Latest  update - Sept 28th  2015

Couples Two-Step lessons

COUNTRY/TEXAS TWO-STEP - $20 a person for the 4 sessions - 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
October 5, 12, 19, and 26

Instructors: Bill and April Bragg

St. John's United Methodist Church
St. John's Center
321 South Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Corner of Oakland Avenue and White Street
One Block North of Main Street

Park in parking lot off of White Street and come to the doors in the St. John's Center.

Wear shoes that will slide. Tennis shoes will grip the floor.

The fee of $20 a person for the dance classes will go to the youth programs of St. John's Church.

All classes will be on MONDAYS.

You do not need a partner for any of the classes. Learn your part of the dance and you will be ready to dance when the opportunity is there. Invite family and friends. St John's Center has a big hardwood floor.

Additional information: Pat Grant at 372-1315 or e-mail

This Weeks  Happenings Around the Area 

Tuesday(s) Sep29th,  7-10 (Rock Hill)  - Line Dancing w/Paula at Celebrations at the Ramada on Cherry Road/I-77. Starts at 7 pm and goes until 10 pm. Admission $5 

Tuesday(s)  Sep 29th, 7:30 (Charlotte) - Line Dancing  featuring DJ Von at "The Tavern" Cick here for details!

Friday(s)  Oct 2nd, 7:30 (Waxhaw) - Line Dancing at the American Legion, 801 East South Main St. No age limit or partner required. Beginner to intermediate dance levels. Call 704-843-9119 or visit

Friday Oct 9th,  (Lugoff- Camden)  - Line Dancing 8-10pm $5pp non members (Camden Lugoff)
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Latest Choreography

April's Waltz -  24 count beginner waltz - Jan 2015
                        Click for video
                        Dance Sheet

PERCOLATIN' 2014 Style - 32 count Int dance, no restarts or tags!                  Teach Video

"Fire & Ice" Dec 2013 - 32 count high-beginner  line dance.
                          Demo Video

"Shorty" Dec 2013 - 32 Count Intermediate line dance

"I'm Yours" Jan 2014 - 32 Count Improver, choreorgraphed with Amy Christian.

"Hall Of Fame" - Jan 2013
My special thanks to Will Craig for working with me to     choreography a dance to Hall of Fame together.
Click Here for a StepSheet

"Never Ever" - Dec 2012 to the song by Taylor Swift, look for it being taught in the area soon! Click for the StepSheet


Classic 2013

Photo from Big Bang Dance Classic Feb 2014 - Courtesy of  Epic Gear Photography -


Big Bang Photo
Photo from Big Bang Dance Classic Feb 2014 - Courtesy of  Epic Gear Photography -

Teaching "Fine By Me" at Thoroughbreds as a fill in.
Photo from Big Bang Dance Classic Feb 2014 - Courtesy of  Epic Gear Photography -

Celebrating my choreography win for my new dance "Fine By Me"   Video
Photo from Big Bang Dance Classic Feb 2015

On FaceBook?  Check out the following dance groups:
Charlotte Area Line Dancers
South Carolina Line Dancers

Fun WCS Video - John Lindo at MadJam 2011

Dancing the Carolinas

We developed this website to provide information about dancing in the Charlotte North Carolina area, including upstate South Carolina, as well as a portal for staying in touch with family and friends.

We teach and dance different styles from country western to ballroom and currently offer line dance, swing (east & west), night club-2, two-step, choreographed couples lessons and we do private parties and events.  You may notice after surfing this website that our couples dances are usually taught  as programs and not long term running classes, this is because we’re currently searching for a location to hold a weekly dance and lesson. You may also notice that we don’t hold weekly classes during the summer months, this is because attendance falls off during the summer.  However, this summer we have arranged dance “Field Trips” to different clubs and lessons between Columbia and Charlotte, each week we email our dancers the “Field Trip” for the week and so far we're having a great time with it.

As dance instructors we list information about our classes, as dancers we are happy to list dance events and classes being taught in our area.  I enjoy posting local events because sharing information will lead us all to new dance opportunities and friends. To learn how to have your event posted please look under the “Local Events” menu pick.

A question that is often asked is “Do I need a partner?” for line dance the answer is no, most line dance classes that run weekly are designed for you to just show up and start learning.  In our line dance classes we teach a new dance each week and review the  dance from the previous week. We rotate between a few levels of dance so each week there will be a dance reviewed or taught that a beginner can learn.  For couple’s classes we try to pair up those that do not have a partner, please email us in advance of the class and we will work with you.



New Dancer?
If you’re new to dancing or plan on attending a class please read the New-Bee page under “Our Classes”; there is a lot of good information on this page including information and links to footwear.  I  will also be updating this page very soon with additional information you need to know for dancing in clubs.
Fun Fun Fun

April and I really enjoy attending a dance or lesson we have never been to before, we have done this for yeBig Bangars.  The more instructors you take lessons from the better off you are; get out of your comfort zone and travel to other locations, you will quickly learn a variety of dances and make new friends. 
Some groups take their dancing more serious than others, my most memorable times have been spent with dancers who like to have fun on the dance floor and making mistakes is part of the fun.  So save the serious times for the private lessons or workshops and dance to have fun!

Dancing Tips

Quoted From Central Home - Dance Resources site

"Line dancing is a great way to work on body and foot technique. I still hear how many people can't stand line dancing and I think it is because they haven't tried it recently. No longer is it just tDance Photoo country music, line dancing is to every kind of music from swing to top 40 pop. Its fun and it teaches us coordination. This is how some dancers learn to syncopate for west coast swing or cha, its a chance to work on feet instead of lead and follow. Its great exercise and challenging to say the least. Line has come a long way in the past 10 years or so. It may not be the greatest thing to sit and watch but it sure is fun to participate. Give it a try, work on foot positions, foot placements, arm styling, Cuban motion etc and you will find it improves your couples dancing as well."


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