Upcoming Louisville ECD Dance Dates:


June 26, JASNA Ball Practice 2:00 - 3:30

               Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

July 3, JASNA Ball Practice, 2:00 - 3:30

July 10, JASNA Ball Practice 2:00 - 3:30

                Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

July 15, JASNA Ball practice at Spalding Univ Student Center 8:00 - 10:00 PM

July 16, JASNA Festival Grand Ball at Spalding Univ Student Center 7:30 - 11:00

July 31, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

(Note that this is a FIFTH Sunday)

August 14, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

August 28, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

September 11, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

September 25, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

October 9, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

October 30, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

(Note that this is a FIFTH Sunday)

November 13, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

November 27, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

    A chance to dance off the excesses of        


December 11, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

December 25, Nope, not today

Want to know more about English Country Dance?

Wikipedia’s description is here:


Traveling?  A list of ECD groups across the USA can be found at:


See also the schedule of activities published at


Text descriptions of how to do 45  formations: 


A set of videos showing how to do 22 formations:



Alan Winston’s ECD Mailing List (Discussion group) and links to more than you thought you wanted to know:


The next ECD Dance in Louisville will be :

A list of other dance groups in and around Louisville is on this page.


Dances for the 2016 JASNA Grand Ball have been selected! The list of dances and a link to a pdf file of dance instructions is here:

English dance is slow and stately. Uhmmm, check out this video of the London Folk Dance display team:


July 16, 2016 - Louisville - JASNA Festival Grand Ball at the  Spalding University Student Center ballroom. Note the schedule of ball practice sessions just over there on the right side of this page - STARTING THIS SUNDAY!


July 29 - 31 - Ann Arbor, MI - Special weekend with Collin Hume. Advanced English, Contra, squares. Information at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1161990180490245

August 27, 2016 - Lexington, KY - August Ball with the Capital City Orchestra. Doors open 6:30, Ball from 7:30 - 10:00 Details soon.

September 2 - 4, 2016 - St. Louis - High Tea English Dance Weekend with Ladies At Play (plus Martha Edwards) taught by Sharon Green.


October 14 - 16, 2016 - Oak Park, IL

Harvest Moon Dance Weekend with Orly Krasner, music by Jubilea, Mary Lea, Paul Oort,s and Dave Wiesler


October 22-23, 2016 - Columbus, OH

All ECD weekend with Gene Murrow and Bare Necessities at the Groveport Town Hall, Groveport, Ohio. Registration is now open. Limit of 70 dancers!


November 4 - 6, 2016 - Fairfield, Iowa Bare Necessities Weekend with Joseph Pimeltel


Kathy and Don Corson

On the Web:WWW.LouisvilleECD.org

e-mail: Dancers@LouisvilleECD.org

to contact us once we are at the dance:

502   554  -  0701

Dancing at

St. Andrews Episcopal Church

2233 Woodbourne Avenue

Louisville, KY 40205

           The Human Body was designed to walk, run, or stop; it wasn’t built for coasting.” C Hightower


Life is not a journey of coasting to the grave with the intention of arriving in a pretty and well

     preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways thoroughly used up, totally worn out and proclaiming

                                                                                   WOW WHAT A RIDE!!!                         -Hunter S. Thompson, "Gonzo"

“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.”   -Friedrich Nietzsche

...frequent disputes arose in the Ball Room, by different persons performing the Figure differently from others, and each persisting in his own opinion, and declaring his manner of performing the Figure to be correct.

- Thomas Wilson, The Complete System of English Country Dancing, 1815


Last update: June 25 3:30 PM