Square and Round Dancing has been described as “fitness at its best” in the article “It’s Fun to Get Fit for Under a Fin”, by Corben Geis in the July 2004 issue of American Square Dance. From helping to control weight gain to decreasing blood pressure to enhancing agility and muscle tone, the list of health benefits that one can gain from square and round dancing is lengthy.
Updated: November 08, 2015 The OSRDF board met on Oct. 25, 2015 in Ottawa. Prior to the meeting, board members also attended EOSARDA’S 60th Anniversary Dance. OSRDF President, Wayne Hall welcomed two new board members, Jean and Howard Lander, representing T&D Association. OSRDF is looking into hiring a computer expert to revamp our web site.
The board received the resignation from Al & Rennie Calhoun. T&D has yet to appoint replacements. A motion was passed that all dancers or clubs within Association boundaries must first join their Association in order to obtain insurance. Trillium Merit awards were approved for Doug & Heather Holmes (T&D), Jim Lee (SWOSDA) and for