Tag: dancing

Line Dance Lessons with Rebecca

The summer series just ended, and these fine Level 2 line dancers survived and thrived with several new skills and dances. Rebecca thanks them for their get up and go on the dance floor of the Hacienda.

Dr Mark Magdanz Rumba or sit-ups? Fox trot or treadmill? Research is favorable if you like to dance. Studies show that dancing provides many of the same health benefits as other aerobic exercises plus some others. It may also be easier to motivate yourself to dance with others than hitting the gym. You don’t need…

A new sport to try!

Rita Fletcher Team effort: Check! Contact sport: Check! Coach: Check! Fumbles: Sometimes! Victory: Always! Fun: Check! The sport of square dancing is indeed a true team effort. A team of eight executes a variety of calls given to them as they dance and sing along. Mistakes sometimes happen, but the fun is correcting them as…

Line Dance lessons with Rebecca

Rebecca’s Level 1 class has learned six new dances in the first three weeks, all that in the rain and heat. There’s no slowing down here in the summer. A couple in the back row are obviously in witness protection.

Dr. Mark Magdanz This photo reveals that 33% of attendees at the most recent line dance party reside in SaddleBrooke Ranch. They are having fun and prove we are indeed sister communities! The point also is that line dance is a great social activity as well as exercise. With the construction of the new clubhouse…

The beat goes on in Summer Line Dance Lessons with Rebecca

Can’t stop the feet. Rebecca Magdanz even prepares for her classes on vacation in Mexico.

Mark Magdanz Sign-up now for Level 1 Beginner, Level 2 Easy Intermediate and Level 3 Intermediate. Line Dance classes for the summer are here. The seven lessons in Level 1 teach you some basics of line dancing in a fun and safe environment. Rebecca teaches with humor, repetition and joy. You will learn new skills…

Line Dance Lessons with Rebecca

Rebecca Magdanz is ready to lead you to the land of line dance on Wednesdays at the Hacienda Clubhouse. Mark tags along to press play and attempt lame jokes for your pleasure.

Dr. Mark Magdanz Life changes faster in senior communities. Since we live with an extreme concentration of aging adults, we have thrust upon us a unique perspective including life’s negatives. This “in your face” life change exposure may lead to depression, isolation and even desperation. Combating this with proven methods like exercise and socialization is…

Line Dancers raise the roof

Students of Line Dance with Rebecca at the April 3 dance party fundraiser.

Dr. Mark Magdanz A hearty group of 45+ line dancers raised over $500 for the Utah based Best Friends Animal Society on April 3, 2015. The students of Line Dance with Rebecca filled the MountainView East and center with laughter stomping, clapping, music and refreshments. The party, organized by SaddleBrooke Line Dance instructor Rebecca Magdanz,…

Argentine Tango Dance – May 12

Join us at an Argentine Tango Dance, a Milonga, to be held at The Highlands Clubhouse on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.; food and drink will be available. Discover the secrets of this captivating social dance. DJ-ing by Hector and Lidia Legrand, Argentine Tango Dancing instructors and founders of the SaddleBrooke…

Quickstep – a very quick trip around the dance floor

Steve Holdener Quickstep has been described as “a light-hearted member of the standard ballroom dances.” It’s fast and powerful but contains subtle syncopations. The first time I saw a couple dancing a Quickstep I thought it was a very fast foxtrot, and I was able to dance somewhat of a “quickstep foxtrot” even though it…