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square dance

Chiefly US and Canadian any of various formation dances, such as a quadrille, in which the couples form squares
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Along with the this weekend's Old-Time Social, Mud City Old-Time Society plans to host musicians, house concerts, workshops and square dances during the rest of the year.
Both Don Strausser and Don Irwin also doubled on vocals and calling square dances.
Joe Saltel, of Pharr, Texas, was 8 years old when he called his first square dance.
As a young man, he played at churches, family picnics, fairs and square dances, where he learned to tap dance while playing the accordion.
The campers had a great time and after that staff rated square dances as their favorite activity.
Simmons measured changes in the cardiorespiratory systems of older adults after participating in thirty sessions of dancing and no form of aerobic dance was used, only modified folk, couple, and square dances.
5) Modify well-known square dances (check the library for records), or make up movements to your favorite music.
The theme of Rodeo is celebration, and the Joffrey's boys caught the choreographer's intentions in the theatricalized movements of cowboys, on and off horses, and in the rhythm of the very social square dances.