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Beginning Line Dance Class: Come Learn “Breaking Hearts”


Continuing the “Party Match Up” Series…

Line Dance at DanceMakers of TexasOne of the things I try very hard to do is to select line dances which match up with a “Couples” dance style.

I choose dances where the choreography of the dance is done to distinct types of music which correspond to the couples dance styles: Cha-Cha, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Rumba, Tango, Night Club Two Step, Polka, Salsa, etc.

Why? Because finding a place to actually DANCE the line dances that you learn in class is HARD!  Of course you can always dance in your kitchen or living room or even on the front porch.  The neighbors might talk about that “crazy person” down the block, but you could do it.

DanceMakers has two “Practice Parties” each month.  In Feb they will be on Feb 10th and Feb 24th, 8pm – 9:30 pm.

Psssssstttt… don’t tell anyone but a line dance does NOT have to be danced to the original song!!!!  Shhhh…it is our secret.  🙂

So….to use this week’s dance as an example, when you’re at the Practice Party, and a “Cha Cha” comes on, you can jump out in the middle of the floor and start doing “Breaking Hearts” the dance that we’ll review/learn on Tue.  As you dance, use good dance floor etiquette and be aware of the other dancers on the floor so that everyone can enjoy their style of dance, both couples and line.

So, come on out, join the fun, and learn this awesome “Cha-Cha” on Tuesday, Jan 31st at 6pm

  • Have fun!
  • Meet new people.
  • Use this pattern to practice basic Cha-Cha technique and improve your couples dancing.
  • Exercise!
  • And… HAVE LOTS OF FUN!

When & Where…

  • Line Dance Tuesdays with Tony in Fort Worth 4Every Tuesday at 6pm!
    Next class is tonight, Jan 31st!!!!
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  • DanceMakers of Texas
    — 6201 Sunset Drive, Suite 630 Fort Worth, TX 76116 [Get Directions]
    — Studio ph: 817-244-8500
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  • Save money by paying for the entire month:
    • Drop in rate for a single class is $15
    • Save money by buying either a 4 pack “dance card” for $50 — which works out to $12.50 per class OR
    • Save money by buying an 8 pack “dance card” for $80 — which works out to $10 per class OR
    • Save money by doing one the  “unlimited dance classes” packages offered by DanceMakers OR
    • Snag the special “Groupon” offer (see details below)

This week’s line dance:

Dance Info:

Ready!  Set! Go!

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✔  Mark your calendars!

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Still got questions? — Then hop on over to
..Frequently Asked Questions about Tony’s Line Dance Classes

Oh..about that Groupon Offer…

IF you haven’t already snagged this awesome deal…check out the Groupon Special below!

  • IF you haven’t been to class in a while, then this is your personal invitation to come back for a visit!  Woot!
  • IF you are a regular, then call up a friend and invite them AND share this speical with them!  Woot!

One Month of Unlimited Group Classes!  — Including the Line Dance Class!

Groupon Offer

See ya on the dance floor!

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NEWSFLASH!!!! Partner/Couples Dancers Discover Benefits of Line Dancing!–Scientists Announce Earth’s Axis is Affected!


SECRETS REVEALED!

Calling All Couples Dancers and Pro-Am Students!

Secret Among Friends (CC)Pssssstttt!  I’m going to share a secret with you.  Just between you and me.  Don’t tell anyone… 

I started out as a line dancer.

When I started competing in Pro-Am (where a student competes with their Instructor) and Couples (where two dancers of equal skills compete as a team), the skills I had acquired by line dancing were a significant factor and my secret weapon, through my entire first year as a Newcomer.

Even now, in the Advanced Divisions, and on the social dance floor, being a line dancer gives me an edge when partner dancing!  My dance partners may not know “why” they feel a difference, but the difference is there!

Benefits Line Dancing Brings to Couples Dancing

Consider these benefits that line dancing can bring to your Couples and Pro-Am dancing. The basic idea is:

When you line dance, you are doing it all…there is no one else to hang on to and help you out.

Because it is you and only you…you develop and improve your dance skills and then those skills transfer DIRECTLY and IMMEDIATELY to your Pro-Am and Couples Dancing!

  • Improved Balance
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  • Improved Frame / Posture
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  • Improved Arm Lines
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  • Image used with permission of the copyright holderImproved Turns and Spins  (Guys… I’m talkin’ to youse!)  😉
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  • Improved sense of timing and rhythm
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  • Better memorization skills for choreography
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  • Hate drills?  Then why not dance it!  I hate drills with a purple passion!  But I love to dance.  Line dances are a repeating pattern, so each time you repeat the pattern, while dancing to music you get another chance to execute and practice technique every 32 or 48 counts!
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  • Improved stamina….  Let’s face it, while rehearsing with our Pro or our couples partner is fun, how many times in the studio, do you really get your heart rate up to 60% or more of max.

