Old Landing page

West Coast Swing Intensive Level 2 with Alyssa Lundgren Gillespie on Sat., March 28 from 2 to 5 pm. See details here. John Lindo April 18st Workshops Registration now available for CSDS Members! CSDS March Dance Saturday, March 21st 7:00 to 8:00 pm – Brian Richard teaching THE BLUES 8:00 to 11:00 pm – Dance with DJ Brian Richards Venue: Ivy Creek United Methodist Church Directions: From the intersection of Hydraulic Road/West Rio Road/Earlysville Road (at the Rock Store), turn west onto Earlysville Road (Route 743), go 0.7 miles and just before you cross the bridge, turn left onto Woodlands… Continue reading

Robin Smith Workshop Page – Stored

April 19, 2014 – Robin Smith Workshops and Dance! Dance Pro Robin Smith from Raleigh, North Carolina will join us in Charlottesville on April 19, 2014 to conduct three West Coast Swing Workshops, the Pre-Dance Lesson and then be our Deejay playing the hottest songs on the West Coast Swing Dance Circuit! Workshop & Dance Registration Flyer 2:00 – 2:30 pm Registration 2:30 – 3:30 pm Workshop 1: Connection Correction 3:45 – 4:45 pm Workshop 2: Old School Theory for New School Style and Shaping 5:00 – 6:00 pm Workshop 3: Responsible Leader = Accurate Follower 6:00 – 7:00 pm… Continue reading

The Magic of Dance by Terri Saunders

Dance is the union of music and movement. The rhythmic bodily motions inherent in dance are instinctive within all of us. Who hasn’t felt the impulse to move when listening to a song with a compelling beat, or the exhilaration of melting into the focused meditation of a  dance? Dance has been a part of human life throughout history across the globe and likely before there was even a word for it. At its essence, dance is a form of communication that was birthed from the human desire for personal expression and social connection. Primitive cultures employed dance as a… Continue reading