Our 2019-20 season finished unexpectedly early and abruptly, with everything cancelled from mid-March. We are now not expecting to restart dancing in the foreseeable future.
Evergreen Hall has been closed since mid-March 2020.
We are monitoring guidance from RSCDS on when and how to resume.
Latest: We are currently trying to communicate with Evergreen as to whether they have any plans for reopening, in the hope that we will be able to resume at some time this year.
During the periods when we normally meet, we are now distributing "at home" dance circulars by email. These are now being issued fortnightly on alternative Mondays.
If you wish to receive these circulars, or want to be updated on further developments, and you are not on our Dance Class* mailing list, please let us know by using the email link on the Contacts page. (* If you are also an Association member, please note that this is separate from DSABC mailings, and you need to (also) request to be on the Dance Class list).
Further details of the impact on other Association activities are on the DSABC website.
RSCDS is running weekly sessions of "At Home" dancing, using Zoom. These take place at 7.00 pm on Wednesday evenings and last for half an hour.
There is a different teacher each week. Several from Scotland, but also many other countries including England, Canada, United States, New Zealand, Australia and Italy.
Each session usually consists of some warm up exercises, maybe a bit of step practice, and then going through a simple dance. You can just sit and watch, or join in skipping round your lounge!
Anyone (with a computer or other device) can join. Start time is 7.00 pm, but it is best to "tune in" a few minutes before, especially on your first visit. If you have not used Zoom before, you will be prompted to download when you click the link. It is straightforward to install and easy to use. You need to give your name and email; if you intend participating in the Chat facility your name will be displayed to everyone, so you may wish to just give first name. Please contact us by using the email link on the Contacts page, to obtain the Zoom link and passcode.
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