Scotia Dancers is a New York City-based affiliate of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, a worldwide network dedicated to promoting Scottish Country Dance.
What is Scottish Country Dance?
Scottish country dancing is social dancing that can be spirited and lively, but also grand and elegant, danced to the music of Scottish jigs, reels, and strathspeys. Scottish country dance is rooted in a centuries-old style that survives today and continues to evolve with the continuing creation of new dance formations and musical tunes.
Monday Night Classes
Scotia Dancers meets for classes on Monday nights at Metro Baptist Church, located at 410 West 40th Street (near 9th Avenue).
Scottish Country Dancing is a great way to make friends, get some exercise, and most importantly, have lots of fun! This type of dancing is enjoyed on every continent of the world and is popular with people of all ages and interests. You don't have to be Scottish to enjoy learning the dancing and music of Scotland.
Learning Scottish Country Dance is a way to be a part of the global Scottish Country Dancing scene, which offers classes and events, including dance schools, weekend events, formal balls, and social gatherings.
You don't need a partner, nor any experience, so come as you are, with a pair of flat, comfortable shoes. You will join with qualified teachers and more advanced dancers to learn the footwork and formations. Scotia Dancers prides itself in being a friendly and welcoming place.
Jeannie Carmichael Ball October 20, 2018 Forest Hills Community Center
The Scottish Country Dance community of Greater New York-New Jersey will be hosting dinner and dancing at the 46th annual Jeannie Carmichael Ball. Event website
Music by Parcel of Rogues
Halloween Party October 29, 2018 Metro Baptist Church
Scotia Dancers will be hosting a Halloween party in lieu of our regular Monday night class. Costumes are welcome. Come dance with us to some spooky Scottish music! Flyer and Cribs