19 November 2019 Edition!!

PLEASE send any future items to:    THANKS  
Nov 22:  Open Line Dance Party - Griffin Senior Center, cost $5   (Sorry but this is all the information we received so do not have times or address etc.).

There are the week normal planned dances at the various American Legions etc.

Eastside Station,   2166 Highpoint Rd, Snellville, GA 30078
This Wednesday at Eastside Station, Julie will be doing the second week of the improver level dance called "Gone West" to the song Gone West by the group Gone West. :) Lessons start around 8. See you on the dance floor!

DANCING IN VILLA RICA, GA – Debra Cleckler –
Exercise your body, mind and soul with us at the VPLEX (1605 Hwy 61 Villa Rica)

LINE DANCE Mondays - Classic & Contemporary – (electronic step sheets/videos provided)
Beginner Dancers - $20 per month.
            Absolute Beginner: 6-6:30pm. Including Beginner Line Dancer orientation.
            Improver 6:30-7pm.
Experienced Dancers - $25 per month 7-8:30pm, or… do both classes for $25 per month.
Fun music and dances! All taught by accredited dance teachers.

Nov. Classics: "Wave on Wave", "Ghost Train", "Rockin the Wagon Wheel", "Swamp Thang".

Newer dances include: "Good As You" by Michael Barr and Michele Burton,  Dance on My Island" by Gary O'Reilly & Shane McKeever, "VHS"  by Rob Holly, "Music To My Eyes" by Derek Steele/Simon Ward, "Every Little Honky Tonk"  by Steve Lustgraaf, "Sign"  (real easy) by Judy McDonald, "Sucker" by Julia Wetzel and "Over The Moon" by Stephen Rutter & Claire Rutter.

Couples Tuesdays - Beginner 7-8pm, Experienced 8-9pm. $20 per person for four-week session. 
Nightclub starts November 12.  Acres. teacher Debra Cleckler. --- Hustle starts January 7!
No partner needed; we share ours!  PRIVATE HOURS AVAILABLE – 404-398-2150.

NTA - The dancers' personal trainer and coach, helping good dancers become better dancers.  Next NTA workshop in GA January 2020.  We provide basic dance education and accreditation (if needed for teaching). We also offer discounted music license.

Line Dance Social Dance (just dancing) on the second Wednesday of every month.  10:30am till 2:30 pm at the VPLEX -1605 Hwy 61.  Submit your favorite dance requests to Debra at by December 9 for our GA social on Wednesday, December 11.
Monthly Line Dance Social – Coming to GA!  😊
Where:  Villa Rica at the VPLEX - 1605 Hwy 61 Villa Rica, GA 30180
When:  Every 2nd Wednesday  -  10:30am  till 2:30pm.
Cost:  $10 per person
Contact Info:  Debra at or 404-398-2150 or 770-456-6244.
THIS LINE DANCE SOCIAL IS FOR YOU!  It's designed to help us remember all those dances we have learned over the years.  It's a chance to come and practice.  We will dance, dance, dance all day to your favorite newbies, oldies and/or whatever the demand is.
DANCE REQUESTS:  Attendees of each dance social may submit dance requests to Debra by the first Wednesday of each month.  Dances receiving the most requests will take priority, but an effort to play all requests will be made. 
TURBO TEACHES:  If needed, a quick "refresher" run through of one wall of each dance will be given right before the music starts.  Instructors attending the social are asked to help with the turbo teaches.
LUNCH:  Bring your own lunch or bring a snack to share for a "potluck" lunch with friends around noon.  Plenty of fast food and full restaurants close by.
2019 Schedule:  😊😊😊
December 11, 2019
Here are the dances for these events:
Ain't Misbehaving
Beautiful Crazy
Bonaparte's Retreat
Cake by the Ocean
Celtic Duo
Champagne Promise
Cherry Bomb
Chill Factor
Crash & Burn
Dancing' in the Dark
Every Little Honky Tonk Bar
Good as You
Goodbye to Fear
Havana Cha
I'm Worth It Too
Just  A Phase
Knockin' Boots
Lay low
Lonely Drum
Moonlight Madness
Mr. Lonely - R Royston /Lonely Blues - Rachel
Music to My Eyes
Pull You Through
Senorita La La La
Soul Shake
Spilled Whiskey
Strip it Down
Summer Sway
The git Up
VHS (Rob Holly & Lynne Maratino)
Wave on Wave
I don't have everyone's email so please share this with your dancing friends.  Invite all line dancers to join us.  We are having a blast.  We are starting a "Georgia Line Dancers" FB page where we will post information regarding the socials.  Please feel free to post your classes there!

