Social – 2011 Dec 11

Christmas 2011 Social!

Where: WnY Warehouse
Instructor: Brenda Shatto

Teaches:

Love Repeats by Michelle Burton
Still Water Runs Deep by Vivienne Scott & Kim Ray
Wild Wild West by Jason Cameron & Jerry Siebe

Dance Playlist:

1-2-3-4
2 Nite
American Cowboy
Bittersweet Memory
Blue Night Cha
Blue Sky
Bosa Nova
Caballero
California King
Chill Factor
Crazy Foot Mambo
Cry Me Out
Dance Dance Dance
Descarada
Domino
Don’t You Remember
Feel
Freak A Little More
Heartbreaker
Hold On Tight
Hotstepper
I Belong To You
It Will Rain
Jazzy Girl
Jesse James
Jump In Da Line
Language of the Heart
Let’s Get Saved
Lonely Again
Love 2 Dance
Love On Top
Love Repeats
Melon Heart
Mmm Dada
Mojo Rhythm
Move A Like / Moves Like Jagger
Never Enough
No Llores
Not Drunk Enough
On The Edge
Party Freak
Party Rockin’
Perfect
Poetry In Motion
Raise Your Glass
Rapper’s Delight
Rock Your Body
Rolling In The Deep
Say Grace
Scandalous
Something In The Water
Somewhere With You
Soul Food
Still Water Runs Deep
Take U Home
Talking To The Moon
That Kinda Lovin’
This is a Man’s World
Throw The Dice
Trouble Is
Try Try Try
Wild Wild West
Without You
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Line Dance Party – 2011 Oct 15

Line Dance Party in San Francisco!

Many thanks to the Sundance Stompede for allowing us to use the ballroom in the Holiday Inn – Golden Gateway. We also wanted to thank Hagan Ko for co-hosting the event and especially the dancers who came to support us for this charity event. All proceeds were to AIDS/BREAST CANCER Emergency Fund and STOP AIDS Project.

The ballroom was huge and the floor was great. Dancing was from 4pm until 8pm based on a request-based playlist prepared by Hagan and DJ’ing by yours truly from Wine Country Line Dance.

Playlist

1-2-3-4
2 Nite
5-10-15 Swing!
Alabama Slammin’
American Cowboy
Askin’ Questions
Back In My World
Bittersweet Memory
Blue Sky
Box It Up
Broken Heels
California King
Can’t Get Involved
Chicken Walk Jive
Crazy Ride
Cry Me Out
Descarada
Don’t You Remember?
Feel
Find It In (Lover’s Suicide)
Freak a Little More
Hell If I
Hello Stranger
Hey Soul Sister
Hold On Tight
I Belong To You
I Want You
I’m No Good
Innocent
Jazzy Girl
Jump in Da Line
Lady Luck
Lonely Again
Love 2 Dance
Love Don’t Run
Make An Appearance
Make You Sweat
Melon Heart
More Than Life
Move A Like
My Hero!
On The Edge
Only Girl
Papi
Party Freak
Perfect!
Rhyme Or Reason
Rock Your Body
Rolling in the Deep
Say Grace
Show Me The Love
Simplemente
Something in the Water
Somewhere With You
Soul Food
Suspicious Minds
Talkin’ To the Moon
That Kinda Lovin’
These Castle Walls
Throw The Dice
Turn To You
Wet
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Workshop with Scott Schrank – 2011 Oct 12

The workshop took place in Suzie’s Studio in San Rafael. Good times indeed! It was a great night spent with friends laughing and dancing.

The following dances were taught by Scott.

To know more about Scott and his dances, visit his website at http://www.scottschrank.com.

Social – 2011 Oct 9

Anniversary Celebration!!!

