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Sunday Dance Information Email 05-15-03

  (03/21/2013 wh)                                                                          

Odds and Ends for this week's dance action in Tidewater

Hello Dancers... From our Weekly Newsletter

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Hello Dancers,

Our Sunday night dance starts again this Sunday after a break for Mother's
day. Again, we thank all the dancers who come to our social dance each week.

For those of you who have not made it to our dance I'll put in a little
background this week. Each Sunday night we rent a Ballroom studio from Chuck
Wills,who owns "A Time to Dance" studio. We host a social dance each week
where couples can dance to Latin, Ballroom, Swing and Country-Western music.
Chuck also holds his own great studio parties at the same location on Friday
and Saturday nights. The studio has a good wood dance floor that is never
too fast or slow. The studio is clean and comfortable with good acoustics
and a smoke free ballroom. We start out with a beginner lesson at 6:30. The
lesson is on a different dance each week and lasts for 1/2 hour. At 7:00 we
have another 1/2 hour lesson for dancers who want to learn a little more
complex material. Each month we pick a different dance and teach it all
month. The dancers who attend are friendly and try to make newcomers
welcome. Judy spends a couple of hours each week preparing some nice snacks
and drink to put out. In addition to chips and dip she will cut up fresh
veggies, sharp cheese and summer sausage. She also puts out some cookies,
sodas and a bowl of lemonade. We try to use only popular music and rotate
the playlist each month. As amateur dancers Judy and I do our best to make
everyone comfortable and enjoy the night out.

This week the early lesson is on Night Club and the second lesson is another
West Coast Swing move.
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The song of the week is  Cuban Mambo by Xavier Cugat. The song was recorded
in the mid-fifties when Mambo was HOT! Although Xavier Cugat was known as
the Rumba King this Mambo sizzles. I like the big band Latin music from that
era and when it gets going my feet do too. To hear a clip go to the
amazon.com site and type in "Xavier Cugat Cuban Mambo" Or come to our Sunday
dance and move your feet to that and many more great dance songs.
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Words of advice and a puzzle.

"Skill comes by the constant repetition of familiar feats rather than by a
few overbold attempts at feats for which the performer is yet poorly
prepared"

It sound like good advice on obtaining skill. The question is who am I
quoting? Email me back if you think you know. The answer next week.

Judy and I just returned from the Easterns, a great C/W and swing event held
each year at Tyson's Corner. This quotation was in some material I was
reading one night. It reminded me of when we were competing. We would always
remind ourselves to remember this and that when we were on the floor. Well,
it never worked. When we finished the routine we had no recollection of what
happened. When performing, you are so focused on so much you need to rely on
skills that are ingrained by countless hours of practice. We favor social
dancing now but the rules of learning are the same.
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Come out Sunday night, enjoy the music, friends and dancing...

Walter & Judy Schultz
Home - 483-9410  Cell - 718-3632 - Studio - 490-8999
www.twosteptidewater.com

Country-Western, Swing, Latin and Ballroom

Dance every Sunday night unless notified 6:30pm to 10pm
Held at "A Time to Dance"
Executive Cove Center -  5600 Va. Bch Blvd - Va. Bch
1/2 Block East of Newtown Rd.
Look for Executive Cove Center sign

$5.00 per person
Basic Lessons, Three Hours of Smoke Free Dancing
Drink and munchies provided



 

 

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Doug High Dance Studio: http://www.dhdancestudio.com/interest.htm

Dancing by Knight: http://www.dancingbyknight.com/
Mid-Atlantic Dance Jam: http://www.atlanticdancejam.com/
Easterns Website: http://www.DanceEasterns.com

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If you know of a studio or group that hosts showcases, workshops and other special events please keep me informed by e-mail and I will try to post the events on this newsletter. Due to lack of time I cannot list all the regular group classes and studio parties on the newsletter. However, we will link to them on our web site www.TwoStepTidewater.com

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Remember, support the good dance venues! Clean, well run clubs, Studios, Competitions, USABDA and any other decent dance place need support to continue. Check our web site and our long range planning information today. We offer a listing of places for couples to dance. If you know of others,  Mail it to us:      ( Walter & Judy Schultz or Will Harper)  

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Walter & Judy Schultz

Home - 483-9410  Studio - 490-8999

www.twosteptidewater.com

Walter & Judy Schultz

Country-Western, Swing, Latin and Ballroom

Dance every Sunday night unless notified 6:30pm to 10pm

Held at "A Time to Dance" (Note:  We are NOT "A Time To Dance, we only rent space for our parties from them  Check our links for them)

Executive Cove Center - 5600 Va. Bch Blvd - Va. Bch

1/2 Block East of Newtown Rd.

Look for Executive Cove Center sign

$5.00 per person

Basic Lesson, Three Hours of Smoke Free Dancing

Drink and munchies provided

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Any other ideas???   Mail it to us:     ( Walter & Judy Schultz or Will Harper

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