!! All Western Lessons are FREE for all PLDC Members !!
Free Lessons Night - Wednesday Evenings:
Free with paid admission for EVERYONE! Patterned Lessons start at 7:30pm
Variety of western Line and Flow dances taught
Wednesday 7:30pm Before the Dance at 8pm
Prairie Land offers two types of Country dance classes:
#1, Pattern Dance Styles - this includes Line and Flow dances.
Patterned Style consists of a pattern of step that is learned.
The pattern is continued over and over throughout the song.
Patterned dances are broken up into Line and Flow dances.
Line dances are patterned style, danced in lines, without a partner.
Flow dances are patterned style, danced in a circle, with or without a partner.
Most Line and Flow dances are taught one week and re-taught/reviewed the next week.
#2, Lead and Follow Styles - this includes Two Step, Waltz, Swing, Triple Two, Nightclub Two
Lead and Follow styles are danced as a couple.
The gentleman leads, meaning he decides what turns will be danced, and he leads those turns.
The lady follows, meaning she is open and ready to follow his lead.
The lead is transmitted to the lady using body language which is a large part of the dance lesson.
Dance technique is also taught and practiced throughout the series of lessons.
Lead and Follow dances are taught in a 6-week series.
Each lesson builds from the ones prior to it, so it is important to attend as many classes in the session as possible.
It is possible to 'catch up' if you have to miss a class. This is done during the Fri dance or before/after the Wed class.
FREE Lesson night each Wednesday
Free Line or Flow Lesson with Paid Admission ($5/pp)
4 or 6-Week Lead and Follow Sessions
Beg Two Step - Sept 5-26 ($20/couple)
Int Two Step - Oct 10-31 ($20/couple)
Beg Waltz - Nov 14-Dec 5 ($20/couple)
Int Waltz - Jan 2-23 ($20/couple)
B/I East Coast Swing - Feb 6-Mar 13 ($30/couple)
B/I Nightclub Two - Mar 27-May 1 ($30/couple)
One Flow session - May 8-29 ($20/couple)
Free Lesson Night - Wednesdays 7:30pm
Check Current Events for updated info!
Class Fee Includes:
Includes 4 or 6-week class session, admission to Wed Night (class night)
Fri Night Admission at member rate (Practice Night)
650 E. Matilda - Illiopolis IL
(I-72 to exit 122, turn towards Illiopolis. Drive past blue water tower.
Turn right at next street, Matilda. Drive 1 mile, club on left)
Questions? Please contact email@example.com
Ballroom Lessons (Info coming soon!!)
Check Ballroom tab
WCS Lessons - The GROOVE Dance
Check schedule for current lessons offerred at the Groove.
Lessons may not be offered every month.
Prairie Land is located Springfield and Decatur off of I-72.
I-72 to exit 122, turn towards Illiopolis. Drive past blue water tower on right.
Turn right at next street, Matilda.
Drive one mile and Prairie Land Dance Club is on your left with parking in front.