Where: WnY Warehouse
Instructor: Brenda Shatto

Teaches:

Try Try Try by Bracken Ellis & JP Potter
Jump In Da Line by Guyton Mundy

Dance Playlist

1-2-3-4
2 Nite
5-10-15 Swing
About That Walk
Bittersweet Memory
Blue Sky
Bounce
Caballero
California King
Can’t Get Involved
Cry Me Out
Dance Dance Dance
Descarada
Dizzy
Don’t You Remember
Faith & Desire
Fall Apart
Feed The Fetish
Feel
Freak A Little More
Hold On Tight
Homeward Bound
I Belong To You
I’m No Good
Islands In The Stream
Jazzy Girl
Jump In Da Line
Lady Luck
Lonely Again
Love 2 Dance
Love Don’t Run
Love On Top
Melon Heart / Now Or Never
Midnight Swing
Mmm Dada
Mojo Mambo
Mojo Rhythm
Move A Like / Moves Like Jagger
Mr. Mysterious
My Hero
Not Drunk Enough
On The Edge
On the Water
Open Book
Papi
Party Freak
Party Rockin’
Perfect
Raise Your Glass
Rock Your Body
Sara Smile
Say Grace
Scandalous
Show Me The Love
Something In The Water
Take U Home
That Kinda Lovin’
Throw The Dice
Trouble Is
Try Try Try
Wet
Wonderland Waltz
You Better Stop
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Social – 2011 Aug 14

Where: Rohnert Park Senior Center
Instructor: Brenda Shatto

Teaches:

Bounce by Barry Durand
Love on Top by Kate Sala

Dance PlayList:

1-2-3-4
2 Nite
5-10-15 Swing
Blue Sky
Bounce
Bruno’s Way
Burlesque
Caballero
California King
Chicken Walk Jive
Chill Factor
Crazy Foot Mambo
Cry Me Out
Descarada
Dizzy
Dreams
Feel
Fly Like A Bird
Goodbye Kiss
Hell If I
Hello Dolly
Homeward Bound
Hurts Instead
I Belong To You
I’m No Good
I’ll Come Running
Islands In The Stream
Know Me By Now
Lady Luck
Lazy!!!
Love Don’t Run
Love On Top
Marz and Mummies
Mojo Mambo
My Hero
Not Drunk Enough
On The Edge
On the Water
Ooh I Like That!
Open Book
Party Freak
Perfect
Play For Keeps
Quarter After One
Raise Your Glass
Rhyme or Reason
S.B.S. (Shuffle Boogie Soul)
Say Grace
Scandalous
Shakatak
Shoop
Show Me The Love
Snap Your Fingers
So Said Joe
Something In The Water
Somewhere With You
Soul Food
Still Got The Blues
Talkin To The Moon
Tennessee Waltz Surprise
That Kinda Lovin’
Toes
Trouble Is
Wonderland Waltz
Written In The Stars
You’re Amazing
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Social – 2011 Jul 10

Where: Rohnert Park Senior Center
Instructor: Brenda Shatto

Teaches:

Something In The Water by Niels Poulsen
That Kinda Lovin’ by Guyton Mundy

Dance Playlist:

1-2-3-4
2 Nite
Abidi-hi-bidi-hop
All You Can
Amore De Hielo
Bittersweet Memory
Blue Sky
Bust A Move
California King
Chicken Walk Jive
Cry Me Out
Dancing On The Boulevard
Descarada
Dirty Bit
Don’t Miss A Thing
Dreams
Feel
Hey Soul Sister
Hurts Instead
I Belong To You
I Got You
I Love Lucy
I’m No Good
Innocent
Journey To The Stars
Know Me By Now
Lady Luck
Lazy!!!
Let It Be
Let Me C It
Marz and Mummies
Midnight Swing
Mojo Mambo
My Hero
My Motivation
Only Girl
Ooh I Like That
Party Freak
Perfect!
Raise Your Glass
Rhyme Or Reason
Rolling In The Deep
S.B.S (Shuffle Boogie Soul)
Sara Smile
Say Grace
Shakatak
Sleeping Child
Snap Your Fingers
So Said Joe
Something In The Water
Somewhere With You
Soul Food
Still Got The Blues
Talkin To The Moon
Tennessee Waltz Surprise
That Kinda Lovin’
These Castle Walls
Trouble Is
Try Try Try
Tymeister
Wobble
Wonderland Waltz
Written In The Stars
You’re Amazing
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Fundraiser Dance for American Cancer Society – 2011 May 22

This post is a message from Millie Dusha about the Fundraiser Dance for American Cancer Society that Dancers for the Cure, Relay for Life sponsored on May 22, 2011.
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Wow, we had such a fantastic turnout for the Dancers For The Cure Fundraiser Dance for American Cancer Society and “Dance in Memory of Ann Beadle” today. 73 people came out to support this event and there were others who weren’t able to attend but gave donations. Thank you all so very very much in supporting this event. We are so happy to tell you that we raised $1,600 for American Cancer Society, Relay For Life.

