Learn Modern Square Dance

Beginning WEDNESDAYS, JANUARY 3 and 10

Modern, sometimes called choreographed square dance exercises your mind and body while you make new friends in this family friendly environment. Ages 10 and up.

Modern square dance differs from old fashioned square dance in one main way. In modern square dance, people learn around 60 calls or moves during a group of weekly classes. Once they finish class, they can dance at any modern square dance, anywhere in the world (calls will be in English), without more instruction.

Beginning dancers learn B51 modern square dancing with 51 calls in 9 consecutive weeks of classes, then continue for three more weeks for Mainstream class to learn an additional 19 calls.

  • Classes are on Wednesdays and start January 3 and end March 28 – from 7–8:30 p.m. (12 consecutive weeks)
  • At the Emerald Square Dance Center, 2095 Yolanda Ave., Springfield, Oregon
  • Casual Clothing
  • No Partner Needed
  • Families Welcome
  • $3.00 per class, under 18 Free

Can’t attend the in January start?

Use the form to be notified on the start of any class sessions.





If you have questions, please email dance@beneda.com with the subject line Dare to Dance Square or call Christine Beneda at 541-520-9549 after normal working hours.