NOTE****We will start in January 2020 having one on a Saturday.  Time will probably be 11a-3p (or 12 -4) (if we can get enough people committed….. as our rent is a lot higher on a Saturday!)

Thanks to all of you who have participated in our GA Line Dance Socials for October and November.  Thanks also for the nice compliments from many of you.  Let us know if you have any suggestions to make it better. Remember the socials are sort of "a challenge" to see how many dances we can do in four hours.    So with that being said, we only do turbo teaches (if needed) but are always willing to share and teach our newer easy dances with the crowd. 

We will always aim to let you know what the play list will be in advance so you have the opportunity to "brush up" if needed before you come to the social.

Attached is the play list for the dances we have done in the last two months.  I think there are almost 50!  We have gotten to almost all of them!  I burn more than 12,000 steps at these events!  Please send your requests as soon as you can for the one in December.

Our December social will be a Christmas party (Dec. 11) and we will do some of the dances to Christmas music.  If you want a particular Christmas song played please let us know and we will find a line dance for it!

Bring your own personal lunch or something to share.  Our meals are getting better with each one!

Hope to see you and a lot of your line dance group at the next social on December 11.

Debra, Jim & Doug



Friday, November 22: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band at the Vista Room

Sunday, December 8: The Revelers at the Dorothy Benson Center

Atlanta Cajun Zydeco Association, PO Box 14376, Atlanta, GA 30324. Tel: 877-338-2420.
Marla Puziss (for the Atlanta Cajun Zydeco Association)

830 Grimes Bridge Rd
Roswell, GA  30075
(770) 641-3950
These classes run on sessions and the next session runs December 10th to February 25th. Fee for the session is $36. You must register before Dec. 2. Sign up is in person at Grimes Bridge and they require checks or cash, no CC. You or your spouse must be over 50 years of age. You do not need to be a resident of Roswell.  Instructor: Wendy Haggerty

Tuesdays 2:30-3:30
This is a basic beginner's class and you can learn the fundamentals of line dance at a slower pace. This class is appropriate for people with little to no line dance experience and an expectation to learn and have fun!! NO intimidation here just good old fashioned dancing.

Tuesdays 11:30-12:30
High Beginner
This class is for dancers with some line dance experience and good base knowledge of the fundamentals. Take all those skills from the beginner's class and learn more as we sample a greater variety of dances and moves.

Tuesdays 12:45-1:45
Low Intermediate
This class is for those who have been dancing for a while and limited modifications are offered. Class and teaching progresses at a faster pace. Perfect class to increase your skills and get in more complex dances.

13450 Cogburn Rd, Alpharetta (in North Park)
These classes are FREE and run weekly. You do not need to be a resident of Alpharetta to benefit but you do need to be over 50 years of age. There is NO pre-registration just show up.  Instructor: Wendy Haggerty

Thursdays 10:00-11:00
Adaptive line dance
This class is geared to people with Parkinson's or other neuromuscular/neurodegenerative disorders as well as those with physical limitations or balance challenges. This is a standing dance class and will not be modified for a chair.

Thursdays 11:15-12:15
Mixed beginners level line dance
This class is for the general population and is a mixed beginner's level class focused on newcomer to low beginner level dances. We work on the fundamentals of line dance and this class is appropriate for people with little to no line dance experience as well as those with a bit more experience.

Alpharetta YMCA
3655 Preston Ridge Rd
All ages and experience levels welcome. You must be or become a member of the YMCA to take these classes. Instructor: Wendy Haggerty
Mondays and Wednesday 12:05-1:05
This is a very mixed level beginners class. We dance basic beginners to high beginner's dances in any one class. Everyone is welcome, although you do need to be a member of the YMC

Our next Beginner Salsa Series {slightly abbreviated at 5-weeks instead of the normal 6-week, due to the holidays} will begin on Monday night here at Dancing4Fun Dance Studio!
This class will start you towards a firm foundation to begin a love of Salsa dancing!
For all the info--and to even prepay online--click this link:
PLUS, regardless of your skill level, we've got you covered on Monday nights, with a variety of Beginner & Intermediate level Salsa or Bachata classes to choose from!
For more info on our general Monday Salsa and Bachata offerings:

Join us for the best West Coast Swing Dancing in town with Atlanta's original West Coast Swing Dancing club!!

