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We’ve written here in the past about the overall benefits of square dancing. Some questions   Read More ...

Square dancing is not only fun, it is a healthy activity that promotes exercise and   Read More ...

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As diehard proponents of square dancing in an “I’d-rather-follow-someone-on-Facebook” world, sometimes it starts feeling a little lonely out here…like we’re the last outpost before the country stumbles into a cultural wasteland. So it’s good every now and then to remember that we’re not alone. According to reports, our favorite old-fashioned   Read More ...

Is square dancing a racist activity? No. Absolutely not. No less an authority than the Smithsonian Institution clearly points out that square dancing is a uniquely American creation that combines European, African, and Native American dance styles. OK, so why do some consider square dancing a racist activity? Ah, that   Read More ...

The world is changing. America is changing. Our culture and way of life is changing. That’s what happens, over time; it’s the way of the world. In many instances, this is a positive change; in others, the jury is still out. Progress can be a double-edged sword. Take technology: with   Read More ...

There are no computer graphics. There are no special effects. You can’t stream it and enjoy it whenever you want … in fact, you can’t even do it alone. In the Age of the Internet, square dancing has a lot of strikes against it. Oh, it’s still here … but   Read More ...

If you’re past the age where you start lying about your age, there’s a good chance you remember having square dancing as a required part of your school curriculum growing up. It was an annual staple in most gym classes–not surprising, considering over 2/3 of US states claim square dancing as   Read More ...

It’s important to be happy. A report from the American Psychological Association points a whole bevy of benefits that come from being happy. But what does “being happy” actually mean? And what does it have to do with square dancing? You can probably guess our answer to that second question,   Read More ...

“Anyone have any ideas for our upcoming social?” The chairperson of the Entertainment Committee asks. No one answers: most of them, like you, are kind of slouching in their seats and wondering how they got suckered into serving on the Entertainment Committee in the first place. Eventually, someone will suggest   Read More ...

In case you haven’t picked up on it yet, we’re pretty big on the joys and benefits of square dancing. At the end of the day, however, we believe (as others do) that dancing in and of itself is a great thing. So when people try to get us to   Read More ...

Most people understand that taking a little time off is good for you. Hobbies are more than just distractions, they’re key to overall mental health. And if you been to this site before, you know that we’re big proponents of square dancing as an ideal way to spend some free   Read More ...

“I’m bored!” If you have children, you’ve probably heard that line so many times it hurts. For a child, the words “I’m bored” usually translate to “Give me something to do that I find interesting.” The problem is, things kids find interesting–24/7 video games, playing with firecrackers, Cartoon Network, whatever–are   Read More ...

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