Square Dancing

  • (noun): American country dancing in which couples form squares.
    Synonyms: square dance

Some articles on square, square dancing, dancing:

Square Dance - Other Comparisons
... Modern Western square dance is organized by square dance clubs ... larger dances which are usually open to the general square dancing public (i.e ... code, which originated in the late '50s and early '60s and is known as "traditional square dance attire", although it was not traditional before that time ...
Modern Western Square Dance - Dress Code
... Modern Western square dance has developed a "look" that has become known as "traditional square dance attire", a "look" that has nothing really to do with traditional square dancing ... This style of dress developed when square dance’s popularity in the United States increased after World War II, and began soaring during the '50s and early '60s ... Several factors may have helped influence the look that has become known as "traditional square dance attire" ...
Lloyd Shaw (educator)
... an educator, and is generally credited with bringing about the broad revival of square dancing in America ... Springs, Colorado from 1916-1951, and taught folk dancing ... During his time teaching folk dance he noticed that all the square dancing callers were getting old, and there was no new generation to take over ...
Square Dance
... A square dance is a dance for four couples (eight dancers) arranged in a square, with one couple on each side, facing the middle of the square ... Square dances were first documented in 17th century England but were also quite common in France and throughout Europe ... regions, through preservation and repetition, square dances have attained the status of a folk dance ...
Tally-ho - Other Uses - Square Dancing
... Tally-ho is also a square dance call in Modern Western square dance at the C1 (Challenge 1) level ...

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