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Learn more about this traditional dance form that has survived over the centuries. Contra clubs can be found in & around every major city in the United States & Canada, as well as many cities in Europe & Asia. There are also many weekend and even week-long festivals offered throughout the year.

Whether you are looking to find a contra club to join, find a caller in your area, visit a local club to see first hand, or you would just like to speak with someone in your area, this site will help you do that.

To locate a club near you, click on “Find a Club”.

To find a contra caller in your area, click on “Find a Caller”.

To read articles and testimonials about contra dancing, it’s benefits, and the people who enjoy it, click one of the buttons below the video window, or the “10 Reasons to Dance” icon.

To learn more about the other forms of recreational dance featured in this website, return to the “Home Page” and click on one of the other illustrations.

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Reasons to Dance

1. Social Aspects – Square Dancing & Contra Dancing are great ways to meet people in a non-threatening, relaxed social atmosphere.  You never know who you are gong to meet.  ...

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