West Coast Swing is one of the most exciting, popular and versatile couples dance styles in the world.  It is danced by men and women of all ages and to a wide range of music genres. 

Sunday nights  -  The Atlanta Swing Dancers Club (ASDC) has  weekly WCS lessons for all skill levels. 

Beginners are always welcome. If you're coming for the first time, your first Beginner class (Level 1) is free. 

6pm  The Specialty Class for Intermediate to Advanced WCS dancers to be taught by Pat Korn.
6:45pm  Beginner Class (Level 1) to be taught by  Nettie Robertson Hatchett.
6:45pm  Beyond Beginner (Level 2)  to be taught by Pat Korn.
7;30pm until close is dancing for practice and fun.

Our Sunday location is Academy Ballroom, 800 Miami Circle, Atlanta GA 30324.

Wednesday nights -  for additional dancing practice, fun and socializing, join us at Brimstone Restaurant & Tavern in Alpharetta.

For additional details about our club and our activities, see us on Facebook and our website.


Atlanta Country Nights next dance is Sat night, Dec 14th.  This will be our CHRISTMAS DANCE,, so bring a Christmas treat, cookies, cake, candy, etc. We'll provide the punch!!!  This dance brings back the mix of songs that Electric Cowboy gave you, from the 90s hits to now. We had a great crowd in our first two dances, everyone was dancing as soon as they walked into the venue.  Located at 8601 Dunwoody Place, Suite 730. Doors open at 7:15 and the dance will run from 7:30 to 11:30. Drinking is BYOB and 21+.  Plenty of songs to two step, swing dance, waltz to line dance. Admission will be $10 in advance or $12 at the door ALSO, Table for 4 is only $40.  For more information, go to

UPDATE: Atlanta Country Nights is EXPANDING. We will now have a WEDNESDAY NIGHT dance at Mad Life Stage & Studio in Woodstock, starting Wed night, Jan 22nd. The dance will run from 7 to 10 on Wed nights. We will not plan on lessons at this time being only 3 hours of dancing.

NOTE: ACN will be looking to add MORE monthly night dances to support the Atlanta and Georgia country dance community. If you know of any venue in the Atlanta area, that either has a large enough dance floor OR an all wood floor that can be used for dancing, do contact us on Facebook. With no current country bar in Atlanta, we are hoping these nights will be great for the country dancers. We may look at a Roswell / Marietta venue in the coming weeks. 

We want to thank everyone that came out to the Nov 2nd dance at West Georgia Country Nights. Only you and your support can assure that these nights continue. 
Be sure to get your tickets to our  New Year's Eve Party, Tuesday night, Dec 31st at Venue 1625 in Carrollton. There will be a gourmet buffet, champagne toast, balloon drop at midnight. Doors will open at 7pm, DJ dancing from 7 to 9 and then Brian Camp & The Georgia River Band on stage at 9 till after midnight. We'll be playing country hits from the 90's to Now,, plus some classics. Plenty of songs to line dance to two step to. Dress to your nines, we'll have a photo area to get your pics done. Make plans now. Tickets are $40 in advance for single, $45 at the door (if not sold out), tables for 8 or 10 for your friends are also available. Also, tables for 2 as well. Go to the link below for more info and advance tickets. Go to this link to reserve your seats or a table.

Feb 15th - Valentines Dance at Sewell Mill Events Center in Bremen. This room is huge, all wood floor, dancing will be down the center of the room. BYOB - 7 to midnight with Brian Camp & The Georgia River Band. Tickets will go on sale soon. 

