Contra is a fun form of community dance where you begin and finish one dance (about 10min) with the same partner, progressing up and down the hall in long lines while you dance with different sets of other couples, repeating a sequence of moves guided by the caller. Essentially it's lots of fun AND excellent exercise. To see videos of what contra dancing looks like in Ottawa, click here.
Saturday, 6 August 2011
Ottawa Contra Dance 2011-2012 schedule now posted
The Ottawa Contra Dance schedule is now posted for 2011-2012. Here is some stolen text from their excellent webpage for those who are unfamiliar with Contra Dance: