Virtual-Mainstream

Virtual Square Dancing – Mainstream

The goal of these dances is to give dancers who have taken basic square dance lessons more experience at dancing in a Two Couple formation with one Phantom Couple. Individual dancers are welcome to participate and dance with a phantom partner.

If you are new to the use of the Zoom video conference software or to dancing in a two couple formation with Phantom Couples, please visit our Introduction page.

Links to information about other levels of square dancing:
IntroductionMainstreamPlusAdvanced

Basic and Mainstream Moves
A list of all Basic and Mainstream moves (PDF Format)

Basic and Mainstream Level Moves – Two Couple
A list of of the moves which are possible in a two-couple formation (PDF format).

Visit our Introduction page to learn more about Two Couple dancing

Virtual Square Dance – Mainstream Level
Time: Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 07:00 PM, Mountain Daylight Time
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6456194758
Meeting ID: 645 619 4758
Telephone (audio only) dial: 587-328-1099 (Calgary)
Two round dances will be cued at the end of the session
Guests – October 28: caller – Ken Shelby, San Diego, CA, cuer: Barbara Lynn Smith, Georgia, USA
Guests – November 04: caller – Denise Carbonelle, Maine, USA

2020-09-16 Mainstream Videos
Caller: Lorne Smith, guest: David Littlefair
Tip 1: Two couple dancing with a Phantom Couple (Lorne)
Tip 2: Two couple dancing with a Phantom Couple (David)
Tip 3: Two couple dancing with a Phantom Couple (Lorne)
Tip 4: Four Couple dancing with three Phantom Couples (Lorne)
Tip 5: Introduction to Plus level (Chase Right, … And Roll, Crossfire) (Lorne)
Round 6: Waltz (Lorne)
Round 7: Two-Step (Lorne)

2020-09-09 Mainstream Videos
Caller: Lorne Smith, guest: Nicholas Brendzy
Tip 1: Two couple dancing with a Phantom Couple (Lorne)
Tip 2: Two couple dancing with a Phantom Couple (Nicholas)
Tip 3: Two couple dancing with a Phantom Couple (Nicholas)
Tip 4: Four Couple dancing with three Phantom Couples (Lorne)
Tip 5: Introduction to Plus level (Chase Right, … And Roll, Crossfire) (Lorne)
Round 6: Two-Step, “They’re Playing Our Song” (Lorne)
Round 7: Waltz, “Sea People” (Lorne)

2020-09-02 Mainstream Videos
Caller: Lorne Smith, guest: Brent Mawdsley
Tip 1: Two couple dancing with one Phantom Couple (Brent)
Tip 2: Four couple singing call with one Phantom Couple (Brent)
Tip 3: Two couple dancing with one Phantom Couple (Lorne)
Tip 4: Four couple dancing with three Phantom Couples (Brent)
Tip 5: Four couple singing call with three Phantom Couples (Brent)

2020-08-26 Mainstream Videos
Caller: Lorne Smith, guest cuer: Barbara-Lynn Smith
Tip 1: Two couple dancing with one Phantom Couple (Lorne)
Tip 2: Four couple dancing with three Phantom Couples (Lorne)
Round 3: (Barbara-Lynn)

2020-08-05 Mainstream Videos
Caller: Lorne Smith
Tip 1: Two couple dancing with one Phantom Couple
Tip 2: Two couple dancing with one Phantom Couple
Tip 3: Discussion of “Symmetry” in Square Dancing
Tip 4: Four Couple dancing with three Phantom Couples