Invited to a dance? – get in some practice!

Our big sister organisation is the Burdock Band  which routinely delivers barn dances and cèilidhs to clients across Central England – either a full band, or sometimes a solo caller… Read  »

How to stay fit and healthy in the New Year

Every year we think of New Year’s resolutions for the year ahead, with a big one being getting fit and staying in shape. But a few weeks in, and many… Read  »

The Best Fitness Gifts for Loved Ones this Christmas

During Christmas, it can be difficult trying to think of what presents to get loved ones when you’ve exhausted all options in previous years. But why not go for a… Read  »

What’s in a name?

Social, country, Playford, ceili, ceilidh, twmpath, Irish set, barn, bal, contra, line… some of the folk dance ‘genres’ you might touch on in a Barn Dance Fitness class. Do they… Read  »

10 Health Benefits of Barn Dancing

Barn dancing is a way for people of all ages to keep fit, have fun and make new friends simultaneously! Some of the benefits include: ⦁   Increased muscular strength Barn… Read  »

Can Barn Dance Fitness improve your health?

A recent  report by the UK Chief Medical Officers says there is compelling evidence across all age groups that being active will help to protect your future health. Adults are… Read  »