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Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - Southwest Washington State Branch

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Oldies but Goodies! New dance class in the New Year

Lisa Scott will be teaching "Oldies but Goodies". The class, open to all, will be amenable and accommodating to low impact dancers with appropriate adjustment as required.
The class meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month at Columbia Dance Center, 1700 Broadway, Vancouver, at 7:30 pm.
Note: the door is kept locked, so anytime you know you will be late, please contact me beforehand.
Teacher: Lisa Scott, $5 per person.

Upcoming Events:

RSCDS Flash Mob video!A group of dancers from the Aberdeen branch demonstrated the fun of Scottish Country Dance.

RSCDS Spring Fling 2015.Here is a clip from the RSCDS Spring Fling 2015 in London. Move to the music!

Also of Note:

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLASSES Basic, Family, and Intermediate. Unbelievably affordable! - it's Scottish, after all. And no partner or special clothing are needed. Learn common formations, teamwork, and technique to evocative Celtic melodies. Full of opportunities for fun and friendship! See various locations, days, and registration information in the Class listings.

OUR CLASS IN ACTION! Perhaps you've wondered what Scottish Country Dancing looks like? Well, now you can view a short video of our class dancing "Knit the Pocky".

(A "pocky" is a fingerless glove, worn to keep the hands warm while freeing the fingers for detailed tasks.)

SCD CLASS AND PERFORMANCE TEAM VIDEOS Here's a short video of members of the Vancouver WA class dancing a delightful jig, Black Donald (2nd Carnforth Coll.), at a retirement home in Januuary of 2011.

Here's a short video of The Vancouver USA SCD Performance Team dancing a medley of three dances: Alyth Burn, a jig (RSCDS Bk 3); Linnea's Strathspey, a strathspey (Tim Wilson, 2001); and Red House, a reel (RSCDS Bk 7). This video was taken at the Clark County Fair, Ridgefield, Washington, in August of 2008.

PARENTS! If you are interested in a Children's class in Scottish Country Dancing, call Geri at 834-3757, or email .

Links to Explore

*  Join our Branch! Click here to learn why.

*  More about SW Wa State Branch

*  Branch Calendar, quick view

*  Event Details (Local and West Coast)

*  A Bit about the Dancing

*  Demo Schedule

*  Class Information

*  Newsletters, Current and Archived

*  Local Friends of SCD

*  Maps

*  Links to Other SCD Sites

*  Photo Gallery

*  Books of dances, and other items available from our Branch.

Contact Information

For more information about classes, events, our dance group, scheduling a demonstration dance, or just about Scottish Country Dancing in general, send email to , or .

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