This week shows from Artist., as of  Nov 19th,  2019
Any show in RED has room to dance or a dance floor. 
·  Hunter Grayson - Craft Public House - Athens - Nov 19th
·  Ben Bostick - The Phoenix at Johnson Ferry - Marietta - Nov 20th (2:30pm)
·  Hunter Flanagan - The Pizza Shack - Dallas - Nov 20th
·  Brennan Burns - The Standard - Roswell - Nov 21st (6pm)
·  Ben Bostick - Evoq Town Flats - John's Creek - Nov 21st (6pm)
·  Garrett Wheeler - Rusty Barrell - Marietta - Nov 21st
·  Hunter Flanagan - Chipper's Club - Roswell- Nov 22nd
·  Ben Bostick - Bite Bistro & Bar - Alpharetta - Nov 22nd (6:30pm)
·  Hunter Grayson - Butt Hutt - Athens - Nov 22nd
·  Brennan Burns - Skybar - Auburn, Al - Nov 22nd
·  Ben Bostick - Printers Ale - Carrollton - Nov 23rd
·  David Leon - Bill's BBQ - Hull - Nov 23rd
·  Russ Still - American Legion - Powder Springs - Nov 23rd
·  Casey Mitchell - Applebee's - Waycross - Nov 23rd
·  Blake Pettis - Brewhouse Music Grill - Rome - Nov 23rd
·  Brennan Burns - Wicked Wings - Holly Springs - Nov 23rd
·  Hunter Grayson - Boar's Head Lounge - Athens - Nov 23rd
·  Tiger Bragg Band - Dillon's Sports Bar - Lawrenceville - Nov 23rd
·  Garrett Wheeler - BT's Pub & Liquor Lounge - Brooksville, FL - Nov 24th

For the latest country music news, locally and nationally, the latest in major concerts coming to Georgia, pictures, videos and more, always go to
Thanks for your support     

Club 201 Friday, Saturday & Sunday Dancing  - Open to the Public - Non-Smoking – Free Parking - 2800 Sq. Ft Hardwood Dance Floor

American Legion Post 201
201 Wills Rd                                                
Alpharetta GA  30004
 (770) 475-9023 (sign up for our weekly email of events).  You also can hit LIKE Club 201 on FaceBook at to keep up with events at the legion.

Friday Mornings Line Dance Lessons!   Dance for Love benefits Veterans
10:00 AM Beginners
11:00 -11:30 Beyond Beginners
11:30 - 12:00 Intermediate
Jean Maggio Instructor   $5.00 per Hour
Wednesday, November 20th -  "Wednesday Family Night Line Dancing" with line dance instructor Nancy Anthony. Bring the whole family.
                                                  7:00 to 7:30 PM - Free Ultra beginner lesson.
                                                  7:30 to 8:30 PM - Line dance classes.
                                                  8:30 to 10:00 PM - Open line dancing.

Friday, November 22nd -      "Ballroom Mix" with DJ Ron Glickman playing great ballroom dance music from 8:30 PM to Midnight.
                                              Beginning and intermediate "Foxtrot" lessons with Mark and Elizabeth Williams from 7:30 to 8:30 PM.

Saturday, November 23rd -   "Southern Mix" with DJ Steve Edwards playing great country dance music from 8:30 PM to Midnight. Steve will be teaching in intermediate "West Coast Swing" lesson
                                           from 7:30 to 8:30 PM.  Beginning "West Coast Swing" lesson at the same time with Mark and Elizabeth Williams.

Sunday, November 24th -      West Coast Swing Sunday with DJ Virgil Breeden playing great "West Coast Swing" music from 7:30 to 10:00 PM.
                                              Guest instructors for the "Competitive Edge" class are Bonnie and Jerome Subey.
Schedule for Dances:
Friday Dance Begins 8:30
Saturday Dance Begins 8:00 
Sunday Dance begins at 7:30

Schedule for Dance Lessons: 
7:30 pm Friday 
7:00 pm Saturday
6:00 Sunday 
You Do Not Need a Partner   Mark & Elizabeth Williams, Dance Instructors

Admission Prices:
$15 for Band Nights
$12.00 for DJ Nights
$10 for Wednesday Nights (Same)

Social Dancing Only Sunday: ASDC Members $5  - 
You Do Not Have to Be a Member to Dance!

Sign up for weekly email on upcoming events at our website 
Non-Smoking venue!   Free Parking!
2,800 Sq. Ft. Hardwood Floor
Reasonable Drink Prices!
You May Reserve Tables for Parties!
Bring Your Own Snacks (No Beverages Please)
From 400 Northbound – Exit 10 Old Milton Parkway – Turn Left – Approx. 2.2 Miles
From 400 Southbound – Exit 10 Old Milton Parkway – Turn Right – Approx. 2.2 Miles
Turn Right on Wills Road – First Drive Way on Left into the American Legion
For more information about Club 201, go to

CWSC dance lessons are now being held in the Fellowship Hall at the Clairmont Presbyterian Church located at 1944 Clairmont Road, Decatur. Lessons are held  from 7:30 to 9:30. Doors open at 7:15.              Click Here for map to the church 