Thank you to the dance clubs that donated dance passes for our Raffle: Boots ‘N’ Buckles, Cactus Corners, Country Hustlers, Country Quicksteppers, and Wine Country Line Dance. In addition to the dance clubs, thanks go out to Norma Borgeson, Debbie Lindemann, Patricia Kenny-Schliebe, and Yvonne Banchero for donating Raffle items.

A big Thank You to the many volunteers that helped set up, clean up, brought snacks, worked the door, and sold raffle tickets. That includes: Dave, Charlotte, Johanna, Leslie, Patti, Nancy, Mary Ann, Shirley, Pam, Jim, Russ, Kate, Mel, Martel, Neil, Debbie K, Donna, and Barbara. In addition, I don’t know what I would have done without Donna Arnold and Barbara Boberg who took the lead in coordinating the group of volunteers. So many helping hands are needed in carrying out a successful event.

We had 5 hours of dancing today. Dancers from all over the Bay Area were represented – Alameda, Benicia, Campbell, Castro Valley, Danville, Dublin, Fremont, Hayward, Lafayette, Livermore, Martinez, Morgan Hill, Napa, Newark, Oakland, Pinole, Pleasanton, San Ramon, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Cruz, San Lorenzo, Santa Rosa, and Saratoga.

It was such a pleasure for me to host and DJ this Fundraiser and Dance in Memory of Ann Beadle, but it’s thanks to the Dancers For The Cure and all of you that supported the event that made it a success. I can’t thank you enough. Thank you all.

~ Millie Dusha

A Report from Judy R. (an excerpt from WLDN)

Thank you Judy for submitting this entry to the World Line Dance Newsletter!

SUBJECT: REPORT ON WINE COUNTRY LINE DANCE WITH GUYTON MUNDY & MAURICE ROWE, MAY 14, 2011, PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA
From: Judy

To give you the entire picture, I would have to start with the drive through the Golden Gate Bridge. The lady turns 75 next May (preparation for a big birthday bash is underway) and although she had lost the distinction of being the longest span in the world her fame persists. She constantly refreshes her lipstick red color (the official name is international orange) though lots of times she hides it behind a veil of fog. Yet even that adds to her looks. Of course it helps that where she sits is incomparably beautiful. On one side is the magical San Francisco Bay and on the other is the mystical Pacific Ocean where the deep blue water meets the pale blue sky. Then you enter the rainbow tunnel into lush Marin valley, you pass rolling hills and distant mountains and with your favorite music in the background, before you know it you’re there and in my case, late. It’s one of the reverse laws of nature – the closer you are to your destination (Petaluma is only 32 miles north of SF) the later you tend to get there.

Maurice had already finished teaching his beginner dance, FOHAWK (32 cnt to Peacock by Katy Perry) and Guyton was in the middle of his beginner dance, LAZY!!! (32 cnt to The Lazy Song by Bruno Mars). Guyton? Beginner? Well, he calls it high beginner, there are turns, repeats and restarts and you need to throw in attitude when you do the bounces to make it look real good. Then this was followed by a technique teach by Maurice on chacha steps and turns and then technique by Guyton on hiphop steps and arm movements. Maurice was right on when he said that he and Guyton are like Yin and Yang of dance. Guyton dances close to the ground, Maurice lightly touches the floor. It’s an inspired pairing, like Gene Kelley and Fred Astaire. After lunch, Guyton taught MMM DADA!!! (the exc. points stand for degree of difficulty), SLINGIN’ MUD (another phrased dance but without the !!!), MY MOTIVATION (this was a surprise teach at the Boston Showdown, then it was so fresh it didn’t have a name yet) and the finale was another very new dance it also didn’t have a name yet. So new that he had to check himself every now and then and sometimes change the steps. Another great dance from Guyton, no arm movements, more in line with You’re Amazing and Perfect. Maurice taught ENDLESS DREAMS to Dream Big by Jasmine Sullivan, BLACK SWEAT (a !!! dance, 64 cnts, phrased), 3-D (beg, to Bad Girl by Massari), and finally MEGA SEXXY (Imp. 48 cnts to Hey Sexy Lady by Shaggy).

There was open dancing in between the teaches and then after dinner from 7-11PM. JOHN TRENTACOSTI provided the music the entire event. A taxing task to say the least yet he did it with a smile on his face to everyone that approached his table and even jumped on the floor to start a dance when we floundered. There was a printed dance list for the evening with room for dance requests and for and the open dancing during the day he of course had what makes bay area DJs the best in the world, a printed list of dances that one can initial for requests and if your dance is not there, a space to write them in. This makes our DJs very much in tune with the dancers and nobody is left sitting out the dances unless one prefers to.

There was a drawing for a Canon camera (everyone got a raffle ticket with their name badge) which Trish Boesel won but taking possession of the price was another matter. She had to go wrestle it from Greta, they were evenly matched but you know who won that one. There was also raffle tickets for a cash prize, bottles of wine (this is wine country, naturally) and posters of the Golden Gate Bridge. Maurice added that there is one more prize and sweeping his body with his hand, said “you can get this for 30 minutes”. Guyton, not to be outdone, offered 3 hours for the next 30 years.

The event was held in the Veterans Memorial Bldg. auditorium, a huge space, high ceiling, big stage and perfect wood floors, enough space for lots of tables, a shoe vendor, a complimentary massage corner (cured my sore shoulder from too much digging and planting in the garden), a snack table laden with healthy food, hot coffee and tea, flowers and balloons all around giving color and a festive air to the affair.

Maurice turns 31 at the end of the month, so there were 2 huge birthday cakes enough to feed all of Petaluma and not just any ol’ birthday card, but a poster card where everybody can sign. With his handsome seamless face and lithe physique, I signed “Happy 18th birthday”.

Petaluma, where American Graffitti was filmed, with it’s historic buildings and victorian houses, it’s vineyards, dairy and chicken farms, has been dubbed as the “perfect little town”. Well, they just had a “perfect little linedance event” there thanks to the organizers: ANITA J., DOLLY U., BRENDA S. and GRETA S. who went over and above what one would normally expect from an event given the price. Speaking of price, we went for dinner to Gourmet Garden Buffet restaurant and true to its name, there was endless selection of dishes from soup, salad, sushi, dimsum, main courses of meat, seafood and vegetables, desserts and fruits and everything I had was tasty all for $12.99. Coming from SF, it was a sticker surprise!

After that perfect sunny spring day, I said goodnight to the grand dame as I drove through her in the rain.

Judy Romanenkov
judybmr@sbcglobal.net
www.jbmrpaintings.com

Workshop with Guyton & Maurice – 2011 May 14

May 14, 2011 was the first linedance workshop hosted by the group. This took place at the Petaluma Memorial Veterans Hall. Guyton Mundy (Orlando, FL) & Maurice Rowe (Tampa, FL) traveled far to teach the workshop.

It was a fun day of lessons and dancing with a mix of Soul line dancing led by Sheila Robertson during the lunch break open dance. The fun continued at the evening dance. John Trentacosti, the event DJ, kept the music going. Hats off to you John!

Trish Boesel won the Grand Prize which Guyton thought was a “damn good camera”, a Canon SD3500. There was a 50/50 raffle and the pot went to June Trentacosti. A few more items were given away like bottle of wines, vodka made from California grapes, Vineyard photo, Golden Gate Bridge poster, grape-themed place mats. To top that off, Maurice and Guyton offered a private session to two (2) lucky winners. Congratulations to Carol Eclavea for winning the private session with Maurice. I am sure everyone wishes they were you. Also to Cecilia Naval and her friends for winning the private session with Guyton. Is it not pure luck to have won a 3 hour-session as a group? They will still get a good session even split 4 or 5-ways.

