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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 ...

Trying to find ways to develop team work can be difficult when looking at the   Read More ...

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Our last post here on this blogs, where we talked about rights for dancers, got a lot of positive feedback; never one to disappoint my audience,  I thought I might try something along the same lines for this time. In a recent article in Forbes magazine, a fella was asking   Read More ...

Not long ago I read an online article where the author was talking about the need for an Internet Bill of Rights: an updated set of regulations and protocols that would help ensure data security in the internet era. Given the number of high-profile data breaches we read about in   Read More ...

Awhile back, I was reading an article on—of all things—fraud, and something that was said caught my attention: even within the context of retail markets, “fraud” isn’t a thing. Rather, the author (some financial tech genius) pointed out, fraud is an umbrella term that refers to a variety of different   Read More ...

Do your really hate square dance? Not as in, “I really REALLY hate square dance,” but more like “Is it really square dance that you hate?”. As Americans, we have love/hate relationships with a lot of things, it seems: credit cards, immigrants, health care, social media … one writer went   Read More ...

We make no secret here that we are square dance aficionados. We love the comradery, the challenge, and the health benefits. We also think of square dancing as a lost American art form. But venture too far down that road, and you might just reach another conclusion: that structured dance   Read More ...

As much as we talk about the individual and everybody identifying however they choose, as much as we promote the idea the “everything you need is already inside you,” there is one fact that has remained a constant since the time immortal: like it or not, we live in a   Read More ...

One of the most disturbing facet of a young person’s life these days is how little they actually seem to MOVE. Television, video games, social media—we’re not so old-fashioned around here as to think such things are evil. The problem is that they seem to have taken over kids’ lives.   Read More ...

According to one report, some sections of China are seeing the growing popularity of a special type of dancing known in Chinese as “Guang Chang Wu,” which in English translates to—you guessed it—“square dancing.” No, it’s not square dancing as we know it, exactly, but it does more or less   Read More ...

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 ...

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