Dancing on break until end of September

Dancers, I’m just adding this update.. we will be taking a break until the end of September.I hope everyone manages to dance with springy knees and no Covid. We keep hoping that we will no longer have to dance with masks, but so far everybody is simply getting...

Dancing in the Social Hall and on Zoom

Hi dancers… Wednesday June 8 at 7 pm we can meet in the Beth Ami Social Hall for Israeli dancing, and i will also have zoom going (see new url below). It will be something of an experiment to see how it goes. Note I set the time a bit earlier, at 7. I might put...

Will we ever dance away from Zoom?

We were just about to try dancing in person in Beth Ami’s social hall when Omicron sent us back to Zoom. The social hall floor is not optimal, but there is good ventilation there. We will see if we can try it again in the future. Dancing on Zoom at home is not...

A dancing update: Zoom continues

I have been keeping some track of folk dance groups that have resumed in-person dancing. I know of a group (Udy’s) in the Santa Cruz area that dances outside on a deck without masks. Most groups seem to have resumed in-person dancing but with masks, and also...

The Yemenite influence on Israeli dance and music

Hi dancers. The big news is thatĀ  the Person Senior Center is putting me on their daytime drop-in schedule starting August 18. 2 Wednesdays a month, from 2-4 p.m. upstairs in the room 25 dance studio. This Wednesday we are still on Zoom, going over Mudbira, Achei Bnei...

Zoom Bombed

Hi dancers. Well, we got zoom bombed, so I’ve been studying about Zoom bombing and getting familiar with security. I was completely unprepared since I thought our group was too obscure to attract notice. But I’ve learned that Zoom bombing gangs use...