Here are some videos that teach basic figures of contra dancing and give information about what to expect when you come to a contra dance for the first time. 











Dancing Contras, by Henry and Jacqui Morgenstein: available in the CDSS online store or on YouTube

Contra Dance Basics for Begining Dancers, by Chattahoochee Country Dancers: DVD version or by chapter on YouTube:

  1. Introduction
  2. Two Dancers
  3. Four Dancers
  4. A Contra Line
  5. Come Dance With Us
  6. A Called Dance #1
  7. A Called Dance #2
  8. New Dancer Basics
  9. Contra Credits
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