Contra Dancing

By Julye Huggins
Toronto contra dance

This month’s feature article in The Dance Current discusses the motivations and benefits of participating in various forms of social dancing. This video of contra dancers in Toronto complements the comments of Sarah Mersereau in the article: “Contra helps build community, and in a world where the loneliest places on earth tend to be big cities, the importance of community is even more important. When any group of people gathers with the intent to relax and have fun, a relationship is established among members of the group. When they all have to work together for the activity to work, the activity promotes unity, communication and cooperation.”

Learn more: Toronto Country Dancers

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