Free Contra Dance Lessons Sponsored by HCI

Feb 15 2013 7:00 pm
Feb 15 2013 9:00 pm
Carleton Weitz Center (Union Street between 3rd and 4th Streets E)

Free Community Dance Lessons Sponsored by the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative (HCI)

Warm up your dancing feet (and the rest of you) with free community contra dance lessons

Sponsored by The Northfield Healthy Community Initiative (HCI)

Friday, February 15, from 7-9 pm

at the Carleton Weitz Center (Union Street between East 3rd and 4th Streets)

Come learn the basics of contra dance from dance caller and instructor Robin Nelson, a favorite caller at our Northfield dances, and at the Tapestry Folk Dance Center in Minneapolis.

No prior dance experience needed; no partner required.  Local residents of all are ages are welcome to participate.

These dance lessons will warm you up for . . .

the 7th Annual Northfield Winter Stomp, a community contra dance which is coming up on Friday, February 22, 7 -9:30 pm at the Northfield Armory.

Led by Caller Robin Nelson and featuring the music of Contratopia.

Dance Admission is $9 adults; $6 students (family cap $25).


Free Admission to the Winter Stomp will be provided to the first 15 Northfield High School or Arcadia students who participate in the contra dance lesson at the Weitz Center on 2/15.

You can find images from a previous Northfield Winter Stomp by clicking Here. For more information on these dance lessons, or the upcoming Winter STOMP, contact Suzie Nakasian at or find (and "like") the Northfield Contra Dance Page on Facebook.

Spread the Word. All are welcome!