Folk Dancing Meetup Groups

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This group is for people who love to dance, listen to live music, get plenty of exercise, and make new friends!  Typically we get about 60-80 people per dance night. This is a great place for beginning dancers to explore new fun and experienced dance

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Contra Dancers
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The North Texas Traditional Dance Society (NTTDS) was chartered in 1986 as a non-profit educational organization to promote a better understanding and appreciation of American folk dancing, its music, its history, and related folklore. It is an a

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Dance Gypsies
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Do you enjoy dancing to live music? Do you enjoy a lot of swinging in your dancing? Do you like going to dances that build a sense of community among its participants? Then you'll want to come to a contra dance! Contra dance has its origins in Englis

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A monthly event on the first Friday of each month beginning on Friday 2nd May 2014. From 8pm - 11pm we'll enjoy raucous celtic dancing with live band and caller in a beautiful building with helpful staff serving awesome ale. This is perfect for those

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Mostly Waltz invites you to an afternoon of dance to beautiful live music. In addition to the waltzes, the program includes other couple dances, such as swing, tango, polka, one-step, schottische, fox-trot, No partner or experience is needed. Your

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Contra dance is a kind of social dance with live music where a caller teaches the figures.  You don't need to come with a partner, and while there is a short lesson before each of our dances it's optional.  Most people learn contra dancing by doing i

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Discover the exciting reels and jigs and the beautiful strathspeys of Scottish Country Dancing! You don't have to be Scottish to enjoy doing the dances from Scotland. Scottish Country Dancing is practiced on every continent (yes it even has been danc

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Welcome to Greek folk dancing Manhattan. I have over 20 years of experience performing and teaching greek folk dances and I am looking to keep on doing the thing I love the most for a long time. So if you want to learn greek folk dances by one of the

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Greek Dancing enthusiasts
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Dance to an Indian Folk dance! With explosive rhythms and dynamic flair, it's no surprise that Bhangra and Bollywood, which both hail from India, are increasingly popular styles of dance in the US. You may have noticed this fresh injection of Indian

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Let's meet up at events that celebrate Scandinavian (especially Norwegian) heritage. There are many dinners, celebrations, organizations, dances, and activities available in the Twin Cities. Wouldn't it be great to attend together!?  I want to also p

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August 21, 2014

Have you ever been to a ceilidh...? They are sooooo much fun, are very sociable and are a great work out too! Ceilidh's are very popular for weddings and New Year parties but I want to do them more often! Each dance has a set of steps which we will p

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Ceilidh dancers
August 17, 2014

Single Squares is a dance club that happily meets on Thursday nights in Burlington MA to enjoy itself teaching and dancing the great pastime we all remember doing as kids, Modern Western Square Dancing. Our hall is in St. Malachy’s Church on Rte 62 w

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August 14, 2014

Learn Israeli Folk dances, get exercise, and have fun! No experience or partners required! Come dressed for active fun! Athletic shoes or no shoes are preferred. Many dances are high intensity but we will work to accommodate all levels of fitness.

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August 6, 2014

This a new dance fitness alternative with Peruvian rhythms. Everybody is welcome....!! Let's learn rhythms from Perú and exercise our bodies!!

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August 4, 2014
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My experience of dance is the symbol of life. Dance should be within the framework of Music but the choice is on the Choreographer and he must be consistent with the dancer's ability. Similarly, group dance is the symbol of human life because in a gr

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July 28, 2014

We hold weekly contra dances (every other week during the summer months) at the Swisshelm Park community center. Contra dance is energetic, social dancing to great live music. All dances are taught, no experience or partner necessary. See our website

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July 28, 2014

Want to get in touch with your Scottish roots, have fun and; meet new people? We're the group for you! Sometimes called "the ballroom dancing of Scotland," Scottish Country Dance is a social dance form in which square dancing and contra dancing have

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July 25, 2014

This is a group for folks interested in international folk dancing. We practice village dances from many countries including France, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Scotland, England, Macedonia and many more. You don't need a partner. Beginners are welco

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Folk Dancers
July 23, 2014

Have you ever thought about learning English Country Dance? There will be a series (4) of Dances this fall at the Richmond Library (which is air-conditioned), for absolute beginners. This is a very casual and helpful group to start with. I will be po

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In The Company of Dancers.
July 1, 2014

One: It's Fun! Two: It's Easy!! Enjoy the camaraderie, spirit, and richness of dancing to folk music from around the world. This Summer Sampler is an 8-week drop-in class where we will teach dances to music from around the world. I am one of the four

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