessed
  • Review: Toes
  • Kinda new/kinda review: Dock of the Bay

Practice – January 24 @ 3:00

We will do full reviews for:  Blessed, Ex’s and Oh’s, Toes, Homegrown, Something in the Water. Warm up is Gypsy Queen with no review. Cost is $2.00.

Dance Party Set List – January 21

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Hello dancing friends,

Our first dance party of 2017 is this Saturday at St. Michael’s Anglican Church hall, 7:00 until 9:00. Cost $2. Canmore casual attire with non-marking shoes.

Just bring your water bottle. We will provide light snacks. You may bring non-dancing guests, but please let them know that they will need to sign a liability waiver.

The 2017 Jan. party playlist is arranged by dance levels so that you can quickly see which dances you will be able to do as the music comes up.

Level 1 dancers: You will be able to dance during 26 out of 30 songs — and you will know all of your repertoire really well by the end of the evening!

Level 1.5 dancers: You will be able to dance to 29 of the 30 songs. The arrows indicate where we are dancing with Level 1 dancers. The tiny print indicates dances from last season’s Level 1 repertoire.

Level 2 & 3 dancers: You will be able to dance something to every song!

You may want to print a copy of the playlist to bring with you.

If you want to practice a bit before the dance, go to bvlinedance.org (save it as one of your favourites!!) and check under Dance List for links to all of our dances for each level.

Line dance party etiquette:

  • It is a party, so come and go, sit and eat and chat as you wish — but the dance floor is just for dancing!
  • If you join a dance after it has begun, please join on the outside of the lines.
  • If you come onto the floor before the song begins, move to the middle if you need some support/reminders of the dance. Please go to the perimeter of the floor if you know it well so others can watch you.
  • We are just dancing for the pure joy of it, so there is no pressure to get the steps right. Just come and dance!!