All editorials published in the American Square Dance Magazine.
Square Dance Groups and the Internet
The internet. To some folks, it seems an intimidating monolith, not easily understood and way too daunting to attempt integration with. To the majority of people in developed countries, the internet is the most effective
When You Have No Caller
Looking at the square dance world today, you will find many areas that have a shortage of callers or no caller at all. This may be hard to believe in cities that have many talented
Anatomy of a Singing Call
The singing call is a fundamental part of modern western square dancing. From early in beginner lessons through the challenge levels, you will find singing calls. They are useful as a relaxing contrast to the
Who are the best dancers? Who has the best club?
Recently, a statement was made at a dance, one which I’ve heard quite a few times over my years as a square dance caller. The statement, “our club’s dancers are the best”. Over the years,
Standards of Behavior
Every form of recreation has its code of conduct. In the modern square dance activity, there are varied forms of this code most with elements that date back several generations. This article seeks to bring
How Long Is Too Long
There is a saying that has stuck with me since it was shared by a veteran square dance caller many years ago. “Always leave them wanting more”. Smart thinking and sounds easy but why do