    Then at a competition, you’re all out of breath?  Sound Familiar?  But when you dance a line dance (as a technique improvement exercise — I *hate* the word drill!) then you are DANCING, burning calories, improving your stamina and cardiovascular health!

But, remember, this is a secret.  Just between us…  😉

November Line Dance Classes
Start Tue Nov 1 at 6pm

Line Dance at DanceMakers of Texas

See you on the dance floor…

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October Line Dance Classes Start Tuesday, Oct 4th at 6pm!


Line Dance Tuesdays with Tony in Fort Worth 4

  • Class meets every Tuesday at 6pm.
  • New Line Dance taught each week – drawn from the newest hottest dances on the planet.
  • Taught by Five Time UCWDC World Champion Line Dancer, Tony New
  • The first few minutes of class is always a “Technique & Review” session where:
    …I go over basic technique of common line dance steps,
    …answer questions about recently taught dances,
    …and occasionally make announcements about upcoming events.This allows folks who get caught in traffic a chance to arrive in time for the teach of the new dance.
  • Periodically I have an “Oldie-but-Goodie Week” where I teach a classic line dance that has stood the test of time and is still popular with dancers from around the world.
  • Save money by paying for the entire month
    • …save money by purchasing a 4 pack or 8 pack single class “dance card”
    • …save money by signing up for one of DanceMaker’s “Unlimited Classes” packages.
    • Visit the DanceMaker’s website (http://dancemakers.com) for full details on pricing and a full calendar of all the dance classes.

Have fun!
Exercise your mind and your body!

Have FUN!
Learn the hottest most popular line dances!

Have FUN fun FUN!
Meet new friends!

Have TONS of FUN!
Join a world wide family of dance enthusiasts!

Need more info?  Call (817) 244-8500
Or visit  https://txcowboydancer.com/faq-about-tonys-line-dance-classes

Line Dance Class – When & Where:

  • facebook-connectEvery Tuesday at 6pm
    • Mark your calendars! — OCTOBER classes start on Oct 4th
  • DanceMakers of Texas
    — 6201 Sunset Drive, Suite 630 Fort Worth, TX 76116 [Get Directions]
    — Studio Phone: 817-244-8500
    Visit the website for details on pricing and for the full calendar of classes
  • Drop-ins Welcome – Save money by paying for the whole month.

 

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Dance Swag for Sale – Dallas Dance Festival Leather Garment Bag


Dallas Dance Festival Leather Garment Bag

I’m De-cluttering my life.

And I’m getting rid of all the “Dance Swag” from the events I’ve attended which have been sitting in my closet collecting dust… …asking $35

WILLING TO NEGOTIATE ON PRICE – MAKE ME AN OFFER!!!

This is one in an ongoing series of posts over the next couple weeks; all this things are “prizes” or “souvenirs” or “participant gifts” given to the competitors at various dance events.

Leather Garment BagDallas Dance Festival is the largest UCWDC event outside of Worlds.  It is often referred to as the “Dress Rehearsal for Worlds”

Collectible Souvenir Garment Bag
Dallas Dance Festival (Dallas, Texas)
an UCWDC event — (United Country Western Dance Council)

  • Exterior shell is 100% leather
  • Patchwork of various leather pieces of different grains and textures
  • Lining is smooth nylon
  • Zipper pulls are stainless steel with a satin finish
  • 23″ wide at the widest point
  • 23″ long when folded
  • 46″ long when opened
  • 4″ deep when folded
  • 2″ deep when opened
  • Handles are smooth vinyl on the outside
  • Handles are textured rubber on the inside for a secure grip
  • The zippers are very good quality – open and close smoothly
  • Metal hook inside of bag allowing hanging up inside of the hotel room

Never used – in pristine condition

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Dance Swag for Sale – Christmas in Dixie Garment Bag / Costume Bag


Christmas in Dixie Garment Bag / Costume Bag

I’m De-cluttering my life.

And I’m getting rid of all the “Dance Swag” from the events I’ve attended which have been sitting in my closet collecting dust… …asking $20

WILLING TO NEGOTIATE ON PRICE – MAKE ME AN OFFER!!!

This is one in an ongoing series of posts over the next couple weeks; all this things are “prizes” or “souvenirs” or “participant gifts” given to the competitors at various dance events.

Christmas in Dixie Garment BagCollectible Souvenir Garment Bag
Christmas in Dixie
an UCWDC event: United Country Western Dance Council

  • Black Nylon
  • Exterior has the touch and feel of canvas
  • Interior lining is smooth and silky
  • Five zippered pockets
  • 1 large zippered pocket on the outside
  • 4 medium sized zippered pockets on the inside
  • Zippers work smoothly.
  • Two sturdy handles
  • Large hook with chain to allow the bag to be hung on a door or in a hotel closet
  • 3″ deep when closed
  • 23″ wide
  • 20″ long when closed
  • 40″ long when opened
  • Reinforced edges

Never used – in pristine condition

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