World Line Dance Newsletter
If you want to be a good line dancer, practice! Line dancing is a difficult, but rewarding activity. Repetition is key & you will learn faster by walking the dances at home.
Copperknob is the go to website for International line dancers. They have a weekly survey where anyone can report their favorite dances.
Find Line Dances
Line dancing is a group dance in which participants are arranged in lines or rows and do not come into physical contact with each other. Each line dance has a specific song it is associated with and has a different set of steps.
This unique style of dance is a great fit for people of all ages and musical preferences because it can be performed to just about any song. Its popularity is due to its ability to combine elements of country, modern pop music, Irish, Latin, disco, and even rap.
You can find a list of popular line dances online by utilizing databases that describe the details of each routine, including the name of the choreographer and the type of music it was created to compliment. These databases often include step sheets, which you can use to practice on your own. This is a great way to become proficient in the steps before participating in line dancing events.
Learn Line Dances
Line dancing is a fun activity for singles, couples or groups of friends. It can help to improve balance, flexibility and social skills. It is also a great way to relieve stress and enjoy music. Line dance classes or events are a great way to meet people who share your interest in line dancing. Many class participants become friends and frequently attend line dance events together.
While some line dances are easier than others, most have steps that can be easily learned by watching a video tutorial or attending a class. Generally, a step is performed at the beat of a song and can be counted in “counts.” A popular example of a easy-to-learn line dance is the Tush Push, which is done to country music and is known for its series of toe taps, hitches and shuffles. This simple dance is often performed at wedding receptions and other group events. The Cupid Shuffle is another easy-to-learn line dance that can be performed to any pop or rock song with a moderate tempo.
Vote for Your Favorite Line Dances
A line dance is a choreographed sequence of steps that usually involves moving one’s feet in a series of patterns. The steps can be simple or complex, but all lines dancers must be in sync with the music and each other.
As a form of exercise and socialization, line dancing is popular with people of all ages. It can also be an exciting and fun way to lose weight or improve mental health.
Unlike circle dancing, which involves facing each other, line dances are done in rows or lines and dancers face either the wall or away from each other. Each dance is typically associated with a song and may have a particular theme.
This is a popularity based award and the more votes you make in each category, the better! Classes & Socials are encouraged to collect & submit their votes monthly. Voting closes early to mid April each year and the awards are presented at the Australian Country Dance Festival in Tamworth.
Line Dance Events
Find line dance events in your town or a city you are visiting. This site is the current go-to for information about all line dances happening worldwide. You can search by song title, dance name, choreographer or difficulty level and get step sheets and demonstrations.
Counting Steps for LDF
Join in the fun with fellow line dancers worldwide to help raise money for the LDF Secret Santa Appeal. This virtual event is pre-recorded so you can dance it any time, anywhere!
Taking to the Seas for LDF
Join this escorted cruise with your dancing friends and travel the world while enjoying dance workshops, parties and onboard activities. Click here for details and to book your spot on this fun-filled journey. A great way to meet new line dancers from around the world! The cost is all inclusive and includes a balcony stateroom. Register early to ensure your space.