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Our table at the H.O.T. Texas Luau Party

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Dances for September 24 and 26

We are back from the Vegas Dance Explosion and ready to dance now that our feet have recovered!
Thanks to Cyndi and Walter for leading the classes while we were away. They both are greatly appreciated by all of us! 😍

Cliff Nelson Rec Center

Tuesday, Sept. 24

1:30 Beginner

Warm up - Ah Si! - Rita Masur - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9qjSiGmMqI

California Cha - Julie Snailham - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-jbnH2fQOk&t=35s

Don't Wanna Dance - Frank Trace - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghJV1veOewY

Simply Mambo - Val Meyers - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbzR2jCcICo&t=26s

Little Sucker - Liberman and Maus - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vPuHwrOIhw

2:30 HB/Improver

Gypsy Queen - Hazel Pace

A Surpise! This year's new fun 1 wall dance - ???

Lay Low - Darren Bailey

Thursday, Sept. 26

1:30 Improver

Lonely Drum - Darren Mitchell

Reteach/review This year's new fun 1 wall dance - ???

Senorita La-La-La - Julia Wetzel

2:30 Intermediate

L.I.L.Y. - Darren Bailey

California - Jose Miguel BV

Thankful - Fred Whitehouse

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Dances for Sept 17 and 19 - Yes, we will have classes next week!

Two courageous volunteers have agreed to lead the classes next week while some of us are at the Vegas Dance Explosion.
Many thanks to Cyndi Stricklin and Walter Lamia. Be sure to thank them for stepping up. 

Cliff Nelson Rec Center 

Tuesday, 9/17 led by Walter and Cyndi  

1:30 Beginner

Ah Si! - Rita Masur  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKNKjLL_NJE

Walter's Rumba - Walter Lamia - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJGP9_CiIP8

Until the Dawn - Gary Lafferty - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8saFjVtnkA

Walter's Waltz - Walter Lamia - no video

Tall Cuba Libre - Betty Moses - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMwv3FmfyLk

2:30 Improver

Lento - Ira & Raymond

Codigo - Pat Stott

Homesick Heart - Maddison Glover

If I Back It Up - Ira & Raymond

I Close My Eyes - Hazel Pace

Thursday 9/19 led by Cyndi

1:30 Improver

Right Now - Niels Poulsen

Holiday Time - Niels Poulsen

Get It Right - Maddison Glover

Sangria Time - Pat Stott

2:30 Intermediate

Sucker - Julia Wetzel

Troubadour - Karl-Harry Winson

High Class White Trash - Kate Sala

Rebel Amor - Roy Verdonk & Wil Bos

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Dances for September 10 and 12

Cliff Nelson Rec Center

Tuesday 9/10
1:30 Beginner

Walter Lamia recently relocated to Arlington from Fort Collins, CO. In CO he taught beginners at the senior center and has choreographed a couple of dances. He has agreed to teach Walter's Rumba to us. It was choreographed in 2018. Thank you Walter!

These Old Boots - Rob Fowler

Walter's Rumba - Walter Lamia

Little Country Race - Neils Poulsen

Off the Beaten Track - Gary O'Reilly

Whiskey Bridges - Maddison Glover

2:30 HB/Improver

Badda Boom Badda Bang - Karen Hunn  - This is the dance for Thursday flash mob in Vegas.

Bonaparte's Retreat - Maddison Glover

Senorita La-La-La - Julia Wetzel

Waltz Across Texas - Lois & John Nielson

Lonely Blues - Rachel McEnaney-White

Thursday 9/12
1:30 Improver 2

Right Now - Neils Poulsen

Leave a Trace - Jose Miguel BV

Oh Me Oh My Oh - Rob Fowler

Rebel Amor - Roy Verdonk & Wil Bos

Music to My Eyes - Derek Steele & Simon Ward

2:30  Intermediate

Mad Crazy Love - Gary O'Reilly

Shot of Tequila - Fred Whitehouse

Sucker - Julia Wetzel

High Class White Trash - Kate Sala



Sunday, September 1, 2019

Dances for the first week of September

Here is the plan for this week.

