TODAY is the Day!!

We’re breaking in a new venue tonight:  an air-conditioned 6000 sf gym in Wheaton for Beginner line dancers – as well as Intermediate!! Come join me in person to dance!  We’ll be spaced apart even more than usual (you can wear a mask if you would like to).   You’ll have others at your (distant) side so you can…

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Calling BEGINNER Dancers!

These last four months have been especially rough if you prefer dancing Beginner line dances, haven’t they?  Virtual line dancing just isn’t the same as dancing together in person.  Even though I’m leading you, once you change walls, it’s easy to lose your place and thus your enthusiasm.  I get it!  It’s even been hard for the more experienced…

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DWJ Schedule 7/27 – 8/2

Hi, BRIDGE Dances have replaced Beginner 1 Virtual Lessons on Tuesdays, as all 6 sessions of the curriculum have been filmed (HOORAY!!).  At BRIDGE Dances, we dance lots of split floors, as we’re bridging the gap between those new to line dancing, and those who are not (I run through each beginner dance).  Additionally, BRIDGE…

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DWJ Schedule 7/24 – 8/2

Good Morning, BRIDGE Dances have replaced Beginner 1 Virtual Lessons on Tuesdays, as all 6 sessions of the curriculum have been filmed (HOORAY!!).  At BRIDGE Dances, we dance lots of split floors, as we’re bridging the gap between those new to line dancing, and those who are not (I run through each beginner dance).  Additionally,…

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DWJ Schedule 7/20 – 7/24

Good Morning, I understand all the mixed feelings going around, with all this Covid stress.  I really do.  We are all learning how to live with constant & unprecedented levels of stress.  I’ve been talking to a lot of you, and I’m hearing the same (vastly opposing) things: When’s the next couples’ dance? Couples dancing…

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DWJ Schedule 7/17 – 7/21

Good Morning, WE ARE LINE DANCING AGAIN IN-PERSON, HOORAY!!! Please note that as Illinois reopens, Courtney (who processes virtual registrations) will be going back to her other job (!!!) and so needs to receive registrations for the week by 9 pm SUNDAY evening.  If you register after that time, she cannot guarantee that you receive the…

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What Have YOU Chosen?

Happy Monday! This past weekend was pretty pivotal for me, as it felt more normal than anything has in the past 4 months. I danced in 3 separate environments with lots of friends, and each experience was unique. Not surprisingly, I made some decisions amid all the situations I witnessed, as each of us will.…

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Have You Heard The BIG News??!!

Sunday afternoon from 11:30-2:30 we are dancing again – INSIDE!!! BRIDGE Dances are BACK!!! We will be in a Wheaton gym that is HUGE, so we will be able to be separated enough that everyone can be comfortable. This gym can hold 700 people, and we are LIMITING it to 40 so that we can be adequately spaced apart…

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DWJ Schedule 7/6 – 7/11

Good Evening! I was blessed this past weekend to see a lot of familiar faces at a couple of outdoor Country concerts.  We danced, laughed, and were sensitive to different opinions (meaning, we were as close or far apart as we felt comfortable).  I’m pleased to see a new normal emerging that’s doable long term!…

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TODAY’S Change

Good Morning, As you may have heard through the grapevine, I have a “Girls’ Weekend” trip plannedĀ  to visit with choreographer Lynn Card at her sister Kim’s house in Phoenix Arizona TODAY through Wednesday. I checked into my flight last night; within a half hour I received multiple notices that Chicago had ordered a mandatory…

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