November 2019
25th        East Coast Swing      Basics & Fundamentals * Bring A Friend

December 2019
2nd           CWSC Annual Christmas Party
9th             East Coast Swing         Basics & More
13th           Friday Night Dance at the Yaarab Shrine
16th          East Coast Swing          Intermediate
23rd          East Coast Swing          Intermediate Plus
25th          MERRY CHRISTMAS
30th          Night Club                  Basics & Fundamentals * Bring A Friend

All Monday Night Lessons are held at the Clairmont Presbyterian Church. Click here for map Doors open around 7:15 and the lesson is scheduled to begin at 7:30. The lessons usually ends around 9:30 and several songs are played after the lesson so you can practice.

On the first night of each new lesson series, friends get in free to Monday night class if accompanied by a club member. Click here for more information

The CWSC is on FACEBOOK!  Check it out:   If you have pictures from a CWSC social event for our FaceBook page, please send them to  or one of the other Board members.

Visit our website:
Your Dancing' Board,

Athens Moose Lodge
185 Ben Burton Rd, Bogart, GA 30622

NO Monday Night Line Dance Class

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Lanier Dance Club

Tuesday November 26th Lesson 3
7:00 PM
American Tango
By Mark Williams

Open Dancing 8 - 10 PM

Plan to attend the Christmas Party December 10th.
I'll be the DJ - Great Food

Cost is $8 for both  / Cash bar available
Meets at the American Legion
Riverside Dr.,  Gainesville

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Athens Moose Lodge
185 Ben Burton Rd, Boar, GA 30622

NO Monday Night Line Dance Class

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Ron Putman 


The 2020 Line Dancers with Heart Benefit Line Dance Workshop is right around the corner!  This workshop will take place on Saturday, January 11th, 2020 at the Henry County Moose Lodge in McDonough, GA.  The 2020 instructors include: Eddie Huffman, Debra Cleckler, Jamie Marshall, and Julie Griggs.  Your workshop hosts are:  Tommy TNT Bailey and Lynn Bailey.

Attached is a revised flyer/registration form for this workshop (the Moose Lodge address had an extra number in it-apologies for any confusion caused by this error), and Hotel / Motel information for the area near the workshop (includes McDonough, Hampton, and Locust Grove).  If you are unable to open the pdf attachments, please let jane carter <> know.  Registration forms are also available from the 2020 workshop instructors mentioned above. 

Thank you, thank you for spreading the word about this rewarding and beneficial workshop!!  We appreciate it very much!!  Also, a registration to this workshop is a "great gift" for that special line dance friend on your holiday list!! 

We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!! 

                                                                "Dancers Helping Dancers"

ACWORTH GA:     11 April 2020
Attached is the information for the 2020 Give Cancer the Boot line dance event which will be held April 11, 2020.  I know this seems really early, but the calendar is already filling up and this event sold out very quickly in 2019.   Be sure to get this on your calendar!!!
Carol Walls


PLEASE checks the classes and clubs that are listed in the area where you live and let Stacy know by filling out the little form whether there should be changes, deletions, or corrections.  Please really use this link when they travel or move and she can only keep it correct and current with everyone's help.  Just click on the link, go to your city/state/country and see if the listings are correct or if you are in a class that isn't listed.  Perhaps your instructor doesn't get the newsletter (and you need to tell them to get it by sending me an email to tkandr@aol.comand I'll add them.  LOL) or times and days have changed.  It will only take a second to check and Stacy and I would REALLY appreciate it.  Be sure and do it through the form, though, because that goes directly to her.  Thanks a bunch. 

Where To Dance pages has been updated! 
Click on DANCE WHERE and choose your Country.  ALL forms are on the right hand side.
Stacy J Garcia
World Line Dance Newsletter

HERE IS A LIST OF UPCOMING EVENTS.  STACY UPDATES IT EVERY SUNDAY.  There is a little form to use on the RH side of the page so please be sure your info is included for weekend events, day seminars, and socials ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. People use this list to plan their year ahead and you can even add your events for 2087.   

2018 EVENTS 
LD = Line Dance, PP = Pattern Partner, SW = Swing, CW = Country Western           HOPE TO SEE YOU SOMEWHERE IN THE DANCEFLOOR!

