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

CSDS History

A History of the Charlottesville Swing Dance Society By Cindy Cass   Editor’s Note:  This article was written in 2005.  Anyone interested in updating the article, please send us an email!   In March 2005, CSDS was 13 years old! Given my love of history it was a natural response for me to archive CSDS before, as Paul Simon says, it started “slip slidin’ away.” This April issue insert is my attempt to trace the history of CSDS, chronicle its events, and most importantly, record for posterity the people who created and sustain CSDS. I hope that this information will… Continue reading

Saturday, August 16th, 2014 Dance

Dance Pro and Dance Instructor Kristin Wenger will be our DJ and Lesson Instructor this month.  On Saturday, August 16, Kristin will teach a special extended West Coast Swing dance lesson starting with a Beginner lesson from 6:30 pm to 7:30  pm and then an Intermediate lesson from 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm.  Then the  dance will continue from 8:00 om until 11 pm.  Note this month we will be at Unity Church, 2825 Hydraulic Circle, Charlottesville, VA  22901.  Both lessons are included with your dance admission. We want to especially encourage our more experienced dancers to attend the beginner… Continue reading