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Feb 23: Graduation Party!!!

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Come celebrate the last class of our 6 week Couples Dance 101 Series with Live Music by Don Weeda and Grammy Award Winner Paul Morrissett. They will play music for the dances that were taught in the class, as well as our usual International and Scandi favorites! Our DJ for this delightful evening will be […]

Feb 16: Valentine’s Rewind

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

This Friday at dancing:Valentine’s Rewind Party!!Sharon DJs, Kathleen assists.Couples Dance 101 week 5!! Valentine’s Rewind: Let’s commemorate the ups and downs of Valentines past by dressing quaintly and getting sentimental on the dance floor! Sharon Casteel will DJ this lively event. Sharon will be assisted by Kathleen McDonagh. Teaching: Couples Dance 101 week 5 – […]

Feb 9: Mike DJs, Lila assists.

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

This Friday at dancing:Mike DJs, Lila assists.Couples Dance 101 week 4!!February Birthdays and Anniversaries. Enjoy a lively evening of dancing DJ’d by Mike Revesz. Mike will be assisted by Lila Luce. This week we’ll celebrate our dancers who have a birthday or anniversary in February with song, dance, and cake. Teaching: Couples Dance 101 week […]

Feb 2: Madeline DJs, Denise assists.

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

This Friday at dancing: Madeline DJs, Denise assists.3rd week of Couples Dance 101! Enjoy a lively evening of dancing DJ’d by Madeline Brock. Madeline will be assisted by Denise Fynmore. Teaching: After reviewing the Waltz, Stephanie Anderson and Michel Breger will teach the Polka, focusing on comfortable and enjoyable turning. The teaching will continue with […]

Teaching requests?

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

From your AIFD Teaching Director: Is there a dance you especially want to learn, or that you can’t quite get by following behind the line? Send your teaching requests to Sharon at teaching_director@aifd.cc; she’ll see what can go on the teaching schedule for summer and fall. – Sharon Casteel

Hot Summer!!!

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

HOT SUMMER AHEAD! PLEASE READ! Dancing involves a lot of close contact. If you notice that your partner is hesitant to get into proper dance hold, is holding his or her breath, bolts from the dance floor as soon as the dance is over, or declines to dance with you again, you should recheck your […]

Join Us!

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

The Austin International Folk Dancers meet almost every Friday Night (7-9:45PM) at the Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E 41st St, in Austin Texas. Everyone is welcome at AIFD, Everyone is welcome at AIFD; we are kid-friendly and our dancers come from all walks of life. The admission fee is $5 for those 18 and older […]