Hilton Head Island Partner Dance Society HHIPDanceS

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March 11 2015 Site updated March 11 2015 Links on this page  checked on, March 11 2015
 This page will be used as HHIPDanceS home page and will contain updates and News.

Mission Statement
  • To promote and develop social dancing in the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton areas
  • To promote and develop the camaraderie between dancers of all levels.
  • To introduce beginner dancers to the joys of dancing and the dance community
  • To provide dancers with dance events and workshops that will enhance and improve their dance abilities
  • To associate and work with other dance organizations in the area
  • To promote and/or provide events that may include friendly competition and showcase venues.
  • To inform the society members of events, workshops, venues, competitions, etc. and keep abreast of developments in the dance community.
  • To provide an open dance environment where dancers of all levels will have the opportunity to practice, learn and enjoy themselves.

From Central Jersey Dance Society

Big News:
We now have a meetup page:
Hilton Head Island Partner Dance Society   Please consider joining meetup; it's free but you can view anything without joining  .

Dance with Lesson? Sunday 4/12 TBD lesson at 3:30pm Dance 4pm-6pm $5

Song requests, instructor request and attendee request for April 12 dance.

Any songs I can play for you request them now.  Would some like to do a short lesson? . If there is no lesson I plan on

playing 30 Minutes of Waltz music for practice .

Bi Monthly Sunday Afternoon Tea dances at 4:00. Cost:$5.00 With TBD lesson  at 330
Dance & Instruction(?) . Ballroom, Latin & Swing
For info email hhipds@gmail.com or call  Mike at 8432952730
The Energy Center 35 Bill Fries Dr, Island Medical Plaza, Bld C
Hilton Head Island, SC

Getting  there: See the link below but Take business 278 on HHI.Follow sign to hilton head hospital.
 Go past the hospital bear/turn right address is to the left.
 Try to park on the left side of the buildings. Bring snacks, wine and beer permitted . I will bring table cloths, large bowls ,small bowls  and napkins .

The floor is nice maple hardwood floor.I was able to do 4 foxtrot basics with corner turn down. LOL don't remember  across at least one with a  turn but I think it was 2.
They are  short on chairs for the dance floor only 12. There is a second large area with couches and tables where people can sit and eat food. Maybe I can get someone to bring some folding chairs. Check out their facebook page:

The Energy Center

If you have a request please send me it include title and singer. Also  you can ask for a particular type of music. I have (or my wife does) :

west coast
east coast



Also some quickstep, niteclub 2 step, country 2 step, Polka, Argentine Tango (but its mostly the quicker Milonga  form ) and Vienna waltz
Here is the playlist from another dance: 3 hr playlist for 2/8/15 dance

If you know of a possible venue more centrally located in Bluffton let me

Music & Taste on the Harbour!
Event Details

This event is running from 2 April 2015 until 21 May 2015. Look for me in a HHIPDanceS Tee.

Venue: Shelter Cove Harbour
Categories: Live Music, Show On Calendar
Upcoming Dates:
2 April 2015 6:00 pm
9 April 2015 6:00 pm
16 April 2015 6:00 pm
23 April 2015 6:00 pm
30 April 2015 6:00 pm
7 May 2015 6:00 pm
14 May 2015 6:00 pm
21 May 2015 6:00 pm
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Thursdays: The best live local music combines with gourmet food and fantastic sunset water views for the return of Music & Taste on the Harbour, an annual spring tradition at Shelter Cove Harbour. Local bands will take the stage, while select Shelter Cove restaurants offer appetizers and drink specials. Entrance to the event is free and it is weather permitting. No coolers or outside food are allowed, and limited seating is available. Attendees are encouraged to bring canned good donations for the Deep Well Project. (843) 785-6424 or palmettodunes.com/shelter-cove/events-hilton-head.

 Other Dance Events (recurring) link

Revolution Dance Party
Join us the 4th Saturday of each month for our Revolution Dance Party.  We play a variety of music so you can practice all your favorite dances:  ballroom, latin, swing, salsa, and argentine tango.  Couples, singles, advanced, and new dancers are all invited to join our dance community.

Event:  Revolution Dance Party

Date and Time:  Saturday, 7-10 PM

Cost:  $15, includes light refreshments.


For those who want more about Swing see my personal page

Swing E&WCS Carolina shag

Other Dance Links  Click to see them.

Do you need a partner to learn how to dance? NO!

Email: hhipds@gmail.com

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