Date                          Event Name                                                  Location                              Contact                                    Dance Types
12/05-12/08             Florida Line Dance Classic                     Orlando, FL                            Email       954-444-6980          USLDCC (LD)
12/06-12/08             Madness In Taiwan                                 Taipei, Taiwan                        Email       714-334-0888          LD
12/11                       Line Dance Social                                  Villa Rica, GA                         Email       770-456-6244          LD
12/14                       Let's Dance Day                                     Orlando, FL                            Email                                       LD

01/04                       Let's Dance Day                                     Orlando, FL                            Email                                        LD
01/09-01/12             Desert Dance 2020                                 Mesa, AZ                                 Email       480-984-0455          LD
01/11                       Dancers With Heart Benefit  Workshop  McDonough, GA                     N/A                                          LD
01/11                       Sarasota Line Dance Social                   Sarasota, FL                           Email      941-518-8567           LD          
01/18                       Good Times Line Dance  Workshop       Spring Hill, FL                         Email       352-263-2774          LD
01/23-01/26             Palm Springs Winter Break                    Palm Springs, CA                   Email       530-586-0255          LD
01/25                       Line Dance Social                                  North Port, FL                         Email       941-661-3799          LD
01/30-02/02             The Big Bang Dance Classic                  Charlotte, NC                          Email       704-226-8007          USLDCC (LD)
02/01                       Let's Dance Day                                     Orlando, FL                            Email                                       LD
02/02-02/09             Texas Line Dance Cruise Sensation      Galveston, TX                         Email       866- 824-1613         LD
02/08       Dance Your Heart Out Line Workshop & Social     Shirley, MA                             Email       508-963-7104          LD, PP
02/08       Line Dance Celebration, Northdale Rec Center     Tampa, FL                              Email       813-416-2401          LD
02/15                       Line Dance Social                                  North Port, FL                         Email       941-661-3799          LD
02/21-02/22             Scott Blevins Line Dance Workshop       Deerfield Beach, FL                 Email       954-614-1988          LD
02/27-03/01             Ft. Wayne Dance For All                        Fort Wayne, IN                       Email       615-207-5207          LD,SW,CW,PP
02/29       Southside Virginia All-Beginner Workshop             Danville, VA                            Email       434-799-5216          LD
03/07                       Oldies But Goodies                                 Englewood, FL                       Email       941-661-3799          LD
03/07                       The Edge Dance Event                          San Diego, Vista, CA              Email                                       LD,SW,CW,
03/12-03/15             H.O.T. Heart Of Texas Line Dance         Irving, TX                                 Email       214-500-3322          LD
03/14                       Let's Dance Day                                     Orlando, FL                            Email                                       LD
03/19-03/21             Peach State Dance /festival                   Dunwoody, GA                       Email       678-640-4633          UCWDC (LD, SW, CW)
03/20-03/22             Canadian Line Dance Classic Ontario,  St. Catharine's, Canada        Email       416-220-5688          UCWDC (LD)
03/20-03/22             Pipestem Resort Line Dance Weekend  Pipestem, WV                         Email       502-643-2786          LD
03/21                       Sarasota Line Dance Social                   Sarasota, FL                           Email       941-518-8567          LD
03/26-03/29             Line Dance Showdown                           Quincy, MA                             Email       954-444-6980          USLDCC (LD)

  LD = Line Dance, PP = Pattern Partner, SW = Swing, CW = Country Western  (TBD) = To Be Determined

Forms for Event Calendar:  
Stacy works on the event calendar on Sundays and sends the Event Calendar link to Carol to post in newsletter on Mondays.
For bulk FOOT TUBE orders go to    Many of the instructors sell individual pairs


Nov 22:  Open Line Dance Party - Griffin Senior Center, cost $5

November 23: Nothing reported to us so far.

November 30: Nothing reported to us so far.

Connie Henry has informed us that long time line dancer NITA PASS has passed away from pneumonia.  Her celebration of life service will be in January and Vicki will let us know the date.
       We all adored Nita...her dance family is saddened.  I have a great photo collection and will put it together for us and for her service.  She loved us, too.
                   Love to all, Sherry Adams

Acme Products Catalog….:
Something to consider…. 

Sure, it can be convenient to keep frequently used items in the car instead of repeatedly dragging them in and out of the house. But not everything can withstand winter's freezing temperatures. Here are some things that shouldn't be left in your car in winter (and why):


Freezing temperatures can damage laptop computers, tablets and cell phones. Lithium-ion batteries that stop working in the cold will usually perk back up when they've been warmed, but repeated exposure to extreme temperatures can reduce their ability to hold a charge. And because moving a computer to a warm location can cause internal condensation that may damage it if you use it right away, let it warm up for a few minutes before turning it on.


