Skandia Folkdance Society offers different levels of folkdance classes plus special dances and workshops.
Come join us at Phinney Neighborhood Center 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Room 2, upper building, Phinney Neighborhood Center, for six weeks of great instruction, great music, and lots of fun.
Skandia members - $40 for the series.
Non-members - $46 for the series.
Skandia members may drop-in to individual classes for $10. Package pricing only for nonmembers.
Bring a friend and show them how much fun Scandinavian dancing can be. Smooth-soled shoes are recommended. Minimum of eight participants. (information on dance shoes)
Skandia members who have attended a year of Basics classes, or have obtained instructor's permission, may attend Basics class on a single session fee basis. Members should contact teachers beforehand, so that teachers can plan accordingly.
The following exceptions may be made:
1. A new dancer may attend the first session of a six-week series on a trial basis, paying the appropriate fee. This person will not be included in the minimum class count of 8 unless converted to a series participant.
2. Experienced dancers from out of the area may attend a Basics class on a per-session basis, paying the appropriate fee, with instructor's approval.
Dances from prior Basics classes this year will be reviewed and danced, such as hambo, schottis, waltz, snoa, basic polska, Røros Pols, gammaldans mixers, and more! The price for the five-week class series is $40 for members; $46 for nonmembers. Skandia members may drop-in to individual classes for $10. We hope to see you there!
Phinney Neighborhood Center
Room 2, Blue upper building
7:30 pm to 9 pm
(See driving directions below)
No classes are currently scheduled.
Beyond Basics meets for a three-week session on Thursdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Beyond Basics classes are held at the Phinney Center in the lower building in Room 31. The cost is $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Questions? Contact Emma Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BEST RESULTS ARE OBTAINED WHEN THE STUDENT ATTENDS EVERY LESSON OF THE SERIES
Skandia membership is no longer required, but there is a lower price for Skandia members. Skandia membership also brings with it reduced admission fees to all Skandia regular events and a monthly newsletter to keep you informed of both regular and special events.
Come with or without a partner.
For additional information, please call the Skandia Folkdance Society hotline, (206) 784-7470.
Glossary of Terms for traditional Nordic dances.
Driving Directions for dance classes:
Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle: from 1-5 northbound or southbound, take exit 172 (N. 85th St./Aurora Ave.); drive west on N. 85th about a mile; turn south onto Greenwood and go south 1 mile; turn left at 67th (where Greenwood doglegs east and becomes Phinney).
Jamming into Spring!
The last Skandia jam before the summer break will be on Saturday, June 1, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Bring a friend, your instrument, and a goodie to share, and join us! The jam will be at the home of Martha Levenson, 12720 25th Ave. NE, Seattle. Need info or directions? Call Martha at (206) 794-0656.
Please continue to watch for monthly announcements regarding the jam location. We are in conversation about a new space, but as of yet have nothing confirmed.