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Fun Fun Fun (Really!)

On Wednesday I finally went contra dancing after many months of neglecting this fun venue. I brought my camera and took over 200 pictures of people twirling, spinning and generally having a good time. After much culling I've posted 42 of these on my flickr site.

What is contra dancing? From www.childgrove.org/about_contradance.htm :
It's a communal-style folk dance that is fun and easy to learn. No partner or experience is necessary. A caller leads the dancers through a series of moves and the sequence repeats itself. The patterns are very easy to learn and it's more like walking to music. An evening consists of 10-12 dances, each with a different combination of a few simple moves. You can enjoy dancing in a friendly, fun, mostly wholesome environment.
The picture below attests that the experience is for all ages and backgrounds. I really enjoy this style of dance and encourage everyone to try it out.

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