6:30 Dance Lessons

May 7       Drinkin Problem - Steve
May 14     Drinkin Problem - Steve
May 21     Sweet Caroline - Monica
May 28     NO LESSONS 

June 2     7pm line dance lesson with Monica
                8-11  Dance to Broken Sky

June 4      Sweet Caroline - Monica
                 Honky Tonk Hwy - Janet
June 11    Honky Tonk Hwy - Janet
June 18    You Can Reach It - Ed
June 25    You Can Reach it - Ed

July 2        Mango Juice - Peter
July 9        Mango Juice - Peter
July 16      ????   - Monica
July 23      ????  -  Monica
July 30      Chicken Truck - Steve

Aug 6         Chicken Truck - Steve
Aug 13       Put it On Me - Maddie
Aug 20       Put it on Me - Maddie
Aug 27       OPEN DANCING

(B)  = Beginner
(I)   = Intermediate
(A)  = Advanced
(C)  = Couples
Note:  Lessons from 8:00-8:30 are high intermediate/advanced.

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Class Cancellation Policy -  If weather conditions cause closure of schools/churches and/or the Elks Lodge, lessons will be cancelled.  Call the Elks Lodge at 360-753-0186 or 360-352-8933.

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Classes are set up with different dance abilities in mind.  We try to ensure that there is a mix of beginning, beyond beginning and intermediate level classes available.  If you wish to challenge yourself by taking a higher skill level class, go for it, but be aware that the material being taught may be more complicated than you are used to.

Beginning:  Minimal or no prior knowledge of the dance.  Basic footwork, framework, timing, and lead/follow techniques are taught.  

Beyond Beginning or Beginning +:  Some prior knowledge and experience with the dance.  More of the basic footwork, framework, timing and lead/follow techniques are taught.  It is assumed the dancer is comfortable with the basic timing and concepts of the dance.

Intermediate:  Understanding of basic rhythm, timing, technique, foot positions, and common movements is assumed.  The instructor will not cover the basic timing and will build on your previous knowledge and patterns.  In lead/follow classes some time may be devoted to technique, execution and styling.

Intermediate/Advanced:  Dancers should be more proficient with timing, common dance patterns and concepts than intermediate level.  It is assumed the dancer can perform intermediate patterns with correct footwork, timing and partnership.  More complex patterns will be taught allowing the dancer to "play" with the music and the partnership.

Step sheets for some of the dances taught prior to January 2017 may be found here: