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Monday, April 12, 2010


Save the dates:

The 1st Greater Birmingham Area Line Dance Social will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at St. Mark United Methodist Church located at 2901 Columbiana Road, Birmingham, AL 35216. The time is 11:30-3:30. Check in begins at 11:00. $5 per person. Instructors: Jackie Tally, Helen Woods, Barbara Traywick, Liz Rance, Wanda Fulton, Beverly Strong. DJ: Mary Jane Ellis. Six new line dances will be taught with social dancing in between. All skill levels of dances taught and danced. RSVP to Jackie Tally: or 205-585-2871

One Hot Summer Line Dance Workshop, Saturday, July 24, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, Friendship Hall, Fultondale, AL. Instructors: Donna Barnett, Michael Thompson, Leslie Thompson, and Jackie Tally. $15 per person. All levels of dances taught and danced. For more information: Jackie Tally:

Caribbean Cruise for Smart Moves Line Dancers and anyone interested. September 16-20, 2010. For more information: Jackie Tally: A deposit of $150 is due by May 1.

Dance video of the week: Jo n Jo Tango, choreographed by Jo Thompson Szymanski. Here is the video:


Monday, April 12, 2010
Homewood Senior Center, 816 Oak Grove Road, Homewood, AL 35216
Beginners. $5 per person per class.
Jackie Tally and Helen Woods, instructors

From 7:00-8:00, the Fast Track Dance Group will rehearse for upcoming performances.

Concord Community Center Line Dance Lessons. Mondays 6:00-8:00. Beginner 6:00. Intermediate 7:00. Debra (Debi) Stubbs, Dance Director. Triple C Dancers, line dance group near Hueytown.

Western Country Club, Line Dance Lessons. Mondays. 7:00-9:00. $4. Beginner 7:00. BSDA Friendship Hall, Fultondale, AL. Joyce Sullins, dance director.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 9:30-10:15 AM
Homewood Senior Center
Mixed levels
Review dances since January for May 1 Line Dance Social. Here's a list of some of the dances: Covered in Kisses, Cumbia Semana, Higher and Higher, Ice Baby, Let's Chill, Novine, Seduced, Walkin' the Dog, Bosa Nova, Come Dance With Me, Hard Jelly, Under the Sun.
Free: sponsored by the City of Homewood

Pelham Senior Center: Line Dance lessons by Wanda Fulton. Tuesdays 1:00-2:00 Intermediate. 2:00-3:00 Beginner. Free. I-65 South to Exit 242, left on Highway 52 (at tank farm). Go to 3rd red light and turn left. 2nd driveway on right, 620-6064.

Bailey's Dance: Line Dance Class by Jonathan Baumeister, 7:45,$10.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Hoover Senior Center, 2826 Old Columbiana Road, Hoover, AL
Beginning Line Dance Class
9:00 AM
Babara Traywick, instructor
$4 donation

Thursday, April 15, 2010
9:00-10:00 AM
Trussville Senior Center, 504 Cherokee Drive, Trussville, AL 35173
Jackie Tally, instructor
Review: Stealing the Best, Jo N Jo Tango, Good Time, Let's Chill, Locomotion, Bologna Dance.
Free: sponsored by Jefferson County Office of Senior Services
Must be 60 or older

1:00-2:00 PM Hoover Senior Center at the Old Berry Middle School, 2826 Old Columbiana Road, Hoover, AL 35226
Helen Woods, instructor
Review dances for the May 1 Social

2:00-3:00 PM Hoover Senior Center at the Old Berry Middle School
Helen Woods, instructor
Review dances for the May 1 Social
6:00-7:00 PM, Trussville Civic Center, 5381 Trussville-Clay Road, Trussville, AL 35173
$5 per person, per class
Review and Dance: Seduced, Novine, Cupid Shuffle, Cha Cha Slide, Electric Slide, Let's Chill, Rita's Waltz, Country As Can Be and others. Join us for great fun and exercise. Requests are always welcome. Review for the Line Dance Social on May 1.

Friday, April 16, 2010, 9:30-10:15 AM
Homewood Senior Center
Mixed levels
Beverly Strong, instructor
Review for Line Dance Social on May 1

Heardmont Senior Center, Heardmont Park, Cahaba Valley Road, Hwy 119
9:15 AM Experienced Dancers
10:15 AM Beginners
Instructor: Chris Morgan

Elk's Lodge No. 79 & Southern Two Steppers Fridays, 7:30-11:00. Front Ballroom (not Cloud Room). Country-Western/swing/ballroom dance. Casual. At Elk's ballroom adjacent to their dining area, at front of building. Enter side entrance on east side of building. C-W, ballroom and swing dancers. Good mix of Two-Step, West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Waltz, Chacha, Line Dances and Mixer Dances. No smoking. Paul Barksdale DJ. Buffet available 6:30-8:00, $7. Elk's 592-7979. This is a good opportunity to line dance. Bring your CD's and your request list.

Saturday, April 17, 2010
12:30-2:30 Fast Track Line Dance Co-Op
Homewood Senior Center, 816 Oak Grove Road, Homewood, AL 35209. $5 per person.
We will work on dances for our performance on April 25 at the Magic City Art Connection. Hideaway Cha, Hick Chicks, All Summer Long, Novine, Crazy Foot Mambo, Crazy Devils, Greased Lightning, and others. We need to go thru the entire program. Hope you can be there.

If you are interested in ballroom opportunities in the Birmingham area, email Murray Echols for a list:

If you or someone you know is interested in chair exercise, ask me.

If you need private line dance instruction, please inquire.

Most step descriptions for dances can be found on

Video clips of most dances can be found on Type in the name of the dance followed by "line dance". For instance if you are looking for the line dance called Seduced, type in Seduced line dance. Hope to see you this week somewhere.

Jackie Tally


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