These items can help you deal with winter's unique challenges when you're on the road.

  • Sturdy ice scraper
  • Snow shovel
  • Warm blankets
  • Rock salt, sand or kitty litter
  • Flashlight
  • Portable phone charger
  • Jumper cables
  • Snacks
  • First -aid kit
  • Hazard triangles or LED flashers


If it's below freezing outside and you leave canned or bottled drinks in your car, you may come back to a big mess. The liquids will expand when they freeze, and the cans or bottles could explode.


Most windshield washer fluids contain chemicals that prevent them from freezing. But some brands of bug wash (and homemade vinegar-and-water mixes) can freeze if the temperature drops low enough. If the fluid freezes, it will expand and could crack your washer fluid reservoir. So, before it gets too cold outside, make sure you're using fluid that can withstand the chill without freezing.


Whether prescription or over-the-counter, some drugs can be affected by extreme cold. Freezing can reduce their potency, cause ingredients to physically separate or even change the molecular form of the medication. When in doubt, check the label for storage information and talk to your pharmacist about medications that may have been exposed to cold temperatures.


Freezing temperatures can make an instrument contract, which can cause it to go out of tune. In some cases-for example, if the instrument is made of wood-cold, dry air can cause it to crack. When an instrument has been left in a cold car, warm it up gradually.

Line Dance Instructor Certification Training - Welcome to the Home of the International Consortium of Line Dance Instructors (ICLDI)!!!! 

We are an organization that offers dance teachers an opportunity to complete their dance instructor certification throughout the USA. We are administered by an Executive Council (EC) that is comprised of the senior officials selected to serve (see EC names below). The EC establishes policy guidance and regulations governing the operation of the organization.

Our premier certification offering is referred to as the Accelerated Instructor Certification Program (AICP) and contains the following:

Two-day training program of 12 hours that awards participants a Level 1 certification designation;
One-day six (6) hour training session that awards attendees a Level 2 re-certification;
Both training sessions require the participants to pass an examination successfully;
All course participants are required to have and maintain certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
The AICP includes professional training for dance instructor certification in Odenton, MD and focuses on the fields of business development, legal aspects of dance instruction, physical therapy, injury prevention, teaching techniques, dance appreciation and music theory.

We offer a diverse range of instructor training to meet the cultural, entertainment, and recreational interests of our customers across the US. Whether you are looking to meet new dance instructors and just get away from your daily instruction duties, participation in the AICP sponsored by The International Consortium of Line Dance Instructors can help. The following EC membership is presented:

Executive Director, Sharon Lynn Holmes, M.S.

Administrative Officer, Lorraine Jones Wardlaw, M.S.

Dance Development Director, Lawrence Bradford, Master Instructor

Dance Outreach Director, Melodye Robinson, M.S.

Attorney Advisor, Rebecca Letsome

Eastern Regional Director, Aline Goodman

Southern Regional Director, Sheila Cash-Carter

Mid-Western Regional Director, Marilyn Sanders (Acting)

Western Regional Director, Harriette Coggs-Stuckey, M.S

!!!!!Shed the stress and worry of everyday dance life.  Attend our certification sessions and enjoy a fantastic time of learning with other dance instructors.  Contact "The Consortium" today at:

Using the "Approved" terminology.…  Calling steps such a "Shuffle right with a rock back" or  "Vine with a heal jack" are no longer approved terms by the NTA.  They have published a book of what you must say now when teaching your classes to be accredited.

Subject: NTA Terminology Book and Study Guide Now Available
From: Debra Cleckler –

NTA has just released our new Terminology Booklet and Study Guide.  It is loaded with updated and officially "approved" line dance terms along with most everything you need to prepare for Dance Fundamentals accreditation testing.

Point vs Touch – what is the difference?  Choreographers get this one confused all the time!
Touch is under the center (body) beside the weighted foot, using the ball of the foot with a bent leg.
Point is with a straight leg (toes pointed) and placed away the weighted foot.  Such as; to place pointed toes either forward, across, to the side or to the back.

I see many choreographers checking their step sheets! 

If anyone is interested in purchasing this great dance education guide they can go to:
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