Did you know that dancing is recommended as the best way of keeping fit? Numerous health studies by the NHS and others, have found that dancing gives the benefits of physical exercise that is not too violent, plus the mental exercise of learning new moves improves the mind – and it’s a great social activity as well. Morris dancing provides all of those benefits – exercise in small doses, a great mixture of it’s own moves and a great social scene. The Men of Wight invite all comers (age 18 and over) to come and have a go on a Thursday evening. (Don’t be fooled by the ‘Men’ bit in the nam
At every practice session this coming autumn we will be having a “GIVE IT A GO Evening”. These evenings are specially designed for blokes who have no experience of dancing and would like to try their hand (or feet to be more precise!!) at a new challenge. Please come along to any of our practices and we’ll introduce you to “The Morris”!
We practice every Thursday evening from 8pm to 10pm from September to April.
You need to fulfill following criteria:
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We're always glad to welcome new members, regardless of whether or not you've done any Morris dancing before.
It may seem like a strange activity, but we're all normal people, and simply enjoy the friendship of fellow dancers, as well as doing an activity which is fun and surprisingly effective at keeping you fit!