How to help a community of beginning dancers advance to a higher level of dancing…

  • Workshop – beginners and intermediate. Have caller focus on one aspect of dancing for the evening.
  • Start dance 1/2 hour early and advertise specifically for new people.
  • Have more dances
  • Invite experienced friends to help out, even if they have to travel a bit.
  • Develop core repertoire (=favorite dances)
  • Invite them to special events (balls) in other communities
  • During the break, play with people to show new moves and practice thins in a supportive environment
  • Praise improvements in the dancing of an individual
  • bring college dancers to festivals and dances other places