Public Set Dancing
The CCE Sudbury Irish Arts Association is pleased to offer Set Dancing Lessons at the Carl A. Nesbitt School Gym on 1241 Roy Avenue (Street across from Walmart in New Sudbury)
Saturdays from 1-4 excluding 2016 school holidays!
Please bring water and a snack with you!
Everyone is welcome regardless if you have the “Irish on you”!
For further information/registration contact
Bridgit at 705-855-3564
Crystal at 705-585-1740
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Ontario Trillium Foundation
Set dancing is a form of social dancing which has been popular in Ireland for over 200 years. Sets are danced by four couples in a square, and usually consist of three to six figures (patterns) with a short pause between each. They are descended from the French quadrilles, which were brought to Ireland by the British army in the eighteenth century. Square dancing probably developed from set dancing. Sets are very popular today in Ireland and in communities throughout the world. Research has documented the health benefits of set dancing for people with various conditions, including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.