of Traditional American Dance specializing in Square Dances and Contra Dances.
Here are some descriptions of workshops that Beth offers at Dance Festivals and Dance Weeks.
Dance a Mile in Your Partner's Shoes (a contra styling and partnering workshop)
What makes a dancer a good dancer? Through a series of fun exercises and carefully chosen dances, this dance session will focus on being better dance partners as well as advancing dance skills and your ability to dance both gender roles.
Red Hot Turbo-Charged Squares
Dancers who think that they don't like squares are often surprised by Beth's high-energy repertoire of dances. She will change the mind of even the most diehard contra dancer. This workshop will focus on souping-up your square dance experience with choice squares, many fast-paced, some challenging, always fun and certain to improve your timing and enjoyment.
Go With The Flow Contras
A series of dances that capitalize on flow and present opportunities to learn about the fine of art of merging and other tools for making the most of good flow and timing.
No Walk-through Contras
A big helping of no-walk through contra dances. We don't need no stinking walk-through!
This workshop on teaching and calling dances is aimed at supporting callers of all levels of experience or inexperience in building and improving their skills and experimenting with new ideas and will serve as a forum for disscusion of such topics as effective teaching and walk-throughs, the vocal skills required for clear calling, planning dance programs, collecting dances, being a dance leader and much more.