Caller: Dave Hutchinson

DAVE HUTCHINSON – Caller Extraordinaire

BASIC, MAINSTREAM, PLUS, ADVANCED and more

We are very pleased to have Dave Hutchinson calling for Quinte Twirlers. Dave is an accomplished dancer and has been calling since 1982. Dave has “square dancing in his soul” and is dedicated to teaching others how to square dance. He calls from the Basic level to the C2 level. He founded his own club, Star Promenaders, over 35 years ago and they’re still dancing. Dave has called at most of the major conventions and he’s in high demand for special occasion dances. His philosophy is “dancing brings happiness” and his ability to teach at any level delivers great enjoyment as you learn. His style, teaching technique, and love of fun have won the hearts of all our members. He has a grown family of three with four grandchildren. In addition to being a very qualified square dance caller, Dave is also a Certified Scuba Dive Instructor.


Why Square dance?

“We do not grow too old to dance. We grow old because we do NOT dance.” Herb Greggerson, square dance caller, 

The ideal prescription for improving or maintaining health is to find an activity that combines all three dimensions – physical, mental and social.

The multi-dimensional approach to healthy living is called square dancing and incorporates the three holistic dimensions – Physical, Psychological and Social.  

DANCE:

  • Have Fun
  • Laugh More
  • Make Friends
  • Exercise More 
  • Reduce Stress
  • Improve memory skills

Square dancing contributes to a more healthy and independent lifestyle and it is one of the few activities shown to involve both physical activity and mental stimulation significant enough to reduce the risk of dementia” Dr. Lewis Maharam, New York sports medicine specialist.

​ Square dancing today is often thought of as an energizing and exciting dance set to classic and modern songs.

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