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Turning Couple-Dance Workshop with Caitlin and Peter         Facebook Page
Saturday, May 3rd, 2-4pm, Bees Knees, 750 Yonge St.
Beautiful dances: Waltz, Mazurka, Polka, Schottisch, Zwiefach, and Hambo.

Event Highlights    [Always check before you go!]
Infrequent                   [R = recorded music] Weekly to Monthly             Places         [N = no dance floor]
Sa Ap 19 1930 Old Mill Alex Pangman Swing
Sa Ap 19 2000 St Barnabas English
Fr Ap 25 1930 107-180 Shaw St HTHD Square
Sa Ap 26 1930 Double Boxcar Tranzac W.Swing
Th My  1 1900 ResLounge Alex Pangman Swing
Sa Ma 03 1400 Turning Couple-Dance Workshop
Sa Ma 03 1800 Vappu Dinner Dance Finnish
We My 07 1900 Cairngorm Scottish
Mo 1900 Armour Heights Square[R]
Mo 2000 Dundas & Dufferin French
We 1900 U of T Swing [R]
We 2000 [1] Cairngorm Scottish
Fr 2100 [L] 750 Yonge St Blues
Sa 1930 [2] Hwy401X299 Square[R]
Sa 1930 [245] St Barnabas Contra
Sa 2000 [1] St Barnabas English
Sa 1900 Dovercourt Swing Jazz
Su 2100 [1] ImperialPub Blues[R]
Dovercourt        Sa Swing Jazz
Gladstone Hotel      Th[3]Swing
Grossman's [N] SaSu aft, Tu?Fr?
Old Mill                 Fr, Sa
Lula Lounge
Palais Royale Ballroom (rarely)
Reservoir Lounge     Tu, We, Th
Seven44              Sa aft, Mo
Cameron                  [N] Su
Silver Dollar Room We Bluegrass
Lindy Hop
hepcats

What is
Swing?
Lindy Hop across Canada
Lindy Hop across the Border
Solid Lindy Hop Links
Music
  Reading & Film     Steps  
Lindy Hop
hepcats

What is
Lindy Hop?

Swing
Forró
Canada Council Dance Survey
short video long video About the Study Community Engagement

Videos: (minutes)
Balboa  .si  ABW11  B+AH  D+D  G+I  ECS13 (6)  ILHC10  I13JJ  I13F
Brazilian Forró  Toronto 2013  2012 (9)  Robson e Nadia  Music,photos  Music  #  #
Cajun Zydeco  LZL8 (5)  E+AJ08 (4)  GR10 (5)  H+08 (4)  SZF10 (4)  BNB11 (4)
Collegiate Shag  Steven & Chandrae
Danish  S (10)  Les Lanciers (17)  Description  A Note FFF Description Music Paper
Finnish  Paimen Plikan Valssi (05:21-08:07) (11)  Description
Lindy Hop  Undecided  Frankie Social Dancing (4)  Lesson (35)  AH Playlist
Scottish Ceilidh  Cairngorm Quadrilles (14)
Swedish Hambo  2010 finals (5)  2011 semi-finals  2010 2nd round (8)
Belgian Mazurka and Zwiefach  Mazurka  Mazurka  Mazurka  Mazurka  Zwiefach

Traditional Social Dancing has evolved naturally through communities, along with traditional music. It is simple, easy, joyful, free, equal, and sociable: it affords improvisation and individual style within a strongly supported dance community, has no classes, hierarchy or separation into performers and spectators, and is considerate, not competitive. It is grounded: it is physical, creative, aesthetic, and transcendent, but is neither sport nor art, neither randomly individual nor uniformly regimented. It resists sophistication, commercialization, and institutionalization. If Traditional social dancing were discourse, it would be neither debate nor monologue, but conversation. We hope that our dancing inspires others to want to dance too. -- This web site is a gift for dancers. Everything is a work in progress. Much has been neglected. Improvements are always welcome.

Peter Renzland     p e t e r @ d a n c i n g . o r g     Toronto, Canada (416) 323-1300     Dancing is ... a Poem