The Seven Hills Promenaders
Dancing at the Ducharme Center
10 Dupont Street
Western Square Dancing
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Even if you think you can't dance, take this dance class—combining
intellectual challenge with
walking exercise and fun!
Are you considering a class in adult education? Consider this
class—all the benefits of a group exercise activity, including health
insurance reimbursement by some companies that reimburse for working out.
If you like board games or activities that require intense concentration, or
you like solving puzzles like Rubik's Cube, you should consider taking this
If you would enjoy meeting people with similar interests in a safe and
friendly atmosphere, you should consider taking this class.
Up for a challenge—like they are at MIT? Learn this form of square
dancing—in teams of 8 dancers. Experience the spontaneous celebration
that often erupts when your team succeeds through a complicated sequence
of movements. Learn to decode the caller's instructions—take lessons
right here. This is "thinking on your feet dancing" as you
extemporaneously weave through the calls—moving to the beat of the
music with 7 other people on your "team."
Learn the meaning of
Spin Chain Through,
Spin the Top,
Relay the Deucey,
Load the Boat,
and many more calls. These are all part of
the vocabulary in MODERN Square Dancing. At MIT, the students and staff
have a thriving modern square dance club. The dancers at MIT say they find
this form of square dancing intellectually challenging, good exercise and a
whole lot of fun. Take this class and then be able to attend the MIT club
dances. Read their story as it was printed in the MIT campus newspaper
Come with or without a partner—special clothing not required.
Local dances are available in the area for people with these skills.
Weekly class will meet every Monday evening at 700PM.
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