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Page Contents: Round Dance Organizations  |  Dance Info  |  Cue Sheets  |  Round Dance Teachers  |  Instructional Books and Videos  |  History of Dance  |  Some Specific Dance Rhythms  |  Ballroom Dance Organizations  |  Syllabi – Figure Lists  |  Where To Dance  |  Dance Equipment & Supplies  |  Other Links

Round Dance Organizations

Dance Info

Cue Sheet Sources, Teachers, Clinics

Instructional Books and Video

International Choreographed Ballroom Dance Association -- ICBDA (formerly URDC)

Roundalab, the Organization for Round Dance Teachers

The mission of ROUNDALAB is to foster the art of round dancing by improving
cueing skills and teacher excellence through education, standardization and
cooperation with other dance organizations.

Dixie Round Dance Council -- DRDC

Colorado Round Dance Association -- CRDA

Washington Area Square Dancers Cooperative Association -- WASCA

South Carolina Square & Round Dance Federation

Oregon Round Dance Teachers Association -- ORDTA

Florida Round Dance Council

Texas Round Dance Teachers Association

Louisiana Round Dance Teachers Association

RDTA Southern California

San Diego Cuers

Join the Weavers, a Round Dance Discussion Group, email listserv

DanceRounds -- David Sanford

Round Dancing Resources from Mixed-Up

Dosado -- Square Dancing (and Rounds)

Dance-Niagra, Dance Canada

British Association Of American Square Dance Clubs -- and Rounds

Ballroom Dance Organizations

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing -- ISTD

United States Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing -- USISTD

DanceSport.UK

US Amateur Ballroom Dance Association

National Dance Council of America (NDCA)

Dancescape -- Ballroom and DanceSport

Ballroom Dancing Directory -- a new source of clubs, studios, products, and discussion

Equipment and Supplies

You can dance well in most any costume, but you do need good dance shoes. I know—I was dubious, too—but it's sort of like Dumbo. He needed his feather to fly, and a dancer needs dance shoes to dance.

Selecting Dance Shoes by Darrah Chavey

Capezio

Showtime

Glide

Supadance

Freed

Dance-America

Rhinestone Dance & Music Pins

DanceMaster -- Cueing Software

Other Links

Ballerina Gallery -- body line, arm work

Ballroom Dancers -- Glossary of Dance Terms

Ballroom Dancers -- descriptions of steps and video clips

Ballroom Dancers -- dance articles

DanceCentral -- rhythms & figures

Dancing For Dessert -- learn to dance online

DanceTalk -- Discussion

Yahoo Ballroom Sites

Some Specific Rhythms

Intro to Rhythms by Finch

Queensland Round Dance Association -- Sample Rhythm Videos

Bolero

Foxtrot

Jive

Mambo

Rumba

Salsa & Merengue

Ithica Swing

Swing

Slow Two Step

Waltz

West Coast Swing

Wikipedia Dance Categories

Official Tempi of Rhythms per NDCA

And Hundreds of Styles, from Ballet and Competition Ballroom to Regional and Street Styles  (caution, some unpleasant language)

Dance Syllabi -- Lists of Figures from

James Marshall



Blackford

Brautigam

Brownrigg

Cantrell

Chico

Davis

DeChenne

Easterday's Round A Rama Institute

Esqueda

Eum

Finch

Garza

Gloodt

Harris

Herr

Hurd

Hutchison

Kincaid

Krause

Lamberty

Matthews

Meyer

Molitoris

Parker

Prow

Ross

Rotscheid

Sanford

Schmidt

Shibata

Taylor

Tucker

Voelkl

Ward

Weiss

Woodruff

Worlock

Young

Round Dancers & Teachers, Photos by Gene Severance

Roundalab Classics

Where To Dance

Roundalab Promotion and Teacher Finder

Round and Square Dance Clubs Worldwide from Mixed-Up

Round Dance Internet Directory (RDID)

Cuers Listed by Name and by State, by DOSADO

Round Dance events by Roundalab

Round Dance events by Mixed-Up

Round Dance events by DRDC

Square & Round Events by Petticoat Junction, OK

Clubs, Cuers, Events by Vic Cedar

National Square Dance Conventions

Find a Round Dance Club in your specific area: Dial toll free, 1 877 Y-I-DANCE (sponsored by Roundalab)


Avalon Ballroom, Boulder, CO

Brigham Young University Dance Camps


ROUNDALAB Dance Videos and Figure Manuals

Hurd Instructional Video Library

Worlock Private Lessons, Boot Camps, and Dance Videos

Blackford Figure Tapes and round dance demonstrations

Dance Videos from Mixed-Up

Dance Videos from David Sanford at dancerounds.info

Dance Videos from Carlos & Nancy Esqueda

Dance Videos from Cristel Rounds

Round Dance Videos (thousands) are being collected by Gene Severance at his Shutterfly site. If you would like to view these, e-mail Gene for the link and password.

Dance videos from glenandhelen.com (get password from webmaster)

Dance videos from we-dance.info (get password from webmaster)

Figure video snippets at ballroomdancers.com

Go to YouTube and search for a rhythm

Amazon

Dancescape.tv Dance Videos

The National Dance Council of America (NDCA) International and American Resources & Education

Dancescape -- Videos

DanceVision -- DVIDA & ISTD Manuals, Music, and Videos

Dance Sport International -- books and videos

DanceSportUK -- videos

International Dance Teachers Association -- IDTA -- books and videos

Shawn Trautman, DVDs in all rhythms

DanceLovers -- Instructional Tapes

DanceTV video

Casa Musica -- books, videos, and music

Dance Store Online -- videos

Much Ado About Ballroom Dancing

A Book List By Aria

Old Dance Instruction Manuals, 1490 - 1920, from the LOC

Dance Histories

DanceTime - history and instruction

Lloyd Shaw, Preserving America's Dance Heritage

Streetswing Dance History

Streetswing Timeline

A Brief History of Square and Round Dancing - Egender

A History of Dance from Centralhome

A History of Modern Ballroom Dancing from Datehookup

An American Ballroom Companion—social dance manuals,1490 - 1920—from the LOC

History of Argentine Tango -- ToTANGO




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