Tag: SaddleBrooke Squares

And they’re off and dancing… square dancing, that is

Won’t you come on out and join us in a square?

Bob White When this article hits the streets of SaddleBrooke the class of 2018 will be on their way to learning the steps and calls of Mainstream Square Dancing. Their Mainstream lessons will continue for the next 14 weeks before moving on to the second phase of the lessons called Plus Dancing. These lessons go…

Fall square dance lessons begin October 8

A Happy Anniversary cake is presented to Larry and Bonnie Kraber at a recent club dance.

Bob White Once again this year the SaddleBrooke “Squares” square dance club will be kicking off the fall dance season with lessons for those who would really like to get involved in an exciting and fun-filled way to socialize, exercise and dance in a whole different way: square dancing. This is not your grandmother’s old…

A square dance mini vacation

Cindy and JP Blount at the Reno festival

Kay White My husband and I recently thought it would be nice to have a change of pace from our busy SaddleBrooke schedule, so we decided to take advantage of now knowing how to square dance, thanks to lessons we had in the MountainView ballroom, and take a square dance trip. For the past two…

School’s out – So let’s dance!

Thanking the teachers and coordinators

Sheila Bray My husband John and I felt proud as we graduated from the Square Dance class of 2017 receiving a diploma and official name tag. Hmm, come to think of it no one failed the course. You have to develop the ability to laugh at yourself (not pard’ner, of course) when you make simple…

A fun club for you to join

Kathy and Norm Smith are ready to dance.

Linda Lewis Square dancing is really, really fun. Just ask the over 30 SaddleBrooke dancers who went to Yuma over Valentine’s Day for the annual Yuma Square Dance Festival. Or ask the folks from Sierra Vista who met with SaddleBrooke dancers at the Catalina Recreation Center in early March. You can also check with the…

Square Dancing: friendship set to music

The SaddleBrooke Squares

Rebecca Williams Don and Rebecca Williams of SaddleBrooke Ranch have been helping others learn to square dance for over 15 years. They were initially introduced to square dance in the Chicago area. Rebecca explained, “Unlike some types of dance, learning all the calls takes a number of weeks. However, once learned you can go anywhere…

A New Year’s memory

The SaddleBrooke Squares

Kay White All join hands and you circle the ring Stop where you are and give your honey a swing Swing that girl behind you Now your own, your very, very own Aallemande left with the sweet corner maid Do-sa-do your own Now you all run, run away with the sweet corner maid Singing Oh…

Square Dancing 101

Teal shirts awaiting new dancers

Sheila Bray I saw a friend’s post on Facebook “tried square dancing last night…what fun.” “Oh, let’s give it a go,” I say to my dearly beloved! We used to be avid Scottish country dancers when we lived in LA so I thought a couple of lessons would make us proficient in Square Dancing; it…