I care very deeply about giving beginners a positive experience, but this
seems over-the-top (I was going to say "silly" but that sounds too
Have there been complaints?
Are experienced dancers unwilling to approach a beginner and say "Would you
like me to teach you to waltz? It's easy." This happens all the time at
Maybe you could have a 5 minute "Your First Waltz" workshop before the half
time waltz. (Really five minutes should get them walking around the room
in 3/4 time and having fun doing it.)
On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 10:01 AM, karendunnam(a)gmail.com [trad-dance-callers]
How about running Waltz 101? I did this at a Civil War dance workshop a
couple weeks ago, took three minutes.
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