We also celebrated Maurice’s birthday in advance with a huge birthday card and cake. Happy Birthday DQ!

On behalf of the group, Thank you!

Teaches:

Guyton Mundy Maurice Rowe
Lazy!!!
Mmm Dada!!!
My Motivation
Slingin’ Mud
Nowhere To Slide
3-D
Black Sweat
Endless Dreams
Fohawk
Mega Sexxy

Workshop Playlist

All You Can
Beer For My Horses
Big Bang Boogie
Bittersweet Memories
Blue Sky
California King
Chicken Walk Jive
Chill Factor
Crazy Foot Mambo
Dirty Bit
Dizzy
Everything I Do
Fly Like A Bird
I Belong To You
Islands In The Stream
Mad World
Mamma Maria
Miami
My New Life
Now Or Never
On The Water
Only A Shadow
People Are Crazy
Private Dancer
Red Hot Rock & Roller
Rhyme Or Reason
Rio
Rolling In The Deep
Roomba
S.B.S.
Simplemente
Smarter Women
Soul Food
Wild Wild West
Wobble
Still Got The Blues
Talking To The Moon
Trust Me
Under The Sun
Zydeco Lady

Evening Dance Playlist

3-D
Angel
Bam-A-Lam
Bittersweet Memory
Black Sweat
Blue Sky
Boot Scootin Boogie
Bottle It Up
Brucie
Burlesque
Cadillac Ride
Can’t Handle Me
Cheatin’ Myself
Chicken Walk Jive
Don’t Be A Drag
Don’t Miss A Thing
Dreaming About You
Dreams
East to West
Endless Dreams
Everything I Do
Feel
Fohawk
Guyton new
Homeward Bound
Hurts Instead
I Love Lucy
I Scream
Imma Be
Innocent
Jump On This
Lazy!!
Little Red Corvette
Mmm Dada!
My Motivation
Not Together Now
Notice The Danger
Oh, Ruby
Only Girl
Ooh I Like That!
People are Crazy
Perfect
Rolling in the Deep
Siempre Cha Cha
Slingin’ Mud
Soul Food
Telepathy
This & That
Toes
Wonderland Waltz
Written In The Stars
You’re Amazing

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Social – 2011 Apr 10

Where: Rohnert Park Senior Center
Instructor: Brenda Shatto

Teaches:

Open Book by Jo Thompson Szymanski
Cheatin’ Myself by Guyton Mundy

Dance Playlist:

Abidi Hi Bidi Hop
Baby Com’ On
Big Bang Boogie
Blue Sky
Burlesque
Bust A Move
CanAm Tango
Cheatin’ Myself
Chicken Walk Jive
Chill Factor
Cry Me Out
Cumbia Semana
Dancing In Circles
Dirty Bit
Dog-Gone Blues
Don’t Be A Drag
Dreams
Everything I Do
Feel
Gave It All Away
Hallelujah
Hello Dolly
Hey Soul Sister
Hideaway Cha
Hurts Instead
I Belong To You
I Love Lucy
I Run To You
I’ll Come Running
I’m No Good
Innocent
Islands In The Stream
It’s Up To You
Know Me By Now
Let It Be
Let Me C It
Life Without U
Little Soul Sister
Marz and Mummies
MMM Dada!!!
Mojo Mambo
Mojo Rhythm
Moon & Mars
Not Together Now
Nu Flow
Only A Shadow
Only Girl
Ooh I Like That!
Open Book
Perfect!
Raise Your Glass
Rhyme or Reason
Rolling In The Deep
S.B.S. (Shuffle Boogie Soul)
Sara Smile
Shakatak
Snap Your Fingers
So Said Joe
Talkin To The Moon
Tennessee Waltz Surprise
The Way
To Love Somebody
Totoy Bibbo
Trouble Is
Wonderland Waltz
Written In The Stars
Wrong Side of the Road
You’re Amazing
Zenyatta’s Waltz
Zjozzys Funk
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