Tag: Line Dancing

Happy New Year! What can Line Dancing do for you in 2018?

Dr. Mark Magdanz Why line dance after the seasonal celebrations fade? The lessons provided at SaddleBrooke Ranch promote the maintenance and improvement of your mental and physical health. How can this activity do it? Just to review a few ways: (1) Memory and Learning: choreographed movements require some memorization, concentration, reading skills. Learning new skills…

What can line dance lessons do for you in 2017?

A Ranch group of happy dancers

Dr. Mark Magdanz Rebecca teaches all three different levels of her class with an emphasis on humor, self-improvement and ultra-low stress. Students progress to the next level at their own pace or may stay at a favorite level forever. Level 1/Beginners is Wednesday at the Hacienda (Monday in SaddleBrooke) Level 2 has classes Wednesday at…

Line Dancers on YouTube

Forty-seven dancers attended the April Line Dance Party that was videoed and can now be seen on YouTube. Check for your Ranch neighbors here and on YouTube. Note: We’re not perfect, and we’re old enough not to care!

Dr. Mark Magdanz Local SaddleBrooke dancers are now showing up on international media provider YouTube. April 22 Gary Hammond (producer of “Sights and Sounds”) attended and videoed the action at the Spring line dance with Rebecca party. He then took the footage home, edited, titled and submitted the results to YouTube. Uploaded on June 2,…

The beat goes on

Rebecca Magdanz teaches line dancers from the Ranch in all skill levels of recreational dance.

Mark Magdanz Yep, it’s hot outside, so move some of your midday activities onto the A/C supplied dance facilities we have in our communities. There’s a lot of fun, exercise and camaraderie to be had during this hot weather. Sign up for Level 1/Beginner, Level 2/Easy Intermediate and Level 3/Intermediate. Line Dance classes for the…

Line Dance Lessons with Rebecca at the Hacienda

The fall Level 1 class has learned seven new dances already this fall. The newest is to a little song called I Don’t Look Good Naked Anymore by Snake Oil Willie. It may become the new class motto. Definitely a country tune even though his dog doesn’t die in the lyrics. undefined

Dr. Mark Magdanz Classes are nearing completion for fall. It’s time to sign up for the long dark winter. Beginner and intermediate classes are on Wednesday afternoon in the Hacienda aerobics room. Line dancing is fun, and we get up to 8,000 steps in some classes. Since 10,000 daily steps are the current health recommendation,…

Line dance lessons with Rebecca at the Ranch

In trying to keep up with the times, we seniors need to learn how to take “selfies.” For those unfamiliar, you hold your camera at arm’s length pointing back at yourself and snap a picture of yourself. Here is one of my best attempts to date. And the kids say we are tech challenged! Photo provided by Mark Magdanz, avid selfie enthusiast. undefined

Dr. Mark Magdanz With the summer season going fast, we’ll take some time to update you on the 2014 fall line dance plan. Both dance levels have classes starting October 1. This time we are having a shorter series of about nine due to holidays, etc. A new series for both dance levels will then…