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A Guide to Learning Western Square Dancing for Traditional Dancers  www.dosado.com   by William B. Ackerman
ID: 219
  
  
  

 
About Festivals  www.mixed-up.com   by Charleen Bunjiovianna
You might want to try a weekend festival!
ID: 192
  
  
  

 
Advice for Angels  www.mixed-up.com   by Bill van Melle
The success of the class depends as much on the attitude of the club as on the talent of the students.
ID: 194
  
  
  

 
Club Duties and Responsibilities  www.penrod-sq-dancing.com 
ID: 234
  
  
  

 
Dancing and Studying Hints  www.ceder.net   by Vic Ceder  reprinted from The Ceder Chest of A1 and A2, C1 and C2, and C3A and C3B Square Dance Definitions books.
A list of dancing and studying hints made available through Vic & Debbie's published definition book series, the Ceder Chest of Square Dance Definitions. This material is copyrighted.
ID: 195
  
  
  

 
Don't cry over broken squares...fix them!  www.danceinfo.org   by Allan Hurst
Ever danced in a square that suddenly broke down? Ever wish there was a way to fix things and keep on dancing with the rest of the hall? Take heart - this article illustrates several different ways to keep on dancing!
ID: 425
  
  
  

 
Everything About Dancing That Nobody Ever Talks About  www.prismnet.com   by Dave Goldman
ID: 216
  
  
  

 
Good Contra and Square Dancing Defined  www.io.com   by Paul Tyler
ID: 217
  
  
  

 
Ground Rules for Square Dancing  www.penrod-sq-dancing.com 
Ten rules to help enjoy dancing.
ID: 233
  
  
  

 
Hand Positioning  www.mixed-up.com   by Bill van Melle
ID: 190
  
  
  

 
Handholds - Why and How  www.dosado.com   by Orlo Hoadley
ID: 316
  
  
  

 
Helpful Dancing Tips  by Debi Bliss
A few tips on improving dancing.
ID: 119
  
  
  

 
Helping in a square  fortytwo.ws   by Clark Baker
The issue of unsolicited helping while square dancing is very complex. The net gain from helping a square (the gains from getting more material minus the loss due to ill will and bad feelings) may not be as large as you think.
ID: 409
  
  
  

 
Lost Squares  www.squaredancecalgary.com   reprinted from Callerlab press release March 2002
A recommended procedure for returning to dancing once a square has broken down.
ID: 317
  
  
  

 
Rules of Square Dancing  by Tom Gray
Square Dancing made easy with 13 rules.
ID: 120
  
  
  

 
Some Square Dance Jargon  www.mixed-up.com   by Bill van Melle
ID: 187
  
  
  

 
Square Dance Angels  www.penrod-sq-dancing.com   reprinted from NSDCA, Minnesota
Simple rules for class angels.
ID: 228
  
  
  

 
Square Dance Attire  www.mixed-up.com   by Bill van Melle
ID: 191
  
  
  

 
Square Dance Etiquette  www.mixed-up.com   by Bill van Melle
Here are a few tips on square dance behavior--customs peculiar to square dancing, as well as common sense reminders to respect your fellow dancers.
ID: 188
  
  
  

 
Square Dancing Etiquette Revisited  coyoungjr.home.att.net   by Charles Young
When we were introduced to BASIC level square dancing, we were presented with a list of the "10 Basic Rules of Square Dancing Etiquette" which included items like "Always use a deodorant" and "Don't drink before attending a dance." After many years of dancing, we have additional items to add to the list, based on observations of behavior that is questionable.
ID: 393
  
  
  

 
Suggestions for Square Dancers  www.penrod-sq-dancing.com 
Square dancing etiquette, expectations, and recommendations.
ID: 235
  
  
  

 
Swinging Tips  www.mixed-up.com   by Bill van Melle
How to "Swing your Partner".
ID: 189
  
  
  

 
Ten Commandments for Square Dancing  www.penrod-sq-dancing.com 
ID: 239
  
  
  

 
The Joy of Angelling  www.danceinfo.org   by Allan Hurst
Being a club angel: what's in it for you? Some of the answers in this article may surprise you. (Keep in mind that even students with only a couple of months under their belts, can benefit from angelling a new Basic class.) There have been excellent articles on how to angel, and on appropriate behavior for both angels and students in a square dance class. Rather than discuss how to angel, let's examine why it's important for dancers to angel.
ID: 424
  
  
  

 
The Pleasure Principle  www.squaredance.bc.ca   by F. William Chickering
A Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Square Dance Behavior.
ID: 226
  
  
  

 
What Makes a Good Dancer  www.mixed-up.com   by Bill van Melle
There is more to square dancing than just knowing the calls.
ID: 193
  
  
  

 

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