New to Contra?


  • New dancers welcomed! No partner necessary! No experience necessary!

  • If you can walk, you can contra dance

  • If new, consider joining in the fun lesson/orientation a half hour before the dance. If you can't make that, show up anyway, you'll pick it up!!

  • Many of us bring clean, soft soled shoes to change into to protect floors. At the very least, clean the sand, salt and pebbles from your soles.

  • Bring friends for more fun!

  • Community dancing for all ages

  • High energy, live music

  • Each dance is taught, then danced to live music for about 5-8 minutes

  • Everyone makes mistakes but nobody cares

  • The more you do it, the easier and more fun it becomes

  • Treat one another with care and respect, smile and have a good time

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