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Fall 2017       

    Round Dance   
Featuring Beginner, Phase II – III
Waltz, Two-Step and Cha-Cha

This is the main "GO TO" fun evening for dancing in the Carleton Place –
Almonte – Kanata – Stittsville – Smiths Falls – Perth area.
It's by far the best way to learn social dance steps.
Be confident and proficient on the dance floor!

Yes, you can! No previous dancing experience is necessary. The steps are taught slowly so that you will feel comfortable with the learning experience. Experienced dancers are there to help you.
All dances are cued. As Jean teaches you the various steps within a waltz or two-step, she puts them together with music and tells you when to do each step as the music plays.
Use what you learn at social dances. Whenever you go to a dance and hear a waltz or two-step, you’ll be able to get right up on the dance floor with your newly learned steps.
No previous experience is necessary to learn round dance. Beginners will enjoy the learning experience in the dedicated one-hour class starting at 7:30 and continuing over 11 weeks.  The teaching program progresses at a comfortable rate through new steps and new dances to build skills and confidence.

Round dance is a popular and enjoyable dance format that is sometimes called choreographed-ballroom style.  This program appeals to both couples and singles, but dancers should register as a dancing couple.
Waltz, two-step and cha-cha are popular dance rhythms. There is some overlap into ballroom dancing, so participants will find most of their newly-learned steps and sequences to be enjoyable at social dance events.

We dance at two levels of dancing skill, beginner and intermediate, which typically corresponds to Phase II beginner and Phase II intermediate levels.  The evening finishes with practice dancing to add to the enjoyment and satisfaction of the dancing experience.

Experienced dancers will enjoy a fun evening of round dancing at the Phase II level, starting at 8:30.  They will also enjoy both the first hour to consolidate and help the beginners, and the second hour to learn new steps.   There is no extra fee for dancing both hours. If you have had dancing experience and would like to join us, we would love to hear from you.  Come out to practice your skills and to learn new steps.  Pay-by-night dancers are welcome.

If you are new to dancing, or have questions, please call for information about registering for the fall session.





Let's Dance!






 September 18,
 through December 4, 2017

 Number of
 - Beginner Class   7:30 - 8:30
 - Phase II Intermediate Workshop
      and Dancing   8:30 - 9:30
 Jean and Don Clingin

 St. Mary Catholic School,
 4 Hawthorne Ave., Carleton Place
 Parking is at the rear of the
 school, off John Street.


 •  Beginner
 •  Phase II Teach and Dancing

 $60 per dancer.  Couples Only.

The teaching approach combines new positions and steps in a way that you can progress through new dance skills with your partner in a natural progression – learning new dance steps and mastering full dances more quickly.

Dances include the Golden Classics and other choreographed dances. Dance steps follow the standardized definitions as defined by Roundalab. These are popular worldwide.


For more information, and to register, call
- Bill Ableson or Sharon Bartlett 613-253-5364
- Helgi or Sharen Goodman 613-253-2960

Click here for a map and directions.

Click here for the full-page flyer and registration form.  Adobe PDF

Click here for the pin-up poster.  Adobe PDF



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Mississippi Squares Dance Club                    Updated August 5, 2017