Dancing in the Park!

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Dancing in the Park is presented in conjunction with National Dance Day 2014, an annual celebration launched by the Dizzy Feet Foundation in 2010 which “encourages Americans to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health and combat obesity.” New Castle County has embraced the day as a part of our Live Healthy New Castle County campaign with our partner See You Outside Delaware. The event is free for all, and both individuals and groups of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate.

Individuals and dance groups will learn the National Dance Day routine and then perform as a large group flash mob style. The performance will be filmed. Dance along demonstrations will also be presented in Zumba, Bollywood, belly dancing, hula, Irish dancing, and contemporary dance. After the dance, stay and rock the night away to a live concert by Edna’s Tribe.

Participants are encouraged to bring chairs, water bottles, and blankets. Vendors will be on site selling food, but feel free to pack a picnic. 

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Dance Instruction and Demonstrations

  • 5:30 - 5:50 p.m. Line Dancing
  • 5:50 - 6:00 p.m. Stretching and Warm Up
  • 6:00 -6:10 p.m. Irish Dancing with Maria Cahill
  • 6:10 - 6:15 p.m. Line Dance
  • 6:15 - 6:35 p.m. Dance Day Beginner Routine Instruction with Pieces of a Dream
  • 6:35 - 6:45 p.m. Bollywood with Nisha Punjabi of Jhankaar Bollywood Dance
  • 6:45 - 7:00 p.m. Ballet with Pricilla Payson
  • 7:00  - 7:10 p.m. Dance Day “Everybody Dance” Beginner Routine with Pieces of a Dream
  • 7:10 - 7:15 p.m. Line Dance
  • 7:15 - 7:25 p.m. Performance – Advanced Dance Day Routine
  • 7:25 p.m.  Repeat Dance Day routine!
  • 7:30 p.m. End Dancing

7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Live Concert:  EDNA’S TRIBE

Edna's Tribe

FREE Live Concert by Edna's Tribe

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Contact Us:
Carly Thompson
(302) 395-5652
CThompson@nccde.org

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National Dance Day 2014 Routines

Here is the routine we'll be teaching and dancing at Dancing in the Park if you want to get a jump start on practicing. You will find the beginner dance, seated beginner dance, and advanced dance below. 

For more details check out the National Dance Day website