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Welcome to the London Canada Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society.

Studies show that people are healthier and happier when they join like-minded others in hobbies, activities and clubs. Scottish Country dancing is one such activity.

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Life Is Simple!

Life Is Simple

dancing makes you smarter... here's some proof.

There was one important exception: the only physical activity to offer protection against dementia was frequent dancing.

Reading - 35% reduced risk of dementia
Bicycling and swimming - 0%
Doing crossword puzzles at least four days a week - 47%
Playing golf - 0%
Dancing frequently - 76%.

That was the greatest risk reduction of any activity studied, cognitive or physical.

New York Times article
dancing makes you smarter

RSCDS London Top Ten+ Dances.

Here are the top 108 dances chosen by you.

Top Ten+ Dances
Burns' Night Burns' Night

Event - RSCDS London Canada Branch
"A Tribute to Robert Burns"

Date/Time/Location
Janurary 24, 2020
7:30PM
Elmwood Avenue Presbyterian Church

Cost
$15
bring your own mug

Music
CDs

Dance Preview
The White Cockade* 8x32 R 5-11
The Dusty Miller* 8x32 J Border Book
She’s Ower Young To Marry Yet * 8x32 S 14-8
Rabbie’s Reel* 4x32 R 40-7
The Cutty Sark* 8x32 J 40-2
The Silver Tassie* 8x32 S Leaflet 1
Tam O’Shanter* 8x32 R Let’s All Dance Too
The Haymakers* 4x48 J 2-11
Highland Mary* 8x32 S Let’s All Dance Too
The Lad O’ Kyle 4x32 R Cosh
The Deuks Dang O’er My Daddie 8x40 J 19-3
Ayrshire Lassies 5x32 S Carnforth 4
Jessie’s Hornpipe* 8x32 R 8-9
Maxwell’s Rant 8x32 R 18-10
* suitable for less experienced dancers

Dance Briefs Flyer

Event - RSCDS London Canada Branch
London Workshop and Tea Dance

Date/Location/Time
Workshop - Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020
Polish Combatant's Hall
9:00am Registration
Tea Dance to follow

Cost (New Lower Price)
$45.00 Dancers, $35 Early Bird (by Jan. 29)
$40.00 Workshop/Lunch
$15.00 Tea Dance

Music
CDs

Teachers
Moira Korus, Toronto
Isobel Hunter, Windsor

Tea Dance Preview
1. It’s All Right* 8x32 J 2nd Graded Book
2. Catch the Wind* 8x32 R 45-5
3. Inverary* 8x32 S MMM1
4. Postie’s Jig 4x32 J Ormkirk 5
5. Flowers of Edinburgh* 8x32 R 1-6
6. Teacher’s Choice * ....... S
7. Pelorus Jack 8x32 J 41-1
8. Teacher’s Choice * ........ R
9. Bridge of Nairn 8x32 S 13-11
10. Mairi’s Wedding 8x40 R Cosh
* ........ The Teacher's Choice dances will be chosen at a later date by the teacher(s) of the workshop. These will be dances taught at the workshop.
* suitable for less experienced dancers

Dance Briefs Flyer Moira Korus & Isobel Hunter Bios