Cliff Nelson Rec Center

Tuesday, Sept 3

1:30 pm Beginner

Old Town Road - Jean-Pierre Madge & Jose Miguel Belloque Vane

Train Swing - Neils Poulsen

If I Back It Up - Ira Weisburd & Raymond Sarlemijn

Texas Time  - Lene Mainz Pedersen

Keep It Simple - Maggie Gallagher

2:30 pm HB/Improver

Senorita La La La - Julia Wetzel

Bonaparte's Retreat - Maddison Glover

Lonely Blues - Rachel McEnaney White

Sangria Time - Pat Stott

Waltz Across Texas - Lois & John Nielson

Thursday Sept. 5

1:30 pm Improver 2

A Double Whiskey - Gary O'Reilly

Innocent Bystander - Gaye Teather

Blood Sweat and Beer -Karl-Harry Winson & Jonas Dahlgren

I Think I found Love - Neville Fitgerald & Julie Harris

Mi Mala - Ria Vos

2:30 pm Intermediate

Shot of Tequila - Fred Whitehouse

A Better Man - Kim Ray

Clueless -  Daniel Whittaker & Tina Argyle

High Class White Trash - Kate Sala


Sunday, August 25, 2019

Dances for the last week of August

Summer is over. Let's dance! 💃

Cliff Nelson Rec Center

Classes will now be 1:30-3:30

Tuesday, 8/27

1:30-2:25 - Beginner

Texas Time - Lene Mainz Pedersen

Train Swing - Neils Poulsen  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sp6sjiPuF9U

These Old Boots - Rob Fowler

Keep It Simple - Maggie Gallagher

California Cha - Julia Snailham  (if time allows)

2:30-3:30 Improver 1

Senorita La-La-La - Julia Wetzel - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGE0k1jWMIg 

Codigo - Pat Stott

Lonely Blues - Rachel McEnaney White

Lento - Ira Wiesburd & Raymond Sarlemijn

Thursday, 8/29

1:30-2:25 Improver 2

Good Vibes - Fred Whitehouse

Holiday Time - Neils Poulsen

Mi Mala - Ria Vos

Homesick Heart - Maddison Glover

Yes M'am No M'am (If time allows)

2:30-3:30 Intermediate

A Better Man - Kim Ray

High Class White Trash - Kate Sala

Clueless - Daniel Whittaker & Tina Argyle

Small Town Summer - Karl-Harry Winson

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Dances for Tuesday, July 23

Cliff Nelson Rec Center

For those going on the Texas Line Dance Cruise Sensation in February, 
just a reminder the final payment is due by August 15.

This will be our last class for the summer.

Tuesday, July 23 - All reviews - We may not get to all of these -

12:30 Beginner
Little Country Race
A Little Midland
Codigo
Sangria Time
Off the Beaten Track

1:15 Improver
Crystal Blue
Yes M'am, No M'am
Blood Sweat & Beer
Dig Deep
Mi Mala

2 pm Intermediate
High Class White Trash
Troubadour
Rebel Amor
Kiss of Heaven

Our Fall schedule starts the week of August 26. We will be back to 2 days a week 
with a slight schedule change:

Tuesdays - starting August 27
1:30-2:25 Beginner
2:30-3:30 Improver 

Thursdays - Starting August 29
1:30-2:25 Improver 2
2:30-3:30 Intermediate

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Dances for July 16

Cliff Nelson Rec Center : 
We will have summer class for 2 more weeks, July 16 and 23.

