Archive for April, 2012

Last weekend I tried contra dancing! It’s a community style of dancing that evolved out of English country dancing and it’s fun. You can come with friends, a partner, or, by yourself.

There are many people to dance with and you learn the steps quickly. You dance with a partner but you also dance with everyone else as you progress up/down the line. People ranged in age from 7 to 70.

The dance is organized by the Old Sod Folk Music Society and is held twice a month, from September to June, at the Churchill Recreation Centre. I enjoyed the energy and all those smiling faces!

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