About Square Dance
The type of square dance that Ann leads truly is for everyone. Distinct from Modern Western Square Dance clubs where you generally need to know all the moves before coming to a dance, Ann is steeped in the world of traditional old-time community dance. In this realm, the whole point is to have some good old-fashioned fun while dancing to some good, old-time music. It is welcoming, friendly, and inclusive. No experience necessary! Ann teaches each dance before calling it, and chooses dances that fit the level of the crowd. She has a knack for making her dances a fun, successful experience for everyone. Word on the street is that if you come to/host one of these dances, you (and your gang) are bound to smile the whole time!
Ann works with many musicians and can come with a full old-time string band--fiddle, banjo, guitar, upright bass--or some combination of such, depending on your budget. There is nothing like square dancing to live music!
Please check out Ann’s Youtube channel for more examples of community square dance.
And to experience a dance in person, please come to the Monday Night Square Dance in Minneapolis. It is every 1st and 3rd Monday at the Eagles Club #34, 2507 E. 25th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406 ($8). Callers for this dance are rotating--and they are all great! To find out the next time Ann is calling this dance, please send a note via the contact page.
"Hand over hand, heel over heel,
the more you dance, the better you feel!"