Tuesday, July 16

12:30 Beginner
These Old Boots
Lento
Lonely Blues
A Little Midland

1:15 Improver
Blood Sweat and Beer - Karl-Harry Winson * New dance
Innocent Bystander
Yes M'am, No M'am - Ria Vos * New dance
Dig Deep

2 pm Intermediate
High Class White Trash - Kate Sala - * New dance - no demo on line
This Is It
Small Town Summer
Holiday Time

Tuesday, July 23 - All reviews

12:30 Beginner
Little Country Race
A Little Midland
Codigo
Sangria Time
Off the Beaten Track

1:15 Improver
Crystal Blue
Yes M'am, No M'am
Blood Sweat & Beer
Dig Deep
Mi Mala


2 pm Intermediate
High Class White Trash
Troubadour
Rebel Amor
Kiss of Heaven

Then we will take a break until after school starts. Our Fall schedule will begin 
the week of August 26, with a slight schedule change:

Tuesdays - starting August 27
1:30-2:25 Beginner
2:30-3:30 Improver 

Thursdays - Starting August 29
1:30-2:25 Improver 2
2:30-3:30 Intermediate

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Dances for July 9

Cliff Nelson Rec Center

12:30 Beginner
Texas Time
Champagne Promise
I Close My Eyes
Waltz Across Texas

1:15 Improver
Innocent Bystander - Gayle Teather - New dance - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9s5X-KQe60
I Think I Found Love
Mi Mala
Dig Deep

2:00 Intermediate 
This is It - Dee Musk - New dance - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcRzYqZ7FZQ&t=90s
Kiss of Heaven
A Better Man
Small Town Summer

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Dances for Tuesday, July 2

Cliff Nelson Rec Center

12:30 Beginner

California Cha - Julie Snailham - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-jbnH2fQOk&t=33s
Keep It Simple - Maggie Gallagher
Codigo - Pat Stott
Sangria Time - Pat Stott

1:15 Improver

I Think I Found Love - Fitzgerald & Harris -
                                                     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IHt2qtEFbc&t=191s
Mi Mala - Ria Vos
Crystal Blue - Rob Fowler
Dig Deep -Tina Argyle et al

2pm Intermediate

Kiss of Heaven - Neils Poulsen - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQQ2ixeXxGU&t=498s

Back to Life Waltz - April Coady
A Better Man - Kim Ray
Small Town Summer - Karl-Harry Winson

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Dances for June 25

🌞Summertime is upon us. We will be learning some new dances and reviewing oldies for Kickin' in Mineola, Saturday, September 21. I have registration forms if you are interested.

Cliff Nelson Rec Center
Tuesday, June 25

12:30 Beginner
Whiskey Bridges - Maddison Glover
Little Country Race - Niels Poulsen
Off the Beaten Track - Gary O'Reilly
Thank You - Tina Argyle

1:15 Improver 
Mi Mala - Ria Vos
Dig Deep - Tina Argyle
Crystal Blue - Rob Fowler
Good Vibes - Fred Whitehouse

2:00 Intermediate
A Better Man - Kim Ray
Troubadour - Karl-Harry Winson
Small Town Summer - Karl-Harry Winson
Back to Life Waltz - April Coady

Sunday, January 6, 2019

2019 Events

Here is a list of remaining events for 2019.
Workshops and dance birthday parties will be announced when they are scheduled.
Mark your calendars for some fun dancing.

September 16-21  Vegas Dance Explosion - Mary Pat calls it "The Super Bowl of line dance."
                              Westgate Hotel, Las Vegas NV
                              https://www.vegasdanceexplosion.com/

September 20-21 Kickin' Line Dance Event - Mineola                     
                            No further info at this time

October 18-19   Texas Line Dance Jamboree
                           Conroe, TX
                           texaslinedancejamboree.com    (Website is not up to date yet.)

Plan ahead:  Texas Line Dance Cruise Sensation with Ira Weisburd & Raymond Sarlemijn

February 2-9, 2020  Roundtrip from Galveston on The Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas                                         cruise ship. Reservations due by August 15, 2019