Square dancing may seem like something your grandparents did, but it’s making a big comeback due to its fun, inviting style.
You’ll learn various square dances as well as how to call a square, how to create a square dance costume and the history behind this lively tradition.
In this project, you’ll learn:
- The basics of square dance music and finding the beat
- Numerous square dance moves
- Several different square dances and styles
- The rich history and current state of square dancing around the world
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Did you know?
In square dancing, ‘the caller’ calls the dances and directs the moves. The caller is usually also responsible for cueing the band or other music source. Callers may also be in charge of the program, announcing the intermissions and organizing get-togethers.