Class OverviewWe hold a class each year, usually starting in October. This is a fast-paced class which, unlike most in the area, emphasizes All Position Dancing (APD) from the very start. This class is suitable for complete beginners, but may also be of interest to current dancers seeking more experience with APD as well as returning dancers who want a complete review of all of the calls from Basic, Mainstream and Plus.
Notable Features of this Class
ScheduleThe class meets Sunday evenings from 7pm to 9pm. We held introductory sessions, for people with no previous experience with square dancing, at the beginning of the class season. After that, we introduce new calls each week, building on what was taught in earlier weeks. At that point people with some previous experience may still be able to join the class -- let us know if you are interested and we can discuss your situation. Because this is a fast-paced class, after the intro sessions regular attendance is expected.
Starting in November, most weeks we also offer an additional review session starting at 6:30pm; this is open to all class members, but is especially recommended to anybody who missed the previous week. Following the class session, starting at 9pm, we have tips for experienced dancers (which class members are welcome to stay and watch).
The cost (after the intro sessions) is $10/week/person, with a discount available for pre-payment.
The number of weeks varies from year to year, depending on the mix of students.
LocationWe expect that most class sessions this year will be held at the Black Community Services Center on the Stanford campus. For the last two Sundays of October, however, we will be at a different campus location, the Graduate Community Center You can check the calendar on our home page for updates.
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